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*****•*.': u Y i Wateredby Martyrs' blood. v "'t j. 1 t, n 8. W. P. Dakota Ler»i JUI ini deanUy stofe* hand to not They other some 1 and the Otoctatas, v HCazopiyc w»n Ide. Minixoxe Mdote kin (Sant Luwi) en mazopiye wan tanihan ide qa taku ohnaka ko owasin rurnaga. Tipimaza ko, mazaska iyawapi ehan, mazaska kektopawinge cer opawinge xakowin ($700,000) hena atakunixni keyapi^ Te xni v Pejihutaska /a keyapi, qa ecen wo wapi wakaga tuka enanqon wicakapi xni! \n\n ^V'-5 thVit'tbi atwilrfi*#-'-"-'--'' i-tf ,.r i= .'.tUif ft! •*%,••• There ia a trc^ by.hand of love, 'U Transplanted from'the dimes atwv®, '^lch idl the earth fhaO Meat. Thoaghmtay strireagattat its waal,,^. Its lMYM the *ation*-yet shall heal, Tho Treeof Holines*. ••••••.•!•'. '-t-* i, Unbanned by.fierteat pagan ire, -..' Unscathed midst persecution's fire, 'its infant branched stood. Itt rootaare fifce&ttotfr dwp*aad fin i' %-?V Ho mortal power can da them hwpi—r Secured by promiapa of God, Sealed by tbsgreit Redeemer's blood, How can It fear a foe? No power of e&rthand hell combined-r s! No force of m«n anddevHsjoined, Can work it* overthrow. ni For, God himself did plant it hate r* Ere long it* tow'ring boughs shall visejf.. i\ Until they reach the lofty akies, r-:V' ,v,i,. And shade tfce«arth and sea., And his own hand the plant wiU rear*- $• y, Though in a «t«ril« soil. Its fiercest foes mayjoin, enraged, tifttt their wild warfare, madly waged, «i i Will on their heads reeoll. Its fruit immortal vigor gives, Andavery one who tastasit liVea, From death forever free. NABKATIVB OF EAGLE-EYJE. AND SCAR Msrr~DovE.—Eagle'Eye, vu the name of & Dakota who lived more than a century ago. fie'was the only son of a noted war Prophet. Jit the early aire of twenty,' he had distin guished himaeU on the field of blood and car nage, and was admitted to a conspicuous blace in that ceremony around the painted ioard, 'where the Dakota warrior is permit fed boastfully to narrate his military exploits. On these occasions, four quills of the War ~32agle, crested his proud brow, while in the midst of the wild-war yell ota hundred sav- Age voices, he related in the hearing of as tonished spectators, the exciting circumstan ces of those daring acts by which he won jthem. When wending the war path, Eagle-Eye, "carried a heart of stone that could meet any danger, or death, unmoved, tear the bleed- Ijjg scalp from the head of the shrieking Victim, and sheath his murderous knife in the heart of his foe, and feel no pity. Young, handsome, swift and brave, he was honored "]by the honorable,'and ail courted his favor. His hatred to iSis enemies was deep-rooted and obstinate, but he loved his friends. His bosom was the dwelling place of those gen* Jle affections, whose blossoms are joy aiid whose firuits are felicity. Success in war, though it ^ratified his savage nature and Rendered him conspicuous among the brave, •I did not render him happy but he ever felt anxious longing—a painful emptiness, wnioh at times J&eclouded all his joys. At /length, the strong, struggling affections of |jhii lonely heatt, fixed upon the orphan "daughter of a distinguished Mdewakanton ~%vi brate ~whpse name was Scarlet-Dove. |She ^-.}^ng«id fair,^ and reciprocated Ibis love and they were joined in wedlock MoWding to themost honorable custotn of •fm Bikoiu 3So»mtiD6Vf filled the void of Eagle-Eye's sou), and the eoveted no other dwelling place. The eagle quills which he had won hand with the enemies of his tribe* and .the long raven locks from the heads of the Chip-, pewa, Winnebago, and Mandan, whioh dangled from his dire»»t be now spurned when hia eye rested,en the form of his new ly required Dove. A few short moons after the celebration of theivnuptiids Eagle-Eve and Scarlet-Dove, with their people, dropped down the Missis sippi to Lake Pepin, in their canoes* and then proceeded by land'to their hunting grounds east of the river. It chanced one day, as Eagle-Eye was stealing up to an unsuspecting deer, under cover of the thick foliage of the under-brush, an arrow pierced his heart. He only pro nounced the name "Scarlet Dove,", and ex pired. The cruel arrow had been driven by the twanging bow-string of the comrade of Eagle-Eye, who, unconscious of the pre sence of his friend, had approached the deer from the opposite direction* We shall leave the gentle reader to imag ine what were the emotions of Scarlet-Dove when the sad tidings reached her. We may not attempt to speak such grief as her's was her own acts best express those big emotions, which well nigh burst her tender bosom .y After a few days and nights of fruitless wail ing and self-torture, despair settled down upon her and drove her murderous talons deep into her wounded heart and in silent agony, which only the youthful widow can appreciate, she nicely wrapped the cold re mains of Eagle-Eye in the ornamented skins of animals which he had brought from the chase, and placing them upon a tempora ry scaffold, erected for the purpose, sat down under them. She still followed the moving party, carrying on her back the dead body of Eagle-Eye—all that was dear to her this side of the spirit-land. At every encampment she laid the body up in the manner already mentioned, and set down to \vatch it and mourn. When she had reached the Minnesota river, a dis tance of more than a hundred miles, Scar let Dove brought forks and poles from the woods and erected a permanent scaffold, on that beautiful hill opposite the site of Fort Snelling, in the rear of the little town of Mendota, which is known by the name of Pilot Knob. Having adjusted the remains of the unfortunate object of her love upon this elevation, with the strap by which she had carried her precious burden, Scarlet Dove hung herself to the scaffold and died. Her highest hope was to meet the beloved spirit of her Eagle-Eye iii the world of spirits. Coirsiit estimates the expense of the Mexican war at about three hundred milli ons of dollars. The population of the United States is about twenty-three millions. Hence, if the money expended in the war had been distributed equally among the people of the United States, it would have amounted to more than twelve dollars to each individual, young and old, white and bia$c» ^•v AS-v'v' -Mi •'. .5'*%• Early Hlatqrr vf the Dakota*. (Continued.) M. le Sueur must be mentioned as one of the first Europeans who came among theDa- kotas. According to Bernard de la Harpe, he came by way of the Wisconsin, into the Mis-: aissippi, in 1683, going-into the country of the Siouxs where he abode at different times, be tween that and 1702, seven years. The only part of his journal now accessible is preserv ed by M. de la Harpe. It begins with the de parture of M. le Sueur from a place near where New Orleans now stands* July 12, and closes Dec. 12, of the same year 1700, some two months after hi» arrival at the mouth of the Blue Earth river. From this we learn that the Dakotas were then considered to be two grand divisions, those of the East and those of the West. Of the former he names seven bands, or villages, and of the latter* nine. These names have probably been much alter ed by transcribers, as not more than three or four can be recognized as belonging to bands of Siouxs at present. He says the Siouxs of the West are reported to have more than 1000 tents. That they are accustomed to use canoes, anid neither cultivate the earth, nor gather wild rice. live by the chase and remain ordinarily in the prairies, which are between the^bead of the Mississippi rivers. He says, in general all the Siouxs say that they have three souls, and that' after death that which has done well goes to the warm country, that which has done ill, to the cold country, and the remains with the body. That polygamy is common among them, they are very jealous, and sometimes kill each oth er fighting for their wives. They are skilful in using the bow, and have often been seen to kill ducks flying. Two or three men, with their families, dwell in one tent. They are great smokers, and of them swallow the smoke of tobacco. Others after swallowing it sometime bring it up through their nostrils. The Eastern Siouxs differ from the Western chiefly in using canoes and gathering wild rice. They appear to have dwelt on. the Eastern side of the Mississippi, and strong- I ly objected to M. le Sueur's establishment on. Blue Earth river saying that the river St. Peters belonged to the Western Siouxs,--and to the Ayavois, (Ioways,) (perhaps the Ottoes.) It seems that these two tribes during le Sueur's former residence in the country had planted,not far from the mouth of the Blue Earth, and after his arrival in' 1700 he sent them to establish their village near his fort, hoping .to get provisions from them, and hire them to work in the mines, because they were accustomed to labour and to cultivate the earth. Those who went in search of them did not find them, because they had left to establish their village on the Missouri near the Maha's (Omahas.) (To b» continued.) Truth is of universal application: it is the uniting principle which holds together the moral elements of the universe.