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II. WEBB, EDITOR AND PROPRIETOR.
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HLOOMSI1UIM2, COLUJHHIA (JOLiYTV, PA.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 2, 1845.
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LAUNCH THY BARK-
Now launch thy birk u p"n the wave
The sea is spreading wide
And boldly gz apon lift) flood,
i.ot fear to stem the lidi :
1 1 .tli! ghrinkesi thnu from the silver spray?
The sky above is clear,
'And kindred spirits leid a voice
To battle with ihyvfear.
No coast I see within e sight.
To meke assurance firm,
And shall I venture ir. this dark
. ' That flaunting bark, ibis germ
Upon yon wide, uncertain, wave?
Oil! something in my heart
Assails my faith, subdues my nerves,
To feel the coward s part.'
Keep high thy heart, and firm thy trust,
And spurn ihe frowning wave,
No danger harms the conscious strong.
Nut conquer o'er the brave,
Does noi this weeping, mighty world,
Speed in a space immense? guides
'Y'vis Will that commands and Mind thai
jUnd they can guard you hence,
Thy watchful br.ik, from fancies free,
Stnil meet no devioui way;
Then steer it, like a trusty shaft,
Along the dasning spray;
Let Truth ami Honor steer the helm,
AnJ let your motto read
I never swerve from duty when
There's justice in the deed.'
BY THOMAS HOOD,
0 lady. leave thy silken thread
And flowery lapestrie:
There's living roses on the bush,
And blossoms on the tree;
Stoop where thou wilt, thy careless hand
Some random bud will meet; ,
Thou cnit not tread, bul tliuu wilt find
The daisy at thy feel.
''fit like the birth-day of the world,
When erth ws born ir. bloom;
T!i light is of many dyes,
The ir is all perfume;
There's crimson buds, and white Si blue
The very rainbow show'rs
tlavp turned to blossoms where they fell.
And sown the earth with fow'r
There's fairy tulips in the Eaet,
The garden of the sun:
The very streams reflect the hughs
And blossoms as tbey run:
'.Viiile moM opes like a crimson rose,
Siill wet with pearly showers:
Then, l ily, leave the silken thread
Thou twineat into flowrr!
(mi.u igMEooilass mile Fn'zjor-1
,t,.avs it will take three vouiik ladies
MARFFEMV1CK, OR THE ALIBI
Some twenty year ago (befoie atcani
nd rail-roads hid annihilated distances .and,1 not 'malloH l,h to ask directly
'going to London,' the everyday affair
now is from all parts of the kingdoraj
awoke, on a beautiful April morning, from
the uneasy slumbers of a mail-coach passen
ger, just in time to Orink in, at eye, ea'
and nose, the brilliant epaikle, refreshing
tfound, and reviving odor of my native
-vaves, as they leap up to kig,is if ir. fond
nets, ihe rocky hairier, which our eastern
coast opposes to the not ulways placid
Ocean. I wai ere long, to pass a barrier of
a differerent description 'now happily
nominal one) between two aider nations. or
in plain English, to enter the town of Her
ick-onTwecil,a few miles beyond which
on the southern side of the border, business
obliged me to proceed.
At the inn door where we stopped io
change horses, in the capital of 'no man's
and' whoie inhabitants assert their n
ornatou independence by speiking a dialer
which they take care shall be neither
Scotch nor English I also exchanged, fo
he brief remainder of my journey, a taci
turn common place sort of a fellow -passen
er from whose physiognomy I never
Ireamed of auguring anything for one of a
liUerent description, front whose modest,
yet spoking countenance, and the eviden1
interest she excited in the few who were
asiir at that early hour, it was impossible to
void auguring a great deal.
swimming eye, flushed check, and edve
hair blowing buf in the morning wind.
venerable looking man took leavo with evei
note than parer.iul tenderness of a simph
!resed.yei genteel looking yonnj woman
vho retu ning h;i trernuuloi g 'Ood bles-
nd reward you!' with an almost filial fare
well, drew down over her face a thick black
veil, and stepped in opposite to me, I nevei
It moie inclined, and at the same lime
nore or less, to open a conversation. To
n rude on a female sorrow seemed unjusn-
ble, to treat it with uiTe calltniu indiffer
ince impossible. That of m) nv co n
pinion appeared to he of a grnieel, snbdueil
ort, arising more from sympathy with
others than from personal causes, and ere
ong, putting back her veil with the reviv-
ing cheerfulness of one whose heart it ligh
ened of an unmerited burden, r-he look' il
alinly oni on the fresh aspect of nature.so
in unimm with her own pure and innocent
oun'.ennnce, and said, in the lono of om
breathing after the release from the pres
uriof painful feelings. 'How beautiful
every thing does look this fine spring
It does indeed,' said I, struck with the
confiding naivette of the involuntary re.
remark, 'and I suppose you are the more
mnsible of it from being a young traveller!'
Her only ansver was one of those pleasant
smiles which admit ofvsrioiii translations,
anil which coupled with her air of rural
impliciiv. 1 chose to construe an ssnot.
Coupling the remark with the ci renin
stances of her only lu.'g'ige being a small
and-box, I set her down for a fanner'
laughter of the neifhhorhpod, and aaij, '1
suppose, like myself, you are not goinc
I am going to Lmdon, sir,' said sh, in
a lone of a calmn of self-possessionf as il
such a journey had been to her an even
lay occurrence, and so indeed had bten,
not malaphorically, nut literally me
To Lnndon.' repealed I. with more mr.'
prise than I could well account for, 'ere
vou ever there bf forr?'
'Oh ye!' was ihe reply, rendered moie
nncinn by its 6tnjrular comr'""re:
..m Um r.i milm Uvnn.l .lav lif.fnr'
a,,,v v .v..v ....... -j -j
I; would be quite superfious to say that
-ny curiosity was greatly rxcitei. by this
singular rKcurrenee, and I dre say my
sei me down for a very
w tor a lawyer especially
r . n. "I
for not having the dexterity to gratifj it.
But my companion, as if ashamed of hav
in 10 " C0,nnilleJ hee'f 10
now sat D3CK in ina coacn, and answerer;
one or two different question with that
.laconic gentleness which i infinitely more
f ',i9rourH8inff ll,an ll,ln ilence; I felt thai
My deal, what could make you undertake
so long a journey for the sake of one day
and as I saw she had not the least mind lo
tell me, I must plead guilty of being asham
ed to u?e the advantage my years and
knowledge of the world gave me, to woim
out a secret which, Irom another quiet tear
which I saw trickling down behind her veij
I guessed must b fraught with pain rather
The siruf gle was well nigh over, when
the ariival of the coach si my fiiend's gate
iave lo my belter feelings no very meritnr
ions iiiutnph. Now tint all idea of in
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o union was at an enii, i cnuiu venture on
kindness, and I said, I am sure in honest
sincerity) The thought of your going
such n long journey by yourelf; or with
chance company, grieve me Can I be
iy of use in recommending you to the
protection of the guard, or otherwise!'
'Thank you sir, a thousand times,' said
she, raising for the firs lime a pair of in
A . I
uuceiiieye 10 my lacej out he who put
into mind to come, and blessed the pur
pose of my journey, ran carry me back
gun, and I should be sidy indeed lo mind
ijoing afew hundred miles by land -when
4in about to sail lo the older end of the
world. I am much noticed' to 'vou. sir.
hough,' said site, -all the same for thinking
f n, and if we had time'
This, however, at all limia lUannlix 1-
inexorable when armed wnit a rnan-oach
horn 1 could only shake hands with th
enile being I left behind me, slip a crown
nto the guard's hand to look well after hei
which I was glad in ree he look as a tacit
ffrontj and turn my thoughtf, by x
rong effort, lo my Norlhuuibiian friend'
I'hese occupied me fully and disagreea
lv all the niorning;and early in the aftei
oon I wis reluctantly tibligi-d lo lorrrc
ilie good gentleman' good old claret am
Id smriev.'for I hud hot snipe on bin land
ith my first gun some, twenty years betore)
10 fulfil an engagement in Lilinburg ihr
following morning. I compounded for thi
mtrige on my friend's hospitality, by sc.
eoting his carriage to convey me back to
Di-rwick in lime for coach, which I knew
onld start thence for the north in thr
No sooner did I find myself once mon
il the door of the King's Arms, th in ihe
irciiinstance brought full on my men or)
he romantic occuncnce which hnd.beon foi
the last few months eclipsed behind a mas,
f dutty lawpaperg, and the portly persons
f a hrai-e of hatd-favoured and har.h-toncil
I found myself a few minutes too eatly.
and 1 stood shivering on the Heps in the
old evening air, and pondering on the vie
nisittides of an April day, 1 could not help
sking the landlord, a civil, old-fsshioned
Boniface, 'I'ray sir, rto you know anything
about the history of that nire young wo
nan who started with me for Lon Ion from
your house this morning?'
Know, sir!' aid he.as if in rnmpas'ior
r my ignorance, 'ay. that I ilo, and sc
rs all Berwick; and it would be well U
II t'utland and Scotland knew il too! i
-vrr (here was s kind hearted and a prnlij
- -H in Berwick bounds, il is surely Mar)
l-'enwick's. But itV rather a hng story
sir, and the horses are coming round.
Ilowevei.l'm thinking them's one goin(
as far as Haddington, thai wont't wan
preening lo give you the outs and in'eon'i.
So saying, pointed to a slout, grazier
looking personage, in a thick great co it soil
worsted comlorter, who, by nia open coun
l.tenanre, and manly, yeoman-nne ijearing
mipht have been a broisier to Udnuie uin-
' rhisgentleman,' said the lanJlotd, with
a respectable glance at myself and a familiar
nndlothe borderer, 'wishes to hear all
bout Marv Fenwirk. You've known her
rom the tea. ("we've a creat trade in egg
ihere, sir, and besides, were in Court
- jthe time of the dial; 10 you'll be able
give it him, chapter and verse, from the be
Keservinghts breath for the narrative,!
which his assenting nod to the landlord
me to hope for, my ponderous t iVo
adjusted himself in the coach, bis broad,
open, honest face inviting question, as
much is the poor girl'e downcast retiringjidleness, and pleasura parties, and worst of
one had checked il. Having explained.
for the sake of propriety, that my interesi
in the damsel arose from the singular tir
umstance of oi.e.so young and apparenttyUnd ended by losing his money and getting
unprotected, travelling six hundred miles to
pass one day in Berwick, he civilly begged
my pardon and asiurcd tne that no oneUorrow, and feared Mary would never for
here (jilt the least uneasiness as to thelgivs him. But when she did so. swee
succesVof Mary's journey. There's a
blessing on her and her errand, sir; and
that the very slops on the road know; and
hesides, she a so good and so sensible, ind laugh at what he culled her silly preci
has so much diznitv about her. thai she'sl'ie"-
fit to go throiiffh the world alone as her
i ii a mis an grille i ina iiiiiin icrfiinvii
n ii r .i . i i..
ihai this very dignily had made me fiwgi.
i inquiry into wnai i wisneu so mucn u
know; and even now I listened with all the
more satisfaction for lite hint she had thrown
nm. . if nf rPorM I,., not hi-ina IiIh io
tell me herself.
Uoi's she belong lo this place?' as!;cd I.
that vou seem to know her wed?'
Yes sir, born and bred in Berwick
bounds. She was a farmer's daughter, x
mile out of town, and just what a farmer'
daughter ought to be. Her mother a clevri
notable woman, i.u.l.ih.r to hake and brew
and knit and sew; in short every thin lhi
iry IHI..K i"ee oni-us iioiii-,
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thing makes them ungenteel: bul they nev-
er mado Mary Fenwick so.- for I dm sure.
ir. hut for her suitable dress and simple
manner vou might have lakcti her for a la
Wel Mary came oiler, in her tatnci r
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mie can iu uirti ,.- ,..
- . m,..t lt It OS hllltltf fllll'l
eggs, fjou heard the landlor l say there !
nosi of litem ro from here to London,) am
some bow or other she met with a yotir.j.
of our town, a journeyman saddler
u a ti
ivho was takeu with her good
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caied for verv little else. tits old faihei
however (the old rrnn wh P1" 1fy ''
in the coach this morning.,) made many in
quiiies about his son's sweetheart, ami. a-
iip hflaii'. niiihinir but eood of her and ht
copse lo see thai thonch she was of a larg.
-iv - 19 n
bard working family, she would be Ihe very
...f-mrerlain. his v. idle, ihoti.htl.
.on, ,...;.... .R
I linn wftnlil I
M1U verv io a auo eirva".io
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the world and a good deal spoilt from
ohild, he neglected his business whenever
ie could and loved diess snd eompany
ind horse-racing, and all that, far loo welU
ii... i- ..,.n IniP.I !arv Kpnwirk: and nJ
uiu ii --"7 '
ih'. she would nol so much w
listen to him while all ihis was going
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than he quite let off all his w.ld oure.
w became a new man to gain hervr.
Ii was riot done in a hurry: for Mary
iad beon bioiiglit up very piously and had
s hoi ror for every thing evil. But Utck
Marshall was very clever as well as hand
.ome. and. when he pleased could make
me believe anything: and. to give him his
due as long as he had sny doubts of Mary I
love no samt could behave better, ai issi
nowever he had fairly gained hcr innocent
beit: though I believe il was as much b)
he aid of his good father and mother's con
surt praise of htm, and doting fondness foi
Mary as by his own winning ways.
When hesiwshe loved him and i'
vts nol by haNes, though in her own gen
le wny he wanted to marry her iminedi
,W)i and Mary's fuller would have con-
enmd for ii was a iMpii.il umtch foi a por
tioiiless girl. But Mary said. Richard you
have kepi free of cards and dice and h lij
ine six months, lo gain your wish let nu
see you do it another to make my mind
easy and iheo I'il trust yoo till death di-
Dick stormed and got in a passion and
swore she did nol love him: bul she answer
ed, 'U is just because I do that I wish to
altjijive you a habit of foodness before you falhf-r' hoi) among smill children
tol ire your own master and mine. Sort lv iijmade her every way fit for. 1
- l no hardship lo he for fix months what
Ivou mean to be all the rest of your life?'
'Richard was forced lo submit snd for
ledlthree of the six months behaved be'.ter than
vuyiet. Bul hihit, as Mary said, is every
J hing. and his habit foryesrs set the wronp
way. With the itimmer came fairs and
race, into the neighborhood. Dick
first staid away with a bad grace-, he went,
jut lo show how well he cautd heaave.
into scrapes, just as bad a ever. For
time he was much ashamed, and felt rea
gentle soul! several times though her pah
sad face was reproach enough lo any maul
he soon began to get hardened, and in
AJary wss twenty times near Riving
I,,m ul bl" h" Pa,enU abUt hf '
' mm nnrdiiion. Ana. in iru n ni
ll0Ut 9Q ierselff and lho who lov
,om t,ft heart, know how much it can
bear before it let go. That ihnugh',
joined lo ihe love for him, which w u
tbe deeper lor He mow crown), maat
Ppr s'il1 rea ,0 risk ,,ef 0Wn we!fm
Ii ig nol to he told whit she bore of
illenes,-, extra v,iaoce, and tohy 'oi
iuilt vas never yet iaii to iiis uuur, i in
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le hope that when these wild oat were
-own, Richard would settle a&sin into a
-obei woi kinsman. Al last, however,
to crown all, there Came ptayeis to toe
town, and Dick was ool lo be kepi from
f.'it ' .- nr b. hind ihe rtiitajn. II
. vho rrjuaet ,im that to m..r
l . - n J - nil ni;-
s r firmt,,s djuhter wag quite
1ene,tth him, and to lie kept in awe by
her more contemptible Still
'In short, sir, to make an e i! of
oii s'ory, UicK, alter nymn in vam.to
urtre m oiui icai -uiurcii ' t v
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,i her door, had the crurliv lo lei I hfi
C fli h6 mel ler going home
, ht r ftm't from nursing hi
, ck mother ihbt he saw she was nol
fil match for him either in binh or man
mra. mi hit II ne ever marr'en, n
dtould he a wife of more libeial ways ol
'Me had been drinking a good tleal.n
s lni", and put lo this base cooduct by
lis new stage lavorne, bill when in
found Ihai, instead of a storm ol re
proaches, or even a flood of tears, pool
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Mary oni) stonu pa eano N ... ,
kepi t 'V to n, Poor Kichard ! oh, I o-r
D:..i.. .11 ...nl.nt liPtintVintf a Ihnili'h
.. um hhjvior lo terse I. he trew
, . . , . . r, .
...l...... I n...l uniil.l fjin tiiive sotteneit
.n.M.r, ii tut!,' Hut he summoned all
Uliririi, nin. -
' " h a(J, rm 8J fa(), 8) she w(
()p s))e cme ,0 hcr f;Hr'c nr
l' ... ..
,pn ( an: Wo days alter, when lite oio
Marshalls drove out in poMchaise lo try
ind make it all up, and net their son pm
"nee more on hi trial, uirjw u:
I... mrunii tv.iotil nni
lei) whitl er
' . .l ...li.ia illil tko y aaill I fill
ill!" 1TIICIV Ml'. ri.n V. - -
. Vfnturinif t0 intcrunt th.
cm amore n,iriMlive.
. J came out sii , afterwards that be
ore ier rmrnac was sgrceil on, m
hncle in London had invtten tier "
come ti;. and visit him; anil as sne na.
ino.h,r e r now , -
nr r , u "'-; V "
fof whi an( evpn E0 , prVIC,
oij) of ))e WJjr (
haj nllt 0B msrried.
.f)r hang' d! said her father (m hi,
nastton as anrvni"ii pium'
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which is more tiKeiy, nine mmum
how near il was being ihe case. 7nen
wasasilmon smack lytoR in Ihe hai
hor jdsl then whose master was M -ry'
coUmo, ro she slipped qtiteily on boaro
ind tot s fe lo London.'
I low lorn; w.u this g ?' akeil I.
0h, abriit fou or five m ntlts pel
bap,' answired my vis-a-vis. 'L'i on
see, it was October, and (hi i Apii
Well, rr, Miry atayeJ fevv ,la'!
with htr uncie, as idleness
shf fever liktd, but lhtooj;h his wit.
isho hid been housck-eper lo a nobu
man, the got n riell 'ful pl-ee io th
r,m,i a. under nursery mad
,4IHC i.iiihj v '
hicli her fc'ntle manner, and
,empcr, and long expeiience
Sbe had not been lone with ihem.
vhen Lord S was appointed to a
government in India, and u he resolved
o take out his family, nothing would
erve Lady WMii v musi nn mu
viih them. They were grown so fond
'I'her thai tier services on fhe voyage)
would be invaluable, and th. n herstih!
aober ilignififrLmanher, il seems, made
hex a perfect tressjre tn a cotimrv, .
where, I understand, giri's heads r8
pi io oe turned. LidyS 'new
iter i-tory, and thotiKht it recommends
Hon enoueh. So th
O "'"I(,1S19 ivtit
vntten lo half Q' Marv'samnle w,t.,
cuied to them by hrr desire. u,i,i
SLiy went down to tha eea-sideviih ih
lamily, to be in ihe way lo ernViri Si
jieiasi moment when .all the jediou
ju fil for a treat mm's vovkta h.,.il,l h- "
So,' said I, thit explains a hint she
threw out abaut Ihe world's end. Then
he is going lo India?'
Yes, sir, and would have been half
oave way there by this lime, if it had
not pleased God to send a contrary wind
o save Llick Mrshall , life.'
llis life, poor wretch!' sii'd I. 'did
ie lake lo worse course still?'
'Pretty had sir, but nol so bad as hm
s;ot credit for. I'll tell yo'i as shor. as I
an There came about U.-rwick now
and then a camn of a fellow, whom
lery one knew lo h a gimbier snd
cheaiftewhom none but such id'e dots ps
Dick Marshall would koc'p company
with. This man sir, was known lo be
in or about town las! autumn, snd lo have
won money both on tho turf and etjlha
card table. lie and hiswortliless.com.
"ados had a row about it it seems, hinb,
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vori- - 'fHie, mi! Tew Rnew
r caied, and J ick Osbornn ;
s lie ram- u"c imJ"iviser, . ' .
-However, about six weeks or two
months ago. it began to be whispered that
he had been missed of late from his old
haunts, and that Berwick was tho last phc
where he had been seen; and good (jr
nothing as he was, he had decent relations
who thought it worth while to inquire into
it. The last person in whose company ha
had been observed in our town was cer
tainly Dirk Marshall, who, when asked
ibout him, denied all knowledge of his com
panion. But Dick's own character was by
i his time grown very notorious: and though
no one here in respect lo his family, would
hive breathed such a notion. Jack Osborne's
stranger uncle felt no scruple in saying that
his lephew had met with foul play, and in
sisted on an investigation. In Ihe course of
this, a very suspicions circumstance cam
ml. A pair of pistols, well known to be
0borne'e, was fotjnd in Dick's possession
and a story of his having received ihem in
part payment of a gambling debt, was of
ourse very little, if at all believed.
(Concluded next week)
Our Revolu ".ionary War cost England
more than $000,000,00(1. und her wars
with Napoleon alone more than $'00,000,-
They say th.n die f-nnereae Sprirg, at
Saratoga, produces a revenue lo its owner
.f $20,000 annually.
Sieps have Wen taken in Biltimore, !o
-reel a monument lo the memory of Ex
CASUALTIES AT l'OTTSVILLE.
Two cf the workmen in Messrs. Wil
ntrand Haywood's mines, were killed
t week. Their mines weie Wm.
philips and Anthony Horen. A Imdy
..f coal fell, burying them beneath its)
veiuld ami killing tnem ii s'anly. An
iiher occurred at Hie Mill Creek Mines,
by which two persons were dreadfully
mimed hy what is termed ffc damp.
fohn D irinin very hidly and the other
P..tiick Bremen, not so seiiotisly injur
Ti e New YoikSin thinks 'the lime
r?ff7ct'Vtl horses at lh la'e rare on
L .in- I dan.L would not begin l r"V
i.h -be tuce lo-d ty those who savr
lo make league. tupiJ Wlo