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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - February 7, 1844, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaAt Lenox v i i a j ".1 Toi thin the shed every wednesday by j. P. Wiggill at go a yearly in Advance or 5o whole no. 281. Wellsborough w e d n e vol. . 20 smothered Wrath glowed the lips of Lite j to have the lord eur Tor Kyj too of s dinner and miscellaneous. The Quaker and High Dayman. Foby Simpson a pattern to qua inhabited a neat lilt Al House in London beautified Fay the presence of daughter Mary. She scarcely be Venseen a Beautiful blonde with Blue eyes and possessing 33 rms h Wisdom As Beauty was sought voting men among her fat her in _ ances. Died m those of the vain to win a be sin by All the s acquaint go boyhood be. Mary not a coquette and so far from turning to account the effect produced by her charms she my so much annoyed by it that she could hardly treat with civility her Miny Only were Ford a voting artist who was inti file with the family. A simple occurrence the cause of this intimacy. Premature death Hac taken away the wife of her youth and beat wishing to perpetuate i hug one to dear to him Cal to her death bed. A Edward first met the afflict there Between he ears the sacred employment o up a serious at Lech much Grace will not further molest m. Toby reflected a moment and Shook s head. Whoever thou Arl said he gravely u have noticed that i am a Quaker to would not conceal the truth Al Jiou ii at the risk of my life. In my Jiddle bag i have the sum of two mired pounds Sterling two Hundred pounds Sterling cried i highwayman whose eyes glistened trough his mask. I you Are Good if you Are human smiled the Quaker you will not take Way this Money my daughter is bout being married and this sum is necessary for the occasion it would in a Long time before 1 could get to other a similar one. The dear child Oves her intended and it would be sex cruel to delay their have a heart perhaps you have a you would not cannot do so wicked an action. What has your daughter her Lover or their marriage to do with me fewer a words and More promptness give me the Money. Sighing raided the Saddle bag person he met the name of the proprietor of the House. What Are y0u a stranger in this part of the town that you do not know the residence of the Rich merchant were Ford the Quaker St Tod petrified. Were Ford repealed the Man be Lieving himself misunderstood you know Well the Man who has made so great a Fortune. Thanks my Friend thanks replied Toby. He Quaker in and he or memory of de a painter1 s there that m a daughter of a be Ivy Gack and handed to f one and p of y Ond formed under such circumstances and the Young Man had Alverdy pen lured to decline his Hopes and desires. Toby had no reasons Lor opposing the inclinations of the y lung people.1 Wilhour being Rich Eiliv re earned by s of his Bru b and palette enough la honorable maintain a Vav Gresford an Aid City never Cliant had retire in Withan a rare sex simple of or sense for Suc in so Raj id even that very few had been Able to Low their Progress. G of a quirk m Sieri alone in the West of London without t doubling himself leaving him to shift Lar lie was one of Liliose obi1 who trouble no Piip in o Gnu Der n t to be themselves trn Bleil on of the perfectly compliant pro asked of Vliem. Edw no Hing in Liim Ler his co1 fair Quak Eress knowing would nol oppose the situation of the lot prosperous and honest for nothing to the the Back rents due t intending to set apart t it fray i the expenses of la r with i pts he left Lor his country Seal a few Miles from i , in Iler to arrange his of fair he was absent from Home bul p Sii Gle Day an returning at night on perceived a Lille in and Man who locked up Oppe Dfora moment uner to proceed or a airily. Veres Force bout his son idea nothing then of the Well that her her ers was most Toby wailed wedding Day pm farms at income to the occasion horseback h Marrce a horse he Road. I certain a Heth k. While predicament the Slinger Advance Lois arts him. It was top late to the inf of escaping and pulling the Best fire upon the affair he started h horse As he a preached the troublesome stranger he perceived this he of what was soot con Fin led. The u known Drew a pistol a id poin ing othe traveller Demaiti led his Pun the Quaker was not i Coward Calm m character Uno Vns Ive in re Gion and unable unarmed to resist armed Man he Crew from his pock with the greatest coolness his Pur containing twelve guineas. The t Wejman look it counted out t Money and let the Devil a Whu believing Quick ened his Pace to a Trot j but the Hig Wayman seeing How Little resistant e had been offered and hoping for to , soon rejoined honest Toby a blocking up in Way and poit pistol cried watch 1 surprised c of your arrival you will denounce me to the magistrate that is usual and i have nothing to say but i must at Leas be beyond Pursuit to night. My Mare is feeble enough and what is More she is fatigued your horse on the contrary appears vigorous for the weight of t he sack did not encumber dismount give me your horse you May take mine if j of wish. It was Loo late to think of resisting Ali Zotigh the increasing demands were of a heal the bile of the most patient Man Good Toby dismounted Atuf with resignation accepted the sorry Jade that was left in Exchange. Had i known this he contented hims f with thinking i should have ran away when met the Rascal and certainly he would never have overtaken me with thin counter. Meanwhile the masked Man thank ing him ironically or his complaisance burying his spurs in his horse s sides before arriving in London the plundered traveller had time to reflect upon his situation and upon the disappoint ment of the poor Young who loved each other so much and whose happiness would be postponed. The sum taken from him was irrecoverable lost there was neither mean to find or recognize the audacious thief nevertheless As though struck by a sudden idea he stopped Short. Yes cried he i May succeed by this Means. If this Man reside in London perhaps i shall be Able to find him. Heaven has deter mined that he should be Imp Pileni a Little consoled by some Hope Toby went Home without appearing in the least troubled and without speaking of his adventure he did not go to the magistrate but embraced his daughter who doubting nothing retired Anc slept soundly. Next morning he be thought himself to Aid Providence to make researches. Bringing out the Mare from the stable where she had passed the night he placed the bridle upon her neck hoping that the animal guid a by habit would naturally go to he master s House. He let the unchecked beast go free in the streets of London and followed her. But he overrated her instinct for a Long time she walked about making a thous and turns and curves without direction he Ivas unable to recover himself. Were Ford respected nyan he my thief he believed himself the Bull of a dream and wished to return nevertheless he called to mind several instances of respectable men who had been connected with bands of Maleiah then this immense Fortune the source of which was so Uncertain then this Mare who seemed to be going to her master. Toby resolved to solve the mystery. He went boldly into the Yard and demanded speech with the master although it nearly noon was still in indication of a night of fatigue. The Quaker insisted upon Beiring introduced immediately and soon found himself in were Ford s bed chamber. He had just waked and ribbing his eyes asked a Little out of Are you sir and what do you want the sound of his voice awakened Toby s recollection and completed his conviction. Quietly taking a chair he posted himself near the bed without removing his hat you remain covered cried out the surprised merchant. I am a Quaker replied the other with much calmness and Vou know that such is our usage. At the first word of the Quaker were Ford sprang up and Clese Lyex mined his visitor without doubt he recognized him for he turned Pale. Well asked he stammering what is disinherit i do n Otil said Val i have speculated up Oft for Lutter and finishing these words the qua Ker left the chamber. He when alone Ehold priv Are by the faults of their parents. Vilary shall marry the son of this Man but touch his stolen Money 4w. 1 up the Yard again j to my dear a morsel. Rangers As they b it grimly Forward in the j Honion Brothw s of the Bench to so Section pointed out by their blood was spilt of the rank grass human hand of a while up on the bloody log. There was not a word spoken but every countenance worked with terrible emotion. Had the rangers allowed their own desperate inclination they would have hurried recklessly accordingly after the pest Day they All repaired id his with appetites the expectation to were Ford who was on the work of vengeance but the example looking out window order my re of their liw had re horse to be brought out. A few moments after Toby mounted carrying behind his bag of Money and provided with his watch and purse at Pace regained his House. I have just made my marriage visit to your father said he Tov Edward whom he found there. I believe that we shall be Able to agree. Two hours afterwards were Ford arrived at Tobys House and taking him aside honest Quaker said he your proceedings has touched me to the Bot Lom of the soul you might have Dis honoured me have dishonoured my son ruined me in his eyes and have made him unhappy in refusing him your daughter you have acted like a Wise Man and a Man of heart i wish no longer to Blush in your presence Takt these papers Good Bye you shall never see me again. He then left the Quaker opened the papers. First there were checks of urge amounts on the ii London then came a Long list of names and by. The Side of each name was placed the amount of larger or Smalle sums a note was joined to it upon which the Quaker read As follows Are names of those who there if you please the the sub have been robbed the amounts a Lii i ought to of returned draw the Mone from my Bankers As though for the Pur pose of foreign Exchange and then make yourself the restitution secretly Jet which brings hither i a1-1 which will be my legit Pardon for having shown so much mate Fortune and your daughter i Hasle replied Toby but among friends be Able Day to accept of it is not usual to stand upon ceremony and i am come without form to ask for my watch which you borrowed yesler a. I value it much it was my and i cannot do without poor . The next morning Iwer Esford left London and All believed that h to live on his income in was gone France. The not show it this Alth in the Leas and coolly out this , arid noticing Ilie Lime placed the the thief now i Pray you be for my daughter Al uneasy i real and the Masl e pm swear that no other sum. Never swear reply id the Stiak Well affirm then t at you Hay and upon the word who will not resort absence. One moment Valier growing continued docility violence towards a Man n the hand me go to i who yields sometimes slopping then starting in a contrary direction. Toby despaired the thief thought he never resided in London How silly i was not to notify the magistrate before it too late Siead of depending on this animal to and the Vagabond. He was interrupted in his reflections by the cries of children who had been nearly trod upon by he Mare a moment since so quiet she now started to run. Slop her Stop her cried every one let her go cried the Quaker in the name of heaven do not Slop her. And following with anxiety the course of the animal he saw her rapidly enter a half open Gateway of a splendid residence at the West find. Tis Here thought the Quaker Rai sing his eyes to heaven in to Providence. Then in. Passing before the House he saw a servant in the Yard patting the beast conducting her to the stable be then hiked of the first Vly brother in Law the Alderman Nev would Pardon me for letting a jewel which rec als to mind his pass rom my hand for a Day. The name of the Alderman seemed 0 make some impression upon weres bad. Without waiting for a reply Toby continued you will much oblige me by return no those ten guineas which i Lent you at the same time nevertheless if you Are in want of them i consent to lend ing them to you on condition you give me a. Receipt. The coolness of the Quaker so much disconcerted the merchant that he dared not deny the Possession of the stolen articles but not wishing to a hesitated to reply and Toby added i have told the projected marriage of my daughter Mary. I had reserved a sum of two Hundred pounds Sterling from the Bride s por Tion but i have met with an Accident last evening on the London was completely robbed so completely that 1 am come to Pray you to give your son a marriage port on which bad it not been for that i should never have asked of you. My son heh yes Don t you know that it is him that is in love with Mary and is to marry her 1 cried the merchant throw ing himself at the foot of the bed. Edward were Ford calmly replied the Quaker taking a Pinch of us see do something for him. I should dislike to have him know what Las passed to night and if you do not furnish the sum i have promised it will be necessary i should Tell him How i lost it. Were Ford ran to a Secretary look out a Box with a triple lock open Oil the marriage Day of Edward and Mary the Qualter assembled a Large company of joyous friends among whom might be noticed a number of parents rejoicing themselves with to proceeds of the London thieves we by the interference of Toby bet n induced to return them their lost properly with interest. Calmness and sell command pie pared them for a less speedy hut More certain cautiously passing Over the fearful obstacle in the pathway and close y followed by his companions he advanced stealthily and cautious la to the Light hiding himself and his much As possible behind the thick Trees. In a few moments they obtained a full View of the object of their search. Stretched at their length around a huge fire but at a convenient distance from it Lay the painted and half naked forms of Twenty was evident from their appearances that they had passed the Day in one of their horrid and that they were now suffering under the effects of intoxication. Occasionally a grim Warrior among them started half upright grasping his Tomahawk As if to combat some vision of his disordered brain but unable to shake off the stupor from his senses uniformly fell Back in to his former position. The rangers crept nearer. As the Beni their keen eyes along their Well tried rifles each Felt sure of his Airn. They wailed Lor the signal of Harmon who was endeavouring to bring his Long Musket to Bear Upo Nothe head of one of the most Distant Savages. He at length exclaimed As the sight of his piece interposed full and District Between tween his Eye and the wild Scalp of the Indian. Fire and the Sharp voice of thirty rifles thrilled thro the heart of the Forest. There was a a smothered wild convulsive move ment among the sleeping indians and All again was Eilent. The rangers sprang Forward with their club bed rifles and Hunting knives but their work was done. The red men had gone to their last Audil before the great no sound was heard among them save the gurgling1 of hot blood from their lifeless bodies. Of a rare recast. Scarcely had they enter eff the to and exchanged the Ordinary salutations when the lady broke Forth with congratulations to Bis Hon or upon the recovery of the stolen watch f How Happy exclaimed she. That 1 i f the villain was apprehend Eil to apprehended said the judge with sur prise. Yes and doubtless convicted too Fay this his Wile. You Are always talking replied he. Explain yourself my dear 1 know nothing of thief watch or conviction it can t be possible thai 1 have been again quoth the indy but this is the Sto Arrout one o clock to Day a Pale and taller interesting Young gentleman dressed Iua seedy suit of to the House in great out of breath. He said that he was just from he was one of the clerks that the great Tillain who had the audacity to steal your Honor s watch had just been tiie evidence was nearly perfect to convict him and All that was required to Complete the Luikey which must be brought into and for that he had been sent with a Porter by your express orders and you gave ii to _ of Couise i could have doubted him or resisted the orders of a the Devil Madam Are we to do for a dinner. exciting Story. It was a sultry evening towards the close june 1772, that Captain Harmon and Hist Tein rangers urged their canoes up the Keri River in lha Pursuit of their Savage e Lemies. Forh Ouia they toiled diligently at last Irace of civilization was left Hind and the Long shadows of the Forest Metrand blended in the Middle Elg he Broad Stream that wound dark he through them. At every sound from adjacent shores the rattling of some night Bifid or the of ire Quick footsteps of some wild beast tiie dash of the oar suspended and the Ranger s grasp tightened on his Lila. Al Linew the Enterprise and that silence which is natural to men rho feel themselves in the extreme of mortal jeopardy settled like a Cloud upon the Midnight adventurers. Softly said the watch slut Harmon in a voice which scarcely Rose above a hoarse whisper As his Canoe swept Rou id a ragged Promontory there a a Light ahead All eyes were Bent towards the shoe. A tall Indian fire gleamed up amidst the great Caks casting a red and is Rong Light upon the dark Waters. For a single and breathless moment the operation of the oar was suspended every ear listened with painful Earnestne catch the Well known sounds which seed it and placed in Toby s hands his watch his purse and his sack of Money. Good said the Quaker in receiving them i see that i was right in depend ing upon you. Is that All you wish said the Mer chant in a brisk tone. No i require something further of your Friendship. Speak you must disinherit your son. How failed to indicate the proximity of the Sav All was now silent. With slow and movenien.18 of the oar the canoes Grad Lally the suspected spot. The Landing Causi at. Their those was effected in silence. After moving piously for a considerable distance in the dark Shadow the party at length ventured within the Broad Circle of the Light which at ii traded their attention. Harmon was at head with an Eye and hand As Quick As of the Savage enemy whom he sought. The body of a fallen Liee Lay across the path As tie rangers were on the Point of harm of Over it the hoarse whisper of Harmon again broke the silence. See he exch med pointing to the tree it s the work of i a tale of a Turkey. A certain Learned judge in Mexico Sorne Lima since walked one morning into Uirt he thought he would examine whether he w As in time for business and feeling for his Deprater found it was not in his pocket. As said he to a Friend who accorn i pained him As he passed through the crowd near the As , i have again led my watch at Home under my he went on Ilie Bench and thought in of it. The court adjourn re. And lie Murii a Home. As soon As lie was is eaird in his parlor he Bethought i .1 olins turn piece. And turning to his wife requested her to Send for it to their chamber but my dear she sent it to you three Houis Send it to me my dear 1 certainly not replied the lady and by the person you sent for it the person seat Tor echoed the judge. Precisely my dear the very person you sent for it you Fiad not left Home More than an hour when a Well dressed Man knocked Al the door and asked to see me. A brought one of libel very finest Lukies i Ever saw and said that on Youj Way to court you met an and so Dom Ges. Faint Indian with a number of fowls and having bought this a bargain Yon had Given him a couple of reals to bring it Home with e request that i would have it killed picked ind put to Cool As you intended to invite your brother judges to a dish efm Olle with in u to Morrow. And of by the Way said he his excellency the judge requested me to ask you to give yourself the trouble to. Go to your chamber and take his watch from under the Pillow where he says be Lett it a usual this morning and Send Toimi by me and of course i Querido i did so.1 you did 1 said the judge. 1 certainly said the lady. Replied his Honor All i can say to almanac of character. 1 is born in this month will be Lambrous and a Lover very subject to infidelity but be will be com Plaisant and withal a very Fine Singer. The lady born in in this month will be a pretty prudent housewife rather melancholy but yet Good tempered. Man born in this month will love Money much but ladies More he will besi Ingy Al Home but a profligate a Broad. The lady will be a humane and affectionate wife and Lender Mother. Man born in this month will be rather handsome he will be honest and prudent he will die poor. The lady a jealous passivate chatter Box. Man who has the misfortune to be born in this Mouth will be subject to maladies he will Travi i to his advantage and love i mile s to his Tor he will Many a Rich and handsome la Iress who will All i he i ii Diu i a ii i 1 til i w la a h-iiiusoriii1 ail Vii Ial i i it e the lady will in equally bleat a in every rest itch. Born now will be of Small stature passionately lond of women and Chil Dren but not be loved in Rei Urh. The lady will be a Giddy personage fond Poco free she will marry at one and be a fool at forty five. Man will be fat he., will suffer death for the wicked woman he loves. The female of this Mouth will be passably hand some v ii a Sharp nose but Fine bust. She will be of Rattler sulky temper. I Man will be ambitious and courageous he will have several maladies and two wives. The lady will be amiable and twice married taut her second husband will cause her to regret her. First. Who is born in this month Wal be Strong Wise and prudent but too easy with his wifi who will give him great Unea siness. The lady found Jace and fair haired win discreet amiable1 and by her friends. I e red Yon my dear is. That you Are As great a As the Bird is a Turkey. Yuu be been robbed Madam the Man was a never sent for watch you be been been imposed upon and As necessary consequence the confounded watch is lost for Ever the trick was a cunning one and after is laugh and the of judge s Good humor by a Good dinner it was resolved actually Man of this month will have a face and a complexion he will always Promise to one thing and do another and remain poor. T he lady will be pretty a Little too fond of. She will have husbands who win die of grief she will Best know Why. Man born in this month who have a Fine lace and be a Gay the lady of this Niomah will be Large and Liber Al and full of Novelty. Man in this month will be a Good sort of a passion Tate. He will devote to i Hearty and d Bejbl prayed by his with. The lady will be amiable and handsome with a Good voice and Well proportioned body she will twice married remain poor and continue Hoonett

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