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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - May 28, 1845, Wellsboro, Pennsylvania,, Ami few in it be to the not twelve a nov in far for wry sub Twenty five Centt. Notices not or seventy file cents. Niibo three insertions to of Cape. Ltd i Friend. Bios a buium .4x0 Joc twit. F m was a invite her of the j bit Init Grant life. 1 give As possible Ifni in Miles from is an Rotten Well known As the scene of seve . As i passed it one morning Njoto my appointment in that town i Herse and vehicle tenons the tary Man who App army suspicions were pm Bat rude on about met Carriage contain besides the Driver and to s All Speed. Were confirmed and i Keouli ii not that another scene of blood be a nicked in those quiet Soli shit was my duty in the Case 1 1 i the tenacity of those fictitious cd sentiments of Honor which prevail Section of the country and which j Duel character of exalted Chi in suppose that my interference Cool its soul yet i taught it was my duty be the tin if of could not prevent it of cube Aam oof the lord i would do dist Ely wheeled about and ret none Ulra Ost Speed to the Grove. Hond Carriage had arrived and Wallther in i Rode up attached my i throwing the Driver a piece of nested him to guard lift treading my Way in the Forest my olttrc0t vol. Wellsboro wednes 10 Appeal to his. Jung intent or Bis heart could Hake in desperate firmness Ami i left him with tears which i have no doubt he would Lave shared under other circumstances. What could i do farther again first with a Cook untie i Tai a to the in icons and entreated. Bem on any adjust the matter and Niit they the of blood. Had i were intensely agitated to1 know How Ipi Eidt myself most successfully. The Uiola admitted of do delay. I hastened i Lioon emerged into an Oval on ill sides by dense Woods Kike opposite extremity stood the Prin Leir drawn Over their pantaloons itts vests and Hatt off handkerchief Iii Ter their beads and i Hily belting u. A Friend and i were ring with while the were Between them arranging the one of the principals the a appeared but Twenty years of age. Was line Lirly expressive of i Fri Ivity but of Rool determination i bad coun its but sinister and heartless and Impat int to wreak his vengeance St. Cpd immediately to the seconds and pfc tiny character and object. Gentle i excuse my intrusion. 1 r of the gospel. I Krio w not the in if ibis quarrel but both my heart and f require me to bring about a recon Lite Between the parties if tha utmost his been to eff it Iii sets and this is no place to e briber r any circumstances in any place a 1 replied it is appropriate to murder and such in the Sig lit o 11 it. Deml you aiding it must so Termi a. In the name of the Law it ii o ii tin Iii Cipal looks up q you in this solitary 1 you prevent it at once at web Yoor own hands from the blood men. From the Field and re of Sjulin their Mutual r Ramon Trince bad a moment a fort. They steroid not indisposed to terms if 1 could get tha concur principals immediately the oldest of them. Became More repulsive As i him. Ill was deeply pitted with and there was non k mos. Leer i Ever saw on a in limn face. N the Challenge. I Besought him Coryj iteration of humanity and to it. 1 referred to the youth of his the con of the fear to his soul if he should fall re Nurte which must Ever of if he should kill the Young Man. Tetly thirsted for the blood of Bis an but observing that Bis Friend and seconded my reasoning be re Ita in dissembled reluctance that he Challenge for sufficient reasons and reasons and that if Lem Ovad he might recall it but already measured the Gap find and were ready to place the principals. Said v rhe blood of Iii Dre Aeiful deed be upon four own souls. T hate act fitted myself of i then proceeded from the area towards my horse. 1 Yvere my emotions As 1 turned away in despair what thought must the Duel proceed is there no expedient to pre it lira few minutes both of these men May be in eternity accursed with Hood guilt iness can i not Pluck them As brands from be burning fire my spirit was in a tumult of anxiety in a moment and just As the principals were taking their positions i was the ground. Stand ing on the line Between them i exclaimed in the name of god i Adjure Yon to Stop this murder oils it must riot it cannot him cried the elder due list with a fearful impression. Exclaimed the younger i appreciate your motives but i demand of you to interfere no More with on the seconds seized me by the arms and compelled me to Rettro e. But i warned them at every step never before did i feel to deeply the value and Hazard of the human soul. My remarks without effect except on one of to friends of the younger principal this i horrible said cannot endur turned with from the scene. Now then for Cri d one of the seconds Ai they returned. Take your shuddering by 1 hastened my Pace to the rosoll., one next sound was los in the explosion of the pistol 0 god shrieked a voice of agony i turned Roun the younger principal with his hand to h face shrieked again quivered and fell to the ground i to Bim. With one hand he Clang to the Earth the fingers penetrating the Sod while with the other be grasped his left jaw which was shattered with a horrid wound. I turned with faintness from the sight. The charge had passed through the left Side of the Mouth crossing the Teeth severing the jugular and passing out at the Back part of the head laying open entirely one Side of the face and neck. In this ghastly wound Miil blood and shattered Teeth bad of fever at new Orleans raging with the errors of remorse. Such was the mation of Thisie Lovily deed thai scarcely an Effort Vas invade to bring him alas for the influence of fashionable opinion t can silence by the Laws of Man no of god and exact Iny ruler to the glory of rivalry i when we consider How Many hearts of mothers Sisters and have been made o bad by this cruel and deadly custom we the influence of woman Ali. Common few plied As that he died three years after of the Yel f officer. Ila Bema to too Here paid the to sheriff the Telefer or f i in shall not-lake1 cried Little r May have conduct 8 .1 action shall As i i Point f not tee nov is jobs Tat. Public 9pfnioh, a Fie Tivious sentiment in1 you i have not a swale feeling for my lure Lav he fixed by grasp with a tenacity which could not be removed. Bleed ing profuse Day and convulsive with agony he Lay for several minutes the most frightful spectacle i bad Ever witnessed. The countenances of the spectators expressed a conscious Relief when it was announced by the surgeon to at death bad ended the scene. Meanwhile the murderer and Bis party had left the ground. One of the company wan despatched on my horse to communicate the dreadful news to the family. Thed fad Young Man was cleansed blood and borne immediately to his Carriage. T accompanied it. It stopped be fore a Small but elegant Bouse. The Driver a the name of your ran to the door and in Ppd an elderly lady in to hts god it with frantic agitation at the in of floor whose influence is More effect Hal in correcting or promoting such sentiments Lian woman human Laws have failed to Correct it but her influence can do it. Let1 her then disdain the due list As stained with let her repel him from her society As one who has wrongly escaped Gallows let her exert All the benign influence of her Virtues and her charms to bring into disgrace he murderous sentiment which tolerates him and it cannot be Long before the distinction Between the due list and the Assassin will cease. Influence of a wife. 1 Why do you keep me so Long a time at the said Edward f passionately to his wife. The night had passed but its cold wind bad entered tha House and mrs. With a sorrowful heart opened the door. It is late Edward and 1 could not keep from slumbering he said nothing in return to this but Flung Bimo Elf into a chair and gazed intently on the fire his son climbed upon his father s neck whispered papa what has a been crying or. To started and Shook off his boy and said with violence get to bed sir what business has your Mother to let you be up at this late hour the poor child s lower lip pouted but he was at the time too much frightened to cry. His Sis Ter silently took him up and when be reached his cot his warm Pieart discharged itself of its noisy Griel. The Mother heard his crying and went to him but she soon re turned to the parlor. She leaned upon her husband and thus addressed him Edward i will not upbraid Yon on account of your harshness to me but i implore Yon not to act in this manner before your children. You Are not Edward what you used to be. Those eyes Tell of wretchedness As Well As bad hours. Yon wrong to you children harass your presence responded mrs. F. Think not of me. Your father cannot distress me i have not known Yon from your childhood As he has done but to see How i can cling to be proud of Yon in your poverty. He has forgotten his Law lost sight of tis own thoughtless years the old gentleman directed his Law agent to leave the room. He then slowly but nervously answered i have not forgotten my thoughtless Days. I have not forgotten that i once had a wife As amiable and Noble minded As yourself and i have not forgotten that your husband was her favorite child an old Man hides his let not the world think him unfeeling especially As that world taught him to be so. The distress that 1 have this moment caused was premeditated on my it has had its full effect. A gets a vice by single Steps and Many think the victim must return by degrees. Knew Edward s disposition Kwh him a single leap was sufficient1. That leap he has taken. He is again in my memory to the other. I admonished Bim he Wai about perpetrate. I re s Hii Drobiak Domestic Ion heart he suddenly tear from ins Eye. Yes Tare which would break if i was i referred to my on with the seconds and the other and remarked that nothing vat now to effect a reconciliation re of the language which., had offended the would have been Sublime in uttered nothing thong i slant when we lifting the ghastly re Mains from the Carriage. She for a moment As if the inde Strock and fell faint ing in the door Way. A servant removed her into the parlor and As we passed with the Corpse into a rear room i observed her extended on a sofa As Pale As her son. We placed the Corpse on n table with the still we Uhd when a Young lady neatly attired in White and with a face delicately Beautiful rushed frantically into the room and threw her arms around it weeping with uncontrollable Emo Tion and exclaiming with an agony of feeling my brother my dear brother can can it be v the attendants bore Ore i shall never forget the look of tier she wore As they led her eyes dissolving in tears and her Osom stained with Brothel s blood. The unfortunate Young Man was of new England origin. He bad settled in the town r a where his business had prospered so Ell that a bad invited Bis Mother to reside with him. His Home endeared by gentle Ess and love and every temporal was a. of unalloyed happiness but in n evil hour he to a local and absurd sentiment of Honor falsely so his education should have taught him to despise. He was excusable than wrong yourself thus to let my hand show i am your wife but the same time let your heart know singleness in matters of moment i am aware of the kind of society in which you have lately indulged. Tell me Tell me we Are is it not. I Furd had word to say to his wife but a mans tears Are More awful than his words Well be it so Edward our children May suffer from our fall but it will redouble my exertions for them. And at for myself you do not know me if you think that Cir Cumi Tancey can lesson my feelings Fot them. A love is like the Plant which a shows its strength the More it is trodden in Arous yourself my husband it is True your cart you off raid you indebted to him for b serious but he1 is not All the world Only consider your wife in that Light the favorite of his poor Mother the laughing eyed Young pet of old for Why am i crying Little Mary had intensely drawn herself towards the old philosopher and without uttering a word pressed his Babcz and put her handkerchief to her eyes. The also now left his parents and walked up to Bis grand father and leaning his elbows on Man s Knees and turning up his round Cheek said then you won t take papa away t1 no you Little impudent Rascal but i la take you away and when your Mother comes for you i la treat her so Well that i Len Ake your father follow after thus came happiness at the Heel of ruin. If husbands oftener appreciated the exquisite and heaven like affection of their happier firesides would be seen. And fathers would Many a time Check i Providence if they were to make use of reflection and kind Bess rather than prejudice and strictness. In districts to us in called Yate Newfer Itji i halt fur Mlih is Rob of said in his District together with tile Ata Puncoh tax to be paid Bynea Clr person and the said path master in his duplicate of the time place that be in tends to work on said roads and if the per son so notified shall refuse or neglect to work As directed by said path master then tha said path master shall make return to the said commissioners forthwith of every such delinquent. Section 20. That it Snail be the duty of the said commissioners to take the1 general charge and supervision of All the roads and Bridges in each townships in Zajd county and to Lay out and alter the iame at the request in writing of the citizens of Eaid if they shall deem the same necessary and shall furnish the town clerk Wiebi a return of All such roads so Laid out or altered in the same manner As viewers now make report to the court of Quarter sessions and. The said clerk shall keep a record of All such roads so Laid outer altered when Road is wanting which Sbal pass out of any town ship into any other township then the same shall be Laid out and agreed upon by a majority of the commissioners in the townships through which said roads pass. 1 Section 21, that the said commissioners Are hereby authorized to Issue their warrant to the Constable of the township for the col Lection of any Money that May be due from resident taxable which warrant shall be made returnable in Twenty Days to the trea surer of the township and j the Constable of the teen ship is hereby required to execute the same under the same regulations and proceed lathe same manner and have like fees As the constables have and do perform under executions except the defendant or Delin quent shall r the Benefit of appraisal and stay As. Now granted by Law to this hereby brads Rdv to ohm at j Between any two or m Ore boards or sinners in regard to laying out and opening any continue Oil Road or Highway and they cannot agree Ori common idea a slight tap was nov Beard at the door and mrs. F. Went to ascertain ithe cause. She returned to her husband Flary is at the Petely altered me indeed i will Bis malicious murderer. This one step de him and his Happy family. He was inter red the next Day with the regrets of the whole Community. His poor Mother Nevei left the House. Tiu she was carried to her to be Laid by the her son. She died after a Deli rious fever of two weeks duration out which she ceased not to implore the attendants with tease to preserve her hapless the hands of assassins see imagined kept him concealed for their Mur Derous purpose. His sister still lives but poor and broken hearted. Her Beauty and j no doot the says you a ays kissed her before she went to bed.1 i my child my said god Bleas you i am not very Well Mary nay do not speak to Roe to night go to rest now give me one of your pretty smiles in the morning and your father will a Happy again or. F. Was persuaded by his affectionate partner to retire but sleep and rest were not for him his wife and children had once Given him Happy dreams but now the ruin he bad brought upon them was an Awakening reality. When the Light of the morning appeared above the line of the opposite Bouses air. F. Aiose. I where Are you going Edv a re said his watchful wife. Have been replied he calmly and i Arii determined to try my father. He loved me when i was a boy he was proud of me. It is True i have acted Dis honorable by hindu yesterday i spoke harshly of Bim but r did not then know myself. Year deep affection my dear wife has com Section 15 that the qualified citizens of townships a the county of Erie shall on the third Friday of March next at the township elections elect three persons who shall be styled commissioners of roads and highways. Section 18. Ten Days after said election so elected commis miners shall Weet at the office of the town clerk in each township and the said clerk or in his absence the clerk of be election proceed to class by ballot said commission Pis and one shall be classed and. Serve three years and one tall be classed and serve two two years and one shall classed and serve one year and As soon is the clerk shall have completed the classification he shall admin ister an oath or affirmation to each of said commissioners faithfully and impartially to discharge the duties of the said office and the said dark shall record the same on the town ship record and the qualified citizens in each of said townships As aforesaid shall Abr dually at Ibe township elections thereafter elect one person for Road commissioner who shall hold his office for three years and if a vacancy shall occur in the said Board a on executions Section ii that the said commissioners shall in the month of november in each and every year make out a list of All unseated lands in each of said townships on which the Road tax of the present year remains unpaid j and one of the Eaid commissioners shall in the said month of november aforesaid Mike return of said unseated lands to the commissioners of the county and certify the same and the proceedings shall be had upon the collecting the tax on said lands As is now had upon unseated lands when the returns Are made by the supervisors of the several town ships in said county. Section 23. That All moneys raised in said township by tax or otherwise Fer Road Purpo ses shall be collected and paid to the treasurer of the proper township and when expended it shall be done by the direction of the said Road commissioners and drawn out of the Treasury by orders signed by two or More of said commissioners the treasurer of the said township. And the said commissioners Small annually Settle their accounts with the auditors of the township As super visors now do under the existing Laws f and the office of supervisors Iii the sever Al town ships of Erie county Are . Section 24. That compensation of said the Board shall have the right to Call upon the commissioners of two adjoining townships whose duty it shall be logo upon the ground and if after die examination they shall deem said contemplated Road necessary they shall proceed to Lay out and locate the same and the action of said commissioners shall be As vac As if Saia Road had been Laid out by the of the township through which said Road shall pass provided the said commissioners shall be elected at the usual time and place of holding township elections Ini the said counties. Section 3. Any person who shall be elec Ted commissioner As aforesaid and shall neg Lect or refuse to serve shall Ricer a Fine of Twenty dollars to be collected As debts of similar amount Are by jaw recoverable Jio Iid any person appointed path Astei who shall neglect or to serve shall inca a Fine of five dollars to be collected is Section. 4. That from and after the age of this act it shall be this duty of the commissioners of the county of Toga to re pair All Bridges erected by the Ebu Oty and to pay the sex penile of such repair out of the county Treasury in the usual manner. Passed March 21, one the Saud eight Hund red and of forty four. A further supplement to an act entitled an act authorizing the laying out and locating a state Road from the Borough i of Elizabethtown Alleghany co., to the Borough of Brownsville in county and for other purposes passed the thirteenth Day of april Theu egad eight 1 Hundred and forty three. Section 1. Be it enacted by the or rate and of representatives of the common wealth of Pennsylvania in assent by met and it is hereby enacted by Rity of the same that1 it shall be the duty of the Road of the several Lown ships in the rookies of Bradford tie a Potter within thirty Days after they stall have obtained the from their re. Spec Tive assessors meet at the office of the town clerk and make an estimate probable amount necessary to. Put the Road commissioners and treasurer s Hall shall be the said supplied Board of make up for it Doit t Grieve me in this Way this is worse to me than All. I will be the Chilt Frea appeared in the breakfast room. Mary was ready with her smile and the boy was anxious for the riot Elf of his father. In a Short time or. F. Returned f he will not As i did not could not answer him a word. He spoke kindly of you Little ones Bat has cats we must sink my love t Sist he upbraided me. Missioners such vacancy by appointment made by commissioners until the next Section 17. That it shall be the duty of said commissioners As soon at they have been qualified As aforesaid to notify the assessor of the township who was the last assessor and made the assessment to meet them at some convenient place to be named by said commissioners on a certain Day and the said commissioners and assessor when so met shall proceed to draw off on a duplicate the names of All the taxable in Eaid township together with All the property of each and every taxable assessed by said assets by for county rates and levies and place the same valuation to each and every place of property As was made by said assessor for county and tace said Sessor shall certify the same under his band to be a True copy of the assessment for the year in said township. Section up that the Eaid c shall Lay such tax upon the property so a energies have been wasted by Sonwa and the had hardly said she dependent on others it daily a Tenori rudely of Tate in. The purport bread.5 i have Beard some , soon mree ived. In the Naral obis i have heard some the. Roott be fixed by the of the townships not exceeding one Dollar per Day for the said commission and the path masters of the severer districts shall be allowed the same daily pay As is allowed those who work out their tax Are allowed and paid per and the assessor shall be allowed and paid one Dollar for each Day necessarily employed with the said commissioners in making ont the said transcript and certifying to the same which duty the said Lisa is or hereby re quite to perform. J Section 25. That the said masters Are hereby resided to see that the tax in their respective districts Are worked out As soon As May be after they shall receive their duplicates from the said Commissi oors and shall annually in the. Month of november in each and every year when notified by said com missioners meet with said commissioners and Settle their respective accounts and any failure on the pact of said path masters to Ettle their respective accounts As required y this act shall subject the one so neglect ing to a Fine of Twenty dollars to be recovered As debts of equal amount Are by Law Reed m they necessary for Road and Bridge purposes current year not exceeding one cent on every Dollar of valuation so made hot if the a ii i hold All be is Pended or then available and the should be to repair the or keep the same in Good repair then sum May com Cov Erable before a Justice of the peace at be suit of the proper treasurer of the town ship on complaints made by said commission to said treasurer. 96. That whenever any person is Road being in Good repair for the current year and also the amount of Money necessary to pay off the expenses and of said townships and need to Levy by tax for Road purposes hot exceeding one cent on the dollars of Valtion r provided that if the same not be sufficient to put the roads in Good repair they May proceed to 1 Evy an additional tax and also to Issue their duplicates accompanied with their warrant for collection to several collectors of county rates end levies some other suitable person for such sum in Money As they May deem necessary to the liabilities of their respective Towa Abies provided that nothing contained in Tobii Section shall be so construed As to authorize the said commissioners to collect to Money More than Quarter of the amount so levied. Section 2. That the Road tax levied by the supervisors in the several townships Ifni counties of Bradford Tioga and Potter for the year one thousand eight Hundred and for to for Shau be1 considered Legal to All intents and though act to which this a a further supplement had not been passed and tie said supervisors shall be allowed the same compensation for their services in said year which is allo red by former Laws regulating supervisors in said counties and All arrearage of Road taxes for said year which shall not have been a worked out or otherwise paid on the loads shall he handed Over to the commissioners elected in pursuance of the act to which Thia a further supplement and a forked o no in the roads agreeable to said act Andt be auditors everal townships in Taid counties shall Settle he accounts of the said supervisors a Reea be to the former Laws a. Such Case provided. Section 3. That the act to we web this is a Orther supplement shall not be. Construed affect any View or review of any Road that shall have been made in pursuance of or Der issued from the court of quartet for said counties first Day aggrieved by reason of any new i Laid but or altered by the Eaid com Conn stoners. September for the year the person so aggrieved May make complaint to the two justices of the peace of Eaid town ship or apy other two Gustke i of the peace living njord convenient to the commission er., Sion lewd comr is hold red forty four Ana All which shall have been reviewed u Pui Auance of. Said shall be proceeded in and con firmed by the courts of said counties in the same manner that they won Thaye proceeded in under the Laws existing previous v passage of. This act and supplement hereto referred and the said shall be recorded by the clerk in the Book for Road and for said counties the isms manner that ithmb.ttetoforebsen.deim.1 5hi i i ii ill ill tip is is Fafri spa Porf
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