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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - October 31, 1849, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaImis am sketches. The i vex who carried his own bundle. In Tho dullest part of the dullest country in England is situated the Little Ilmi Seini fashion Able bathing town of bless was almost bet Riyad by Tho Mere Force of habit in to Tho imprudence of calling it by its name. Once upon a time there happened the said mile own a very Dull season. Every town on the co is beside was full of walkers Donkey riders and Pebble. It heres yet the luckless town of was comparatively empty. Huge placards with to id stared everybody in the face from very window in every direction. Things of nurse. Were very Flat All ranks of people Tver . The shopkeepers were croat my. Tie proprietors of lodging houses in ii Swir Ami the few visitors who had ventured j a Ink in pleasant acquaint acre sick of Mii. As for that class of jobs Niles lie resident they for bettor amusement applied themselves ardor to their five Rife Winter Ranf ins of cards and thu most inveterate j ice i of each other. In to Siita of utter stagnation were affairs when one very hot Day in the Middle of August a stranger was seen to enter that i per ii to Sion in his face. People shut their doors on his approach and from the Gentee mari8e he Moat a try Cabin he could not find a roof that would afford shelter to him and Hia bundle. The innkeeper were equally inexorable and it appeared whether he would be a to rest the sole of hi3 foot in the Hospi ble town of. Our pedestrian might have despaired even of obtaining a night s lodging in a place where the tide of popular opinion seemed to set so dead against him but he was no Continental Novice he had passed the Mendian of life and was too Well acquainted with Mankind not to know that while he could Call to his Aid a few of those por tent Little sovereigns and most despotic they he could ensure himself anything he pleased in the Little corporation. Infant the Prudential doubts of its still the Man who carried his own bundle persevered in his endeavours to find some Liberal minded person therein. Yet from the highest to the lowest a general feeling of suspicion seemed to pervade the bosoms of All and the luckless stranger resided in town a whole week without gilding a single exception. Nay. Worse reports still than being a bankrupt Miller got afloat. Mine hostess of the Golden lion served up these with All their variations and Compani ments to her guest at his meals protest ing in the True tone of All dealers in such matter her total disbelief of everything that was said to. The prejudice of her. Guest a Tiest who showed to much Good taste As to prefer her House and sufficient honesty to pay for every thing before he consumed to be sure whole no. Ss6. H hi9 any Metal of that shape and color in the Queerly Cut pockets of his thread Bare Pepper and salts was the whole and sole cause of his Cool recep Tion. The witness of a Sovereign to which the stranger As a Dernier resort appealed procured Biraui supper and bed and All things needful for rest and refreshment at Public House whose crazy Littie creaking sign promised to travellers Good entertainment for Man and the i next morning being Dis encumbered of in the dearth of any j the unpopular bundle at the end of that Oaken to Tho variety which was Felt so j Cudgel which he still either grasped or flourish visibly at. The arrival of a stranger would i de in a most nautical a m-1 she prudently added was the Way that business was always carried in at the Golden lion. I wonder then mrs. Pagan that you should do so Unhan some a thing by Jack Smith Tom balls and some dozen others of your customers As to Chalk up such enormous scores against them As these said the stranger drily with his Oak stick to the hieroglyphics with which the bar was graced. To be sure these be All spor Isible stammered Betty Pagan. Her guest muttered As he passed into the rather hard that my credit should be worse than that of Jack Smith and he entered the it is no use putting Down your name sir for i a most nautical been considered seasonable mercy could i Reading room. A inv been approached without Tho dire Ful gentility by bringing it in you cannot be admitted was the answer Muci with something beneath it. But this from the pert superintendent of this inn Jar entered to town m so questionable a i fashionable resort tint fourth and fifth castes in j not on a paying the usual terms of subscription demanded the stranger. No sir we cannot admit persons of your holding themselves a Peg even the shop keepers Anantua the rest of Betty Pagan s customers. Faith i1 must be a very suspicious to in waiters at Llie taverns fell their j description on any Tenn i a the groups. Persons of my makers ill Nisei c Irio at the doors of comments Asho parsed us Way. Ami the few fashionable that j Werc to is Fol a m the streets cart supercilious j Inci a of careless superiority upon him for he upon Inot and alone attired in a Coal Waist Nim Short a whole suit of that sort of j i bin n n nautical style. He wore huge sea Over his Knees and to Complete the Napes carried a Large bundle in a red silk the end of a Stout Oaken Cudgel shoulder. His dress repeated the de scrip tie inns stranger most emphatically grasping Hia trusty Cudgel and Pray sir of what description do you suppose me to be 7" the Jack in office surveyed the sturdy stranger with a look in which contempt and alarm were oddly blended As he can t exactly say sir but i am sure none of would chose to associate Bein How do you know that you saucy Jacka said the stranger becoming a Little choleric. Why sir because sir we make a Point o my. Very select sir and never on no account Here Abou the Crip nit expression of Cool determined courage Vovk Cir a Eye that Whiler might sentient of the Community to f what then is j whispered about who i am whispered lord. Sir it was in every body s Mouth before breakfast and what does that important personage everybody say of sir that you Are a broken Down Miller hiding from his and Here he cast a shrewd glance on the thread Bare Pepper and salts of the stranger. The stranger regarded him for a moment with a comic expression on him a profound Bow and be sure reports like inv Are of a nature to give the death blow to my vanity if there were a failing to be cured by. Mortification. 1 am an sect i him aware but i did not know that i was ill looking enough to indicate an old smuggler a broken Down Miller but for that the Pepper and salts May be a fraudulent bankrupt hiding from Hia creditors a returned convict and a Man who having mar ried threes wives run away from them the habitual Good temper and hit hearted exclaimed springing into the midst of the Circle. I knew your Noble lordship the moment i seed you but i remember your Honor s humor too Well to spoil your sport by saluting when you thought fit to hoist foreign Jack you Are an honest fellow and Here s a sovereigns drink my health for we have weathered Many a hard Gale together and Here s another for keeping my secret old heart of Oak. And now continued lord a. Are not yet satisfied that the letter belongs try me Here Are i Trust sufficient As hot spoke he produced from his pocket Book a bundle of letters bearing the same superscription. The postmaster immediately handed him the letter and a string of the most elaborate apologies which his lordship did not stay to Lis ten to but walked Back to the Golden lion leaving the assembled population of mute with consternation. That afternoon the whole corporation Sensi ble too late of their error waited in a body on re to apologise for their mistake and to entreat him to Honor the town with his presence during the remainder of the season. Lord a a. Busily employed in tying up his bundle when the deputation enter Kedji and he continued to adjust ii All the time Ivere speaking. When they concluded have or tightened the last knot he replied As follows gentlemen i entered your town with every intention of thinking Well of Ita but you will say i came in a shabby coat carrying any own bundle and took up my quarters at a paltry ale House. Upon my word it was the. Only place where you would give me admittance got Down Ere what May be the Price of Corn mum where they tread such Fine things under foot this abrupt question added to the uncouth appearance finally put the fair ones to flight. The landlord soon made his appearance and politely informed his customer that he was but of place in that room. No you Don t Tho stranger you can t come that old hops Ain t this Ere a tavern upon being made acquainted with his place he consented to sit by the office fire. Your name Register your said the clerk pointing to the Boot to write your name in that Book sir no you can t Conie that Ere on this child no How for More reasons than one i Tell you sir ree. Promised the old Man i never would ride any body s paper the old Coon always did that himself bust up and left tie Young uns to go one Rastin. I can t another Rason. I a int got no name and that s to other Rasbun at supper our Greenhorn jaunts Down near i the head of the table among the ladies where it was thought safest by the servants to leave him. A cafe vat inquires the French again the question the puzzled fellow brings a cup of each which is deliberately placed upon each Side of his plate. This opera tort attracted the attention of those him at the table. One prudish old maid twisted her yes sir is put. Yes Stanaj x sous ism rot . Gilding the glittering Dew drops upon the tendrils of the Vine the the choral tubes of the Wood Ink store softly to the Couch of the sleep ing the note of her own Crumb fed Bird was bidding Lier come Forth and look upon the. The gentle softness of the brought into maturity. It was a morning of tranquil loveliness the misty Vapour was Curling and dissipating upon the Hill Side deep pjond1 Lay ii crippled at the foot while the red and purple Clouds were rising higher and higher above the Tho glorious King of the morning sent Forth his heralds to proclaim his coming. The air was vocal with the Early Matin the cock with his shrill Clarion marshalled his barn Yard trait the Robin piped his Lay and the Lark soared As if to Greet the majesty of Day Spring. The col o f Helen Lee was far up in a quiet Glen and no sounds save those of labor had Ever troubled the feathery and Bright company among the great branches of the old Wood Little Robins had built their nests in familiar places about the Mossy eaves and the fish Hawks cradled their Young in the Grey Pines beneath Shiro few would have been bold Enos Fer him actual insult even if he had not f calling an immediate town meeting to pro pose presenting him with the Freedom of the n a Gilt Box which doubtless his lordship would of the apparently Green kentuckian. Wait a Minh and mixing the incongruous mess of edibles together he passed it Over to the owner of the eyes that were supposed to covet v the same. First a titter and finally a Broad a Lour reception of me would have been very a rolled Down the company and the vanquished Merent had i arrived in my Carriage. Gentlemen i doubt it not my rank Fortune and equipage will procure respect anywhere from Porile of your Way of thinking. But gentlemen i am an Odd fellow As you see and sometimes try whether icon obtain it without tie Seaven Vitious distinctions and the Mauner in which you treated me while i appeared among you in the Light of a poor and most inoffensive stranger has convinced a of my error in looking for liberality of construction Here. And now gentlemen i must inform you your polite attention at the same Vijupe that i did your contempt and that i would not spend another nigh it it o me for Good morning As his lordship concluded he attached his red sin another the bundle to the end of his bludgeon and shouldered quietly passing Home. As she came up to pass it with a droll look at the discomfited Corpora i us. He judge very distinctly a id i pity or faded visage into something like a sneer while j the wild grape in natural drapery formed the she fixed her Panther eyes on the loaded plate i 8weetesl Bower and Hung its Rich fruit quite in .1. Al. 1 it _ Vestal left the table. After supper we were strutting about the there was an alarm of fire and Citi were running in All directions Stop Stop a Stout Alde Matic personage was puffing Down the Street puffing of i re with All the voice in his body abruptly halted wondering that anybody could think of anything but fire. Can you Tell me where Deacon hang Deacon Jones stepping into the line of water buckets the kentuckian was very thirsty when the bucket Cam Elohim and held on the bucket to drink. Night in your town if you would give a half distracted woman rushed Down the Street sir nothing and so i wish you a very crying. It s Cousin Darby s Cousin Darby s or. Darby s House woman was Tion he trudged out the town with the same air of sturdy Independence that he had trudged in. The sagacious town and corporation remained thunderstruck wit i the adventure. However really pity him the woman s fears were again and she rushes on faster .1 than it is Cousin s it is Cousin until her voice was lost in the . U. A a Jilji Uci via Lual u Lilg their conduct in the affair had been too unania j distance where she had probably arrived and mouse Tif admit of their recrimination a on each Cousin Darby s House perfectly Safe. Other the blame of this unlucky mistake so they i thus our quondam Greenhorn continued his came tothe Wise Resolution of making the Best of pranks to a late hour in the night in a the Litile window of the Maidens bed chamber. She quickly arranging the toilet hero vanity had no voice noiselessly threw open Thor lattice that had shutout he Little winged Songhai Ter and in the companionship of nature s ministers held communion i Ith her god. The Little Bird who had so jealously disturbed tha. Slumbers of the Early Dawn had flitted upon her shoulder and softly its wings stifled its notes As the voice of sincerity Lay its. Small offering of gratitude upon the altar which to Eye hath seen. Lovingly the of our Sai. For fell from the 1 is of the gentle girl As she said our the simple neighbors Betrond the rude Crossings of the dark embraced in the Helen As she spoke for ail were of one family in the single Ness of her pure spirit and god was their father and although the Beauty which grew about her daily a Nance her Teal that the Earth with Tissi Anshine and Flowers were a throne fit Ting the eternal still she Felt that he was compassed by a greater glory such As is Iii heaven and for the Good which she enjoyed in her peaceful Home and for the. Content of a Happy spirit she at Tepetl frown the Depths of Aioli Ness be when the duties of her cares smooth Cape and Bonnet were loosened from their hiding place and a Vilh a Small store for the needy she would trip Over the and entering the door of distress her actions spoke what her morning Orisons now breathed " thy i visit Lyann sit from so distinguished a personage and announced in inmates of the hotel the country papers lord i we returned to Louisville where judge Long a Street resumed b s arrival and departure from the Street resumed his duties and his Digity with town of

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