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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - July 21, 1847, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaThe Tioga Eagle. B v James p. Magi ill editor and proprietor. Wellsborough Tiaga co., a. T.er.vis-. Two dollars ind fifty cents per an num exclusive of postage fifty cents deducted if i air Iii in the year and for Cash actually in and Vance one Collur will be deducted no paper discontinued until a arrearage arc. re unless at the option of the editor. Advertisements not Oscr Eding twelve lines in Marteil three times for one Dollar and for every sub insertion j cents. Notices not Ceil Ching lines inserted for seventy five cents. A a Rife for Ona or Bree insertions the same. A Liberal Dieseu Tinl to yearly advertisers. From vol. In. July cok Respondence of the Tioga . Philadelphia july 7, 1847. 1 Rie Ift Al Gill the Kab. Ii past Anc i to confers we Are not Sirry for it. oldest inhabitant Hon esty avers that this usually quiet City never presented such a spectacle before Patri was Oak Hundred per cent above Par . Every one from the child in Pelt rus ii to decrepit old age including both sexes into Ibe spirit of the Celebration Ami As it is slated in modern parlance went ii a perfect rush.1 we never before Tiave Ineil the streets with feelings of fear but in Ana occasion in was positively dangerous u walk out. Look in whatever direction you would see shooting athwart the sky Rock is of various hues lighting the scene like vivid dashes lightning go which Way you would and Yri were saluted with the smell of powder Roar every manner c ii j. 5ur citizens absolutely a insane Wilh Jroy so eagerly did they in honouring be Day that gave us free the -1 Tolj following on sunday was i respected As Midnight approached a waver. The Hishi of preparation was heart an4 scarcely Hii the Knell of the departing been Paf Jcrim a than the a Iiona clubs of Junen associated for the Pise begin parading the streets. Bar bands of music while the a i Cannon and tie rattle of the smaller kept peacefully disposed Citi Iseji awake during the remainder of the night. Curly of our military com with Drums beating and colors flying in City fun the purpose of keeping up Hourih in nine one or outlier of the Many Ftp ant a which abound in the neigh i la nor were these Wiesand clubs alone in their nov merits. The old the Young men women and Ceil Piej in add Bare headed and fal Nei i and mothers sons and Daugh uncles fld aunts nephews and fathers and no fathers at All seen Vij Lendins. Their Way in one vast i Najj tide if rough the various channels great Metropolis for the purpose of Wilb All convenient Speed on the Stearn jars railway cars and omnibus in every imaginable y imaginable purpose of some went the m s it Nebo a to dashed f t i h some were whirled across railway ears and some again cent Mudd Wilh a six Penny ride to fair or College. As Philadelphia Poitrow a Large Moiety of her popu upon tale suburban towns Anil villages and glorification had edges of her growing a Mailer of course the cily to did present As Lively Busl exl Iling Aii a crowded a scene As one for of this memory aude Day to be Are waving from or from lines s a etched across streets Anil Llie sidewalks were lined men Anil buys in their sunday suits and a Burn Bevis from time to time sent Forth Erric it peals to be sure there were Eleby ions and whig Cerebra to Jos politics Wells or Ireland sixty Yete of society in t and the value at which hum mated sixty years May be correctly ascertained from the following anecdote which vans told the author by a gentleman still Liv ing who actually saw the necessary to act item by gangs of gardens Ting Odom ious re in their Chryston Cit Crainic Iii 1847. Whole Job. 467. Were to leave profit and patriotism. Went Down t. Flor celebrations but still for a., , missed Lue grand glorious tur shoving patriotic crowd imposing military display with the Gold Ace waving plumes and horses standing on Hind to is the bands of Little ragged list always precede and flank the be noise and shouts and laugh e jests of the assembled and As Sands. In the evening Howe Ojeil a Little More and other places of amusement i d to suffocation fireworks were in a i d an i Rte Ling to hings i i heart Era i off in every direction a fights Worfe got up at the Street Short notice and the g Reat of the City began to most Universal throughout the City and suburbs. Nearly every House from time to time was in a Blaze of Blue or Golden Light rockets shot High in chasers Pur sued the unwary through every Street. Never before was there Euch a outpouring of people and patriotism. The Celebration of the severity first anniversary will Long be remembered and will occupy a conspicuous Page in the annals of our City. A great Many great Many Acci dents and a great Many fires occurred As a matter of course where such enthusiasm prevailed. The first was produced by an excess of second from an Over plus of material and the e third because everybody used fireworks but nobody paid attention to the effects therefrom. The manner of enjoyment however was not con fined to any particular kind some of the a Hoys amused themselves in various ways those who had not courage enough to fight in lieu thereof got huddled and those who had not the wherewith to get huddled by Soro e Means or other whether indigenous or otherwise mistook Trio pockets of their neigh Bors Lor their own Juja species of absence of mind probably which several situations had a tendency to keep alive the spirit of the hence Knock Downs were frequently a por Tion of the programme. The mayor s office the succeed ing. Morning testified to the prac tical the fun and before it was thinned of ils numerous occupants the May or was of the opinion that too much fan was productive of too much work and disposed of them in a Way that will make them amuse themselves another Way hereafter. Three Nice Young feeling that to have their fun in the usual Way was actually too plebe Ian adopted an original course of measures and habited their Manly persons in the at tire of , and sallied Forth on their round of pleasure. These habits were however a such bad taste and not Bavin he gait the voice nor the enchanting look of the fair sex they were suspected and nabbed and with their trappings. Flounces bustles and All politely Gall Ayleti to the lock up. They were bound Over 16 answer to the Mist a Meanor. The democracy of the City and county joined and wined themselves As is customary Wilh them upon such occasions vice pros ident Pallas present at several of the. Celebrations at each of which he made a patriotic speech. The dinners were fully attended and the strength of the party More firmly established. The federalists dined at the my knives somewhere we while the friends of old rough and held Forth Hall. Poor rough he is in Devilish bad Pray who. Are these disinterested patriots and would be friends of Gen. Taylor none others than the broken Down political Hacks of All parties who having been unsuccessful in their respective positions have raised the cry for old Zack As a last Effort to obtain the ill olives and. and yet these individuals Call themselves the to Elf Are moving for general Taylor out upon such barefaced hypocrisy the president of the United Stales and suite arrived in this City last evening from Bis four of new York Massachusetts and Maine he departed Early this morning for Washington or. Buchanan waited until the afternoon boat when he was accompanied As far As Wilmington by a number of his friends from this City. Toe president has met with a cordial and Enthus Maslic reception through out his entire , and has returned to the capital if not a better certainly a Wiser Man Wilh renewed feelings of gratitude for his fellow countrymen and prayer s for the Prosperity of his country. Sickness is greatly on the number of Twenty if average. Will be that Dublin Well born members of Hall fire peruvian Paradise. Residence of the incas was about four leagues Distant from in Bis delicious Valley locked the Friendly arms of the Sierra peered it from the rude breezes of and refreshed by gushing fountains running water they built lean Laiful of their palaces. Here the dust and toll of the loved to Retreat Anil Solace them who were a disgrace to their own the society of their favorite con a terror to1 every other. Rendered the streets and a Peac Abl citizen or country gentleman could scar Cal venture into a Cortee Bouse without being exposed to insult or assault Fijor these Lawles bullies whom the defective police arrange ments of that time allowed to run riot will impunity. I forget the name of the Coffee Bouse one probably Exline of a Century ii Able House and one to which personages resorted. 11 i was sitting Eaid or dinner in the Public room bottle of Cleare ant at that least a score of person when a fellow of the of Bucks threw open the room. Hia name was Sho wily dressed wore on e nor ordered Waist coat ruffles cocked hat a he Flung Hia hat upon the t i loudly around him at i called Lor Claret which via he said affect edly Rurel Dick Daly Here ibis did wished a Quarte As then a fashion i these Beresford after my different tables were collected or then termed Oor of the Coffee non he was d a Small rapier be super e company and brought was that scout evening no of find him As cursed sorry i wished to Cane the the words had scarcely passed his lips when the folding doors were opened and a person age dressed in the most extravagant style o fashion swaggered in. His costume was similar to or. But instead of a mall sword the weapon at his Side had i crooked Blade then considered More fashion Able among the bloods of the Day and lemme to a Hauteau de chaise the new Comer was or. Daly and it appeared that his Errend was to operate on the person Fenlon. Scoundrel and liar were instantly interchanged. Out flew both Glades from the scabbards a fight commen not a Man of Twenty present Wattem Ted to interfere. Daly was the stronger Fenton the better armed and evading Rush of his opponent he retreated to an Ner door. As he entered the passage increase the deaths i being two Hundred and Ornnie than one Hundred Over the of this number their died by con sumption seve Teeri apoplexy six cholera to Fantom thirty four convulsions twelve Diar Rhea six dysentery seven Scarlet fever 8, typhus fever eleven other fevers eight inflammation eleven measles six suicide two still born seventy six children Fil i one forty six. The therome sly of the Hensse struck furious Al his Anta on is the Point of the Labre Cut Ting the Archil ave of the door an Inch above Fenton s head the civility at the same instant was re turned Wilh a Home staccato from the sowl sword i which passed clean through body and he dropped a Dond Man upon the floor. Or. Fenton quietly withdrew the reeking Blade wiped it across the coat of his fallen opponent returned it to the scabbard step Ped coolly across the bleeding Corpse bowed politely to the com Pany and departed none present either asking a question or offering to bar Bis egress. The whole affair was transacted in a minute for few were the words and a Lorn and High which precluded an encounter Char like a Fox Chase proved Short Cha up and Deci at the next table to that where i was drinking my Claret coun try gentleman was Busy Avith his soup. He never put Down Oon turning his on the floor to the door Way. He qui what a pity that of our population. It was i Dinglu before 6ur cily had n into to melting like her former outpouring of our follow citizens t and female sex was never before of since that memorable declaration of Independence the Steps of our state House. The crowded sidewalks the e transparencies the joyous faces ringing Bells the almost uninterrupted Jef Cannon muskets Blunde busses and pistols edged off with the crackling crackers 1ouj and and Phil Adele York Alwi works on different la with the striking evidences of 76 had that City not Burnt out i n fathers of new is make an appropriation for fire he fourth. We manage a Atefi and May be More effectively in a Iladell a our fathers put their hands in o purses instead of reaching the Jiu Blic crib and in the place of a i priv Potechnic display in one or two pub everyman s House in the City was j fizz is and running with Colum a Bingo la lights serpents snakes getting Wai Al Squire b Ninsi Bine Wile of fire 3 ill roman candles. Woitiw on one s own this Book Ter still ranges at about ninety degrees. The arrival of the Steamer Caledonia at Boston on sunday iras knocked the speculators into i cocked Bat. I the advices have caused another reduction in the hour Market so that a barrel that Cost a few weeks ago Len Dol Lars can now be had for six dollars. This is glorious news for the Industrial the sharper Are caught at their own game. We Are rejoiced , for they had intended to make fortunes but of the sufferings of their own countrymen i sales of 1000 bbl. West Ern flour were sold to Day for Export at five dollars and fifty cents per barrel. Pennsyl Vania is offered at five dollars and seventy five cents Corn is offered at eighty cents but no lakers. Beat and Oati no sales. Cat. A Blind Blind Man was recently walking upon the Boulevard of grand at Paris with his dog attached by a Cord when a thief passing Cut tha Cord and snatched up the dog but the Blind Man rubbing his eyes gave Chase to the scamp and Belay Oring High with Bia Cudgel forced him to drop the dog after which he returned to the Promen Arfe to ret Rome Hii character for a eyes from dead Jna deep Sabre Cut Over Trie etly observed. Lord Dick Daly struck an Iruh or two higher by St. Patrick the world would have been delivered of two of the most tron Bleime scoundrels you May remove my and Border Sitt cats to w. Ii. Anecdote or the new Orleans Sun relates a humorous slory1 of a very Well dressed and genteel looking person who was curious to see the Giraffe and who stepped up to the Man wot receives the with is the Giraffe to be seen Here yes i want to Aee him very Well r it is fifty cents in t it7" one Dollar sir. Fifty cents for ser Well i m a you a yes the yours Humble walk in and take a seat. The joke is Worth the Price of moment interrupted. Peter what Are you drawing said school Masler to his pro Pil. A House and a sir Well where is the pig behind the Bouse sir de a jury of Well de Maeis Nigga a jury of incest am a lot of Fellers what sets Down on a dead Man to find out Hedder he am dead for Barton. Or whether he am Only Plavin de pos us. Now you i. Golf. That grew Region of exr for Glowin life ski among beautify com Roans i p ear was of mater Al if the the re mount Unden a cons wander ing amidst Groves and airy hat shed around their soft Intorica and lulled sense to to lust 6fer Heie too they Load to indulge replenished by streams of Vater which were conducted through Silver channels Irto Basing of spacious gardens were stocked us varieties of plants and Flowers without Effort in this temperate the topic while parterre of More Ary kind were planted by their Side ill the various forms of vegetable Illy imitated in Gold and pm the Indian most american Parli Culner of rated and the curious work noticed with which the Golden if disclosed amidst the Broad leaves and the Light Tassel of the same Hai floated gracefully from ils top. Darling picture staggers the Faith of reflect that the peruvian teemed Wilh Gold that the natives toed the Art of working the mines id durable extent that none of the Ore Solo coir the hand elusive Utility 01 fact is 1 ii hereafter see was converted in ind that the whole of it passed1 Inco of the Sovereign for his own sex , whether or purposes of ornament. Certain it is that no Etter attested by the conquerors Shemsje Lofes who had ample Means of information and no motive for misstatement. The italiani poets in their Georgeous pictures of Garden of Alcina and Morgen came til the truth than they imagined. Hist by the con Nast of Peru. Hearers when they i 01 preach i and if isl Plain now i in Scotland word it know v those to Ergy Kan in Scotland desired bin to Call one another liars but one said a thing that was not True it to whistle. One sunday a Sermon on the parable of the loves and being at a loss How to sex he said the ions a were nol like those is they were As big As the Hills in he has scarcely pronoun need Ibe Hen he heard a loud whirl in. Said he who Calls a a liar i i Willy Mcdonald. The Baker Willy what objection Haye to old be master John Only i wanted to hat sort of oven they had to bake a Young Queen of Spain. Lowing is her Mode of employing at 3 o clock not of the morning hut of Tho afternoon so rises. Hardly dres eds for her toilet is the least of a has a very Light and elegant equip Essed a present from the Queen of Anglini in which she often seats herself Aloni Bough sometimes with her Noble lord to the great terror of the latter who Woolfe upon i i Safe return to the Palace As a Mir icle Foi his Royal half herself drives the met Leyome animals at a furious Ratte. At 5 o clock dinner is served and As so Jpn As the Epa t ii Over Isabel exec idea at fencing Faith
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