Elyria Courier, July 6, 1852

Elyria Courier

July 06, 1852

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Elyria Courier, The (Newspaper) - July 6, 1852, Elyria, Ohio Published Ercry Tuesday Morning By CEO. G- WASIIDIKV T. SMITH. M.iil subscribers, Town autisc-ribcrs, iu three months SI I II' pukl the vent 2 III) Alter tilt- yeiir expires, 250 One Dollar prr Squnro for three insertions, nnd twenty- five cents fur cuch bubsciiiient iiiscirii-jn less Uuui three moutlu. One Stiiuro Uirec n, One Square moiirlis....................-j One Squnrelnc-lro One-fourtli t-olnmn one one Whole column 2U (W 'M SOX.IC1TOR IN C1IAN- .ri- CERY, Elvrim O. OUit.c the liucbu I OUT llojlcsckiLliiuy store. iimy-J E. L. WAUSEli, TTOKNBY AT LAW, EJ.vria, Oliio. Ofiico, in tlio L Court jnltl' C. If. DOOL1TTLE, A TTORXKY 'AT :iml Stilii-itor in Clinnt-cry, Mdo ui tin; 1'ublic Kcclic Houht1: jnltt' Klrrin, Ohio. sniitli of tin; P. BLISS, TTOTINEY AT Inirinos- _TX in tho lint-of uoi.inc.nn-'i-ri'iiD li thitif: nsPmlmtc ntthe COUTL lloiiso. nil1 l-'roni Llie Ij. SOWINCJ Sil S. JJUJKKE, LAWYER. KI.YUIA, OHIO, will L-ivr nttcn- tjou to nil eiitrur-u-tl to IMS unv. !U the old of Carl; S: B-arkc. CMV ilouis wnt of lii-i-liu Hume, jnllf SMITH NLKj AND S actcntl pronipclv to inn A TTORNLKj AND SOLICITOUS, KK -TX run. Otiiix- ill Uic Ol.io. Mill -il fo tlu-u- ur J M il.. l -is Co.'b it. T. S.MITH .tiKO n. v.-Asinn ILN. UM. KEWLEY, viltntti-iul pruninth (n orders in _L lii.-. liiiL-- Cutting' (tone mul ivun :inc- to til ii'proiwrlv iiuidc. Shop, two douia Efblf, Klvriii, O. jnlM J. P. JACOBS i'O., TOINEKS 1SUILDKUS. Shop oiu- door North -J SU Church, Ii.ist sUlu of dono in loivn anil cuuntrVjiPhd iniiU' jiis fiirnifhu-d it' a llvposituvy. Conudsow behiiilu nil lu tho ot'Lhy you'h, In thii sfiiLtx'r In rrccioxib tmth. Fur though nufcli sink nnd p In tho I'tKjky, bun mold, And the ol'Lh.s Libur Mitj be k'bbihau Uiirfy-fulJ, Let tliv liriiiil be not Still bcsiclo rill uiitt'rs sou, Fortlioultiimvobtnot ivhit-h slinlJ this ur ijruw, "While some prceinus portidn, scutturud, Ciii iiiiiKiUiiy, rout, :uid ynnv, nnd ripen Into triut. ThlTl'forL1, llfMtli1 111! IMlttTH, Ti liniiinjr, Itiiiiiip on When thu tiulds iu o i'ur hurvcat, Cud u ill scud ILLS juijjdd And thy soul niny sco the laluo OfiS juvtient Vhcntlic pirncr ShiiH bctillod with prut-inns sheaves. Truni GriLhum's FIKST SUXDAY ttir July. MEXICO. IICM TIU: jounN.u, or A BY W. AV. U. U.VVIS. D T. CRAKE, H.VI.En 7N STOVES AND TIN-1VAEE, lit ilio -lt Store, live doora of I'lillur's, ORRIS COWLES, DEAU5R IN GOOIJS. GKOCEULES, SII.VEH WarL', C.uoUs, f Yankee Notion Store. iilMlS J. 11. MERWIN CO., IN ALT, KIND OF II i: VOY-ifADE Clo- tlnnK, Mid Hats nsul C'lijis. Fur- (.oi'di, it. itc, (Hrui' in the Ohio u tlif iieebti 1 h l N. B. GATES, DEALER IN LUMJitiK, M'INUOW HI.ACK mid Scorclicd Pot nnd S.iw Mill, JKKrLi. Oliiu. iiiuyH D. L. liARKSESS, IVEITY STABLE, rour of tin- Uw-l-o ElyiUi, JLj Ohio. -uJ liujciji-'b furiiialicd un tliojt iiu- I. HOYLE. JR., DUAPER AND TA1LOK, door West of the Jfcin- sioii House, di-uler in till mtielca suitable :br 11 Gentle- lnnn'P Wnrllroln-. Urtv for ensll. nwvH MJXLT Furs AIVOR SCOTT, AND DCALDU TN I[ Vrs, Cnph, ami Dullido Holes, la; door West o-' the M.m- R. C. DEWITT. DEALER IN DRUGS, MKTMCLNKS, PATXTS, O1T.S, Varnishes, Dye Stulta-, Choice "WiLiu-., JVrfuiu- CTV. Ac. iimvlS E. II. NORTON, MERCHANT TAILOR, EiiatomI of .Mansion rdrtu-iilur iiMfiiMiiii jmid Cutting inv'Jri I had reached tlio goal of my liopos and my and ivasccmiforhiMy tpartor- cd in tho city of the Moiitcziunas. There iu proud anil ancient capital, and Kin-- rounded ivitli so many of the comforts and luxuries of life, I almo.st forgot the toils ant; huflbrings of the march and tlie bivouac, and here, for awhile ia compavative case, "tlie jjomp, prido and circumstance of glorious is PO facinatiag to tlic untiied soldier, seomcd almost ycalixcd. The Amer- ican army Lad occupied the city long enough to establish order, by a ivell-regularecl and eQicie.fit inilitan' police, and the enemy hav- ing retired some distance, the oflicurs and O men began to extend ilieir sphere of obser- vation beyond the limits of the capital, vrhen oil' duty, to the beautiful suburban towns and villages near by. I spent my first Sunday in sight-seoinc, in a visit to the somewhat celebrated city of Guadalupe de llidalgu, about four miles tu the north of Mexico. It is situated at the foot of a rocky mount, called Tapcyac, iu tlic midst of a romantic but not very feitile country, and is approached by one of the six causeways which lead out from tho city. They are broad, straight, finely McAdami- zed, and planted on each sido with shade- DRS. MASTER ROSA, OFFICE, OVLT Win. Uujlc'fa Clothing Store, first door West of Iliiusc. STAUR 10.. DEALERS IN AMERICAN VOUEIGN Dry Groceries, Hardware, liootp, SI oes, Leuthcr, Oils, Iron, NiiiJrf, Stoves, R. W. H. C. L- M.r-SOX. tree's have been constructed throuh the PARSONS TJOOKSELLEUS STATIOXEKS, No. 3 llcelie Block. AJ Elyriu, O., crmstimtlj ou lumd ivs-iortmcut (if Medical, School iiiid-MLvi'lCiLK'nui I'rout-Ii, Eng- lish nnd Amoricnn. GIJI nnd Letter Pens, Iiik. Pen- rils, Em elopes, E. G. BOYNTOJV, A TTORNEY AT JLAW and SoIifitCT ill Chancery, Ely- -fV. riiv, O. Oltico, in the Com 11 Lome. jngtf MUSSEY FULLER, VEAT.EHS in Amcricnii j Goods, Gro- Miinp, ILirdwiirc, Kuott> imd Iron, Niiild, i' Keudyiiuiile Clo- WIN. DIGERSOLL, iURCEON and MimufiiUiircr of Jtincrnl Ofliec, J doors snutli Hccbc Jn2tf SURCEC TVi'tli. GlIXS.IHTJSIiVfi! WM. PACKARD has tnltcu tlio shop over T. Crruic'h tin ut the sipi of the whciu he pie- to furnish New Rillrs, and other urtic-lpb in his line, to ordur- Olcl Gunsrepiurtd en rcrifpimble wishinpr any Gunsmithinp- dont'j me imitod to mil .md exnminc apcuimciis ol'liis niny la HARNESS SHOP! iroulcl say to tlie citizens of I-oniin Councy tlmt ho keeps tun.st.antly ou hand uu Tticutot' UAHNESSES iiimlc in J-tjle, iiuduf first rnio TcuitLTipl, "nhich JIG for uiish, or good may wish to uiiTclinse, iviU do well to cull nt his one door west tif the Old fortress. Elyriu, llay 25, 1352. __ WATERMAN' MQRSK. SADDLES MORSE, hns n fine of SADDLES on W MORSE, hns n fine assort Imuil ntlus shop, hi lie R ho us to no excuse for uiiy one to ridu 'luivc nudes or other bensti of burden, cull und see cnn hull yon, for a very littlu i-iuJi. Alb'tfTJIiroLES, HALTERS mid MOI-V tiling elso In hit line, arc kupt couatmith. oiihand, to be buiJ ut great burgnins. N. B Dou'tforjrcttliD nlncc. oue d.oor wrst nf tlio Old __t___ ifri'iiAr iivf Fortress. f 1852. M TRUNKS of the best quaUty me injinufnctiirtd, nnd coiiifamtlj' Kejit forsn-lc liy the h-UbEcrlber at hLi shup where idl wlio to jinrchaso dn your old linir Ti-unki, and I ___ to cnJI. will sell you a TRUNK AS IM A TRLWK, and but nmcrc trifle. for it. iU c (Before purclinsing ulsv where, call at my shop, oac door ircst of tlie OW 1'ortrcss. U. Remumborthnt iatlio plnee forprent Jtlvrifi, A TERM VN MORSE. HOYLE, Jit., ofl to tlie Old Iron one door vest IKS MiinsiOTi Tloiii-e, c.-m lie fomul :i well lucted rttock of SPRING AND SUMMER j every tiling TihunJlv kept in u HAS re of Ui will innJie up to order in the best muiiucr, und in uU AVAXUANTED TO V1T. Cloths, Cassimures, Yea tin w, of the moat prcrnU- vie stylus- An nj-Wiortnieiit of BfeADY-MADB CLOTHING, rnrUYnfncturctl exclusively in toivn, under my own Bupcr- and tlic .-sTOrliimuisliip mid nmterinl ted. "Articles damaged by the Inte fire for snlc c-heap. 'N. Attention paid to CUTTIiNC, so ns to be inndc up ivitliout difticulty.. miiylS FOR SALE, A valuable farm, one mile soiitli of UicCciitrf of Entoa. The fui'rn coiitains 11.1 iicrcs, one ofivhU'li is improi ud nnd in u .state of cultivation. It is ivoll wntorcd, nnil 1ms line orcluird ol1 Ijenrinj; fruit trees, buildings ire frame. Tho house mid out The tc sokl on tivcniMe terms, both in BIHI fin- the ijiii-ticuku-s of which inyulrc mn3ls e yromisfs, nr of SMITH WASIICURN. waters of the lake at, great expense. In point of size this place is not of much importance, and does not contain more thau a. thousand inhabitants all told. Besides the church erec- ted there, dedicated to the patron saint of the country, and a few religious establish- ments, tho buildings arc of mud and reeds, inhabited by a miserable and filthly popula- tioTi. Hero it was the "Virgin of Gaudahipe'' is said to have made her miraculous appear- ance, and here, once every year, a great fes- tival and celebration is held in honor of her, which is looked upon as one of the most im- portant days in the church. The manner in which the "Virgin" made hev first appear- ance is very remarkable, and the story, asie- lated by ono of the early bishops, seems quite as incomprehensible u> us, w ho are wrlhoxvt tlie pale of the church, ns the myths whicl come down to us from pagan antiquity, Bui since the priesthood appear to put full faith in the modus oyerundi of her advent, tho people, of the country, as a matter of course, e it. The legend runs r.3 In the year 1531, an Indian, named Juan Diego, was pjissbigby this mountain of Tapcyac, on hit. return home from the city, when the Mosl Holy Virgin appeared to liim, and directed him to go back to the city and tell the bishop to come out there and worship her. The bishop refused to admit him into his pres- ence, having no faith in the miracle. Ir passing by the same spot a few daj's after- ward, she appeared to him a second time and told him to return to the bishop and say that, 1, Mary, the Mother of God, have sent you." Again the bishop refused lo admit the Indian to his presence, being still incred- ulous, but required some token of the an- nunciation. The Virgin appeared to the In- dian the third and last time, two days after- ward, and ordered him to ascend the moun- tain and pluck: roses therefrom and present them to the bishop as his credentials. Now, this mountain is a barren rock, without a particle of vegetation upon it. The Indian, however, went as he, was directed, and there found flowers, which he threw into his tilma, a sort of apron worn by the inlinbitants of the country. He returned to the city and was admitted into the Y'rcscncc of the bish- op, but whenhc opened his tilma, instead of the roses which he had gathered and put in- to there appeared an image of tho Holy Virgin, -which is said to be preserved to this day in the church which bears her name. From the name of the town she was called the Virgin of Guadalupe, and has been made the patron saint of the country. This is the history thpy giro of her appearance, and it is as bud ns rank heresy for Catholics to dis- believe it. With them she is all impoitant, and appears to have a powerful influence over all the affairs of life. With the mass of the population she is the only iden- tity in religious reverence, alpha, and omega, the beginning and the end of all their faith and wo i ship. She is appealed to on every occasion, mid. her name is given to nearly half the females in tho country; her image is> hung up iu every house, and even in the butcher-stalls and drinking-shops sho occu- pies a conspicuous place, where her presence is supposed to preserve the meat sweet in tlic one, and to bring customers to the other. On Sunday, the 12lh of December, 18-iV, I rode out to Guadalupc, to witness the cer- emonies in honor of this saint. I mounted my horse1 at an eaily hour, and set out alone, but by the time I had reached tho Garita and turned upon the causeway, 1 found my- self in the midst of a ciowd tending tha same way. It was as pleasant and beautiful a mor- ning as ever broke over that lovely valley, and every tiling reminded mo of spring time or early .summer. The air had that balmy softnc.'a peculiar to tiio season of opening and Lho gentle zephyrs which came from the shining bosom of hike Tescoco, weic loaded with a delightful odor. The tiCHS nnd bushes and wore dressed in their garb of living green, and the merry-hearted song- i-ters were singing their sweetest melodies h honor of the opening day. Such a delight- ful season in winter seemed like rcvei.-'ing the order of nature. The crowd 'u hich came pouring out of the city wa.-> immense, and as checkered in appearance as ever made pil- grimage to thu shrine of u w-int. From the appearance theio were all sorts and condi- tions of peisons, and every class of the prone i-apital was fully represented, ranging from he caballero to the lepero. Here might b seen an elegant carriage, drawn by slc-uk- ooldng mule.--, smiling inmates look cd the personification of luxurv ar. said to haie plucked the 1 drives. It contains about ten acre', and is rose-., a small chinch has liven erected, which i (_he most pleasant place of resort in or near tradition say.-, sprung up out of the rock in ulo The shrubbery is kept neatly trim- i single night. It a dai k-looking stone buil- ding, built in the hca> j SnanMi slyle of o centuries ago. It io reached fiom below by a winding bt.iirway, cut in the solid roclc, con.sideiably cuimblcd by time, and v.-orii by the foohteps of the tlioti-iands who up to wor.-hip at tho shrine of their favorite saint-. We entered the sacred edifice, and found it thronged with devotees, mostly hall- naked Indians, who had come from the mountains and valleys beyond, on this theii annual pilgrimage to the Mecca of their spir- itual hopOS, and vrlio, tlio devout Moolcm who yearly kneels at tbe tomb of his Proph- et, having finished his mission, is ready to lie down and die. They jostled and pushed each other in their anxiety to approach the altar and touch the garments of the image of the Virgin, and deposit their offering of money in the dish ready to rccehe it. Pa- rents, anxious that their little ones should behold the great saint, lifted them up over the head of tho multitude, and at a given signal the whole assemblage prostrated them- selves on the hard paved floor to receive the blessing of tho good father who ministered there. The poor Indians gazed in mute as- tonishment at all they saw, but to them the riddle was not to be soh ed, they were taught to believe, not to inquire. When they had deposited their offerings, and received a blcs- j. 3 sing, they turned away to make room for others who were continually pressing on. Turning away from this scene, we led our horses down the stone stairway into tbe in- closure below. The crowd was not so ns before, and we now found no difficulty in making our way through. Giving our hor- ses to a Mexican to hold, wo entered tho sa- cied edifice dedicated to the Virgin of Guad- alupe. The building was yet crowded with me to turn back and retrace ray steps. This I people, and the high dignilarico of the cliurch nod and attended with great care, and is odorous the live-long year with the perfume of opening llowers. The trees clothed in their perpetual green foliage are fairly nine vith birds of bright plumage and sweet song, j mon) while the Americans were reduced to which carol their morning and evening i loss than three hundred. Finding that the the gims of Fort Eric. The vessels were both captured; but Elliott was compelled to abandon the Adams. She got aground and the Britibh attempted to retake her. but wore repulsed by the gallantry of Col. 'Winfield bcott. This was the lirst time he had met the here, as in every subsequent engagement where he was first in command, ho was victorious. A lew days after, was fought tho memor- able battle of Quecnstowii Heights. Scott was the hero of tho day, and covered him- self with glory. The battle lasted many hours, and was fought on tho part of the Americans with fearful odds against them. Tho British army having been rc-inforccd. numbered not less than thirteen hundred hymns free from harm. In the centre of tlie is a laige fountain, surnioimted by tho Goddess of Liberty, which spouts pure water high up in the air, and at iti base crouch four from whose mouths spout up smaller jots. A semicircular row of seats tlie iounliUi1, and the surface of the space within is paved with large flat stones, laid' in tasteful figures. From tin's point tho paths find graveUsvulks radiate in every direction, which are again met by oth- eis running from other centres, the point wheio they cross being adorned by smaller fountains. In pleasant weather hundreds of children assemble in this charming place in the afternoon, and amuse themselves with militia on the opposite shore refused or were unable to cross to their aid, and that succor was hopeless, Scott's heroic band wcro at length 'compelled to surrender. But their gallant deeds upon that occasion car- ried inspiration to every American heart. Tho ilingi-uco of Ilull'a auj.iuinl0r was wiped of the enemy character of tlio American army redeemed Scott was carried a prisoner to Quebec. "While ho was there, an incident occurred which had a most important bearing upon tho future conduct of the war, and is deserv- ing Of particular mention. At tho time Groat Britain denied the right of expatriation. Ill other words, she douiod the right of any of her sxibjccts to part of Scott, and of the legislation conse- quent upon his efforts was, not only to save the lives of the twenty three Irishmen, but to compel England, throughout tho remain- der of the to respect the rights of our naturalized citizens, by virtually abandon- ing her claim to perpetual allegiance. Just after the close of the war. as Gen. Scott was walking along one of the whar- ves of Xew York ho was hailed by his Irish friends for whom he had interfered at Que- bec, They had just been released from the English prisons, and now rushed to em- brace him as their deliverer. At the capture of Fort George, on f ho 27th of May, 1813, Scott led the advanced guard. He landed on the Canada shore of Lake Ontario, formed his command on tho beach, and scaled the banks behind wliich the British forces were drawn up, fifteen hundred strong. Tho action was short and desperate, but ciid6d in the total routo of the enemy. Scott was the first man to enter the fort, and haulod Jown the British Hag with his own liandj. On the 10th and llth of November. 1S13, Scott defeated enemy iu two actions, one at Fort Matilda, the other at Hoop- pole Creek. On tho 19th of March, 1813. when ouly twcnty.scven years old. Scott was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General. A few days after this promotion, Geu. Brown, then chief in command of the Niag- ara frontier.lcft Scott at BuiFalo.to instruct and drill the army, wiiich was then con- centrating at that point. Scott hadeutiro charge of this camp of instruction for about three months. The results of the discipline and spirit which his teachings here infused into the Northern army, were soon to bo developed 011 the fields of Cliip- pcwa and Luiidy's The battle of Chippowa was fought oii the jth of July, 1S14. Scott, with 1900 Americans, met on an open plain and rout- ed with the bayonet 2100 of the veteran troops of very llower of tho army. As the two armies approached to close quartcrs.Scolt called aloud to enemy say we arc good at long shot, but cannot stand the cold iron I call upon tho eleventh instantly to give the lie to that slander They did charge. Beforo Gen. Brown could come with tho roar division of tlio Ameri- can army. Scott had already won tho day, iJilJllUUJn 111 L11U 3JlcLt.UJ Ul Lilt -----------J- trees. Hither the beauty and dinS that they owed to her perpetual allegi- their innocent gambols in the shade of the become citizens of another country, contcn- wide-sprcadiug fashion of the capital, who seek plc.'isure on foot, resort toward evening, to promenade, through the shady avennes. There the stu- dent carries his book, and, in some quiet, se- cluded corner, rpart from the fashionable ancc. According to this doctrine; a native of Ireland. Scotland England, who had cmi- O grated to tho United States and become a American citizen, rcmiuned still a subject of tho British government, ant! forfeited his life for treason it1 found hi world which rejoices around him, lie sits j arms against her. Tlie United States deni- alone and pursues his favorite study; and there also the lovers rep.iir at the enchant- ing hour of even-tide, and whisper anew their vows of faith and constancy. A nu- merous throng iverc gathered there, enjoy- ing themselves in many ways, apparently unmindful that grim visagcd war" had erected his shrine in their beautiful citj', and that foreign soldiery were overlooking them on the corner of every street. Wo rode through those shady avenues aud then passed out at tho south-west au- cd this naturalization laws being founded upon the opposite theory. While Scott was a prisoner at Quebec, the British attempted to enforce their doc- trine of perpetual allegiance in regard to certain Irish prisoners found in tho ranks of tho American army at Tho following is a description of the scene: "Scott being in the cabin of the heard a bustle upon dei'ck and hastened up. Thoro ho found a. party of British. officers in tho act of musteriug.tho 'prisoners, and separating from the rest such as bycoufxas- aud was in hot pursuit of tbe flying oneuiy. The British had been beaten with their own boasted bayonet. Tho vigor and skill of tlio Jjoy General of twoiity- eighthad vanquished all the boasted prow- ess of her world-renowned veterans. Gou. Brown, in his oflicial report of tho battle, says: "Brigadier General Scott is en- titled to'the highesc praise our country can bestow. His brigradc covered itself with Tho battle of Luiidy's Lane (or Ntigank as it is frequently called.) was fought ontiio 20th of July, 1SH, just two weeks :s.ftei- that of Chippcjwa. The battle commenced about forty minutes before sunset and cou- tiuucd until midnight Hero again Scotc was the master spirit of tho fight. Ameri- can valor again triumphed over the vcteraa regiments of Britain. Scott had two hor- ses killed under him, was wounded in tbo side, but still fought 'on until tho close of tho battle, when ho was prostrated by a wound hi tho shoulder. This was the har- dest fought battle of tho wal-. Oui- limited not allow a innre extended noticq of, its details, and, indeed, it would bo Eupcil- ConcLndcd on Fourth Pac. ;