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If He be seated in thine inmost soul, Soon wilt thou break the bonds of ignorance, And glory in bright knowledge. Frazcr's Magazine . l.mt ami Mixn are here spoken nf ns cheated tiling, and therefore ii'jt attributes of the divine nature. Z Sljrillmg Skctcl). .A NARRATIVE OF THE SUFFERING'S OF MRS. JANK ADF.LIN'h: WILSON, DURING HER. CAPTIVITY' AMONG Tin: CAVAxnis Indians. x was uom in ruion, Illinois, on the! 12:li day ol June, 1S37, and am, therefore, ! in the seventeenth year of my age. Aly ! faher's name was Wm. Smith ; my mother's j maiden name was Jane Cox. 1 had five brothers and fjur sisters. I think it was in the year IS1G that we moved to Missouri, j and settled at a boat landing or ferry call- j ed Jamestown, on the North Grand Iliver. My father kept the ferry. j About eight years ago we moved from this p.ace to Texas, and settled near Paris, ! in Lamar County. Here my father and ' mother died within one day of each other, ' leaving six orphan children behind them. Three of my brothers had dieJ before the j death of my parents. My eldest brother. who was in a ranging company, now came considered useless were thrown into the to settle my father's affairs and make pro-J fire. My clothing was taken away, ex visions for our support, lie secured homes I cept barely enough to cover my person, for us with different neighbors, but took the I In the distribution ol the captives, the eld youngest sister, our pet, with him to place : rst boy, about 12 years of age, was claimed her with one ol our aunts. I by the chief; I became the properly ol one One day's journey from the place where ' of the others. I should have mentioned he left us, he was attacked by the winter ! that one of our captors was a Mexican, fever, and died in one week. I have three who had been stolen from the State of Chi siaWrs older than myself. There names huahua when an infant. He was assavage are Elizabeth, Cynthia and Caroline. My ; as the Indians, and claimed the youngest brother James and sister Ellen are younger boy for his prize. The scalp of the Mexi than myself. Ellen was four years old i can was stretched on a stick and dried by when my parents died. Caroline is a the fire. dwarf, and the neighbors thought that the ' After giving us some meat for our sup medicine the doctors gave her stopped her ppr, the Indians began to secure us lor the growth. She was a dear child, and we all night. The boys, with their arms tied loved her because of her misfortune. Here tightly behind them, were taken under Jane was unable to restrain her feelings, ' guard by two ol the savages. My feet and burst into tears. I lived with several ' ere tied together, and I was obliged to lie neighbors until last February, when I was between the other two. I did not sleep married to Mr. James Wilson, a young ! any during tlie night fori was afraid ol farmer, just beginning life with a little j being killed. property, consisting in horses and cattle, j The next day we resumed our journey, He was but nineteen years of age when we and traveled in the same direction. The were married. We knew but little of life, boys were mounted on good animals, and for I was not yet sixteen. I fear we were had bows and arrows. Their faces were crazy in getting married while we were so ' painted Indian fishion, and they looked young. Poor girl Iwhen her thoughts went back to this period of her life, she wept as it her heart would break. We heard that people became rich very fast in California, so we concluded to move and commence life in that distant country. We gathered together the little property we possessed and joined a party of emi grants consisting of filty-two men, twelve women and several children. The father and brothers of my husband were among this number. There were in all twenty-two wagons, and the whole company was placed under the command ol Air. Henry Hickman. We started from Hunt County on the Cth of April last, and took the route for 111 Paso. Wo arrived at the Uuadalupe Mountains about (he 1st of June. Here the Mescalero Apaches stole from us nine teen head of cattle ; six men started in pur suit, but were driven back by the Indians. We went thence to L.I Paso. Aly husband not being able to travel well with Mr. Hickman's train, he determined to remain at El Paso till the arrival of another party of California emigrants. Five of Mr. II.' men staid with us. While here, the Mex icans stole nearly all the property we had, and left us unable to proceed on our jour ney. We could do nothing now except make our way back to Texas. About the last ot July we started on our return, with the fragments of our property which the thieves bad spared. Ou the first day of August, my husband and his lamer leu us, and fell into the bauds of the Indians. I saw them no more after SUN1JUlY' K0IlTIIUMlJJiIAXD COUXTY, PA., SATURDAY, FELIIUARY 18, lS'i, this. I was tolJ that they had been mur dered. You may perhaps b able to ima gine my feelings when I found mysell thus bereaved and destitute in a land of strangers. My misfortune seemed greater than I could bear, but I knew not that heavier trials were in store for me. Unable to continue my journey, I re turned to ! Paso, where I remained until September 8, when 1 started once more for Texas with my three brothers in-law, in company with a small party consisting of five Americans and one Mexican. Mr. Hart, who owned and commanded this train, having some business in Texas which required his immediate attention, tiaveled very rapidly, and I hoped in a few more days to be in the midst of my friends. As we had seen only one Indian on the route we flattered ourselves that we should not be molested by any of the tribes which infest this route. When near the borders of Texas, some of our parly slole three animals from Mr. Hut, and ran ofl. Mr. Hart, anxious to overtake the thieves, started in pursuit, taking with him my el dest brother ir.-Kiw, a lad some fourteen years of age, leaving myself, a Mexican, and the two boys to follow as rapidly as wo could. We were at this lime within three days journey of a military post at Phantom Hill, mid were considered out of danger. A discharged soldier being unable to keep tip with us was some distance be hind, but I saw nothing 0 him alter this. The day after Mr. Hart kit us, as we were travelling, about noon, we saw two Ca manche Indians charging us in from, and at the same time two others were seen driving up behind. We were all very much frightened, and the Mexican jumped out of the wagon and went toward the Indians, in order, if possible, to gain their friendship. The mules of our wagon, four in number, becoming frightened by the war-whoop of the lavages, turned out of the road and commenced running as fast as they could. One of them fell down before we had gone far, and the others were then obliged to slop. The Indians now came upon us, and ordered the Mexican to take the mules out of the harness. While this was going on, I got out of the wagon, and looked on in breathless suspense. After the mules were unharnessed, the Mexican was strip ped of his clothing, his hands tied behind his back, and ordered to sit down upon the ground. One of them went behind him and shot him with a gun, while another stabbed him several times with a large butcher knife. His sralp was cut ofT be fore he was dead, and put into his own hat ; the hat was then worn by one of his murderers. I was stupefied with horror as I gazed on this spectacle, and supposed that my turn would come next, lint the Indians having secured the plunder of the wagon, mounted us on the mules and or dered us to go with them. As I left I looked back and saw the poor Mexican weltering in his blood and est i 1 1 breathing. We took a north-cast direction, and trav eled slowly til sunset, when we encamp ed. Here the plunder, consisting of blank ets, bedding, clothing, bridles, and some money which I had in my pocket, was di vided among the Indians. Some articles like young savages. i hey appeared to enjoy this new mode of life, ami were nev tr treated with excessive cruelty. I was mounted on a gooJ horse, but being obliged to sit astride the animal, the journey was exceedingly painful. 1 had a fine head of hair, which I valued very much, but the chief ordered it to be cut ofF; I was not a little mortified in see ing it decorating the heads of the heartless savages. My head was thus left entirely unprotected Irom the intensely hot rays of the sun. Nothing of interest occurred except re peated acts of inhumanity toward me, until the twelfth day after my capture. At this lime we were joined by two Indian men and a squaw. These were all the Indians I saw till after my escape. Up to this time my suffering had been so severe as to take from me all desire to live, but now they were greatly increased. The squaw, from whom I might have expected some compassion, was evidently the caused the new ctuelties which I now began to expe rience. My horse was taken from me, and I was mounted on an unbroken tnule without a bridle. I had a saddle, but it was worn out and good for nothing except to torture me. This animal would frequently top me over ils head oi ils own accord, but not being wild enough to gratify the malice of Hie Indians, the chief would sometimes shake the Mexican's scalp belore its eyes. The beast would then rear and plunge in the utmost fright, and I would be thrown upon the ground with great violence. I have ben tossed from Ibe mule's back as many as half a dozen times a day, and once 1 was so stunned that 1 lay a considerable time before my senses returned. My re peated falls greatly amused the Indians, whose horrid peals of laughter might have been heard at a great distance, I never saw them exhibit the first sign of pily toward me. It made no difference how badly I was hurt, if I did not rise im mediately and mount the animal which had just thrown me, they would apply their riding whips, or gunslitks, or the end of a lariat, to my unprotected body with the greatest violence. The squaw would also help me to rise by wounding mo with the point of a spear which she carried. You may understand one object the Indians had in view in putting me upon this wild animal and causing me to he thrown so of ten, when I tell you 1 expected to be a mother in a few weeks. They understood my situation, but instead of soltenitig Iheir hearts it only made them more inhuman, and subjected me to greater stiff-rings. 1 was obliged lo work like a slave while in camp ; while there was, any service to perform I was not allowed a moment's rest. I was compelled to carry large loads of wood on my back, which being destitute of sufficient clothing, was mangled till the blood ran down lo my feet. I had to chase the animals through !riars and bushes, till what little clothing I had was torn into ribbons. I brought the animals to camp in the morning, and had to watch them till they were ready to start, and if one more wild than the rest ran off, I must chase and bring him back, and then be knocked down by tne savage chief for my want of skill. When all were ready to start, I had lo catch and saddle my own wiid mule with out assistance. If the party did not start immediately, I was compelled to pull at the end ol a lariat which the Indians would fasten lo a bush. Thev seemed lo study every mothod of putting me to death by piecemeal. Exhausted by incersant toil and -suffer-ing, and extreme anguish from my wounds, I could not work as last as the Indians de sired, and often when scarcely able lo stand, and hardly knowing what I was do ing, 1 have been required to do the work of the strongest man. And because of my inability lo accomplish my task satisfacto rily, 1 have been whipped till my flesh was raw. Large slones were thrown at me. I was knocked down and stamped upon by the ferocious chief, who seemed anxious to crush me like a worm beneath his feet. I My head sometimes fell under the horses,' f'et, and then tlie Indians would try to make the beasts kick me. After all was ready for the day's journey, I was obliged to travel as last as the others, riding some times over rocks and through bushes, aching and sore from head to loot, and exposed alike to cold and hea', sunshine and storm. 1 have gone two days at a time without tasting food. The Indians depended on hunting for their subsistence, and some times had nothing to eat themselves un less there was an abundance of food, 1 re ceived little or nothing when any game was killed, the Indians would tear out the heart, liver, and entrails and eat them raw. 1 suffered exceedingly from thirst ; 1 was not allowed to drink, except while in camp. We frequently crossed beautiful streams during the day, and I would b-'g the privilege of dismounting to quench my thirst. But the Indians would always deny my request with contempt. It was in vain I pointed to my parched tongue and head blistered in the rays of the sun. Nothing could soften them into pity, and I ardently desired death that my torments might come to an end. Every indignity was offered to my per son which the imagination can conceive. And I am at a loss to know how have lived through the barbarous treatment which was inflicted upon me. Frequent ly my feelings were so outraged that 1 was tempted to kill my inhuman masters. My indignation burned particularly against the chief, and I thought if I could only cut him to pieces, I could die content. We traveled cve.y day we usually started about 10 o'clock in the morning, and halted about four in the afternoon. The Indians were accustomed to go to the tops of the highest hills, and stand there gazing in every diteclion. We always spent the night on a hill and were thus exposed to the cold autumn winds; we slept on the ground, generally without covering. When it rained the Indians made a tent of the blankets and wagon sheet they had stolen Irom ns; but I was not allowed to take shelter in it I preferred sleeping outside in the storm. After my mule had become so gentle that I could ride it without being thrown, it was taken from me and I was obliged to travel on foot. The road over which we passed was often very rough and stony, and full of thorns. My feet were wounded and bruised till they were covered with blood and greatly swollen. Hut still I was obli ged to keep up with the rest of the party, and if 1 fell behind I was beaten till I was nearly senseless. The Indians often urged me on by attempting to ride their horses over me ; many a mile of that road is mark ed with my blood, and many a hill there has echoed to my useless ciies. I traveled thus on foot some five or six days. After the party were ready to start in the morning, the direction of the route was pointed out to me, and I was required to go belore the others, in order not to hinder them. They usually overtook me before 1 had traveled fur. I had always intended to make my escape as soon as 1 found an ppportunity. I never expected to reach any friendly settlement, but 1 did not wish to give the Indians the pleasure of teeing me die. On the morning of the twenty-fifth day after my capture, I was sent on in advance as usual. 1 had eaten uo breakfast, and was very weak, but the defence an the gris.'ggrtcttltttrr. fflatftcts, amusements. c hope of escape now supported me. I has tened ou as fast as I could, nnd finding a suilaMe. hiding-place I turned aside and concealed myself in the bushes. After this I saw nothing more of my captors. I found afterwards by the tracks of the ani mals, that they had searched for me ; they probably thought 1 would die, and therefore took lesa trouble to find me. I have no doubt the next time they pass that way they will look for my bones. My situation was now distressing beyond all description ; I was alone in an Indian country, some hundred miles from the nearest friendly settlements. I was without food, without shelter, and almost without clothing. My body was full of wounds and bruises, and my feet were so swollen that I could hardly stand. Wild beasts were around me, and savages, more wild than beasts, roamed on every hand. Win ter was coming on, and death in its most terrible forms stared me in the face 1 sat down and thought of my lonely and expo sed situation. 15ut I could not weep; my heart was too full of woe. I remembered the events of the few preceeriing weeks. The husband of my choice had been mur dered, and 1 was tint allowed the melan choly privilege of closing his eyes, and seeing his remains decently interred. My liltle propei ty had been stolen, and when within a few days' march of sympathizing friends, I was captured by savages, and after three weeks of indescribable sufferings, found myself wandeting soliiary and desti tnte in the midst of the wild prairies my cup was filled lo overflowing, but I resolved lo live in hope, if I died in despair. After remaining three days in the place where 1 first concealed mysell from the Indians, I went to a grove about half a mile distant and built a little house of bushes and grass. Here I lived nine days. My only food was the blackberries which grew on the bushes around. 1 quenched my thirst at a spring near by. My wounds pained me exceedingly, and I wasted to a mere skeleton lor want of jiroper nourish ment. It rained upon me seven nights in succession, and my little house was unable to protec t me from the cold storms. More than once I spent a sleepless night, perfect ly drenched in rain ; while the wolves, sometimes coming within five steps of me, would make the woods ring with their Irightful howling. They would also fol low close behind me when 1 went to the spring during the day ; 1 expected some time to be devoured by them; but they are great cowaids, and I could easily frighten them away. When I slept I would dream of seeing tables spread with an abundance of every kind ol lood, hut when I stretched forth my hand to satisfy my hunger, the effort would awaken me, and I would find my self weeping bitterly. When absent from my house on the Iweh lh day tiller my escape, some New Mexican traders p;is?ed by on Iheir way to the Ca- main-lie settlements. Whdo standing on a small hiil, looking after them in oidei to be suie they were not Indians, I was dis;oveted by some threo or four of iho party who hap pened to be some distance behind. They immediately come towards me nnd soon un di-tstood my situation. They kindly odeied lo h.ktf me wiih lhem, and I gladly bade farewell to in y house in the woods. The Mexicans put me upon a Itin o and gave mo a blanket and some men's clothing in which I dressed myself very comfortably. Two or thieu days after this wo camo in i-i-ht ol a baud of Cuuiunche., and as it was t ot safe foi mo lo be seen by them, I was left behind in a ravine, with tlie pioaiisii that the Mexicans would it-turn for me at niyhl As I lit' y did not lullill Iheir promise, I started toward their camp; about midui-ht, v. hile waudeiiuo anion" iho bushes, a Camanche Indian passed wilhin twenty steps. I thotiolit I was a captivo once more, but for Innately the savago did not eceme. I threw myself on the ground and wailed for day. In I he morning 1 suited iiy.iin for Iho camp of iho Mexicans, bul before 1 reached it, 1 was discovered by one of Iho trading party, who was herding tlio animals. This man is a IV-bU Indian, of San Ildefousu, and is named Juan Joso. To him tnoro than lo any man in Ihe parly, I owo my present free do ui. He told mo tlio camp was full of Canian ehes, ami if ihey uw mu il would be impos. sible fur Iho party lo save me. Ho nude mo lie down on the. "round while ho covered me vi:h dried grass. I lay heie all day, and at uiuht eiepl forth to quench my almost in lulerui.l thirst. Juan came and brought mo somu bread, and told me not by any means to leave my hiding place the next day- Thai dragged slowly along, and 1 could hear the dteaded Camanches passing and repas sing, and shouting to each other ; at nighl Juan returned, bringing another blanket and several loaves of bread, and lold me that must reniuin here for sever, or eijiht days longer, as Ihe parly was obliged to go further on, and could not lake me unless I was will ing lo become a captive once more. 1 saw the putty disappear Iho next day, and it seemed as if my hope of rescue disappeared wiih lhem. Hut I resolved lo wait till the appoiated time was up. In a ravino near by I found a laigo log which had been left burning. This fire 1 kept alive day and night until tha Mexicans returned and with out it I should piobably have frozen to deaih, at Ihe -weather had become verry cold I covered a hollow cot ton wood stump wiih baik and leaves to keep out Ihe cold wind. When I could endure the cold no longer, I would leave my house and run to the fire, but was afraid to stay there long, lett the Indians should tee me. The wolves soon found out my place of retreat, and frequently while I was in the stump they would coma mi l scratch around and on its top. The blackberries were veiy scarce here, and had it not been for tlio bread Juan Joso pava me, I do not see how I could have been kept from statving to death. The eight days past slowly by, nnd kne'v not wheiher lo give way to hope or de spair. But on the eighth I heard several per sons calling lo each other. I feared they were Indians, but they belongs to the trading party, and wero on their return to New Mex ico. They hud lost the place where I was concealed, and were shouting to each other to attract my attention. I was so overjoyed that I rushed lownrd lhem unmindful of bri ars and soro feet. Juan gave mo a fine horse to ride, and the whole p.nty treated me with the utmost civility and kindness. On the 31ih day of our return toward New Mexico we reached the town of Pecos. Here 1 met Major Catleton and Mrs. Adams, of tho United Stales Army, who took the. deepest interest in my comfort. Here I laid umuu men s apparel, ami was furnished whh a supply from Mrs. A.'a ward.obe. After remaning at Pecos a few days, I was con ducted to Santa Fo by ihu son of Gov, Meri- welher. To Gov. M , and also to Ihe Amorioan la- lies ol this place, I cannot be too thankful for Iheir friendly sympathies and uniform kindness. The past seems like a horrid dream. i have related nothing but facts, and no bin. guage that 1 uso can fully express the suffer ings of mind and body which I have endured. My two brothers-in-law are still captives, and unless reclaimed, will become as savage as tho Indians. The Mexicans saw ihom with tho Camanches, but where unable lo procure their freedom ; one is twelve years old, the other ten, ami unless :he mron arm of Government is lifted up for their redemp tion, there is no hope for lhem. THE ITAIXIAX PATRIOTS A SB T1IEP1. PAL M IVCIO. TheN ew orks papers publish the follew- ing document adopted at a meeting of Italian residents of New York. Our readers will form their own conclusions as lo Ihe value of ihe document. As this matter has assumed such imparlance as to occasion an animated lebate of four hour in tho Senate of tho United States, in which the most eminent men in tho country participated, it becomes incumbent on l lie press lo place on record all authentic statements connected w iih the char ges or Iheir denial : Adflrt-a of the Itull.lil Pntilots of cw Voili to MontlKiiol- II. dlnl. The disorders which have been occasioned by you in this country have produced a great scandel, and excitement lo such a degree, that we, your countrymen, cannot and ought not to remain indifferent spectators. If we bavo not hitherto; if we have, in si lence, followed the devolopement of the drama, which tends to expose your deep de ceit to the New World in all its horiible tin. kednesi?, do not think we have done so be cause, as your apologist, Mr. Carroll, has said, wo feared the dagger ol the. nssassiu No. We have hitherto been silent because we believed that you, Monsignor Bedii.i, would not carry audacity so far as to deny what lias been jusily imputed to you. Bul now we see that not only you, Mon signor Bedini, attempt with hypocritical lan guage to deny your horrid past deeds, which cry to God for vengence; but also that many journals in this too credulous Republic, and several Senators of the Congress wish te rite as your defenders, the time has come for us lo raise a fatal veil fiom you. and mako known to tho woild how sanguinary was your soul, how saciiligiuus and barbarian was your Caihuiic ministry, and how much you deserve for that reason lo bo ranked wiih Haynau and ltadetzky. Yon, Monsignor Bedini, dared to enter Bo logna in disguise, as a spy, and served us em. issary of Pius IX, w hilu ho was in Gacla, in order to corrupt I ho faithlessness which tho Swiss troops, commanded by Gen. Lalour had sworn to the then dominant Komau Re public ; and in that ciime found your life in danger, w hich was saved by the protection of '.hat General in whoso house you were secieted, and who obtained from tho Civil Governor of Bologna means lo remove you privately form tho popular fury which you wore threatened. You, Monsignor Bedini, entered Bologna, in tho year 18 -If, at the bead of an Atisliiati army, after bombarding il eight days; you entered ititiiumph, amid the smoking of Aus trian cannon, supported Croat bayonets, as Extraordinary Pontifiiul Commissary of the four Legations; yon arrived joyful and merry-making among ihe ruins ol the burning Bologna and Ihe blood of your countrymen, at yeur sumptuous palace; you established, in concert will) the Austrian commadanl' the slate of siege ; yon published a proclamation, which, to your sharno, is known to us, Ital ians, and even lo Ihe Americans, because re cently published here; you youisell, the new Scylla, to( trifA your own hand the lists of proscriptions, imprisonment and death ; and you, yes you ! appioved the disconsoera lion and siwoliiig cj tgo liassi, in Ihejiame of the Pope. It is impossible lo suppose that Ihe A us. trian Military Commissioner coulj dispose of he liberly and life, &o., of citizens subject to your laws, wiih out jour having given any explicit appiobalion to the bloody and brutal sacrifice of that holy and biave patriot. And even of that commission had been exe. cnted independent of your iefluence, jet your rank and titlo would have left you suf ficient influence, benignant md chiisiian in- OtD SERIES, VOL. 14, NO 22. fluonco, to save the life of that victim of Italian patriotism. At any raio Ihe Pontifi cal Government, represented by you, was, in Ihoso unhappy circumstances, tho principal author of all tho legal misduuds; and tha Austtians were merely the executioners. We will not bring forward again lha scandalous scenes of your private life, whieh oover your name wiih infamy in Scingaglia, your native place, and in Bologna. Wo leave all 1 hat the unanimous testimony of Italians, clearly expressed in a great number of Ihe news-papers of that period ol wicked' ness. But wo c&nuot be silent concerning what you feel in your hearts; and perhaps with' out remorse, lhat during your goverment in the four Legislations, so many patriots peN ished ou the scaffold and in prisons. We will hero, for the sake of brevity, only re-nii:-d you of the unfortunate men, who against you and the Goverment which you represented, cry for vengeance to tho wralh of God, viz ; those who fell in those execu tions or were condemned to the galleys, in Bologna alone, under your eyes; and in vour lime, viz ; tho three months from September to November. Executed. Signor liarzani and two brothers Govini. Sr. Boesmi, and ton Tolunteer Republican soldiers, shot on two occasions. Their corpses were left a prey to tho dogs, being denied buiial. Aiso, Signor Sante Mig' nai.i. CODEMNED TO THE GAI.LEV?. Dimenico Roitdelli, Giuseppe Miglini, Miehele Rapi, Co'lelli Agostinr, I'avnjnli Gieseppe, Andreghetli Carin, Giuseppe Cordier, Giuseppe Chiarnini, TuuHi Pietro, Gornaccini Piotro, Salvioni Giuseppe, Pessarini I.ingi, Gabelli Giacomo. Ten patriots, condemned on the 13th of November, for possessing arms. Nine others, on the 5ih of December, fur the same. The two brothers Pietro and Giovanni Pel lerist, Pietro Berti and Giovanni Ballista Gi berti. We omtt many other names whose sen. tences of condemnation appeared in the of ficial journals of your Government- Bedim.! We, Italian exiles and wanderers; for Ihe same cause for which Ugo Bassi and the other patriots were eacraficed, intend simply to do justice to the truth by denoun cing and proclaiming you the instigator, to opcrator and inhuman spectator of so many good men massacred which, as we have said, rf teas entirely in your power to mitigatt or prevent. The crimo of those brave youths was '.hat of loving the same country which you be trayed, and of delivering it from that re lijjmis and political yoke of iron which you fastened upon il, and which you are now en deuvorbg lo extend over this Republic. Bedini ! We never have thought of taking your life. Our soul has always been very dif ferent from yours. We well know that if you were dead the heads of the Hydra repro duce themselves. Live then, bul like Cain, everywhere accompanied by the maledie' lions of three generations: the past, the pre sent, and ihe future. Monsignor Bedini, denies explicitly any participation in Ihe crimes now charged against him by the address of the Italians, in Iho following abstract of his letter to Bishop Purcell. 1 deplore thu evil consequences of the at rocious calumnies propagated wiih the most hideous effrontery, and believed in spite of the plainest and strongest remonstrances of common sense, a if a puerile credulity could liavo existed in a nation so enlightened and so full of noblo sentiments; but the con sequences of evil are only for him vr ho hsf-' bois it in bis heart, or who seeks to propo gate it. Wo know well that in our minis try, pains, litnnilialions, injuries, are our por tion; and 1 feel proud that your city has given mo an occasion to experience lhem, and lliat I have thus been mure worthily as sociated in the lot of the saintly bishops of this immeusu country. I can truly say that feasts and outrages have honored a mission of peace ; and that in Ihe midst of both, my soul has always posted itself forth in bene dictions and prayers. AsiiLAsn Coal. We have received a box of Coal from the Colliery opened by Col. J. J. Connor, at that place, and tried it in our Furnace yesterday. It is a hard White Ash, of a very pure character, bums freely, makes no clinker, and scarcely any ashes. Large lumps, as toon as they become heated, crum ble into pieced of about the size of Stove Coal, nnd burn almost entitely up leaving but litlle residuary matter. Tho vein from w hich Ibis Coal was taken is about 33 feet thick, w lion introduced. We are free lo say, wo never used a belter Coa.Min. Jour. Sir John Fhankun. The Biitish Adnil rally have announced that if InlelligeiicB 6f Sir John Franklin or his ships, F.rebut aud Terror, and of the uffioei and crews being alive, is tint received by tho 3lM of March next, ihey will be considered as having dieil in her Majesty's service. The Locomotives for the Wf-jlera Road w hich have been so Ion" in qH-arnnlino at lluibor Creek, on Ihe Lak'rf Store Ko.nl, weru passed on and thiouij'., Kj,e on the 3d lust , under the diiectio., ol Gov. UsgWr. A good Locomotive Kuyiua csws front 9 9000 to 10.500, ami k would Iske liimj men a whole yer to build one well, wiih " Ihe machine r"er of ,he beil ",acb,ne shop to aid lliein iu ibe woik.