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Bloomfield New Bloomfield Pa Times (Newspaper) - June 4, 1878, Bloomfield, PennsylvaniaVol. Bloomfield tuesday tune 4, 187k. No. 23.the times. An Independent i Natl Lar in pub bad in she Tumiky a of. Mortimer amp co. Atic it i it in a n i lid k. I Tomb tub Doc Turnr. On year,.ii Lihi Mont a. 76 Oit or rut rot nor. One year i it Nitro incl Stert. It 60 Kex month. Postage included. V invariably 111 Advance i a adder Tialii re tel uni tried upon apply a a Hod. 1778. 1878. The 100th anniversary of tub Battle and massacre of Wyoming. The tar u a Tun vhf Lowit. Array my old who Sipui you where tar foot of i Tittl dlr it Mil i lion their Lay of mama Arr. Her told it tale mid pointed a a the pot anti whom to lick father and of tvs to mite Pali it her Sunui a the tif Herbt in Mynol Aln Stirni of the lint when All the Laud a funeral Tuioti Ruimar kept. And there wild Laurel planted on the rave Fly nature a hand. In air their Pale red Mona Una wave. And on the Martn a if Yon Orchard Hill Are Roar a where time worn to to lenient have been. And in the tall Nuhi Trace Union at 111 of a a arrows in errand my Jar Ltd Rise Hundred of her lir ave that Valley frown try he on the morn in Touller Spirtt my out Twenty ii cd to my the noon Day acetic and where Are now the Twenty a naked away. If a death no lii Mph hot Mira Nave on the Wittle Day fun or Kkt Kukuck. The 3rd of july 1878, will completo the Century Slanco the fearful to mlle and massacre of Wyoming desolated this full Valley. Historian and it out have alike preserved the picture of that dark and bloody scene in All Ita lurid shades a the Stern reality of fact across which Falls the Light of Romance making Wyoming s soil to be revered As classic and sacred ground. It is eminently fitting then As the Hundred years Are rounded up that the descendants of those Hanve men should appropriately commemorate the Day which saw their fathers Seal their Devotion to the cause of Freedom in torture and death and consecrate anew with eloquence and song the ground on which they were strewn in Manly Liat the or tortured and slain in treacherous Surprise. In consonance with this the Ini and the of july next will witness a memorial service in Honor of the a Lay and the heroic dead worthy alike of the Brave Ltd olo nests and their children and the quiet Vales of Wyoming and the Busy streets of walk Escarre will re Echo with the recital of the thrilling Story by orator and poet with the thunders of artillery with tho tramp of thousands and with the stirring music of martial to Melody. Over the Plain where the tattle commenced at historic Winter moot ending at a a in Ucen Esther s bloody Rock Quot the procession will pass listen lug to a descriptive address while at the latter the oration will tie delivered which tells of the surrender the broken filth of the treaty the horrid butchery and the wild hurrying to Aud fro of the terror stricken women and children and aged men to escape the torture of Are and the ruthless scalping knife Aud their untold sufferings As they burled themselves far Over the Mountain in the a shades of at the Monument erected by the unselfish Devotion of the women of Wyoming nearly half a Century Ngo other and fitting exercises will be held which will close the memorial service of the first Day. On the second Day which happily commemorates the nation birthday the scene will be transferred to the City of walk Escarre then As now the important town of the Valle a. Here the memorial service will lie transposed into one of Celebration and rejoicing that out of the suffering and affix Chou of that terrible Day have come peace and Prosperity and out of Ita bitter defeat and cruel massacre a deathless Victory. The history of the Valley will be fitly and beautifully illustrated in a moving pageant under the command of col. Stanley Woodward As chief Marshall typifying the several important epochs comm to ing with the aboriginal period when the Lien Lenann held pos Caslon of Wyoming by native descendants of that tribe. The introduction of Christ Unity by flux Endorf will lie portrayed by the historical tent of skins within which will be see the moravian Pioneer and tile legendary Serpent followed by groups representing the struggle known is the a Wrenn mite in the revolutionary period will be Given the a Hattie and massacre Quot which will receive an added emphasis from the presence of the whole or a sir ton of the descendants of the hex nations who come from lie reservation in new York to Partl i me in the Sham Battle illustrative of the Floreo struggle in which their fathers worked their cruel will n Hundred years ago. The first agricultural epoch will lie followed by a Talican emblematic of the War of 1812, and this by one eminently appropriate to the discovery and use of Anthracite Coal in which will is seen the first grate Ever used in the Valley filled with burning Coal before which the owner judge fell shall be seen persuading its combustion Lili a pair of Bellow. The Era of the Post rider and the old fashioned stage coach will form a striking feature of the pageant the Driver Jeff brain Hank and his coach let Eling the first to Transfer passengers and malls Over the mountains prior to the coming of the a Iron following this comes the second agricultural period and that by the few Brave survivors of the mexican War in which epoch Wyoming has a Peculiar interest in that the Valley sent Forth As her quota one comp any the Wyoming of the two regiments furnished by the stale. The Lato civil War will to properly represented and the in Grant will close with a tableau foretelling the future of the Valley. In addition to this which will Ben living Panorama of the history of Wyoming there will be in procession a vast multitude consisting of thousands of military tho grand army of the Republic from a Hundred posts the fire departments of Eastern Pennsylvania societies of ail degrees and Uon Cvolonte and Trade associations of All kinds in immense numbers. If All come who have intimated their intention to do so 60,000 strangers will visit Wyoming on these two Cen Tennury Days. The distinguished guests who have been invited to Honor the occasion by their presence and have accepter will include the president of the United states the governors of the original thirteen states Aud Many others great by their abilities and honoured by the country for their services. Not among the least attractive features of the memorial service will be the music consisting of a choir of 300 voices and an orchestra of sixty pieces while on the evenings of the two Days Theodore Thomas will Delight the people with his Fynous concerts in the City of walk Escarre. The i attic Flold and the entire Plain of Wyoming will be restored so far As practicable to its primeval could thou. Old forty fort Lias been rebuilt the Block House and pail aade being an exact facsimile of the org dual in location Aud site while dotting the River Hank will be seen the log huts of the colonists is they appeared in the Olden Lime. Adding greatly to the interest of the Day at Wyoming will be the gratuitous display the largest in the country of historical antiquities and Indian relics which have All been gathered in the Valley and preserved with Loving care by Hon. 8teubln Jenkins and or. Hollister. Following the great event a detailed history of its proceedings from the in sep thou of the design to the closing hours of the Centenary service will be published in substantial i took form. Tho most ample provision has been made for the coniing Sof our guests by greatly reduced rates of Tare on All tho lines of Railroad Tassius through the Valley and for their Comfort and convenience while Here. The work necessary to the successful Issue of the event has been performed by the several standing committees the chairmen of which compose the following executive committee controlling the entire at dlr a col. Charles Lair Range chairman Hon. 1. D. Olio clinker. Treasurer Wesley Johnson Secretary Hon. Cd. M. Harding Hon. E. L. Dana or. H. Hol later Hon. A Tebbeu Jenkins Payne Pettebone George Coryj m. Court right Hon. Henry m. Hoyt Hon. Hen Drick b. Wright James p. Atherton r. J. Winner Calvin Parsons t. K. Butler. These gentlemen Are the Lineal descendants of the Brave men whose death they seek to commemorate Aud from the first meeting on the 3rd of july 1877, they have heartily Given their time and energies to inking Wyoming colonists wherever they May be to return to the Home of their ancestors and Aid in i their gallon no services and heroic death and to the it Copie of the land Wyoming extends n cordial Welcome on this Day which recalls her baptism in blood. a Missok Secretary c. I Billiani a chairman sex. Com. Personal ideality la heaves. The Rev. Or. To Lions Armitage in the fifth Avenue Baptist Church new York recently discussed Retog Niolon in heaven. A i believe we surely shall recognise our redeemed friends Alivo. Buell knowledge is in tire nature and fitness of things. It is tho Milf of Heathen and Pagan nations. The Hindoo widow burned herself so that she might enter the regions of the blessed with her husband. Bensons docs not condemn the idea nor does revelation contradict it. It is taught by christianity and often the Only Hope that sustains the it created when they have Tost their loved ones is Tomt of meeting and knowing them hereafter. Our love of those in heaven is wrapped up n the love of those on Earth. There will be a Mutual development of our personal identity there and we Samll know each other intuitively. It often lakes years on Earth to Complete a perfect Friendship and it is hard to believe that it will lie entirely crushed out hereafter. Clod does not create great desires or expectations within us without supplying something to gratify them. Heaven would la less privileged than Earth were there no Friendship. In it. Although i dearly love music yet if heaven were but a continual psalm of song and Rajul Cong it would become wearisome to me. We crave intellect feeling knowledge and a full grasp of the better part of nature imperfect Here. If i do not know those 1 know Here i shall he changed in intellect feeling memory and every mental Quality. Indeed the terrible conviction is forced upon me hat i shall be no longer Iny self. If i am not to know my friends some ii mgt Recti of Wilt lie in my mind and i Samll be inferior in heaven to what i was on lecturing a teacher. When Aaron Burr was at Princeton College he took a Strong dislike to one of the professors who being u Good Deal of a Martinet was in the habit of lecturing tie students for tardiness Aud other misdemeanours. The professor was a member of u society of which Burr Hup it ened to be president and occasionally attended the meetings. One evening he came in while they were transacting business. Burr saw this Opportunity and determined to improve it. With great dignity Aud a severe countenance he called the professor to Rise. He then Lingan to lecture him on the Ltd habit of a want of punctuality adding that the older members were Coj it noted to set a Good example to the younger. A i he said in closing a a not to in under the necessity of recurring to the subject again. You May take your scat the whole thing was done so naturally Aud gravely that the professor submitted like a school Bay. And it was sold Tomt a great improvement in his treatment of the students followed lie Ltd Learned by experience the Dis agreeableness of personal lecture before u crowd of witnesses. A a russian statesmen. Governor Curtin once minister to the court of 8t. Petersburg is writing an interesting series of articles on Hus Ala for the a Arutiun Union. The statesmen who immediately surround the car a throne Are in his judgment the equals of any in the world. Sorta Chakoff the leading spirit Luw More Power than is represented by the Chancellor of the Herman Empire or by the prime minister in England or the chief Cabinet officer of the United hta Tea Aud he enjoys to a wonderful extant the Confidence of he Sovereign. He is also very it popular with the nation from the Fket that Hie russian people lie Liec and justly too Tomt he was a very firm advocate of the of the serf. He was anxious for it and to and tho sagacity to understand after the crimean War which resulted very disastrously to Russia Aud which exhausted the nation financially that it was not politic for that government to carry on another War against so Many nations unless they had a Middle class. Next Togores cd Kofi in importance is it Iyun the finance minister who has lion for a Long time in the place. He is from the Hal tic provinces and is As his name indicates of German descent. In religion he is a . He has made finance ills study lie travelled in this country Many years ago before he came to his present kit sit Ion and is a very Able and liberally educated Man. More before the Public Tomt Itu tan is Ignat Lacfi. He is the son of a very distinguished russian general. Tomt he is regarded As one of the leading men in Russia is indicated let a the fact of his Many years residence in constantinople As ambassador. Curious wills. In 1702, John u a esq., of Hurrey died leu Vilig a will containing this clause a whereas it was my misfortune to lie made very uneasy by my wife for Many years from our marriage by her turbulent lie Levior for she Wuh not Content wit i despising my admonition Lait site Contri veil every method to make me unhappy she was so perverse to her nature that she would not lie reclaimed but seemed Only to lie Ixion to lie a plague to me the strength of Sampson the knowledge of Homer the prudence of Augustus the Cunt aug of Pyrrhus the a Uiti ence of Job the subtlety of in nil i it Al and the watchfulness of her Imogene could not have Tiosen sufficient to subdue her for no skill Orff Brela the world would make her Good and As we had lived set rate and a a it from each other eight years and she having perverted her son to leave Aud totally abandon me therefore i give her one shilling to lie furnished with such a character and then out Oil with a shilling is really too cruel. It is not wives alone who Sutler As will be seen from the next extract but Sisters both married and single receive their share of reproach and sarcasm. In this will of or. Dunlop a however there is some compensation for the wounds inflicted. He was of scotch origin and a member or Congress. His will contained this amusing clause a a i leave my property of Oal bread and nil the property i May be a it assessed of to Ziy Sisters and the former because she is married to a minister whom May god help him a she Hen picks the latter Liec Nuse she is married to nobody nor is she Likely to lie for she is an old maid Aud not Market Rife i leave my Silver Tankard to the eldest son of old John As the representative of the family. I would have loft it to old John himself but be would have Jet lied it Down to make Temperance medals and Tomt would have been a sacrilege. However i leave him my big Horn snuff Box he can ouly make Temperance spoons out of that i leave my lir other in Law Allan my Punchbowl As he is a big Gautiche Man Aud Likely to do credit to it i leave to Parson t Nevassie my big Silver a Small Token of gratitude to him for taking my sister Maggie whom no Man of taste would have take i leave to John Caddell a Sliver Tea pot to tho end that he May drink Tea therefrom Tozoni fori him under the affliction of a Slatterly wife i leave my Silver cup with the Sovereign in the Bottom of it to my sister because she is an old Malu Utida pious Aud therefore be Cessaro by Given to bearding and also my seen Mother s Auvil Aux of it looks a Cut to see an old maid taking fifty years ago an englishman left a will containing the following provisos a a 1 a bequeath to my Monkey my dear and amusing Jacko the sum of �10 Sterling per annul to be employed for his sole and exclusive use and Benefit to my faithful dog Hock and my Well beloved oat tip a pension of �5 Starling and i desire that. Iii Case of the death of either of the three the lapsed pension shall pass to the other two lie tween whom it is to be equally divided. On the death of All three the sum appropriated to this purpose shall become the property of my daughter Gertrude to whom i give this preference among my children la cause or the Large family she has id the difficulty she find in bring ing them it must have lieu exceedingly flatter lug to the daughter to have ranked fourth in her fathers Affell Louay first a Monkey lieu a dog then a eat then herself after Alt she outranked the other children but Only because of her numerous progeny. When Monsieur Coloin les a parisian merchant died he left about $0,0 10 to a lady of Rouen for having Twenty Yean before refused to marry him Quot through which a states the will a a i was enabled to live independently and Happy As a it is recorded of a Rich old Farmer that in giving instructions for his will lie directed a legacy of �100 to be Given to Bis wife. Being informed that some distinction was made usually in ease tie widow married again he doubled the sum and when told that this was quite contrary to custom be said with Heartfelt sympathy for hts possible successor a May but him is gets her a ii deserve a chinese thief s Charm. paper tells a Rich Story of a Rich chinaman a Ono of the richest mongolians in Han Francisco. His name is Chew Kow tip and he knew a trick Worth a thousand of All bins. The Story goes that he come to California about seven years ago. A penniless thief. He heard the t All formula stories about leprosy among the chinese and appreciated the american dread of this disease. He utilized it and Straightway committed to memory just four Mongrel words a you Savee me they constituted a meaning motto and acted As a Charm of safety for Chew Kow yup in the plying of his Trade. To could not to Idle the chinese never can. The second Naglit after his arrival he broke into a dry Good store and was carrying away his Load when a policeman collared him. He was perfectly tame and Meek and made no resistance. He simply said a a you Savee me the policeman wildly lied leaving he Leper to do All tho stealing he wanted in that dry goods store. It worked Well and Chew Kow yup thrived. Once and one Only he allowed himself to lie taken into court and this was an Experiment to try the humor of tho thing on the dignity of a judicial tribunal. He was charged with a wholesale Diamond robbery and when asked if he pleaded guilty or not guilty he plaintively replied Quot you Savee me a stroke of lightning in tho Midat of that court could not have Mode greater consternation. Tiie room was emptied in less than forty seconds of every soul hut the prisoner. Lie calmly gathered up two or the jury men a hats the judges f old spectacles and Loose change n the clerk s drawer and walked Oil unmolested. That trial was never resumed. The magical thief Barm was As effective in reality As any Oriental invisible Cap of the fables. Chew Kow yup of course had no taint of leprosy. He left for Hong Kong on a late Steamer with $90,000, the accumulated fruits of Bis Industry and understanding of american character. Willow Street wharf superstitions. Captains and sailors have a queer superstition in regard to Willow Street wharf Philadelphia where the Metropolis weighed Anchor. They say that every vessel that has sailed direct from that wharf that is without touch lug elsewhere on tie Wuy Down the River has been lost. The first was the United states Steamer Miami which sailed from there in 1865 for new Orleans and was wrecked in one of the passes to the Mississippi River and All hands lost. The next was the bark Albatross which tailed for in Eman Buoo in 1871 or 1872. The was never heard of afterwards. The Brig Edina left shortly afterwards and was wrecked on the Bahamas the majority of her Crew being lost. The number of casual boats that have sunk at Willow Street wharf have inspired canal boat captains with a dread of making fast to the pier. Captain of vessels who have occasion to Load at but pier frequently. It is Laid take on the first part of the cargo there and take he balance at another wharf. The police officers remark As a fact that a majority of the Drunken men who walk overboard into the Delaware Eloot either Willow Street or race Street wharf. W death from Joy b a rare occurrence in the sober Cloudy world. A Sheffield Blacksmith who had been la prison for two months returned to his Homo Aud on seeing he wife and child was of overpowered that he ruptured his heart Aud died before a phys Clau could be summoned

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