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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - April 7, 1841, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaBrity contributor to it magazines of the Cono i tors of both in services under the Bew with such an array of Tal of unrivalled attraction 2 promised the coming vol. Paid of. A Graham. Corner of Chanut and act Esch other. Unto Mutual in nce company. Tarj begs leave to state to m this company is t ready to receive e against loss or poisons insuring in members and Are equally its and in the elec cers in proportion to the de. In order to become the company and thereby in applicant gives premi Anio unt of which is in the amount to be insured of thus if to insured at 5 per cent i Oto for ij50. If at 8 per s his note for and Ort on for a greater or Leas no to the rate of Hazard Stu he advances 10 per cent Ionel sum of is 50 for no then becomes a the approval of his apply s injured for Jive years it of the Premium notes he cd Pill of the company. T . Constitutes the with the sex Vero id with the losses of ind should it prove in i v both expenses and loss Oik to meet the losses occur h borrowed agree u Insor portion and paid. I Nis then made to repay upon the Premium notes in till n u spec la e amounts t o in in ado but once a is i di.14si May i in t Inch assets j i i i Mso Nale time o the same to i int the Vicini n in fun he note inn s been made and up ind the insured a a time be assigned i it and the s up Accord info to Ile company. Not i Iii ii value of r u i i be i sited and All s i it Ludd t i in i n one risk. Oleksey president. Is Secretary is to is or and agent lit Iti uns to insure in the i i , to 12th 1 ail is Ore i go. Sine i Ali ferry 1 i in Timve in in to Trio City of new n i -.1 in i it m part on my own Dis u to Date p 11 till .llorfr1 , who r i ill in w a through. M Hull j rep Siclot. Into d fur by t r. I St to feb. 1 3th is 11. A lands printed cd tale at of the j. Intr real estate will ourt House in of to Tjin loin lot in the Borgh i on i m at Tho Avenue the i in of Mil Borough no. A be by Walnut Street t i Karl sir tet on tie to i la t b lot no. Re of an acre with a Frame in and to be James Lindsay. Ing tract will be sold on w of act of land situate on 2a county in in Deb urn surveyed on lie name of scuse Locey bout Rar Rint of Steph Svi Loceyy South by Gard met and North by 8ioj cent land cont aug four Koniw cd casting out of and now in of Icino mor with improved with a and Orchard bid reon. Taken m execution to be f Wilfurd. Printed and published every wednesday by j. P. Mafuel at of a year payable hair yearly in Advance or if met the vol. . 34. Wellsborough wedge so 7, whole no. 138. The Tionta Eagle. Tiona cock to a from Nifte March. 1 ithary Hart. The following Narr Auve was derived from j rom10 Missouri Argus. Is my Home. It Jour Newland Yaffitt. O i have Smeu Many Landry stranger to Delta it t i Hopr nor love s Swift , t us make my pathway in jail i i on the sly i arme and it dome 01. Or my Birk by that Sweet at or 1 or Ejon is lome. Tik no Ilar of no More flick to into i of Ait w t p my to fair n us Drici i i 1 jul i nut o i not b u of or. Portl t o it k n is Niy ii orc i nil from tin 1 a h i i h t of borrow n i in Lehrl i r is i f a r v it i1 of r j an i v.1 i is i i r m n i f t 11 b l a i ii in re hum conditions. V0 subscription received for a Shorter period l be Loli owing a Arnove a. Than six months nor will any paper be Discon an officer of Gen. Wellborn s corps who was untied until Alt arrearage Are paid but at the m Battle with the Creek Indiana As below re option of the publisher. Latin and an Eye Witney of the remarkable will be inserted three far one Dollar and a tells n8re recorded the whole affords but for Ewry subsequent insertion Twenty five cents another prot that truth is stranger than Fie larger advertisements charged in the same pro Stu Artand Una the Creek War of 1836-7, was a most bar 3-4 Barous one and continued nearly Centi for every time after. Tac for one the greek population comprehended in the to those who advertise treaty for emigration Westward was Twenty by the year two thousand about two thousand of Rainors broke the Trutty and commenced hostilities in May 1836, by to at tack on the peaceable town of Roanoke in the night butchering its inhabitants put Ting them to flight and pillaging and setting Are to their habitations. The terrors of an affrighted population once exposed to Indian Harby ratios can hardly be conceived. Rumor follows Quick Upin the heels of Rumour yet no Story can exceed the Hor Ora of Indian War Taie As it u impossible for language adequately to to depict its re Jilies. It is stated of a Man in flight with his family from a supposed Pursuit of indians in this War that having got fresh intelligence of alarm by the less Hasty flight of others who had overtaken him lie took up ins boy from behind ins Wagon tossed him in and ran Forward to whip up his team when to at the place of stopping he found that the Vio 1 Caol ins action to save Las son had Lillta ii breaking ins Nock i Gen Jess ii had reported the Creek War of an end and drawn Oft his troops into Fie Ulm. To act against the so Vinolus contrary i i m Remoli Strines of Tom Inrush plants of j i i Alii i m a to acs Vireil him the indians wire t a i k Blued but thai Loiue hundreds we re Sti i i i Ali in hiding i n be of .l.toli, increased Barbeau ?h1 1 in g r our cd Alabama the Hon. Cle net l dim inn t Nair in Congress Edt i v. I i at vigor 1.1 Mustor i i it u Trulli. By enlisting i me u it us m in slats into thu service of the states. Urn. Wellborn received the drowned , and Acque itch himself with great valor and Honor to Ilia Mel of the War. Sometime in the Winter of general heard Ofair Encampment of indians on the of pee River us Confluence with Creek Between the Forliti. With a company of Vivo Hundred and ten mounted men he of of flt search of the foe. Having Dis covered and their position from Tho West Bank of Ihu pee without being observed he Letl one Hundred and Twenty of his men on the higher grounds about Hall a mile from the nver at a Point by which the indians must Retreat if dislodged with instructions to Cut them off whenever they should be driven in upon Thum. Wall the remainder ninety men he die ended the River a Lew Milit and crossed a Bridge below the Confluence of the two streams Wuh d View to come round Piid attack the indians by Surprise. Having made his across pet Creek he found tha acobs greatly impeded by Low and wet grounds n being a Timu of High water and several la or channels running from one River to the Oiler and at this time flooded Cane brakes and Palmetto thick Etc were to be broken through add various objects Peculiar to that wild re treat interposed nevertheless the bravery and determination of the Treopie surmounted All impediments and they arrived at last on the Bink of a Lagoon on bids of which was the Indian Encampment themselves screened from observation by a Grove of Pam Letts and favourable ground. V Young couple at pans lately going at this moment a firing wag heard in the in mayor to have the civil Ceredo direction of the place where the one Hundred j1? of Mainaga performed the Young and Twenty troops had been left and it was in stepping out of the Carriage in Manifest As none but women and cd Idren tanked her lace discs in the i 1 Tai be 1-.i i to Irini la sir in it Kim Riam c i i is Oro in i w u in a Plum t urts kids is round us Mikil is Idini St Urr i by i t r j l r. L .1 u us u r i l i u i Pati i Daj till trip u bf1 it Row ird m i in irom ill u t ill in. To rid whom n it cling so loudly in Kuki a Day. 1 ii tit it droid non s shrine 1 n it l Aru i g Tulc pour a 11 n t r 11 Mil to on ill Luj Isle a Mure to m on n Ijar in thy hards May sep i h in i Laius j ricin Jay tit Lulli arcu to b Pep i Titi Oliai is m u Ai .1 i Atnia s Day. I la Lujbli Ilia to Beauty s brow and to us we , who tha Pirt if or us h i p i f jr0 in of toil o hit jul that Navy fall u i i u full ily j it Raj 1 in ii in Iii. I Hor i. Of p Molt in on Parl i til Hitti the land ill a lure in Jpn Hanoi bared Tho Brand in l Lor Ira Emen o brows were Vou Tiia san rules now is what Wjk not i a part will disobey to Drain Ihu Lull sued drops that Ehino Patuck s a i i l Nyji Tho not withhold 1 n Poi r Rod Goblet Forth while in Ihu and ,11--1 laves 119 Gold plus in tin Inland of our birth of be i a t in sighs and chains Cio ii Popren to and torn away u Harp s strains id wild on Pitnick n Day. I 1841. Gentleman. The lady took no no that had discovered the of this a Gallant expression and while8 on the wet Fidfl of the pee and had party went into the hotel of the Becero the this was mayor. But upon being asked Wyeth l in More p lnfo1 to observe that the firing or to take the gentleman. Rapidly Mora Distant an indication that present for her husband replied _ the were victorious and m Pursuit. Not so stupid which was the Only general Well born conceived Ike Inwer that would be obtained from her. Project As Retreat was impossible of placing m6n la line n9ar the Kank of the As my May. A ancient drama he cp0ld, for a . On the Retarn of liter much More lie the an agree by. And mannered old Man will Al Wing be Voun a woman who is 9r a flirt nor a fool whether her v re be a cottage or a court Mue and showed himself to the women who instantly raised the cry of Esla Hadka Etta Hadlai White to the general on the Distant the alarm was rapidly by runners w Indi now engaged on the other Side be. Soon As possible some three Hundred warriors or More name Rush no Baek flushed with Victory and full of they seemed to know that they had routed the largest body of their opponents and were eager to find the remainder. It was a critical moment when they stood upon the open ground within gunshot of Gen. Wellborn s men on the other Bank of Tho Lagoon demanding of Tho women where they had seen Tho White the indians knew that the Lagoon was Forda ble but their opponents did not at the moment they wer about to Rush in and at a Given signal a Well directed fire was poured in upon them from the whole line and they fell Baek with a shout of terror and dismay into a pm Wood about forty rods Distant leaving Many of their number dead upon the Field. It was evident that the fire told Well but no less certain that the foe would soon rally and return with a Confidence of Victory. They knew there was no escape for the White Man Aud that they had driven from the Field his strongest Force. Violent speeches of the Chiofa and warriors were heard and u iders Lood. In about forty minutes a hideous yell of Onset rang through the Forest and an entire array of the Indian Foice leaped upon the Bank of the Lagoon to Cross and drive their assailants by closer tight. At that in mint they received a Seco id time the whole fire of Gen. Wellborn s men irom behind the Palmetto halted Stag gered and again fell Back into the Yio ods leaving the ground strewed with their s again the tallying speeches were heard and Gen Wellborn saw that he and his Mon just to Dies Fer the action to the Oiler Bank or perish be Oij a Lorce. A Heving from the demonstrations of the i Duns that the Lagoon was Fordable he ordered two men at different Points to Mike the attempt and if they aug be Jud Tho whole corp were to plunge in form upon Bank and Rush upon the foe. It was hut the w re of a moment and every Man was in line. The conflict was desperate and blood women fought and full with the men. A in Gle White Man encountered a War rior and two of his wives All three of whom he Laid dead at his feet by a necessity which he could net avoid in self preservation. The indians fled across a Bridge of Trees which they had thrown Over Hie pee fighting and falling in their Retreat and All that could were soon out of tha Battle leaving behind them Camp and spoils the wounded the dying and the dead. Seventy three warriors averaging six feet and two inches in height were counted among the slain. An old chief a Otholo whole who after Ward escaped in the a Ifft being entirely disabled by the shot he had received in various parts of the body a fell into the River As he was attempting to Cross the Bridge of tree he Clung to the branches and buried himself entirely under the water while the victors Wera crossing and re crossing the Bridge Dur ing the action. He lived to recover of his wounds joined his party and afterwards made the following speech to Gen. Wellborn at Concha to Mecco s town when about to Emi grate with his people. You Are a great chief. I have fought As Long As i could. You have beaten me. You have killed and taken nearly All Iny people. I am now ready to go the farther from you the better. We cannot be 1 thank you Lor taking ease of my women children and wounded warriors and for sending them Back to me. You Are a great in the sleeve of the coat of a Othlo Woholo after the Battla Wera found Twenty eight Hundred dollars in Gold and Many spoils that had been taken from murdered White families or pillaged from their deserted houses were recovered. A Roll of Bank notes was also found. Most of the Indian ponies were Lefi behind and the whole of the next Day waa consumed in making arrangements for a vigorous Pursuit of the routed indians. Nine of the ninety engaged in this attack were killed. The carcasses of the Are sorry to learn Weie left without the exasperated feelings of the troops themselves the citizens of a common wealth doomed to the horrible atrocities of an Indian War with their families exposed Many of whom had Al usual respect of i valued warfare. It was a scene of carnage left to the face of the nun and to Tho eyes of the stars. On tha morning of the third Dav a Pursuit the retreating foe was ordered the Trail of which led them Down the pee to the plantations of two Bro hers Josiah and Robert , about forty Miles be Low Tho Battle ground above described. As they approached these settlements it needed no Prophet s pen to anticipate the Fate of these unhappy families. The Indiana still counting scarcely less than two Hun dred wainorf., came upon them these cond Josh Hart had a a life son and two daughters the t of whom Mary was nine of age. The family of Robert Hart living about a mile Fiton his brother consisted of himself two sons a manned laughter and Sov Lin Law. Tie log Cabin of Robert As is usual in tint country built in to o separate parts with an open space i of court Over which the roof of the building extended the door of each part being in the Middle of this court opposite to each other. Aware of the dangers to which he was exposed or Hart had chunked the logs before open and admitting of fired thro by the musketry or Niles of an enemy leaving Here and there a port Hole which the tenants might be Able to re pulse plants. He was also provided with nine pieces of fire arms rifles double barrel and o her kept constantly ready fora sudden Emer gency. In one of these build nos. The whole family slept by their Aims and ammunition while the watch dog kept his Post without. At the mid hour of this fatal they were suddenly awakened by thl Earnest Barking of the dog and Thuc sir Nul Juneous yells of the indians. The dog Jas silenced by the rifles of the Savages and the subsequent stillness without except Whin interrupted by the occasional Light tread or sudden bound of the evil foe around the House , m step anal on for the execution of his purpose was dreadful. Having in their usual stratagem of during out the tenants of the House in affright by the yells of the Onset in they would to to foil Mso lie hands of a put in ambush they Opportunity to make an attack through the crevices of the logs which composed the Walls of the building not succeeding in this for the reason before mentioned and not venturing Yat to enter the Coult for fear of fire from within which had not yet opened tip or them their next device was to kind e a fire under tha Side of the dwelling by which if buc they were sure of their this icy could not Well do in the daily with tit becoming Marks for an unseen hand. Accordingly the first attempt proved fatal to those engaged in it and two or three indians fell before the sure aim of the Rifle from1 within the Walls. Hour after hour in painful suspense passed away now and then a shot from either party to Little or no Pur pose except that a Chance Ball from in Indian Rifle found its Way Between the logs or. Hart s Daugh Tei in the Arm. Nold Aring to strike a Light Uliey endeavoured is Well As they could to bind it up and to staunch the blood. At length a lurid Light cast upon Tho Clouds discovered to or. Hart his brother s House in flames and a yell of Triumph broke from the horde of Savages by whom he and his Chil Dren were in ironed secure though less successful hitherto in accomplish ing their object. The flames Rose higher and threw upon his besieged habitation a flood of Light that compelled the besi Gersho retire behind the out houses for Protection us they would other Wise be exposed to the fisc of or. Hart and his sons. Day dawned at last and a desultory fire was commenced As Chance invited and As an Indian head was exposed View. Several of the indians exasperated at these failures they re solved to set the House on fire at any Hazard. They collected combustibles chose their and rushed with fire and kindling Wood under the stick Chimney a the House where As it happened the rifles Forfi within could not be brought to Bear. The smoke was soon Felt in the House and not a moment was to be lost. Despair finds weapons and by the concert of a Momant a bold device was projected to strike through the frail Chimney Back on the Heads of the and by a Sun clan sortie drive them from the Field to Purchase to themselves an Opportunity of escape to the fort about seven Miles Distant. It was done. Three or four indians were killed and tha pest fled. In some two hours after Hart and his children were All safely lodged in the fort having left their House to pillage and flame to which it Jovas doomed in the course of Tho morn ing so soon As the indians jihad mustered a stronger Forte and returned to re new the attack. Plunder had to enjoy. Hours after the indians had omitted the plan tation of the Harts us Ich they Harl left a scene of ruin and carnage and descended the liver Little dreaming of moral Valr j had Felt two Days before. Gen. Of ramen Haw main sprit the habitation and out houses. Not moved before their eyes 1 rom the Gnypel fitness. Ear l v i m or e ssi cos. If has been til remarked that Are More vivid anti Perma Nunt Umili hos a of after life. Ard of the Tiuch of this remark we need no other than Wera the happiest of our lives. No Small Shire of the happiness that reflection is capable of furnishing to our minds Springs from the loved spot where nature s beauties i Ere Fust unfolded to our View and from that Point where of the place and Edt w3s Petnel de up i we hts i a Al-6d s0n f n Gay ankh St s need Venn her Skull apparently Bro Ken by a Pine knot Lay by Suje her person. Ces from head to foot and the blood of each wound unbroken coagulation to the ground had drunk the Crimson streams. The sight of Mary was not so fearful As that of the rest of the family though sufficiently shocking it was evident that ind not Sii lighted moved from the moment she left in that position thirty six hours before. Sive her wounds her was that of innocent Nui lie the and Manglan condition of the other members of the fair ily was too horrible to be recorded. I. Hart had been pierced with Manf sails mrs. Hart with less each had been shot and All were covered and cd with ghastly wounds. The Spectra c e filled the men with absolute mad Ness. They raved stamped ran to and Fia struck the Trees and stones with their clenched hands until the blood followed from the wounds they on themselves and they cried vengeance vengeance vengeance till All the Region rang with it and loud enough to awake the sleeping dead. And it did Wake the dead. Surrounded at this moment a thong of exasperated beholders who were looking upon Hor innocent , and raising their fearful cries but not hav ing yet presumed to Teuch this relic of mortality Little Mary Hart opened Sci eyes and said audibly and How they did beat and then closed her eyes and turned Back clasped again in the same silent and death like repose the moment was awful and the feelings of the spectators entirely changed. The innocent victim was care fun by approached tenderly Ift de up her i voids bathed and the pro per surgical applications attached. On examination it was foun l that life was not extinct but she was so Theira by drained of her blood that no sym porn of reviving animation could be def wrapped in a was carried on horseback in the arms of general Wellborn to the fort with Little More sign of life than when first taken from the ground and was committed to the Ocsie of her Uncle and Lis family whose escape has been already narrated. The troops started off in. Hot Pursuit of the flying foe and after tvo March overtook them in Florida. Thirty nine them were slam in the engagement that ensued Many prisoners were taken with the Booty from Tho pillaged houses of the parts and the rest took flight t6 the town of can Chat to Mecco where they surrendered for emigration and the Creek War was end Mary Hart by Means of tender Nur sing and the restoring Powers nature gradually recovered. The Inden Tures in the Skull proved not to be a fracture and she is now supposed to be As Well As if the massacre had never happened. She is at this Lino twelve or thirteen years of age Antl is sole heiress to a great estate. Tia Clave hut hollowed by the re childhood and cleared by the recollection of youth. Then even and capable of mixed and ures then the finer feeling of the by the and jarring of the Forth with All and the conf dog of a heart that Nerer cold a in us ,11 the pleasure then cares were but the Light imaginings of an infant s brain and the Dicmas of future jobs were unch secured by sad experience. Susceptible As child Rod is of impressions and sur founded by circumstances so attractive and it is Noel singular that those impressions re made distinct and lasting. The is then tender and As As Wax sri the impressions that the Ceai of Friendship Stamps upon it Are both step and permanent. By is h the it he whose temper ins been Gour de and Hopes blasted so often recurs to the seasons n Hen disappointment and us Unuer drops were unknown unless it is reflect on and Deco Tapani ments i Emma him of those scenes of youth and the place they were Enjo de even though that place be the Black Ost on the Globe whatever be the of us character still the j Stith who Fust there breathed its air and sported upon its Sod would find it bellowed by May a re Merji Biance and his heart Tould ise in opposition to lha Man who should cast even a just reflection upon the place of his native land. Spencertown. Sept. Impel Tinett Type. An editor in the West expresses himself decidedly favourable to a National system of infer Nal he probably did not take tea., when he wrote his article , old Man As he walks looks Down and that not past a Young Man looks Forward and thinks of tha future a child looks every and thinks of nothing the chief of the such and the a uhf of the poor. Among the affluent there is some limes a la Xiv of grief which is Alto Gether unknown to the poor. There is such a thing is pampered sorrow which Hea t cherishes without Bem aware of its own selfish enjoyment. Indo Lent perhaps and called to the Dis charge of no duties the mourners Gire themselves up to the indulgence of feel Ings which Aie known to be which they conceive As amiable till the remembrance of the loss sustained be Oomes evidently fainter in a mind still surrounded with the comforts and Bles sings of life and the afflicted return to their usual avocations without hav ing undergone much real or soul search ing Aud heart humbling distress. But in the abodes of poverty there is no room no Leisure Lor such indulgence. On the very Day that death smites a dear object the living Are called by necessity not to lie Down and weep but to Rise up and work. The daily meal must be set out at their own hands Al though there is in the House one cold Mouth the be fed no and in the midst of occupation needful for them who preparations be made for returning decently dust to this is real sorrow and suffering but although Sharp the soul is framed to sustain it and sighing and sobbing weeping and wailing groans heaved in wilful impiety outcries of a cruel head 0.1, and delirious Tearma of the hair those Ere not the shoves of grief which nature exhibits on the earthen floor and beneath the Smoky rafters of houses of tha poor. The great and eternal Law of death is executed there in awful silence and the survivors go each his Way on own Especial is marked out to him and which it must perform or perhaps he and b family utterly perish. Trial Garet Lindsay. Something is toned in the Philadelphia papers k number of Rafaj and letters with Money directed to frat City various Points in the West have of mis a screw somewhere in Post office engine
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