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Oshkosh Democrat (Newspaper) - May 31, 1850, Oshkosh, Wisconsin i 2 7 J 4 t J OSHKOSH DEMOCRAT 1 I V DEVOTED TO THE DISCUSSION OF THING RELATING TO THE PUBLIC GOOD VOL 11 OSHKOSH FRIDAY MAY 31 1850 NO 1 THE EXPEDITION considerable space to-day to wf The proprietor of the MJ were first pronounced ab- i regarded ai no speaks bjr author ty The foci Spanish minister has applied 10 i 10 our question i in the U S ta 13 iVA i M A i M T v fo t I J c even now be- that is cause for the statements Sun We therefore copy some particulars from that journal of Hill inst It is of the of the this we H ii J i old 1 c i o 4 t i f jtu f it y t I J cr on foot and e J If of tho coin of ike kraon the ure o the who cry ft CS fry sood sir if in t-i to his h to in hn hat the oft of rny HO 1 ooc as i vis paying rny rp by a mtn nod in his and nervous m bis whom Antonie hie cry good sir if you Thf little end bending 6 the beggar You in mtt nt and tible to noi said HP do you fallow so vile a tradi I you out of this and give you an of ten ihou pand s nnd I both as much as you said the little but if jou follow my ad- vice i I what I 1 liom i I been poor as you tne at this moment hut of f I got a basket and went from not charity bat oil given to me foi ind hich I sold at a pool o piper At the end of the I no longer tried to pet thr rass for nothing but purchased them and in addition procured a cart anJ boise for my I was worth thirty and married the r of a manufacturer who took me in partnership with him His house however WPS one of means and little custom but I was and tive and could I now own two establishments in huve n up my manufactory to my whom I have taught the value of perseverance and with for Jabor Do as I havpdone my friend and will become as rich as I am And saying this the old man went on his way and loft Antonie so pied with his thoughts that two ladies passed without b ing annoyed by bis cry of Charity In 181 j during rny exile at Brussels I entered one day an elegant to purchase some books A stont good ing man was walking up and down giving directions to some five or six clerks We looked at each osher as people do when they recall faces and acquaintances which they think to have seen before At last the Sir were you not ift the habit some years of going every day to Vera What Antonie is it Yes it is he replied you see the little old man was right he kept bis ise he has given me an income of ten thousand or at least suggested one way to make a fortune i the 18th iust proposed Points jf Landing on the thc expedition a consultation of was held to elite upon the point of the nd where the be attempt able took resulting m the Isle of Pines and the port Baracoa as the two most favorable points for div The final decision was left with the who it was undo stood would the positive tion hen the Is all met at mi clear from the United States though his spies were out in every tion did not of his departure the IQM The number of ed is about 4000 Most of them served in the Mexican Th rubber engaged is We give below Gen Lopez's to the ish army in Cobs for the purpose of ing them to his standard Several sand copies of it beau- engraving of the State Seal of Free Cuba were previous to starting to be distributed among the Spanish ranks by spies as soon as the Patriots GEN LOPEZ'S ADDRESS TO THE Soldiers of the Liberating Army of The nobla mission on which ive have started together is one which would alone suffice to nerve to heroism the arm of ery one holding a place in our ranks even if you were not already the men of the field of Palo Alto and Buena brethren and worthy peers of the men of those victories Citizens of the you are going to give to Cuba that freedom for which your example has taught her to sigh to strike from the beautiful of the of the Antilles the chains which have too long degraded her in sub- to a foreign tyranny which is an age to do for your ban what a Lafayette a a Kosciusko and a Pulaski are deathless in history for having aided to do for and eventually to add another glorious I 1 1 f IF Lie advantages and of an jStar to the banner which already waves A last night in our Walks overtook a gentleman whose con- versation with himself seemed very un- said he me Drunk Well it is come to a pretty A professional raised in good in col- lege Drunk again f well this old trick Ml be the death of roe yet Cerebral functions come of Yes 1 am a pretty This last expression was ed as the hand rested against a fence and bis chin felf upon his breast deep contrition of course t am a pretty Wath Republic 141 like patronize this line a culprit to a hangman Ob never mind this was it will soon suspend Us opera r attempt on the Isle of svere canvassed The of Pines is a small isl at the western end of Cuba southern To reach K the of the Patriots have to run through narrow pats Cuba and Yu- catan where it wos reported the Spanish Government kept a constant look out for e n The distance at this point between the two is only 40 The Island of is for its of Here the Spanish Government a presidio or state prison where they send als Hire loo they keep a garrison of ops The Patriots calculated the taking of this Island would be an easy task and were confident that both the colony on this Island and the would join their At any rate they would the garrison and set them fiee upon parole Pinra the en- trance upon the main land would be very easy and a small victory at the former selected for point aid their the other point landing is small at the eastern ex- treme Cuba The object of landing here would be to make an easy conquest of the cily St Jago de the capital of the Island The city at the head of a deep bay and is defended only by a fortress situated at the entrance to the These foi tresses are situated some miles from the like our Fort Hamilton The design of the Patriots was to land nt and then over to St Jago entering it in the of the resses and entirety beyond their Having secured St Jago all the boring towns would be theirs As to the splendid armies the Spaniards talk so about they all Consist in words The Spanish force in Cuba is not iar from Of these at least 8 or 000 will be kept at Havanna at all zards large forces will also be kept at Principe Tri and St It will be impossible for more than or 000 Spanish troops to trate safely at any point away from their foi tresses for if they abandon their fied places or leave garrisons in them will be ready to seize them Anyone who reflects for ft moment will know that one thousand Americans are more than a match for nny five thousand Spaniards veterans or not The Cuban Patriots only require good They want no powder The Spaniards Ikis true have the advantage of artillery but their artillerymen can never withstand a Yankee bayonet charge The Spaniards would soon have their cannons turned against them Few if any soldiers can be spared from the Spanish ships whose presence on the coast will only be useful in ing off Spanish refugees from the Island Before a blow is struck if possible a proclamation will be made setting forth the nature and objects of I he revolution and a door opened to all tary or other who prefer freedom and prosperity to bondage and degradation 0 join the republican ranks Sun of the stated as to the number in it A i Lopez which is the i Of in true Gen Lopez and staff left New leans the 8th by steam So ad- were bis operations carried out that the Spanish Consul at that place to the admiration of the whole world r the Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave The people of Cuba would not need that the first guard ef honor around the Flag of her independence should be mainly composed of their future fel low citizens from the United States but foi the peculiar circumstances which have given to her tyrants a paralyzing clutch upon the throat of her prostrate victim Unarmed and to effect the first beginning of for tion and menaced by Spain's perpetual hreat of converting into worse than Sjn Domingo the richest and Islands beneath the Cuban brethren have compelled to wait and foi the hour when a first nucleus for their revolution shall be them by a gallant band f sympath zing like that which I esteem it now the highest honor of my life to lead to this brilliant The flag on which you be- hold the of Liberty the gle of Strength and Star of the future Stale and the stripes of the shree of once unfurled to the wind on her shores and guarded by a legion of choice is amply able to deal Buena Vista fashion with any force which the detested Spanish Government m Cuba will be able to against i The patriotic people of Cuba will rally in jay and exultation to its support while you leave behind you untold thousands to tread in your glorious track under She lead of one of the most magnificent chiefs of the unparallelled Mexican campaigns unless we indeed an- them by our did task before they have time to Soldiers of the Liberating expedition to Cuba Our first act on arrival shall be the establishment of a Provisional Con- founded American and adapted to the emergency of the casions This constitution you will unite with your brethren of Cuba in swearing to support in Is principles as well as on the field of You have all been sen by your officers as of so honorable an undertaking I rely implicitly on your presenting to Cuba and the world a signal example of all the virtues as well as all the valor of the American Citizen soldier and cannot be deceived that in my confidence that your discipline good order moderation in victory and sacred respect for all vate rights you will put to shame every insolent calumny of your enemies And when the hour arrives for repose on the laurels which your grasp yon will all I trust establish permanent and py homes on the beautiful soil of the and you go to free and there long the gratitude which Cuba will lall generously to bestow on tq whom she will owe the sacred debt of her LIBERTY LOPEZ and get a copy of and send you Among its ether provisions is the following T urke is to have a year the privilege ttf buying a share of the at 3 I be- He has been waiting fov Congress to its present printing contracts and to make new ones with the Union he was willing to trust his money m tl e old along with Or ng materially if not mainly to your and independence their mis ng scheme has been thwarted and Buike has relinquished all hope ot kin anything out of the Hence he is still only a salaried writer and has determined to close an tori 11 engagement which besides utterly stripping him of his political influence has been a daily source of the most gra Bating annoyance The nature and extent of that anc you can appreciate when I tell yon that another feature of their contract viJts that either editor shall have an un- con veto upon the articles written by This power was rarely exe cised until the project of a Southern Convention came up for Of rou se Ritchie wished to plunge The Un- ion headlong into the scheme Burke had enough to see that such a step wot Id ruin his journal and all connected will it The senior prepared an article exp essiug his views which the junior vetoed without taking the trouble to alter or to mend it so that it would be t Ritchie tried again several Burke tried the veto as Fin illy Ritchie began to and the has been that neither could anything that the other would allow to bi printed and the readers of The Un- ion have been indebted for most of the twaddle which has appeared in its col- umt during the Winter to Foete cott and Bayly course such a system of was not calculated to promote the roost harmonious relations between the ardent old Virginian and his junior colleague from New Hampshire and you may dily imagine that the love they bear each r is like the ways of Providence prst finding out f itchie complained that Burke was the veto power and not according to the spirit of the Burke considered that it was perfectly constitutional nnd m the spirit of compact to veto anything that hie wrote it so rarely happening that he wrote anything that was hot more or less ridiculous he said that his colleague he knew to be fool sh about many things when he ged with him he found also to be era y about Slavery and was not in a fit s ate to write a vord upon that subject any man could be for has ters give a starling account of the total Destruction of the beautiful cathedral of Saragossa by On the 8th of April according to the the of EMIC TO CALIFORNIA v t Emigration to going on wilt great chiefly from tlu It be well if the country furnish fte of tbe Uu their respective South Bend Indiana it liat of ma hundred win have slimed this tpring for St and the editor that the list does not comprise all the individual CMOU or Thin H a mere of H vast movement on throughout This train of at a time when a new townspeople the gaily at- to taken ami tired had assembled ID the cathedral to s J low the procession of the Holy u wme J finally discovered that the advocating Slavery is ly s much like the wages of sin and he is to repent and wash and see if he cannot recover a place to stand the soles of his feet upon among the democracy of New Hampshire L don't know what they will say about him a place to stand upon but I kno v they have reserved room enough to bun him in A Step from the Jr describes life at twenty in the following unic ue at twenty we are wild as pur There's no such thing as ing is we ride the fierce fiery and head strong animal over fences or to the the five red jate of reason touching the discretion or pulling harder than a tit mouse upon the strong rein of men And at twenty you going at the rate of 60 miles an I our your heart the boiler and the team which you sometimes in sighs and hope fear anxiety are the train you this seas of life you are ex- gas of everything ment 1 he crowed was the procession was preceeded by a band music and a guard of honor Scarcely had the procession issued from the massive portals of the catherdral ere the heavens became clothed with darkness huge black clouds hung like a ball over the town and suddenly tha floodgates of the skies were opened and the rain descended in such rents that the whole was forced to take shelter within catherdral The people told thier beads and were over- whelmed with terror at the Cimmerian darkness which enveloped the sacred Presently there was a terrific crash a ceo m pained by a noise loud as the roaring of artillery It was found that the lightning had struck the spires of the catherdral and entering through one of the numerous in- of the light and graceful archi- struck dead the bell ringer and penetrated to the timber roofing which blazed with fury admitting of no control altho the heavens continued to pour down their upon the ning rafters The crowd water to rushed forth into the streets through which the water was pouring in and left the flames to do thier fiery work The roof fell in towards the afternoon and the priests incited the pea pie to attempt the of the or and the course of the flames was at length arrested Thus has perished the noblest specimen of ecclesiastical ture in all Arragon in all Spain The Cabinet and the Barnegat Pi- rates Some few years ago there existed on the coast of the State of New Jersey facing the Atlantic ocean a nest of pi- rates and banditti who made it their ness to lure vessels to the shore where they were of being wrecked by exhibiting false lights Many a tossed mariner has lost his life and many a fine ship has ere this fallen a prey to the of the Barnegat pirates as they were called The manner m which these Barnegat pirates conducted their highly honorable calling was as follows They procured a large lantern with a brilliant light and tied it to the neck of a lamp horse They would then Ifad the irregular steps would make the light bob up and down and resemble the motion of a The vessel ed would follow the light and thus bp en- to some dangerous place and be wrecked As soon as she was fixed the Barnegat pirates a swarm of flies around a molasses hogshead would surround her and pillage her of every article of value The present cabinet resembles the negat pirates very much They are bote ding out false lights to the country on the slavery question and luring the ship of state towards the rocks of destruction Clayton is the lame horse win holds lantern and the rest of the him But the Barnegat pirates routed and broken up and the appears to await the Barnegat cabinet N F Herald Americans aro pouring coast the tide of emigration idly upon our Atlantic shores The social and political effect of this change of arc becoming of serious speculation and there are those who to apprehend danger to our institutions from this source There is much to be hoped tle tp from the revolution in prog ress It ia we'll that Americana with strong attachment to this Union their respect for law and their aptness nt self government thould organize the non- State oti the distant shores of Uic Had a foreign population attained the merical ascendency there our title to would have become in time nominal and it would have been the frame work of society could been established as it now is We can spara enough of onr country for such a work as this anil yet retain ity enough to to our social ordain the hundreds of thousands of who comb to teke their places The foreign emigrant himself into the American family denied no leges belonging to the an equality with all other citizens be- come Americanized ami Ins interest in th land of his adoption exceeds of his birth Finding no or cy that steks to proscribe him on account his foreign peculiarities or to tarn sacrifice any of them ivt n aroused in his nature nnd he under the silent but irresistible process tending to a organization DEATH The telegraphic despatch of contained the that the Hon DAVID E of residence in that place oa the evening previous We can readily imagine tlie profound sation which tots melancholy event produce in the village in winch for almost half a century past he been a and indeed throughout the whole of era New York With the James and MM Trumbull Mr Evans was oldest living resident of territory west of River He to summer of 1803 with bis uncle the late Joseph and during the ger portion of the 34 years that followed was connected with the d dm pany In 1817 he was elected to the S of this State and at the Session nJ was made a member of the Council of pointment In the fall of jp wa tec to but declined in the nf follow appointed Local Agent of the Lund Company He continued to discharge weighty of office until the year 1837 the Com nny having determined to dispose of nil landed interest he resigned Mr Teter J Von Hull Courier looks romantic by a jackass a barrel oi vinegar You both boys and now read els t have softened i THE UNION DISSOLVED The Evening Post has a letter from John Brown Jersey City which gives the following spicy item of Washington Burke closes his connection the Union on the He is not generally supposed to be a part tor of thut He has a curious contract with Ritchie which I will try vinegar into a Cental jelty and settled into the pit j oar stomach I know how you feel as though you would like to sc ar star to kick little ets i side take crazy comets by their bla zinc hair and pull them into their right comses sit on the highest peak der and dangle the red lightning bete een your thumb and fingers as a waU h chain and then dive into the tial syrens speed on pull the nose of the man in the moon ransack all creation knoi k a few panes of glass out of the windows of heaven and then flutter down a breeze and find the darling object of your love mead ing stocking That's how you feel The Springfield post office In Dodge county has been changed to Lomira The Livingston county Chronicle tells a good of Bil well known ibis region as a papT from visited Washington a shott time since and after circulating about the tens for a time was to President by Senator Hale Bil never seen the President anc was so that he to dof his beaver He was reminded by the Senator iri a low tone of i wear hie h t the Bill's wit dii not forsake him He begged pardon am said to the President that he came from way back in Western New York in Liv county where they five hundred Whig majority nnd the ple didn enough to take their hats was indecorous to President's parlor joined Old Zach laughed all in the made his and was decidedly the lion in ton during the remainder of his Cat Whig Trying to beat down a I letter writer writing from Canada The travelling public are class cars on the St Johns Montreal Railroad instead of submitting the new tariff which ia 23 per cent trigger than formerly or c train las there was only one first class while there were sixty first class people in the second car's Among the passengers per second class there were Hon Roberl Jours Sir Dairymple and officers regiment with any quantity of the fair sex Another Indian of the following occurrence at tho of territory On Wednesday the 15th nt about o'clock P M there was u ment iA Saint Paul Indians ling each across th river and T up and down tho shores river and everything betokening utmost exasperation It seems news reached them that a party of Sioux overtaken a short distance out of Paul and two were murdered and three prisoners At this moment n com- pany of the Sioux have started northward through town of in of the dastardly This is the first blow if the story is true struck by the Chippewas in revenge of tlie 14 of their tribe murdered the other in a sugar camp by the Sioux Acknowledge the old erb that many a true word ia spoken in was forcibly illustrated a few day's A free church minister in Glasgow gave out as a rnommg the fourth section of the 19th and while his congregation ware looking out the f in their Bibles the Dr took out his mull qnd seizing a huty pinch with finger and thumb regaled hit nose with the then began the My soul cleaveth unto the titter that rap around the church and the confusion of the poof priest showed thai joth the congregation and he tho pinch Smith ers says that when tht Uw says hat a man can't marry his or his aunt or his wife's mother the makes an ass of ibr when ft man marries he marries the whole amity The only thing happens we start thing
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