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CHARLiOTTE, C, r.3T S, 1S5S.
THOMAS J. HOLTON,
Editor &. Pnoi'iuisjoR.
The North-Carolina Wlii will be afforded to
..ili.urib. re t TWO IMLLAKS in u.lv.ucr, ol I
TMI DOLLARS AMD HI TV CENTS il p.v.
,...ii br J-Uyti lur mree muiiiiii, and Mlllr.r. ;
tl W-i Ul til. en.1 ..I Itii. vr K.. .. . ...II
uji.u....- - i - K-r. - :
x iiiacniitinucit until nil rru..r.i-ca mv p..iij, ex
ctil nt Un) oitiiii of tlia l.ililera.
Ailirti-H"ient inserted nt One Dollar per
qu .rt (H lint! r has, thia ailed ty h ) tor llic
fi tl ma. rtion, mid '25 cent, tor ruch coiilinu..iire.
fniirt advcrliaini. nl mid Slu-rifTa S.li "charg-ed
Hi kt cent, higher; and a tieiiuciion ol 33 J j r
ciut. will l iiiailo Irom Ihe rryul -r price, lr
nl.t-rtieera by Ihe ycr. Advei lisriiiL-iita iiier-
t,d n. .nlliljr r quarterly, at l per aq.i.re for
"'".V,,"""""' " u tr
tr AH Icttcra on buinra meat be directed to
,l,e Eu.iur,. Leu.r. n.u.t be ,Ki.pJi, tuey ,
1 ,,.,1 be attended to.
IT P-ymcnt. can bo made to cither.
JJ p..t.nJ.ier. .r. au.l.ori.ed to .ct .. agent.. 1
Tht Tide of Drath.
tl HO. IIIIIIT H. ciuai TO.
Tbe tide tolls on llic lul rulla oi
'I'I.e never. eertaing tiee,
l hat lacipi tin. ple.ur. a fium i.ur livartx,
'l l.e lovt J unci l.'nm i or aidi
Ti-t brinpa atllicttoii to our Int.
And anguish .iiid d .ijir.
An. i beara tr.ini yutli s uorutllrd brew
- Tlic ctiurm tltt ln.;. ltd llicre.
To t'do mlla on; 4t after w ive
ll twelling w.it. ra flow;
11. Mire il all is hr i i. Lnu lair ;
D-.iUHd it rfll ia w.M I
T"r nitdiit frttin ra ii()i.-r'a breaal,
Tht ay bntl l,oiitir.j brn.i,
Ar vai-j.r.ri. J al.e b-.rnt -loej-
it v (iiut .i-.i.llc. lice.
Tbe tide rnlla rn : the anl.l.rr'a ee
Ort.wa dun uemutli il. al;
Tlie acnoUr altuaa tl. t 111) at.c I. .re
'I'll . t hr li.tn li.rru a., well ;
The iien .rcii put. tbe rri.wn aaiiie,
Au l Ulxr'a we.ry l
fi. j .iic. that bia loin, will know
TlM; quit I ul' tbe re.
Tlie tide rolla on : like au nmer bro.'k
It fl"l. Hi lu tne a.d ;
Bat like dra winter! angry tide,
It ru.U. Hi to tl.c Ud.
l'r tt k ' j ill f.jd l..wly cet,
Frrnn u..lt!e A. Id and berth,
It awrrpa into ul.hvion'a ar.a
Tlie 0 wclli ra on tba earlli.
R II on thou d-.rk and turbid wave !
Tnu c..i.a1 nut Is-j r aw-.f
Tnr r.r.ird of tbe (wmI all, brave,
T ul kn..wrtli le t ilrr.iv ;
T n"iii tier m y rub my hill-m '! atnfc-
1 ,-..ih tier v the curr.-iil l-r.
Si.il filth ahaii lirt brr Isiaoni lit;h.
And ruide ua ll:r"iik'h thy sea.
OlM MI.I.V Irll.I. tun.
lit IIAMILTuN" C. JVNtf.
V.'e think, says a Western editor, it is
ti 'b time that ' Cousin Sally Dillard," Cap
tjia.llice' aod ' Mose," were agaiu brought
Vj the memory of the public. Wo have
r- i-1 and laughed at thu narration at l a-t
tneiity limes, and should not lail lo enjoy
it, were it to couio under our duily nonce
fur tyear to come. The ,c neis a coutt of
Ju-nce in North Caroliua. A beardless dis.
cipie of Thetuia rises and thus addresses the
" May it pleae your worships, and you
gnt!ein.. ii ot the jury ; siuccit has been my
fortune. vul or bad, I will not sav to
etorcise in legal acquisition, it has never
lieUlii-n me to be obliged lo pro-eeute, so
thrvtul, marked and luaiiiious an assault;
ni'-re wilful, violent and dangerous Latte
ry i sn'i finally, a more diabolical breach
Ui aeldoin happened iu aciviliied country ;
:nd I dare ssy il hai seldom been your du
ly to pa-s upon one o shocking to lieve-
, I' . - ..II. l.' l.a..!. . . I .. .... n ..
"irui ic.-iings as mis -vuicu ioo piu-mo
t Capt Rice s in this county. Dut you will
a-jr Irom the witnesses.
He witue-ses, being sworn, two or three
ere examined u ml disposed of ; one s.-.id
te heard the noise and did nbl see the!
6gtt ; another that he 'seed the row, but
del I know who struck first : ami a third
liuil.t) was very drunk, and couidn I say
axitb about the ski liumagc.
Lawyer Chops. I am very sorry, r,ntlc.
"a. to have orcunird vour lime with the
tuwdity of tho witnesses examined. It
rs,geiilluiiii'ii,altog;i'lher from mi-appro-OHi-iou,,,,
,y p-trt. sd I known, as I do,
li.-d I had a wtiuess here, acq'iaintcd with
IU circum-tiiiices of the case, and able to
"e'ke himself cleat ly understood by th
coart and jury , 1 should not long have tres
pu-sed your tunc and patience. Come lor
tii and Lt, sworn.
So forward rioines, the witness, a fat, thuf-
')' man. a ' h i tie cot lied, and took an
c-!ll with in. nir
C. Harris, we wish you to tell about ihe
" it Unit happriicd, the other day , al t. up
tu II lee s. anil as . ireut deal ol time has
ht-aily been wa-t.eii iu circuinlocutioti, we
ili yuu to Lo compendious, aud at the same
'uie a.1 explicit as possible.
Harris. Adxiiclly (giving the Lawyer!
-..ii,in wiiiK.auu ttllue same nine cicm
, he giu a treat,1
'"if bis throat) Capt. Rice, h
""I - ou-in Sully Dillard, she came over to
0jr house, and axed me if my wife she
-wutn't g... I told Cousin Sally Dillard
"mtsuy Kifa ,e wns poorly, being as how
'e had the rheumatics in the hip, and the
''warnp was up, for there had been a heap
f rain lately, but houmomevcr, as it was
Cousin Sully Dillard, my wife she must
f- Sim then axed me if Mose he niought
T I told Cousin Sallv Dillard as how
Most !, ... t. tint r n n till d I ho
1 4m wuasuiwilj iu tU 6rMtlut Lowsoui-
ever, as it wan isl.e, Couia Sally Dillard,
3Ioe he uiouht fco.'
C. lu the name of common wne, Mr.
Harris, what do you mean by thin limu
W. dipt. Kice, he riu a treat, and Cou-
mi Sally liiiard, .she come over to our house
,,,) nxcd ui it if uiy wife, she moun t go.
to ,i i;oj..ii .' m v in
I Stop, dir. if you pl. a-e ; we don't want
' to hear any tiling about Cousin Sally Dillard,
or jour wile j ti ll us about tbe fight lit Kice s.
en, Mr i hi, i.iai is 11 you Wl 1
11 1 J J
ii ' I -it i -,,
; "C Well, Mr, go on. I
1 W. Well. Cant. Kite, ha iin a treat, and
Cousin Sally Dillard; she come over to our
Lous, and axed me if U,y wife she moul ut
b ,,,.. . .
t. ihere it I. aja.n ; wanes!, please to
.-W ell, r, what do you w ant ? I
C.-N e want to know about the fiyht and
J,0U Proeeed w.th tins ,,pert,..e.,t
t-.vji 4 'u y'ju know uiiy lUlllL: uouub ll.e
fiiaiu.r uinrM . it,, fi,in-r I '
I W. To be sure I do.
' C. Well, you 0 ou and tell it and 110th
j W. f'npt. Hie pin a treat
I C. This is intoli-rable. May it p1eae
the court, I move that this w uncus be coin-
: milted for a contempt; he heems to be tri
fling i if h" the court .'
'J he Court. Witness, yon are now before
the court of Justice, and unlepa you behave
yourself in a more becoming manner, you
will be put to jail ; o beiu and tell what
! you know about the tL'ht t ('apt. Hire h.
W. (alarmed) W eil, p i.tli m.-ii, (.'.iptaiu
. Ilice, Lu giu a treat, aud Cou-111 6a!Iy lil-
i lard f-he
j C. I bpe this wittic!-!) may Le ordered
I 0. (alter dclil.i ratiti? ) Mr. Attorney,
the Court i ol ) 111:. .11 'h.it we insy save
1 time by allowing the witm -'. to (! on his
way. I'locied, Mr Mat 1 1, v ilti yoi.i ,-loiy,
: but stick to th- pon.t
' W Will, ("apt. Hite, uiu a treat, and
, Couiii Sally l)ilaid coiueovvi to our hou-e
and axed lor if my wiic she inout 1 lo'd
Cou-in l'iiiard that my wile was poorlv, as
(he had rhjeiiiatir 111 tin hip, and the bij
."wau.p wa up, but h 0 -oni.n r, as it was
' fhe. Cou-in Saiiy l'iiiard, my wile mout j:o.
I W1I, . ou-in Sally lil!ant then axed me,
if Mo he 11. out jo. 1 told Cousin Siliy,
j Dillard as how Muse he was foreman of the
crap, and the crap was sn iilly in the i;i-.
but as it was she, Cousin Sally Dillard, Mose
; he niout go. So they noes on together, Move,
I my wife amlCousiii Sally 1'illard, and thry
'come to the b'i swamp, and it was up, as I I
was telling you, but biiu as how there w as 1
a log across the bij ew amp, Cousin Sally j
j Dillard and Moc, like genteel lo!ks, walked
j the log, but i.iy wile like a darned fool, hois- 1
I ted her cont ard waded ri,ht through and
! tint 1 all 1 know about the li 'lit. j
I A Di.'iiiAti
WITH A Ut"tF.S D.miv. A
woman cam to the rloor of on of
yesterday, nt Par. till y with a
child in her aim", wnieh she seeuied to be
loothin by eiidearing ton-, and gently
waving it to and fro, as mothers aie wont
to do when their !ili!e ones are in trouble.
:Sbe was at '.he s.-nne time w- j i t " a'.d a
tngethrr the nj.pi-nl wa ii r.-i-lii !e loth.'
1 kill l-helirted lady of t! l. ol-e. who
her a good - tl ; j- y of ..n.. A - -i.. l:n ,ied
it lo her. th" v. onia ii, in innvin.' I,, r -it ins Ij
receive it,!. I fill d.'i . ! i n-..' ' hat!"
exciaiiiM d ti e lad v, i- ti l- the kilel of ba
by yon r- o-irrvimr about?" '1 lie beggar
woman. ho app.-aivd be irtoxicatrd, cur
sed hrr like a vixen and !e;t to practice her
impu-ilioii elscwhue, C'lioyi I'.u.v.
RkI'ARTI.I. We i, member that otnu
years ago, Roger M . Hicriuan and Perry
Smith wer opp i-ed to each other as advo
cates iu an important ea-e before a
t Olinecticut. Smith opened the
a violent tirade against Mierman s
political character. Sin - r in an rose ami Very
composedly remarked :
" I shall not discuss pr.li'l -s with Mr.
Smith, before the couit, t ut I am perfectly
willing to argue questions ol law, to chop log
ic, or even split hairs with him."
" Split thai, then," said Smith, at the sumo
time pulling a short, rough looking hair from
' . . . ,
M, .ead, ami l.undin
it ovi r towards
.. m.,v j, ,. t. honorshlo court," re
loruj sUruiao, " I didu t say bristles."
"My dear don't say "tale," my liar-! frame. He gar.cu on the rum aud dcsola
rativc ": " said a niode-t lady to her little i tiou before him, advanced a few paces and
son, who was relating a very interesting tab- : fell exhau-ted to the earth,
he h id ju-t read in a new-paper. While I Morning came, and the luminary of Hea
th,, bit!., was fellow thinking of his mistake, j veil arose and still t.nnid him -rated near
tho obi Lou-i'-doL' walked ill shaking his
tall aud looked ipiiln faini
rl v at the boy,
who exclaimed: "Mi, make Sanelio quit
i-!.akili2 hi.s nairativc."
A Ditt.iiiT I5.iv.-" D
tin- xooloeical rooms to i
, can't I go to
the coinuio! ile
fight the ryeiio -sir cr-hu-s V
" S.i i tin : in v -on, but don't pet your
trowsers lorn. Strange my dear, what a
lhat. boy has got lor hat lal l.i-tory.
No long! r ago than ye-tenl iy he bad eight
hanging, by their tail- to the clothes
No? Diets his little heart, come tc his
Jl STH K AM) TIIK r.KVUI.VKU
- Wc find
te following Jcu tlrspi it in the ow I ork
Albion of Satuaday :
" Thrice i" be tinned that luill qitnrre. jnsi
Wrote llritisli Win k -nr.-, in In" day nn ib.ll.
Striiiiger! I irue-a Ihnl not ' downright lust:
Sir (iif be'a urini d w hoae pislid'a nude by
" So here I am Let worn two tailors said
atop, at a table whiro were a couple ol
young tailors who had ju-t connneticed bu
siness for themselves." "True,'' replied
one, " wo are new beginners, nud can only
fford t- keep guc goo.c Iclwtcu us.
A TNKILLIiNU NARRATIVE.
J a nit! i Morgau was a native of Maryland,
marrieu at an curly H'-'e, ami noon a iter set-
1 ,, .'0 , ,!
tied near Jjiyants Station, 11. the wt ds of
. , . '. '. , .
Kentucky. Jik: tuo-.t pioneers ot t he
. J . '
married at an early ngc, aii'l noon alter set-
lie nan cut down
I lie en no
culiiii, deadened the timber, eiiclo ;cJ a field
I with a ivor
rni fence, and jdaiitcl some corn,
the litliof August. 'I he
it was on
Bun had ue-c. -tided ; n pleaa..l Lrccze
playing through the hji r Miiniin.' wood
v.iuu uuniu uuuri 11. 1 11 n ui'll, e . Hini
i . i , . .1
,ro..d leaves ot corn waved 11. the air.
Morgan had heati d him-i If in the door
of hid cabin, niih his infant 0.1 his knee.
His y j. 1 ii;; and happy wile had laid a-ddo
the hpiuiiiiig-w heel, and was busily cnajred
in iircitiiriii!' th fruri.l nienl. Tlitit nl'tcr.
t.oou he accidentally found a bundle of let-
tl.r H,ljt., l(J ,iaJ n,Mu,(l ru!Illj, f t0 hU
wife before he had taken his seat in the
Hoor ,( WM c,)rrv.inulU, ; Li,,,
,)a(, Bckll0ult(, j ' t.ar, anj
altlfl.,IIII.llt t0 ,.iirl) cot. a,,Jtlje ,rusn,
.1. . . ... . .. c
evident traces ol joy 111 the lace.s of
i,ti,. toil. i,.r... ,i ........
-";:- 7" 71V'"V'"V "
take of it kind parents leelii.jr, by cheer-
ful smiles, playful humor and infantile
vMoto inns agrecat.iy cmpioyeu, tlio re
port ol a nil'! was Ik
in quick succession.
:.m ; anoiuer loiiuwi a tm of the wiM.cut aiJll tie p.,ntl,cr, feed
3r'aii fprHiii' to his 1 , . , .i i ,1. m, .ni i rt
feet, Inn wile ran to tin
simultaneous! v exclaimed :
door as h.Man.ly I... red. and the next in-
laiit llit ir liars ut-rc rt-itiz-rt !-v a liOUI t
and .-r,riUd altaek cd agnail party of In- I
I he cabin could not he Mi,coif..l!y -lc
letiileil. Hiiu tune :i prcciom. ,f'raii,
coo!, Iraif, and jirompt, kooii derided.
Whi!e he tu in tin: ait ot coneealiini lier
under t! floor, it mother's feein;s over
came her; she aroe, m ized the infant, hut
was atii.t.1 that in en, - wo-H-l l e.ray ,u
, l-,ee ol c..e,n,n,ent. Mm lu-Mtale.I. .Zed
..lle. t.y upon II; a mo.nenta.y Ml u-;le be- ;
iwct'ti u.itvana HTHt'iioii t'j'K pi.icf. ctic 1
once more pu-n-rd her child to her boom,
and a-aiu ki.-ied n nh ....pMohxtu ten- I
deri,es ll,c .nfa.it, a armed at the Pr""
fu-.on of tears that tell upon If cheeks,
looked in its mother s lace, threw Us little
I arms around lii rin ck, and w ent alouo.
I "Iu the name of llenvon, Kii.i, r -lease
Ihe chii.l, oi be b-t !" said the Hi-trcted
hii-baiid, in a solt, iinp'oring toi l ,
im.ii.i iroui iim win-, tooh t.j, lis
.-Hid hat, bet, ran up the ldder
that led to the t Iriinbcr
drew it alter
a momeiit the door was burst opL'U
ami the savaues ciitereo.
By this time Morgan ba l secure 1 his
child iu a bag and la-bed it to his back,
aud then throwing off some rlapboards
from the calm roof, he re-olutelv Ksped to
the ground, lie wns a-saded l ytwo In
diai.s. As the lii-t n pro iehed he knocked
I.i tia down with the buit end of his eun.
'1 lie other advanced with his uplifted toma
hawk ; Morgan let fall his gun and closed in.
The savage made a I.I w, mi-scd, but
seven.. I the cod that hound tin! infant to
his back, al.d it fell. The cOite-t over the
child ii" vr became warm and tierce, and
was earned on with knives only. 'J he ro-bu-t
and athletic Morgan at length got the
a-cendaney ; both were badly cut, an I bled
fieeiv.l ut the stabs of th.- white man were
de. p. r ami di .-per, and tin! sav a g..- f.-ii to
i in- ear;). Morgan hastily took up the
chll ! and bullied off.
'1 he Indian- in the hou-e, basely engaged
in drinking and pluudei ing, were in.t ap-p;i-id
ut the c-'i.ti.-t in ll.e yard until the
one that had bet li i nocked duwiigave igns
of 1 etut'uii.g !i!c, and Called lliem to the
Cei.e of action. Morgan was m-covered,
i in ir.e li itelv pcr-ue.l, aul i no' j.ut upon
hi- trail. I -perated upon by all t In- li e.i ngs
of a hu-haiel and a lather, he in j i.-d with
all the speed of a hunted stag, and soon
outstripped the Indian-, but the dog kept
iu clo-c pursuit. Finding it impossible, to
outrun or . le the cunning animal, trained
to huii!!) of tliis kind, he ha'ted au l waited
till it came within a few yards of him, tired
and brought him to the t-ro itid.
I I.. ., .1..,. ii,,,,. 1,,. r,. .,-l.e.l il... 1eiiis. of
his brother, le resided near liivat.t's
. . , r .
St .t.oii, at Lexington, where he ltll the
chnd, and the biothers lelt for the dwelling,
! As they approached, light broke upon his
Ivievv; his steps quickened, his tears tu
creased, and the ino-t a
-.ions ci ivvded upo-. Iii-
;,; ting a ppi'e li ti
nt i il . l-.lllerglllg
from the cane-brake, he beheld his house
iu ttaines, and almost burnt to the ground.
"My wile!" he exclaimed, as he pressed
one hand to his forehead, and grn-ped the
fence with the other lo support hi- tottering
, the expiring embers. In hi- right h
it- right hand lie
hich he was trac
ing ihe name of " Kiia" on the ground,
and his left hand lay mi his favorite dog by
his side; looking tii-t mi tbe ruin and then
on his dog, wiiii evident signs of grief,
Morgan arose. The two brothers now made
search, and found some bones 'burned to
n-hes, which I hey gathered and silently
confined lo the mother earth, beneath iho
hi"h stueading branches of a venerable
I ,. '. ...I i... .1 ....I l.i;....
Several (lays alter tins, .woman was en-
d in a de-perate battle nt the Lower
lilne Licks. 'I he Indian, came off victo -
riously, and tho surviving whites rt treated
across the Licking, pursued by the enemy
lot a di-tance of six nud thirty miles.
James Morgau was ninong the lust who
crossed the river, and w as in the renr until '
the hill was descended. As he beheld the
Indians reappear on the ridge, he felt and
saw his wrongs find recollected the lov
Olileet, ot ills u licci ions. I in in geo in-
. . . e i . a- . .: II. i i.:
, , , ii-i -I
hor-e and pressed to the front Idle in
ccved a rifle ball in bis th,gh,....d fell ; the
Indian sprang upon nini, seized nun ny me
hair, ami applied the sealping-knile.
At this moment Morgan looked up and
rorognued the handkerchief that bound
the head of the savage, and knew it to tu
hid wife's, 'i'-is aJ-l-id rouowid aUcnJ
Tki- added rouciad aUcnjh'uuslou Luu- it, vulvar."
to hit body, and increased ' Lin activity to
fury. He quickly threw his left arm
around the Indian, and with a death-like
. 1 1 1 . 1 1 . 1 1
lira.-p, liuiiL-ed hitu to lit: bosom, plunired
1 , . , , 1 1 1 1
his knile into hi.s Mile, tud ho expired in
1 1, 1 1 . . ie t .1
Ins nrin. Hi.,n.siiifr lnmselt frioii tlm
his arms. Kcleasins: liimself from the i
. i J it . I 'i",tiit irjuvi-iiinLn in J .(inline, I iuut:
savage Morgan crawled under a small oak, cuuhtVi of ,; iUlU ,t lsatu,.Jay. lt
on an elevated p.eee of ground, a short .lis-1 Mew; (,lit thv lutU Vlk ,,;, ni Hp;i.
ta nee from Lmi, ; the scene of nctton sLUtcd, ; comIucted , . ;e0 s 1illk .,ml sv,
and he leu.amed und.scovcred and un-j j ..aU,rs0I1) lla(J .t.jlll0 ill5uff,rai(y 0f.
i-enped, an anxious spectator of the batt.e. I f(.L..,ivc t0 ceruil) c.iti,,I1H cA tllal utillitv,
It was now miduijrLt. The savaec baud BW.0UU, of it!, illlH ;niia ,,rociviiy to
l,ad, after taking all the scalps they could warJs Frees.jiHMU. lu oUier wola.s. i ,1(.
Cud, left the battle ground Morgat. was caut u of tLe reil0utiIIB pat..l by
Heated at the foot of the oak, its truDk sup- . ,.;,;,,. ;, S!, ;.,. ,i.r.v
porting his head
The 'rugged and uneven ;
ground that aurrouuded him was covered
with the slain, the once white and project
ing rocks, bleached by (!on aud rain for
Centuries, were crinls?."siib blood' that
had warmed the heart and animated the
bosom of the soldier.
The pale glimmering of tho moon occa
sionally threw a faint light upon the tunn
eled bodies of the dead ; then a passing
: ,.!nrl n viA tt.nA u I !n rl .1 r L I fWQ ntul (rfivit
iv """ " -- e-- -
additional terror to the feeble cues ol a
, ... ym,er: : the .ast aotlits f r,ro.
traeted death, rendered doubly appalling
by the hoarse growl of tho bear, the bud
, . ,f , ,i , ... . m, ...j varil,a
i hit iiii liih uriiu ui u uiu". .'i'i au ia-
---- - - - - - - -j
lit; Id the see. in with f.eirrt-riidii, sen--
timii (mil IrtL-Hi frtrA.firi4 u'il-l. fhi nnrtfliir
of w 01( owll
1 f i i i . n .
ov, r li(JO(. oW approached him;
,. . ,: ... .i I ,i
;,,. t.OII1 llleI1 Jd lU MUi t0 ..Bv,.u, and
in breathless anxiety, awaited his fate. '1 he
satiated animal slowly passed without no
ticing Luu. Morgan raised his head, and
was about to offer i.i- thanks for his unex
pected preservation, w!: oi theory of a pack
u Woivc$ (.pvuett u. on l.Tm. and awakened
,im ,0 a f d
li;11,,4 0l er his ,..
He placed his
fell on his face, and in
n . ;.i i;, f.....
."in in uuin andiicu 111 idiu.
,,L. 1()w ,iean a rullin in ,11C bushes;
M arpr0ached, a cold thill ran over him.
IMlll,a. nation, creative, busy immapinatio.i,
Kas Bl.tive, ,Mr,ovc(l . death, tho most
i.;i.i.. ..,i i.;", . i,:, i;n.., nn1,) ;,.
all probahiliiy, be torn from him, and he be
devoured alive. He felt a touch ; the vital
Miark was almost extiiijrui-hcd. Another
e touch, more violent than the fir.-t, and he
, turned over. J be cold sweat ran
down in torrents ! Ids hands were violent
forced from his face. The moon passed
rrr under n rlnud : faint r.-iv beamed
upon him, his eyes involuntarily opened,
and he beheld hi wife, who, in a scarcely
audible voice, exclaimed : " My Inisband !
my hu-band !'' and fell upon his boom.
Morgan now learned from his wife that
after the Indians entered the hou-e they
found some spirit", of which they drank
freely. Au altercation soon tiok dace;
on of them received a mortal -tab and fell ;
the blood ran through the floor mi her.
le. '.; - in,' it to he the blood of hi r bus
band, she shrieked aloud, aud thus betray
ed the plac- of her concealment. She was
in-tantly uheii and bound. The patty,
after si tting fire to the bouse, proceeded to
iiii the day of the lattle of the Pluc
Lick-, a lior-o with a saddle and bridle
rii-hed by her, which she knew to be her
hu-bal.d s. Duiinir the ration the ri-oiiers
were lelt unguarded ; made their e-eape
and lay concealed beneath some bu-hes
near the bank of the river. After the In
dians had returned from the pursuit, ami
b ft the battle-ground, she, with some other
persons who c-caped with her, determined
to make -catch for their frieti Is, and if ou
the field, and living, to savu tli. tri if p -ssi-ble
from the beasts of prey. After - arch
ill.; for some time, and almost despairing ef
success, she fortunately discovered him.
The party of Col. Logan found Mjrgati
and his wifo, and restored them to their
frieuds, their infant and their home.
!a(;oai.e volt the oTin.lt yv
follow in--incident occurred in t
i- eitv a lew
Weeks ago. Two children, a girl .d seven
. l1 i . . - -..I.i
years. .auu a noy in ii v . wer playing in u.e
story aKovo that in which their mother wast
silting wttti a inenci. cuuilciily, tlie quick
ear of the mother caught the sound of littld
feet hurrying to the stairway, and then the
voice of the little boy, almost inaiidalle,
through terror, calling her to conic, '(''(
ijitu k )milil ij's tn tltr trunk .'" Hasten
ing to the spot, sin- asked eagerly, " Where's
tin. l...v ' Oh ' Il.ni.-lilv's if it it n.nn.litv's
' i th.. ill .. I.. il..., ,., I,n ,
.. :i.n.. .i. .i... I .1.. i i
nilUIV UUUUL Ul- ll'lllll dllH lllll H .1-11, II" -
in agony! And surely there was cause for
his 'wild fright.' Thc'littlo. girl had taken
the key ... tier ham
hand. lor fear her brother
would i oi k her ill. au
aecd herself in this
i. I- I ....... .1... '.:.! ..I... ...I
the sprin lock made it fast, and there was
no key!' Sp.inging to the speaking pipe.
the mother callc 1 f a servant, in a voice
that told for itself i f uigeiicy, to bring the
axe, and then scii'n. a su.iker from the stove
she endeavored t o; i-u a crack to afford ti e
. , . , . 4 . i . . . . .....
child air, and sine, "..u in opening a very
Then throwing up the window',
he trunk to it. lu a few mo-
I hey drew th
ii, ems but moments are lone in such a time i
ofnerilthe ,! was hrou.dit. and bv break-
..... ... ,1... ...I.. . Ii.l ......V I. ..nr.. (ui.
"g " ines.ei. ; no. .......
'.i... i:..i :.. r.n... I.... ..l.,u..
i me nine e.ipn.t nv... .. . ..to j....-.,.! .i......
Stripes ol deep color ran uow n tier lace
1 uoek, and pei-piratiou in great drops
: upon her skin, hut she vv as rescued and un
1 1'ijnecl. Meiritik Acertt.sci;
An Ovai. Pnnrm.i'Y. A western cx-
change tells us that a hen's egg wns found
ou tlie 1 t tti instant, at I Inllicothe. Ohio, in
huckster's lot, with protuberated letters
' ill the shell containing these words : "Con
i . . . -(;
To all appearances
which is one reason
I sui. nil" ...t ... .
4, olhcr1 W1, ,lout tllillU it willcollll.
" Martha have you hung up the clothes?"
1 No madam, I placed them m a state of
From the St.. Iritis Itrlitnrrf of A pril -1 .
MOU LAW I.N MISSOURI.
KXC ITKMENT IX 1'I.ATTE CtillXTV. In
another column of our paper will be found
.. ,1,.,,., ., ,.c , ;..i..,.i t
..i , :.. n..i...n. ii
rt,a0.v,.a t0 abate. Thcv did abate -it. in
quite a summary way, too. They proceed
ed to the office, tore the press don. the
building, jnountcd it with a cjip labelled
" Doston Aid," inarched it deliberately
through the streets of the town, and tossed
it into tlie Missouri liver.
Thcv had determined1 not only to wreak
their veiiLcauce en the unite wheels and i
levers of the printing press, but to give the j
owners thereof a taste of their wrath also. !
They drugged Mr, 1'aitcrsoij, one of the
editors of the Luminary, into the- slreet.j
forced hi in to witness tin- destruction of his
property, and thou piejiaied to tar, feather, ;
and ride him ou a rail, iiut a gu n ii.in '
and protecting angel was sel.t to save the
unresisting man from the n.oi til'y ing di-j
rriife ami degrading puiii-l.ineiit ready to '
tC li,T..eteil oil nimby tue cl.la"c'l Imohi
uevotci wile clun
to r.iin to
-" stuck to him like a leech,'' as a
ye-witness arid i.imator of the
scene expres-e- i; and endeavored to
fend him by ht-r lei bi- .-trelig'h Irom the,
fury of the crowd, ."-bo Mieeeed.il. Il r
frail form was an rf.cctual shield, and;
saved her husband lium the iutlictnm t a
personal outrage supposed to Le fit only for
l!ut, while he was spared the disrac- -d'
Inr i.lul I'.. 1.,.1-w t.i. u-', ..ii .... ... . ......-. 1 1. t,,i .
Ul.a tou,(, Tvu:-U " ,,al kvi,,. I
'i he mob resolved it-elf i ito a committee,
and resolved that if he and his colleague,
Mr. Dark, were found in the county at the'
end of three weeks, they sl.Oiild follow their,
pre.-s ami find a grave iu the waves of tin-I
Missouri. Mr. lark was ab-eiit :.t the
time, and is perhaps indebted to that fact,
for his ix mption from the -aine humilia
tioii visited on his associate. j
We scarcely know how to speak of these i
proceedings. That the Luminary may not
have been sufficiently pro-slaviry in its sen
timents for tht latitude and locality ( f ,
Dlatte county, seems to have been the head
and front of its offending;. Therefoie, it
was voted a nuisance and summarily ili '
posed of. The Luiuiuary was not an Abo-,
litionist paper, nor were its r.wners, Messrs-.!
Dark A; Patterson, 1'reesoih I s. One of
them Dark, we beiievi is the owner of.
slaves, and not at all likely to publish opin
ions which, while endangering the slave
propel ty of others, would also jeopard the
safety of bis own. Iiut the Luminary
spoke no hard and bitter words a;nii'-t (lie
emigrants to Kar.sus fro.n the North. It
did not call theiu ' hirelings'' and ' white
blavcs," bought up Mid sent out by North
ern capitalists to plant the standard . f I'r. e- 1
soilisin on the soil of Kan-a. It welcomed
all settlers wi;!i open arms and encouraged
emigration to the new Tenitorv from all
quarters, because its owners knew that the
rapid settlement of Kan-as by industrious
and thiilty i migrants would augment the
trade and advance the interests of the
bonli r towns and cities of Mi-ouri. Tor
this they were '' spotted," trii d by a self
constituted jury, f mud guilty, condemned,
and ordered to h-ave the State.
We think the l'l itte county peoph w hr-n
they come to rt fleet coolly on their com! net,
will be heartily n-hamc! of it. It is un
worthy the liberal spirit of the age ami un
becoming the ohivairie character of Mis-,
sourians; yet they are not so much to
blame for the affair as those who have in
What do tho repealers of the Missouri
coinpromi-c think now? Are the fruit- of
that repeal so loiious and promising a.-
was predicted :
IVom the Vh.-ltr .1 g- f'.t.ro.
r.f.TI. t'T.Al'.s OK rilF.OL'niAi.K.AS I ESel:lli
f.t H V ITS AIPMiS AM) AHKl'TliHS.
j liclow will be read with avidity, the let
ter of our correspondent at Parkville. lt
! was wriui-n by an ti,jhi,tr' and an intel
ligent gentleman, who wa- an c e-w il ne-s
to the whole oeeurreiiee, and inav be eo.i-
: SI'.' ioi .eiiee.i
It wiM t e fern tiinr I.,.-). imix ami
I It will be tern that I
" "' ' l'-'"'1". "; years
been mani'.-ting lives,., and aho .t on ro-
. -.'Wt.es Iliiou.n me i.u.n.uarv am.
olherwise, were ordered to il.-p-j.t i-cm tue
count v in thr
m tl:r.-o week'. I h" resolutions
-T:i' iik'V'-"' ''
' l'-'"""-1 wl
ti,'- ;itn , , ; ,.i. defer-
Know no t
no tear, ami mean
to defend their rights and tin ir institution-.
Let the case be fairly umlor-to d ; let the
world uiidctsiaml that thr j top'. , in hoi.e.-t
simplicity and deteniiiuatiou. have destroy
ed flic pres.- and fixtures "f the Lumiiiarv
1 new spaper, tor the reason th:
U ' ' '"orson. t
'.lint (i.-oige S..
no in i in
i us i'l a .v'ee
nate, supported t-y slave
have been in open rebellion
ti tut opposition to the institution of shivery
and the interests and saf. ty of our people
nn.l .,r.,nnrl,. V ee 1.- H I'l . r , 1. thee . .1 1. 1 1 . n .
l'"'l " -.- "
stood'0' 'heir paper have been tiued with violent
deiiiuicint.o.is ot the pro
t Missouri and K a.i-
in op,:i and
avowed aid of tho "aid societies " ef the
.North. For this they have suffered, for
nothing else. Let traitors bewari ! The
; people are aroused ; string arms and stout
, heaits are enlisted, not for n day or a -ingl.
impa.gn, hi t fidt Tilt: WAit : v e tigiit
ir peace, a final peace, for ju-tioe nud our
rights. Again, wo say, in tones w hich we
yv nild prefer should resound like the thun
ders of the heavens : IaI traitors iiinmis:
us heirare ! Let thoso who are coming to
oppose us eon nl icc'V the eot.
PAUKvil l K. (Mo.,) April 11, I SVY
Mr. VMitiiT : The spontsneous uphcav-
. mgs of
an indignant snd outra;ed couimn
'uitj-, vrtvo mauii'caUd here to-day iu a do-
cided maimer. To tell you that the In-du-trial
Luminary," a new-paper owned by
(Jcor-n 1'aik and W. J. l'atti -rson, in this
town, is a l'reesoil sheet, and has 1 ecu aid
i ri IT and ulietting' the Kasterii Abolition so
cieties in their abortive attempt to aloli-
lionize Kansas igr the past year, is to tell
you what you already know. Vou are al-o
aware that Dark has a large hotel in this
place, kept by a I'recsoilcr imported from
Illinois, and devoted to the same foul pur-j
poses. It seems that certain men in the
neighborhood determined "to abate the
nuisance." How they managed to notily
so many and keep it .juiet, I do not under-
stand; but about ten o'clock this iiiorninir,
we were surprised to see about tenor lit-
teen of our most respectable country nc -
(uai!iiances nue into town, aim go io nie,0t Ins master to join the army, aud was eu-
lanitiii'' 'Ottice and put IVattersoii under
guard. 1'aik, it appears, had either heard
of it, or his good luck had prompted him
to go to the mouth of lllue, iu Kansas Ter
liloiy. At tweUe o'clock, about two hun
dred men bad arrived. The press was very
quietly taken down and paraded into the
street. The crowd was called to order, and
I'alt.-r.-oii wns hi ought foith to nccive his
seliti nc. . Hue speaker stated tlifit the V all
were aware that tin V came mule with the
Ilrm dUcrii.iiiati-.il to black, fir. ami leather,
Mid vide on a rail, fj. S. Dark and W. J.
Dntteison, but that, as Dalk had e-eaped
and left hi.s .scapegoat to suffer for both, he
1 1 ii:. . : ;.
' wi.at ; ..'."i...
the pri-olier. Aiiolln'T
-p. ali.-r ilee.areo t.-i;.t his voice was lor
lmrey. not that In- had any -xcUe to offer
for I'att- is ..;,, f.r !,e ti.-pi-etl Liiu a
strotigly as any man could, but that Patter
son's wife throughout lm moining had j
hung to him like a leech ; that she now
he.d on to him, and that we could net in-
Iiid the punishment w it hont gross y iolence ', 0 at. s was defeated, ho retreated, and alter
to I.i r fciiings, Mini perhaps rudeness to her ( running along a read seme distance, he sat
ter-oii. He therefore, for the sake of the , down to re-t himself. Iu was suddenly
wit, in.-ved a vote be taken ti remit the accosted by a Jliiiish dragoon, who pre
' .r, feather-, A.C., and set Mr. Patterson at sent-.d a pistol, and demanded his innne
large lor the pr. -ent. The vote was ac- diate sui lender. Hi:- gun being empty, ho
coniiiigly taken, and a ." majority wont feigned submission, and said he would'mr
in favor of tin pi i-oiier ; he was therefore render, at the same lime remarking flint
set at large. 'Ihe following resolutions his gun was of no further use to him, ho
were then offered and voted on -inglv, ami presented it si lew ay s to the trooner. who.
hot one dis-entiiig vmci
ground. Aliuo-t every
wa- heard on the
o-ie voted in tlie
anil iiiMn e, ami tiny toted witu a Mm,
t:' that showed ihcv were in earnest:
H. v.'tvr'. 1. That the Parkville lud us- .continued his retreat. Overtaking his poiu
trial Luminary is a nuisance w hich has been maiiding officer. Colonel Mayo, of Dowhat
eiidurcd to-) long, and should now Le he gave him up the animal, for which
abated act of generosity, the Colonel afterwards
That tho editors, to wit, G. S. Dark presented hiui with a thousand acres of
and W. J. Patterson, are traitors to the laud in Kentucky.
State mid county iu which they live, and i The following anecdote, exemplifying his
should Lc dealt with as such. peaceful nature and strength, is also told
.'1. That wr me. t here again on thi day f Prauciseo. How true it is, we cannot'
three week-, ami if we liud li. S. Dark or ia? e a" it was told us, many
W. .r. Patter-on iu this tow n, ,, or at
any sul -sequent time, we will throw them
into the Missouri river ; cine' tl thai go to
h-tt .vi lit ., we pledge our honor as
un u to follow nud hang them wherever we
can take thuiu.
4. That at the suggestion of our Park-
viiie frieuds, wc will attend to some other liaising himself frcm his work, and cyc
riecsoileis not far cfi. '"g hi- interrogator, who appeared to be
f. That we will suff.-r no person belong- one of the " half-horse half-aliigator " breed
ing to the yithrn M, thodist ChurJi, to of Keiiluckiaus, he replied :
preach in 1 iatte county alter this date,
under penalty of tar and feathers for th'j
!ir.-t otleiice and a heiiiD ropo lor the second
i. lhat we eariie.-t'y call ou our si-ter
counties throughout tho State to ri-e ill
their might and clean themselves of frei'-soiii-m.
7. That our peace, our property, and
cur salety, require u at this time to tUuur
s. That v.'e rcf.'te-t every i '-i--Iaverv
paper in 1 1; i an l
t:i : above resolutions.
Kansas, to publish
was then shouldered, with
white cap drawn over its head and l ibelled
" Doston Aid," tlie crowd following in regu-
lar order; it was marched through town
In trlv tu the
ut - lauding, and there,
cheers, it was deposited
with three hearty
in the tomb of " ali the Capukts," to wit,
the. Mi--oui i river.
A -pe( h was then made to the crowd,
a.i i lie y I'.i-pciseii peaceably, ouch taking
the road to his own home. During the day
fr. i.uei.t telegraphie de-patehes were n
c ived Irom both ends of the line of a mo-t
cticour;ging nature. Sic tinnsil g i i
S ,'., ..'( .'
Om.y Hai.k A.'i o. vrt.n 1'idi. A -tory
is told of a geiilleinaii in a noighh i! ing city,
which affords a capital instance of snubbing
an r-geti-t v. h v-e h,.blt of1' k-ping fl.o pri
vate 1 in the public eye,' made him a fair
' 1'i'V ui lentihc. iiii- geiu eiii.iu nneiii
. . .. r. . , ,
c I. v . uieiiee w e s ii -i , i e.i 1 1 01 1 . . ., ( i iioo j u
that lea. r '
w as p. i p ti.
!.iu t I " to s.-.-H it.)
v. -liking up and down Ins
I'tliee, t liking to In- cicrk s .-''u tiiiog iu tin'
" liouudiibv " liiauiiiT, tho-igh with more
ilir.et vaunting eitlnr of hue-ill', ci" his
tnouey.or I.i-ox. or his ass, or of something
il..: thai was his, I.i the great ai.uoyajiec
of his clerks at'orc-.'ii 1. line day pursuing
hi - favorite ti.emo, he broke out as f.-ll.nvs :
" Vcjng gentle. i... n, you have doubtless ob
serve. I that I have my liti'.e peculiarities.
In fart I am a very peculiar man a par
ticular man, too very particular. Now
my person il habits are peculiar very peculiar-peculiar
in every filing. Let me give
you an in-tame I always sleep in a wide
bed and have :i light 1 uriiing by the side
of ii. (J-teor i- it .' but that' my way." Now
he it know i. t . the Iva-ier va.- it wa- to ail
the boys ill tile office.) that the vvito ef Mr.
A. was nop-ri oi-iy the homeliest woman in
town. " It i- q'leer rather in one res
pect," obs.rved one of the ele.ks - "and
in one re-pect it i-n't. I can under-tan. 1
why you should choose a very wide bed.
but why the d you should want the room
light .'d, is more than I can imagine !"
, I'imIch Vuft.
i ground perfectly dumb-founded by such an
A C'Si i Y Dllk-s. hc Fmpross of the j exhibition ef strength, and after lubbing
French has presented to the Kmpress of! f yes as though he thought he mieht not
Au-lria a l ice dress valued at til out ? 10,-i have .son clearly, he mounted his pjny.re
' nhi. The pattern was designed by the I marking '
Frcuch Km pre-s herself. It will be cxhib-j " W ell, stringer, I reckon you'll oVi. I
iud ut tlu iaris cshiliticu. I r,.. k.u it' alcut tiuic fur u. to uw UiAi.
As late as tho year H.'IO, there lived in
Western Virginia, u man whose strength
was so remarkable, as to win him the title
of the " Western Sampsou." lie knew
iiothiiii' of his birth or parentage, but suo-
nosed lie was bom in I'minnl. from whri...
10 ,v:is stoh u when a child, and carried to
l,e;,nd. His earliest recollections were
tho-e of boy hood in the latter country.
While yet a lad, he apprenticed himself
to a sea captain, for seveu years, iu pay for
a pa-sage to this country. On his arrival,
Li, time and services were Bold to a Mr.
Winston of Virginia, in whose services he
! remained until the breaking out of the
revolution. Di ing of an adventurous turn
' of mind, he sought and obtained permission
ed in aetire's-erviee during- the whole.
contest. Such was his strength ami per
sonal bravery, that no enemy could resist
him. He wielded n w-;rd, tho blade of
which was live feet iu length, as though it
had been a feather, and every one who
came in contact with him, paid the forfeit
of his life.
At Stony Point he was one of the "for-
orn hope " which was advanced to cutnwsy
ll,e nloillis and tlie n..tt In Minor (;ll.l.,.i.
i was the tir.-t man lo enter the works, At
! Uratnly w ine and Monmouth, lie cxhibiied
t. uio'st fearless bravery; nothing but his
; inability to write, prevented hi.s promotion
to a commissi jn. 'J ransferred to the South,
! he took tiait in ino-t of tl... eii.rn.r,.ii,.-.i.j n
mat section, and tow aids the close of the
war, ho wa eiiea-jed in a contest which ex
hibited iu a striking manner, his self-conli-
ileiiee nini rouraio'.
Many nmedotes are t old of l'ranciseo,
illustrative of his immense strength and
persohal prowess. At CaUidcD, whero
in rcaclimg tor it, threw huuselt off lu
guard, when 1'raneisco, quick as thought,
run him thiuugh with his bayonet, and lis
he 'ell from hi- horse, he mounted him ami
years ago, while lie was still living m JJuck
inghain county, Virginia.
One day while at work in his garden, ho
was aceo.-ted by a stranger, who rode up to
t he fence and inouired of him if he knew
' where a man by the mime of Francisco
" V'ell, stranger, I don't know of any
other person by that name in these parts,
" Wei!, I reckon you ain't the man I
want. I want to find the great fighting man
I've heard tell . much about. The fellow
they say can whip all creation aud Kaintuck
" I can't tell you stranger, where you'll
find that man ; I d-.u't know such a man,"
said l i anci-eo. resuuiini his work ns n hint.
t ,R. other that the conference wis ended.
Hut the K ntutkian was not to Le bluffed
a off, as he would term it.
" Look 'ei e, stranger," said he, returning
to the charge, " w hat might your given
' My name is Peter Francisco, at your
" All '." returned the other. '' you're just
tho man I want to find," at the same time
riding inside tin- f.-i:co, he dismounted and
tied his animal a rough, ungainly, lndiau
pony to one of the posts.
My iiaint is Hig Dill Mokes, all the
way from Old Kaintuck. I'm the Ken
tucky game chicken, I am. I can out run,
out-hop, out -j inn i, knock down, drag put,
and whip any mail in all them diggings.
So as I've beam tell of a fellow down hereabout-
as could whip all creation, I thought
I'd saddle old Hlos.-oin, aud just ride over
and see what stuff lie's made of, and here
1 am. And no w) stranger, 1 in must starved
for a light, and I m hound to see who's the
l e . f . t- n
best man, beloic I go home. Its all n
good feeling, you know, and if yoa lick uic,
wi.y I in sati.-tied, but "
"Stop a minute, str.-nger, you have mis
taken the mau entirely; I'm no fighting
man at ail, and if I was. I've BotLiug
again-! y ju to light about.''
" Wi-ii, I dent know, is (hero any other
Deter Fraiici-eo In these pints?''
' No, not that I know of."
" Weil, then, you are the man, and you
mu-t light. I've come all the way from Old
Keiituck, and I ain't a-goiu back without
kuowing which is the bet msn ''
" Hut I won l tight. I ve got nothing to
fight about, and I tell you J u ou t. Jight.''
" Darned if you shan t fight, stranger
Fin bound to lick y ou if 1 can if I don't,
you mu-t iiek inc."
Dy this lime Fi anci-co had become angry
at the i.npoitut.ity of his visitor, aud -determined
I ' put an end to the scene nt once.
Seizing his antagonist by the scat of his
biick-r.ui breeches, aud the collar of his
hunting-shirt, he threw him over the fence
into tiie road; then walking hi-urely lo
where his pony was tied, he unfastened hint,
and taking bun up by main streuth, thrt ir
nim aittr hi- di-comlited rider,
i The Kentuckian raised himself fi om the