Hillsdale Whig Standard, February 23, 1847

Hillsdale Whig Standard

February 23, 1847

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Hillsdale Whig Standard (Newspaper) - February 23, 1847, Hillsdale, Michigan JJJJ 1 J! CJLAICK A: KOWI.SOJV, Publishers A; J VOLUME I. THE DirrusioN or AND ARKAWNMCXT or ALL ABUSES AT Tiin DAU or runnc S3, SU. oo per Ann tint la Advance. If not paitl i-itblii o months. HILLSDALE, TUESDAY, FEB. 23, 1047. NUMBER 35. Just Agoing JFrom A by Wholesale or Retail, LARGE lot of Sxvcedes ami Ju- ieta Iron. Enjli Ji and Ameticin Blister, German and Cast Steel, rutty, to put it in with. AIsu, a firi-t rate Assortment of Cookiu-Stuvc., Bunnij uliicli mar ho found the Albany Air Tight 2 Fulton's Hot Air Kluvateil Oven 2 t'uei, Parlor Cook do 2 G sizes Improved Premium of the best Albany (Jattitigi, xrilli their Trimming and I'ipq to match. ANo, I'arlor and Plate Stove, a pile of them. Cable and Lo- Cluiu from J :n iiieh. Trace, Halter, Trap do.. Mill ami X Cut riawf, Annitaje AnviU. SJiovcN, Spade, Grain Manrtiro and Hay Oarri. together ivith agunvral ment of fcjnelfharilware, Cutlcrv. and Tin Warn in Exchange fur Wheat, Oats. Uee.uux.Tallmr, Ojd llraii, Copper and Uritauia, end out refined. wuliing the alioxe wilt do ivell to cillat thu Hard warn Store, i'ii iha south side of Chicago street, where thu SulKcribur xvill binpr to to attend to their nt timei. Juueivillu Jin. 18-17. C.XOKTH. IN conformity with the Statuti; ofiliB State of Mfcliigari concerning partnership. We the Subscriber! do certify that we hare farmed I limited partnership to conducted under lite firm Is. in the buiineti ofLuj. iiif and telling Groceries. Croekrry, Herdwatc, luck other article! ciare utuallv dealt in by coontry The Solomon T. liullnnl, wlicno place ofreiUence u in CoMwater. in the Cunmjof llranch.U interested iti said partiiership aia General Partner. Thamat CoV, whose place of residence a in tbe of Co'.ilurster alto a General 1'untuer. ISphrmmi Dullard. in Springfield, MatM ehuieits, is in said partrerftlnp as a Special 1'artaer, iud as tucli, has contributed one thuujsnd tfcree hundred and seventy fire Dullara of Capital to tlie cumuion stocV, The said partnership is com. menreun the 1st day ut January. A. D. 1847, and to terminate on the Itt'dar bf January A. D. 18i2. Made and signed by tile said parties, nt ufSriiteinber. A D. tiMC. S.T.r. BUU.AHD, THOMAS COLK. KIMI.lJULLAItD. B.C. 35. 18s 8. u23Gur _ _ B ..K into ihociielo.nre o __ (lid Snhtcriber ubonl the urMox-cinuer last, a Red Ox, nine old last Spring. Ins a white on tliR left hip. Thu invm-r i in ofoM. i than snoxv. and the beyond comparison. And tlieu 1 tlcem'J the must Lea luxely in thi .My hk-urtcuuld find no echo there. And then I Icncxv no foreign clnno Hail thus the puNe ufl.il It wj-i I In: icy of Timii, signet un iny xx-ns scaled. thit in immediate settlement is to cirrc c. Hilltdale. Jan. It, 1817. aS3 The Mlbj )ined interesting letter uives u Ulu lox'ere of pictuioaijuu xvill probably HOOII lo inaku ibeir anmnicr pilgiim.igoj. Il id fiom the forthcoming wuik uCCliu's cuii.istmg of sketches of bis S'S'O'RS The would inform thf Ciliirnj of j jouiliey ill tho llorlbxvesl. ZV. Y. Putt. Ilillsdate and njjoining counties tint lliejr arrnuwre ceiting and opening an entire new of GROCERIES, PAINTS, OILS. GLASS, DYE STUFFS, a choice lot uf for Sfeili- cal pitrpu'oi onlv. at tho Drug Store- formerly occupied by S. iloiikim. Tlienboro sluclihaf bcm) (elected xvilli care >nd xvith special reference tn the wauls nf the Medical profenion. A liberal d'ncotint will be made to mtrcliantc nnd to A idinre of public IK re- tprctfillly snlicitcd. Ai Co. Oct. 8th 184G- _ alC To Jlnrricrt Xiftdlctt. rpIIE attention of MAH1MEU LA- DIE'S if respectfully re'inrxied tn nn Unt medicine, which liai been prepared for Tho Saint Louis River, Month (.film St. Louis, Aug. 1311 By looking on the map you xxill ob- sutvethat this rivor enlL'ts LuUo Supe- rior on the exit erne xx'ost, I hud not tbu means ol ascertaining its precise lungtb, but xvas told that ihu Savainmb, xvliure 1 stnicl: it, and where my last let- ter xvas duted, il is an inconsiderable stream. Fiom thai point to iho Lake il is quite a mnjoatic livur.and 1 should sup- pose the distance to bu nearly onu hun- dred und fifty miles. It has more the appearance of a wild New .England riv- er lhan nny other that 1 have seen in the western country. Ilia exceedingly rocky arid so full of sunken boulders and dan- ULA1I UdieswliearenlHiuttnbefomi-moUiers. Wcalludctu i THCGENUINEMOTHCK'SHEt.iCF. gorous that it never could be raidu The nature of ilie Medicine and subject is tncn Uittwc cannot, in a nexripaper.girea pioperilescrip- tion of iu effects. Tt i> auOicientto aa; that the med- icine it iletigneiltoleucnthe difficulties attendant on Cbildillrth, and the Motlirr'trelicfliasforinmejrnrs been found by many adUtrosed unnlier a Itctief in- deed. The will furnish I.idirs eiani rnrdi- irine. The Ilelicf UnoM nt '2 50 per bot- O. W. INBCRWrxiU, Ocuisifi. soyjt Urge tappI.T just reecited. for Sale by K- H. PRATT, It Co. Oct. 27.1818. TRAPS toacii men tho plain that the wnild dictato of common sense mine After from the fall, und on u spot xvhere x-.u could command u complete view of thu aupeib picture. Our supper on lhat occasion xvos com- posed exclusively ol venison, ns ono the paiiy had succeeded in killing u ducr in ono of his morning excursions; and though I had not eaten for nine or ten hours, I seemed to have lost my uppetite und look my food merely BJ a mutter of necessity; tho fact was, I thought my- self the inhabitant of u "fantastic and could hardly fool ihul 1 xxas a tnuttal, the crciitutuuf in Inw. our repast xvus ended, txvu of uio lighted their biichcti torches und j into a canou fur thu puiposo o fish. I xvutchud tbunl xxit'u puculiui in- leiest, nnd snxv them piMt'iiim one foot xvhich xva-i truly xvoiideifnl. They hurl xvoittulud an immense pike un u shoal. very n-jara column of tlie Jailing element, xvhen the Hliickuu creature iliMindurnd a- way into the foaming xvater, and tho ca- DHL- ddited on in quit': puiMiit. if its ininati'3 were dctui mined to capture ot die. Ono moment it seemed in if the torioi.t of water muit be pouting into '.he crtrie und the t'nches bo cjciinguiilind, and then nguin. 1 could only seu u huloul light liiiiking like iho sun lising at mid- night, as thu fishermen, glided behind a sheet of water or u cloud i.t spray. They xvoru successful in their spoil, und finally luiurnud and pii'senled their prize ut my The paity then enjoyed a pipit for paper ul- liberality and the I 'ccruits "either rcj sed in its piidu llio might v laku wonder of tin; world. The alui'isphcrc j ihut icsted upon the xvhvle scene, seem-1 ed to halo every feature, and xvith tho i occasional tinkling of a s.ilitury coxv bell, I combined to Jill my heart xvtih an iudea- cribable joy. Most of my about thi-i place feet. about txventy immUcj. when iho younger Indians commenced playing their faxur- ite m.iccjson gjrne, arid I cpem the re- mixintlur of the evening xvitli the chief and pa'March nfiliQ biiitd, from xvhom i gather .d the following tradition tespec- ling thu ca oract. "More mo.jna ago "than I can said thu old man, "iho country Ijing bo- txxosn tho big lako, (Superim) und tbo place -xvhere the sun goas down, xvas pawned by the Sioux Nation, xvhich xvas immensely powerful. They very ciuel in their xvarfaro, anddid everything in tin ir poxver to anihihito iho Nation. The Groat Spirit xvas not thoir friend, but ours, and onco xvhun u multi- tude nf their xvarriord xvero puttuiii" some of our huntera down tbo tivur, the Spiiit suddenly kicked out the bot- tom in this place, and the principal nne- rules nfour nation xveio all Since that time xvo havo been the pos- sessors of this vast countiy, and the chil- dren ancient catch the buffulo in a far distant pruiiio laud." With this legend deeply impressed on my brain, (the telling of which occupied my companions for nearly txvo 1 ordered moro wood lo bu placed on Uio fire, nnd leaving ihe others to take caro of themselves, I rolled myself up in my blanket, nnd xvas sjon asleep. I was axva- kencd only once during iho night, and that xvas by tho Ji.slant hoxvling of :i xvalf. mingling xvith ihe solemn anthem of the cataract. I sat up for a moment tu look upon iho scene, but the sky xvas covered xvitli clouds, and it xvas exceedingly dink. Even tho embers of our ivatch liro had ceased blazing. Around me lay my corn- xvith HH tho in xvere puifoinicil in company missitinaiy nliuudy montioimd. formvd mo that the surrounding country abounds in lich copper oie. in ngatvsand It is idle now to arguo upon the ad- J community. It ij become almost su- fluotis lo assert liie duett ine, that a xvhicb accepts no excuse for ufloul to tbu rmssol thu fucility foi acquit ing the uidmary iudi- (Hunts of k.vm ledge. Wo growing a little ashamed, loo, of ihe coriipiouihcs bftxveuii ourselves nnd our Wo not liko tu think that. in thu of Euiopuoti tiviliz'i- e i corn.dians of the water, und that all lugoftbo Fourth. is unsilv reached by vessels. t I i Pliably entertained by this gentleman pJtICII1 aober exninplo to and could not but conttast the appt-nrance of face and theslead- with neighbor, tho Fiench trader. In thu one ght soon Bmull libriny, a largo family bible, lliu H >or covered xvitii irutling, a neat, tidy and intolligunt xviJe and chil- dren; in the other a of cards, a Inr- ic-1 of a stock of guns, and n l'un- ily xxhoso filthiness xv.i-t only equalled by the totul ignoiiincu of its xniious mem- beis. And tliiu ronii tiat mil v inidi'ipi.iiu- ly poitiajs 'lie iliiJutunco betxvcon Ulnis- tiiinity und Heathenism. iuess of his Uull, to be so slow in bis letters! bu, John IJ.ill, to bu considered a miniikull by so beaxy a buy as Master to be told that tint long legged Mailer Jonathan .sets him an example in thu Piimei! The bc-iiin- in bo emu- lation ia bciimibly and bis ullfiitiij.'i la 1-U Jiblv diiuctud lo hoi and ruund-tfxt. In i ict tin) t-tatu of civilization to xvhich wit attvrd firc.-i MI-J .....J XVU aiivi-il irc.-l fliy nfgiMi. i left Fon du Lac about day-break, and j et d education not only upon tbu anxious ith n telinnu of some twenty cnnoes, cuiniiiunity but iitiy ''fightodjxvith IndmiH bound conss'o of its tespntibibil.iies. Deficient at Lu It was cine intellectual culluiu in the xvorkui" cl.-i- mucbanic's child can ho put to use in tho factoiy to iho factory ho must go. gcr has unanaxTcrablo demands upon tho poor. If xvo turn from England to Franco do not find education in a bctier stato it appears to be yet more defe- ctive. According to tho tifHcia! returns of tba Fit-neb ministryofinstruction.it would appear that ten millions of franca are expended by this ministry annually in tho means of instruction, and yet 17.000, 000 of tho pcoplo can neither read nor xvi ite: can read and but.iaper- fectly but cannot can re-id and xvrito bul irapetfectly, and only 3.000 000 aro perfectly or completloy educated. Arid nccording to tho ofHcal return" the ministry of wur, half of tha by thu conscription can read nor xvrite. In many dopart- monn the proportion is two-thirds or in favor of coruplolu ignor- anco. In out of eighty-four dopartmcnts, thu absulutely ignorant aro in tho proportion of between fifty and eighty-two per cent ot thu population: and nut of communes of Frauco, opposed o government super- intundcucy of the., iiutruction. And oui of the ten inilliuii franco. la Bet tu educate the ootu of tho rich. tho pl.icumun, tho i-lcctnrs and jurymen; and only for thu education of tbo loss wealthy the Plains. of thu Mouuuri Hupublicui. Konr LtAVLiwimrti, Urc. S3, 1S-JG. 1 send you bolovv tha hiibstaticu of a narrulix u of a aerizuant of who ai lived '.ore on the inst. from Santa Fo, with a pai jy of citizun tearnatorji. It will him iv some of ilis difliuuliics of com- tnutiicatititj with tlut placo in an inclem- ent season. (ineiitionud beloxv) 1 undutsinnd u deud. On tho -M of Xoxombcr I loft Santa Ft-, by 2G mun, in thu Q'iar- finpl iy, having ono nndhuvun mules, and proceeded to Fort c.iiitiiiiicJ our oiArcb xtithoul in- terruption until tliu ofDucember. On the- of tliHt day, ubouttwo hours aftet our ii.irticij, wu were ovoitaUen by wi xvhich xvfie ft n payment of those cummer mornings when ovcry object in nature xveuii a bexvitching as- pect, nnd l.cr still small vuieu scums tu whisper in thu heart that it is n >t the "whole of life tu live, nnr the xvhole of death to and xvlitin xve feel that God I xvotks than thu is oriinipotenr, nnd mind not to gieut '-'xil xvhdj society itself itimains in it.suailiei alagea of Iran- sitiou fiom tho feudal employrn -nt But lliu sceneiy of tliii purtion of the riv- er is thin" I hud imagined to byyorid any. in any panions m a deep sluup. I listen to that druadful Once morn did howl and that God-liko voice of rniny xvaicrs, until. a frightened child. I hastily coveted my bead and xvept myself to sleep. On tho following morning xve resumed oui journey in thu midst of a rain storm, the memory of that night ami that cataract haunting me lifcu a dream. Tho next perpendicular fall within thu bend I have mentioned is txvo miles doxvn tho stream, and is only about fifty feet in height, but its grandeur is iorne- what enhanced by the rapids which suc- ceed it, and have a fall nf some forty or fifty feut more. An old trndoro tells me that I am the first trarwler from die States xvbo has ever taken the irojihlo actually to visit thcso cataracts. If this is a fact, and as tho Indians, sof.tr as I can learn, have never christened them, I claim tho piivilego of giving them u name. Let them then bo known as tho Chippewa f 'als. It 'n a singular circumstance that n pino tree might bo cut in this interior wilder- ness, and if launched in ono uf ilia tribu- taries of the Mississippi, orlin tho Saint Louis River, and propelled by favorable winds alone, could in process of time, bo planted in the bull of a ship at any sea- pott in tho globe. The navigable portion of tho Saint Lou- is, as beforo remarked, extends only n- country on the "lobe. The entiru dktancu from Fon du L.'u-. to this pluuu, us befnu muntioiifd, is not far ft urn twenty milci. The liver is veiy bnnd and dei- and completely filled with xvooiled while on (Miller Mde extends which aru as xvild and solitui v as when i >li> cxislence. Every member ofihu voyaging ptriv seempd to bt> puifuctly happy, and xxu traveled at our for tho juirpojo of thu enjoyment of tho voy- At (.tie tiniu wo landed at ilio base of thejclif, and xvhilo 1 mado a or ransacked tho shoru fur abates and cornelians and tho young indimn clam- bored up tho hill side for mots or buriies, the more venerablu puiaonajjes of tho party would sit in their eanot-3 quietly pidling axxay at their pipes aa they xvjtch- ed the mnvemenu ol' tlsoit youngur com- pinions. livor and anon might bu beaid the report of a gun, or the xvhiz of t-n arrow, as xvo happened to pass die feed- ing piaco of a fliii-k of ducks, the nest of mi eagle or raven, or the tnisby haunt of a in ink talor otter. Now, xvo suipiisud a couple of axvirnming tscioss the liver, ono of xvhich thu Indians succeed- ed in capturing; and iiotv wo hauled up our canoes on a sandy island to have a talk with some lonely Indian family, die stnnlca of whose had attracted P'jpubiiion ij agiicc'turul, und tho lund head. Hut in pro- us lociety fiom ttieagii cultiiud plriiis to coin mm uiul devel- opment; in pr.ijioition aiu ni'idtt upon tho j iiitulligi'iicc, and fiercer tump'..itioti niieied to thu passions of tlio mnltitued; Education before an advantagu to thu indixidual, becomes a necessity to tho Commonwealth, mid u prop lo iliu Siato. An unpioijiesiivf. uni-ducated. xvoiU- niih a middle class highly in- telligent, and holly pressing forward ixvoids nuxv irnprovementn, is xvone than nn anomaly; it isfru.ilit B very heuvy aiiuvvsturm, xxhicb compel- I.'d us to roiuiii to our camp nf the previ- ous duy, on Cmv Greek. In the xvagoti 1 Iud l-.xi) tncn und Tom- another named Long, who, contiikiu-d xv.dk anil ndc. They xvero _w.......... "'I aulFoiing fiom dysonii-ry, unil hud stat.-; xvhile the i days piovious tu tho "''xveulhei. Wo continued (MiciunpKd heru until thu inntning of the llth, (the xveather not ptinnilting us to liaVel, xvhen xve ugaiti stalled, being obliged lo abandon our xvHiron, ihe iiiulus being too poor lo work inj'ihtice to the xvoikmen, and thu mure imminent peril to the employer. Attmv momunt that mass of ignor.tncu ifanimn- tt.-d by puij'idice 01 paision, can it, and puckcd them with mti provisions and ciirn. Tho xveatbur continued groxv- much colder Ihu day. and thu nick :non suffered much from its intensify. They lode and walked su lung as they wuioublr; but about ibruu in iho ufttir- noiin dietitruiigtli of Haitlot and Totnlin- failed them and they xvoru comjileto- ly exhuiiiied. Tlu men xvho r> I bad pla- ced in uf them lufi thern lo corno' into camp for assistance, and on their re- turn, they met B.irdetf, xtho tvaa in n'Jy. tho xxlools of tho xvbido machir.o. commiMcc is to bo puiin meiit and aircst If cap- ital SftU'e; I-'dticaiinn becomes an abso- lute and vital necessity. What rimv ij thy fact ilebiiccu Horn the vnrioiM btatisiiral xvhirh report so luiniriously tho ignorance of our puoplo f Tuq-iote fimn avciy intelii- Until and xvell lonsonud in the Uriiish Q'laitirily Ruvimv it nppcaid that in England and WaleJWe have a popla- lion nt-aily the half of.xvhich bboiild be as tinabla t.uxvrite and nb.nita third of which thonl.l desciibed as unable to re-id." Happy, boxvever, thould i; state, und expired Lefuru ruachin- camp. Tomlins m xve -.veto unablo to find un- til the followin covered him itMrning, xve dis- about ono- hundred fiomlhu toaJ, frozen tii doath. l" had them broiigiii into camp, und on tho o- vuning of thu 12th. inst. wo buried them on Littla Arkansas. Long appourod better to-day, and continued to xvalk and ride. tho of thu lath ivu tve bu, xvere Jho of that more learned priipmtioii of our populu tion such as do crcilit tu their teachers. our attention, .rising ftom bctxveen iho trees. Our sail doxvn iho river occupied us until about ten o'clock, when xvu rc'achcd die mouth of tho river and dis- embarked for the purpose of picpating and eating our breakfast. Wo landed on camped on Turkey Creek, xvithotit any fuel, except a fexv sticks wo had packed on our inulos, i.ivud fiom (nir camp of iho day provioiis. Tho xveather xvas extreme- ly cold. During the day, txvo of our mules gnvo out, und xvctu left On the ll'.h -iicampod on Collenxvood getting much On tho 15ih micamped between Lost nnd Diamond Spring, without wood or xva- I i the liver side of a long sandy p-int, and j ningto only Gil arrive ai ihe xvhilo tin) Indians xvero cooking a veni- dinnry practical nf But xx hi-ii xve deduct from tho mass those Ior< Wl13 niuch xvorso and unablo xvh'i cannot xvriiiuu be undentoud, and I "urcamp, remaining about four those xvh.i have no lire-tension to iindci-j tm'od Behind, in care of bis biotber and stand xvbat they tend xx-o suspect thaioni} of that quantity of copper pieeious liitlo! tho night one mnlo died, and gold xvill be found in tho cincsblo. j and xvos left behind___ Out of ch ir.icterizcd as" lear- 1Gtl) continued to get worse, romajning xxe had left him on tho previous brother still continuing xvith him. On the morning of iho 17th I dispatched six men v.ith blankets, to havo him catiiud to camp; but on tho way they met hU brother, xvho said he had left him in n dying state, and that be- foru they could icach him ho would bo dead. The pit ty still proceeded to where Lotit: lying, but I had no communi- And report-i that son slake nnd a largo trout, I tumbled o- 1 ni it seems from nit othe ver Iho sand hilU, and as the sun came I ihii is 11 tolerably fair their an- out ofa cloud and tlifiipatcd every ves- 1 pears gr..und for that only ligoi'ftho morning mibt, obtainc-d my about a fifth pan of thrno xvho can first view of Lake Sjupeiinr. xvhere abave 1 can maiio thai availablu tho nppiruiiily beiindlcss plain, I could geneial initrnction. must not ?us- only discover an occasional gull wheeling thai their deficiency corrected in to ami fro as il sporting xvilh the sun- the otdinary cnurso of Time passed by tlin rliililr.'n nr tho children at school. JJeeaus (and cornes one of the main difficulties xvith fo'.loxvinr; U which xve havo lo contend) Vi'jv fexv in- yoHihrill .Minilssp'ena more Wutlappfftttuknufi'uunariweTttanl.-quoK: I i 1 aUUIt I WiMlbenerolenco anil what iron "ill must xx ith the natirn, but the Apostle the Indians have had. tn cxc- f Schools arc foil .n a< translation of the en- j tire liibh iDto 'J'he crass is: P} bel nrcen nbnvn ......i.... .....i i DO S3KI to col preen above the head of their teacher and those listened to his xvonls; auJ iho In- dian Bible remains a curious mounmcnt of baroan triumph and of hmn.io piipilsspenJ more year nnd a half or at most txvo years in our oducationol sornu cases tho fault does not ieem to und but the children nro before gcnuino education can commence. This however is less tho fault than tho misfortutio of the parents. Tlic fact is that in thu laboring portion 01'tho community, tho parents want the hands mnru than tho heads of calioa xvith them nfterxvard. I proceed ed xvith the test of the party to Council Grove. Severil of tho men had their f'Ot frost bill mi, and our prov'nious xvero noxv reduced to only one hundred pounds of Qour; one mulu sravo out to-dav, and xvus left on the road. On tho ISth'l star- ted v. ith threo men for Fort Leaven- worth, to procure assistance; and on tho fell in xvith a party who had been dijp.itchcd xvith to meet us. Oa tho 23d rrached Fort Leavonxvortb. A physic in 1344 and noxv just to Job J KWSPAPERl NEWSPAPER! ;