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iii'fieuit titounty Mentorrat
PIIBLISILED ‘ tTERY VELITESDAY MORI!IING,
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SMETHPORT, MICTAINV COUNTY,' PA
OFFICE, .8. E. CORNEA OF PUBLIC siluAltE
TE115113: . 81 ' 50 in Advance
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. . • Rates 'of 'Advirtiens — g..
.1 cblumn . 3 ., :bpr. , ; -. 7 4 • •.• •-• •-••-•
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One square enlitioa or less,, insertions,...
Eitelnese .. . ....... s'oo
• - Itulo or figure:work will be double the, abriye
Twelve Bugg . fiievier:typei - or eight, lifies nonpareil, is
rated a square. '
it r These.Terrns wilt bo strictly adheied
itsincss.: . PircctOrit.
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,*• • • .1 'A: D...HAMLIN, • •
Eurrayer, Draftetnan ConveyanCer,! r and • Real Estate
Agent. Sinethpert,. Nl'Kean county, pa:
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IVllniesale'and Retail.Dealet in Fa'tnily.Grocerie., Yiirk.
.. Flour,. unit, Food, Booth aml..Shoes, &c:, , A,6. Store'
An . the Astor House Block,, ElinnOport ya. .- " : . •
D, it, M
Wholesale and Iletail.flealei in ProviSions and Family
'Groceries, Flour, Aleal,:Feed,. Pork, salt,
tore at Eaton's old .stand. , Terms, Cash ; • Smell!.
Doaler iriDry Goode, Groecries;. Pork, Flour, Salt, Pis!
Ready4flado.Clothlog, Boots ani : Shoes. .Sinethport,
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WILLIAM' WILItIN, ' - ;." '
PractiOal'hfocltnic,. Atilfirright; • Bridgd-l?uillOr 2 ,-.l&c,
'Port Allegliony, IWK.oan county Pa. '. • • "
S. L. BROWN,
StiRVEYOR 3 . . DRAF.TSMAN,,COVEYANC En and Itaal
.rstata.agnot; 01110, Wjliiatnaville, Elk L 10 .2 Penn:a
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Chapin & Boyle 1 , ‘..g1e
lion. Thrones Struthers,
W.' S.. Brownell Be •
goo: t. 'Wilcox
.. Buena •Vist.a, l'a
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' - • CARVER HOITSE, ' • •
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Jon:: 11:. lint, PrOprietOr, corner ' of Water rind Hickory
• Streets, Warren, Pa.. General Stage Office'. , ~
J. C. BACKUS' & 'CO
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q•eitorn,.l - neaten; in Dry Goods, •Groceriee. Cforltery
• .arttlyi l ln,deelothing,..l3tiotenti,lSbreis, Hat s 'and C,iiir.
&c., opposite the Court Houge,,Snidthport PA, .- ."
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Fronting 'the' Public Square, •Olean', N. Mrs M.
.*2ifid.On. Proprietor. The'Folies Itouse.is entirely new
mei built of brick, and ja furnished in modern ,tyle:
,proprietor flatters himself that lds.aecomninda
. 'Vans are not surpassed by any hotel,, Western New
York.. Carriages run to and from the -New York and'
• 'Erie Rail Road. ' ,
• ATT.OII,!: CT T LAW; p rvi • AI: it o tl CAM uty, r a,;
'Agent for Messrs, Iteafins. & Co's,Lands 'Antral;
, especially* to tke•Golletion of Cl:tints; lli.aminalien of
.Laral Titles; Payment of Taxes, had All raisino4i rela
ting tolleatilstate: lAffice in Hamlin Illock.
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D. A:..Walcirr, Proprietor,—at Kinzna." Warren ceaity
:Pa. .11is.TAble.wil1 "be supplied .xvith the. pert the.
country affords, and ha spare no'patus in accorood:lthig
.. hts",guests. . .. .
E. BOUGHTCiN ELDRED;
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Attorney and Obunßellor'nt Lair, • Snietitpdrt, 111 M - w
Comity:, Pa.' 13us,ness entrusted to his care For the .
counties of ill'Kenn. Potter unit' fak - *II; be - prorOptly
' attoudedto. , .. - 0113cein the-Ouurtjlous . d, second fluor.
L. B. 77ISNER:,
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Physician aril Surgeon, Smet . !wort, Pa,..will.at fend to
''. all..proles:ionaloalls with. promptness.. Mire in ?art
' . ..trell 'Block Seccind floor. . .
S. BUTLER & CO.,
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'Wholesalnand lietal Nitlers in - Staple and Fanny 'Dry'
do c 3A,,thtrpetin g , ItowiyMade•Clothint, and' General
'Famishing Mods; Boots and Shoes, Wall 'and Window
• Paper,. Looking fli lasses &o. 'At Olean, N. Y: ~
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Smetliport,MilKan Co:,.Pa. P. 11, limeNerr,iPioprie
.tor—opposite the•Clourt.lloug!. A new, large, Com
. —modipum end 1 / 2 4!ll , Thrnislied house, . ...• :
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. . JOHN 0, BACKUS,
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Attorney end Commllor at Fan., Smethpoit, 51 , Kean Co
Pa. ' Will attend to oil hominess In his profeesion in the
nOnntlee of ArKean; Potter and Elk. ' Office over O. K.
Sartwell & Brothers , store. . ..
C'crrner of Seconttand Liberty streets, Warren Pa. It:
A. liArtion, Proprietor. ~ T ravelers will findzood no
., cOnamodationa and reasonable charges, • •
E. 8. MASON,
Linter in Sto'Tes; Tin .Ware; JLippaned Ware, &c.; went
side or the- Publio Suture, Smothnort. l'a. ~ eustom
Rork done to order ou the ,shortest- notice, and in the
• 'thoat Substantial manner.. . . :
W. B. BRONsurELL,
Dealer iu Dry • Goods,..Groeeries, Crockery,' IDirthc , are,
Deets . ; Shoes, bats; Claps, Glass, Naila; Oils, :e., &a.
.East side et: the POile Square, Smethport, Pa, • . .
A. J. OTTO,
Denlor in Prorisiondand , rainilyCiroceries generally, at
Farmers Valley, - M , Koan On., ' .Lumber,
Shingles, &a ., taken In exchange for 'Goods. Patent
Medicines for sale. • • : • • .
LAR AIME' S HOTEL
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•R. LAR : Proprioter,—'illeOheny.'lliidge,"WlCean
Co,- Pa. Thie lmuee IS Hittllltelt about nielli miles from
Stnetbliort on the road. to Olean; and roma n
EMPORIUM • HOUSE,
Blilptien t - M'Kean 00., Pa. LEGRANI) 000 K, PrapiWor.
.A commodious and well-tarnished house. Strangers
and tlavolers will - find good accommodations..
FARMERS' VALLEY HOTEL,
.T , GOODWIN. ThIR DOW to eituated abont five ranee
'•' from Smethport on UM road to Olean.. Vleasnee parties
and . othot can 1)0 accommodated on thp shortest entice
• ELDHED HALE-WAY' HOUSE,: •
NATIUN DONNIS, Proinietor..:Thls house Is situated hal.
•way between Smethport and Olean. ,IC you want a good
dlnner this Is the lilacs to'lltoP•
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-: .. ' •••' • " OHORDIS •CORWIN, • . . •
Proptiothr of , the Grlet Mill, gt. Meebauleslurg, , Me
' Kean County Pa. ' Flonir - Meal,' and Freed, censtantly.
' on'hand . and . fer nail, In . largeind email qintuti lies. ~
. • • R.AILROAD HOUSE, • • .
0, .013rri.AWORrt, 'Proprietor, • Norwich, 111 , Non.n Co.,
Pa. Gdod,.aaciaamodattous oan,tie bad. there at all
.. I ,i • PORT ATIEGARY. ROUSE,
Eiden B. Dbt.t.ar, Proprietor, ati Pori AllognTlYolo
- County. Pm. .Thin llotol tonituatod'at.tho June
• tion of the Smothport inclAllegany Illyer,i.oilde j nine
mint east of.gmethport..... .:116
'ASTOR HOUSE .
• • ISMETIWORT,I BVICEAN CO. 'PO • •
WM.. HA I OKEiII e : '
ThoTiblitiotor, havitt . roContly pirolutood and thor
oughly refitted the Astor House, flatters
can furnish migedd accesdinoditlons as ady hotel In Wee
off BUENA , VISTA'S BLOODY FIELD
On Iluena,Vi . sta , s blood.); field, ; •
' eoldjar dying . Ja,) , ;. • • -
Ilia thouniitiworeop his mountain home
thou - sand Milos away; ' •
/Fe called hia comrade to his-side;
For much he had to any,, Lo . ,• , .
briefest time Co those wholvere • .
Scipm theueand- miles, away. • . • '
My:hither, comrade you Fill tell,
'About this Moody fray- 7 • •
My cOuutry's standard say
Wai . safe - With me to = day;
I've maa6 a pillow of it now,
On which to lay my head,. •
A Winding sheet you , ll4o2‘ke
When I am with the dead:,
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I:know 'twiil grluve-his'lninoit
Pll.sit with him beneath, the oak
That shades cottage door;
But tell thojinue-worn putriut, • ' -•
Thal. mindful of his rudie •r'
Upon this bloody battlefield;
sullied not: hisnatnd. '
My rnothe.r , a form wahine now,"
Her wail fa in my ear,; ' •
ad, drop by..l.rop as.flows my blood.
• .9u drops from her t C 3Olear
Tiles, oh! wheri you'slaall
The tidings of this day,
Epaakoftly,coinrade, ioftly'qe"ak; .
may haire to Av.: • •
Speak not to hi; in hurried words,
The'bligiitening news you hear,
The choral alibi Might 6nap, too soon;
• 'I3O eonirade haven: care; .. • :
I am her only Cherished child,
But tell her that.l .died; - • '
RejOiciUg th.U.t she taught me .yourig,
.. To taire•inY country ship. •
But:comrade there id One I •fltin;
once morn' mould look upon,
Gke lives u'ppnthe.dlopink
Theslo-11wIere I shall never mere,
In sp'ring, tinte'.a . plessarttitOurd.,
GO forth with her'ln tnerry snood, - •
TO - 6tiier wootllaud tlcitrord.,
Tell her wheri death 1400 my brow,
fast, - •
solee,'lter form, her parting w9rd,
Were o ith. me to'-the •
On Buena V.l , tit'e• bloody field.
•. Tell ber lAlying lay, • •.•
Aml that I knew ahe'llio . nght cf-me,
SOma Thou: and miles away.•
CA.r.r.tiN . Kmo.-I"he obscurity in which the
history of' this worthy is involveddswell ImoWn
and the t• onnection'betweeo him and , Earl
lamont,,'who 010601 . st rougl y . sits'peeted of shar
ing his. plunder, caused . his —" —s""")
.has'often I . ,)eeti the theme.of. discussion. ;ACor
respondent notes the existence of a petit ion ad
.toGeorge,Je, by Bella Mont's grantleph,
, tpraying for a.:mark.of the roYad . favbr do con
sequence of his grondfitber. Rlnhard,_F.arl of.
B . ellarnont,•being, Governor of Nett/ • England
tindqs.'ew YOrk and likewise. AdMiral of those
seas,, hiving_ taken ogle William Kidd, it that
•tirne,a noted robber and.pirate;.when he'found
a very great treasure, amounting to thousands
of pounds, etc." ',Such d.—document,' in- Lord
Gootels 'autograph, and endorsed by the Earl of.
•Bellament, . . •• • •
be interesting :say4-Onr :correspon
dent, to know whether g , iny mark of royal. fa-.
vor,!.' was graiited . in 'answer to this
The following 'curious item relating: to- Kidd's
wealth, I extract from .a rocontpaper.
" Varioui have:heen the excayatioos made
along our coast inthe..hope of discoving tfie de
posits of Kidd the pirate's•money s .bUt: no one
.could find Out exactly . Where it was burrieil.H- .
Captain Burion, however, in the clisguiSe• of a
Moslem; penetratbd to-the-Prophet's tomb, con-
tributes t . d.a late number of Bidekieoad a journal
"ofhis travels irvEast :Africa, in which, speak
ing of Pemba, or: the Emerald' .Isle,'' off the .
Eastern coast of Africa in the Indian Ocean, he
says • 16.98, the hold buccaneer,.
Captain Kidd,.burried. there his :blood-Stained
hoard of precious stones: and metal; the plunder
of India andlhe further Orient. The..people of
Pemba have . found pots full of gold lumps, prob.;
ably moulded 'buttons, that: thi pirate might
Wear his wealth."--/list Magazine.':
Rnokier FOR PURII!iG rine gollOn of
water take one.anda half:pounds.a good 'salt,
one half p'ound;of sugar, and - half an ounce salt-.
,be.ineretyied in: this ratio to any quan.
cover the haMs. 'AsSoon as your pork
is cold, cut the hams. and pack them .closely in
Sprinkle each layer' lightly .witl i t
fine salt, 7 put on a Weight and
,pouren the brine
iminediately . and before' the 'juke of • the ham .
has escaped:' It will require from four' 'to. six
weeks for the salt to strike through, according
to the Size Of the . ham. It will be: necessary
perhapS, to add
. a salt - on top, of the baths;
sometimes, if they are very large, they absorb
,E 0 much of the salt as ..to leave the brine ,'so
weirli it maY sour. It would be well to take
them up after, they'have been inn week or . two
and examine thetas, and if necessary add n little
more salt. Great care should be taken net to .
salt ton iiiitch, as by doing so:you : loSe the'llavor
of the. ham, and 'but just enough shoitld.be used
to keep them... As the ham '.'absorbs the salt '
from the brine it shOuld be fed by adding'a lit
tle salt on,,ths ten, and the hams should be' well
Strifck' through. When the hams are large' I
take Out the flat . bone Mid cut , otr the round
socket bone with' a' leaving: al ways the
bOne..Witb care I never failed.to 'keep
has 'sweet. . , • ,
SiMm.E.Cuau Fon. CROPP.—We find in',the•
lounial of Healihythe following siniple remedy
for .this dangerous disease. Thoge Who; have
pas . sed nights of agony at the hedside.of -loved'
children,will treasure it up as a valuable.piece
Of information': • •
'lf a 'child is taken•with croup, apply cold
water . it possible—.suddenly and freely:
to the neck and chest with a •sponge..,. The
hreathing•will instantly lie relieved. Soon as
possible let the sulTeror drink as much as it can,
then wipe it , dry, cover it uPwarm, and soon a•
qiiiet slumber will . relieveits anxiety, and lead
the: lienrtin,thankfulness to .the Power which
has given to
.the pure ,gushing fountain such
medical gitalities. • • . .•
. Piaster) has : its.foundatiOn inhature; Vittu e
is acquired by the itriprovemeet of opt rcaoh.
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SMETHPOR,T, 111.i.EAN COUNTY, PA., THURSDAY, DECEMBF 4 R. 1, 185.9.
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ccA tender mother, - a true
friend, the life of ntfrdepirted ei - sierwas
tiful.. She:had trial; pain,. suffering—A° Corn;
mon 1 - ot:of all; Aut .there - .. Was' this di . flerence
pain, .and .Sufferings,,sheiivas . :alwais, loving
and. patient.. And with these words - the Minis
ter closed the eulogy. His voice was earnest;
and there was a how .frennor..:ciffeeling 'in .his
.He . had known this . f4ithful s
true friend, well, and. therefOre he . uttered . nO
nie're'comman plaCes, -as, he stood Uncovered,
bytlie grave.nround. which gathered' the- weep:.
said one to another,
ns they Wallied.slOwly amid the power-eovered
tOmhSlones, 'ontheir way.- - out from .the eema
tiy. "Yes; she was all;thatHfeW' laving,
few . so •
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fgAndfew With more need of na'tienee.,'' Was
replied. cgtheys : peak of home Joartys.....soine
timei., I . think: she was , one. • The.loving:
bea'it asks for love in return, and if it receives
not . thii fOod .to:nourish its life in sufficient
measure,. it droops, wastes : and dies. . So did
our precious, friend." ..• • . • ;
sure of it.".
, 111 fr. NNS not g'n nniindsnian:"
•, g.l.ie did not treat her 'with. the brutality of
an ignorant' French peasant; hut; . for 'all that;
he is none. the less g,(l.llty of ha'ring.diminiSlied
by. years; the perind . of her .earthly existence."
iThen it is:ls 41.tincpngtiialmarrke," Fail
the.other• • • ••
"A mild way of SPeakingtruth,".ans'Wered
the friend: '"1.7e , ,, it think, '‘vholly' un
cc:ng,enial' for 'her. He Was ; prObahly As yell
satiitiedwirh her she Would have been *wi . th'
any , werrien.', She ministered. to his eclfish
:pleasures,- ant( was,a's:We . . haVe just heard,
lovini and patient, ' It was' all 'right, so far. as
. enfoymenti:were as fonher, life,
Was.Ond long Martyrdom of the , I earl: j3ut it .
is all over now, end. she..sleeps Weil. •
And no they talked', its they, :went out from
the'place of the•graveS.
"Loving and patlerit!" The beietiye,O .
band carried the Werds"borne wash hint. They
tiao*,:t..:',,pon his ears with'
as appl,iea to his wife', nnil gave to I his mind a
certain ne perception astO her; character--"A
faithful' wife; ;a tender mother, a:true friend."
.These Wcre..the and
they Were sounding 'still` in' How
singularly elevated Ire:had become, all at once,
Mr.Carsorifs'ideal, of his. Wile.. Her. character
stood otit•With'a. new distinctness. • "Shihad
trial, pain and s'uff'ering,." ,Alas!,• and this Wa's,
trne . ,also to the 'bereaved hus . barid in .a way.
never,before appreclated. • .
Back to .home retiirned Carson,' and .
. rnotheiless : children around him:
How very, 'yet) , .desolate he ; What pres
sure there. was' upon'his bosom'-7-what..an
ipg viai4 within
• "Loving and . patient.'!. • This hrief•sentente
found an inVolatitary rrpeti,tion in his••indnd.—
ile kept saying ii over adid over - , Until memory
hcganto..draiv. pictures of thd past.. Let us
trat,sfer one - of•dhose pictures: to the eanVass 7 .
Here if is. Mr. Carson gazed . upon it until
gave hidri-theheart , • "
• TheV. had been married over • a year, When.
.1 - Nrrs;Cal'son,.whohad•not. - seen,lier. mOther`dii
ting that period, asked - to ( - ;g'o hoine"
dance of,sowe•two hUndred miles,. and snake a
short visit:, Since fier • - marriage she had not
Visited her. dear old Place,- thougli..ler hedt
I . rep . going . ,..back to its loved onei; yearning. all
the while. . • .
• "I don't see how that is possibla,7 answered
heehusbatisl, coldly, arid' in . evident ,surprise at
the request. (IL'oucan't go alone, 'and' for Me ,
t o - leave. my business, is out of the question."
Tears came instantly to the soft brown eyes
of. the, yming wife: .
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"1 hal'ie not seen :,tpy,, Mother since I come
Trom.hOme.". • • ,
:Down, down :through. years, came to Nr.
Carson the voice of his . lyife,,itSit, trembled on
this sentence. Not a ,single: shade of its.sad
neisswas gone. And now it fell on sensitive
ears that reached : into all its meanings. 'BM
when living lips uttered those . words so faith
fully lc* by-memory, they awakened nn.feel
ings of . syMpathy in his selfish-heart, -""Cone,
from honie!-",. He then. said to hirtnself . angrily,
"fsn't this her hoMel"
‘4ll7rite to your mother, end ask her to come
end peke,tis'a visit'," , replied Mr. Carson:.'.
tiMotherltaa.a bilge family and' many • care's
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could not got away fay so long a jour
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• "And you have cares, and a;.- home where
Tout. presence is needed,". said her husband
Then he Added; “no, no Mary; I can't sce that
can. Tears had let gathering
.in spitealteretro,rts to repress theiu, and now
a few drops. fell , Slowl'y over her-cheeks.. .
• "Don't think of that' fora moment. I am
particularly opposed to ladies traveling alone.
I don't think it' at all safe.',. And they th.e baby
IS. young. it Would certain to. take cold,
antlmight•contriet it fatal direase.'!
is nearly three. .months
DO 'tise ttrguit4 the matte 's,'' said Itir,
LOVI.NG AND PATIENT
A LESSC);i FOR lICSIIitiDS
Carson, with.Conside:rable impatience of man
” You can't go, MarT; and you. might, as
well . give.it up s at' once."• ' :..• "." .• • '..". .
Memery had kept : with.rlaguerrecktype fideli
ty, the expreSsicin of his wife's face, : when he
flung back upon her this unfeeling interdiction;
and now it .Was...,eforehim
. in all its rehtiliing
sadness. . '• •
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! , Loving.and patient:" This:was the corn
theiltary... No angry, imintt lent, or rebellious
word eieeped.her lips, or did a froWn. disfigurn
her broW. But Ali" seethed to shrink"beibre'
him, as if a strong liaddhad.borne down hard
KI must go liOinu now;!!•she said.
“.11 is imposaifile rot' ine••to accompany,yati
Wait Eile:vr. dapi, • Your. Mother :We
"I can go alone, Thomas,"! urged 11f6.''Car
will; not consent to .that; Mar . y,".Was
pcisitiVelyoi.ijec;ed: z “Next week, -if 3iour .
Cher ehoulddontiiitie n jo grow-Worse ? : 1.,: will 'gO,
geob, Thomiid!. If I ehoilld :never see tier
-. orou said the
husband "this sickness is but tempo-
Tory, .end:iviii pass • •
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The pleader Was - Oenced,•bnt. the. pale, sad .
facegaye signs'oi' intense suffering... A wh • ole
week .passed .withont.another" word. Then
came a letter from:lter father, in these . :words
.“Yourmother is: dying! Cornel . Oh,
Miiekly!. We have been looking for, yOu every
hour 'during the:last ruo,: day, • Thln't
moment after receiving this, WY - on — would see
your mother • • • s
'Thpre was no objection
. to :Ingo now . ; But
when Mrs. Carson re-crossed the threshhold
Over which•she ha.d.tone forth a . hride; n, , .rte
fo fall with a deep Wail of anguish, insensible
across the bed where lay the . cold forth of her
almost idolized 'mother,' back to whorn she had'
so fainted to fly, ihrough mere' than rr year of
patient waiting.. • • .• • •
ThCre,waS a _Strange' impression in the face,
of Mrs. Carson for :months afterwards, Its
meaning her husband did not seek to penetrate,
.1600 pereeption . .with him had no. plummet
line that-could : reach f4r enouPl?
Months passed before
any 'warmthcarrie back to )herc
light to her dreemy'eyee. Yet, no- murmur - of
reproaell'•eseaped her. lips. She was hiving,
dutiful and patient.. But - she: . never . ' . sPoke .to
Mr.:' Car s on of her mother. .Once or. twice'
referredlo thedear departed one,' but she. did
! not seem to hear his remark;:' .and . he,:fram . a
Vague sispicion. of the, truth, held. "back. fiom
repeating the reference.. ':
With wha.t painful distinctness was this
whole.'seene restored, as•Mr.Carion Sat.
ing over his great loss, id the *desolatel.hotrie, •
froni Vvldcli:the light. or- a loVing faeohad 'de
parted:'. forever, ..Oh,. What would hp have
given for '
ttie.rower to :'change that one cruel
Act.' AWay frorn the . .:reliuking 'rccord,. written',,
in his hook' Willie, in characters never to be
erased, but:it Was to gaze upon' imeilieiiiirfici.st.
painful to behold,. 'this faded. memory.
restored hthiir: seines in wh i ch he' was .the.
mcadselfish.Opposer, arid she the loving, pa
tient,, long'suffering .wile. It had been all,
ertion:mi his part, and' gentle 'compliance . ..6'n
hers, eventhrough . .reluctanee of pain, ' He had
been a selfish. t.) rant; i she 'yielding, dutiful
subject; though often: burtliened beyonii
ture's.Power of endura . nce..
And now as Mr. Carson read'over the.' past,.
be.,sawnew meanings, in.alinost.every, life inci
dent, The Sail:.eye,- the pale; pleading face,
that grew thinner and rialeiwith,every passing
eye; the almost stony. look that answered .tO
his unkind wards;. the silence thafdftensealed
her, lips for hours after his .arliitiary „denials;
all thCse and inore, were present 'to. hiin now,
and he tried,' but in vain ; to put them out of
How little had be . takeu her . needs of mind,
Or body into consideration, during all the years
of her married life. He• had . scarcely. thought
of her as a. being.with. necessities like his, own;'.
bnt rather as one given to be the servant of his
wants and pleasures: It. mattered little how
13,he thought or.-felt,' or desir'ed.. If lier:actOn
served hitn, that reached the compass of his .
estimates: " ••
"Loving and patient.": What a new pOWer
to spite him as With a whip of stinging. acorpi-:
ons, was.the testimony of the'preacher.gaining
every. momeat. Yes,.she - liad.been'hay.ing 'and .
Patient amid mei' wrongs 'and:neglects; that
sapped thefoundatioa of her life.: LoVing and
patient, though 'daily she.bent lower and Ipwer
beneath* the . heavy . ..Weight' of . her ''uncheered
And these' were the memories that came
back. upon .the bereave& 'husband, as he . eat;
with his imotherless children, in, the hdme now
made' deSolate.. 'There had been an angel' in
his house-for Years; but in his blind selfislineSie
he lad not recognfso-heicibsen . ce; tiven though,
her hand crowned his days with co m f4;r t , 'inii
made his Pillow . soft 'for him at night. And
worse titan' this; for . good deedsbe. had re
turned harshness; : for loire, coldness; .for gentle
words, Unkindly speech,: • •
Not a gleam of yonsdlation found its way in•
to' this night of sorrow. and self-rebuke... Our
deed return . het.. ,As' have been .to them
so will be our memories of them:—blessed, or'
accusing memories; accordifigip our deedo'
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, NAIIITOO AND ITS TEifPLE.
• Nauvod, the.Mecca..of Modern Mosleme, and
the.Neiv • Jel•usalein of Latter' Day Saints, in
the natural beanty . of its position is without an
equal on the river:
,;Seated at thehead of the
rapids, on a' point.of land around whiCh the.•
river'sweepsie a grmtlepurve, it commands
view ;of the Stream : ektending many miles
without interruption in either direction.: Ri
sing with a gentie swell froM the•river's : baely;
, land gradually growsmore elevated as . yoti
recede, until its .eUlminatiou in 'a lofty etni
nence.on which thO 'Temple once :reared i its.
_proud proportions. All along the hill-side, in.
the 'city's prosperity, .rows of handspine .edi
flees Were terraced, •the ruins; °niter which.
mainow.be seen. But the days or its pros
perity arc 'end ruie : now meets' you on
every, hand., : The place now .prosents the
strange. anamoly af a city . , of recent origin
built of ruins,,end reared in tlie;midst of deso-.
lotion. Before the Mormons were daven uway
the population - exceeded thirty thOusand; now
not a tenth of that number can to found in .tne
place. :Many timeemore. buildings have been
toredown than are now standing",' and
still remain that have rno other tenents., s than
rats anti .owls. ,
...The chief object•:of interest.that'the' place
contains' is, of 'course, the TelMde,Or what:
remains of it. It stands, as has already• :been
'obaer . ved,,Tori the'smiimitot the•hill .the over
looks the 'city, and:is a conspicimus' object at.
'the... distance of many miles. Yeare; ego
Was destroyed by - fire . , and only the front,walls
are now left standing. . When in - its lerlect
state It . Must have. presented a very imposing
appearance. • The • material : used its eon' .
atruction is lirnestene,:obtained in -the rieigh
boVlioed, and of most...excei lent 'quality..: The
portion now entitling, is about •slaty.-•fect high,
and constitutes the 'portico or orentra ace
into 'the. building. ••: - • . •
. On either side"of. the dont waythree pilasters
are inserted,..their bases reitting on a' crescent
moon, ..their caps spimourited . ., by a rising•sun.
fest above the sun a, : pair of , hands appear,.
Mich . holding with firm grip a triimpet, and high
above sun.,ami anti trumpet, 'a star'of
enormous magnitude scatters, its divergent raYi,
'Of what•these,symbols . are typical, thoSe only
Who have been admittecl'i . nto the mysteries of
Morrannism, can, explain. ' Thn. Tern*, as we
have stated, in a state Of dilapidation- and .
ruin: ~.l'he. p ortion not already fallen is. totter-.
irrg to its base, and hug,e,CraCir.s,gape . alone. its
walls..from top to• bottoni.: ;ASTe • , passed..wifb
'smile misgivings 'of accident, .beneath a ruined
archway, and stood ..withiti the vestibule. A
peck Of' partridges that had . been basting at a
neighboring wheat•Stack,..arid4ere ; now Seek
ing.reinge within the:buildingfro:n the heatml
the . poom•day..•sun, were. frightened.
,tit our: in,
trusion, and darted With tuMultuoes'•haite.and
whizzing sound, through the gaping ivindows.
The. pli . ee Where we .stood' wet' 1110 with
Masses. of stone. Id•the:sPot . underneath them
we were told; there oneCyawned, a deep pit
the.uses of Which Weresknown 'only to the ins
dated. : Its mouth Was . 'covered by an •enor,
mous stone Slab that' forined .pait of the.pave
ineni;and . until ihe. pit was revealed :by . the
hfurnot bairn ausp . r.cted. -stone rub
hies,. filling its depths, and *Tifed high aboVe it,
have Obliterated all traces of it no . w, and effec
tually choked its utterance; •if it had any se..
mete to disclose S'
..• • _ • . • .
.: On , either side ..of .the
.vestibule: are small
rooms, froM Which . .cireular stairway's. ascend
tq'theGreaf Inll.,'.which 'was. in the second .
. '-After the • expulsio'n•of the *MorinonS,
this Hall was used for. ba !s p . ..public,. meetings ,
like secular, to ny profarie;purposei;
and was held - in great regard, by tbe .. citizens
for 'such . Used: The congregation "worship-
pail''' in 4 'large roemonfthe . first floor, Which.
extendenathe whole depth . of the building.
the basement' bertenth•Was'the baptism Font
which Was stpported'ou twelve oxen heWn out
of 'solid stone. -No trace of this'font nor 'Of
the oxen is left, only the well. over which '•
stood - remains. We reriioved . - one.of the planks
that cavered the well ,arid looked down into its
depths; but nothing was to, be seen but' water;.
wnter and a solitary frog, that lay floating
at hip - enSe,' - with limbs .- lazily ' extended, 'buil
who quickly disappeared when-hiti privacy was
thus' invaded. . . "
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All'around in every direction the ground is
thichly strewn with troken stones. An enor
mous amount of material must haVe been used
in the.construction Of this - 'building. Two
largehouses.have:.already been built from its
ruins; and enough stilrremnins to furnish
for two or others equally extensive.
Within a•sitone's . threwof - this Face, deli=
cated to a heathenish fanaticism, and now hap-,
pily a mass' of shapeless reins,, a `Christian
temple liffiCitii.mOdest spire, and looks as, with
an eye :of pitying wonder 'on the humiliating ,
witness.of Man's follyrind hie blasphernouspre7
The family cif the d reit
~P iophet. a till dwell
in NiMioo. No persuasion eah firevialoiythem
'to remove .0 Utah. His 'widow' has Mai;
vied .and With her, husband the
INtanaion Ueuse,". the only. houie of: 6061Min—
ment that the city affords: Titel:oldest sera;
Who beara his . fathar , e name of ceiaaeiih?'
Juitice of the Pew, and 'a useful and very
„cespedted citizen „Grant indu . cem4prAiilfe
lieen;off k ired great , §ilt 4.1t0
nitres; . •'
For .the •
_purpose". of - gratifjing a
geribial,..if net, commendahle, we askedrits
shown the spet,yvhere.the' Wan ifiiried;
but received' for An ' 'ons4'Ar ; :tha tfielgr i
Joe Smith, like, the aepUlehr'A.„4 11,40"i,:rit"
known to' no one; tof° one at *teat,. eiseptdhp
immediate family, who keep the•ketriledge , o(
it a profound secret.
It is familiar our readere; that z )4,51-
, rinon'Temple, with the tinildingiadjeesntotere
purchased sortie years ago, by•ati sesciciatiOn'tin
New York, with the design 'de'!Mting them
to' purpose's of odupAticM, '1 he;night „ preceding
the day that the.l transfer •was to have
place, the Temple was set on fire-aatfilestroy
ed. • With it perished the prosiiectabf.NtifiVeo.
*'From that day the town :has
The origin of the fire is still a.; mystery,--
Some have attributed it.' to .the ihnaticiam .of
the Mormons theinshivee,irho could'aet 'bear
to see their sacred edifice pass into"thi , bands
.Of unbelieving Gentiles; sabers scharga: the act
on:the heretical,anti disaffected. among, the
NO!1110118, While others . , taking M
a ote huninais
view of matters, are sari that Abe destination
. , ,
of the'building may. be.traced to the jealousy
felt by the rival towns in the-
. neighborhood i sof
the rising* greatness of !sleeve°.
_lt is not like
ly that the origin of the fire wiliiever tut
coVered; all, that it. was the work of an incen
yvitrions urger the leader-.
ship of M. Cablie,_ their icitino,
Wards removed to the plece, and . becerek die
purchasers of the Property. • The Icarian! are
French SoF il lalisti, and hold all ' property
common, • On two side,e of TeMple;
their dwelling houses , have • beei.lecteds.'Pli
the other side they biota tuilt their store' house
Mid their eihnol houses, the lattar..mit; of . Ithe
ruins of the Templ. : They, numbered' at 'first
abont'six hundred Persons, but by detitb!, - iind
desertions the community has been . redlieedJO
lees: thaii three hundred:. Their . ; leader, M.'
Cabbe, died about a year age, since
place las been supplied bY' . O. Ma4beat'l
cialism, they; say, is.tlig only, true , democracy,
and this they profesiii to practice in letter :eini
, Rio vonnirOff to work luok
tion•Of leader carries with it no' exclustvii,priv.:
ileges. When we were Presented
chant, we found•hirri In a Cookiri'dress busily en
gaged in preparing dinner for' the whole :corn- .
munity. Their number at present at
is, small,'not exceeding fifty or . ,aixty ‘ ; .ille'.4ltf
ers of the community' being In Adams county,
lowa, Where they hole .a large.tract of lend.,
Soma feW ere at'clieltailliumt; neer this' . cify,
where they are engaged , in the maintfactitrelof
fire brick. Tfie property of the community in
Nduvoo has been sold, and Ins Deceinber the
-whole society will.bo. united on theirfarm in .
lowa. All 'the time that they have been in.
Diadvoo they have been , distinguished for Indus
'try, neatness - , and 'good condpct, ana ;baring.
their, peculiar notione . goVernment and',`,iell
gion, ; they are..good , citizens . and
Tun Rectotous PRESS oe Oral Bitowtrlie
New,York Obsirvei., 'organ. •of. the eltd Sebtinl
Presbyterian. takes . strong ground; 'aieinet
pardoning Old Brown.. AsiuMing'thathe
guilty of murder and Ineurrection,:it argue is
follows: .. . ..• •
ci.Puitishment , in the government .45f . ,G,d, : 011.
man, does not - itiring. from tiapirit of
It is the'fruit,of love. . tave'demand s . that' tine
who has .thade war...upon .1 1 e0etY .
lihilanthropY, the love of Min, Abe' loite' nribo
human race, the. love of the:"
g , number;.
requiresthat..'murtleiera Ito punished, is'Oott;
who is love,' ordained. • • •'`'"''
And we trembleless inview o(',lirewit's
ireak, than we do ' the, face .. ..of the faa''thist
there is abroatt,'lti 'the'..ltinl 'a, 'sentiment ~.
would s hield h rn'and' other's . fronf,ilie jt4t , con.•
seoences of, theii When •theetioven
embarked • in. this war •,upon the . State, when
they prepared'guria.for , the white, men,' and. a
thousand spears for .the blacks,' to 'bit. ueed
barbs rous.slaughter . ;.. when the.y . ,,imbitie'd 'their
hands in blood by takin•, the 'first victim ; ; (an,
honest colored .man wh o made no t:esietenee,..
but Was only' seeking to - .oscape,,forn, 'their
hind's), and;muidering cold blaoilvvibien
they refused to Ily•dowri,ilieiv'jartnll • 11 . 10 0 1 k'
ing overpoweieil, and cOntinuett:they:rnini,der-
ous work, they threw away,
and put themselves on the hazard Pf,4l l #
lution their had begun., If othere,eattfipclyint
cause for, pardoning such erime,,We cannot' 'r
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TltilllG A TREADDur.y..—.a. geotretory...Alki ton
Of Barton P-- . .,v.k.h0 . ; when ,enCe iieiting aloe -
nal'jnstitution, inspected the trend mill;!with the
rest, and being parici,ilatly.,dispnOedv`:3lt, filorn ,
ed judge.ph il a nthrotii ‘ cally Artiste*. himpet f mien
its. treads, desiring, t herward en •t(i .set itlin;:nle-
tion. 'I" he • machine, was eneordingly , adjuited,
and his lordshiriliegan ' feet4,,:be.ii •
few minutes, howetier, he , had had quite enUtigh.
of it, and called to be released, butithiCwilltAnt
so' easy. . «Please my , lord,r!iiiii4olusUptiut
oc you can't get off. Its set:foreweiitersdnittetw •
that'll the shortest time we eatf•makeitdita4%"
So thejudge wacin duralicei likOigneaki44ll
- in the steaks, exoent . thitlio, , W*4
to keep ornoving , on'A until, hit_l-it44:00 1 ,04', -- ",
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ac quai nta nig stip;
missed his: , handsome:. doctor; t anC ettiPloYe4
plain one, b iii i wife . and:', daughter : h.vf ; t: ,got;
a kit: half so .oftentas' they ,
is alt over. A'he - delegqelo COPOSlotli : Pfln'!,/,
flerat•and`tap-t4irde of ; ,thetegigbitetelnktog':'
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