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   Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - August 28, 1839, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania                               NATION. given, that I Court of lent Qutrter.Sessiora of ourt and Court of Ojer I jail delivery, in and for ill be held the coon Wellsborough on Moo- >ber next, Mi 10 o'clock lay, at whick the Coro- :e and Corufcbfet with- e notice that proper pertom, WHh istiont, examinations do those things which 9 appertain to be d witnesses are also re- >aid court and not depart nder my band and teal >ugh this tenth day of Domini one thousand :d thirty-nine. JOJ1N WAKJLEE, _ Sheriff. ffotice. given that application le next, Legislature of the subscribers with of a lank at Wells- pa., a capital of I to be called ank." th, 1839. John L. Robinson, James Kimball, Israel Merrick.jr. R. G. White, B. B. Smith, E. A. Nichols, Richard Phillips, B. S. Say re, L I. Nichols O. Vandusen, Nathan Vandusen .Thomas DVer, Job. Willcox 2d William Bache, jr. J. Lowry, John Waklee. ted to the estate of the GEE, dec'd. are re- f naiiately, and all persons ud estate to present them k authenticated according to GEE. Administrators. i July 6th, 1839. i ellsdvrv', on Monday the text, at 1 0 A. M. JURORS. W1S, uvler, Jacob Harrington, k> wcl, Jamis Cook, Ambrose 3 Boytr, Newbery Close, Leaiider D. lunt, Warner Bonny. Blaiihard, >cock. Morscan. ighton, Jacob Hiltbold. ocl. "mlenck. Spcnctr se Jurors. B. Dan, i Rose, jr. Harlemf Frost. lliam kins, Jacob Everett. insselaer W. Gray, am Babb. aniel Fuller, Jamet' irtis Parkhurst. miah jlli.rod, Jonathan nel Samue ehemiah R. RiplejTT- t -1 Westbrook. arhble Athcrton, nuel Miller, Natha r Green, Henry Hil hristmot. Peter Mowry. eazer Seeley, Newto i [oyt, Lyman CarpetS- djourned Ctfurt. ic U. Pickle, Lyman ih Robbins. >nathan Simmons, irles -lorace Seeley, Jor i Bov- lyram Beebe, gamisl H. Mapes. vis Miller, Daniel L -John C.-Robb. >rge Babb. George Frost. ac Werline, ChamberUoi Jipson. Chester Ames, lilhp Taylor, Jioseph rkhurst enjamin Vandusin, Waldo Jjlay. Has Billings, ivid Crippen, Joseph son Sherman, WAKLE3, 'Sheriff I MM, A Eilfll Printed rind Published every Wednesday by MAG1LI, eit OO -a year, Payable half year y i advance, or SO if not tcitMn the year. VOI-. II. THE TIOCA WE WE JNESDAY, AUGVfST ,28, -839. I i I I The TIOGA EAGLE is publsled every "Wednesday, in the borough of W si isbprough, TSoga co. Pa. The subscription ptriie is year if paid in advance, or f not paid [till the expiration of thn year. No subscription received for a shorter period than siz months nor will any paper be discon- tinued until all arrearages are paid, 3ut at the option of the publisher. Letters relative to the business of the offiee, and communications for the paper, must I be POST PAID, or they will not bs, a .tended to. Agents fw the Tioga Eagle. Subscribers' mo- ue r, advertisemerjtsjorders for" 4-C. 3-c., left with the following gentle- men, will be promptly attended to J. C. KNOX, Assistant Post Master, Lawrenceville, Tioga county, ?a. J. G. SPENCER, P. M., Spencerville, Tioga county Pa. j JOHN W. GuERNSET.Esq. Tioga vil- 1 lage, Tioga county Pa. W. C. BtJTTEnWORTH, P. M. COU- dersport, Potter county Pa. Jos. P. MORRIS, P. M., B ossburg, Tioca co. Pa. IP a E is T THE DYING HEBREW (AND DAUGH- TER. From a curious work, entitled "The Devil'B Pro- facetiously ascribed to the editor of the London Court Journal. A Hebrew knelt in the dying His eye was dim and cold, The hair on his brow was silver-white, A nci his blood was thin and cold' Ho lifted his look to his latest For ho knew that his pilgrimage was done' And as he saw God's there, His spirit poured itself in prayer I know not if the Christian's Heaven Shall be the same as mine, I only ask to be forgiven, And taken home to Thine I wearv on a far dim strand, mansions are as tombs, And Ion? to find the father-land. Where there are many ph' grant of all you starry thrones, J-iome dim ajud distant star, Where Judah'i lost and scattered sons May love Thee from afar' When oil earth's myriad harps shaT meet, In choral praiM! and prayer, .Shall Zion's old so sweet, Atone bo wanting there1 Yet place mr in thy lowest seat, Though there, The Christian's scorn, the ChnsUan.s jest, But let me see and hear, From some dim mansion in the sky, The bright ones and their melody1" The sun goes down, with sudden gleam, as a lovely dream, And silent as the The visions of a dark-eyed girl, With long and raven hair, Glides guardian spirits And lo is kneeling by his side, As if her sudden presence, there, Were sent, in answer to his prayei (Oh! say they not that angels treat Around the gqod man's dying-bedi) sweet and sinless And as he gazed on her, his God was reconciled And this the niessen As sure as God had hung on high, The promised bow befow his f Earth's purest hope-thus o'er him hung, To point his Heaven-ward fiuth, And life's most holy feeling strong-, To sing him into death' And, and on his daughter's stainless breast, The dying Hebrew sought his rest' calls Truth tbelrody of God, and Light his thi sublimest of all con- ceptions, having a merely mortal breas- for their birth place. I Of all vices, take heed of c rtfnken- ness other vices are but the .fruits of disordered banishes reason: other vices bu. impair the demolishes her two chief faculties, and understanding and the 'Will: other yiccs make their own way -r-this makes way for all vices. He that 13 a drunkard, is qualified for all Vice. He ii a madman, that, to avoid a present and leas evil, runs blindfold in- to a greater; and, for the gratifying of a forward humour, makes himse fa slave all the rest of his life. SELECT TALES. THE COQUETTE. BY JAMES SHEHIDAN'KNOWLES. "I will not marry was her re- face half averted from the kneeling figure beside her, whom still she suffered to retain her hand, whose arm still encircled her waist, unforbid- den. "I will not marry and love was in the tone of the very accents that withered the boon of love, or deferred the bestowal of it. lSt Aubyn was a young man of mloderate fortune; accomplished, unso- pljisticated, of quick sensibilities. A student, and fond of retirement, he had selected for his summer residence a small fishing hamlet, oh the romantic coast of Devonshire; where, between his books and the sea shore, along which he loved to ramble, his time passed anything but heavily. Were he had resided about a month, when the little community received an addi- tion, in a young lady and ,her mother, who joined it for the purpojse of a tem- porary residence; St Aubyn stepped back, in surpiise, when, isuing one morning from the cabin n which he lodged, he beheld two females, in the attire, and with the air of one leaning upon the arm of the other whence he had just emerged. He bowed, how- ever, and passed on. jHe had scarcely more than glanced at the strangers; but, transient as was his survey of them, he saw that one, of them was an younger, 'How touching is the language which indisposition. over ex- claimed St. Aubjfrj to himself. "Health would improve tihe loveliness of that face, but "he interest which now in- vests it would vanish. No he continued, "but late hours and crow- ded rooms have sent her 1 prophesy she comes to make some stay. Sidmouth would be change of scene, not change of He was right. St. Aubyn returned from his ramble earlier than was his custom. His thoughts, that day, were in th6 hamlet, and upon the shore. He approached his lodging with something like the emotions of expectation and suspense. He looked at hu landlady, on entering as if he expected her to communicate something; ana was dis- appointed when she merely returned the ordinary response to his salutation. He entered his apartment dispirited, and threw himself in a chair near the window, the sash of which as if he wanted air. For the first time he felt the oppression of ''They have not come to said he to himself, and absolutely with a sigh no wonder! In an assembly, a lovely graceful, and delicate woman be- held for the first time, would ex- acted from him only the ordinary trib- ute which beauty shares with beauty; but, in a remote little fishing hamlet, inhabited by beings as rude as their neighbors, the sea and the rocks, such a vision could hardly come and vanish, without leaving a strong impression 'upon the beholder. St. Aubyn sat ab- stracted, The opening of a window, in a cab- in opposite, roused him. The sash was thrown up by a white arm shining thro' a sleeve of muslin, thin as gauze. Pres- ently a dimpled elbow reposed upon the sill; and a cheek of pensive sweet- ness sank upon a hand, so smallj ?o white, that it seemed to have i beeni. modelled for no other office than to pillow such a burden. A thrill ran through St. Aubyn, quickening him in- to wakeful life. How the hand talks! What passion thoughjt, apd sentiment are in Whatwngues are the fingers! Oh! the things that the hand which St. Aqibyn sat watching, discoursed to him, as it changed its wit i the palm now with the hack, kissing its owner's extending one finger upon' the marbly, ample en- wreathing itself with one jetty curl and passed over the arched bright lowered, and? lan- guidly droopingfrom the window frame upon which the arm to which it be- longed lay motionless; then raised again with slow and waving motion, iill it closed with the cheek that half met it gradually crossed over the bo- som that seemed to heave with a sigh as 't passed and pressed to the then clasped with its beauteous fellow, and carried to the back of the bead, the full elastic arms swelling and whiten- ing, as they contracted. St. Aubyn gazed on Hitherto the cheek alone of the fair in- valid had been presented to him, but now her head turned; her eyes met his and rose and with- diew. Only glimpses of her did St. Aubyn catch again, that they were 'requent. A aand, an elbow, thetpoint of her shoulder, once or twice her finger, flitting backwards and for- warls, as she. passed up and down the apartment. Dusk fell; still she remain- ed at her post. Was it a guitar that he heard? It was but awakened as the first tones of an1 Eolian harp, which you hold your oreath to hear, j Her hand was on the strings; one chord at length she struck full; another succeed- another. Then all silence, for a time. St. Aubyn s ill remainined at the in vain. The music awoke again, as fajiry soft as before; and a voice, soft as the music, but oh! far sweeter, awoke! along with it. She was singing, but! he could hear nothing but the strain, anp. yet he heard enough to tell him that a theme of ten- derness though sung by rath-; er seemed to help tha n mar the pas- sionate mood.1 The stars shone out; the moon in fyer first quarter half com- pleted, showed her bright crescent clear through setting; the folds of a white drapery shone dimly through the sti I open casement. Did the wearer ap- proach, to look'out and gaze upon the fair niftjt? No. The sash was pulled down; tHe string and the voice were hushed; the interesting minstrel had retired. St Aubyn retired too; but though his head was upon the pillow, not a moment of that night were his vi- sion and his ear withdrawn froni the open window. It was broad day before forgetful- nesss cc.st her spell over the excited spirits of St Aubyn, nor was it Woken till high noon. He arose, j emerged from his chamber, anc took ah anxious survey of the habitation opposite. The room appeared! empty. He par took of a slight repast; apd sal ying out, made his way to the phore. He had not pro- ceeded fair, when, turning a point he beheld he elder female, about a hundred yards'iu advance of him, Standing still and loo cing anxiously upwards towards the cliff. He followed what appeared to be the direction oJ her eyes, and saw the younger, half way up, recli- ning on her side! Something appear- ed to be amiss. He quickened his pace, and joinirg the former, learned from her, that her daughter attempting to reach the top of the cliff, had inriau- tiously turned, and unaccustomed to' look from a height, was prevented, by terror from proceeding or descending; that froim the same cause, she had peddown several feet; and that self, durst not attempt to go to her as- sistance. St. Aubyn }ad heard enodgh he bounded up the steep. As he ap- proached the fair one, modesty half overcame she made a plight effort to repair if je disorder into which her dress had tyeen thrown by the ac- cident. Aubyn assisted to com- plete what she had but impeV- fectly; he encburaged her, raised hdr, and propping her fair form with his owp, led her, step by step, down to the beach again. Nor, wifen she was in perfect safety, did he withdraw his as- did she decline it; though subsided, confusion rosS, coloring her pale cheek to crim- son'i, at the recollection of the light in which he had been found. Her ad- cle was slightly sprained, she saic., having turned under her, when she slipr ped. What was this, if not a warrant for the proferi of an arm? At Jal( events, St Aubyn construed it as feikcth and escorted the fair stranger, leaning upon him back Fromi that moment, a close intimacyicom- menced, They iwere constantly to- accompanied by the frequently, and, last, wholly alone. Communing in solitude between the sexes- and in the midst of romantic scenery, where there is no impediment, no distate on either side, is almost sure to awaken and to foster love. St. Aubyn loved. The looks, the actions, all but the tongue of Ame- lia assured him that his passion was re- turned. Her health had improved rap- idly; the autumn was far advanced, and the evenings and nights were growing chill. The mother and daughter talk- ed of returning to towj; a day was fix- ed for their departure; and on the eve of that day St Aubyn threw himself at the feet of the lovely girl, and implor- ed her to bless him with her Yet, though she did not deny that he had interested her eyes and cheek attested though tjef hanc which was locked in locked .pis as well; though, she suffered him to'idraw icr towards him, by 'He tenure ot her graceful waist, still washer will not marry yet." St Aubyn did not require to ask if his visits would be permitted in ie was invited to renew, them An excursion to Paris, however, on a matter of pressing necessity, inspecting affairs of a friend, prevented his re- ,urn for a month. At the expiratibnof hat time, he found himself in London and with a throbbing heart, repairec to -he habitation of his mistress, on the very evening of his arrival. The louse was lighfed up; there was a ball; yet he, could not overcome his imjpa- -ience to belold again the heroineofthe >ittl6 fishing hamlet. He rang, at -.he same mo melt When a knot of otier visiters came to the door, and entering along with them, was ushered into a ball-room, -he footman hurriedly an- nouncing the Barnes of the several par- ties. The dance was proceedang. It was the whirling The dance of contact, else Forbid! abandoning to the free hand The sacred waist; while face to breath Doth kiss with breath, and eye embracing eye. Your tranced coil relaxing, .A'nd round, in measure, you entwine Circle with swimming brain And panlmg heart, in iwoony lapse, give o'er' It was the waltz, and the cpuple con- sisted of a man of the town lia! The party who had with St. Aubyn immediately took seats, but he Stoodltransfixed to the spot where his eyes first caught the of his mistress in the coil of another. She saw not lim. With' Jaughinlg eyes, and cheeks lushed with she continued the measure of licence, her spirits mounting, as the music quickened, until she seemed to round her partner, who "reely availed himself of the favorable movement of the step, to draw her Cowards him, in jmomentary pressure. They, at sat down amidst -he applause of -he St. Aubyn writhed! Ac r to a quarter of -ne room wheresfee thought he] should escape observation, and threw himself into a chair. s "Who think you, now, is the1 happy onp of the group -of gen- Clemen who, stood within a few paces of him. I if not re- another; "he waltzed himself in- o her heart. This ia the twentieth Jme I have seen her dance with him." 4 another will waltz hijbi out of icr interposed a third; "she is an incorrigible coquette, from first' to ast." Here the party separated. St. Au- jyn scarcely knowing what he did, af- -er sitting abstracted .for a few min- utes, rose, and out of the room. He descended the staircase, wit i the intention pf quitting the house; but the supper room-had been just thrown open and the press carried him in. Nor washe allowed to stop until he had reached -Jie head of me table. Every seat but to he occupi- ed. "By your leave, said a voice jehind him. He stepped back, and Ihe waltzer led his mistress to one of thefti and placed himself beside her. St. Au- }yn wouid have' retreated; but could not without incommoding the company who thickly hettihied lim in. Ativelia drew her gloves from 'the wtyite I hey If ttle enhanced by coveHng; Ihe waltzer assisting her, and trarisferring them to the custody of his bosom. His eyes explored the table in quest of the most delicafe of the viands, which, one after another, he recommended to her until she made a selection. He filled a wine glass sparkling cy andfpresented it to her; -hen crowded a goblet, till the liquor almost overhung the brim, breathed her name over it, in a sigh; and quaffed it off to the bottom, at a draught. He leaned his cheek to her's till the neighbors al- most touched. He whispered her and, she replied in whispers. He passed his arm over the back of her chair, part- ly supplanting it in the office of sup- Girting her shoulders. He pressed so .'iclose to her that it would have been he same 'had both been sitting in one seat. She was either unconcious of thefamil- hr vicinity, or she permitted it. The whispering continued: the word "mar- riage" was uttered; repeated; repeated 'again. St. Aubyn heard her reply dis-' tinctly, "I will not marry as rose, and, turning, met him face to face! f i "St. she involuntary ex- claimed. St Aubyn spoke not save with his he kept fixed stead- fastly upon her. i, When did you arrived she in- quired hurr dly, and in extreme confu- sion. "This replied St. Aubyn, Without removing his eyes. "When cid join our "While you were return- ed St Aubyn, with a smile. "And how long have you been stand- ing "Since sapper commenced I mace way for your partner to hand you to that seat an A placed Himself besiae you." "You have not supped! sit down and I will help you." said St Aubyn, shaking lis head and smiling again. "My mo .her has not seen you yet! come and sneak to her." "No; I have not a' moment to spare. I leave town immediately." said le, turning to go. "You are not going yet earnestly icterposed Amelia. "I -must not emphatically re- joined Stj Aubyn. "For one object alone I came to That is fina ly disposed of. The necessity for my de- parture imperative. Remember me your m3ther. Good h'e added, moving towards the door., "Have you been she inquir- ed, almost tremulously. He continued his progress as fast as the throng per- mitted not to hear her. She followed, laid her hand upoa nis arm, and stopped him. "You surely are not well she said in a tome of solicitude. he replied, passing on till he reached the door. "St. she -exclaimed, heed- less of those who surrounded h-ar, stay a little onger an charter of an hour1." St Aubyn stopped; and turning, looked upon I'er, with an expression s'o tender, yet so she half shrunk as she met his gaze. a moment he replied, should be oaly a clog upon your pass- tiiie. I do not snatch- e.d her it to his kissed dropping it, .hurried down the stiircase, and departed. Amelia a, once preceived the awk- wardness of her situation, recovered her self-possession and with well dissem- a laugh. "A poor she "whom I pity, notwithstanding his ex- travagant aberrations of mind. He is innocent, in his madness. But come, let us forget The danqe was resumed. She was the queen of the mirthful hour that shown, surpassing all. She laugh- ed, she rallied, she challenged, she out- did spirits, towering the more the i revel waited. Party af ,er party dropped off, still she kept it up till site was left utterly alone and then she rushed to her chamber, aud cast herself upcn a" couch, dissolved in tears! She lovec. St Aubyn. Vanity Lad been touched never senti- ment, till she visited the little fishhg hamlet on the coast of first she cou d not persuade herself t tat St Aubyn would not mouth set that point perfectly at rest. She drooped. Society, amusement nothing could arouse her into her former Her partner in the waltz in va in soli- cited her to stand up with him she declined the honor; his visits were discouraged. Her mother anxionsly watched the depression of spirits that had taken possession of her, and seed- ed daily ta increase. The win-ejr passed wit lout improvement-----the spring. "Summer set and fruit cheer was a strsq- ger to her heart Change of scene was recommended. She was, asked to make a choice of tie place whither she woud go; repl ed with a sigh to the little fishing ham et" She and her mother arrived tber'e early on a Sunday. morning, and re- occupied the identical lodgings whicn they had taken before. The landlady, a kind hearted creature, expressed her surprise and sorrow at .he altered ap- pearance of ler young lodger, i 1 "Ah, the ypung ger.tleman would De sorry to aee this, though he hasj had lis turn of sickness too, hut'he is not quite rejpove [r. St Aubyn? quired Amelia. replied the landlady, "that handscwne, kind young gentle- man." i "RfTercifVl heaven! is he she vehemently demanded. "He returned the land- lady. exc-aimed, as she turned upopidie latter a look, in: which pleasure for the first time since the momentous night of the ball. "Whrre does he asked Amelia turning to the "I n- the same place. He came back, abou: a jnonth after he added the landlady. "Poor young she continued, "we all thought he had come to die amongst us, so pale, so melancholy. He would keep compa- ny no one; would speak tor no one, and at last took fairly to Jiis bed.'} v Amelia laid her head upon her covering herjeyes; her -ears had begun to -flow. "But the daughter o our neighbor, who lad a ricft brother that sent his niece to school, and hat. determined to adoo1 her, having comp eted her time, came upon a visit to her father shotlly after he return of the young igentle- man; and her mother made her read to him constantly, to divert him; and he grew (fond of listening to her, and well he might, fora sweet young creature she and at last his health took a turn and he was able to quit his bed, and to walk, as he used with you my lady, hours along the shore with her." of Amelia were now lifted to the lane-lady's face. Her tears were goqe-all but the traces of them they seemed as they were glazed. The land- lady _iad paused at the sound of several voices and a kind of bustle without and now ran to the window. "Come she said, 'they are just coming Amelia, by a convulisve effort, rose and lastily approached the window with icr mother. "Kere they come resumed the landlady, "and this is the end of my story. The ybung gentleman, at last fell in love with his sweet nurse, and offered to marry her. She.had alteady fallen in love with him? she accepted him and this very morning they were going to church. There they are! did you ever see so sweet a sight? What couple. God bless them! They were} made for one another! The landlady .started and looked around. Ameliahadyfallen in a swoon upon the floor. With difficulty they recovered her. In an hour her mother was en her way with her from the lit- tle fishing hamlet. In a month she dressed a shroud! TRAINING OF CHILDREN. Let parents who have several sons, and .lave not means to give them all fortunes, begin in time to bend their minds to consideration of> useful occu- Just as the twig is bent The tree's inclined." The other day I held a colloquy op this very subject with one of my a litt e fellow, full of sprightliness ambhion. said he, "what trade I to learn "A lady's shoe- maker my son." "A said the little urchin, his fall blue eyes widen- ing With a state of astonishment, and his br-oad'cheeks reddening to the crim- son lady's shoe- maker Why what is the use of my learning English, and French, and Spanish, grammar and the globes, ar-' ithmetic, and dancing anc playing on the fiddle, and composition, and elocu- tion, and riding on horseback, If Pm ohly -j) be a lady's shoemaker "Pre- cisely so my you have fin- ished your education, you shall learn to be a lady's shoemaker when you have served out your time, I will send you to Paris or Madrid, ijor a year or so, to finish your trade with the Very first j they make beautiful shoesp-then you shall have a store in Broadway, a small capital will set you up in buisneas, and do you not think that the ladies of the city would prefer a educated' gentlemanly man, with good address and a perfect master of his art, to take meas- use oJ'itHeir delicate feet, than a greasy rough looking, rude fellow, with his fingers all over wax? You would be every where patronised your work would be praised, and your   

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