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McKean Miner,The (Newspaper) - October 28, 1869, Smethport, Pennsylvania Of PICE WEST SIDE OF SQUABS f jeer la Bates of Advertising and tiara pat q i Tor bUab mart Mil P i of Business 1 fi S t at BOner kind done via to the ud solicited Wallace W W Attorney at will attention to all to before the In will Office In the i P Ford 4 IW Co A fdr Elk end Cameron Counties will c hit tw til mitten to In the Office foti Street Ptt A Williams port PH Kill promptly to t anil at Law to to hi la collections radial relating to mil 1 Byron C ATTORNEY and Counselor ot lio rl special attention to the of claims examination end trial of bad payment of and nil to ml Also or tlie 8 B Pfc promptly to ill In Office at Store P A Kewell To dealer shortest notice aud in the molt t New Cabinet Shop n o mt dw r m HI I f m fiy li 1 opportunity of inform old the f Mr lie it YOL VH Its my duty to arrest not? The lips were white with passion rather than fear and the stood before me like o lioness then I could not bat help splendid oT grand 8ady Tell and eyes ing almost lurid now the spectacle she presented standing the middle of the apartment was more the appearance of a a haunted I 1 replied do not doubt your innocence Looking into your face it is strange that anyone could couple it with guilt but I am con- strained to do my duty Madam ever inimical it may be to my ings you allow me to change my dress 7 she said in a tone almost pleasant The herd lines around her mouth had relaxed and the passion ate glow on the face gave way to smile Certainly I will wait for you I wish also to send a messenger for a friend will you permit him to This was my first interview with Eugenia 1 had seen her ere for months the leader of our gayest and most fashionable society n her splendid mansion dis- posed with the most and gant hospitality A Spanish lady a widow she represented herself and been a here almost a year No one vcr suspected her of being ion whet he seemed one day was ordered to arrest her DS D an aged into cabin were a few passengers she lion of on the the afc the lesifl be it's me me t it Twos In Cho set of mm approached me witb toe maa affid Uir fsE on there's carious Why when he toy carriage muJ when got oat he was that old I will noj used was neither refined nor polite for I knew the vessel would be far out to sea before she could be overtaken I was foiled woman Nor could I help rejoicing now thai the chase woe over that she 4wd caped innocent or there charm about none could The spell of her wondrous all who approached her It lingers in my memory yet and I could have the sin of my conscience I fenow said and So see you wese a With a peculiar gram iiio conn tenance he I before 1 I easr to see you b such conduct i am ashamed of yot Bousing himself us peopl at times to cress n 4 f of i of anil tblt Hoot and In 1 taina where will keep on a of BOOTS SHOES ete tor men the Mrf belt fltttflty I be Call fee Sept 1C Jewelry urn as erican Lev ches oed repair ed OB short notice anil temm the kt the lo Frank store Bennett Hetue tht ri William The would to the that baring recently commodious Hotel he bag clewed the old tor Honoe which he kept with hli end for oter eight yeart The Bennett BOOM bat re- cently been thoroughly end Bo will be to The Proprietor perfect to all bla me Iran to and from the bonne 10 WM Wagon vaoU J to the of Count they 60 ell In their tine of ot o mincer and et reasonable bat work will taVy an bo clell who u It was now alleged said Mr F hat beauty was no other than the oman who bad poisoned her husband i Havana and fled with all his An immense reward was of- red for her apprehension and the that had come to our knowledge pointed doubt os the person we were in search of Vet the who recognized her the evening before al the theatre 1 us to be careful lest she i should escape us I laughed at the j idea Sir I and myself were surely sufficient to arrest a lady We were -I oM enough In the ways of conning to defeat any snch attempt When the ndy left me I stepped to the window and to Mr I who was waiting at the door The lady desires to send a senger for a friend suffer him to pass Almost at same instant the door of the apartment opened and a youth apparently n mulatto boy came but and passed hurriedly through the room into the ball and from thence into the street It was no the messenger 1 thought and I picked up a book and commenced reading Nearly an hour passed and still the lady did not make her nor did the boy The friend she cent for must live et some distance I thought or the lady is unusually about hep toilet end so another hour went by At last J grew at the door Madam I can wait no There no reply I determined to force an entrance Strange fears me to suspect I know not what It oat a ment to drive in the door and once was re- The robes of the laSy by on the floor scattered over the floor were suits wearing simitar to that worn by ths Mulatto boy On the table was cosmetic that would the to light delicate brown for Shop near the of op the of B a Pit A PEA W W II co obtain ft are decided to bo ite beat In en by all wbo DIO tiers Mr and Mix 8 Hr ud Mr add A N Mr L M Un or any one who bM bad them fn oe the put fow in county or for tale and Mid by J n Port Pa Ton t 1889 large meeting of Temperance Reformers held recently Temperance ance 337 Strand London Dr Monroe of made tbe lowing which is given in bis own Are not medical men by the ordering of intoxicating for their patients answerable for much of the drunkenness which is now the great curse of the If he replied Didn't you sent me feere for my medicine f and wit a kind of chuckle he coughed out worlds I can never for get Doctor yow medicine my body but it's darned my soal P Two or three of bis boosing com bearing oor took him in theic protection and left him As I drove away was full of bitter reflections that had been the cause of mining the man's prospects not only in this but in that which is to come You may rest assured t did not sleep much that night The drunken aspect of that man haunted me and I found myself weeping injury f had him I rose early the eo instead of sending your patient to his own wine cellar or the public house wonld it not be safer and better to prescribe alcohol in the regular fonn of medicine as the contains many for ministration of wine and alcohol With regard to the prescription of coholic beverages 1 will relate a which occurred to me some the result of which made years ago a deep impression on my mind I not then a that 1 had I conscientiously though erroneously believed in the properties A hard-working industrious God fearing man n teetotaler for some years standing suffering from an air scess in his hand which bad reduced bim very applied to me for ad- vice I told him the only medicine he required was rest and to remedy the waste going on in the system and to repair the damage done to his hand he was to support himself with a tle of stout daily He replied I cannot take it for I have been some years a teetotaler Well I said if you know better than the doctor it is no use applying to me ing as I did then that the drink would be of service to 1 urged him te take the stout as a which would mot MB pledge Me looked in my face evidently weighing the ter in his mind and plied I was 8 once I mot like to be one again nest morning and to his cottage with its little garden in front on the outskirts of the town where I had of- ten seen him with Mo wife and happy children playing and found to my that he hod removed some time ago At with some I found hint located in a couple of rooms in a low neighborhood foot far distant from the public house he hod patronized the day before in such a home as hone bat the ard could innate I found him laid a bed of straw feverish and prostrate from the previous day's de- bauch abusing his wife because she conld not get some more drink She was standing aloof with tears in her eyes broken down With care and grief her children dirty and clothed in rags all friendless and steeped in poverty What a wreck was here I he an ornament bis religion sacrificed bis usefulness marred hie hopes of eternity bloated now a poor guise of the messenger I have detected the roue I felt ated and to my error J ehe wonld remain in the en instant longer than the conld get away to Jier bankere brit found that she bad drawn the entrant dna fear be- fore presented asked Aft bla to There was yet steamer left within Ott hour escape I jumped cab and ar- rived there ten before eho left the in time to assist time he recovered from MB Whoa he I of coarse virtue of stout ao means of saving hie life for be ought tared him on his and foolishness for be- ing such a fanatic the as to taking a bottle of stout ly to restore Mm to his former I lost eight of nay patient some months but I earn to on fine day driving through one of I sow looking mam the a fiad incapable an sition We poverty enness anfi I was by 1 vesy to pledge I coaM not It is that one patient bos been n the hospital more than a dozen thnes but as a rule two or three at- tacks finish a career The writer once heard an eminent professor of ine say that he no hopes ver of the reform of a man who bad had delirium tremens Bnt this was before the days of inebriate dejected slave to his passion for drink without mercy and without hope I talked to kindly reasoned with him succored him till he was Well and never lost sight of him or let him have any peace until he had signed the pledge again It took him some time to recover his place in the church but I have had the happiness of seeing trim re- stored He is now more than a devoted worker in the church and the cause of Temperance Js pleaded on oil occasions Can you wonder then that I er order strong drink for a patient nowT The rest of Dr Monroe's speech was demonstrate that alcohol did not act as food to the body that it produced disease injured the man structure did not impart warmth was totally unnecessary to the of life and that not only safe for all persons but desirable Dr Boosa contributes to tember of Putnam's Magazine j historical the New Hospital in which several dents of practice in that in- ore narrated IEIS describes the scenes in one to the or the ward as the doctors were apt to coll it would alone seenes for of or is demoniac BEce of a man victim of his for the most esses poor fellow is madly about fighting mortal combat with wha to him a real enemy The jacket and well padded wails protect bim from tag any barm white the men chosen as nurses for thas cow With a steady look and a order in this er e strong Of am imagination sees gentle spirits ant dreams delightful Breams A smile is constantly ploying on ouch Dps nod fee like an- I well remember a poor artist who Buffered from delirium mens who told me that hours of insanity images that or Angela Blight have traced and that visions of beauty floated before him which he could never in aisi sober hours and ret the period of remorse and intense suffering camo to all the same Dins New Task 2 fe es the elaborately in his ad- mirable on the To Semite the trees and the with its maps should be the ion of every oaC who visits those re- gions He rejects the idea of water having worn it oat or that it was the work of a glacier bat tuo the only practicable supposition that the bottom dropped onti There is no other way of accounting for gone but has sunk below It 13 not carried down stream it does would be no valley if it there are but comparatively small deposits of rock in iho valley under the walls no more than the waste by frost and ice and water of a few generations at the indeed there seems no other meets the tery than that the missing rocks are np below It wonld pear too as chasm not long been filled np to its present point and that originally and until within a comparatively recent period the whole valley g great deep lake This is a peculiar applies I ought to mention of tba tilled Those were severs them dressed by had to shift no relief at tlie hospital so WQ had to do tbc best wo could for Turn among f ourselves the wound finally became a running sore and was very offensive to our sense of we had been to around our camp fire outside the tent until a late hour at sight but from this on we were ordered quarters by the tut soon as it became dark Aad days afraid were the robels a racy that if half a dozon of were- collected together fa a group the nearest guard his piece with the order scatter bat rarely to the strange forms of iure scattered over the surface but the Yo Semite a peculiar it justifies it indeed demands a peculiar explanation and no other fits it eo reasonably as this if fiot obeyed his orders were to fire into the party a was into one day and a man tilled The half rations nod rough treatment continued but there no- help for as now all means had been tried which and hereafter we most do the best knew under the circumstances When the gun the pf which passed through our tent 3 piece of board tras blown from one of us picked np after- wards and we found it fall of of metal undoubtedly portions of tlie we dug the particles out- and saved them for relics X have A piece of them now In an account of prison life Ga recently I has pictured to BUcla ward is well filled would almost imagine that he to for M a of tie Methodise drink IE MB ie hod With The correspondence which we ish below between General Grant aad Mr Bonner will forever set t rest the injurious aspersions which tad been made the good name f the President in connection ie recent gold speculation in this fty General Grant's letter explicit to the point and of the great OFFICE OF THE F STREETS New ork Oct II Dear Iter election there was no office hich r desired either for myself or ty friend I have had no occasion to rite to yon in regard to such is There is a matter now that concerns you and n which I feel that I discern in- so plainly that I take the r to write yon with reference to it do this with less hesitation because on did me the honor after your ton to confide to me pretty fully In the present disturbed state f the public mind concerning the re- ent gold combination is it not the and surest way to set at rest Ie great excitement and uneasiness which prevail for yon to make a brief over own signature of 11 foreknowledge of that on in order to relieve yourself en- rely from all responsibility for icts of others Of course those who mow yon personally do not require neb a disclaimer bat the great c whose minds are liable to be wrapped by determined and efforts to injure you will be t seems to me at once satisfied and by such a statement Sincerely yours Robert Bonner president Grant Oct 13 rt Banner avor of the 11th ingt is have never thought of contradicting or insinuations made against me by irresponsible parties as those are to letter nt as yon have writen to me on the subject in so Muds spirit 1 will say hat I bad no more to do with the ate gold excitement in New York ity than yourself or any other party except that it ordered lie eole of gold to break the ring en- gaged as I thought in a most transaction If the speculators had been ful yon never nave heard of connected tration as being connected the transaction Yours U Grant this in great and without exercising ment es to the propriety it butl it your judgment now and ten rising op tt s ice off comer Another is taaut Ms is tormenting in J Man off Ifo Semite freak of no- tote Is a question ghat every visitor the scientific student Prof Whitney of the State survey How TO READ THE Read t every day Read one verse at a time Read sometimes a whole chapter at others a whole book Sometimes read by subjects i a the parables by themselves one ter another etc Take one character and trace it through the Old and New Testaments direct history or geography comments either in the way of enforcing as an example or ex- as a warning by contrast with others of a different type Find out the contrast between the Old and Xew Testaments between one saint and another some zealous Christian and some zealous fnr T i Take a verse sometimes to pieces word by and find when the words ore used as elsewhere and in what case Use nil the helps you can get if yon a commentary put by the difficult passages to ask ter the meaning of them Above all endeavor to make your reading of God's word improve yon in he article of self examination and growth in grace 24 fa of Sergt Major of tlie f V ta and Selte file Vet JV C During the Autumn and Winter of But the was here parent as the two divisions relied on for the main stroke did not know their part and the enterprise was nipped in the bud It was soon dis- covered too that the conscripts had not left the place and the sentinel's platform fast filled up amid the dis- charge of grape and canister from the two pieces of artillery Three-fourths of the prisoners if not more were un- prepared Torso sudden an assault nevertheless they rallied to the cheers of their comrades but it was the rebels were fully prepared and armed at all points many of our men were already killed and wounded and we were still berrg fired upon go we dispersed as as possible and in half an hoar the whole camp was entirely I took refuge in a comrades tent for about On hour when I deemed it safe to return to my quarters On arriving there I found that the tent happened to beta direct range of -one of the gnus and it was the leaving forty-two holes in the canvass iog had btt in the neck with a musket ball also I learned tbat s rebel sergeant with a file of men had been searching tbat and the for concealed amis It seems that the bad an impression that we were folly armed and prepared for o pitched They were never more mistaken for it was only ths feeble a ful of men made by octa of inhuman barbarity We of knowing that wo had ty thoroughly frightened oar brutal keepers Major Gee however was reported to have said ia reply to toe query whether we were to have full rations learned that thley had a class of low prisoners whose sole occupation consisted iu robbing and cheating their comrades and even in extreme cases six ot eight of them were tried convicted and as they folly deserved We had a lot of fellows in onr prison just like them who would murder and steal knock down and rob with They were styled Muggers I the fact that they would gcv for a man's mug ami the same time were their victims as they were mote to have be- sides being less likely to know diem the Muggers by They the most villainous set of im- and were the error of camp at night Charley burgh found a man one night who bsd been the main building by and died in a short time from the effects of it manner as An- gang but nothing came of it On the of December are built a fire place to our tent With a case knife we dug a trench about in- ches deep by one into this we set stakes about three feet an outside support to the bricks between each layer we laid a thin wood to prevent them from settling before getting dry We split out some tough pieces for sides and jam of fire place the chimney Was fixed with wood laid crossways in mud and when ished we had a fire place good for a palace the of that or the tent we covered with slats of wood plastered with mad and cat a slit ia the back end of a tent for a By the the completed and woen afterwards wo were sitting or rather humping around the fire we seemed to ba as snog ns In a rug The sticks of wood we drew in rations were from six feet long the only means for splitting was by using a couple of rail brought in by one of the party when out for wood and wooden wedges mode by ourselves when we used a stick of large wood for a or mauL fire place we had to born our wood in shorter lengths than hitherto there were several who had axes tbo price of an axe was sixty dollars with which they would cut wood on shares and make a capital thing on it One of these axes was owned by a party who tented near by us so we used to take onr daily supply of wood cat and split it paying a toll of about a en the or twenty other tents would have theirs the same way our tor place was an Irishman naiji forgotten was to our teat from tbc hospital lie was thinly clad and had no blanket nights ho to sit rap and keep fire there rooai blankets and tako a of steep der a blanket tho day ordinary left him the keep aa usual his place was next to ma and toward morning s TOW sound from his At daylight we discovered he had died during the r frozen to the heart no doubt was his death rattle his body was carried to house by some of the we actually noise I the next day No damn them hia shall half rations by ter t
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