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   Bloomington Post (Newspaper) - August 31, 1838, Bloomington, Indiana                                 WB san irorrnm wsios Mii»T j» woir BT sjiuuiro.  TOIi. S.  BLOOIfHi-VGTOIV, FRIDA If AUttVST SI, I8S8.  !«•. S».  EDITED AND PUBLISHED EVERY FRIDAY  BY M. L. DEAL.  OFFICE ON MAIN CROSS STREET, FIRST DOOR WEST OF MAJ. Hir.irr's.  TERMS.  Two dollars in advance, nvo fifty in six moiithf snd three at the end of tlie \ ear.  No paper will bo discontii.ued unti! all arrearages are ' aid up.  (P^Advebtisements ot ten lines or less, will be published three weeks t'nr one dollar, and 25 cents for each additional insertion.  All advertisements itmsibe luarUed with tlie number of insertions, or thtv v.ill be iiibcrted till forbid and charged accordingly.  TilCASH must iiivariiibly rccornpany advertisements lioin a distiince or tli( y will not receive attention.  All letters and roiiinuinicaiions addreBeed to the editor must bo free of poHtap;»-. No variation whatever need be c\|>ected from tlipf^o tornip.  LIST OF AGENTS.  The following geiitl.-mon nio leqiiested and authorized to act n.s agents: to leccive Siibficriptions, Job Work, ' (1 vertiuing &rc. and rr coipt for the same.  Thomas C. Johnson, Spcncrr. la.  H. H. TiiKoor, Mill (.iiovc, la.  SAiiirr.L II. iiwvTii, Ijowlin^grecn, Ta.  John Parr, FiPilo;ii i, Imiiiiia.  Wm. IIerop, Es(j. CoIkiiiI lis, la.  K' G. Wayjian, M irmii'-'rurfr, I.i.  A. 1Ja<.vli s',", Xi'W .Al'ciny, la.  J. S. In^viN, I.ouisvi'lo, Ky.  »"'EOK .E -May, Motitg.-.mery Co. la.  Wm. S. Uo'ir.uTs, Naslivillo, fa.  Dr. I. r. ;\lAXwr.i.r., Fra'ikfoit, la.  .'<i';\ . (iret-tiraMle, la.  Gljk>l G. 1)( ;. I I'dtWf.l, fndiana.  ;iio gn uily ìii ìcLìimI to n I'.in-it ro-ipcctcd frierul. Dr. Iv ll iM. luto pnvii UMii of Mount Uopo Colle};:', Miu-yl.i!i,i. lor ji.-i inisNÌ,.u to publish the followoMi iiot from a ioiinial of a lour through tho V\'esicjii tMiuiiry. Wi; hope the (Milito journal will soon be given .o ilio puUliiv — Dr. Hall is a gen-tlomnn of f^reat iili.oiiiiii.-nf.s in sc iciìn', n ino.st judicious (iiid <li«c'i iinlnatmg observer of men & things, nil.I w iili lulcnls, liabi'.H, and such jiuic and elevated moral sontiiiif-nts as will fiualii'y him to enlighten »lie M a^on, to i;iipro\e iiu;and to gratify the tnsK! f>f hi-'o' lii'I \Of his jiuwors of description wc ni'fil ,iay iiothing lo tlio.'c who will peruse thi.s occount of one of t'lr; most wondt'i ful jiroJuclions I» f r a III : ' '. — Christian Sia /f /" m on.  MAMMOTH CAVI::. Tue C/.vt-liousi:, Jlnl 28rH, 18.37.  Cotnmencf'd my i ido from Roil'^ tavern on horse-bnck, at five o'clock this morning, wiih the fi.ved in-teulion to bo iik-íc, and lake breakfast al seven, it is now u;id-d.iy. 'I'hi'distance is seven miles—all Iho wuy—excepting two or ihiec dois of half cleur-«J land, and n loir dwelling—through a perfect wil-duriiess, cu»n|'o.>t <! c-liicHv ofilic .siainrd blackjack otiks, btnrvcd by ihc sicrility of ilie soil, over which ' tITov are sparsi.ly vciitteri d. 'J'lu! road was nothing hut a liorsi! p:iili, to U; kept by means of marked ticos. A col";ed boy, at his iiia-i'-ra bidding, ac-eompnni« (i IDI' two mi'çs. aivl ilicii saiil, "I'll go bad«, sil, now, iln' jia'ili is plai:i; if you lo('k well lo the blazed ticis you can't get wrong.*' Blazed, bltr.ed, said I, liiai is a new \\oid, or rallier, a use td'it which my tars haxo not bei ii afctislomed: « hat duc.s il irean, boy "Iliiicaiis blazed, hir 1 dwn't know noi bing moie about it. J'lio trees are ¿/íí;(í/, bul you must look hliaip." Docs it mean maiked? "Mighly near, sir." lie Ici'l mc nnd I moved ahead, guid( U ss, ivvo mil'.s larllier, and then,  Iierchaiice, n.t i an old won an and daiigliter of the i'hiopian stack, of vvjium I enquired the way lo ihe Motiimoth Cave. '•\ou can'i n.i>s ii,sii, for a heap of sirniigeis wvrc along here last week." liut 1 di I mis> it.  Thcie aic r. :.iiy cro'~ ¡ ailis, and they, !oo, have tiltil blazed 11 ccs. 1 t< i i one i f iliem, I know not w heio oi \\ by, v lli m i i • li !r, :i i I so I have been wandei ing about, liU' a loi ( lnM, in this lone fores', íAíMii long bi'iiis, amid ilie i-tillncss ol tho tomb —or a siilliii'.ss bit Ken < iiiy m w an<l tln.'ii, by the fCpulchral soi;ii;!s ol'ilie tui llc-ilove, li nativo of these w<.ids. I ^ow no living cii-aiuie, sa\o four or fivti nioii: 11 oiis ò/ì( (/ buziunl^—iba' uipcious, I'a-vorcd bird- ibal winged sdivcngci, wliii h feeds & gormnndizes on | i;ii id ile>li. d ibc mo:'' punid & oircnsive il is !o n an, ihe I elU / It .-iiils bis | aiuto.  Tho Cíve-llo'iMí is one nf iIid commonest of one story, flamed dwt iliiig-, n.ecli out of repair, nnd occi'i il d bv a .Ml. b'l.at l.t lluiil, w ho .^liow s :he cave ui:d icMdes V. iilu.i a lew iods ol its cutianee. This duly v\ as lady |e:!oin.(:d by a Mr. Ua:cvvood. - 'J'lii-rave, and iai il', con ju i.si: g fuiieen hundred Sifii-t-—01. l.iiti ihc moiilhoribe cavi> is fiiiiul— lioloiign to I!I1 oj<u!t 111 dc.rei!('erit of tho patiiarih y\bial.in, , a .M f. Üair, o! i hiledelphi«. Ilo here ran ied on d iiing ilic late—and may it lie ihe Jasl — »ut;be;v".cea our couniiy and Great Hiiiuin— that unnaiuial war, ofa Jauphier ngaiusl her mother—;h«J munut'ic'.urc of the nitre ofi o;ai.h, or tuU-petre, and Uitide it a profitable business. No less a qusft.iiy, I am told, than three or four hundred thf-UKond pounds were produced annually.  limner, or raiher breakfast is prepaiod. As soon ns ilusi important ((i.estion sliali 1« duly discussed, 1 ^llull comn mei ny c.xplorntions $ub terra.—The joupg lean w is lo bo my Cicerone and Mcnior, is providing iwo lamps, ono for cnch of us, a small tin kelile, lillrd with lard, or grcece, to feed them W illi, n iimebcr of c.vtrtt witk, and several lucifer  ii.u'l ho».  och.ck P. M.  * Ail lb Jigs U mg icady, v\o made our descent, first «m u niodB'Htely decliviiious plain, and then, by a flight of stoi>i, into ihe nwfiil wnbiei raneous aby«8.  _At Ihe entnincü, wo ■¡1%, in u ruinous condition,  iron kolllus, pumim, leeching vessis,aqueduct pii*«. crysiuliiing iroughs, Jic., iho renuins of «he old MM|>etr«> wurki. 1 l>o oporaiioii has, for a nuinbei  'ufyMurs, I*»«» Husp«iiJed--noi bceaiise the nilluu^  • ttiih, wiih which Iheeuve iiUioiids is exbuusled, t>ul Imciiuïc, ill these pmeeful liiiMts, ill« niirato ot |K>tM.sh Uiui a M UioiuiubuJ u i>riütt, (but it couoo,  lie lucralively manufactured. This article, you are aware, is an assential ingredient in the composition of gun|»owder. It WHS made heie, at a very early period in the settlement of the country, but how early, I do not posse.s.t the means of asserting. And here let me remark, that this huge holluw is, by the hundiciaft of nature, wrought out in coni-puci limestone, in which I observed but few distinct remnins, impre-ssion, or organised subscription.  We entered Ihe main cuve Ht two oV-loek P. M and proceeded in it, in a tolerable direct course, two mile.s.to the Temple, passing, on the way, tin '•Narrows," the "First Hoppers," the »'Church, whete, when the nitre-mnkers where here, then was ooca.sioiial preaching," the "Well Cave," ih< "0.x-Trough," the "Steam-Boat," the "Salt-Room,'" where Epsom and other salts are chrystalized oi the walls, the "Usvil*» Looking Glass," ihe "Cuia: acts," which are two streams ol water, issuing froi, holes in the ceiling, about as large as a hogshead After a heavy rain, the noise of the water pouring into the abyss below, is heard at a distance, in i rolling sound, like thunder. The Temple is nn in mense aparimont, in which you might place «'ll tin houses in Facault Row, and it would not l)e half ful Its floor was formeily suid to includt; eight su|K5rl cial acres. Lee, whoe.xamined it, narrows it dow. to two acres. Hisesiimate, it ajipears to me, is to large.—It is, however, higher, and moie capaeioii-beyond doubt,than any other subterranean room i our own. or 111 anv ol her country. In the centi« ihereisa hug", pyramidul heap of fragmenta'} rocks, tho debris «»f the lofty vault uUive. Tb. guide, clambered up, and placed his lamp on its pin iiacle. Krum that eh-valeo position, it sent forth i; rnya. in nil direciii'ns. illumiiiiitii)g, though diml^ ihe whole enclosed .s|iaee, and gave me a pas.sably good mi|)re.ssioii of its vast magnitude. The won ders of nature! how great! Ini'V muliiform! how h> lounding! 'I'liere are reported to l>e inoie tliao i liundrvd aparliiienis, ofditFereiil dimension.s, in tin overgrown, undiirground mansion. The i emple i far the most spacious, but you mu>t not undert>iaiii that it is built in the remotest exlremiiy of the cave It is not so. 'I'he opening runs iiKiie than a qua:-ter of a mile beyond it. Hut euriosiiy did not po sess power sutlicienl to impel my woin out corpu.'-any father.  riuMeare branches, innumerable, |)as^ing off in all directions, from the principal cave, some of which aie more than a mile in extent. None of these branches are nameless, but w hen they were chris tene(l,or by whom I know not. One of ihem, the "Solitary cave," we explored. Its entrance is low. We were obliged lor «he distance of five or six yards, to become quadrupeds. That passed, we raised our crouched frames, and stalked along, as men erect, and might have done so had we been ten leet taller. Theceiling and walls are bleached, looked as if they had lecenily been vvhitewiished. lleie , loo, every object has its aj>|>ellation. You .-ee the "Coral Grave Branch,*' "Alexander's Pit," "Ueb!>er'» Kettle,""Tecumseh's Grave,"itc.  We prcKCedcd onward more than half a mile, without encountering any thing remarkable. 'I'his brought us to tho "Fairy Grotto," a sjileiidid grove ul°.sialactitcs and stulugmitus,of all sizes, hhapes, and ages. The sound of ihe drops of water,ever & anon, falling on ihe floor, splash, splash, splash, comes to theear, hollow and solemn. The work goes on, briskly amid the darkness ofa double midnight. 'I'he light of tho lamps shows all the gradations of the process of formation, from the nas-ccnt protuberance, swelling and trembling on the wall above, and the mamillary bubble, just begin-ing to rise from below, to tho full grown pillar:— that is, to the perfect union of tho stalactite and stalagmite in tho form of a complete cylinder. W hat is there not in this admirable workshop? Here uie supeib pillars, fluted, and plain, with elegant cornices and pedestals in all the architectural orders; alabaster fire places of every fashion; urns, vases ofsnowy delicacy; a range of white curtains, seemingly thrown gracefully around a niagnificcni pulpit, like images, resembling 'pigmies yitting in marble chairs, and whatever eltio the most fiuitful imagination can drum up. But it is idle to write. 'I'o «i/cj/you must yourself ser. Many of the tall pillbi s Hre half a yard in diameter, and of the pu-esl white calcareous alalmster, capable of bemg w rought inio candlesticks, snuir boxes, and numerous oilier article ofornameni and use. After loading the guide and myself with specimens of Ihe productions oflhis wonilei ful giotto, we made our re-ticat to the main cave.  Here my lamp, in consequence of tho oil being cxhaubied, weiit out. W hai would y'ou do, suid I lo lh<! guide, ifyours were lo Ixj e.xiinguished; i-ould you lind your way lo tho duy-lijjlit? ".No,"he replied,"! Wduld iiol ventuie lo aiiempt it, for fear I should break my iiei k in tumbling over ihe piles of rocks, which have tome dow n fiom ihetoji, or full inio .some of the holes w Inch are met with in thi> long passage. My wisest course would bo lo remain where lam, (ill ihe ^jeople of the house, a-larmed at nny long abiienco, should cun.e to aekich for nw with a light.' Indeed, an imprisonment in this "higdark grave" is a ihing I would by no means covet, li would be more dismal, if [xissible, than confinement in a cell of ihe Bastile. We were, in fact, in some danger or falling into such a dilemma; for my conipanion'a iMtwick wasnearlv burnt out; ihe li^ht grew dim, and we were obliged to add new celerity toour wearied step*. We reached the outlet at precisely eight in the evening, having pasned six honrs in our subterranean wanderings. The air in the cave was cool and agieeahle, but <>n coining out and suddenly plunging into the heated atniiMiphere of the ouiei woi Id. I felt, for a few ino-iienta, no slight degree of debility and exhnuatiun.  i have touched on only a few |xmihs, artd ihose peihaps, not liie most intertsiing.—What shall  and the Falls of Niagara,—one of Ood*« mightiest works. Shall I compare it with any thing, ofa similar description, which we have seen on the other side of the Atlanti t With the grotio of Neptune, or ofSibyl at Tivoli, or with any of Virgil's Italian machinery. No otmparison can be instituted. I s|)eak, you are aware, from personal knowledge. Ifou, seta'ed on ihe op|)o>iite hank of the Anio, have seen me clumber up, from the noisy waters below, lo the entrance of the far famed grotto, of Neptune, which I leisurely explored. In |M>inf of capacious-less, it is litile more than the cellar of a large hotel. I'hat ofthe Tiburtine Sibyl, is still smaller. In-leed every caverii, which I have ever seen, if plac-••d alongsid« of this, would dwindle into insignifi-•ance. Ü that we had n Virgil, an s-iperior to the dantuan bard, as our cave.s, and rivers, and moun iiins surpa.ss those, which ho has celebrated in im .lortalsong!  I will add, that I was deceived, in certain pnrtic-dars, by the published reports of previous visitors egaiding this mighty excavation. In the first iuce, its extent, vastas it is, is much les« than I , lad been led to suppose. Ii has been represented «J be fifteen miles in length. This is wide from the uih. The farthest point from li.e mouth is iw nd unefuurth miles, and eifhty feet, accoiding ii^ ae admeasurement of the civil engineer, .Mr. Ed kard F. Lee, from whose decisiiin there lies no ap-eal. I'rom ihe Name source, I learn, that the uiii li of all of ihe hi unthes with that of the main stock .»es not exceed eight miles. In the second place I has been stated, that visitor« someiimes traverse lie Mammoth Cave on ho^^ebuek, 'i he thing is .iijHJssible. No horse, the guide assures nie, was ver in the cave. It would be dirticull lo get him r<i, on account of ihe steepness of the dejtceut, and vere he there, traveling, a citeval, would be imprac-icable,e.\cept here nnd there, and that for a short iisHiice, ill consequ nee of the huge piles of rocks v hieh obstruct and bar up the pass.ige against all t)ut pedestiian e.xplmers. It would l»o far easier for lie horse to mount to the top of St. PeteiV, on the ¡.'radeal flight of stone steps with which that mug iiiiceni edilice is fiirni-hed. It is true that oxen >veie vv. rked,aiid kepi, in the lirst half mile fiom lie eave'.s mouih. during the continuance of the sulijieire operations; the cavéis dAiiip* unhealthly ill pioof of its general dryness, it will be suf-licieiit to remark, that 1 set on hre pieces of cane, and other vegetable substonces, w hich, it is believ ed, have been theie four or five centuries, and were conveyed thither by the Indians, and the combus-  tian was found 'o be speedy and vivid. The guide's fee was one dollar. The work of the day is now-done, and I shall have, I have no doubt that soundness of sleep, which bodily e.Yercise and toil ordinarily impart.  nans, nc olihis  I  sy ol tniH wonder of naiuie, as a whole? I ahall not atiempi a descripiivnur ii. I would fall infinitely lielow the rra/i/y. I had ileard and heard much about it, long since, but ihe half, iho quarter whs uot told me. Ii.'. va'ines^. its lofiy »iches, it« ini-iiiem^ reach into ihe Ixisom ol ih» solid em ih, a.s-luuish 11»«. It is—like Mount UhtnclijCiiKiiburaio,  Jm/i-cracu.—Several of the leading Whig mem hers of {.'ongiess, and oiher public and piomineni men of Ohio, having been denounced as "Whig Lordlings" by the tieasury papers ofihat state, one of the V\ hig editors has answered the libel in a manner equally summary and satisfactory. We make an extract fiom the reply, because tho article is Hs well adapted to ilijs niei idian as lo that of Ohio —the W higs here and elsewhere, being almost invariably the architects of their own frontier.  Comtnercial Adi er. iser.  "Now, who are the leading V\ higs of Ohio. With scarcely a solitary exception, they were obscure boys, born amid want, and thrown upon the world in early life to struggle onward and upward by themselves. Such weie llarri.son, Ewing, Vanoe, Morrow, Corwin, and a host of the distinguished men of the state.  True! General Harrison's birth was "illuslrious" — he was the son ofa signer of the declaration; and he was aided by his friends in acquiring an education. But here the appliances of wealth ceased. With his knapsack on his back, a youth ia hi teens, he crossed the Alleghanies, sought the camp of Wayne, and, from that hour to the present, «bared (he danger« and partook of the hardship« of a fiomier life. W hai a loidling' he!  Thiwe is Thomas Kwing, whom the tvhig« of O-hio delight to honor! He is the son ofa poor tavern keeper, residing in an adjoining country. In his youth hu did ihe honors of the stable—uniting the occupation of the hostler and the servant, foi many years.—Feeling an intellectual power within, he fancied thai he was fashioned to move in a high-croili t De e mining to posse«« himselfof "the power of knowledge." he lell home for the Kanawha salt works, where ho chop|ied wood foi money, do-i ig as much in ruie day as men usually do in three. Fiom ihe salt woiks lo ihe halls of learning—ihence by rapid St 1 idea to the Senate chamber! What a .'hirdling!"  Then there is Corwin—who commenced his life splitting rails and building worm fences! And now he is peer to the proudest in the land! The "lord" of mind!  And last in our list, but aecond lo none in the hearts of ihe people, is our venerable farmer Governor. He, too, mauled rail«, drove hi« aingle yoke of oxen—hi« entire '*c«pitat*^^nd endured the privation« of the Buckeye pioueera! What pur«uii more noble! A aeat in the lecieiature of the «tele, a repreaeotative in Congre«« lor many year»—Governor of the/and,—(ho Milt hi« cabin here beroie a more honorable title waaMhieved)—ofhi« adoption!*'  MEMOIR OFCAFfAlN BENHAM.  Capiain Renham shortly after breaking through the enemy's line wa» dangerously wounded througl the hip.—"Foriunaiely, a large luie hud lately fai ten near the h|m>i where he lay, and Mith great |miìi he dragged himself into the lop, and lay coiuealei unione I he branches. The Ind.Hiia, eager in put suit oTihe other», paaae^ him withtHil noiic« andhy midnighl all wa« quiei. On the iullowing dav, thi Indians returned lo the baille giound. in order !• strip thr dead and take cere of the boats. Renham. although in dsger of famishing, pern uied ihem t> |isss without making knowu hi>Vondiiion very co ■ reclly supposing thut hu crippled legs, would onl;.  induce them to tomahawk him on lb« spot, in order to avoid the tiouble of carrying him to their town. He lay close, therefore, until the cvenmgor the ae-cond day, when perceiving a raceuon descending a tree near him, he shot it, hoping to devia» aoow means of reaching it, when he could kindle a (ire and make a meal.—Scarcely had hi« gun cracked, however, when he heard a human cry apparently not more than fifty yards ofT. Supposing it lo be na Indian, he hastily reloaded hi« gun, and remained silent, ex|»eciing the approach of an enemy. Pre«-enily the same voice wa* hoard again, but much nearer. Siili Benhain made no reply, but cocked his gun and sat ready to flie,a« noon a« an ol^t appeared. a third halloo was <|uickly heard, fu|. lowed by an oxchunntion of impatience and diatre««, whjchcovinced Benham that the unknown must be a Kentuckian. As soon, therefore, as he heard «he expression "whoever you are—for God's sake answer me!" he replied with readiness, and the par-ties were aoon together. Benham as we have al-ready observed was i-liot through both legs!—the man who now up|;e«red had escaped from the same battle, wiih bath arms bruken\ Thus was each enabled to supply whai the other wanted. Benhain having itie |>crfect u.se of his arms, could htad hi« gun ai.d kill game wiih gieat readiness, while hia friend having the use of his legs, cmlti kick the game to the s|)ut whore Uenhuui sal who »au ihu« enabled loeook it.—When uu wood Was near them, his ciimpanion would take up brush wiih bis feet, and gia<luully roll it wi.hui reach ol Benham'a hands, who Constantly fej hiscoiii|iMiiiuu and dressed his wounds, as well us h<s own-^teaiing up bdh ofiheir shirts for that pur^iose. They found some difliculty in procuring water at tirat—Beuham at length look his own hat, and placing the riiu be-tiveen the teeth of his coiiipauioo, directed him lo wade into the Licking river, up to bis ueck, and dip the hat into the watoi (by sinking bis own tiead.) The man who could walk wa« thus enabled lo bring wnier, by means of hii teeth which Beuham cuuld allei wards dis|Mire of as was iicccesaary.  In a few days they killed all Ihe ^uirrela and biids within reach, and the man with the bruàen arms, was sent out lo drive game within gunshot of ihes|)ot, to which BeohaiiAtos ouiifiued.—Fortun« ately, wild tuikeya^eie abundant in ihose wood«, and bi« companion woull walk aiouud, and diive them towards Benham, who «eldom iailed lo kill two or three of each flock. In ihi« inanner, ibe^ sup|h)r'ed themselves Tor several weeks, until ilieir wounds had healed, so as to riiabie litem to travel! They then sliifted iheir quarters, and put up awnail shed at the mouth of Licking, where they eiKnanp-ed until lato in Novembur, anxiously ex|>ecting ibe arrival of some boat, w hich should convey ibeoi to the Fulls of Ohio.  On the 27ih of November, they obaeived a flat boat moving leisurely dowu the river. Beuhom instantly hoisted bis hat upon a «lieà and hallooed loudly for help. The ciew, however, supposing them to be Indians—at least sus|iecting tlieui of an intention lo dccoy ihem asliote, paid uuatienliontO their signals of distress, but instantly put over to the ap|h)site side of Ihe river, and utauuiiig every oar, r^ndcavoied to pass them as rapidly as possible. Benham beheld them puss with a sen>>aiiou bordering on despair, for the place was much tiequenieJ by Indians, and the appioach of wiuter ihieaieued them with destruction, unless s|>eedily [relieved. At length, after the boat had pass«^ hiiu neaily bali a mile, he saw a canoe put otF iVoui it« aiein,Mid cautiously approaching the Kentucky «bore, evidently reoonnoitering thoin with great suspicion. ueuau-ed loudly upon them for a«»i«tanoe, luentioned bia name and made known hi« oondiiion. After a long parley,, and Tiany evidence« of reluctance of the crew, the canoe at length touched the »bore, and Benham aud hi« Itieud were taken on board. Their appearance excited much suapicioB. 'l*bey were almoat entirely naked, and thieir faoea weie garnished with six week« gioArib of beard. the one was barely able to bobbio upon cruicbaa, sud ihe other could manage to feed biiuaeir witb om wT his hand«, 'i'hey were in»uiutly lakaa Iw Louie-ville where iheircloihea (which bad bmm carried ofl^'in the boot which deserted them) were reatuied to them, and alier a few week« Qunfinemcnt, both were [leilectly restored."  From ika Lauinillt Jutarnul. Infamous.—A lew days ago, a «um of money waa tolen near Kccciusko, Missisvippi. a black girl who professed to know all about Ibe circuinstauoe, haiged a res()Octable white person with being lb* hief. Upon her lesiiinony ihe people aeised bioii y ed him to a tree and lynched hiiu with extrMM seventy. Duiing the o|m!rttlion amen named Car-ker stood looking on and exclaimed "Ui«e ii to bin«! He has the money ! He is the thief and will soon confess it." The Lynchers found, hoaever, alter nearly killing their victim, that he would couIm nothing, and he was at length releasnd, loin, bleed-mg and unable to «tai.di a 'ew hour« anerwaid«» »uapicion begau to reat on Parker bimeeU', »b«i <• being lyed to the aanM tree roared out bave tb« money/' The whole aum waa found in hi« pumbe-sioit and that of the wench on who«e lalsa teatimo* ny the innuoent man bad been to horribly mutila-ted.  This occurrence should be a memorable lc««(n to all who are dl«po«ed lo take the vengenoe ofth« law in their owa haada. The aurauiuw« praotiee of Lynching deserve« to be «tamped with tbe uidif» uaiioii of men and ibe wrath ui° u<*d. ktery mmof in the bloody tiagedy ai Kosciu^h», sbunu ba at once driveu forth, an exile iVoiit auciuty mmi ill ita sympathies.  Eitroordintr^ m?ni/«h(m.~the lereniy-ibur let-ersol ihe alphahei may bel•auspnaedftu.44•.wi.• 79s,t99.49• j«0,uoo un««. All Ihe ittbabl.m»ls «tf .betilwbe, on a lough caksulaiion.ouuid «ui, km • huuMiiid million ul'>ihir«,«iii« «mi ail ibe («mm«» sili««« of ibe i»t-ni)-l««ir ktui-i«, »««<• hat fmich wrote 40 daily, cacb («f wbwb  ^es oontained Torty <i>fl«ieitl iians|>veiiioa* «4 iba elier«.  1  • V   

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