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Smethport M Kean Miner (Newspaper) - May 10, 1864, Smethport, PennsylvaniaThe m Kean is published eve Jav tuesday by roc3-ers t 1200 1 Bis i Ruthn 2000 t 10 00 ii Imre 3 inh Orionn -160 25 end nil paper one 600 of in Tien net in smaller Type Siut i Coant tute n it Jane. H to tors and must Addreann d o to lift Ruti Livit a. The miser Obice truth Largo Onu if Isth Rtin it Job Type and printing material of ii Ami we Are prepared do nil Idetta of Plain Raar Neraal work including limits pump tue circus Bill nos curds in with beaten a 1 Oil us uts f. N. Hachett attorney Audi Counselor Ca Nierby county a. Special Noti Inton to collections and All Bun Iuen relating to roil cattle. New Ulatt Smith shop. Subscriber Lias recently himself in the Ulack i Smithing Tiu Siut ssh ii sinus Lipory in. Lie id stand formerly Scoti Pineil by Miles Irons lie Peml in execute All kinds of work up on i he lowest terms and in the i Ion Ali Saclo irix okd in the latest and most Ai . A work Doue on Elmr test notice. Jackson Guimes. Smethport april l9ili.lfs4, 1-33. Court proclamation. . The Hon. In new Winje Prefty Drill und the . J. Dakum and n pm Dimity am a trite judges Over Roii to a mixer and to Perl jail Quarter Tiiu court of Trio c a nov of m Kiun have i mull to Brit pre. A i bearing late the isl of Jan. In Viar of our Hundred and sixty and to me directed for a court foyer iin-1 to it nil Juil i he of Quarter sew i it ice. Court of common i plan in tie to Routtu of snit ten trl on monday tie i 4iy of cout Nice orgy no dec n re litre to Uio Coronity jus. Ii is and within the county Tim Thev to then and to at 10 m., of Day with Llu ii Ini usher i to Ilo Ali which their i dirt a to Ite done Ai l who n re to undly their ii Tia Iii a or i e in Thoj Itil county of to in Theu und there Toro Neute diem is Wilt lie joint. ill m Sih 1864, and the f71i. Tiu Independence re tit states of Ami i a. A . Spring mullenary the the army hone was Wpm nil than the ends of Bis Bones stack through his Etin to was weak in the Knees and almost dead because he had been so shabbily fed. Yet distressed be thought thai he might sing a in a minor key so he opened Bis month and a loosened big Tongue and this was the style of the song he swing spare and lean i spare and lean i an army horse not fit to be seen f lean and Sicic i lean and Biebl because of the Bay contractor b trick t i m sick at heart and i faint away whenever i think of these Bales of Bay the outside b a a Candalora sin la the villainous stuff they put Nitoiu. Alas alas Bow came it to pass where did t hey grow ibis bind of grass t i look at the stuff and Gran oot neigh 1 i never can eat this sort of Hay. At the Corner of each of the rascally Bales they fallen substantially Timber rails the and the rails hey together weigh and Call it so Tauy Pou iinds of Hay. Where is Tho Man that inspects the Hayt under the Hay Mack asleep All Day or rather this suffering horse would say. Perhaps he is paid for staying away but the swindling Hay i he is the person this horse would like to see he a the Man i would like to sky for cheating us beasts with his worthless Hay. I you Moy say if you. Please i m a blood thirsty hone. But i d finish this deed without remorse from the door it the very moment i tending Torun then Over into balls Sita j were ascending the Chimney. The Savage painted and plumed for i ble for Bis Rifle. The powder Horn was made an Effort to scramble no again but for. The do Ondrel who furnishes Bay to me. Is a traitor had As Jefferson War leaped from their Covert with a shout of Demoniac exultation. For one moment the inmates of the Cabin were panic stricken but in the Cost inc month Cha Duro bad rushed out for the Porcase of bring ing in the wounded mad. Ice seized him by the shoulders and was in the act of dragging him toward the threshold when an old Indian who had reserved Bis charge when the to was fired took deliberate aim and shot Biro through the Broin. He fell dead across the body of Jesse Cook. Hod the Savages rushed upon the Cabin it that moment they would have encountered no resistance. The door was open and the women completely unnerved by the horror of the scene. The Savages stopped when they Ren bed the dead body of Hosea Cook to Scalp their victim. They knew tent All the mates of the House hold Hud fallen and that it was utterly impossible for the women children to escape. As to Acy attempt at n defence they did Noj dream of that. The females who with arms outstretched and their eyes protruding toward the bleeding bodies of their fallen protectors stood huddled Toga tier on the threshold full but of to vent Ace was powder without i the pungent effluvia of the feathers Ovet and most approved Al St by mrs w. . F j it the or Sld acc of John hit a took coup its Lort ment of mall Kex a. Up a Beautiful jacket and Mantilla Patten Al an unequalled assortment of Flowers ribbons the arc respectfully invited to Cal Ami examine her Stock. Smethport. May 2. Ism. Flu heroic defence a More Beautiful and quiet scene than the denting on the Elk born which smiled and Spur tied in the Light of. A cloudman min Rise on the 27th of 1792, Cou d not have been found Between the Kentucky River and the Mountain i a rude bul strongly built log Cabin half dwelling half the most conspicuous object in the foreground situated in n Clen Rioff of some forty acres surrounded by dense Woods and three or four Miles from Frank fort then a Sinell Village. The Cabin was double the usual size for it contained two ii Milia a. Its occupants Wetra two Brothers Cook tin if wires Annj Chi Klrin and b you fcb of Sevea Tevini Nnami a John me Andre Whon Sistad in the form work. The two Brothers were originally from Connecticut and during they and settled on the Elk born they file rather than saw that their Only of avoiding immediate inns narc in availing themselves of the Brief respite which the Bloodthirsty Malignity of the Savages allowed them. Rushing from the Cabin Miriam Cook grasped the Corpse of her brother in Law in her Strong arms while at the same instant Hope and Alice enc seized an Arm of the unfortunate Mcandrew. And in the next moment they and darted Buck with their but Lens Imd closed and barred the door. The Cabin was a solid Structure built of immense Loos of co Stout Ball dropping 5ece with file a ramrod it proved to fee whirled the empty bucket round her head and burling i twit the full swing of her powerful Arm struck him directly on the forehead with the Sharp Edge of the Staves. She heard the Bones crash and the victim groan. A moment afterwords he was drawn away by his companions three of whom descended from the roof bearing him in their arms. Miriam now that so heard the two who Rena Ned upon the roof tearing Dotti the Tapper Toga of the Chimney and presuming that they intended to attempt in Entrance thot.way., she ton Down Blairs to prepare for them. Timber from the adjacent pile and using i1 As a Bette ring Niro soot Bent m the weak ened portion of the door at the same time driving the articles which had been piled against it into the Middle of the Cabin. Taught caution by the losses they had already sustained they did not attempt an immediate Entrance through the breach but thrusting to the muzzles of their rifles Dis charged them into the House. In this they had a double of killing or maiming some of the occupants and get Ting in under cover of the smoke. Before the sound of the deafening Broad aide had died away the Feather crested Bead of a Wyandot Warrior parted the smoke Cloud which obscured the Interior but As he Rose from a stooping posture to entering Miriam s a descended with tremendous Force cutting through Bis shoulder and Collar Bone into his Chest. He drop Ped with a wild cry Naif of Defiance and of agony. Another Arago followed and another each to sink in turn under the a of the courageous Matron. The fifth she missed but with him she held him powerless in her arms while Alice plunged the knife in Bis body of the next two who entered1, one was Dia. Tabled Fay a blow on the head from the butt of Hope s Rifle Ana the other very nearly decapitated by a sweep of Miriam s axe. Of the thirteen warriors who had left their tribe for the War path a few Days be fore Only two were on wooded and Capa ble of service and Tuey seized with a panic at the havoc made among their companions one of our exchanges Nan retired the following old but Good Story a number of old and of Bora were holding office under the government if. Were seated att a tavern porch talking when a Toper names John Penon who is very loquacious when cornered but exactly opposite when sober nid if the company had no objection he would Tell them a Story. They told him to whereupon be spoke As follows. A certain Don t a philosopher upon whose judg ment he always depended. Now to happened that one Day the King took it into ins head to go a Hunt Ioor and after sum nooning Bis Nob Tell and making the preparations he summoned the philosopher and asked him if it would rain. The philosopher told him it would and he and Bis deported. While journeying along they met a Cotto Tryman on a jackass. He advised them to return said be it will certainly rein they smiled contemptuously on him and passed on. Before they had gone Miles however they Hod reason to regret not having taken the rustic s advice As a heavy Shower coming they were drench so to the skin. When they returned to the Palace King reprimanded the philosopher severely. I met a said he who knows a great Deal More than Yon for he told me that it would rain Trier eat you told me u would the King then gave him in walking papers and sent for the countryman who Mode his appearance. Said the King Bow 700 Ksor it will rap did t said the rustic a Jack ass told me How Pray did he Tell you asked the King. Picking no his ears your returned the rustic. The King sent the country Man procuring the jackass of him put hit tha in the place the philosopher had filled. And Here observed John looking very Wise is where the King made a great mistake How so i inquired Bis eagerly. Why Ever since that time said John with a Grin jackass wants an office the above puts us in mind of a Story of a Squaw and her puppies equally old but perhaps will Bear repeating m hew military times soon after the Erie canal waft Ted it was customary to everybody Captain who could raise even an old scow to Nan on the big ditch it happened of one occasion that a packet a they called stopped at a station in Oeida and a Fine looking Young came on Bourd with three Pappila which she offered for Sale. The cantata command of the packet Fel loaded. Trusi Ner hand Pouch but contained nothing but ets Burette had. Based it Fra Oklott a few Days before a Feather Bej the Feather one a cached the lower Recto and this much article in the fir Entjer Man s Home bold wat a sickly dragged and tornet without in fireplace. Tufe time one of Tho indians was fairly itt about to stifling smoke from the burning feathers by the Long Boived abandoned the siege and fled Back to their Village. To have spared the lives of the wounded would Bove been treason to the Miriam s axe and the knife of Alice made Short work of them and this duty fulfilled the party lost no time in proceeding to Frankfort. The next Day a Hundred Moun Ted frontiers men assembled and after bringing in the bodies of the Cooks and Mcandrew started for the nearest Wyandot Vilge to take a no Fernle revenge. A a drives to his Herald of Prog Ress predicts that after a s More Batons two of fiem Efi counters the War will Vaow and declared under the state and stripes and that All this will coma to passo Fofe Mdse next Harvest is Gath eted granaries. Gold will take the july. Gov ten years downward tract in May Ern ment credit be after peace is declared when another War . I Aii m i inn n i where b your master f on inti nov and Ete prag up to her in a pompous Man Ner thinking to have a Little fun at her expense. Took one and asked her what name was. She replied Captain sir in Thea took the second and As Jed her its name. She replied Captain and now Teh said the. Captain in name of the third one she answered jul before Captain said they Art captains f i replied in ass become fashionable to every Puppy Captain t out he is Only a aria was. The sneering remark of a , h0 was Only a what was the Earl of sum boo he Only a what b Prince wham married be Princea Boyar of Only a Printer i who was Williajm one of to fat Hereof a was Only a qua is George Prentis Charles Dick nov To inv Dong Jas Jerrold Bayard George p. Isles , n. P. Senators do can Roa. Kingl they toe All what was Beau Iii Fatafe. Liff out Al Printer firer body Autv Well Twilight

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