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Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 14 June 1845

TKIIMS OP THE AMERICAN." II. R. MA88ER, JOSEPH EISELY. ? PmtiftRKiti Ann S PnormnTens. . It. JMSSEH, Editor. Office in Centre Alley, in the rear of 11. H. Mas- ser't Store.) THE" AMERICAN" Is published every Satur day at TWO DOLLARS per annum to lie aid hnlf yearly In advance. No paper discontin ued till Att arrearages are paid. No subscription!) received for a less period than six jiohths. All communication or letter on business relating to the oliice, to insure attention, must be POST PAID. """E.B.LEASSER,'. ATTORNEY AT LAW, SU1TBUIIY, PA. 1)u!inPfs attended to in the (""onnlica of Nor liuulcrlnnd, Union. Lycoming and Columbia, ltribr to I Thomii II art & Co., Low nn & II a nun. & Hart, -Vhilad. KkTSOLI'II, McKAniAKU A Co. SpKRINO, 'Joun & Co., si i u( ; kuts iatkxt VJLSHI1TG- 2ACHI1TS. f I1HI.S Machine h i nnw been leMed by more JL than thirty familica in this neighborhood, and li in git-en entire satisfaction. It is so simple in it construction, that it cannot Re...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 14 June 1845

Gen. Houston on Aiinriltmt G.-n. Houston has made on address to th citi tens of New Orleans, at their finest, relative to Texas affairs and annotation, The Islter part of lut speech possesses inUttst, a it professes t-) explain the cdUfse of action Which he thought it politic to pursue in reference to the project of annexation. Oert. Jackson speaks with great kindness and confidence of Gen. Houston, whose Visit he is anx-imtsly expecting. He says, ''Tex as come into tlie Union with an united voice j and Gt.n. Houston, as I know, puts his shoulders to the wheel to roll it on speedily. Amissafk; and Ponelson will have the honor of tfcis impor tant deed." "Gen. IT. stated that in 18.1(1 he voted for the measure when it was before the penpte, Hint the titst act of his administration (Wing the first con titutional President) was to despatch an agent to this government, followed shortly by another With extraordinary powers, conveying the wish, rs of the people and empowered to open negoti...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 14 June 1845

Polk anil Peel, i. n. osfoS. Say Tkkl to Pom, I do not like Your Yankee way of Wnr fun, You've I'oked from us our fairest realm YotiM roke ne lit of Oregon. Our Lion roan just aee him grin I Tear 1 cannot hold him in. Sayi Poi.k to Vr.r.i., 1 much regret To stir your bile, or chafe John Bait, But it you'll enrrre across the seas To I'eelu ci our land or wool Your Linn heretofore ha tqutnled. And may, next lime, gel I'oked ami reefed. Cotton wool in allusion to the desire of r.nglaud to get up a rival cotton interest in Tex as. Post Office IUllamlk. A rrwn "out West," observes the N. O. Pic, hi-nring that "post office balances" were to be adjusted in Washington on a particular day, wrote rt the Postmaster On- oral, informing him that J F , the post- master, who had absqtratirlatoiJ from his town and gone to Texas, was in his debt $15, being the balance of an account fof work done for the post office. He begging of him towljist it with the other balances. PRICE CURRENT. Corrected week...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 14 June 1845

m For the Amciitan. To Izmlore, of V- Tl.Ti-'s bounty in the evening sky, As the last tints of daylight flee; Then fancy rndient mount on high, To wan her thoughts of poetry. TheVs hennty in the summer flowers And in the Autumn's mellow shades, When crimson sunset gilds the hours, And throws sad glory o'er the glades. There's beauty in the morning's plow, Tinging, with roseate hues, the sea; 1-nt, oh ! such beauty earth ne'er knew As lives, sweet lzadore, in thee. Thy form, thine eyes, the silver ring ( f thy sweet voice upon my ear, Tl y unburn curls, which thou dost fling, In glit'ring waves upon the air They came before me like a dream Of lovliness, nneaithly fair ; And as I watch the hazel beam Of those dark orbs, now smiling there, A wish that thou might'st ever bo The brilliant picture now thou art, I Moating up to Heaven for thee, To guard from flight thy merry heart. E. TI1K EDITOR. The editor who wills to please, Must humbly crawl upon his knees, And kiss the hand that beat...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 21 June 1845

u:ims or tiik amekicax." It. H. MAKSSER, ? Tu Muslim JOSEPH KISCI.Y. S 1 Itl'PHIHTOHS. It. It, 7MSSEII, Editor. Office in Centre Alky, in the rear of 11. li. Mas ter's Wore THE" AMERICAN" ix ptiMinhrd every Sntur day nt TWO DOLLARS per nnnnm lo bo paid hnlf yearly in advance. No paper discontin ued till all arrearages are paid. No subscriptions received for a less period than six MimBs. All communication nr Idlers on business relntin. to the office, to insure attention, iust be rOSl' PAID. H. 3. 2ASSE?., ATTOKN V, Y AT LAW, SUIT BUIIY, PA. Huslnrss uttended to in the Counties of Nor (huii'lrrlnnd, Union. Lvconiini; and (Jolumbio. llefi r loi Twinta Hht A Co., " Lnwni V IIjbhui, II iht, Cum i i ins & Haht, 'Am. I'mNor.ns, MrPAHt.Aii & Co. Ni'mu xii, 'Joiiii ft Co., bTir(!ilTrS PATEN'l' VjLOZiXITGr IACHI3.TI2 ffllHIS M idline Ins inw been tested by more JL than tbiny fii'inliis in this neiii.hbnrh.iod, nnd h is given entire satisfaction. Ii is to wimple in its construction, ih...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 21 June 1845

NO.SK.9tt. S um) of those profound philosopher in 'poli tics, it.oials, religion, finance, fashion, mid nllf that sort of thing, who fire continually inn no factoring 'tremendous excitements.' upon aj hcntic information' from 'the highest sources,' ti ll us that Europe opimsos annexation, 'not only to interpose a check to the further progress of republican institutions on this continent, but al so to counteract the growing influence of thiil republic on the masses of Europe !' This is a Imut a profound as the suggestion that the Fc doral Executive arc blind to every thing amnmlj t'icin, because they do not proclaim all their movements and tell all their secrets to 'our uuri v.illed corps of reporters.' The government of the 'nation ofshopkeep era' care nothing about the growth of republican-ii-ni on this continent, or any political influence which it may exercise over the masses of Eu rope. They have no fears about the influence of republicanism at home. They well knows that the pre...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 21 June 1845

BALTIMORE HARKKTi Ofjfieeofthe Baltimori Ammcn, June 14. GRAIN. There re tto Penna. wheat at market ; we quote light inferior to best reds at 2 a 32 cents. We quote good to best Md. reds at 85 a 00 cents ; and good to prime Md. whites at 05 a 100 cents. We quote Aid. white Corn to-day nt .17 a 3 cents, and yellow at 39 cents. Tenna. yellow, if here, would bring -10 a 41 cents. Penna. Rye would command 57 cents, if in market. Tcnna. Oats are worth 27 a 38 cents, and Md. do 25 a 27 cents. WHISKEY. Sales of hhds. at 20 cents, and of bbls. at 21 cents. Cojstast Exr.ttcts.tt When constant exercise cannot be used, com any cause, the occasional use of opening medicine, ajch as Itrandreth's Vetfelit ile Universal I'ill, is absolutely required. Thus the conduits of the m.tion, the fountain of Iff, are .kept free from those impurities which would pre vent its steady current ministering health. The morbid humors are prevented from becoming mix--d with it. It is nature which is thus assisted th...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 21 June 1845

. !! J "I ,1ml I lie Thing. Our old friend Dennis Corcoran, of the Tien, yunc, (and tlio 'broth of boy' lie in ton,) tells the following story: Tub Amekicai Eaoi.e aid Danikl O'Con nm,l It cyan Moguire nnd Phil Mahony were yesterday charged bfifore the Recorder with ht''ng nnd disturbing the pcnc.3 on Monday night. Tlicir appearance told that thpy belong ed to neither the peace nor temperance wicie tie. 'Mahony nnd Mngnro, yon hnve boon fig-tit-ing.'fmid the Recorder. 'Have you any Hung to nay to the charge V Mahony looked at Maguire, and Mnguire scratched his head with his dexter Imml, and looked at the ground. '1 see that neither of you have any defence to make,' said the Recorder. 'Oyis.ycr hanoreaid Ttryan, 'Phil hits ; he'll till ve all about if, for he's cot the liirniii' : he brags himselfon sackin a schoolmaster, and of ! . ; ...c. t.-n.i- . .1 oem as lur us iiib iiuie oi ii.rue in I ruciiona Speck to him, I'hil And acting on the hint, Phi Fpuke : 'M.iy it plase this hanorub...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 28 June 1845

'! '. . J. - 1J . t ' . ,Ji ' W 8 TERMS OF TUB " AMER1CAX' ' IT. Xt. MA88ER," O Pvusnns ash JOSEPH EI8EI-Y. S Prohi if. 17. n.JSSKK, Editor, Office in CcnUetlleif, in the rear of It. B. Mas ter's Store.) THE" AMETttOAN" is puMinhcJ epry Satur day at TWO DOLLARS per annum to be paitl half yearly in advance. No paper discontin ued till all arrearages are paid. No subscriptions received for a less period than ri wosTirs. All communications or letters on business relating to tho office, to insure attrntion, Must be POST PAID. H. B. MASSE?, ATTORNEY AT LAW, SIWBUHY, PA. llusincss attended to in the bounties of Nor tbuinlerland, Union. Lycoming and Columbia. Hrfcr to I am: pi ncr.s or AnrKirnreisc. t square 1 insertion. . fO 60 1 do 3 do .0 7'. 1 do 3 d.i If1" Eviry subsequent ineriien, 0 2f Yeartv Advertisements i ono rnlumn. (25 i halt AND SHAMOKIN JOURNAL. column, fir), three squares, f 12 i two squares. f'J i one square, !. Half-yearly t one column, fl I half column, f 13 t three squa...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 28 June 1845

PIS . j j i 1 . - . ! . . ! . .. r - DECLARATION OF 1XDEPEXDESCE. In CrniRniii Jnly , 171(1. Thb LTmi(i'b Oki i.Anvrioji or tub Tiiir tfkx United Statm or Amkhii. WIiph in the course of human event, it be comes necessary for one people to dissolve the I ditieal bands which have connected thrm with another, and to assume among the powrrs of the earth, the separate and rqnnl atstinn to winch the laws of nature and of nature's Cod put 'Me thnin, a decent respect to the opinions rf mankind requires that tliry should declare the eiiiscs which compel them to the separation. We hold these truths to bo self-evident that nil men are created equil that they are en dowed, by their Creator, with certain unalien able right ? that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. That to secure these rights, government! are instituted among men, deriving their just powrrs from the cmi pent of the governed ; that whenever any firm of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is t...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 28 June 1845

PRICK CURRENT. Corrected meekly by Henry Yoxlheimer. Whkat, . . . . PS Rm, 60 Con, ...... 4) 0ts, ...... 55 Puns, ... A Ftatsititn, ... . 112 HrTTitn, la Knox, . . . . . Q DuKswit, 25 Taiiow, ... 10 Fti, ... 8 IlKCKLKTI FtA, 10 Dm mi Applhs, fiO Do. PrACHIC, 150 A 1ILLE?VA1TTED, i a new sctlli ment, w here he can obtain ftO tirrrn ! lailtl, and othrr advantage, il nher mill inductions. Enquire of Sunhury, Juno 24, 1945. HUGH BELLAS. ofirc to Creditors. rPHE Orphan' Couil of Nuithumheiland coun- ty, having appointed the tuh-criher Auditor, to distribute I lie balance in the hands of Elisha Kiine anil John Shi e, Executors of Philip straw, late of Augusta township, in said comity, dee'd , to niul among the creditors ami elhcis entitled to re. ceivc rut of suid balance, il e said Aud lor hprp. hy gitps no ice, that he will attend mi Saturday, the I9ih day of July next, at tho house of Charles Weaver, in Sunbury, nt 10 o'clock, A. M. of sard t'av, for milking said dtstr. billion, whrn m...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 28 June 1845

ef$P& THK WOUMt AT At'FTIOM. The world for sale hang out tho sign, Cull every traveller here to w ; Who'll buy this brave estate nf mine, Ami set my weary spirit free, Tis going! yes, I nieiinto fling The bauble from my foul away ; I'll fell it, whatso'er it bring ; The worlJ at auction here to-day ! It is a glorious thing to see, Ah ! it has cheated me so sore ! It is not what it teems to be ! For sale ! It shall be mine no more. Come turn it o'er and view it well ; I would not have you purchase dear 'Tis going ! going ! I must soil ! M ho bids ? who'll buy the splendid tear ? Hero's wealth, in glittering heaps of gold ; Who bids ? but let me tell you fair, A baser lot was never sold Who'll buy the heavy heaps of care? And here, spread out in broad domain, A goodly landscape all may trace ; Hall, cottage, tree, field, hill, and plain Who'll buy himself a burying place ' Here's love, the dreamy potent spell That beauty flings around the heart ; I know its power, alas ! tcsa well...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 5 July 1845

TLIIMS Or THE "AMKKllAX." II. II. MASKER, TUIIMSHKIH AW JOSEPH ElSF.I.Y. PnopniKToRg. . II. J1.1.S.SVII, Editor. Office in Centre AlTtij, Tnthe rear of II. B. Mas ter's Store . THE" AMERICAN" is published every Satur liny at TWO DOLLARS per annum to be paid half yearly in advance. No paper discontin ued till all arrearages nro paid. No subscriptions received for a less period than six mosths. All communications or letters on business relating to the office, to insure attention, must be POST PAID. H. B. MASSE?, ATTOKNKY AT LAW, SU2TBT7HY, PA. Dusiness attended to in (he Counties of Nor Vhumlerlaud, Union. Lycoming and Columbia. Krfrr tol Thoms Hart tSc Co., Lnwr.n & U A h unjf. Hart, CoMMitos & Haut, S-l'Mlnd. Rk xot.tis, McFahlasii iV Co. S-pF.ni.iio, 'ot St Co., SlIU(i E II l"S PAT ISN'T "WA3EI1TG- MACEI1TE. riHlS Machine bis now been tested by morn JL than thirty fnmilies in this neighborhood, and has gien entire satisfaction. It is so simple in its construction, that it c...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 5 July 1845

Liberation of JoT. Tnrr. On Thursday week lint, the Serrate of Rhode Island passed nn Ait of Amnesty Tor political of. fences, and (or the libemtion of Thomas V. Dorr, with provision for his restoration to nil flip pri vilegos of eitir.enship, an ttroi as tic nhntl linvc taken Ihcoatk of aHeclance. On tho following day tlio House concurred. The Committee of 'In' II.-1. Legislature reported on Wednesday that Dorr's nnromlitionnl liberation would tend to unsettle tlio grrat conservative principle estab lished ly tlio recent events iu tlio history of the State. They allude to the fact that he bus ap pealed to the U. S. Supreme Court, nnd dopre rate nny action in relation to his case which would betray a distrust in tho soundness of the State's cause, or in the rectitude of the Supreme Oouit. This report is signed by Wni. (.. Ood ilard and Robert R. Cranston. J. S. Toiiitcllot, the other member of the Committee, presented ii minority report, recommending the uneondi tiounl release of Mr...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 5 July 1845

n k i, i is v k a x D L 1 v i: . T H O BIS O N S Compound S.rrup or Tar St. Wood IN apt ha. THE unprecedented sticce-e of ibis medicine, in the restoration nf hrnhh, lo ihoso who, in dos. pair, had given up al! hopes, has given il an rxal ted reputation above nil other remedies, furnishing evidence of its intrinsic value and power, as the on Iv agent which ran lie relied upon for the cure of Pulmonary Consumption, Brntirhiltis, Asthma, Puin in the ride and 13rea-t, Spitting of lllood, Whooping Cough, ('roup, Arc. Attrntion is requested to the following ASTON. ISHING CURE.bv Thomson's Compound Syrup of Tar and Wood Napiha ! ! Philadelphia, Mai 3r, lSlt. MR. THOMSON Dear Sir With eralcfnl feelings I inform you of tin1 astonishing efl'eci of 1 your medicine, which has literally rnis d mn from a ilcalh-lel ! My iltsra-e, rulmonary Consurnp tion, had reduced me so low that my physician pro. Iio.incrd my case hoprlcs ! At this junction I be gun to u-oyour medicine, and miraculous as it mn...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 5 July 1845

Trull or ainrnl Conrnjre In K.very lny I. If Have the courage to diHcharge n J;bt while ymi Imva pot the money in your pocket. Hive the courage to do without tlmt which you do not need, however much yon may admire it. Have) the courajro to ppnak your mind when it is tie ropsary Hint you should do so, and to hold your tongue when it is better that you should be ?i lent. Ilnvo the courape to speak to a friend in n "needy' cont, even 'in the slreet, and when a rich one is nigh t the effort is less thnn many people take it to be, and the act is worthy a king. Have the courttge to set down every penny you spend, and add it up trcekly. Have the courage to pnw your host's lackey at the door, without giving him a shilling, when you know you cannot afford it and, whnt is more, that the man has not earned it. Ilnve the rou--rnge to own that you are poor, and you disarm poverty of her uharpest sting. Have the cou rage t'j laugh at your personal detects, and the world will be deprived of that p...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 1 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 12 July 1845

I il... J. . . J J. X 1-1' "!'',' W J' 'I.11. ' 'I'"! TERMS Of t-IlE AMERICAX" H. B. MASSKR Y I Wish s as ian JOSEPH EISEI.Y. $ Paoea . It. .n.1SSf;itt iitUtor. Office in Ccntre"Aci, in the rem- . Ii, Mat ter' Slrrrt. THE" AMERICAN" is published every Satur day at TWO DOLLARS per annum Id lie aid half yearly in advance. No paper discontin ued till ail arrearages are paid. . No subscription received for a less period than ,-wiX moxth All communications or letters on business relating to the olHee, lo insure attention, ftiust be POST PAID. H. B. MASSE?. ATTOKNEY AT LAW, SUZTBTJRV, PA. Uusinese attended to in ibe Counties of Nor IhuieWrlutid, Union. Lveoniiiig and Colombia. He let- lot Thomas IliiiT A. (;,. " Lowr.n tXr. liAHnoS. Hiit, Ccmmhos Sc HirtT, V!iital. I?iit?ot.iis, Met-aulas n Ar Co. Mcf.hi xo, 'jotin iV. Co., SIf IMiKUT'H PATENT VASEI1TG- MASHIITE. fpHIS Machine h s now been tested by more JL than thirty families in this neigbhorhnod, nml ha. given entire satisfaction. It i...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 2 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 12 July 1845

tittered, kI'II spreaj tho flame of patriotism through the American breast his counsels were mill listened to with reverence ; and, al most alone among statesmen, he in hi retire ment win in harmony with every onward move ment of hi time. His prevailing influence as sisted to sway a neighboring nation to desire to share our institutions; his car heard the foot steps oftho coming million that are to gladden our western shores ; and his rye discerned in the dim dicta nee the whitening fails that are to enliven the waters of the Pacific with the social pound of our successful commerce. Age had whitened his locks, and dimmed his rye, and ppread around him the infirmities and veneiable emblems of many years of toilsome service ; hut his heart beat as warmly as in his youth, and his courage was as firm as it had e ler been in (lie day of bottle. But while his ftf fectiona were still for his friends and his coun try, his thoughts were already in a better world. That exulted mind, which in ...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 3 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 12 July 1845

al IxtcustfJap. The mountain here ii about U miles through it, containing twenty-four veins nt vU Varying in th ic knees from 5 to 30 feet. And though tome twentfivo miles further from Philadelphia than some other regions, the facilities for mining and tin ready recess of the coal would curtail the expenses to an amount nuch pre-ster than the coat of transportation for the increased distance. The completion of the projected Mil mad from Schuylkill tlaven to the eastern termination of the Danville and Pottsville railroad, near the town of Shamolcin, connecting the Reading -with the Danville and Pottsville road, would at 'once develnpethe richciof this region, and bring its mineral wealth directly to market it Phila dolpliia. A thorough examination of the ground by sur Vey, was made last spring by Mr. Cleapr, a -skillful engineer, who says in his report, that a rail road from Shamukin to Schuylkill Haven, a distance of 30 miles, through Locust Gap, (na ture made the G.ip for a rail ro...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
Country/State of Publication: Pennsylvania, United States
Page 4 [Newspaper Page] — Sunbury American and Shamokin journal. — 12 July 1845

A llercnles of the Days of the Revolution. The editor of the Memphis F.ajjle line bc-r-n examining a number of the Columbia (Vntinol, printed in Boston, July, 1301, being then in its 35th volume. Under the obituary head ol'the Crniinnl, sayi the editor, we find the fullnwing account of the exploits ofn ecottd Sampson : "Mr. William Dowst, who lately died at Sa lem, was a man of uncommon 'e and strenj;th Hi? waa nearly 7 feet high, and weighed 300 weight. The following instances will prove liia great degree of strength. He wasim board a privateer in the Inst wnr, which cot tmllf! the brenkcra olTCapo Breton, when it becunie necessary Immediately to cast anchor ; but there being none upon deck, as many handa laid hold n could get at it, but could not start it ; Dowst pushed them aside, seized it himself, brought it upon deck, carried it forward, and held it upon the timber heads while a cable wjs bent to it, when he threw it over, and saved the vessel and lives of the crew, as they we...

Publication Title: Sunbury American And Shamokin Journal
Source: Chronicling America [US Library of Congress]
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