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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - September 21, 1842, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaBy North 1139-10 the East Corner of t 1 3-5 rods to a Riner of land sir Iffet thence by Wright North be East 30 2-5 sink West Cor 1 to Uri Wilmot ree East 81 6-10 Corner avid d. Wilmot to a Post thence Ace of beginning d being no. 256 and part of War owns ipod Jack t the property of t of land in Law e we St by Tioga late of j. Sofield i. Elliot others on the about 35 ii House and barn thereon. To be try of Thaddeus Rosburg bounded us from Wil Lintn reek on the East by Well Borough Spencer cod acre with Frame thereon. To be f James a. Halh n Toga bounded Street by y a. C. Bush and including the West jelling containing ice. To be sold Ford. Red in Richmond East by Sherwood y lands of j. R. Wilson my id in it Northeast coffer one fourth degree ence Routh d perches 10 5 degrees s3 3 North one half thence 89l Degrea ice of beginning. Wednesday the Indian s revenge or tub of the 5or. Chapter i. My free disdains to turn the spark i Bath kindled in my breast la Meyer will i quench at Earth torn Man 9 i v is a flame Flat heaven commanded Tiret though an his frowning brow sat Thunder Rov tyrant and defy the Bride of my Dos. It was a Clear Beautiful morning in a inner oif 1776. The Bright rays l 1-.rbiis were rapidly dissolving the Dew that sparkled magnificence clothing Mil Dale in a glorious Robe of Gold not a Cloud appeared in the arum Ference of the horizon s of dim the deep ethereal soil ind came upon the air delightful notes of nature s choristers whose music from the a a uses was wafted to the entrap on Light breezes Fedo int License from the perfumed Flova i ii Clear Waters of the Majestic rolled on in silent grandeur j mus fully interrupted by Tatj passage Young the i Forth upon he perceived unavailing in the a Bec upon of repealed was also d More the o became oppose All in thit Shefi his Valter w of his own him Lotak try s in Early the associate of Freedom and bitter vec Etves that he launched he devoted Waller when that Bill his efforts proved and that his Frai argument s of British tyranny had up his Noble minded son his threats to disinherit him in truth the n railed the firm in his Resolution to oppression. Matters stood by unenviable position Ather suddenly died and Nan Al 5ive be tiny gift teed for a land Spok upon its polished surface and con was lost in the distance. 11 was scene a spectacle of spleen a scene Ivel calculate to to Call protector f the fair daughter of Isaiah pre ton a gentleman esteemed alike As a and As one of the most z alous advocates in the cause of americ n Independence. Ida was indeed a n Ost Beautiful be ing whom the poet might deem a Model for his i lightest imagery. The Black flashing Vej and the snowy brow the Rin less and the perfect symme try of for were these wer when co the b beamed for the poet s Brilliant conce lion t Tim a Man Wilh soul dead u Lio or Var to himself Huth said Tula is nay own my a i u mud upon a Inch Eminence that the a Long Clint Itimous Range of Hulu i that the new a ram As red buying upon beauties of the Brigit a youth of Noble and figure whose Anir titled Fea jul own d with enthusiasm he Oul the glories of l in surround scenery to a Young and Beautiful Nuie who gracefully reclined upon i inn and whose dark eyes sparkled As Ahe listened to the Ulo tones of her companion. Said the a imprudently thou will do f morn my. Lance of thou its Loyline Young an de upon t Nious a the fair were Nurr Youthful foil on in. Coillot Hilj blurt for and irn however he was Sli Ould i Ploomy of Ida s ing Over dispel t a Rouse compan n replied the youth fear r i -1 ill an the glorious cause of our de. Woven with the it heart to Mil in. It pernicious Taj our full Well i and the fall v la. Bill still hated. Come Ida give to the Pru out As Idle Phant Asies of some recount was no 11 o 111 1 whose shadowy sub re thy Loo creative in Lincy takes the form of Ziluni Reali Awat 1, Walter i will Antii Sci urfa. Bul twice has col. Osborne my path. What intentions and ii Lull Alo Porter timed i t , i Salt it w on the Sion so v Ici Uil sinful e o t Bur i in i i i Osborne interrupted the the indignant blood mounting that pander if the a in res to offer you an null Ida j i la Imp him limb Calm thyself Walter perhaps Means no a my fair replied Walter you know not what a fiend in human orm this Osborne is. If in be possible avoid i will do s3, said Ida. It is Well my girl. Soon i Hope these eng Pijl tyrants shall be driven ii uni our land and peace and Content once More become its inmates. Heaved Grant fervently exclaimed the fair girl. J come Ida however reluctant i am compelled to leave this splendid View. Hie Sun has already mounted High in on glow Ropus East and bids mob Tarry if it be possible i will return to god Speed thee said Ida and the Lover retreated from id com position they had occupied were soon lost to View amid the r i Forest foliage. Waller Carton was the Only son of n Arisclo Craitic old gentleman who Resu at Gloucester and who had Endea voted by every possible Deans to inculcate the infatuated principles of which he was possessed into the roid of his son. Openly and in no measured terms he denounced the course pursued by to come told was the Man for to she a thai sic of the of nil but n yet r to m sing a fax Contic Reid com Iri of i i i which s to pursue the conscience which soon led an Active part in his Couri s. Life Walter had Ever been As the Youthful poor possessions Nared with her still lovelier ight Star of intellectuality m her animated countenance of a soul within thai admit laminating influence to thwart s of purpose. Long had her pure affections been bestow in Noble Walter whose Inge ire gloried in the Trust and a proved the shrine thai Many a heroic deed. They ired a and Ste Mcd by and the blessings of the Weil them. Morning with which our tale Waller was co Riipi a Ltd 10 Philadelphia on very Jureen Pirlant a Fisinessi cult ending to return the same evening the More anxious that this inn Case As some strange and Irb doings had taken Possession Lizul that was Brood then. to Iri As Idle fancies bul his Gen is proved unsuccessful. He a d her from their delightful Avii Hin a Short Dis her Pirn a s House and then in Amonate , they part. Let Midlil. Por Ler who loitered to the door As w this Odin iced would and t eight of a haunting woman Advance and. Seize her exclaimed Ida i arrogance As to this minion of to lauded tin til his blood Rose a a Indig Rution a this called the and four of the m sprang simultaneously to the door. Old Phillip had anticipated this and in a moment stood a Barrier to their1 further Progress. Give nay old Man Thieu exclaimed the Formost of the ruffians. Hireling shouted the old Man As he seized an axe or i la Cleave thee from Bead to foot "dost.threaten, rebel he exclaimed and he made toward old Phillip with his Bayonet. Quick old Man swung tiie axe above his head and Cleft the Liilian in Iho brain. Loud were the exc Lions thai followed As sword after sword were thrust through the body reverie by the hurried voice of old Phil lip. Miss Ida what is to be heaven Only knows Phillip. Call in the dogs they May afford us some the old Man opened a Side door and Low Call when two Large dogs aft open window irom of the aged Veteran Ami he fell lifeless the threshold of the door. There was a pause but the sight of blood raised the Demon within their As she the Rifle at the breast of Osborne. The had anticipated the movement and stepped quickly aside As the Ball passed by him harmlessly and Laid Low one of his companions. Well alone my fair taunt singly exclaimed the Liilian. Seize them cried the undaunted girl to the dogs a she pointed to the soldiers. The animals sprang from her Side and the is ail Nis. Osborne furiously Dune i towards Ida. She Diew from huh n Sui Alf poin Ard and raised on High the glittering weapon As he advanced Arm descended. She missed her aim and of borne exult ii Gly caught her in his arms. I now i have exclaimed the Liilian As he moved toward the door. Ida shouted a voice from the corridor. A a a laughed the half frantic girl As her Quick ear caught the Well known voice Here a rattling sound came along the Pas Sage and the next i a Static Walter Carl ton stood confronting. The Villianos borne. Swift As the lightning s trusty sword leaped from its a Cabbard and crossed that of Osborne who stood awaiting the youth s impetuous Onset. Thrust followed thrust in Quick sue Cess in until Walter by a powerful and dexterous movement shattered his enemy s weapon and Osborne stood defenceless. The of inc. Base reptile exclaimed Waller in a tone of bitter con me she a fearful but Cairn tone. My beloved Tda de Walter for he lest her reason had fled. Would look upon my father she sir id in the same Valter Thesila tingly be Simier to chamber of death. She stood her dead father 1 she gazed Ion Fasly rigid feature by Anil Beer in ironed to Walter. Leave me Wilh the dead and go Rouse the the youth answered not but apartment m few Knott sprits turned followed by a score of honest peasantry. said Ida As she pointed to her father s friends it a the first immolation upon the altar of Libert j. The sacrifice Stjes cot a have was echoed by Oliosi around her. Be thine said i. Souls they were madly Rushing for wave a and crouched apron clips her Home she lit Al the door who t on a visit to a Friend o Miles . Ida would her father to remain Al in Day hut thought that her were Only imaginary by he departed and she was the presence of an aged ailed. Sheen e House and Wilh a heavy heart i to ruminate. By repeated acts of aggression Artol some British and Hes piers who had quartered in the of red , that the Long ring flame of Liberty was on the min g Iulo a Broad Blaze and i Fiance to this arbitrary pow ice Solc Liers were commanded , a Man who was Des and condemned by the whole neighbourhood As being an unprincipled wretch who hesitated at no obstacle uld Lead to the gratification of Lious and degrading passions an object of Delesta Piort to All his Pelty acts of tyranny and night curading Unity was there within several it had been subject to Hisun Wel his acts had become Bles and a spirit of resentment Dently a infesting itself among Gnant peasantry. This was the 10 Ida Vrealon secretly Leared look that he Casl upon her As him the Day previous had sent of horror to her very soul. Land tediously passed the hours t Day to Ida. At length the Shai is it began to gather Over the Earth her Waller nor her father a turned. Ida bade the old Porter bounded into the room Down . Miss a bad better retire to Mas Ter s private said Phillip. What does old Phillip intend to Igenuin Here am provide Lor these Ruiru piers in o i him will afford. As they have me no Vio Leure. Ami Pef Hajis All ii May Iid int Iri pit. I Ida they Are Appio Meh Init the 11 is us the old Nevin. V in fear inquired Ida. He replied bul it were Well if Waller Carlton were a slight Blush mantled the features of the fair girl As she earnestly respond would to god that Waller were Here Ida darted through an open door Fol Lowed by the faithful and watchful dogs. She arrived at her father s private room at the farther end of the building she entered turned inc key within the lock and sat Down to await the result of this outrageous intrusion. As Ida left the room the same in Stant Osborne and his companions entered. One of the soldiers caught a glimpse of her retiring figure and insisted on following her swearing that she should be a participant in their re past. But old Phillip stepped firmly before him and in a Resolute tone bade him desist. Never Miil the said Osborne let the old fellow stir about and get us wherewithal to appease our Aye responded the others give us something to eat and drink first and the girl if be be added old Phillip excited Yon will not seek to insult a defenceless female. To what accommodations the House affords be Are Wel 1 e the usual preparations for clo he House for the night while Wilh Ite volume she Endea cored to dispense her melancholy thoughts. Ward As Isiah Preston dashed through the Garden Fol out d by an aged Indian and stood confronting Dawn Wilh the cried one of the gang. Aye Aye Down with them ech oed the. Others and in an instant or. Preston and his Follower found Thern selves surrounded with madmen thirs Ting our blood. I they made a Brave resistance bul ihe-otkts1 Wei a fearful. Or. Preston Unghi until two of their number were a tract Chad in death before him when he beaten Down. He fell and the Hist words that came from his lips were Ida god protect thee a the Indian was about turning to make his escape through the window when the Liilian Osborne came cautiously behind him and pointing a pistol at his head shot him dead on the spot now my lads now for the Osborne. Lie gazed around him and found that he was followed but by three of his late companions the remainder Lay in the deep sleep of de Al. Wilh rapid passed from room to room until he came to Ida s. The door was locked. He called for admittance no answer came but the Quick clicking of a gun lock came up on ear. Again he rudely deman ded admittance. Was echoed a a firm tone fro i Why apartment. Enraged at the delay he Comman ded his men to Force an the order was door flew Ida Preston stood before i tempt for he knew Noel of the horrid work of Slaughter which had been enacted in the Hall. Osborne humbled and Crest fallen made no Italy but As he approached door he s Ile Nily Drew trom his breast a pistol levelled it at Walter and Drew the trigger. Naught but a few Sparks were emitted therefrom and it Liilian turned and fled followed by two remaining companions who were right willing to escape from the clutches of the faithful dogs. Liilian cried Waller in aha More of your British courage but Rouse thee Ida my Sweet girl to Tarry Here alone is full of breathed , for heaven s Sake seek Triy thy lather Ida went he not hence on yesterday he did did but last night whilst Osborne and his compan ions were in the midst of old Indian John passed Yon Van and i bade him seek my father and advise him of the threatening a Kriiger. Then heaven shield him my exclaimed Walter As he quickly Dar Ted from the room. With rapidity he passed the Long corridor nor paused until beheld the pros irate and still bleeding form of old Phillip. He lifted he old Man in his arms but Usu had fled. He passed into and there with his huge Broad sword still Liec cely clinched with in a death Gripe Lay lifeless father of his beloved Ida. Strewn around him were the inanimate to ivies of the out two hours after dark col of accompanied by eight of his in Crimo halted before the be of Isaiah Preston. Oshonie need in an imperative tone one minions to Knock for admittance he did so clamorous by As to Rouse come but while this old Arm has strength la Wield an axe the daughter of Isaiah Preston shall never be injured and the old Man j eyes flashed Defiance upon the Ruffus As they stood in Awe before him. Resumed Osborne cease your preaching old moralist and the girl shall not be enough said the old Man and in a few moments the dining table was la i replied tote youth. May god Prosper she Fer vently exclaimed As she was led untre Sis tingly Fijor the room. Cried Walter when Ida had departed countrymen the momentous period has now arrived and the Long ending wow must now be struck. Youv wives and children cry for Deso lating whirl wind threatens your very lordly minions of British tyranny have desecrated the Home of your revered the foul injury go unheeded no no schooled the peasants. It in a right Brave spirit that up continued Valter his countenance flushed with he enthusiasm of the moment and god Oral that it remain unaltered. Hete my. Friends upon this consecrated Over these bleeding martyrs to our sacred will unite ourselves in an indissoluble never in so Timathe the sword of Liberty Nutu Toliese usurpers be driven from our soil and the Bright banners of Freedom and Independence shall in Defiance of despotic Liberty for Ever we will be the exclamations of the indignant crowd. Llouis then my friends and prepare for the Walter. To Morrow at Sunset we will meet at the great the crowd then dispersed to their respective Walter to seek his he prevailed upon to leave he parental Domain for the rest Deuce of a near relative on the Pennsylvania Side of the Delaware where she would be free from the dangers of the coming scenes of strife and bloodshed at an Early hour on the succeeding morning Walter conveyed Ida in a Light Skiff across the River and after seeing Ber Safe to her transient abode he left her and returned to resume. His Paft in his suffering country s cause. Col. Osborne had always shown a deep and implacable haired towards Young Valter Carl ton which Wasly no Means lessened in his recent overthrow and expulsion from the House of or. Preston. His Subtle ingenuity soon devised Means Liy which he deemed to secure to himself the Lair Ida As Well As rid him of his mortal enemy. The old Indian whom he had so Ink Manly murdered was the Favourite of a Small tribe of delawares who roamed that portion of the country Rind his villainous determination was to fix Uicon murder on Wallet Carlton and thus while left Lila without her Lover s Protection tie would also secure the i leads hip of the the ensuing Day he accosted Upas the son of the old Indian to whom he unfolded the murder of his the same time declaring Walter to be the perpetrator of the deed. Upas vowed hew Oxild have the blood of his Parent s murderer and Osborne volunteered to air1 him. In his object. On condition that Upas would discover the Retreat of Ida. Upa entered with avidity into the scheme and in an hour from the interview Osborne stood upon the Banks of the Delaware eagerly watching the pro Gress of a Canoe that put out from a Small Cove and was gliding noiselessly through the rippling Waters guided by Young with a malignant smile and an exulting Pace the Lein Ruel to this quarters whilst the Canoe Prisut ii its Oli Vaid course. Acini. The assailants started Back Iscil by the Majestic being who con Yon fed them. The dogs were Crouch no at her feet ready at her summons o Spring upon the intruders. In her mods she held Rifle whilst indignation mingled with a Calm heroic firmness played determined countenance. Shou de the enraged Osborne held at Bay and by a woman the soldiers remained motionless. Seize be All for cowards he cried almost suffocating with Pas Sion. Exclaimed the heroic Ida if be fear death beware and Vance but a step your peril. Your blood be upon your own beads for Ida Ruffian intruders whose lives had paid the forfeit of their audacity. Farther on close under live window Lay the old Indian whom Osborne had shot in he act of making he escape. In an agony of grief Waller stood upon this heart rending Specula Cle Vav hit the hot tears rolled Dowly its Manly by Heeks in , briny drops from him and spirit burst Forth in terrible he rushed Back into the lips moved not a but his countenance told too Well the ule of Hor ror. Father gasped Ida. Was the terrible response. The Noble girl stood for a moment to no 4s if transfixed. She vent scream of agony or despair no tear coarse her Marble but she stood mute and motionless an image of deep soul fraud by misery. Ii. Malie ready Tor the charge they come Brethren to the Field. The a v last faint of Lwi Vight were fast declining veil of night. Far to the South there Rose Ai first almost Ira perceptible but to vow gradually threatening aspect a Black Liick mass of Linda whose por Lutious appearance gave Stormy night. Flick flashes of liar kiting Fot Lowed by Sharp loud mutterings of the unclear began to Chase each other Down the Webler horizon in rapid Large drops of i rain came pattering Down and nothing Wraa wanting to Complete aspect of the scene As the few Bright luminaries that had glittered for a time upon the Cloudy firmament had sink beneath the misty sky standing now upon a High projecting Bank that overhung the picturesque and Romalio shores of the now troubled Delaware exposed to All the in Clemencier of the Lem pious night stood a tall giant Formi aia juju sir per the rising Walers which lashed the shores Neal. After staining his sight to catch a glimpse of some expected object Thiol go the i Hick and almost he Tud Denly started from bib attentive Atli tade and on fourth Page Ine spa Fer spa erf

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