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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 18 June 1856

' THE JOTJRM. AFFAIRS AT HOME. . - MoaC. We art lucky 1 A few daya sinct a bright little face appeared at oar door and delivered us a package, hich, upon being opened, prored to be another excellent cake tent OS by some unknown fair one. "VYe ten der the donor our hearty thanks, and exp rcss the hope that she may succeed in doing all other things as well as she succeeded in mak ing the aforesaid cake ! . Is rr Dt J Everybody says it is, and so it roust be true. The earth has but little mois ture, notwithstanding a number of showers hare fallen within the past few weeks. If we lo not soon get some copious rains, vegeta tion of all kinds must be materially injured. The heat for several days during the past week was intense, and well calculated to test one's powers of endurance. The Yearly County Association of the Reg ular Baptists, was held in this place, during the past week. There was preaching on Fri day, Saturday and Sunday, and considerable iotcrost manifested, among the ministe...

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. — 18 June 1856

,' ' AQRICTTI.T'UTlAli. Agriculture Its Resources. The Capabilities of Agricvllurt ought not to be judged by anything that has yet transpired. The old Romans knew something of the art. Modern Europeans have learned more. We, in this country, are making advances. A thou sand minds are intensely investigating the means for increasing the earth's productive ness. Success Is already achieved, sufficient to warrant the expectation of further advances. But if we look at the present means for diffu sing intelligence, by the printed sheet and by the telegraph, writing the news at the place desired, though hundreds of miles off, instead of writing it at home and sending by a post ; if we compare present facilities for manufac turing with past; or if we look at the strides made in navigation between the times of Queen Elizabeth and QueenVictoria, or even between those of Washington and our . own, u shall find that science has not yet achieved for agri culture what she has for other department...

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. — 18 June 1856

MAIL- r,4 ' . AGRICULTURAL.. . Agriculture Its Resources. Tht Capabilities of JgriclUrt ought not to t judged by anything that has yet transpired. The old Roman knew something of the art. Modern Europeans hare learned more. We, in this country, are making advances. A thou sand minds are Intensely inrestigating the means for increasing the earth's productive ness. Success is already achieved, sufficient to warrant the expectation of further advances. Bat if we look at the present means for diffu sing intelligence, by the printed sheet and by the telegraph, writing the news at the place desired, though hundreds of miles off, instead of writing it at home and sending by a post ; if we compare present facilities for manufac turing with past; or if we look at the strides made in navigation between the times of Queen Elizabeth and QueenYictoria, or even between those of Washington and our own, we shall find that science has not yet achieved for agri culture what she has for other departme...

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. — 25 June 1856

ill If I irll i m BY S. B. ROW. CLEARFIELD, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 1850. YOL. 2.-NO. Id. JfEVER KISS .AMD TELL. BY C. CHAC5CET EURR. I kissed a maid the other night; But who she was I may not tell ; Her eyes were as the diamonds bright, And soft as those of Isabel Hut I never kiss and tell. Hr breast a bank of virgin snow, Whereon no thought of sin should dwell - Hr voice was very sweet and low, And like the voice of Isabel But I never kiss and tell. Her lips are as cherries, sweet and red, And she was shy as a gazelle ; She kissed hie back and then she fled, Jnst like our charming Isabel But 1 naver kiss and tell. A.N ADVENTURE IX INDIA. During a residence of some months at a sta- lion on the Malabar coast of Ilindoostan, I frequently went into the forest alone, for the purpose of amusing myself by the great vari ety of game, but seldom ventured so far as to prcrcnt my returning before night. Attended by a native, I one day proposed ascending a mountain, whose blue summit could scarce...

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. — 25 June 1856

r by b. b: row. CLEARFIELD, WEDNESDAY, JUNE '25, 18-50. VOL.- 2.-N0. 45. I SEVER KISS AKD TELL. BT C. CHACNCET BCRR. I kissed a maid the other night; - But who she was I may not tell ; . Her eyes were as the diamonds bright, ' And loft as those of Isabel But I never kiss and tell. Her breast a bank of virgin saow, Whereon no thought of sin should dwell- Her voioe was very sweet and low, And like the voice of Isabel But I never kiss and tell. Her ling are as cherries, sweet and red, And she was shy as a gazelle ; She kissed me back and then she fled, ,, Just like our charming Isabel But 1 never kiss and tell. . - AN ADVENTURE IN INDIA. Daring a residence of some months at a sta tion on the Malabar coast of nindoostan,! frequently went into the forest alone, for the purpose of amusing myself by the great vari ety of game, but seldom ventured so far as to prevent my returning before night. Attended by a native, I one day proposed ascending a mountain, whose blue summit could scarcely b...

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. — 25 June 1856

TOE jfV to 7 41 JRaffsraan s fmtnral S. B. KOW, Editor am rnopiiiETOR. CLEARFIELD, PA , JUNE 25, 1853. Union State Nominations. rAAt, COMMISSIONER, THOMAS E. COCHRAN, of York Co. ifniTOTl CENTRAL, DARWIN PHELP;?, of Armstrong Co. FCnVEYOR ftFAERal., BARTHOLOMEW LA FORTE, of Bradford Co THE LATE CONVENTIONS. On the 12th inst., the Northern American Convention met at New York, and after being properly organized, nominated Hon. N. P. Banks as their candidate lor President, and lion. Wm. F.Johnston for Vice President. After the appointment of a committee to cott ier with the Philadelphia convention, with a view of effecting concert of action, the Con vention adjourned to meet ngain on Thursday following. On the 17th, the Philadelphia Convention assembled. It was one of the largest nomina ting bodies that ever convened in the United States, nearly 600 delegates being in attend ance. Col. II. S. Lane, of Indiana, was cho sen as presiding officer. The platform of principles reported and ad...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 25 June 1856

mwt whim Raftsman's 0iim;il. s S. B. BOW, Editor asd Pbopbietor. CLEARFIELD, PA., JUNE 25, 1858. t Union State Nominations. CAVAL COJUCISSIOSER, THOMAS . COCHRAN, of York Co. 4 APrron oexeral, DARWIN PHELPS, of Armstrong Co. 8URVET0R GENERAL, BARTHOLOMEW LA PORTE, of Bradford Co. THE LATE COWVEWTIOHS. On tha 12th insf.., the Northern American Convention met at New York, and after being properly, organized, nominated Hon. N. P. Sacks as their candidate for President, and lion. Win. F.Johnston for Vice President. After the appointment of a committee to con fer with the Philadelphia convention, with a vjew of effecting concert of action, the Con tention adjourned to meet again on Thursday following. On the 17th, the Philadelphia Convention assembled- It was one of the largest nomina ting bodies that ever convened in the United Status, nearly 600 delegates being in attend ance. Co!. II. S. Lane, of Indiana, was cho en as presiding officer. The platform of principles reported and adopted...

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. — 25 June 1856

Til 1 mm THE JOURNAL. AFFAIRS AT HOME. The Crops. Passing, a few days eince, through a portion of tho western part of this county, we paid some attention to the appear ance of the crops, which indicates that the season is very backward. The wheat is short and thin, yet what there is of it may turn out pretty well. The lye does not present a vig orons growth, the stalk being light, and the head small. We, however, observed a few fields that looked well. The corn is Very short, but looks hardy and vigorous, and If the weather continues favorable, may yet mature and produce a good .return. The oats and grass crops, as a general thing, look well. Cosghessioxal Coxferees. The Ameri cans and Republicans of Clarion held a Coun ty Convention on the 19th, at which A. Myers, Samuel Young and P. M'Gough were appoint ed Congressional Conferees to meet at such time and place as may be fixed upon in con nexion with the other delegates. The Ban ner says It has been suggested that the confe rees me...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 6 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 25 June 1856

"THE-JOURNAL r5V J V - AFFAIRS AT nOME. Ths Ceops. Passing, a. few days since, through a portion of the western part of this county, we paid some attention to the appear ance of the crops, which indicates that the season is very backward. The wheat is short &al thin, yet what there is of it may tarn ont pretty well- The lye does not present a vig- ' rons growth, the stalk being light, and the bead small. We, however, observed a few field that looked well. The corn Is Tery short, but looks hardy and vigorous, and if the weather continues favorable, may yet mature nnd produce a good return. - The oats and grass crops, as a general thing, look well. Coxc&KssiosAL Conperees. The Aroeri eaus and Republicans of Clarion held a Conn- : ty Convention on the 19th, at which A. M vers, Samuel Young and P. M'Gough were appoint ed Congressional Conferees to meet at such time and place , as may be fixed upon in con. sexton with the other delegates. The Ban ner says it has been suggested th...

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. — 25 June 1856

Til WTittf release. Afraid to iigm a pany ui equw uum bers, they complied. This trival affair they made the pretext for applying the inceDdiary torch to Lawrence. . They made charges against the citizens of that place for interfering with the administra tion of the fraudulent laws, and ordered them to be given up or they would sack the town. But when the Ruffian forces were drawn up be fore that doomed city, Jones, the Sheriff, sta ted that he had no warrant for any .citizen of Lawrence. This was but another step in the execution of their plans. Lawrence was an eye-sore to the Slavery party. It was an asy lum to them while they were securing loca tions for future homes, and obtaining such in formation of the Territory as conduced to their interest. They could not set off into the wil derness with their iamllies, unprotected and without any knowledge of the country, without great danger of being kidnapped, robbed, or murdered. The Slavery party, therefore, de termined to destroy Lawr...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 8 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 25 June 1856

n 44 St s I ' if release. " Afraid to fight a party of eqnal num ber, they complied. . This trival , affair they .made the pretext for applying the Incendiary torch to Lawrence- : ? : ; ' ' J ? V They made charges against the citizens of . that place for interfering with the administra tion of the fraudulent laws, and ordered them to be given np or they would sack the town. jBut when the Ruffian forces were drawn op be fore that doomed city, Jones, the Sheriff, sta ted that he bad no warrant for any citizen of Lawrence.- This was but another step in the execution of their plans. . Lawrence was an eye-sore to the Slarery party. It was an asy lum to them while they were securing loca tions for future homes, and obtaining such in formation of the Territory as conduced to their .interest. They could not set off into the wil derness with their families, unprotected and without any knowledge of the country, without great danger of being kidnapped, robbed, or murdered. The Slavery party, t...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Raftsman's journal. — 2 July 1856

- y Z '-s? - r ik- ii 11 jm ii ii II ri it fi ii 11 it II ii ii ii it ii II ii ii ii :w at ! it ii t -mrs m mi 'ri w ii ,w :i if ii iw ii lr ii ni n BY S. B. ROW. OH GIVE NOT UP TO SORROW BT EDGAR W. DAVIS. Oh give not up to sorrow, And never know despair -Let hope light np the morrow, - With all its holy eheer. Why should we war the momenta That past us swiftly fly, By cruel, dark forebodings, When joy itself is nigh Though dark misfortunes meet U9, And friends and fortune fail, And many objects greet us, To tell the aadden'd tale Let view it as our share of toil, That's nobly to be borne " And light will be the burthen, Jlowo'er the heart was torn. Oh give not up to sorrow. And never know despair Let Hope light up the morrow, With all its holy cheer. Ho who can light the darkness Will every care disarm The storm of life will rage te-day ; To-morrow brings it calm. OUR DUTY IN PERILOUS TIMES. Sabbath before last before a very large con gregation, in the church in Asburton Flace, Bo...

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. — 2 July 1856

4 JL - " BY:S. B. ROW. : CLEARFIELD, WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 1850. VOL. 2.-N0. 46. t MsJJP WWW AWWW xrr j ii if it . it ! it ir ii ! - II ? ;i 31 ii ii ; V E r i 1 .V ' V 1 w. f- OH GIVE NOT TP TO SORROW. BT EDOAR W. DAVIS. Oh give not up to sorrow. And never know despair Let hope light np the morrow, With all its holy sheer, Why should we mar the moments That past ns swiitly fly, By ernel, dark forebodings, . When joy itself is nigh i - though dark misfortunes meet ua, And friends and fortune fail, v - And many objects greet us, To tell the saddeo'd tale . Let'a view it as our sharo of toil, That's nobly to be borne And light will be the burthen, Uowe'er the heart was torn. Oh give not up to sorrow. And never know despair liet Hope light up the morrow, With all its holy cheer, lie who can light th e darkness Will every care disarm The storm of life will ra?t te-day ; To-morrow brings it calm. OUR DUTY IN PERILOUS TIMES. . ' Sabbath before last before a very large con gregation, in the c...

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. — 2 July 1856

Raftsman's $ounral S. B. HOW. Editor axd Pkopbietob. CLEARFIELD, PA., JUL V 2, 1856. Union State dominations. riMtCOVtlSSIOXEB. AS E. COCHRAN, of York Co. irPITOR OENERAL, TJIOM.' ' DA RAVIN PHELPS, of Armstrong Co. STTtVEVOR CKNF.Rir,, BARTHOLOMEW LAPORTE, of Eradford Co. WHAT SAY YOU ALL 1 , . 10 THE OPPOSITION PEESS IN THE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA. It is morally certain that, with a half dozen or wore opposition tickets in the field against him, Buchanan will be elected. On the other hand, it is almost as sure, that if a union of the opposition elements is effected, he can be defeated. Many plans liavc been suggested, and various efforts made to concentrate the forces upon one candidate, but all to no pur pose. There is a way in which it can be tkn, though it would undoubtedly bo at variance with all precedent, and might not be relished by the political jugglers who aro the cause of the present trouble. Our plan is, that all the editors opposed to the Buchanan ticket meet at Ilarris...

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. — 2 July 1856

IX JUL if J? MM !M A t the &&rrss if 1: M Raftsman s fmtnuil; S. B. ROW, Editor akd Pboprietor. CLEARFIELD, PA., JULY 2, 1856. Union State Nomination. CANAL COMMISSIONER, THOMAS E. COCHRAN, of York Co. ArniTOR CExrr.Ai., DARWIN PIIELPS, of Armstrong Co. SURVEYOR GEKIlAf BARTHOLOMEW LAPORTE, of Eradfgid Co. Wn AT SAY YOU ALL 1 TO THE OPPOSITION PRESS IS TILE STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA. It is morally certain that, with a half dozen or more opposition tickets in the field against him, Buchanan will be elected. On the other hand, it is almost as sure, that if a union of the opposition elements is effected, he can be defeated. Many plans have been suggested, and various efforts made to concentrate the forces upon one candidate, but all to no pur pose. There is a way in which it can be done, though it would undoubtedly be at variance with all prscedent, and might not Iks relished "by the political jugglers who are the cause of the present trouble. Our plan is, that all the editors oppo...

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. — 2 July 1856

TKE.70TJENAL. AFFAIRS AT HOME. Agriculture. On the 4th page wc pnblish a portion of an address delivered by Hon., T. P. Hoyt, of this county, before the Centre County Agricultural Society ; we will in our next publish the remainder. The subject of Agricultural Improvement is one upon wLicli too much attention cannot be bestowed. This remark is particularly applicable when refer ence is had to this section of country. The business of lumbering so absorbs the atten tion of a large proportion of our people that it withholds them from engaging in that pur suit in which alone is centred the permanent prosperity of any community. After a while, it may bo within, comparatively speaking, a few years, the valuable timber susceptible of easy transit to market, with which this region now abounds, will become scarce, and the lumber business much contracted. This is a natural and inevitable result, and when it does come many persons who are now actively en gaged in it will have to seek some othe...

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. — 2 July 1856

t 5 I "i THE JOURNAL. "'-AFFAIRS AT HOME. AoaiccLToat. Oa the 4th page we publish portion of an address delivered by lion. J. Jloyt, of this county," before the Centre County Agricultural Society ; we will in our next publish the remainder. The subject of Agricultural Improvement is one upon vAiich too much attention cannot be bestowed. This remark is particularly applicable when refer ence is bad to this section of country. The business of lumbering so absorbs tho atten tion of a large - proportion of our peoplo that it withholds them from engaging in that pur suit in which alone is centred the permanent prosperity of any community. After a while, it may be within, comparatively speaking, a lew years, the valuable timber susceptible of easy transit to market, with which this region now abounds, will become scarce, and the lumber business much contracted. This is a natural and inevitable result, and when it does come many persons who are now actively en gaged in it will have to seek...

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. — 2 July 1856

mm mm AN ADDRESS, -Delivered bv Hon. John P. Hoyt, to the Centre J County jJgricvllvral Society, Oct. 18oo. Lxdiis akd Gesxi-emeji : I feel myself hon ored by being invited by tho President of the Agricultural Society of Centre county, to ad dress you. I bare chosen for the subject of consideration the constituent elements of fer tile and sterile soils and the organic and inor ganic elements of plants It may not bo improper for mo to premise that from 90 to 97 per cent, of the forest and all vegetables are formed from airs or gases, the balance ol the per ccntage is inorganic matter and taken from the earth, which you will please bear in mind during our progress in the consideration of the subject. In order to facilitate the understanding, of the amount of organic and inorganic elements of soils and plants, I have taken two tables from J. P. Norton's scientific Agriculture. Few persons are capable of analyzing soils and plants perfectly, and it becomes requisite that we should depen...

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. — 2 July 1856

.11 -U. Ant ML . !W AN ADDRESS, 1 Delivered by Hon. John P. Jloyt, to the Centra '. County Agricultural Society, Oct. 1855. ., Ladies akd Gentlemes : I feel myself hon ored, by being invited by tho President of the Agricultural Society of Centre county, to ad dress you- I have chosen for the subject of consideration the constituent elements of fer tile and sterile coils and the organic and inor- j anic elements of plants. It may not be improper for me to premise that from 00 to 07 per cent, of the forest and all vegetables are formed from airs or gases, the balance of the per centage is inorganic matter and taken from the earth, which you will please boar in mind during our progress in the consideration of the subject. . In order to facilitate the understanding, of the amount of organic and inorganic elements of soils and plants, I have taken two tables from J. P. .Norton's scientific Agriculture. Few persons are capable of analyzing soils and plants perfectly, and it becomes requis...

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. — 9 July 1856

VOL. 2.-N0. 47. BY S. B. ROW. CLEARFIELD, WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, .1850. For the Raftsman's Journal. LINES: BY J. R. CAZIEK, OP COUNCIL CITY, KAX3AS TEERITOET. There 13 a charm in all we meet: The cooling wind the waving grass ; And the weet flowers look up and smile In fragrant welcome as they pass. And summer clouds come o'er the sky, And murmur with the freight they bear : Oh wbj shonld sickness come to mar The pleasure of a home so fair ? How oft wc struggle on and deem That just before us lies the goal, Where sorrow will not come to blight Each hope each idol of the soul W here, for a cherished time at least. We may have ro3t, and quiet joy ; And sweet, entwining love to bless Our droam of life without alloy And find some talisman to turn Each pain to joy, while borne along The current of Life's mighty stream, With "purpose high, and spirit strong." And as oar changing fancy brings licr treasures in some other form, Like colors on a thunder-cloud, -We see the bow, but feci tho storm...

Publication Title: Raftsman's Journal
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