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THE PEOPLE'S. SOURNAL.
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BY HASKELL & AVERY.
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• The gifted writer who has won such
. .a wide and 'bi.-auliful reputatton around
the domestic hearth-stones of this coun
under the name of Giu.ce.Brteese
woos, was . boin in Pompey, , a quiet,
town in' , Onondaga courtly,
N. Y. Her family name was. Sara G.
. Clarke, which, by her marriage with
MreLeander . K. Lippincott, of Philadel
phia,ln October last, is again changed ;
but the appellatiori by which she will be
best known in the history of American
literature, is that under which she made
her earliest appearance in the field of•
authorship, and. attracted a multitude of
appreciative and'adrairing readers.
The first years-ofher childhood were'
spent with her parents, and a large
family .of brothers and sisters, in u
pleasant rural home in her native plate,
Ifere she acquired that face-to-face fa
.milieritY'ivith nature, that wilt) passionpassion
for out-door sports and exercises which i
made her a s.ort of Die Vernon at an I
early age, end which, if we may judge
from per writings, the experience of
maturer life has never quite, taken out
of her heart. done but a genuine
.country-girl; wit eye and soul alive to
allthe enchantments of woods, and
waters,, and verdant fields, could have
given.ihe locing description of Beauty
which we find in one of her published
letters. " Beauty," says the jocund .
Grace," is no fragile, rouged, and pow
dered ball-room belle ; but a wild, blown
ing, vigorou.s nYTit of the
a bounding, spar *ng praline, amid
green dells -and ashirig water-falls.—
Her eye flashes not back the glaring
brilliancy of the 'gay saloon, but warm
sunshine and clear starlight ; and her
'vciice isnot iuned to the harp and guitar, '
but sings with the wild bird'and laughs '
with the rivulet: Bebe herself was no
Inxutious' s habitant, of a‘marble palace,
with silken couches and velvet Farpets,
but reclined beneath the shades and
:danced amid the dews and moving splen
dors of the sacred rnoun9itis of the gods.
.The Muses and Graces/were all young
ladies of rural propensities and most
untefined habitq •
A little ieciden of her Childhood is
related in one Of her juvenile works,-
which shows the precocious developnient
of that spirit-of enterprise and remence
which 'seems to be ingrained in her , - nat..
Ural temperament. On a certain - I Occa
sion; it appears, that The.young.madcap
had called forth the displasure eit her
affectionate. mother, by indulging in a
wild equestrian Performance which- had
nearly. ended in broken bones. ..It
.happened,'.' says Grace,: " that I had on
that day a nice new dress, Whi h I 'had
sadly soiled by my fall from th pony ;
co that when I reached home toy other
%vas greatly displeased. I suppo. I
made a very odd appearance. ',was
swinging my bonnet in my hand, for I
had a naturril dislike to any covering for
the head. My .thick, dark hair had
become unbraided and was blowing over
my eyes. I was never very flair in com
plexion, and ray face,' neck, and arms
hadeconifi completely browned bY- that
summees . 'exposure. My mother took
me by the 'shoulder; set• me down in a
chair, not very , gently, - and looked at me
ivith a teal froWn , on her sweet fdce.
"fie told me. e irr plain terms that I was an
itllei careless child ! I put my finger
in one corner of my mouth'; and swung
nlifoot back and forth. She said-I was
a. great_ romp f , I pouted my lip, and
drew - down my black eyebrows.
said-I was more like a wild young squaw
than a white "girl ! Now this Wei too
inuctii ;...il: rva# what 'h called ' twitting
ppm . ] fae4,:e . 7#4'twas not the first time
than the - delicate question Of my complex
iou..had been touched upon Without due
regard for my feelings. I was not to'
DEVOTED TO THE PRIkeTPLES OF Di MooßAoy, , . ALN:n'TH DISSIIIIITNATION'OF-MORAL Tr. EITERATtIitE, )Nn ;.4 F\% 'S
blame' for being dark,i—l d \ not make-I cotash, on his; hand.
.He 'growled . out
•myself,---I. had seen:fairer women than I. like a dog, and struck her •Scross the ;
my mother. .I felt that; ;What she, said I. face with. his spo,on. I thought that she
was neither more nor less t*f an instill.; 1 showed-a Christianep•rit, for , she hung
and when she went 0ut...4 . .5ee about' her-head and - did n ay anything : I•
supper, and loft. 'me alone, i braod ecl i had heard of'.. wlii Ives behaving
-! • .. •
over he r words, growing more'airdlriore , worse. -•.-• - ' • - v
out of humor, till ;my naughty 'heart '" When - Supper * , over r the boy
became so hot and big i with anger, that came -and 1 ' wn at' my :feet,' rind.
it almost choked me. At ; last,Tbit my talked wi me about. living .iri the
lip and looked very stein, for thad nadde' oods; He said he• pitied the poor
up my mind. to something great. Be- . white people" forbeing shut - up in houses;
• • i .
fore I let you • know. what 'this vas, I ! i mall-their day's., • For his pan, /le l shohld
nitist•tell you thltt.the Onondaga tribe I; dig' of such 'a - dull life; he knew, ho
of Indians had ibeir - village not inenyl!should.' 'He prdmised:th . tetiCh the how
Miles from us: Every few months, par- I.'to shocit With, - the' boW• -land arrow - , to
ties of: them came about with baskets: ' snare patridges . and .rabbits; - and inaay
and mats to sell. A company of five or. 'other thingS. • He said '-he w - afraid
six hid been `to our house , that very I; - was almOst : spoiled by tiring in the
morning, and, Iknew that they,bad their (house and going to_ school, • but 11 - a
encampment in our Woods, about half a !hoped that, if they took me away ani) . '
mile idistapt. These I knew very well,l -gave me a new name, and - drelfsed -me.
and had , qUite a liking ;for them; never i properly, they might make something of
thinking of being afraid of therh, as they' 1; rde yet, ' Then I' asked him . ' What he
always seemed kind and peaceable. .' . was • Called; Inning ,that„ he Inftrionie,.
"To them I , resolved to go in my grand Indian name,likeUncas,orNian,
trouble. They would teach frier° tyeave.J tonimo, or Tushinalahah ;--but be,said it
baskets; to fish, and to shoot:with the WaS . Peter. He 'Was a plettiant fellow;
bow and arro*.:'. They would not make' rind while he was talking With me I dill
me . study, nor wear bonnets, and. they not care about..my. home, but felt - very_
would never find • fault-with my dark brave and squaw-like,andbegan to think
cbmplexion. • I - remember:to . this day about the fine belt of wathpum,-and the
how softly and . slylyl slid out of the head-dress of gay feathers,'arid• the` red
'louse that evening. I never stopped leggings, and theyellow Meccas' inafwas •
once, nor looked 'round, but ran swiftly going to'buy myself ; with The :baskets I
till I reached the woods-. . - I did 'not Was ; going to leant tidweaie. But-when
know w.hich, way to go_ to find the en= he left me, and I went back to the wig-
campment, but. wandered about in the lwam and sat- down On the hemlock
gathering darkness, .till I 'fatly a light l boughs by myself, somehow I couldn't
glimmering through the trees at -:some J keep home out of.my mind:
. 1 thought- i
distance. I made my way through pie first of my mother, how she would miss
bushes and bramilles,and'after a while 1 the little brown' face at the supper -table,
Caine upon' my copper-eol i ored friends. I and on the pillow, by the fair i face of my
In a very pretty pla6,9wn -in a hot- Wee-eyed sister, : . I thougheOf my youngl
low, they had built them some wigwams brother, Albert, crying himself •to sleep,
With maple sapling's, covered 'with hem, becausel Was loSt. I ;thought ',Of my
lock boughs.; There Werd in fho group 1 father • and brothers Searching:, through
two Indians, two squaws, and a boy'aheut ; the orchard and barn, and going with;
1 lights to look in the millstream.: Again
I. °"rt"'" y ears old' Bat I moot 12°0 5" - i ftheaght orniy:mother, how, when she
get the baby, or rather pappoose,' who feared I was drowned, She woluld cry
wad lying in a sort of cradle, made of 'a i . bitterly, and be .very sorry for What she
large, hollow piece of ,bark, which was I had' said ;about my dark • . complexion.
hUng frcm a branch of a. tree by pieces t Then Ithought ,- of Myself, how I must
of Wild grape vine. The young; , squaw, I sleep on the hard ground, with 'nothing
but 'hemlock boUghs- for. covering, and
its mother, was swinging it back' and no body to tuck the , h p„- What if it
forth, now far - into the dark shadows . of l, s . b . eti . Id tree tr before morning, and the
the pine and hemlock, - now out into the 1 . 1 h .a 1 'ye the shOuld 'be struck-by
liglitnin: What - if. the old Indian 1
warin fire-light, and chanting to the child I should not ben tame savage atter. all; but.l
sonic Indian lullaby. ;The men sat -on a should take a fancy to set up, the ',War- .
log, smoking gravtly but,silentlsl *bile ! - WhooP', an'd come and scalp . rt e _in the
• !. middle of the' night!
the toy lay .on ' the grOtind,. playing -,~
" File bell in the village caurcn....rang ,
lazily with . a great yellow:hound, which i for nine.; This was the lionclor evening I
looked mean and starved, like all I ndian ! ideVotions at home: I :looked . iciiind to.!
dogs. The-old squaw was -cooking the I see if my new friends were preparing 1
Supper in a large iron" poi, over afire "for worship. • But the 'old. Indian wea !
built among S Pile. Or -stones. •' already fist asleep, and . as for 'the'
. . !,
- - ; younger one, I feared 'that a man who_
For schhe'time, I did not dare to • ' . beatingw ith
g o ; indulge din his" this a
fivard t, but at last I wentupto . the oldtVoOden spodin would hardly bd - liely to
squaw, andlooking up- into her: good- ; leadin family prayers. ' Upon the whole, !
humored face , said .1 an come 'to lire I . , I conclude - di. was among rather a heath- !
• ; enish Set. 'then I thought- ;again "of j
with' you, and learn to'make baskets, for ! home; and Adubtect ivhether; they would`
I don't like my borne.' She did not say ! have any familyWOrshiithat night, With
any thing to me, but made - some excla- I one iamb of •the flock gene 'aStrAY:: 'Li,
million in her own language, and the ! thought of all their grief and wars, till
others came erowding round. ''Tie bay' , I d
elt . my; heart would bu7t- with sorrow
.. an repentance, for. I dared Act- cry
jauglied,shook me by the hand, and said ; aloud:: . .
I lVas a bra v e gi . rll. but
.the old. Indian"S udd ' . ,
i ell lv- I herird;a: familiar sound'!
grinned horribly.and laid his hank 'on !at whittle dtstaice, , —it was Carlo's bark !
my forehead, sayin g .' What..a-pretty
head to scalp l' I screarnedanti• hid my
faCC in the young tl - luatv's :hlue cloth
skirt. She spoke soothingly, andTtold
me-not to be afraid,: for nobody would
hart me. She then tookine to her ‘ , ;rit : -
wam, where I sat down and tried to Make
myself at home.- But smelt , * I didn't
-feel quite comfortable. After 'it while,
The, old squaw 'took off - the • pot,, and
called'us to Puppet. This was succotash,
that a dish of corn and beans, cooked
with salt pork. We all zat down .on the
ground near The fire, and ate oat of great
wooden bowls, with wocden: spoons,
which I must say tasted rather too strong
of the pine.. 8ut..1. did not
- say so then,
no ztneallsi--•but ate a- t great,deal
'molt than. IE wanted, and 'pretended-R . )
relish , it, for fear they think me
ill-breid. would a tat have had them
kiaow but what I thought. tkeir .supper
served up in the very best Style, and :by,
perfectly. polite and genteel= peciple..
was a Aittle'. shocked, • howevei,' . by dh'e
incident t he '
durng meal. While, the
young squaw Was
. helpiaglier - husband
for the third or fourth time; she acci-:
dentally dropped a little, of An: hot .suc-
COUD pRSPORT, POTTER COUNTi I !PA., JANUARY 6, 18:4
Nearer and nearer it came: then I
heard steps corning fast through the .
'Crae!ding brushwood ; then little Carlo
sprang out of the dark into the'fire-light,
and leaped upon me, liCkqig my_ hands
.. .Ile was- followed by one ; of
my..elder brothers, and by my :nether:
To her I tan. I dared.hot look in, her
eyes, but hid my face ire herbopm.
Sobbing out, mother, forgive Ine !
forgiVe me !' She pressed me to her
heart, and bent down and kissed me
very, tenderly, and when • she did so,: :I
felt the tears: on her dear iheek
I need hardly say
. that I never again
undertook to make an odonclag . a. &Anew
or myself, though . My mother always
held that I was dark enough to by,,ong,
and I suppose the world would still bear
ter out itqer opinion."
;Whiie she was, stiff a schcol : lgirl,, her
parents removed to the city of Rochester,
where she enjoYed the excellent educa
tional advantages of that place; .and
gamed her first experience of ihe,sopial
life to - Which ste has remained enthusi
astically enured. IVriting i severai yea :s
after, Grace pays ft feeling of tribute to
the temperary residence of
yeari. Itochester,l.', ',She, says., was
for some years my well-beloved home ;
here it was that I spent inys,few,sclippl-;
days . ; received - thy trine of book:knowl
edge; for much learning has never yet
mad° me 'ma" e,' It was tiers
.. • ,
that,wantan' life, fi rst opened upon ;tie '.
not aS a rem nee. not,as a fairy diern. '
not as a golden heritage of, beauty and 1
of pleasure.; but as a sphere, or labor,
and care, and endurance ;* an ' existence
'of many efforts and few - successesi of
eager and gr ee t aspirations, and slow hilt!
partial realizations. Life has, thus lfar
been, to., me severely' earnest, profoundly .
real, end 'My days'of romantic pleastires
and ideal visions areyetsto.cnirre."' J
. In 1843, she. removed, with.: her:"pa
rents: to New-Brighton, Pa.; where 1311
has since resided until her marrifige;
although spending a very—considereble
portion -of her time in Washington,
Philadelphia, and - other : eastern cities.
Soon after her removal to New-Brighton,
_she commenced her career as an , euthor:
ess. Hei. first - productions, under the
signature o .. Grace Green wcull."Were,
contributed to the New- York Itlirro,
then under the editorial care of George
P. Morris and N.. P. Willis. • The _brit
diant literary, fame of both-these,,gentle
men did not Make thernindifferent to the
promise:of \risine . ,genies. — Tbey at once
discerned tti terling merit of their cone
tributor, reache forth to her (he' hand
of friendly welco e, spoke those words .
of kindly encouragement which are so
grateful and precions to ihe heart of the
timid asPirant, and diallenged,for her
writings the public fitvorii‘ehich — t, hey
have since enjoyed in no Stinted measure.
In the, recollections of these eminent
men, we are sure there can 'be but feni l
brighter passages than the effective Sint-'
pnthy which, on this occasion, they have
accorded to the first modest efforts of
youthful: genius. 1 ,
Among the peeticapiecea which at
tracted the greatest stare of adtmration,
may b'e reckoned the .. Ariadne," ;the
" Horseback Ride," and ..Pygmalion."
These were succeeded by various com-,
pcsitions in prose, which at once at
trlf .11 notice, piqued curiosity,, and
made the name of "Grace Greenwood"
a prime faverite among the numerous
pOpular contributors to the widely-circn
lated .magazines of the day. In...con
nectionwith 'other literary labors, she
aS th . e editor or " The Lady's Beak"
for :a year. Pet' first Volume, entitled
o ,Gretfniveod•Leaves," was. brought out
in. isan, 1,1 , - Ti,.1,....,. • Po ~A .4, tn.:2A-, ..:,r
•Boitork. It consists. of a collection of
tales, sketches, and letters, showing the
genial 'powers' andexuberant vivacity. of
the writer' to' singular advantage. In
1151, she published a volume of "Po
ems," and an admirable juvenile. story- i
book, called "History of My Pets." . A
secOnd series of J. Greenwood Leeves" •
wed issued the following year, and also -
anoiher juvenile 'work, called ..Recol
lections of my, Childhood." Each of
teeSe excellent works for• the perusal of
yOti l eg people (though not without a
'charm to readers of every age) has : been '
received with cordial delight, as itellin
En g land as in our own country.
In the spring of 1852, U nice ,was
enabled.to carry into effeeta long-elier
iAt'!el desire to visit Europe. She passed
abOnt fifteen months in England, Scot
land,• Ireland, Prance:- Italy, and the
Tytol. gratifying her native love 'Of tat_
by ,Ihe stglit . of its choicest specimens in
theigallertes of the Old World, gairtket.
rash materials for poetry in the- scenery
aid . suggestions of a foreign land, forM
ing,an acquaintance' wall stiveraf of the
magi: attractive celebrities in literature,
and enlivening the social circles in Eng
land inwhich.she was warmly received
by the resistless attractions of her wit,
piqirancy, originality, and Toirn;g A meri:
'ea it freedom from the`smooth petri factiens
of •,'tEnropean society:. She returned
.frarn her: transatlantic !our in August
last;, and has since prepared a record of
her' travels, entitled .. flaps and Nltshaps
Jef a- Tour in Europe," which will suer'
be issued in Boston, by - Ticknor, Reed
& ,Fields. This volume, it may be pre
diCied, will possess as great an interest
for the public., in general, as any of her
precious:works. .Wth her acuteness .of
obeemation and never-failing' thaw of
soir l its, she is singularly adapted to give
a living, daguerreotype sketch ,of her
impressions, and has,doubtless embodied
in ;tibia , produCtion ii, series: .of salient
comments on life and society, as it passed
under her quick 'and penetrating' eye
Abroad. • . ,
lii October, 1853, r ,5he commenced the
publication of '',l he.,Little
• •Pilgrun, a
utdnr . hly ifienile'iStred, in ,Philadelphia
lij,i Mr.. 'ipniOcoti,, - Which bist 'fair. to
prdove O . great favorite,With the 'Young
fenilers es the, collection of Searles here :
tofOre piephfidf;tir' their entertainment.
In The Writings- of, Grace' Greeriivood
WO discover the perpetual infltience . ;,'Of
Wei personal Character. There'tire scarce=
ly iiny.autbors whose PeOritiCtiOnsare so,
much the eiprOsion of ilieir, own indi
vidinfityll -Free from ttie, trammels, of
artificial literarylas i te; nc . kriowledgin" g no
allegiance to the "absurd
the schnots, loyal to the, spontaneous
insgiretibris of nature, she Oip§,J,te9
, in' Or true willnaii'S heiit, and bodies
forOilhaii6 fre . iti, b4iiiill4 and vigorous
crationi, which are :rieVeillie frnit of,
e'en venfion al train i rig, or of 'ljtaid, crouch
ing imitation: Fier littOsi L p ii,r7itiriss ari
pervaded by the genuine spirit of poetry:
. . ~ ,
'Her poetry is the inevitable . utterance of
tr highly;itnaginUtive natre.. ' The latter
it•usually more Carefully- elaberated,"but
both are free, impuls've, often careering
wildly in impetueus ights, but always.
with the 'impress of purity mid a gen-,
erous purpose. In her' freest strains,
she sings as the Wild bird sines. The
bobolink in a clover peld• is t imunore
merry than she is in her mood, of frolic
gayety.. At other times; her song gushes
forth in plaintive Melodies, like the
sweet, sad warblings of the nightintv,dale:
But this is never her habitual state.
Her temperament .is 160 -,genfal,,trio vi.:l
,vacions~ too full of ;love for all created 1
things, to find content even in the dain
sweetness' of rapt reel ncholy.. , —
Her healthy spirit alway rebounds
under, the excitement of preci us humarrl
sympathies., • and of :trust in the "dear I
God,.' of whom mortal tongue can say' I
little'but that he — is Love. ,
Her farniliarity,With‘ the external na-.
tare is Tevealed every Where'' iri ' her
writings. She rejoices in all , natural'
objects, . Every flower that; blooms,
every animal that sports in the epen air,
every fresh plant of spring, every sweet'
breeze of Heaven,, touches the cords of
*sympathy within her soul,' and in_..,3 1 / 4 es
the fluent-melody of her verse. Heller
chiefest strength is in the warm glow of
her affections. Herein she exhibits the
true glory and joy' of d'sindere' woman.'
Het_thougtits ever cling to the olds-do
mestiq fireside as the heaven of her
youthful imtigination,„' The , paternal
hearthstone isbe..weird Jacob's ladder of
her memory, peopled tyith angels, and
opening the pasiage to' brighter worlds.
She. loves 'her parents,' her brothers and
sisters, with a love that can find no ex
piession for its exuberant tenderness but'
in the impassioned language of ppetry.
Her kindly spirit is bealitifully blended
with the Sentiment of rever•i e in spite
,of occasional aucions sal ¶es .n the
'detection of false ess and po, = s pre
tense. :With the lively instinct of genius,
I she worships its presence . in others.
Free from liierary rivalry, she is ever
ready to do /justice to genuine cl itns,
rand has fotind .her.chosen friends ri'nong
lirathese whim n less , genero attire
-11 :...:.-...kunned as competitors in
the race - for fame. , •
tt is not to be denied that she 'seine
-times. gives . ..offense -„to . - excellent peOple,
who mistake her frankness of manrierfor
a want of. femionie -reserve, and her
- sarcastic pleds . antries on social and, pub
lic:httmbugs'for a surperfluous wicked
ness...of temper 4. that • delights in the
wboleiale slaughter- of the • innocents.
But all this is due to the want of...the
eoytraining which inculcates hypOc
iisy as a
,virtue, and 'flfitters away.
robust,. ntural 'feeling in the it - liking
phrases bf polished apathy. ' 'Grace
Greenwood! has . been - firithftil to the
dreams, of har..childhood,. and in this
fidelity lies thelsecret of her success.
In the maturity of noble womanhood,
bertenius is c eutalessAeslined to still
higher' Thom! \hs than she has yet
Act:tit-yea:. Ins iced with thejofiv i dem
-erratic : sentiment. , of - the'
. age, .. looking
upon the Course of ilutnainty . with the
natural piety of feeling which.findsVod
. ' -, ery_Whiire-and always hopes for the
best, she will-yet aid the approach .of
the era which • has - rarely been better
described then in
. her own, glowing
words: ..While it is ours to 'labor and
to wait, it is a joy to know that, amid
her degradation, her sorrow, And her
crime, Earth still cheriTheq. deep in - her
bruised heart a sweet • hope, holy -and
indestructible, that . the day of her re
deuiPtion 'draweth nigh.' i The day : , fore
told by the fire-touched lips of prophets ;
'the day whoie coming was hailed- i idythb
martyrs in -hOsannas that rang- throng-11
their prison walls and' went up amid the
flames.. The day of the fulfilment of
the angels' song ; the day of the quality
taught_ by Jesus in the temple, on the
mount, and by.the way-side ; the day of
peace, and rest, and-thefreedont of God:"
—Phrenological Journal. '
AN INQ,'UIitING AflND.—The following
anecdote which a friend related : to. us as
an actual occhrrencc, stiicks,Sameti
Of . thc stories 61 children rehited by the
Knickarbocker:: • •
A stripling some. eight year (tinge,
was engaged in the •manuCacture of a
'stool, valid, On account of n dtsparity in
the length of the:legs, refused to stand
up. After fruitless efforts to make it
,do so :
"Mothei," aaid% he - does the Lord see
"Well,"' replieoV the,. young, hopeful,
",Ahest 1 guess-he ' laugh when he sees
this stool?' :. : , •
rS(Np VF; A3l
'gke, most decided,,case nativism, we
have,nOticed is . that olio person in Bos
ton, who .on being
,a,slrod to, attend,the
Pilgrim, Ball-at, Plymontb, on,the 224
inst., repliedethathe ,was, not •gOi
,to, attend a celebration in
llonnt• ,or, the, itryival;of kvarcel of For
3.",iti;:.'!. .:.i Id:.
In th p 'Nladiann Daily Argus,
Dec. 1, . find tha following account
of the martyrdom of nn Anie`iart
a youth, whem 'our nation may be
proud—trho died. hecauio, he would not
hell a lie:
A case of moral: heroism, exceedigg
thitOmputed-to Knud Iverson, occurred
in Marquette .. tour) ty, in
.this , .6utte, a
little over a l. year ago, the facts of which
were established by judicial investigation
and were, related : to us b Judge LarabeO
who presidediat the trial.•
,_ A beatitiftil, bit! e-oyeci boy
about nine years of age, was taken from
the Orphan•Asylumin !Wiwi:lit:le . ; and
,by a respectable' farmer, otlklar
queita, prof - dam 'of religion mad) a
member : of, the Baptist petsuasion. ' A
girl, :a littla older than the'lny; was'dlso
' adopted into - the familY.L, Soon- after
these children were installed-, hi'their
new home the boy dis6overrd criminal
conduCt on the - pare:Ot his now mytker,
which he, trie'niiiin . E4 l'o f the little: girl, sail
it thereby'came: 'woman ; she in-.
dignantly denied the story; rd the satis
faction of her husband, and "misted that
the boy should tO,Whipped until, hocon
fessed the falsehoOd: • ' •-•
The man—poor weak irigot:;--impelled
by asense of teligfou; duty, proceeded
to the task assigned him, by Pitehring
a bundle of rods, stripping the child na.
ked, and suspending him .by a card to
the rafters of the house,and whipping'
him at intersrals. for .over two hntirS, till
the blood ran through the . floor, making
a pool urion the floor . below ; toping
t . an
only to res . and interrogate , the, boy and
getting no other rip!) , than;q)a, Itold
the truth--I cannot tell cilia ; thi; m;•o
-man ill the time
,urging trim to 'do his
duty. , i Tlie:poor little hero, at length
released from his,tortu re, thruw his agna
tlis tormenter, kissed
nim and said, , “Pa ' I am so cold," and
died. lt appeared in evidence upon the
trim this man 'and womao,for murder.
that the child did tell the Iptk and suf
fered death by slow torture_mther Than
tell a lie. The age of heroism and of
martyrdom :will nothave pasted till
mothers cease to- instill. holy precepts
into the Minds of their infant (Wig:inn.
The-man and womartwhh murdered this
angel child - are now in the penitentiary
nt Wapun,-to which they ,were sentenced
for 10 years. •
;EDI:MI.IU BEES . THlVlN'lti,9.7.:After
dickering some. time vi , itit>the • long:feg
i ged diaorlie.sp!r,Jetkdiith.llotn.npnu up
andspeutnittarter to see the: Siamese
Looking at. : ! the •curious, pair
for some time, Jed busted - .IIoW long hey you :fellows bienip
It • i•-•• •
th it are kind of hitch ?"
, Torty-two years," wasEnifs reply.
"•Du teat dettirryliinl'o' used to it,
.nin 7 t.. ye?"
4 .We ought to baid.they;
I vow you- ought. You felletz
1p•Iong to the smite chit rclh7—!specryOu
' • i
indeed," saki Choi)
...Want to - know !-• 'Melt, I stvatty6u
,hitched queer, - sa'id - "Jeil;'rniotitely
, examining the Jigatute: "One of yeou
!: fellers dies,Aother feller'll . be in -a pua)t
-; cr, I reckoo.”-
..Would be bad," said Chang:
giUnni drink within' I guess—eveeto
in to swim
•. “Sometimes,"' said they.
-After .gazing. at them a feq ~• tttotiients
in ilence , Jed .again boats
..Look here, s'pose one on yea; l'ellerti
got into a scrape. and was abeout to be .
put.in jail, how'd- you manage that 1"
"0," says.,Eng,".l'd go•Chang'"s bail!!!
yes, could do that, by , h?19r,17.
giving a freih'lou'Ortiartiinitti rani to
put .the,Twini.tbrough a sipiLir eoarie
The nigittve . Law don't 'ApPgllr.r.co!
‘vork satiifatorily; either north:or south.
The %V):weling, 77p; ea says: ...The fairy
rnaiter at. Detroit says !haat. least_
fugitiVe slaves had, crossed, at that ppint
Into Canada during the past year. It,ts
also estimated.thet some 260 had Crdised
over at Cleveland. If theiti "etateirienti
ate correct, not less than 2000 slavets;of
Apsqket yalue of $2,000,000; have
passed Ate caaada withia 'ha past year
—the firuitof the °fugitive slaFe let+,