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Guernsey Jeffersonian (Newspaper) - November 20, 1845, Washington, Ohio GUERNSEY T. IV. Lord IV. II. ill. JEFFERS ONIAN. THING FOH o Fofc II. POET 1C V LUCY NEAL. Down in a shady valley, Where sparkling waters steal, With ita and budding (lowers, Wai the home of Lucy Neat. Oh, fair young Neil, Oh, fair jounj; Lucj Ncal, The love I once did bear fer thec, I shall forever feel. Her Voice in low murmurs, The wounded heart to heal, And harshness never darkcd the brow Of mv gentle Lucy Oh she was like the glorious visions, That olt through slumbers steal, To light us to the brighter And such was Luc> Nt-al. And Lucy said her heart was mine. And her love did riot conceal; For pure and guileless were the lips, Of my faithful Neal. But there came a dashing soldier, All panoplied in steel, And the stern old father <_'ave him, His child, fa-rLucy Ntal. They bore her from my bosom, And that wound they cannot heal; For my heart, my heart, is breaking, For the love of" Lucy Neal. And tell her when 1 am dting. And dark v-sions round me steal, The last low muiniur of this hie Shall be for Lucy Ncal. DKATll-lJKI) SCKNE. Her sufferings ended with the day, Yet lived she at its cluse, And bici'.theu ti.e long long night away, Ir statutc-liUc repose. But when the sun, in all his state, Illumed the eastern skies, She past thro' glory's morning gate And waked in I'nrudir-e. A. Ii li J 'I'm I'm said Ichabod'for case. j the bull Has close behind him; al this in- stant he espied an apple tree close summoning hia remaining strength he made a desperate leap, arid was fortunate enough to spring into the Two Dollars per Aiinui in a tree at the moment heels. the bull was at hi Here was an unlooked for deliverance, but unluckily ihe bull was not so easilv L'oi rid of. Though disappointed of his prey he kepi about the tree wiih such a menacing disposition that Ichabod dared not descend. It seemed as if ihe mali- cious animal knew that he kept a congre gallon waning, he Muck to the spot with such pertinacity. For two mortal hours did the unlucky Ichnbod sit perched upon ine tiee in .sight of the church. Every minute seemed en age to him. He heard iho bell loll, toll, each strode seemed ihe funeral knell to his hopes. He pictured loins fancy a crowded con gregation waiting m anxious suspense lost in wonder and a'ri.izetnent at his uon appearance. said he to liimselt ''1 hear a voice you cannot 'iear Which bids me thus I see the cannot see Which force me here to 3tax." He saw the congtcgaii.-in come out ol the chinch and scatter hither and thither like sheep without a be apple Iree, because n but a bull in the was a short, fat, thick set, lellow, and happened to t.e pair of atom, old-fashioned leather breeches. The bull having fl fed the Squire, carne m the twinkling of bed post right upon the Lieutenant, who wadoling off m double quick I he bull hit him a poke behind, intending to serve him as ho did the Vq.nre, but one of his horns catching in (he waistband ot the Lieutenant's Inexpressibles, he was iaken off his legs m an instant and wins ked oil'upon the bull's horn. Away wen' ihe bull scouring alter the fugitives, wnh the unfortunate Lieutenant dangling by ihe waistband, and fairly out ol his wn'si wnh terror. His capers in ihe air were only brought to an end by the bull's bring mg up, butt, agamsi ihe stone wall, and M'chmg the Lieutenant completely over n 1 E A FAMINE IN IRELAND. Thu most dreadful of all calamities to career Ireland, as well as lo "I failure of the In-h poialo A LONti s Some time ah- ut the 1st of of Sprim-ficM, age, arndi-nially introduced n fine ch every emphatic word m ihe sermon: -..-im-maiiy introduced fine sew- as jl the deacon ,i J ,nlo her hand, which has bro w IJ ?2 ken leaving about its length crop-is now loo cerlallu between the thumb and fore finder, j ven when sleeping, his head nodded, of 1LHABUDAMJ I HE BULL. The follow mg account ol Mr. Ichahoi. ing's first irtenipt to picach m the town I in New Eng and, is condensed from a most authentic statement in tbt- Boston Galaxy, whose editor is not cer- luinoiis for making The congregation met and the meeting house was filled, but ihe minister put u iffiernbly. I be bell kept lolling and i duibt not leave the there a Ii way. Tho congit gallon were at last fairlv Mretl out fivo hours bad they watched, and no came The sexton left oil tolling the bell, <ind indeed it was quite time, (01 he hud nea-ly worn the off The people all came out ol the church, having alter two debating -ipon the matter, come to the conclusion that there would be no sermon, and that there was good gtound for as to the fato ol the mmi.-ter. They sent wfl parties east, west, north, and south, to explore the ami presently Ichabod discover- ed a crowd advancing along the ro.id by the Du.iron and ihe Sexion. Ich- iiiu.Mert.il all the strength ot his and bawled out lo them watch upon a tower The wh.ile party c.i me lo a hall and gazed a round vvnb as- ruad. The rest oi the paity got over the wall without any help, and escaped the fury the animal; and now commenced a re- gular I lie par armed themselves with stones and clubs, and began a pitched battle with the bull, loi the deliverance of Ichabod.- Thumps, bangs, thrusts, pokes and mts- Mles of every description, were chowtred upon the hide of the furious beasi, who -hook his horns, flourished tail, and ran bulling and bellowing here and there, wherever the attack was hot- from ihe counties of Dublin, the two Meaths, Cork, Tyrone, Kilkenny, Car- low, D, Waterlord, Ar- 'nogh, and Kerry, enibiacmg of "he four provinces, we hear of the rava- ges of the rot. the plague, the murrain, or, as the Irish people designate u, <-the ln the potatoes. The "great to eighi or nine millions of people is turned into a poison, while ihose articles of food that other countries could tely upon fora mitigation of the calamity in a i II to sue ce-sfu! effort. It is impossible to foresee the results of this great calamity; and i; will be some months before its extent is fully known. The opening of Irish ports for ihe acimision of food tree of duty, an or- der-in-council prohibiting the exportation ol potatoes from Ireland, and other expe- dien's calculated to lessen the horrors of famine, will naturally occupy public at- tention in Ihe United Kingdom, and be- nevolence will where respond to felt over in regard toil; about she vanity, elder several inticent advances jomen she conceived the hip, which spasm, and bejran rubbing it wiih her SI above to be a hand, directly to arouse and a trumpet; nod went head. He lowered his tones to a gentle munner, nod, nod. He pounded the pul- point was about of an inch m length, lied down Ins 1 us fine polish had suffered but lnije i witn his fl hi? brow and (rick- nose in his excitefnefttj; eyes rolling in a sort ren- urney is stance it travelled in months could not be much nearest about three than (our -urpnsed e- The and delighted wnh were the UQ- f tbe bull in the rear, by pelting him with shut m ihe shape ot winter pippins. Tins holy w.ir lasted for three quarters an the bull seemed likely to win the day. Ichabod fancied himself al ready reduced to the necessity of taking up his quarters in the tree for the nigh', luckily at this moment a reinforce- ment arrived, and the bull began slowly to retreat, the assailants, headed by Bill Muggs, pressed iheir advantage, carried the sione wall by escalade, formed column, and in a shori lime the bull was dnveti the field without the loss of a single man. And thus 'he victory being came down frond the tit.'1-4 But it was al! over with him. His ser nun was gone, the afternoon was gone .UK! he soon found that his hope-" ol wag- ging his jaw in a pulpit, were gone; the bull was never ou t ol his m'nd. He ne- vpr had the courage to attempt another sermon, and at the very thought ot march ing to church in a surplice, he imagines io this day, he hears a boo-boo-ing, and sees a pair of horns. known have wandered twice a new and sudden inspiration diMance before u appeared a, pom, Irom which it extracted. LEAHlhR. We heard a wood story a few days since. It ran A young man who had not seen much of the'World, and was rayther unsophisticated, took a no- non to iry for the heart and a girl ol his acquaintance. sun would be more successful, he ci cy mg where he burrowed his ardor. And elder Alack, growing desperate, be- to hurl texts of scriptuie at the un- s-euly head of the sleeper. 'It is high i me io awake out of cried he; Bui m Deacon Marvel did ndt Jecd 10 that are at ease in The taoat M" 'i-p. >e..ed .e maddened divine. "swerwas anolhef of ne came was another aod and a mnoi town and purchased a brnn new rhreaieninff lurch ofihe deacon's whSm 'fe HC r Mack coufd stand if evening, and hastened to the abode his "lady fair.' ol I but called out at the top of his voice olhers "f Marvel! Deacon Alarve.'j it lamilv, did not make mu h conver-auon hfird preachimr to a sleepy with the voung suner-and, moreover, did not notice his new boms. Bv and he had placed his boots in every 13 he despaired of the prospect that they would be made a topic of conversa 'ion, and with a long drawn sigh, ex- 1'be deacon'., bead flew up to it once, and before he could command his tongue he thundered back, 'elder Mack, elder Mack, U3 a darnM sight harder to li-tentoa sleepy The effect retort was irreststable, and the "MY IS HAiNES." There are thousands of people in this country who make use ot the common ex- my riume is when the) are about leaving a place or parly sud- denly, }e: lew know Irom whence the ex- is derived. A more common the cry of Ireland's famishing children. The landed aristocracy oppose ihe free admission of food, and relief from Eng- land will naturally assume the form of than ihat ol permanent legislation, for improving the condition of the country. Parliament answered the cry for civil liberty by appropriations to the Irish church, and ihe same poliVy will no doubt be adherred to in this case of famine thousand pounds to pur- TIIESLVEiN DEADLY SINS. I. Refusing to take a newspaper. 2 Taking a newspaper and not payinc for it. r J 3 Not advertising. 4. A.iversUing and not paying for it. .1 it I :i Lr i rt rr ._ LIZ__ i place, Making a printing offic-e a loafing laughter. 7. Sending an abusive and thieaien- chase bread for the poor, without touch- I letter to the editor. characteristic of ihe age in which we He was an old sailor, who within a few and who also felt a particular svmpathy had taken his land Sack aboard and in the fate of unmarried men, thrust} settled him-e.f up m the he look trade of sexton because it consisted in pulling a ropp. On this occasion he undertook to be spokesman ol the party. Tor the Deacon was absolutely frightened Bi.l put head over the wall, clapped his hand up to ihe corner of his and sung 'Parson, ahoy Ichabod lifted up his voice like nn owl m Ihe desert, and exclaimed, 'Comenlowg! save me! save 'Blast said Bill, claw mg a huge quid ol tobacco out of his mouth, and throwing it slap upon ihe ground, 'why don'i you save yoiiisell.-" her long nose between the Deacon and ihe 'Squne and asked me! Deacon, 'Squire, whj don't thtt minister Then Miss Martha Buskahody, seeing the Deacon, the 'Squire and Miss Peepa bout, engaged in a colloquy, wrigglei herseH into their company and asked ihe fame question Then another and another and another followed the example; there was quick ly a knot of people gathered round ihe Deacon and the 'Squire nil asking ques- tions which nobody could answer. The whole congregation was in n buzz buzz- ing. Livery one was asking where the ministei was, although every one knew that all the rest wetc just as ignorant as himself. Bill the sexton, kept tugging n way at (ho bell rope till he had tolled the people out of patience. But we must leave the bell toiling and the srxton fret ling, and the Deacon and die 'Squire and the old maids, and all ihe rest ol ihe con- gregation on the tenter-hooks of suspense and go back to see what has become of our friend Ichabod. Ichabod had slackened his pace after leaving 'he house ond had fallen into gorl of a reverie. Finding himself rather late before he got near the church, he re .solved to make a short cut n cross a field where the mad madu an angle, jump- ing over a stone wall he. steered directly ,for the church, but had not proceeded many pares when he was startled bv most savage and unmusical eotind in a of the deepest he had ever heard. Lifting tip his eyes ho be- held a lurioiis bull making at him with 'all speed and bellowing like mnd. It is !needless to say that he took to his heels; jlhe bull marie after him, and Ichabod put jon with nil the flee I ness he could exert. jFour are belter than two, and it was evident thai the quadruped woii'd win the race, ichahod found hr> could not reach ihe wr.ll before the hull would be up with him. 'Now.1 thought he, 'it is all over with His shoes flew off, but the bull kept nn. He dropped bis hat, but the stratagem did lake; the bull was not 10 be reasoned with! he gave the manuscript a whisk with his tail and icattered it to the four winds! 'I can't, I Ichabod. 'Drive him him away.' 'Bv Ihit. time some ol ihe party, nnd ihe among the rest, had got over the wall, and were advancing towards the tree, staring and wondering to bear the talk in such an unaccountable manner. 'Come down, come said lhr> Dea- con. have you been doing all the afternoon in Colonel Shule's Ay, said Bill, 'wh.il are you about there aloft, without your hat and looking for all the world like a starved monkey sitting on a lee At this moment the party had got neir- ly up to the tree 'Look out! look cried Ichabod. 'He's They bad no lime to ask who it was ihat was com mg, for before the words were fairly out ol his mouth, ihev heard a furious bellow and bounce, m an instant the bull was a- mong them! what ing! The whole squad mnk a flight quick er than a of wild on hearing a "hot. The Deacon lost his hat and wicr. and captain Blueberry ran out of his boots, which were a little too large for Divers other accidents happened. The greatest catastrophes was those of 'Squire Snakeroot, and Lieutenant Dirling, The Squire beinji pursv and winded, was overtaken by the hull, and received a tre- nendous butt in (he rear which disabled him so that he could not sit down without a double cushion for a fortnight. The bull, af'er knocking him over, ran after the oihers, and the '8qmre made a io elmih up into the Iree and take with the Parson. The Lieutenant's was a more frightful saying, or one in more general use, has never beer, gotten up. hear u in Maine and in (Jeorgia, in Maryland and in Arkansas; u is in ihe ol old and young, the grave and Ihe gay short, 'my name is ilanes' enjoys a pop- ularity which no other cant phrase has ever attained. Having satd this imah ol me reputation of the phrase, be it our next care lo give its origin. Some forty- five years since, a gentleman by the o.urie ol H.ines travelling on horseback in tlie vicinity of Mr Jefferson's residence in Vugiuia. Party spirit was running extremely high in those days. Mr. Jeff erson was president; and Mr. Hanes was a rank fedtrulist, and, as a mailer ol course, a b tier opponent to the then ex- isting administration and its head. He w.is not acquainted wuli Mr. Jefier.-on, and accidentally coming up with thaigen tleman, also travelling on horseback, his p.iriy zeal soon led him into a conveisa- Uon upon the all absorbing lopiu. In ihe ol the conversation, Hanes look particular to abuse Mr. calling him all sons ol hard names, run down every measure ol his adminisfa- tion, poked the Uvui-intercourse act at him .is outrageous and ruinous, ridicu- ling his gun buat system as and his purchase of' Louisiana its a wild scheme bhoit look every leading leaiure ol the day, de- sc.inung on tlirui and their originator with ihe grcrttest bitterness. Mr. Jetfer- all Hie whilo said litt.'o. Thete was no sucii thing as getting away Irom h.s. very particular luend, and he did not ex leel al libeity to combat his argu- ments. They finally arrived mg the corn laws. THE EVJBARRASSMEiVTS OP GEM US. A capital story is told of Forrest, the tragedian, and an eminent Judge When they were both young and unknowing to t'ame and each other, they met at a West- ern inn, and by chancs were put to sleep in ihe same room. B >th retned in the Hark, each suspicious of the other. They slept pretty comfort ably, so well indeed that the both refused to arise in the For the fir.-t and second offence, no ab- lution can be gianted. The third offence can be remedied. The fourth j Sated from the Gallons by Marriage, nov el occurrence happened last week m Boston, m a capital trial in the Su- preme Court. James Powers was to be tried fora crime punishable with deaths when, to ihe surprise of all, the prosecu- tion wa. wnhdrawn, ,he girl (Hannah J whom he bad injured having be- 'Is wife ihat monimrr GO i uatiiju Reading manuscript m the hands of come ihat morning, and" thus bv the compositor. law was testifying against Mr. James Powers is now bridegroom at large, enjoying big honey- moon, instead of being a prisoner in the dock on trial, wnn a prospect of (fee' halter. Singular as this occur- f i. i ii lB the renre seem, there is no doubt D can only be received by an especial bull from theagijtved [Boston THE WHOLE UOHLD. The population of the earth is estima- ted at one thousand and a gen- eration lasts ihinv three There lore, in thirty-three years the one ihou in inn i> -tinte veais Tie onfi InoU morning. Ihev were laving millions m.isl ail die! fifnor u; 11H I i each other wnh ferocious until ly noon, when Forrest making a desperate effort called oui: "Stranger, whv don't you get thai to I have a patticular reason for ask- muttered plunged his head beneath ihe clothes. Presently the other raised his head and say, my friend, perhaps you will answer me, if I put the question to which I refused to reply, to yourself" "Well, said Forrest rolling the clothes off slowly, and sinking his heel- upon the floor, "I have no shirt, and did I not wish to expose my poverty." said the other, leaping with a greyhound like bound into the middle the number of deaths will be bv ap proximiitmn each year, thirty each day, eighty-two thousand one hun- dred and one: each hour, four thousnnt four bundled and twenty; each minuio fitly seven; each second, nearly If on ihe other hand as has been calcirla led, the number of births IB lo ihat of the deaths as 12 to 10, (here will be born each year, thirty-six millions; each day, ninety-eight thousand eight hundred anc ninety-six; each hour, lour thousand and ninety eight; each mmule sixty-eight! each second, over one _ wuwip the Fosf, of ihe horesty and virtue of the arid of iho ituth ol her charge against the prisoner, w ho had moreover confessed hi? guilt. t the conclusion of the American5 Revolution, Dr. Franklin, the English Ambassador nnd the French Minister, ttengcnnes. dining together at Versailles a toast from each was called for a- BruUh minister began with "George 3d, who like the sun in us meridian, spreads a lustre throughout enlightens the The Frerch minister followed with "The illustrious Louis 16th, who, like the moon, sheds benignant rays, and influences ihe Our American Franklin (hen gave "George Washington, commander Of the American army, who, lifte Joahital of commanded thesuo and moon to sfand still, and they obeyed him. of ihe apartment, "why didn't you before? that is precisely the case in front of Mr. Jefferson's residence Hanes, ol course, not acquainted wuli ihe lact. Notwith- standing he had been vnlifjcd and abused 'like a to use the old s-iy mg, Mr. Ji still, with the true Virginia hospitality unit politeness, invited Ins :ra veiling companion to aligtit and p.irlake of some Hanes was about getting from his horse, when it occurred to him that he should ask his companion's name. said the president blandly. 'What! Thomas sir, Thomas Jefferson.' Thomas continu- ed the astonished federalist. 'The rejoined Mr. Jefferson. my name is Hanes? and pulling spurs to his horse, he was out ot healing instantly. This, we are informed, was :hc origin of ihe phrase. wanted at this office. THE LAKE SUPERIOR. A correspondent of the New York Mir ror, says ihe mineral region on Lake Su- perior is lively as a basket of eels. The E'lgle River Company are progres WHO SHALL BOW FIRST. In England, the fashionable world it is believed, are governed by the following .'Vi is a mark of high breeding not to speak to a lady in tfvu sueel, un- til you perceive she has noticed bv and inclination of the head." "If you meet a lady of your acquaintance m the street, it is her parl to notice you first un- less intimate. The reason is if you bow in a ladv first, she may noi choose to ac rapidly in developing the resources of their location. They have one shafi sunk to a depth ol 80 feet, another to 50, and three or four others I'heir silver copper to less depths. indications are equally, if not more promising thin here lofcire. The Superior Copper Company have opened several leads on the shute, from which fine specimens of silver and native copper, green carbonate. and various other mineral indications have beer, taken. A highly promising exhibit will be made this winter, of ihe mineral wealth of this location. The Pilisburg Company have progressed with grea' success have followed nnd struck a vain m the range of hills opposite Fort W ilkes, which is believed to be rich with black oxide. There are vari- ous other companies, whose progress al ready insures immense profits, provided good practical men are in direction, and that a reasonable degree of economy is established. There have been several contracts made to mino certain veins. knowledge you, and there is no remedy; but if she bow to y ou, ou, as a gentleman cannot cut her." .4 Hint.- -A lady remarked ihat "care- was Inile beuer than a half-way houte between accident and Jefferson's Jelf erson. writing to a young friend, gave him the following God. Reverence and cherish your Love your neighbor as Be jusl Be true. Mtumur not at the ways of Providence. So shall the life into winch you have entered be 'he portal to one ol eternal and ineffable bliss. And if to ihe dead it is permitted to care for ihe of this world, every action of your will be under my regard. THE I'EOPLE, The greatest scholars, poefs, philosophers, warriors, statesmen, inven- tors, and improvers of the arts, arose from the lowest of the people. If we had wait- ed till courtiers had invented the art of printing, clockmaking, navigation, and thousand oihers, we should probably con- Untied in darkness to this They bad something else to do than to add to the cotnlorts and conveniences of ordma- ry life. They had to worship an idol with ihe incense of flattery who was of- ten much more stupid than fh-emselres and who sometimes had no more care of know-ledge of the people under him, or their wants, ihan he had of arts or liters lure. meant to tell you of that said a man to his friend who had slum- bled into a pit full of water. 'No mai- ler said the other, blowing the mud and water out of his mouth, '1 guess I have fotnd it." KXG'iN western editor gives two reasons which he conclusive, BS lo our occupation of Ore- We want We must nave it. Loafers Different nations have em kinds of loafers. The Italian spends his time IR sleeping; the Turkish loafer in dreaming; the Spanish in praymgj the French in laughing; the English in swearing; the Russicn in gambling? tbaf Hungarian in drinking; and smoking; the German rn the American in talking politics. Which of these different kinds of loafing is the most destructive to fality Ifish passed betweetf vou and the prisoner said a judge to Irish witness. your worship, t Mike a lop of (he garden wall; I; mys he} says If says fee? says I; and that's all I know about fly plase your worship.1 ity the Printer all bia doet<

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