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Smethport McKean Citizen (Newspaper) - December 11, 1858, Smethport, PennsylvaniaU u to f i 7 i 1 j a Mill. I a j i j .1 it . Is Ivert Smethport m Kean co., 41 pm in rates of . 1 a to ,8000 not Eil with a Calico bum. With their Reguett and Latina and com their diamonds and in Baa and pearls and then Rolliner figures faces thar May Auoe at a party or Kali. 1900 lines in ortion m oar Lii with ,.5 t bulbs will be strictly Ltd Beretto. B. Bought of old red. Tatomer you Vnellor at Lair county i a. Bait new to for the Potter and Gilt Wilt be promptly tit. Office in the oort House floor. W. Actor nor and Cou Mellor at Law. County a. At tort and councilor at with o. J Danilin a consulting count a sow Liport m Kean county j a. The. Satoe formerly occupied by o. J. Hamlin. A Tumey at Smethport m Kean co., t will attend to professional in counties of pc Koan Potter and the c. Attorney councilor Smethport co., i a. Will attend to All Bunney in he a refection in Trio Coli Tien of hotter and Elk. Of he Over 0. K. Sartwell a brother g tote. A or. 3. Dar Jwo. Physician and stent port p on King Street a few of the or. A d. Pro Blair. Phy Titian and surgeon sme Liport a. One door North of the method it but Gore me in Josee of them All my girl with us Calico Drew. She a at plump Partridge and fair at us Tom in its Bloom her Teeth win with Ivory compare and Ber breath with the Cloter perfume. Her step in u free and m Light tha fawns whom Hunters hard Pas and her is As soft and m Jay girl with Calico dream your dandies and Saay Naer at her simple and modest attire l but the Charm she permits to appear would set a whole iceberg on can but she Nerer the hugging the Momm and Caress she a saving All these for heir my girl with the Calico Drees she u cheerful warm hearted and True and kind to her father mad Mother Flthe studies Bow much can do for her Sweet Little Sisters and brother. If you want a companion for life. To Comfort enliven and fihe is just the right for i my girl with the Calico dress t. C , would announce to the Elf Smethport and Vicinity Tuat he so prepared to All order for painting framing. Of paper inn gang sign painting ac., with Neatem and add Rem a c. Ghan Ducr Smethport m Kean co., a Orbbit b hotel a. To blk will be supplied with the Best the affords Andice will anew no of Kiwi a accommodating his Carver k. E. Eddy water Street warn Warrenn co., put. General stage Astor House. By j. 0. Holmes. Stages to and from thu place Stop Here. Good accommodations and Teaton Able prices. Blk Kytt House. Smethport m Kean co., a. A r. Bentwet pro. The court Howe a fare. Commodious and Well furnished House. Air a Kathan Dennis proprietor. This House is Slot Kalf Way Between Smethport and clean. Elf yom want a Good dinner thu place to atop. Holmes a k1cwmowd. Waou Aale and retail do Alan in family groceries dry boots a shoes hats Caps. Fails Yankee notions. A. Hora in the Astor Lioums. Terms Cash. I a. W. Tailor dealer in Staple and fancy dry Wooda Oil cloths ready made clothing clap shoes Ore Erie hardware of door Bast of tie Astor House. If 00, wholesale and retail dealers in Staple and fancy dry oar pelting ready and gemeral furnishing Boot Aud Wall window paper looking glans a a. At Olcan kit. Smith 1 Nice dior Block Olcan k. Y. Wholesale dealers in dry groceries Hau and bonnets and car Oil other kind of Mer Chandise. T b. It. Manoir. Dealer in storm tin Ware Japan Etc Ware. Ac., West Side of the it Iblis Square 8 melt port on Tom work done to order on shortest no time and in the Moat Suraf artial manner. O. V b. Barmi Geissl dealer in tinware hardware oar enters tools nails Hottum Mill lok and Coil Khaim and of urn pumps hollow Ware cutlery Glass jobbing done to order Olean few Yorac sucok880b to the office at Bradford m Kean co., a Branch at Fox township Elk co., a. Good , and Mineral lands for in Small containing Tamia Dasaad Lime Soite. Iron arc and Mineral paint of Superior Jal Tiea. Fret Ltd of a the Beautiful Decoy. It is Well known to All in any degree familiar with the history of Mexico that a regular system of Highway Rob Bery exists in every Section of that miserably governed country and that through a want of into Ferante of the authorities this has grown up into regal for and formidable shape that every traveler must be prepared to put his life at Hazard at every stage or to provided with a suitable contribution for lot Caballeros do Camino the knights of the who in the event of find ing Yon prepared and willing will make their Levy with it politeness only1 equated Fly the smiling landlord when he receives your Over charged fare for your last night s entertainment. Why such systematic boldness of robbery is not with the Connivance at least with rarely any interference of the government or state one of those mystical matters which among Many others so puzzles and prep Exea the intelligent foreigner hat that such is the disagreeable truth every traveler through that wretched country can Bear ample testimony. Some years ago having business which first called me to the capital of Mexico and thence through the Interi or of the country to the northward i met with several thrilling adventures which i have recorded for the Benefit of whomsoever May take an interest therein omit Ting Only the. Dates they being non Easo tial to the interest of the narrations themselves. The first of the series occurred on the route Between Vera Cruvand the City of Mexico. In the regular Diligence running Between the places just mentioned i had taken passage and had passed through the. Beautiful City of Jalapa and entered the gloomy town of Perote without meeting with any unusual incident though being continually warded to be on my guard against the dangers of the Road. At Perote where we halted for a relay and refresh ments All my fellow passengers took leave of me very solemnly assuring me that if assailed by the Ladrone or Rob Bers it would be much better forme to with a Sweet smile and a melodious tone except front the professional robbers and they Seldom harm any one who makes no resistance it Altange i rejoined that you Aronld things As a Natter of course and totem resistance a very impolite Way of treat ing the knights of the Road instead of boldly asserting your i rights and ing the evil by a Manly spirit of resist. Anoe. For myself i must consider it the most cowardly of proceedings for any respectable party to sat out prepared to quietly gratify the cupidity of the unprepared to treat them to their just every traveler she replied should before setting oat count the coat of journey and of course it is natural he should value his life highly it seems to me natural that he should pay a certain sum for the positive safety rather than put Bis life in jeopardy. For instance in travelling from Vera to Mexico if be will nest reckon that so much is the fare by the Diligencia and that so will be required Fot entertainment on the Way and so much for the contingency you speak of he flu then have the exact Cost Between two Points and if he will look at the whole As the total of Bis journey he will not seem to be robbed by any one party More than i replied stay be i be love is the mexican Niobe of doing business but does not tally with the of received ideas of foreigners. But every the fir speaker should conform to the Cus Toms of the Donn tar he " and do then go prepared for this Highway robbery Ana have Yon no in myself. I teamed that her Faaa Uyl name Ato was Trehaar ried thai her fac the said Birthar were Amadao Forth and so on and in return i her own name stated tory and Pra Repett aa4 Alto Gether became More than i would advise any Friend lie be with any stranger of either a strange country. A we continued of journey the conversation gradually changing one thing to another Senorita Paula suddenly brought it Back to the Point where it first opened. We Are coming upon a dangerous part of the she said w Are you still resolved to defend yourself if As sailed r wit your permission a i Don t think it she re plied but still if such be your intention i think it no More than right you should give me a Chance to take a part in my defence since my risk of danger jul be great As yours i _ have Yon really the nerve after All to defend yourself i inquired. a feta who of ooh Tedin a a toot of the door of the duty Nytia i Oon men Dawo permit to alight and make Stone ratable in the Lake Page of your .1 Lave k the Leader of the party bowed to and mid with a grim shall be Happy and entered Towt it of sold a for to Hail had Para you and my to Tiv Twne which idiot in inside route for with i quietly the fear in thus journey Well Senor w d by yourself car t do i am take matters quietly and in flyer myself to to Gente Elly plundered than to ran the risk of having my Throat Cut for resistance As had somewhat boldly As Yon perceive an unprotected lady who for certain reasons required to make the journey Between Perote the capital some twice or thrice a year and you certainly could not expect me to go prepared to resist an armed band at to fear i will not deny i hate my share of that but so flu1, 1 have never met with any rough treatment and of course Trust to the saints that my for tune will Ever be a and have you really been robbed on your journey Back and Forth of i inquired. I think i have paid my share to the la drones for my transit through their she laughed. And Yon expect to continue a repetition of the same for the rest of Yoor the replied. At least x Hope to be always and four said 1 have you never seen any disposed to resist these unlawful acts once an american and an englishman who were in the Savadil Gencia with me fired upon the robbers killing one and wounding and did the robbers fire Back yes but fled immediately and innately injured our As should have expected re turned i. Yon were not robbed on i have two Aat Dyt if you will accept of one of them it is at your service r you Are very kind but can with ease and prod cing one of my explained manner in which it was to be used. And this Yon say will shoot some half a "1 think it Safe to calculate that five charges out of six will explode Senorita r a very formidable weapon in deed f she Roo lied and with such i can almost fancy we Safe.1 have another you say like this x produced it what a Beautiful she observed reaching Over and taking it hand. Twatt hands one of the revolvers continued Aenied like this one might almost count himself Safe against a Host 1 you. Aay this is fired. In. This Nanner she proceeded cooking one of tha weapons Aji she spoke Toad Point ing it toward the Road. Have a care Senorita. Or you will discharge it the words were scarcely uttered when her Finger pressed toe trigger and one of the barrels was exploded with a Sharp report. A minute after one not Eft glance me in Possession of tha whole state. Of pod in a wild gloomy place and the Driver sitting Caret Osslyn his Box taking every big a a that Tsvor coarse. He might also an Joco Memde of the robbers or he Mig Ritat but in either there was j ittle Hope of assistance from attempt kind won Cert army of Ingn Poa us a severe neighbouring City As a Pun Kament Selling meat he of and Down the Road where it wound j stoop Down and r safety. Without aay of note what became of Tad their o4 1 Bat the Leaton of journey ban never daring the remainder of my stay lit tit country no pretty woman Ems had the Honor of Coonfi. Getting Post fusion of tasty and in Puuing v gotta Between dark of overshadow my Trees Bat discovered nothing to give Meany Hope. The so toe eight or in Nant Well armed were collected around me part of them new rated and on their feet bold ing their Man tags try the Fer Idle. Look Irig non my Nae aaa desperate one so be fog put indeed waa Eoa Geraed i Seth rela Laed my presence mind and did not wholly despair. True i had disarmed and now stood singly Between numbers but the idea of tamely to this oat rage was to my very nature and i resolved to pot the hut favourable Opportunity for defence and retaliation to the strongest test. Iii f accept Obj Laurse f Sald i pro Noim one Heli several Gold it to thank Yon you ate very kind i mid m be took it in his with a polite and chunked what Mure you the Batcher. The fellow said looks like of examination it proved to ten Dollar Bill supple. Uttie while ago. To which a finder k Thilk i y the time the Tain had been sent to u arose one Simul Tane on yell of dismay and the astounded robbers began to scatter in every direction. I had no disposition to follow however another minute they might rally and torn upon me and no Forward the reins yer on circuit was asked to Dine with the judge. At the a k his eur Tow asked a my shorty Rote front and took from the sideboard a old Bourbon of which be invt Al Ftfe guest to partake partaking self As is his tvs Tom. After a Tom was Over the lawyer judge will you permit iat to ask a ques too of ref Refl the judge what 6 i said the lawyer the and vaulted Fate Nore glance around me showed me the Sennta Paula upon the body of the chief her laughter can ged to a two and. Some of the scattered eowards7 bringing their weapons to Bear anon me., Adios Senorita and Laid i bitterly to i fight beat who " 1 the bottle. Kew 1 wish to whether you were to Blessing on Iba or thought it waa Good enough Ike a naga took tha amm a4 via ement. I n it the Jali awl Fol chivalry when Draak. Aft he the Gay erotic King with if any Feal Good drank at Nagro those

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