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wjmli? 1 haT0 Mvorn ul,eu tl10 AUar of G"1 eternal hostility to every form of Tyranny over the Mind f "'a"" Thomas Jcnbreort.
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If W JLsaWUMSlU, COJLtrMiSIA COUNTY, FA. SATUEBAT, JtfXY 1?, 1840.
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JAtVYHIO SOKG FOIt T1IU LOCO FOUO
TUNC WASHING DAV.
'OurTcauso with clouds was overcasti '
ruunnopes uegan 10 laii,
rwiicnnve ueviseu a plan at laati
ilWraiso a heavy squall;
.TwrR!tt.i tt.i v:..f:..i.i cj-..
iiotiutu uiu j.-ai uuu i. luiiciu O.UI.
ffgfget out of the way.
EoMriumph with tlicm wo could not
Upon a voting day,
So 'tis march, march, drum, drum,
Shout, shout atvay,
With Harrison wo'll go ahead
Until the voting day.
SurLcause is a cloriotts cause,
her's none so free from evil :
lartlBiiren is a sorcerer, . .
"Benton is the Devil,
'OnoTfact the lolcvs can't mistake.
trtitli tlmv wnnt rrninKnv.
Vhigs prodigious efforts make
For 'tis march) march, drum, drum,
Shout, shout away,
And so we always go ahead
Until tho voting day.
fellow once inquired of mo
Ifjour old Hal was dead;
nderstand he is," says he,
5Aiid also bu-ri-od."
I'J'.Qo." says I, " it is not true,
l((he Whigs were all for Clay,
JtJnflllhtiy found he wouldn't do. "
pin a voting day."
So 'tis march, march, drum, drum,
Shout, shout away,
With Harrison we'll go ahead
ft, .tSjf Until the voting day.
Juftf cabin made of logs,
AjArngjOno day cock'd up his eye,
KESelaituing, "jolly dogs !"
'jjVlie, " you like the lab'riug class,
ujigo for bone and gristle :
W inclined beforo I nas3,
tpp and whet my whistle.
'or 'lis tap, tap, swiir, swig,
, Tap, lap away,
Apd let us all be merry, boys,
Uvra the voting .lay."
' lo Jie table we went up,
31 i ft at high in atr,
Wd fashioned pewter cup,
II Ids of cider there-
4'LI! li swallowed its contents
With lliBO capacious swigs,
ysAio " I'll bet you fifty cents
l".?.. . nr
i.iui .i)vs i.ii!K i nr. tvjiias,
l or 'tis up, tap, swill, swill,
Tap, tap, away,
I guess you'll find your cider soim,
Upon the voting day."
Wjllerism. If the people of this conn-
Ijyish lo preserve their liberties they
io their own (ighling.'as Harrison said
fn lie resigned Im commission in the late
' Will you ride to Eden Bank, to day V
said my uncle, the morning after his return
I laid down my book, and saddled fny
nag; for it was one of those bright May
Mt.rnir":, when a man seems to be as prop
erly on horiwbac'.f as a" bird on the wing.
And pray where is tho Eden Bank I"
said I, as I reached tho lanc
Its tho place, answered my Uncle, that
belonged to old Squire Stone whose will I
have been trying to hunt in Kentucky. It's
now ill the hands of Daniel the eldest eon
a man universally despised and a miscrablo
scoundrel that persecuted his brother John
to death, and vould have sold his skin
when dead if it had bSn worth tanning;
It is said that ihe old man willed the estate
to John, and that Daniel had secreted the
will, but it's all guess work I'm going
now to make an interest with the old hound
for a child that John has left a poor crea
ture that has no friend in tho world, save
those God may raiso up amoni? strangers."
W A O O
The words of my uncle, tho pure elastic
air, and the life-giving liead of my horse
all conspired to rouse tny benevolence, and
my destiuctiveness, -jHlf. ! camo very near
getting into a passion-iLHotls of .chival
rous plans ran riot in my braiiiand I fought
baUlo for many an orphan, and cut most
venomously with my riding slick, at every
pawpaw we passed; indeed I was rising in
my stirrups to utterly annihilate the pos
sessor of Eden Bank when the place itself
came in sight.
It was one of those gently rounded de
clivities which aro only seen in tho west,
and it sloped down to and half enclosed a
litllo pruii.' -opoi f-'woiftjor-gicefli'-upon-linr
bank grew tall and massive trees, under
which swad spread, clear of underbrush,
and through which the whito-washed cot
tage was seen peeping; while upon tho pra
rie there was not a shrub, There were
walks about the house, and flower pols:
there were young and fresh arbors too, a
round tho old oaks and the cottage itself
was half covered with vi.ies. As wo fol
lowed the winding path among the trees, I
observed lo my right a tall slight sunburnt
girl, in a little chip bonnet, weeding one of
(he flower beds; she looked up as we pas
sed. All bowed, and I thought sho blush
ed slightly as she bent again to her labor.
Cuising tho old miser that would send a
woman to field work under such a sun, I
rodo on determined to have another peep al
those bright eyes, though they did belong
to a servant girl.
We found Daniel Ihe unjust" at home:
he was a big man, with a pnssionara vacant
face, neither strong nor amiable, but work-ing-as
though the fires of his heart had dried
up his brains. He gave us a surly wel
come, and as my uncle camo on business,
he soon left me to amuso myself with my
whip. Now was tho time for seeking the
lassie of the hoe again and I looked lo the
soot where I had seen her, but she was
gone, and I began to think my plans at an
end when I saw in one of tho bowers that
I spoke of, a fold of the coarsfl check that
adorned my Dulcina, leapim: from or!
walk to another I soon came near enough
to see her through the leaves, while she was
too busy to notice me. And busy with
what, think ye ? Why, with a book; over
which she hung, while her black hair fell
in festoons, after its own fashion from an
immenso thorn, which did service in place
of a golden boJkin. Well' thought I,
this is a very remarkable servant girl,'
and I was afraid to disturb her; but I thought
I should cut a small figure if I ran away
without even a look at her face, and to
marching forward and determined to ask
some question about tho grounds, I broke
in upon her studies. Sho looked up, smil
ed and blushed, and beforn I could open
my mouth offered mo her hand. Well,
this is western indeed,' said I to myself;
however, I could not refuse, though I
thought sho was a most singular domestic,
so pressing her hand, which was neither
largo nor hard, replying to her frank kind
smile with another which if not as sweet
had certainly more wonder in it I sat
dowh by hot on tho bench of turf She
had been reading Miss Edgworth's simple
Susan, and as I took the volume from her,
I saw thai ihe page was blistered with tears.
A beautiful story' said I.
' And do you think,' said she, that it's a
story T ' I belieVe it's true;' and then she
went on to tell mo how there must bs such
people as Susan, and little Mary, and Phil
ip sho said she had known them ever so
long, when sho was a little girl In Kentucky
She had slept in tho woods and drcampt of
them and lam by the spring, under the sy
cycarnore and cried for poor Susan and oa
sho spoke, her eyes filled with teals and
she leant back against a tree, and looked up
into tho clouds.
Well' really thought I agnih, this is a
most wonderful girl to be hoeing in the flow
Would you like,' said shti to go with mo
anu see me springs f ftoirl was in a
pretty fi to be sure; I liked something n
bout the damsel very much sho was so open,
franki pleasant and imaginative withal; but
then for mo to be seen to be weeping salt
tears under tho sycamore, with old Dan
Stones sentimental garden girl, was some
thing I could not stand, fortunately my un
cle's shout calling mo to horse' camo to
my iclief, and with another long shake of
the hand and a promiso to corao again, I
got out of the scrape as well as I could.
'And what have you dene for tho or
'Nothing,' said my uncle: and so I jum
ped back to my dreams of killing tyrants,
and cutting off the heads of old uncles,and,
dark-cyed lady of the thorn bodkin.
Every day far a week or more after this,
I sought for tin excuse to revisit tho Eden
Bank; but none came and 'my memory of
the scene in the bower becamo vague arid as
Dleasant as if it had all been a dream.
But ono evening my undo started me, en
quiring if I would trot over for him to the
bank next day; of course I said 'aye' and
after a night of queer visions and rest
less slecn. sped iovfullv to see a servant
'How are tho mighty fallen.'
I delivered my package, tied my horse
to an oak, and wandering into tho grove,
half hoping, half fearing to meet my name
less maiden of the lioe, I went to the bow
er but she was not there, I looked over the
garden but saw no sign of her, and after
searching every dell aad clump of trees, was
about to eivo up the bono of meeting her
when a form, that I felt certain of, passed
into a log hut just over ihe run. I made
for the spot at once, knocked, and the door
was opened by her. She had on the same
check gown, and carried a little child on
her arm. 'Thank you,' said'sho in a whis-
per and in a manner that struck me as od
dly, as did the Yankee stage driver's to tho
worthy prince of Saxe Weimor, when the
knight of tho whip observed, 'If youro the
man what's to ride, I'm the gentleman
what's to drive you.' With surprise sirai
lar to tho Prince's I say, I received her
thanks altd orders for sho told me tho fam
ily was sick, and sho knew that I would
help the sick and with a smile that made
oven her presumption pleasant sho bade me
go half a mile over the hill for the doctor,
and tell him to come at once. Of course I
did so and returned with the man of phials
we found her tending hr child, nursing
tho raolher,and cooking aomequeei-looking
compound over tho coals.
Well" thought I, old Stone is not so
bad after all, to send his girl and such a girl
to see his tick tenants : but thinking he
might be mora liberal of service than tho
cash, I determined to offer my purse to my
friend Efiie- for so tho doctor called her.and
beckoning her from the room placed it in
t i i Vain. I thank vou said sho
1D UUilU. .p '
warmly: 't siiajlcspont in Gods ser
vice, and ho will return it to you four fold.
Come again soon, I often think of you'
and pressing my hand she returned to tho
sick woman's ed side. 'Sho often thinks
of mo 1' repeated I to myself, a girl that
goes out to servico by tho month, often
thinks of mo ! and I can assuic you I did
my lips some damago in quieting certain
bumps of self esteem, &.e.
However a week convinced mo that bit
ing my lips would do no good. I could
not sleep nor could I cat, I could neither
read work nor shave: my skin became fe
verish and ray nails very long. These
were bad symplons, but they were nothing
to vhat was going on inside. 'Such a
vow a wampus, and wioting,' as was
kicking up in my poor heart) you've no
'Aro you in love with the jade l' growled
iWill you lower yourself by marrying
common help ! whispered Approbative-
'Is it possible you can think of n
gill without education l' sneered intellectu
al. 'Think of her by tho sick-bed,' said
Benevolence, modestly touching ray el
bow. 'Think of the salt tears under tho syca
more,' roared tho sense of tho ridiculous;
and so, the debate went on and I none of
But though time and lido change for no
man, the tide of feeling changes now and
then for some women ; so that, after a pret
ty hard civil war, the highest seutiments, I
am happy to say conquered, and though it
was noon, I saddled my pony at once, and
before wo reached tho Eden Bank yu
might have shaved him without soap.
I-'don't kno,w wli3t led me in the direction
gf Ihe famous snrmp: iinrlf r..ilie f'YS'WfX'.t
ut at if I went, as though the sheriff had
been at my heels, Pausing upon the top
of tho declivity, I looked down,and as I live
6he was there. My resolution to tell her I
loved her, for an instant failed, and then
rose again stronger than ever. As I came
near she saw me and came to mo with both
hands outstretched as if she hnd read my
'1 have longed to seo you,' she said ; 'for
though I have seen you only twice.I know
you very well indeed, I sit here and dream
about you by tho hour.'
This speech unsettled all ray resolves
agairi to be in lovo wilh ono below me
was bad enough, letting alone having her
dreaming of mo in this fashion and yet it
was mere simplicity, foi she evidently had
n idea how her words would ba construed
she spoke like a lost child that is full of af
fection and void of all suspicion, and
clings to tho first kind stranger it meets.
'I was feeding ray birds,' she said, when
you camo up; but they aro afraid of you
and have all flown away.'
'But you are not afraid of mo Eflie?'
'Oh no' I she cried.
'If you would come and liva wilh me at
But supposing I should take you else
'I conld not leave the Eden Bank sho
'But supposing I whero to marry you
She looked up at mo as ono just freed
from blindness might look at tho sun.
There was wonder, and joy, and doubt in
her clear eye, and scarco lifted lip. I
thought it "night be she feared her parents
would not consent and said,
'Have you a father, Eflie V
And where does your mother liref
'I havo no mother.'
But you have brothers and sistera?'
None but my uncle.'
And who is he!'
Effie, whose head had sunk between her
hands when I asked about her father, now
lookei up, and starting to hor feat as sho
looked, pointed to seme object behind me ;
I turned, it was Daniel Stone Esq that ia
my unfclo she said'
If there had been time, what a caper I
should have cut! She was not a servant
girl, after all But oh 1 how far different !
She was tho oppressed orphan in whoso
causo I had already slain such a number of
Now it was blear why she ldnged Id sed
me; clothed by her uncle in tho coarsest
garb and sent to weed his garden without
parent or brother) or friend I had been
kind (lo her, an d to me had been giveri
those strong and living bonds that would
hold her to the last. These things! scared
flashed on ruc.crc the uncle demanded what
I did with his niece and bade her to work
She would have gone) but taking Iter hand
I stayed heft
'Mr. Stone,' said t, 't camo hefe Id nak
this young lady to marry me; not knowing
she was your niece. Your consent you
may give or not as you please: I know
you sir, from head to toe; and every dark
and dirty holo and corner in that heart of
yours If you like the match well; if yoti
will provide for your niece, well again; but
I shall ask nothing of yoii but to stand out
of o pa'b., stniMet us pass.
' a his speech was not
precisely what I
would have mado it if I had time, but it
pleased mo pretty well, and what was more
made the old man do as I wished hint-
Even as she Was, I took my bride home)
check apton and all. 1 left her in the par
lor; and going to my uncle's room Uncled
said I, Effie Stone's down stairs, and I'ni
going to marry her. And when, 16 eluci
dato the remark, I told him the whole talc;
I found tho old rogue had known her all the t
while; but having suspected tny errorfroni
t. :.i u,j '-i-r, 5! st' w "'
called Sylvajand by her aid tho fugitive wad
provided for. Tomorrow you shall be1
married said my uncle.
To-morrow came very siowiy,bul riever
th'eless, it came and went. Wo wero mar
ried. Every body has been married, and
it is needless to say any thing abou it. Af
ter tho wedding wo had a little sober sup"
per, a which my old opponent; Mr. Lamb1
gave us a toast, 'Daniel Stone May ho
soon be a Daniel coming ts judgment.' -It
was a bad jofto for him, but every one ex
cept poor Effie laughed a great deal, and
hoped it might turn out so, and so it did.
Some, ten days after our marriage my undo
told me with a long face that ho feared wo
should havo to go io law, though he haled
to set a bad example. It seemed ha had a
clue, to the will of old Stone, and hoped to
get the Bank for me. The suit was insti
tuted, and in two years wo had judgnlent.
Old Daniel did all the harm he could to tho
place before he left it, but it was repaired
The bower where we first rriei is still i&
be1 scen.and Effie still weeps over the samd
copy of .'Simple Susan.' A little ledgd
has beeri built over tin spring by" the syca
more; and maiiy an evening do I spend
there, with her whom I loved in tho teeth
op prejudice, and whom1 I have fouud,
though devoid of earthly learning, to be
full of that wisdom which makes tho heart
glad. And should any of you visit our
country I can assure you of a kind welcome
from the Garden Girl ofEdenBanh
An oyster measuring three feet one incli
in length' and twenty-throe and a half inch
es across tho widest part; was taken recent
ly, at Mobile. It was carried from tho'
wharf, to tho pmchasers house on a dray.
A Rainy DaytX prudent man advised
his drunken servant to put his meney by for
a rainy day. In a few weeks after thd
raaster asked the man how much hd had
added to his stora ! "Faith, nothing at all,
said he, "it all wont yesterday I did as yod
bid, it rallied very hard yesterday, and if
It's a SKnimg' shame,'' as the thief said;
when Ihey were branding him.