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TlIG WHOLE ART OK GOVERNMENT CONSISTS IN THE ART OP BEING HONEST- Jefferson.
STKOTJDSB URG, MONROE COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, MAY 2, 1844.
No. 2,-
VOL 5.
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Jeffersoniau Republican.
TOR THE JEFKERSONIAN REPUBLICAN.
The Falls of the Remur's Kill, a description of
winch is attempted below, are situated on a stream
of the same name, where it breaks through a chain
of hills which for foity miles skirt the western
hank of the Delaware. The passage which the
stream appears to have wrought for itself, is an
almost perpendicular l a vine perhaps, in some
places, three or four hundred feet deep ; in this
ravine, at once wild, romantic and grand, these
falls are situated. The two sheets together can
not he less than one hundred and fifty feet high.
The Fails of the Remur's Kill.
I love, ere yet the morning dew has risen
From off the scented thyme, or xvild blue bell,
While nature wakes from silent night's repose,
And with "expressive silence" greets the morn,
"While prowling beasls retreat to well-known lair,
And from the tinkling cote the sheep disperse,
While feather'd songsters wake their loveliest
strains,
And with sweet harmony the groves resound ;
'Tis then I love to shake off leaden sleep,
With beating heart and bounding pulse to climb
Some rugged steep, -and catch the morning air,
And gaze in silent rapture on the scene.
The world below how calm ! Yon eastern sky
How rich in morning's gorgeous drapery
What mild magnificence ! teiht blends with teint,
"And all so forming one harmonious whole."
I love to thread the lonely, silent vale
At dewy nightfall; quieting my heart
Opprest with anxious care, and sick of life,
With gentle murmur of the purling stream,
And welcome whisper of the evening breeze.
love when howling tempests burst their bounds.
Earth, air, and sea commingling into one, ,
To stand on some high cliff, and mark the waves
Of ocean lash the long resounding shore ;
To trace the lightning's flash from cloud to cloud,
Or note the' sweep of yonder whirling blast.
Mature, 1 love thee in whatever mood,
Or clad in rude December's hoary robe,
Or basking in the heat of Tropic Sun,
Or in the calm of summer's moonlit eve.
But not by charm of thine, nor potent spell,
Canst thou so bind my soul as by thiscepell,
Which now I feel enwraps my wilder'd mind.
Sure, io this glen, thou'st played thy wildest freak.
And realized what romance ne'er conceived.
Here on this moss-spread couch could I recline,
Supported by this Hemlock's mould'ring trunk,
And gaze upon thy broken sheet of foam,
And list the thunder of thy monarch voice,
From purple morn till evening's silvery star
Hath sunk behind yon tow'ring point of pine.
On all around the impress of his hand
J see, who made thee wondrous as thou art,
And mingling with thine own wild roar, I hear
His voice hi solemn majesty proclaim
Twas my rightliand that cleft in twain these hills,
Arrayed 5n sturdy oak, and vvhisp'ring pine ;
That cast athwart this glen von massive Jedge
Whose ragged front is silver d o'er with foam..
1 scooped the hollow in that rocky bed, . ,
Where sleep the waters in such contrast calm,
As resting ere their second whirling rush.
iUt& fU thy feet, again I bid them haste,
And parting round this verdure cover'd rock,
(Beautiful a Em'rald on maiden brow,
Sparkling, once more to leap' from this boltUfront,
In d-y.moflds dropping on the rock below.
The ttjhway oi yon little" bab'ling stream, r
Th t glides so sweetly from the mountain side
O'er ve.vct bed of loveliest green, have I '
Wi h skill, sui passing pencil touch, described:
Below I taught each drop from kindred drop j
To part, and gently sink in feathery spray,
Tpon the bosom of-the nether stream.
Above this scene, so wildly grand, yon arch
Ethereal, of richest azure hue, .,
J spread abroad, oh 'which the eye of njar?, v'
Admiring, lingers with supreme delight
Similitude of that benevolence " "
Af urine which overspreads my every work.'
JTi even su thy hand sq, thy voice
"I hear, I gaze, I wonder, I adore.
Here, when the morning stars together sang,
And all the sons of God, with echoing shout,
Exulted in new life', the cataract's
Low booming tone returned the sounding praise j
And from that mojn to this fair sunny day,
Ceaseless, as swings the pendulum of time,
Is heard, within these hills, the rush, the roar
Of this wild waterfall.
Here oft the red man whose untutored mind,
Nor books had known, nor college laws obeyed,
With bow and quiver testing on yon rock,
His Eagle plume with solemn rev'rence doff'd,
And, folding arm in arm, in silence stood,
And gazing long with mutest praise, admired
This wondrous work of that Great Spirit, whom
His inmost soul adored.
E'en yet the wild deer roams these woodlands o'er,
And panting oft, with raging heat opprest,
Hastens to lave his burning hoof within
This rock-bound pool. And here the singing bird.
With harmony divine, carols his song,
The livelong day.
In yonder rocky glen,
From crevice, sheltered by o'erhanging pines,
The wildfiower blooms, so delicately fair,
That beam of summer's Sun would blast it quick
In death.
Behold yon vet'ran Hemlock, half erect,
Covered with hanging moss ; how like to age,
Hoary and honored bending to the tomb.
But now I must away, and seek again
The haunts of busy man; peace hast thou spoken,
And calm'd my troubled breast; with grateful heart
And ling'ring eye I turn once more from thee,
Romantic scene farewell.
H.
From the Cincinnati Chronicle.
Courtsliip of the Elder Adams.
Some ten years since I spent a college va-
cation in the town of Weymouth, Nurfo k co., '
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vvuue mere i attenueu cnurcn one ;
Sunday morning at what was called the old
Wevmouth meeting house, and heard a sermon
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from the venerable pastor, the Rev. Jacob rsior-!
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ton. About the same time I made Norton a
visit, and became much interested in the old
gentleman. 1 mentioned mv asreeanle visits
to an aged lady of the parish, whosa acquaint-
ance 1 had made.
IlllWtlllU I1IU til (IV in I
Norton was ordained their pastor whrn he was '
about 2 vcars nl 3ir anrl inni h. hml Ko.n i
with ihem nearly 40 years. She observed that
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hfir no nlhfir nastor- hut ilia! sh fnnlfl wi.II ri.il' j .
member his predecessor, the Rev. Mr. Smith,
and that he and Mr. Norton had filled the same
pulpit for the better part of the last eighty
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yearn.
'Mr. Smith, said she, 'was an excellent man,
and a very fine preacher; but he had high no
lion of himself and family in other words, he
was something ofan aristocrat.' One dav4 sai
sue iu ine, -ui mu&iraie 10 you a nine me cnar-
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acterof old parson Smith, 1 will tell you an an
ecdote that relates to himselt and some other
persons of distinction. Mr. Smith had two char
ming daughters (ihe eldest of these daughters
was Marv, the other's name 1 have forgotten)
imt man. iiiu uwi.i 3 name 1 iiivu iui"uciii
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dim mc en . ui an mc ueuos in uie uiiuiiu y
around. But while the careful guardians of the
parson's family were holding cnsuita.ion on the
subject, it was rumored that two voting lawyers
H think boihpf the ne
(I think both of the neighboring town of (Quin
cy.) a Mr. Cranch and a Mr Adams, were pay
ing iheir addresses to the Miss Smiths. As
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eiuiv man, wiiia.n uuu i;uiiu ui ci buuiiiiy ijui-
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ini iii in," uiiianu. is ULuwdiuicu Hull t iiai , i 1 , .
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ever tr.Kes place in the parsons family, all ihe: r.u . .
circumstances of the courtship soon transpired.!0 6 3e"' r ; .
Mr. Grandi was of a respectable familv of some
note, was considered a young man of promise,
and altogether worthy of the alliance he sought
j He was very acceptable to Mr. Smith, and was
greeted by htm and his family with great re
spect and cordiality. He was received by the
eldfeit daughter as a lover: and was iu fact a
young man of much respectability. He after
wards ue to the digni'y of judge of tho court
of Common Pleas of Massachusetts, and was
the father of the present Hon. Judge Cranch,
of the District of Columbia.
The suitor of the other daughter was John
Adams, who afterwaids became President of
the United States. But at thai time in the
opinion of Mr. Smith and family he gave bui
alendor promiye of ihe distinction io which he
afterwards arrived. His pretensions wer
?corneJ by all the family, excepting ihe youiju
lady to whom his addresses were especially di
rected. Mr. Smith showed him none of the or
dinary civilities of his house he was not asked
io partake of the hospitalities of the table ; and
,it is reported thai his horse was doomed to
snare vvnn Ms master tneteglecl and mortifi
cation to which he was subjecjed, for he was
frequently seen shivering in the cold, and gnaw
ing the post at the parson's door, of long win
ter evenings. In fine it was reported that Mr.
Smith had intimated to him that his visus were
unacceptable, and he would do him a favor by
discontinuing them; he told his daughter that
John Adams was uot worthy of her: that m
father was an. honest tradesman and farmer;
who had tried to initiate John in the ar'.s of
husbandry and, shoe-making, but witheut suc
cess; and that he had sent him to college as a
last resort. He in fine begged his daughter
not to think of making an alliance with one so
much beneath her.
Miss Smith was among the most dutiful of
daughters, but she saw Mr. Adams through a
medium very different from that which her fa
ther viewed him. She would not for the world
offend or disobey her father, but still John saw
something in her eye and manner which seem
ed to say "persevere" and on that hint he acted.
Mr. Smith like a good parson, and an affec
tionate father, had told his daughters if they
married with his approbation, he would preach
each.of them a sermon on the Sabbath, after
the joyful occasion ; and that they should have
the privilege of choosing the text.
The espousal of the eldest daughter Mary
arrived, and she was united to Mr. Cranch in
the holy bonds, with the approval, the blessings
and benedictions of her parents and het friends.
Mr. Smith then said, "my dutiful child, 1 am
now roady to prepare your sermon for next
Sunday ; what do you select for your text I"
" My dear father," said Mary, " 1 have selected
the latter part of the 42d rerse of the 10th
chapter of Luke.
" Mart hath chosen that good part which shall
never be taken from her."
" Very good, my daughter," said her father;
and so a sermon was preached.
Mr. Adams persevered in his suit in defiance
of all opposition. It was many years after, and
on a very different occasion, and in resistance
of very different opposition, that he uttered
these memorable words, " sink or swim, live or
die, survive or perish, I give my heart and hand
to this measure" But though the measures
were different the spirit was the same. Be
sides he had already carried the main point of
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knew ihe surrender of the citadel must soon
hesilalion and dday
that tf M leMaiIl afrair Mr S(nilh.
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sseing that resistance was fruitless, yielded the
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contested point with as much grace as possible,
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as many u pruuuui lauiei uas tunic, uciuie uuu
t) since that time. Mr. Adams was united to that
lovely Miss Smith. After the marriage was
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marriage won't you preach me one likewise?"
Yes my dear girl, said Mr. Smith, " choose
44 Well," said the daughter, " I have chosen, the
33d verse of the 7ih chapter of Luke."
' For John came neither eating bread nor
drinking wine ; and ye say he hath tt devil? '
The old lady my informant, looked me very
archly in the face when she repeated this pas
sage and observed, " if Mary was the roost du-
, ! tiful daughter, i guess the other had the most
I'wn
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II tmiUi nnt nrrfmn tuhDihnp thn tot aor.
mon was ever preached
It may not be inappropriate to remark, how
i well these ladies justified the preference of the
jjs,jntr
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guished individuals who had sought them
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in marriage. Of ihem it will hardly be extrav-
iagant to say, they were respectively an honor
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neir sex, -na
! 'he Pride of New England Mrs. Adams
; "V .wu" " me. WB"l0fu ' ,
was brought before the public eye, was sup
posed to hold the same elevated rank with the
gentler sux, thai Mr. Adams did among men,
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und snfi 18 reported to have rendered her hus
; ChsJls azid Fevers.
Mr. Solomon Davis, of Petersburg, Va., in a
communication in the National Intelligencer,
gives the following receipt as a certain cure fori
the chills and fevers: He says go to a store
and have put up 24 grains quinine, 20 grains
blue mass, 10 drop oil black pepper have
(them ipade up into 12 pills; take one every
nour lor six hours, and the next day take the
other half, say six, in the same manner. The
next day they must be taken in the absence of
fever. If necessary, open the bowels with a
dose of calomel and castor oil. You may have
confidence in this remedy: I have cured, I may
say, a thousand pemops, and in no instance has
a failure been known to me. All I can say to
you is, try it, it will do you no harm, and cost
you onlv tueuiv-fiie rents.
The EiUte Corned.
Professor Walker, 'of Philadelphia High
School Obswrratory, designates the comet. dis
covered last September as a connecting link
between planets and comets, its orbit being
flattened . one half. The orbits of al other
comets are flattened more than fourjifths, as
teroids ons-fourth, while those of the old plan
ets are nearly circular.. .
A New York paper says ihat several tons of
brimstone have been ordered to Washington, to.
cure those loafers stat.iyu.ed ihetu wiq hare, an
" itch" for office,
Te Deformed Girl;
BV J. .G. WHITT1ER.
Memory mysterious memory! "holy and
blessed as a dream of Heavert to the pure in
spirit haunter and, accuser of the guilty! un
escapabio presence! Lingering through every
vicissitude, and calling us back to the past
back to the dim and sepulchral images o de
parted time opening a new the deep fountain
of early passion the thrilling aspirations of af
ter years! "While the present is dark with an-
rruish, and the future gladdened by tae sun-bow
of anticipation, I invoke thy spell of power.
Unroll before mc the chart of vanquibhed hours;
lot me gaze once more on thtsii: sunlight and
shadow.
I am an old man ; ihe friends of my youth
are gone from me. Some have perished on the
great deep; others on the battle field, afar off
in the land of strangers and many very ma
ny, have been gathered quietly to ihe old
church-yard of our native village. They have
left me alone ercn as the last survhor of a
fallen forest the hoary representative of de
parted generations. The chains which bound
me to existence -have been broken Ambition,
Avarice, Pride; even all that awakes into pow
er the intolerable thirst of mind. But thore are
some milder thoughts some brighter passages
in the dream of my being, yet liring at the foun
tain of Memory thoughts, pure and angelic
communion; linked by a thousand associations
to ihe paradise of love.
There was one a creature of exalted intel
lect a being w.hoss thoughts went upward like
the incense of flowers upon God's natural al
tars they were so unlike the earth. Yet she
was not proud of her high gift. With tk high
est capacttios of an unbounded spirit, there was
something more than woman's meekness in her
demeanor. It was the condescension of se
raph intellect the forgiveness .and tears of con
scious purity, extended to ihe spring and pas
sionate of earth.
Sho was not a being to love with an earthly
affection. Her person had no harmony with
her mind. It was not like the bright realities
of being, the wealth of beauty "which is some
times concentrated in the matchless form of
woman. It was deformity strange, peculiar
deformity, relieved only by the intellectual glo
ry of a dark, soul-like eye.
Yet Strang as it may seem, I loved herj
deeply, passionately, as ihe young heart can
love when it pours itself out as an oblation to
its idol. There were gentle ones around me
creatures of smiles and blushes, soft tones and
melting glances, but their beauty mads no last
ing impression on my heart. Mine was intel
lectual love yearning after something invisi
ble and holy something above the ordinary
standard of human desire, set apart and sancti
fied as ii were by the mysteries of the mind.
Mine was not to be revealed in the thronged
circle of gayety and fashion, it was avowed un
derneath the bending heaven; when the perfect
stars were alone gazing upon us. It was re
jected; but not in scorn, in pride nor anger, by
that high-ihoughted girl. She would ask my
friendship my sympathy; but she besought me
aye, with tears she besought me, to speak no
more of Love. I obeyed her. 1 fled from her
presence. I mingled once more in the busy
tide of being, and ambition entered my soul.
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Wea,h cajnc upon ni0 uneXpec.edly; and the
vo;ce ofl prai8e became a faml,iar sound. Ire-
'urnod at last with ihe impress of manhood upon
hrow, and souj-ht akin the being of my
my urow, anu sougnt again me oeing oi my
dreams.
She was dying consumption pale, ghastly
consumption was taking hold on her existence.
The deformed and unfitting tenement was yield
ing to the impulse of the soul.
Clasping her wasted hand I bent orer h'sr in
speechless agony. She raised her eyes to
mine, and in those beautiful er.tbletus of the
soul, I read the hoarded affection 0f vean
(he long smothered emotion of a smothered
heart. "IT
mlfu " kVia Ctrl
1 bent lower to
catch ihe faltering toocs of her voice "I have
loved long and fervently . I feel that I am dy
ing. I rejoice at iu Earth will cover this
wasted and uns-aenly form, but the soul will re
turn to that promised and bolter laud, where
no change of circumstances can mar the com
munication of Spirit. Oh, Henry, had it been
permhtcrV: but 1 will not murmur. You were
created, with more than manhood's beauly, and
I deformed wretched as I am, 1 have dared
to love you."
1 knelt down and kissed tho palo brow of
the sufferer. A smile of more than earthly ten
derness stole ovrr her features, and fixed there
like an omen of the spirit's happiness. She
was dead. And they hurried her on the spot
which bhe herself had selected a delightful
place of slumber, curtained by green young wil
lows. I have stood there a thousand times in
ouiot moonliht. and fancied that 1 ''heard in
every breeze ihat whispered among the brnches
the voice.of the beloved slumberer.
Devoted, girl! thy beautiful spirit hath never
abandoned me in my weary pilgrimage. Uenl
ly and soothingly thou cmest to watch over
rny sleeping pillow to cheer niiusi. ine iriais
of hunpijiiy to mingle thy heavenly sympa
thiesjyijh ny joys and sorrow and to make
thy mild reproving- known and fell in ihed;r-
ker moments of existence; in the tempest oi
passion, in the hittcruess of crimr. Even uowf
in the awful calm which precedes the lat
change in my being, in the cold shadow whidd 4
now stretches from the grave to the pre-ence"
of the living, 1 feel that thou "art nriar to
Thyself a pure and sainted one,
Watching ihe frail and loved of earthk"
Alpacca.
Probably few ladies who wear ami admire
'he beautilul fabric call,-d Alpacca, art
aw are
of ihe source of -its production. The Aljiaqc.L
ls a wool-bearing animal, indigenous to So-yh
America, and is one of lour varieties, which
bear general points of resemblance to each
other. The Llama, one of these varieties, lin'
been long known, and often described; but it
is only within a few years that the Alpacca
has been considered of sufficient importance to
merit particular notice. ,
Nine-tenths of the wool of the Alpacca is
black, the remainder being partly white, red,
and grizzled. It is of a very long staple, often
Teaching twelve inches, and reuille.s soft
glossy hair which character is noi lo-: by dye-
ins. The Indians in the South American .
mountains manufacture nearly ail their c'loihing
from this wool, and are enabled io appear ni
black dresses, without the aid of a dyer. Boili-
the Llama and Alpacca are, perhap's, even more
valuable to the natives as beasts of burden than
as wool bearing animals, and the obstina;yoT
both, when irritated is well known. The im
portance of this animal has been already cour
sidered by the English, tn their hat, woolen
and stuff trade, and an essay on the Mijt'ci has
been published by Dr. Hamilton, of London,
from which some of these details are collectud.
The wool is ho remarkable, being a jet black,,
glossy, silk-like hair, that it is filled for the pro-j
duction of texile fabrics, differing from all
others, occupying a medium position between?
wool and silk. It is now mingled with otheH
materials in such a singular manner, that while-'
a particular dye will affect those, it will leave
the Alpacca wool with its original black color,
-and thus give rise to great diversity.
When the value of this commodity became
appreciated in England, it became an important,
question whether tho animal itself could be
reared in the country. From tho power pbs- .
sessed by ihe Alpacca of living on very scanty
herbage,. it has been proposed to introduce the
animal in these districts of Scotland and Ire
land, where the English sheep cannot flourish.
Tlac Volcanic .Tlouistaisi in Georgia.'
i.
At the last meeting of the Brooklyn Society
of Natural History, the following interesting;
information was communicated in relation io
ihe volcano in Rabun county, Georgia : , n
A person who resides near it stat.es that cm
one occasiun there were small lights discover
ed on the mountain, as of burning charcoal:
At another time the mountain in the night time
appeared one mass of fire ; '.he trees and vari
ous other objects were distinctly risible by
means of the light. At 'other limes the flames
have been seen to hsue from the fissures of the
rocks to the height of ten feet, &c. Thin
mountain is situated in tho gold region, and it
is somewhat oxt.faordinary to findrolcanic mat
ter in such revjons. t
Courlins.
For tbe benefit of those who do hot know
much about up country fashions, we copythe
following description of "how they do up tho
courting business". in the region of New .Lon
don, New Hampshire, Wo find U in a letter
in the Nashua Oasis :
A good looking young man meets a girl at a
Lyceum, appl-and-cider party, or someining oi
a stmilar nature. He invites her tn a sleigh-
m i
ride. She blushes and agrees to go. i nen
ihe mxiter rests until ihe father of the girl seeks
out the promising young ouck, anu attusn mm
with a question something like the following.:
" And is the ride the last on't ?n The youngster
seems gratified with the flattering notice, and
at once concludes the bargain: This, you see,
is a great saving of time, and a decided im
provement on the old method.
A Man Legally Proved, wevcr to have
had a Father. '
A voung man was summoned to appear be
fore the magistrates at Rocking petty sessions,
on the 28ih of March, to show cause why he
refused to support his father, who had received
relief from the .guardians of tho Braintree Un
ion, and consequently was nut able to maintain
himself. Mr, Lane, who appeared for the young
man, to show cause, informed iho magistrates
ihat he should be aele to prove ihat his 'client
neverhad a father. Mr, Lane then did?so by
showing that his client was born out ef-wedlock,
and consequently, legally had bo father;
upon whjch the magisuatesdismissed the case.
Jssex Herald.
Iron Factories. There are sixteen Iron
factories in Pennsylvania, using anthracite
coal, wliich manufacture 45,500 toha of iron
annually Thereare also four in New Jersey,
which make 800 tou3.,

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