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Ship Wreck

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On the nightof Tuesday, the 16th inst. he schooner Comot, of this place, was vrecked on the Norih Point of Rreakere, icar, Ocracow, and all un board perishïd. Besides the crew, there were two loting men, the sons of iIr. Stephen -jong, of Wilüuinston, promising, intersting youths, in the vory morning of Tianhood, the pride and hope of their lenrt-stricken, unfortunate parent. I'ut, Oh ! sir, how shall I describo the nvful cnlamity which the ell'ccts of the kus 6f ilie death of her commander, 3apt. Thomas S. Chase, our townsman, las brought on his poor disconsolate widïw and two helpless babes; so intense md overwhelming was her distress at the jnimppy fate of her aflectionate husbnnd, hal it is presumed reason must have been ïveruirpwn in the dreadful trial. Last light belween one and five o'clocU, she H-ose from her bed, and though severely jold, plunged into tlie ijver with both her sbildren. The body of Mrs. C. has been prnvnrfid. hut na vol npitlirr rf thr nnnr