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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - July 14, 1847, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaId ill to let 1c a. T. I a e by editor and Pra Nelor. Wett Borough Tioga co a. Dollars ind fifty per an num exclusive Al if a i Wilhm me eat and for Nacius to in and Vance one doll a will he deducted paper i continued until All arrearage Are Pai i ulc sat the option of the editor. exceeding twelve lines in Elleh three tunes fur one for every sub quent use Tion Twenty five cents. Notices not piece Jinx a lines marked cents. I he in arse for one o. Turre Meer tons the some Iberal i Coli no 10 Vearly o ration Doln card Utt teens of Tioga at Tioga i july 1847. Flt vhf thick f Smith a. B. La a r i 1 i j i r i 3 in Elf driven by in Ai 1 Eligi u in Oler fellow Cir Iztas it has fallen to my id to address you upon this occasion and i Wal not Saj but that i feel proud and gratified n hink thai some at least deem me worthy o Appeal before an assemblage of my fellow c i ramen gut in appearing before you d is Lime i labor under Peculiar Embar i am Well aware of the Denre of Manv of you to have listened to a speaker from abroad but that your committee could not effect but 1 ask Ilas a kindness from you As a favor to our committee that you would so far Lay aside your prejudice again by the speaker to 10 judge rally and correctly ii is by no wish of mine hat 1 stand Here Bis Day much rather would 1 occupy he place of the humblest listener than As speaker upon this occasion and had it not been placing the committee in a very embarrassing position i Bould not have appeared Here at All and now i ask As a favor not to myself bul o the committee that you would so far in Side All feelings As to give due credit a no to the Addren to the other parts of me entertainment if any thing i Snow d offer should find Lavor and be worthy o approbation be generous and offer that Apoi ovation for the glory and Honor of the Lay bul i have other causes for Sci or a Cicero might Weil fear to jus i i 3 the event we Are met to celebrate Vit he cons defend its Conception us trans cd its magnitude Ami the effects result a room it tha goor1 or evil of which can be treasure i by infinite Wisdom alone and e r e i n in y by the duration of time j i e we pro eed a Brief his Ory of lie even s w ibid i 01 be inappropriate bul a to e than severity years ago there re i i i Leen Leebl colonies under hip Ai in. 01 of the British Crown suit Terril Over is continent where i out id a Dard of our Union untre pirated from the Mother coun i a a d Miles by the Waters of i 1ht of these colonies r i i Imai Twy were the racy of 1 Europe and in fact of the f hey were self selected men i b con or inti t is feelings i red of oppression in All its forms and fat Noli Iliev Olner than that which b r do stamp i on he brow of ils proves i us Mateju of honors from i Monn Robial Des i France from their e hearths they sought and found a Home St 1 in i 1 u g forests of America Bear j i them the Lolly brows of ind pin i r Cpl warmed by the spirit of or Nergil 1 be to j hey came and Here j in 4 principle never known before a i in in rights of Man was the Liberty worship Goci according to the dictates of in own on science 1 hey landed upon a Ren snore were the sounds that met r i were i e Tore and the wild shrill whoop of the Ini Iii i Ney struggled through i i a i uld have Dis hear Eneil men be a r u aug Misiou aged those sons dined Tiv i i t Fil s generous and Noble bul a1 in in h pro p Rity began 10 smile upon the r g Rich repaid their loll the s n shone Oul 01 be Moro m the heavens a d i. Of happiness and plenty began to Dawn inn them Large cities and flour Ishing were springing up throughout the land 1 he smoke of Pineir Manu Maciones ascended id the skies am1 their sails caught the Breeze of Ocean their soil was Fertile and Hardy then Bey began to excite the attention Frt the Mother county who bad her infant colonies struggling for an sex stance contending Vrab the Al Fores s for a place to Lay their Heads and h Indian for a hone and instead of etching of Kurth a helping hand she sought press j one sought a tribute from Ribeir mines land Fertile soil she sought to l a from them Means for luxuries at Jocose and tie expenses of a Gay and Dis Solute court she at Utt sought to impose taxation without re presentation a Ponci pie Del Stab e to every american bosom j and in ill accordance Wilh their idea of the rights of Man the measures of the British ministry became insolent and oppressive and reasoning from the past the Colo i r is their future would if any be Hui Hale better than absolute slavery i then the blood of the pilgrims boiled in their veins and they determined it should moisten the Earth and that their Bones hould b Euch upon their Fields Ere they would sub Evv they assembled from the Nonh to the Souife and sought Relief 1 hey Pell i toned but Lueler prayers were neglected and their spurned from the fool of Ibe throne bul were and fearless men and Che slumbering fires of Independence orb from Ihler hid i the Power sary of which we Are h brate and this was no Day met to Cele Mon event a pm in words worthy s a principle in political Economy that it they were in open Delia soil around which Allih Lions of line Force Anil which could have been by o on of Servile chains was no common n Power and dread lessors besides the Ken Only by the Imp Osil and tyrants bands la event for beside the kno de prowess of their Opp a As not this alone be o their native endearing Risolia lung with Adaman affection they bore the soil hat gave them birth Homes of their child blood the scenes of their infantile sports the Graves of their sires and the in Poilu ions they loved and cherished they were divided among themselves Friend and neighbor father and son Here forgot Thel ties of Kindred and love in the Zeal each bore to Bis opinions nor were there wanting Able counsellors to cry peace peace attempt to smother the spirit of Freedom just bursting Forth to Light Aid life and to raise dark and dread Ful pictures of the future. They Suid ibis step once taken cannot be recalled this Reso Lution once passed and we Are rut off rom All Hope of reconciliation 1 his urged that we had no military or naval Force to Cope lib the might qty Arm c after a Long and destructive War we should at last submit to a to i said that a sterner Des military would our poster Ity. W h i by an de a Given up grassed and a misled aled our rashness and people shall have exp attuned for our presumption on the scaffold the maintained that colonies and had no i per Junce and that by arms against our soc fell the esteem of Oiler nations 1 Bese were mighty arguments and Well Righi men of sterner St them bul these wer bosoms the sacred it kindled by the Means id be Eilt Ngui Man nor were prophets the dismal Crnak Ings cry treason treason blessings of Mankind the men who in that l Ful treason Palm Solis Bellion a revolution f England and tha t oppression they lot sin maintained by be established Over Elv we were chartered get to seek Lur inde appearing a rebel in reign we should Lor of have trembled Al men within whose of Liberty bad been of god and never tied by the hand of of evil wanting like of la night owl to rebellion but Ibe will Ever Resi upon stance made Success and a successful re but As this was no common event neither were Ibey common in those scene they courage of unbending he ranked among the Nobles and looked to ded Over that solemn men who participated were men of tried patriotism and inter a Hancock pres him whom wealth could not ener vote nor the Gaudy trappings of Power and place corrupt nor threats of majesty intimidate. Out Lawyd and condemned by Public wealth can not be Moje profitably expended than in railing to a nations distinguished statesmen and beef Victore when then can we fellow Citi Zena bestow our sympathies a More fittingly than n veneration for the slumbering Deao who reared on High the fabric of american greatness Aje and of the living too Ibe lingering remnant of that once Noble band who Ival ked Side by Side with Washington to Conquest and to Victory. Those who in their Youthful seized of d est of the fight. They ath and pressed Onward to be thick of a Day that in gon link Between the a it Anil the pre they Are the of Vittini Shadow of Ibe Sadi ing sent will Steps Bono Bent the snows of Many Winters it hour whose feeble Are lending loan honoured and an Able grave their with age their brow their weapons he evening the connect and uttering ene Roble forms whitened by Ribeir bosoms scarred by Battle Tell a tale of patriotism and sneak to us a lesson which should be write in on every american Low Iii Zens we ought Lole i eng h Hll Dean and Fel i Bat while one an of Ibe revolution remains u is the ring spirit of a Guardia one drop of blood co ins of a e of our country s Hon try so safely in the Wor god Prosper the cause of i u line the pulse of one Patriot its Devotion to feel and its Rig and when the father of so guided their Yourg valor the Conlest religious lights shall Call i Angel and rises the Wilber Soldier it is a join the upper army in be Ile Pait gently As a and when we shall gather last offices to the la Oiher Days May Ribeir mar their children and their cd and Here Enk Indle a pain Only be extinguished by the and May their distinguish live in the of their the Greal Trump shall it shall be no More the to a and our Conn of the poet cannot Lull Btrne learn alive to maintain oils him and led them on for Freedom them Home to he May Lummes dream round to do the St Berool those tie fall upon us Imren s children ism that shall i hand of death d Serm Ces Ever countrymen to ii or Forth time of Tim who in the Beaufi 1 1 left the blushing Vine Bills of Bis delightful France to e people he came Luscor were not Bis pm Only in the i he was striving for the spoils of to Lan brightness with which she is now invested a word in memory of those Warjo have go Stormy time improper lie interred whose Blease Are Encomb men i i sith a be and a Harbison him who led oar valiant Tern wilds Biro Thorr but whom de and Edjir ded our political bark since the of the revolution would not of those whose mortal n the City of bul memories and illustrious deeds in the hearts of their country t speak of a bundt a foe runes to Bailie in our far Wes he old hero of North nation called to a proud Reward greater called to a More bless no inheritance above him who ascended Fame s udder a High from the round at the top he stepped in the sky of it was blessed to go when to ready to die and there too was a Vuckson Sage of the world renowned " Tiero of Orleans whose firm and unbending intellect shone out As conspicuous in Ibe Cabi net a at trip had of the army and private Heel was As pure As his Public course was Elev fell and Noble bul these have All gone with Many More of their colleagues in their country s history1 and left Bright examples for us to imitate and the last legacy of the old hero u j sword bravely drawn in his country s cause and Al Bis country s fall into hands As i worthy to yield it and this reminds of a worn in Honor of those who Are Ever ready to Lothey their country s Call and Whu Bly following the Eagle Standard s Banks of Ibe Rio Grande i Here Advance one Pinzan feel one word in relation to the right f our contest with menu o. It is the men who regardless of Are now beyond would ing or or Wron Only not life and have girded on then swords in their Cau a Wilh Loose u to nobly fought an Buena v Gold of yell be Gomry Aji Lille c Resaca d Gordo Arker Hill serve a fell Al Palo Alto Monterey ant Over will the names of ring Arr in of Clay of Mckee and of id with of of Mont of Lee and Long years hence Idren will listen to the tales of Lapalm and of Cerro Saratoga of Vela Cruz and Bun arid oar citizen soldiery too de but a greater i could not be Given than thai forced from d Brave but profligate foe 1 hey do not know when they Ard beaten and Here gratitude prompts me to speak i never Jiow when and May americans they Are beaten when language of Ano i fighung1 Jill air country s Bailies under their Ople he knew wicked Story of their no Sijer chary wretch vanquished the British ministry re adored to shake his lie and ins venerable col eague scribed and but out Patr Migac but no who had vainly Amuel a Llama were pro from Publ Dvor and chilled the r Shook his when Ena ure if first upon of Hancock nor Rem he Pat Cpl the ii b in t that memorable Dodo Vieni document which gave birth to whig and Tiki but hic i Shook Britain s Bione to its very Centre la seems As if Providence had raised up a Picu liar set of men filled and prepared for that emergency and them Logu Forth and assert Ihen of Ivil and religious a Berle to proclaim his will to mor Tah and to hurl tyranny Back into the Telb of rants you maj search the records Olibe past you my awake the spirits of slum being Ages you May revisit the Ben ate Chambers of Gree be and Rouie and no where can you full a body of men whose patriotism was so firm whose Bilan trophy to purer and w Hose principles to Learless and unshaken those who composed the Conli rental Congress of Hundred and skin ii six for there was a he cock a Rutledge a Carroll a Wythe a Livingston a Sherman and a Host of others Greal men and Good whose Nanies will be handed Down to posterity with upon their memory the matchless Al Lee Ibe Sparlan Thomas Jeff Ehoff he blessings of the world is and Here Loo was of Richard Henry Igor and compactness of the irresistible persuasion of John Adams Al d the Wisdom and sagacity of Benjamin fran Lin Noble Ard Gener men you have indeed left us but your works terrain Prou Ler monuments of or architecture devised or your Fame than re sculptured Marb e co in memory a led we cherish Jour memory As one of heaven s Many blessings showered upon your be loved Lanil we think of you with affect lion and remember Wilh gratitude your dist Ingu shed and who would not prefer this living Tomb in the hearts of Bis countrymen to Ibe proudest Naauao Leurck that he Genius of sculpture could erect it is fitting , thai we meet As we have upon ibis Day in peaceful and civic Ariay to add another word of gratitude to the memory of the past. That we should upon the anniversary of Day follow with tearful and Heartfelt Tea at awed upon Kings he a no a Teless out a grave to hide As before him in y it from All i came As the to Green glories lorm Casyl seeking a place of his cold heart. His i his children about turned away a in tree shakes Down lie the win or storm he threw i Moise con mingle on the Peoples Parl and de trappings of Pride and place to no Congo lations Are offered to their oppressors for Freedom in Freedom s Boly land la event which changed the moral came not in the Day of in Anil own altar spangled Banner bul Jellow citizens let us turn from the actors in these scenes to the results Asen Joyed by us and see if events Are worthy i to be held in Renn Murante lord Uruu bum in speaking of the Declara Tion of Independence says there is no portent event on which Side Soever Atlantic u May be viewed and if Are said to feel on the Thirlie of january How much More listed to Larm Are the recollections is soc the fourth of july in which no re More i of the tyrant eth a i spin Ted w i Lical aspect of the world a revolt Al Ich in one Hall that world has already Rel Man to his Long lost Liberty and is place in the bul he came govern ent to us Only legitimate end the lion when the newly risen Star of lion f time and career Reslo Jdssie burst he Cloud in its place in darkness curtained a per abroad i plough stood still d Briars had Cumber in the wife was b som of her husband g the death Damp for and when the e favor of god ii w Ere fearful and w despair bul be Ca Edom to the prisoner Light to cheer up d give new vigor to me Anil hand in a n Riol of Ibe Irp Volu la of War and Pange i Ever will Elan a the name Lof Irr the bosoms o and now whal shall 1 to Hati Cally first in v St in the hearts of his Loo weak my voice worthy to speak his Peak Lor me with Lew the life of our i Are him with those ave been pre eminent modern names Are dim realness and guilt b de but his Fame in ant the destroyer d at the majesty of i be intemperance of darkened he splendor Man whom a Dep ii glory a cons Ummal Ives on Earth in hit a pint is in heaven oni crate the memory he patriotic Atal Esmi age let them teach o forget that the frill f his example Are the but while we hard Madiate Acton to our Bills when the of the people Ami in the other i its anger when Hemi Shimere has thrown t Light so Strong thai he Field of Promise even the darkness of despotism is beginning he Garden of deadly i to Rei Jerile Al his is show by the course of Ding up the gashed the Anil of the Mother coun a leading journal in Europe in a re ii Ticle bad ibis language in Erat Iun to my wars and International discords re Rife All Over Trie Eastern continent d states to that country who a cent the Whu Tol Mil the Maiden Wip try l the brow of her us began to doubt came who in the bold n the Resolute began 9 like the voice of cell like an Angel e responding heart e drooping Arm he with thai immortal on he braved the Lor Freedom s cause rican heart Beals of Tab will be Faer american patriots of him who Wasem a first in peace and my pen u feeble my lip Loo raise Lei another Trioli Pride we Reington and com other Bun lies who Fame ancient arid shed before him e too Ollen been Al Uter than it is Bril nations stood Bash i Are Rife the unite has a Pung up like magic irom the Wilder like the Phoenix from the smouldering to be a mighty people and which we Virtues it reproved fir ambition and Victory. Such was thanks to god i. Washington Yec less a the hands of the aristocratic l or in e hands of the Church strike n r democracy Ever make Ibi i i of the oppressed and the As Vonni r m cast let it be Ihil Here i Iree Dom of speech Freedom of the press Anil Freedom of religious Selim ends Aid then May the proud Bird that rides upon cur ban Ner Ever look Down from his Lolly Eyrie in the Mountain Oak upon a Iree and Happy people 1 will close with the words of Gunther and glorious an i errors of the old world shall be redeemed in tree and although the continents of the ease Hare enrolled Century after Century upon the scroll of Fame yet their history is ended Only begun and dark and guilty As Are their pages thine shall be Brig nil pure. Scanty of Tux a Rares Bryant his written a poem second Only to his to Anatolis Ibe a poem ral contributor to the Bur Hoglrn it frit press has also Aposto poised them Bulj in a More practical Sod familiar Fly f1" Greni Western of vote of Bottom land Flat As a Pat cake Rich As great fire Gnau Are full

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