Mckean Orbit in Smethport, Pennsylvania
17 Nov 1849

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Mckean Orbit in Smethport, Pennsylvania
17 Nov 1849

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McKean Orbit (Newspaper) - November 17, 1849, Smethport, PennsylvaniaF By Mas. F. D. Tho gloomy night ii -4 e in now Tiia sunbeams rest with a faint yet differing radiance i of the Hill tips of the West. The mists Are slowly rising j from the Valley and Tho Plain and a spirit it Awakening that shall never sleep again and be May hear that lists tha spirit s stirring song that Margea like the Ocean with solemn bats along Cwi be Star that Rivers or bind the wings of Light or bring Back to the morning tha old departed night or shall we Check my impulse nor slay it for an hour until Eaith s groaning millions have Felt the Healing that spin to progression in the of its Tho Leinan of oppression its Armour it the tru h. Chased at n. And in n y., now for the a Tenet sad air. It w Sadr Sci k i i Yutt Bolton. J vol. i Stiitt co. Proper klan. Smetz port it. To j Well but i you were going i Uptake replied Imre. Lambkin. Tis dark strange and Eye of fire and brow of gloom. Deep thoughts lie buried in Ench him that i rejoined what s Marks sits on the now do the widow never Ope to whisper flattering word or i her Clear Laigh ringing above the a. Honeyed Steech and show a smile sic of the balls. Dry p it. There like a Sunbeam in a tends that he Don t know what toll Waters foaming in Rud or Fahn the flit o or or like a Lightnr and when the the very pulse will stay to listen. The Stream i love would at serve an Indian Maiden s never toilet. It Enir Lis on i i fail beneath its r blood nor nor ii Rmark ils Wiilliam hath no Placid bosom where the mirrored stirs look up through the Long night watch the Clouds pass o or the Moon. You hear it though afr off for its course it Onward Rushing madly to the sea. The Days i lose have no rain or Sunshine for the Earth is if to Fortiy herself will gather i a her mint i end and pile it air Yon sky and As the Sun advances slow and Suie those gorgeous Clouds keep Pace until they form a glorious canopy whose Sha Ful Leih on me there is a Silen Don t know that when they go a Sleigh when they Cross a but shall 1 Tell it a up wait the still will soar Tut peace and live shall Trumph and falsehood reign no More. Tile i aare Are thou Onward Vav Hon the sword shall gather rust and Tho helmet knee and Falchion sleep silent in the dust. A to has heard too Long of Battle re end the voice too Long by Mother age advances seer fore told in song. In the the fige of Iron those who slaughtering met their j kind ? too often worn the Chaplet i Lonor s hand has twined. But the heroes of the future shall be men whose hearts Are Strong men Whoie words and acts shall Only War a gains the wrong. By the Tobro. In their contests Snail no part no Honor own War s dread Art shall forgotten carnage All unknown. Years Are forever War s dread Binder shall be furl a and the Angel of peace be welcomed Regent of the world the Forest and an Awe pervading things and tha Breeze that fans lows e in All my brow seems up old Mem Ries care hath lulled to sleep. The life i love ask the Bird that Pine in it prison All Day could it break the Bari of i i tiny Ctet cold it soar i or for the simple pittance of the Crumye throw it daily would it sit and p5ne the gentlemen no claim a Ridge Well i 11 the struggles of the widow to hold veil were not sufficient to tear it and somehow when the veil was removed her face was tuned towards my own and the Snow glistening and the Moonlight and the Norst trotting on of himself the toll Mai proposed Plank Road from the m Kean county Coal Beds to Olean. N. Y to Market now by the River and sold at Pittsburg Cincinnati and other places in the Ohio suppose then one half or 7. Feet of this lumber is sent to the or new York Citer and trans a Porto on wagons i to Olean by the pro r Are to 4rrh steam i or machinery or to Rochester where it is Worth 1 believe four to fire per ton it usually costs 25 to 374 cents assume that two draft to rafts with an an oar to yet or and a half before can Realise the proceed of his labor and rate Rel inic Resl for his Loi rowed cupful it Job clones a disc our Nile. The desert is alternately scorched by heat and pinched by the wind blows from in Easl nine months in the year and at thee Psi inboxes it rushes in a Hurricane driving the Sand in Clouds before it at Avins of men and animals in com Mon destruction. Then the Sand leaped up in Waves Ever Varv Cankton action of such a Road to it Agir a am it unprofitable Valley of the to build such Load while by the other process i producing the darkness of Niji mid Day and overwhelming car say toll. The St. Louis reveille has published a tale purporting to give some and Van cures in the life of a Young physician from which we take the following i tract a Snow having fallen the Young folks of the Village got up a Gram Sleigh ing party to n country tavern at some distance and the interesting widow Lambkin sat in the same Sleigh under the same Buffalo Robe with myself. Of she exclaimed As we Caino to the first Bridge catching me by the Arm and turning her veiled Ace toward me while her Little Eves wrinkled through the Gause in the Moonlight. Don t i asked in not a Phore is of Sand. The desolation of his dreary waste boundless to he Eye As the Ocean is terrific and dry heated air is like a and vapor the Selling Sun seems o Lea volcanic fire and at times the burning wind the desert is the blast of death. Their Are Many Salt lakes to the North and even the Springs Are of brine thick in Cru stations of dazzling fait cover the ground and the in tic Lee car ried aloft by Whir Wimis Flash in the like diamonds. Sand is nol n c i actor proof that such a vestment to d in my with the blast even the Atmos j be both Safe and re is of Sunn. The m the Traks of gravel Low aare rocks r at at times no less Barren and a. On these interminable Only character i the occur Drea Sands and rocks no animal no in Seel Breaks the dread silence not a tres nor a Shrub is to be seen in his land without a Shadow. In he Glare of noon the Iii quivers Wilh the Glare reflected from the cd sad and at night ii Jis chilled n a dear sky sparkling under a Tost c f stars. Strangely Beau fully contrasted with these scor hed he narrow Valley f the Nile threading the desert or 1000 Miles in Emerald Green to the capital required to construct a Plank Road from Olean n. 1., to the county Coal Fields i submit the following Suppo Mioc we Accomma Ramg remarks 1 believe the 7ost of construction and grading of an Ordinary but substantial Plank read to per mile. At per mile the distance from the Coal to Olean being about Miles such Road w Ould Cost thin sum being beyond individual Enterprise Here supposes heavy individual capitalist of Ono of the flourishing Large cities referred to or else where or suppose an association of capitalists Pitr coast io.of.0 acres of Coal land in mis county which can now be bought As Low As from in per acre then construct a Plank Road from the Beds to Olean wild a View to get their Coal to the Genesee Valley Ca Nal or new York and Erie rail Road at Olean they have then an out Lay of to Bui d rhe Road. How is the interest Oft the investment to be repaid to the capitalist t must it be done by the Protr tron his Coal or can it be paid sending his lumber to tin Eastern n. Market All those Embarrass ing difficulties would be avoided he co d Send off to n. Y. His manufactured pro duct every week or month and Len Lizo ready pay m current much of those funds would remain it new York in Exchange for goods these added to the great risque and uncertainty of a favourable maket by the flood of the River Indusi inevitably divert most of our immense lumber Trade to the East. Therefore that such Plank Road to d secure at least half of the carrying lumber business we have the interest on the necessary investment paid by this carrying Trade alone. That he lumber Trade would necessarily go East might by shown by Vari other sound reasons but i deem it unnecessary to dwell More largely on that subject now. Having shown How the interest on i the investment i might be paid i a Chi state the Raas Nablo presumption that

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