Settler And Pennon in Smethport, Pennsylvania
2 Jul 1840

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Settler and Pennon (Newspaper) - July 02, 1840, Smethport, PennsylvaniaTier county volume 1. Tiivi set tub Artru usher Weckle Smethport Jyh Keah a 1840. Number 39. Ii Anuj non Advance two dollars if nut .3 Gailiun months after subscribing info Julian i cents be inserted at one per ure Long primer for the and Twenty five Cento Jisc Quant figure Woric Bic Price. A discount will be made to who by the undo All arrearage Are paid Al the of the publisher. Roust be Post paid it five attention. I milk Al dancing master. mowing anecdote of Edward Ivun author of the night thoughts in the last number of the Lon metropolitan Magazine when Young left the University he As a master of arts and brought a Tav with him a vast Stock of greek a in join. Cut the fire of a Fine Ima was not extinguished under the acquit Fotion of his Scholastic in Vivida vis and enthusiasm in and when he began the Wais new and peculiarly to a pliable to each impression. Thus a person will not go far via tit meeting love on Hie Road and discovered k in the Charm it a Joe an j Pii Juat Grace of Anna to whom he offered a timid was accepted without . Tie society in which his one moved necessarily became the a his universe and the ladies a f it possessed in him a a. Devoted and assiduous Cavalier summer evening lie escorted lira to the Riverside not then so thick a upon As now. U was the mid Dlf summer and the hour was that one Evhen the wings of the Breeze bring coolness with them to ref no ail nature which was languid and minuted by the heat of one of those Days which Ever and anon us a taste of the fervid hours of a Ior-i-1 dime. B Itle and activity in a u Iii Weikl tin Faa instinct and motion and a thousand Eric wiped and 1 its Broad bosom a thous red sounds floated in the air and Jihn Hull of t in Olden time seemed tue in the full enjoyment of his prot tical picturesque i Bull of the second Quarter of the j Century in cocked hat and ared Cravat embroidered and Bright Chi Ore coat knee breeches and High j shoes. Young enjoyed the scene with a to e r. Aug found ample materials for of of his satire when one p Lii to lies proposed that they should u a to Vauxhall As it was a Public the proposition was received radar tuition and a Wherry was freighted with the joyous Compa t by of amusing his fair friends from his pocket a flute on excelled and his notes were f perfect that a crowd of boats soon nth ered around among others was fixed with Young officers which hastily up and took a station that of the musician. As v Urig Only played for the gratification his company and himself he did not was to be made a Public spectacle lie Sod returned his flute its Case. One of the officers took it no at this and thinking that his i was sure with a Young Man in a dress and whose aspect 1 martial he or ored paver to produce his flute and to . Young shrugged Lus Shoul i at piece of impertinence but no further notice of it it was by threats and curses which Hadj greater elect upon tiie person whoa they were who was very angry tint s s were disobeyed and his me div cited his rowers t with he boat of refractory. Sewn. And swore lie would fling unless he Immo playing. The alarm of ii a a was intrude and seeing Tegt so i Ier was about putting his threat i Ito they entreated Youngr to j to the Osierene a but tiie indignant still resisted. Exclaimed a soft at you Jjo to oblige wish me and to submit of such a Young thew out his flute without another word and played several Gay airs whilst the triumphant Soldier beat time with ostentation applauded Vehe mently and looked round As if to impress upon the auditors the idea of life arrestable importance. The company soon after reached Vauxhall where the parties separated. But although Young s exterior wan Calm he fe3t a deep resentment for the insult to which he had been subjected in his presence. Her accents had soothed his Wrath but it could not extinguish the desire of vengeance and of making his oppressor ridiculous in his turn so he determined not to lose eight of the aggressor and to take the first Opportunity when he was alone of speaking to him. An occasion soon offered when he coolly addressed him said he you have got an awk Ward habit of speaking too loudly rejoined the other that s be cause i make a Point of being obeyed at Tho first word. But that depends upon your hearers and 1 have a different opinion have Jou and yet it seems that just of but you must know Why i submitted to your Well what is your wish now to give you to understand that if i produced my flute it was not to gratify you but solely to oblige the ladies under my escort and who were fright ened at your Long sword and loud oaths but they Are not Here now know this is a Challenge and your Why should if you have affronted me and owe me satisfaction the Soldier smiled disdainfully As he you please sir you shall be satisfied. When and in what place shall it be to Morrow at Day break in Bat to Tea Fields without seconds As the affair Only concerns you and me and my profession compels me to have some regard to the proprieties of society be it so what Are your arms the replied the juvenile member of the Church militant i .4 i he g it if Ycu any for Nio the parties on the following morning they were both punctual to their the orc of had drawn his rapier when Young produced a Large horse pistol from beneath his cloak and took a steady aim at his antagonist do you asked the astonished Soldier have you brought weapons to assassinate me but that will depend upon yourself. Last night i played on the flute this morning it is your Tarn to dance i would die of is you have taken an unworthy adv Atthage of this stratagem Asoa Dij yesterday of the presence but come capt Airt you must begin your Minnet j i Liall do no such thing sir your conduct is most no Strong language Btl re Captain dance at once or 1 will fire these which were uttered with much earnestness and accompanied with a corresponding gesture produced the effect desired. The officer finding himself in a retired place and at the mercy of a Man whom he bad grievously offended and who seemed determined to exact reparation after his own fashion did As he was Desind an j stepped through the figure of a minuet while Young whistled a slow and appropriate measure. When it was finished. Young sir you have Dane ocl Romar Cumy Urell Nirh better in its Way than my flute playing. We Are now even so if you wish we will begin another dance in which i will be v our vis a Vissa ing which he Drew his sword. But tiie dancer very Justl thought he had received a proper lesson and More favourably appreciating the Man vie had so wantonly insulted thought it would be Witler to have him for a Friend than an . He therefore held out his Liana to Young who Shook it cordially and in perfect Harmony Arm in Arm Tutsi a quilted the spot which might have Leen Cita to one of them but had for Bijj mutely Only served to give and take a lesson in dancing. The packet ship sit vie de Grasse left new York on monday for Hamre dollars in specie. Of is Bonadeo the Pultor of a Southern paper says gives us so much and satisfaction As to con fess it lat 2. Perfect jackass a Are i leap year. In this year the ladies Are privileged characters. Why so they Are every year and foul Bem him who would curtail their privileges were it Bat by a i Hairls breadth. The Best seat at the i table the choicest morsel of the Good things thereon and the easiest seat at the fre Are their undoubted they Are privileged to scold their Hus bands to spend their Money to destroy their quiet and turn them out of doors on washing a is. They Are privileged against retaliation insult and ill treat ment and so Mote it be. We speak of course of civilized Indian Squaw s privileges Are to Hoe water and Cut Wood but even among the rudest Savages enjoys some Pri Veges which her lord does not to recount the privileges of civilized woman were to reckon the Sands on the sea Shore. The special privilege of leap ear is it seems for the lasses to make the first advances towards Matrimony to ask a stand of being asked. Vain Meaer Roleous notion. They pop Tho ques Tion As often As we do every year As every one knows who has per Ambula Ted Broadway of a pleasant evening even by word of a out. On this score it is we who Are to be we can say yes but once. Grant however that woman s Tongue is forbidden to pronounce the words will cannot the Eye speak and that More eloquently than the lip Al Are there not a thou Sand ways besides speaking by which the inclinations can be made known the advantage is on the woman s Side if the Man will not Grant her mute sup plication at least he cannot boast that he has exercised the Powers of rejection. That privilege belongs exclusively to woman and it is that in which Many most glory. Every year is leap year y. Sun. Presence of you should happen to meet with an Accident at table Endeavor to preserve your Compo sure and do not add to the discomfort you have created by making an unnecessary fuss it i remember 12jl told i a very accomplish died mat Piui u i Tough Goose he had the Send it entire out of the Dii ii into tiie j Lap of lady next to him or which he looked her full in the lace and said a am i will thank you for Feit Goose this manner of bearing Sua a flying Accident gained him Nore credit than he lost by his awkward carving. The re building of Natchez has commenced. Carpenters ale asking five dollars per Day for their services. A Man warned Rowe attempted to j desert from the Navy Yard at hous ton he was pursued he Drew a knife on his followers Cne of whom shot Huiai. The reason he gave for his desertion was. That they the Navy had stopped his grog. Left handed prisoner at the bar of a mayor s court being called of to plead to an indictment Lor larceny was told by the clerk to hold up his right hand. The Man immediately held up his left hand. Hold up your right said the clerk. Please your Hon said the culprit s ill keeping his hand up please your Honor i am left handed a Gen Tonan Latel. Addressed a Billet Fiir to lady in a neighbouring town curious postscript please Send a answer As i have Spau hotly in Eye an application was recently made to the governor of new York for the Par Don of Benjamin Rathbun now confined in the state prison at Auburn for forgery. He has however declined interfering in the matter. A 8hrewt pedlar hav tried in vain to soil a think gun for five dollars at length Suc by putting a six Dollar lock of tier. Tax of lady having remarked in company that she thought there should be a tax on the single replied who was present and was a most Nota ble specimen of toe uncompromising old Bachor As on an Oiffer luxuries watch Worth a Hundred dollars. If the thief will Reti irn it he shall be inf fined Gratis where he May steal one Worth u o of a and no questions j8hn Hancock. Tha Fol Lotring is from work announced by Tfaye venerable e. A to Jour As Katf of the Cincinnati evening Post under ithe title of reminiscences of six commencing with the bottle of Lesing Toa the memory of this great Patriot statesman and orator has been boost grossly neglected White hundreds whose services in the cause of Independence were not a tithe of his Jive been to the skies and live on can Vass arid in Marble this great Patriot s name but Seldom finds a place even. When celebrating that Freedom he was among the very first if not the first to risk up life in obtaining. 1 have for years noticed this neglect with feelings of unfeigned regret never was a Man More beloved by any people than ban cock by the people of Massachusetts. With the exception of a single year when Bowdoin was put in he j was for sixteen successive Yean elected their governor Aad closed his patriotic and illustrious life in that High station. Hundreds of times have i seen him when to worn out and crippled by Dis ease Utah he could not stand taken from his Carriage into the arms of two Fath Ful servants who regularly att gilded for and carried up to the count a chamber a distance of nearly fifty from the Street tha last time Tyr addressed his fellow Cithens was the most impressive scene i Ever witnessed. A town meeting was called upon a question of great excitement old Hall could not contain the people and an adjournment took place to the old South meeting Bouse Han cock was brought in and carried up in to the front gallery where the Hon. Benj. Austin supported him on the right and tie celebrated or. C. Jar vision the left while he addressed the multitude the governor commenced by stating to his fellow citizens that he Felt it the West time he should Ever address thenh that the seeds of mortality were Grov Hng last within him the fall of a pin inight have been heard such it death like silence pervaded the listen ing Towd during the whole of Ani Shrite tears Faa in Ainuu Agnos. The ipe eting ended be was coat eyed to hit Carriage Atud taken Homey but Neveis again appeared in Public his death soon after. The Corpse was Embo welled and kept for eight a i give an Opportunity to the Citi Zens from the most Distant parts of the state to Reader the last tribute of respect to Bis memory. They came by thousands and tens of the procession was an hour and a half in passing. The Post of Honor among tiie military was Given to the Concord Light in Katry Coder capt darts the same who commanded them on the Ever Nae mor Feble nineteenth of april 75. It was the most solemn and interesting and incomparably the longest funeral procession i Ever saw. Samuel Adams who was lieutenant governor be governor sex official by the death j of i cock and followed the Bier there j were to hearses with nodding plumes in those Days As chief Mourner the venerable Patriot could not endure the and was compelled to retire from the procession. I Hancock before the revolution i a Man of vast Fortune and although he permitted it to flow in the cause o his country like water he had still enough left to support a splendid establishment and lived and entertained like Ai Prince. His generosity was unbounded. I Well i rent Ember that one evening n each week during summer a full band of Niu Eie at his own expense attended in front of Bis venerable Stone mansion at head of the common to entertain the citizens who were pro menacing of the mall he Seldom left Boston to vis it at any distance Bat when he did. He was always escorted by a Volunteer Troia of cavalry who held themselves in readiness for that purpose. He was vef a fond of joke and repartee to much that a worthy citizen of Boston Theniel Balch esq., a Hatter Wio never failed to appear among the invited guests at his hospitable Board obtained the Unea vied appellation of the governor s Jester the celebrated Rissot in his travels in the United Oft his meeting gentleman at Han cock s table and such was the Mutual attachment Between the governor and met Balch that if the former was called Ai Iray no matter what distance. Squire Eftekh attended atm like Shadow Thich the Foik Ndang circa stance most the Post illustrates. Governor Hancock Tofas called on to visit the then province of on Cru ice Occas in tic to avel in state and was attended by tiie Hon. Col Orne Ono of the exclusive Council and Nathaniel Balch their arrival at Portsmouth new Hampshire was Titus humorously announced on thursday last arrived in this town Nathaniel Balch esq., a. Coop Anieda by his excellency John Hancock and the lion. Azor Orne Esq these events of by gone Days been brought to my recollection by tote following Short paragraph from the n. Y. Evening Star valuable Limaye had icel for us at our office for inspection tit principal commission appointing John Hancock first major general or Cne Massachusetts Colony. It is dated May a poetical Natch sex free trader gives the following vivid description of the Eye of one of the beauties of that particular Region. It is capital in its Way. A philosophic Fly stood on the Long tensile lashes of the Natchez and gazed into the Eye which Sha ded. At first he thought it a Volcano of fire. Its dark deep Waves were troubled and shot sashes of Iuit that made him tremble although they Nei ther scorched his wings nor the Silken lash on which he Soott he looked again and a dreamy Haze soft As tha Nightfall of Balmy f Over uie troubled orb. The Fly gazed in and loved the Saphian Mirror reflecting a heaven of deep Sweet peace. Again the Fly saw the pearls of the soul Dis solving by some tender s and chasing each other in suf fusing gushes Down a Cheek Pale with emotion. Into those Pearly Waters the Fly dipped his it ing and sew away to hide the pre Cious moisture among the tints of the a Man who was determined to is married in Scotland some time ago a fear id the West end of the town had the banns of marriage betwixt him and Yonne woman regular in in toe Abbey Chorea the wedding night was appointed and the Marge sup per provided. The hour company they looked in rain for the Bonny Bride " after waiting in anxious suspense for More than an Hoar the bridegroom stated that they were not to be baulked of their supper in consequence of the absence of the Bride. The supper was few bowls of toddy were drank and some jokes were made at the Bride s absence which the Bride Groom took in Good part. There were a few unmarried females present one of whom gave the Ivorite song i m Ower Young to marry yet when it was approaching to Midnight it was proposed that the company should break no. To this the bridegroom re plied there s no hurry for i m deter mined to be married before we part this announcement created no Small Surprise and tiie unmarried females simmered and laughed. The Bride Groom however declared it was no joke and that he would marry any of them that would accept his offer. To this one of Vliem replied the offer has been fairly made and it will be As fair accepted. I have known you for a number of tears As a Well behaved industrious Young Man and i begin to think that i m not Ower Young to marry if the company were rather Dull before they now broke out into uproarious mirth and after drinking tha health of the new made Bride in a flow ing hamper the marriage was Consun. Mated a la Greta and the stocking was thrown amid loud cheers and laughter. A gossip s Story Bow Hopkins told me that she Hoard Green s wife say that John wife told her that Granny Howe Beard the widow Burns that Captain Weed s wife thought col havens wife belie ve4 that old miss Lamb reckoned that Sam Uel Dunham s wife had told Spalding s wife that she heard John Morse s wife say Liat Mother told her old mrs. Fair heard Granny Cook say that it was matter of now who can doubt itt a Fara country editor in speaking of a Steamboat says she had Etc tree inert it in Ker Cabin life of exclaimed an old lady on Reading the above what a Squaw Ling there must have Beta f a lady in Maina lately re roared damage

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