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1 irT-, : ' V "rv r?jzx &vr. 1 l i j j: Ifftd 1 ill rfff JIM- ! 1 a 1:1 7oL. JHLtEB, EDITOR AXD PCLLISIIER. VOLUME II. NUMBER 52, j BALLAD OF ELEAXOBE. hardly Tmmi onr wJm rf a Qoawue ' . i. sr,., EJsrard I. war rem- ais im ccrrws i 7 " Weetmiosttr.) Osi,fsil'T,''''',,,s ..iMifM Wetter 41"," " ' r" ' Was the blush of that sweet C.nlilliia Girl, with the deep bran eyes, As sw hP!"7 llMrt 6re" firm"' a the stanfe, bright days of yore. When she beard young Edward matron, m lore thee, Eleanore!" f Sweeter thaa musical eadeae Of the wiad 'mid cedar aad lime, a I, ta a timoroat maiden's Heart, ia the fresh spring lime; Smut thaa wave that matter Aad break oa a sinuous shore. Are the songs her fancies alter Te brewe-eyed Eleanor. They twaia weot forth tosether. Away o'er the Midland Main, Through the gollea pomroer weallicr. To Syria's mystic plain: Together, toil and danger And the death of tlseir lured ones bore. And perils from Parniia, stranger Thaa death to Eleaoore. tVhert Lincoln'! towers of won ler fear high o'er the eale of Trent, Their liret were Un aosoer To her home the goo J Qoeea went. llereoTfe to the tomb be earned, With -Tief at hia heart! alera core; Aad where'er at night they tarried, ote a Ctjn U Eleanora. Ai ye trace a mrleor'a onset, 9e a h'ee efailvrfr raia At ye trace a regal anaaet. By itrealH of a laffron uin Fe te the Minater holy. At the wet of lym'lon'a roar. Hay ye mark how, aadly, a lowly, raaied the corse of Eleanor. Back te where laneei onir Straignt hack, by tower aad town, Hr hill and wold and river For the lore of Scotland' crown. Bat, ah! there it woe within him. For the face he shall see no more; Aad eonqaest eaanot win him From the ore of Elennore. Years after, sternly dying. In his tent hy the !olway 8ea, IVith the kreeaet of Scotland Syiag - O'er the wild sanis, wide and free, Ilia mas Jaohta andly wander Te the happy days of yore, Aad he sees, in the gray sky yonder. The eyes of his Elennore. Tisse man destroy those Crosses Raised by the Poet-King: Bat as long as the bloc sea tosses, As long as the sky-larks sing, As long as London's rtrer Gliites stately down to the Kore, Mm shall rfmemher ever. How be loved Queen Eleanore. ARKANSAS TRAVELLER. In the early settlement of Arkansas, a traveller, after riding some eigbt or ten miles without meeting a human being, or seeing a haman habitation, came at length, by a sadden turn of tbo wood "J. to a miserable 'shanty,' the centre of small clearing, in what had originally tan a 'Black-jack thicket,' whence the only sonnd that proceeds is the discordant mnie of a broken-winded" fiddle, from Ae troubled bowels of which tho occu pant is laboriously extorting the monoto nous tunc known as, 'The Arkantas, or Riclemaci Traveller.' Our traveller ndei up within a few feet of tho door, nich was once the bed frame of a cart Wily, now covered with bear skins and hang tjp0n two W00(jen hinges. After wonting, the inmate appears, fiddle in 8ni, and evidently 'wrathy' at being mterraptej in the exercise of his art. The following colloquy ensues, the inde xable fiddler playing the first strain of Arkansas Traveller,' which, in fact, M continaes at sudden intervals, nntil the O'Mogne, as will be seen, is brought to an 'neipected conclusion. If this be not wekmj lodgings nndor difficulties,' we like to know what is legitimately eonsidcred : Traveller." Friend, can I obtain wommodations for the night with yont" , Am.s 'Artist.' "No, air nary commodstion." ear nare a're,lj trv" ' 4 thirty miles to-day, and neither my- eiL "v mr horse hM 1111,1 moathfal to .7" .wJyca't yon accommodate me for r night V A AJast 'tag,, it tanf( jy. ( re plum ont of every thing to eat in W T ' BiU'8 8 t0 mil1 with th6 I onbbm of com on these premises, and even- "r nt the sbank of to-morrow m afore he cams home, unless some- i mmon happens." j "T surely have something that Ji l nors8 : e?el few potatoes 24 than no food." nt kTT" "trnoer our eatin'-roots gin ltv''r"Bat my friend, I mutt remain W Ih0 lDJr way- 1 cn,t 8 n7 for a.' v r 1 obuin n7thing to eat or syt certainly will allow me the 75 your roof?" V1, & '"It f.rs'f 1, 1 1 I, Ion p . - w ug U1U, Visa uunst on th. Te Rot only one dried hide a .if """""i na me ana tne oia wo fhJX 0ccn?ies that f so vhar't yonr "ut'iir3now mo t( hitch my horse to ."Simmon tree, and with my saddlo ftlcct t and blanket I'll make a bed in the fence- corner." A. A." Hitch yonr horse to that uimmon tree ? in a horn ! Why you must be a nat'ral fool, stranger ! Don't yon see that's me an the old woman's only chance for 'simmon-bcer, in the fall of the year ? If yonr horse is so tarnal hungry as yon say he is, he'd girdle it aa nigh np as be could reach, afore momin r. - . ... mtcn your hoss to that tree I I 'spect not ; no. no, stranger ; yon can t come nary such a dodge as that I" r . .. . .... i'ur traveller seems tiiat lie naa an original to deal with, and being himself an amateur performer npon the instrnment to which the settlor was so ardently at tached, thought he would change the tac tics, and draw his determined not to be 'host' out a little, before informing him Uiat he, too, conld play the 'Arkansas Traveller,' which once being known, he rightly conjectured, would be a passport tor uis better graces. T. "Well, friend, if I can't stay, how far is it to the next house V A. A. "Ten miles : and you'll think they re mighty long ones, too, afore vou ert thar. I caruo niffh unto forcrettin to tell yon the creek is up ; the bridge is carried off; there's nary yearthly chance to ford it : and if yr bound to cross it. yer'll have to go about seven miles up the stream, to old Davy Lody's puncheon bridge, through one of the biggest bam boo swamps yon ever see. 1 reckon the bridge is standin' yit 'twas yisterday mornin though one eend bad started down stream about fifteen feet or 6nch matter." T. "Frioad. you seem communicative, and, if it's no offence, I'd dike to know what you do for a living ?" A. A. "iNo offence on yearth, stran gcr ; we just keep a grocery. T. A grocery 7 Where in the name of all that is mercantile do yonr customers come from ? Yonr nearest neighbor is ten miles distant I" A. A. "The fact is, me and the ole woman is customers yet ; but we epect thpe diggins will improve, too. How s'ever we do suthin now, even. Jle an' the ole woman took the cart t'other day. and went to town : we bort a bar'l of whiskey ; and arter we cum home, aud 'gin to count the balance on hand, we found there wa'n't but just one solitary picayune left, and, as the ole woman alius ramps the puss, in course she had it. Well, I sot the bar'l agin one side of the room, ana shortly arter, tne ote woman sez : ' nosiu von tap your eml ot the bai'I.' and I did ; and she bort a drink and paid me the picayune. Pretty soon I begun to get dry, and scz I : 'Ole wo man, s posin yon tap vour end ot the bar'l and she did : and then she sell me a drink ; and the way that picaynno has travelled back'nrds and for'ards over the bung of the bar', is a cantion to them as loves 'red eyo.' But, stranger, losses is apt to come with every business ; and me and the ole woman has lost some in the grocery business ; and I'll tell yon how twos. JJiII, onr eldest son. be sees now the licker wargoin', and didn't have nary red to jine the retail trade ; so one night he crawls under the house, and taps the bar'l atwixt tho cracks in the puncheon floor ; and I r'ally beliove he's got more than me or tho ole woman 'ither ; the good for nothin' vagabon, to come the 'giraff over his nat ral born parents ; it miff to make a man sour agin all crea tion : that boy II be the ruination 01 us yet. He takes to trickery j 1st as nateral as a hungry 'possnm takes to a hen roost. Now, stranger, what on yearth am I to do ? ne beats me and the ole woman intirely." T. "It would be difficult for me to advise in regard to your son, as I have no family of my own. You say it's ten miles to the next house ; the big creek is up ; tho bridge carried away ; no possi bility of fording it. and seven miles tnro a swamp to the only bridge in the vicin ity ! This is only a gloomy prospect, particularly as the sua is aooui aown , still my enriosity is execited, and as you have been playing only one part 01 toe Arkansas Trveller.' ever since my an i- val, I would like to know, before I leave, why yon don't play the tune through ?" A. A. " or one of tne oesi reasons on vearth, old hoes I can't do it 1 hain't larnt the turn of that tchune ; and drot me if I b'lieve I ever shall." T. Give me your instrument, and I'll see if I can play the tnne for yon." A. A. "Look o 'here, my triena, uo yon play the torn of that tchune." T. "1 believe l can." A. AI 'Liffht. 'light, old boss I itVtf find a place for you in the cabin, snre. Ole woman! (a 'hallo!' within the shanty was the first indication the traveller had of any other human being on the premises.) the traveller plays the turn of the 'IUckensack Travellor.' My friend, hitch yonr boss to that '?5njmon tree, or anywhere you please. Bill '11 be here soon, and he'll take keer of him. f 1a tenman. von call bal and JNance op from the spring-house, and cut ofT a good arge piece of bear-steaK, to Drue .ur stranger', supper; tell oai to nnocu, a chicken or two, and get out some floor, and hare ome flour-doin'e and chicken fixin'a for the stranger. ( Bill just heaves in eight, twenty-fonr hours earlier than he was expected a half hour before.) BiU, O, BiU ! there's a stranger uere, am. nlavs the turn of the 'Rackensack Trav eller ;' go to the corn-crib and get a big pumpkin, and bring H to tho house, so that the stranger can have suthin to sit on and skin a Hater' 'Jontr witn me ww ole woman, while the gab are gcttm sup THE WHITE CLOUD, "KANSAS,- THURSDAY, JUNE .9, 1859. per; and BiH, take the hoss, and give nim plenty of corn : no nubbins. Bill ; then rub him down well ; and then, when you come to the house, bring up a dried hide and a bar-skin, for the stranger to sieep on : and then, liill, I reckon he'll play the turn of the 'Rackensack Travel ler for us." The pumpkin was brought : the tateri were skinned and eaten ; tho turn, of thet IUckensack Traveller was repeatedly played, to abundant edification ; and the gals finally announced that supper was ready ; and. althongli instead of store-tea, they only had 'saxifax tea-doin's.' with out milk, yet the repast was ouo to be long and gratefully remembered. The traveller remained all ninrht. and was Di- loted safely over the big-creek, early next morning. Of a trnth, "music hat charms to soothe tho savage breast !" MAEY OF ASGYLE. .1 hire har.l the mnvis in;in; Uis Urr-MTi; to Ur moon: I hare teen the dew-Jr fi clinging To tb roue jmt new It b!own: Bal a tweeter ton hat cheered me, At th erening' gentle cloe; And I're seetrtn eye still bri -titer Tina tbe dew-drop on the rove. Twas thy voice, my fen tie Mary, And thine artlett. winning smile. That hat made tint world sa Etiea, Don ay Mary of Arjyle Though tli? voice may lose its tweetaettt And thine eye its brightness, too; Tboagfc thy step may lack its fleetneta, Aad thy hair its tanny bae: Ptill te me thee wilt be dearer Than all the world shall own. I have loved thee for thy beauty, Rat not for that alone: I have watcheh thy form, dear Mary, And its goodness was tbe wile -That hat made thee mine forever, . Bonny Mary of Argyle. (From the New York Tribune.) The Presidency ia 1S69. A new President of the United States U to be chosen next year. We say a new one, because not more thin half a dozen persons, including tho lion. James Bu chanan, have any idea of re-electing that eminent functionary. Franklin Pierce is a possible candidate : so is Caleb Cashing; so are fire hnnlred or five thousand others ; James Buchanan is an impossible one. Wo are to have a new President, ami very probably new cauai dates on all hands. This paper is pretty well understood to favor the policy of snch action and the cultivation of such a spirit on the part, of the Republicans as will secure, if possible, a union oi me ispposmoa in iub louimi before ns. We do not deem it necessary r r " . 1 1 - L . again to contradict the rumors' from time to time set afloat that we are laboring to nominate and elect A , B, or O. Tho sin gle end we keep in view is the triumph of onr principles, ami tne consequent ad vancement of our country's prosperity and honor. The elevation of A or 1 to the Presidency may seem to us- desirable, but the triumph of our causo is of inS nitely greater importance. Men are at best but means to an end ; aud that is not their own induction into the Presiden tial chair. In tho last Presidential contest, the votes of the American Peoplo were.divi- ded as follows : Buchanan, Frfmont, Fill more, Fremont and Fillmore to 1,838,232 1,341.315 874.70T 377.989 eether over Buchanan, Of course it is plain that a substantial, practical union of the electors who sup ported H remont ana t uimore respectively insures a trinmph in I860, even thongh there shonld be some scaling off on either side, as there probably would be. We can afford to lose One Hnndred Thonsand of tho Opposition vote of 1856, and still carry the next rresiaent oy a nanusome majority. Is there, then, any insuperable obstacle to a substantial nnion of the Opposition in 1860 ? In other words What do the llepnb. Ic.Ans insist on as essential that the other branch of the Opposition cannot concede to them ? . Donbtless. there are Republican whose opinions and feelings with regard to sla very are snch as are not acceptable to conservative Whigs. We, for instance, regard tbe continuance of Human Slave ry as at once a great crime and a great blunder as the main, inciting cause of our country's misfortunes and perils. We do most earnestly believe that Virginia, for example, would have had double the population and treble tbe wealth she now has had her soil never been pressed by the foot of a slave. So of Horta Caro lina, Kentucky, Tennessee : so, empnatic ally of Maryland, Missouri, Texas. But even we have no idea that the Federal Government ever will or should under take to intermoddle with the existence of ei.rr in anr Btate ol tnis union. e ask that Government simply 10 let Sla verrin the States alone, protecting the . . - if.:i. 1 ke inviolability oi us mih, -u i-i . L.:AV.lW Parlor.! Cnnslitn sonai iioerij - . " . tion guarantees to every eitiren, leaving the overthrow of slavery to the natural erowth and diffTosion of Intelligence, Humanity and Religion. That the Fed eral Government should cease to be the active champion and propagandist of sla very, whether in its domestic or its foreign r J IAearVS.,1 policy, wc ao urge m ;" UTtsccIlanconSe CONSTITUTION AND THE that point, we do not'ask or expect to do so.. - ' . .---'- Wliat the Republican part. unitedly demand and insist on, is soca acliango tn the policy of the Federal, Government as "li s sw . i : i wtu reuoer it no longer a pairoa.naa par tisan, but an opponent of the' future ex tension of slavery... Wa insLat that in futuro it shall act with regard ta laTofy extension in "the spirit which-induced Jefferson to devise, and Washington to sanction its interdiction in tbe Federal Territories and Gen. Taylor to favor its exclusion from California. So much, in essence, the IJepublicans must and will insist on. How many of the other wing of tbe Opposition will obio;t to it 7 In other words : How many of the conserv ative nigs desire that the Federal Uov crnment shall continuo to be employed, as it has been through the several Demo cratic Administrations since Tyler's apos tasy, as an agency for the propagation and lilfnsion of Human Slavery ? . e do not believe that there are ten thousand voters in the Union outside of tho National Democratic organization, who desiro the extension of slavery, or that tho Federal Government shall favor such extension. In our intercourse with Southern Whigs and it has not been very limited wo never met one who did so who does not now call himself a Dcm oorat. If, then, we are not essentially at vari ance on this point, we insist that no in surmountable barrier exists to prevent the fusion we desire. We believe that Maryland, Delaware, and Missouri, with possibly Kentucky, Tennessee, and North Carolina, may be carried in 1SG0, for National ticket, which shall be frankly but inoffensively hostile to tho extension of slavery. As to our valiant Republican brethren, who keep reiterating that they will never support any but a distinctive, original Ivcpnblican, and that Hie platform of lsou must be reaffirmed verbatim in 1860, we simply say, It is not wise to deal in rash promises, rash threats, nor rash prophe ctcs. l on will doubtless do what is best in I860, whatever yon may think or say now ; and it w not wise to-oTter not words which may return to plague yon hereafter. If an original Republican shall be onr candidate in 1800, yon will want our Conservatives to forget that you ever threatened to onpose one of thtir sort if nominated ; whilo, if our nominee should not be a Republican of '5G, you will want to forgot those tnreats yonrsclves. YY e sav, then, to the explusives on ei thor hand. Keep cool. Victory is cleany within roach of the Opposition a victory over which both Republicans and Con servatives will have ample reason to re' ioice. Let it not be fooled away by i childish strife about names. When speech tends to irritate and distract, unspeakable is the wisdom of Silence. Thursday night, after the adjournment of the Democratic State Convention, one of the delegates, from tho County of Franklin, wandered to tho Gayety Thea tre, to witness the tragedy of Othello. Mr. Crbip personated the '" Moor," on that occasion, and, we must say, looked the character to great perfection. The .lulegatc from l ranklin appeared highly satisfied, nntil the sccno in the' Soke's palace, where Othello is arraigned for marrying the beautiful Desdemona. ' Here he knit his brows, and looked daggers at the sootv general ; but when Desdemona herself entered and joined in defence of her husband, and he turned and threw his arms gently about hor waist, tho del egate went off in a towering passion, swearing it was a " d d Black Repub lican play," not to be tolerated by the Southern people, and stalked out of the house. Xashville Patriot. As a party of Pike's Peakers were starting from St. Jo., , on foot, a fellow of a most solemn visage shouted out to them at a distance of half a square, "Hal loa! hold on there. ihe gold seekers stopped, while he came up and asked, Are you going to - l iSe s . l eati ' Yes,". was the rather crusty response. ' Well, why don't yon wait for grass I" continued tho interrogator. ."Grass !" ejaculated one of tlie emigrants, impa tiently ; "what do -we want of grass? we haven't any cattle." " Very true ; but you are making asses of. yourselves,' and onght to look out for provender!" Amidst the roar of langhtor which came np from the crowd, the Pike's Peakers made a general rush forth persecutor ; and no thing but a nimble use of ma tegs isveu the wag from a sound drubbing...; :t.,, - Hohobs to 4 Thai-tor. Mr. Buchsnan has appointed John Hart, formerly edi tor of the Charleston Mercury, Superin tendent of Public Printing. Mr. H. is a disunionist, and to that extent, a traitor. He mav be, personally, aa honorable ami estimable man indeed, it is said thai he is such but he hates, abhors, despises, and detests the Union of the States, and has done all that he "could to bring about a disruptions . He ia as much' an enemy to hia countnr as Win. Lloyd Garrison, or any other Northern fanatic, , who has becomo notorious for lack ot patriotism. Yet Mr. Buchanan offers a premium to treason, by thus rewarding a traitor; and Mr. Hart, though despising his country, is willing to accept his country's offices. A writer in-ibe-Pennsylvania!, asks wheOver " Major Botts" ia thought of se riously for the Presidency, no, but we understand Minor Botts is. Lax UNION. Cosn-Exno of Cocktry- EwTons. At the suggestion of Col. Swilzlor, of the iUusonn Statesman, it has been decide.! to hold a Convention of the country edi tors atifi publishers of Missouri, at JefTor son City, on the 8th of Jnne. Wo want to be thar when1 that convention is hold. We want to ask some of onr cotcmpora ries, confidentially, where they expect to go to. when theydie, and how long ,tln?y intend to live as tne slaves ot onset doc tors, one-horse politicians and non-paying subscribers. A good many of the coun try editors of this State are practical printers, who know they are doing wrong m publishing long columns of quack nos trums at starvation prices too frequently lor no price at all and wo are curious to learn their reasons for so doing. Some of them are lawyers, and yet they blow and ptm and mako pack horses of themselves to sustain tho political fortunes of some shallow-pated orator, who, as soon as ho gets a seat in Congress, or on the bench. will cut the poor devil of a country edi tor dead. c want to ask him if Black stone and common sen so don't leach him better. There are many snbiects which should bo bronght beforo the convention ; and if wo had the gift of gab like Col. Switzler, we would make a speech that would bring tears the eyes and money to tho pocket of every country editor in car-shot. But, being no orator, wo will only give the heads of the subjects we would discuss. r ollow-countryraen, did yon ever know. 1. A prompt-paying patent pill ped dler 1 Z. An honest b astern advertising agent 7 3. A truthful travelling agent ? 4. A menagcrio man without mutilated money ? 5. Jin odice-seckcr that wouldn't lie ? We might ask a hundred other qnes tions equally pertinent, which it would trouble our brethren to answer m the af firmative. Louisiana Herald. Mb. Pike, His Peak. A short time since Capt. Yates cleared from Chicago for Pike's Peak, via tho canal and rivers. The Captain has returned without his craft, thu Geneva. Hero is bis log, as published in the Chicago" Press and Tri bune : "Eight miles from Chicago, broke wheel repaired at Joliet started again shot wild hog salted him ducks and wild fowl ducks more ducks duck ing the cook falling overboard Alton broke on our weatherbow largo river Mississippi moie ol same sort, but mud dier believed to be an open main of Chicago Water Works asked wood dealer,, 'called Missouri in these parts' found an island landed named it after discoverer, 'Polegonia' found owner of tho island moro ducks 'what will yon take?'S , 'bald face' sold Ge neva to owner cleared 8, learn that Mr. Tiko hasn't any Peak, after all don't care whether ho has or not." One of the oldest and' most highly es teemed merchants of this city, says the Boston Transcript, was recently introdu ced to the President of the United States, and that officer immediately informed the gentleman that tho people of Boston were pugnacious set. History tells ot certain officials in a former age, who en tertained a similar opinion of the resi dents of Boston; but iu the lapse of time, the people of this "village." jealous of their rights, and looking with contempt nnon weak and wicked men in high sta tions, occupy a prouder plaoo ia the an nals of the period than those who scorned them. George tho Third and Lord North were of the same opinion of Bostoniahs, in 177o-76, that James Buchanan ex pressed, in April. 1859. . CnEttnr Cre8k Gold Regions As sauiBY. The following question and answer are from the Chicago Press and Tribune: Ed'Uort Prtu and Tribune : A few gentlemen of this city are desirous of ob taining, throngh your medintn, the fol lowing information, via : .Whether it be practicable to go the entire distance from Chicago to Cherry Creek by water, with a scow drawing from eight to twelve in ches? Yours, respectfully, . : C. C. Ajuwtr. Yes, if ton carry your scow on your shoulders no otherwise. And in this case, yon need not be particular about the draught of your dug-out; Yon could go as high as fourteen ruches I ' ' . . . ! 1 ' The Washington States, not many weeks since,' assured -the country, with all due solemnity, that there was(no Demo ersiia nartv. in existence. It is jiow en gaged in collecting the t fragments and trying to solder inem logeiner ior use at Charleston next year. It will be a mourn ful procession that follows the Hear de parted tone hundred millions a year,) to that convention, and the Charleston Mer enry prepares its fellow-citizens for tho sad sight by telling them that "the Dem ocratic party of tbe North, like a fester ing corpse, is fall'Bg to pieces oy tne ae- composing element, oi sectionalism. . Douglas and Forney will be chief mourn ers, assisted by Wise and Soule. ,r : : Tho high price of skunk skins' has gi- von in unwonted activitT " Down East to tbe pelts of "essence peddlers," as has been shown hereabouts. wett. arratu. Soma mar think" it a conona fact (though we don't) that, since the extra nrtfnrr advance in the price of Bknnk- skms, a good many of the Locofoeo edi inm hereabouts have gone to work to take Toitr.lcch other's hides.' LouUvill Journal. i TERMS STASZAS. "Tfcera sra, on. te 1st see ia th atarM, Mj brother! tho. an pm" nntaja. By tbj banks, tbo. pcond Onto, Wit. a anoamfhl jojr I nnaa; The eetswt etui of the Saaaaer sit An fleaaainf am thy foam I hoar thj sorgo anntnanrin; njr, I intern thj rlad tern, roll; TswyarotsnsiliarUiini tons. ' Vet lonely is asy sooL Where is Us light anil baoyant stop, Th kindly Wart of yore 1 A manly form erai by asy side. When last I soofht thy shore Th green sward of a stranger laaJ ' Nose swells abosr. his head; And I am here, to roonrn thy lose, Tho lored osse of tho dead. Th tail hills of ay natis bad .No more are bright to aa; Tho srery birJs I lored to benr, cna aa ate npoa th Ire So voiceless are say aaeaaories Of all could cbeor this heart. When I think of thee, tbo lored ami lost. And host all cold tbo art. in all this wiJ world, O, tail me, Is ther one who 'er can b So ToU of gantl truthfulness, rs faithful still to see? Oh, friendihip1! snsil serins mockery, r i nc thin ao moro can beam; Thoa seen th star whoa constant ray Shone brightest on life's stream. Yon rieor may roll back its Bood, Bebiad yoa forest boar; Ton monntaiu may Its topmost crag Bend oowa to kiee the shore With raring pang, this weary lif May from my beart.strings wrest, Er I shall eaas lo grtor far thee. Oh, truest haart and bostr A New Phase of the Pike's Picas. Exodus. Recently we have understood that, while many of these emitrranta have the gold fever well developed, there were hundreds, perhaps thousands these carpet-sack and devil-may-care boys who nave an entirely different object in view. They start with the intention of bringing up at Pike's 'Peak, or thereabouts, but they don't intend to stay there. It is now said that, being once there, they can rea dily drop down npon Sonora and Chi huahua, not exactly as bUlibn&ters, but with tbo intention of taking possession or at least getting a foothold in those Mexican btates. Jertain it is, that moot ing have been held by them at St. Jo soph, if not other places, with a view to consultation abont the movement If they do not find the gold diggings to their liking, then the thousands of idle and disappointed persons about Pike's Peak will be rife for anything, and nothing will be easier than to engage in this predatory incursion into the states of Chihuahua ami Sonora. Even granting that their inclinations, in many cases, might not lead them to engage in such an enterprise, yet starvation is a provocation of many wrong doiugs, and it will be so with them. That there are many men on the road who seriously contemplate this expedition against tho Mexican States, we are all well assured. Mo. Republican. That DEimrxGER Pistol. A Balti more paper gives tbe history of the infa mous Derringer pistol with which Sick les killed Key, and which Sickles' coun sel pleaded, (for effect to tbe jury,) was probably the property of Key himself. This pistol is stated to have been formerly the property ot Isaac V. fowler, ksq., P. M. of New York, who on one occasion, when practicing in a pistol gallery in Bal timore accidentally wounded his'frienJ, F. Bntterwortb, in the posterior por tion of the person, by a premature dis charge. Bntterwortb was sometime sick from this awkward wound, and, on his recovery, Mr. Fowler gsve him the pistol as a present. This same pistol Butter- worth is believed to have lent to Sickles on tho fatal Sunday morning. If Barnnm were in the country, he would doubtless secure it for exhibition. Too True. The Lonisvillo Jonrnal says : Tbe Administration sent ont several Governor to Kansas, to restrain the Free State men, and they became Free Stats men themselves! It sent out a Governor to Utah, to control and restrain the Mor mons, and he seems to be turning Mor mon himself. It is great at appointing Governors. ' Frasku a "Rat." At the National Typographical Convention, in Boston, a long debate arose npon a resolution offer ed, to remove the head of Franklin from the travelling card, the mover of the res olution having charged the great printer with "ratting." The weight of opinion, however, appeared to be against the cor rectness of the allegation, and the resolu tion was rejected. A YocrareL Porrl The Democratic journals are publishing a poetical epi gram against 1 nomas aieuerson, wmcn appeared in 1803, which they claim was written by William Cnllen Bryant, edi tor of the New York Evening Poet. Mr. Bryant was bora in 1794, and conse quently could have been but niue years old whem the epigram was written and published. ...... , - SicsincuiT. We are informed that there are applications now in the bands of the Receiver, for all the 'bit ( lZe ) lands' in the Southern part of this State. It will bo remmbered that no person can enter more than three hundred and twenty acres. These lands are very rapidly be coming settled upon and improved byrte white men. Mo. Democrat. $2.00 PEtt ASXU3I, IS ADTAXCE. WHOLE NUMBER, 101. (From the Milwaukee Neva.) Letter from Pike's Peak. We give below a letter written from Pike's Peak, by a well known citizen of Horicon, now at Pike's Peak. Every word can be relied upon as true, aa the writer is well known in Wisconsin as a man who has the greatest regard for the truth. There is evidently gold there; Pike's Peak, March 1, 1853. Mr Dcab Brother : I promised to write yon a good long letter as soon as I arrived here, and I take my pen in hand to let yoa know that we are all well, and to hope that these few lines will find yoa enjoying the 6arae blessing. Yoa know we left lioricon for tho land of gold about the 1st of February, and we arrived here yesterday. My wife stood the journey Orst rate, but my five oldest boys were nearly tired out when they reached here. Jane, the little sis, is happy as a lark, and says, "tiss uncle George for mo," (jtod bless her sweet heart. We had all the harships in the world. before we got hero. We lost our horses at Dubuque they were stolen from ns. We got some oxen, aud lost them ont? hundred miles from Omaha. We then tried wheelbarrows, my wife and I wheel ing by tarns, till the Indians stolo our barrows. Then we walked till the In dians stole our provisions, and my family got sick, so I had to carry them all on my back. Our money gave out long be fore, and for two weeks we travelled through a wilderness where the foot of a human being had never trod; in this con dition, seeing no living being, and with out money to purchase even a cracker at any of the groceries along the line. We lived on roots till my children all look like pigs, from rooting so long; and I have carried my family on my back, until I am so round-shouldered Jhat I can only see the blue sky and bright sun, by looking between my legs, and np to Heaven a panoply, that way. I lost two hnndred pounds of flesh horse meat when I started from Dubuque, or we should have got along better. 1 read in the 31iIwaukco News' that Pike's Peak was a humbug. But it ain't; and tho News knows it as well as I do. We got here in the morning, after walk ing all night, and though we aro now twenty-fonr hours in, are not well off, but have a good prospect. There is gold here lots of it. The gophers dig it out of the ground by the bushel, and in the moonlight the whole) earth for miles around looks like heaven' with its myriad stars, or like a pretty girl with yellow freckles. The woodchucks dig out bushels and bushels of it, and the snakes in this country look like solid gold ones, from crawling among gold chunks. It is found in all sised pieces, from the' size of a hen's egg up to the bigness of a large stone, and of tho finest quality. We have raked togother what lay loose on an acre of ground, and have twenty-two piles about as big as a large sized hay stack. Last night two hundred Indians came to rob ns of a sett of silver spoons and a line eomb that my wife had to use on the children, an 1 we barricaded our house with rocks of gold, till they could not gain admittance, and were forced to beg to make friends with us. The chief lay down his weapons, and came into our camp, when my wife used the fine comb on Lis head till his gratitude was as lively as his head was, and he was so tickled, that ho offered to marry roy wife, and show me where gold was in plenty. I loved my wife, yon know that, George ; bnt thinking that I might die before I gqt rich, and feeling that I roust make so mo property to leave my children, I consent' ed to the match, and she has gone off with the Indian, who is a groat chief, and ta ken the fine comb with her. Come ont with yonr wife, and bring a fine eomb, brother George. I am going to leave these diggings for a better one. It is too much trouble to tag and pry up tbe great big chunks of gold that weigh half a ton or so, and are so thick yon cannot get them oat without danger of breaking yonr legs, and am going np to 4 ravine, where all I have ta do is to go to the top of a high mountain, and roll it down to the river. The country here is fine, but the winds are awfnl. My boys got bo light with eating roots, that I can only keep them by me, or together, by piling lumps of gold ' abont as big as mallets, on their shirt tails, as the little innocents sit down oa, the grass to play. Everything is grown here. I can raise twenty bushels of wheat to the acre. Oranges, lemons, and all. such colored fruits, grow wild bore- while melons, pears, apples, peaches and . apple-dumplings, are so plenty that they find no market. Sell oh what stuff yoa have ia Wis consin, and come out here. Yon can get -. rich in a little while, and go back ia such style that it will astonish the natives. Give my love to all the folks around the comers, and put a notice oa the school -house, that they can get aa outfit in Chi-, cago for 8200. Come ont here,, dear brother, by all means. ' Yours affectionately, . 1 . , Johi Smth.," Sickles. Sickles is ia New York ; Sickles is staying with a fast friend ; . Sickles sails for Europe, in Jane ; Sick les goes abroad to recuperate hia broken political and social fortunes at home ; , Sickles isn't going to apply for a divorce. ' This is all the very latest Sickles news. ' The population of the United States increases ono million a year, or a thou sand every day. K.