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BROOKVILLE, INDIANA, FllIDAY, EültUARY 19, 18H8.
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THE RAIN UPON THE HOOT.
I'inu'i i 'ii l. r, llni.g !!.
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Of hr bpfr thotiitMa kl 14.
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Tbn 1 Wwni tk l' drvlBli.,
A4 I wt'r awa)'rM lrMar4,
Aitka iiIiMIm lh rW.
Dal l iw(nr linger tili,
A tt frHilinM In Um
Maikkr flu4 tba arla Una rill.
Lm 10 r4 lul bvHof'tlnl
tvt tka rata drv Mrr blla
O'ar anjr kMl wiik aattatlna mml,
Hat It a !'! M ta'rj't kaiu
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Mia'. 4M k4 il M iM.it,
ktlHUit all IUIhk ItiUt Lull,
Al IM raaiant U I lul xviirvlt
All aar Mikrula uk nvf
01 a Um a4 a h"l,
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THE TLEIADES -A TRUE STORY.
Il Win ftlovily itl'ltt,"tli moon jmrt.
Inf; ftui'lo llio liltt clouiU" ttiat ll"it lt'
in Iii hrnvenn, pccrfl firllt with lur
hrillinnt !.ut, Tlio feu fparklin, bo.
ntli lit'i farmat htnco, ccmoil liko
Chfl fiiaki I nf K'in; r .icll rlj'pto rippoiir.
-.! a illii)iul, tun! IVoia null l-illuwy
3 - f Jm "ivv f f ri id tu
opxl' 1111 " Truly Lunn hwl rovcr it
iittir lilnln bat It in wliitti to luvo"
timn on tUU niglit. Fur hours 1 h
toot wutcliln tho kca of firo" at it
uppfiircd In it lillliaucy. I l:nt ik yp r
m-olltfctcJ m'vlii;; il iin-ro duziliirj;
briUi ; nl talllntr ti IK-nry M., who
vas tHiu1in;inc:ir I inviUul him to l uro
tit gloriouM unrttatlo with mo. JIu
canif.-l tho'ght, rather iiluctuntly ;
Mid after giving una rapid glayco, turn
nl coMly nwuy, I lollgwetl liiui, fur I
bad nutiud that ho khuddcrcd un if in
borrur at thought. Un nimilur occa.
poi9 I rcinembvicd liii exhibiiing tlu
käme appartnl digutt, and I fctt borne
what tuixhiU to lind out the (uuhc. Jlo
hud kcatod liiiiiMcif when I reached him,
in thoughtful attitudo, and ihicing niy
rtlf by hid bide, I gathered ft out him
the following thrilling incident :
"It i koino year otneo the tcmcI 1
then belonged to wan Inking in a largo
of nuar ut Uarbadoen. Wc were
iiblicd to go from our hip, uhith w uh
anchored ut huiuu ditanco front the
landing, in boats, ind tranportour tar-
go in that manner. Tho alter noon wuh
a very windy oue, when two comradei
and myself pubhed oil in cur boat,
nothing fVariug, to tuko in a load of tu
gar. Wo hud got out of fcight of the
vessel, when suddenly there tamo upou
n ono of thoo violent gusts so ollen ex
pcrienced in a tropical chii:uo. It nevm
ed us if tho 'taverns of tho wind' hud
been suddenly opened, and their pent
ud nrisoriers ru hed out to scatter with
ueir iooibicp inu ocean luaiu uiuuuu.
. i .all. i aa
- . .1. .. i
ICTMrOat reeled us lue onial aeseeuuvu,
which was sweeping over us, wuh i
mighty power, hurling us from our pla
ces with a giant's strength. Oh! the
horror of that moment, when 1 found
myself tossing about on the merciless
dtfon. and how cold tho waves' i'eit as
tlaihin over mo, 1 would riso and sink
with their swell, I- had taught two
piec es of timber that wcro floating past,
ana in that manner susiaineu mybcu
lor tho shoro wa at too great a distance
for mo to reach it by swimming. Up
on looking around, 1 found ibat my
comf.inions were near mo buffeting the
wavod. For eercral hours wo tostet
about iooliinir out anxiously for a sail
and sAKvinir to keep up each other's
fiifct-drooninf? spirits. As lonr as I saw
my companions near, I iclt buoyed up
and continued to combat with the waves
But the Jarful ngony of that moment
I tdiallsu-rcr forget, when looking again
at tho soot, where I had last 8cen them
tosMing -wiltlly their baiiM, as if implor
i.I. 1 found that thev had dis
amiotrcd. I called alt)ud, 1 implore
them, to answer; only ono word, 1 paid
to tejl me that I am not all alone alone
en th:. horrible deep. JJut, U my uod
xny tiod ! (aid the speaker, overcome
bv bis emotion,) no voice replied, they
wer gone, gone. I he waves had open
m! and insrulftid tbem. i e, l was alone
alone to combat with the fierce tie
mecta that secmel driving me on to
aUernity; alone with my last failing
Htxength, no voico coar to cheer mo, no
human arm to upheld me. To add to
mv horror, iiiirut threw her mantle
covering over tho earth and sea, ami
ooq its shadow darkened uli around
It wai tho first quarter of the moon
nndnhf how I lOOkt'd UP and tjlCbSe
hAr. bs shi hnncr out her brilliant crc
- - - - f
cent, 'liko a siUcr boat launched on a
"Whilo I lay gazing up to heaven,
and thanking God for oven this littlo
ray of light, which was enough to en
able me to d'ntingüish surrounding ob
jects, I saw a shark moving its ponder
ous form toward mo. I i'eit as if di
vested of all powers of volition, and it
' ,M h i i!iu Dfnsparou mo juio
of ::) - ; -'
liioto iion ille death, b.m'tho cij;v-'
turu ud united, and then remained per
fectly motionlo! .t a littlo distance,
watching mo. I bent my goto Upon it,
and kept it fixed stviidily ; It moved not,
neither did I, nuvo tho gcntlo motion of
my body tausod by the rocking of tho
waves. All was still and silent, the
wind bad murmured themselves to
slrcp, tho billows moved quietly, as if
fearful of disturbing tho slumbers of
theso who ttcpt beneath them. It must
havo been about ten minutes (to mo it
eemod un 'ago of ages') that this
atrungo sccno continued. At lust I saw
tho treaturo moro gradually oil", und
with a deep tdufigo that ngltnlod tbu
vators around, it unk buiicalh tho
waves. After this, I lay perfectly ex-hau-ted
li'oui terror and lutlguo I fell
that my wasted slro gth win last giv
inif wii v. und I knuw not what instant
u; o huck would luiurn, t'ligcr lor
pr. V Completely uVvreomo by oxhiius
J loii you would scarcely believo it, I
U-pt- y'H' !d, and dreamed. It
could u't bnve been moro than a mitt
Ui l l.i? I'1 l,'U dee)) itumbor, and oh 1
what a vf.doti swvpt icros my bruin.
I lho.ishl tb.u, in I Uy gating up to
heaven, a IhfliU'ul Ural ui' musU
lllled iliuulr.k I'd slowly wrosj (hat bril.
TIh'V rested th vir "Marry lintruinuiil
In th atuo kleN, nid striking its khl
nlngiliordMhi')' bt'ilhvd forth a sti uin
of peacu and comloi - -Again and again
thg dvlltiltll'ul tones bialhvd out, then
died awiiy, 'thy lulnt exquisit muiy ui
a drutm,1 until it t.t-t und Could
ho heard, but tho djliU vUuv lhul
gradually expired litlhwif own swvot
ntu-ie. At this moment mY Inctwaaod
ripplu In tho water arousod'
my fcbvp, and I 'in nwer for't
ihi ill i,i horror that ran throimh uvory
nerve, when I poivolvcd the kharUs.low.
ly moving around mo in tinier, ai n
preparing to suUü upon Its victim.
Matidenedulmgnt to Insanity, I believed
that I should havo iradu no cllort at rw
aiatuiu o : but on raising an appealing
look to hcavun, tt pray for stiengtlt to
tain mo, I saw glittering in nil their
be.itilV, tho l'Madc-4. Ina moniontmy
rtMii .I'iiilivd avfi
ji1 my liuno. ami 4
oUU'i iL I 'riu6u in urninif
1 aa r. .
etter uiMn thtfir brows, and jterved by
that sign, I prepared for tho conflict.
öileully tho treaturo revolved aroiino
mo, and overy instaui wouia open 11s
hiiL'o mouth as if to ingulf mo therein.
At last it tamo close, und I felt it told
nose touch mv facu. In u moment, with
all Ihu energy of despair, 1 rushed upon
it. The pace of limber I had under
my right arm now served mo a a wea
pon ol delcnso, audsiistaiiiiiigiityself by
tho left. I louirht with tho other, l ur
about an hour I struggled w ith tho fierce
monster. 1 beat it about tho head, try
ing to tun If, and every IVvnh da.t it
would tnako at mo, 1 Vould renew the
uttack with increased vigor, I scream
ed, with all my might, lo attract any
vcnsel that might !u near, until al lat 11
seemed us il all strength was deserting
me. It was a desperate and teartul
rdniiru'lo between lilo and death, and 1
dared not relax ono moment, jor inui
iiihtunt would hurl mo to destruction.
iut even during thai long and terrible
scene, the l'leiades roomed ever before
mo. and I would murmur l'l lades, rio-
iudes, us if I thought thai bright band
would tome down and succor me. Al
ast 1 inado a vigoi us tltorl, and gath
ering up my remaining strength, I dealt
tho monster a mow 011 the itoi'u mat
seemed to stun it. It remained perfect
v motionlcs for a momout, and then 1
saw it move gradually oll, und dUappear
in the depths of its ocean hotnt. ,1 Wits
so completely c.xhaublcd utter this that
1 had scarcely blrengui to oieaine, out
wu! compelled to make an eilorl loliccp
mvself Iron, siuking. Worn out us 1
was I dared nottloüe my eye, but kept
them tUe-l upou the slurry lyre of the
sisters, which seemed to be echoing
buck my murmuring, ol l'leiades, rie
As I lay tossing about on tho deep,
it appeared to me memory was gifted
with ten thousand tyts that, glancing
back, brought to light every action ol
my past existence. Kot a deed, uot 1
thought; but sprung to lifo onto more
every friend 1 had known, every bono J
had cherished, every borrow 1 had wept
over, seemed actually presen. Then,
lor tho liest timo, did the freak that
mado me leavo the comforts of homo up
pear a crime; and again did tho tcarlu
voice, and subdued 'good by ot my
motner Kounu mourniuuy uitlinct; a
it seemed to blend itself with the dreamy
sounds of the waves. Whilo I thus
pondered on the past, tho lovely Pie
laues graauauy 'suuic into their ocean
bower,' and 'night with all her starry
host passing away, morning broke up
on me. Lpon looking aiound at tho
vast waste of waters that encompassed
me, 1 espied a sail; my heart beat joy
ously, again I seemed endowed witl
supernatural energy, and I called alou
for assistance. My cries wcro heard
and in an instant a boat was lowered
and came wending its way through the
waters. I watched it with intense anxi
ety. As soon as it reached mo 1 was ta
ken in, and on arriving on board 1 saw
painted upon its stearn, in large golden
letters, its name, 'Tho Pleiades 1' Yes I
that glorious sisterhood upon whom I
had anchored, as it were, my hopes,
was to mo the harbinger of lilo, the.tu k
of safety from the storm.
"Doyou wonder now that th glitter
ing of tho wares is to mo but as a dark
shadow, and that I shudder as I gaze
into that, fearful depth ? And do you
deem it in marvel that I should turn
away my glanco from the waves bolow
to tho skies above, where, pictured In
brightness, glimmer that group of my
vision the l'leiades who on that fear
ful night bung out their 'golden sign of
promtso' on high. Yes, tho stars that
.,,nt j,r,her midnight' hivo for mo more
' 1 ', . I , , TT 7 T" -1 . . I - - -
the ocean's loam; for truly did thcirj
footsteps pass like angols' o'er tho sky'i
when on that fearful night, there was
breathed to mo a lesson of hope from the
bright, tho beautiful Pleiades."
SiiAitfi's London Ma(jahimk.
Baboons at Homo.
A new work lias just been published
In England, by Captain A. V. Drayson
of tho Koyal Artillery, entitled 'Sport
lug Scene among tho Kafllr of South
Africa." We oxtract from a reviov of
It tho following amusing description of
an npo family;
'I watched them through my glass,
and was much amused at their grotesquo
and almost human movcmOuts. Hume
of the old Indies had their oil vo-branch-C
In their Hp, and appeared to bo "do
ing their hair," whilo a pill rinreliul look
ing old fellow pacod back wards and
forwnnU with a luv iwl f ' l'
was evidently on sentry, and seemed to
think himself of no small Importance.
This cttlmatoof I1I4 dignity did imtnp
pour to bo universally ncldiowlvdgud, as
two or three young baboons sat close
behind him watching liU proceeding;
sometime, with tho most grotesque
movement and expressions, they would
stand directly In his path, And bobllu
away oul al the lul moment. One
during youifgster followed tloso 011 the
heels ol the p itrlurth during the whole
length of hi beat, and gvo a sharp
tug at his tail it hu was nbout lo turn.
Tho old fellow seemed to treat II with
lh greatest Indifference, scarcely turn
ing round at Ihu Insult, Miilv' Impu
.lonco was about repeating tho perform
ttiiCS", when tho Pater, showing that he
wits not such A tool as ho looked, sud
denly sprang round, und catching the
young one before ho could otupu, gave
Mm two or Ihieosnch cull's Unit I tould
hear the screams that resulted there-
"roiN- The venerable, gentlemen then
). ucfcüd the delinoucnt over his should
tu k I'd ' continued hi promenade with
th.i 1. Ten test coolness; this old baboon
evidei. 'ly vn acquainted with the piac-
. . ,1- kj . 1 1
Ileal ijoian wi wiumuii iTuvvi u. j
u-utvd nt"forivi ronn? tl naughty
ehiMj l'.üVd.4M.Ur, ijecM'gtommlsera.
tlon, shricUV'd all tho louder. IVtfcn
'uncivil I tould .100 me angry giunces 01
the mam ma, ak "0 took her dear mite
iet in her urmi "in removed 11 irom u
repetition of such brutal treatment."
A D It KAM.
I chanced upon tho prottiest, oddest,
fantastical tiling or a uream 1110 outer
nicht, that vou shall bear of. I had
uoiMt reading tho "loves oi 1110 angeis,
ant went to bod with 111V head lull ol
speculations, suggested bj" that extra
ordinary legend. It had glVen birth to
innumerable conjectures; aiu.' I romem
wr. tho last waking thought wnicn j
gavo expression to on my PilloV was a
sort of wonder, "what could como vi 11.
I wns suddenly transported, how or
whither 1 could scarcely maiceout oiu
to some celestial region. It was not the
cal heavens neither not tho down
right Uiblo heaven but a kind of fary
land heaven, about which a poor hu
man fancy may havo leavo to sport at d
air itself, 1 will hope, without presump
Mothought what wild things dreams
. w . .. ...1 .. . I I
are: i was present, ui wuai wouiu
you imagine? at an angel's gossip-
. ... 1 . . ....
neuco ti cnnio, or now iv came, or
who bid it como, or whether it came
purely of its own head, neither you nor
I know but there lay, suro enough,
wrapped in its littlo cloudy swaddling-
bands a child angel.
Sun-threads filmy beams ran thro'
tho celeMtal napcry of what socniod its
princely cradlo. All tho winged orders
Itoveiod round, watching when the new
born hhould open its yet cioscd eyes;
which, when it did, first one, und then
tho other with a solicitudo und appre
hension, yet not such as, stained with
fear, dim tho cvpanding eyelids of mor
tal infants, but as if to exploro its path
in thoso its unhereditary palaces what
An incxtinguibhablo litter that time
sparod not celestial visages! Nor want
ed there to my seeming oh tho inex
plicable sinipleness of dreams! bowls
of that cheering nectar,
'Whicb morUli UVtil ca.Il below."
A MM a
or wcro wanting races 01 lemaie min
istrants stricken in yoars, as it might
Kcem so dexterous were those heaven
ly attendants to counterfeit kindly Him
ilitudes of earth, to greet with terrcs-
tial child-rites tho young present which
earth had mado to heaven.
Then were celestial harpings heard,
not in lull symphony, as thoso by which
tho spheres are tutored, but, ns loudest
instruments on earth speak oftentimes,
mufllcd; bo to accommodate their sound
tho better to tho weak cars ot tho im
perfect born. And with tho noiso ol
thoso subdued soundings, tho angelet
sprang forth, fluttering its rudiments of
pinions but torthwith nagged and was
recovered into tho arras of thoso full-
winged angei. And a wonder it was
to see how, us years wont round in
heaven a year in dreams is as a day
continually its white shoulders put forth
buds of wings, but, wanting tho perfect
angelic nutriment, anon was shorn ol
its aspiring, and fell fluttering stil
caught by angel hands for ever to put
forth thnots, and tr fall fluttering, he
caoso its birth was cot of th' :
vigor of heaven.
And a namo was given, to '
angel, and it was tob called (it Vic
becauso its production vf&a c: rarti
And it could not täst cf
reason of its adoption, int i
palacos: but it whs to kivj-.-
and rclianco, and tho hau
imbecility; and it went wii;
children in race aad ,n
pity first spang up in LOSüms;
und yearnings (like tho human) touch
ed them at tho sight UT the icmortal
And with pain did then first thoso In.
tutlvc essences, with pain and strife to
their natures, (not grief,) rut back their
bright intelligences, an J rcduco their
ethereal minds, schoolÄtg them to ds
grcos and slower processes, 0 to'adspt
their lesions to the gradu! iliumlna.
tion (as must need l) ' of tht half-earth-born;
and what latutlro notices'
they could not repel, (hy reason that
their naturo Is, to knor all things at
once,) tho heavenly novice, by the bet
ter part of Its naturo, aiptred to roceive
Into its understanding; so that humility
and aspiration went on even-paced in
tho Instruction of tho glorious am
phlbtum. Hat, by rcMon that nut tiro humanity
Is too gross to breath tho r of that
supor-subtto legion, Its portion was, and
is, to bo a clilldfor evtr. ?. '
And bocauso tho human part of It
might not prune Into tho heart and In
wards of tho palace cf Its adoption,
thoso fuU-naturod angels tended it by
turns In tho purlieus of. tht -palace,
whero wore shady grofes and rivulets,
liko this green earth from which Itcamo;
so Lovu, with voluntary humility, await
ed upon the entertainment of luo few
And myriads of y fir rolled round,
(In dreams timo I nothing,) and still it
kept and Is to koep, perpetual childhood,
and U the tutelar genius of childhood
upon earth, and still goes lame and
lly tho banks of the river Plson Is
seen, lone-sitting by the Krave of the
terrestrial Adah, whom the angel Na
dir loved, a child; but Dot tho same
which I saw in beavsn. A mournful
hue overcast iti llncurnenta; neverthe
loss, a correspondence I between tho
child by tho grave and that celestial
ci il. an whom I saw abive; and the
dlmnoss cf the grief upon the heavenly,
Is a shadow or emblem of that which
fctainstho beauty of the terrestrial, And
this torrvpoiiv!ncQ U not lo be under
stood h'l by C wis. --. ..... ,
' And Id the Tthlirc.Vf ven I hid
glaco t'rMd. h w. that t? v ftn1?!
V.li- l,.iiW Avil ! it v
mortal pavwon, up;'v
wings ol parental love, (l
parental b Ur a mot.
the elso irrevocable law.!' j c.trr,i Ar
a brief instant In bis etslbri, r.:;u, de
positing a wondrous biria, h ,ightwuy
disappeared, aud tho pal " c. hpw hi o
no moro. And this eher ;o was tho t If
same bubo, who goeth I iuo and, lovely
but Adah slvepcth by 'he riW-Pivon.
An Eccentrio Character.
Möns. Ilaizzi, ono of the most cele
brated singers of tho Theater Italien
in Pari, lately died in Mouaco, at a
very advanced ago. Jlo wai not more
famous for Iiis talent than for the pecu
liarities of his character. The follow
i';ig anecdotes concerning him aro not
generally known : .
Onodsy a country musician, who had
postered him a great deal on several oc
casions, railed at Iiis houso.
"Tell lu'.m that 1 am in bed," said
Drizzi to his servant.
".Sir," replied hi valet, after having
obeyed his orders, "tho gentleman says
ho will stop till you get up."
Tell him that I am very ill, then."
If you please, sir, ho saya ho knows
two or three oxc.llcnt remedies that
will do you adculot good.
Tell him that 1 am al tno last rasp,
und havo no chance c f recovery."
"He says that, it tl at Is tho cafto, sir,
o cannot think of your dying without
his taking leavo ol you."
"Say 1 urn already dead.
"If you please, sir, ho says ho should
liko to spr:nUij -VW corpso with holy
"In that Cmj " ald Brizri, whose
block of exousos vts exhausted, "let
him como in."
Ono evening, as he was playing a pi
quet with an individual of tho namo of
Gousant, who was celebrated for his
stupidity, Brizzi mado a fault. Jlo in
...... 1 1
siantry pcrcoiveu it, powever, ana ex
Ah 1 how Go-csant I am 1"
"Sir," ead Gounani, "yon aro a fool."
"Did I not sav so ?' asked Brizzi.
"Well, if I did not, I meant to do so "
One morning, as ho was dressing,
thcro wcro a great many persons, as
usual, in his room. Suddenly, ho mis
sed a very valuable watch, and com
plained ot tho loss. One of those pres
ent immediately criod out :
"Shut tho doors, and let every ono be
"On tho contrary ," replied Brizzi, "ag
I do not wish to know tho thief, I beg
that you will all quit tho room. The
watch is a repeater, and if it happened
to striko, it would expose him.
Brizzi was goaerous to excess, no
used actually to bo obliged to give his
servant his money to keep for him, in
order to preserve it irom tho numerous
sharpers by whom he was almost al
"Hero, Joseph," said be, onoday.pul
ling a handful of fold out of his pock
et, "takocareof that for rae."
'Why do you not keep it yourself,
9' foi4 Its saw n
-t, hir, in your coat
said Brlt1; "I will
!;c:"i i t
t destined to retain
noney in o.u'stlon for
m.tnnor in which he
ri.töristic that we X, it)
j ko cL
- . ' " " w- h und rod
huf.i d' Or, begged Joseph to j'fov.; '
urun 10 py nis account. Jobonh
promised to speak to his master on the
subject that same evening.
. -Sir." said h, "Father Mlchot has
cnt in his small bill this morning and
If you would havo tbo kindness to pay
"Alas 1" replied Brlxzl. in a molau
choly tono, "you havo come too late, my
poor Joseph. I havo no money left."
"How have you spent It, sir?
"1 havo not spent it I
4,Then you have lost It at play ?"
.'I noverplay, my faithful
.1 Josonh I
ara not rich enough for that.
"Ahl 1 100 it all." cried his servant.
"Havo you not Just left your friend, tho
wievancr ie r v
"Ho has taken your money?"
Without doubt, he has," replied Ilrk
al, with a sigh. "The poor follow told
me that he had not got a ran, so I let
him havo what ho wanted. To tell f So
truth, he has not left me a single stiver.
You see. Joseph, you are too late. Why
the dorll did you rcfune to take charge
of my money for tno this morning V
Tho religious and superstitious rites
and beliefs, of the. original denizens,
of our now happy and wide spread
cojntry, will over hold placo In tho von
oration of the "j'ale-faco," and as their
1 ha J ci recede Into tho furshadowlund
of tho Hereufter, will gather to their
memory tho sympathies of all who can
appreciate tho good in theory or tho
truthful In action. Would to Heaven
that wo could now dissociate ourselves
from the btirlaritiei of sectarianism,
and bo asilmplo asthmo "children ofth
iun" Intrusting faith and hope. Think
Ing that all will feel equally Interested
with us in whatever may tend to spread
abroad a more intlmato knowledge ol
tho peculiar customs of tho Aborigine
wo present the following extracts from
ti'-frngtbewiel csypulljshcd many
yer "f.'Vio, xiiMlAryAYQtll '
j Tn ntudylng tho mythology of our
Aborigines the first particular which'
claims our attention; U tholr Idea of the
human sfiul; its exlsfcico previous to(
this lift, and its d-f infttlon hereafter
Thai ' oxHIcnt observer, Dr. Kdwin
James, who accompani-M Minor Lo.ig
In his expedition to tho Hoc y !f-Miv
tftfr, and who has rerordwd hin ptrfon-
hi f.xpcrianee of Indian mnnnsrn and
charfcfrr in mora than ono work upf.n
. 1 . v. . 1 1 1 . 1 ..... ri..i v
TTiivir iiniiiin nun cuaioiiia, piivi pOi. . .
Y. Hlst.Soc.) that it is common to hear
tho Indians, in conversation, speak of
"cominir above." as synonymous with
birth, and that they speak thus in allu
sion to the idea that tho shadows of men
or, as wo would term them, their souls,
or spirits, existed previous to their
birth at somo places under the ground.
This, wo think, it will be admitted. Is a
peculiar and most remarkable starting
point in the psychology of a barbarous
pooplel Certainly they who begin thMr
system of doctrine, by claiming a local-
Ity for tho soul before it como upon
earth, aro entitled to havo their specu
lations treated with somo respect, when
they attempt to traco its destination af
ter its wayfaring on our planet i over.
w m w
But what i" this soul that thus "comes
ahovo?" is it tho"anima" tho vital spirit
of tho Latin 7
The word given by Volner.io his Man
mee Vocabulary, as a translation for
either of tho thrco English words,
"mind," "soul" or "spirit," is atchipaia,
and this word ho is obliged to tell us in
noto, does not aflor all mean cither
mind "or "soul," or "spirit." but lito
rally, in strict translation, "a flying
Now it is well known that our word
spirit is derived from tho Latin spirarc,
to "breamo, and English poetry has
familiarized all of ui with tho terms,
shade and shadow, usod with the same
figurativo signification which tbo Indi
ans attach to tbem in a similar connex
ion. Whether or not thoir opinions re
epectisg the nature of the shadow are
-1 I. 4 Ml
entirely analogous 10 our own, win ap
1 a. Sv
pear nerouiier vr. jamos, wben on
duty at Prairie Da Cbicn, heard somo
Indians reproving ono of their tnbo
who had been ill, for what they consid
ered imprudent exertion and exposure
daring bis recovery, telling him that
"his shadow was not yet well settled,
moaning that be was still so weak that
his bouI was constantly ready to desert
him. As to tho position of tho soul
whilo in tho body, we do not find that
our Indians, like some of tho ancients,
assign any particular part as tho resi
denco of tho impcrishablo spirit; but
tho majority bolievo with ourselves that
it is immaterial, and, therefore, when
wishing to escape, not retarded in its
motions by material obstacles,
But wo havo not yet got at half tho at
tributes of a human soul, according to
tho Indian belief. Of theso, the chic
ono seoms to bo tho power which the
soul has wben it first springs fresh and
energetic from its now rejected earthly
tabernacle, to impart its ethereal nature
to all material objects that minutcred
to its comfort in life. Wo nro all famil
iar with tho fact, that ur Indians inter'
with tbo deceasod his war-dre, hin
arms,'' hi calumet, and bU barbaria or
naments of overy kind.
Swcdeoborg, himself, could not believe
more thoroughly that he would smoke
hi German meerschaum In the land of
spirit, than doe our spiritual Indi in.
t fin t t!? gboit of tho jijK" which often
consoled I U weary hunts lipo,-, the earth
will fii'" .My reg'ale his gbontly seil.-
; ' ' . V -!ad.v.. A : , ,
1 now tr ;-d tlm itv: rf tl. -
' '.,t;nd it'nttributea,
y; v i ':t dl j.Ubo. .', , ,1 t!. . .
acter, nor poutuu w,.V-U.VaIL;; t
particular in which it diflVrs Irom the
soul of a white man ; and in which, as
we think, all will be ready to admit the
red soul has a decided advantage over
its white sister spirit. It Is, then, a
Araong the Chip pew as, a covering of
cedar bark is put over tho top of the
grave to shed tho rain. This U roof
shaped, and tho whole structure look
slightly like a bouse in miniature. It
has gable-ends, and through one ol
these, af tho bend of tho grave, a I10U is
cut. Schoolcralt onto asked a Chip
pqwa why this was done.
"To allow the soul to pass out and
In," said tho Indian.
"1 thought (said Mr. S.) that you be
llevod thai the soul went up from tho
body, at the timo of doalh, to a laud of
happiness I How, then, can It 1 caul n
In the body 7"
"There aro two souls," ansncred the
"How can that be 7"
"It Is easily explained," continued
tho Chippewa. "You know that In
dreams wo pas over wldo countries,
and see hills, and lakes, and mountains,
and many scene which pas before our
eye and affect us ; yet, at tho same
timo, our bodies do not top, end there
I a soul left with tho body tin it voulJ
bideail Ho you perceive It must bean
other soul that accompanies usl"
(SchoolerufYa Onoota.) ,
At prescht wo will not consider these
littlo excursion of tho lingering spirit
so loath to leavo it favorite haunt, but
follow it upor( the Journey along the
terrible path of tho dead, The path,
says tho Indian death song
"Tka alk Heu Val Wu trac4 sat,
"The path of ghosts," or tho "Snlrll
Trail as the miuy way is cauea, in
VW-V - ' - ' - 0 B W
UflVrent dialect of our uborlglne. Ii-ads
to a distant country, where the shadows
of thoso Mho havo heretofore sojourned
on tho earth, are now pursuing occupa
tion and amusements, marrying and
giving liv marring, as In tho elykium of
(Swedenborg. Hut betöre lh newly do
parted ab ft dow esn reach thoso blessed
-l tiHlfK amid
wilch lie embowered
i'1, MdJiy .sb-iad a. "
loto encountered and many juucunc
overcomo. a no uisemboaicd si.uios
must cross a river, too deep and rapid
to bo forded, in a Hono ca. oe; they
must next travorko' a bottrmles chasm,
bridged only by an enormous make, cm
wlu-ae elimy. biu-k tiicy walk ; and linul
! v pnss over a Hill moro bointerous tor
rent than th preceding, upon a single
tottering log, which Minn the roaring
gulpb below. This log p constantly
vibrating utiwards and oownwarus,
with such violence, that many, alike
children and adults, aro procipitated
nto the gulf, when they aro changed
into fish and turtles, and other told
blooded un im als.
Of those, who effect in safety tho tran
sit of theso perilous passes, and arrive
. . a a aa
ot the villages ot the dead, ail aro not
equally well recoived ; somo are fallen
upon ana worried oy uugo nogs, wnicn
tuey; meet on the brink of the river
that girdles tho blessed islands ; others,
when they como to tho lodges of thoso
who had been thciracquaiutanee when
living, aro coldly recoived or altogether
refused admittance. Many of the shad
ows crowd around those who havo just
arrived, and question them respecting
those left behind, and when such and
such person may bo expected.
Tbo following is ono of thoir most
Driven almost to despairby the death
of bis fci&tcr, Sayadyio resolved to sock
bor in tbo world of spirits. His jour
noy, long and painful, might have
proved bootless throughout, if bo bad
not mot with an aged man, who encour
aged his search, and at tbo same time
gavo him au empty calabash, in which
ho might cncloho tbo soul of his sister,
should he succeed in finding it. Tho
samo accommodating old gentleman
likewise promised Sayadyio that he
would give him also tho maiden's brains
wftich be had in his possession, he be
ing tho appointed keeper of that por
tiou of the dead. The young man ar
rivod at last in tbo plaooof aouls. Tbe
spirits wen, aetouisbed to nee him, and
eagerly fled his presence Tbaronbia-
wagou, tho master of tho ceremonies in
phantom good society, received him
well, however, and leoiruo instautly
his friend. At the moment of Saya
dyio' urriva', ibesonls were all gather
ed for a danoc, according to their cu.
torn at that hour. He recognised his
sister floating through tho phantom
corps do bauet, and rushed to embrace
her. but she vanished like a dream of
the night. Tharonbiawagou, however,
kindly ftirnihod our adventurer with a
mystical rattle of strange muBical power;
and when tho sound of the spirit-drum,
which marks the time for tbo choral
dance of thoso blessed shades, had sum
moned them back to their places, and
the Indian flute poured tho enchanting
notes that lift them along, upon a tide
of melody, the magic rattle of Saya
dyio, a stronger "Medicine" than either,
charmed the soul of the Indian maiden
within the reach of her brother. Quick
as light, Sayadyio dipped up the en
tranced tpirit, and shut it securely in
' hi CHlsb:i.h: thn despite the entrea-
tie ithd artifice of tJe captive aoal.
who only, thought of being delivered
from her present prison, thi lrnaiiow
Orph made the best of his wiiy bs k.
to earth, tdid arrived In srtlety Vith bL
pretiou t charge, in b'is native vlllagv
IliA own and h1 sister's friend wcrv
now calU-d together, und the l..lv .
the dumwl wa disint
erred, and pr -.v
which, rd,,.- ' 1
od to reoi ive ll:
anjm. "., it. " V
C(rplrle, ,1 '.
H lhing wjis
i. tifi- i ,
1 . -.
ie; ;j r. ..oi.'.e i.-irv.
strain her rurionii v-
deceased maiden, and. she must net
peep into tho t-aiabuah, to e how fXjaJe
soul looked divested of all drapery
proud his Pinions Mnftow
i-reemuiy a JLhOS uT filif
Psyche, ao tho soul toek wbi. on th.
instant, and fled from pry lt. A
tho flying shado casts no bduw lo lls
movements through our atmosphere
8aydylo could not truce ü ttfvP I
moment In It flight, and alsudonlnit
all pursuit, ho waa obliged U nil dowis
disconsolate, with tho conviction that
ho had derived no other benefit fron
his Journey, than that of having hn,
In tho plavo of souls, and having It In,
his power to relate certain tru tbloga
which would uv-t fall of rcachlnif ro.
Willi U Nov York.
From an Idlewitd Mut ne flu the.
"I ventured in the vast estaUiabmsnt
of Duncan and frhvrmau, 34.1, Broad
way, iivro (you may or may not
know), are manufactured (hr thouiand
pettlcoatt a day I Tho work Is done un
tho upper floors cf th building mtupl
ed by Whetler and Wilson, and it is
with their miraculous ".Hrwlng Ma
chines" (hat tho three hundred Uro
workwomen, employed by Duncau and
Hherman, achieve such wonders of tiro
ductlvo Industry. At tho dlffrrvnt sta
ge of completion tho hooped skirts art
passed from floor to floor and it I start
ling to sue them follow ach othr
through the largo trsp-door iu tho een
ter like a procession of decently clad
angel coming through tho root 1 But
th single performance of tho machine
ry aro very wonderful. I stood aud
looked com minutes at ono which In
serted "eyelets" a little structure that
positively seemed to think while it work
Calling upon an old friend ia th
course of tho day, I was urged to go o
a party In the evening where wro to
hu L'Hlhurod tliH rieUH!.r.,u-..1.n ..f &
very Intellectual clrtlo among thenv
!caiirrtwo XCwhom I prticulr! '.
r j n 1 c r c a ic 1 1 0 s e 0 , m y n, 1 1 v. a v, i i .
uuv my waruroue was w-i lor. ex-
pecting to .be a iv ay lromv homo but
couple of days, I bad only my romdry '
. ' . a .
nsuiitnicnis .or Shooting-Jacket r- I
rough trousers; but, as l reluetontly
refused a thought came over me. In
closet of my brother's house, up. town,
there thould be ( moths and. accidents
excepted) a well-worn suit of many
years ago, into whicb I, perhaps, rAilit .
bo still able to insert myself. Up t
packing mem aaay (a rescrvatnan
Irom the usual decline and fall Into the
beggar's wallet which they owc-d to a
tender memory of tho beloved voltes in
which tho unconscious buttons had lis
tened, in their time) that dress coat
and pantaloons had, ut similar gather
ings, ngured presentably. My weight,
oeiicveu, wu uDout the same ns in
cir day, though I had been since, ot
courso, wedged open considerably bv
daily bestriding of tho saddle, and am,
thereby, perhaps, split a trifle higher
than those early pantaloons would bo
likely to remember but, savo this, (and
tho wrinkles out of their reach.) 1 wm
a taso of rather uncommon iiftioftity.
At any ratu I would try. If tho intrg-
umcnts were extant, I could pnt them
on go up and down stairs in them con
fidentially at my brother s test their
Hip Van w inkhtudo by private experi
ments of all tbe evenings varied proba
bilities and, if tbo rehears! were sat
isfactory, I would appcar.ia the costume
ro rigidly exacted by society (blat a bt
forks and swaltow-tuil) at iny friend
The breethe answered all proc ileal
Womin or Strono Sensf. Nwir
shrink from a woman of strong eensc.
Ifho becomes attached to you it w ilt
be from eecing and valuing similar qual
ities in yourself. Yon may trun lu r,
for bo knows tbo value ot your conti -donco
; yen may consult hf.f, for sh is
able to advise, and does so at onto, w?h
tbo firmness of reason, and the c onside.
ration ot altcction. Jlcr lovo will I
lasting, for it will not have been lighi
won ; it will bo strong and ardent
weak minds aro not capable oC- tr
ter grades or passion. II $
attaching yourself to n wmov-,,
hlo understanding, it must bfrhcr;riHd
fearing to encounter aftvrperir person,
or from the poor vanity of preferring
that admiration which spring from ig
norance, to th'Xhich approaches to ap
preciation. A W:st kn Sim 11 1 A Western
lege profefsor thus "illustrate
portant branch of u young lady's
" besides this, there is a piano, whero
the fingers are compelled to travel more
in one day than the fret do in one term ;
and tbe mind must be kept on the
stretch ever spider-tracked music till
tiie reason reels, and the notes on tho
page before her carry no more idea to
the mind than so many tadpoles trying
t climb wer a Hre-hyrrc1 r'f-f' T'cc."