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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - April 23, 1845, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaAnd two dollars and fifty wants per an deducted if tha year i and for. Cash actually in Dollar will to Dedace Taslim discontinued until blurt Carges. Are so a haption of the editor. Nof exceeding twelve lines in for16no Dot Armand for every mini a Twenty five cents. Notices not t Ries inserted for seventy five cents. One or three insertions the same. Up to yearly advertisers. Of retailers Bloss. Cog Welch Covington. Till t5 co., Dyer Jitaan Newhouse Deerfield. Imp Beach _ Hillings Elkland. Slosson i Jim Hill it Roe. Lawrence. Hill Ford Mark i or Hurst Ivka son Cowley. Limey t1oga. 13 in Levin s bus i i Whitney Ellington cd Ketchum in Good Man is tattle Jackson. In Jones 4 co sinner 4. Miller Richmond. Clixby Faulkner m Bailey Rutland. R Rose 5hipfen. Bon Orron of am t of c License. 13 7.00 14 14 14 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 13 13 14 14 14 13 13 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 14 Volmle Job. 35. Wellsboroj3 Webkes Day april "23, no. 4 Frost s Bool of tie army. Battles of Bache Elmore Scoville Iho Binson Dickinson we Meek. Smith s folic. Sullivan. Fox Libeth t. Soberl c Sebring Westfield. J Hunt 13 14 13 13 14 14 14 14 liquor. Will be heard on the above Uny Jime during the Couit in May Iowah 15re water Jusso. Judge. H. H. Potter e. Rowland Winsboro april 20, 1845. Comr n is. Dissolution. I he ownership heretofore existing be and j. C. Johnson j Wrike firm of Thomas Johnson Day dissolved by Mutual consent. All judgment and accounts Are in the j c. Johnson Tor settlement. J. O. Johnson l. S. Thomas april 1, 1845. Ap23-3t. Administrator s notice. I is hereby Given to aft those indebted i Hie of Asa Jackson dec d., late of "3" Tina co., pa., no hereby re Oga co. Rulif 1 ii Vic we in Wio make payment and All Der Danils against Eaid estate Are requested i the same july authenticated according Welch Ashley administrator. 1. April 16, 1845. The court of Quarter the county of Tioga petition of Peter Bosh of Low Nihti in the county Afore request the court to turn a License to keep an inn or i. The House now occupied by Beach. Peter Bush. April 20, 1845. Be certify that we acquainted Wilh Peter Bush a Petitioner and the House thai he in lately kept by 0. P. About noon on the 25th of july 1814, Gen Brown was advised by an express from Lewistown that the British were following him and were in considerable Force in Queens town and on its Heights that four of been Emy s Fleet bad arrived with reinforcements at Niagara during the preceding night and that a number of boats were in View moving up the River. Shortly after intelligence brought that the enemy were Landing at Lewistown and that the baggage and stores at Schlosser and on their Way thither were in danger of immediate capture. In order to recall the British from ibis object Brown determined to put the army in motion towards Queenstown and accordingly Gen. Scott was directed to Advance with the first brigade Towson a artillery and All the dragoons and mounted men with orders to report if the enemy appeared and if necessary to Call for assistance. On Bis arrival near the Falls Scott Learned that the enemy was in Force directly in his front a narrow piece of Woods alone intercepting his View of them. He immediately advanced upon them after despatching a messenger to general Brown with ibis intelligence. The report of the Cannon and Small arms reached general Brown before the Messen Ger and orders were immediately issued for general r Pley to March to the support of i general Scott with the second brigade and All the artillery and Brown himself repaired with All 1 to the scene of action whence he sent orders for general Porter to Advance with his volunteers. On reaching the lieu of Battle Gen. Brown found that Scott had passed Wood and engaged the enemy on the Queenstown Road and on the ground o the left of it with the ninth eleventh and Twenty second Reg Merns and to Sou s Artil Lery the Twenty fifth having been thrown to the right to be governed by circumstances the contest was close and desperate and the american troops far inferior in numbers suffered severely meanwhile major Jessup who commanded the Twenty fifth advantage of a fault committed by the British commander by leaving a Road unguarded on his himself promptly into the rear of the enemy whore he was enabled to operate with the happiest effect. The Slaughter was dreadful the enemy s line fled Down the Road at the third or fourth lire. The capture of general Riall with a Large escort of officers of rank was part of the trophies of Jessup s intrepidity and Sucill but for the impression of an unfounded report under which he unfortunately remained for a few minutes lieutenant general , the commander of the British forces would inevitably have fallen into his event which All probability have completed the disaster of the British army. Drummond was completely in Jessup s Power but being confidently in formed that the first brigade was Cut in pieces and finding himself Wilh less than two Hund red men and without any Prospect of support in the midst of an overwhelming hostile Force he thought of nothing for the moment but to make Good his Retreat and save his com Mand. Of this temporary suspense of the Advance of the american column general Drummond availed himself to make Bis escape. Among the officers captured was one of general Drummond s aides Camp who bad been despatched from the front line to order up the Reserve with a View to fall on Scott with the concentrated Force of whole army and overwhelm him at a single Effort. Nor would it have been possible to have prevented this catastrophe had the re serve arrived in time the Force with which general Scott would then have been obliged to contend being nearly quadruple that of his own. By the fortunate capture however of the British aide Camp before the comple Tion of the service on which Jie had been or dered the enemy s Reserve was not brought into action until the arrival of general hip Ley s prevented the disaster which must otherwise have ensued. Though the second brigade passed Forward with the greatest Ardour the Battle bad raged for an hour before it could arrive on the Field by which time it was nearly dark. Been Emy fell Back on its approach. In order to disengage the exhausted troops of the first brigade the fresh troops were ordered to s Scott s line and display in front a move ment which was quickly executed by Ripley. Meanwhile the enemy being reconnoitre a was found to have taken a position and and that the inn or tavern is for the accommodation of honesty Arr that the is a Man of Good repute a and is Well to with House room and Cove. Accommodate strangers and eed Beach v Burnhan j he we Carpenter. Occupied a height at the Bead of Lundy s Lane with his artillery supported by a line of in which gave him great advantage a it being the key to the whole position. To secure Victory it was necessary to carry his artillery and seize the height. For this purpose the second brigade advanced upon the Road and the first regiment of infantry which had arrived that Day and was attached to neither of the brigades was formed in a line facing the enemy on tha height with a View of drawing Bis fire and attract ing his attention As the second brigade advanced on his left Sank to carry his artillery. As soon As the first begun Felt approached its position colonel Miller was ordered Tot Advance with the Twenty first regiment and Clurry the artillery on. The height with the Bayonet the first regiment gave Way under the fire of the enemy but Miller undaunted by this occurrence advanced steadily and gallantly to Bis object and carried the Heights and Cannon in a masterly style. Ripley followed on the right with to Twenty third regiment it had some desperate fighting which caused it to falter but was promptly rallied and no. The enemy being now driven from their commanding ground the whole the volunteers and artillery and the first regiment which had been Rall were formed in line with the captured Cannon nine pieces in the rear. They were joined by major Jessup with , the regi ment that had acted with such effect in the rear of the enemy s left. In this situation the american troops withstood three distinct operate attacks of the enemy who had ral lied his broken corps and received reinforce ments. In each of them he was repulsed with great Slaughter so near being his a approach that the buttons of the men were distinctly seen through the darkness by the Sash of the muskets and Many prisoners were taken at the Point of the Bayonet principally by Porter s volunteers. During the second at tack general Scott was ordered up who had been held in Reserve with three of Hia Battal ions from the moment of Ripley s arrival on the Field. During the third Effort of the ene my the direction of Scott s column would have enabled him in a few minutes to have formed a line in the rear of the enemy s right and thus have brought him Between two fires. But a flank fire from a concealed party of the enemy falling upon the Centre of Scott s command completely frustrated this intention. His Blu Erin was severed in two one part passing to the rear the other by the the right flank of platoons towards Ripley s main line. This was the last Effort of the British to regain their position and artillery the ame rican troops being left in quiet Possession of the Fjeld. It was now nearly Midnight and generals Brown and Scott both being severely wounded and All the troops much exhausted the command was Given to general rip Ley and he was instructed to return to Camp bringing with him the wounded and the artillery. The pieces however were found in so dismantled a state and such had been the Slaughter of the horses that to remove them at that late hour was found to be impracticable. On the return of Tho troops to Camp Gen Brown sent for general Ripley and after giving him his reasons for the measure or dered him to put the troops into the Best pos sible condition to give them the refreshment to take with him Tho pickets and Camp guards and every other description of Force to put himself on th6 Field of Battle As the Day dawned and there meet and Beal the enemy if he again appeared. General Ripley has been much blamed for the non execution of this order by which Cannon again fell into the bands of the British. General Brown in his facial report says to this order he Ripley made no objection and i relied upon its execution. It was not on the part of general Ripley it is stated that his orders were in Case the enemy appeared in Force to be governed entirely by his orders therefore were executed. At Daybreak the army was arranged and the March commenced when circumstances of the most positive nature were Maje Appa rent such As must have been in View in the discretionary part of the order and in the full effect of which general Ripley commenced and effected the Retreat which after wards led him to fort Erie. The diced to less than one thousand six Hundred men were marched on the 26th by general Ripley toward the Field of Battle. Motion was commenced at Day break but difficulties incidental to the late losses prevented the the Advance before some time had been spent in re organization and arrangement. The line of March being assumed and the Chippewa crossed general Ripley sent Forward lieutenants Tappan of the Twenty third and Riddle of the fifteenth with their respective commands to reconnoitre the enemy s Posi Tion strength and movements. On Examina Tion he was found in Advance of his former position on an Eminence strongly reinforced As had been asserted by prisoners taken the preceding evening Bis flanks resting on a Wood on one Side and on the River on the other defied being turned or driven in his artillery was planted so ast of sweep the Road besides these advantages he extended a line nearly double in length to that which could be displayed by our troops. To attack with two thirds the Force of the preceding evening an enemy thus increased was an act of mad Ness that the first thought rejected. The army was kept in the Field and in motion Long enough to be assured of the strength and position of the enemy that information being confirmed there remained but one course to prevent that enemy from impeding a Retreat which bad he been vigilant he would previously have the army there fore immediately Retro add and the Retreat received Sanction of general Brown pre Vious to Bis crossing the Niagara. The american official account states their Oss in this Buttle it -17 1 372 wounded an4 return of British present an aggregate of 179, including Riall and a ther officers. The British their loss to be 84 killed 559 wounded 193 missing their loss a prisoners they elated Only at 45 major general brawn and brigadier Gene ral Scott were among the wounded of the americans and lieutenant general drum mond Aad major general Riall among those of the thus ended the Buttle of Niagara a com Bat which is entitled to a conspicuous place in the american annals from the courage of the parties the loss sustained and the Inci dents. Circumstances connected with it. Com mencing in the evening St continued till after Midnight the Uncertain Light of the Moon Ena bling each party at limes to discover the movements of its opponents while at inter Vals the whole Field was shrouded in dark Ness and the solemn Roar of the Cataract of Niagara which mingled its eternal with the groans of the wounded and the shouts Triumph added to the interest arid Sublimity of the scene. The obstinacy and displayed on both sides rendered the combat of unusual length considering the numbers engaged and produced a most sanguinary re sult. The superiority of Force was undoubtedly on the Side of the Jiri Tiah army at the commencement and was made still greater by the accession of fresh troops. The ame rican army on the Ope hand was its efforts insulated. The first brigade being nearly overpowered by the great superiority of the enemy before the arrival of the second the weight of the Battle then fell on the lat Ter. The Victory although claimed by the British belonged undoubtedly to the american army to which the occupation of the enemy s posts and the capture of Many of his chief officers and All Bis though the situation of the troop s prevented the removal of the latter justly entitled him. In. Philosopher and the ferryman. A philosopher stepped on Board a ferry boat Tjo Cross a Stream on Bis passage he inquired of the ferryman if he understood arithmetic. The Man looked astonished. Arithmetic no sir i never Beard of it s the philosopher replied Lam very sorry for one Quarter of your life is gone a few minutes after he asked the ferry Man you know anything of mathematics the Boatman smiled affus again replied Well said the philosopher an other Quarter of your life a third question was asked the ferryman you understand astronomy no sir never heard of such a Well my Friend then another Quarter of Yon life is just at ibis moment the boat ran on a Snag and was sinking when the ferryman jumped up pulled off his coat and asked the philosopher with great earnestness of Man Ner sir can you said the philosopher. Well said the ferryman your whole life is last far the boat s going to the on be ceiling a Glove from a lady. I la keep the gift where or i Rove for was my Pride my Jay to win but when you next give a Glove 0, lady let your hand be in it. Trae Arnold. Genuine philanthropy embracing Man in All Bis relations throughout the lation of existence is a much More Noble principle than even the most exalted patriotism. It overlooks minor distinctions and contemplates the human race in the relation of of the same common with similar for happiness and Sud acct to similar disappoint ments miseries and death. It prompts to comprehensive plans and vigorous self deny ing efforts to secure the highest happiness of All. If we Trace the history of Benevolence we find the most prominent characters that figure there distinguished above others not so much by superiority of intellect As by greatness of soul. For though , Wilberforce and Washington were not inferior in native Powers of mind yet it was peculiarly their enlightened enlarged Perse vering Benevolence their High regard for the rights and happiness of Man which made them truly great and which has embalmed their memories in the heart of every nation. And when it is considered that Aaron Burr or Aven bin twin Arnold had intellect which if expanded by the same Benevolence might have shone upon the nation and world with a splendor equal perhaps to that of the Wisest and the Best it is truly Mournful to think of their loss to themselves and to Man kind Many a which might have blazed on history s Page to Light this dark some hiring age is now forgotten and or damned to everlasting let the youth would not live and die uncles sing and but secure enduring Honor such a god let him not think to gain the object merely by native Energy or hard study or external advantages or intellectual superiority but renouncing selfishness let him cultivate in every movement genuine Benevolence and this of itself while it diffuses happiness and perhaps elevates Many cannot fail to quicken invigorate and expand every faculty of his soul. At the same time let such As have the training of Youthful mind Ever remember that without the moral image of god the mightiest human intellect will be nought but mightiest rebellion remorse and endless shame. Singular Baltimore Republican rotates the following singular dream Dorothea Foos aged 99 years died at her residence in Ensor Street on sat urday evening having lived to see five Gene rations. Mrs. Foos dreamt some nine years since that she would die on the 5th of april 1845, and her acquaintances have of ten heard her state Ber presentiment. About two years ago she accidentally fell out of bed and broke Ber hip and otherwise injured herself so that All Hopes of her recovery were Given she steadily insisted that she would get about again and not die until the path of april 1845, and singular though it May be yet such is the fact she did live until saturday the 5th of april and died on that Day. This is indeed a most singular presentiment of woman women were sent to the Louisville workhouse for being league with three scoundrels who borne the Beautiful Anil costly Bridge across Beargrass Creek. They were known by the names of sail toothless Mary and Long nosed poll. Talk of female Angels after that sound philosophy. 9 at a recent examination of a school in the town of a Essex county says the bos ton of the committee proposed the following questions to a Boj who was studying natural philosophy. Or. You explain the principles of adhesion boy hesitates keeps your body together and Are the uses lever boy is nonplussed if you had a log in a ditch How would you get it out would hitch on a Yoke of cattle. Committee Man sloped. Thy realm is Una Strong even in the maniac Art Presant in High and Low condition Art a Balm for every Leod est to the Himalayan Summit of a of eternity before us like one grand Pano slowest us Joys at god s High hand that Small never pall or fare while Eter nity endures of when Marble shall Moul arts shall worlds in flaming fire decay thou Shalt Light Thi Torch with the last blazing fragments of expiring nature and live eternal in the skies. What is Man without the Hope of future life How feeble How disconsolate How unsatisfied Earth it is True has a Tho Sam allurements and opens to our taste unnumbered Joy but in the midst of them there is a certain something wanting to grat Ify the soul if the Hope of immortality b absent. To Wear jewels in the. Morning is i Mark of bad taste. In France a Young Gir never wears jewels of any kind nor any Fea thers. Flowers Are the the Only ornaments which Are considered suitable to her. Jew Els and feathers Are most appropriate to v. O men whose charms Are fading or in their Ful maturity. Id a Young lady having Given a gentle Man who was not very remarkable for i taste in dress a playful slap on the face h called out you have made my Eye smart indeed said she. Well i am Happy l. Have been the cause of making something smart about a glorious you feel inclined to exercise your vengeance against any one who has deeply injured you take the firs Opportunity of doing him a service. If i has any feeling you will wound him to the Quick. We comme perusal f is Coj Wisd from the London Bow m candles or Caudle kids remained Dawn atari tilt one with a of Nighta come or ast com Cooj As any Nouga to give any woman lire. Have blocked no t he coals indeed if i had n to no doubt the Ferow would All night. T s All very Well for people 1 wish you to Ink first vat s for supper that Beautiful leg pork a guld served for omit to arid now it s Gene i can t keep a House upon the1 Money and i end to a if you bring a mob of people Ivery night to Clear the cupboard. 1 wonder who la be so ready to you a supper when Yon want one for. Want one you will unless you change Jour plans. Don t Tell me i know i m right. You la first be eaten up and then Yon l be laughed at i know he world. No indeed or. Caudle i Don t think ill of everybody Don t say that. But i can t see a leg of pork eat n up in that without asking what it s All to end if such things go on and then he Mast pickles too not be Content with my Caudle. I won t let you go to sleep. It s1 very Well for Yon to say let you go to sleep after you be kept me awake till this Why did i keep awake How you sup _ pose i could go to , 1 knew that Man was below drinking of in Brandy and water for be could it be con tent wholesome Gin. Upon my word you ought to be a Rich Man or. Cau dle. You have such very Fin e friends 1 wonder you Brandy alien you go out no indeed he could it be Content with my pickled i should like to know who makes he Mist have and you too too like a Low Don t you think to Stop me or Caudle a poor woman May be trampled to death and never say a too he a who Doit for insist upon the girl pickled walnuts. And in Sneh a night too with show upon the ground. Yes you re a Man of Fine feelings you Are or Caudle. But the world does t Knovs you ast Fonow in deed to Send the poor girl out when i told you and told your pretty brute he is i m the poor girl had got a cold and chilblains on her toes. But t know end of that Shell be kid tip and we shall have a Nice doctor Bill. And you la it i can Tell won t. Wish Oil were out of world of yes that s All very easy i m sure i might wish it. Don t swear in that dreadful Way Ain t you afraid that the bed will open and Swallow you and Don t swing about in that Way that will no Good. That won t bring Back the of the Brandy you be poured Down both your throats. Of i know it sure of it. I Only recollected it when i got into if had it been so cold you have seen me Down stairs again i can Tell recollected it and a pretty two hours i be passed that i left the key in 1 he i knew it could see by the manner of you when you came into the know you be got at the other however there s one Cor fort you told me to Send for the Best very your other Friend. Who last wednesday. It was cheapest and ill i Hope the pair of you will be. To Morrow. There s Only the Bare Bone of the leg of pork but you la got nothing else for dinner j can Tell you. It s a dreadful tiling t hat. I he poor children should go if they have a father they poor things must suffer for it. Nearly a whole leg of pork and a pint of Brandy a pint of Brandy and a leg of pork a leg and mumbling the Syla Bjes says or can dle s ms., she went to sleep. In one of his epistles to Arthur Young Washington uses the following Beautiful Lan Guage the Jore i am acquainted with agricultural affairs the better i am pleased with them Insomuch that i can no where find so great satisfaction As in their inno cent and useful pursuits. In indulging these feelings i am led to reflect Bow much a ride delightful to an a debauched of ind the task of making improvements Pii t be Earth of than All the vain glory which can be acquired from ravaging it by the most uninterrupted career Mot it in marriage prefer the person before wealth virtue before Bea juy and Ibe mind before the body then you will have a wife a Friend and a companion. Do we once saw a lady laced so tight that while stooping to pick up a pin her stay gave Way and she turned three Somerset in consequence. It gave our natural modesty a. Shock. When woman Joseth her Good name she can t get it Back again. Fabat is by the Case with a dog made up into sausages. He is gone forever Alaa pro r tray a it Starti the most. Biting mortification you can inflict upon an upstart is to Laie no notice of him. The smallest favors Are gratefully re As the elephant said a Beni the boy gave him a Gooseberry. He that never changes any of his open ions never corrects any of his mistakes. Bear what is inevitable Wuh ont Muf Muring capital . Being kissed to death by a pretty girl Illinois Illinois tavern keep or advertises a Young limb of the Law who ran away without paying his Board a the language following Abequa Yulando dam him it Swartwout an Dibus Ransit non est invents and Libi Tum scape non come Tibus in swamp gone go or to regions of Ferno " Boniface appears to be mad about it and when bit latin becomes patches if Cut with the f n 111 ill i1 Tir a newspaper is paper
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