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Id= 2 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
POEHIS BY WHITTIER j 0. Whitlfw «i"JDit iinea »Tfe# volome ef Poeirii i»tiU«tfi*W»» Chapd**** Umitt>M .ttoH. pxmXi-Mxmitoji&totiM'ti W»nttp1 *'- •AWW^WftTTw - . , .v' :. ¦ ¦ ¦ • • •'.. ' ¦' •< «!.>;< > «IdoboUeTB,«^ i yflt,,i^msft. p , , ,, . . I prayibr heipTor unbelief; '' • iTheta*i^4BttihbB«tiBsor 'my»wy. ¦ "-' fftBaate«t befat*r«r»n.»fed «M>t " . .. s • , ,gitfi#,^8K^,» tk ?*>W ' *Wr* , , . .. WfS^tff'Bj.k-: - ' ' Ana'-creels of irtm «na IitM of 8M6-• " r^ MfVeVtherifenSii Word)-- ¦ " • ;; ¦ iliwMUtawiwriibfaonH'OK 1 * ' .' >¦' '" j.; ;|8W w sgjfffp^ 1 Wfco ia» the few* 6f lov^ no, jsepf " ' ' • '-JI&wMui - grWejwKrVfcitfrM itift' r ¦ ' -. Andhtardi-uniiUttiW.wiadaW'fl'ta ¦ ; The wffffar cronchiiig M uu> ffaWt , ! thf fcSTr IfeUfly stfd »W6rrtH:' • -'. - ¦Whd& eywof Sesb ' betald ifle Lard! O»ct»dw9lhia;*indaWptt?»e9! O. light tpa air Of Palestine i^&ftil ii-withHIs , )^ divin...
Id= 9 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
STOLEN CHILD RECOVERED Some two years since a little girl about eig ht years of age was stolen from her parents in New York, and so effectually concealed were the arrangements of the abductors that all efforts to reclaim the missing child proved abortive. Recently, however, suspicion was excited that the girl had been stolon by parlies in this city, who were bringing her up as their own ; nnd accordingly, in compiny with a friend, ihe mother yest»'r<Mv came hiiliPr, nnd commenced n search for the lost one, hnving first obtained thu nid of n mnle friend, well acquainted with Ihe circumstances. The firsl Iliin^ to be discovered was the residence of the kidnappers, and this after p ntipnt and protracted search and inquiry, being found out, the moiher at once proceeded to the premises, nnd knocking nt the door it was opened by her own daughter, between whom and the moiher there was a mutual recognition. The woman of the house, however, persisted in claiming tho child as h...
Id= 12 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
ATMOSPHERIC TELEGRAPH. Some lime ago considerable attention was directed lo an ingenious invention fbjr the conveyance of packages through a tube, of any length, by the force of atmospheric pressure. At the present session of Congress the inventor, a Mr. Iihiel S. Richardson, presented a petition asking an appropriation to construct a line between Washington and Baltimore, lo test (he value of the invention. A special committee on the subject was appointed by the Senate, which, after due investigation, has reported a bill authorising the construction of a line of this telegraph between (he cities named, under the supervision of the Postmaster, General. It is now so late in the session, and ihere is so much other very important business, befor Congress, that it is doubtful wheth¬ er this bill can meet the consideration which it deserves ; but the experiment is well worth trying, as (he plan has been examined by scientific men and pronounced feasible. The electro-magnelic tele...
Id= 13 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
Matt Ward arrived in Louisville one day last week. The next day The Courier chronicled the following incident: Whipping a School AKstrets.—-A, very esiimable lady, a teacher in one of the city schools, was attacked by a woman with a club, yesterday evening, in the neighborhood of Xick.son and Gray-sis. It appears that ihe woman felt liprseff aggrieved because the leacher had found it necessary to correct, in a gontle mnnner, a refrnctory child of tho pugnacious woman, who- had been sent to learn something besides warfare, as she could doubiless have learned the savage arts at home. Thanks to a gentleman who interfered at the lime, the insulted teacher was not seriously injured. We hand the name of ihis heroic woman (Mrs. Adkins) ' down to posteriiy as a name well worthy to ba classed among those whose bantlings are superior to the rules of school disci pline.
Id= 14 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
Parson B., was trul y "" a pious man, and at the long graces which always followed the meals, he and the whole famil y knelt except the parson's brother, who being o 'er much fat, usually stood with his back to the table and overlooking the garden. One day, it was summer-time, the parson being unusually favored, not appearing to notice the fidgeity movemenlsiof his brother, who kept twisting about until finding no end to his thanks, ho broke in with—" Cut it short, Parson, cut it short; the cows are in the garden playing h-~li with the cabbages." A phrson bavins the misfortune to admit as a lodger into his house an individual of bad reputation named .Bell, turned him out the other day with Ihe remark, that he would never keep a bell in his house that wanted' hanging. . '
Id= 8 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
A youngster who hud cqmmetfBed (he study of natural, philosophy, was one day asked to mention ihe properties of heal, (o which he replied: " The chief property of heat is that it expands bodies while cold contracts themj' " Very good. Can you give me a familiar example I" 11 Yes, sir. In the summer, when it is hot, ihe day is long; whiu> in- winter, when the day is cold, it becomes shorl."
Id= 20 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
s./xi. iiL 'i sJii>Ji'i-<>$flL-8fV*'i* " ¦* flg ;;w«w«?tiD« ptjw;k£?8l»i y *Mg tiftTitn at Enpafprli Vnhout ro#tlM ;«ny resistance, M^^S.?«pTO^«<l ,=?S«*M1 80D Our" Piria corri^pojidtfnce, of, flate aiat. •ays,.: , ¦ « An ofiicial dispateb^led up on the Bouts* . " pmi'flnwP «h | 8jW ° r ; lb f, Crimea «*pediiroa on the 14th to Eupatpna. >' This intelligence was sent ojnthe loin by the AWrian Ioternuncjo at Constantinople to 0en. Coromni at Bucharest." | Anu' rnber. of transports hadj returned to Varna for the French reserve of l ' 4, 000 meo. Some of the allied ship* are lying off the Fortress. of Kinburn aod Island of Tendra, near Odessa, with the object of intercepting anv Russian reinforcements intended for lhe Crimea. . . , It is positively stated that while a portion of the British fleet was at Balttchik e ' mbarking troops, the Russians succeeded in sending a strong reenforcement by sea from Odessa to Sevastopol, i They crept out of...
Id= 28 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
im ihL are £k Jhr njea §o pray, (*tt be ¦eegfr m«n")'far^BdawnfsJlof i " Man o#o" —*» cootributigHii sums toi|rcaiwcribf|tha doAof CWh^w,Vet , whw^poted ffijot fidefffcn everyw&s to get the CaSraua toteV The TfflsJto^MpJb, hjj^ towards tniildiiur dd tbe A4w piartyj and these combined tat Jis&k^^M^M^hm^ and the " Catholic Tote, " Had men set to work to make an " Amencsn- • ¦riite, - 1 '' tbV-^ow^oUi ing» would-never-Ikve-ariMii -to «<lemolish party ? fWdo'not^BAevo U Se proMriptle^oFin, «!!- .ftcjt.ijl »ucii but.we,^abeUew w^ checking the siujses . )^s^7,ie|^Q^. _^ i jft.n^iii|> diefrto' for men to-think by. And if<»ny church ' seeks to make jt«dY, felt iri'^iUra^ to, and working ^.promulgate . its .selfish .dogmas thereby, w«/hold, to proscribing it uptil it « backs down." " ! And : whether it be Methodist, Baptist, Catholic, or wnitrjot. ' it ' makes no ' difference with us; roVit is itie/prihcipU rather than the CAtir^A, that we wouW^proscr...
Id= 27 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
The mission of New Tbilisi. 8ome quaint writer, (we cannot just now recall Ilia name,) terms Nature " The most perfect calculator in creation." This Is probably true, though oddly enough expressed, for however much shortsightedness may be apparent in Human economy there is none discoverable in the Divine. Nature is kept in balance by antagonistic forces. There are no exceptions to the laws of gravitation, attraction and repulsion. Everything in her domain is subject to fixed Uws, working harmoniously and uninterruptedly. The nice adaptation of means to ends is everywhere perceivable, and the recognition of this adaptedness is what inspires men to wait hopefully fur the " good time coming." The law of Moses was peculiarly adapted to the wonts of the people to whom it was given. Humanity, as defined by modern philanthropists, was not a leading characteristic of the Mosaic code. A retaliatory spirit, rather than a spirit of Lore, seems to vitalize it It did not aim at the refor...
Id= 34 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
Tbe Primitive fflaa. I hold it morally impossible for God to have created, in tbe beginning, such men and women as we find the human race, in their physical condition, now to be. Examine the book of Genesis, which contains the earliest annals of the human family. As is commonly supposed, it comprises the first 2,369 years of human history. With a child-like simplicity, thia book describes the infancy of mankind. Unlike modern histories, it details the minutest circumstances of social and individual life. Indeed it is rather a series of biographies than a history. The false delicacy of modern times did not forbid the mention of whatever was done or suffered. And'yet, over all that expanse of time—for moro than one-third part of the duration of the human race—not a single instance is recorded of a child born blind, or deaf, or dumb, or idiotic, or malformed in any way I During the whole period, not a single case of of natural death in infancy, or childhood, is to be found. Not one...
Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
W. C, BiomnM and Sistkbs:—I now un*rWe ~6'flbWnt^ fteljtfgbodstf th*;order, bugfoel royulf in4 adequate to the task, as tMre an many - other* here niofe - capable thir ttyselfV 1 Will, this evening!, Speak ttKW t .p*njc«larly ,o£ihj6,exi)iuQfJflterop*j»npjkJjy,shiftb ^v« are . surrounded on every aide. They are eiili, ' which - the,orator, and tne deep and; jOYerrwrpught tauch.es of the pejuulafld the So »,haye vdwal^ almost in jaijii v In their scriptioo t the wealth of laing^ajrp has been turned intq ' pepury. The strong . add «snv ,Dkup;!anguagB; «T Holy Writ 1» ajtnbit " jro-.puissant when . employed in painting.|he r aw. fyl horrors and destruction of both soul and body which follow in the train of drunkenness. Infidelity and intemperance co hsnd-in-hand, they bid the ipirit.of youth bow down loop unholy shrine, arid, the sweetest, affections, the dearest hopes, a,nd, the fondest visions of earth are offered, up.as incense to the mysterious divinity of unbelief. Tne wide wo...
Id= 31 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
Agricultural Fair sit Tioga. The first Agricultural Fair in this county was held at Tioga on tbe 4th and 5th inst., and, was said, by persons booked up in such matters, to compare well with similar exhibitions in older districts, and where Agricultural Societies have been long, in operation. Independent of all comparisons, there was a fine display of Fruits, Domestic Manufactures, Fancy Articles, Cattle, Horses, &c, &c, well calculated to surprise the natives. People of both sexes, from all parts of the county, were in attendance on both days, crowding the hall, and never tired with feasting their eyes on the beauty of the various articles there exhibited. On the forenoon of the 6th, a plowing match took place between Simon Prutzman and Isaac Aspinwall, of Tioga township, with horse teams, and somebody else with an ox team.' The ox team, for some reason, was soon withdrawn, and the strife proceeded between the other parties, until each had p lowed his allotted gr...
Id= 29 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
A Chance for Antl • Slavery Men The. Virginia colonizalionista notice the fact that the heirs of a gentleman of Virginian, lately deceased, wish, in compliunee with the wishes of their testator, to send 48 negroes to Liberia in November. These people will not be freed except money for tbeir transportation can be raised from private donations. They are appraised at S35.000. Here is a rare chance for philanthropists.—Exchange. Ok, indeed! such a rare chance for the exercise of philanthropy—such an astonishing chance to embalm 825,000 worth of immortal souls in the milkand-water of human kindness! 935,000 worth of souls and bodies—put up like so many working oxen! Shade of Howard'. What is the argument? Ob, we enslaved their grandfathers and grandmothers, after kidnapping and forcing them away from their native shores. We bought, sold and flogged their fathers and mothers, gave them in marriage one to another, separated them—wife from husband—parents from children—brothers from sis...
Id= 23 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
the A«my;j. Thursday MmwWng^et, la.itfM. -crT!irvmiBTa«r«te7»j6l«^iliir»wr#Kf now an opporf^ryWsfeein^wntt'iVhi ofiwWi 3 mate .«* people.,*!]* : jipoi» = ihmi,an4i<»«ebwT. DoaU8.de»li"« i f not enctlj,the .thing to come ottr (be peo^e, ' They tborw ' juit bow much such men ire * 6ftt;Tu5a ifWttf Item <Kwiiira RwBjrore.! Buaajjftg the county cant stve e.Miriijowii ' dijisi-iiiueed, it cut, unless be starts rigb. tT Wtop^BfeW W*s>re, pu»arted 4j»t the fietwktaJMt$o$. atifitofBC fafc wflh/. the election oT&u&ofccek ' lk Ncbn.k. bill h.d nothiat to.i&Miitehin^ siAlie hiu 1 riotbSng.to do withtt. The result show* what the peopU think about the nutter. It U not tW first, time. thatHhe gerranl has been made to feel that the feopla sometimes have the audacity to think /or themselves. Men who carry water on both sbouldets dnripgjs scramble for office, generally get a cold bath. ANT1-NEBRASKA TRIUMPHANT 1 ! TIOGA GIVES POLLOCK 950 MAJORITY!!!...
Id= 36 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
From Kansas. Kansas Aug. 28. 1654. To the Editor of the National Era : Those who intend to come, and feel an interest in tho success of freedom in Kansas, cannot come too soon. They should be here before the choosing of ^ tne first Legislative Council, as upon that Council much will depend ; for, if it be Pro-Slavery, it will pass a law permitting Slavery in the Territory—and once established, it will be hard to erad¬ icate. My main object now is to warn emigrants against the impositions of Slavery propagandists, who are in the practice of telling persons from the free State all manner of lying stories about Kansas, to deter them from coming here. As an instance i may mention that a.gentleman came here a few days ago from Pennsylvania, aud falling in with a prominent slaveholder, he was told that it was of no use to go further, for- the country was all claimed, and the emigrants were fig hting over il ; that the country was very sickly, so that the people could scarcely live, wi...
Id= 37 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
Greatest Steamer In the World. The immense Bcrew and paddle steamer building ,by Scott Russell, at Millwall, England, for the Eastern Steam Navigation com. pany, it to be completed in twelve months. Her keel has been laid down, and several of her' bulkheads or compartments are raised, and the works are proceeding with energy and expedition. A railroad has been laid down the entire length of her way, to facilitate the conveyance of the materials from the factory » the different parts of the vessel. The exact dimension ' s of the ship are as follows: Tunnage, builderV measurment, 23,000 tuns ; lunnage burthen, 10,000 tuns ; extreme length, 680 feet ; extreme breadth, 83 feet) ; extreme depth, 58 feet; power of engines, (screw and paddle,) 2600 horse. Her engines are in the course of construction, and will be-fined in- * the vessel before she is floated off. The hull will be entirely of iron, and of more than usual strength, the magnitude of her size enabling Mr. Brunei!, the archi...
Id= 21 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
Women. Theodore Parker, in a recent " sermon, " Uttered the following, touching women : There are three classes of women-First, domestic drudges, who are wholly taken up in the material details of their housekeeping and childkeeping. Their'housekeeping is a trade and no more ; and afler they nave done that, there is no more which they «an do. Io New England it is a small «lasa, getiing leu every year. Next there are domestic dolls, wholy taker np with the voin show which delights the eye and ear. They are ornaments of estate. Similar toys, I suppose, will one dny be more cheaply manufactured at Paris, Nuremberg, at Prankfart-on-t he-Main, and other toynhops in Europe, out of w« or papier mache, >nd sold is Boston at the haberdasher' s by lbs down. These ask nothing beyond their functions at do|l«,and bate til attempts to elevate woman kind. But there are domestic woman, whe order • biuMsad are not mere drudges, adorn it. tn<J are ot}t " mere dolls, but women. Som...
Id= 30 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
Prohibition.—Th' e Litohfield (Ct) Republican, in a report of tbe Agricultural Fair lately beld in that village, his the following: "One feature of the Exhibition was morally grand—and that is, not an instance of intoxication was observable—all were sober, cheerful and apparently happy." There is a grand and comprehensive sermon contained in that little paragraph—and so happy an il. lustration of the beneficence of Prohibition, destroys the arguments of its opposers root and branch. We once or twice, but a few years ago, attended the Exhibitions of the Litcbfield county Agricultural Society. Then, License dispensed the red curse of the Liquor Traffic in the (speaking ironically) land of steady habita What a scene was presented then to the eyes of the beholder ! Fat-gut presided over the destinies of the day; creatures in the image of the Creator, reeled and staggered, and grovelled on the green lawn in drunken helplessness. Here and there little squads gathered and rent the air ...
Id= 38 : [Newspaper Article] — Agitator — 12 October 1854
A Short sebman.—• The more you aretempted the more it is >our duly to resist — If S+ian calls, either in shnpn of handsome calico, mint juleps, brnndy-unnshea, cherrycdbler8. old-rye eye op«nfrs, |>in uighi-cnps, (ate suppers or fashion seeing, just inform him you are not at home, but at leust a couple hundred miles in the country. If old father Adam hnd " done so" Eve would'nt have made anything out of him. But he melted, caved in, and we all suffer " fall" by if Resist temptation if you don't lay up a cent. 11 1 would advise you to put your head in a dye tub ; it is rather red," said a joker to a sandy haired girl. " I would advise you to put yours ia no oven: it is rather soA, " said Nancy.