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Green Bay Spectator (Newspaper) - January 31, 1852, Green Bay, Wisconsin GREEN and Enforcement it Its CLAY Devoted to Literature Mechanic Arts Agriculture Politics and General Intelligence BY RYAN BAY BROWN COUNTY JANUARY 31 1852 27 May It fly IN annum OK two 1 50 a mi eil yearly will re notices K rs BLOCK tniK on MAIN STREET S II COTTON nnd Solicitor Of- fico in tho Block on Washington st HAYNES ly 1 O H nud at Law mid in Chancery Office two doors south of the United States Hotel up IAS n A A Tho pretty ml h Irom Win li II can be read lliu j luic it null miJ A rooks arc in the As on tho very Thai sunny morning dear When writ And April's have come And April's leaves arc the when Will Lucy come again? M P c and Counsellor at Law nml n Chancery in a Block strret E II ATTORNEY AT LAW atul Agent Bav Wisconsin Ci WOOD A i at anil ll I T Milwaukee Hotel r O and nt Law and in inic fc and in Law and Notaries Public Will to any in way ol their with they bo unit also for in tha York Co Konw N V of of the Circuit county Notary Public for iho of York New Jersey and in Adams tt E A INARM M D tho U S Land will to all with ol and promptly and with W H and in nnd D M D wilh and attend all in iho of and two doors of U S- two doors smith of the Bay A U nnd in Oils Stull's and Also Combs fir inn door south ol L B Collector tor port of the Bay t JOHN DAY in Dry Roods i nnd Cups etc n street Green Day Deale Tn A A ami all Bay Hay NK Wli in nnd Provisions Block Washington St Green Buy Wholesale In BOOTS AND SHOKS NAILS OL ASS An J CB mm HAY Win Circumstantial BY MUS The spring is as it used to And all mint tho same And yet 1 Hie feeling now That always it came It as if to mo she made The of tha Aa if I could be no more Lucy is not but When in this very door You stood and she running back To wy good bye once I hear yen patting The last fond words you did we year And Lucy dead all comes times Before our father died When blessed with him wo no want Scarce knew a wish His and all our struggles on And that worst dread to know From home to poor to shelter all That ono at Ust must go How often do 1 blame How d I think How wrong I nan to shrink from that From which sho did not shrink And whan 1 that I had gone And know the wish is vain And say sho might have lived 1 How can I dread to bu foi Before my swimming eyes Her parting face her waving hand Distinct before me She rolls the wagon down K watch it Her last deal fond good Still lingering in my ear Oh mother h id but father lived It would hate not been thus Or if God taken her She would have died with us She would have hnd kind looks fond Around hot dying Our hands to her dying To her dying head I'm always now Of what hava thought Toor as day on day went by Ami of us Of how sh must havo one That was rot strange to Havo longed one to havo set One look on yon me Sometimes I n happy I think that is laid oui ovn old village church we so often played And I can tit upon her And wilh Imr we where the city's noise And Ec not so God judge for the best And from a world of pain and woe He to his rest Why should we wish her back again Oh freed from sir and Let ns then pray Cod's Ere long lo join her there anil in A letter from Sun the Intt ar- lival as preparing to go hugely into nnd in Atlantic States would do well to Ret nord of our Buir which is of luxuriant growth yields ely of cf which contain n ber of seeds lid upon them cattle of our hills oat and fat when to all appear anco they nro upon batter Often ground is the of several with the which is nutritious being of an oily and lhat iu ins a new of is the most er Thr graina are nnd firm A few nf the seeds were from from he raised in State ft It to bushel weighing 1 One Saturday afternoon some years since a- room of the only publie houso in the little village of on Lake Erie were number of gossiping idlers sea ing men and farmers early in the afternoon the clouds of an approaching eo darkened tha shore that candles lit and in light the gathered crowd tened to the beating of the upon the and Ilia distant roll cf thunder that an- tho coming strife It was scenes that occur when a mighty down on inland not and tha med struck with impressive grandeur Sailors drank from their poisoned cups with less noise and the village politicians were less absorbed in the presidential One of the number more uneasy than tho rest A young man of mild prepossessing with a hand nnd a horn stung over for he had but few minutes before come in from gunning to and from the door looked at the troubled bay and sky and frequently asked an old captain of a when he be to night i To night 7 Kf tit 1 he responded to ons of these nor next day Tina Wn storm looks as if it was ing to lend off a dance for a good many flirting ones and I don't believe in out iu such corrupts good manners ns the id You to be in a great hurry nui This Sea Gull brought me ill news from this and I will double your money it you will run mo down to C tonight Not I I wouldn't undertake it for four times tho money Silence J by this reply the youngman sadly into tho j and silting down his hands into bis pockets with tho dogged ai of one who makes up his mind to be a positive evil been in a E P DOANE nml In The few at Bear l-n at twenty five of to York which will be at Com fuw and although a stranger had im pressed its inhabitants reti ring and as all thought kind was he in man disposition Tho business that brought him to the place waa by no moans settled and the intelligence he had received must have been a very praising to make one naturally so brave a storm that caused the sailor to shrink from duly He had been sitting with u look of discontent but a short time when the clatter of horses feet were heard in the and a man pale and Ung stood within tha doorway His first dis- utterance the word No expression of or terror can send tha same deathly chill to the heart as that one word of terrible import and paralyzed with the gathered crowd enquiringly gazed at- the messenger of evil Before ho could what seemed to choke hU utterance the Sheriff of tha county hastily entered and ar- the young man of Millie was the item i cply It wanted only swell tho fition that lud fallen upon the crowd a girl ten or twelve years of age was the only child of patents living in her sprightly loveliness won the affection of all tho Tbo attending her death were as The as was frequently their custom tho honse mider the charge of Millio and lad been too part of the day making and iu the village Hurrying lorne before the com ing storm the agonizing parents found house robbed and their only child brutally murdered The news spread idly and s on the nhd cooler neighbors were looking on all marks tho rence had on the premises The n large frame one stood coma distance from the road The iront door was found open tho inner doors unlocked or broken drawer chest i or cupboard their over the floor In the garret to which the poor little creature had bly tied Millie was found with blood that flowed from a stall in her her little hand glaring an old bed white her neck a white handkerchief was sligh ly knotted Cpon floor of tha hall one Of he bors up a squirrel with one gone and its hoad scalped by a rifle ball A young who had been chopping wood in a neighboring immediately recognized Has ona had shot that afternoon he was by and il up to he mada >V------ loft him m the direction of with Oic rel in hi hand ihu unwound Milli neck had the letters M W in one corner I rue these were the initials of own name but her mother positively avowed she no snch article Satisfied with the officer at once rom the time the murder was dis- covered to that of arrest was jutt two hours tie pri oner wan hurried to tho nearest a id the evidence I havo detailed given before hirr In addition to this spots of fresh wen found on his coat sleeve and ns Woods ha t been robbed of tome gold and silver u character two or three of the pieces wo e found upon the unfortunate man's person This the final and tlie crowd grc v furious Li Millie so and loving all remembered of own and die ti be butchered for law med too E ow and mild for vengeance and graat now swelled to hundreds ed to and fro chanting angrily for A Conv ct but lately from prison hastened forward a rope threw it over a some of t la citizens in answer to this rmito gestion b tbo prisoner toward the gallows Oh g I screamed the young man at what appeared his inevitable fate Have ra Tcy upon I ve mercy Hit vo ce was drowned in a roar from the crowd Who had mercy on little kill lim again they pushed him to ward the tatal post Oh G cried the unhappy man in bitter anguish i nd trembling like a child will no one -I havo a widowed vait a little a little while 1 One ilona answered this last appeal A young la of eminent ability and personally popular sprang forward the rope an voice that rung above tl s tumult said My friends be of your acts You are about tc do what in this man you n Chain him what you will to f scuro tha criminal but respect the law And g ve squire D a chance to clear ted the cor vict I have mentioned t iat man fresh from the cells I have no- thing tc say But to you my companions -t friends I Why w U you do cruel thing f What right have yc a to commit a murder 1 How will you answer o the Great Giver of all good for this Where 3 your authority He man's blood by man shall bin responded a harsh solemn voice D id the crowd turning saw where a torch waved a stern unfeeling face the nance o their preacher It was a time when tho gatl by some great ob- stacle in its rash career and for a ment tl ere seems a doubt way the tide will flo v Tha awful so solemnly foil on the crowd at that moment when word wouldhave turned them from their arid stimulated as it seemed to a inmand from heaven they once more s- their trembling captive when the old caj tain whom importuned for a lo be heard said he B thinki we light to hang this fellow Well I'll tell yon wl al well do wanted to eail with We'll take him out tin Itay tic him iri ail open boat and set him nc rift Then the Lord have mercy on him What iy A out of approbation was response and they hi tried tho shore In the mean while he storm grew loud nnd when in he n ght their torches beaten out by the wind and ra n the great crowd heard the angry waves dashin over the rude pier their courage failed seven were found ready for the ning upon the deck with their victim in their the cables were cut and thi little bark like a frightened bird flew out to sea Per no ever painted itself the canvas of reul life so startling J as this While tho atout hearted per et ered the bark the convict assisted by four of hU companions tied to tub open boat and tb i preacher kneeling the deck was heard between the pauses of the thunder far a vaves and wind catting upon heaven Id bless heir unholy act open Jake was gained and the wretched man of and screams was fiven to tho foaming waters In a glare of tKat was followed by a deafening peal c t thunder they saw thair victim rise upon a hug wave then plunge into darkness and death beyond Sin rt time had the executioners to dwell their deed Their lives were in dy V storm so violent has seldom been equaled and tl e little craft waa worked save the skipper by ui bauds Desperate efforts were made to Ki ai tha bay but the entrance was and i while commands were promptly executed so that thol one an bark run upon a ledge of rocks nnd quickly went gentleman of staid respectable Two only of craw were by his wife and children his clergyman and convict together way from the steamer to one hotels After securing ha walked streets tie earnestly canned the signs as he passed He stepped before that reud Attorney at he then with a start as if the determination had 1 spice of the in entered the office An seated at a table surrounded oy books tho shore Some three years these events the Kov M awakened one night by a request to come and administer religious consolation to a prisoner who in at- tempting to escape from jail had been mortally hurt Tho Rav gentleman fold ing his cloak a- bout him and accompanied by th juiler threa ded his way through wintry streets towards the prison The demand for u clergyman and Mr particular by the convict the jailer informed while on their route astonished him greatly Tha prisoner was one ot the hardened offenders that it ever been to meet with Twice in the State Prison and now sentenced for a third time he had attempted to escape by filing off irons forcing a lock awl climbing to tlie roof of the jail intending to lower himself by means into tha street But the roof being all ice be lost his footing and was thrown thirty eet on to frozen ground The gentleman paid little attention to tha talkative official as they paced along was meditating upon thorns that lined the way of the transgressor but he calmly Troubles of such magnitude touched iim ai lightly as did the cold of the December night his well nnd he looked upon their trials as quietly as he did the patches of gleaming snow they passed or the that struggled thro the wintry They found the prisoner writhing in pain up on his bed in the gloomy cell lit by a single can die and alone for the surgeon had his Case hopeless You've come at he growled as th clergyman approaching the bed took from be neath his cloak a Bible and Irejjrn the ptr to his sacred mission You've com at last I thought I'd fore you came Lord spares you for let us lose no time No he don't Don't be didn't send to you for that The sands of are fart In a few moments you will be in of your Judge and repentance too Ule 1 It's a space too lato of your past of the eternal punishment awarded by an The answer to this was nn impatient that made even the blood chill I will not said Mi sternly and hear thin awful I wain you now your curted Don't you know The clergyman held tha candle to the face and with astonishment you knew do Yen will listen now tl Oil t Inviting the new comer to be Ha peered nt him through hia and his you do not 1 I say that I answered the ney slowly is U in doubt Do you not remember pleading in Win If ol a poor about being lynched fera murder some thirty Mr lawyer joyfully Can it be I never ace and yours 1 saw in a frame work th tt iat ought to impress it my for ver But I thought you dead years a o fit down and all After I was thrown from this said seating himself i was so that for some I had no nesa of what occurred On more collected I found my ooat half filled with water riding heavy waves every second I expected to go ir and so drown This hot occurring I liegan ook about me I found the cord by which 1 was tied passed over my shoulder I to get It in my mouth arid soon it apart This loosened my hands so that in a mill ti I'm bound to go arid sat up With an ol cup that I found in the I out the water arid then breaking up one of tat seats I managed the little affair so as to ship no more of the waves and m Way Vode out the and night By morning the wind had but was I by feat and tigus that I was forced to lie down and was soon sound I awakened the was setting and as far ail could un every side a dreary waste of waters Strange as it way sound I was re- 1 feared nothing so much na ngain Into tho hands of taat mob The full moon came out making scene as light almost day antt tt springing tip I took my You tho night we that he howled nnd prayed look to yourself 1 did my duty as a Ah yon did did You did your duty in drowning n poor devil for a murder he never Do you hear that? foi a murder he A tremor like an ague ran the er's frame and then he stood ail one to dumbness He never the tiling I murdered Mille I chased her to the garret and killed her 1 was there robbing the house when 1 heard him to tUo child give her the nnd then leave A after was a dead blame have mercy on groaned the di- vino How t laughed to see you rim that poor y down when I slipped the gold in his pocket How ho prayed and poor il for mercy i The preacher wrung his hands in still groaned Lord on Yen yes 1 it's our tima I won't 1 I'll die gamo but you can said he mother a widowed wr all went you and I came up together now we go Tha divine twisted His and moaned as one afflicted in his sebi the half with the delirium that in he he hurt me please I choke him now hear widowed we're going he criedi and throwing his muscular arm round the preach er and pulling to the pill down we go his hold relaxed the voice a shudder run iron and the wretched criminal no more 4 In tima Tillage of to a cily Many of its old citizens had emigrated or were dead and among the edit on the broken seat this for drifted as near as T could out bf the stars in trie din clion I knew or later i must strike the Canada shore but now far I had been cur tied in the I could not of long night t on I saw the moon end tho starS into tho cold gray light of morning nnd then sun eanie up blear cairn day but no land was to be littering water I imagined at one in tbo dim n sail but If one It immedi disappeared About noon J something floating and ott dling my boat alongside It n of goods carefully I it almost and njain was soon asleep 1 was a- wakened by a and s arting up t running in close to n wooded shore nmt n number of men sturing in wonder nt my In answer to my ono of thorn waded iii arid pulled my boat to the I learned to my great relief that 1 liait reached the Canada side within a few af It was that I had shipwrecked to my bate of goods once coloring and secured 101 u hind opening rhy bale ilni next day I it with and and so admirably water had not damaged them This had lost from somis In storm and noting the with llm intention of day I sold contents and with the procesiU made my way to New after my mother's death joined an expedition fitting out South America In this new Homo 1 married and engaged in There I lived until 1 a since my innocence of that deed had been made known by tint confession of real criminal I knew at the the said the lawyer when W finished strange escape were too evident against I Ih thy profession i fcy little knowledge of human nature ami it taught to bo very llf whit it known as evidence It ii ri maxim relied on in law that evidence is iho very dence So it is if bui and among the remaining the events I convinces a common mind of one narrated had into un almost tarn leads a more one to an
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