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Smethport M Kean Miner (Newspaper) - December 27, 1864, Smethport, PennsylvaniaIs Pobu Stekli Btu wjbs0ir office West Side of a duo Boa be of delay taxi for hates of win charged 11 80 per Boarts of i j column to i our v w 41 ii 1200 2ooo, 1000 160 28 out and year 6oo of when Are it 1 0 smaller Type eight no narc. Nod Matt to Adl Brencda six u no Tzumi 3 insertion their Var Kwh of tvs e Fri printing material o nil kinds o Plain Granai Geatal work Bokn pump thou. Corea Iii Bill fcc., Watt vat of p. H. Hackett attorney and Counselor , Cameron county a. Mid to Malleti tons All to real a Buth shop. Hai a wily Hail himself in the Luni it nittoi.nni-Irnn-1 knit tiling bus Niche in Isaic Liport in the old Sigaud formerly Occi pm by Miles Irons. To is prepared to execute nil kinds of work up on the lowest terms mid in the most satisfactory manner Honki in the latest and most Ari Kun by style. work done on the shortest notice. 3aoksqn Grimes. Smethport april 19th, i-33 new Spring and most Ari Hoven tu8t rece1nki1 Byrn w. at the it i dance of John Hall enq., up a talks. Her Stock consists of a Tai Wiful As sort meet of jacket and Mantilla patterns an unequalled assortment of Flowers , the ladles Are respectfully invited to and examine her Tinct port Izaj 2, 18g4. Welcome ancient Otto though thy be poll and drear though thine Eye be veiled la bight to Bough thy Batter a to cog be White. Though thy feeble form be bored in to Mantle of tie Cload yet december with thee come All the old delights of Hime Pever Etole the hour in so Moi s Ebay Bower than Road when the few we love on Earth with their hearts of Holiday meet to laugh the night away talking of the to Vonsund things that to time rive swiftest wings not with memories dear such 0s id b h Gher sphere an Ungil s of he Dayi Gore by. Of their ends a Ito u part of 6nr earliest Peart of hearts that still around us twine Cobau Teuch with a woo divine but when All ate wrapped in sleep me list the Nair living s sweep Kahing through the Forest wide like a cd urging Rifle. Or with thoughts of Riper age i Wei u or a inc splendid Page writ with the Borning Coal transcript of the grecian soot i of Trio ponderous tone in hush where a later spirit s Gri Uip from loftier bund spite of Rock stiff lilt de Brand with the might of Miracle Kent the More than Pagan veil and discovered to modern Eye god i True pathway to the Akin. Kris Norh Carnero Muio i Shu streets look her expo in Piatos Cable Organ s. Jjblookon9 and my Sical 1x8thouknt8 of kinds. Moalc paper Sheet Piunti Timken in exch Ngo 250 Best pianos. 250 a pucker having removed to his new Ware come 19 wort Houston Stroot York taken great pleasure in calling the at Etliong of the Public to ill j of w and full scale i ko3e w Cowpe. No a otes. Containing Oil the modern improvements Over Ati bag Ham r Renli action Harp i Seilal full Iron i Ramo from to 7 1-4 Roano piano Forte. Extra finish from to the great attend Ngo Ducket s Bonne piano forts of annul Cint Rua Edtee for their Superior to. They Only need to be Buciu a to Borowa Universal favourites. . For which Hie prize Medol received it the lout America Institute he now offers for or. Dacker s Rich toned and Power Fol Tki Lodi on which the tint prize id iwand i860 t Kewus at the last fair be Dow oilers at the following Low , varying from saw to themes Perlor instruments possess sufficient Power to Load congregation of 1000 pc Ems la any Church. All thew Are Tobe nude of of Well seasoned mave Lulb nod Regna tej i the Best at Etc n. Not astr tears Are indy invited to examine these very Superior in Rumme Neft. A card to invalids. A Clergyman White residing in South America us a Toina Zouary disco vexed a 8ftfe and simple remedy fur the cure of weak Ness. Early a teases of the Uri nary mid seminal orgasm. And the whole train of disorders brought it b. Aud vicious Al habits. Clr cat numbers have been already cured by tins re Avdy. Prorate in by a Defiore of Benefit uie off Licul and i will Send Tho recipe for preparing oud this Medicine in it sealed envelope to any on a who needs it Fez or cd Aloe. Please enclose a stamped Kir Essed to yourself. Ress Joseph tinman a Bible not is Kew York City. Attention ladies of a homely disagreeable Veteran of the tenth army curve who having no correspondence with any Beant of the North Wights some of the fair of Hourani county to drop him a few Linen. F6r fan Matzul and Matrimony Whan this cruel War is photograph s exchanged if desired. Address Corporal b. R. Be two Light Battery d. 4th aril try 10th army near pc Lauburg. To. A to mane in Hotoi life. An abducted daughter do Cov bred As it Estval off Twenty seven teams i1e1ke88. The Taunton mass Republican is responsible for the following Story a to Rancu in real life Las just come to Light and is it present the chief gossip of ibis City. The facts As related by an intimate of the fortunate Fantu ily Are As follows it appears that about Twenty seven years ago a Captain Brown whose of Wimily resided in Mattapoisett was the overs or of tie estate of or. Honry a Clifton wealthy gentle Man of Richmond is from some cause which still remains n secret a difficulty arose to tween capt Nin and or. Cliftn in which uie former considered himself the aggrieved in to. To re Kenjro himself for the supposed wrong be stole or. Clifton s if nil daughter Tien but six old on the Day via christened. The child was brought to Slat la Poisett and secretly adopted by brow and his wife As their own. She was n irn de Julia and grew to be a woman. A pin Only sixteen years old she married or. Isaac 0. Pierce a Printer who Learned Bis Trade in full River. Several years ago they moved to Tsonton living for a while at Enst to Fulton but More recently at the Ireon. Two children have born to them one of whom is now living. During this period mrs. Pierce has a for better or worse had never imagined icim self the husband of on heiress. Lie abandoned the Printer s Trade shortly after learning it and for several years bos Sarn de Bis bread by the sweat of his brow at or. Mason s works in this City. This is heir history until within a very Short time. Now comes the Den Ownell. J last summer while Rev. Or. Talbot of this City was at Saratoga be because acquainted with or. I Iotov Ond wife who it appears Jit the breaking put of the rebel lion converted their Richmond property into Cash and moved to Baltimore. In the course of conversation with them or. Tal Bot remarked lived in Blissful ignorance of her High rent age and or Pierce who took Bei upon striking Kince of or Clifton to a lady parishioner of his in Taunton. Nothing per tical to was thought of first but on his rep the remark mrs. Clifton inquired to age of the Judy. On being informed thut she was about 11, mrs. Clifton immediately snid to her husband that would be just tie agent our daughter that was matter then received their serious attention. Or. Talbot was taken into their Confidence and inquiry instituted is to the reputed parents of tic Young lady. He re turned to Taunton bad a conversation with mrs. Pierce in regard to flier age informed her of the Isai Togo conversation which led her to ask mrs. Brown who she bad never doubted Etna her own Mother if she really was such it the Mamje time telling her the reason of the inquiry mrs. Brown who bad kept the Ecret of the child s parentage for 8t years was so overcome by Theo negation develop ment of facts Johnt she be Casio ill and died of the heart disease. Before her death however she acknowledged that mrs. Pierce was not Nett two Captain Brown died a o Jere ago. Within a few weeks to affix air has developed itself rapidly or. And my Clifton and mra Pierce Bave me Leach Oil Fiqiri the old coloured who de the abducted infant Boam agonized Pierce at their real by o Tole on he the identity of their Long lost daughter having Hern fully established 2 Pierce and her husband have been invitee to live with the ii Stoiu and share in the wealth and this they Are preparing to do haying broken up House keeping and. Dis posed of their furniture. The Cream of the affair is that mrs Pierce is in Only child and therefore sol heiress to an estate said to be Worth Hund reds of thousands if not millions of Dolla. Of As an old Friend of mrs. Pierce express is it a trifle less than millions. It hav ing been rumoured that mrs. Pierce is applied for a divorce from her lius Boni she has punished a card indignantly deny ing the a Ualk is a very Gooc anecdote reminding one somewhat of mrs Stow s during the last Winter a "contraband1 came into the Federal lines in North car Olina Aud was marched up pc the officer of the Day to give an account of himself whereupon the following colloquy pcs Ned what a your my name s Sara no Eab not Annj Watt tse jts Sam what s your other i has t got no order name Sah. I be what s your master s i s got no Masai now Massa run cd a Otth use free Nigger Well what your father Ond Naother i i be got none had i be Ain t no body Haven t you any Brothers and no Sah Neber had none. No Brub no sister no no mudder no Mas but sunni. Wien you sees me you sees All Dar be of tit thanksgiving Sebooh. Deliver Ltd in the Smethport m. E. Curb Cit thursday nov. 24tu, 1800 Bobcev. Us Flet 03 fris presence with 95 2. This pan Larj is n solemn inv sention to the people assembled for Public worship Praise god from n sense of his great David the Sweet Singer and Jonfred King of Israel Rich and Wise and a Werfel unites humbly with his subjects n giving homage and thanks to the reme King of Kings and lord of lords in whose Hynde Are the deep places of the the strength of the Hills is his also. The sea is his and he made it and his iinds formed the dry land. 0, come let us Kneel before the lord oar maker for be is our Ood and to Are the people of is the mightiest won Orch the greatest and Noblot of Kings the Wisest men of Earth Lave not it unbecoming to adore and worship him i bosc re myth vef who reigns and a Bill forever and More the multitudes whom no Man can number of and Angels around the throne fall on their faces and Bay nor Blessing and glory and Wisdom and thanksgiving and Honor and add to night be unto our god forever and How Well is it then that it has come to a prevail log Cut Sloan for rulers of states itty of the United states to annually make a a nuts acknowledgement provi Tepee and Call upon the nation to express is dependence on in Eyer reigning Ond a deficient god whose mercy has spared us whose goodness has blessed As and Hose Power has defended a we do not come to thank our earthly Rufers but on heavenly father. We come o recount his sunni fold blessings and of return a r. Email offering on r sacred vows Bumble confess Joos and of grateful vhf Are sit a within Asto bless Nad his holy name. Let us recount our blessings As members of the race As Rede Medoy As enlightened Tytke word of god and t pm. And what a gift is life and manhood reason memory and imagination the Power to love and know god to worship him and be Happy moral Freedom and immortality. We can say to adamantine Bills and Granite Mode mountains be aha i crumble to Man lives on and to yonder Sun and stare Yon shall lease t Shine but the Ever increasing Lustre o immortal mind is ours As deathless As deity seas have their pearls mountains their mines and torrid climes their diamonds but Man possesses the image essence Anc immortality of Bis creator. Angels Ore Bis Peers Yea Bis servants and infer Iowa for Man is the in Iverse abridged. He pays with an insect and talks with god is materal and perishable yet spirit and immortal. Through the senses o of sight hearing taste smelling and feel ing the Beauty Harmony sweetness Fra Grance and delights of the earthly Are his through reason imagination and love the thoughts scenes and sex Stacie of immortal ones in heaven arc his with his hand he losses a Pebble or plucks a Flower with the spirit he measures the firmament journeys around the Zodiac Nunci walks the Milky Way by prayer worships with Angels and converses freely with god How grateful should we be that we Are made possesses of Euch Bright priceless ant distinguishing gifts. Awake my tool for nil thou Art and for All that is possible in thy endless future give thanks to him who in the beginning made Man in his own image. 2 but fallen weak sinful and ruined Man thou Al wouldst often pour upon Ter of prayer a fresh libation of tears of gratitude for nil thy. Redeemer has done for thee. We Are corrupt and vile conscious of being unworthy and sinful 6f de scr Viag Wrath and endless death. Bat sing be heavenly hosts sing on that song he both redeemed us and washed us to Bis own of for this lore lot rocks and mis their lasting silence Greufe. And Oil Barm Oniola human tongues the Pralas by him though dinners we May boldly come to god though weighed Down with built depraved and Blind we May be pardoned regenerated saved and May look up to heaven and say Fath for the merits of his All atoning blood for his daily intercession with god or up for the refining and sanctifying Power of his spirit for the new and Irving Lope of immortality purchased by his blood the Gnu tenable and inconceivable Rory brought within the reach of each of us by the gift of the Only Begotten Bon of let As anew to Day adore and bless be lord. Angels have not this unspeakable and our gratitude should exceed heir praises. 3 but we Hare As people enlightened the blessed word of god funny reasons or devout thanksgiving above the millions who Grope in Heathen darkness. How much brighter the heavens look Hen assured that he who Ruleth these starry hosts cart in tenderly for As. And when evil and wrong have Flo Shusted their ends have lit the Torch of War opened be flood Gates of ruin to desolate the Flad and right and truth Fly in seeming defeat Ell Cha As far As human Aid can help How wring the glorious Assurance Ivings. Once More Spring come and melted Way the icy Fetters which bound the imprisoned streams and Rivers opened the out loss to tuba of nature a sleeping hosts Rought Beck to Pur waiting eare the Sweet Ong of Birds gave anew the. Scenes and Mes which Delight the eyes filled again the Orwith frat Row made chilled and Fife Ess mature foot and bound i with Fresse Ond rowing life. Slowly the summer and silently filled the aria of Trees with Raits and in Fields and Meadows gathered n measureless abundance the sweetness Rand of end Ujj Nezd air. V heavenly father Haa rus a the to sing for and now asking him. The lord sent the toy Aden with Good for us now let us Onje before his presence with a. He Nils made tireless nature Oti Divi idly to us and now sol its Call up ii the teeming armies of men Are but dust before the Breau of his Mouth. Though Clouds round about him end Righten Ness Are the habitation of Lia Hie providences Are and t of immense but also minute. One holy ust omnipotent and omniscient being ovens the universe he doth All things these Are Tho blessed teachings of in word of Sod. With the Heathen evil s As Strong As Good. Darkness doubt and Spair drape the Ibe Avena and fill the Earth with gloom. By the millions which people the cont sent of Asia god is believe d to be destitute of intelligence and ins to found Stote of repose hence is not worshipped or prayed to being unconcerned to human affairs. Subordinate deities opposed to and warring with each other Are the objects of fear and sacrifice. Thus Here can be no ground of firm Trust no settled Hope no Perr Anent timidity and gloom tenant every lid som and Iti Man Histan Cea Render Fife a Bur i to Day then and Conant tall let i the magnitude of create trans Weing around Oeck swang when oat citizens by thousands and Bondies of so Uganda oar loved Kindred Bone of Oor Bons and flesh of our flesh me called Opoka to give heir lives that their country May not die. Snore 5ha0, a passing glance should be Given More than formal prayers Bould be offered to god pre sides Over the destinies of that we May duly estimate the priceless privileges and discharge the sacred duties or Jalmeri can citizens. And Here we May ask and end Ivor to answer tie following questions what in the Manifest a Wuhan of this Fiat Ion what is the ground of its Cau fluence what Are the sacred duties of the Citi Zens of such 9 government f Ond what Are the Bright omens arid the special duties of the hour we have As a people a Genera and also a special Mission. Our country s general Mission is that common to All defend its citizens in their acknowledged rights and lawful efforts to Forward Public improve ments and the general welfare of the nation and to pull Tab cringe fraud and injustice. In this world of wickedness passion end selfishness where weakness and Innocense Ore often joined where Worth Inross is often world Green perfected cold ttefeifeesj1. In orc land Mather Atka. Developed Law and government of misled the world Civa and penal Conje and what now is the spec in America f have one i att in Blimp. This continent bid for tin centuries de wild wih Erneas or the pro Irtel grass covered it tee oceans tides or dashed Timeir Waves Flag inst its Leo cd in Giddy Thein Grandner and i .1 thanks to god that we by tic tight of christianity Are invade with the nature Clima and perfections of Betty Nosy wit Ai the of moral Good and evil with the Means of obtain log Ardon and of conquering vice wifi s now teds of the True Man with and with what is i Gether with Nis certain Itamar Malisy and or of can for ibis priceless the word of the fee Artand Emit a std of Earth cd strop Majot poorly convey to our Anitida and where Bate and wrong by brute Force often wring anguish from the hearts of the poor and the unfortunate where selfishness would break every moral and humane Precept to gain its unholy ends god in mercy and Wisdom has in f tit u Ted civil governments to decide Between Man and Man to dispense Justice Reward virtue and punish crime. We acknowledge that they Hove often Brett perverted to serve tha opposite of this but so have All Good gifts been perverted by wicked Effial ambitious and unprincipled men. They arc drinking wine in the holy vessels of the lord and when politicians governors presidents Kings or emperors Ever use National Power for any any other purpose than to defend Thein docent dispense Justice punish crime and to Forward Good in the world May the divine hand write and quickly execute the decree of their Down fall and destruction. Human governments Are not for the Strong but for the weak not to serve the big Bribar High bred and highly endowed but to. Stretch Forth a troop Arm end unsheathed n Dea log sword Between the usurper the tyrant he fiendish in purpose and the poor of their oppression. Nations must be Strong or they Are use is they must be righteous or their strength is a Scourge. What a Blessing what a privilege to be a citizen of a mighty nation pledged to Justice whose Iron Arm whose terrible Power defends the rights mid gives safety and Liberty to nil who Jakc Refuge under its gag promising to de fend in order to be def coded. May we not pause Here to ask is Tats the Genius and aim of our government f we ire a great people United by most solemn compacts with a glorious history one in Terest one common language and one in Superable territory intelligent and civilized Rich in Law learning and literature. And More our Lande and Laws and lives Lave been dedicated forever by an i Revoc Iofe decree to sacred right and cons Sta Tiona Liberty. And in a world where a. Man ambition is often so Low and selfish and yet 30. Strong and fiendish to Occam Lishing its ends where avarice is so feel Glesa and greedy of gain where evil often assumes such a fearful front and strides Onward in Ita destroying March so swiftly Ted on by erne Bate and furious passion is not a government like ours most holy sacred and divine of righteous father defend sustain and Prosper those nations and rulers who reign As thou reign eat who love Man As thou Lovist soon Trike the kingdoms of this world to become thine Bro. Let the Banda of tyrants Wither their swords Nelt and All their purposes and devices Cote to Nanabet. It is heaven s design that nations should be Bis Angels to Eit Tilte his will. And As tha messengers off death that slew the Host of Sennacherib or that rained destruction upon Sodom or that smote Herod that he died were not to Borderers but their holy avengers of god so ate buttons empowered to slay across the continent and poured its route lode of Wiafe i into fee Southern the Garden of the world land Fertile Nch various vast and a Mineral vegetable and commercial re sow Ces Why hid so Long and. Opportune moment revealed to the teeming oppressed and struggling Tares of Mankind the patriarchal form 6f government which first prevailed had been supplanted by military chieftains and these had gradually become hereditary despot bearing the various titles of Kings emperors sirs phantoms no j the Tike. These had Given birth to privileged classes and their corresponding serf or who from nge to age remained a they were there remained no a Noce for Progress and hence no ambition. Education waa Nohr for the Noble made such by birth riches were Only for these and for these Only waa there Hope. Thus the object of govern ment came to be mainly the support of Iba governing not the govern a. The King with his relatives and Nobles lived in luxury pageantry and their excesses were necessarily followed by want and suffering among the Industrial take one instance and a moderate one too. Sweden with Only n population near of the state of new York Pava its King More than five Hundred and forty thousand Dollare or More than the whole United states with their thirty five millions do their presidents for Twenty years or Man for Man two Hundred and Twenty times what we pay. The Idle Nobles uncles cousins of Kings must be supported besides Tho real acting officers of the kingdom. In fact we support oar vast armies and navies in these War Tirnea with about the same per cent of taxation required by common monarchies in times of peace and pros Orteg with these heavy if Fackles upon tar a All this senseless ostentation and shameful robbery enslaving corrupting the Hope wot there for the world divine Providence solved the problem and gave America to Man with the tight of Tho hebrews the i iterating of Greece and the Laws of Home Wilb equal chances for Al with character Standard of blood Royal Long wronged might Rise. This then is the Sublime Mission of give the world and in her Success is Lite Der fall of transgressors traitors and tyrants. Thus oo6 empowers nations nations the a scud Tive officers and these Etc Active of cers we Call Ohen offs end ool diera the former use and ropes the latter bayonets and ballets and both Are As guiltless As Fer As their official acts Are concerned As. The Dis Poliska f never. Ood will yet the Victory. The nation will be rear nera Ted. And As the jewish dispensation according to the divine plan was succeeded by the Whert Jin there is no re expect info of but aun oof Aff who work so we Loofe for it feg Ycmat tuition no change from the Shadow to the substance from Profis Wonny to practice it l Freedom. Then Shaft Ioc cose cease to be a turned in High Pucka to Baal for Bis tem ple trill to destroyed find big Soflin with the Edge of the sword. Hate we divined rightly the Mission of oof country the Rob Wrens of the of we Fri is their heroes Are now ass drag Oor to hiking Thna to destroy Liberty. But Liberty cannot the Isotti Hope and draft use. Or surf Edmond blessed of him the child string in favor with. And Man. Doyon now profound oar second inquiry what to the ground of our we answer m the Justice and Ness of our entire. On president was con elected Smiith had no right to accede Ond no it Hod Tho besides what halve heart do of his Kwh Groin

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