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VOL. VIII.- NO ai
and the Cherry
George and the Hatchet Episode
By ROBUTUS LOVE.
(CepjrHgM. 1107. by Robertus Love.]
- : -A . la
]n the original cher
ry tree and
from the 1800
edition of Par
'•cMlJ, aon Weems'
"Life of George
|KVm With Curloas
able to Himself
Mr. m. l. wxxms. and Exemplary
to His Toting
Countrymen." The author prefaces the
anecdote with a brief paragraph. In
which he says "it la too valuable to be
loot and too true to be doubted." The
famous story begins on page 13 of the
hook. An old woman tella It
"When George," said she, "waa altout
six years old, he waa made the wealthy
master of a hatchet 1 of which, like
most little hoys, be was Immoderately
fond; and waa constantly going about
chopping every thing that came In hia
wey. One day, in the garden, where
• be often amused himself hacking bis
mother's pea-sticks, be unluckily tried
the edge of his hatchet on the body of
a beautiful young English cherry-tree,
which he hacked ao terribly, that I
, don't believe the tree ever got the bet
ter of It. The next morning the old
gentlemui. findlag out what had be
fallen his tree, which, by the way,
was a great favorite, came Into the
hense; and with much warmth asked
for tbe mischievous author, declaring
at the aame time, Hint tie would not
have taken Ova guineas for bis tree.
Presently George and his batcbet made
their appearance, 'Meorye,' said his
father, 'do you kuow who killed that
beautiful little cherry tree yonder In
the garden V Tbat was a toniih'qiiei
tiUH; anil George staggered under It for
a moment; but quickly recovered him
self: and looking at bla father, with
tbe sweet face of youth brightened
with the Inexpressible charm of all
coiiquerlug truth, be bravely cried out,
'I can't tell a tie, Pa; you knowT cant
tell a lie. 1 did cut It with my hatch
et.' 'Ruu to my srus. you dearest boy.',
cried hla father iu transmits; 'run to
ay anna; glad am I, Ceorge, tbat you
have killed my tree; for you have paid
me for It a thousand fold. Such au
aet of heroism In my sou la wprtli
more than a thousand trees, though
blossomed with silver, and their fruits
of purest gold.'" .
Is the Immortal cherry tree story true
•r untrue? To believe or not to believe
—that la tbe question. 80 far as the
fair fame of .George Washington ia
concerned. It does not matter au lota.
That la tlxeil. a star of the first mag
nitude. Doubtless there are many good
persona who trust fondly that little
George hacked tbe.tree with his hatch
et and owned up. On tlie other band,
there are many equally good persona
who, preferring to look upon Washing
ten aa a ma* rather than aa a divinity
* and aa a real boy rather than aa au
atupl child, deep down In their hearts
dealre to belter* that George never
owned a hatchet, that there never was
a cherry tree In Papa Waahlngtou'a
garden and that the harking -waa a
lucubration of a v hark writer.
We know whe tlrat published the
at«( 7. "Pamon" Weema, Rev. Mason
Locke Weema. one of Waahlngtou'a
earlleat biographers, did that. But It
seems that tbe story did not appear
nutll the fifth edition of the parson's
book, which waa first published In
WOO. two years after Washington's
death, under the quaint title of "A
"• wieamT mn> tarn UMI or nia
■A*casr us a TOSKO CHXBBT TMB "
History of the Life and Death. Virtues
and Ksphtlta of Gensral George Wash
ington, Faithfully Taken Prow Au
Why. asks the prying critic, to
whom ne secular history Is sacred,
did not Mr. WCema inclwde the sev
eral boyhood anecdotes In bis first
and other early editions? You may re
pJ> that perhaps he bad not beard of
the stortoa at that time. But tbe con
text of the book Itself dispenses with
that argument Parson Weems dis
tinctly atatea that both the cherry tree
story and another anecdote showing
the little George's goodness of heart.
- which also lie relates, wore told to hloi
by an aged lady twenty years befor
tl»-«t£M|t jrriti..* This Isdy. he
tnf her girlhood nt the family homs
opposite Fredericksburg, Va., wjiere
lay the orchard that grew the tree that
was hacked by the hatchet that George
had—lf he bad it.
Oeorge Waahlngtou ni born In 1732.
The hatchet Incident, happening when
he wan ale, must date from 17.18.
Nearly seveiity years passed before It
got Into print, yet for thirty year*
Washington bad been a famous char
acter. »ue la Inclluad to ask why Par
son Weems didn't use the atoQr In his
earlier editions. «»uce he says he had
known It for twenty years. Moreover,
why didn't lie tell us the uaoic of tbla
distant kinswoman of Washington,
since by his own n Amission he waa
writing the Ufa of the "greateet man
that ever 11 red?" Historians who
writ* actual facta are eager to give
authorities for their statements.
In hla first edition tbe parson de
clared. right on hla title page, tbat tbe
matter of tbe book was "faithfully
taken from authentic documents."
When the several stories were insert
ed. however, we find the title page al
luding to "curious anecdotes." with,
tbe reference to falthfulnesa and .au
thentic documents altogether eliminat
It la unfair to Parson Weems, how
ever, to place him in eomparisou with
historians. He was not a historian.
He was an exhoiier. Iu whatever be
wrote be made a special plea, fie set
out with a Axed and definite Intention,
and. though altogether locking In lit
erary artistry, be hewed to the line
untH he reached "Finis," In the case
of the Washington book his purpose
was to-plsco before tbe public, partic
ularly before young Americans, a pic
ture of a St. Washington, idealised, ha
loed. aureoled, uutil very few attri
butes merely human were left. He
aucceeded. and hi* work pleased the
public of his day and for many yean
thereafter. More than seventy edi
tions of Weems' "Washlngtou" were
ptibllMbed during the nineteenth cen
tury. In 1837 Joseph Alien of Phila
delphia purchased the copyright and
brought out the "twenty-seventh edl
tlou, greatly improved," though Mr
Weems bad beeu dead since 182 ft.
It enn do no harm to" give a brief ac
count of Parson Weems - life. As the
anecdotal biographer of Washlugtou
be I* almost aa Interesting as John-
"o*olll 11, r>o Tor KNOW WHO ar.T.KD
THAT bSAL'TIiCL CHIKBT TRilB?"
soiTa Hoswell. Ho was born In Mary
laud altout 17(10, studied nßsllclne, but
gave It up to go to England and pre
pare himself fof the Episcopal minis
try. It nppsars that he found no bish
op In London to admit him to holy
orders. Heturulug to America, he waa
•till worse off, aa there was no Angli
can bishop In the new world at that
time. However, he finally became a
preacher, though It is said that bo
cared llttlo for creed, being willing to
preach In a church of any denomina
tion. H* appears never to have held a
regular rectorate. When he was about
thirty yeara old, ho became a book
agont, selling books through Virgiula
for Matthow Caroy, the Philadelphia
publisher. He also itegan writing
books himself and peddled bis own
works. Th* Waahiugion life lu par
ticular had a great aale.
Parson Weema had a reputation as
an amateur comedian and as one of
the best fiddlers lu Virginia. IWien he
had no opportunity to exhort through
sermons, be diverted tbe people through
music and ainusiug antics. He was, It
appears, a stern moralist and In many
respects an admirable character, a
credit to hla period. As an author Mr.
Weems eauuot withstand the fiirce
light that beats upon literary criticism.
His lift of Wastflngtou is full of ex
clamation points snil dishes, and In
this respect, but assuredly In uo other,
It resembles Carlyle's "French devolu
tion." The whole book la filled with
tbe kind of matter which au ram est.
devout evangelist of his period might
talk to a Sunday school class or preach
from tbe pulpit. Long passages moral
ising ou Incidents hi Washington's ca
reer are sandwiched between tbe Inci
Parson Weems was a prodigious pro
ducer. One of his owtf Kooks which
he peddled through Virginia was 'Ths
Drunkard s Looking Giaas. Reflecting
a Faithful Likeness of tbe Drunkard
In Sundry Very Interesting Attltodes,
With Lively Representations of the
May Ktrango Capers Which He Cuts
ID Different Stages of His Disease."
Our Sherlock Holmes must infer from
the length and burden of this title that
the parson traveled about In a very
stont buggy. This book bad alx edi
tions by ISIB. Another work was "Tba
Bad Wife's Looking Glass; or. God'a
Revenge Against Cruelty to HlM
bends." As this bad but two editions
up to l*2t. we must conclude that tbe
ladiee didn't take to It aa they did te
the drunkard's looking glaaa. "Hy
men's Becruitlug Sergeant; or, the New
Matrimonial Tattoo For Old Bach
elors." wss even mors popular, for II
had sevfe Ijo|l,l by mi.
WILLIAMSTON, N. C.. FRIDAY, FEBRUARY a 2, 1907
H WASHINGTON. our Washington, a|iin tKs rounding year
Bring* back to us thy natal day, which avsr grows mors
Aye, mora and mora we reverence thee, thou who didst build so wolL
The story of thy matchless deeds sire unto son will ted.
I A I WASHINGTON, our Washington, wo see thee kneeling there.
LmJ Amidst the snows of Valley Forge, with hands upraised
The God of Battles heard thy call and raccor to thee sent.
Through all those weary, anxious yean his angel with thee went
H WASHINGTON, our Washington, be thou our guiding star.
As thou didst lead us in the past, still lend us from
Still Father of thy Country be. guard and protect thy land.
And may the ship of state e'er feel thy wise and steadfast hand.
H WASHINGTON, our Washington, on blue Potomac's shore
• Thy body lies in sleep eterne. at rest forevormore.
But thy great soul live* on and on; more glorious grows
thy fame, • .
And millions yet unborn will add theft praises to thy name.
By WALTON .WILLIAMS
THAT Washington wss very well
off in tble world's goods Is a
matter of »oaiuiou knowledge.
The fact that lie waa exceed
ingly shrewd and thrifty in business
matters Is 'hot so widely known. He
Inherited much property, snd he In
creased It by cartful management
Washington was Indeed a many aided
man. lie could conquer a klni( or Iq |
crease a corn crop wltb the same tidel
Ity to detail He looked closely after
the details ID farming aa well as 111 '
fighting, and therein lay the secret of
his success lu both tbess professions.
"Letters and Kecoriertlons of tieorge
Washington." published by Double
day. Cage A CO., reveals tbe business
aids of his life In s manner calculated
to-convince the reader that tlie lather
of His Country was s likely hand at
a bargain It required a mighty lively
rascal to cbeat. George Washington in
a business deal He wss sn sble
Judge or men end a severe aualyr.er of
motives ID a tew words be could de
lines te the character of a statesman or
draw a correct picture of a servant,
and bs looked after bis servants, both
employee and slave, from tbe bead
overseer on bis plantation to the ugll
est scullion In bis kH hen.
Tbs litters mentioned were written
by Washington to hla private secre
tary, Tobies Lear, a young man from
New Hairipehlre, -who occupied tbst
confidential post durtug the last six
teen years of tbe great mau'a life.
. In a letter written from "(Jeorge
Town" sarly In 1701 Washington In
closes several other letters, ons of
Which be mentions thus:
Another letter from Colo Csnnon whleh
1 may venture to say proves him to be.
What I will not call htm. snd that 1 n-»t
never look for any Rent from him. I
pray you to aay to htm. If he does come
to Philadelphia during my absence-that
his ewe statement slven at New Tork—
does not Justify hla prest report-end
that I am too well acquainted with the
prices Cif statu * the demand for it last
year in bis own neighborhood, te be im
posed spen by sash h tele as his tetter
eihlbtta. In a word I mean that I am bf
no mfana aatlafled with hla treatment of
H Is well known that Washington
provided lu his will for the liberation
of his slaves sfter tlis death of his
widow. While he lived, however, he
took good care to see that his slaves
served, him properly and that they did
not permit dreams of liberty to disturb
their equilibrium. When the capital
of the iiaiiuu was removed to Phila
delphia, Washington took a number
of slaves from Ills Mount Vernon es
tate to serve in the presidential man
sion, a house rented by the president.
It appears from the following remarks
i In a letter to Mr. !.enr from Richmond
I f>st Washington was worried lest
I some of his negroes might obtain their
i liberty under Psnnsylvaula'^laws:
The Attorney-General's raaa and mlns I
l conceive, from a conversation I bad with
him respecting our Slaves, ia aome what
different He lu order to qualify himself
for practice In the Courts of Pennsyl
vanla, was obliged to take the Oaths of
Cltlienshlp to that State; whilst my real
dence Is Incidental as an Officer of Gov
sinment only, but whsthsr among people
who ate In the practice of talking slaves
ton * liere there la no colour of law for
j It, this distinction wilt avail. I know
not, and therefor* beg you will take the
beat advise you can on ihe subject, and
In case Itemay be found that any of my
Slavea may, oc_«ny for them ahall at
tempt their freedom at the expiration nt
■ alg months. It la my wlali and desire that
you would send the whole, or such psrt
of them as Mrs. Washington mey not
I ehuae to keep, home for although I do
not think they would be benefitted by the
change, jret the Ideu of freedom might be
too great a temptation for them to restat
At any rate It might. If they conceived
they had a right to It. make them Inso
lent In a State of Slavery. As all except
Hercules and Paris- are dower negroes. It
behoves me to prevent the emancipation
of them, otherwise 1 ihall not only loose
ths use of them, but tray have them to
pay for If upon taking good advise It Is
found expedient to send thetn back to
Virginia, I wish to have It accomplished
under pretext that may deceive both
i them and the Public:—and none I think
would so effectually do this, aa Mrs.
Wsahlngton coming to Virginia next
month (towards the middle or latter end
of It as she seemed to have a wish to do)
If she can accomplish It by any con
venient and agreeable means, with the
assistance of the 9t«ge Horses Ac. This
would naturally' bring her maid and
Austin-ami Hercules under the idea at
coming home to too* whilst we remained
there, might be sent on in the stag*.
Whether there Is occasion-for this or not
according to the result of your enquiries,
or iaeua the thing as )t may. 1 request ,
that these biuwou and this advise
may be known to none but y Mritll 4 Mr*.
Both bin solicitude for Mi* comfort
auil health of bis slaves and bis ey*
for • bargain are revealed by tbla pas
sage written to Mr. 'ear lit .lime, the
secretary being In Philadelphia;
As 1 sliall have occasion fur m number
Sf Blanket a for my people this fall; and
aa the beat time to purchase them 1 am
toKI la after the winter's demand la over,
1 ahould be «lnd ir you would make a
pretty diligent enquiry after them, before
1 arrive; that I may know tcAetAer and
apon trfcul terms 1 ran set supplied. ,Jt la
probable I may want near two hundred
ll* wrote several time* to bis secre
tary regarding tbeui, and Mr. I,*»r
seems to have bat! a lively cbase
through the Philadelphia shopping dis
trict looking for btaukets of the Wash
President Washington saw n cbanc*
to get hsrgnlna In servants by utilising
raw material from abroad, and he
Jumped st It. In a letter dated from
Mount Vernon June 10. 1701, he write*
to Mr. I.onr concerning some proposed
changes In the force of servanta at the
A boy or two may be necessary—there
to assist about the horses, Carriages A
Harness—but these (dutch ones) It Is pos
sible may be had for their victuals A
clothes,—especially If there are large Im
portations from Germany (as some ar
ticles In the pApers say there will be).
I mention the matter now that In case ar
rivals ahoukl happen before I get hark,
of these kind of people, you may be ap-
TOMA , I,KAN, WASHfmrroM * ritlTA'lH
prised of my wishes:—low A squat (well
msde) boys would suit b«*l. If emigrants
sre not to lie liud, there can be no doubt
thai eoino of the dutch servants In the
family could easily procure such aa are
wanted from among Ihe cltlsens.
When Washington found It necessary
to take a house iu Philadelphia a com
mittee of citixeus hinted something
about paying the rent thereof, but
LJhe president (Irmly declined to have
anybody but himself pay It. However,
he seems tobiive had HOllie difficulty in
arriving ut a fillr figure owing to vail
ons Improvements made necessary I>y
his occupancy and to the apparent In
disposition of the owner. Itobert Mor
ris, to set a price of rental. H* writes
to Mr. I.eur; ■>
1 hope there Is no Intention of adding
near to Pr, Cent to the rent of tljf house
I occupy; for I vll remember my desir
ing you to Inform the Committee thst I
muif and Kould know upon what terms I
was to Inhabit the Mouse and yt. you told
ms they had Used the Rent at WO4; Pr.
Washington's secretary made a trip
to ICnropo In the fall of 17W-"t. A black
smith wai neodod on the Virginia plan
tations. Accordingly (lie landlord wrote
to Mr. Lear: t
If It should be convenient, and porfeet
ly ssfe for you to ensage for me, on rea
sonable terms a 'complete Black Smith,
you would oblige me by doing HO. AM thors
are Jaw* in Kngland prohibiting aucli en
gagements undor severe penalties. and
aucli may exist In other Countries, you
will understand me clearly that for no
conaliteratlon whatsoever would 1 have
you run the smallest risk of encountering
thtm—you know full well what kind of a
amlth would ault my purpose", • • • He
mtiat have a character on which you ran
rely, not only aa a romplete workman for
a farm, but aa an honest, aober and In
duatrloua man If he cornea on wages
they muet be moderate; ft with or with
out wagea, he muat be bound to aerve me
three years-four would be better.
Washington sometimes became In
dlgnnnt nt the dereliction* of bouae
servants, which shows that a present
day problem was In exislenco then.
On the 2*th. I wrote you two lattere.
In one of tliem I Intended (but forgot lt>
to have mnde a request that you would
•nqulre after the lad that uaed to wait
at Suter's (William I think hla name was)
whoae servitude had expired, and If disen
gaged and hla character good, ss well aa
handy, to engage him for me nt eight
Dollars P. Month, (with the other. allow
ances known to you) being what 1 am
now obliged to give, to the most indiffer
ent set of servants I ever had.
The common opiulou In that Wash
lugton wa« Mich an austere |>er>ouagv
that he uerer deigned (o smile or crack
• Joke. A postscript to n letter to
Mr. Lear Just after he left Philadel
phia and the presidency In 17!i7 has a
humorous touch. The ex-preUlent was
arranging to hHve bla things sent hack
to Mount Vernon, to which he wai re
tiring to end hla day* In peace and
fuletude. He gave Inatructlona to have
the grate packed In aoiue old carpeting
to keep It from scratching. "The bed
stead which Nelly Oistls slept on be
longs (Mrs. Washington su.rsi to me.
X-et this auil the trundle under It be
•ent lu the Vessel." After various oth
er tMtructions and Washington's La
bit us I expression of affection, regard,
etc., with which he closed all his let
ters to bis secretary cane the post
script: "Ou one aide I am called upon
to remember the Parrot, on the other
to remember the dog. For my own
part I abould aot pine much if both
A Sketch of Washington's Tim*
By WALTER J. JANES
[Copyright, MOT, by C.'N. I.url*.]
■ ton's day
I there wa*
no such art
to preserve the
the great and
the bumble. But
for ths paint
ers of portraits
lit oil the fea
ture* of the
Father of Hi*
WAaniNOTo*. Country and of
the other Importsnt figure* of his time
would have been lost to posterity.
There existed, however, one poor make
shift or substitute for the photograph.
That wa* the silhouette. Washing
ton, Franklin, Jefferson, Thotnas Paine
and other illustrious builders of the re
public are preserved to ua In silhou
ette, nnd, eveu though there had been
no pointers to portray their linea
ments, these simple makeshifts would
have given us n fairly'adequate rep
resentation of their profiles.
The silhouette Itself is scarcely older
than the American republic. It orig
inated lu 1T57. Etleiine de«'iiliouette,
a Parisian hnuker, w as resfViNible for
both the name and the thing. Person
ally. however, he had nothing to do
with It. The good monsieur was made
minister of litiauce for the French
monarchy In 1757. Finances were In
a c tery bad eon
kirn's court, bad
ette was called
to tlut financial
ministry In the MADISOX.
lio|«> of Nulvlng (lie problem of extrlcat
lug Prance from her poverty. He was
wise nud prudent. He believed In auv-
Ing rather than In extravagauee. He
urged economy upon all the king's
courtiers, an well as upon the gov«ru
uieut officials. This was too much for
the reckless, pIu IIKIIIK aristocracy. The
high fliers of French society laughed
loud and long, and they determined to
esrry out M. de Silhouette's advice by
a report to burlesque. Accordingly
they economized by wearing coats
without folds or ruftlos, using snuff
boxes made of plain wood and wear
lug hats without rosettes. Those who
had been patronizing portrait painters
turned to the "shadow picture" lu
sheer ridicule. The shadow picture
was the profile
ject on a wall by
■ rangeiueiit of the
JHByH Tfie trnc-
IIM cutting out In
HP black paper and
pa sll n x
suited 111 a
file likeness. Lat
er some "artiste"
PAl ' N|; ' grww so profi
cient that they could cut profiles with
out the aid of the shadow traclug,
making them life size or in miniature
at will. These pictures wore called
silhouettes, being "« In Hllhouette" be
cause they represented strict economy.
A hundred years ago and more the
silhouette was exceedingly popular.
Scarcely anybody was too poor to pay
a strolling artist for cutting a sil
houette. .Much less than a hundred
years ago the silhouette was still pop
ular. There was no family album
then. II was too early even sixty
years ago for the fatnily album, which
now we are disposed to look upon ••
Tlii' very first sunlight photograph
ever made lu the world. Miss Dorothy
Catherine Praper of New York being
the subject, was tukeu by Professor
John W. I>raper in 1840, and It wan
nearly twenty year* thereafter liefore
photography became really practicable.
Thus the modest silhouette remained
may lie termed the poor man's
picture until time* well within the
memory of mauy person* now living.
Today the silhouette I* merely a curi
osity. At lorne of the summer resorts,
at county falra and exposition* au oc
ting the profile of
or yourself for u 1
little or of
silhouette. and the
pretty muldeu who y\
and treasures her
proflle lu black ou JK> naso:*.
■ wblte ground as a "eourenlr" of tha
occasion Is unaware that such great
men ax Washington and Jefferson ac
tually "sat" seriously for their silhou
ettes generations before the amateur
photographer Infested the earth, with
his propensity for taking snapshots at
everything, from a pug pup to a presi
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Messages limited to j minutes; extra
charge will positively he made for longer
To Washington 2j cts.
Greenville *5 "
" Plymouth 35 "
, " Turlioro JJ "
" Rocky Mouut 35 "
" Scotland Neck 15 •'
" Janiesville IJ "
" Kader Lilley's 15 "
" f. G. Staton 15 "
" F- L. Woolard 15 "
" O. K. Cowing 81 Co IJ "
"JParmele., 15 "
J" Roberaouville ;. 15 "
" Everetts 15 "
" Gold Point IS "
J" Geo. P. McNaii|fbton 15 '*
For -ether points in Eastern Carolina *
ses "Central " where a 'phone will be
fouad tor ase of aon-tabeoriben.