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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - August 14, 1850, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaP Ujie 10 to in i the Brijil Sun Shofr out in ii m tinn 113 first together an i i i j it 1 in re 19 no Leaf l r i 1 c i us slut 3 Al pal. Tui All in. .1 Fin Liiro in grazing sir1 ii v of kid it i a of 111.in. On sound inure Nimira come nut d on i i if one slut on l c i i r of i h Culm k f t 11 p of in in. I he chime of n1 Jim i us Inin went her p i lion Cut go f j in to the holy Man or i u i d Llic of f Mil i of t on Ilia wins for heaven s r Ilu Bright haired 3 Oiin if Wenli a l a Milt Loi i did Hun 1 c h i a Jolt la l u Nio a Tutor Tyso i a i u Floc i with Unoyo 0 ii i i r at and voice tint spoke i i ii r Oij in acc like f and a 1 h i in Tiro tin1 Trman i i i c line l .1 irom h s Impi nil h cing 111 v i Iolen a Anil the c c 1 Lori t be willing Icar. T to in it 3a 1 went i thought a i lit d Lyol god. M ing discernible about her. And in after times when i knew How devoted a daughter and Sis Ter she had proved i thought the epithet of Good Well bestowed. It has often been affirmed that fiction stops Short of reality and Dame Bertha s reminiscences fully corroborated this truth her words nearly As i can remember ran thus she knit Ting All the while my Mother was on orphan and Young when she became Nursery governess in a Noble Man s family. The third son returned from sea wild and thoughtless youth but unfortunately Loo handsome and insinuating for my Mother to withstand the persuasions he used to in Duce her to become his wife. They were mar ried and my father was an outcast from his family in consequence. Almost the first thing i can remember is my fair Young Mother in her widow s weeds working with her Needle and weeping As she worked. We lived in a Village a few Miles from hence and lodged at a Bakers my Mother supporting Hert Elf and child by teaching any pupils she could get. Sorrow had father s own sister. All this 1 listened to and endeavoured to realize bul when i heard there say forget my Sweet gentle Mother and never so much As name her the Wrath and fierce passion of that impotent passion As it even the grave Stern lady we Jion was to Call aunt. Vain were All their to pacify my indignation and grief entreated but it was All unavailing and my aunt the lady became severe As to a rebellious captive and treated me henceforth with severity and dignified Reserve. To to my amazement i was Clad in a deep mourning Wrath i was not told. Once i feared they were deceiving me and that my Mother was no More but if this were the Case the lady Beatrice said that she was it would have been better for her had she the new Home to which 1 Yas taken stood in la lives but i was not asked for. Lady Beatrice was weary and disgusted with me de that she had already done More than her duty that i was i Reclaimable and for the future dead to them All. The affairs of the Mill were managed Iby an Active Man whose integrity could be depended on and when Simon was old enough he under took the business for himself. Isnac Eva Dale had left a will which there was none to dispute bequeathing All his wealth unconditionally to my to her and her son. That dear Parent was spared to us five and Twenty Vears. I never saw her smile but i know she Felt perfect peace and when her sad Story was made known to me and Simon also when he betaine of age to receive it i think if possible her children s sympathizing love was redoubled and though we All three continued to live a secluded life yet i never found any outward testimonies of respect withheld from tic da3ie Bertha. Dimmed her charms but she was he Auti j Linden avenues and gliding past on the Tran quil Lake stately swans gracefully Bent their slender necks. The immense Chambers to misery gloomily magnificent quite terrified me How my poor breaking heart yearned for a glimpse of the sunny parlor m our cottage by the Mill and my Mother s Low Sweet Lullaby Hub hmm my baby brother to sleep was far dearer and More melodious me tint All the scientific instrumental music of the lady is Trice. The four succeeding years hive always appeared to form part of some dark dreary dream. I can scarcely realize their actual reality. My governess was As severe and Superb a person As lady Beatrice herself. I was tasked heavily from morning till night hut i could not learn for my spirits were broken and Rny mind was paralysed. Not a question dare i ask concern ing Olhs Fate or the Well being of the beloved the midst of a Fine Large Park where huge Oak 1 her. That dying Man whose hands i had Trees spread brandies far and wide groups of shrunk from at the inn was my own father. Shipwrecked taken prisoner reported dead Deer re posing beneath the Shade of Chestnut and tul exceedingly arid when anxiety and Over work undermined her delicate Constitution a lingering illness ensuing want and stared us in the face. One i entered the Baker s shop timidly asking for another loaf we had a heavy Bill a tall thin old Man and a Buile Pat Ted my had care singly inquiring at the same time How my poor minimal he put a Crown piece 4iito my myself he said. I stared on hearing this. For myself of no for Mamma has no Money off 1 ran joyously. This was the first Lime i saw Simon s father the wealthy Miller of a. A tender and assiduous Friend he was for years to my desolate Mother he had seen her in Church and sought her out wheel human Aid and kept in slavery he had succeeded in escape not even to your Mother you know gossipy some old ladies i la never open Rny lips to her on the sub hark 3" exclaimed jerks with a theatrical Start heard you repeated his wife with unfeigned alarm. Tis Only the mused our Friend. I thought it might be the patriarch or his grand Bashaw armed with his circumvent or covered devices of the order. Now listen and if you love the sacrifice i am about to make is must Seal your spa for Ever this my said my lady with a Long drawn sigh. You have often heard of the cat being let out of the bag " Well i saw that cat to " a real live yes and an immense cat at Mon Strous cat. I but you shall hear. You shall Iii deep i the mail seemed furthest off. She never imagined that ones torn whom i had been cruelly parted 1 i " a than a Friend for Venteree to allude to aay for raft As Ocia r 1 country t t a wound scorned unto Ray at itry i tiling the to Qun n i r i on i and no 1 tilt inscription ath in Lili ocl i mime of a names Ilce of he i i ill i Lvi in the j my Dame Bertha was us years old when were la to i other induced a i i us to Lodi ird lick to narrate c tipster o bar life Dune r r la 1 in intr Mill with her no Iii liar. Or sum n. Or of Llic l tin hoi Rinc Feving rat in 1 fun but Loyod him dearly and revered him for the flagrant impropriety. Unceasing discipline i Christian goodness. I Mac Kvandal the was practice m at Miller Mas a a verbally beloved. Simon has his j and i overhead Lidy Beatrice say to my Rover d comely round face and Bright Blue eyes he inherits ins tidy nays love of Ang Bidd fair to be an old Bachelor also. My Mother gradually recovered health and spirits Benedith this kind Friend s fostering care he taught Mot Call him Long Ere he Noble current which unhappily mingles in her became so in reality by marrying my Mother. A is. However by fair Means or foul she saw this dear Parent held in must be broken in so As not to disgrace us. Hand a miniature which kissed repeat-1 o those Long bitter a cars of my seemingly knew it was my pressed hopeless Captivity when i never heard the me convulsive y to her to ram and Knelt Down voice of tenderness or commendation when i in prayer for we were alone together. A few mornings afterwards i saw her Kneel before the altar of the Village Church As the old s Bride but she looked smiling and Happy then and Isaac Evendale exclaimed As he clasped to in hid god lean be a real father to my Little Bertha what a pleasant Home he made for ing and reached his native land to die and j know All. Me begin at the beginning. Kir worse than death to learn that his wife was exclaimed mrs Jenks breath she had unwittingly disgraced Jess with interest. I him and his innocent daughter. On my arrival at the Hall i was immediately seized by about four dozen smart Fellows and taken upon the roof of the building. Here i Wab Tongue tied and compelled to answer about a Hundred questions All having a direct bearing on the science of 11 what a queer exclaimed mrs. How i answered the questions must Ever remain i suppose i mystery to to not , i did answer every one although i did not know it till to night there s a great Bear and a dipper and a chair a four horse team and i Don t know what else in the sky. Is it not a pity that this Beautiful science id so sadly neglected v Well what then 7 Why the next question is too absurd to be Whit was it they wanted to know whether i look a newspaper and of so How much i owed the nil i knew it was principally for my Sake that my poor Mother had consented to become the wife of old Isaac a Vandulm the Miller. I knew How fondly she treasured her firs t husband s the Lover of her the being whose loss she had never ceased to deplore. Would they had told me the dying Man on that inn bed was my father child As i then was i could have understood All nor turned away from the Clammy embrace. She Felt this even More bitterly than i. A a Hadow rested Over us in this world but we were All in All to each other and we Learned resignation and Contentment. My determination never to quit my beloved Parent s Side Gam preserved me probably from those temptations to Winch the Light hearted Are exposed Light Heads often turning to aching Damo Bertha Finis had her knitting and Hir with no i that she had meritorious action in the of her Spring and prime on the altar of filial love and duly but it was a touching Beautiful Conte the oldest City in the United states. At length we emerged upon a shrubby Plain and finally came in sight of this oldest City of the United states St. Augustine Florida seated among its Trees on a Sandy swell of land it has stood for nearly three Hundred years. I was struck with its ancient and homely aspect even at a distance and could not help likening it to pictures which i had seen of dutch towns though it wanted a Windmi or two to make the resemblance perfect. We drove into a Green Square in the midst of which was a Monument erected to commemorate the Spanish Constitution of 1812, and thence through the narrow streets of the City to our hotel. Have called the streets narrow. In few places Are they wide enough to allow two car ridges to piss abreast. I was told they were not originally intended for carriages and that in the Lime when the town belonged to Spain Many of Tiem were floored with an artificial Stone composed of shells and mortar which in tins climate takes and keeps the hardness of Rock and that no other vehicle than a hand Harrow was allowed to pass Over them. In borne places you see remains of this ancient pavement but for the most part it has been ground into dust under the Weels of the Carta and carriages introduced by the new inhabitants. The old houses built of a Stone which is seemingly a pure concretion of Small shells overhang the streets with their wooden Balco Nies and the gardens Between the houses Are fenced on the Side of the Street with High Walla of Stone. Peeping Over these Walls you see branches of the pomegranate and of the Orange tree now flagrant with Flowers and rising yet higher the learning boughs of the Fig with Ita Broad and luxuriant leaves. Occasionally you of Stone with same material which once belonged to stately dwellings. You meet in the streets with men of Swarthy completions and foreign physiognomy and hear pass the ruins of Arches and staircases it the surely the pm More ppr apr Atchly bestowed than in designating her As the Good Damo Bertha i her Jenks and the 0 do Fellows. Ing and watching my gentle Mother More fondly per rips than the youngest Lover could have done and when Simon my brother was born i was my jealous of the Dailing yearned for a bosom on which to weep and could find Nono i used to dream of our plea Sant Home by the River Sido again i was cull ing the Flowers on its Banks to Noriko garlands for my baby brother i heard the fun aiming Waters of the Mill dam and woke to hear the Wail ing Windi among the ancient Trees and to be urged with irksome sole recreation of the Day being in walking up and Doivan the Long avenues with my governess or , parading the Gravelled Terrace. At length i fell dangerously ill lady Beatrice used to come the Personifi cation there was love enough left to satisfy even my j and look at me Willi the physician r brother will their cravings. Alone a sick chamber was distasteful to her. B .-nevole.ice, adding to i was twelve years was my in i.3 11 it via a s i i in with a clean shaved round it a i ryes very particular in i i Nam stand in All the a in s unit both relative lob Jat Tui Burmei. Namely the Mill r a in be he inherited from his a iter c ii solely Ofa Pas i i p Iris it engrossing Oil Spires or Sun a a july give from the con i lie a Cir read any books save v i i i in Walton and in arc was a Ike by Loci ii that worthy s j i cipro in piety and single a of in i joint mannerisms 1 id a former age and making Niillo reappear a fur Moro Etlan Hii years War Dame too r in Trey knitting by the never Idle. She ordered 1j Uilah perfect regularity i1 to r children but to Enn Umer Imp manufactured mean teaching Bhe knitted n "ii.ltul, Riding the knitted i a link sleeping As Well and it oame Bertha is Ever m mind Wylli 11 i a tall lady h above her station both in manners my nurse was a kind Motherly creature j a How Well do i remember a letter Ano. I was almost sinful enough to rejoice in my mall to Tell arrived directed to my Mother in my father s j illness because it was so soothing to have her she was a common hired from name the writing unknown and bearing the Post Mark of a seaport town. It had been sent from place to place in search of her the writer evidently not being acquainted with her change of name and abode. She opened it with sur prise strongly depicted on her Courtena Nee near to. The Village but she was a Mother tender hearted and pitying. To Heri confided my singular Story and All my Sorri Vvs asking if she thought my dear Mamma had forgotten me 2 when she answered How i hugged sobbed her handsome eyes a moment was lost no though 6hc never aspired to impressed me with ref one Eliom curly sorrow had caused everlasting knitting As a kind ller pleasant though serious prematurely aged and it was Holster without care. Dame r. were the children of they Dii Lerent fathers or. Simon "3" it to Merd Learnt that relatives were Ofa class w from to which she now belong both blood and Brucd Moth. Saying who can this be from7" looked at j in her arms. Through her Means i wrote to the contents and with a piercing scream and with gestures of horror and despair combined fell on the floor of if dead. There was confusion and dismay stifled groans and dreadful exclamations in the midst of the confusion i was hurried away by a do Mes tic not comprehending How a letter could have caused All this sudden bewilderment. Our worthy pastor Lead me to the parsonage and his amiable wife made me understand that some great affliction had befallen my Mother but what it was she did not explain. To my Earnest entreaties she replied that by and Bye i perhaps be told the sad circumstances but i he Patin Tiland quiet now for my Mother was too ill me. A stranger arrived and i went on a Long journey with her weeping because i had not seen my Mother in her trouble. I waa taken to a strange Large did not know then that it was an inn never having seen such a place and brought to a bedside where a Pale Haggard looking Man Lay stretched on a Couch. He based wildly upon me and tried to clasp me ill his hands but i shrank away calling for my dear Mamma. Then i saw the sick Man writhe and i heard sobs of agony and a grand Stern lady whom i had not noticed before took my hand and led me away. Next Day 1 was told that the gentleman whom i had seen in the bed had breathed his last and that i was to depart immediately with the grind lady to a new Horae for that Rny Mother was a disgraced person and i must never men lion her name again. They told me that i was a gentleman daughter and that if i behaved Well i should be taken Caro of by his family the Lacey whom i had seen being my dead my Mother nor did i write in vain. Nurse managed a meeting Between us but could the wreck i beheld be my Young and Lovely Mother Clad in widow s weeds a second time for within a week after the reception of that fatal letter the Good old Miller was found dead in his bed. What a meeting that was Between Mother and child in vain she had appealed for per Mission to see me her prayers were refuse cd. But what had she done what did All this mean Why was i taken from my Home and who was the dying Man i had shrunk from at the inn where i first beheld tha lady Bea Trice the disclosure was not made till for she feared to be parted from1 me again and Little else did we do than embrace and cling to each other. Take me with you i cried leave me not Here will kill revile you and they Are unkind to me. Are you not my own beloved Mother and who shall part us More 1" wildly wept that Dearest she and Why should i resist her prayers 7 she is my child and i will Tell her All. God will judge not As Many Judieth and he knows disgrace cannot fall on my innocent Bertum. They will kill her. Pinos for tha Viant of he Parent nest. I will not resist her prayers i escaped from my hated my gilded Cage. I was in our cottage by the Mill once in my Mother s arms caressing Little Simon and heaven seemed opening to my heart. It is probable that the Strong the Law might have reclaimed me and placed me once again beneath the care of my father a re very Xiv Roll or. Jenks you know my Opin Ion of secret societies perfectly my dear said o in Friend thrusting his hands into his pockets with All the Energy he could sustain. And you will a Titi 7" Don t you think it beat1 no sir once or All i do consider my dear if you should be left a widow with nothing to now what a ridiculous argument. Do you suppose or. My dear j or. Jenks 7" will you Fieten for a moment1" Well then much As i respect your wishes and you know i loved you dearly it will be impossible for me to oblige you in this instance. I have sent in my document and to night am to be or. Jenks opened amusement and fur wonder. And so you Are actually going to be Mil ated 7" yes my Well will you Tell me All about it when you come Home 7" perhaps comforted with this Assurance the lady offered no further opposition and our Horo took his departure. About the hour of eleven he re turned a Wiser if not a better Man. Well my exclaimed mrs. Jenk what did they do to you 7 what is it like1 were you much frightened 7 come Tell me All All about Don t ask gravely replied our Friend i beg you won t ask i Why not7 i m your wife you know and wife and husband Are one. Why not 7" said Jenks did you hear any no silence my dear. Remember what Shaks Peare says about sermons in stones books in the running Brooks. If 1 should divulge he might hear i who my dear the patriarch of the lost tribes. Even now he May be at our mercy on ejaculated mrs. Jenks How you terrify a body. All if you Don t wish to be killed outright ask no More surely you can Tell me something about it idea or would t be divulging you what if you should in an unguarded moment let the secret out 7" of artist me it will be Safe in my you will never Tell 7" them Spe Kimg to each other in a strange Lan go Jive. Told that these Are the remains i of those who inhabited lha country under the 1 fortunately i had lust then paid my of i i i l .1 j i i subscription otherwise i Muj. U. I Spanish Dominion and that the dialect you have men ?3 no Man Kiln become an Odd fellow Ivelio owes a cent to the Well i exclaimed mrs. Jenks what an influence those newspapers do exert to be 1 exactly. But scary Cluj had i answered these questions satisfactorily when an immense flame shot up and As quickly shot Down. The room 7" of no i suppose we the stairs but i was so securely bound and Tongue tied i hardly know How we got Down. The into which i was ushered was pitch dark and a Strong odor of Brimstone pervaded the Brimstone my dear 7" yes it must have been Brimstone for no thing else could have produced such a stifling Well of All then began the Roar of artillery with an occasional of Small arms. In the midst of the tumult i heard a Low Sweet voice Chaunt ing a hymn of peace. Man shall love his Fel this Angel cruel War shall be waged my shall shall meet its to fill the hearts of men when this Happy Singer Ltd ceased a loud cry for cheap postage rent the How very like those Odd Fellows they Are real replied our Friend. Well my1 dear Why then lights were procured and i signed the Well what of the cat of which you were speaking1" of nothing my dear Only they let her out and fora minute or appeared quite bewildered. It was the first time i had Ever seen the cat let out of the bag. But what struck me with the greatest Awe was the appearance of the patriarch of the lost tribes and ins double jointed Bashaw who in a loud voice continually said life is for lint which is to come. Let All men have Chari to and love their neighbors As whereupon the grand patriarch armed with the Tail end of his great Grandfather s authority Rose and impressively adjourned the Well i ejaculated mrs. Jenks. And this is joining the Odd Fellows 7" yes but remember to keep All i have Lold you a profound said Jenks with a half smothered chuckle As he buried his in the bed clothes to keep from laughing outright Matrimony in Chiba. When a gentleman feels desirous of taking to himself a wife he sends to a paternal head Lizard is s it How Jupiter got in . _ Jupiter with his Crown and sceptre was sit Ting one Fine Day in a contemplative mood Amasiu himself with watching affairs in Gen eral of which his throne commanded a full View. But presently his attention was drawn from mundane things to an object More particularly under his nose namely to master cupid who was running about before the half open window playing with a Little Davv and Arrow. Hallow you Young cried Jupiter what Are you about there 7" answered cupid. "notning7 you will put same Gol s Eye out presently. cupid obeyed Don t you staid Jupiter that bows and arrows Are very a 1 mine arc not sir Ige Rous things 7" replied cupid. See unto of some family containing daughters for specimens of the sizes of their feet with the Price attached. One foot is valued at perhaps two thousand dollars the next smallest at five thou Sand and so Forth according to the after the foot or lady to whom it belongs is chosen she is sent in a Sedan to the in tended husband s House he meets her at the door locks into the vehicle to take a Vuew of the fair one and if she suits his taste he admits her. Soon As she passes his threshold she be comes his lawful wife but if he likes not the lady he shuts the door and she a carried Wither she came. And with this he suddenly Twan ged his string Aud sent a Shaft through the heart of Jupiter and out at his Back before the Monarch could say Jack Robinson. His majesty instinctively seized a Thunder Bolt but feeling that he was not Hurt very seriously he stayed his up tufted Arm while a smile which stole Over his features and a slight cac mation evinced a. Consciousness agreeable rather than otherwise. Cupid ran away laughing. A Little Monkey exclaimed Jupiter. T3ut, what new sensation is this and Fie placed his hands upon his heart and turned up us eyes. Jupiter was in love medical facts. Merchants generally die of the bilious print ers of the typhus and brokers of the remit tent fever. Masons generally go off with Stone gravel or dropsy. Most tailors the world in their customers rarely do. Disappointed actors usually die of Morti Fici Tion. Seamstresses suffer much f of stitches in the Side. I children of Coopers Are never free from the hooping cough. Our congressional orators Are never troubled with shortness of breath although with them flatulence is not uncommon. Dyers Are subject to the blues and Scarlet fever and clock makers to the tic do Leureux. Glaziers Are never without pains. Brewers Are constantly Donkey. An editor s report. At a late festival a pretty miss waited upon the editor to a pie plate of antique manufacture in the Centre of which he espied the following Dio Sweet kiss is Ilia Price of Thijs excited his naturally amorous disposition and As soon As Opportunity a reacted he motioned Young lady to his Side and pointing with his knife to the lines Young pay is ready whenever you p resent your Bill " news Laferr
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