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Superior Chronicle (Newspaper) - March 31, 1857, Superior, Wisconsin prxrr VOLUME 2. SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN, TUESDAY MORNING, MARCH 31, 1857. NUMBER 43. SUPK.UIOU CM11ONICLE IS IMHlUSIIKlt KVKUV TUKSHAY, AT Superior, Douglan county, Wisconsin. TKKJIH: on 111 Iw M Hi.' rule iif nnu ilullur mjimre fur mill twenty.Nro ccnta fur .icli Ini-i rll.'M. IP} the ciilnuiti Kill ho charged nt following rulainn, fine yrar........................... 00 column, year..............................-IK tM) V iitrter HIM: jreiir...........................'JO UO KMBltlwww nmncy can umilv liy mull tit mir risk, Jf fcrr AMITON WISH, Cimiily, WUcimiln. OFFICE. I SI with bo made ly the United States until the c'lanncl is finished. The Secretary of War has considered the n alter and has come to the conclusion that tie plan of operation is the best that can be adopted, and the proper notices inviting p-.'oposak upon this basis will be immcdi- nitcrcsttu J t i fcre.nccs and suggestivo in so power- imiKCT TU.VDK I'.vv i f1" a Hiauucr as to biasthe feelings ot'fliose. A good, staunch-vessel, carrying fourteen i wno n sufficiency of individual judgc- thonsand Inisht'lsof wheat through tno'ca-! and suit-reliance; it rejoices in fhb mils, fair England at! fulfilment of its own ominous eroakings, and forty .cents per bushel, arid ten'-.dollars per j .with flutter of self-gratulntion cbncklca iou.-j-cturu cargo four months nf cac'> striking episode, of would-be ainplo time to compete a trip round, and perhaps some sooner with dis- patch in loading and unloading. But a much- larger profit' would'be 'realized by buying the caigo for vessel's account, both ways, as there is generally a wide margin for our products and thcir'maiiufacturcs be- tween the two countries. Vessels could leave hero iitte in October to go out and be employed during tho winter from and to foreign ports, and return here on thc opon- 1 t i I .u ivi.fl WU He has shown himself abundantly capable aluly published. The sum, however, appli- ot taking care of himself: he is Senator for to the purose is instead six years, and that is sullieieut. Yesterday he held a levee in the Governor's liooms of the City Hall, and a flock of distinguished gentlemen, ex-Senators, Alder- men, Judges, and admirers of .success gen- j orally, paid their respects to him, none of hi the court, or that hait been .signed. The to tho reality of bis .-situation i-n-J tho guillotine Duri'ig lir-t huur and a half that wo in runk, the eondcmned man was 1-li-i-j.iiig soundly in his cell but fifty yard.) cl' psrdoti for all thc trouble he had given Senator Uroderiek we believe to be about Jr..in perfectly iniL-unsciuus that his 'hem. j the best man of his party who could have '_ The scaffold is erected about eighty feet' keen elected, and those who knew him best from Hit; front door of the or four entertain the best opinions of his abilities. permincnt blocks of stone in the cenler of I Wo hope he will disappoint their ex- inu-t huvir been ti.-rril.le. At hall-pant seven tnL' roadway leading from the prison to the oYlia'l; (he j-ever.il uliicers of tho prison and j street. The square is planted with trees. jKiliru hi.-- cell to convey to him sides of the roadway stood a double the I file of soldiers xvith presented arms. When .My, frit-mi, my said the Abbe Burger issued from thc gate, supp< purpose is instead of as the balance of thc -appropria- ti in, will be needed to meet con- ti igent expenses. ing of navigation if they choosa, thereby earning something instead of doing nothing one third of the year. TACTS AIJOUT TIIK.DEAX IlICIIMOND. It has been reported that the Dean Rich- mond was sold because the trade was itn- i practicable, or she could not get I This was not the case. Our intention, from tho start, was to sell her at Liverpool, if a fair price could be obtained. She could have returned to Chicago before naviirati 1_ m T ha.l ilcall: closed, with offered car ease, had oes at good .on we chose. 1 wns prices from Liver- pcctations. Just before leaving for California lie said in a half desponding tone to a more succcts- t! supported by tu who bad obstinately re- executioner and the chaplain, and saw sec him since .Sunday, tho fatal standing before him the fatal instrumci lias arrived; you have no longer cut, anything to expect I run justice or from the j Wlls. t'1'3 passage of eighty fee worry ot nu-ii; there i.s no lunger for you i terrible for the criminal; for he but l IK: justice, the mercy of God to im-1 the-moment ho ascendi-d the.s :uul I have come tu exhort you to 'um 'l's would fall. into hi.s arms." Verger was hurried alonsr tt his force forsook him and he sank down. It; this passnire of ciL-htv feet that was ho knew that i -----steps, before I him his head would fall. Verjjer ful politician tlisit himself: "You have field for the exercise of your talents, but I have not." He has now found his Held, and remains to be seen what he will reap in Yuri.- Times. LBBUUTY The Legislature of following tie treasonable example of Massachusetts, an net nullifying the fugitive slave, law, and making it 'criminal for any ptrsonal to assist in reclaiming fugitives fi-'ini service in other States. Tlie following is the substance of the bill: It is made the duly of all Judicial -.iiicl Kccetive oflieers in thc State, who may hear of thc arrest of a fugitive to immediately in- fo -m the district attorney for that county. This attorney must, on being informed of tlu arrest, defend and protect such fugitive si: ye. The application of this attorney to a udgo of the .supreme, circuit, or countv coirts, stating the faet.s of the arrest, shaft authority to authorize thcissu- r.i returnable thc the _ becomes I tcld you how it would be." Verily there be some lo whom Iho fulfil- ment of evil is as meat nnd drink; they rc- juice at the weakness of thehvfcllow men, and inflated with the pompous-'notion of their own infallibility, seem to exclaim, We thank God we are not1 as other men, extortioners, Well fitted to points they can wisely discern the unrc- sistcd templntion of and stand proud- ly aloof from the taint .of sin, wrapping themselves up in a mautleof 11 CSS. Tho knowledge of passing events pos- fiesecd by this inflated class of individuate, is not confined to any particular it is universal. Wero t liny the rcdpfe'nta1 of a body of secret police, they could not be better informed than they are. Precur- sors of mercantile failures, prophets of nd- ininislnitivc changes, bug-bcars of corrupt rct'.csifnvioa nf points. Inspectors of j irfruf the writ tac court in session, or to any of 'pcs 'n If in vacation, r.-.id to him his order of exec.-utii.il, feet from the ground. In the director, .siid, the last step, he fell Arrived on next to on his knees on the which must bo obeyed. Ami tie director renewed his cxhor- tati.ms Verier, who until then had been uttering iiiurlictihite Hounds, exclaimed: you must not allow me to be M-izeil tjjiis let me alone; if I must die, 1 wioh to die I am 1 wont neithvr preach- nor relies! 1 have nothing with which reproach myself, and wish nothing in with men wh.j hunur Xotio Llanio fended or mado sorry; tell them that I de- mand pardon of them as I pardon them my- self. J. offer my life in expiation of my faults." Ho then kissed the crucifix and turned and gave a hasty embrace to' the chaplain but ho never rose to his As he attempted to do to, the executioner, who stood behind him, pushed him forward on which carries his head under tho knife. This-slab, which is so placed ait all guarded the wilncs.sc.M of this scene Verger flew into that state upper tho chest, of necessity leaving the neck and head projecting beyond. As tho criminal m 111 1 .-------O AAO i.tiu of nolenee he had so dtten exhibiteU since falls upon it, instead of being obliged to tie him there as was formerly the custom, an i tltllt firtttt n 4 ,UlE___1j .1 air, t-ountcnance was lentheiied, his eye hLs features decomposed; like nil mt-n in his position ho made great rfLrtu to respire, and to recall saliva, which rearted secretion. Tfce was then given to the soldiers ia atteadancit to wjize and raise him from UM bed. The hour approached. Thc di- rector upoke to Verger in a more severe toac, ordering him to get up. No! a iLottund timc.s uxelaimed the erimi- Mixing thc bars of the bed. A soldier aeixed him around the body, while five others ou pantaloons, Verger all thc time "ng violently, fie still had on his jacket, but with one arm at liberty. Jiu during this time resembled noth- iap Liunau. to much had his voice altered. Whenever he ouccccd in uttering an Utelligibli! aound, his voice was no longer he cried, "Murder! Help.! Oat account of the cold, they wished to to liim other clothes; but it was itupuiaibUt. Four ineu seized him and car- ried bitu iuto tho room for the last prepara- On tlie way, they passed before the "pen door of the and the usage is to allow the condemned to retire here for a itment lor prayer. In tho situation of the the Hugon was the first to the order to paaa cm without stopping. at the cknmbre tie toiltetin, from It assistants cut neck, and he fiaH cold scissors On thc baie skin, nal pushes it forward, and places his neck in the notch iuto which the knife falls. A man ia on the other side ready to seize his head as it passes, in order to steady it, while another stands ready to pull thc rope which lets tho knife fall. Thc knife is, in form, like the knife of a stiaw-cutting box, only much heavier. It is placed diagonally in the two uprights, along the side of which it glides like mill gate; its diagonal position gives it a sawing motion in cutting through the nook. It falls about twelve feet, and so nicely is thc weight adapted to the force required, that it not much more than cuts off thc head without supcrflous noise. The moment the knife fulls the springs relax by a quick movement, the body is rolled off on to a litiscttfa at thc side, which, in turn, tumbles tho on a board, at the end of which stands two men ready to seize it and slide it into a close carriage, which stands ready, backed up for thc ourpo.se. In like man- ner, the man who is charged with thc hold- ing of thc head let? it drop into a basket at his feet, seizes thc basket, and hands it to a man _off thc scaffold, who immediately places it in a wagon with the body; the door of thc wagon is closed precipitately, and at once moves off the ground. All this is but the work of an instant. When Verger was pushed forward on tho board, ho raised up his shoulders as if to try to release himself from the clamps. His head was bare, and as he did so he turned his feco upward sufficiently to take or A iiov. hid named Tracy, fourteen years of age, was passing through Colt's Hartford, carrying tlie dinner of one of the workmen, and was parsing along M-heie the snow was about a foot deep, when he .sud- denly found himself going down, down, down, he knew not where; but to use his own expression, he thought he was to heaven, or the other place, sure." When he stniek bottom, he found himself in five feet of water at thc bottom of a forty fuot well, with a smooth brick wall all the way up. Fortunately, in-coming to tho surface of the water, he found a stout upon which hciupported himself for half an hour, t _____ calling for help, but no help came. Getting defendant is entitled to replevin. desperate, the boy out with lii.s knife, and" while holding on with one hand to thc plank, cut oil' his boots, tore his coat and vest, and then, bracing his back against the wall and hi.s feet on tlie other side, he com- statesmcn, confidential repositories of fami- ily secrets, bosom frieudd of the tinman or tobacco manufacturer, who may be bank- rupt to-morrow, they insiduouMy keep up a j continual strife, agitation, duubt and appre- f hension tu the- minds of thc community, the background thoni- .--..............._- UP the troubled waters nies, who wrote me letters, that tliev wOuId au J ever coming to insure her and her eago us A No. to tiny conclusion, forthccomfortof tha port I chose to scud her. aftlietcd wiio seek solace from them, that She measured, American measurement Concealed four hundred i and seventy-nine tons; by j change o i three good Liverpool Insurance Companies y in examined her, and reported to the bul thc new measurement, two hitn- to suit the fasnion uf the U Jl Wk died'and tons. I could net bv patriotic scntimctils, find !._.. _ 1 rt I GlllDllMKlJilll'y the ton for hcr'as much as for any" dinner ship, cither for the vessel or for frcMitiii" i e p, .hc Tho cxcnno of theu< furtive shall be entitled to an the wiilToT nest session of the circuit court -for that trade to the best ad vantage throu-'h'Ynni v inly. U hen the trial is held a juty shall the lakes to England. ]Jut when c'llarged be allowed for all questions of fact-costs i so that vessels of one thousand tons and importance of mcasurca ftoud, they mako the hhoul- Tho expense of the Dean Ilicliuio'nd .tueu y cheaper there. Capt.'D: C. commanded the Dean Richmond from Chicogo to Liverpool' will fully endorse the foregoing statements. CIXAS. Y.; KICIIJIOXD. JJKATII OF TIIE.OniqixA'L TLSX'LE "TpM.! Indianapolis Journal mentions the death in that city, oti Sunday Thomas Mag ruder, an old negro, aged one' hundred: and ten years. He is supposed to-' have one who suggested the name and the leading features of the character in Mrs. Stowe'snovel, '.'UncleTom's Cabin." This supposition on the coinci- dence of name and and on the fact, says the Journal, M that Henry Ward Bcccher, during his a constant visitor of 'Uncle well ac- quainted with'his history, and a sincere ad- mirer of his many virtues. We have been told that Mrs. Stowe herself sometimes called to see the old man. Uncle Tom's was the name of his house amoii" all his acquaintances, and was a familiar phrase here long before Mrs. Stowe immor- talized it. At nil events; wo know that it is tho impression of all the friends of Mrs. Stowe and in this .city, that Old Uncle was tho original, or at least thc suggestion, of the hero of the 'Ca- bin.'" family, and he will fingers by app'ropfiating' the'mcans of his employer for dit-liom-at or' cry tiling IB unworthy purpofCB.; Button tho-oUieri hand, make theft- a and wards sit .in judgement' upon the criminal, yourselves havcr iiiadb. While inflated with your own importance and you can only see the legal "offence without" any .extenuating circumstances. however, .another, tribunal in the Loud of. thc THE Garroters" get speedy justice from Judge Ilussell, of New .York.v.The first one caught was immediately tried and sen- tenced by him to the State Ptison. for life Three more wero brought before him on Friday, and hy Saturday night thcj wero on their way to Sing Sing, one for ten and two for fifteen years. WISDOM without an inheritance than an inheritance without wisdom. MKN OF THG NORTHWBHTV, We clip following froni Horace last letter from; the West; in The Northwcfit.was never t filling up, and and improving so rapidly as at this moment. I estimate that half the increase of lion throughout the Union years will inuro to thb Territo- rise northwest of Indiana. Wero the pub- lie lands inalienable except to tiers in limited incrcaae would! be still greater! But the nutiiber of inhabitants in one'of' these new Western communitiei not" fully relative Btrengtk aod power. The inhabitants D0w Statea and Territories are nearly all in the prime'' of life. You: rarely meet here a woman pnst fifty years of age; rarely aa- old a man; and a large .portion of i neon are too young to have bad.njany. children. In u village moneyed and chief mcclianicn of the thirds of them will often be twenty-three apd thirty years of- i wives, of couKie, still, younger. Wisconsin, Iowa, and Minnesota murt day have an aggregate at' least two and a half minions, who in industrial capacity to an: an four millions in Kurope or A'ew K in: anotKar r care-to correct in !Ttl
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