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Smethport M Kean Miner (Newspaper) - June 27, 1865, Smethport, PennsylvaniaIs porous Rtin every tuesday by l. Rogers. B. V. Redfield a Stet port of Avau cum tar a. Of fico West Public sq0aek, rates of subscription Adver Tising and jobbing. Buhser option in Advance 1 year with the year. 25 subscription if not paid within the year. 301 Adieu a and bars notices each 6 times 2 it Andl torn notices each 2 5c cautions and Wilray s each 3 times 2 6c transient advertising per Square of 10 lines or less 3 times or Leoa 50 for eff Chi Sansei sent insertion so offic Lul advertising Lor ouch a inure of 10 fines or lean 3 times or less. 1 50 for each insertion 5o professional Curda 5 Linen one year 5 co notices per line i time ,._ 15 obituary Over 5 Linen per 10 yearly advert wag one 8 00 yearly advertising two squares too yearly three squares 15 00 yearly advertising one fourth column 2o 00 yearly advertising okie Hulf column 35 00 yearly advertising Oue column 6000 Blanks single enl re 2 so Blanks 3 quire 2 00 Blanks quirks Pur quire 1 75 Lllan Eilah Over i quires per a narc 1 50 Luud Bill Eil Ritli Sheet 2.5 or less i 50 four Ali Sheet 25 or Lens 250 Holt Hect 25 450 whole Sheet 25 8 00 Over 25 of each of Bovo it proportionate rates. F. H. Brackettt attorney and Counselor at Cameron county a. I special attention Juul to Noi lec Tio us Anil All relating to real estate. Do. C. W. Bobbins. Cimon Anil surgeon Norwich. M can co univ i Cmaj Ivaria. At the old Corn in i Locc i Smethport a Kean co., pa., june s7 Al vap xxx Zyx by authority of the Secretary of the Treasury tie undersigned the Genera subscription agent for the Sale of unite states securities offers to the Public the Bird Seres of Treasury notes bearing Sev n and three tenths per cent interest be annul known As the How webs the aped. Or. E. O. Olds. E c l k c t i c p h y s i c i an office i Farsi Tiv Valley opposite a dance Tini Illey Tuble. Will by Stu Ini in ill culls in Ilia . Or. To seems these Nole aare issued under Date of jul y 15th, 1865, and Are in Yale three year Roku that Dute in currency or Are convert ble at the option of the Holder into 0. S. 6.20 six far cent. Gold beat wig which arc always Worth a Prem Iuro. Free from taxation. The t 30 notes cannot be taxed by towns cities counties or Stales and the interest is not taxed unless on n surplus of i the owner s income exceeding six Hundred dollars a year. This fact increases their watchmaker and office East nude of value from one to three percent per an num according to the rate levied on other property. The interest at v-30 per cent amounts to one cent per Day on a note. To cents Public Square. In Lorhen clocks find jewelry of All Kin ilm repair cil neatly and Erjie Villous by. Old Iolj und Silvei wanted. Bennett House Henry f. Williams proprietor. Liis is a it Irge hotel Well adapted to the ladles and Ieie i of tie travel ing Public. Daily slut is Furlean and photograph and ambr Type , the Astor House. Simiu to Purl i a. We h ask Ell. Artist. Photographs and Arabi Otap s 1 or Nihon in in the. Thorit Stales Ntuli entire Pua Ranu re. 20 "85000 shaving cutting Good w at tub i n ii 0 u s e All Kimlik of hair Oil Riib Antly on hated. Ami Wile. J. W. 1865 1866 notes of All the denominations named will be promptly furnished upon receipt of the notes of the third Seres Are precis by similar in farm and privilege to the sevc a thirties already sold except that the government reserves to itself the option of paying interest in Gold Coin at 6 per cent instead of 7 3 1 oth in currency. Subs Cri. Tiers will deduct the interest in currency up to july 15tb, at the time when they sub scribe. The delivery of the not a of this Fli ird Seres of the is Ven thirties will commence on the 1st of june and will be made promptly and continuously after that Date the slight change made in the condition Erie this or Clit line Tri Iversen Tiu Northern and Nori invt St Rontti s of Camy Lavuia to the tiny Okrie of Khz. U in cd leased the rail int id Tinnil in opt rated Rhein. R tip Tori it i i. Its length opened for v new Cager and j this third Serilo nods Only the Fri rat of to iwo Ltd Tiiu. Matter of interest. The payment in r j made will be Roqu Ivalet to toe currency by we lived in a Terrace at the time which Ray tale is Laid in what we May term a sub District of London for we were within five Miles of Charing Cross and the dark Mouth of december was upon us. Robberies were frequent in our neighbourhood and no less than three houses out of ten in the Terrace and been entered and robbed and yet do discovery of the thieves had been made. So ably also had the work of entry been accomplished that in no Case had the inmates been and it was not until the servants descended that the discovery waa made. In two out of the three cases an Entrance was effected through the pantry window by removing a pane of Glass and cutting a Small Hole the shutter. This window was on the ground floor nod could easily be reached from the ont Sale. In Ibe third robbery in upper window was entered by Means of n uni b which forced Back the fastening and of course allowed the Sash to be raised. So rapidly had the robberies Occure Sims of pass Xor trains it St. Marva leave kist Ward through Moil train.2 21 p a to Ruiru mull . Time of i ass Mikil tiia1ns1t Emi Oki Ual. Lila Vuk East Ward. Wall p. M. Leave Westward. Mull a. Limuti run Miot t Charok both a tiny Between and t Riv Al Kuvet Oaks on exp Cut trains both ways Between Willii import and Baltimore and Williamsport Anil i . For of ormistion i Liwen Ter ban Leas apply i Corner of and Market san. Liila. Ami for in i git business of the company s agents a b. Kingston jr., Cor. 13hi Anil Market bin Philadelphia. J. W. Reynolds Erie. We. Brown. Agent n. C. Till. Baltimore. H. H. Hoi stus Flea i Feighl a t. H. W. Uwins pfc real Titt tags. Jos. P. Alii Iager statement showing the ill Bililies and resources of the Bounty fund of m Keau county up to May 8tb. 1865. Liabilities. Ain t Bonds issued payable in 66 this is of interest payable in 6 per cent 68 65 at 4800 1872 resources. Eng eaten toxfi.1 of per cent. 1865 seated Tares of 579k.50 1sb6 deduct for Eion cautions total statement of the Volunteer belief fund for 1865. Liabilities. Outstanding Jan. 1 1866 1292.00 on Bonds estimate of for. 18p5 exoneration t Coromis Sion 23 excess of Veao Urcell Over liabilities the Only loan m Market offered by to govt Vincnt and con Rte Lula the great popular loan of the people. Less Tenn the loan in Liori Zed by the last Congress acc now of lie mar Ket. This amount at the Rale at which it is being absorbed will All be subscribed for Wili in two months a lion tie holes will in. Doubt Tlly command a Premium As has uni. Kornily been the Case on closing the Mil i in. Lions to other Loa if it now seems probable that no considerable a mount beyond lie Cut Seres will be of Breil 10 tie. People. In order Tomt citizens of every town and Sec of the country my be afto Deit facilities for inking the Iran tie Nnoli Otil Hanks slate Banks and private bunkers throughout the Genelly up scrip Lions at . Subscribers will select their own agents in whom they Bare Confidence and who Only Are to he responsible for the delivery of the notes for which they receive orders. Jay Cooke agent. Philadelphia. Subscription will be received by the first National Sank of Erie. May Fet 65. That the whole neighbourhood was alarmed the police Shook their Heads and looked knowingly but did nothing and what was much to be lamented found no clue to the robbers who it the same time they assert a were evidently not regular cracks men. A flairs had reached such a stage that we used to sleep with a revolver close by our bedside when we happened to have a Friend who came to a few Days with us. This Friend was an old Jungle Hunter and was Augait it every article whereby the animal creation Wight he was delighted it the idea of having an nature with lurglir.0, and scorned the idea hat they were More Tymn a match in Cun Ling for even the average Bush t was in vain hat we assured him that it Vns an axiom that an accomplished robber Ould effect an Entrance into any House Jit that instruments were Yueh of n azure As to Cut hours in doors without disc and in fact that through roofs and by lights Down chimneys and up water pouts in accomplished burglar could easily liter the bust de fended House in the i o Dom. 17b0.74 by the commissions w. S. , resources. From Del Nequent collectors Jimi Eaton taxes for i8c4 65, seated taiga for 1863 use no specific the oily reliable remedy for nil diseases of the seminal urinary and nervous by Teron try one Box and be cared. One Dollop a Box one Box will per fact a Curt Vioney refunded sent by mail on receipt of Price. 7ames 6. Butler Moose n. General a . Of the City of new York. Capital paid in fiscal agent of the United states and special agent for Jay Cooke Subr Crip Tjon agent wu1 deliver 7-so Kotsos Ivee of charge by express in All parts of Ike Conn in payment checks on n in York Philadelphia and Boston current Bills and All fire percent interest notes with in Terest to Date of subscription. Onorena sent by mail will be promptly filled. This Book receive to accounts of and Bankers on favourable terms also of Indi new York accounts. I argument a burglar was a Man on watch a who took advantage of the residents being asleep and usus but he let my suspicions ire raised and i will defy any burglar to enter my House without my having due warning been us no though i my be asleep still i cad hear his ppr once and can then make my arrangements to Welcome him although we were not desirous of hav o ing our House robbed yet wet wished much that our Friend s Confidence should he taken out of him. A few Days after the conver Silion the police informed us that several suspicious characters 1 and been seen about and recommended us to be on the Alert. Here then was a Good Opportunity to test my Friend s skill and wakefulness so having informed him of the a policeman s warning i asked him if he frit competent to undertake the de Fence of the House. Said he Only demand a dark lantern to and stipulate that you have a a pair of galoshes beside your bed. I also must go to bed last and do servant is to go Down stairs before me in Tuffe morning nor is any one to walk about during the whole thing. Come in the dark slip on dressing gown and come at once i was soon provided Asho wished and ready to descend the stairs in the dark. Now said my Friend there Are seven Steps to the first Landing and twelve afterwards the fourth step creaks abominably to be careful w descend with out noise the night waa boisterous Many a door end window milled so that the slight noise we made in descending the stairs was no sufficient to have alarmed even the most keen eared listener. We descended to the ground floor entered the pantry and stand ing perfectly still devoted ourselves to listening. In a very few seconds we heard n Grot ing noise on the shatter then an interval o quiet and again a noise presently the win Dow was gently raised and again All was quiet. The noise of a heavy vehicle pass ing the House seemed to afford in oppor Unity for a More decided Effort for a while the rattle of the wheels wan a creak sounded from the shatter and we could hear that the Bolt was forced for the shutter was gently moved. Stir till i do and hold your breath if possible i found the latter a difficult request to comply with for my heart was beating with rapidity and thumping against my ribs in the most excited Way still i stood quiet and trusted to my Friend. Nothing could be More cautious than the movements of the robbers. The shutter was pushed Back in the most slow and steady manner and there been even a Bel it i doubt whether it would made to ring. At intervals fastened to have been there was a rest from wort evidently for the purpose of listening and then one of the robbers placed Bis leg across the win Dow Sill and lightly dec ended into the the night even out of doors was very dark and in the Corner where we stood it was Black As Erebus. Our forms fore were quite and the Only Chance of discovering us was by touch ing or As. The first burglar was soon followed by second whilst we Couk hear that a third who win outside was to. Remain there on watch. Now let s Light says number iwo. Not yet till you push the shutter re plied the other or the Glim la be seep then you come and hold thru bos shutter was a Nickly pushed to and the robbers moved Awny a few paces from the window by which they had entered by the quiet Way in which they walked it was evident that they were either without shoes or had India rubber coverings. Of their disc or weapons we could see and i began to doubt whether our position was in agreeable one As x was armed Only with a sword it weapon however w hich i knew How to use whilst of my Means of offence or defence i knew Noth Down from London some Days previously examined the details by which the men had effected an Entrance Yon were very Lucky to hear themes specially on such said the detective.1 when once they re in they move like mice. We know them and i expect they will get seven the Man waa nearly Correct for one the older offender was sentenced to six and the other to five years of penal servitude it will i suppose be of no use trying to sleep again to night for it a three said my Friend. I cannot waa my and i m dying to hear How you band out those men were approaching the Boose. Being then of one mind we partly Robed ourselves lighted a fire in the Kitchen and soon being provided with cigars and grog got very comfortable and satisfied with our work. My Friend then began his account which he gave much in the Fol zoning words the burglar As i told you has usually the advantage of Surprise. He Cao select the time at which to make the attack and if Bis proceedings Are carried on cautiously he enters a Bongo before he is heard. Fen men would however venture to do so unless Ebey previously bad Good information As to the Interior arrangements of the abase this they obtain cibber from ser vants tradesmen or some one who visits the locality or they come themselves As tramps or with some trifle to sell. Thus f there Are Bells attached to the doors and windows he finds it out and he knows tolerably Well the Interior arrangements of the locality they propose trying their skill upon. There Are too conventional melb Tia Case but tie Means Bod town selves to be soffit ent f people Are usually very Colin cd our when they hear or they noises in the the first tiling they usually do b to by a Candle which proclaims to the robber that he has been heard Aud must then Tobej go a Ourthe Boose with this Candle and make a great noise so that the Man May have plenty of time to get away or Hidemi Mafir. Instead of this if the person were to listen intently he would be Able to Bear any suspicions noises distinctly and decide upon their cause then a he most1 know Bia own Bouse better than a he a the lest off of the two in the dark i and when having armed l itself he had quietly opened the door he May wait and listen until the robbers Are heard moving about when he May take such Steps of seem necessary. If every person were merely to plan what waa to be done in Case of robbers entering his House and then were to carry out this if the occasion required it burglary would be too dangerous and Hunsuc Essal a proceeding to be popular or profitable and thus might be Given of for a More honest Means of obtaining a livelihood so that really we May consider ourselves to have done the Community at arge a Benefit when we capture one of these Gentry whilst those who allow their Bouses to be robbed with impunity jeopardise their neighbor s who a mystery in shrouding the conspirator Payne instead of being cleared of growing deeper every Day. His bearing and fortitude Bro Ogontz the trial is something wonderful chains Handcuffs and the awful presence of certain death the constant gaze of the eager and curious crowd nil All the rounding of the commission neither Appal nor terrify him in the least for his companions in misery he deeply and Only wishes because he is stronger Rad braver than they that he could be executed each one. To Day a Christian lady of this City sent him a pocket handkerchief and a message that she should Pray for him and thai others prayed for him. He received the present with the air and ods of protecting a Chouse such As bolts j ing seemingly of a gentleman retaining mrs chains locks ic., nil of which require his thanks and As for the prayers he said no Merew time and proper instruments to Over one praying for him should labor alone ome. It therefore occurred to me that that he prayed for himself. This Hist re Novelty and simplicity combined would be Mark waa made with much emotion he More than a match for the coarse intellect i eyes filling with tears. His nature a two f a burglar and thus i made my fold he a gentle and yet As terrible vib which Yon see answered very 11km. He has More endurance than Falls to no doubt about we replied. Lot of most men. He will go four Well now come up to my room and l me without eating or drinking Oai see the he continued. J still be Strong. He Baa sat in the tort entered Bis room and there beside room

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