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Th iinl tbriH nmi'j tri4l th 7L m gull inri tijb. Ah cmtn of letr f.4' jie, W hn nn tun itmiiiiiin li' jh. Slit r m nut f.-n fli if .1 A iiK-iwul waii o I t (, m lit far lir, jini.g i't, A lwjj treti'ii, etie u 1 !iu jlung A )'' wis that l.cr liunl j.lai.f f It M frjrfj; ltup' At), t'l ri, , uli right' 1b vltf llal.jfer ' Tbrir flm fuuilf cut. Kh'if ! ibc'i nft! the tcri i dun, W !in Luni in i!rulur f'.rih h tun, A to litr ju t: tli ri'it . c. u. WttfiiJ. Mw., Murch 2?, 1802. Till: SI.AVI.H'S STOItY. Well. I tievrr llioni;lit tliev'd Join' it, i Sir, and 1 my it was a lmiue ! 1 lirre'i a fimnv l.ifjr I'ti't, and licit, re- . . i I j' ti . I :.. !. 1.. ' . V I. iiks as kftp tip ir own LciriJm mA I have at liitli'imbk; fljtirclie, atiJ o In wi 'rin-'! t s, Hiul spend tliuir niuiH T ; tlt e uir MfllV, llieT'd Iiu lai-ed II lllil- lio i u' iloll.'in Id two tniiiioii. In !u' iiavel t!n Cajitnitt lile ihey uuiild! And yet lit? wax iun arter nil ! Do I think iht tliv trade ri'jht, then t Well, no j not exiietly. It' i bad busi tnot H! bad iu bin' u jiiritte but tlipti iliey'ro onlv iifrjefj, A while mint's a while man, mid it niter's a iiief, thrr'j no nettin' over that. You ain't nu ttbolitioni.Nt, are jou, Sir ? I never know'd a K;iilor us l, Ve sow a sea:itan' life h the harjest out ; Jack j"ts tiionkey's allowance, mure kit ks limn lia'jienre, nil the world over. And it pays better Ihun any thin' j;niit". Why, Sir, make or,c gi.-ol run in thrci; and you've done liiet r-lc' fjr own;;e, kijiper, and crew, and nary expense but Hum' out and lay ii' in runt or muskets us truck Cur your cargo. Su it's a great temptation. I never know'd a VMerican its liked it exactly, but I've know'd a many its has ben in it. Spaniards mostly thinks nolhiii' on it ; (hem fel'ers hai no sort u' con.'cietiee or humanity. Maybe I've tren a little of it iiySflft That's teHius ! 1'erhap I huve and per haps I I. n'nt ; )ou don't cttteh this ehild goiit' back on hisself, nohow ! You onhj inquired vul o' curivsityt Well, I sup pose so. I guess jou ain't the sort as g'u'ally tomes to such places a (Lis, ex cept on a spree to sec the ward. Not niin h of a !iow here to-night, times is bud for the. landlord. You idiouM go to the " Flag " some evenin' when u hull crew's hen Jaid oir see 'em raic there sometimes. Well, I don't mind! your health, Sir. I've drunk vor rum and better. So you write storie for the magazine and news paper ? I gues I could tell you a thing or two as you might woik up into some thin' iiUiut what we was talkin' on, too. HV.y uon't It Well, most folks is pretty shy of owniu' up to knowing much about the Ebony Trade, though I don't see how it could hurt a poor devil of a common sailor like ine, as nobody expects to have any kind of a character or .kear for one. We lives hard, works hard, and dies hard, and can't be expected to be very particu lar. I warn't to blame for what I done either. So here goes. Put up that pen cil ; I don't like liie notion of having my words look down ; that kinder knocks me. I guess you'll remember well enough. It's about six or seven year ago I don't recollect time good when I came i aliore artcr a two-year whalin' cruise in I ""JT"' rlLlflu! cent I had in the world. Il ended in my J gtltin thavtjhaitd and put aboard a slav- iir Wliv. Lord : a mail wlieii lie s dead drunk or lioeusseu j w ;,udatiutn. The landlord draws his ! fi , . Mdanec, c' course, for . . . , i i i.t c . .1 : bringing a hand aboard, and the first thing poor Jack knows about it is when he's roused by Ihe mate or skipper with the bight of a rope's end, or a uiailinspike, or hit over the head with a ring-bolt, or any thing that comes handy. I've seem men so knocked about, Sit, in Iht yens tort of New York, loo, that they've jumw.ii over board, five or six of Vm, one arter t'other, and swum ashore or not, as may be. Thai'i often the meanin' of bodies beiu' jll ntJpap-rs. However, when I came to I were all rht, and so, inaiidv, went .half a dozen j others had had the same luck. Some -.-k. others turned to j and made I be Ut of it, all of us being jrcuvniuch cleaned out and obliged to , ' I - . It-.. .......... snip somettt'Ciea. We mustered about t.entv hsnds strong ; Yankees, Irish. En2- lish, Dutch, Spaniards, and oue lubberly I Tortygee; iheie w as more Dutch ami Iri?a I than anything tls. TLiogf looked uu- I'vgee; the, was more Dutch and Irish MAKCinSSTKK, VT. APRIL 8, 186:2. n i ' i .. romtiion smp-hi e aWnl, we weir told we wa boutid t) Afrion to trade i:h (he ii'j- r for f.ln oil. tlur f iiiu wn ju" ai prcitv a dipt ei dipt built ci.e a nan cier tur;x d out of a Nw Vtiik dock -yard $ lIot new, 1 gijesa. and in firvt-rfi'e order, from etnu to stani. Sii were low-lyitig and rskikh, with me of ihetu iiifeniit!,liigh,sHar-h.Nkitig Ikw ; square rigged o?i the fote and main mat ; fore and nil on the muen, balk iiishion, tod know. She could spank aloru undr a ten-knot blee.e with .niot any llnng i hi -tut tin: poor ignorant savages rnu-le. afloat- llcr Captain w II, never mind j You could hear it right through the main about him he was a 'Mei n an and a good ; deck and up iu the shroud., even when A seaman ; that's all I kear to tell jut now. I heavy ea was on, and above the roaring Our real buines soon got whirred Jof the wind. We'd Cictl 'cm in the regu ahout before the ml ; a lor me 1 sus-jl.ir way, stark naked, in a sitting position, picini.ed it liout the tifjil, from (he tunny water-cask on tletk and the stores of tire and phy-ic aboard. The mates, too, both of Vm was Cubans, and one, the bardet- hearted, most piratical-looking vitl tin on - hung, I do belie e. laughed and talked kinder curious-like with soni'i of the Lands litem as h;ttl shipped knowing what we was. So, when the (a) l.tiu hud us ail forrad on the third day out, and made a bit of a speech. leUini: us into the secret and promism' us a dollar n head on every nigger lauded safe, in Cuba much o' that as it turned out! it didn't surprise irs iinv. Some liked the notion of tnakiu' a big pile easy ; some didn't cure ; and all concluded to go, 'specially as they couldn't do anything else v e made a fatnsli tun to the Air. can eoat, twenty tiny in all, agreeiti' pretty we'l among ourselves, though there was a kniie or two drawn, and the fiist male, turned out a devil incarnate. It was a word and a blow with him alius, and the blow lirsl often. He'd hit a man for any thing ; spiteful, too. As to swearin' and abuse, well. I guess I can pay out pretty free when I'm mad, and I've sailed under I hem as could ctts some, but that feller itent ail. hat witn tiis tmin.-ii. ana ins 1' remit, and his furrui English, and the niggtr jabber he'd picked up on the coast, ho d swear the hair of your head right on end in no lime; it most made your llcsh creep to hear him. If that hud had his way, he'd ha' made a hell afloat of it for us j but the Cap'n was different, and we thought better of him. You'll hear what he done though before I come to the end of the story, lie whs a good seaman, I said, and worked the ship hamlso tie, tight to the mouth of the Congo Uiver, the hfl place to get what we wanted, for the niggers inland there are alius at war with one another; they do say on purpose to get prisoners to sell to the traders. They has barraeoons at convenient place1', nnd the word is passed mighty quiek up count ry for 'cm to tote along the cofiles, when the right kind o' vessel comes up the river. It's big and broad and deep enough, mid most alius fair weather in that latitude; so one can go up a good ways. We hadn't hen there three days 'fore the Captain had bargained for a full cargo of prime hands a thousand men, women, nnd children, lie paid for 'em in rum and muskets and gunpowder. The geltiu' of 'em aboard and stovvin' em between dcks we had two decks, with jest sitting room between em was done in double-quick time arter they had been passed as sound and likely and branded. It didn't take Hit hour in all. The Cap'n stood ready as they came over the side, and he'd just shove Vm along like so many sheep arter tippin off the bits o' rag some on 'em wore around their middles and heavin Vm overboard. The night afjre there was a great feast in which the chiefs and all consumed, Vvpt us white men, cot as drunk as so many devils. All being ready we up anchor and away for Cuba. Our Captain had laid his plans smart, and knew the ropes with anybody on the coast. It's the custom for ships of the squadron, the African squadron I mean, which is alius on the look-out for slavers, to lake each a jtort and kinder, blockade it, moving on from one to another at reg ular dates, accordin to the orders of the Commodore on the station. We'd slipped in safe enough, knowing our time, and had calculated to get out just the same. We dune il too, though we run a tight saiart chance of being nabbed by a blamed Yan kee skipper, as you II hear more, on in pood time. I'll tll you how that happen ed, as I larnt itarterward aboard that very steamer. lie was the only Northern captain on that station, and the others, all Southern ers, had sorter sent him to Coventry (or a scrub as really meant bushier, and would n't make things pleasant for a considera tion. (They have a fellow-feelinp, you know, for they owns iiig'.'rs themselves when theyV" to hotn, and buys and sell Vm te:.) So he got mad and determined to play poum. He had ben ordered away from the Congo Uiver to a station ihirty miles to ihe tior'ard jest afore we arrived, as our Capain knew well enough ; I ain't coing lo say who told hitu. There he pertends to damage his Machinery, lie 1 lo for three days, and then comes right back exjiccnn lo fetch us, and making sure of a prize. We knew nothiu of all this, th n ; but as luck would have it, we seen the smoke ofhisfunael at daybreak, when we was weil under way, with a lair wind anarn. Our Captain always kept the brightest of lockouts ; he warn'; goia to riek LoiUia, I ,"..- w J ."- rll you, lie crowds ail Mil and gives ( :tl (.tranger a wiJe With. She f.nlowed. J U Mit . t w show ed her a clean pair .is thtt. time, atid by t ight bell w'd I i A.-I all wgt.1 oi tier. ,o lucre wa an tnu '.ner for the j-ttstnU It wi uld ha' iiM-ii Witer, arter a'd, if we had l.a len captuml by her then and there, as you'll anon hear. Of eoursc the i.iggets as all sea-sirk us otm as we got out into blue water, and a dreadful tnuanin' and groaniu' ami jah- jammed into one another s lap, so 8 they j ; could hardly move anything bet thein hea ls, for with such a crowd there warn't j an inch ol loom to spare, and the cries j : mid groans and smell win horrid. Y hen j I turned in that night, it were pretty rouyh land pitch dark, ilh nuw and then a streak j o' lihining and a grow 1 o' thunder to the sou weM, and il 1 uiUn t dream I was in hell among the devils and damned people, I'm a Dutchman ! It blew hard all the next day, and the next to that, so we couldn't lend to Vm much, cr have any of em up on deck. Once the sea broke over us, and we had to fasten down ihe hatches. You may i fancy what it was like 'tween decks then ! 1Xlifa ihe gah: had overblown itself and ae went below nobody liked fif job, and e:ie man turned sick and fainted dead away with the smell- there was forty odd corpses to be chucked overboard. The l.ad air, the rollin' aud crowdin' and chok :n' and smothet in', and want of watct, had killed Vm. They was mostly women and children. The Captain cursed some at the loss, which, however, made a leelle more room for the rest of the mis'iible devils. We simuled cm on deck in squads; some on em was so cramped aim situ mey commi i move ; pumped on Vm, and set 'cm in the sun to dry, ard sarved Vm out an allow- ..t l.. :!., I ...id M i'r Tlinnili-r ! 1 .1 11'. .nice, of boiled rice and water. Thunder you should ha' seen the: niggers drink 1 the eatin was bad enough, b tltin the grub iike slarvin wolves, hut ihe drinkin was awful. They actually fit and struggled over the first hucketsful so that every drop of the water was spilled, and then j lapped it up otl'the dc.'k like dogs! Ifi the mates hadn't used hand-pikes pretty J free we couldn't h'V go', 'em to behave hu- j man iiohows. Well, we did what wo cculd for em in cleauin and physickin, and sent em below again. Always in fair weather they was had up, by turns, on deck, nnd never put in irons except when mutinous. The decks, too, below, was swabbed out once, and sprinkled with somethin' o' lime, I misremciuber the name, to prevent sick ness. I mention this because folks gen erally thinks as slavers hasn't got any hu manity. If it warn't agin the law the dar keys wouldn't haVe to be crowded up so, by fctchin' so many ; that's what makes it onpleasant. There was one thing, however, as that first-mate did ns was downright cruel. Ye see the bigger and stronger ones got to fightiu' and strugglin' for more room, as was but natural, siitiu' jammed up in a heap like that. In consequence the weak er crowd, the women and picaninnies, suf fered. So, to make Vm all lie quiet, he jest goes below with a case of tacks little nails, vott know and sprinkle Vm loose among the darkeys. The more they stir red arter that the more the tacks run into their naked bodies, and though it but t bad it didn't damage the niggers' value. An old hand aboard told me this was the reg ular thing; before it was thought on they ued to be at no end of expense for irons. Was on ever at sea. sir ? Because, if so, you'll know that if there's one thing a sailor liuies worse man anoiuer, n a a It's worse than a storm by a long To have the sails a flaptiin', the calm. sii'l.t. ropes a fray in', everything creakin' and ereakin' and weariu' itself out for nothiu', the blue water nil around as smooth as a pond, nothin' to do and makin no way why, it's enough to set a saint swearin' at his'graiidiriothor! Well, jest suppose a three- days' calm in the tropics, the sun pitch hot overhead, and us with nigh a thousand niggers on board 1 I tell you it was awlul ; hardly a breath of uir stirring on deck, and jest like the black hole of Calcutta below. The poor devils there sweltered, and sizzled, and briled, and moaned, and yelled by turns and altogether, as if they'd knowed of the sharks as wa n-wirnmiri alongside a waitin for 'em. They say the durned varmints will nose out a slaver and follow her any w Iu res, on the look-out or corpses, and I believe it, fer, surtirt, two stuck pretty close lo us Irorti the third day out. They wem't mistaken either. A fever broke out among the niggers, and they began to die oil' like rotten sheep ; we had to throw nigh two hundred overboard in three days. That, with the ones as had gone before, mad a loss of a fourth of the cargo, and put our skipper in an ugly temper. One of the hands took the fever and died, too, in spite of the Cap loin's doctoriu'. I was by his bunk when he lipjed his wind, and I wouldn't like to tell what lie said about ihe slave-trade wen n warm complimentary, j ujj I bet your life of that. We all began to tldtX luck was agin ui in thai v'yage.aod mi . in, .il, I i B I i i II so it proved. The i.!y man a didn't seem to care was the first mate ; he feared j neither Ood or devil. He cured and! swore ten limes worse than ever, and ! knocked the niggers around jest as if it was tinr lanlt, pour uev tie! lor bavm the fever ar J dyin'. We were seven dujs out, standing to the sou'wr.t with all sails set, a fairish wind and hazy weather, when we spied a vecl astarn of us, nearer than the Cap tain liked. At first we thought little of it, supposin' her lo be bound for the West ludies, for thi cruisers of that squadron seldom troubles you when you've pot clear of the cont fifty or a hundred miles or so; all you have to look out for then is inquis itive Ya-kee captains ; you can laugh at the Uiitishers by hoisting the 'Mcriean flag, w hen thry hain't no right to search you, though they docs it sometimes -iheiriiiipudepce. Hut presently this feller comes higher yet, nnd seems to be follow in us. Soon there's no doubt about it, and the Captain makes her out to be a steamer with the stars and stripes flying. So he tries lo get cfl" by, virtue of wind and canvas, and there's a pretty a chae as ever you'd wish to see for over tw'o hours. Slavers don't fight, you know; they alius runs, and is afeard of nothin' but steamers. This one pained on us at such a rate that w e should have gl'n jn, only the haze ihji kened a bit and we thought we might dodge in the fog. Instead of that it eienr cd up some and the wind began to slack en ; so the Captain, artcr consullin with the first mate, resolved to lighten the car go. About fifty of the niggers was fetched on deck, by twos and threes each on 'em was la; lied to a spar or plank and sent adrift. We done this 1 can't say as I liked the business in part to get rid on 'cm, part in the hopes as the steamer would put out boats to pick 'em up, and so be hindered and give us time to sheer oh". If we'd got free wc might ha' cruised round a spell arterwards lookin' for 'em. When I see the poor black w retches float in' oil' in the mist and heard the yells of two us the sharks pot, 1 thought it was about as bad as could be, but I soon larnt different. The steamer came right on arter us, stayin' Lr nothin', se the Captain determined to drown every nigger on hoard, that they mightn't be evidence ngin' him. He had cut our heaviest chain-cable, tied a hundred and sixty of Vm to it, and then run it overboard 1 I shall never for get that, .Sir. Some cried and jabbered in their gibberish for merry, some howled, some was kinder stupefied and didn't know what was goin' to be done to 'em, and some fouzht with fists and teeth, like wild beasts. The first mate I warn't sorry lo see it nearly had his tjjumb bitten off by on j of 'etn. When they went over the side they set up the awfullest screech you ever heard tell on in all your born days a sort of dreadful yell as went right through your head and frightened you. It was horrid horrid; I seen men turn white as death when they heard it. The niggers went right plump (low u to the bot tom, a great strtak of bubbles rising up arter them. The Captain would hsve served the rest the same way, but the hands had ltad enough of it and stood right stock-still- almost mutinying in spite of his orders and the first mate's cursing. I believe both on Vm would have come to mischief if they'd touched anybody. We knew that Ihe game was pretty well played out anyway, for the steamer was a-gainiu' on us fut. In less than twenty minute ih fired a gua across our bows to bring us lo, and sent a boat alongside to take posses sion of us as a prize. And then what do you think ? if she didn't turn out to be the same durned sloop as we'd given the go-by to oft' the Congo Kiver, I'm - ! Her skipper had got sai tin news of us. and was bound to rapture us if he had lo run all the way to Cuba for it. Well, he put a prize crew aboard under command of a lieutenant and midshipman, took us in (dace ef his own hands, and sent the niggers to Monrovia to be set free, by the Government ngettt there Until our Captain showed Vm, the officers didn't know how to stow or to feed the niggers, and, do what they could, three hundred more died of the fever afore they sighted land, they was so sick. Hardly a hundred of Vm lived to see Africa agin ; and I hcarn tell as they had sores all over Vm and could hardly stand up from weak ness. We was headed for New York, and pretty well treated, as common sailors who had shipped without any partie'lar knowl edge of the craft, or btn put aboard in the way I telled you of at the beginnin' of the story. Some thought we'd get a month or two in prison, others not; and they was right, as luck would have it, for they done notion to us, cept landm us without a red cent of pay. The Captain and mates warn't afraid, bless you 1 thy had plenty of friends, and we wasn't then under a l'lack Republican Govern ment. And so it happened. They was tried onee or twice and Jet off, and I see the Captain, with rny own eyes, six months arter, ridin' op Broadway in a carriage, with a handsome lady, jest as grand as you please. You'J tile to lenov who ht mat, Sir t Daresay! Well, Mey tUn9 a man Jf$t aboj.it hit tire 0 tU i'ombt latt Friday! NO. 4G. i . 11 i. ,.m-. m . i mutMft I'AKsON U HOW. MOW. The Tarson Lad an enihutiauic recep tion at Cittrinnati. We quote the close of the speech he made on the crtio ! No one can lell of Ihe uTering and hardship that (he Union inett cf Eastern Terien have hl lk OMleiyv f utany innocent men, without hearing or trial, have been put to death. $qad of cavalry are roving alout the ce-uutry com mitting alt maimer of erinies and shooting down all u. peeled of treason to the South ern Confederacy. It was ooly neceary to have a finger pointed to a man and some one was ready la shoot hitu down. This was the casts with j-oor Tierce. He had committed no act of treason, but w as sup posed to sympathize with Union men. Walking acro- one of hjs field oue day, some otic said there goes a traitor, wIm-ii one of a squad of cavalry fired, and he was sti tick with a Minnie ball. The jails in the South are literally full of Union men, many of thcui taken from East Tennessee. Never was a euple so brokeu down. The Government owes it to the people, if they go anywhere ehe, to take care of East Tennessee. Tbey have sood firm. There are no Union presses left in the South, and not a Union editor but one, and that is myself. They have all been bought up. They offered rae large sunn of money, but my reply was, "Thy money perish with thee. I will see you to the devil to" - .... -:- ;..,,.,,. They took my paper, toy prest auu my type, and gave me notice that I should not publish any more papers. I took the ad vice of my friends and family, and sloped the Whi'j. It was the only lime in my life that I ever gave in, for, like Hollin's ram, I always had a bead of my own. Laughter. They took my building, which wai siaty feet long, and two stories high, and trans formed it into an arsenal to repair the guns which Floyd stole from the United Stales Government. And this was not ull. An Alabama regiment came along one Sabbath Jay and stole from mc my only nigger, a young man of whom I thought very much. I might have expected this from a Northern army if 1 had believed ull that was said of it, but I did not expect that the chival ry and flower of the South would be guil ty of such an act, after all their boasting. I tell you to-day, npon the honor of a man, that the Southern army and its hangers-on have stolen more negroes in Virgin ia, Tennessee and Kentucky, during the past six months, than the Abolitionist have enticed or aided away in the last forty years, and to-day, lo help me God, one half the soldiers in the South never owned a slave or were ever related by Ihe ties of consanguinity with any one that ever did. f Cheers. They are the oflscouring of the lowest order of society, the meanest set of cowards on the face of the earth. Look how they fled at Fishing Creek, and en-ry where else when the Union army got after them. When they started out they said "one Southerner could whip five blue-bel-lied Yankees," and here let me relate an incident that happened iu Kuoxville a few weeks since ! A Union lady met on the sidewalk one day, a Colonel of a regiment stationed at Knoxville, and she said to him, "Colonel, bow is it that I notice the Northern!! have been getting the better of us at Fort Henry, Fort Donelson and Fishing Creek. I thought one Southerner could whip five Yankees." "Oh," replied the Colonel, "you ee these troops were from Ohio, In diana and Illinois. They are the descen dants of Kentuckiana and Teiinessoeans, whe removed from these Statee across the Ohio years ago. They are of our own slock, and aic as good fighters as our own 6oldiers." 'Well how was it about Burnsidc'i vic tory at Roanoke Island ? Were these Ohio, Indiana and Illinois soldiers too '(" To the interrogatory the Colonel re plied that be did not know, nnd hastily bidding the lady good day, left her. This is my first effort at speaking in four months, and I find that I am getting hoarse and must stop. Thank God I can now see daylight. This wicked rebellion is about pluyed out ; all that is needed to finish the work il "a little more grape Captain Bragg." Grape for the masses, and hemp for the leaders is ray motto. Intelligent. 'First class in Oriental philosepby stand up. TbibcU, what is life T Life consists ef money, a fast Lorse and a fashionable wife. What is poverty ? 'The reward of meiit which geniui if ceives from a discriminating public 'What is religion? 'Doing unto others as you please with out allowing a return of ibe compliment.' 'What is fame V A six line puffin a newspajier.' The locomotive is recommended as a thing to imitate. It whistles over Ju work, and never takes anything but wa ter to wr:t its whistle. The bleakest adversity may bear m t prosperity. The Arctic wanderer may be fiottrd into a warm latitude on aa isl and of ice. Some person, shame the devil, net by (peaking to him, bat by outlying him.