Oshkosh Democrat, May 31, 1850

Oshkosh Democrat

May 31, 1850

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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 EYERY THING RELATING TO THE PUBLIC GOOD. VOL. 11. OSHKOSH, FRIDAY, MAY 31, 1850. NO. J3. 1 THE CLBAX EXPEDITION. considerable space to-day to wf. The proprietor of the couspira- fscc giv- MJ'. v.hich were first pronounced ab- i. regarded ai coming'fiom no speaks bjr author ty. The foci 'Spanish minister has applied 10 i. 10 maintan our n.eutr iSiat question i in the U. S ta 13 tVtli iVA'. 'i M A i M T v. n'l'r. I3.f fo, t I J l.i'Jj c even now be- Senatc, rnani- that tbeic is cause for the statements irHhff Sun. We, therefore, copy some aJjjUorial particulars from that journal of tu.x Hill inst It is evpri singuine of the of the this we "H "ii J i old." 1 c i t! o ftvei) H'ltiij'., 4 t i i.'T f :o jtu f it y t r'-rJed. I J cr on foot, and e J n.} If of tho rnjrjy coin of ike kraon. the ure o the rthc 'i't'r. who 'soijl'J cry ft CS in'v, fry sood sir, if f.rJ in t-i to his tLim- h" to hf-ar in hn 'ch'-'J hat the oft Tli'i mrne of rny p'nsiou'r HO 1 ooc djy. as i '.vis paying rny wcekiv trib-it'2. th- rp by a mtn nod somewbitj xvj'tljfr'.d in his and nervous m bis whom Antonie wiib hie cry, -'Clarity, rriy good sir, if you Thf little rn'm iloppcd end bending 6 glincj sjpon the beggar "You in mtt nt and tible to noi said HP, do you fallow so vile a tradi I vvii! you out of this situ-- tiori and give you an inco.ne of ten ihou pand !ivr patronize this line" a culprit to a hangman. "Ob, never mind this was Mply, "it will soon suspend Us, opera. tlons." r attempt on the Isle of Pnes, svere thor- ouglily canvassed. The of Pines is a small isl :nd at the western end of Cuba, southern side.V To reach K the lessals of the Patriots have to run through narrow pats bptvveen Cuba and Yu- catan, where it wos reported, the Spanish Government kept a constant look out for t! e n The distance at this point between the two co.ists, is only 40 The Island of is eelebraUd for its fj'jarries of beaufifu! rnaible. Here the Spanish Government a presidio, or state prison, where they send crimin- als Hire, loo, they keep a garrison of 500j.ro ops. The Patriots calculated t'lat the taking of this Island would be an easy task, and were confident that both the ssnal! colony on this Island, and the gnirison, would join their stmdard. At any rate, they would d'saun the garrison and set them fiee upon parole. Piotn Pinra the en- trance upon the main land would be very easy, and a small victory, at the former selected for point, crcatly aid their Baracon, the other point landing, is like that which I esteem it now the highest honor of my life to lead to this brilliant Rntsrpnze. The flag on which you be- hold the Tri-color of Liberty, the Trian- gle of Strength and Star of the future Stale, and the stripes of the shree depirtments of Gabn, once unfurled to the wind on her shores, and guarded by a legion of choice spin's, 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, easrer 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- tinpate them by consumma'ing our splen- did task before they have time to fol'ow Soldiers of the Liberating expedition to Cuba. Our first act on arrival shall be the establishment of a Provisional Con- stitution, founded American princip'es and adapted to the emergency of the oc- 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 battlei You have all been cho- sen by your officers as men-individually woity 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 pri- 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 hap- py homes on the beautiful soil of the Isl- and you go to free, and there long the gratitude which Cuba will nevv 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, with5 the privilege ttf buying a share of the pa- at 3 Mipolated I be- He has been waiting fov Congress to oncel its present printing contracts, and to make new ones with the Union, befcre he was willing to trust his money m tl e old cock-boat along with Or, ng materially, if not mainly, to your and independence, their pro- mis ng scheme has been thwarted, and Buike has relinquished all hope ot ma- kin anything out of the Hence he is still only a salaried writer, and hrnee has determined to close an edi- tori 11 engagement which, besides utterly stripping him of his political influence, has been a daily source of the most ag- gra Bating annoyance. The nature and extent of that annoy- anc you can appreciate when I tell yon, that another feature of their contract pro- viJts that either editor shall have an un- con litiooal veto upon the articles written by iiis This power was rarely exe cised until the project of a Southern Convention came up for discusMon. 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 a.tempting to mend it, so that it would be t >lerable. Ritchie tried again several timts. Burke tried the veto as Fin illy Ritchie began to vetOj and the con.-rquence has been, that neither could wri'e 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, West- cott. and Bayly. course such a system of cross-firing was not calculated to promote the roost harmonious relations between the ardent old Virginian and his junior colleague from New Hampshire, and you may rea- dily imagine that the love they bear each otht r, is like the ways of Providence, prst finding out." f itchie complained that Burke was usirg the veto power "unconstitutional- and not according to the spirit of the corrpact. Burke considered that it was perfectly constitutional, nnd m the spirit of -he compact to veto anything that Rit he said that his colleague, whdm he knew to be fool sh about many things when he enga- ged with him, he found also to be mad- era; y about Slavery, and was not in a fit s ate to write a vord upon that subject, vvhiih any Northen man could be respon- aiblc for. BJrke has SABAGOSEA let- ,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 rapidity? chiefly from tlu frct> It wuuld be well if the country wouU furnish fte hiaiUUct of tbe einifrfailwii (Uu their respective comiiios, South Bend, Indiana, it liat of 'ma hundred tnii win have slimed this tpring for St. and the editor that the list does not comprise all the individual CMOU, or Binollsr eompanU'a. Thin H a mere of H vast movement goi.ijf on throughout Noriti. This (train of pnpuliitimi. at a time when a new townspeople the popiattoa gaily at- to :io taken ami annintr .........c.r.t tired had assembled ID the cathedral to 's J >r low the procession of the Holy Sacra-1 fcdl" u wme extaoibcr "J _ finally discovered that the uagpsof advocating Slavery is, political- ly s >eaking, much like the wages of sin, and he is disoosed to repent and wash hirrnelF, 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 giviig 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 manner: -Mends, at twenty we are as- wild as pur dges. There's no such thing as tam- ing is; we ride the fierce, fiery, and head strong animal, over fences, hedf-eS, or to the the five bar- red jate of reason withdut touching the discretion, or pulling harder than a tit mouse upon the strong rein of judg- men.. And at twenty you are-perfect 10- comDtives, going at the rate of 60 miles an I our, your heart the boiler, and l'Ove the 'team, which you sometimes in sighs, and hope, fear, anxiety itndjeal- ousj, are the train you j-At this seas >n of life you are wjtfi tjje ex- riileiauog gas of everything ment. 1 he crowed was immecssand the procession was preceeded by a band o! 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 tor- rents that the whole procesion was forced to take shelter within ihe catherdral. The people told thier beads and were over- whelmed with terror at the Cimmerian darkness which enveloped the sacred ificei 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- terstices of the light and graceful archi- tecture struck dead the bell ringer, and penetrated to the timber roofing which immeJaiely blazed with fury, admitting of no control, altho' the heavens continued to pour down their upon the bur- ning rafters, The crowd prefering water to fiie rushed forth into the streets through which the water was pouring in and left the unquenchcd flames to do thier fiery work. The roof fell in towards the afternoon and the priests incited the pea pie to attempt the persevalion of the interi- or and the course of the flames was at length arrested. Thus has perished the noblest specimen of ecclesiastical architec- ture in all Arragon, pethips 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 busi- ness to lure vessels to the shore, where they were cer'ain of being wrecked, by exhibiting false lights. Many a tempest- tossed mariner has lost his life, and many a fine ship has ere this, fallen a prey to the desigos 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 animaljwhose irregular steps would make the light bob up and down, and resemble the motion of a shipi The vessel doom- ed, would follow the light, and thus bp en- ticed to some dangerous place, and be wrecked. As soon as she was fiimly 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 sabiuot !PH him. But the Barnegat pirates routed and broken up, and the fdti_ appears to await the Barnegat cabinet _ N. F. Herald. W-hile Americans aro pouring upoii ljac ific coast, the tide of emigration aeti rap- idly upon our Atlantic shores. The social and political effect of this change of popu- arc becoming the'iubjecis of serious speculation, and there are those who to apprehend danger to our institutions from this source. There is much to be hoped, lit- tle tp be.feared, from the revolution in prog' ress. It ia we'll that Americana, with :heir strong attachment to this Union, their Jin- bittml 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 nu- merical ascendency there, our title to eignty would have become in time oitvrt-fy nominal, and it would have been lor.jj 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 ar-'milate to our social ordain ization the hundreds of thousands of strwn- jjers who comb to teke their places. The foreign emigrant Feehnp himself velcomjd into the American family, denied no piivi- leges belonging to the home-born, olncul an equality with all other citizens, ?oo'i be- come Americanized, ami Ins interest in th land of his adoption exceeds tliatia tin1 laiul of his birth. Finding no prfiuclires or cy that steks to proscribe him on account his foreign peculiarities, or to compe! tarn sacrifice any of them, ivt n aroused in his nature, nnd he under the silent, but irresistible process eierywhere tending to a homogene- ous organization. DEATH Ev'ANS. The telegraphic despatch of Sntimt.iy ternoon contained the that the Hon. DAVID E. of Biitvh, aijiis residence in that place oa the evening previous. We can readily imagine tlie profound sen- sation which tots melancholy event muut produce in the village in winch for almost half a century past he h.n been a and indeed throughout the whole of WtSt- era New York. With the excepMort James Bpsbane and MM. Trumbull Mr. Evans was, oldest living resident of t4n? territory west of Ofennesee River. He firrt cam? to B-'ta- viainthe summer of 1803, with bis uncle, the late Joseph Eilicott, and during the lar- ger portion of the 34 years that followed, was connected with the Htilltfi d l.ind 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 1S2G. 'jp wa tec to but declined ht? having1 pnrly in the nf. follow appointed Local Agent of the IlollanJ Lund Company. He continued to discharge weighty respons'.'oilutes of office until the year 1837, the Com nny having determined to dispose of nil thrir rpnrminmif landed interest, he resigned, erwl teeded Mr. Teter J. Von Hull. Courier. looks romantic by a jackass a barrel oi vinegar. You (both boys and ghrls) now read, els t gizzaids 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 gossip: "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 nov- into a ser-t Cental jelty, and settled into the pit j oar stomach. Oh! I know how, you feel as though you would like to sc ar frdrri star to starJ kick little plan- ets i side, take crazy comets by their bla zinc hair, and pull them into their right comses, sit on the highest peak ofa'thun- der :loud and dangle the red lightning bete een your thumb and fingers as a waU h chain, and then dive into the celes- 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 s! That's how you feel." The Springfield post office In Dodge county has been changed to Lomira. The Dtinsville, Livingston county Chronicle tells a "good OIK-" of "Bil well known thioughout ibis region as a papT pedlcr from 'D-tnsville "Bill visited Washington a shott time since, and after circulating about aiiio the tens' for a time, was pirsentK to th'j President by Senator Hale. Bil hs.'d never seen the President anc was so dumfuddled that he forgo: to dof his beaver. He was reminded by the Senator, iri a low tone of voicp, i wear hie h t :n 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 ingstoh county, where they gavt> twenty- five hundred Whig majority, nnd the peo- ple didn. tknow enough to take their hats was indecorous to President's parlor. joined Old Zach laughed all in the "Bill made his and was decidedly the lion in Washing- ton during the remainder of his Cat. Whig. Trying to beat down a, Rnilroa I letter writer, writing from Canada writes- "The travelling public are class' cars on the St. Johns nnj Montreal Railroad, instead of submitting :o the new tariff, which ia 23 per cent trigger than formerly, [n or c train las' weelf, there was only one 'first class pas- while there were sixty r'-spf-cti- ]le first class people in the second rhss car's. Among the passengers per 'second class there were Hon Roberl Jours, Sir Dairymple, and officers 71sl regiment, with any quantity of the fair sex. Another Indian frtaPibnoer of the I6th following; occurrence at tho CajnUl of tlio territory "On Wednesday the 15th, nt about o'clock P. M., there was u gre.it ment iA Saint Paul, Indians ye1 ling -it each othof across th river, and tuni'i T up and down tho shores, canrtos crossn.? the1 river, and everything betokening utmost exasperation. It seems news reached them that a party of Sioux overtaken, a short distance out of Saiot Paul, and two were murdered and three taker! prisoners. At this moment, n com- pany of the Sioux have started northward through town, stripppd of their'blankets, in p'irsiO 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 Sun- day's A free church minister in Glasgow gave out as a rnommg hsion, the fourth section of the 19th Psalrnf 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 leeson: "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 Psalmist's 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 Itjr makes an ass of ibr when ft man marries he marries the whole amity, The only; thing happens we start