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TEIIMSV-Ono Dollar, if paid In Advance ; ir not paid .within Six Months, One Dollar and Fifty Cents; if not paid within Twelve Months, TWO DOLLARS.
PUBLISHED BY 0. CLEMENS, ON MAIN, BETWEEN HILL AND BIRD STS., OPPOSITE STOVER & HOUR'S CLOTHING STORE.
VOL. II.
HANNIBAL, MO., THURSDAY MORNING, MARCH 18, 1852.
NO. 29.
ORIGINAL SXORY.
XI1E WHITE FAHS,
WBITTtK EXFOESSLY roa ,.'
, Till JOURNAL AKD UNION, BT MARIE.
"
(CojiintirJ.)
"Thatd d Injun varmint?" excluimcd one
of the party, "ef he' the ono yc mean, good
kady, we' jest dispatched his lordship to the
eatsil's court, where, I thin, be should have
tx)n, some lime ago."
" An', be tlie holy Virgin! have ye no more
polithenes than to be telkin' in this manner in
the presence of a lady ? An' sure, an' we have
kilt tta rail deilt atdam; an', bo e ftily
Mother who hat sent us hither, there's not a
hair of your head tliut shall be harmed by ony
one of this band."
"Now, Patrick, if you nrc through, I think
we had better try and strike a fire and proceed
to make tlio lady as comfortable as possible 5 "
nd a tail, noble looking man, who seemed to be
(he commander of the crowd, and had already
unloosed tho wretched Lm ma, stepped forth and
procured some blankets from their baggage,
which was a short distance behind, 011 their
mules, and spread as comfortable a pallet as was
possible in that cold and cheerless spot. Re
stored to comparative happiness by the death of
Big Injun, and the timely rescue of these stran
gers, poor Emma felt more comfortable than she
had thought she ever should again, and while
they went to prepare a fire and something to cat,
he, overcome with fatigue, and now so fee
ble that she thought she could never again re
vive, fell into a troubled and feverish slumber.
The party who had so fortunately come to
the aid of poor Emma now busied themselves in
preparations for some supper, with hearts as
floppy as they were noblu, at the thought of the
timely relief they hud been able to offer to a
helpless female.
They were a strong band of uboul twenty A-
mcrican traders, on their way to Mexico, and
had turned aside from the highway into this
mountain pass, for the purpose of eluding tho
Indians, who generally infested the borders in
quest of straggling parties, whom they often en
countered and put to death. They were pursu
ing with steady march, their way through the
dusky twilight, rendered darker still by the
thick forest which overshadowed them, when
they suddenly encountered Big Injun prowling
through the thicket, whom they immediately shot,
thinking he must be a deer, or somolhing which
would sr.sv.-er fcr food, which thev were iu
carch of, before stopping for the night. What,
ithen, wm their surprise, when they reached
(lie irpet and found a big Indian in the last ago
nies of death. However, they rejoiced that
ithey had one enemy less to encounter, and re
solved to pursue their way; but not without
tho fear of encountering, at every step, an ar
my of the savage foe. In a few moments they
saw a glimmering light through the trees, and
quite certain, then, that the comrades of the In
dian they had killed were not far ahead, they
paused to think what they had better do, when
the weeping and wailing of poor Emma reached
their .oars. They crept softly and silcutly near
er, till they distinctly heard her voice, and see
ing nor hearing any other human being, they no
bly resolved to prepare themselves, and proceed
neck, made her a beautiful ttv, thev asked ansl obtained urmirm. Th
1 of fortunate Emma was immediately conveyed to
,ie1tn-
urinncc around her
contrast tn tlin A.irh ami l.l,...t,l...:.l l.o
.vn-IIv,lvu uvniuii. luiiuinuv r.in ni wai unmet liali-lv rnm-
the Indian tribe. Her Indian costume, too, the convent, whero she was takcu, and nursed
Willi flflfirnrfl lini nArfnnl fArm An.l H..:.. - I.I.- ! t . ... . f ...
. ..... ...,. , Ullu, iiwuMg - lino n miner unoe, by mc kind sisters 01 the or
ong in her solitary cam, or scaling the rugged der, who had devoted their lives to piety and
heights in pursuit of game, she was a lovely ; devotion, and whose hearts were deeply nlTect
piclure or the fabled Diana, ed w hen they learned, through on interpreter,
lould one so beautiful lotnr rove unnoticed !. l.o-. -i-:..i ....1 ...r..:... it,... . r...
,1 , , 0 , . .- .uia aiiii, ! ultra. JlUlvt U a)YV
and unloved, even onnd tho uncultivated tribes !doyt teti, the partybadc farewell to their gen
of her adopted home? No! for tho pale-faced tie companion, and journeyed on, hoping that on
beauties have got attractions for the red mun, their return they would find her restored at
and she. the duni'litcr of the noblest chief. un i... i l,iii.
sought for by many a neighboring chief; but j tVc will now leave her (othecareof the good
without an answering chord in tin; While SUfr n,l i,;i ;. i.. ... ...
town a heart. Among Die many suiters turn to pursue the destiny of the White Fawn,
who Kiicu arounu ncr shrine, end would lym .
mtlla !k-T tSt4t MJMi. una tin lmm niwl t.).U !
"1 - I ..... . -. . v. 'm aiup.
nur uigie.
turn to pursue the destiny of the W
( To be continued.)
. V . . ... -
Wrought up by her side, they were insepara
ble companions. For weeks he would leave his
father's camp and dwell in that of Big Thunder,
and he alone, of all the rest, could ever win a
smile or look or love from the courted White
Fawn. Proud of sceinir the adnntcd daughter
of his heart so lovely and beloved, there were no I
MONT IL.INT.
moM blackwood's Edinburgh maoaxixe.
( Continued.)
My eyelids had felt very heavy for the last
1 .1 al a. ...
nc,c 01 R Thunder, who hour and. but for thenbso ute mo'rtal ncces.it v
years seemed more ond f kecnino- them widely onen. I believe wml
. 0 -
now in ins declining
more devoted to her.
liln : 'ii .. . . . ..T.
i, t', ..... , .uirrprefsiuieuesirciogoiosiecpseizcmio(l
1G VOII1KT and linlil Wiir 1- nrlA ..... .. -
m.,.if . 1 i i 9 01 mc that 1 almost fell fast off as I sot down for
the ablest chief should dare nn,., l.i. VI,;. -"" vimva "ciore u.u, uui now sac. strange
ruwn, anu u me
I
KIlAllliI ln'a Ii , m m . .
: :t:.tz ... rrr few ...inutc. on u,. .now.to tie .y .hoes,
vmn7 l S Zi r , t T I3it the foremost guides were on the mordhsgain,
young, lie said, and he must ao and trv his 1 , " '
Strength before he could win tlufpme Jo . ! id 1 V9 comVc"toS on w,.lthlfhe CaraVan'
ageons and noble in his bearing tile yo mgehief iF,T P T n iUmm! ' T.
resolved to leave for 0 while" his lovely com- i0,0 ,0Urs' I strange sUite of
..;, ,i . ..: 11 . 1' 1 mingled unconsciousness and acute observation
!.:C.t0a Tr tribe. l"!of combined .leeninir ond wakimt-that the
Tiviv- nuumi; war uiion meir ncmnuors, and in i u r 1 1 1 J.i 1 m : .i 1
.1 0 . 1 . " . I . liliI.f:iRlliminll wnrcl .i.wil(.hprl ' Ifl lllp ntilv fini
that I can apply to the complete confusion and
upsetting of sense in which I found myself
i dunged. With the perfect knowledge of where
was, ond what I was about even with such
caution ns was required to place my feet on
particular places in the snowI conjured up
such a set of absurd and improbable phantoms
about mc, that the most spirit-ridden intruder
upon ail 'vilny festival on the Hart z mountains
was never "more beleaguered. I am not sufli-
thc war camn to cam that elorv whirli Hi
Thunder demanded as a reouisite worthv his
But the pure and timid heart of the
daughter.
White Fawn had never been pierced bv the or-
. r 1 1 1 .i ' . .
i nnu regnrueu me young cliict as
a brother, and thought she loved him because he
was her favorite of the few she had yet seen.
She regretted his departure, and even wept for
his ubsencc, for now, solitary she dwelt iu her
father's camp. But she was not destined long
4 ir m nlMiit
.,. . , ... ..... . . .
!.. n l, 1:1, i l-i . .r .1 ,i ,i 11 cicmiy vvrscu ill iiiu uuur uiiumi-j ui mc inv
lut, as tlie little lilv of the vallcv, thouirh bu- 1 , , .1 1 . . 1.1'
v;,i :,, n,n .ni; ... , i t 1 ; V P colpgy of sleep to know if such a state might be:
ncd in the seclusion ot the deepest forest, will 1 . t J, i .1 . . .1 v -i
at last be found by its fragrance, so she, in her bclle.ver lhe c.r Part ? . Wil
matdcnlv beaut v? was not Uu.r urn,, Mod in denng period I was fast asleep, with my eyes
dwell u moticcf and unknown. 1 i open, and through them the waivtcnng brain re
At this period of our story, trading and traf
Hewing between the Indians and whites
coming common, nnd every day
pers from all parts of the Union
r .k. 1 ...i.. . i-i 1 . speak, entangled. A ereat many people I knew
nun, viiv ui lire niuai luvuiv Ul incir rui:u III llll- ! - 1 , . "1 11'
live wildness among the savage tribes. Cu- i1" London "e occoinjianymg ine, and calling
riosity and sympathy filled the l.earts of all who ,"ri" meX ns, liU .nc d,d "rter ,f nnce PerVB
sawlicr, but, 'chaste and timid as the name !" M'.'?., JJL?
, , ., , l .1 tn... terribly elaborate allair that I could not seme,
she bore, there were few whom the White !about Lc4lsteadS) tho whole Uamc of w,lich
rawn would venture near. Beautiful creature! 4 u .k,...i,i
Ishut out in thy infancy from the pales of civ- crs. . , ,iterarv . 'j' ' n(lloid
ilization, but guarded by nn unseen power, ol- lmo'hc wa' could not pass over hi.
reauv mc ui n suuuows ol ucsiiny arc weaving 1 , .i . !.. i. l.
. . ... . ' . . .r. rrouml nn our wav to the summit, but that the
for lliec a web 111 which thy woman s heart will , . . r n 1. 1 r 1 1... :, .. 4i.:
drnrti lost itself in a blue haze.
for upwards 01 hair an hour we kept on
slowly mounting this iceberg, until we reached
the foot of the last ascent the calotte, as it is
called the "cap" of Mont Blanc. The danger
was now over, but not the labor, for tins dome
of ice was difficult to mould. The axe was a
gniu in requisition; and every body wns so
"blown, in common parlance, that we had to
stop every three or four minutes. Mr Vouns
companions kept bravely on, like fine fellows as
they were, getting ahead even of some of the
guides; but I was perfectly done up. Honest
lairraz had no sinecure to null me alter him, for
1 was stumbling about, as Uiorieh compUtelv in
toxicated. I could not keepniy eyes upon, and
Idanted my fect anywhere but in the right place,
know I was exceedingly cross. I have even,
a recollection of having scoldci my "team," be
cause they did not go quicker; and I was ex
ceedingly indignant when one of them dared to
cull my attention to Monte Ilosn. At last one
or two went in front, and thus somewhat quick
ened our progress. Gradually our speed in
creased, until I was scrambling almost on m
IV
1 uinds and knees; and then, as I found myself
on a level, it suddenly stopped. I looked round.
and saw there was nothing higher. The baton
were stuck in the snow, and the guides were
grouped about, some lying down, and others
standing in little parties. I was on the top of
Mont Blanc!
The ardent wish of years was gratified; but I
was so completely exhausted, that, without look
ing round me, 1 tell down upon the snow, and
was asleep iu an instant. I never knew the
charm before of that mysterious and brief re
pose, which ancient people term "forty winks."
Six or seven minutes of dead slumber was
enough to restore the balance of my ideas; and
when Tuirraz awoke me, I was once more per
fectly myself. And now I entered into the full
delight that the consciousness of our success
brought with it. It was a little time before I
could look at anything steadily. I wanted the
whole panorama condensed into one point; for,
From the Plough, tht Loom, and the Anvil.
Tobncce Culture In I ho I' u ilea Males.
The culture of tohaveo is yrarly becoming a btni
nrss of increasing impoiUnco, particularly sit III Mnl
Ul and Southern Slates, whare it has brcoma one or
Hie HMt important staple products, and, under piod
and skilful inaiis-nnent, ronslilutn one of I he most
prohtuble crop of the niantrr. While it is a product
I ol every blate in the Union, (Caliiotnia, peibapt, as
yei excepted.; us ciiilivxlion, until recently, waa prin
cipally confined to Virginia, Maryland, North Carolina,
Kentucky, Tcnnesree and Missouri, .It hough in Co.h
necticut and Pennsylvania coinidorable quan Kiel be
gan to be raised as far bark as IS 12. The produci of
that year was given by Sh. Klliworth, (,'omin'nioner
of Patents, who reported the crop of the various Wales
and t'crritoriei as follows;
Mates. Pounds Gathered.
Maine. - . . ... K2
New Hampshiie, . . 290
Massachusetts, . . . fl7.?u7j
Khode Inland, - ... . 49
Connecticut, ... . 630,275
Vermont, . . - 78 1
New York, . . ' - . l,ot8
New Jersey, .... 2.953
fennel ivama, - . - 480,37 1
Delaware, ..... 401
Maryland, .... 21,19oy6
Virginia, . - - - - 6l,6i7(369
Konh Carolina, ... 1129,474
.South Carolina, . &5,tiAI
Ueoigia, . . . - 141,523
Alabama, ' . . - - 261118
Mississippi, - . 145 ait
Ixtuisiana, . " . - - 116,144
'tVnnessee, . - . 2H,2H9,I7I
Ken!ucky, - - - 4i,49i,u83
Ohio, - -, - 6,204,766"
Indiana, . . - - z,660,408
Illinois, - - 9M960
Missouri, . " - . - 12,727.350
Arkai sag, - - . , - 212 266
Michigan, ' - - : - 2,725
Florida Territory, - - - 86,877
Wisconsin Territory, ' - - A. . 362
low a Tcrritoiy. - - 11,15
Dist. of Columbia, - . 6j,6j
mit th cultivate bc'ween them. Whenever (ha plants
die, the should b r...l.,..l h nik.
In llieir fter culture, 4hey reqniie 1
Tolal in all tli e States and Ten dories, 191,69191
The above report, our readers will perceive, waa
made ten years ago, since which time Ihe culture af
tobacco has increased in a very considerable degree.
In Illinois, the JUiddls, and some of the New England
States, increased attention has been paid to the tobacco
rmn. whirli m 1817. m at 9l lrtl Ami ivn.in.la K.in. an
gazing at Geneva and the Jura, I thought of the ' increase of ncary 25,000,000 in five years; and in iSib,
towards them, my eye immediately wandered
away to the Oberland, with its hundred peaks
glittering in the bright morning sun. There
was too much to see, and yet not enough: I
mean, the view was so vast tliat, whilst every
ccived external impressions; iu the same manner po'ota""! valley was a matter of interest, and
plains of Lombardy behind me; and turning round fill rSZS
ns. imnn nu-nkinir. Ihe n lantasms nf our dreams cnzcriy scanncu, yev Hie eievanon was so ereai
was be- ; .nmf!mo nnrriul on nml rnnnoMnl M-iiK that all detail was lost. What I did observe I
brought traj)- jobjecU ubout llic dmb,,,.. . n jB very ftfrRlt will n.livw to render account of ut
iu exnimii rue ouu siuie 111 wmun 1 was. bo iu m...... ..a....-
soon become entrapped 1
HAPTER IX.
It was a cold and dreary day in November.
The deep forest had shed its foliage, and the
cl
o tho rescue, tin wey went, wunoui moiesia- tliroiiKli tlie lealless limbs, as a
tion, for, as tlie reader is already aware, they sturdy traders were fast making their way to-
had liofi lie -enemy to encounter, but. were ica wards a Mexican village, atout and strong,
on by a prwideutiid arm, to restore the helpless they seemed but little fatigued by a long and
and lost. toilsome lourney. liut, in this crowd, ana seal
ed upon a mule, with all the comforts which
CHAPTER VIII.
King of Prussia had forbidden it. Everything
was as foolish and unconnected as this, but it
worried mc painfully; and my senses were under
such little control, and I reeled and staggered
about so, that when wc had crossed the snow
prairie, and arrived at the foot ot an almost
, .Uu JU..aH., -lpr,rpclMiicuiar wailof icofour or five hundred
,.11 and wintry blast, were revc, berating 1 hi hthc urriblo Mur do ,a c.p
MjiniMiiy ui i ! i I , ta ij i T juw ; ontl.e
snow, and told Tairraz that I would not go any
farther, but that they might leave me there if
they pleased.
The Mont Blunc guides are used to these lit
tle varieties of temper, above the Grand Pla
teau. In spite of my mad determination to go
i t, i .i 4 .. was
i i .ii .. ...:ii. ii. A T.,.i;n i i r-i. i...:i: .iAi;..i.t ,i.A ; iu sieen. lauuuai uuu uuoiiier bci. iiig ud uri mv .
TS IIO arc ai an ucquaiiucu iruu timmn aim iuiiuuc, u naiuu jih utum. - i ; - - . yie vallcvs.
i . , . .i l , I . A i 1 1 . r .. : .11 . " 1 1 1. n . llMrs jlir.II 1 1 . uuu lulu nil. uuu 1 1 uiu nut cacrtic '. . .
, Know uiai mere ure no b nu wau 01 n iiciguuuruig win cm, wm.it;, -o o - - ,. , , . . ,, 1 borhood ot UI
joy or grier, their love or hatred, their a weary pilgrim as she was, she hoped to luid ,"y . "'uu'u " """ST' Verte. the Co
udc or revenge. And as nour oner iiour resi anu sneuer jrom me storms 01 inc. . ..p.. , .....- nMc Aj
..,.1 i... Tnr h mmn'a rplliml I. 'llnuL- 1 1 i.n vbii. " Kn ill alio. " I am almost lir ,uc.ii i.u"" iuiniiiJiiivii.viiuiiiKu..i -,.
I such a situation could command, was a frail and
delicate female, who, worn out with grief
ATI
character
Jaheir
igratit
to the camp of Big Thunder approached, fear my journey's end. Soon, mv kind friends, you !n getting my wandering wits into order; but the
and consternation reigned throughout his do- will be relieved of the burthen you have s0 ,n,k called for the strongest mental effort; and,
main. The old snuaw was sccu with eaecr eVe kindly cared for I ond, in those convent walls I with ju.l sense enough to see that our success
4o watch the forest path she was accustomed to ;shall pray without ccasingfor the blessings of a
pursue, ond the old chief, with bow ond arrow, ,kind providence to fall upon my revered bene-
nniLtnin:iliawlr. darted ranidlv llirouch the woods, factors.
' ... . . . L . .,........ ,1 1 T "11 1
"II it is your wish, mouam, i wiu enncavor
to get you admittance there, where you willcer
jtuinly nave every care, for tho sisters of charity
nrc the same all over tlie world, and I have no
.doulit they will receive you
in scaling this awful precipice was entirely dc
pendent upon "pluck," I got ready for tho
climb. I nave said the Mur de la Cote is some
hundred feet high, and is an all but perpendicu
lar ic there. At one point you can reach it
from the snow, but immediately after you begin ;.
to ascend it, obliquely, there is nothing below
but a chasm in the ice more frightful than any
" Yes
ey will receive you. " - -- "- j
, be the I loly Mother, I will answer for lcd. should the foot slip, or the
nation on the Mont Wane ot Kclle map or
Auldjo's plan, puts down oil the points that he
considers might be visible, but just as they
struck ine with on overage traveler's notion f
On ilzvrluild.
In the first place, it must be understood, as I
have just intimated, that the height great ly takes
awoy from the interest of the view, which iln
expanse scarcely makes amer.ds for. As a
splendid panorama, the sight from the Kigi
Kuhn is more attractive. I he chequered liclds,
the little steamer plying from Lucerne to Fine-
ivn, ine tiny omniousses on ine lane siuc-roauio
Art, the desolation of Goldau, and the scctionof
the fatal Kossberg, ore all subjects of interest
and much admiration. But the Iligi is six thou
sand fect above the sea level; and Mont Blanc is
over fifteen thousand. The little clustered vil
lage, seen from the Kuhn, becomes a mere white
speck from the crown of the monarch.
The morning was most lovely; there was a
wreath of mist coining up from tlie valley. One
of our guides had been up nine times, and he
said he had neicr seeu such weather. But
with this extreme clearness of atmosphere there
filmy look about the peaks, merging into
All the great points in the neigh-
loinouni- the liuct, the Aiguille
1 du Bouhoinmc, and even the Ber-
ere standing forth clear enough;
second-class mountains were mere.
ridges. It was sometime before I could find
out the Brcvent at all, and many of the Ai
guilles were sunk and merged into the land
scape. There was a strange feeling in looking
down upon the summits of these mountains,
which I had been accustomed to know only as
so many giants of the horizon. The other hills
had sunk into perfect insignificance, or rather
noked pretty much the same as Uicy do in the
(relief models ot the map shops. The entire
ilenirth of the Lake of Geneva, with the Jura
Kino oi treatment ai Indian aorns the nlouah. enlliva-
equent ly
tor, and hand hot bclit firel.
tnncb the sama
plough, en
I a. a n .1 1 un.i.l lw .u.
to kre down the treed and loojtn tta earth, Tbia
should be ren-al-d Hire. fn,. t.m. h-f..r kin.
in.
.At the tobacco slant irim anJ J.- aa!stVaal flfl-tal
sow , bud puts out at the top, which is termed at ihe
sT,'h w'loiiinj. Thu lop must be broke off, together
with sneh of the upperleaves as are tuo amall to b of
any vi ne. The planls are thus b-ft nsually from tir
to three feet high. Kiom every leaf m I be plant
will shoot out suckers, which must also be brokaa
from the main stem, tali inf care pr4 ri,jra the leaf
by the cpml ovt. l ate plamt should be topped
lower than those of e.rty growth, as it will facilitate
their progress and ripening. Ihe plants should be
suckered and cleared of worms, to which they are va
ry liable, as oflen as once a week, nntil harvest time.
minnr snd enrin; tobacco ii a btuma.i reauirinr
iniKb care and eood iwlrrment. in order to d reserve the
qualities of the crop. This we proposn to make tie
subject of a future number.
000 pounds. Xarge as this quantity may appear to
tnose woo nave not considered: Ida suDject.ine demand
lor the article lias not by any means diminished, but,
on the contrary, continued to increase. It lias beea
estimated by Air. Ellsworth, that the quantity of to-
oacco nrouurea in onicr countries uiao ine unueu
States, is about 150,000,000 pounds; but such is its gen
eral u?e, and Ibe incrcasiire demand for it. that I.OUO.-
000,000 of pounds fiom the United states alone would
met wiiti a res, nirttri, U ii iw Mitptied ol
good quality, and at piices not exoibitant, but which
wo.M be liighly remunerative to the grower, leaving,
aa will be perceived, a nwle margin for oureuterprising
plainer. 10 nil.
The increase of the consumption of tobacco in this
country is a subject intimatclv connected with (be in
terests of the planters themselves, as beine an hem of
much importance in the increasing demand for its cul
tivation, ine annual consumption cannot be less than
100,04)0.000 to 125,000,000 of pounds. It was commi-
k-4 , as long ago as ltttti,with a population of nine mil
lions leas than at the present time, that the annual
amount paid by the consumer of tobacco in its manu
factured state was $.0,000,000, which amount cannot
now, at the lowest estimate be under $25,000,000. If
we aun lo ine aiue w una in the leal, the value or the
100.000,000 of pounds annuallv exported, we shall find
the amount actually received by our tobacco planters
about $16 000,000, which might possibly be increased
three-fold', if thcrulture ol this aitich received thai at
tention winch its growing importance would seem to
warrant.
FLANK ROAD MEETING.
Pursuant to a call for a plank road meetine.
the people of the township of Indian Creek met
at their precinct on Fri.lny the 20th day of Feb
ruary, to respond to a call of their fellow citi
zens, held at Hannibal, the 28lh of January
1852. On motion, Cleinrtit Priceall waa called
to tlie chair, and George S. Priest requested to
act as Secretary. -
On" motion, the chair appointed a committee
to draft resolutions expressive of th tense of
the meeting. After a few hours retirement, the
committee reported the following resolutions.
which were unanimously adopted:
Resolved, 1. That we have beheld with in
tense interest the public spirit of the people of
the city of Hannibal to promote the interest of
the farming community and the p'iblio gener
ally.
2. That we heartily concur with the people
of the city ot Hannibal in organizing a company
for the purpose of constructing a plank road.
leading from Uie city of Hannibal to the town 01
Pari.
3. That we will use our best efforts to procure
stock in said road, so as to carry the general
road bw into effect, provided said road is to be
located on the nearest and most practicable
route. '
4. That we intend to do our duty, our whole)
dui v, in the construction of this Rood.
5. That Uiis road can be made, will be eude;,
and lu.U b vnwt j . j.
farming community ta look to their interest and
lend a willing shoulder to the wheel.
b. That we want few committees and a heap
of work, a. little talk and a good deal of money,
and we say to our friends, "go ahead ' all
right."
Lpon motion, the meeting adjourned tn
dte.
CLEMENT PIERCEALL,
President.
Geo. W. PaicsT, Sec'y.
Ftcm the Dollar Newspaper Fhilada.
Corse Culture.
Perhaps the few hints herein submitted may
prove acceptable to your "farmer" readetav
l'hey have reference to the cultivation of corn.
Great diversity exists in the minda-of fanrery
The culture oftobaco is everv rear extendinr itself iia rrcard to the cultivation of this most impor-
iuto the Western States, and promises to become a tant crop. ' The best plan to be pursued UDOI
roost iinpo'lant article of eiport Train the rich districts !r;ch g0,l and with a view to a large harvest, I
north and south of the Ohio. Savs the Cultivator: I i. .u- ..ii- ?. .i. 1-
That tobacco can be grown in Ind.'.na, Kent.cky.and ""' " " g.-ar uiopre-
lennessee, wun greaier prolil than that aliening me " j 1" g-vi
culture of wheat and corn, seems certain, and wi itwo row together, say two or three inches)
dcubt not that, as the cultivation progresses, and better apart, and let there be a space of four feet on the
j. . ,. .iwcii, ""7 inside one of each of these double rows, riant
tftates will rival iu quality and celebrity that of the old. . , u .u . .u. vn
The plants on new land grow much more luxuriantly ach ,n?,e row ,n ,uch nwnner that the hlUa
than ou soils cultivated for any considerable time; but will be three fect apart, and each hill contain but
experience proves that the quality i not so fine. Tbe 'two stalks; arrange the hills so that those on the)
oesi looacco in any country is grown on lands in good 8ccona row shall come in the interval left be-
comnuou.bui noi extravagantly rich, or btgnt, ma- jween lWeof first lhu,leang a space of
In reeaid to the best method of cultivation, it three feel between, as in me row nrsi piamea.
may be difficult to decide in eveiy particular, as soms 'As soon as the grain is sufficiently large, it
allowances must be made for differences of soils, cli- lsloulJ be ploU"hod "from and to," and the earth
mate, Ac.,4c. This would lequire a very prolix and Ij u , , completely cover
taxlious detail a lopetlier Im much ao for most of the - . . r. . ..
readers of the Plou-h, Loom and Anvil; nererthelei up the grass, Si.i and- thus prevent lis growUJ.
we believe general description of the mode and prac- , For a few days the ground should be gone over
with a cultivator,' perhaps twice or more.
'beyond, was very clearly denned; and beyond
fenrinir lest soma w ild beast had overtaken the
paleface. The little White Fawn clung with
ogony to her Indian mother, and cried with pity
ing moans, for her "little white mama."
No tratc, however, could be discovered of
.1 a 11. T ,.f ilin
Bier Uicy iouciii, ana learning iruui uiuu ui. j 10, uu uw huij '"iim . .w o rf . .rp ,f ,dcyi
. . .a a i I . .1 a T I : 1 1 - . .. I K,..l a IJaAllfll I'lVU nuw. Illiri C IS IIU UIIUIIUG 1UI 111 V. UU .- . w . . . . a,
Iiunting lmrtics that had ucen oui somo ets inni, an i win go iiiiiiiuuia t.Y w mc pinu., i..w- i o , these ugain were the faint blue lulls ot JSurgun-
4hrouKli tho forest, that they had encountered self, an' be aftlier bunging Him, an' jest make I" "B, " . i..? dy. Turning round to Uie south-east, I looked
' . .1 i .i i . .t i i rai... .. i 1 1. ,i ...... til hi ii ii lit-r. uiiii ii ii.ti v in iiuaiii:ii li iiicci s. iiiiiiw i . ... . . . .
tliroiign ine wootis, mo noiy sign oi mc cross, mm uiu torn i-iiiuuwi - - -- - ---, - - - down on the Jardin. alons the anmc clacic by
know more iblc depths of the glacier. Were it in the val-
the rest of us, le)'i simply rising up trom a glacier fnorrrni, us
. . ii i . .i. l .: i. nsfiMiL wmiKi rnni re lrrROL nurvn and Lauiiuiit
rairc and savaire venceanco in. . wc w in scnu you i ui unn uu ---- - - - . D -
the thoimht, tho old chief started forth himseir, errand or mercy, as soon as we reach the town, iW 'e, pieu louneen u ousanu .rev uuove
ine iiiougni, wio oiu tiiKi i (he ,uvcl ott,l0 terminating in on icy abyss
nccompanicu ny ins siouicm im.", " - " j - , ., ,i... ,i. i , i... ; i..,i,. "
the wood, and Ending order, to all the neigh- her wish to stop. And . I you Bet,bcl cr. mad---I , '" r". Iterested m finding out
,nr;r. ril.n. t ..rr . nnd scenic, if nossiUlc, nin. on our return uiis way, aim ivisu 10 iry 10 ,-, -o -v r--,
7iT: .b "t" r..tre his nrev. rrrh the States, we will take cluirce of you " violent beyond all conception: assa.
. . ... . . .' ... .1 :i' l l -11 . ,t .-r..t., "
and
then, after an interval of ten days or two weeks;
again ploughed and hoed. This process, regu
lar! v followed un until there is no mora
daiiiicr from weeds and grass, or Uie hardening
r-
Dig Injun roaming alone
hcy could but come to the correct conclusion wi'l be opened lo yc immediately."
that he it was, who had stolen at lut the uufu - " Well, Patrick, as you seem to
lunate Emma. jOf the 1 loly Church than any of the
Filled with rage and savage vengeance at we will send you to the bishops 1
iribc than to lie dormant lng in tho vicinity j "Oh! ten thousand inanks, kiihi sir, cx
Id haunts, but owoy, far a way to a newer anil claimed Emma, (for you have olready discov
er region was be flying with his lovely vie- ered, dftir reader, that it is she wo have again
encountered), " but here let me remain the few
But. olas! lliir Iniun knew better the wiles of nnd do oil we can to get you salcly back
hi. tribe than to lie dormant ltinir in tho vicinity ! "Oh! ten thousand thanks, kind sir,
of old
wilder
Time ot last restored quietness to the camp, short days that are left me to walk the journey
nnt hnnniness. for. Ioiil', lonor did they of life. Earth has no charms for mc;
mourn (or the loved and lost. The White Fawn, been torn from all I loved, ond to tr
a Innr onmnrehpnd the misfortune : them nartiin would be but tempting 1
he hod sustained, grew each duy more bcauti- 'trials I have endured have at last overcome my
1...,., ain iduliavd lav til Tvuii bo;!e. and 1 fflilv ell Ml OstlilS f( ft ht-
'"' ii . i - .z. ..,.. a.nnr:itnil frmn 'iln uliiln. to shield me from further trials, smooth tlisleninc surface.
his Utile queen. She would wander with him j where my sad and broken heart can weep and were in front of mewith the fore part of the
ilnva iiwroiher huntine ond lis unir, onu nono pray tin caucu nvtuy num u ni..u.1.U.nuii..,.v,,K..,, .
UOya lOgVlllir, liuiliiu tl I J , .,.... ..I:.l,,, l..,u ukntmi.r. .liuaalllnni tvari.
1 nave
and find
The
which the visitor to the Couvcrcle lets his eye
travel to the summit of Mont Itlaiio. Right
awn over the Col du Geant we saw the plains
of Lombardy very clearly, and one of the guides
insisted upon pointing out Milan; but I could
not acknowledge it. 1 was altogether more in
terested in findiiicr out the peaks ond eorges
." , comparatively sr the mountain, than straining beds from Uiree to four inches hi
led I. . r .i..i.a tr .K ilenirth. and about thiea feet bish.
with muscular power, already taxed fur beyond i"''!" . H hein to k.p, tieM fruin
. - a . . i tin i s rr riiiin in. w I a. nil 1 1 t'mt I liitivn iuiui t r lain I I. . t : I .1 ii. v..i c... ai.
their strength, mid nerves shaken by oonstaniiy ,. r u - .
increasing excitement and want of rest with i jV .--
.. . . ... . . and thei Ft-mnml. viewed from below, have
tice adopted by those who are most skilful and experi
enced in the culture of the tobacco plaut will not be
unacceptable to a large clais of our readers; and we
trust ine lacis snown will elicit some degieed etu'i
latiou on the pait of our agriculturists, in a matter that
is very closely connected with their interests.
71ie tune ol planting the seed will differ according Lf ii, r(lllll,. inwtlier with nroner attention tor
t. climate. In the most southern portions ofo ireoun- I , R , f gucWers, cannot fail to ensure a.
Uy, the inonth ol Januiry ueeerally seleetel for that al " 1 . j-
piVpose, while every pio.rei.iv. slip northward will, 'good harvest. The ground will not, in ordina
of course, change the ki on to that of a later date. rv cases, require more than one or two good.
In licw Encland, more particularly the val!ey of the ).,.;,, R. L.
tonnrciKui river, wmrce ine culture 18 carriea on n a
considerable a it tent, the month of Aprd is Ihe best ad
apted for putting the seed iu the earth. The land for
this purpose should be selected in a warm, friable, rich.
but not loo uiout soil, with a southern inclination, if
possible. This should be new ground, well grubbed
anl mellowed, auer neviug quantity or light, dry ina - - . , - , . fwirwr lt(w
terial burned over Uie eutue surface,-for the purpoie of in defending a hard eue, and not being llto
deslioying insects and tbe seeds of noxious weed's, &.C gethcr pleaied with the rulings Ot HM presiding;
Aller the plot Has been caretully prepared , raise il into j judrb, remarked trial ne ocuevcu in auuw
v... .......... i-Hinri could DC oouuni wwi
. .. i
CumbrrljuJ Cotiny, A X, 1852.
Uacklug ut f a PAsiitwa.
The Snriinfield Renubliean tells a atory of
somt-vvnat eceentrio lawyer, who being engaged
blooilbhot cvos, and rau'inz thirst, and a pulse
leaping rather than beating with all this, it
may be imagined that the frightful Mur de la
Cote calls for no ordinary determination to mount
it.
Of course, every footstep had to be cut with
the adze; and my blood ran colder still, as I saw
Ihu ffrst guides creeping like fnes upon its
Ike two lairraz
(or days Uxrci
could use the bow and arrow, or man a
canoo has been all storms und sorrows, without ono
with more dexterity than tho White Fawn. beam of hope to brighten my pathway. All, oil
luul now noased owav. ond civilization
0t last was fast marching w ilh rapid strides to
ward ihe red Dian' home. Villages were fast
' Lcing built up upon the very vergo of their
camp, and much communication was beginning
to be carried on between the tribes of llig Tiiun
Aar and the frontier emigrants. Tho Whito
Fawn had now reached her 15th year, and hud
grown, by her Indiaut raining, to bo a tall, ailrv t
To. but Berfcetlv svmmetrical figure, ond attract
cd the admiration of oil, both Indians and whites,
who saw her. Her native beauty was not de
stroyed by the wild and exposed lifo sho had
led j but hut lily cornidcxion and large hluo eyes,
aud ringlot of goldciihuir, lloating hi wild lux-
was taken from me, and hope, too, at last, has
forsaken her hapless child. I shall feel but
blest to reach a Christian abode. They canuot
deny comfort and conswJatioir to an unhappy
wanderer, when asked iu tho name of that God
whom wc each adore.
All who ore at ull aeqiiuinlcd with Spanish
tnwns. are awarn that tho Cntholio religion rov-
tall, allrUl- erns .hem moro than any civil authority, and to
:.. . ... tia ir.iv'iiira. una mreimiers. il ih
ani jnuici-iiv", v.- " ' n .
but necessary to gel mo uiu oi inmr i.--
Our travelers, therefore, upon entering uio
village, made haste to make themselves known
to the ecclesiastical power, and by the sign of
tho cross, that universal emblem of ChrUtiain-
scarcejy know what our relative positions were,
for we had not spoken muen to onu anoiner tor
tho last hour).Dvcry word was on exertion, and
our attention was solely confined to our own
progress. In spite of all my exertions, my con
fusion of ideas and extraordinary drowsiness
increased to such a paiufid degree, that, cling
ing to the hand-holes inade iu the ice, and sur
rounded Vy all Uiis horror, I do believe, if wc
had halted on our climb for half a minute,.!
should have gono off asleep, s But then; was no
pause We kept progressing, very slowly in
deed, but tdill going on- and up so steep a path,
that I had to wail until the triiido before tne re
moved hi foot, before 1 could put my hand into
the notch. I looked dowu below two tr three
timts, but was uot ut alt guidJ, although tho
ncyer been clearly pictured, from the utter ab
sence of anything by which proportion could be
hxed. l-rom the same cause, it is next to im
possible to describe the apparently boundless
undulating expanse of jagged, snow-topped
peaks, that stretched away as far as the horizon
e,n&U aide beneath 4i. Where everything is
so almost incomprehensible in its magnitude, no
sulliciently graphic comparison can be instituted.
(ConrlWon next werAr.)
Uie mora easily lo
weed', Kc, from
both sides of the bed. Sow tlie seed as thick as mar
bedeiiied, about a tablepjonful to the square rod,
rake carefully the aurlace, and roll or press down Ihj
earth tho. ou-lily, that the sjij may a there closely to I ha
seed. Should iu uoia Become too dry, tney snouia ot
wateied aud kept aiodcratnly uioist untd Uie young
plants are leaiy i'oi removal. .
Tbe best spot which oo be selectei for a tobaceo
Held, is where the giouud is level, or neatly o, and tbe
soil a ricU, sndy loam, capable of aborbirg and re.
taimng moisture. 1 he eaith should be made pcfed'y
mellow, eilber by ploughing or digging, t least twice
before setting the plants. ITie ground being thus se.
lertei nd pieparei, it is ready fir the reception of the
Plants. As UK" th leaves are a imia iargr ta a m
than a dollar, wnicn at mo " 7
hrt than in New F.ngland, they will be ready t tiaus-
c;. tk. . i k. w.-. v.t r... 1 1., ..r.i I ..I..., a,irk .Koull oa done with much care, la wet or
I r. . .i .a iitik annailunila
with cloudy weatner. .. - -ri j
conundrum, Old ftogor ttas been justly indignant
himself that he did not compete for it. The other night
at the Museum, whilawiUiesjIag Warren's capital per-
sonatioa f lb Member fioui Cranberry Cenlrei"
Old Roger turned rouud to Mr. Spear an I aakel him,
laughing heartily at the same time, why Warren was
likely to make his audieuces eauiueut dramatists. . Mr.
Spear assured him that lie had not Ilia most remote
idea. Said Itoger, triumphantly, "It's because be
takes 'era all shake Spear." Mr. Spear wasat so
sharp at puny spears w, but h Uughed little.-
iKa irexl avmiiia.. Kiiear V1llain0H.lv attampled to rl
the same juke of 011 bis innocent oaighbof Stuilh. aud
anked tliequeatuin a KoRer iw, and uihw mnvmi
Uie ".a ute answer replicu, "bmiuk i wih. m m
ahake, Kmiili." It sounded so stupid that
btuiaclf didu'l date to laugh at ii.M'P' Z-
t " II... Iw... " a., a
Tli iuiltre. of course, took this remark 1
n'nrh duuVeon, and ordered the lawyer to ait
down, and demanded of him an apology for
this contempt of court, threaten! fc him with
commitment for tlie offence, if he did not apolo
gixf.
The. lawver. after a little reflection, remarked
ht ha had aaid Le believed that tho court could
be bought with a peck of beans that h aid it
without reflect. ion, and wisnea rwrsit u nevj
but, said he, "If I had put it at half a bu-l. I
never would have taken it Dae tn me woria.
occur.
thev should be tiar.splanted in Ibe eveuing, and protec
. ..... ..... k. lav. iiM una aimitar eoveriii!.
WU 11VIBI --7 1 . a n .. .1
At Ihe Aulb, e panuetie seal a gntcfauiy
ibis purpose. Iu ' vaney 01 1110 tuaawumi "ii
where quite a kustass is aiade of reising the tataeca
plain, 11 J
time fur setting the plants, the hi I is mule, about hat
a pint of water pourvd into it, aud the plant iunnndiate.
y K-t. This nthod Is said to be-vovy aucceaaful, even
in sunny weather, in that locality. The tiiu lot baus
plauliiic in that vicinity is early hi the mouth ol' June,
but at III south 1U lw kuuuliia eailler. All"'
tine, the plants shoitbl be wahW at last once a day
. . . ... . v r. . t . . ... Him anil.
until tue tooie utx wptuwa saw
i...l. .i.,. r aaltuiir Ilia mania auouiu 01 auuui
1.-.. ....1 . n.ir laa.1 anait iu tbe OW. which should
be about sue foot laHtief than lliia, or three and a half
f.-..t dutaut fioiseath otlicr which disUuc will ad-
Mijor Bueklin, engineer on the IlannibeJ and
St. Joseph RaUroad haa completed a urvay et
thn route from St. Joseph to the high lanl
dividing the waters of tho Platte and Castile
about tweuty mile out, ana aiso tnotaer rout
from this city wlucn iwersecu ou mo wn.
ert a fiw iiule out. He U ggd is wtritUj
up hi note and making estimates.- St. Jo
seph Adventure.
Koa Cohs. John VHtaon, Eq., of Watte eouu
lyi OAS tn a publin speech at Liberty, declamt (
elf Whi eaadUatafur Coafff-, U this rH tatfta
Congressional District. St. Jowiph AdvettUir.
13-It U slatoi that Joha B. WMWr ha b-. ekMrUd
Uuited SUtes Sonutor Iiom CaJitoruia tin sl yer
fioui th Islof March. U WlVd "
aui Jvuu JJ. IU'
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