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An iN'DErEKDENT Fajiilt
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ulacnr us LiTrrfooI, rlcflind.) a hymn which the
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f pi. .ith tb. arninr rTrb ... rr. w. h.T, .!-1
traTi bad i l-i-'U.-e in iaioz it before out rsadra. n-l
..u tb.v.. .Diomnhi ,rK.j u
XZZZ Ct fcr
So I?ht In Heaven.
that b bo ci;ht tbre." En. xxii. 5.
X-W fear's if'ruiny, 11.
night fbiil t Id b-aTpn! yipthring gloom
l.all oVr that piorioaa UclcajtTerctme;
No trart thali J I id ttviat-aj o"r thoe Homer,
Tiai Lrraihe tbeir frarmnce tlrt)ugh c Irwttal bower?.
Na niil:t ! aH be in hare n ! "o Jn-Jful hvur
jf mental lariinf-p. or ibe TVtBter' r-owfr:
AcrftO lisOn '.. Bo -B.OUS CicuJ tLal Tull,
To iua lb funi-iht of UT c&raptun-J K,uL
Nr ciLt cha'I I in hTi! Forbid tc a.f-rp,
Tb je no more tbe-ir moarufa. TiiU Wfp:
Tur;r fujataies Jriri. th-ir trail wi;J itit,
'i t- aU uciiii.tj od UrcJ da jr.
No d gt thai br in heTtn : no tcrrows reign.
No -crt ac-a-fb. no oc-rpoml jin.
No thixninc liml, uu burning feTer Uitrrp,
No oa.'ecI.j se, no winter of deiir.
No rilght st-tU be in heaTcn, bat nd.eM noon;
Nu fast declining foo. nor waning moon ;
tut tLr ibe Lm bail yield perpetual Jig.!,
'M.-i ;.atur pr.f c and walcrv eter brieH.
NoriJ.i shall b in bareo, no darkened room.
No ld ot Jratb, or nlf-n-e of tbe torn.'.
Hot tre-i-t ewer frb with icrt and tiulh
Lail brare the frame wiUi an immortal ycuto.
Np tiLt tall be la b(rTfn: Cut nichi i htra,
j Tie rirfct of sorrow, and Lbe &ufct of f-ar;
5 1 mvurn tbe ills tbit cow dt ttrpa atund,
And kbritk frcm oilier LUai m vet .mi-ecd, i
No night fb:i be in beftTen O, had I faith
- Ti it-t in Lt the faithful W.tne&g sajtb.
A Tiit faiih jbouij makeihoae hilr ou pbantosM ee,
Aoii leave n;- nigLt, b-DCi rtb, oo ftarU. to m.
Eii H:iA, L:vti-F -jL. Jan J, l-s. y
J THE CIIROMCLE.
!li Next Week is Adi. Court.
il -t, . . . ;
tiiiue uwnz ai mis umce lor;ri,
j f Autenizing, job norK, c, we desire
) . to make payment this month
those now favorinz ns Will confer a
, ..v "iin uyuu nun
rreit nMiMlinn. I
j" w w
TERMS In Advance.
i- ompic ccpy one year i.5(, or3 cents
tper weei-fur a shorter time. Four copies !
t z- ... . ... .
ur copies '
o "yetn ,
riTea copies one rear.five copies two years.' , ble snd "nsteady, for Stein was drumming i 5" j? " F'' k'DsIy lion " ' y" fi" h ' d if y0ur waisfcoat is
ticr one copy ten rears fur $10. For$i5i with trembling hands and a beating heart. sabdueil 7 the steady glance of the Lu- ! not made out of father's blue cloth man
'KlnaVh".?!"! From ,ime t0 time be let lbe dmm-stick ; aD 83 " PPxed soldiers raised tie, my nam, is not Erwin ! Father,
tir-aod -Oizmachson." ' ' ; fall, exclaiming aloud, "I am summoning ; r Iances before the irresistible looks of , father! is not that your cloth? Martin!
w e'dou'u'whelher the 1 oung wen '
of Lewisburg and vicinity C3n lay out a !
I dollar each for a more useful publication !
than that below noticed. Mr. MCobmick
1 -Ais an accomplished wholesale merchant .
1 visited tbe Crimea during the late
1 var there and has all the advantages of ,
larire experience and observation, as well ,
;la the tact and talent, for the work to
ywhich ne Qevoies nis energies vi uouj
Vowers of a willinc mind. No man stands '
higher, in New Vork city, as a practical ;
tooralist, and Christian business man, ;
han Richard C. M'Cormick.-ED.CHEOS.
C . .
m niftiT vrti iTwrw
j.M.1. ! . . . . ... .
In a-lliurn to in ?pi.i vonmpowra .a-
it. hiitWD mnffr. Mi no .3 rt .ill
nr-d. other em.nnu .ipt.rt.u. mai enurlniair .n-
ur . p.r-'j 10
I iiuaL.i. thruah ur otlurr mtsliniii .ill be prearnted
1 tr-im m-Qh to nv olh.
1 T.e MZMine .ill be li.D priotil m fin P-
Il.r. cl rr;m:t: inuri mni mmiM. Kb oual
..M.TSiiUi;inii'M0t.alBabla literar. .nj l
l-.Sw"' - Ur r.l.17. ttatrnwa of
I ,riI.uoIl .ill be the uo. a herrtof .re. They are
. . . ... .... . . 1 1 iiu IT . -n. r.mm tm-rk
Tpetej;.T pronounfted not only ewer i iruh aui
iM cMaftx pebcauon in th. oountrj
'a TERMS IS ADVANCS.
' . r. r;n.. r,t. .
i hiem . ..u. u ,
I cuiauo. tbe Mammae.
of Volume i.. handomiy twiuia, canna ior-:
, aabed te a liajiled extent, rnce
Addraaa all tuuuM oommanintjon. to
.A CALKINf. Pnara.
firuadvay, Ne. York.
The Fugitive Slave Law. The peo-,
ple ot ?lassacansete uae iaeu niuj. ,
. , . . .
the right direction. They have enacted a
law which ought to be adopted in every ;
Northern State. It declares that no per
son shall be eligible to any office under
the State government who holds that of a
slave-catching commissioner. A Mr. Lor
ing, who was found holding this office and
that cf Probate Judge, has been removed
vj uov. uants. Ihe tugitive Ciave j
' Law is not only odious to every northern !
citizen, but unjust and tyrannical, uncon- i
ri ... . .
sUtutional and contrary to the snirit of 1
"YHE IULMj 31 LA a 31AUA.1-MU. . - . - Amidst tue youtuiui Buppncanis u - . t. ... vCtt
J1 " ehto m riciiakd c m'oobmick. i nd smiling to their playfellows as the, , g brea. were obliged to make one of our house
J Th.SKin. votmior tin ouchl m jjitilt, joined the procession, and seemed quite j door, ana carry him upon that, tatner
TTI;?iVJliBtiBMSrto ca-rcr to commence their enterprise. Then, j "eI!: .; -vt.i. tn. tni.;e. repeat- ! and mother and I had a great deal of trou-
,m.-.r in-i7fvr lrtftlr fthnnt them without ICftr. DOuulDir . . ..... , , ti.i notrCKlT llitea VO IcUU U3 a uuuuwvif, wc
'hrihM eyes and blue and grey were mere, ana : soidiers, was quite irresistible. They was as ravenous as a won. ua iu cowards. Ihe burghers compassionated , were M trodden upon in tbe cruib( an.j i caarca ot Kome, as a sy.m. c.
-ofS?:i.rJ?iS hair of all shades of flaxen, brown, and ... bowever. acknowledge this to morning be was gone, and bad taken with the WOmen's bitter sorrow, and made no; f at lul throw a, xbe duce.uch characters. If they are found w.ui-
r-S ?!ri?l llack children of all sges and sixes too; ! 2 Z Iven to themselves. On ' him father's shirt and mantle, which reply tut ealmly prepared for the conflict braQcb r eommnnio.. is it the language of -
i-1-.andb.aioa..thih..i.ur.co.tofth..oium.. 6la"- vuiiuicuu fc ' ; each otter, or even to mcmseiTes. -v.-he. were , . j f . . , . . charitableness to assert that they are there.
t.tM.h..i!ii.p h.rrtof..-, tb. they were indeed an interesting sight! ! the contrary, Prokop put on the semblanoe : bad lent him whilst Lis oe-n c.o.nes were aIld their own destruction and that of the ; .BeKer tbe cherries crushed," cried B0 ln cons(qneeof h-rsvs-emcf teacaing,
.?.S-tiTa5 Those of the citiiens who could not find of exce9sive aDger) and turning to Wolf, bung up to dry." tawn ; far they knew that raidd.y was Mf3 Wolf ..than J00 murdcred ! But b3t in spi.e cf lha. ,T5!eni. and that they are
:pi. u Mt.L f"J2L.i ."15: ' mnm in the marketplace, bad crowded !...-.,, . r on audacious man ! "Is this true ?" asked Prokop, turning ; ft arcroaching , and with i. ihe. time of ; .horo hpre ,oar fatber ;' . nerall made the obiects of pers-cuticnT
:3 oar institutions. This act cf Massachu-;
, . ;
J etts is a nobic vindication ol State rights.
- ...... . f
J Mitcare American.
Legislature has followed up the removal ;
ot ouuge coring, ry vo-.mg tae sum ot ;
X ih'lu tji W ill 1 .m IT F.Ia. a. .n inrlpm. '
nty tor injuries suflered by a charge npon
Lim by a portion of tbe Boston brigade, :
a. the time of the rendition of Anthony 1
The LfmU;..,. t :.i.. 1 Jt
ted ten thousand copies of a report in fa-
Tor of re-opening the slave tr.de direct !
ITL'C UCAtfrO fir It IIIIIBIinn J
i I lit II CMILfi Ur ITIMUmDUnll :
Aiti,on;rb Mre Wolf hld comfortc(j her.
C w wwusaua un
self wilh the hope that the other mothers
, of 5brg would not allow their cbil -
uicu u gu uui to me enemy, yet sue could
not feel easy about it. Her fears mcreas-
eiasstie Leara Joud cries and lamenta -
tion. rro,.eeH;n. frnm ,K .!muw!b
' -"b ""s
,,.,,1. ;. . ,1.,
! nice as she possibly could.
, and wiped their faces, Lands, and feet, as .
carefully as if they were goicg to attend a
festival ; and chose the newest, whitest, i
and smoothest shuts out of her store, tak-,
kg care that tbe girls' dresses and boys'
tronssrs should not appear below the hem '
i of tbe shirt. She combed and brushed
aDd oilei their hair, and made it bright
! and shining. This occuratien soothed her j
grief aud diverted her thouchts for a time-i
: but w
hen at length all the eight children 1
m.,l. re.,W .n.l ..! t.,.r.. i. i
clean and rosy and smiling, in their aim-
pie white dresses, her sorrow burst forth
afresh with greater violence than before.
"Must I let you eo out to the enemv'" !
she cried, in accents of despair. "Must I !
a'low vou to b. led lit- inn,v.n t.,i.. i
.ut ciuotj jjui wuo is to lead you f 1
Surely no one who Las children of bis '
i.r 1. .h.m ..m n-.ir ji
..... ' ' j i
"lou," exclaimed bis wife, ,urniDg '
; nni-lt. ...l, I: nv ,
.. ' 11 u.i, iMij.
tjiiita.jf iuarus mm -you again I ihen
am I with one stroke to be made childless
ana a widow
? Is that justice? Is that
"We must lav down even iwr l!r r,.
J - ...W .V.
the brethren." ron!;t Wnlf k
nrmiy. -iiappw should 1 think myself if
mv Uf, J. V" -
.s.r "7 V. J.
- - ....WHrf. aVallj '
the time is up. We must iro.'
"c " uv ueara in tne Street j j
not as usual in a bold, defiant tnn W :
'i ( .1 i . i
not as usual in a bold, defiant tone,but fee-
lle snd nB5tcady. 1 Stein was drumming i
y fit teMcTildfenr-'bh tna terri&le '
eneDjy !" And then he began drumming
aga;D M furiously as if be were dealing
aeain as lunousiy as ii ut o
bis mows nT,9n the Hussites themselves, ';
nntil tis feelings once more overcame him,
aDi t;3 Dinas refused their office. I
Ttc children poured out of the houses j
0 an iea at the sound of tbe drum,and, '
followed by their weeping mothers, took ;
. . " . . . . ... ., .
tBeir way to tne large square ueiuio
cnnncil - house. filling the lanes and streets
as they passed along. Bu whilst their
mothers were sobbing and wringing their
hands, and their fathcrs.in vain attempt-,
in er to Tprresa luetr ictus. vm.-
at,.!. alaa AtiilrlrAn
when all were asse
mbled together, what a ;
id they present ! Black i
. . .sp A
vatic.j u 1. . .
into tbe bouses that overlooked it, and at ,
ail tbe windows were seen mo imi.u6 ,
faces of the infant children, who, from :
their extreme youth, were unable to ac-;
company tbeir brothers and sisters ; and
peaiB'a tucui uti. ""fV e
l 14. .Vm mra itgirMW in frOTlt ff the
unius .us .... ..
council-bouse, Mailer, the ecbool-master,
bai fuund a spot to sund in. He carried
in his arms his little Johanna, who looked
,n an .rui. ...iu.... ,
Ii rt. r,F nir fhiM.
lougiug.y ujjii .uu m jnt v
"Dear "father," she said, kissing him, j
, , - i Ma i
. .:,t, ,1. cince
1 1 j
n.p doctor nut that plaster to my ;
. tJ , t deai 8lr0nger. !
Jfit ffle fry tQ walk npon it
"Mvchild.vou know not what yoa ask,"
said Muller, in an agitated voice. "Should ;
r- . I. 1 1.. 1 ., I
your nrst waix tie 10 utiu . .
ajw a a hero hTIT S. murilfl DI liUUI H .
... . 1 r 1
1 " ,T. i
Th. W.her-master now appeared on I
- - c - 1
, . gteM bef ore tb e council-house .attend-
ld b ' tbe otber councillor Here they '
'f. Voln together : th. assembled
.... w 1j .v..
rtiiiaren aia tae same, .ui. mo ue.
. A deathlike
HULUCU wvuv w.w j.- -
t,,,In. sr,.d OTe. lbe multitude, whilst
... .- , ... f ,j .loonenca
t,, r.r,V. nnoa the helpless Iambs
t9 be fortb, as well as for ail the in-1
bavitants of N'aumburg. And at tbe con-
elusion of his ardent supplication, all the
pe le :oined :B , bctsxtfelt Amen.
Af. th children, led Is 'Wolf,
waiked si0WiT past ,be flight cf steps be-
, ... . . . ..1 .11 , .r.
fore the council-
, from the bargher-master
' e ..
down to the town drummer, cave them a
tearful blessing as tbey passed. The same
w done by all '.Ion who beheld them
. Ii ..It c .1 cm t .
I -.i .i . ., ... , cit;iOT)9, may be easily conceived. Noth p unon b s eves, and then .i. . ; . ..... fc .. 8 ,uu,k,DS jrrowui.y
, .i iue cuu-reu were ceiBg wasDea ana . , , ,.;. , . ' . r .....huuoi. . irampi. itn great dia.uItT, the strewn and crushed
i. i -i j 3 -. t out tae nrmest trust in Ood kept no his on bis children, mhn .rill Bt.n;., A t j.:.i.i i. i . t .t t ... ... .
u Mni,cii, sua aressca in wuue. in me , . 1 1 i . . ' v.j . 6u, unc uurh,i, lr,m me uurguer-mas:er at UD2tn eucceeiid in so "if those who pare
.. .. . . ... resrtliitinn. .nrl lni . In m Tr.r?r.T-aw MmJp rnnnil t. La f., .1 11 If. .L:il . ... ... ... C
; must cl ber sorrow, however, she did not 1 : . ' " j " .i uui ; n . cuimreu s ups, sen times louder tLaa tbeir fir obtaining silence that the watchman's ' what would tley say '
! Dftltct to make Ler children a5 elP,n and . m bl enterPrl8C- ; nothing will induce yoa to alter your d-! petitions for mercy bad been : whiL-t Wolf last words cou'd h l,ear;? .,.,' un .... '
LEWISBURG, HXIOS CO., PA., FRIDAY,
from thn wln.lntra. .
; . , ,uo
i 7. T " minfilca
b.uu3Ui me um.appy par-
nt vhn t . I .
j cnts who followed the long, long train of
ebl! Jren M ht 13 th8 gates of the town.
it . . . .
, , .s (UDers ,00K 'as'
; cid farewell of their children : and manv
em, amost whom was the stromr and
j ' ' " ; " .
; . , . " '
vised and proposed the flan winch brought
, a 1. (i. l r .11 1:. i.n
' ""b""" '
Wbi'5t'he "JreD er9 leaving the
t0WD' "DeU ' Uf f'1' l,owcr tol to
8umm0n the olJ n J the fdole to offer np
tLeir 8urpI'ca'.ions U the safe return of
,he Jou,hful petitioners. Hut most of
thfT mothers turned deaf ear to the
Ca!L Thej betook them5eke3 t the town
' wnicu commanded a
T'eW of ,be tosi lcaJ'DS to the enemy's
C.amp- Uer. Xhc slood ,0 watch imP
"eDlly aasmD6 the bl"d"'S tears from;
s ' c euuuren at lengiu
disappeared from their sight. .
D0W fl,UD b!m5eif alone with bis
Prceicius charee- He felt as if he was an-!
swerabIe for each one of the little ones who
"J Deen C0Dn(J to his care. The re-
5P0DS,l"ll,y pr'ed heavily upon bim.and ,
m:iDy dceP sigo fui its way from his '
k..J I 1 ..... . .
,. , " ;
Were 800 d!Ter'ci f;om their melancholy ,
..hecneerru. remarks and nu-j
merous Questions of th rh ,?rn .
e anxious to know what the camp of ,
the enemy III lil- n,I tl. '
j iuey were to ,
tebave "hen tbey came to it. Their little j
ct WCDt faAtcr and faster, and they pro- ,
jceededas eagerly and impatiently as if !
' they were about to i oin a Dirty nf !
- . I J
Sure, instead of encountering n n..m.4
as they .Pi,roaeheJ . . !
J lu valQ alJ tne astomsned soldiers :
nrnt r,h,!.n. t ,,.:" "T !
- J- ,
ooiaiy ana leariessly forward, with con-
r- .u..mcU micu. ..oi a I
sound, not a prayer, not a cry of termr i
nieni arena ninn.n.iAjk: x- i
80DDdi Bot Prayer, not a cry of terror, !
5CaPd their lips. As the kingly lion is
Bion"'1T"e7 unhindered in froVt of Pro-1
,m t jt
p , , ' .
was crowded with officers, ;
, , , . ... n , .. frnm tneir
, . , , . - ,nvnrj-
bebaT9 tte apprMching
of WDite.rote children. I
Looi- gternly tbe martial Prokop '
. ..j... ,!' , mM.t nf hu u i
"What is the meaning of this?" he
said firmly. "How dare yoa" Here ;
emJeQ fcU on their kneejj
folded band8. aod thousands ',
. ...... , . , . MpBnJ !
ei for mer"CJ from the kneeiit)g cbil-
dreQ fa wM,e dreMM produCdnpon
d(j yoa ventnrc to appear before my face
s . . jjaTe you (0Ig0tteu wtlat 1 threv
. v.. v'0f mildlT. "out of
m(mth cf babc9 and jactiing, did j
: surea couruF, .akii.-j . . , , ,
3 I lT ! msMw I nafT
Christ our Lord ordain praise to himself. ! nesses. One could not invent suca a sto
Do yoa the same by hearing the prayers j ry in a moment, especially with a sword at
of these little ones, and granting mercy to one's throat."
their fathers and mothers. Oh, if you "Mean, thankless man !" thundered
have children of vour own, you can meas- i forth Prokop in a rage, striking Janeck
..., f ,i,;fi .n;h ,K
I mc Limu ..
, , t,:i. h,- mr.Am .nrl
I" . ... ..
of the trust they place in your generosity.
"Stand up !" said Prokop, with assanc
said Prokop, with assum-
ed roughness to the children. "Put your
bands down. Have you any cnuurea 01
your own amongst them V continued be
"Y", 8ir" "swered olf, "aa my
-I.-' V. f
cnnaren, eigui iu uumuc.
"Which are they ?" asked Prokop,
iithar 1 mav mi ri 1 ri 1 1 it 111 itii iue aauiaat.iv
t,4i.n m. f - -
.nd disobedience of their father."
"They are scattered amongst the other
children, said on, turning paie. -a
could not very easily find them in such a
multitude, .11 dressed alike."
i.Thn T will doit for ton !" cried
, Prokop. with a laugh, using tbe same de
. . ... 1. , - (iTt..eii.;M nn will have wnt-rfv nnfiii us.
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! vice by which the wise ooiomou uiscover-
I ed the true mother of the living and of
i the dead child. "Sapka, Kudmitx, Jan-
neck ! let this impudent man be put to
Before the men he called npon conld
! draw tbeir swords, Wolfs eight children
darted forward out of the crowd, and sur-
j roundel their father, clinging to him, and
-.rn.stly rleadine for his forgiveness.
"That is what I wanted," said Prokop.
1 ,,-tl v:u ... th. ? Fin.
"Tbeseare your children, are they . fine
j boys and girls, certainly, and as ooid as
1 their father. Now, hear my determina-
. . .... I
'" as joa Dave despised my threats,
-n,- btve "ntured, contrary to my express
; commanas, to appear again before me,
' i -i , . ... 6 '
your children shall be put to death ; bat
! the rest, with their parents and the town
. " -umburg, shall be spared. This is
1 certainly a reisonLl iW;;nn .r, mnr
: de,irable than if T a.
, "? "u '"sa
i t, t." , '
I'oor Wolf was struck dumb at this tre-
meuuous sentence, lie rre5?d hu hmrlt
; cUiop, grant me at least one favor : kill
me,"'- - ,
! Wolf, firm and courageous as he had
, hitherto shown bimself, staggered and
( would have fallen to the ground, had not
Lis children supported him.
; It fas evidently I'rckops desire to try
me courage 01 on s children. ne turn -
, ed to them and said "Could yoa dare to
'' die ?"
"Oh yes," cried Erwin, eagerly ; ijf
jou win spare our
; the rest of tbe cbil
father and mother, and
Idren. and the town "
i "i'ou think it is easy to die, youngster,"
answered Prokop ; "but you would sing
' to another tune if you felt it near J()u.
Janeck !" he continued, addressee a sol-
dier, "draw your sword."
Erwin looked fearlessly at th .rM;nr
iuu m Bui nun .
me, Janeck I am ,- fie said, M.n,. j teltl IZT
"Did I not help to carry yoa into ourbeadnd
nitbu ' aa j . - bough in the other, they started nff r.n
and give yoa good soup? To be sure !
rr.,, . ..IJ-l j
ju. weui away secretly, and aid not even
thank ns, and took father's shirt and man-
tie with yoa besides.'
"What is tbe boy prating about ?"ask-
ed Prokon of the .olrller mhn
n Hv ..wwV
inir In Fr.in'i loni.,r. ...: j
r v-. , . '
O aajawaai MJUUW-
snow nothine of the bov."
.uuw jou : cried r.rwin,conn-
dentlv. "I am anre r.f tt,n . i
nu... t i m - , n . .
dently. "I i
'ba' was tbe matter witb tbe mlD 7"
"P trowning. now
io vou ;
"Why" replied Erwin, "this man,
whom you call Janeck, was found in our
,own '"S b,lf dead be3ide the fnntalD
in oor market-place. He seemed very
thirsty, and my brother Martin gave him
water to drink, and a piece of bread be
... L:. k..1.f..l alttiniirrfi KfAin
.j tT.i.ctio And finnp of the
" ", , . . "7T.
people would help h.m, became he was a
Hussite, and they feared that be was ul
of tbe black death, until father took him
into his bouse aod cursed him. And u
ble with him ; t first he was quite out of
his senses, but he soon got better, and
to the man, his eyes flashing with iadig.
Shame and fear rendered Janeck unable
to reply ; and Erwin said : "It is, indeed,
true. My father and all the rest are wit-
such a blow on the chest with bis iron
fist that he cant senseless to the ground.
' ,.ir t: . .. ... ...."
"Hang him np to the nearest tree !" he
! cried to tne soldiers ae is a aisgrace 10
the name of Hussite. Away with bim,
, w. . j
ya . aear s.r, interpose
seecningiy, -pray ao no. oe u aogrj.
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neck aeservea punisnineui, pet"p', 'ui
, . . - 1 . 1 t.
his ingratitude and dishonesty, but not,
surely, to be put to aeam. a saaa cave
my conscience for the rest of my
life that I told you of bim. Uut, per -
haps for the sake 0 the kindness we snow-
r -r ,
and let as go home with the rest
"Merc, ! mercy ! mere, 1 ' cned the
1 children witn one accora ; auu .gu me,
bent tneir knees ana raueu iue .uiueu
..... . 1 r 1 1.3
ed in silent prayer. For a moment Pro -
it ll fierc
it, ail fierce-
kop leaned hie bead thoughtfu
ham When ha .rain rnised il
nest and anger bad disappeared from hi.
'Yon have conquered me, children,'
he said kindly. "Yoa shall have mercy ;
you and your parents and Naumbnrg too.
Give me your band, Wolf ; ynu are a no
ble fellow. If Constance bad possessed
ami p.t their earnest nlcadiDff
. rt. -1 j .k. i annnded to by the clash of weapons placed i
looks on rroxop. xie gi.utcu t.i-r - - ; Tnhanna sbeddina tears of it
kneeling chUdren, and then turned to- in readiness, and tbe measured tramp of ; J bann asb J
ward Wolf, who stood motionless, absorb- --"-a " : r- - ; - . M(, lhe
APRIL 23, 1858.
such men as yoa are within iu walb no.
j ble John lluss would not Lave been base
murucrea, ana ioa eann would bavo
bad one crime the less to answer for. Go
home in peace ; yoa may well be pleased
with your fine children. For their salces,
Janeclt 1 life shall be snared ; lint h
i ... .. ...
1 . r"JZ,'..7"'
ui-uro my jace aeain. vo
7, continued to the soldiers, get
""""""I ,or loe "uaren to eat and
drink, and some sweet cherrie.. th.t .,.
' . '
; miy r hnmp inrnm .f.. ,1
j stammered out bis thanks on seeing Lis
! ork gloriously crowned with success
; and the soldiers gave a large cheer of ap-
! t . 1 rokoP- ,D tbe tln l"ing it to
his attendants to carry out bis commands,
I ret)red l. his tent witn deling' of greater
j "c '-'u'u U,B elF-rlenc-
' eJ &fter ,be destruction of a flourishing
i t0D' an'1 tLe .maislcre of t iuhabitanU.
o in me iptnt ot John Uuss.
i caiiurea were soon supplied with
Dreaa ,na meat 10(1 metheglm. The sol-
dler9' nowe"', not inclined to spend
I tbcir time in Packing the cherries from
the numerous trees around, but to.k a
8aur":r aFlooat CJ CBlt'Dg oa the branch
es wuu tneir swords, and giving one to
each child. And the children ata m in
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beir , Tv'. '"Ie
bounded With dlmflt ' linrl fnrrrett'trxrw .11
c 1 fe"'"6
Lord !" be said in bis heart. "Pr,
me from pride and arrogance. It was
thou that inspired me with th. hnr.. ,,.,
rauce. it was
our children'. r,rrer. n,;n ,. ,i.
nearts ot our enemies. Thoa alone canst
irnine mi nnru v wn a an .1 mHi.ntin-m rf
sinful men. To thee be glory and praise
WhiLt ,lSn nf V v
Whilst tbo children of aumburg were
thus gaining a bloodless victory over their
!.ound of their beloved one, The fiery .
their fatigu, they ran as fast as their 1.-, : V ' " , m "rrai centuries, tne children of
could JToTl-A "-d-os,:.Vaumburgkept nP the remembrance of
tbem, as happy as any child among them b8td7-b;'dgeV""-b the d.s. their wonderful deliverance, by going ia
"All thank, and praise beTo th e O ! l lT , a T U i rr0Ce3S'0Il' n the 2S:h f Ja!' Jn Mch
ravsof a July sun poured unheeded on amidst embraces, kisses, and tears oijjy. , - -f .fi,,
laelr beads, Joa. half hoar after anoth-1 "Come here to me, to your mother !" o'd to promote the we.fare of others,
er passed slowly on. Twice they fancied ' cried Mrs. Wolf, looking about for her ; ,w wim.gt in e.osing A. beau
they heard faint cry in the distance, ' little one3. "Here, my children, I Cir ! ttfu. touching, and profirable nan-ative of tfae.
when suddenly a scream of many chil-
dren's roiees, succeeded by a shout, which ) me see your sweet faces. An, taere you
sounded to the terrified mothers almost ! are, my Adelgunda ! Welcome, my dar
like the roar of wild beasts, was distinctly , ling Ulrica I Ab, that is my little pet
borne to their ears on the warm summer j Bertha! But oh, my child, yoa are cov
breete. ered with blood ! And you too, my Er-
They looked upon each other in horror . win j Are J0U n,irt j T9 y0a wounded?"
and despair. Some sank fainting on tbe j j, onjT chcrry-blood, dear mnher," ,
ground without uttering a word ; others, jd vrwiD wi;h bis arms round bis moth-
exclaiming, "It is tbe dcath-cry of our
murdered children ! turned to the armed
burghers who were pacing the walls, and
urged tbem in accents of rage and fury to
sally out at once upon the enemy, and re -
venge tneir siaugntereu uuie ones, u mej
i would not be caned case, i&ini-nearieu
Prokop's threatened attack.
Tbe watchmen looked anxiously from
their elevated posts, that they might give j gjTiBg ber a hearty embrace. "God has
the earliest notice of the advance of the deijysred us from the hand of our oppo
enemy. After the clocks bad struck The Hussite warriors were chaog-
twelve, perhaps for the last time, the
watchman was observed by those be.ow to
take up the speaking trumpet and raise it
to bis lips.
1 1 ' L . . 1 1 V a i-.-it-.. in an-
ii u. . ....
nounce except the enemy's approach T
tvery heart bea: nigu wi.a Kwcwi ,
the men laid their hands upon their
swords, and clenched their teeth together,
tbey breathlessly listened to tne aeep
j bass tone9 0f tbe trumpet.
opet. And tae u-ar-
I ful words fell npon their ears : f'41 ; we anj longer be enemies ? Mrs. Stein, farly as 110, and for six years Presi
Erwio, be-; distarbance in tbe enemy's camp. The j , - niv h.n. if r be i0;lred you, ..,. f ,v. s.r. 0f that State, died oa
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Unts ut disappearing ; a tnics. cioua oi
T , 1 . 1
; dast rises, lfaey advance 1 a geuermi
, movement of the armed burghers succeed-
cd tbese word3.
Get out of the way, good women,
... . . . .-it
; sald Herr Adler to the mothers, wno sun
Ungered oa the walls. uo -.
v uAw er rnnirti rnnr umsunce. we win
call ,0a. N e men must show our oppo -
I nents that we know how to defend our -
, aeives ana w auBe uimi.s -
The bargner-master speeca was re
I Thro J t de;P .Tillness which succeed-
! ed the momentary noise and bustle of pre-
'Vm ,rar,Mt was arain
1 P"tion, the speaking trumpet was again
near? iruu. u .v.ci. j
"The enemy ie visible, marching for
the town. They earry green boughs be-
fore them, as if to mask their approach.
They appear to wear white cloali over
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"The die is cast ! Our fate is decided!"
, cried Adler to bis burghers : "we will d:a
... . . .
; like men, and 'our children' sba!I be tbe
! war-cry. TLen will our arms not be wea -
ry : sword and spear sU! resp a rich
; harvest, and dealb will bee its biUcrness."
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natea aum!ur2!iers resounded t .rnnirh
tbe air, and was re echoed froa all parts
of the town, although tbe watchman on
1 ,B. ..,t..j Ji v
. ! ..J .k-i. 1 1 .1 l ,.
, ... m HI uiUj,
' were these words? ".Vot'tbe enemy!
; . It is the children ! The children are re-
turning ! The children are
j BaDg , cIattercd tLe tna
st9Deg lelow Th ,
mpet upon tbe
from his post, and sprang at break-neck
speed down the narrow winding staircase
of the tower. The news spread like wild -
fire through the town. "The children
are coming I The children an safe !"
was cesra oa every a; Jo. Lit a magi-
ect was in a moment produced by:
these few words ! Tne heavy stones and
missiles of all descriptions fell from the
bands of the overjoyed NaumburgLers.
Lances, swords, balberts, axes, and ham-
mcrs were thrown down ia confusion,
Boiling pitch, tar, oil and water were left
to their own discretion. The walls were
abandoned, and every one hurr.cJ t
tasEat 1 "h the children had passed
M,n, e.ger hands were tremblingly
.. . . B j
i wuuarawing iLe tolts ad Jj.:.senic the
: i. ij-..scu.Lr ise
! chains to lower the bridw. The ample
cifiiaav mma -- iia -- L J
. ' . vur
dren ! our children !" And on the eppo -
i.:.. .... ...
". ..,p?.e,rta f D0,-.a J0" cbl1 -
Wlu. ,ueir coer &0BCS ,n "seir
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for a moment, the children striving to pre-
it.nmcai iu lus crusu ana conrasicn,
! bnt tte7 nt a.wa in spite of their cn-1
jdeavors, and were seen no more. j
My children I my children ! Have I '
g5t yoa a:n?Are mu all tUrT
Such were the exclamation, heard .
not stay to remember your names, but let
1 er.g neck i-xhe Hussites were very kind
w nJj ind cat cff jarge iraaches from the
i eherr' ,rccs t3 give us."
iamented Ulrica, "and I bad a
, Tery large boug!l fuli 0f cherries. I
meant to give it to you and father, and
four of tbem ; but they
"Here I am, dear wife," sail Wolf,
makinz his way through the crowd, and
. - to iambs by the children's touching
; '4.Father anJ Erwin did most of it,"
. . .. . . e . j i -. L
rt Keitnee. i ne resi ci us ai. uum-
' . but ou a few t;aies for meiey."
j ..jjujb .a;d Wolf ; "to Uod aiooa ne
: tbg ,
uyt blT9 our cb;idren again," said
1 y. Scbeiiej ,rarm!y, to the drummers
. w;fe remeBberingan oid quarrel ; "s:ion,i
J 1 - . - .
fur;Te m9 A;i quarrels mu.t be made
y00 arJ rjght, Mrs. ScbelV said
j Mfj gte- cordia;;T . i.bere is my hand.
j .. . frieods rom hu time fjr.
1 . ve we eried otb
er women, who bad bitncr.o uvea ai ea-
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' . . . .
mity with eaca otner.
1 ... . criei Ade,gunila io vtMiA.
, JobiDD1 ? And J0U
Uae j :
waTV nn vour lame lc
- . ,
-.'1J taiUfr CSIl. Ol mmv .(...,
r, "and ne
j tor', plaster, have done the wonder ; and
if I can not ,et stand long on my leg, I
; shall be able to do it by and by.
Tbe burgher-master and the gentlemen
of tbe council now pushed their way
through the happy erowd. "Wolf, Wolf!"
they cried, "our delirerei, our preserver,
noblest of our burghers, thanks, tban'.e to
you and years 1 '
nnlv atA thrpa or
IX 1813....WIIOLE NO, 7;
Year, alvat3 is Advance.
j "Ob, be silent !" said Wolf, abashed
. "To God ilr.npK.tT-. Urw.A tk.
Hi put tbe thought into my mind and
1 blessed it with success I was tat b:s
' weak, onworthy instrument "
; XotwithbUnding bis bumilitj, howerer
n. m ..... ...
oi, were i.gatea np w.tb mex-
; pressible joy, and tbe purest self-aatiae-
tion filled bis hart.
: "Our beautiful sweet cherries " Lnvn
... . V . . . .cbe.mc' Un"-a-
KJ lue coi.uren, wnen tne bustle u n.
... . ..
at tbe bnnchea
opon tbe ground.
as tbem knew it.
children," said the burrher-mnvr Mn
-1 - ,
soling tbem: "more than too can eat.
On every return of this day, the 23th of
' July, a festival shall be held by tbe chil-
drsn cf aumbure, that future cenerations
may be reminded of onr wonderful de'.iv.
eracce, and of tbe noble aelf-devotion of
1 our councillor Wolf. And Scbelle shall
! be a freeman, and contitae bath-master cf
: Naumburg as locz as I am burihex-
The whole assembly now coved forward
towards the town. Stein placed himself
as their bead, and drammed as be bad
never drummed before. And the belle
bad never rung with such sprit and ener-
gy as when the joyous multitude entered
the town amidst loud shouts of w-leoias
from the burghers. But Wolf, tbe fcmi-
--r, kMw n tkb tit
! to look, when thousands of bis fellow ciu'
1 KC. greeted him whh waving ol -J" i
. .? . . . "iEg sa.s am
, candierchiefs. and .Louts -.f'-T7V'
, u j "jaciLn 1-, and
! hail to our de'iverer
, v vu. uc.ltcrcr .
t TA. . .a ....
"r " lue waere ,De Sieging camp
: once stood : and where, instead of the wl.
. a.'e" ,eDts' f0"8 ef crrj-trees spread
temptmg Doughs over their bead,.
.t ' , . .
. selyes with pleasant games, musij, and
If in modern time tLis ancient custom
La, been laid aside, it i but another m.l.
aucholy proof of ... umuaiuzS nature 0f
all here below. May h ren,emhr., f
. . . ,
generoas labors of the hero cf oar story, to
ming'e one grating note of controversy with
the sentiments of pleasure with wn.eh we
trust it has filled oar readers. Yet a word of
comment is needful. We freely forgire the
writer for any harsh tint which he has em
pkyrd ia sketching the Hussite fcrces- Er
en if the picture were asusni to te histori
cally correct, great excuses ccaid be found
fur men goaiei oa by persecution andjost
escaping from the thral lom if aa expressive
voae. C'Jt nuw sna.i are accoua. in &..ai
acter like Wolf, growing op amidst sach ui
farorable elements, since the scene is laid be
fore the days of Luther and ihe Reforaiaticn?
To this we reply, that he can only be viewed
as being wnat we nave a.reaiy s-.y.d mm.
-a reformer before the Reformation." The
The pot trait drawn of Wolf is that ef a Bible
Christian. In vain do we luck fur appa.s
to the Virgin, to; imac-s, to relics, as the
things which formed his character- His ern
stant retereace to the word of God as the rule
of action, shows that he was a juJent of that
b..ok, the perusal of wh.ch it is ootrrions i
a!! bat a sealed and unknown vulume to the
, of the Roman C.tbrlx laity, and even
or.es nooti aero. a. tc L iu
berefure, as a "Reformer befcre the Reforma
tion ;" one of the se men who amidst ihe ur-
rc.,nd ng had groped their way itw
i c'.earer l.frt-Bcptiit Family Matxnt, ThiU
Gen. William Marks, who was a
m,mter 0f tbe Pennsylvania Leg'.a.atnr
slSarda, Us, at his home in Uutler Lo.
Io 1S2T, be was elected to the Unite!
Senate, and served a term cf six
years. Ia this distinzuish.d bjjy He waa
eotemporary with Webster. Ca'.aous, Van
Daren. Benton, Berricn.Hayne, and other
, tbi great m-.u ot taat day ; aaa 11
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.t.n'.r coincidence taat he d.ea auout
the same hour and at nearly the same age
as Col. Benton, with whom he served for
six years on the Committee on Military
Affairs, and between whom, although dif
fering politically, there always f n.ted the
closest personal frit-nd.-hip.-n-Via
J.ha M. Peck, l l , a pioneer Bap
tist minister in Missouri, died recently,
aged 70 years. He was a native of Mas
Jchuseus, but lived a long life at the
West, with whose local hUtory no maa
was better informed. In tis prime, be
! had the opportunity t bo elcet-d G?ver
nor of liiinois, bat primed prea-hing
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