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Instrument wiioio i
jTamflg iittospfrprr-Drtootrtr to 3JoUtfrS artnnturr, Wrin, jwiim ana Bomrstfc jietos,
liy Major (r. II'. Patten, TT. S. Arury,
We meet tio more totrrtlier !
Vet do not think it strtitige
Since Forluiio'n fickle weather
Is always fmiiclit with clinnge;
The uiia'a wfiich move nt morning
Are govcrn'd by no law j
Atnl so botli you oiul I, mv girl,
May lircnli williont a cause.
If onco I had the tiul ion
Love's woninl could never lical,
Pitch foolish f,m J devotion
No longer now I feel ;
f-'ince you prorclaint'tl tlml passion
I f qtiitn a tiling of art," , ...
I find tlmt I've liccome, my girl,
A skeptic in the heart.
Your ryes cannot annoy tnc,
However bright they glow;
Vour wordi cannot decoy mc,
However smooth they flow;
In sooth, by your example,
0 cnllotlR have I grown,
I core tint for your smile, my girl, ,
Nor do I herd your frown.
The play in full is over,
Ucforc it well began ;
I've acted nil the lover,
And now assume, the man ;
But not in tragic story,
To sigh upon the stage,
Nor do I make for you, my girl,
"An exit in a rage."
Washington, 1. C, March 24, 1819.
bold as a hawk, and
u v ' ' m pi
I wisli'd in his heart pret - ty Kath leen to pleaso, And ho
( thought the best way to do that was to tease. "Now,
,j Ro ry, be at . sy," sweet Kath leen would cry, Re .
JH ie1-' proof d . hetMlp,-kut a,, sipile ' in her . eye, "With yonr
StXnmtY, XOUTHUMnERLAM) COUNTY, PA., SATURDAY; APMI.9I. 149.
I'itss on ! there's no such word as fail !
Press nobly on ! the goal is near
Ascend the mountain 1 breast the gale I
Look upward, onward, never fear!
Why should thou faint 1 Heaven smiles above,
Though storms and vapor intervene ;
That sun shines on, whose nnnic is Love,
Serenely o'er Life's shadowed scene.
A man of subtile reasoning asked
A peasant, if be knew
Where was the internal evidence
That proved the Ilible true
TJjc terms of dispulntivc nM
Had never reached his ear
He laid his hand upon his heart,
And only answered Hum!
Friendless orphan sad and lone,
There is one who bears thy moon, '
Kind to succor, strong to save,
Though thine all is in the grave
Fain not thou beneath his rod,
Jesus is the Orphan's God.
OVEULOOXINO FA1 I.TS.
The kindest and the happiest pair
Will have occasion to forbear,
And something every day they live,
To pity and perhaps, forgive.
TIME AND ETERNITY.
Time's short, lot there thy stake be sum 11.
In vast eternity embark thy all.
court -ed Kath-
a - leen Bawn, He wa
she ' soft &3 tlio dawn ( He
tricks I don't , know, in troth,
tlira tod my heart for
I am, and why
for good luck," says
Jew el," says Ro - ry, "that snmo is the way You've
"Indeed, then," says Kathloen, "don't think of the like,
For I half gave a promise lo soothering Mike ;
The ground that I walk on he loves, I'll be bound "
"Faith," says Rory, " I'd rather love you than the ground.1
" Now, Rory, I'll cry if you dont't let mc go
Sure I dream every night that I'm hating you so."
" Oh ! " says Rory, " that same I'm delighted to hear,
For dhrames always go by conthraries, my dear
Oh! jewel, keep dreaming that same till you die,
And bright morning will give dirty night the black lie.
And 'tis plaz'd that I am, and why not, to be sure,
Since 'tis all fcr good lucl
"Arrah, Kaihloen, iny3arlint, you've leas'd rae enough,
And I've thrash'd for your sake Dinny Grimes and Jim DufJj
And I've made myself, drinking your health, quite a baste
So I think, after that, I may talk lo the priest."
Then Rory, the rngue, stele his arm round her neck,
So 6oft and so white, without freckle or speck !
And he look'd in her eyes that wero beaming with light
And he kiss'J her sweet lips don't you think he was right !
"Now, Rory, Wvc ufT, sir you'll hug me no more
There's eight times to-day that you've kiss'd me before."
"Then here goes another," says he, "to make sure
For there's luck in edd numbers," says Rory O'Moore.
Paddy's mode of asking a giil to name the duy.
The foregoing' song was written and adopted to an Irish melody by Samuxi. Lotxb, the painter,
poet, composer, novelist, actor and singor. ' Lover's career was commenced in Dublin, as a minia
ture painter. He then became knowu as Iho writer and composer of some national songs, which
have enjoyed groat popularity. At the dcalh of Tyrone Power, the stage was left without a repre
sentative of Irish character. Lover wus immediately looked upon aS the only person who could
supply the vacuum. Ho played a short engagement, but was not successful th talent for an
actor being essentially different from those required for an author. His tale, and novel have bad
a great run, and have been republished in t'.iu country. Following the example of Dibdin and
Matthews, he gavo entertaiiimcnU iu London, illustrating Irish character by story and song, depend
ing upon hi individual efforts alone. In this be was successful. About one or two years ago, he
caine out to thi country, nd ha continued hi Irish exhibition with considerable succeaa. He
ha written several songs, etc., since hi arrival in thi country, where he still remain,
Science an the arts, airfeulturr,
n bout Faith you're
my , . cloak in - side
not, to be
bold Ro-ry O' - Moore.
says bold Rory O'Moore.
THE .Kr'iSSB. '
FOR READY PAV.
Mr. Editor There has been a e-reat
deal said and Written of late yean about
cheap justice, and at length our sapient le
gislators, or the maioritv f them, imagined
that they had obtained the desired object
when they modeled the present "County
Court." Now I have nothins to saV tro
or con of the merits of the system, but I
have a story to tell of the working of it.
A few weeks azo I was on a tour west, and
during my absence I sDent a fpw rlnva in
Jackson, and was very much amused while
mere oy neartng some of the stories which
friend Joe, the proprietor of the American
hotel, is such an adept at telling; I do not
vouch for its truth, but "tell it as 'twas told 1
to me," and after hearing it, I assure you
that I left with the impression that "return
ing justice lifts aloft its scale" in this part
of the country, if no whereelse. The story
ran thus :
The County Court was in session, and
Judge M y presided with bis accustom
ed gravity and dignity. The case before
tne court was one in which the jury had
been demanded, and friend Lew, the Sheriff,
proceeded to summon twelve good and law
ful men (heaven save the mark,) at the
head of whom was old Major G n, one
of the veterans. The proceedings of the
trial having been gone thro' with, and the
charge of the Judge delivered, the jury de
parted to the jury room. What transpired
there has not come to light, but after ashort
absence they returned to the court room,
when the following dialogue ensued be
tween the court and the foreman, (the Ma
Judge Have you agreed upon a ver
Major Young man we nave;
Judge Well, sir, for whom do you find?
Major For ourselves.
Judge What do you mean, sir?
Major We mean to say, sir, that we
have found a verdict for one of the parties,
which you can have by paying our fees.
Judge but, sir, you have been regularly
empannelled, and you must now deliver
your verdict and look to the county for
Major Judge, I'll be if you can
have the verdict Until you pay us our feesi
We Understand how to get our pay in the
circuit court, but this one-hourse court we
Here the court interposed and threatened
to commit the valiant Major and his com
peers to jail for contempt of ctfuft, and end-1
ed his tirade by peremptorily commanding
the foreman to say what the verdict was.
"Well," said the Maior, "it you insist
upon it, I'll put it to vote;" and turning to
his fellow jurors with an air of venerable
gravity, which just then was extremely lu
dicrous, he addressed them thus :
"Comrades, you have heard what the
Judge says: now all ot you that will stand
by me and not give a verdict till the pay is
torthconung, raise the right hand:" and
simultaneously eleven right hands were ele
vated above the (leads ot their respective
owners. "Judge," continued the ftlaior,
"you see how it is, and by , I'd like to
see you send us to jail :"
Here the counsel for the defendent rose
and read some law to prove that the jury
must give their verdict at this stage of the
proceedings, whether they were paid or
not ; but in the midst of his harangue he
was interrupted by the old Maior, some
thing after this sort:
"Voung man, stop, and let .me speak
you needn't read any such law to me: it
is a rule and a maxim, both of scripture and
of common law, from time immemorial,
that the laborer is worthy of his hire, and
so is the juror, and you can't have the ver
dict until you pay us."
I hus a triangular discussion was continu
ed for some time, the judge insisting on the
dignity of the court, the counsel for the
plaintiff that the jury must give their ver
dict, and the Major resting upon the firm
foundation of his immemorial maxim that
the laborer is worthy of his hire.
Iu the mean time the plaintiff, having
some how got an inkling that the verdict
was in his favor, proceeded to borrow
money from his friends present, in order to
come to the Major's terms, to wit ; "fork
the needful." He succeeded in raising t'
dollars, which he offered to etve for the
verdict. The Major, with, a greater regard
for his constituents than Cost of the repre
sentatives of the sove-eign people are wont
to have, proceeded to take another vote of
the jury, in order to ascertain whether they
woul'i excede to the proposition ; having
s'.a'.ed it distinctly, he called for a showing
of hands on the part ot those who were in
favor of accepting the proposition, and all
raised their hands with but one exception,
and the Major concluding that the majority
dught to rule, said that whenever the plain
tiff paid the six dollars the- verdict was
ready, i bis having been done, tne Major
announced the verdict. Now all seemed
to be getting on smoothly, when PA, Ine
counsel for the defendent, interfered, l?ke
the spirit tif discord, and demanded that
the jury should be polled. The clef be-
. . ... ' rr 1..J ..ftfrn
ing aDsent, tne snerm proceeucu w iiii"
that duty, and to the question whether that
was ma verdict, eacn juror nwcrru m u
affirmative until the last, who replied rath
er tartly that "that was not bis verdict ny
a d d sight." Oh, then It was terrible to
see the awful frown which the Judge put
on. The nod with which Jupiter shook
th aismal foundations of the universe was
no comparison to it; he thundered out,
"Sheriff, take that jury back, and don't give,
them any sustenance, not even bread and
water, until they agree ; I'm going home f
and seizing hit chapeau he - left as if the
fiends were id not pursuit.
.The troubles of the sheriff were not over
yet. The jury said they would not , leav
the court room, and tha sheriff, in krdef to
relieve himself from the dilemma, began to
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OLD SERIES VOL; , NO. 0;
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the others, and after a little hesitation he
conciuaea to do so. The sheriffthrn txgan
to poll them again, and had got nearly 1hro
wiih that operation, when the counsel for
defendant suggested that he might as well
wait till the court returned. So out ran
the sheriff in search of the judge, whom he
found winding his way home; nursing his
wrath to keep it warm. He returned W lH
court room, and this time the jury wer.
fairly agreed, the juryman who had raised
the rumpus, however, aaying that that was
not bis verdict, but he would agree with
the others for the sake of harmony, though
it Was riot his arrarigement flbotit the pay:
Our informant says the last thing he ob
served as he was leaving the court room,
Was the judge reading the sheriff a lecture
n the corner, something after this sort : "
"Sheriff, keert this matter still, and Whrt
the Legislature meets we will have this
law tixed so we can understand it, but I'll
tell you, sir, don't summon such another
set of jurors for my court."
Kissing to some Purpose. A storv has
reached our cars of a singular scheme for
raising funds; which was hit upon and put
in practise at a donation party held not
more than a thousand miles off. It ap
pears that some of the kissible ladie nrpaent
actually allowed their sweet lips to be taaU
i at tne rate oi nity cents a kiss this be
ing considered a suitable price for the prtvN
lege ! If we are not misinformed, one gen
tleman of the party took five dollars' worth.
The following is from a chapter on "im
partiality," in the last Knickerboker.
1 must tell you a "good one" which hap
pened this summer on the same day that I
went up the North River on board the Hen
drick Hudson. After the rasaenrrer had re.
tired to their berths, the following dialogue'
ensued in the ladies' cabin, of which, the
door was left partly open to promote the cii-
culation of air. A rheumatic lady and an
asthmatic old lady could not each be satisfied
with reference to the door. They kt-pt sing
ing out in alternate strains from their night
caps. The rheumatio lady first:
"Chambermaid, ihut the door! I shall
Then the asthmatic old lady would ihout,
"Chambermaid, oncn that door I shall
So the contention went on for some time;
and the yellow maid,- with a bandanna hand
kerchief of her head, was fairly flustered.
At last an old gentleman, disturbed by the
altercation, and not willing to show any par
tiality, sang out from his berth :
"Chambermaid, for Heaven's sake optrt
that door, and kill one of those ladies and
then shut it and kill t'other!"
A Pure Slandir no Dourr. ft ii stated
as a reason why the farthers of Berks county
are opposed to the erection of the new county
of Madison, that they had already far enough
to go to the Philadelphia market without go-'
ing (A rough another county?
Mexicans and thc Pope. The Legisla
ture of Jalisco has appropriated 84.000 for the
relief of Pius IX, which is rather surprising
in a countiy always straightened in its finan
ces. Cockney CoLoqcy. "I say, Jim are you
going to see that man hung to-morrow 1"
''I don't know, Dick; vol's he got lobe
hung for V'
"Vy, bles you for 'orso stealing."
"For stealing a 'orse' Yot a fool! Vy
did'nt he buy von on trust, and never pay
'-'Have you got a letter for my bos!"
"Who ii your boss ?"
,;The one that I work for."
"What's his name you idiot?"
"Robert Brown, sure."
"There's none here for bim."
"It aiut for him I wants it; ft a letter for"
myself, ,ut 1 ask for him belase his name is
better known than mine."
If twelve dozen make' 6he grOss, how many
will make one grocert
If fourteen pounds make a stone, how ma.'
ny will make a pebble 1 ,
If twenty four sheet of paperi make a
quire, how niaoy will it take W make an or-'
If one roust have three ecruples to every
dront, how many must be have to' a! regular
tfesT pBtsaavATioK.--Whenefefra youns;
man has acquired a love of reading, and of
.... -.--'S J.tf - ' .1
course a healthtul reusn tor mceueciuai plea
sures, be has become poaaessed! of one of th
best preventatives against dissipation.'
Thc Rumno Fsssion. A general on the
point of death, opening his eyes, and sefnjj
a consultation of three physrerans who wersj
standing close by hit bedidtj faintly ei-
clafmedj "geniUnuik, i yon fife by fUtotms,
it's all over with me !" and instantly expired.
There are some amusing words uaed in
the conversation oi the native Mexican. A
kiss is called (tteiwmi queliutli I Tha Hart
ford Cotrrant says h feels' just as it is spejl.'
' A razor paper ha been invented1, tVn which,
if tha raxor is wiped after having, iu edge
VsaMiLUOH KoicT.It U decreed. V lr
London and Pai courts of Jah , tha
Mousselines d Lain drataea ahal be, maJay
TbiUdelphia, Iun 3, 19(S-ly