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BINTK0 AND PUBLISHED BVBET SATURDAY, Jt
:. H. REED & S. T. HOSMER.
-: ' 1838.'- "'"'
AMERICAN TRANSPORTATION .
: line. . . . , ;!
THE Splendid Steamboat MONROE, Capt.
. S. F. At wood, will make her reg
ular weekly trips between Detroit,Toledo,Mau
mee City and Buffalo, as follows : Leaves Buf
falo forthe above and intermediate portsfwoath
er permitting) on Tuesday of each week. On
her downward trip leaves Detroit every Friday
morning, Maumee City and Toledo on the af
ternoon of the same day, touching at the inter
mediate ports as above. ,r
AGENTS . -
TREAT fc CARTER, Buffalo. ...
, .. SCOTT fc CARTER, Cleveland.
. . MEAD, KELLOGG. & Co. Detroit.
FORSYTH DANIELS. Toledo.
'. FORSYTH fc HAZARD Maumee City.
200
Bushels of dried Apples, and 25
bushels dried Peaches, on hand
for sale by
A. J. HACKLE Y.
MORE SHOES!! 2000 pairs Shoes, al
kinds and sizes, received and for sale low
for cash, by A. CARY.
July 21. 16
NEW FIRM, NEW STORE tc NEW GOODS.
THE subscribers would respectfully inform
the inhabitants of Maumee City and vi
cinity, that they have removed to their new
store on Erie street, where they are now re
ceiving a large and well elected stock of Goods
from Boston and elsewhere, which will be sold
as low as they can be purchased in this city,
for Cash or country produce. ,
G. fc W. RICHARDSON.
June 20, 1838. 12
CHAMPAIGN wine by
, . ALLEN
July 7, ; .
fc GIBBONS.
A LARGE assortment of Crockery, Glass,
and China ware, by
june 20 G. & W. RICHARDSON.
CANE and wood seat rocking chairs, and
cane seat chairs, by
- june so G. & W. RICHARDSON.
PAINTS, Oils and Dye stuffs, a general as
sortment, by
jone20 ; G. & W. RICHARDSON.
BROWN and white sugar, loaf do. by the
barrel or pound, by
june 20 G fc W. RICHARDSON.
TEA and Coffee in any quantity, by
june 0 G. fc W. RICHARDSON.
BOOTS and Shoes, a general assortment
by G. & W. RICHARDSON.
june 20 ' ' ' 1 :
PICKLED Lobsters, Tomato Ketchup, as
sorted Pickles in Jars, by .
June 20 , G. fc W. RICHARDSON.
CITRON dried Currants and Tapioca, by
june 20 G. fc W. RICHARDSON.
CLEVELAND crackers by the barrel.
ALLEN ic GIBBONS.
July 7. ' ' 14tf
RECTIFIED whiskey by the barrel,
ALLEN fc GIBBONS.
Jnly 7. - I4tf
CARPENTERS and Joiners Tools, by
june20 G. fc W. RICHARDSON
SHELLED corn by
G. & W.
June 30. '
RICHARDSON.
JUST received, a large supply of Sperm
Oil and Candles, on consignment, at No.
. Commercial buildings, by
June 23 L. BEEBEE.
-g ff boxes raisins, a great proportion
JUvl of them in the bunch, put up in
quarter boxes, on consignment, by
june 23 , ; L. BEEBEE. ,
POSITIVELY THE LAST CALL!!
' A LL persons indebted to the late firm of
, f Smith fc Uroweu, or to me individually,
will please take notice, that if their accountsl
are not settled forthwith, they may look for
them at a Justices Office. , I hope a word to
the wise win be sufficient. -.,
july 21. .... : T. .W. CROWELL.
DRY and ground white lead, oil, turpen
tine, fcc, by
; , June 30. , G. fc W, RICHARDSON.
B
OSTON Crackers, Herring, Raisins, fcc.
fcc, by G. fc W. lllUHAttJJSUN.
june 20
TEADY MADE CLOTHING, Satinette,
XV Broadcloths, fcc., by
july 21.
T. W. CROWELL.
OPERM Oil and dandles, by
O june 20
G. fc W. RICHARDSON.
TlXTRA Superfine London Cloths. Blue,
ill black, green; rich suit velvets; sirge, anu
lback twilled camblet for gentlemens summer
wear.,'. Just received at No. 1, Commercial
buildings. , ,.. .. E. r A1KMAIN, Agent,
v,;. July 2i.' - .. ..
"' HOTEL TO LET. '
TO RENT and immediate possession
given, the new and commodious Miami
. Hotel, situated in the lower ward of
Maumee City. . This house is at the corner of
Detroit street'' and Michigan - avenue, a few
iods only from the main ateamboat landing,
' and close by the Ferry, at which the travel be
tween Michigan and the eastern states crosses
the Maumee river. -'' .: r '
l' -This Hotel is of three stories, with basement
'rooms, fronting eighty feet on Detroit street,
and ninety feet on the avenue, and its position
on the tank orthe river, gives it a conspicuous
and pleasant appearance. Several steamboats
from Buffalo, and other lake ports, every day
' arrive at and depart from this point. For its
command of respectable business both in sum
' mer and Winter, there is probably no hotel
' better situated than this. - :
To a good tenant who' would furnish it' res
pectably, it would be let for a term of years at
moderate rent. In the same Building there
is a large and well finished store, also to be
rented. ' It is one of the best situations for a
large variety Store adapted to country, .trade
In thia recrion. '. '...'"
"Also to let for the present season, or term of
. Vears. a Warehouse and Wharf, near the Mi-
omi Hotel., Apply th flubscriber near thel
premises, i - i y.Kwi.
Maume City, Aug. 4, 18S8. ; s , .18.
MAOIIEtE CDTY EXQ'M'ESS.
Volume II.IVo. 34.
NEW ESTABLISHMENT.
GROCERIES AND PROVISIONS.
Harrington fc Hunter, respectfully an
nounce to the public, that they have recently
opened a splendid selection of Groceries and
Provisions, corner of Jackson and Wayne sts.
Hotel Buildings, where almost every article in
their line can be furnished at reduced prices
for cash.
N. B. Persons desirous to contract for large,
supplies, will find it to their advantage to give
us a call. Liberal anvances on Consignments
to us.' : ' .
Refer to Tufts Parke, Cleveland.
Smith, Newark WcElvainf Hunter, Colum
bus. . ' 60
Maumee City, Ohio, May 24th, 1838.
ASTRAL LAMPS. A new, cheap and
beautiful article, for sale by ' .
W. WISWEI.L fc Co.
June 9 . Commercial Buildings.
DANIEL F. COOK
Attorney and Counsellor at Law, office over
JusticeConant's Detroit street.
Maumee City, Sept. 1. 22tf
JEFFERSON HOUSE.
EllIB STREET, MAUMEB ClTY, OHIO.
THE subscriber respectfully informs the
public that he has leased this eligible es
tablishment, and put it in complete order for
the reception of boarders, travellers and visi
tors. It is a beautiful situation, in the most
pleasant part of said city, and the subscriber
flatters himself that his attention to the ec
commodation and comforts of his guests will
ensure to him a liberal share of public patron
age. .
The furniture of the House is new, and the
apartments are in food order. The stable t
large and commodious, and will be attendd
by careful servants.
. ROBERT COWER.
april 21. . 55tf
T UTTER. 100 Firkins of good BUT-
J TER for sale by
A. J. HACKLEY,
June 8.
45
w
HISKEY 40 Barrels of Whiskey
superior article. Just received by
A. J. HACKLEY.
COCOA and Chocolate, by
june 20 G. fc W. RICHARDSON.
MORE NEW GOODS.
BOYNTON fc GANNETT are now ope
ning a superior lot of water-proof boots
selected expressly for this market.
. Alsoj mens' stout shoes and brogans ;
Womens' leather shoes and bootees ;
do kid slippers and walking shoes;.
Misses do. do . do
Leather do do - do
Womens' lined fc bound India rubber shoes
Boys' and youths' boots ;
do shoes and brogans j
Hliildrens' morocco shoes. .Also
An assortment of school books, blank books
and stationary.
, They have also just recoived an addition
to their stocK ot urocenes; anu a iurtaer sup
ply of .:.!.;(.
Cooking and box Stoves ;
Hollow ware ;
20,000 lbs assorted Iron j '
Cast Steel ;
German Steel i
S weed's Steel, and
5.000 nounds assorted Nails.
The above, with tbeir former stock, u akes
.heir assortment as good, or better, than any
other in this city ; and they fee) assured they
can sell as low as the lowest, and they lraind
to do so for prompt pay such as cash, co n-
try produce, fcc. fcc.
Remember we want 200,000 Pipe Staves,
Maumee City, Dec. 8, 1837. 36tf
, N. RATHBUN.
TEGS leave to inform his friends and the
13 Dublic. that he has resumed the Jfrotes
sion of the Law, has opened an office, opposite
the brick store of Smith fc Crowell, on Wol
cott street, in Maumee city, where he intends
to nractice as an Attorney, Counsellor, and
Solicitor, in all the courts of Law and Equity
in the state of Ohio.
His Justices Office is kept in the same build-
inc and is open at. all proper hours, .ack'
nowledgementsof all kind of instruments ta
ken, and all kinds of conveyancing, done here
with neatness ana aespaicn. -i
Oct. 7. , ' STtf.
ITT ANTED. An apprentice to the Chair
MH making
business, also, a quantity
of
umber, by
Feb. 24.
. 47tf ;
B
EANS A quantity of Beans just re
ceived and for sale, at the warenouse
i . J. WOLCOTT, fcCo.
of';
FOR twenty-five cents you can buy a bot
tle of Balsam of Hoarhound, which has
been astertaincd to nave cured more diseases
of the lungs than all the other patent medicines
now in use. For sale by C. C, Bristol, Buffa
lo, and O. : WILLIAMS & Co.. Maumee city.
We are acquainted with the preparation of
sorsaparilla, manufactured oy v. jdtibioi,
and having made use of it more or less, in our
practice, believe it to contain the active princi
ple of Sarsaparilla in e highly conceutrated
form, and as a preparation, we esteem it as the
best we have ever met with. , "
J. Trowbnde, m. d. C. Lhapm, m. .
' Charles Winne, m d
Josiah Barnes, m d
' J. E. Hawley, h d
11 A. Miller, m '., '.
Moses Bristol, m D
J. E. Marsha'l, r
A. S. S prague, M D
F. L. Harris, k. b. .
',. For sale in Maumee City by . -. r.
June 9. . , P., WILLIAMS Co.
!: : MUTUAL INSURANCE.
AN assessment of of one per cent has
been declared by the directors of the
Portage Co. Mutual Insurance company on all
Dremium notes dated prior to April 19, 1838,
is on Nos. 1 to 1834 inclusive. . Payments of
the same to be made on or before the 1st day
of Sept. next at the office or to any agents of
the eomoany. ' E. N. SILL, Sec'u,
' Wm. Kwosbdrt, Ag'l Maumee City. 14-tf
READY MADE CLOTHING Large and
general assortment, superfine fin and
common for summer, fall and winter wear.Com
msrcial buildings,, r :-f JB. FAIRMAN. r
Uf 4, 1838. . ' ' 1
xWAIJittEE CITY, OHIO, SAT
MISCELLANEOUS.
" , THE CHIPPEWA CHIEF. ,
' Upon one of those numerous rivers that emp
ty into Saginw bay, about twenty miles from
its mouth, is an open prairie of two or three
thousand acres, which, from its beauty and na
tural advantages, had been choeen for the coun
cil ground of the numerous tribes of Indians
that inhabit the southern shore of lake Huron.
In the year 1815, there rolcht have been count
ed some hundred lodges, built after the peculiar
fashion of the Chippewas for a temporary res
idence. They had (as was their custom) as
sembled there to celebrate their religious fes
tivities, consult upon the affairs of the tribe,
and barter their furs and ekins for the com
modities of the traders.
The precise hour at which my story com
mences, is towards the close ot a beautiful
day in the month of May, when the inhabit
ants of the tents, which were pitched near the
bank of the river and extended nearly the whole
distance of the opening, were preparing tor
one of their religious dunces. Some few of the
temales were engaged in building a slight fence
around a beautiful green spot, on which the
dance was to be held ; while the old men were
to be seen reclining carelessly in the rear of
the tents, smoking their large stone pipes, and
relating their remarkable feats In the chase
The young ond active were engaged in games
and sports, which seemed to be the very sum
mit ot their wielies. The air was filled at in
tervals with the shouts of some victorious
wrestling party, and the joyous mirth of the
successful performers of the cross bow. At
evening the youths suspended their Bports, and
repaired to the tents, to bedeck themselves in
their finery for the coming dance. There
was one amongst them, whose ornaments
plainly indicated that he had been mure suc
cessful in his hunting excursions than his com
rades ; he was covered with a profusion ot the
precious wampum j his European hat was en
circled with a band of silver, several inches in
width and around his neck was hung a string
Of JOtgettes, which nearly rooohoJ t.o gmnnd.
His scarlet leggings were of the finest texture,
and were fastened below his knees with straps
of curiously wrought bead work, in which was
represented an engle in tne act ot pouncing
upon his prey. The eagle was also engraved
upon all his silver ornaments ; which was
meant to represent, that the young Indian
was proud to call that noble bird his Totim or
Protecting Spirit. iins youin was caneo
Nawawgo. He was descended from a power
ful and noble family, the head of which had in
his day led his young men in many a success
ful battle acrainst the Sioux, who were the or
iginal possessors of the very hills on which hie
onspring now numeu wim impunity.
Nawawgo having been chosen by the tribe
for chief, was to be admitted as an assistant in
the ceremonies, and allowed to partake of the
fire water, on the evening of the dance for the
first time. As the youths are never admitted,
until the old and wiBe men think them fit, it is
considered as a desired ovent. The young In
dian never aspires to the felicity ot matrimony
or inebriation, until he has been pronounced a
skillful warrior and successful nunier ; uui
when he attains these necessary qualifications,
he is allowed to choose for himself a wife, to
perform in the wabenoes, and if destined to be
i ' t . i ..-.I. .1 p
aClllbl, 18 VeSlCU Willi uicuww ui ma uum-c.
Thus was Nawawgo situated. His former
companions, whose less successful exploits in
the chase had precluded them from partaking
of the inspiring waters, felt a degree of envy
towards the young chief, which wanted only
an opportunity to be openly manifested. They
watched eagerly to detect him in some devia
tion from the strict rules of the ceremonies,
which would have been viewed as a stain'upon
the brilliancy -of his debut. . He was dancing
by the side of a person, apparently a fow years
older than himself, who had not as yet been ad
mitted to partake in the ceremonies of the
wabenoe : or. . in other words, was not pos
sessed of the qualifications which would entitle
him to be dubbed a man .Nawawgo could
count nearly double the game as fallen under
his hand, which was sumcient to make faDaw
moah (the name of the other) hate him, and to
be particularly anxious to wound his elated
feelings. . Presently, in the evolutions of the
dance, Nawawgo made a miss-step, and fell
upon his knees. . Pabawmosh was the first to
raise a laugh, which was loudly echoed by al!
the envious crowd. -
"There," said he, pointing at the prostrate
chief, "there is a man : he has been made
chief this night, and now he is on his knees,
in the act of acknowledging that he Bcalped
the bear that his betters shot, and skinned
the beaver caught in his neighbor's trap !" .
A crowd had gathered round Pabawmosh,
eager to catch some remark that they might
retail to the prejudice of the young chief. : But
he had also heard the insulting language, and
was approaching the spot where the other
stood. He spoke not, but deliberately drawing
his knife, dashed through the crowd that sep
arated them, and plunged it in the breast, of
Pabawmosh, which brought him to the ground
never again to risei. Then shouting the war
whoop of his father, and flourishing the reek
ing knife in the air, he demanded if there
were any others present, who doubted his
honor or his courage. The youths fled terri
fied from the spot, and alarmed the friends of
Pabawmosh, who repaired to the place, where
they found the young chief standing over the
corpse. ' They dared not approach him, but
remained at a respectful distance until the ar
rival of his mother, who prevailed upon him to
surrender the body into the hands of its rela
tives, and accompany her to his tent. On his
arrival he delivered into her hands the blood
stained knife without a remark, and after light
ing his pipe and inhaling its fumes for a few
minutes, fell asleep with as much apparent
tranquility as if he had been slaughtering a
buck inatead of a human being. j-. v i
,The next .morning, with the rising of the
sun, the deceased was buried with the usual
ceremonies. - Nawawgo himself furnished the
gun that was placed beside him in the coffin ;
and from the general appearance, no person
would have been led to believe that revenge
was meditated by any present. A close ob
server, nowever,. might have detected the fa
ther of Pabawmosh casting occasionally a sida
glance at the young chief, and at the same
time grasping the handle of his scalping
knife. v!, , .
At noon of the same day, the different bands
deoarted for their nlantinf nround. The
large birch bark eanos wr loaded with the
UK DAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 1838.
furniture of the tontr, and rowed by the fe
males and children ; while the hunters were
supplied With light canoes, with no other load
ing than their fishing spears and guns. Na
wawgo and his band lived on tne Bhore ot tne
lake, while the friends of Pabawmosh lived
several miles further up the river than the
council ground. '
Some three weeks after their return to their
residences, the friends of the young chief sent
a deputation to the father of Pabawmosh, to
treat for a settlement ; he stripped himself of
his wealth, to which were added several pres
ents from the traders and important contribu
tions from his relatives, all ot which was otter
ed the old man as a remuneration tor the loss
he had sustained in the death of his son. Con
trary to their expectation, the old man was in
exorable, and the agents were obliged to re
turn to Nawawgo, with the unwelcome tidings
that nothing but his blood would cancel the
debt. He received the news with apparent
satisfaction ; he replied, that it was well he
killed ! he killed Pabawmosh because he
would have tarnished his name ; but in pun
ishing him he had injured others, and he was
now willing to show the world that the relation
of Tecumseh was not afraid of death.
The next inornintr. the youne chief, unques
tioned and unattended, launched his small hunt
ing canoe, and started for the wigwam of his
mortal enemy : he proceeded until he arrived
at a bend in the river, near where stood the
tent of Sigenock, the father of Pabawmosh.
Here he secreted his canoe, and completed his
journey on foot. On arriving at the tent, he
pushed aside the blanket that covered tne en
trance, and at another step stood before the
astonished inmates. The characteristic hgh !
as an expression of surprise, was all the wel
come he received. Unbidden he seated him
self upon a bear-skin, took his ornanamental
pipe from its otter-skin case, and after filling
it presented it to his enemy. The proffered
pipe was Bilently declined j he replaced it in
its case, tore asunder the broach whicti fas
tened the bosom of his shirt, and took from
thence a knife, which he presented to Sigenock
who reaany accepted it. ,
Nawawgo, in a clear and undaunted voice,
then said : ,f I come not to sue for pardon j
the descendant of 1 ecumseh cares not tor a
life that is forfeited : I offered the pipe of
peace, that my enemy might take it if he
chose but I also offered the knife, that he
mieht take his revenco. I have given you
the self-same knife that drank the blood of
Pabawmosh. and it may now spill mine.
give myself into your hands until the going
down ot the sun, and it 1 am not previously
started upon the road to the happy hunting
ground, 1 shall then return to the wigwam of
my friends, and never after hold mysen ame
nable for the death of Pabawmosh."
The inmates of the wigwam had remained
in perfect silence from the time of Nawawgo' s
unexpected arrival. The old man now took
from his tobacco pouch a quill from the wing
of an eagle, which had been dyed in blood ; he
handed il to his son, and after whispering
few words in his ear, the young Indian leit the
tent. . Tiie females and children also withdrew
to an adjoining tent. After an absence of half
an hour, the young Indian returned, in compa
pany with four others, all of them near rela
tives of the family. They were each provl
ded with blood-stained eagle quills, which on
entering the tent they threw spitefully at
Nawawgo, which indicated that his Totim
should pot protect him.' The young chief, as
if in anticipation of what would be required of
him, seated himself near the centre of the tent.
His enemies formed in a circle round him, and
after they had silently smoked their pipes for
some time as if in deliberation of the steps they
were about to lake, the old man produced the
drum and rattle box used at their war dances,
and they soon commenced dancing in a circle
round their victim. The female relatives of
Pabawmosh were all collected in the adjoining
tent, where they were singing the praises and
bewailing the loss of the departed. The young
chief undaunted, surrounded by his execution
ers, who were flourishing their knives over
his head and shouting their terrible war whoop.
They continued their dance until the sun had
fairly disappeared. Nawawgo arose ; at which
the dancors redoubled their yells. ' He point
ed significantly to the west, and with all eyes
now in that direction, lie shouted his well
known whoop of defiance, and sprung for the
door of the tent. His movement was so Bud
den and ' unexpected, that the person, who
stood immediately between him and the door
was forced to the ground, Nawawgo had near
ly escaped uninjured, but the prostrate Indian
had succeeded in catching mm Dy tne loot,
and held him until forced by the rush from
behind to relinquish his hold. Although se
verely wounded, he succeeded in reaching his
canoe,1 closely pursued by his enemies, who
were now frantic with rage at the prospect of
his escape.' The old Indian, followed by one of
the others leaped into the river in pursuit ; but
the whirling eddies soon dashed them ashore,
while the canoe was forced swiftly down the
stream. The young chief reached his wigwam
in safety, and soon recovered from his wounds;
and for twelve years after lived on good terms
with the friends of Pabawmosh, . who up to
that time were never known to advert to any
of the circumstances, as the debt was now con
sidered canceled. "; v. ' .
A trivial dispute, however, was sufficient to
awake the revengeful disposition of one of
them, even after so long a period had elapsed.
. In the spring of 1827, the tribe was again
assembled at the council grounds, and as usu
al were indulging in a pow-wow. . Nawawgo
accompanied by the Indian who twelve years
previous had been engaged to carry tbe quill
of invitation to his execution, had started for
the settlement to purchase rum.. On the way
a dispute arose between them, which origina
ted in a difference of ooinion in rgard to the
most, approved manner of hunting the elk.
nawawgo had called the other a child in uie
art, which was received as an insult that mer
ited revenge. While returning, Nawawgo fell
asleep in the canoe, which was landed by the
other some distance from the tents. Previous
to his leaving him, ' he raised hie knife three
time to strike the deadly blow of revenge, and
his courage as often failed him. ' He finally
nroceedd tn thn tsnta. and on entering, he
fonnd his mother surrounded by a number of
aged females, who were chanting o? howling
. j: . . .i ' -r D.k.onwul, . Nn
a dirre tn the memory of Pabawmosh. No
sooner waa he out in mind of his original en
mity to the chief; than he returned, with the
intention of avenging the death of his brother,
Whole No. 76.
and al the same time to redress the insult he
conceived he had himself sustained. He care
fully approached the canoe, and finding his
victim still asleep he plunged the knife into his
side in three several places then, coward-like
fled.
But Nawawgo had recognized him. I visit
ed the chief the next morning, for the purpose
of ascertaining who was his murderer. When
I entered his tent he lay upon his left side,
and his wife was bathing his wounds with the
juice of some medicine nerbs that he had him
self prescribed. Knowing their beliet that a
wounded person has it in his power to tell
whether he is to revive, I asked him the ques
tion, although from the state of his wounds, I
thought it impossible. His answer was, that
the Great Spirit did not make Nawawgo to be
murdered by a cowardly assassin. I then ask
ed him, who stabbed him ? to which he made
no reply. I told him, that as the council ground
was now the property of the United States,
while they remained there they were amena
ble to the laws, and that the criminal should be
punished. :"
The eves of the wounded brave flashed fire,
and he made an effort to rise, as he said :
" Does the White Man think the son ot Te
cumseh a squaw, that he has not courage or a
child, that he has not strength, to punish a
coward 1"
I had touched a tender chord of the brave's
pride ; and in his agitation, the blood was
gurgling from his wounds at every breath. I
desisted, and returned home.
The summer passed off, and Nawawgo was
asain recovered from his wounds. Nothing had
as yet transpired to lead ta any suspicion of
tho person that slabbed him. in Bepiemoer,
the Commissioners appointed lor tne purpose,
had caused the tribes to assemble, for the re
ceiving of their annuitities from government.
The duy previous to the distributing of the
presents, the chiefs and neao men were in
council upon a green near the bank of the river.
Each had spoken, ana me council were aoout
to dissolve, as Nawawgo rose for the second
time.
He commenced his harrangue by saying :
M v friends, our public business is al an end,
and 1 hone satisfactorily settled. But I have
a private wrong, which, must be settled ere we
leave this ground. There is a person present
who stabbed Nawawgo in his sleep !" He
paused. All eyes wandered from one to the
other, but found no resting place, no step
ped across the circle, put his left hand upon
the shoulder of the criminal, while in his right
he rrasned the handle of his knife. "Will
you," said he to the terror-stricken coward,
" acknowledge that you sioie upon a man in
his sleep, whom you dare not face when ex
pected 1" He paused for a reply. Receiving
none he buried his knife to (he hilt in the
breast of the criminal, who dropped lifeless at
his feet.
The assembled chiefs looked on in silent a
mazement. while Nawawgo walked to his ca
noe, nushed off, and paddled for his tent on the
opposite side of the river. Curiosity led me, as
well as others, to be present at the burial. As
many as five hundred Indians (men, women
and children) had gathered round the grave,
expecting to hear the friends of the deceased
pledge themselves, over his dead body, to re
venge his death. The rude coffin was placed
near the grave which had been prepared for
it, and a venerable old Indian was preparing
to make some remarks (as is customary) when
a small canoe was seen to push off from the
opposite shore, with a single person in it. All
eyes were now turned in the direction of the
canoe. As it reached the .shore,) Nawawgo
jumped upon the laud, brandishing in each
hand a knife, and ran directly for the coffin.
The astonished multitude opened to the right
and left, while the air was filled with the
shrieks of the women, and the cries of the
children. He Stepoed on the lid of the cof
fin, where he stood Borne time in silence, nnd a
death-like stillness soon reigned throughout the
multitude.
Nawawgo, after shouting the terrific war
whoop of his father as a challenge, demanded
" Is there a friend or relative of this coward
who wishes for revenge. There," said he still
holding a knife in each hand, " is the knife
that killed him, ; and if there is a brave pres
ent who dares to use it, let him come forward ! 1
I killed him and his brother before him ; but
neither of them was asleep. For the death of
the first I was sorry, and gave myself up, a
willing victim, to be punished as Indian law
directs. But if revenge is taken for this dog,
(stamping upon the lid of the coffin) Nawawgo
must be met in deadly combat !"
He again asked, if there was any person
present that dare fight him? but receiving no
answer, hep ronounced them all squaws, and
walked moodily to his canoe in which he em
barked, and was soon lost from their view, by
a bend in the river. The dead was then buried
without any further molestation.
' Immediately after, the head man of the band
in which the deceased belonged, made applica
tion to the civil authority for aid to punish
Nawawgo. To gratity thorn, a process was
issued on their promising to assist in taking
him. Nawawgo was advised ot the steps that
were taken for his capture, and sent the officer
word that he would never be taken alive, by
white men or Indians. '- The officer, however,
accompanied by four or five Indians, started
for the residence of the chief. But believing
in the old adage, that discretion was the bet
ter part of valor, they went within two miles
of his tent, and' returned" with a report, that
Nawawgo was not to be found. ?;
He still lives ; and is tho most noble, honest
and hospitable Indian of bis tribe,. ; S,
Anecdote. The celebrated Dr. Jardine
lived next house to a painter, and their fami
lies were on the most intimate terms. The
grounds of the artist being beautifully kid out,
e proposed that a door should be made in the
garden wall, that the Doctor's family might
walk over them at pleasure, which was done.
Dr. J.'s servants, nowever abused this privi
lege, and made the painter considerable troub
le, whereupon he seat word that he should be
compelled to 4xr unless the servants
kept offlw pwiw This message provo
ked the IXMv who returned for answer that
hiafrioud wight do what he pleased with the
fdaer te tM lHd not paint itr The artist
imnuuliittnlv retorted that he had received the
immediately retorted " that he had received the
insolent message but did not care a straw
about it, for he could take any thing from the
. i . i i I.
Honor oui nupnymc:
POLITICAL.
Let not the Deoola be deceived with the
false cry of "Bank Reform." The design of
the Corruptionists is not to reform the banks,
but to dcstioy them. The administration has
staked its existence upon the success of the
Sub-Treasury scheme they are bringing that
question openly to the polls, and every election
"uvuBuui go id ujBir lavur, win uq viuiiugu
as an approval of the measure, by the people.
Let not the neonlo be deceived. The sub-
Treasury scheme is one of the most despotic
measures of modern times. This sub-Treas
ury scheme is neither more nor less than a
" Sub- Treasury deipolum;' its establishment
would be but the creation of a treat monied
oligarchy; it would confer a power cabable of
controlling or breaking down every local bank
in the country. ' The President, instead of be
ing the chief magistrate of a free people, would
reign, as the money kine of the nation, pro
ducing distress, and granting favors where be
listed. He would control, as with a rod of iron
all tho, banks, and unless they yielded an obse
quious servility, he would crush them and stand
triumphant on their ruins. Let the people,
t hen, be awake ar,d enquiring, and not be de
ceived with false clamors. Ravenna Star .-
Christianitt m China. A letter from St.
Petersburg, doted June iS, sayrl,We learn
from Pitkin. wliRre a mission from the G eek
Church of Russia has existed from the tim of
Peter the Grrat, that upwards of 300,000 u..t- -nese
have embraced Christianity, and thens Is
every reason to believe tne persecution -ui
Christians was on the point of ceasing. . The
Emperor himself is said to navesiuuiea iiris
tianitv, and to hold it in respect, while at his
accession to the throne Christian blood was
frequently made to flow. The rigorous laws
against Christians now exist only on psper,
and their execution is intrusted to such Man
darins alone as are favorable to the Christians.
The law of 1886, although in terms applying
to all Christians, was directed solely against
the English, of whose political influence the
Emperor began to be afraid. There are in
China several vicariate, whose chiefs ere to be
found at Pekin, Nankin and Macao." ' " i -
1 ' i
It in all a ioke. and we cannot persuade our-
selves that it is any thing else than a mere joke,
the running of fVileing Shanning by the tories
for Governor. Only think of it, in .October
18Se,they the tories were beat, 6000 votes ; in
November, 800O votes; in October 1837, a
greater number; every State in tho Union that
held an election since, with a few exceptions,
has given a majority for the Whigs, ana now
think of running a Leatherwood lawyer, in op
position to old t anner vance, ror uoveruui.
Why it's all a joke a mere farce. The old
Farmer will distance him so far, that he will
never be thought of again, end as the last lory-
candidate, Mr. Baldwin, will be forgotten, ana
suffered to remain in a stale of retiracy" the
balance of his life. Zanesville Rep. ,
The Globe, has ceased its abuse of Mr- Bid-
die ond the banks, for awhile, and opened its
battery upon the officers of the Navy, ona anu
ses them, along with "tinkers and coolers, ,
in its usual beautijul anu chane sty ie. !. '
The Globe newspaper, at Washington,, lias
made a most wanton and dastardly attack upon
our gallant Navy. It has excited no email de
gree of indignation in the bosom of all who re
spect this arm of national defence. Destrucr
tion of eveiy great national interest and esta
blishment, seems to be the object of the present
locofoco administration. They would break
up the tariff; they have put a stop to internal
improvements, they have ruined the currency,
they have sunk our brave officers and soldiers
in the swamps of Florida, and now they would
dishonor and destroy our navy. Truly are
they destructives. Mount Vernon waicn-
In reference to the statements repeated so
often by Wilson Shannon, that "the Banks
have forty millions of dollars of government
funds locked up in their vaults," the editor of
the Journal and Register proves by public doc
uments that the amount due from them March
28. 1838, was but $5,000,000 almost every
cent of which has been amply secured and will
be paid in October. -y. i
Is the "native born" ignorant, or floes ne
willfully mieBtatel .
It is not a little curious 10 note now extreme
ly anxious the Locos are for the funds of the
Government deposited in banks, while they
seem to manifest little or no concern .for the
thousands upon thousands which have been
lost by their two 'egged sub-Treasurers. The
reason is, we suppose, that the latter nre re-
guarded as the legitimate "spoils of victory."
lb. ' - . .-:: - r, Y .--: -
Duncan's howl has been heard in old Knox,
but it has frightened no one. Our western
pioneers and nunters are not afraid of vitrmintt.
The onlv Question among them has been
whether the speech was the howl of a wolf, the
screech of a wild cat, or the growl of a hyaena;
different opinions were enieriamed ana dis
putes were likely to arise, when an older hun
ter settled the matter by saying that it partook
of them all. The conclusion, therefore is, that
Duucan is a Mongrel sent forth by the I ox to
frighten the "natives.' The jackass in the
lion's skin was not a pawning w mm. to.
; : ; i
Who arb ron Specie Patments! The
Whig press of Ohio have received the now e of
the resumption of specie payments by the
banks of this State, with the liveliest feelings
of pleasure. ' They were oppposed to the sus
pension they resisted the measure which
caused the suspension it is natural, and con-
sistent that they should rejoice at the termina
tion of the evil. It is not so with the Locofo
co papers. The banks have not received an ap
proving word from them they have manifest
ed no pleasure at the resumption-rthey contin
ue to denounce the Banks and worse than all
they are at work to destroy the confidence of the
People in the ability of the Banks to sustain
themselves in their efforts to resume! - This
also is natural. The Loeofocos precipitated
the suspension they were the authors, of the
mischievous measures which led to tbe de
rangement of the currency and they rejoice
with ill-concealed malignity and triumph at tbe
failure of the banks I , ' ' !.-'.
Who, then, are for specie paymentst t1 . -
A pure, unadulterated Loco Foco Conven
tion was lately held in Trumbull Co, Ohio.
Present twenty of Amos Kendall's Postmasters.
'"Backing) Oct. The ex-Secretary of the
Navy, Mahlon Dickerson, though so reractnnt
tb give up his friends of the White House,
says in his apogelkal epistle: , . , -
" Ko principle tf Democracy is iuvohed in
lit $M4-IVearytwft"V'ndlhataSub.
Treasury bill will never be carried "hyde.
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