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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - May 26, 1841, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaIntel. A Young in o 841. Over the re Kress in co a fully inform i lie generally that he ing on the pc its various branches his sincere for Ajic Iua continuance of i edges himself that no Rhall be spared action to ,11 Bow 0 favor him with their done on Short notice and 1 fit if made up by a and All work in his line executed in the Nanner As he keeps in his but Good workmen. R be sure of having their the very jest manner and Able style. York and Philadelphia Are received quarterly Ber is agent for Ward Ward Philadelphia fun the Craft fishing to be crier for their Rule Orre on quarterly ran be sop ing on him at his shop As Aeter Sand Scales constantly a of country produce re ment for work atthe High ices. Hugh Mccabe. Store. Cas respectfully to Mechanic Lod 5tto-lm jul i Minnif rail wry gosh Frotich and re offered in non own or to keep with the Lime u adopted the pay downed to sell goods or a e bought at any other a n Cash without exception Lay be found the following. A Black invisible Lue Black Dahlia German Plain rib d and mixed Inezn of the most apart finish Pilot cloth for top rated and latin vesting i common camb its Vic t ladies and dres Fik Frfd mom de Jaine Erman Merines circa n and Canton flan is Black and fancy eol d is Bonnet a great Rino shawls Black silk on bungee and Flag silk Linen to Satin and other handkerchiefs ladies kids Pic Nic do gloves o. 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H wanted for which will 20 per cent ten Cut a by f. It. Smith printed and published every wednesday by j. P. Magill at of a year payable Liali yearly in adva acc or 5o if not paid within the year. Wednesday May 26, 1841 whole no. 145. Face and it was obvious that the aues Chase soon put his Helm up wore round moment Tion could we capture our opponents and hauling up his a Gallant or would we capture uni Mill naming up Ilia Vuu incr in Ell to y Uli jul i c ourselves become the Defiance came Down boldly toward us. Mate in whose Lap he Jay. Conditions. Sibs rep Tion received for a Shorter period Ilia Metlis nor will any paper be Discon ii Iii in Mill ill arrearage Are paid but at the i of the publisher. Id Stu Rmenti Munkins not Mare than Square in three times for one Dollar and Firic cirit subsequent insertion Tienlu of tvs cents. in the Sampra Par Ion receding lines Walt tie a.1 n Surti a and Tow in making a time for 3-4 for Turg j Etc or the trim i inn i Cinor. All Lofvers Ami communications must be paid to ensure Ute mention. Was uppermost in every we shall have it whispered but the person most interested the Westbrook As he stood by the division event was apparently least concerned of where he commanded they Tom Graham s Maija me Tor May. The Reefer of 76. H tub it Tizor of Clu la int is the last War. Tic sea fight. Lio Sung out the look out one sunny afternoon As we bowled along before a pleasant Gale. In an in Stant the drowsy est amongst us was fully awake. The officers thronged the Quad or jerks the Foro top men eagerly scanned the horizon the sulkers stole out from beneath the bulwarks where they had dozing and the late quiet decks of the Schooner which but a Momant since Lay hushed in the drowsy Olence of a sultry Nlle Quoon now swarmed with noisy and curious the deck. On the we of i Ivy do her Aye sit but Only this Doc she West and in West Sou West , a i ran Sec her to Gill its now they belong heavy pipe All to sail a in 7 Aye strange Hail i hauling up into tie s ing out the Lookout. Tuke the Glass or. Parker i 1 up rms Juto the Cross tries to Sec d not incr of any and without moving a Mali site of his face the Captain Leisi rely closed his Glass and turning with a smile to his lieutenant we shall be Likely to have a Sharp Brush or. Lennox in fact our men Are getting Rusty and we want some thing of a close contested Battle to Bur Nish them up. We shall open the mag Azine and go to quarters directly every thing that could be made to draw was by this time set and we Wero eating into the wind after the stranger with a rapidity that promised even to the most sanguine of a realization of our Hopes. As we gained upon the merchantman the crowded state of his decks became More and More apparent and we could plainly detect by Means of our glasses that every exertion even to wetting Down the sails to the royals was being made on Board of him to escape. But All was in vain. Few vessels afloat could beat us on the Lack we were now going nor was it Long before we had the Chase within Range of our Long Tom. She has n t shown her Bunting As said capt. Stewart but we will throw a shot across her run up our hag and see what answer she the Long gun was cast Loose the foot of the Foresaid lifted and the gun Ner applying Tho match the Ball went whizzing on us Way while at the same most out la Ive w to hand and o foot knows i Little thought you were Toj die so promptly As to preclude ail future fooling an instant juggle and god defend continued his shipmate w ill attempts of the like character or else grasp at air inst emotion. For Twenty years in Gale we must lose every advantage we had falling backward St Riun Lucr us two to them a lesson for allay hand will be the str the no sooner had the Chase altered his course and shown a determination to accept our Challenge than the firing or. Both sides ceased and the two ships steadily but silently approached each other. The eve of a Battle is a solemn Lime. However men May talk in their Jovial hours or feel amid the maddening excitement of the contest itself there is something inexpressibly Awe inspiring in the consciousness that we Are soon to lie arrayed in deadly hostility against our fellow creatures and now As i gazed along tie silent decks and beheld our Brave Fellows gazing As if spell bound upon the approaching foe i perceived that their emotions were Akin to my own. Yet there was nothing of fear in those Hardy bosoms. There was a com pression of the lip and occasional Flash ing of the Eye. And a half suppressed word now and then among the men which showed that amid All their other feelings a unflinching det Stalion swinging around Side to Side and in a it our last cooly said How Are you said the ship few moments the overwhelming num Westbrook As he snatched a Musket Bers of the englishman would be Ena lilting it to his shoulder glanced the dying Man Shook his head bled to leap upon our decks with almost his Eye along the barrel and fired. I mournfully. As much ease As if we were moored shuddered involuntarily eve ii though Don t you know me said his along Side of their Craft in port. Not a an enemy was the victim for 1 knew Nie Smale. There was no answer. To 10 moment was Toffee lost. Either the was Brook s deadly aim. My presage eyes of the sufferer were closed. God enemy must be repulsed at once and was True. The Man staggered on his made an abortive instead of a rope and and Calm in Winter and summer we already gained and be overpowered and rebounded into the sea. He have sailed together and now you re finally by Mere Force of squad Ter cd a moment on the water going to part company without being what i have taken so Long to described like a wounded Duck and then Sank Able even to bid an old mess mate fare flashed through our minds with Incon forever leaving Only a Small dark and he wiped the cold sweat Ceivalle rapidity. The Captain did not from the dying Man s brow. Jack hesitate a moment. Waving his Rivord Jack Don t you know me can i do aloft he thundered nothing for boarders ahoy Muster at the main the sufferer opened his eyes and to beat Back the and then in a made a gesture As if he wished to be lower tone he added charge the Long scuppers were literally running with lifted up. His desire was gun to the muzzle with blood. An inf Mccu in attempt was obedient at the word our Gallant Fel now made to l f1 c a. Us but stain of blood upon the wave to Tell where he disappeared. By this time the fire of the enemy had almost ceased and even amid the smoke of we could see to Fiat her he looked around eagerly until his eyes fell upon the enemy. He faintly articulated after her Flag. And his voice for an became stronger Send the prior Money to the old he gasped for breath. God s name but the senses of the dying Man wander. The love of murmured the dying Man Brokenly. He ceased. A began to lows hurried to their stations and stood ran Down upon. E the eagerly awaiting the Onset of the foe symptom 101 or in cod our .10 who having this Tyrne mustered on with unabated their i i Jiing was the fore part of their Craft stood ready soon terribly Cut up As we rows med to Spring upon our decks a Truhe first of principally at that. As a few moments that was now at removed All possibility of an escape on the two ships which had Dometila Riv be part of the and As we receded now rolled together and Man of the enemy s Crew strained his Muscles to their utmost tension As he had suffered ourselves in our hamper prepared to Spring on our decks. Never shall i forget that clustered around the fore shrouds and somewhat from his fire we then ran off a Short distance and began to repair our damage. An hour and a half sufficed to place us in nearly As Good condition As by font going into Battle moment our Flag was run up to the Gaff turn indignantly and almost Triumph and blowing out to Leeward disclosed Antly toward the enemy now beating the Aims of our for a few upon us. Meantime a death like them not a sound the sighing of the of their tyrants was uppermost in their quivering motion passed across1 his face on the cat head and covering the whole when running Down the enemy hearts. At times their eyes would his shipmate gently Laid his head upon space Between were the dense Mases of we once More opened our Battery. Glance proudly along our sanded deck the deck the enemy their dark frowning Conn Vilh All its App trains of cutlasses braid he s dead and now boys for re tenancies and glittering weapons form pikes and Cannon balls and then said Rover As he started to his ing prominent objects it the spectacle n j minutes the shot might have been see Stence Hung upon i Icho Chellog along the Waves until it heard except plunged into the sea a few fathoms on winds through the still feet. To they had sprung up. As if by Tho crisis had come. So rapidly had from a score of Luiking places and the in Rebing scene passed and so in gathering at the Call of their command the first gun been fired before the Linch had the Laib Oaid of the stranger How Sci no Ensign was shown by the Chase. Pilch a shot into her this time or. Ejaculated the skipper addressing the gunner see if that will bring her out ayah said the old fellow squinting1 along his piece and aware that he was one of the Best marksmen afloat in any service a a sir Well awake them to a sense of their Condi a sniper and the dash of the we tar i a Iier oui bows. The Chase now approached Al within Musket shot and Yut no demonstration of an. Attack had been made. We could see that the cd Csc was full of men. From every port and look out and lop a stoic of warned us of a bloody Battle. Each Man was at his Post determination stamped on his countenance. As i gazed up i this formidable Anay of numbers and beheld the comparatively gig tic Hull in i opsaint. Merrily there. How look or. Seem a Holivy Mer Clint Man Liy her Rig a now her lops iils lift in l ski Iurii with a Cross in Thorn s not the Rig of n Rise old the Sheet Man Down the "a.1, in mid the Quarter Mas Ter .1.1 he Iron 1 the wheel and a danced lightly up into i m wind like a Imper beneath the Spur while the men stood at their respective Slit Nous eagerly waiting the command. There with the in fore and Belay came in Quick succession from the visa Ter lick As we bowed before the Breeze. the Spray on either Sido our , went off almost dead in the uni l s Eye the Sharp wind As it Sang through our Cordage and the momentary a thing of the across our bows we thumped against the surges afforded a pleasant Relief to the occasional creaking of the shrouds or the Dull monotonous sounds of the water washing lazily alongside Thich we Hud been list to for the last hour. The change had an exhilarating effect upon our Spir to. Inch w3s perceptible As Well among of ricers As among men. Besides were All eager for a prize. Every Man therefore was at his station and Hundred eager looked out from forecastle the. Tops or wherever chanced to be the Cap Len too was upon deck scanning the with a scrutinising Eye. Cai you see her Hull yet or. Par he asked. Courses show to the Here it ports sir though they look like painted she s setting her Light sails. Everyone of them sir and wetting their How Are her crop dyed sir. There s the glancing 1 As 1 live a of a dozen. I like some portentous monster of the deep i almost trembled for our Victory but when my Eye foil again on the Brawny chests and determined visages of our Gallant Crew i Felt that nothing but extermination could prevent them from hoisting our own Flag above the of our foe which gently had ave All been gazing upon the dying Man that in the the scho6ner had gained a position on the Bow of the enemy and As the sturdy Seaman Rose up from beside his Murd died companion we ran Short her in a raking position and before the words had died upon the air the Long expected command came from the Quarter deck to open our fire. Shouted our Leader one and it into you tight for your give it to pm like my thundered the gunner that a it there goes her sprit sail it was a terrific scene. No sooner had the signal been Given As by one Accord our Gallant Fellows poured in their deadly fire. Every shot told. Stung almost beyond human endurance proud Ensign of our Ioe now flapped lazily in the Breeze. But my could fire a shot our Crew fought like such it might be demons rather than men jerking their was Cut Short by perceiving a Sheet of guns out As if they were playthings in or now stood with threatening num Bers about to leap upon us. To resist such a whirlwind of cutlasses with our Little Crew was Well nigh but our Leader had already determined to make their very numbers the cause of their ruin. At this moment when the two ships approached each other he turned rapidly to the gunner and shouted give it to them with the Long the effect was electric. With a noise like the of a Volcano the instrument of death went off belching Forth Ita fiery torrent Wyba Resistless fury. An Avalanche could not hav e swept off its victims More ruthlessly than did that discharge disperse the foe. Nothing could withstand hat Hurricane of grape. Jas eff eel was awful. Clear ing a lain through and through the crowd upon the forecastle of the enemy passage Onward amid the our however had hardly British Ensign had Ixia kept flying was hauled Clown. I was despatched to Board the c anti in. As i stepped up on her decks a scene of desolation met my Eye. My path was literally slip Pery with blood. Scarcely a Man was on deck. helmsman a single offi cer two maidu is and a few seamen trere the Only ones of All that numerous Crew who were not wounded or dead. God Novus a More Ter Rifus Slaughter i had never participated in i think 1 behold it at this Day. By the restraint in which hat been kept and maddened by the spectacle of it Tore its a mess mate slain at his Post before he spars Aud Sis less Rixie Mioc almost i owning the shrieks dying and the curses of the wounded in its terrific crash. The in a new projectile. The London papers some three or four months those of the a Grest Deal to say about a most Wondy Lul in the Art of War by which the whole business of killing. 4 destroying was to be revolutionized am Success in War fare reduced from a compound ques Tion of Force numbers skill and Acci Dent to one of rarely of general Rule being that the party act accomplish ing on the defensive must hamper of the ship with re a the destruction of thing brought against them. The inventor is said to wive expended a Fortune and some Twenty years in flame rolling along the englishman s their hands. Nothing could withstand emits boarders staggered and fell Back jigs the projectile is a Side and while his tall spars reeled them. Not a shot was wasted on the and before they could rally the two Shell to be Diecharge-1 probably from a backward with the recoil a Shower of rigging of the foe every one was drive ships fell asunder. While they were j Cannon or howitzer although one of the shot came hurtling toward us. In an in along her crowded decks. The still wavering our hamper became Chis accounts says there was lib Gunpowder line. Entangled and we once Murp it ii of near of Ilia in Slaughter was immense. Instant the Gaff of our Mainsail fell our sails were perforated in various places and a Cannon Ball striking us amid ships Cut through both bulwarks and Laid one poor fellow dead upon the the roars of the batteries the crashing of Lishman crippled As he was by our last the Iren started like hounds when they pears and the shrieks of the wounded frightful discharge could Only feebly Sec their prey. And the dying Rose up together in Ter reply. Stand to your Rifici discord. Meanwhile the thick pour it in my shouted the Man and boy Sailor and Marine officers and Crew went Down before Titan murderous incessant fire. The flashes of the Cannon entangled and we once More floated or fire used at the trial referred to free of the enemy. As we passed along this trial is described As follows Iron through and reprobates too High a Little More Board St Andily All and Mai the cried the old fellow applying the match. The of the sentence was lost in the deafening report of the Cannon a Sheet of fire was seen streaming out an instant from the Mouth of the piece and As the Pale White smoke sailed slowly eddying away to Leeward the old gunner might Honvo been discerned bending Cag Eily Forward and shading his eyes with his i hands is he gaze a after the path of the Ball. By the lord Harry How it makes the i splinters yid the old fellow As the shot sinking full on the Quarter of the Chase went through and through her deck. And there goes her Flag at said Westbrook As the Ensign of floated from the Quarter of the merchantman while at the same moment a Cloud of smoke puffed from his Stern and a shot skimming along the toward us plunged into the Waters a Ca the word. Bear steadily on your Helm from sight. Nothing but her masts for the Honor of old Plymouth and superintended the carpenters at Bles length ahead. And Lay us bows rising tall and gallantly above the dim god save the came Horsely their work and convinced himself that re beginning to make him talk the moments that elapsed before thifs canopy of her decks could be Back from the the rebels the vessel a solid mass of Timber chuckled the gunner waxing Endeavor could be consummated seemed directly one of these was seen to Stag out of water andirons. Before an attack was made in his work. Let him have it to be protracted into an age. Our Gallant Ger then it swayed to and fro a moment the speaker was standing just Abaft upon the vessel Shevat narrowly that will bring out his follows could meanwhile scarcely be arid directly giving a lurch the whole the main Mast and had distinguished spec Ted by two naval lords an Admiral restrained within the Bounds of disc lofty fabric of spars and hamper went himself during the attempt to Board and a naval officer who served at tra Pline. As shot after shot came Whiz tumbling Over her Side. Re us by his vehement gestures and a Falgar and Egypt with sir Sidney zing Over us the Crew grew More and Hurrah boys we have her Parent influence Over the men. I no Smith and who has Boen seventeen More restive casting Une Asier glances shouted the Captain of a gun near me lived that the Eye of Westbrook watch limps in action with the t re my up her Side our fire was renewed w it la re doubled impetuosity while the eng a Stout vessel constructed of the strongest Oak for the occasion Waif Roll de up with Square masses of Timber from her keel to her bends which were bolted and fastened together As strongly As Iron and Wood could make Terni thundered the Captain in this emerged Clouds of smoke settling Doveri upon us gunner again and we will soon bring them. During the process of construe deep Cyl not a shot be fired until i give h id the Hull of the enemy corp lately her to it to pm now Tion one of the naval officers again it to pm you old he continued familiarly patting his piece and by the Continental Congress he s got it among his there come his to Gallant the fight now became one of intense interest for the merchantman perceive there goes her her have de him keenly As he spoke. Suddenly on a Given signal ii it and jerking out his piece at an officer approached and gave him an motion and to Vii the word another deadly discharge of order. He looked around started from through the Wak a at i rate of fre determined to resist to the last and kept up a brisk and Well directed upon us from his Stern guns. Their Range not being however so great As of we were enabled after stationed and after knocking the splinters wildly hither and thither struck a poor fellow at his quarters and Laid our main Mast the whirlwind a Musket she carries troops sir i a Asp the interest had gone on deepening t Fth u our Init in i bulled his fancy. I nil Ersler me rapid questions and answers 8ald to have been a Pine "1 at my last reply a suppressed Buzz the foot about to around the ship. No one Don t tread on ship. Each looked into his at our commander at every successive fire. Several of the spars had by this time been wounded and our Hull showed More thae one evidence of the grape was sent hurtling along his protected situation ans dashed up four to five knots an hour upon Aneth my that escape was .mposs.ble, seemed foe s skill in gunnery. At length a Mies decks. The main shrouds with the intention Aser projectile of eighteen pounds shot come tearing through the bulwark by this time the two vessels had got we now perceived of reeling a rope weight was sent against her which but a Short distance from where i was afoul the Bowsprit of the foe having which had been shot away and the caught her in he amidships and at one .u-----1-._ become entangled with the shrouds of loss of which prevented the Mai top blow shivered her Kito of unable longer to resist sail from being hoisted to the Cap. Pieces dispersing her timbers in min i of grape poured akm they re about to make said Ute fragments for Many Hundred the a terrific Demon instant that could have borne without Complete destruction half the a Little says the Pawtucket club Nice who had been absent some time from school asked by her school mistress Why she stayed away. The Little liar answered that grand Mamma fell into the fire and Burnt skin off her hands so that she cant use. And she kept me Home All this Lime to poke Yaller snuff up her on our of a Comrade. The face was dreadfully Call of their Leader they made an in 7 endurance by features unnaturally distorted Sta Vaneous Rush upon a. A Momenta irresistible was by vacillation of the veil of smoke written a every line of the face. The hanging Over the deck of the foe by Congress passed a Resolution to that effect. Prior to motion however revived him and he disclosing the numbers gathering upon whatever device opened his eyes with a groan. Unset her forecastle betrayed to our Gallant tied As was their gaze they took in the Leader the intention of he and the motto anxious group around him. He saw saw at a glance that the attack must be no one spoke Ead on the arms of the Colony As on every ice the deepest co Missera repulsed speedily or that we were lost were Tion his glazing Eye lightened for a the de vessels were already rapidly him from the forecastle the Man had by this time with Al most inconceivable rapidity effected his purpose although More than one Musket had been tired at him from our Craft. He turned to descend but proud of his achievement he could not resist the temptation of a momentary bravado. A took off his hat and gave a Hurrah
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