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Tioga Eagle (Newspaper) - September 23, 1840, Wellsboro, PennsylvaniaBet is new Recer Finuf at hit Covington in addition to an enlarged and extensive description i of both Atalla listing of groceries Queena Irea dry Good drugs Lich were selected with great i be of Lara to sell at whole w As establishment in earnestly he Blic generally to ves before purchasing id be do doubt but ample sat Given both is 19 Price and f goods. English and american Pinta a invisible Green. Brownd Wool eyed Black it Badet Wool Dye Black various single Roit cd splendid Lon Satineg assorted Ives doable backed Ruar Seil Otoi testings Goslins de id Ossed dressed Irish Lin ick dotted and figued Jack a sorted cd to Untung Drill in pc Finoli Buffalo mole Dfcia drillings Tipka stripes Eon fuck drillings Cottons cae i stripes Oft Arious kinds for a veils. Furniture riota Lipor table cloths b ack Ings mail liners lace amort. I stocks Bostos fancy ribbons Yapi radon silk Pongee Gara suspenders ladies kid Cotton Yamash table cloths fillet y silk handler Bead bags and por Duck counter paint Bur laps canvass Padl item Lawn together with nent of Domestic goods ticking bleach Shir a kids six Bales Cotton i Candle ,000 yes. Sheeting of ingrain carpeting. Ii sorta of Yankee in ired Down Netts 4-c. E assortment of ladies urinals 4-atti6eial flow Joti umbrellas. Hats. A Lur double rim d hats and t qualifies. Tines Oil be. And White Iea j no. Z 9 bits of All tanners sperm Enine varnish 8 by 10, 16, by is 16 by Lomp cloth Wall pts neg d camels hair Badger cil brushes. Re Ware sort mint not generally try knives and Forks pocket. It scissors oheans sheep and is and trays a artful Pine squares punch players Vakars celebrated locks proved latches Patent sullies single and Doub Rmer single and in sets de socket framing Chis assorted Bright augers a braces and sad Irons Mettle Tad saw Mill Cross Nel slitting Compass veneering cast aps of hot description uts and Craw of every iss knobs Candle i Iron Candee Sticks Sli w flush shoe and Horel and tongs a Darling s grass and scythe stones shovels re and round painted 1 and tools of nil Dis Ond table Bells cast Curry Comba waiters Lee Mills Flem Patent Ware of .11 kind a Jook a glasses of a izes Idon a Leuchs an4 pus patterns Taa Ware w adze bereft e Best bar Iron. Queens Ware. Cut. Ground Ond ferry description also Queens Ware of Allds. Boots. Siemens of every kind printed and published every wednesday by j. P. Macula at of a year payable hair yearly in so in not paid within the year. Vol. Iii. Wellsborough wednesday september 23, 1840. Whole no. 110. C05jdttions. No subscription received for a Shorter period a Mouths nor will any paper be Discon until All Are paid but at the of the publisher c arled three time for mean cents Twenty the cents charged in he same pro Tho a exceeding six lines will be the Mother s heart. Ii t fir to thou Earnest gentle shy and fond my .-1.1. To born first Hope and Dearest treasure i received Theo with a Joy beyond All tint it yet bad Felt of earthly pleasure thous Jet that any love Ngum might he jeep As that i Felt for Tecc. Fill Honl True with thy years and natural piety that leaned to wrong by Harah word suddenly to tears yet potent of rebuke when justly to be and meekly such Wert thou my child Root Willins to be left still by my Side haunting Ray walks while summer Day was do inst Junr to avg in thy turn but pleased to do thro the dark room where i was sadly h ing or by the Couch of pain a Sitter Meek the dim Eye and kiss the feverish Check. 0 ten of such As thou arc often Cost made s fragile idol like a tender Dower strength in All thy prone to tending weakly to the Thunder Shower still round the loved thy heart found Force to bind this like Woodbine shaken in the Wmk. The turn my merry bold in thy glee i 1 in Bough or by the firelight dancing with Sweet bumper and thy spirit free come Ai restless As a Bird s Wing glancing full us 11 Nikl Mil Irr ppr Bible mirth i a am to the Gladden cart i thine it the shout the sons the burst of Joy Inch from could Hook s Rosy lips resound Llimo was the spirit nought cloy. And the glad heart from which All in of a Soun ctr and Rainy i Mirthful jest and mock reply marked in the laughter of thy dark Blue Eye. Aud to inc was an Art to win and bless Thi Lold and Stem to Joy and fondness warn no. Tic smile the frequent soft Caress the Earnest tear of prayer All Wrath disarming my heart a new affection found Tut thought that Jive with the had reach d his bound. Length too thou Tho last and least Nii a med the thy laughing Bro thers Bratie n Heirty spirit swelled thy breast and thou i list seek to Rule and Sway the Iii Jame with Csery playful infant Wile no Vuic Ragaji Sty that m id us smile. Ulv mint like a child Wert thou of Resolute and successful scheming fair is curium and dauntless t i fur the world s strife not for the poet s Drca proud the Liouns of thy stately head i Lii of thy conc ions tread. 1 i in rent from Roth yet each claim i Ali it All other love had been for swearing admitted equal and the some of injured either by this 1 Ove s comparing stole a fraction for the new Call Bui m the heart found room for All gentlemen Oft Ejury do you suppose my c ent would be so mean Aslo steal two poor of picked coiling 1 Spose not i reckon not while the wolves were howling of the mountains of Kentucky and Napoleon Bona Parte Ragasa crying the armies of joyous suppose my client Wool be so mean As to steal two poor pitiful Hanks of picked cot 1 spoke not 1 reckon not. Mant Coo chinese the emperor to punish for not having taken measures to his daughter frock committing by hanging i from the Dublin University Magazine adjutant s Story. Life in Derry. From Charles o Malley the Irish Dragoon it is now about eight May be ten years since that we were ordered to March from Belfast and take up our quarters in Londonderry. We had not been More than a few weeks Alto Gether in Ulster when the order came and As we had been for the preceding two years doing duly in the South and West we concluded that the Island was tolerably the same in All parts. We opened our Campaign in the Maiden City exactly As we had been among Wirt unparalleled Success in Cashe Fermoy Tuam Sec. That is to say we announced Garrison balls and private theatricals offered a cup to be run for in Steeple Chase turned out a four in hand drag with mottled Greys and brought Over two Deal boats to Challenge the no the Lara found the place said we. To be sure they did slow Fellows Liko them must find any place Stu pid. No dinners but they gave no fun but they had none in them selves., in fact we i knew better we understood How the thing was to be done and resolved that As a mine of Rich Ore Lay uncorked it was reserved for us to produce the shining Metal that others piss discerning had failed to discover. Little we knew of the matter never was there a Blunder like ours. Were you Ever a Der said three listeners. Well then let me inform you that the place has its own Peculiar features in the first place All the Large towns in the South and West have besides the country neighbourhood that surrounds them a certain sprinkling of gentle Folk who though with Small fortunes and not much usage of the world Are still a great accession to society and make up the Blank which even in the most thickly peopled country would be sadly fell without them. Now in Derry there is none of this. After the great guns and per great guns Are the Cyl of have nothing but the men engaged in Commerce Sharp Clever shrewd Well informed Fellows they Are deep in flaxseed cunning in molasses and not to be Excell exl in All that pertains to Cofie Sassafras Cinna Mon gum oakum and elephants Teeth. The place is a Rich one and the spirit of Commerce is Felt throughout nothing is cared for nothing is talked of nothing Al Luried to that does not Bear upon this and in if you hav n t a venture in Smyrna Tings Memel Limber dutch dolls or some such com yours Are absolutely nothing land might As Well be at a Ball with a Cork leg or go deaf to the opera. When i be told thus much i Teave you to guess what impression our triumphal entry into the City produced. Instead of the admiring crowds that awaited us elsewhere As we mar Ched gaily into quarters Here we save nothing but grave sober looking and i confess it intelligent looking faces that scrutinized closely r enough but evidently with no great1 approval and less enthusiasm. The men parsed on hurriedly to the count ing houses and wharves the women with Elmast As Little interest peeped at us from the windows and walked away again. Of How we wished for Galway that Para Dise of the infantry that lies West if Shannon. Little we knew As we or dered the band in Lively anticipation of the Gai ties before us to strike up Payne s first that to the ears of the fair in ship Quay Street the rumble of a sugar Hogshead or the Crank Crank of a weighing Crane were More delightful by interrupted Power you Are quite right. Women Are strongly imitative in their tastes. The Lovely very costume in a a of a Raphael no More like the pretty Liverpool dam Sel than Genoa is to Glass Nevis and yet what the Dence have they dear souls with their feat upon a soft car pet and their eyes upon the pages of Scott or Byron to do with All the cot ton or Dimity that Ever was but let us not Repine that very plastic character is our greatest i m not so sure that it always sex said the doctor dubiously a though his own experience pointed otherwise weft go a said the skipper i soon discovered the widow s Cue ment. Who evidently disliked the i she was serious. Now i had conduct Gre Sion in erupting the adjutant s Edall manner of flirtations in my pre Vious life which timid Young ladies Manly Young ladies musical artistic Al. Bless you i knew them All by heart but never before had i to Deal with a serious one and a widow to Boot. The Case was a trying one. For some Story. Well we marched along looking right and left at the pretty there were plenty of them a momentary curiosity Drew to the win Dows but although we smiled and ogled and leered As Only a new4y a weeks it was All very up Hill Rived regiment can smile Ogle or Leer the red hot shot by All that s provoking we might As used to pour in Well have our Blandishments was of no use Here upon the presbyterian meeting House that frowned upon us with its High pitched roof and Roun d windows. Droll people said rather rum cried another to be sore he enlivened the shoulder i turned Aud my ser my to me by pronouncing the vant Tim. This As i have already regiment the worst drilled and appoint Black North by said a third and so we went along to the Barracks some what displeased to think that though the 18th were slow they might have met their match. Disappointed As we undoubtedly Felt at the Little Erith sism that marked our entree we still resolved to per Sist in our original plan and accordingly Early the following morning announced our intention of giving Amateur theatricals. The mayor who called upon our colonel was the first to learn this and received the information with pretty much the same of warm i on other the language of love in which i was by moments proficient availed me not. Comply Meiks and flattery those rare skirmishers one fore the engagement were denied me the and i verily think that a tender squeeze Rny of the hand would have Cost me dismissal. How very slow All though t i As at the end of two months still found myself seated in the is and not a single breach in the fort Ress but to be sure it s the Way have in th.3 North and one must be patient while thus i was in no very sanguine Frame of mind Aslo my prospects in reality my Progress was very considerable having become a member of m phun s congregation. I was grac.i4 ally rising in the estimation of the wid Ted the service and the adjutant the stupid is Dunder head these were his words in had Ever me with. Never thought i a few More Days and it s Litt e i la care for the eighteenth s. It s Little trouble your eyes or left shoulder Forward give me. Set on and widow Boggs and seven Ter. This confounded inspection lasted till half past five in the afternoon so that our mess was delayed a full of four in consequence and it was past seven As we sat Down to dinner. Our faces Hundred a year but no mat kind of looks As the archbishop of and her friends whom my constant Canterbury might be supposed to As attendance at meeting and my very serious Demeanour had so far impress bid that very grave deliberation was sume if requested by a Friend to ride for the Derby. The incredulous expression of the poor Man s face As he turned from one of us to the other evidently canvassing in his mind whether we might not by some special dispensation of Providence be All insane i shall never forget it. His visit was a very Short one whether concluding that we were not quite Safe company or whether our notification was too much for his nerves i know not. We were not to be walked however our plans for gaiety Long planned and conned Over were soon announced in were grim enough As we met at but what will not Good dinner and Good wine do for the ugliest party by eight o clock we began to feel some what More co vividly disposed and before decanters were performing a Quick step round the table in a fashion very exhilarating and very Jovial to look it. No flinching said these Nior major we be had a severe Day let us also have a merry evening by Jove cried we must not leave this to night. Con found the old humbugs and their to whist party throw them Over. Already mentioned was the hour at which Tim was in the habit of taking me Home to quarters we had dined an hour later he took no notice of the circumstance but True to his was behind my chair. A very cursory Glince Al my familiar Ivas quite sufficient to show me that we had some your How changed sides for Tim who was i la habitually the most sober of unkind was on the present exceedingly drunk while i a full hour be fore that consummation was perfectly sober. What d be inquired i with something of severity in my Man Ner. Come said Tim with a Hiccup that set the whole table in a Roar. Mus leave the room this said i feeling or stay at being thus made a butt of for his offences. Leave the room or i la kick you out of it now this let me add in a parenthesis was some what of a boast for Ftp was six feet three and Strong in pvoportion1 and when in liquor fearless As a Tiger. You la kick me out of the room he will you try Only try it that s All Here a new Roar of laughter burst Forth while Tim again placing an enormous Paw upon my Don t whether i should not be made an elder at the next Brevet. If the widow Boggs had not been d very Lovely and wealthy had she not possessed the eyes lips hips angles an a joint re honestly avow that not the charms that Sweet Man m phun s eloquent nor even the flattering distinction in store for me would have induced me to prolong my suit. However i was not going to despair when in sight of land. The was evidently soft ened a longer and the Moat mover. Be sitting a Baste of your i say said Forbes and self when you be got enough. Don t All form and though we made efforts scrupulous the most rigid almost super human in the cause our plays were performed to empty Ben Ches our balls unattended our picnic Vocate for employing time Wisel could not have objected to my system of courtship. It was none of invitations politely declined and in a your ogling hand word All our advances treated with a cold and chilling politeness that plainly said. Well none of you each Day brought some new discomfiture and As we met at mess in Stead of having As heretofore some Prospect of pleasure and amusement to Chat Over it was Only to talk gloomily Over our miserable failures and la ment the dreary quarters that our fates had doomed us to. Some months wore on in this Fash Ion and at will not time began by decrees to forget our woes. Some of us took to late hours and a Randy and water others got sentimental and wrote journals and novels and poetry some acquaintance among the townspeople and Cut into a quiet rubber to pass the evening while another detachment among which i was got up a Little love affair to while away the tedious hours and Ceat the Lazy Sun. I have already said something of my Tase in Beauty now mrs. Boggs was exactly the style of woman i fancied. She was a window she had Black your Jet Black spark Ling dutch doll eyes that Roll about and tremble but mean Bur s had a downcast pen Sive look about them and were fully As melting a pair of orbs As any Blue eyes you Over looked at. Then she had a Short upper lip and Sweet Teeth by Jove they were pearls and she showed them too pretty often. Her figure was Well rounded plump and what the French Call Nette. To Complete All her instep and Ancle were unexceptionable and lastly her joint re was seven Hundred pounds per annul with a trifle of eight thou Sand Morel that the late lamented zing Waist pressing oath swearing by Crasting adoring affairs with an inter change of rings and lockets not a it. It was found confound edly like a controversial meeting at the and i myself had a far greater resemblance to father Tom Maguire than a Gay Lothario. After All when mess time came when the roast beef played and we Semb cd Al dinner and the soup and fish had gone round with two glasses of Sherry in my spirits rallied very Jolly evening consoled me for my fatigues and exertions and supplied me with Energy for the Morrow far let me observe Here that i Only make love before dinner. The evenings Al reserved for mrs. Bog is that my regimental duties required All my time after mess hour in which 1 was perfectly Correct for at six Ife dined at seven i opened the Claret at eight i had uncorked my second Bottje by half past eight i returning p the Sherry and at nine punctual to tie hour i was returning to my quarters on the Back of my servant Tim who had carried me safely for years without a single mistake As the Fox Hunters say. This w6s a Way we had in the the every Man was Ca ried away from sooner Sori e later i was always an Early Riser anal went betimes. Now although i had very Abund ant proof from circumstantial evidence that 1 was nightly removed from the mess room to my bed in the Mode i mentioned it would have puzzled Are sorely to prove the fact in any dire it Way inasmuch As by half past nine the clock chimed Tim entered to to me i was very innocent of All that v going on Aud except a certain a Jade Boggs bequeathed when after four sense of regret at leaving the decanter months of uninterrupted Bliss la left Felt nothing whatever. It so what Mere trifles Are we ruled in our just Derry for another Worl i. When Chance first threw me in the by Way of the fair widow some casual co As my suit Smitn the widow had assured its most favourable footing old Oral Hinds that commanded the incidence of opinion happened to raise me in her estimation and i soon after wards received an invitation to a Small evening party Al her House to which i alone of the regiment was one asked. I shall not weary you with Tho de tails of my intimacy it is enough that i Tell you i fell desperately in love. I strict announced his coming Ovici to in Spect our regiment. Over he came accordingly and to be sure we had a Day of it. We were paraded six mortal hours then we were marching and counter marching moving into line dressing me you be nothing particular to the fair widow this evening you la not Bolt i Hope that he said one near me he must make up for his absence to Morrow for to night we All stand fast said another she s at meeting by this. At Foo teen they before a note for you said the mess waiter presenting me with a Rose co lored three cornered Billet. It was from la Chere Boggs herself and ran thus Deab sir mrm Pun and a few friends Are coining to Tea at my House after meeting perhaps you will Ilso favor us with your company. Yours truly Eliza Boggs what was to be Doie quit the a party just at the jollies moment Exchange Lafitte and red Hermitage for a Soiree of elders presided Over by that Sweet Man or. M Pun. It was too bad but much was in the scale Rhal would the widow say if i declined what would she think i Well knew that the in venetian meant nothing iss than a full dress Parade of me before her friends and that to c Edine was perhaps to forfeit All my Hopes in that Quarter for Ever. Any answer said the Wai Ter. Said i in a half whisper til go Tell the servant i la go. At this moment my tender epistle was subtracted from before me and Ere i could turn round lad made the tour of half the the table. I never perceived the circumstances however and filling my Glass professed my resolve to sit to the last with a mental Reserve to take my departure at the very first Opportunity. Ormond and the pay master quilted the1 room or a moment As if to give orders for a Broil at twelve and now All seemed to Promise a very convivial and Well sustained party for the night. Is that All inquired the major As Ormend entered. All said he and now let us have a bumper a song. Adjutant old boy give us a while the wretch. With1 the tenacity of drunkenness griped me still harder and took his Way Down the Middle of the Street. It was a Beautiful evening in july a soft i made this plea sing excursion Down the most frequented thoroughfare in the Maiden City my struggles every moment exciting roars of Aughter from an increasing crowd of seemed scarcely less Amu sed than puzzled at the exhibition. In the m dec Ofa my torturer a loud noise attracted me., i timed my head and of door of the meeting House just Flung open and the congregation issuing Forth in Masse. Is it any won Der if i remember no More there i was the chosen one of the widow elder favored Friend and admired associate of or. M phun taking an air info on a summer evening on the Backof a Drunken Irish Man. Of the thought was horrible and certainly the Short and Pithy epithets by which i was characterised in the crowd neither improved my temper nor ass Iti cd my Wrath and i feel bound to confess that my own language was neither serious becoming. Tim however cared Little for All this and pursued the Evert of his Way through the whole crowd nor stopped till having made half the circuit of the Wall he deposited me at my own door adding As he set me Down of a you re As trouble some every evening it s a wheelbarrow i la be Ebl edged to bring for you i the next Day i obtained a Short leave began by visiting twice or thrice week Mac again into column then into and in less than two months spent eve we began to think that i e old general was like the flying duty i Man and was probably condemned .0 keep on drilling a to the Day of Ery morning at her House and rarely left it till the roast beef announced mess together Lel shave West India Quad and Ere a fortnight expired ters. Him a Glass of Cherry exchanged into the 8th, preferring a and let him begin itself to the ridicule that awaited i had scarcely finished off my Glass me in i and cleared my Throat for my song a when the clock on the Chimney piece through Yow m chimed the same in rant i Felt a heavy hand fall upon Rny the Teakettle newspaper if
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