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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - September 20, 1855, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaE. Itch Bli. I on it , lured in the Harrison Weilt Tov 8. M 3. Waif of Wal ibo 0 r 14s.sears, committee mra. Jno. W a a Cone top o. D. Smith. G. Broider drop by Wink of kinds and Eie rred to thu Rollo 3.e.8mith r Dickinson deified maybe pret Ltd fat Law specified to i Rommilt a who will refer them Lees or in Tider irid to be reported the not to Eide a t the Book a jewel or store lev Vety urge and school books Ever before Jonty also Tare abort Matt stationery elect to Mil ices i 1854-tf.________ a a Lothing i want of anything m tool meet and the largest Slot c of the Mon i business and and vests also Panta ? jons3 Fly Rob. Is just received it the Empire ii an Orient of boots and Siori Allsboro. J. 1. Bowen. 54. Verv at Jones shawls targe ats orment of and Loose win at .v.9. A Jones pc Rok s. Blake s fire genuine article jaw lec ehred and he than i be Fowner Price at 23, 1s53. Jones received and c. O. 3enjsos, Hall Side aed l m p Load a Plosila u ans for Ore and Osen me on it i cd Veader i lag certificate it to Tod boning l Ibene War Omeare Aad i Fate no i to the lamps i Orfo Albeir a Lett Are aeta Tiftic of Ary of fran d Bon f Laid Joh Ioimo cd pruned Type tar Kyj in a. N. Ii. 1954. A met Litu m Grocut Tuvic f most prosperous Kew murder a legend the Backwoods of v ii by Winifred f each Nigoff when we. Went to bed l . Each other in Tutu went Nome i a Long Only two or three hours later i line and i am going to Tell you. I i heard in those Happy Days when i 1 my Tousios tend the gather the and keep the fire burning under the boiling liquid. It was in my own dear native state new Hampshire that i was initiated last Spring into the mysteries of sugar i had often when a child seen the inhabitants of the pretty town in Vermont where my Early spent sugar As they called it in their houses. I had watched the kettles intent on getting my share of the White and fanning scum and once i remember i drank Gulf the sap that had been drawn from our four Maple Trees in my eagerness to get to the Usu and myself to come Down and watch Nis Kett e till twelve o clock. In the open Woods at Midnight we were wild will Delight at the idea. I knew it was a so Fot me to rejoice another s pain and Jet i that wonderful Sirej headache and almost laughed in the Man s face with Hap piness As i saw him stagger to the bed lie Down it took but a few moments Fot us to get on our working apparel but Quick As we were when we came into the Kitchen Afcin blaming the House i thin fingers guiding mine and ice Oolga to the ans Milf veils get Tionaga county from Here it is Well known to every one in this place. It was in the about this time of year Fahe looked shrewdly 4t us. Mind i said grip no Lucia s land closer in my own we Are not frightened it wont do to Call names so i must invent them As i go along. Two neighbors in a town not tar this got into some desperate quarrel one Day and ended As a matter of course by hating each other heartily. They rarely spoke when they met and never Mot if they could avoid it. One i will Call or. Lien ton the other or. Howe though these As i told you before wet a not their real names. In the if it does not the thoughts of have though t much on the Mode of surf spot off from the Road and buried him then he went to mrs. s funeral and he and freethinkers often ridicule re Ligion tend those embracing it but a nun. . A cloak had been her grandmothers and was Low the Delight of my eyes of Bright Crimson cloth the Large Hood belonging to it drawn Over her head and secured with a White Opse Scarf a pair of men s boots and Woolen mittens. Certainly she had hit upon her Joist becoming costume. Tall and Strong and firelight flashing up Over her Intel Igent face and dark Bright eyes that took a the held at action. 1 helped build the fires but this experience availed me nothing Tom i saw the fires in the great Woods and he huge Iron pans that hissed and bubbled in voc them Fife Triba and pails and spouts that opened the sugar Campaign on that farm in new Hampshire. It was allowed to was something at Long bet decking a novel and delightful sen coursing had awakened wife usually sent one of with his dinner or supper in a Little pail such As i Send Down Here every Day by you and Luna. One afternoon Little Benny the youngest of the family Aud the pet of his Brothers and Sisters begged to go arid carry his father s supper and stay at the sugar place till put night. He was a Little Fel Low Only five old but Bright and pleas ant and Able to make his Way All Over the farm alone. So his Mother filled the pail and put his coat and Cap and mittens on and saw him trudge off Over the Hills to the sugar place. It was a Long and lonesome Way that he had a i you gotten All the trouble night the boy was lost be was one of his Best friends. But or. Howe was never like himself after those two blows he fretted after his wife just As for the child and in less than five years he died and Kenton Felt perfectly secure. But the guilty sooner or la Ter. The year after or. Howe died a new schoolhouse was built in the District and built too directly Over the spot where Benny was buried. You know a schoolhouse is not like a House no one thinks of making a cellar under it or laying a deep foundation and so the workmen did not find the body. Or. Henson was in Fine spirits when he found nothing had betrayed him and thought when the Gokool House was built he should have no farther country to provide for the people is we suppose a settled question. Oaf very existence As Well s3 Power dignity arid Independence among the nations of the Earth following anecdote was related to is a a few Days since. It has probably been published Aud better than we can Tell it will Bear repetition. Two Meni obtain. Ignorance of be Tore becoming general in this country would Lead to consequences in All our social business and civil relations disastrous beyond die and Rock to to fill ind away j i brought sap our uni Auu engaged a teacher. She was a pretty Young stranger to every 6ne there hut smart and pleasant and Fiey All Learned to tufted with the operations going on and talk largely of the weight we expected to make to every acquaintance i met. The House saw Little of me or my other by Cousin Lucia. We hardened our by constant exposure till we could Bear lung winds wit out a carried to the workers and ate Corn bread and with them without a wish for More Del Date fare. It was with us that the sugar1 Ket out of get Bupper former was on every occasion re uly to. Denounce religion As an imposture and professors As Liy Pori test according to his own account of the matter he. Ahvay suspected those who made m the company of a care of his horse and his Jjo duels when the saints were around born they had travel cd Ste Oire evening were in the Wildern Saj they at to a solitary and were rejoiced at toreros pet of. A however Humble Tufey asked and obtained it. But it was is f s Witolia acid was i Iothial repossessing in the Fth Abi patronised schools for the education of the masses therefore is question settled with the people of Titis cd ii to and Commonwealth. The modes Operand is the great question. How shall we educate the people and the part of that question to be considered a this letter is where shall act get the funds f we have no Large school it the like York and Connecticut some and sounds heard so we Hela our Way through the drifted tires As lest tvo might. Floundering k tree deep in the fire Day Snow sliding Down Jne Hill Aud climbing up another tripping Over the pasture shouting at the before the other children thing was going on swimmingly. 7 snowstorm came up before the clock she had not t Bej Ygo. The air so Ner baskets and bonnets to v f9 r flus thus the secures possible Bank tha proprietorship were the contents allowed to Burn i through our negligence. Heart and soul we i eat into the work feeling i am certain. J Bach More interest in the fair ending of All i than any other there with the exception i of the proprietor of the farm. I sometimes in the warm Days i made Niy self i conch with Hemlock boughs on a Flat i wac a Little beyond the Kettle we Biz and Lay there lazily giving up th6 reins Gorer want into her hands for awhile i tile i made and held Conversa but such i genial i made the blood a f n Rise with the fell r6steam from r the melt head Aud a Jinca ii my feet the ring of the axes the Distant Voic the Clad bark of the frolicsome Jip and it a wide tour arts a Distant drifts laughing shouting and Elmr of Ghlyn Haj spy and out of breath we dashed along and my aunt s voice was the loudest of All. It did to Good to sue the leap she Tiik then i he laugh she Del if those Femini Nely delicate titters or tee Heel but a Strong Hearty a a a that woke the echoes on the Distant Hills and brought Tlam nearer to see what woman dared to Lauah so Well and when we stood upon the last or 1, and saw the fires glowing Down below when we came Down upon our startled Kins men with an Indian War whoop and dashed panting with our race into their quiet Circle what Ever tinted with Rouge such a color As glowed upon the Cheek of my aunt Abigail Are took Possession at once of the great Kettle beside the Rock drove the men away to their own fires and commenced my aunt the axe and trudged away for Fifel. Lucia and i each carrying two went our rounds to gather the sap and fill fhe half empty Kettle. We could her Strong blows growing fainter and r by degrees As we went farther into the and at last a loud crash told that the pling was Down. Slowly to came and lie see Cut it up the heavy pails Tir our this and sinking into the soft Snow step. Lucia insisting on in staining a spirited while she toiled along me Twilli la ers accidents the last and most import a the children came in when from school they were but there had been time get to its father and she did not feel alarmed the boys went out after supper and did the chores so that their father might rest when he came Back Aud thu filled up great Wood Box by the fireplace mid got some apples and cider out of the cellar and sat Down with their Mother and Sisters to wait for him. She heard him come in a Little after nine and Stop in the his feet. The Ulf. She saw a child lying upon the upper shelf a Little boy about five years Oil in a Gray Homespun from ear to ear and the n i Mui Uci Iai to us Forest afforded but this of kindness might be assumed to deceive them and the travellers became seriously apprehensive that evil was it. Wis a Lovely place suited to i eeds of robbery and blood. No help was the Tiv friends communicated to and resolved two apartments to it they would secure it As Well tvs they could against the in round so Thad his eyes right Down into hers. She screamed Aud fainted and when the scholars came they found her join 90 the Moor but the Little boy had she left the school and told what she had seen. Tho neighbors who All remembered Little Benny Howe were struck with the de scrip Jirld be constantly Oti Gaard while the other slept. Haying made their arrange mints for the interests. Of these interests has hone More vitally connected with her future Prosperity than the education of All her children. But How shall this fond be touched for schools is the delicate ques Tion. On no other tax probably do the peo ple feel More sensitive than the school we do not despair of seeing the opposition to this tax subside. We Are certain that the citizens of this count Are beginning to appreciate the importance of Universal education. 3 Cost of ignorance is quadruple that of this is seen As it Benny might have a hot just As she f he knew i would n0t re the cows came lowing Down the for the Sweet sap i could hear the Liwaj parted Fiji and the drumming of the is while Ever and anon some ten Tup towards the glorious sky with Sweet triumphant song that my Itel f my overflowed alike with that i at i that to turns to m exquisite pain. I times had i a poet i should p immortalized myself. Not of the Fleet intr a 50rrows of nay own heart or the a. Hers shonl11 i Sung but of Lucia Aud i Drew nearer each other with a shudder. John where is Tolje boy where is Benny said mrs. Howe and she told me after wards she Felt As if she should drop when she saw he was t in the entry behind his father. I have t seen him to Day. Then she know he was lost in the storm but she did t scream or faint. She told him How the child had gone to find him while she Hur ried on her things and took Down the Tiu Horn c door. The children were her but Thuv followed her that last Winter of his life Foj Lonj vtu1ij hic i1l tie Gray coat and Cap she described. For the first time the thought that to bad been itched their minds but at the same seemed so impossible that any one in so fiend Tike As to kill an innocent child that they could tit believe it had been so and when the so fib mistress went away declaring that she would never teach another Day in the place they hired another also a stranger for not one of the Village girls would take her arid hushed the matter up be fore it reached her ears. Wert to swed ten. I c Rew her put dripping wet and not a Little seated and with the help of my aunt pushed her to the in remit of the Rock that sheltered the sugar kettles where she sat to dry with the smolt and flame leaping up towards her like a Hindoo idol with Rich incense b urine beneath m. 6 the tire i had filled the Hogshead near the Kettle with sap she was on Terra Firma once More ending the fire with the Sticks just brought while my aunt stood Back a lit Tell air fears and were As even in the old Housa. Their mothers never spoke of the thing Budura them and at last the dropped almost almost by every one except the person who had the reason to remember it. Old1 Man said it had been his practice in better times and he continued it still before Bis family went to rest at night to commend them to god an d if the strangers Lead to objection he would do so now. The Christian rejoiced to see a brother in the and even the sceptic could not conceal his satisfaction at the proposition. The old Man took a Well worn Bible on which no dust was gathered though age had marked it and read with reverence a portion of the sacred scriptures. He then Supplicate the divine Protection acknowledged the divine and prayed for Pardon guidance Grace and salvation he prayed too for the strangers that they might be prospered on their journey and at the close of their earthly journey that they might Haver a Home in heaven. He was evidently a Mam and that Humble cottage was a place where prayer was wont to be made. The travellers retired to their according to previous arrangements the seep All the discerning eventually be paid so freely As the school tax. On this subject allow us to use the language of our worthy state superintendent., t in establish ing a syst Era of common schools the Legisla Ture were Only obeying the imperative injunctions of the Constitution of their necessity to the. Pic ration of this instrument is obvious a d virtue intelligence and truth Are the foundation of our Republic. Without these our institutions must a cried Witt these they Jean be preserved. Education by the state is simply the. Work of self presen action. Not a Mere iat Eil Lect Al culture but that truer educator based upon the judicially established fact that christianity is the Law of the land and the Bible is the neighbors for the search. By the time the Mother father had got into the pastures they Anaf lights in every direction and knew their friends were hurrying to help the Snow had stopped falling and the night was Clear. But the Traci Sion the child were buried and they had nothing to guide them. There was not a Man in bed that night and no woman unless she was too feeble to go but in the cold. You coi ild hear horns blowing and people shouting and see the lights Glan i Flag in 1 bulwark of civil and religious Freedom. All classes Are interested in a Gen eral education. But the agricultural Mech a and Labouring classes the True in the common schools a surer Power than wealth girl screamed out and pointed to a Large crack the stove and the next moment the whole class rushed around the teacher with cries of she made her Way through them to see what fright cued them so and there she saw a Little hand pushed up through Graek and quivering Back and Forth. It was to frighten any one but she was As Brave As a lion and she tried to take hold of it. But she could feel nothing arid Dokes again there it the same place _ of their Range rants and asked him How he lost his apprehensions of danger a the sceptic Felt the of the question and of All a implied he had. The frankness to that he a could feel himself Safe at a new fireside in Auy a oust or in any Forest Bible was read As the old , it offered As the miss letter. In Deligh those Days find voice in Bovea shoulders. That foreground oif Rock and smoke and flames the background of dark ind Tal. Maples and costumes All wore we made a Fine picture for Apar to in Whiet r flatter i and my sap forgotten All his anger Aud led the search him self they hunted the Woods from end to end and went Over All the Cross roads near but it was All for nothing and they went Home in the morning without him. Little Benny never came Back airy More. When the warm weather came they made a Little grave in the burying Yard and put i that _ intended by the creator. It is to be regretted therefore that there Are still those who Are to Blind to their True interests As to oppose any that would Call on them for though they would Fauvor education if they could be specially exempt from their equal part of the Burden. There Are those in this Day of and Progress who bravely deny the right to tax them for the purpose of Tif 1uxu f whence is Clear. To Ted shirt mend is my in we Trees onco More the Hemlock Houg Fia soft and tips of it Wier i ii Tea itt. _. Scrod if to one can pm agile the asm with which we herring every now and then hit our Heads if we got up too suddenly and How should be oblige if to abridge Dur pro apr tin i -6ft the Teti Alty living our feet a tabs de the co d night air. The Kettle was fall of was close beside is and could be thrust under this is without stirring from the hut and we str Arige Posi not there and Teferi l Flie summer was gone they Laid his Mother there too. She had i sieved herself to death far of the child i asked., "di4 the wolves carry him away a and 1 shuddered to think How their Sharp White Teeth or w won re gnaw his hones. Ferb were Onyta few wolves there and they staid off tha it was a i Felt a thrill of horror Don t Tell any More Moth pm n i tin a Mower of lie other which they May never in 1 have told you All now. Flesh and blood converts him. Into a Model Christian let our tar of. They Gamble at these taxes Nln t Bear Sueh and they All ran omit readers exercise their Swallow their Wrath. But How much greater tether the rising away to another spot., have he is Saffold experience Man Inivie and More school there is never v Fyk 6f i started Vio Lemly Sam Eliot the words worlds of iniquity he w the town safety and Protection for their selves act frightened me More than Ariy others she had Fali of Feyer property peace of society Tass it it. Servn1 Toh it Hifp nip a no human Law can the spirit of a murdered rests elacl1 less Abate when the e run Del e r it Vear takes in after or. I me As she then a seemed few mouldering p i Veao Toff Jod a i a Nice place for at to the gloomy Wood Iwa pc would api Jear to us now Vul Aii acc ice a in i As if the screams of the in were boy were beside my i Foft Hein Salt a Joii ung Ulii Hueu be spot and poor Little to the of the by actions to some of the practical Workings of the Fyk ing from one Hundred to. Two Sand dollars at the Earnest 1 i. Sec to newspaper i newspaper

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