Read an issue on 12 Jan 1864 in Smethport, Pennsylvania and find what was happening, who was there, and other important and exciting news from the times. You can also check out other issues in The Smethport M Kean Miner.
We use Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to make the text on a newspaper image searchable. Below is the OCR data for 12 Jan 1864 Smethport M Kean Miner in Smethport, Pennsylvania. Because of the nature of the OCR technology, sometimes the language can appear to be nonsensical. The best way to see what’s on the page is to view the newspaper page.
Smethport M Kean Miner (Newspaper) - January 12, 1864, Smethport, PennsylvaniaThe m Kean Miner. Is published toe8dat by hookers As at Smej port Upke a Oonner a. Office East Side of Public quake. 1 1 3sa s. 3per a b ajl. La where payment delayed for More Throe in Batty fifty Centi additional will be charged. Rates of advertising. Advertus Ninta be charged 50 per a qom of 10 or i column one year k 1 f 40 00 20 of Rix months 2090 10 00 one 3 a Nwart lotto -150 each Tiibi Tennent insertion 25 Bunin in Tinl Ami paper one year 6 00 of a Ivi it Irmenta set in smaller Type fit Jet Linen a Square St a Anil communications meat Fco i Dreuw o Tho publisher. A gift by the Way-8ij5e. The old farm House seven and Over All the Bills the purple a pore of Twilight were mining Down Wak ing spicy doors among the pastures and the b pening in the Woods v bile the whip poor will Sang fondly on the broken Down Fence thai and the knt did Chirpe lock ba4 just struck Lawrence has no need to Teg on Public then Down again. Rfcs to on i he asked Myshe had i was wondering sew on John Bright closed his recent speech a the Sweet Fern i a wild grapes i Mossy rails of the skirted the Ravine shrilly through the Job printing. The Miner office id i Palm with n Large Anor Mont of Joe t i k und printing material of we Are prepared nil Kundu of Alt including room pamphlet circa Bill a Malm Cardu with Noat Hurt it Pateli and Renno Nable f. 15. Attorney Anu cont eur , Cameron county a. Special attention paid to ool lec Tiona and All business relating to real estate. Bennett House opposite the court Honse Smethport a Kean co. I la s. Mason no Mieton. Thin in one of the most North Western . In Rathe proprietor to give the attn out satisfaction to those of the travelling Public who Fin or him with Bacall. Wholesale and retail dealer in Flor. Gold and Silver we Tolu a jewelry watch tjards keys and cull and examine Bis Stock before Juri Lin Hizir dict where. N. In prepared to do All work Finch repairing we tories jewelry on the notice. Oue floor Kust of the Astor of bin watch Smith unix in. 1-26. Worded s restaurant. The subscriber Iron established a first clods Kentaki Rutits in the o the budding Muon h tin shop on t e West of tie. I Lilic Square in Smethport. He keeps constantly hand a Tine assortment of ac., which he will Supply families with upon the Roost reasonable Terras. After the 20th of the present in nth he will be prepared to Supply this Market with o y s t e r a by the a Lon can or cooked and served up in the Moil approved manner lie is determined to keep a quiet Anil an the of tie Public require and exp cos a Liberal put outage. . Sme Liport oct. 20. 18g3. Fruit Trees i fruit Trees Iii i Demirc to return thai in to the people of by Kean county for the Liberal patronage i received from Thorn Lant fall and inform them the it i shall be the Aktor House in Sineth Purt for several Dayn and shall take pleasure in taking their orders Lor 8 8 vines ornamental and Evergreen Trees Flint. Roses Flowers seeds and nil kinds of Xura Ery Stock to be delivered next Spring. 18m. Also i Nhou be at Larabee s to in township on wednesday and the radar the 23, unil 24th, Ilist where i shall be prepared to take orders for the above Stock at that place. This is o Good Chance for the Farmers to get it Supply of food Young fruit Trees our Stock la All rate and warranted to be As the Are represented for prices and other a formation inquire of James Gant aft Kmet port dec. Morning leaves about the window. Seven Silas Miller just As though be had been watching thai slow creeping minute hand for the last half hour. He will soon he Here boy will soon to what a strange softening of the rugged features what an unwonted quiver of the harsh voice there waa Wrhen be uttered the two simple words my yes it was his boy who was com no Back from to smoke of half a score of Battle Fields in wonder that the though it sent a thrill thro Bis Iron nature. Ibs hero i surely i ought to hear the stage he said feverishly pacing up and Down the narrow path where the Maple leaves Jay like a carpet of Pale Gold. Sybil Don t you near it s Early yet the Light figure came stealing out to his Side and both leaned Over the Garden Gate gazing into the Opal gloom of Twilight with Wistful searching gaze. She was not prettier than Many another Mew England girl yet there was a delicate Type of Beauty in her face that belongs As much to the Frozen As its Pine for ests and Cliffs of eternal Snow. Pale Brown bait with aureate lights crossing its surface at times eyes like the Blue Larkspur and lips that had stolen the and i swear i will do no More he spoke in the Sharp High pitched accents of passion and when he looked round again Sybil was gone. Foot sore and weary the travel worn pedestrian had sat himself Down on a Mossy Boulder by the Road Side when a Quick Light footstep came up a Little by path Lead ing from the Back door of the Farin Boiriso through Blackberry pastures and mown and a slight figure Bent above him. Do not mind my father s words he was angry and she mud hurriedly. I have Little to give but i want Yon to take it for the Sake of my elder brother. Before be could speak she had unfastened from her neck a Blue ribbon with a tinny Gold piece suspended cd from it placed it in his hand and was gliding away across the Fields like Souc Little Gray nun in her sober Huck dress. He Rose lip As if to Fol of and overtake her but it was too late and As he Bent his Bead Over the gleaming Token something like a tear dropped upon to circlet of tiny stars. E now Ell As everything that Bas a opened to Yon Lawrence. Of when i waked this morning it seemed All a Ream that Yon Hod come Back to us in very truth the bronzed handsome Young Soldier coked smilingly Down into the Radiant that nestled against his shoulder and serious shoot a stole into his eyes. Can Tell Yon Sybil it came very near More than once or had More hair breadth is apes than you Kivow of Little sister. I did of Tell you did 1, of that Little skirmish Long the Potomac where i stood face to with death an ugly death too at the Point of rebel bayonets when some Brave Ellow charged Down on them and saved my life with Liin own right band your of it is such a Sig near most a half Circle. I never saw Bat one like it before Yon not and where was is Tiv a poor Soldier passed on Gate once with just such a scar on Bis forehead she paused for Allen Leslie had quietly taken from some inner receptacle in his coat a tiny piece of Gold with narrow Blue ribbon passed through it he held it smilingly do Yon know who gave this to me i1 it to you to me a foot sore weary wanderer who had missed his Way among your tangled roads. Yon fancied me a was not so. 1 had Money friends position yet i stood sorely in need of n kind word just then for Ray brain was throbbing my limbs weary my wounds scarce that foot March Cost me a weary yet i do not regret it he took her hand tenderly in his and added for a Hong i might have known that my Sybil was Beautiful yet had it not been for that Blue rib boned piece of Gold i so 4 never have known How Good and True she was. A Battle the following1 Story a told by a correspondent of the n. T. Evening Post trav me who was it old Silas. Said petulantly. Why do Silas Miller almost these vagrant sol 250 Best pianos. 250 we dt7cker, having removed to Bla new War Broome 19 went Houston Street new York takes pleasure in calling the attention of to thie new and full scale v octave Rose wooo piano Fortes containing All the Modem improvements Over Bass French Rand action Harp my full Iron from to 1-4 grand Fiano Foht ext Al Nib from to the Kreatz Access attending d. Docker s new ale piano Fortes it of for their superiority. They Only deed to heard to become Universal favourites. Fortes Ipar which the prize medal was received at the last american Institute he now of Fen for bar. Pucker s Rich toned and powerful Trofo Lodeon which received the first prize in and likewise at too last fair he Bow otters at following Low prices varying from to of Lichetti Diers go wandering giving these Folk such it was Only this morning that a Begga wont say uni Ted states uniform came and had the audacity to ask me for did you give him give him repealed signs angrily i d have seen him starving first i have no patience with these strolling beg Gars. Here s another specimen of the Kin i suppose. Ifo Niy Man you Aeeden trouble yourself to Jeckie your pitiful Story. For the tall figure with baiting step am coat Shickle powdered Ivion a test had paused in front of the Gat ii and Sybil could just i Klein dark piercing eyes an4 a fore Bead curiously travel bed by 8 Crescent shaped scar apparently newly healed. I have nothing it r said Silas sharply. Yes yes ii t now what you to say but it s no use. You re deserving the proper authorities will take care of you and if you re not the county jail is the Best place for you. Don t Tell toe about want what have f on done with your Bounty Money end your pay if you re really what you pretend to Soldier f even through the Twilight Sybil could eee the car Dirmish rising to the scarred i did not forehead. Yon Ere mistaken. You d prefer to play the bully no doubt but i m not a proper subject for Yon so be about you business my the Soldier turned silently away with step More halting perhaps and a Bead More these boo Flor Powe to lend a congregation of look Mona a Tny Chorch i All these Are warranted to be ?5 the Best and Lamsters Are respect. Gather a dusk. Whispered subs reproach fully Yon forgotten that our Lawrence too j returned Otra Pely 1 Neatem Breed it and it convinced me All the mom paid and life Otto with trembling lips and diluted eyes. I would give my Best wheat Field for a Chance to grasp that right never came across him again. Probe blvd he was in some other regiment. All i know is that had fiery Black eyes and an old scar 08 his fore Rod so fled exactly like a moorish and a straight nose and a heavy Black interrupted his exactly said Sybil turning with spark Ling eyes and Crimson Cheek to where Silas Miller sat the wandering Soldier whom you turned from your door last night was the Man who saved our Lawrence s Silas Rose up from his chair and took an uneasy turn across the room and Back i Iron features working strangely. It can t be helped be said in tremulous voice but it s the Tost Soldie i la Ever turn from this door. The who saved our Lawrence s life j of s Bill if i had Only listened to your words but she never spoke of the Little piece o Gold she fancied it might seem like of shy fastidious wild Flower o the bilk Sybil going to be married among the Fine folks Down in Well i s i might have expected it and yet it seem kind o hard Soliloquy sized Silas Miller dropping the Happy Umi getter in his Lap. And looking out through dimmed spectacles upon the Snow Sunbright bilk. Wonder who it is i should like to see the Man that s going to marry Sybil Miller Silas would have been s proud Man co d in have beheld his pretty daughter that self same night in her White evening with Scarlet geraniums lighting no her Rowa hair and glowing on her wonder bet capt Leslie s face ened with grave quiet Pride As he looked Lown on Bis fair betrothed. Down Here deepest in tie quiet lit in music he said with caressing Ati Bority. 1 can t share your Sweet eyes and sweeter words with ii the world any Agger. I Mast have Yon All to myself for o wife she looted of a mushing smile Eling Irhe West. The colonel spoken of is a citizen of fond a Lac via who a Niece of the novelist Cooper in the Battle of Champion i think it was the colonel was mounted on horse that did not like the whistling of bullets and bursting of Sheila which show ered about him. The colonel who is one of those officers always found in Advance of Bis regiment held a different opinion from Bis Horte so he called Sam the negro servant to take the animal Back and bring the that could stand fire. Sura who bras. In sympathy with the Dis graced Charger gladly obeyed but on Bis Way Back with the Morgan a Shell drop Ped in the Field right before him and burst sending the mud and stones in every direction. This was to much for Sam and he broke for the rear not to be seen again for several Days. One of the officers find ing Biro not wholly recovered from his fear it this time of his irate master Why Don t Yon go Back to the. He was angry but Yon May return you know he. Was always Friendly to Dat a am All Berry replied Sam with an inimitable expression of countenance and a significant gesture of the band de colonel and i were Berry Good friends but de inc is Dat a Shell broke the Rochdale with the following Noble tribute will any body deny that the gown ment at Washington a regards its own people it the strongest in the Wourl id at Tjimis How cheers a for this simple reason because it is base on the Wilt and the Good an instructed people. Look at its i am not Bow discussing Why it is or the cause Bieu a developing this Power but Power is the to Iii which men regard in these old Cou atties and which they ascribe mainly to european institutions but look at the Power which the u. A have devel they have brought More men into the Field they have built More ship for their Navy they Bare shown greater resources than any nation in Europe at this moment is capable of. Look it the order which has prevailed at their elections at As you see by the papers or or persons voting in a Given state with less disorder than you have seen lately in three of the smallest boroughs in England Barnstaple Windsor and Andover. Laughter and look at their Industry. Notwithstanding this terrific struggle their agriculture their manufactures and Commerce proceed with an uninterrupted Success. They Are ruled by a president chosen h is True not from some worn out Royal or Noble blood but from the people and the. One whose truthfulness and spotless Honor have claimed him Universal Praise and now the country that has been vilified through half the of the press in England during the last three years and Ivas pointed out too us an example to be shunned by Many of your statesmen that country now in mortal strife a heaven and a Home for a couple pc of Art curiosity of Many of those who attended the recent Organ exhibitions at the music Hall to hear the celebrated Vox human cd Stop so interestingly described by Holmes found Rich and ludicrous expression at one of the concerts in the inquiry made to a musical individual by one from the Rural districts who occupied an adjoining slightly apprehensive As the performances Drew to a conclusion that be should not get his three Worth and with. Little evident confusion in his mind in re Gard to Organ nomenclature he leaned for Ward to oar artistic Friend with say sir when Are they going to perform on the Wax during the exhibition of Bierstadt s in one Oij our new Ennd cities it was visited by an individual from the extreme suburbs of a Panora Mic taste and after paying is Quarter entering and indifferently it the decided impatience Nhia manner gradually manifesting suddenly started for the door keeper and dig aptly demanded Why Don t the Larn d thing begin to Mil Trodt a flying from the burdens and the neglect of the old governments of Europe when this mortal strife is when peace is when slavery is destroyed when the Union is cemented afresh for i would say in the language of one of our poets addressing his country the grave s not dug where traitor hand shall Lay in fear full haste thy murdered Corse loud then Europe and England May learn that an instructed democracy is the surest foundation of government in that education and Freedom Are the Only sources of True greatness and True happiness among any Peaple. Immense cheering All a cml is related of the Duke of Wellington that once when he remained to take the sacrament at his Parish Church a very poor old Man had gone up the opposite Nisle and reaching the com Munion table1, Knelt Down close by the Side owner pro poor Man on Leo. Grant in a horse Trade a few congressmen on o Railroad Truoc the other Day entered into it conversation about the merits of different generals k or army in the course. Of which one c them told the following Story about Gen eral Grant. I knew Ulysses when be was Little boy. We used to go to school to Gether near Georgetown Brown Ohio. The boy a used to plague him Dreal fully aborts a horse Trade he once when he was a Bott twelve years old i father sent him a few Miles into the Cone try. To buy a horse from n Man named Ruston. The old Man old to off fifty dollars at first if he would t bit that to offer fifty fix a dollars and go t High assist dollars if no less would mat. The Purchase. The embryonic major Geu eral started off with these oppressed upon h mind. Lie called upon or. Kalifon and told him he wished to but he horse. Much did your father fell you t give for him r waa a very natural inquiry rom the owner of the Steed. Said Ulysses he told me to of fifty dollars if that would it i Ive Yon fifty five Ami if would t take less than sixty dollars Togi Ujj Youthan of course sixty dollars waa the Lowe figure and on payment of tent amount the animal became the property of the you of the Duke some one-4-a Pew and touched the he shoulder whispered to him to move further Awny or to Rise and wait until the Duke had received the bread and but the Engle Eye and the Quick ear of the great commander caught the meaning of that touch and that we fewer. He clasped the old Man s hand and held him to pre vent his rising and in a reverential under tone out most distinctly said do not arts nil equal a Good joke is perpetrated by a rebel prisoner captured at the rebel was looking at one of our guns and remarked that did t think that the yanks would use them big guns much Tutwil Why Najt t inquired the feds. A Sweet temper in a wife is Worth More to a a sugar said he confederacy is getting so narrow Tiffit yen la fire Clear Over it and hit your men Fin the other the Washington Aqueduct Cost the government . It is Capa ble of supplying Gallons of water per Day to ithe City. This much Duke with ought to keep Gressmen from fam Ishing we should to _ peaking of Coffee hurting one said an old tar i k0ow it does Beccaise i saw n bag full fall on a Mau once and Kil him. In Sich eases As these Ere tis very Nyhen Utby i a woman More than the truth in spec King rive is ngc1, she will probably make the thing even in stating army news in pique i Ohio correspondent of the Cincinnatu Gazette writing on thanksgiving be following Story of a fighting the glorious news from Chattanooga Tali morning cheated Rev. Col. Moody ant of delivering his than Ivin Sermon. We had net it the Grec a Street methodist Church in accordance it the president s proclamation in d ung the president s Bymer taken by of Lection of about sixty dollars for the Sai tary our fighting preach r had scarcely got through his Intro on when the Gazette arrived we to tight into the Chort and handed to Hil our patriotic Sexton. The Prenc Ber topped paused a moment and. Then shot it d glorious news ? he then read tie headings of the telegraphic news nud i 1the congregation will All Rise. Nov three cheers for the Good old stars and they were give0 with a will and the Walls of Green Street rang with shouts of sturdy old stewards find lenders now sing All god Frimi whom All Blessing the Tion All joined in the singing. Said the preacher i have too much sence to think you would Miner hear preach than hear the so he nil the dispatches with the editorial we id was frequently cheered by the congregation. Then followed some excellent it Marks by or. Wheelock of the first i a list Church and the. Exercises were by a congregation b rising vote agreeing to meet in the e ing to hear the thanksgiving Sermon take another collection the san a witty Tellow happening to in at a Little ale House one Day called f Glass of the refreshing beverage. Drinking it be said to the inn adv the air of one who treats eur jars. I la Tell you you can sell a great Deal More tuna How is she asked. Sell so much was the reply it is now discovered the t Pic or May be photographed on steel and an or avg thus obtained will give five and copies. Illustrated books will nou 1 the Rule rather than the exception. The Bullion held by the Sto c England on the 14tl of november it about twice the amount of that id the of the Banks in new York City. Oot any ice at your end of Thi we no Bufi i be got the thing to it Sci riot cold psf Morgan who lately escaped Columbua is safely Back in di.xk-. To t
Search the Smethport M Kean Miner Today
with a Free Trial
We want people to find what they are looking for at NewspaperArchive. We are confident that we have the newspapers that will increase the value of your family history or other historical research.
With our 7-day free trial, you can view the documents you find for free.