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AI'D FARMERS' AHD r.lEiSHAIJIGS REGISTER.
IF NOT PAID WITHIN THE YEAR."
$2 50 WILL BE CHARGED.
MINTED AND PUBLISHED WEEKLY BY S A M UE L J. ROW, SOMERSET, SOMERSET COUNTY, PA.
TUESDAY AUGUST 31, 134:7,
Vol. 5,-No. 42
I'M SADDEST WHEN I SING.
You thir.k I have a merry heart,
Because my fongs are gay.
But oh, they all arc taught To me
By friends now far away.
The bird retains her silvery note,
r ThoiTgh tondage chains his wing.
His soul is uot a happy one,
I'm saddest when I sing.
I heard them first in that sweet home
I never more shall see,
And now each ong of my joy has got
A plaintive tone for me.
Alas ! 'tis vain in winter time .
To mock the songs of spring,
Each note recals some wither'd leaf,
Tin saddest when I sing.
Of all the lricnds I used to love,
My harp remains alone,
Its faithful voice still seems to be
An echo of my own.
AIv tears when I bend over it,
Will fall upon its string,
Yet those who hear me, little think,
I'm saddest when I sing.
FROM THE NEW ORLEANS DELTA.
The Virtue of Ventriloquism,
Or 3Ilck -llsirpJiy and the Ghost.
An incident occurred in the hotel of one
of the picturesque marine villages which
kirt lake Ponchartrain, on a certain oc
casion last summer, that effectually served
io dispel the listless ennui too prevalent
in such cases. Among the guests there,
for the time being, was one Michael Mur
phy, an eccentric, good natured soul, from
.what used to be tar excellence ihe land
of potatoes, but which now may be cal
led the polaloless land. -He had been on
a "big burst" in the city, and went over
the Lake to dispel the fumes of his de
bauch, and take salt baths and soda water
at the same time, for
In sooth lie was a shameless wight,
JSore given to revel anJ ungodly glee,
Few earthly ttings found favor in his sight
Iave concubines and carnal company,
And flaunting wassailcrs of high and low degree."
All this became known to a ventrilo
quist who paid a flying visit to the place,
and who had such command over his
voice that he could make it do anything,
sqeaking of a pig under the gate, to the
bringing of a mocking bird.
Believing that Michael was just about
that time in an impressible state in a re
formatory mood he thonght he would
through the medium of his art, endeavor
to effect a favorable change in his morals.
.With this view he booked his name for a
bed in the room with Michael, and about
12 o'clock at night that hour to supersti
tious minds so fraught with terrors he
.'pitched his voice" outside ot the door,
eaymg in a kind of tromhone tone
"Michael Murphy '. Michael Murphy,
are you asleep ?"
"Who's that!" said Michael, much
startled at the sepulcharal tone in which
the query was put, and the time of put
tins it. . ' .
Ask me not, but answer, said the
ventriloquist still continuing his ghost like
"Well what have you got to say,
Michael. . -
"Much of what I want you to take no
tice;" said the ventriloquist, or rather said
"O clear off," said Michael, "or else
111 give vou your tav."
"Better had you continued to take tea
than break the pledge as you have done'"
said the voice outside the door.
. "What's all thisioisc about?" said the j
ventriloqist speaking from the bed.
"Some dirty blackguard that is outside
ihe door there," said Michael, "interfer
ing with what's none of. his business."
"Whv don't vou drive him from it?"
said the ventriloquist speaking from the
"I wish he dare," said the voice of the
Ventriloquist speaking outside the door.
"Be japcrs I'll let you sec I dare;" said
Michael jumping up, seizing his hickory
sind hurriedly opening the door, ready, on
sight, to knock down the annoyer. i
"Give him h 1 !" said thq ventrilo
quist from the bed. I
; "Be gor, I believe its the Ou'.d Boy '
himself was in it," said Michael, "for i
don't see a sowl here."
"It's very mysterious," said the ven
triloquist from the bod.
"I wondiher," said Michael, "if there's
any evil spirits in this country !"
. "I don't know," said the ventiiloquist,
but they say the ghosts of departed In
dians haunt the place."
(), that was no Indian's ghost," said
Michael, "for he spoke as good English
as I do myself."
. "Jnd a Iiulo better Michael," said the
voice as if proceeded from one standing
by his side. L . -
-O, the crass o' Christ about us," said
Michael; "what ase- you; at all, at all !" .
."No evil pirit but your guardian ge-iuu.-,'
said the voice.
"A mortal queer genius are you," said
t i . . . . .
I Michael, '-that can be heard and not
"Gel into bed then," said the voice, "I
have something to say to you."
"You won't do anything bad to me?"
"Nothing," said the voice.
"Honor bright." said Michael.
"Honor bright," said the voice; and in
to bed Michael again went.
"Now Michael," said Lie voice, "you
know you have been a hard liver ?"
"That's a act," said Michael.
"You broke the pledge," said the voice.
. "True as prachin," said Michael.
"And did other bad things."
"More than iver I could keep a tally
of," said Michael.
"Then will you pledge yourself to me,
that you'll change your mode of life;"
said the voice.
"I'll do anything you ask me."
"Then you promise never to drink a
drop again," said the voice.
"Not as much as would bathe a wren's
bill." said Michael.
"Then I'm ofl," said the voice, "but re
member if you attempt to break it, I'll be
present and punish you through life."
"Who is that with whom you arc hol
ding conversation ?" saidthe ventriloquist
speiking again from the bed.
"Devil a one at all," said Michael, "ba
rin' some piighty polite invisible gentle
man, that seems to take a great deal of
interest in me welfare."
"O, you're dreaming," said the ventri
loquist continuing to speak in propkia
"Faix, it's. like adrame shure enough,"
said Michael. . - . . . . , ;
The next morning a friend asked Mi
cnael to take his bitters. He consented,
but just ns he took the glass in his hand
the voice of the ventriloquist, who was
present was heard above his head, in (lie
air, crying out "Touch not, Michael
Murphy remember your promise." It
was enough, Michael would taste not.
"The pleasure of wine with you, Mr.
Murphy," said a gentleman at dinner.
, "With pleasure, sir." said. Michael, but
just at that moment a voice was heard to
issue from the corner of the room it
was that of the ventriloquist who sat by
his side uttering his admonition.
Thus the thing went on for a week,
till Michael was then and forever made a
teetotaler of. He now industriously
minds his business, enjoys good health
and prospers. In relation to the circum
stances under which he became a teetota
ler, he says, he never had the pleasure ol
seeing his best friend.
A CARAVAN FROM THE SELKIRK
On the 10th of July there arrived at the
village of St. Paul, near St. Peters and
the Falls of St. Anthony, on the Upper
Mississippi, the most novel and original
looking caravan that has ever appeared
since Noah's ark was evacuated. Our
readers arc aware that there is an isolated
settlement of several thousand inhabitants
in a high latitude of British North Ameri
ca, known as the "Selkirk Settlement."
Cutoff from the commerce of the world,
they rely entirely upon their owu resour
ces, their farms, their flocks, and fishing
and hunting for support being a commu
nity, so to speak, of Robinson Crusoes.
Their crops having failed the two last
seasons, they have been forced to break
out of the wilds again and seek food in
the market of the great brawling world.
Formerly their chief point of contact with
commerce was at loronto; but now, ow-
ing to the increase of supplies on the Up
per Mississippi and the abundance of game
and forage on that route, they trade at St.
Paul, the head of steamboat navigation on
the Mississippi river. Into St. Paul they
came on the 10th of July, a caravan of
one hundred and twenty carls, in single
file, wearily moving along by moonlight.
Long after the head of the caravan had
reached the village, the lengthened train
of followers could be seen moving 6ver
the undulating prairie, partly visible and
partly hidden between the billowy ridges
of the extended plain, crawling onward
like some huge serpent, the extreme rear
still being invisible, and partly hidden in
the dimness of distance.
They had travelled southward over the
prairie six hundred miles, having been
nineteen days on their way, through a
region abounding in buffaloes; encamping
at night in a tent ; around which the carts
were ranged ia a circle to fence in the
cattle. They were hindered considerably
in crossing some of the streams, and in
many places found a scarcity of fuel, and
even the dry excrement of the buffalo,
which they use for fuel. They often suf
fered for the want of water, as many of
the smaller streams were so strongly im
pregnated with the excrement of the buf
falo as to be unwholesome. They brought
along a large "elk, a bear, and some other
animals which they had captured on their
way, and many packages of furs. They
had a very choice lot of buflalo robes,
well dressed, which they sold at St. Paul
by the lot at $3,50 each. - -
They had with them also an abundance
of specie, and waited a few days at St.
Paul for the arrival of a steamboat load of
flour and groceries.. . The caravan was
made up of men and boys of, all ages,
kindreds, tongues, and complexions, in
cluding a large portion of Gumbos. Their
dresses were as . various as could be
imagined, being uniform in only a single
article of apparel all wore moccasius.
The. carts were made wholly of wood aud
hides, the hubs being covered with band
ages of green hide, drawn on while soft,
and there shrinking until they became
; nearly as tight as bands of iron. Some
of these odd two-wheeled vehicles were
drawn by little horses and others by ox
en, each animal, horse or ox, being geared
in a harness of green hide. They are
now again on their way back to the fro
zen wilds of the North, many of them
probably never again to commune with
the great world. Wisconsin Herald.
. FROM SANTA FE.
We learn from the St. Louis Republi
can that another parly of volunteers has
returned to Fort Leavenworth from San
ta Fe. They arrived on the 6th instant,
and left Santa Fe on the 5th of last month.
Information had been received at Bagos
seventy-five miles this side of Santa Fe,
that Lieut. Brown, attached to Captain
Horine's company ,of volunteers, with
privates McCIenahan and Quiscnberry,
and a Mexican guide, had been killed at a
small place about fifteen miles from Bag
os. They had left camp in pursuit of
persons who had stolen horses from them
and, not returning, on the 5th of July in
formation was received from a Mexican
woman that they had been murdered.
Major Edmondon, on receiving this
news, took measures to avenge their death.
He marched with some sixty men and a
howitzer against the town where the e
nontiities were committed, and discovered
that the inhabitants were flying to the
mountains. He commanded them to stop,
- - .
but as they did not do so, he fired upon
them, killing six, wounding several others,
mid taking forty or fifty prisoners. From
some of the prisoners it was ascertained
that the bodies of two of the 'Americans
were burnt, but that the body of Lieut.
Brown, who had the emblem of the cross
on his neck, and was supposed, from this
circumstance, , to be a Catholic, was hid ,
in the mountain, where it was afterwards i
found. All lite houses of persons con
cerned in the murder were burnt to the !
ground by order of the Major. Some!
articles of property lost in the engagement
at the Red river canon were . found at
this place, showing that some of the in
habitants at least were participators in that
An express reached Bagos on the Cth
of July, stating that thirty men of Capt.
Moriu's company a grazing party, be
longing to Lieut. Col. Willock's battalion
had been attacked by about two hun
dred Mexicans on the Seneca, eighteen
miles from Fernando de Toas. The en
emy rushed upon them, and killed five
men and wounded nine others, and suc
ceeded in capturing all their horses, tents,
and extra clothing. Among the killed
were Lieut. Larkin and privates Owens,
Wright, Mason, and Wilson. Only six
teen men were left to protect the camp
and they retreated under the banks of the
Seneca, where they maintained their posi
tion until Captain Shepherd, of Company
I, arrived with, his men. They then
drove ofl' the enemy, with a small loss on
the American side, and Capt. Shepherd
took up his quarters about a mile from
the scene of action.
The artillery company under Captain
Fisher, and the Missouri , monntcd com
panies under Capts. Dent and Woods, all
left Santa Fe about the same time, say the
Gth of July, and, from the movements of
the Mexicans, another attempt to recover
possession of the country was expected
to take place. Col. Price had ordered
the immediate concentration of all the
troops at Santa Fe, except the command
of Major Edmonson, who was to remain
ct Los Vegos, with orders to be ready to
march at a moments warning.
A conflict of authority has taken place
at Santa Fe. On the fourth of July an
aflray occurred, at night between a parly
of Mexecans and Americans, in which it
is said four Mexicans were killed and one
American wounded. Col. Price is said
to have caused the arrest of several Mexi
cans; and thereupon Judge Houghton, of
the District Court, interfered in their be
half. Of tho result of this interposition
we have no account. . . The origin of the
affray may be safely attributed to a Jrunk
cn frolic, so characteristic of Col. Price's
administration of affairs in Santa Fe.
"Yes, ma'am, that's a crack article,"
said a storekeeper to his lady purchaser.
"Oh, mercy !" cried she, "if the think is
cracked I don't want it."
Losing a cow for the sake of a cat
this is the Chinese interpretation of going
During the month of July, 17,763 emi
grams arrived at New York.
Wre do not know how much we love
Until we come to leave;
An aged tree, a common flower,
Are things oe'r which we grieve;
There is a pleasure in the pain,
That brings us baek the past again.
We linger while we turn away,
. - . We cling while we depart,
And memories unmarked till ihen,
Come crowding round the heart.
Let what will lure our onward way,
Farewell's a bitter word to say.
A LETTER FROM GEN. TAYLOR.
About the following Letter there can
be no mistake: it is the General's own.
We learn from the New Orleans "Nation
al" that it is in reply to ene addressed to
him by a Democrat in Florida. The
"Nationai" hopes that "he and his party
are perfectly satisfied with it."
Camp near JMonerey, Mexico,
DlarSir: Your letter of the loth ult
from CI inton, Louisiana, has just reached
me, in wiucn ou are pieaseu to say:-
i - i i .
" I lie signs ol the times in relation to the j one o'clock in the morning of Mon
ncxt Presidency, and the prominent posi- ; fay, the Otli instant, in lat. 44 25', Ion.
tion of your name in connexion with it, T 59? 3Q'f tjic Weather being very foggv,
is a sufficient excuse for this letter;" that snc camc ja contact with the ship Shanu'n
"it is a happy feature in our Government ;Ra Captain Patten, from Liverpool for
that official functionaries under it, from
the lowest to the highest station, are not
beyond the reach and partial supervision
of the humblest citizen, and that it is a
right in every freeman to possess himself
of the political principles and opinious of
those into whose hands the administration
of the Government may be placed," See.;
in all of which. I fully coincide with you
in apinion;) and asking my views on sev
eral subjects: First, as to the justice and
necessity of this War with Mexico, on
our part; second, as to the necessity of a
National Bank, and the power of Con -
gress forcreati:;g such an institution; third;
as to the effects of a" high Protective Tar
iff, and the right of Congress, under the
Constitution, lo create such a system of
As rpgards the first interrogatory, my
duties and the position 1 occupy, I do not
consider it would be proper in me to give
any opinion in regard to the same. As a
citizen, and particularly :is a soldier, it is
sufficient for me to know that our country
is at war with a foreign nation, to do all
in my power to bring it to a speedy and
honorable termination, by. the most vigor
ous and energetic operations, without in
quiring about its justice or any tiling else
connected with it; believing, as 1 do, it is
our wisest policy to be at peace with all
the world, as long as it cau be done with
out endangering . the honor and interests
of the country.
. As regards the second and third inqui
ries, 1 am not prepared to answer them.
1 could only do so after investigating those
subjects, which I cannot now dn, my
whole time being fully occupied in at
tending to my proper official duties, which
must uot be neglected under any circrm
stances. And I must say to you, in sub
stance, what I have said to others in re
gard to similar matters, that I am no poli
tician. Near forty years of my life have
been passed in the public service in the
army ; most of which in the field, the camp,
on our Western frontier, or in the Indian
country; and for nearly the two last, in
this or Texas, during- whl:h lime I have
not passed one night under the roof of a
As regards being a candidate for the
T1 . 1 w , ,1 . 1 i 1, ..... !
Presidency at the coming election, 1 have t
no aspirations in that way. and regret the
1 . -
subject has been agitated at this early day
and that il had not been deferred until the
close of this war, or . until the end of the
next session of Congress, especially if I
am to be mixed up with it, as it is possi
ble it may lead to the injury of the public
service in this quarter, by my operations
being embarrassed, as well - as to produce
much excitement in the country growing
out of the discussion of the merits, Sic. of
the different aspirants for that high office,
which might have been very much id
laycd, if not prevented, had the subject
been deferred as suggested. Besides, j
very many changes mav take place be
tweennowand IS 18, so much so as to
make it desirable, for the interest of the
country, lhat some other individual than
myself, better qualified for the situation,
should be selected; and could he be e
lected, 1 would not only acquiesce in such
an arrangement, but would rejoice that
the Republic had one citizen and no
doubt there are. thousands more deserv
ing than I am, and better qualified to dis
charge the duties of said office.
II I have been named by others, and
considered a candidate for the Presidency
it has been by no agency of mine in the
matter; and if the good people think my
services important in that station, and e-
lect me. I will feel bound to serve them;
and all the pledges and explanations I can
enter into and make, as regards this or
clllCI liivv auu uuac) u icaiuo hmj vi
that policy, is, that I will do so honr?tly
and faithfully to the best, of mv abilities,
i strictly in compliance with the conslitu-
tion. Should I ever occupy the White
House, it must be by the spontaneous "It is estimated that something like
move of the people, and by no act of p $50,000, or even $100,000 in specie, be
minc, so that I could go into the office longing to the immigrants, went down in
untrammelled, and be the Chief Magis- j the vessel, or on the bodies of the lost.
trate ol the nation and not of a party.
i nut snouiu uiey, me people, change their
j views and opinions between this and the
I time of holding the election, and cast their
I voles for the Presidency for some one
II . I ! I .1 .1 . . . I
else I will not complain.
With considerations of respect, I re
main, your obedient servant,
Mr. Edward Deliny.
P. S. I write in great haste, and un
der constant interruption.
DREADFUL COLLISION AT SEA.
By the mail af yesterday we received
the Boston papers of Monday and Tues
day, which furnish the particulars of the
terrible loss of life incurred by passen-
gers on board the Swedish barque Iduna
from coming in collission at sea with the
ship Shanunga, of which we had a par
tial (though not entirely corrcet) account
by Telegraph two days ago.
The Iduna was from Hamburg, bound
for New York, with two hundred and six
persons on board
She was commanded
ov Capta n Arnest Andreas Moberg
Boston, and sunk in thirty minutes. Im
mediately after the collission Captain Pat
ten sent out his boats, which, with the
aid of one boat from the Iduna, picked
up thirty-four persons six of them being
women, and five or six children. One
hundred ane seventy -two perished.
The Jioston Journal of Tuesday eve
"The passengers of the Iduna were
composed of industrious Swedes, who
were coming to this country with consid-
! erable sums of money in their possession
lor tne purpose 01 purcnasmg larms anu
settling at the West. The collision was
so sudden and unexpected, and the ves
sel sunk so soon afterward, that none of
the passengers had time to clothe them
selves. Mos of them, however, secured
thetr money, which was mostly in gold,
about their persons, which accounts for
the serious loss of life, Those who were
saved had been in the water nearly half
an hour -when they were picked up, du
ring which time those who had gold about
their persons had sunk. It is supposed
that ('apt. Moberg, master of the barque,
had $1,400 in gold about his person.
"Thooe who were saved were entire-
Iy destitute of money, and mostly clad in
their night clothes when taken aboard the
Shanunga. Every possible attention
was, however, given to their wants on
board litis ship. The warm-hearted tars
on board furnished them with all the
spare clothing, reserving nothing for
themselves but what they stood in. Sheets,
uniting, and every thing which could be j
manufactured into clothing were pressed ;
into service for that purpose, and every
thing which could be devised to adminis
ter to their comfort was cheerfully per
So far as we can ascertain a good .
watch was kept on board the Shanunga,
but at tho lime ol the collission the fog
was so dense that the bow of the ship
could not be seen from f lie quarter deck.
If both vessels had had lanterns burnirg
brilliantly at their bows, this dreadful ac
cident might not have occurred.
The Traveller also furnishes an ac-
count 01 it.is sau ca amuv, irom wiucn
r.i I 1 r i- i
gIca l"c lollowmg:
"Captain Patten came ashore this
morning from the Shanunga, which was
anchored in the stream. Capt. P. is ( be at a cost of less thau fifty millions of
wholly incapacitated, by the depth of his ( dollars per annum. These are some of
feelings, from entering into any details at the consequences of the annexation of
present relative to this melancholy event, i Texas, and were predicted before that e
Hejsnysthat no statement could exaggerate ! vent occurred. But there are other rc
the horrors of that awful moment. suits yet lo follow. Texas qwc3 alarga
"All the survivors that were gaved debt, for which the government of that
were picked up from the surface of the State was pledged, and for the payment
water. One cause why so few were thus of which certain revenues were assigned
saved was, that almost all of them had, whilst yel an independent Power. Theso
when llip PfV ivpnl rnnnrl that lio ivna i!ph t mtul hn nnhl. but bv whom? The
sinking, seized their belts of gold and sil-
ver and tied them around their waists:
thus those who
had attempted lo save
nli life and gold, being j
ll-ipir o-fild lost lint
unable to sustain themselves until the ;
boats could reach them.
"We are irlad to learn that efficient
measures arc being taken by our citizens !
to relieve the present distress of these sur
vivors. - Mr. James K. Mills has sent on
lioard a quantity of clothing for the fe-1
males; and a subscription paper has leen i
started, w hich already, in the active hands
of Messrs. Hudson and Smith, ol the
! Merchant's Exchange, ba obtained uear
"W e hear ol one case ct peculiar 01s
tress. A little girl, twelve years old,
1 it y. I 1.1- t
now on board the fchanunga, oy mis sun-
; deu calamity his lost father, mother,
; brother, and si6ter. Many
j came from the earn tillage, in the old
t world, and anticipated settling together in
some chosen spot of the new, are thu
' separated forever.
! One individual lost S 14.000.'
LATE FROM EUROPE.
The steamer Cambria arrived at Boston"
on Wednesday evening with Liverpool
dates of the 4th instant. It will be seen
by the Telegraphic report of her new,
which is subjoined, that there has been
another and a very heavy decline in Bread
stuffs. It is copied from the Philadelphia
Parliament has been dissolved, and the
new elections are proceeding vigorously.
So far as the returns have been mada
they show a complete triumph for tha
Lord John Russell, who will form thff
new Cabinet, has been re-elected for tho
city of London.
The prospects of the harvest continuo
unexpectionably encouraging, and every
where promise a most abundant yield.
It has already commenced in several of
the southern counties. The crops of
wheat, oats, and barley are unusually
healthy, and the potato crop, notwithstand
ing all that has been said about the reap
pearance of the rot, is affected to a very,
Reports from Ireland are equally glow
ing. Famine and disease are rapidly,
vanishing. The accessions of the prela
cy priesthood gentry of the country to tho
old Ireland party are large, and the yreeV
ly contributions steadily increase. It ist
expected that a large proportion of Re
pealers will be returned to the Imperial
Parliament at this election.
The remains of O'Connell were em
barked at Birkenhead for Dublin on Sun
day, where they arrived the following
A formidable conspiracy of the most
diabolical character has been discovered
at Rome. The object of the conspirai
tors, who amounted to several hundreds
in number, was to massacre the citizens
and remove the Pope to Naples by force.
Five cardinals of exalted civil and mili
tary offices have been discovered to havo
Several sanguinary battles have been
fought between the Russians and Cir
cassians, the former having been defeated
with considerable loss.
Switzerland is threatened with revolu
tion. The Sonder, a band or league, have?
armed themselves, but are likely to bo
EXPENSES OF THE WAR.
We have seen various estimates of the
costs of the war, varying from thirty to
one hundred millions of dollars. We
have supposed that, if the war were to
be closed to-morrow, the total cost would
not fall much short of the latter sum; and
this supposition is strengthened by a list
of the appropriations made for war pur-
poses, as given m Inursdays .National
The whole of these appropriations
($80,873,065) have been already expend
ed within a few millions of dollars, and
these will probably be absorbed by out-
standing claims against Government.
fo this sum of nearly eighty-one millions
is to be added the value of the bounty
lands voted to soldiers, pensions granted,
and the destruction or loss ' of individual
property which will have to be paid for
by Government. When all these items
shall be added together, we feel pretty
confident that the gross 6um which wilt
have been expended on account of the
war will not fall short of one hundred mil
lions of dollars. But should the war bo
' continued another year or two, it cannot
'creditors call on the Government of the
United States for payment, and with juJ-
tice and reason in favor of their claim.
They insist that, as Government has ap-
propnaled to its own use the revenues
winch had been pledged by Texas for the
payment of their claims, it should assume
the debts also. We have no doubt that
an act for that purpose will be passed; so
lhat the country mav look to be saddled
with another large item on account of
Texas. It would have been not ouly
j cheaper, but in many respects preferable.
to have purchased out the claims of Mexi
co, pot only to Texas but to New Mexico
and the Californias. It would have cost
less and have saved many valuable lives.
j Having, however, taken what we deem to
i I . . t . .
nave neen a iiisc step in me aim-, xauun
, of Texas, r.nd thu
us piungro the nation v.i-
i to war, we- must submit to the cotisquen-
. . . .
ces wiih what grace we may. Damop