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Id= 9 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

B.NICKERBOCKIAJXA The Knickerbocker for August, sets out some good things on iis " Little people's Side Table." " Our 'Ann' has a little girl lo help her with the 'house-work'—as sui generis a little creature as the sable Topsy. A few days since, when'Ann'came in from having, as she said, a short 'chatter, with a friend, she detected her little 'help ' in some misdemeanor, and proceeded to reprimand her for it. In the course of her Anni^piad' versions, she said i '< Do you think you are fit lo die 1" " I do'nol* said Ihe kittle girl, taking hold of her dress and inspecting it, 'I guess so if I ain't too dirtv I' " When my grand-mother, (long since in Heaven) was about'three years o d, she wa8 laken lo the funeral of a deceased play-mate. The little corpse was lying in iia coffin, around which flowers were strewn ; and she, being lifted up, kissed its cold cheek, and whispered : " Please give my love lo God I' 1 " This strikes me as one of the sweetest expressions I ev...

Publication Title: Agitator
Source: Pennsylvania State University
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Id= 8 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

A SCHOOL EXAMINATION Once upon a lime we were traveling through Georgia, and after putting our horses in Ihe stable, and ourselves in a condition not to desire food or drink, we look a walk of about half a mile from the village to the school house. The master wore a dirty coat that looked the color of ihe bnck of an old dictionary : his shirt was decormed with ink, nnd so tightly did his pantoloons fit him ihat one would suppose that he had been born with them on, and ihat they had grown in exact ratio willvhis legs. The walls of his seat of learning were more mysterious than an Indian map. They had once been while; but like an old,maid, the weae and teae of time had chaniifi'd them to a deep saffron. On them the young Raphaels of the surrounding county had sketched sundry young gentleman with goggle eyes, large heads, and very small legs. The wall above every scholar's head was emblematieal of his or her taste ; Ihe flower drawn with chalk spoke of the botanist i and the ha...

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Source: Pennsylvania State University
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Id= 14 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

The Milkman.—Jinks, the Hastings milkman, one morning lorgoi to water the milk. In ihe hall of the first customer in his round, ihe omission dashed upon Jinks' wounded feelings. A large lub of fine, clear water stood on ihe floor by his side ; no eye wasiipon him, and thrice did Jinks dilute his milk with a lurge mensure filled from the lub, before ihe maid brought up her jugs. Jinks served her and went orr. While he was brllowing down the next area, his first customer's footman beckoned lo him from the door, Jinks returned, and was immedmtely ushered into the library. There sat my lord, who had jusi lasted the milk. " Jinks !" said, his lordship. •' My lord !" replied Jinks. " Jinks," continued his lordship, " I should " feel particularly obliged if you would henceforth bring, me the milk and water separately and allow uie the favor of mixing them my sejf." [ - " Well, my lord it ' s useless to deny the thing, for I suppose! your lordshi p watched me while ' " No," interrupted ...

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Id= 13 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

We regret lo hear of Gov. Bigler's severe sickness . He appears to be recovering however. lie hns but a short lime to gel over the Slate, and we want to here him at Pittsburg.—Post. The Pittsburg Union, a day or two since, contained a brutal article chuckling over the fact tlrarJuage Pollock had been attacked mth sore throat, and rejoicing over - his physical inability lo endure the fati gue of stump speaking. Il boasted that the Judge was " no match for his antagonist in physical energy," nnd ihat bets had been offered that " the hardy rafiman (Cigler) would give his opponent a trial of Physical endurance among thn hills of Western-Pennsylvania that had not been equnled since 'torn (Iyer ' s training for (ha fight with Sullivan." W e regret to hear, now, of Gov. Riglor's illness as sincerely as we did of tho indisposition that prevented Judge Pollock from speaking al much length in Butler. YVocnn. not imitate ihe example set us by the Union ; but wo |may be permitted lo 'hope t...

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Id= 4 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

Gen. Sam. Houston meeting Reverdy Johnson one day in the Capitol, the Senator and ex-Senator very naturofty entered into conversation about public men ; when speaking of Douglas, the General said he had been " got back." " Sot back," said Mr. J., " what do you mean by that V " Why," said Gen. H., " did you never hear the story V •• No." " Well, there was a man in my neighborhood when I was a boy, who made it n rule not to allow his boys to come to the table till they were seventeen years old. He had a boy whom a neighbor, who was aware of the father's rule, "h appened to see one day sitting at a side table ; knowing, however, that the boy was more than seventeen, he asked him how it happened that ho was still prohibited from corning to the table? 'Why,' said he, ' when I was seventeen father let me come, but . I was go hungry, and in such a hurry to help myself, that I stood up and reached so far, thai a sad accident happened, whereupon my father immediately sot me back two year...

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Id= 12 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

The New Gudgeons.—The following din. logue, which actually look place some yenrs since between an old lady, who hud much confidence in professionals, and a learned but eccentric clergyman, goes to strengthen a conviction already strong in many minds, viz —lhal human nature is gullible ) " Now, parson, you are a man of much learning ; I want to ask you what became of the eleven days, when old style was altered to new?" " Well, well mndam, you know this World is hung on two great gudgeons—¦ " " Indeed, sir 1 Wall, what then 1" " Well, it had been turning round on (ho two gudgeons a great while, and they got worn out, and it broke down," " Do tell if it did !" " Yes, marm. Well, after the world broks down, nil the people turned to and put in new gudgeons, and set it going agaio ; and il look 'em jusi eleven days !" The old lady was abundantly satisfied ^ and would have g iven to the learned gemleman the degree of bachelor of science, wilfiout furiher examinaiion.

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Id= 2 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

Written/or the Agitator DHFEMPEBASCJBr — BY KM. " * ii : ST8viNS. Why trW so rudelyon ' our hearth, ' Deatrnction'a demon, ttaou! \VW crUili o . ar bad* of prortiiie «». To bind.tfiy conquering .brow '• • Win cutthg mil*>* blightof caw ^ tipoa oitt fireiidet bright, And rend the iron thtoagk oM «°ol«, To qaenc/K'Hope'f flsiae Id. mghU. Ar t thoo not Mtad with the crown Tbj victims madly wreathe? _ b not thy fiendish mission filtfea—Thy work: of wo and dealbT No! in oor Hearts thy deadly fanjt Ace felt, and long will last; Aye, many homes and many hearts Thy pride hath boon to Wast. • Young man, beware the sparkling wine Grasp not the poironous bowl! O, do not blast thy household pride, Nor bur) to hell, thy soul! Is there no u balm in GUeaa, No kind physician there?" Must men in midnight darkness grope And hug the chains they- bear ? Oar nation's hope, our nation's boast—From that dark sin keep frefl ! 0, drunkard, in God's universe There U no place for tkte !

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Id= 15 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

Faj Thek did, you over .have another wife beside mother 1 " No my son j whal possesses you to ask such a question 7" "Because I saw in the old famil y Bible where you married Anna Dominy , 1838, ' and lhatnint mother ' s' name, for-her name is Sall y SmHb." Boy destined for the Presidency.

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Id= 10 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

" what do you drive such a pitiful looking enrense as tha} for 1 Why don't you put a heavy coat of flesh on him V "A heavy coat of flesh ! By the powers, the poor carter can hardly corry what liitle there is on him;"

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Id= 5 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

«Is that the second bell V inquired a gust of a stable porter of a country tavern, the other day.. " No sar I" exclaimed the darkey, " dat am de second ringin" of de fursl bell—we has but one bell in dis house."

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Id= 6 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

Tub has who "harbored" a thought, is supposed to live on I ho sea-shore.

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Id= 11 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

Scarce and hig h—good butter . Grief and Widows. ; f HWf^dM itsetf5in0fM.v, efAk4l8nRd^at Uw.fiasao! sydojysju . . . i5 v..«..3v^r«rl' , ; ; ^!, K«i 8d. Tr%R ^ ) jr flBi5,wee. k8l?!{jfI%enq.i r , ' od . « , k powaty;ablaqli;;paramat^djjgfci crape collar and , <sob% ! 8pd thfr disainiajarjgiB, of tlw-hai ? b?peaijij^e widows,cap*- • - .;] I . i S fJ Period. -r^f^agr^L p^naW yf [sixweeks,,, Profqud . rJ.gna r . ^ r^cogpiige^b^ i ijjie J d^i..ir|ijch8tj}l i .^ bntto 5i^4Qj .^'^rp^ c amaUa, and. (hq,despondency. wbicfosuccesda, to despair is jSy.mbplijKid by lh% ' ' ^t(i te crapfl, icollar and cuffs- ..j ,-i . . ? -, . .. ,... 8d Period.—drte/!-,8ofleped b y.l&e . cqhgp.ja's tion of friends,and, the hope .eopn ' to,rejoirL the (egreited object of her affections in a better . world. These melancholy sentiments' ; last sik months; they are expressed by a bjack silk dress; tho. widow 's cop is BtiHf: ,worn. . ,-,-...,,..• !-...' 4th Period.—Time heals the . ivoUqcJs ...

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Id= 27 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

THE AGf TWW PAM WELL^^ Tharsday MorhtaSvOct. 3,jW». T. ANTI-NEBRASKA, TICKET.¦—jp&jWJa8fcm*ih i' }^ JAKES POLLOCK, of Northumberland FOR icJiiJA^.ODMWISSlbN^R , GEORGE: BARSIE; of Allegheny. FOR SUPREME COURT, ' DANIEL BE, SMYSER, of Montgomery PEOPLE'S PHOJCE FOR CONGRESS: .. GALUSHA; A. GROW, of Susqttehanna Anti-Nebraska County Ticket FOB REPRESENTATIVE, Tbooia* Ii. Baldwins Of Tioga, FOB REGISTER AND RBCOHDEB. William D. Bailey, 0/ Wtllsbort ¦ FOR COMMIS8I0NBR, ©• B. Wells, Of Jackson. LaamanBigler &, Co.—Judge Pollock' * tetter—lei Freemen rend uud decide for lUeiusclves. In liia «peach at the Court House on iho 27th alt., Gov. Big lor took occasion to comment quite freely upon Ihe Benlimentij contained in Judge Pollock'B Sullivan letter, and labored hard to prove thai they were contradictory. Some two weeks sines, our neighbor of tho Eagle look up ibnt lcttej with precisely the same object in view, and baa successfully demonstrated his incapability to d...

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Id= 39 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

b$™n pjim A-Brief, Slaleiueut ol the JFrnud and Treachery practiced fcy J. W. Ryou, toward Titos. ^LJBrtld. ,,-if.in v. ti»r to.aad in the TiojK* IVouiiuatius Couvchtfoii. " ~ " '•: BoiTbi Ag Watob—Dear Sir ' :~rAi ih^re has been an attempt on the part of Mr. Ryon and ' his friends ' to niisrepresenf MriBaldwin's position before the people ' of this 1 cdvnt ' y, by declaring him u 1 bolter from the decisionof the Tioga Convention, I beg lerfve leave to miike a statement of the facts in regard to Mr. Ryon's action prior to, and in that Con¬ vention towards Mr. ' Baldwin. In so doing I shall " nothing extenuate, nor aught set down in malice," but state just what can be proved, briefly and wiih an intent to appeal lo the good sense and princi ples 1 of honor which distinguish |'»nd govern the massps, rather than to their passions and rj/fjudices. I shall endeavor Ip show that Mr. Ryon's conduct towards Mr. Baldwin has been in the highest degree dishonornbit* and treacherous ; ihn...

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Id= 21 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

.1 i h-i Blifcir *rt! the Hpo«*-«* theMtute. The Governor and f)i» friend* are 1 boastibg W'hw spirited conduct in the'casa of McGreary, the kidnapp«f. "Mark how a plifti (We put* ffie ' r t 3owi». . ' Rachel Parker, a free-born citizen . or Pennsylvania j wa« liidtiapp*d by«er|ain-Ba(. tfmore iluW-dealerij, hurried off 10 that city, and thrust into a slave pen. Several citterns of tbo vicinity went to Maryland, in pursuit of the stolen girl, and gave testimony in Baltimore to the effect that she was free-and had been kidnapped: for which one of their number, Joaeph MiUer a respectable citizen, of Chester county, was brutnlly murdered before'he left Mary land. Thomas McCrcar-v, of B»liimore, a notorious scoundrel, who had for years been committing dppredaiions on Pennsylvania soil arid escaping into Maryland Tor safety, was (afterwards indicted b^ a Chester counly Gra^d Jury ; and this true bill was taken to Governor Bigler, and he .was called upon to di his" duty and brinj;...

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Id= 28 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

Gov. Biylcr ' g Reception The Govprnor's reception at the Court HnUBC . was aboul as icy, W6 opine, as a « live Governor" ever met with. Taking everything inlo cons ' ideration, the (demonstration was a signal failure. Ample no tice bad been given, flaming handbills had been soltcred far and wide in the highway. aX\i bywavs and all other imaginable ways; lh.it nine days wander—« live Governor—wan lo bo othibited , fre?, gruti», for nolhing. The day was fine—jusl Ihe anlipodes of that upon which Judge Pollock was here —yet we ore assured that lliero were not 50 more voters present, than assembled to hear the Judge. As for enthusiasm, not one hearty round of applause was vouchnafed bis Excellency- We have taken pains to ascertain what effect his speech had upon his hearers generally, but have failed in miking oul anything satisfactory. Wna he pro, or anli, on the Ncbrasku question ? Neither —he managed lo slip over the truo question without touching. Was he a Prohibition man ?...

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Id= 22 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

The Foreign Antl-Americaps Party. The movemenla of the Democrats, wilh their foreign allies, Ihe Irish Catholics, are rapidly developing themselves. War is openly proclaimed against all who dare sland in opposition lo the craft of Rome, while i: works lo undermine our institutions! It appears (hat Mr. Borland, a clerk in the office of the Adjutant General, has been dismissed by jBFFEnsoji Davis, on iho ground thai he was a " Know Nothing" and hnd voted for the Know Nolhing candidate for Mayor at Washington. This is a npw and bold tyranny ! As the New York Herald says, " the only charge that has been serious¬ ly made against iho Know Nothings whm on account of their unconstitutional proscription of a large class of ourcilizens who had had the misfortune to be born abroad, ind had they merely attempted lo repress the riotous conduct of foreigners, or to curtail >hp political influence of foreign societies of men calling themselves lrishnion or Germans, nnd yel assuming lo e...

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Id= 37 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

Au Artful Dodger Lawuencp.ville, Sept. 25, 1854. M. H. Cobb, lisq.—Dear Sir :—Eiioimprl p lease find letters, which you ure at liberty lo use ns you think proper. Mr. Ryon has since dunied having made any pli'dges. Respectfully Yours, W. \V. BALLARD. Mansfibld, Sept. 22, 1854. P. Damon, Esq.—Dear Sir:—Yours of the 20ih wus received yesl .erdny, loo laie for the mail. The conversation with Mr. J. W. Ryon, wns in substance about 89 follows : He snid he understood you had told thai he (R von) was pledued lo Pollock. I told hjm 1 hnd heard that such was the case. He said it was not so, that Bailey wns given as ydur authority, nnd he never told any such thing, nnd went on to say that he was not pledged to Pollock. I then nsked Kim if he wus in favor of Mr. Bi t ter. He hesitated a mnnieni, nnd then said, a good many of hi* friends were opposed lo Biglnr, nnd he did not ihink it policy for him to tay a great deal about it. 1 told him , I wantod to know whether he was a Bi gler man...

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Id= 34 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

Tumpci-uiicc men, Will you vote for a man <Jho says it is polioy lo go in fat Prohibition this year, when he is out electioneering, and adds,—" b'lt you know I'm all right on the liquor question"—when talking to men whom he thinks hostile lo that mensure 7 We are told (but such is our worthy neighbor's way of doing business. Besides, ho proposed In drop Air. Btgler, only a few weeks ago. to conciliate the anli-Nebmska men. Should such a mun bo fed at the public crib any longer ? Wavne County.—The anti-Nebrnskn men will support Edward F. Stewmt of Northampton, for Congress, S.uiiiicl Allen of Wayne, for Senator, Dr Olis Avery fur Assembly, and Jacob L. Keen for Commissioner. ' We hope to see this licknt elected. It would be a great triumph over the Slavoarchy and the despotism of11 Regular Nominations.." Be. sides, we may find in it, a solution of the question —"Who in the name of natur' is Sam Allkn!" A SLANDER NAILED. It has been reported thai lion. G. A. Grow is out in ...

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Id= 23 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 5 October 1854

Electioneering Document*. The " Platform," i» Democratic campaign sheet, published in the office ol ihe Stale Printer, for gratuilovs circulation, is Bern out by thousands into every part oftheSiaie, under frank of the office holders on ihe hill, at an immense expense to the tax-payers of the Commonwealth. For misrepresentation and scurrilify, the " Pisiform" is obou! equal to the " Democratic Union," or the "Iron Gray," published here in former years.— This Jesuitical electioneering document is printed under the direct supervision of the Administration, and is circulated broadcast over the Slate, with a view of poisoning (he minds of the people, and misrepresenting and falsifying the position of the Whig candidalas. The circulation of (his infamous ¦heet will cost thousands of dollars, and the people of the State will have to " foot the bills." The Heads of Departments and their Clerks are all busy in sending out Ihe " Platforms," instead of attending to the legitimate duties o...

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