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grento in California:
The' San Franotioo *lgillonoo Coot:
(Correspondence of the N. Y, Journal of commence.)
SAN FRANCiscO, AtigA". l %
The Committee. of Vigilance is_a secret body
,-feery member worn_to-keep secret:ell _pro
feedings ',bleb ay be proposed or adopted
by the body, a to give all needful assistance,
ovewlife he'll/if necessary, to carry out. its
ibis and , - object... tee; nevertbeliss, much
does leak out, and I will try to, concentrate All
Ake - es smSlVerspiect as-possible for your- col
of 90 members, besides two Secretaries. The
~'resident of 'tbig body is understood , to be
• Colentan,•Elq. a merchant of high
and honorable standing here and elsewhere.
,The others are 7 taken-from ttll chime and cop
ditions 'of men—merchants, doctors, • lawiers.
ship carpenters, Masons, blackstitiths,,carpen
tars, irop mongers,' Ao.,—perbrips two•thirds
of the whole are composed. of the mercantile
jobbing .houies -of our city: Thera are two or
three Frezirth aud - Germans iu the . Executive
The General Committee is composed of a-
bout 6,000 meinberti, - Whoiti names, residences
add places of tinniness, tire duly enrolled, and
signed to the Constitution. The _Committee
ib divided into about : 35 divisions or compa
ntes.--three cavalry,' . two of artillety, and
the remainder of infantry. These are
'minded by proper- officers, and 'ate_ weekly
drilled,• end each company - take their turns
for,guard . and garrieou duty. The whole is
divideilinto-battalions, and duly commanded*
by a Grand 11tartial, his aids, &c. Iniant, it
is•one grand army, composed of cur best and
most - highly esteemed nitizens: _
' Tbere are about 1015 !lien' constantly on du-
ty, (lily and night,,in and about the garrison,
-without pny, fee or reward; all ioluntary ;
four hours off and on during the 24 biuirio —nne
acitnpany ou during the day 7 another at:hight
The police ie goierned
. 11 'Captain - and his
side, nli under pay. Rations are furnished 'to
—all on duty in - thegarrison. The Executive
Committee is sub=divided_ into -Cowmitteekt;
who have their ileoretarlea: -The toter only
=are paid._There_is_sloo _the___!..Commiseary
-llepartmedt, 4 iluartermaster's" office, &c.
The armory and magazines are .all its per
fect order, and everything is ready for action.
The moment the alarm bell is sounded,--two
taps of the CoMmittee bell
. would, 'in thirty
minutes, call out tea thousind men, night or
day, half of the number armed and equipped,
"as the law directs," I should have stated
previously that the various' Sub Committees
- are designated as follows—Evidence Commit
tee, QUaliflealloll Committee, investigating
, Committee, Military Committee, Prison Com:
mittee, Finance Committee. The expenses of
the.gimeral Committee are all paid by volun
tary contributions - by-our-citizens.—The-tot
•..and entire expenses up to this time, probably
-- olceed - be - present - eipenses - or
rent, Scc. probably at this moment do not ik
ceed's.soo per day, though they have run np
to $7OO, Everything is dune on the cash sys
tem. Bills aro paid off daily, iron' 11 to 12 :
clerk hire, once It week (every
The garrison is, in all respects.iu good
ry order. Barracks for 150 men (relie f gum*
with blankets and mattraeses,' uttione guar-.
The EstabliebtOtit even provided with
horses, everything ready end ou the p,ire' wives
Tor a campaign. To show 'the true feeling of
-,the-people, I have seen frequently men on du
Vii,tiftlibir whit - el - Otis, over 601 aMirothers
-65 and 67 yeare (dap. Probably a score of
these:old gentlenien do guard dtity night and
day ; watch at their poste, in or but of doors,
or wherever duty calls; and these too are
men occupying - the high. and honorable calitrif
of merchants; mechanics, ;to. These men
'shoulder the mUsket, sind•drill as good as sol
dieit, attend the reviews, Sco. : I Na i ve said
previously that there' were clergymen in the
Committee; probably twenty in•bumber,mostly
' 'Methodists, t a few of other'denominatious.
In nearly al r churches (Protestaut,) Pas
tors have spo n and preached approvingly, of
'the comtnittee d 'of their acts.- I may enu
merate the alibi-Rev.. Bishop Kip of the Epis
copal Church, hey. Messrs Briggs and Thom
*is of the methodist Chinches, Bev. Mr Cutler
'of the Uniorico, Rev. Willy_ of the New Sohool'
Presbytiriiii, Rev. 1%,1r. Lac) , of thO Congre
l and Rev. Dr. Anderson of the rres
byterianOld-Behool, and many others whose
- niter /44 n
. ' ot ricsw recollect. • Thellev. Dr..
S t, k believe; is the'ionly • clergyman' who
ascrefcained..frous alluding to the subject in
his pulpit.: ileis,•however; not friendly to the
sets of the Committee,. and the- Elders and
Tructees of Calvaii.Chur•sh Made a forotalt.te
... . -
, quest that he should not , bring the matter be
fore the congregation—bnt‘ alinply , to preach
Chrietend . Rim Ci!rifie 4 l'to ',Me hearers...,
h a ve no do u bt that ; had Tir'.".,ficoti•:he'en Ili
city .at, the time of the • organization: of ,the
t i. Committee . he . would bare_ Jspeken•ont holdly
spinet it. At all mute, the law and ,order
men claim hita,ns their friend and advocate.
In regard ,to the publio press .of this city,
ailltre . :ftc:faror'2iind,efronglk,,Morss, , ,She stekn,
_.of-,tilr'Pt:tpillet, siiif OttilpiOttillilliStiA tizili
liei44, : ,W,ltiiiiii .cirettlatlon cOnibineir,Je mit
nrobtttli"inor4;thenl,fro4thirde:of that`,: Of the,
,Aullitiui iitille tho' : 4ifiitaisticlo,' Tkue'caltv. :
fornian, Toirn Talk,.olobe, and !eine: thris
French paper's, and all dailies, fully' endorie
the Committee: So also do ell the weeklies,•
not excepting the Christian 'Advocate, the or- ,
gen of the methodists,. and , the 'Pacific' . (new.
school). , The press thioUghont 'the Slate, and
so also of a large nejeryy-lif the citizens of
the entire State, nee "eigilantie,"'and,ln ease
of need are with us. . :', , . . '
?low, o aud , your readers are, ready' to
ask, what ot: aff this ? What eye you aiming
to attiOtnplisiffiji - uTsWeWle'lld - the - city - utal - , -
State of the murderers, rowdies, ballot box
suffers; and.auoli 114 e man , who., have stt.lea
our birth-right'end'inatleilaves and hirelings
.. of those whim they by force baTedrirsin from
the Polls - at the mouth of, the pistol, shoulder,
or knife i' and who hoie controlled our eleo -
tions by the use of folio bottomed ballot boxes
and thus foiled the known and express will of
the people. I will in passing yty, ' that the
.strongest opponents of tho/COmmittee ar e
Southern Democrats; but few of . tiny other
Orly or section, except Irish Catholics, keep
aloof, and some of thOse_we v 7i kept. out with
the idea that the original orement was for
' political effect, and of a. "Know-Nothing"
stripe ; but this is not , true in,any respect. Is
fact, 'I knowof.leading party men, who were
Atiglined to . talk loud, rith a leaning towardsr
politics) in the
Committee rooms, who , were
politely notified to withdraw es members, and
_this for no other reason, than to Pievent the"
. introduction of politics- into the Cbmmittee's
NOW, to come hack to the air-absorbing and
'engrossing thethe and topic of the dap — the
Terry trial. , I beg, first, to rethark, that if
' qottnistakin, - it'is necessary forthe - Exeentiie
. Committee, acting as a jury, to . give a _ major
ity lute, te ,deeide.a ens(4lthat done, ihe ver•
diet, and the entire testimony taken - en..tho .
trial, go to a board of delegates for eoneur- •
yence: These - latter are composed of thacap
talus of inch - division. and two men - chosen
from - their respeotive—companies ;. lo --that
there are with the field off cera [also dele
gates.,]; ame 112 delegates:. "'A two-thirds
--voteior- majority ] is 'neeessary—to=earry- a
verdiet of guilty or acquittal. It is generally'.
understood that in the Terry -case, in the ex
ecutive body ; or, if not so, a bare majority in
• favor of acquittal, while, on the, other hand,
the delegates are althoet to at man . in favor of
a verdict of guilty. If the two combined
bodies cannot harmonize, of course a 'non-suit
Will be the result, which will probably be the
brat of the ease. I think now that the Oen
ec's are decidedly ot Terry's acquittal
by the Committee. He may be teuteoced to
banishment from the State, but the difficul
ties in the way are so great 14 this case, that
it would be almost en impossibility to °arr a y'
-- -into-ezeoutithi- arty -sentence- that might he
pronounce(' against the Judge of the Suprenie
Coitit of California; With - Several years ofhis
unexpired term yet to serve out.
•• Ten thoumnid rumors are afloat as to the
finale of this case, and predictions are abund
tint 'as - to Ili; disposal of Terry, and ite .,,...t e4T:t
upon the people and the Committee. •
predict an immediate dissolution, and a gen
eral disbanding of the association. Others
that the,poople suddetilj : rip r e up. in con
-junction with the dissenting - (nr minority)
eau ll l ittee men, and will imprison and prose.•
cute, and harass and tortiare.the native meth;
l• ' - berg of the - Committee - offigithitue. - But allow
your humble iaformant to itiggest,the fallacy'
'of all suclieroalcings.. , ,
Noel; in p oonclusiono let -.me add,, that , this
Vigilance Commitfee is cianPosed of the poor
as well as the nob: h bhve seen two . men at
one time standing sentinel, with; muskets on
their ehouldere, on the,eand bage in — front of
Fort Vigilance,. that Were worth ooh their
hundred thousand doll:era in,eash ; while, at
the saute time, by their aide Mood men who
had left their workshops, their daily toil, And
lost their usual daily4aine, for" thi purpose of
doing what we all believe is a•duty.'we owe to
our Mothers, wives, children, and property.
, MILKING COI;VB BY MABiINERY.—TIIO Scion.
tific American gives an ne i Nunt and engraving
of,a new invention for the Dairy, whiCh is ar,
plied to milking cows, The milking is done
by means of a crank Attached to a shaft, on
which there, are four elaatio arms of;steel, the
ends of which are furniabed with rollers. On
one side of the ring iti which the rollers move
there is an elaika pocket in iddeli the animal's
dal is placed. The back of •this pocket is stiff,
se that when the rollers revolve they will come ,
in . contraet with the front part of the pooket,
aid press it with the teat against the -back
The t tqh
part. 04 UB pressed is relieved of its
milk, which tioirsdowerthrouith the poektit,
and through a hollow ease of the instrument,
into a tube s and thenee , into the milk pail.
the '..thnirieen says that - nothing can exceed
the simplicity of this device. Its size is -, con.
ytenisnt •and its cost is not great. If desizablei
_ the Instrument may b. made' with two•pooltste
, 80 is ,to idlik two teats at a time;
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T4,„451ch (manila, •411. 4 11 5 1 4 , liter%
• aliont tLie"*Cath I a `'d.itrirno N tv
,proviog that Col. Fremont is a memher of the
Ronsish Church. They contend that "
icans" cannot vote for him tat
. that socount,
and cordially them--a Tell • the ;hloody
" darlt lantern" Know Vothitligni to rally for
Buchanan, and save theie sinking ship.
i Col. FrenfOnt and hie 'wife Jeanie. belong • to
the Prottettantlpiecoal churob.• and never
did belong to oily ! ' di or. ' Sdll theßuchan,-
o have " proof to the contrary, just got out
11401 i frOre'die2lnitil. by _ a leading Buchanan
!non of Beaton. It is an follows : -.
let--When the runeway match of Freriont
and Jeiale'llenton was agreed upon., they?
were married lry a Catholic prieit, because no
other clergyman would offend - old Benton'
performing the ceremony. C n And Jessie
were determined to get married, and it seem.
they were not'very particular shout ceremony.
They are, therefore, Catholics. . _
' 2nd—Fremont once gave employment to a
3d—Fremont' was onee miek, end after hi
recovery, he . wee visittd ey a Catholic 'Pries
lrastutinrciolte knows all about it. - '
4th—A gentleman once offered Lima Pro=
teetant book to read, which he didn't do,- say
ing that be hadn't time. - Erasing Brooks bag
the proof of this. -
6th—A gentleman whose name in in posses
stun of Browns Brooks once saw•Fremut i t was'
hierhandtt in. holy.. water. , '
' .-6tll—Prentoqt crgased the Rocky Mountains
knows to'be a foot.
- ith—fremont,-afterAe_conquered:XaliTo -
!tin, once went into n Romun'etttlitilio• church"
in-that-country, And conformed to the rules
of the church by taking of his hat.
nit year taut-he , wits Married,
hie wife Jespie said to him on Sunday morn_. ;
ing,' deter," anys ebe, "•tvon',t you
go to church ?" No," .maya John,- " I don't
feel " Oh,' said Jemsie, •• I'm, sorry fOr
that, what's the mistier, • dear r' p:l3:S . John„
"-Oh, not much, onliniery slight indieposi
tion, and I would rattier be excelled, but, my
dear; "dou'rutny nt home on my accoutit,"*.
Whereupon Juseie went to church, and it
- strongly euspectol that es soon its .. . Jessie Ina
left tor. the PrOteintnf church, Fremont Sneak
ed off to the Itonsjeiti church. The Buchanan
ites dare the friends of Fremout,to prove that
he &dn . : yo. • , -
oth—A man who slept with Col. Fremont ,
long before the latter had a wifi - to sleep with
saw the . Col. take off his unmentionables,
whet?, he discovered the Poet that he habitual
ly wore crossed auspenders. , The affidavit of
this tact is now In the hands of Ereatue Brooks
and will soon appear in the N. Y. Express.
10th—Mrs. Jessie Frement,,• only a tow
weeks back, gave an old-Irish - Catholic beg
gei woman a sixpence. whilst walking up ,
Brondway,, New York. Ervsiivi 131,.t.t0 , •nw
this with hiti own eyes, for Hu followed the
Frernonts on purpose to watch theirilloinge.
On s E reeent-Stindayost a, certain country
church in Worcestershire, there were 3 christ
enings, 2 boys and a girl. The parents of one
boy were iu a very respectable class 'of life ;
the parents of the other two children were in .
humble circumstances.. The parties' st the
front had been duly placed by the officiating
clergyman, and as it baniened, the. girl and
heir epousons were placed last in order. When
the first-child-IwbO-iiis the boy- of the poor
Percete:-Wee about to, be hePtinap_the women
who held•the little, girl elbowed her way up tb
the o;ergyman. in order that the'cbild she oar
ried might be the firsi'lo , he hiptized. TO do
this, she bad (very conararY - tcTlll4 - u - Suid - iiiiit=
of the poor, who in essential points, are gen
erally as refined es their anperiore,) to rudely
push Oast "her betters"-4 e., the_epoieors of
-the:ttecond boy. As ale did so, said to
otie orthesponsers, by way of apology,--“lrq
a girl ; so it , must bo christened ftrst;• and
christened first it was. .Bnt the peculiar maia
ner in which this was brought .about
that the woman was influenced by some peen:
liar feeling ; 'and on the next day_an Opporiu
laity was taken to-disapier her motive.. ,This
was , hir explanation ". You. eee, sir, the ,
parson paint a married man and consequently
is disfsmiliar with ohifilein,
the girl td be ohri i Mened after the boys.,
Although it.sadly,fluater'il inct, sir,. to put My
self atora•my betters iti.the way which
fwd . to do; iet; sitit4o B a doing a kind
ness,to them - two.little ham in me- a setting
al nide girtafore:o'lo 7 7:,..L.t!Why,:!" A' Well,
cir,.l'har astonished as,yon don't know.: Why
sir, if them chrtstCnid
afore the little .
iiirskty'q hive - Aad -- . - her -soft.
chin, and.shed- have had their hairy beards—
thi poor innocent ,! ' But, think goodness,
I've kept her , from that leferetlit l r the
woinen iredly believed that she bad dons - so;
and tbi generality of iker neighbors shared her
Ilusian. Ml.strev:-.Tealoue ' Of - "her
411lleTeitte Zeitung pfithe 21haf, of July,
gibes the iblloWing4liustratiet; of i tterfdom in
IfUssia,*i of*adeoo f ilrfeii4V27'
thi , aerfe:siwned.;Wiii:tivi ow lady; .
usual iudulgence,:had received , w superior' ed.
uotitimi, and acquiredmanners far more cut;
dieted than belonged to her class, to which
Witiantageil was addett the natural gift 'of an
attraetive 'Orion': At an early age .she
aPPrentitted 'at. St. Petersburg to $ French
dressmaker; and heattimpattained copse skip
in the' business, was after s time offered profi- .
table - employment," "
This her mistress permitted her to accept,
in lieu of tier pereenal i4trvice. The girl con
ducted herself well in her situation, acquired'
e knowledge' of the . ;French', hailing find
formed habits of considerable 'refinement,'
Here she attracted the notice-of an officer of
the rank of celonek 'Who in due time proved'
his attachment by offering marriage. The
girl• accepted the iroposal, and nothing re.
mined- but - to obtain 'her "freedom from, her
Mistress. The purchase money the colonel'
was willing to pay. This ought - it:l hapi.been.
regnlated by the obrek which 'the girl
paid, calculated by se many years' purchase:
leas not dispOsed' to cavil about
the price, but on applying to the mistress, to
whoai he unfortunately explained - his purpose,-
he received for answer that on no 'terms what•
ever would she emancipate her slave. '
Every effort was used to shake the resolu
tion, which appeared unaccountable; but
gument, entreaty and Money. were . - alike mita
'ailing, and the 'lady .remained inexorable,
in the end the clue to her obstinacy by.
observing ilnit'shf would never nee heiselt take
Tifi'eetlenc`i of her; se she
-would do if
t& a colonel, while she was herself but tihe wid:
ow of_a major. The 'match was necessarily
broken *off; and the girl's prespeot of happineis
destroyed. ru complete her'utieery, her finis
1 tress revoked' her leave of absence, and. ordered
her as soe)m is possible to return to her native
village. Arrived in the vilfte, the unhappy
accustomed to the habit's and customs of
orrilised life, wad clothed in the ...coarse gar-
Amite of nu ordinary peasant, and was:.f4r,ih
with ordered to.marry?a rough moujik- of the
same class. Revolting at this tyranny and
retusingtO obey. stke watt flogged.-and though
elle still resisted-for s•while,
• long cOntium
-sues of oruel iud dygiuding • treattuent con
quered her in the end s and she was.forced to
submit to the mieentiklelot'entailed - upeon he
by the wretehmljealoupy of , her keartless min
BRILLIthiT TO THE LAST: 7 .-A gentlemen' wri
thig from Paris, states that M. Place, the,
French banker, who recently failed for the
immense amount of sixteen million franks,
gave on the evening before the grand oaten
troPhe, a.splendid dinner to which were
the celebritiee of ii.certain grade upon
the BoureeiTtogether:with - an - equal-numbee-of
ladles. ' The feast was one of the most ?eche - r:
the kind—the coat probably being Dollen than
twenty-five dollars a bead: ank•the buoyant.
spirit of the .'liberal'host was the theme of
general adniiraficin. When the enthuitiasiii
Was at its height a magnificent ,dessert'was
placed upon the taille. hiving in the centre a
vase of silver gilt, which- M. Place ordered
the waiter ' to page xouud to the ladies, as it
contained a few nuts for their , especial crack
ing. Every lady then phinged her hand with
in the vase, and drew forth whatever chance
bestowed, in the shape of some rare jewel, the
cheapest of which could not have been lets
than eixty - dainia, while some of thew were of
great price. After.,this delightful mirempur
the_generettOost took his leave amid :the:re.
iterated,applause of his guests. The 'nett
deride hoissewas silent and deserted,' and a
.erslostioluorsixteen million' inse anuouneed
before Ili tribuclol of commerce.
A SINGULAR ACIOIDEN,T.-A' youngirishinan
residing in Bristol, England, while larking,
ran after a girl who was engaged in son:petrels
work, and gave her 'iv_ hug in sport ;•_.but it
proved ar4thing but sport to Ikim, for_ as hp
pressed her to hie bosom,' it turned out all but
a fatal embrace. as' a needle - which she o liad in
the breast of her gown,' literally ,entered . his
heart; and : broke oft leaving. nearly
three parts of an inch of the steel in the mus
elea:-..-Eie instantly felt tieVafid faint,, and was
taken to the infirmary, when it %vas determined
to make an effort to , extract the;broken needle,
acsitould it remain where it WAS; death t must
quickly ensue from inflammation of the been.
Aphysioian,accordingly, out thrOugh.the outer
iiesho , and having laid bare the e,urface - of the
been; disootririci portion ti . e . needle
fragment protruding,, and with the forceps be
drew s it out. 7 --,The delloste operationireentoat
successful .but ra
as nch' iniiiimatton had sit
in before the needli'iioald,be eatracted, it was
titl44oa Oilikti:v4.7 . 4 o6tf ! Ll 'i ' !Wi let:'l / 1 / 5 life
would• be saved. It horrever a.
'common , oPeratiOu', end' ~ singular 'accident;
showing that Oren the lieart itself may sustain
a sharp wound Without death Immediately fol
lowing. ' '
AN"SxalWliiia P. Critter,, c"
Darlington . ; Vt., •hde lately returned frOn .
Kansas, after traveling for several yreeke it -
different a t rthe_lit t h •
pr 8 0 e._ a__ as- a eI- ---
addressed a meeting at Jilt. Albene, and Iv
hope be will . he heard tyranny other places
pa his statements, are perfectly • reliable. ^ HI
reirennt" - th"thnitirto - boli triblibtiCenc
the-soil unsurpsemed' for richness and fertility
ife lipoid's highly of the spirit .of the wearer
in' Kansas, and soya he - savr only 'one pro. • •
slavery:womett—.lhir wife of 'Charles Bpauld
ing,.a Vermonter. life - eopy from the Nilsson. -
ger a brief.sketch °film way he:' saw affairi
ntanaged by,the, "Inivr and Order" or pro
slavery party ;
" Before he went to glossas he nee > Mardi)
. helieve _that Air heart reirdinp
ramie& that-aro-constantly-resulting . --fretr
there were true. ilie cilcd,was, no* changed,
From what be bad been with his, owp eyes,
and heard with his own eon, he was prepared
to Pam, almost anything.- Beery one thert
, who , was formidable to freedom-.was stamped
" a Abolitionist," and was threatened 't
and Insulted' by the land 'pirated
that fair-Territory. Freedom of speech writ
not allowed there. All the arguments, that
they made nee of Were the bowie knife and
revolver. Coleman, the murderer ,of Dow,
waspointed out to• him by Charles Spaulding,
a Montpelier boy, but he was eorry to 'Say a
member of the ao-olifted-4 Law and Order
party. Coleman• was armed to the teeth,
andsine undoing - hie authority' by charging
an honest and thrifty looking man with - steal• ,
Mg a pair Of oxen which he was driving.
" The owner of, the.oxen ' appealed to an
lft.htr - blan air to the feet that he was
rightful owner. The man said he woe. Cole
man asked hid if be was ' a
Citix u:' ; Pressing the question twice o,
three tithes in , a threatening manner, she mat_:
charged him with being a murderer, whiot
put 'a damper •on the guilt) wretch. Tht.
owner of the oxen, in company with two .Lar
an Order inert' was'obliged to go , buifidtin7"'
forty, miles to prove that he r was, the owner o r
the oien: 'Such and similar things were o
every day Jp ccurien o e "
"CIIAILTNit , Oaw:P—Tht : Telegiapl
brings us intelligence which Will cause a pant
of regret in every American bosom.. The -de-
etruction of the celebreted_• Chtirter.Oak" tre
at Sattford, Connecticut . Ainong the earlies
of that Fong aeries of aggression on the part
Great Britain, which resulted in the Aineriiiiii —
AeVulution, was 6- measure for the destructio:
of certain Colonial charter's, especially that o
Connecticut. TL Cointlisaloners for this put
pose, with the - Set traerrof the tnwn,-were as .
a ambled in the'Toitu iloubeon the evening 'o
the 6)b of May, 1680.—Suddenly the light
were extinguished ; but .when replaced, the
charter was gone, and the keenest acrutiu:,--
could not -detect the daring hand which ha(
removed it or the place .of its concealment
The old oak tree, though whispering_ AO evirj,,-
breeze, was mute as to the tredsure coneealec
:iu its - bosom. The storm of war swept on:
the land, and the watch,fires of the revolutiot
illumed its ancient branches, ere the eacrec
deposit was restored $o the patriotic decen
dants of those who secreted it Sines, thi
"Charter Oak" basimen•splagiored object o:
Interest, not' merely to The mighty nutiet •
whichhaegrown up under the ahalow of itt
renown, but to every man, of whatever clime, .
;viii)loves all acta'whloh tend to • the subver•
sion of arbitrary sway. 'lt bar stood until ibc
feeble colonists who be Le!(1 It in its prime,
have, through their descendanta, increased to
the first rank aniong the nation/. Let no ig•
'noble nee be made of its decoying branches,
thingconseerated for all
1 - time in the . ;berets of free people.
• Suunts-ff='s' Israttisruis.:--01 , 1. Squire
11--" wa'a tt-very suicessfut and substantial
fanner in an interior town of Massachusetts;
anUifiricire'amazing eater never lived in any
town anywhere. And-especially much did he
oat vrben.fresh pork.wan-to be his.nourishment....
Well, at a oertain=time one of his hogs had
been kiiled. next morning there . was
freak - perk:4r breakfaet,- andthe old man ate'
most wonderonaly. In the cortrie-of the fore
noon he ate his luncheon, 'consisting of bread
and butter, intone pie, and cheese. At . noon
his dinner consisted 'of freakpork, pickle's,
'mince pie, and thtt --- neutil - accoinpaniMente.—
Ilis afternoon's luncheon weelike that • of the
forenoon. Whin he crime borne to supper. his -
f-e-ret'ite,Stie4- 13 4-niktheen prepttred as-part of
that Meat The old man fretted- anti , scolded
till fresh pork • was added to the eubstantialsl
Its ate4oracionsly, se'usnal.. In the evening
he toasted some cheese, buttered' nd if.—
just'befOre going to bed;'he roasted a couple
er 'apples and ate there.. !tithe - tight to war
taken with 'a severe colic. ;,doctor'wsi
with hint till movislitg; • and wiought
next day Bonen' one of his neighbors
'went in tO condole With the- I.old sqbire."-
trFaithful,Bollei," said • the. old "worthy,
like to have died- last night. I% -never ex ,
another roasted.apple as long as I live. ~
did love them,verrwell,.and laitt night I a
only two, and they'nenely,killed uto.' 801 l
,aster told hie itory without laughing. •