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VA'-'lN.IW LI a: ,: r. ' w
I tr. t f -,-;! 11:1 I II 1 i ri II .11
'areWcl t; ine IfloWci. '
Fre1mHlftnwen!briUlcilJren-of OnimiiL, . ,
Who)w:Vetff .KJvoiQd.eirpUi.her'i. a !,..t.,
W wandered forth alnce vernal dj bgunv .; Vj'
Th jlwji U (arUnd ot toe year,) , ; ,.(
Ye eame, tho ctjUilrei ofjtue apring'i bright nromtaef
Ye etowe4 Die iuinmer In her path of light, '
And now, when autumn'e wcallh ta passing from 'na,". ,
We rsie njpoa jour parting bloom, t bright ,,'
And Dejirir' ntr itianu miner's richest hue '
;fiwtetoer,4neiif-- ''"J " 'l
YeUetivrn;air)r J The early beainij;,,. .: j.:,,.
OfsprtngwiU wake ye from youf wintry sleep, ,
By the still fountains mid IU shining stresras . , ,
That' Ui'rottgU the greon and leafy woodlands' sweep:
OfthbetalieyaJliyoModse'erlinnif,; i r
WlthrtMfresn-rrasfrance ot ottr orilhg Wosiomirf n
To be the Joy and the treasure o( the youngf : '
WittVhlftikvtte'a tlift fit laads'and sanny boors,
110 l Vb trill return, Sweet Aawetsl . . ,.'
nut wliitn will thev retorn. our flowers that full'4 .
Froftilrea'biahHed garland when tts'btoom was Dtyrt
And'lcft ball tire dim memories that dwell " "
In sMcHV hearts ahd homeef The summer's dew-
And summoc's sun, with all their balm shd briglilness
May-laUorl Resells or oh rarM in rain; .- t
Snl to tho locks grsva dim with ehrly whltoness,.
Vht sprang onn (five Ult) aabloi look again,. .-. ;
Or ti the eflrly ithorad heart restore : i ; I ; . ,
" Its perished bloom once morof , ,
In TlslD Taint'' Years some nnd jenrs depart;.
Time hath Itaichanges, and Oie worMIu tears; ; ' ',
And w grow old In franio, and gray In heajt, mIT
Seeking the grare tbrpugh, many hopes and feara;.
Bull the epcient'earth renews around us . ,, .1 );
Hoarded (lowers, ough life reuews no. more
Thejlglj) biitjowly broken lies that .bound, us,. J,
The garlands that our blighted summers wore:
Buds to- the trees and blossoms to the bowor s J.
' Return but not life's flowers!
Tho sang Die bard, when autumn's In test goia ,
Huhg.ps the woods, and suruincr's latest bloom! , !
Vaj( tiding fust, as wintor, stern and cold, ; , ;.
Cain front the northern Ikioio oJlouds,and gloom.
But from the djlngflowers a voice socnieo; breathing
Of hl(Jer hepc;()t wbispcrcO sweet and low,," ", "
'When sprfnp agejln tier sunny smile is wreathing,' ,'
Vo"wi)l eturn to i thee: tut thou must go" '
Tii jfeJa Dllgtited blossoms oh thafshofe ' t ';'
Where flowers can rauo no moror"
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-' 'TArlt TfhOu a tliristianl "
T SIRS. SIIIOOallCY,
HA Inolp'i'flatla'nt Tnoagi thj ot ' '!'
'59iijrnie, nfid poverty thy lot, ' ' 1
"'A wealth is thine which earthdeniM
I1 A treasure boundless as the skios ' '
rrold and the diamond fcde with shaise i :
Before thy casket's iluatliless flume. j .-j
. ilHntr ofliigh Heiivwi! how anBt thou sigh
.i Mot gilded dros,aqd yahltyJ , t , ... ;
' Art thou a chrlsftan, doomedtorohm 1
far from thy'lfrichds and nstire home1,' : ' .
O'er trackloss wilds unchcBrod to go, Ii
'f'vVltfinoneto'(iafen'il6is'wicj .'."..' '.
rWhBoa'el thwi flndeet a Fnlhnr's aiiro, ' "'
Thy country and thy home are there; ."j
How canst thou then a stranger be
- fiff f uua?? by.ljlarailyj? - f . . , , . . , f ,
.Art thin a christian, 'mid io strife i - : - "
Of years muture-and bunlened life?
. thy Heaycn berii faith It? shield shjll sproad,
' T6.jBld"e.yo'n In lUo hour of dread;
'Thbrnsln'tliy flinty path may spring, " ' " '
m'nklndncsS stHko its scorpion sting," "
Yet in thy souCa beacon-light
"I'Sloill guide "thy pilgrim steps arifjlit,- '
JLni balm from God's own fountain flow -
To helnliha'wounds'of earthly ..woo. ! :
o'xt II EXASt AR BOW . ;
to vfA'dwho bd yd who rashly dare; iv . .'.
l; j! jiiSfo.chaeln woods tlie.forest child 1 , . . ,'
- Vr'-JTo hunt the panther lu his laif I i - ti.if i
tj jj. The Uidian In his BatlvOiWUfl'?, .
' i,.,-.lui''jil' .v.'.i'l '
ThB Ataen&an, render, if at all nirious
abtiUt Hirly'' history of liiu1 country, has
prpbably heard of that faro'obs 'expediton'uti:
ienyPrxofKeexent of, Louis XIV :,
th8;eovier9pr:gttneral of New tfftfice, against
the confederated Five Nations of New York;
fin'rjip' edition which, though it carried with
it iftiH'jp,-'.''Jircn0?,c' Vt'p-
peaif warfare into their wild' voocl haunt,,
waai attended with no adequate results, and
hsa but W iometury effoct in quelling the
spirit' of ! the arieless Iroquois. ' ;'
JEtr was the fourth of . July, 1696, hat
the commander-in-chief, the veteran Count
de-Frbntenac, tnarshallei the forces at La
Chine,' with which he Intended1 fo' crush for
evfc't.tie powers of the Agariuschion confed
eracy. ' his regulars were divided ,uft,fyaT.
baltallobs of two r hundred men each, eortf
TnaAded reapec'tiveiy by three veteHan 'leaJ
ei!M$&$ou$jt Cbe7alier,de Grais'Me
fojrippif ji)so r .battalions of Qanailian .vol
unteers, efficicniiy. ffkered, acd; organized,
aaliealar Itroops. "iTlie Indian allies! were
divided intb' thVe' tiftrids.'tiach 6f which was
placed' under the command of . poBlerq
of rank, whqjiad. gainedistinction"in the
j9pean warfare raoce, ... One was
' composed' of et.aaH!tnd. 8tLmtb bands,
and irf'ftiehdryJiAbenaquis; aiioither conwt-i
eaVthe Murbtis'iiif Loi-ette and1 hmoo'ti-,
Wiior ofi diffeieiit tribesj whom a spirit of.
arfvejiffifIea tp iWnbnjrk'vipcni the.eTpeditioft.
iUjVwer'e" cifctfi bftawas, 1 tiMtfa) ' irid
AJgMitypsliafld,i;Vese Jh Baron)lde Bekan;
nirtiiriargedJiriieelf.tQ conduct, -This form .
Wabr amcment was amfly provisioned and
rrdes, i mcrtari Jo throw them, and a c6u-
rWf'eld-Wefcefl1 which," with tho tents
was the nerT of. their notementB unwor
thy t of - this1 it 1 Kirit ' prfeparatiorjv i"ABoeBd.
ing tUb St. Lawrence, and ' coasting1 'He
ghoreaorLkrCTaf icf, ;they ; entered the
6awegojiver,.Quf a' pijltary roai 5ajrJiiitl.ihe
'; tajsiimd parrying ,etra.B'sEQr vw.the
portage,' liuriched therd arrew apd finally
au'eted1 Wilh- their Whole flotilla -Bpea the
v Hj,,: i gallan ligh,t,t J?er:
koldntha warlike r pageant boating ;beneatji
iberJmitiv foAa'tiwhicU then crowned hr,
mil .liaii-'fasiw v s "la !iwi)i rll
I4 9B -JS
4a?Jlip aMMoaod kid 1 Jh-jIji'ihos alTj
hills; around that lovely water. i:Toaee tha
veterans who , had serVed under 'Tarenne,
Vauban, and he great Conde, marshalled
with pike and cuiras beside the half naked
Huron and Abenaquis; while young - caval
lierij'in the less warlike garb bf the court of
le jnagnificent Louis', moved withplume and
maaUa Amid the dusky ' files j of wa mpum
decked Ottawaa and Algonquins. t Banners
wer thbre which had flown at Steenkirk and
Laijdenj or rustled above the troopers that
Luwraburgh's trumpets had guided to glory
when'; Prince . VValdeck's battalions .were
borne down beneath his furions charge.'. Nor
was" the enemy that this gallant host were
ee& w'unwor ' .of.'.'tkose whose swords
had been tried, in some pf the mpst celebra
ted fields of Europe. "The ; Romans of
Americai" as the Five Nations had been call
ed by more than one writer, had proved
themselves soldiers, not only . by carrying
their arms among-tha.jnativ tribes: a thous
and miles away, and striking their enemies
alike upon' tho lake's 6f Maine, he mountains
of Carolina, and the prairies of the Missou
ri; but they had already bearded one Euro
pean army beneath the walls of Quebec, and
shol up another for weeks within the defen
ces of Montreal, with the same courage that
a half century later, vanquished the battal
ions of fiieskan upon the banks of Lake
Our'Jbusmess; however, Is not with the
majj movements of this army, which, we
have already mentioned, iwere wholly unim
portant in their results. The aged Cheva
lier de Frontenac was said to have other ob
ject's invi'ew besides the political motives
for , the expedition, which he set forth to his
master (he grand Monarqe
i Many years previous, when the Five Na
tions had invested the capital of New France
and , threatened the extermination of that
'thriving colony, a beautiful half-blood girl,
whose education had been commenced under
the immediate auspices of the governor gen
eral, and in whom, indeed, M. de Fronteaac
was said to have a parental interest, was
carried off with other prisoners, by th6 re
tiring foe. Every effort had been made in
vain, during the occasional cessations of hos
tilities between the-French and the Iroquois,
to re-over,' this child; and though, in the
jears that intervened? some wandering Je
suit front time to: time averred that he had
seen the Christian captive living as the con
tented wife of a ing Mohawk Warrior, yet
the old nobleman seems never to have des
paired of reclqiming his "nut brown daugh
ter."; Indeed, the chevalier must have been
Impelled by some such hope when, at the
age of seventy, and so feeble that he was
half the time carried in a litter, he. ventured
to encounter the perils of an Ameiican wil
derness, and pliice himself at the head of
the heterogeneous bands which now invaded
the country of the Five Nations under his
. Among the half-breed spies, border scouts,
and mongrel adventurers, that followed in
the train of the invading army, was a rene
gade Fleming by the name of Hanyost.
This .man, in early youth, had been made a
sergeant major, when he deserted to the
French ranks in' Flanders. He had subse
quently taken up a military grant in Canada,
sold it after emigrating, nnd then, making
ns way! down to the Dutch settlements on
the'Hudson, hud become domiciled, as it were
among their allies', the Mohawks, and adopt
ed the life, of a Jjuntej Hanyost, hearing
that his old frientla, the French, were ma
king such a formidable descent, did not now
hesituto to desert his more recent acquaint
ances, and offered his services as a guide to
Count de Frontenac the moment he entered
the hostile country. It was" not, howevef,
mere cupidity, or the habitual love of treach
ery, which actuated the base Fleming in this
instance Hanyost, in a difficulty with an In
tlian trapper, which had been referred for
arbitrament to the young Mohawk chief, Ki
odago (a settler of, dispute,), whose cool
courage and firmness fully entitled him to so.
distinguished a name, conceived himself, ag
grieved by the award which had been given
against him. The.scorn with which the ar
bitrator met hia charge of unfa'irness stung
him to the soul, and fearing the arm of the
powerful savage, he had nursed the revenge
in ' Becret,'!iwho8e' aiycomplighnient seemed
'Li''L i." J. - :''' ' ' ' ' ,:
nowui uunu... ivioaago, ignorant oi tne noS'
tilo force which had entered his country, was
off with his band at a fishing station, or sum
mer camti. anion? the wild hills about Eon.
nedieyujj and, vvhori Hanyost .informed'tho
eommaner , of the French ' forces that 'by
surprising this party, bis long lost daughter,
tht; Wife' of KiodagOt might bit once more
giycrn oiis arrns, a Small, but efllcient fprce
was! instantly detached jfroni the, main body
to Btrike,.; b.l.ow,,,liAJ dosea, oiusketeera,
with twentyfive pikemen, fed severally by
the Bitoii'de Bekancourt and the Chevalier
de Grais, the former haying the chief com
mand ofthe expedition, wereV sent apdn tms
duty,'W,ith Hanyost to guide them to the ril,
lage '.of.iadpg9.,VMaDy .hows', w.rp con
sumed upon the march,, as the soldier were
not yet1 habituated to the wilderness; but
juBt before dawd on the second day. the pari
ty( lound themselves'iri 'the nelghborhop of
the Indian;, village, ;
- Tho' place was wrapped in repose, and the
to cavaliera trusted that the surprise wdtild
daughter mpscertainly hq taken, ., t The Bar.
on, after' a careful examination of the hilly
passeidetermined W'fiead the onslaught,
while bI.CQrnpaaio.:in arms, with Hanyost
to toirk ! out his prey, Should pdunfce Upon
thKchaih'if wife. ' fpiji, lelBjkged,
tek folio wii
loujoio vapuyea lynue.cuiung tneir aeienaers
to pieces, nd then a mdmant being allowbd
tor hudk'tml tjik' tt'lait loofc at the' eon
KU tail SUii so MMa b ..J iius .!ila:sjJt
dition of his arms, they were led to the at-
tack. ' '' ' "''m-a " ?
'The inhabitants of the. fated village se
cure in their isolated situation, aloof, from
the war parties of that wild district, bad. neg
lected all precaution against surprise, and
were buried in'ifeep when the whizzng ' of
a grenade, that terrible, 6ut now superseded
engine of destruction, roused thein from
their slumbers. The missile, to which a di
rection had been given that carried it in a
direct line through the main row of wigwams
which formed the little street, went crashing
among their frail frames of basket work, and
kindled the dry mats stietcbed over then in
to instant flames. And then, as the sW tied
warriors leaped all naked and unarmed from
their blazing lodges,, the French pikemen,
waiting only for a Volley from the musket
eers, followed it up with si charge still more
fatal. The wretched savages were slaugh
tered, like sheep in the shambles; Borne
overwhelmed with dismay sank unresisting
upon the ground, and covering up their heads
after the Indian fashion when resigned to
death, awaited the fatal stroke without a
murmur; others seized with a less benumbing
panic, sought safety in flight, and rushed up
on the pikes that lined the. forest's paths
around' them. Many there were, however.
who, schooled to scene as dreadful, acquit
ted themselves like warriors. Snatching
their weapons from the greedy flames) they
sprang with irresistible fury upon the brist
ling files of pikemen. Their heavy war
clubs beat down and splintered the fragile
spears of the Europeans, whose corslcts.rud
dy with the reflected fires mid which they
fought, glinted back still brighter sparks from
the hatchets of flint which crashed against
them. The fierce veterans pealed the charg
ing cry of many a well fought field in other
climes; but wild and high the Indian whoop
rose shrill above the din of conflict, unti
the hovering raven in mid air caught up and
answered that discordant shriek.
, De Grais, in the meantime, surveyed the
scene, of action with eager intentness, ex
pecting each moment to see the paler fea
tures of the Christian captive among the
dusky females who ever and anon sprang
shrieking from the blazing lodges, and were
instantly hurjed backward into tbe flames by
fathers and brothers, who even thus would
save them from the hands that vainly essay
ed to grasp their distracted forms. The Mo
hawks began now to wage a more successful
resistance, and just when the fight was ras
ing hottest, and the high spirited Frenchman,
beginning to despair of his prey, was about
launching into the midst of it, he saw a tall
warrior who had hitherto been forward in the
conflict, disengage himself from the melee,
and wheeling suddenly upon a soldier, who
had likewise separated from his party, brain
him with a tomahawk, before he could make
a movement in his defence. The quick eye
of the young chevalier, too, caught a glance
of another figure, in pursuit of whom as she
emerged with an infant in her arms, from a
lodge on the further side of the village, the
luckless Frenchman had met his doom.' It
was the Christian captive, the wife of.Ki
odago, beneath whose hand lie "had fallen,
That chieftain now stood over, the body of
his victim, brandishing a war club which he
had snatched from a dying : Indian ' near.
Quick as tho't, De Grais levelled a pistol at
his head, when the track of .the flying girl
brought her directly in his line of sight, and
he withheld his fire. Kiodago, in the mean
time, had been cut off from the rest of his
people by the soldiers,' who closed in upon
the spaco which his terrible arm had a mo
ment before kept open. , A cry of agony
escaped the high souled ' savage as he saw
how thus the last hope was lost. ' He made
a gesture, as if about to rush again into the
fray, and sacrifice his life with his tribesmen;
and then perceiving how futi'a must be the
act, he turned on his heel, and bounded after
his retreating wife, with arms outstretched,
to shield her from the ' dropping shots of the
enemy. ' ;'. '" l'
The uprising sun had jiow lighted up the
scene, but all this passed so instantaneously
that it was impossible for De Grais to keep
his eye upon the fugitives amid the shifting
forms that glanced continually before him;
and when, accompanied by Hanyost and sev
en others, he had got fairly in pursuit;-Kio
dago, who still kept behind his wife, was far
in advance of. the chevalier and his party.
Her forest training had made the Christian
captive as fleet of foot aa. an Indian. maiden
She,, heard, top,' the..cheering . voice ,pf her
loved warrior behind her, and pressing her
infant in her arms she urged her flight 'over
crag and dell, fcqd'jBbqn reached the bead of
a rocky pass, which it would take some mo
ments for. any but an American forester to
scale. But the indefatigable Frenchmen
are; orglng their way',;tt'p''thytitejlr'er
of the purauit grows hearer as they j catch' a
sight of her. huBband through, tire, thickets,
and the agonized wife finds her onward
progress prevented by a ledge of rock that
unperida above her,,. But jnpw. again ifjoa
ga ia by her aide; be has lifted hie wife,
the cliff above; and placed her infant in her
arms; and already, with renewed, activity,
the Indian mother is speeding onto a cavern
among the hills,! Well known as' a fastness of
safety.7 ,xb!'t.,-:t ii?ir nnni
, " Kiodagl looked for ei jnonWt after Mr re
treating figure, snd then cooly swung him.
self to the, ledge which commaaded the pass,
He might tuM etsily have escaped: his" pur
suers; uucaa ne steppe, bacfc trom.Ule edge
of the clift,'(ind looking down the- yarrow
ravine, the vengeful spirit of the red man was
too strong within him ,tooaUow such aa op
portunity of striking blow to : escape. , Bis
tomahawk and war club hai both been lost
in the strife, but he still carried at his back
imore efficienVweaporiL. ijihihda'of id
vpn io ns'jfijwiijstj .ia btt(rq4iM
keen a hunter. "TbeVe were but three arrows
in his quiver, snd ' tUo Mohawk was deters
mined to have, the ,ife of an enemy isi ex
change for ' t)b, not them. Hiai bow was
strung quicklyp birt with as much coolness
aa if there :;waa' fie' exigency to require the
haste,". "Yet 'hahaftycareely'tiroe to throw
himself -upon his hreast, a"few yards from the
yribk ef the declivity, before one of .hia pur
suers, more active than the rest, exposed
himself to the Unerring archer. He came
leaping frdm rock to rock, and had nearly
reached the head of the glen, when, pierced
through ani) thrpugh by one of Kiodag6ys ar
rows, he toppled, frem the crags, and rolled,
clutching the leafres, in hia deith agony,
among the tangleif furze below. n A second
met a similar fate and a tliird victim would
probably have been added, if. a shot from the
fusil of . Hanyost who spranjjforward: aed
caught sight of the lndian' Just as the frrst
man fell, had hot disabled the thumb joint of
the bold archer, even as he fixed his fast ar
row in the string. Resistance seemed now
at an end, and Kiodago' again betook him
self to flight, . Yet anxious tq divert, the
pursuit from his wire, the young chieftain
pealed a yell of defiance1, as he'retreated in
a different direction from that which she had
taken. ,,The whoop was answered by a sim
ultaneous shout and rush on the part of the
whites; but the Indian had not' advanced far
before he perceived that the pursuing party,
now reduced to, six, had divided, and that
three only followed huo., . He had recogniz
ed the scout, lianyo6t, among his enemies,
and it was now apparent that that wily' trai
tor, instead of being misled by his ruse, had
guided the other three upon the direct trail j
to the eavern which the Christian . captive
had taken. Quick as thought, the Mohawk
acted upon1 the impression. Making a few
stepsl within a thicket, still , to mislead his
present pursuers, ho. bounded across a mpun
tain torrent, and then leaving his foot marks,
dashed in the yielding bank, he turned short
ly on a rock beyond, recrossed the stream,
and concealed himself behind a falling tree,
while his pursuers passed within a few pa
ces of his covert. , ' .....
-A broken hillock now only divided the
chief from the point to which he had directed
hiawife by another rqute,' and tq which the
remaining party, consisting oi ue urais,
Hanyost and a French musketeer were hot
ly urging their way. The hunted warrior
ground his teeth with rago when he heiird
the voice of the treacherous Fleming in the
glen, below him; and springing from crag
to eras, he circled the rocky knoll, and
planted his foot by the roots of a blasted oak,
(hat shot its limbs above' the cavern, just ias
his wife had reached the spot, and pressing
her babe to her bosom, Bank exhausted among
the flowers that waved in the moist, breath of
the cave. . It chanced that at that very in
stant, De Craais and his followers ' had
pause beneath the' Opposite side of the knoll,
from whose broken service the foot of the
flying Indian had disengaged a stone, which
crackling among the branches, found its
way through a slight ravine into the glen
below; The, two Frenchmen stood in doubt
for d moment.he musketeer, pointing in
the direction iwhence the stone had rolled,
turned to receive the order of his officer.
The chevalier, who had made one -step in
advance of a 'broad rock between them, leaned
upon it, pistol in hand, half turning tpward
his follower; while (he scout, who stood fur
thest out from the steep bank, bending for
ward to discover the mouth of the cave, must
have caught a glimpse of the Binking fe
male, just as the shadowy form of her hus
band was displayed above her. -God help
the now, -bold archer! thy quiver 'is empty;
thy game of life is nearly up; the sleuth
hound is upon- thee; and thy scalp lock,
whose plumes now flutter in the breeze, will
soon be twined in the fingers of the venge
ful renegade. The wife But hold!1'; the
noble savage has still one arrow left. '
Disabled, as he : thought himself, the Mo
hawk had not dropped his bow in his flight.
His last arrow was still gripetf in his bleed
ing fingers; and though,' bis stiffening thumjti
forebore tho use of it to the best advantage,
the band of Kiodago had not lost its power:
Thef crisis which' it tykes srJ long" to deeribe,
had ben realized by hirn in an instant, lie
saw how j the Frenchman, inexperienced in
woodcraft, were at fault; he saw, too, that
the keen eye of Hanyost "had caught sight
of tbe'. object of their pursu.ifjiand that further
flight was hopeless; while the,. scene; of His
burning village in the distance, inflamed him
with hate and fury toward the instrument of
his misfortunes. Bracing' one" knee tipon
the flinty rock, while the" muscle of the oth
er swelled as if the vjhole; energies of. his
body Wfero'1 collected in that aingle effort,
KiodagV aims at the treacheroua scouts and
thetwftngit) bowstring dis'rpkises pf last ar
row"rupo; ita errand. hiThe, handi.of .THE
swat could alone hare 'guided- that shaft!
ButWiirfiTd Bmiles'uifon'the brave' wailrioir;
and i'the, 'arrow, while prattles '. 1ji armless
against, the i uiras of the French ffieer,gla-l
cea toward the victim for whoa it was intend
ed, and quivers in the heart of Hahyosti; -The
dying wretch grasped the SwWd; chain'or1 the
cheya)iera whose corslet clanged amog,the
rocks, , as tho two Went rolling dowrtu the
glen together;' ahd De Grais was-ftot Willing
to abaridori the pursuit wheW pi, musk'eefi
coming to hia assistance, had disengaged, him,.
bruised and, .bloody, from the. embracing ofl
the8tiffening;!orpse.i'" .o&i vrm-a mlt
What more h) there tff'addi Th bewil
dered Europeans ' rejoined tSe'fr comrides,
Who were soon after on their march from the
sqdhe 'tfej .haesolad
descended, ftom bja,,eyra. to .jBpIlec, the.fitr
gitire survivors' of his band, and, after baryv
ing tbe sldinj to wreak a: terrible VBtigeanee
upoitheiir; murder tfUik
. viltv 'j! JB'jU B?lil!i UflVifl MOiU'JS
were cut off br him before thejr joined the
min body of the French army. The Count
de Frdntenao, returning to Canada, died '.soon
afterward,, and the. existence.: of his half
hloo'd daoghter was soop forgotten., And'
though among the dozen old families in the
State of New tYork, who! have Indian blood
in their vein, many traoe their descent from
the offspring of the noble Kiodago and -hh
Christian wifo -yet tiia hand of genius, as
displayed in the admirable picture of &ur
MAir, has alone rescued fron) oblivion the
thrilling, wene pfthe Mohawk's last ar-
aaw !r.;. .. ; .-
ti i i.,c- !l f. -". ;:
'' " Tbe ildmc Mother.
; Soe. ono . writing for the Masonic: Mir?
tor has drawn a charming-picture of a home
loving, fihild-lovingmotber.: ii ij b : i: ,
"We must draw Jine, are a broad line.
between her and the frivolous' butterfly iof
fashion, who flits from ball to. opera and
party, decked in rich robes, and followed
by a train as hollow and heartless as herself.
She ..who; forgetful of the holy task assign
ed herj neglects those who have been given
her in charge, and leaves them, lo the care
of hirelings, while , she pursues her "giddy
round of amusements!" ' ' , ' ,
' "Not 60 with our' home mother! blessings
be on' lli'er''hcad.'' The heart warms'to see
her' lii her rialy routinft of pleasant 'duties'.
JIbw plr-asaiitly she sits,' day after-day,
snaptng-ana sewing some little article for
use or adornment for her little flock! How
prdud and pleased is each little recipient of
her kindness! - How the little faces dimple
with pleasure, fend the bright eyes grow still
brighter as mamma decks them with her
own hands, and in the new dress she has
model ,. How much warmer and more com
fortable they fed,;if mamma wraps them up
before they to go school! No one but her
cart warm the mitts and overshoes, or tie
the. comforters round, their necks'
"There is a peculiar charm about all she
does, the precious mother.,, They could not
sleep, nayft for thafsitoatter, she could not, if
she failed to. "visit their chamber and with
her own soft hands arrange, .them comforta
ble before she slept! .' Her. heart thrills with
gratitude to her Creator as she looks on
those sweat blooming faces, and when their
prayer are'llone, imprintsl a good 'night kiss
oil each little' rosy niouth. It may be, too;
a tear will start for one little nestling laid
in its chill narrow bed, for whom her mater
nal care is no longer needed. It sleeps
though the sleet '(Hid enow descend, ahd the
wild winter-winds howl around its head.
It needs'ho longer" her'' tender' care! . A
mightier. arm unfolds it! It is nt rest! She
feels arid kriovvsthat it is right, and - bends
meekly to the hand that sped the Bhaft, and
turns with a warmer love, if it be possible,
to those little ones who. are to love, i How
tenderly she guards them from danger, and
with a strong untiring love, she watches by
their bedside when they are jll! - Blessings
be on the gont'p home-lpying mother.j An
gels will look with love upon her act. Her
children shall rise up and, call her blessed,
and the memory of h'er kindly deeds will
unfold her as. a garment." , , , V ,
A Lady PJulaiiiln oplst. ,
Mrsi Ames,; was eittirig in her front room
when she sawi' approaching Mrs.' Armstrong,
a very puhijc spirited lady who toolj: a ,won-
derful interest in all, reforms and benevolent
enterprises, especially those 'undertaken for
the benefit of people at a distance:' '"' '
"My dear Mrs. Ames,", she .commenced,
"I am the agent of a sewing circle, just es
tablished, the object of. which is to: provide
suitable clothing for' the children of Pata
gonia.1' I and told they ore in the habit of
going about in a state of nature, which, you
know, is dreadful to contemplate.'; . .. :
-Perhaps they arei used to it." '' i" V
Ba't'thereTis' iio'feason why we should'nt
improve their condition. So we have agreed
to hold a meetirrg two evenings in a week
with thls ebjectih view.: vAVill you join usl"
"I'm afraid I fjart'ti1 . I should be obliged
to neglect' niyroV0' tillildren, as' J presiirh'e
wi) be toe (asq; .with ,spme ot,inpse wno at-
tend.miLook; : for! 'example, that boy, in the
street; he lidB a hole in each elbow, and his
clothes' aire 'covered ' with 'mtid." " I ' presume
his , mother belongs to some of these benev
olent associations and ha-,not time to at?:
tend to1 her own childreri.Vi-ii.1 u
Mrs. Anies," asked 'BeV visitor," rising
with indignation,, f'do you. mean , tot insult
me f-.rii 7 ii .ipisif vnrutH :h; -i -i! .'i:i,
"Insult youi' waa the astonished reply.
"Of course-tiOtywhat' makee you think vcV
.''bo'ypu know who that boy isj of whohi
; .-.;.'t,iy -
"No, I don't; but I ahouliliketo know.')
"You would!"-Wellv ma'amJ vour curi-
osit'sfitril fee gratiHedir''''Hle,,hi:ito'y! spii,
George Washington Jackson Armstrong.
What have you to say to that? ' '-
,Say whyiinothintf." Onrv it is unroftu-
nate WtiUt$&tUi that Ai ls ' not Pata
9VWo:!tMw li'i''' ,n!itsiiiVV .'ia?.!'-';
c Mre Armstrong,, -witftout , .reply! ejRept
orjt of the room, with the majesty ' of a queen.
: She-fs still canvassing forth sewing eir-
elf jn peViW 'f .'tHe;y
rotun at.will through the street on condition
that hi Wilt hot venture within tight of Mrs.
Amea,windowlU5!'' j )
Momai: Ph'iJantroiy, like charity, should
begin at home, though' there is no occasion
f6t its ending there. x'i810 ''-' J'
j What men want of reason for their opin
io 'ey 'Vlaallyppry; titahe'-
rainb:i til i-jf!-M-nixi vldism ei'r eiett;
,V4oh saw 4f";i--aiaQ tut ft.d n-isiSa ?iw j
u -,,r-""': indtrlmony.
A lady advertising for a husband
the Water Cu-e Journal, gives the follow
ing description of herself. She Certainly
has some fine "points:" .
"I am just twenty, but will not marry be
fbra I am two years oJilerH I am araduate
of Msrrietta- Seminary; I dan do, and love
to do, all manner of house-work; from mak
ing pes and bread to washing shirt?; I can
do all kinds of sewing, from embroidery to
lindsey pantaloons; I can skate, ride, dance,
sing; play n the piano or spinning wheel,
pr anything that may reasonably be expect
ed of my sex. If required, I can act the
part of a woman among woman.. As for
riding, here allow me,, to make a banter;
any man may bring two horses, give me my
choice and ten feet, and then if he overtakes
me in one mile I anr his; if dot the horse is
lama believer in hydropathy, and use no
tea or eoffee, neither do J wear corsets; but
t am willing my husband shall do either if he
desires. I believe in "woman's rights," but
believe J have.no right to meddlo wjth poli
tics, or men's business in general neither
have men the right to meddle with ours.
As for appearance, I am. neither tall nor
short, large nor small, but , I am just as I
was made..- t have never attempted to alter
my shape or color, as I am perfectly satis
fied with the same. . By fops I am styled
handsome, .by ..the young men on, whom I
bleaseto smile, I am stvled the heiVht nf
perfection; by ; those I frown irpon, 4,the
deviPe imp;" by the wise and sober I nm
called wild and foolish; by my female ac
quaintances "Molly," and by my uncle I am
called "Tom." - .
If 1 marry, it will be a man who uses no
spirits, tobacco, or profanity. lie may be
young or old, handsome or homely, rich or
poor, but not in the extreme. . He must have
a good common education, at least. He
hiust be industrious; he must be capable of
so bearing himself, in any society that he
will be, beloved by all; his disposition, on
after acquaintance, must please in every re
spect.' He, after marriage, must allow me
to follow the dictates of my own Conscience,
provided I . do not trample on hia rights, and
he must follow suit. . ' ,v .
Lonis nTapoIcon, Now nnd Then.
A writer in the London Economist sums
up a very able article on NAPotEoa III. as
"The same man who landed at Boulogne
in 1840 with a single steamer and a few
friends on a desperate and abortive expedi
tun, revisits! it in. 1854 to review a vast or
my-and receive the homage of countless
spectators. The same man who six years
ago Jived in obscurity in London, scarcely
able to pay his ..tailor's and quite unable to
pay his horse-dealer's bill whom many
looked upon as stupid and whom none loot"
ed upon as'wise of whom few augured well
ana whom taw , would trust much--he has
just-been receiving the visits and compli
ments of the consort of our Queen, enter-
-taiiiiug uiree roym guests ai nis taoie one
of them the spn-i'n-law of the very monarch
whom he had succeeded and admitted be
yond all denial into the social circle of royal
personages. . Nor is this change in his sin.
gular fortunes the only one, nor perhaps, the
greatest." We can imagine him smiling
with even a more grim satisfaction as he
contrasts the language of the English press
regarding him in 1852 and now, sitting with
the Times or the Examiner of December,
1851, or of August, 1854, before him and
marveling; at the. metamorphosis the un
measured abuse which was showered upon
him at the former date, tind the decorous
respect and cordial praise with which he is
spoken of now,, The 'seedy swell' and the
sanguinary ruffian,' is now the polite ajd
sagacious Emperor, and takes wine tete-a-tete
with Prince Albert and King Leopold.'
. Suicidb By a Boy. We understand that
a most remarkable suicide occurred near the
Sweet Springs in September last. A lad be
came-displeased With his father for denying
him some request, and declared that he
would put an end to his existence. Those
who heard the threat paid but jittle" atten
tion to it, supposing that it was an idle out
burst, of temper. But the . boy was resolute
in his purpose; and after procuring . a hoe
and spade and digging himself a grave, he
got ( robe, and attached it to a tree and
actualy-hung himself until he was dead.
Such, an instance of determination of self
uesirucuun in a mere lau nas never ooiore
come to. 'our knowledge, LyrclHv,rgh Vir-
unman, wiy sr.- .
I!U.. ' '--::!' - tj,,i j :
" 00" A rough Kentuckian hearing a child
squall Very loud and furiously,-remarked,
"How wickedly that small -sample of man
kind is swearing now, in the: infantile ver
nacular! What will it Come 'td when it is
educated?' r' o Ji't'-lo ,-v k.I :,.
"" -"'-Lj. ' rmm " ' '' ' r; il
..IPT;war IB(Ine,'s: . it for. a .man to
starve, himBelf .to. enrich hUrvheirandso
turn friend into- an enemy for , his joy, at
your death will Be', pr6p6rtpned (to what
yep leave, hirn.rr&eca. ,tl
' OiT; People who are jealddsi or particulart
if care'ftil 1 of "their own 'rights -and' dignity:
always find' enough1 of those who"1 do not
care for either to keep them continually ibri-
A Quaker said to. a gaanor:" Friend; I
counsel no bloodshed; but if it be thy design
to hit the. little man in the blue jacket'point
.ia'.v;.f -;.'.'. . ... f a,,,' l.."f've 6Vi3-'.
- C2rThe man who "owed nothing' to socle.
J;!.')oii-'!'S aiiit a rfJiw ,oob i lesldnf
,vt.L- a 4Uf( svit liisvrt tr
A Strong irlindesl Candidate
New- Foob fok jSuBET. Whilst. I was at
Genera,- I obserred -every--one eellecUDf
carefully the fruit "of the horte-chesoiit; and
on inquiry I learnt that botcher and holders
of gracing stock, bought it readily at a eertais) -1
price per bushel." I inquired of my .butcher,
snd he told me it was given to those sheep in
particular that were fattening: The horse 1
chesnots were well crushed; something la' .
the way, so I onderstood, that apples arei
previous to cider being made. - They arif -'
crushed or cut up in a machine kept solely i
in Switserland for that purpose; then about
two pounds welgHt is given to sheep taora
ing snd evening. It was portioned out to '
the shsep, as too much would disagree with
them, being of a very heating nature. The .'
butcher told me that' it gave a very rich tfa- , i
vor to the meat. . The Geneva mutton is
noted for being highly; flavored as any ltf
England or Wales. London Agricultural i
Gazelle. : ', . i.t :-.
(ttrWe re-publish the following estate
lished weights of various articles of prodiicl
and the rates of which they should be bought
A bushel of wheat, sixty pounds'.
Of shelled corn; fifty-six pounds." '',
Of rye, fifty-six pounds; ' '.
Of oats, thirty-five pounds. , , '..:
Of barley, forty-eight pounds.' .
Of potatoes, sixty pounds. . .--
Of beans, sixty pounds.
Of bran, twenty pounds. ' ' .
Of clover seed, sixty-two pounds.' ",, "
Of timothy seed, forty-five pounds;
Of flaxseed, fifty-six pounds.
Of hemp seed, forty-four pounds.
Of buckwheat, fifty-four pounds.
Of blue grass seed, fourteen pounds.
Of castor beans, forty-six pounds.
Of dried peaches, thirty-three pounds.'
Of dried apples, twenty-four poOndS".
Of onions, fifty-seven pounds.
Of salt, fifty pounds. . .
From tbe London Time.
Ireland Agriculture and CosbW
mcrces . . .
Tlie following information is condensed
from a commercial letter dated Belfast,
Wednesday, and published in the Deny
Standard of yesterday : " ' .
"Though the progress of harvest opera
tions has been nearly all that would be
wished, both as to the quantity of grain sav
ed and the favorable condition in which if
has been gathered in, no visible effect is yet -
perceptible in the trade of the country.
Somehow we do not find any advance isr
mercantile confidence.' Consumers seem'
afraid to purchase large stocks, and thus sr
sort of impolitic caution keeps business down
to the lowest point. True it is, the Asiat-
ic plague sweeps on its way, bringing dowrf.
hundreds pf pf useful lives, and creating dis
tress in tho homes of numberless families. ;
That one cause',' no doubt, produces much of
the inaction which presses so heavily on
trade, not only in the north of Ireland, but
throughout all the commercial relations of
the United Kingdom. That destroyer tells,-'
in language not to be mistaken, that the
moral as well as the mercantile, the physical
as well as the political, requires the hand of,
reform. ' n .
"The agricultural produce of this season;
in Ireland will fully realize 10,000,000 ster
ling above that of last year, , Let a portion
of that vast sum be expended in making .
more comfortable the homestead of laborers'. ;
Formers and manufacturers, landowners and
capitalists, are, one and all, far' more inter- ,
ested in the health of the people around
them than many appear-to understand. ,
"Ireland's flax crop, though occupying ft
much smaller space of ground than that of ;
last season, is turning out so large in point
yield that the total produce will likely exceed
that of the former year, and the quality of .
the fiber is very superior. The yarn trade ;
has been so dull for some weeks that it may
be feared, in a short time, it will become-'
general. During the last six months miiV
owners must have suffered very severely
from, the high prices of flax, of coal, and of
wagos, as compared with the high prices cur-:
rent of linen yarns. Amid all the dullness ;'
prevalent in nearly every description of busi
ness, We find the public securities of the na-
tion consols, bank etociy and railway j ,
saares-i-'in-'a very healthy condition; and ;
yet, trade - ii. general is not at all equal to
what k was six weeks ago At that time .
the linen manufacturers looked brighter,'
there was more spirit in tne cotton trade,'
and, altogether, the commerce of the coun
try exhibited every prospect of improvetaant
"It is possible, however, that the lateness T
of the harvest may have- rrmeh to do with the k
present depression; tf as the great mass of
the cereak is now almost gathered in, hopes'
are entertained that the October jade will, !
in Some degree', ' make up foV present dull-
ndm:'! inRl'hka rim f h In nrih.P. AHi. n all lib-
ness. '' ' Coal has risen In price, and. to all apr-
pearances, will be high during the winter.'
Grain is about 16.' per 1121bs. above the
rates'of last week; atin market are cbeapw
ei in Belfast1 than in 'Philadelphia! Tl
day fort-night prime brands5 of flottf jold 4Kt?.
25 (say 89s. -4d BritisM per bi-Talf and5
Wheat was 3;(8s.' L "jBritishyCper .bgaheL
Dqmand ,js. more than eqnal to supply, hbt&:
in,(ht city and lBNew,Yor!tVri.;,T.;... t , .
.Pota,toe are rery high in., the. Belfast,
markets, and. by retail prices, range front ffj ,
to led. per stone. Last week a vessel front;
the north of England brought a cargo of po
tatoes to'eur: quay, and, 'at the .same time,
another1 ship was being laded with the varla-
ty called "M'Mullens," for our friends on the-"
other aida of thai f.hannfcl.'f . n. . . .
J .-te iuawaua.. .xi c vl-il - Ahr--u? n.fi 1
.Lovmi'ifiiiitJ' ris,i;e lo .iWijit.A'