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   Superior Chronicle (Newspaper) - October 9, 1855, Superior, Wisconsin                               VOLUME I: NUMBER 13. DOUGLAS COUNTY, WIS., TUESDAY MOKNING, OCTOBER 0, 1S55. __. i If. It I.VI.UV 'JftMlAV, Al' r, Uctislas county, Wisconsin. T I. U S yi'iir. mlviincu A J..I- II I.M...I I.-U-. II.II I' 'I'1 l> ini'l til' M i n'.'.'t J.JIKM- lift in :..i: iii.-iit- mill -ulircr M tiiiiiinj; tliu i: IM' t'nr MII'll mi.I i......iinuiV.it'on-. rOiiuiM x WI.SK. I'liHiiiitera H'iieuiuin. TWO DOLLARS A YEAK; N r, ulio in.-CI Too v i; T I unwr.ppvd and i answer to a rn.K vtnr. Lua.it Hi.; Indians. a.s soon us the vnlua- taken r v n..i .u.iny aihcil.ecmuiits iiu-urtcil .m Lies tins dlirtriuiilod among thorn. i..n his arrival hu.-c iluTindi: M dance. As dances end portions i f.V iif a'l exmit-'d on tlio IITIIIH c.l bv inn! ut n't .'uticv, .n u ni.v c-tal..'j limcnt in lliu in lain proposed he had ever without a if.which, oii thu I1S iis'on the smile. Uiat he.hai! not, and ot no more j; 'antic, have been ai account than a wuuiiiii in histijbe. An ilins- revels iho n. I I V- and.wavag.! hem nliw I h-v 'ln- an tui. Lnliu-Med and edited, lHAV.ner.l.y interview with .Mr. Gilbert, n" rr wiiiW Sr he r el ins 1, T" "-on. I (J. an elegant cloak, made eniirclv Lrue J.IIB, M nleli was a Mali with a trii.v..- n! Ion-: i medal in ivtnrn. projjriati'd by 'irs. It has been dem.iiistraU'd I hat allies and all the smaller -raiin do well in He w.is'hneiit in country, Melds of oats, which't have ecu in various give promise of an abundant, harvest. The only wpeeimcn of .v.ieal that I have seen matured early, and appears bo a large and Well, formed "grain. Mr. wiio has been n IVnit, and Prny. t >il if ul! ymir S-I'M-: v. t I tlo prniii r W !1 lli-li! wli.'ii y .11 t i p-.iyp it, iiii'Sl in y -in- Itmul invny: I'nt a-i I Imli. r Trivi-iit'C, V..II W..II .1 ll.l'.V I-..IH -ii yi Aii'l y u I'm1 I ilu If't Viill Tin- li.uir VIIM liijitj I'm- n H ill :i liniili iN liruw; V.-t 'ir tlirmrrh iiii-ty III 11 rri.wn ofMniTy I'jjlit, l.i ur i t'juy ymi kiirir in t, I- w iifi- tiviit. ilinitxli tin- jr'fi ymi Tor M i- ri.ii.t'.nl iry, in   tine in i iii-t- tun il'in jjt" TIM: N< I." Pnymcnt, etc. incidi nt r...-M n.fi ting of (MiipjicwayMit rnintu, i.-i.t-n t'lmii ilu- li'iii-rs of Williiinis, ..Ii.n.f T..1-do Uauo. .'-Jr. :i. i-t-who vi-ited Lake i li..-ll-t nf McMIIlT J bo imagiiiiid. Tlie niinur.d wealth of the range: around the head of the lake hiiti-ii.it yet been opened, but the surface are favorable, and experience.1 pro-ipae- havi! k-'.-ated claims, which they hold at very high prices. I have been assured by the man is said t.i have ivered tlie celebrated Miniie..nta mine, near Oato-. removed fr.ini Ontonrigoif, to City, by Mr. Kldred, the liiasi of or six-tliiiiisand nf mi Indian chief. have c.nviwud with tins brother of Mr. Mldrt'd it. It a whole sum- iner's work to gat it fr.i.n mine to tho river, by of a portable r.iiUny, and over tlu i'all.1 ut .Sto. Thou it i v J IIUII iV tli.u one -M goid or bettor may be was there by tho oTnwr.i of Uio opened within live ur six miles of .Superior. Government steamer, aild finally aftar being tor.uo.l for thu purpose j or thojj he ree.nved fm u the Gov- ot wo to bility aji Superior, ns wording minei, an.i the as e.-nnient." jevei-.il thmuand at) mt their avaihioility will tested. e-cp-isded on it. At tho of Ont.inngiin arii h world, of thaui N tiaic, tho lint the i.njimaiiw-o o commercial city, doa< not depend wholly or as on tint mineral re.-Murces of "the and thu Ktn'.t .tr'.! cuuniry. it is u be the ontren it and il-j. i iMiofu trade with the :iu coitnir'y b'.i'derin-; on St. iJr.tsx, tlu ,Sr i v'iifc liU rvr un IHH lU'J th-j Lin.s, Crovr Wing, bva of away, ua..e, ana lud c..iintry vast an.l j tho Iradltion-? of their oxHfonec an iit tlu I niiiia 1   inora anuient fhan i n ..w in this And it inav be add- in-, Sandy mid even at I'embina, highly cultivated than any of tho American north of Mexico and Ceu- At its dti.-e, iic was wno i, iu toU lorced ihrou-h lliu M He then crowd, and I'i an. tlnT mt ion of this wtv.kV paper will i I. nnd mi of (ii-iieral Ca.ss j.dlii .n it, ib- X.ii'tlnvt-t, from tin; pen of i -.I.--H- nnm.rnd it, and I. II. t-MRicis, to the perusal of our ex- I 1. i i. Would have been a a e dances he di.-; pproved, and a eonces- of the tiiree The Chief re-   ix-rtainly very iine. A few miles southwest and west, and the Indian irjiil leaiU into vast and fertile rics, whose iMpiiclty tor agricultural pui To 1'iinl by ihu'mili- tiry road is only one hundred and forty-live i liles. Thu proposed military road, efiility tor t'te natural road to tlie 1'acilie. A military point slurtMt route of a rail- by prc-caipl.tr.4 and purciM-wr.i makes tiie iti-.m of a i.np.tny an.l the working tlii'.'.-ideof the of or indeeil ur one hundred west to Ci'ow MSI us fur i 1 i i-o cf old i .M 'ions, a .t 51': I I" of the Indians assembled at v 1 i 1 W in "IV a v ,1, ,M.. hall dic-.-rdand p.mud In- J T, u I-. ,_1 >Mc-i braves, fii-i'-.-d in the dm.eJs d-sciiliod, were line specimens nutnhood. Their erect lorms, developed chests, and symiiiu- perpJtual'wariaio aii.ong tribus on tin: ox- try, and general health, as developed in 'ironic frontier annually deci; nates tiieirmo-t brave.', and consequently it n that among this tribe at leii.-t there ire women thna men between the Orow and I conversed with Lako than H St. I of {hc and i --j iii.ithcr I.iii-ue. bis whob) air "indi- hi.. that, he was the vovaui'ur. revive the i-ii.i nt of an i.Id the- continent. Here in our magnificent v'" "pen to the trade of Superior ail that siting jivdact! and th-j crowd of il I'mile country lyinr upon the Upper d cultivated people on board, surrounded i Cr.r.v U'ing. a id river, w'lile and in contrast with the rnd of primitive savage in-. I1...ii i. r.i i i ti H111Lli" neaiin, sis ucvuiopci in trome rronl 1-llK'i' iHuslrate tie per- 1 i i I ;i "n- tu man is Inmd.l in tl ii r sad wo >oe were farm, r cur-.c, nn.ui.d Iron, Ulltl U9 ,lUillLK! of -of t. i-i n .tin. i .....i.i i r .venty and forty. .Msiny perish' (M fv i iR'ings, wiio nf.iho laws of n.ttiiro, and -V., dim -U! in 1 (MM, V V'C? 'I10 whilu !llld "in i i IMIIJII II.S 11. U liiJlM I, Vtfil I'll COM iilltl A I.r .'litl.iuiin; II.m. D. A. cither! N Hun. II. Sti-vcns, late mom-1 Canoes nrc "r tcn-ints of both the dcvonrin- element. The oliicer, riijinii- Ihe Indian lo sli..rorf of Huporior. Indians have dotted' 11 tin- lieuiiiiiiiii: ul next month. ii lioiii.eim'ii, ling (hi! Indian .1 i till- l.i'gtnillllg lit lir.Tiin-ii >d. who i-aiiii.- up on the II- ff.v .-ini-r, is Tlic .-lore lnni..e.s am (nil of tho pi-iitid.d for the I'vyn.cnt. piles of ;CH, nune i.f the virtiK-H of llap'ii-ity of the and iinisli I the murciluss work. They fade, they re warfihall. d along'the beech, as the grass of the prairioi witJu'-rs bl-fore ivernment, P" en their conlcivnuit.-: have t.c 'I. and i.i 1. fi n Wrli aforl- ly MII-II r.-mnani of llie li.r.i.cr loi-.l.-i ul i- Jiiijy scriicicd ariii-iii! us. and the iivpcin-ancc of vitality, to Indian, but submission to ita hfiirini; no HLMI.'C ieft: loh VMS inuicaiud the if-t- on cither thorc of proofs convinced K-M iid.iinl with vhiuh isiu-suited small, piece.-: been lunnoy thrown into her lap, those 1 Iiad.forgoUcn to uiontion that'.hcrc both Catholic and a j'rcitbyturian Mksiun have iiiijrht In: built at .he o.' the on j wise to the several points of destination ia t-'io north I doubt that the Northwe.su flourishing town will bn built thei-e, tiio fact will bo more 'obvioiw, if.it bo ty in and an- that ;ae distance tVom Oswego at the fcuit of the to Superior is only cighly miles further than it is to Chicago, thin facilitating more capital of a county o her at Foil dii'l ii.s of tiie .St. Louis, on the pro c aim of Col. 11. JJ. Cariton, a point.which the route of the emigiMiit to his we-.sten. home. XCy this route freight can be carried lan by any will b'j ra- nt all times.be reached by vessels of a lii-lit draft, and where a wafer-powe.' may seen rod of unliaiited extent, f A better to St. Paul SM a ton cheaper than 1. other route, and cost of tl o month of the Ncmadji the ed, iind it will go forward. A tri n.rve h.-is been made. line of stages will commence running from Stl-tained. The" otliciutinj; Catholte o h'.er by priest, Jure t'urriere, is a i icnehimm, re- from his native hind. Ills atuicar- dUjiensiT .jHiy J ni.r.iii.i1 a .-warm nf cormorant and hoaif- linli.iii traders who, for whisky a-ul I'.iludiiig liLinliris and some useful ul ,liv.s i.biaincd the dollars IISMIIIII il.. t wi IP id. 'j be In, diinoes, fol- t-i'o told. i: -t lei! liv.r wai. thai, she was Even her children leaves the island to return iu the i-lanet t. All they could say, with us. olJMt the Chief, who was ninety years old, looked like a young man compar- ed with- her. oi bin" inora Letters from Superior. The following letters, descriptive of our ili.t WIIP diinoes, fol- j othing moro snpvised our party than town atul country, ficlct-t from ly diniiKni orL-ies. were n per- the proportion of their ehiluien, ot idl series of six, written by the Kev. J. G. J.lll.il The I f i, i., v ..f -IITII..... :___t....ii> i i .1 lii.d by u "t af.-..nipaiijiiienl. The Jndian, be- parted with almost every- id letnrni'd to his homo MidII inay add, shades of color, for Wilson, and published in the Democratic the infusion of French blood from a long of series nf successive intermarriages, is found o.' wceka at Superior, summer, and the i V iaie us l-o.. tin- Indian jiayiiicni was made on -Mantncr. m the immediate vicinity of on i ho point below .Manhattan ours to health and dovolopeinent, iu co'nse- of their freedom, of uioiion, perpet- ual exorcise in theopuu air. Their grogar- August A sojo'arn of two weeks at the: head of i i ----r t-vf niiiuu-niii un i 'J10 doomed. in u up. Intt the pici ure before IIH is u-lievcd ut frtiiurw, Louis ,buy: and J'okegamon rf lr f tho-lndinnH1 wore a fcatlicr or 1'okeg. their the miles the linked r n-on' oorof-Stoux they had scalped. One dia-' peninsulab'cing'aboiUsix milessquara. The oi me Caucasian iiluvcd iix fonthoisi IT.. i._ t....i M_.....j j.... __i He told us that ho had lands ou tho Nciuadji are rolling, dry, and The 'engineer is about- to commence the Superior to the .Mississippi during thepres- h cation of the road, which can be made to cut your, and it Inn been computed that o'..Tcome the range with a maximum grade J within ten year.? two millions of people in- ol forty feet to the mile, and which, beside habiting the great Northwest, will rjjeive r: ngp, ban no to encounter, j their goods from the: Atlantic, across Lake A largo amnnnt -.if stock has neen Superior, and by the roads 'thence diverging et and it is expected that the work will be and leading into the fertile plains linirval" put; under contract early next spring. Mean- .lny.s now just, inviting the attention and w die the town is r.ipiilly springing nrescnco of the hardy cmiiii-ant. i'iio a.day having been built on a ajc during the lust three or foitr'. weeks. SUPERIOU, August 24, 1855. a. at a future may seem visionary, to but by those .on tho ground, it is regarded as only the natural and cartdn rc.sult' of nu'w times mingled with loud and- with silver, it cvimmon at Ontanagon, undon the north shore in The c.ijiital intcttcd in tlr.'.-e mines is very large and the of operatives c'lipKiyed at, high W.igcs, the average amount for practical miners about a in.Mit.li, by no mca.u incja- sidei'.ibte. 1'lourii'hing villager a re growing up in t'no neighborhood of the mines, w.is ih.it n missionary ytatiunej at Kaglavie'iV would have unde; h'n caro. within a dist.inue of live milcj a I'.iuu of 2500 The tuppliej for .tlwsu- tmviw and villiagcj arc nearly ,idl brought froai below, but .at proscnt prices farming would be all along tho co.it a re- munerative employment. The experiment has been made and the result is satisfactory. At .Marquetti; the iron-WurlceM clear o-'tju land for thu w.mJ, and some largo licIJa have been enclosed which are now waving with ripening grain. I think I may have stated in a former 'loiter that at JMiirqultc there marble, anil 'oilstone, and Ictd as well r.H iron of which nas been unidc the machinery of new steamship became suppo.w't ti> inurj than an ordinary decree of'1 tenacity. Iron and Coppjrr.ro tlio giv.it Rtnplev of of Lake Superior, but certain kinds of agriculture may flourish, and. mauufucturei and fuiieriiM, and commerce U ymw being lai 1 the new Emnireof thoNorth-n which tr> plnco, ig influence A groiit. Hako even -the iierior ht The site of-Superior -being almost tnir- operation. And r.T.inded by water, and on an average thirty Lake ,Super! fcJt -nbove the water level; and protected has drawn no picture more highly wrong! iV'.in the fierce blasts of winter: by and imperishable than such a's miuntain ranges twelve hundred feut high, more than realized in the history of Buf- is vdmiraWy chosen for a city. -These f-do, Cleveland, Chicago, Milwuiikeu or in luntain ranges, cvidetitly of yolexnie ori- where property which.a few years gi.i, arc filled with mineral treasures. Mines ago was covered with a land warrant, 1.1 of purest .metal, already exposed, axvaiting selling to-day to a fo.it, the, hand of man to appropriutc and render and where, itncs 1S49, has sprung into bu- .tlie'in subservient to the purposes of i the present commercial inelropolis of .m theiitts.___Tliese uiimntain ranges, the Northwest, sij parcutly froni "the lake, Iu vc a; gradual and easy can be converted into gardens and places of elegant Sui'Etuon, Aug. 28th. In my portfolio I find some items respect- re tidences even to the summit. They are ing the mineral resources of Ltike Supe- covered with a luxuriant vegetation, and in rior to which T have in former letters ad- July presented-the appearance of a vast verted only briefly and in general Ice scorns to bo surround- hifls or niountaiin of min- heyond the range there is oral treasures, cut through, and exposed in i ipted afford On July presented-the appearance of-a vast verted only briefly nnd i gjirden, clothed .with ripening., The-head of tiie Lake Hc blackberries, and currants. ed by hills or proximity to the harbors, __ aciustomed to build their lodges in March of transport and comuiorc3. Only twelve sod April for the purpose of making sugar. years ago the tot large nuua of copper 'and great marts "of trade. jtraiing HI> far into, the interior, stretching away toward the llocky and i laying as it will ita iron arms thi) prairies, and across the riven of .tlio" great' valley as they follow the 'pathway of the setting sun, cannot be secondary or iup-1 plcmentary- to- any of our seas. Will have -its -own trade mid sustain its own ilcet, the s.tilst whitening 'every hart or, nn-1 u line-of from Chicago; froui Col- linghood, Detroit, froni Cleveland 'ami tViim UufFalo, plying daily to ;the Fountain of the and effecting an exchange of the products 
                            

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