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Smethport M Kean Miner (Newspaper) - August 12, 1865, Smethport, PennsylvaniaV. Collins by letter minn., july 24tb, to be Chicago Tribune an account of an sex Peri Lieut by a mrs it eve v. A roil in conversation with my. Bad not Over conic be difficulty he machine namely Taro inability to Bat there will to no difficulty id descending from let i Brest elevate for. The letter writer described the Experiment machine Uros this morning at in hour appointed we were promptly at or. Smith s and found him ready 8e Stork at the Doo there stood Tiro teams and wagons one of which contained what i supposed to Boft Canvas tent with id the other we took our Seak the a she consisted of or. Smith and his clerk James Mclennan crypt. Cob and myself Patrick Riley and Andrew Ward the Drivers six in fill. Or. Smith was enveloped in a Large Linen dus tar which quite concealed Bis person. During the ride he App Jeard rather serious and taciturn. In two hours we reached a Point about twelve Miles West of the City and there stopped. 1 the n rolling Whol uncultivated and with no travelled roil for several Miles on either Side. The can Vass dec., was taken out and spread upon the ground and i found to my nmn ziment that instead of r tent it pros an immense Kite made of Mil cloth with a Strong Joo ital Frame. It of the kind known As the House Hexagon in form and when put together was Twenty five foot in length thus containing an area of Over 500 Square feet its Cord was about the thickness of my Little Finger but of great strength ing manufactured it to order. The Tail of the Kite was merely a Light rope ladder. Or. Smith not threw off Bis Linen duster and i could scarcely avoid laughing it his App France. Beneath Hia pita nod extending around fat s body there was b Copper Cylinder n foot wide from top to Bottom and about two feet in diameter. His Ordinary clothing had been replaced by 8 tight fitting suit of ribbed cloth made apparently All in one piece. Atts bed to his arms and body were n Nii of a bed wings made of Strong material with a Light framework of steel. When at rest these wings if i May so Call them Bung lowly about him like a closed am Brella but when his arms were raised they became Este Oded and gave him an Odd appearance resembling the Green monster in the pantomime. Scores of Ordinary bladders were fastened to the suit above equally in every part some were placed close to the body and others depended at various lengths from one to three feet from the Mouth of each a hollow flexible tube communicated with the Cylinder. These if extended would consequently form a net work of air tubes. L made these observations hastily tire nip Muser my no win Wenli the hic which had been set no on e slight Eleva Tion should be raised. The Captain and myself called out together that he had forgotten his Parachute but he replied impatiently that he did not need it. We declared however that we would not permit so fool Hardy an Experiment unless this pre caution i s taken and after a hello Parley be consented. A steady Breeze was blowing from the Southeast. Riley Ward took their place in the Wagon beside the Coil of rope Mclennan acted As Driver. White Captain Cobb nod i remained on the ground As spectators. The horses were storied into a Gallop and to Rose slowly end heavily but steadily upwards. I glanced it my watch it was Twenty minutes past two o clock. The Kite continued to Rise with a slight swaying motion higher higher. It reamed a though the Der ing Reron nut must become sick and dizzy at his loft-1-" de like we perceived that or. Brail n to descend. Very gradually and exactly fat Quarter before three he inched we ran toward Pond considerably Rah nested. Cheerily however. 4o on Hearty co Grotis Lati ofis. As the Wngo As half already Retano edit did not take Long to Fitow away the Kite ac., and then resumed to City. The miss bids or a Rich new York correspondent of Ibe Rochester Democrat is responsible for the following ale inner t. Stewart Cletro one thous and dollars per excepted All the year round. Cornelius Vunder bils pleads guilty to double while Wai. B. Astor rates Bis income at four three Hundred and thirty dollars thousand per Day sleeping or waking the latter gentleman finds a three Dollar Bill drop Ping into his hat every minute of the Twenty four hours. He cannot Ait Down to talk with his physician Witt tout a Tittle More wealth if not health he cannot unburden his mind for ten m Ionics without feel ing the Burden increasing in his pocket and he cannot walk Broadway however the weather May be without meeting a Shower of Money. At every Sura neb Suret him in the Haeft in the most insolent manner. Banks fling their dividends at his head ruthless financier a beat him with Eon a pitying and son less corporations dump their filthy Lucre it his Doorstep and contemptuous Bill stickers plaster Bia Bouse with greenbacks. One might inquire what the fellow fans done to Merit this treat ment. And the Only charge that can be brought is that he was r Rich Man s Eon end therefore must suffer. 12, a state convention will be held at Hama big on thursday August iwo. 1865 Ai 12 6 Dock to for the Papen of pitting in nomination a state ticket to be supported by the friends of die Union at the coming october election. Time ear Meas nod zealous labors of it Libya secured the great Victory in 1864, made the which out enemies denounced a a Mure glorious Success to 1865. Our Dag has beets maintained our ene Mies destroyed end government preserved and Pence let every Friend wh0 aided in this result take measures to be represented in that convention. We must Aee to it that the fruit of our Success Are not lost to the Kation. Bosi Nass of visa importance will be presen Ted for its consideration and every District. In the state should be rep repented. By order of the Union state Central com Mittee. Simon Cameron chairman. To Pitt fifty per now sad fatal of a vile some cowardly scamp sent us a while Ngo n notice of what purported to be the marriage of n couple at Oneida Volley Madison county. Although the usual fee did not accompany it we published it be cause we have a number of subscribers in that place. We have since Learned that the notice was a Crue Boss. The names Given were those of Well known parties but no marriage Between them had Ever been dreamed of. As it turned out the affair was attended with n very end result a correspondent writes us that n Young lady woe accused of being the writer of the Boas and her feelings were so wrought upon by the opprobrious charge that she went into spasms and died almost immediately. We would give something to know the name of the fellow who sent us the Al Bany journal. G3t general Joe. Johnston applied for Pardon on thursday and the washing ton correspondent of the. N. Y. Times says it is probable that an exception will be made in favor of and Bis Pardon granted it once instead of putting him on indefinite probation As in the cases of other rebel generals. Among the grounds amen att y genl that Johnston did till he could to bring the rebellion to a close Long before it became palpably evident that the thing was in a collapsed condition. Suddenly i was startled by an exclamation from my companion end noticed a dark object falling from the Kite and flutter ing downwards. It was the Parachute which Smith had thrown away those in die Wagon which arcs now half a mile Dis Tant did not seem to notice this occurrence. Obviously his invention should full had become one of appalling danger since it is Nora Obj impossible to bring b Kite to Ibe ground who ont a violent and jerking lateral motion. It seemed equally Peri for to Stop of to proceed. Trembling with eos Ety we notched with straining eyes Bis fast receding form. I had an excellent Fieldg Fass which gave me a perfect View of his every motion. And now we noted that both the bladders and the wings had begun to expand. Higher but we Coald detect in big attitude specimens of Western oratory Are rather stale but Here is a bit Selsted by trustworthy authority As authentic which has not been in print is Europe compared with America no whar i where is England s no they Call England the mistress of the sea but what makes the sea the Mississippi River makes it. And All we be got to do is to turn the Mississippi into the Mammoth Cave and the English Navy will be Floun Dering in the cent of Che Money raised to procure Voskan Teera for the last draft will be paid Back. To those entitled to it by the subscriber at tire Bennett House this saturday evening Between to hours of 8 Lori 20 o clock. L. Rogsh3 the combi Abbt h Sugges Ted int b piece of land owned by b. B Hamlin Esq which k known us the race course be purchased for a Emery ground. It would be a sensible move to some Saiad for that purpose to some locality but we very much doubt the propriety of moving Down on the Flats. Let it be on the aide Bill which is susceptible of drainage Why Don t the incorporator a move in the int tar of jobs won in tended to have the funeral Sermon of John Holmes preached at the Baptist cd Orch but was found impracticable a she Church would not Becco modal More than half of those who wished to attend. Accordingly the court House was selected but even that failed to Seal the funeral Sermon Wos preached by or. George of Dunkirk n. Y. It was an interesting sol impress . Row no sign of doubt or trepidation. The bladders soon became distended so a to almost hide the Man from View. He had now reached an Elevation As near As i could judge of to feet or about a Quarter of a mite. He of Deta tubed his arms from the ladder Bis feet remaining upon it and waved the wings upward and Down Ward As if so try them. For an instant he blood and then relinquishing nil sup port be sprang off into the empty Airl for moment my heart dood still i held my breath expecting to see him dashed to the Earth. But he did not fall he did not even seem to tend downwards. Hissing Lawil with great swiftness and be floated in. Hort Kontol position with apparent ease. Again i glanced at my watch. The hand pointed to Twenty seven minutes before three the Kite deprived of its bal Pooh to the ground. Watching narrowly it was evident that or. Smith was slowly moving Forward. It appeared to me. That the bladder slightly contracted and expanded alternately As one s Chest about the bards Case Ever heard of was a murderer named Stone executed Many Yean since in Exeter. Lost before the rope was placed round his neck he re Quested the sheriff to give him a mag of ale. The request being promptly attended to he took the Cap and commence j blow ing the froth from the ale. What Are you doing that nervously asked the sheriff. Returned the perfect wretch i Don t think froth is gov. Curtin has returned from Saratoga having Beon called Home by the illness of one of his children. It will be pleasing to his excellency s friends to know that his Short soon pm it the Springs materially improved his health cod Occo More fitted him physically for the arduous duties of his last wednesday evening. Ail that is now needed to make the institution a Success is n Little vim on the part of the the following officers were elected l. Rogers president . Re dwell vice president in Kjor Mccoy Secretary. W. W. Brow i and we. J. Milliken were appointed chief disputants for the next meeting. With such Talent for debaters none can attend without Benefit. Position. In breathing. Of this i could not feel certain since appearance Way Honvo resulted from their fluttering motion the Captain s opinion coincided with my after Lew minutes which seen the firm of Bench Burgess Erie City to Ninne to keep their Trade before the Public. They advertise extensively and Well they May for u is impossible to find a belter Stock of goods in their line in this Section of the country. They Are largely engaged in the manufacture of no be inde of confectionary and dealers will find their goods to be of the Best Quality and most Saleable kind. They also keep constantly on band an assortment of orangey Lemons nuts. For ego and Domestic fruits canned fruits pickets oysters cigars tobacco their notion and toy department embrace All the Small wares in daily use. Paying particular attention to the wholesale Trade and buying in Large lots they Are enabled to Supply dealers it lowest Cash prices. Orders promptly and carefully filled. The Moss Elm and cough Candy continues in demand. The Wool Sale Price per Gross has been reduced giving the retailer n larger mar Gin bi.-Betiaj yes wanted. Persons bringing berries in town to sell will please remember that we wish to Purchase a few occasionally especially if those bringing them Ore indebted to Tia office for bobs rip lion. Not Long ago we concluded to Stop buy rag berries pick them Manelf a fold thus Cut off s int Essonie broach of expenditures. We repeat half a Day k the Woods and wastes of Tau explored nature looking of berries lost pocket knife and came near getting Tost on Wolf rained a pair of furan ahead blood for regiment or two of Musqui Tea and picked three pints of berries Worth exactly 32 1-2 we gained Atli in by the operation cent the inward enl action of in Ruig like the led a Logon of film ing Muey Nitos and Learned a practical lesson on the vanity of All when expectations a the Wilcox hah Post office department Sun their Nowr teem eni Tot letting the above route stipulated that the gab Slemec by in Sling tree far comity do not emt Micir for Teany years past it the Pic tree to assess be heated if Bija at own Quarter their a stating she they acre. It is not deference a the value of wild lands be tween the present pc Jorj and Tea or Twenty years since of a Lickli we complain. Of Mattace thera Ore Ameibl lands be ing held in different parts of the county at prices ranging from 3d to 100 dollars per Awe. These lands Are owned by Snen Liv ing at a distance who have no interest in common with us. Some of them a in the the Case of the Ridgway and Bingham lands Are not to be purchased at any Price out of Market others. Like the Wernwag lands Are held it so High a figure that no Man will invest in hem because o be impracticability Oft developing them without Means of transporting the products of Market this state of things is highly disaster Obi to our county so is Ite growth and Prosperity a concerned. These lands came a to the bands of the present owners at Mere nominal an in. In the Caw of l Binghan and Ridgway lands they family inherit or and the Only tax they Are to the present owners is simply the trouble they receive in collecting the i com derived from them. The Weinung lands fell into the hands of the present owner for a Mera to exceed if we Ore cow try informed the sum of of within a few years past ibis tract of land Boa been sold and a Warda of o the Purchase Money paid in but owing the fail rare on the part of the purchasers to pay the balance in a stipulated Lime the land reverted to Formes owner. Hero Ibea is tic Case of three Owa immense bodies of count Cost them nothing a improve and develop them ers do so. The same May be Naid of other companies As Well As these. With this state of things what is the duty of the citizens of m Kean county f can we in Justice to ourselves remain careless and indifferent As to the disposition these Largo bodies of lands is it Tigh for any Man or set of men to bold All the Mineral lands of our county from year to year without developing them and we receiving no More Benefit from them than a a Sahara a there no remedy for this Grea wrong which is being inflicted opon we contend there is and that it b the per amount duty of those who have the mat Ter in charge to Corr it whatever action May have already been taken an Goon As it is possible to do so. Our remedy is this acre o these lands should be assessed at their True valuation the assessors May ask How can that valuation be ascertained f we an Sopr by ascertaining what Price the owners of the lands put upon them. We Are credibly informed that an acre ban been offered for one tract of acres but the owner will riot sell for less than Mere Hen is the valuation fixed by the owner himself. So with other tracts a Little Effort on the part of the assessors and they can ascertain the owner s valuation of nearly every tract in the county. Unless this is done the Mineral lands of our county Ore of no More Benefit to us than As though they were As destitute of mine Rife is any Region of country on Earth. If this Iadone and we Are Happy to state the subject a being that a revision of Judas p. Benj Mio who a been both Secretary of Wai and secretory of state under the Daws disposal ton has arrived Iron a i jew Ond a to punishment Theo Jefe my Davis not because be a a jew fat a Man can jew and a gentle maa hut because he a a criminal a moan tier murderer. He canard Union men by to Thona Ond to be and butchered. He was one of the master spirits of the rebellion and justly merits n worse Fate than is Likely to overtake Why imprison Alexander Stephens let such rascals As Benjamin roam at on the 15th most that Day a sear at hand yet no one a this View pity knows who gets the route. It is pretty Genera Liy conceded that the fatten into the Handa of of the Range of the Smethport once. We regret this on one account if for no other. A the triennial assessment is highly probable use Revenue received from these inn de Wil build splendid roads and elegant school houses to every Section of our county. Thus will we be benefited even if the dog in the Manger policy continues to characterize the action of those who own each an immense portion of our wild lands. What this jew will next turn his Atten Tion to remains to be seen. Having escaped a a very Small boat it is not probable that be has got a Large Stock of second band clothing to commence business with in Cuba. If , a wholesale dealer would Send his jewish Friend a few trunks of clothing each a be sent to Norfolk and it would be a great Relief to Benet Trio and a still greater Relief to the country. Of entire Cabinet one a o prison or and that is Ragan the boat Mas Ter general and to most Ino Fli naive All. Great american or. Crooks the a gent for the Sale of this valuable work that be will deliver it to the inst week of this month or Iho first of next. We ognian notify our readers that if Thoy to subscribe for this work they Mua do so very soon. We arc authorized to receive for the and on or Crooks a the Only for of Chi county and Only through him can work be we would Ylvisa Thow who desire it took ave names with daring coming week. It is Gyrn re lev conceded tent Gwitt conflict will to the Stamford i Mary of our into troubles and every family Libra re should Eon Trio n copy. Is with morn than Ordinary pleasure that we Are Nolc to cd Iron ice inc Vrej 6nost Quality of flour being manufactured at the a Atli port Mills. Ten enterprising prep Virtor or. H. M. Bush of curd the service of an experienced who has put Mill in excellent condition Annj Nile to Ihm Row Ion of with choicest Brand of floor made from the of Wistem Whent. We have Dentral floor and know that it can t be beat in in Noru a article and we ask for Ople to Prou it Bonie manuf Iturea. Deleand Boa been granted to the sad of Persona Lademma to Sato get Star pro de to Roake ing against the name w duly to on uie 20tb of july j Loti or Tutt Totten from Benz d Todte _ de by scr bar or bearer on the lib of Hoytt tatar Orat. A an Benof w or ing no e. Watt Owoc Ang to ism to Tob Twett bar Greff executor of the Lart wham i David Crow Vecea aed has Fite djo Offiel Hia lost and gnat m and will present said at Ita unit Ela cd or pit a court to in wernet port on us her 1865. W. W. Notice u a web Given that to motor nut Ana ornate f my office Ilio of the Caido Field deceased for Icett Lenont. And Vilt i lie rame Tor confirmation do the co it. To be he d the fourth Matitu of seple Fiat Nants. A. W. Brown t to the notice. Whereas. Tent Amenta took nth Josh Thoj. Tate Ftp hip m Kean county to do iwo. Kran Tut to Iho Bikih scribers. A pawns i blvd to the raid Evjue Are make intr Namu any Innel and Cainin or demands the in Latte of tic Towb with oat Eulav to Eli k k i h a. A. K. Johnson Gnu Furd july i7tl.ie65. Adisai stator s wide raw. Int Crai f Tho it to Niah Hong third late it the co. At Grantl the to Are to Mabr immediate bar by cd Iima nip tint Tiri Tuot will Ihen duly or Rackl to Sam a Sanford Adario Immor. 23, the m m. Of hip Cwm in no m Kean Dett Aird Baa to the , All ant am a noded Merit Ami having ump will ii recent firm 1 a i d do Coli Elk a a notice to in he. Iber Tot in p. K. Still or aug Tell porn Dunt run will to a. B Kelly in in Iii Iford. Arr tinn Munich a instr menu or Goklen opinions Nero nil. A a Corgi number of Ibe Leipzig signals the g musical journal of Europe the a priority of be Mitson final to co Bine t organs in inti mating that Ticac Awve Dis covered the secret of avoiding the mrsh Reedy tones of of ibis class. will Par la a. E in her u i lie o in Critty Ottmo. Jorse. 29lh the we arc glad to ten tour Clever townsman Frank King is doing it driving a Sincsak. Frank will sell Chi cup is any other nod sometimes Chi no if you want anything in Hia line Loo t fail to give him a Call. Patsy s fati Iea. The Florida Union says that the afflicted Folber of Payne the would be of Seward Las been a Keg n visit to Jacb Fonville in hot state. The Union says a the Fother f Flyne called on us one Day this week. Pkg sons Isreb Ted to me honour a for m Keta county for attn Rory Tow Layat to i. Millikin whom 1 Heety Tolj Point my agent to collect end Rev tie the John c. Hack 8. Jiw. Niet port. July tub . Stray. C Omo to on r ii Jon a or flow of Terr in l take him ukr by or lie will be Tatco riling to Law. Levi aces. Keating. Loth notice a mra by these that e. Blair sch term tin i Jimiy of Akcan do heretic ant Borlie Inu and Upp Oioi we. I. The port county Oft m Kean Tim nil Ray True Trail a Wal Effot it i than set Irwy to collect and an toe he Latue lion of Nail office of raid to in tote or Calm m i or do if personal Lar present. We Termi Ray thu. St a oae thou Naod eight Banatty to str Orf. J. B. Notice. The veritable War ii ores of the Fao Mol rebel chief Stonewall a Kemm seen at i. Life of land Ronkes n Fine appear inca in the As it doubtless did when leading to the coarse against oar Loyal armies. The Steed a tic property couple of Clever attorneys not very responsible the is True of this place put in a bid for Ulze route at a now a figure As it can be ran. Up to this writing Day they Hava not a of Hope from the a department and their suspense is tra by . They seem to think Tia is their Only Chance for business in Rotre Bush a oar hearts we pity Gem sad Hope the depart Mere give them sight if. It b no better than of top of a stage coach. 1 Side of the Public under she efs Cimeot Tao flee ment . Bro work begins to present rapid signs of improvement we totals us Isolona could be said of the North 0ide. J the stats Road to in Der stand that Gen. Annc who is one of the for building the Kenn Elk and Forest Bute Road bos a Force of men at work cutting out that portion of the Road Between Kone and Marvin Creek via Howard Hill. This will prove in import ant Road to this Region of country for the reason that it will be the easiest rond for of freight leading from Smethport to the Bito. Erie b. From Marvin Creek to reach the Summit of Howard Hilf the in Deus very Light and once upon the Summit the Road b level to Kane. We Hope for a speedy comple Tion o this the Road. The Atlantic most Gratifying Success so far attends the pay ing oat of the great Ocean telegraphic Ca ble from the deck of great at lost accounts 700 Miles Huj been Smyj Cess Folly Laid and the pros Metis Are that by test week the continents will be linked a Kotric be Renida on a Plantation three Mies from live Oak station on to Pensacola and and Georgia Mara and. He lost one son at in Battle of Murfreesboro another return d Home Ronier nerd for life. Lewis waa Only Hope in bits old age. The afflicted father wan a in Piet minister Fla stated. We must pronounce just the terrible punishment of to Eon but we cannot withhold Otar deepest sym Pathy for the heart strike Parent or in teem him less a a worthy Man and the Chicago times says that Tho City a Vernm with Nice Young men who have rushed in for employment legion of them better Rush for the Prairies. F3f five Auclea of the editor of the fair Field Iowa Ledger bad a reunion at Sten Benville Ohio on the 5th ult. They bad not All together before for 41 years. Or the if off inca memo facett by tic court of county of the Klote of a Vor under a Domestic Accel neat out of court Uke notice All indebted to raid Jome. B. Or from a any property a deliver All name of Moat ra3 Topf Lotf and belonging to Raeb def adapt to and All creditors of Fatui u h Arren 10 present if cell Croudu or dem add to the said at Furd m Kean county it being their place of Rcpt. . By arts. A. Tax a Radford july 7th. X or Chr Mitthof Art her lout to Clit tall imbue of in aug coot Lovd Lula Law or Penzot of b. Colp Tot. 1 inv Ulp r d Ham Tia to trn a Lori 2t, Jutt. Unit i one Towt 1 fat the Reward will be paid to Toftum pocket Book and its to do. Or to us re j. . Has got no a very pretty enough for a Baro door vat altogether too Nice. One Day the philosopher Bian found himself in the same vessel with s crowd of com Heb. A Tun pent came instantly the whole band began o invoke the Succour of the gods quiet Yoo said the Sage if Ibe Are perceive amt you Are Here Wonhe Penn no Leaola 8teto affry Goltare str 1 will hold Eihl Biclon of via Nat Day. And or War 26, 27. 28 and 29, Sci at Williamsport. Lycoming any information desired will personal apply Matlob or by letter to the Nader at or a. Loyd Hami too. Preo Dent Jorr Inborg. The office of die Ivy Trety wed be Ofin of Hao port of and after the a tic of september. A. Sec Reury. Korri town Joly a t. Seems watchmaker a jeweler Al Tom to inform the people of Aad or Roandl i i Oua Tiea thai be offers for talc 6 Good Stock of u Urchea clo Clu and Jewery. Spectra of All kinds and it the Lowert prices. In prepared to do All work Tach m 4c., lathe Best Mayo or. Boom East ride o Public Sciare
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