Smethport M Kean Miner in Smethport, Pennsylvania
21 Jul 1863

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21 Jul 1863

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Smethport M Kean Miner (Newspaper) - July 21, 1863, Smethport, PennsylvaniaPleasant Una attributed in an old Book to or. Jenner contain nearly All the of tarred sign Boffin. It is sep posed to have been written As an excuse to a Friend for defer ring an invitation to a country excursion. Many of Thene signs May be thought very childish end perhaps to ascribed to superstition hot they m ready based upon Well known lava and can scientifically explained by a reference to them the Hollor winds begin to wow the blonds look Black the Glass is Low the soot Falls Down the sleep. And spiders from their cobwebs creep. Last night the son went Pale to bed the Moon in Hallow hid her head. The boding Shepherd heaves , for the Rainbow spans the sky. The Walls Are Damp the ditches smell closed is Pink Pimpernel hark How the chairs and tables crack old Betty s joints Arp on the rack her corns with shooting pains torment her att d to Here bed untimely gent her. The smoke from chimneys right ascends then upending Back to Earth it bends the wind unsteady veers around or setting in the South is found the tender Colts on Back do lie nor heed the traveler passing by in fiery red the Sun doth Rise then wades through Clouds to mount the Load snack the Ancka the peacocks the Distant Hills Are looking nigh. How restless Are the snoring Swine the Busy flies disturb the Kino. Low o or the grass the Swallow wings the Cricket too How lond it sings 1 puss on the Hearth with velvet paws Sita smoothing o or her whiskered jaws through the Clear Stream the fishes Rise. And nimbly catch the incautious flies the sheep were seen at Early Light cropping the Meads with eager bite though Juno the air is cold and chill the Mellow Blackbird s voice is still the glow Worms numerous and Bright Illume the dewy Dell last nth t. At disk the squalid Toad was seen hopping crawling o or the Green the Frog Hoa lost his yellow and in a Dingy Salt is dressed Iho Leech disturbed is newly risen. Quite to the or Emmit of . The whirling wind the Dost obeys and in the rapid Eddy plays. My dog so altered in Bis taste quits Mutton Bones on grass to feast and see Yon Rook How Odd their flight they imitate the gliding Kite or seem precipitate to fall an if they Felt the piercing Ball twill sorely rain. I me with sorrow oar journey must be put off that his majesty wished Omro held id readiness three of a Best steeds. Amborn after top emperor Captain verge. End or. Gamble wore conveyed in a a Tapoler Iii. And the Seh v tin Al. Italian Campaign. The following truthful incident of the sent emperor of France is related in the weekly Herald of slay ninth. Aside from its Romance the Story possesses unusual interest for us at Thia time and May serve As a Leuon to Flomo of on of flyers in High v French troops Ware poured into Italy at the commencement of the Campaign with a rapidity bordering upon the marvellous. They crossed the Alps by and swarmed into the Plains of Piedmont when the austrian deemed them yet scarcely out of their Barracks in France. The display of activity was won Delft to every Hoar transports arrived at conveying cavalry and artillery which landed and joined the infantry who had crossed the mountains so speedily As to defeat the plans of the austrians then marching upon Turin which capital they were aware was almost defenceless. To their Surprise a few Days placed Between them and the devoted City vac Hundred thousand of Napoleon s troops and at once the began a retrograde move ment. They were in immense Force Over two Hundred nod fifty thousand but they saw proper to await the attack of the French and sardinian instead of posting on boldly As they had at first evinced the intention of doing. The emperor of the French took up his Headquarters at Alessandria a fortified City in Piedmont and Here he remained Twenty Days daring which time there signed an apparent inactivity which the deemed unaccountable. They were not aware thatch Ffrench troops were moved by night they bad Possession of the railroads and during the interval referred to they were lower m such places As Napoleon designated to his officers. He took counsel of none gave inv reasons for any of his actions and surveyed him self the country Over which Bia troops were to move. One morning at two o clock a messenger from the Palace informed or. Gamble an englishmen who has for Yean had charge of the emperor s Saddle horses train to Casale the extreme ont Posi of the French and sardinian lines. They took their a pres and at Casale mounted and Rode for some Miles until they had crossed the River to and they were actually in sight of the austrian Camp. As the Day Light dawned the emperor served that Large bodies of austrian troops were moving in the direction of and he at once concluded they intended crossing the River at that Point he was anxious to prevent this As it turned oat afterwards that he himself wished to Cross his army at that place. He ordered Cap Tain Vergue to Gallop off to Gen. Bazaine s division and req set them at once to March toward Stradella from which Tobej were Distant some fifteen Miles. They were to use All despatch he then turned toward his own Linest with the intention of ordering Forward such troops As he deemed necessary to prevent the successful crossing of the River by the heavy masses of austrians he had observed under March. As he had command of the Railroad be was aware that he could throw several regiments of picked troops Forward in time to Check the advances of the austrians and could thus hold them Back until the arrival of general Bazain s division which was one of the finest in the French army. The emperor Rode As rapidly As he could in the Uncertain Over the broken Rice Fields and marshy Meadows until at last he approached the outposts of the army. He was cantering a Long when suddenly a Soldier stepped from behind a clump of Mulberry Trees and caught the bridle of his horse. M shouted the Sentinel. The Man was stationed alone its out from the ranks. He what tha French Call a Sentinel a wife a Lone what we Call a picket. Give the said the Soldier As he stepped Back and held his Musket to ordering to was mount a circuit Home and come Osob she Camp rant where the soldiers would Moat iskar i r recognize him and allow i win not stir from Thop spot ready for immediate toe. The was sorely puzzled he did not know site countersign which he had not Learned As he intended coming Back As he had in the cars. Gamble was likewise in Igno Rance As to the Mot a i i a ten year old who though in Callo his lather governor asks older sister both ego Ner 0 if Yon mean then Tell him if he waste to Genta them at gaining another splendid Victory saw vigilant. I cannot allow any one to pass who is not in in vain Gamble insisted that such orders could not apply to his majesty. Do not know that he is the said the Sentinel. Have Yoa never seen his majesty be inquired Gamble. Was the reply. The eleventh Chasseur de Vincennes my regiment have been in Africa for she last seven years. I never saw the emperor he gazed Long and seriously aft Napoleon who annoyed at ibis delay had and was in moustache. Pass my urged the emperor. I have important orders to give this pointing to. Gamble wih remain with Yon As Ostoga his hone he moved for Ward Ehon Ted Ute Sentinel Lerolin Isis a Fol puts you. Yoa must not which gave him Possession of in fact to no Trian armies As to enable my to Italy from her the world in the sudden change of operations which took place after tha bottle of a proof of extraordinary military capacity on the part of Napoleon id and greatly was his foresight applauded. It was asserted that he had modes pretence of mass ing his troops at Stradella while he really intended making that grand circuit which brought him upon the Sank of the ans train army to their Niter dismay and discomfiture. A few Persona Are aware that fee emperor up to the vary moment he Ute Aid of the Battle of Mon Tebedo fully crossing the to at that he had ordered his to Nashold to mom to that place the moment it should is in Possession of his troops in fact that he had determined upon making it his Headquarters. When upon making the Reeoma Samee we have above referred to he saw the aim. Be out late of a night sue had better Lowdown and do. To b9v, As i i Jato got an ten o Check to take Home thai Romua spar be in div Ghat s a Good girls t a Terf Fynan in one of Sais Sar eternity Why Don t Yoa Tow the meaning of that word nor lecher hardly. It in forever and Ever sad five or so Yoa might place e Row of figures from Toa to to soap and it Woolin t begin Jong eternity is. Why my and trillions of years papa until i thought my poor heart would break. The two oldest children were at school the rest were out so that i was quite alone. By. And by the baby tired of his play and came and got no into my Lap. Mama cry be Lisp de out and wiped my with his Little Chubby hands but i could Only hold him closer to me and then1 cry More bit Terly. Just then or. And mrs. Lorrimer drove no in their handsome Carriage. They lived not far on and were our richest neigh Bora. When i had invited them in and had dried my tears a Little they seemed at a loss How to begin the conversation but Charlie had Slid away from my ride and went and stood at the lady s knee and Point ing to her Freavy Gold Bracelet pretty pretty r in his Clu dish Way. She wok it and Gowe it to wont Yon to be my Little boy my Mother s heart took fright at once they had no children and i seemed to feel As plainly if they had told me that they had come to ask me for one of mine. No Mother could t spare 1 said quickly Matching hum away almost fear. Dear began or. Lorrimer the Day ended As the longest " win at hut and it came time to Goto bed. I had Lead taken Willie to sleep Down stain near me. Since his father s death the other children slept just above Well when i came to lie Down there was the empty Phi owl baby had always hid is Little Rosy face As dose to mine As he could get it and slept with one Little hand on my neck and my grief broke out afresh when i thought of him. Rose no at last and said earnestly Mother Charlie Yon Are crying for in t it i know if s for tha Best Bat 01 so hard to give him continued me child when father died we knew it was All for the teat because Fibre took him from us but 1 have been thinking Ever since we Hod Down How poor Tittle Charlie must be cry ing for Yon and How god gave him to us to love and keep him and now Yoa have Given him away. If a had meant him 9 be or. And mrs. Lorrimer s baby would not he have Given him to the cd fed s words carried More weighs with them than the arguments of my Rich neighbors. After considering a moment i said Lowry had turn Back he so Ted never go away again no butter Bow poor the Moon was shining so brightly that it was almost As Light As Day and present. Mother it s Only half a mile across Tho Fields and they wont go to bed for a Keg time at or. Lorrimer a let us go and get Charlie. , i seem to Bear him crying by the child s entreaties and Fin have idled away a eternity it will in a wkly of along with five children under i weave Yean of it has required Al your Hort and s a Fibre to make a filing for How can Yoo Hope to do it without him joked in wife -to1 take the Moat of Youv Little to gi73 my All the advantages we would on own child and sorely Yon must sea that god s hand few through us he As awkward a Fine Stone lately built in Missouri upon a Stone Cote was or dead to cot sue following As an inscription be cared Honse of he was. Referred accuracy to. In which these words but unfortunately to tha scandal of the Doc Jeff he transcribed she whole verse Hoseah Seffl he called the House of prayer but be have made in a Den of mined he would Radii place before them and this he would have done Imd not that sent Natl lose picket him until it was too late to a comp Kah his purpose Fiu majesty no. Doubs writhed the detention Aai Ojst Hia revolver but he reflected Shat toe was doing no had a general on tha Point of death seeing a consultation us who were standing close by his bedside faintly exd aimed Gen Over an Irish Sailor on a ship of War. Some. Otto in or Twenty feet and fell plump on the Lieuten ant. Said 4he officer where did Yon came from Ireland yer a Sab Stanca of ver do of s fee want Cootner s jury i Man who died in state of Ines nation death by hanging my there Are Many Eack i i i a a being asked by Stoat Knopf is weigh of Yenta m 9. J Al tem Yon ensued Intel f. I will that Infera into too sole i act Salicco Petacka in Ednot Tell Yoa How Long i with. Stood All their arguments. But at last overcome by their entreaties i consented in two Days they came for my answer. I never mentioned their visit to any of the children and i had changed my mind almost every hour since i had seen them. At last convinced that it was for Thyl child s Good i cons Tensed to give him up. When i went to dress him to go my Resolution Arnost failed me. I lingered Over every Ortiola i Pat of him and made every Dor Carl Over and Over before i could get it to please me and i a fused the Hittle White a holders until hey were All Rosy. Bat at length he was ready and Limo night he never looked so he was fall of am mation for he was old enough to know what it meant re and he clapped his hande and laughed aloud at the horses As they were driven up. I handed Hia to his new Mother the children supposed that he was to come Back and be never even looked at me. 0 How my aching heart grew when i cams Back into the Home the on was his Cradle. I could Only throw myself on it and sob aloud. Then came Toca trial of die whole troth to Thyl children. None of them seemed reconciled and Felt that the worst was to coma what the two oldest should return tos Chaofu i Knost dreaded to meet %2m, especially Wilee he wbb like his not and Cal outwardly but fond promptings of my own heart i Eoo rented. I think i never walked half a mile so quickly in my life and neither of us spoke until we reached the mansion then we stopped a moment for breath and sure enough we could hear he baby screaming of the top of his voice. We went round to the sitting room door and knocked. They seemed half frightened when they saw who it was but asked to hired name was walking the child up and Down the floor try ing to. Pacify it. Mrs. Lorrimer had Wea ried herself was lying on a Willie and brought the kale fellow to me at once. I cannot give him i said1 at last when i could get my voice dear. Yon must let me take him they evidently thought me the softest of women but their Cela words Only made _ More determined and we started Back less than half an hour after a came offered to help me but i Felt As i Cooke carry him in my arms forever when i Laid him in bed now fast asleep but still sobbing and reaching out his Little bands to feel if i were there i said god helping me come what will i of Fly never part with one of my Irving Cut ten and i Nerer did. I need not Teh Yoa How a wild with Joy the rest of the children were when they found the baby a bad the. Next morning they almost fought Over the bottle fellow and from that Day Forth it was their great est pleasure to amuse Charlie and Bare him with them. I when the affair came to be known Many blamed me and Many fairs that my Rich me they with i Tomk Elbr my Folly As they cared but a few poor women like myself that had always nursed their own said i did right we bad Many trials and often scarcely a crust of bread in the House but on hardships Only bound us the us re closely together. I All nil children proved comforts and sings to me. God took care of for me but a Wiffie said we knew Liat was for the Bek the rest manned in Tho coarse of and left me but the prop my old Days the one we management give a the Plen Tibia and comfortable Home Baa never left Nia the Day i gave him away

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