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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - January 1, 1845, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaFor one or three Ini sections t in do to r Ute b f that of r the Dobbin Prater. At Captain of discount ride from jibe smuggler year 1772, Pretino Tajo. Tiff an Texa 0 the Isle of Man to the English Crown Lance rents for smuggling from that we spot were of p j a. Whose Large profile More than compensated them silent As Jtj. With the fresh eating foe continued risk try voyages from of the f Irish sea once for free now rendered a place Small commercial impedance a military and naval depot for and numerous fleets of army and Navy. Its productive i High la cultivated lands its neat Cut ,.i my admirable roads Are a picture of improvements while at All. Times it a Lively and Busy appearance. From a Feesl Point of the Island in Clear weather Isidor has View of the three United be Rice was no longer Creif to quarters say to them that May serve As a Roligh a for when sit " pipe the sea his own the truth gashed in a a trient Aci psf is jul treachery was the stood the traitor. In an instant tie Pel Irons were o ordered to be thrown. And the loaders piped to duty a few Hasty words the Wakeful who in were from the commander of the already upon deck having heard of the of inform his followers thai the traitor a the Ivinity of the stranger gathered quickly aft Crew was on h e Yor head Etc by near the sacred precincts of the quartet their Brave and daring the lugged s where they stood with their hats off and of Weir leaped upon the Cruiser s deck. Hair waving wildly in the night air a Well secure the traitor and Back with you disciplined took to their Captain the Captain pointing with one Haid to with much the1 As does a who had betrayed tier upon has Kingi Sav Eahat if ,.while with the other he kept a score of men the it pm at the close of a Fine Day in i it rear of August 1772, that a three Eil was seen Riding at a single Unior in a quiet Cove on West Side of the 1w. The Craft might have been of about Usu oiled and fifty Toni Burthen though air Marklow Hull her the appearance of bin much smaller while the symmetry of Siri Pirtano Riggins tapering beautifully it their Vir Ioui Points As seen against the Iky bar to be a Craft upon whose and Sare bad been expended. Ito Umiker Hull extended a line of Bro Ken i two Points on each Side by an open port while the height of the Waist showed that i was intended to serve As a breast work to Hose who navigated the vessel in limes of danger. Although you would have pronounced the Lugger at first sight a sushi Cinus Craft and unless she carried the King s commission one most Likely Bent upon mis thief. At the hour of which i write an in Ifa dual rather below the usual height yet rom Monling in appearance dressed in a sea loan s garb with abroad Belt about his Waist into which was thrust a couple of boarding non former profound As is the authority of the Superior More absolute. My the Young commander addressing Bis attentive Crew most of Ybo saw that strange sail we passed within the hour do you know that nothing by could have placed that vessel in. The direct track of the. Dolphin s night it does look mighty said an in the front rank of the shiver my timbers if i believe Crew we be got any body shipped aboard this Ere Craft but loves the saucy Dolphin and your Honor too Well to play them a scurvy there has been treachery i have said a there any one of my Crevior that can Tell me its penalty aboard this ship death at the Yard sounded from the deep guttural voices of the Crew who shrunk the piercing Eye of the Cap Tain. It is my said he to watch Over your interest and my own with a jealous yes. I never deceive you my men the traitor shall receive his punishment though i pursue him. To of the throne. Enough to your the hours passed Busy Crew had landed the cargo and to the hands of confidential agents it was soon hidden from the most careful search of the Revenue officers. The greatest danger was yet to be encountered. The cargo landed the Lugger must again sail for the sheltering Protection of the Island Bat the rising Moon now threw it Mellow and unwelcome at at Bay with has flashing sword. After securing the treacherous Comrade the Dolphin s Crew retreated swiftly to their own the astonishment of the Crew of the York who had been taken completely by Surprise the deed being accomplished in far less time than is required to relate its particulars. Regaining his own deck the Captain o the Lugger now backed his while those that remained to the York continued full this the two vessels parted. The do Phin As she fell astern of her antagonist Gavi one raking shot which did fearful havoc up on her deck. The Captain the Cruiser a forced to make Anu Speed for the agora when the York was run aground in a sinking con Ditoh. Thus ended the fight Between the Bugger and the Man of War showing j Good courage and skill can accomplish against Superior Lorce. The Dolphin sailed for the Cove on t a Eastern Side of the Island surely shattered in Hull and rigging by the severe contest with the King s Cruiser. The Lugger is again anchored i n the quiet Cove and All hands Are piped to witness punishment. The traitor who Lead betrayed the ship had confessed his guilt and the Price of Bis treachery i a found upon his person. The Crew their stations All save six sea chosen by lot who stood apart from and would follow his comb Antler still Fiir or ? ebb guess pm sad b to blur vote thanks Robirta for his Gallant no him with Trie i Griesy rank Iri c an hts Nien dry is want calmed Iri the Fai Tefol hearts Jle. Reader Thi s1 is a a Kipper in the life of Admiral jobs p april pistols was pacing the Quarter deck in his i least to those on Board the Viand he held a speaking trumpet which at the heaving swells of the Irish sea. Hardly had the Lugger got under Way be fore the Cruiser was again discovered lying Bis moment he raised to by lips and issued the necessary orders for getting under Way. Fifty As Fino Fellows As Ever handled a nearly Midway Between the English coast and Ciarli Winike. Sprang cheerfully to execute his orders enlivened by the shrill tones of the a Billr. While All was Bustle ind activity about him the Captain slowly promenade the Quarter deck presenting the picture a Young hero. Blended in Bis Len Island the course the Dolphin steered and in fact the Only route she could take would bring her in full View of the Cruiser and within Range of her guns. The Captain of the Dolphin viewed the dilemma with Calm and quiet countenance open countenance was the spirit of , Fil Noble his mild thoughtful Eye belied his otherwise spirited appearance. His form As we have said was rather below the Ordinary he Imbt yet was he handsome in Hia person evinced great Power of in twiner with strength and agility he might a Veblen in a Britt Twenty two years. We Are brought to said the first Lin tenant of the Lugger to the Captain. Brave round was the prompt Nau licit reply. Heave and tit Anchor being raised and stowed the Ida Brea eth of canvass Peculiar to the lug it formerly so Welt known in the Bay Biscay and the British. Channel was life like vessel and bending under the influence of the gentle enl wind she took her course under a Cloud of Tor the shores of the sol Way. It said the Captain to his sri officer. I think we Are Likely to have Iio Able do thit night s trip. I learn from that intelligence has been dog i relative to the character of our Swift filed Craft and i fear has been Treach the was the lug a named. I a idly think that was the thou a the Crew have had full lib i Shore and lately voted car in giving his orders in a tone that inspired those they know the rules of the ship or. Hajj the commander sternly and treachery will be rewarded. Let the with one Eye Oiin sir we May for watch was set while the remainder of i new turned in All which sigr i Tea parlance with their clothes on Lor prompt and immediate Jcj on Board the Craft that now Roun t of the sheltering Cove was and and the object of i was to land it safely and re from the main land to the Island morning. Lugger held on her till rounding the Northern Point of the when the Captain who bad not yet left cd discovered off his starboard Bow whose indistinct outlines alone Dis in the darkness of the night appear 10 to Thoie of a Large Craft at the same t i Lookout Forward discovered and d the. Stranger Sloop of War Unity sail. course of the Dolphin was changed or three Points More northerly the Uto the to be noticed by her the the commander of tie. P not expecting his prey at this boor oath. Lookout for the about him with fresh courage. Tho two vessels were now fast nearing each other when a hoarse Hail came Down across the water from the vessel is the Captain of the Dolphin knowing that every moment he could gain in delay was of he utmost importance in the1 furtherance of his purpose to run the Gauntlet of the Cru Iser s broadside made a in audible reply through his trumpet so that the query from the Sloop was answer do you make the Breeze still freshening drove the lug Ger with her wide spread canvass swiftly through the water. She was already nearly abreast the Cruiser who having tacked now stood in the same course As her Adver sary. What vessel is was the question again put from the commander of the Sloop to which he added answer or i shall fire in to no reply being made to this Hail the Cap Tain of the York for so the Cruiser was Call ordered a shot to be fired into the lug Ger la Wake her up As he observed the Ball passing through the Mainsail struck the wafer far to the Windward. The compliment was immediately returned from a heavy gun amidships of the Lugger the Ball of which., aimed by the hands of the Captain himself shot away the fore Topmast of the York which fell with Alt its hamper to wards the fierce broadside from the Cruiser followed this discharge making sad havoc among the symmetrical Rig of the Dol Plain. The armament of the Lugger consisted of four Smalt pieces of ordnance and one gun amidships revolving upon a Pivot which was of Superior Metal to that of any gun. Aboard the from this instrument of death the missiles of destruction were so faithfully aimed that already bad the foremast their companions with downcast eyes trembling forms for they were the agent through whom a fellow creature was to is launched into an eternity. Those hearts of Oak a few hours since stood fearlessly at their guns dealing death end destruction around and with Bloot flowing like Ai to Weir feet now de a strange quiet throughout the ship Ever the wounded seamen below bad suppressed their groans and the tick of the contains Vatch could be heard at any part of the Quarter deck. The Man who was now to suffer blood upon a gun his arms conic cd behind liar or and a rope Cord was Rove through a Block at the Ert reihe end of the Yard Arm and reaching Down again to the deck the opposite extremity was placed in the hands the six chosen by lot. Contemplating this arrangement for a moment the Capri gift said men next to Mutiny i know of no Blacker or More accursed sin than Treach Ery that Man has betrayed us May heaven forgive him As i do this tomcat a be was seduced from his duty in an evil hour Whilo under the effect of liquor he re now Peni tent and you see How bravely be will die shall we Send our old mess mate into eternity. Speak my net no if she Captain forgives Hiru said the generous hearted name lore without Tifis Pirie won lev be ii a Temple stripped of its garlands there a father Wel comes with affection a brother s kind sympathies Trie hour of distress and assist in eve cry trial there a a foils Mother first taught tire infant lips to Lisp the Nama the r o a loved sister dwells Tab c o no Pec i of Early Days. Truly if there is aught that is Lovely her it i heme it is like Tiia Oasis of the passing of00 Days iria be May Check Rcd with Sirc Vand am frown May Wither the joyousness of the heart effaced the Happy smiles from feed new life s with the the memory Bovers Over the past there i a place pan which it delights to linger he loved scenes of culdhoc4 s it i bipolar Star of existence what cheers a Mariner far away from Bis native land in a foreign port or tossed non the bounding he the deck at Midnight alone what thoughts fill his breast be is thinking of the loved ones far away at his own Happy cottage in his mind s Eye he sees the smiling group seated around the cheerful fireside. In imagination he bears them uni Ting their voices in singing the Sweet songs which be loves. He is anticipating the hour when he shall return to his native to Greet those absent ones so dear to his h Eart. Why rests that deep Shade of sadness upon the stranger s brow. As. He seats himself amid the family he is surrounded by All the luxuries that wealth can afford Happy was admitted into the e in Law or Nhey i836i wit Faiai Puli tin of Abii Iriti Steij " Houi Audi Inlet present population is iartd1 Phe ratio of this increase is1 equal to any state in the fit emt rants wealthy Jil Antevs from shares i Ahlf a paid per is e Rara Curts Eti love. The population Are generally compel if possessions Are in and which were purchased at Tow priced. Notwithstanding an occasional act of Vio Lence the bulk of porn elation Are moral religious and obedient to the Laws while theft Ami robbery Aro almost unknown. Education is encouraged by the constituted authorities to an extent not surpassed by any state in Union. Seven Hundred acres of land the minium value of which is nearly nine Hundred been appropriated by the state to constitute a. Fund Jar the establishment of common schools while another Section valued at four and sixty thousand is heaven was vocal with morning clip d Piir d Fol Fth their Wom Letiff Kati if there was such Rejeb icing Wien it Borri jew fast songs what Joy that saw a for it in the soft nnconsciou.5 sleep infancy watch d by his fair Young while aha Els sons tilt to glory to god. A peace upon Good glory to god heaven glory to god let Martli reply Ivain. _ in Joy to the the babe of is now the King of g Ory Thron d printed for the establishment of seminaries that s Crew. Blow said the old Seaman who has before spoken in our Story a Man who could betray if i Don t think such a commander Cruiser come lumbering upon her a Etc Sweet Home of the loved ones assembled within his own cheerful cot. Why those tears Stea i Down the Cheeks of that Joung and Lovely As she mingles in the social Circle is an orphan she too had a Happy Home but that House is now forsaken and desolate its loved ones Are now sleeping in the cold and silent Tomb. The gentle Mother who watched Over her infancy and bushed her to sleep with a Lul Laby which a Mother can Only sing who in girlhood Days taught her of the Savior and tuned her Youthful voice to sing praises to his gone to the mansions of Joy above and is mingling her songs and tuning her Golden Harp with Bright Angels in heaven poor one she is now left to tread the thorny path of life a homeless wanderer. Thus it is in this changing world. The objects most dear Are snatched away. We Ore deprived of the friends whom most we love and our cherished Home is rendered Drcar end desolate. Passing away is in Graven on All things earthly. But there is a change which knows no charges where Paratinos never take place where the Sor sowing ones of this world May obtain Relie for All their Griefs and where the sighs am tears of Earth Are exchanged for unending Kings of Joy. That Home is found in heaven in the shadowy past there is one Swee remines Enco which the storms of life Ca never Wither it is the recollection of of childhood s Home. In the Visioned future thera is one Bright Star whose Lustre Neve fades it is the Hope of a heavenly visitor. Where the higher branches of learning Are taught. Churches Are established and pastors settled in every part of the state. In territorial dimensions Arkansas is the ourth state in the Union in Point of size Ono prising upwards of sixty thousand Square Miles situated Between the latitude of 33 and 36 degrees and 20 minutes North. Her boundaries Are North by the state of Missou i South by Lousiana and by the Mississippi River which separates it from be states of Mississippi and and fest by Indian tribes. Arkansas abounds in Iron Ore Coal and Ead All in great abundance and Many Salt Springs twelve of which belong to the state. A very Large proportion of the land is of Superior Quality. The climate is mild and the greater part if the state remarkably healthy. For a distance of upwards of 500 Miles Arkansas has the Mississippi River on her East and red River for 250 Miles on the South. The Arkansas River to her the noblest of hem All divides the state in the Centre from East to West and is annually navigated by steamboats fur upwards of 700 Miles which s from 1 to 200 Miles West of the Western Boundary to fort Gibson which stands in the Cherokee country., Midway Between the Arkansas and red Rivers is the Washita Little Missouri and Caddo All of them Navi Gable for keel and Fiat boats and the former for steamboats. In the North is White Block Ann St. Francis Rivers together with several other Rivers together with several other Rivers of secondary character such As Bartholomew Straw Berry River Block and St. Francis Rivers Are regularly navigated by steam boats. A slight reference to the map will show you that out of thirty six counties of which Arkansas is composed that there Are not exceeding half a dozen in which there Are not navigable Rivert. Upon the Arkansas and red Rivers the government during the last eight or ten years has expended several Hundred thousand dollars with a View of improving their navigation. These expenditures Are considered National in their character and for their Hopr yement As at the last session the government will for years yet to come continue annual appropriations. Surveys for a similar purpose have been made of while Block and St. Francis Rivers. These Rivers Are classed with those of the first magnitude upon our with the Ohio the Missouri the Delaware he has redeemed his people from their with mighty offering Anil surpassing love. Come let us worship bending lot with tearful penitence Anil Humble Joy left Ivory heart adore Ondr. Every voice hymn Forth its song of grateful Melody. Come to his Temple where thav Are twin d do him honour where Iris swells in the pealing Anthem till our hearts Aro full of ardent flame come to his holy Tempe he is there to be to the souls that seek him. Let in bring our Evergreen Faith Hope arid Charity a Humble offering. Let us Kneel and sing quent to which be visited and settled in America. On the breaking out of the War with our Mother country his ardent love of the principles Jot which our led him to offer his services in behalf of tie Liberty. He was appointed Captain of a Noble vessel the first of the american Navy and Bis was the hand that raised her Flag first upon the Blue with this vessel and others with which be was subsequently entrusted of the most Brilliant naval won. Through his there was one faithful Follower never left him and the it. . Editor of the Washington Geo news and Gazette under stands his business. Hear him much depends upon the supporters of a newspaper whether it is conducted with spirit and they Are negligent in their payments the Pride and As. Editor is broken Down he works at thankless and unprofitable he becomes discouraged and paper loses its pith and interest and Dies. But on the other hand if his subscribers Are of the right they Are punctual Liberal hearted Fellows always in Advance on the subscription list taking an interest in in creasing the number of his subscribers now and then speak a Good word for Hia paper cheering him on in his coarse by smiles of approbation with such subscribers he be a dolt in feed who won not get up an Fate Ristilig Slich patrons As these we would for Esware ease Leisure Rand every thing that could possibly step Between us and the gratification of eve he gained some victories Ever by laudable desire on their part. We know no other pleasure than Tion. How much then can the supporters a newspaper do to make it interesting and respectable indeed without concurring efforts on the part of the subscribers the publisher of not bests Law the whose protecting atm twice saved his life in attention is make it what the memorable Battu Between the Bon Horn i it be. The people of Arkansas Export Grain Stock Cotton end lumber. The value of the Grain Stock and lumber which they Export in the course of the year it estimated at exceeding four Hundred thousand dollars. They Export about fifty thousand Bales of Cotton a year and the Export of this article u annually increasing her Cotton crop alone this year will exceed two and a half millions of Dolats in value. The owes riot a Dollar. She neither wants a loan to pay off any contract nor to feed armies or subsist or to enter to the any wild scheme of Interj Al Imp present which May or May not be profitable to her in an Hundred years hence. Heaven has made her canals for her and Geheran govern ment her she has built her Public buildings which have Cost about eighty thousand dollars. Her civil list is framed upon an economical plan which will not be increased that costs her now some five or ten thousand less than her present annual receipts. See is entitled to five per cent upon the Nett proceeds of All the Public lands sold in menu Ity under the provisions of a contract with the United states. The land Bill passed at the last session of Congress has become a Law which will add to the available resources of the state by an extra More Barf sufficient to any the interest Oil Alt the Bonds that Hay been issued to raise capital for her Banks. If Hail solemn Day of gladness through All time highest and to Iest Angels shout again to you is born a Savior Chri t the lord glory to god peace and Good will to men Savior of Man eternal son of Goj who once in Bethlehem s lowly Manger Jay of thyself in every Humble heart while thus we celebrate thy Natal any Moj tier of the siamese twins. V the following is taken from the journal of the Rev. Or. Heminway missionary to Siam the Progress of a morning walk in the neighbourhood of the. City of the missionaries fell in with a very Respecta ble looking Man who informed them that he was the individual who conducted to siamese twins from that place to Bangkok and Deli Vered them to the Captain who took them out of the country. He also told me that the Mother of the twins was living on the other Side of the canal and they therefore deter mined to her a visit before leaving . The visit is described As. Fol lews 1 Early in the afternoon we went in search of the Mother of the siamese twins and were so Happy As to find a Man con ducted us directly to her House. On learn ing that we brought intelligence respecting her absent children whom she supposed to be dead she gave us a Hearty we assured her that they were living last we heard from America and that they had recently married Sisters in the Southern states. With this intelligence she was much gratified and expressed affection for them. As or. Buet s relatives live in the Vicinity of her children he offered to communicate through them any messages she wished to Send to the t a ins. She is of lighter complexion than most siamese women and has every appearance of having once bad great Energy of character. It seems that both of her husbands were and that she herself had a chinese so that the twins Are in no Wise except that they were born in Friendship., Chesterfield observes there is a kind of Short lived Friendship which takes. Place among from a connection in their plea sures Only a Friendship too often attended with had consequences this companion of our pleasures., Young and will probably in the heat of convivial mirth Yow a perpetual Friendship and unfold himself you without the least Reserve but new associations change of Fortune or change off tune or change of place will soon Kriak this ill timed connection and show the such Hasty attachments. Observe Titis will apply to Young females i Bare frequently witnessed with what ii excitement they enter into new alliances of in Short lived acquaint Ance All their secrets of out their every thought of affection in an aggravated Strain and appear perfectly Happy in its development. For a Young female to be without a confidant in affairs of the heart argues much for her ways take it for she gains pleasure in matting every silly acquaintance the repository of her Dearest what touched with idiocy. A. Mother Anaf senior relative who in s capacity if Liibbe a woman it rec try sentiment by affable of capable of discriminating is the Only counsellor that a Young female should require in regulating that most pre Cious and invaluable Olalla Girts her Affe Puonti it May he when long1 years of acquaintance have deeply acid successfully tried a Friend that she shall be worthy of All Confidence until time. And experience Hare pictured Tocher will bean unfit a and affectionate associate. 3 i newspaper

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