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Hornellsville Tribune (Newspaper) - January 23, 1864, Hornellsville, New York VOL 11 THURSDAY JAN 23 1864 WHOLE NO 635 BT E HOUGH SON At Stenben Co K Y T e u 31 a rr above in 11 where rawle la OK two do do do 4 three Ill do JraB in terral or WILLIAM W County N T r r JAMES B FINCH AT LAW I OF Deed e tbo rner of S ATTORNEYS AT N T THOMAS ASH AT County N Y SHELDON and Copper Ware All of ed WESTERN HOTEi A ll one of rcotnl In toe mil lo tl L MACK The The The pWo the wide the fertile and Ibc the In lo pUm high la toA bow to die mmn The lo The hoodman and free the rich the poor l to death brant L S H D Me on treet from S E SHATTUCK M D AMD Star on Street 417 LITE AND FIRE INSURANCE INSURANCE COMPANY Capital HARTFORD INSURANCE CO Capital INSURANCE COMPANY Capital CHARTER OAK INSURANCE COMPANY CONNECTICUT Capital NORTH AMERICAN INSURANCE CO Capital CITY FIRE INSURANCE Capital NEW ENGLAND INSURANCE CO Capital Manhattan life Ins Co N Y City Capital and be In on to tbe DWELLINGS AND THEIR CON term very low The the walh Of And tbr lone of the Athwart The of the ara And In ut If DU There wai the The brart wul wu The woman with j The faithful iod tbe kit but are on her bloom nun to Ibe cummon lot down Into the tomb Add amid the Of mighty paned growth tbe The wf Jtj in the twilight veiled women furth like her won went of to the grate to To In low U or faith It pomp Dr AN PHYSICIAN the Chun U tn M B THOMPSON BL D PHYSICIAN AND Will aUend all n mid M Mure Slain Strict on Maple Street opposite C Ward tHU W Y E T YOUNG and Young 1810 P P HOUCK TU M t- Corner BOWEK hi Ik iS T 1 D C E W BALDWIN BOOK t DRUG tine In tlie Fire Insurance Comp Of HARTFORD Conn CAPITAL AND ASSETS ISSUED AND JT Losses equitably nnd satisfactory hy DULY AGENT Agent Ftvm Ibi The of ft Bashful BT CUBA AUGUSTA Harry Gordon Singleton made bis debut into this on a Friday We deem this fact worth chronicling since it was an event of BOine lu our tiero and be- cause we hope to chow unbelievers that the savr llm of Friday is correct From his very birth Harry was He was an ty fait blue eyed brown bailed and rosy but ho was BALDWI EED FRONT Drug Book E G of JUin Street m ADSIT CO IS GOODS Gentlemen More of nd I nt Second door below tbe B Sture on Main Street D B CASTLE AND 3 No B Ware do f Established 1851 C E W BALDWIN DRUGGIST IS WEEKLY NEW AND DRUGS BOOKS CHEMICALS OF MEDICINES STATIONERY LIQUORS J CABINET WARE Corner of Streett W H BALLOU BOOT AMD SHOE Shop on tt Mow the Hotel in and work All kinds tof done on notice rli E J j j executed modern MEAT IS FRESH If SALT Mjlin for ftt tuul for JOHN DEALER IS Poultry Ate Ac on 4 Owner of nd WINES PATENT MEDICINES FANCY ARTICLES YANKEE NOTIONS GILT MOULDINGS FANCY BASKETS NEWSPAPERS MAGAZINES PAINTS OILS VARNISH TURPENTINE bo offers for at Low Figures for CASH and rants to be very best quality AND EXAMINE vilb an heritage far a back club foot or a wai ladies camo to look at bim in cradle anil to pronounce biui little of bis Ibe litlle sweet would invariably put his fat fiat inlo bis and biJe bia in face in tbe pillow He could not bo won by or peanuts be would bide bebind bis mother's robes when asked for a LUs and if a ed to take him up Eaid stranger usually got tbe worst of it in the nay of kick and matches So it came to pass that although people called Harry a charming litlle thing to bis mother themselves asido in very different terme find maligned poor Harry's infantine character lo an unheard of extent To have listened lo the private con- versation of half a dozen gossips on this point you would have bad no doubt in your mind but Harry Singleton was tbo roost curate edition of siu Mrs fair faced handsome very greatly Ibis trait in tbe temperament of her bo loved first-born and used every endeavor ID break bim of il but without success and Harry grew up lo youth the most bashful Ho child 1 a school But notwithstanding Harry's be grew up lo be a Gne follow generous and handsome and there i not a girl in lawn but would bate felt herself honored by ha preference Harry however clood aloof from all tbe female sex and as a natural consequence lio was the subject of numberless practical jokes and the occasion of continual gling among the gaj gilli at tbe singing school When was Rosalie era came to Whitestown lo piss somo timo with her aunt Mrs Judge Flanders Ho saliu teas a mischievious fairy of and if the truth must bo confessed sbn took a liking to handsome bashful Harry but of conree she nas loo much of a coquette to allow Harry lo guest it He on bia part thought himself deid in lore though lio dared not raise his eyes lo Iho peerless face of bis guiding star For days he racked his brain planning how he address her but without deciding upon any thing One at a ing school ri bold iden Hashed his brain its very boldness made it Kom He would offer to escort Rosalie It nas an audacious act and trembled in every limb at the thought of it a cold perspiration started out of every pore bis hair nearly stood erect and bis face flushed hot ns the bosom of Vesuvius He attempted to ting but his Sao tenor voice broke down he coughed hammed nnd flourished his handkerchief aud was at last obliged to sit down in Tho of tho evening closed Harry seized bis hat and rushed fir the en Iry he look his station in full view of the door Rosalia would emerge Her hood appeared in Ibe doorway aud his teeth in his head but his resolution WAS Ho made a sortie in her direction knocking over little James Brown the barber and I Academy and bate him and up generally the man reached home crawled in at a back window and retired to bia bed which he kept three days afterward In of all apologies and Haltering from Mrs spite of gentle affectionate advances from Rosalia herself Harry Singleton could never be to step the mansion of tbe judge and Rosalie after wailing two years for Harry to male himself agreeable to her gave up the vain hope rind became tho wife of a substantial widower with four children which was quite a good beginning Harry went on his way alone as bis mother had feared and prophesied and lhal little woman let about learning him to repair stockings und replace buttons with commendable patience Ho had studied for tbo law had been two yearn admitted lo Ibo bar and was a ed and rising young man Being also wealthy and handsome half the ladies in the village were in love with him but he gave them a nido nnd passed them bv E SEWS S Y ISAAC E QAT CAP STORE r of l in i T P Street All bought Flour on buid nd 413 D C entered Cotter nd Ln OR HUGS Furt Ike t on FUn nd Rolen Pnt un in nd F nd iUe for Only known Free from lo Human Family out hotel to uje fM In Urn rille IIT 11 nl KrTAILER Cjr on Hot nd FUlk before you buy It ty Depot 152 V T ty Sold by BOWKS W BALDWIN for Repairing nm or epar nd borae Inr done on notice Limited un Ibe or Street SALOON c MEALS AT ALL HOCUS fa nd Ez lottu Feel Ale etc etc kind nd lerred In CONGRESS HALL RESTAURANT Formerly at tilt HAVING clans U opened to the M A Variety nd tbe erer Mad ALL IM cf kept n bind 4 and retiring of all human beings was also singularly No ever received so many bumps and thumps since the fall of Adam bis forehead was i populous archipelago of blue yellow and black bruises in various stages of coloring Ho never touched a without culling bis be could scarcely cat his meals without sticking bis fork into his bands and at length bis father allowed him only a spoon with which lo lake bin ing thai be could do no damage with that pacific unless be swal lowed it When was company at the home Harry generally retired to an unoccupied room in tho Attic cd himself ic tbe bed which stood be passed the day reading somo old novel or book of history picked out of the great chest in Ibe garret used for Iho repository of or by way of lie sometimes look refuge in the barn and snugly hidden on the spent Iho time in silent meditation on his unfortunate destiny Ho would walk a mile around through fields lo avoid meeting a young lady and when in tbe street if he heard the of wheels be would lesp over the wall or fence and lie prone on tho ground tbe vehicle had by bo grew older he lost nono of his peculiarities and before he was years of age bis mother's chief difficulty wat the fear Ibat lit would lire an old bachelor Hundreds of silver dollars could not have induced him to speak to a girl of his age and his father obliged lo fore- go bis purpose of sending him to the fearfully mutilating tbo now of Miss the milliner in the net but were minor affairs nnd Dot iv of his notice lie touched tbe shoulder of Balie liny home with you evening i be She put her little hand within his arm and they out together into tho light Harry scorned to tread on nir This world nas this world no longer but tho charmed paradise nf impossibility and ho dared not lust he break the spell Tho lady too was strangely silent and Ibo entire distance to lie bouso of Judge Flanders was without n word At the door Harry havo bidden bis companion good-night but she retained bis bund and drew bim inlo he parlor and thero Ibe light of Ibo fell full on Ilio foco of tbe laughing woman and with drend dismay Harry saw that not Rosalie but Mrs Judge Flanders herself stood before him He had waited on the and not tho Ha uttered an exclamation and started up to retire but Mrs Flanders good-humoredly detained bin Mr Singleton dabbled in politics and at Ibe early ngo of thirty ho was ed Member of Congress and in tion of this i vent i grand dinner in his lion or was given at Iho Tbe successful candidate must bo and demanded ho should bring a lady with him The committee of arrangements waited upon bim lo inform him of Ibis fact and it mny well bo ed lhat tbo communication fitted him with horror Ho begged of the gentlemen to provide him n partner if ho must one stipulating only lhat the should not be a young lady and in duo course of timo ho nas informed that ho was to Attend Mrt tho widow of the Into Dr Timothy Grubbins tho wealthiest as its tlm fattest and tallest in the country Tbo eventful evening arrived Mr gleton took Mrs Grubbins to Ibo hotel in a The lady magnificently at- In n bons aud fearfully oline mediately felt easier A moment after- wards Judge Flanders proposed a The Harry May he always return Iho lillo of Honor hut may be soon resign bis right to he called Single It is Lot good for a man Lo bo alone sentiment drank with Singleton red hot at the lion conveyed by words of Iho bis bands in his pocket to get bit handkerchief when instead out camo the napkin and alL Ha mopped hu forehead vigorously with it and tho formed an unctuous lieu his countenance Blinded Ibe bolf dead mollification be thrust bU napkin into hia pocket nnd secured tbe handkerchief while Ibo astonished company looked on in silent amazement Decs your nose bleed sir I inquired Mrs quite audibly u What in Heaven's name is the matter Judge only a alight cold thank you Mr Singleton A could is il now nnd yer honors nose must ho after in- side exclaimed Mr O'Toole the Imh patriot and Deanc was laughing Mrs benu horrified Mrs our friend Singleton He bud in his to recover his breath and n coon ns he could begged to lie ci n bo did not feel And bo nnd made for Ih door of had sn on the pocket Iho napkin of to In to Inaton In Ibe summer of 1777 when the merican army was in New Voik a girl of le cily went la her lover one Francu and communicated to him a secret the had a plan lhat was in operation mong the Government men to destroy tba American commander in chief by poison thich was lo be plentifully mingled with reon a favorite vegetable of on ha day at Richmond Hill he was lo dine Francis nas H thorough Whig although supposed o be to tha Royalists went lo and acquainted aim with this diabolical plan for his ion Washington hating listened with at- My friend I you Your y has saved my life to reserve tho Almighty Dot now for your y I charge you lo return to your bouse and let not a word of what you have ed to rue pass your lips It would rou in certain and Heaven forbid hat your life should bo forfeited or gered by your lo I will lako Iho necessary steps lo prevent and at litno discover the instrument of this wicked device The day two hours beforo dinner ho gent for ono of bis and told him of Iho plot nnd requested that he would himself as a and go lo the kitchen there lo keep a watch upon the until they should bo nerved up for the young men ly observed Iho directions ho had received and hod not been long upon his poet of duty beforo n young man another of the guard came anxiously to the door of the Don't go she said kindly you really did bravely I am proud of you I knew from tbe first that you had made n mistake hut was fearful you would never Iry again if I denied your escort Rosalie will be in toon wait for her Indeed be fact I bo- lieve I am wanted to home Harry started for Ibe door backwards but instead of choosing that by which ho had entered he bolted out the dark kitchen and be handle of Iho first door Hint offered Mrs was lowing close but before she could utter a single word his good night was by a series of thumps and rumb lings in the direction of he cellar The ruth bunt upon her at onco Harry had taken Ibe cellar door anil had fallen down She seized a light and flew down the lay liar ry with his head in tbe rough of ashes his elevated over the ebelf of a neighboring cupboard He was considerably bruised and stunned but not otherwise Mrs Flanders would have raised bim up hut he pated her and without slopping to shake himself bounded up tbo Hairs and made a dive at the outer door lie allies streaming out behind him like a cloud of gray smoke Tbe door was opened from without and Rosalie herself appeared At the sight of Harry she uttered a loud Poor the thought of escorting giantess inlo a room filled people made sweat like ono under Ibe infill ence of a powerful dose of he was in for it and must get out Ibe best way he could Mrs proud and triumphant preceded him breaking tlm passage nnd compelling lower people the ground Jubt as she arrived on tho threshold of Ibo hull he liar fan and just at that ment he audience perceiving in the proposed throe cheers for Hon Mr Singleton 1 Harry stooped to reclaim tho fun and when the multitude looked for their champion ho was nowhere visible Cries ran round tho room loud and Mr whore U Mr t and directly Mr Singleton ing very hot nnd very much confused from under Ibe upper of Mrs Grubbins lady having com- submerged Iho honorable man in lie folds of her drapery men smiled in their nod ladies gled behind their handkerchief Mrs Grubbins looked more regal linn and Mr Singleton leaned against a pillar for support The announcement of dinner was a great relief Flanders presided Mrs Grubbins occupied tho sont nl ton's right eat at bis left and Lucy Deane tbe village belle was his Harry's position was exceedingly to ono of his peculiar temperament He dared not refute anything that was offered bim lest somo one should look at mato nnd his pantaloons wero drip ping red with tho A simultaneous shriek burst from all ai 41 Good Mr Singleton is woun Cull n Ihu Ui L lo murder 1 infuriated rushed hither nnd thither nnd ono encountering John lie 11 carting in hU look him fur Ihu of the mid seized upon him dulny John and snore nnd laid about him uith right good tvill but over- powered by nnd nl last obliged to n light And eyes nud swelled uuro the der of the dny Hud lo Iho aule room Judge rnn for a geon nnd during Iho Singleton es No grass grew his feet bo galloped for homo as fast ns bis legs him and the consequence was bis literally groaned beneath its weight of Tomato especial was passed around a preserve plate ful was allotted to bim Ho tried bard lo swallow some but it stuck fast in it choked and sickened him and set bim to coughing with alarming violence You hate taken a severe cold I pre- sume P remarked Mrs madam thank you I re turned Singleton trembling on the verge of another sneeze Why don't you your Mrs Grubbins My poor dead and gone Daniel uicd to fay that here was nothing in the whole vegetable empire equal lo tomatoes No doubt madam they are very and a second The second dose had well nigh been no much fer bim and with desperate resolve he watched until the whole company were would carry him hut tho night being dark nnd he being flustered ho mistook Iho and entered noi hia own residence but lhat of n correct old named Harriot Willis Tho hous were somewhat similar nnd Singleton without far a light rushed and into his own ns he thought and ho flung himself upon Iho bed Miss Harriet hnd retired some limo pie vious and Iho sudden advent of Mr Sin her from n sound Springing from Iho bod regardless of Ih fact that her teeth wero out nnd hor ral curls in the bureau she flew from houso lo the where hating secured assistance she returned lo meet the horrified Singi Ion juit emerging from the door Poor Hurry tried lo hut Mi Willis would listen lo nothing bar leputa lion tho nnd must either or marry A fift dollar which was given freely the broken character and learned Singleto neter to go to ted in Iho dark The affair nl Iho w n serious ono The patriot had his broken Or broke his horses wind to get there thould bleed lo death John ll broko the heads of half n in capture an Judge broko nil iho buttons i hit running after tho surge and murder Mr is yel fin a fellow as you would wish nnd if yo want to eee blushing just mention toma lo him THE Gazelle lo huve through nn channel that Ibo co kitchen looked in and then passed away In a few moments after ha returned and approached Iho hearth where tbo peas stood and lo mingle in deadly substance when he shrunk back though from tho of iho r sillier his color changed lo tbo ila hue of death and his limbs with fear evidently horror-struck lib his own purpose but soon however o operation of n more powerful urged forward liii reluctant band that the odious bane and ft tho kitchen overwhelmed with passions rumorse nnd confusion sleeps no moro the cry has cached his heart ore Ibo deed ba said the youth on duty in a voice ns bo looked upon Ibe con- em ncd wretch What P said the upon the in- can it be so young o fair and lie would been lio last person upon whom suspicion of shriek and fell fainting to the floor while engaged in drinking a oast when he tilled our hero dashed over her form and the preserve dish and let its run look tbe track for home at a in tbo annah cf fool races into tbe napkin which receptacle ho ed inlo bis pocket without delay and im- ored prisoners lutan al were turn ed over lo the slale of Sou Carolina and the courts an condemned but counsels ed and Iho prisoners were Lo the ci they now arc lo a goo treatment as tho white soldiers who are captivity and are safe probably hat could have fallen by right of You bate dono well said o lo the before him Go join your comrades nnd be secret The young man went accordingly and returned to tbo piazza where were among bem Iho hero of Saratoga who waited urther orders from Congress before ho tailed for Canada In n fen moments dinner was announced nnd the parly nas into a handsome where be sumptuous board was spread covered with all tbe of the season Tho chief took his seal acing General Gates on his right band and General Wooster on Ilia left When the remainder of the and company sealed and eager to commence tbe duties of tho table the chief said Gentlemen I must you to pend your meal for t few moments Let tbe guard attend me All was silence and The guard formed in aline toward the upper end uf tbo Washington hating put on hu a of his eyes sternly on the guilty mm nnd Shall I eal of this The turned pale und became fully agitated whilo bis trembling lips ly 1 know Snail I eat of demanded Washington raising somo upon a knife Hero Harold delated bis band as if by nn involuntary impulse to prevent be- ing lasted A chicken was then brought in that a conclusive experiment might be made in the presence of all es Tbe fowl of Ilia and and criminal overcome with terror and remorse fell and nas borne from the ment JUSTICE Washington cor- respondent of the World says Chief tice Tancy is much belter and will resume bis sett on tbe beach in n few days JEWS PA PER I IN SPA PERI
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