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Bloomington Post (Newspaper) - August 17, 1838, Bloomington, Indiana
Bimini it 1mbk mos a a Wolt by tool. 3. Bi<00 iiii��t0iv, Fri Bay av�17st 17� f 8s8. Ivy. Of. Edited and i every Friday by m. L. Deal. Orrice on main Cross Street first Doob it est of maj. Right s. Terms. Two dollars in Advance two fifty in eix Mouths and three at the end of tiie year. No paper will to discontinued until All arrearage Are paid up. 0 5-advertisements i Fen lines or less will be pub lir tied three weeks for one Dollar and 25 cents for each additional insertion. All advertise Niento Irmest he marked with the number of insertions or Ali a will be inserted till forbid and charged accordingly. Tie Cash must invariably accompany advertise tents from a distance or they will not receive attention. All letters and communications addressed to the editor must be free of postal of. No variation whatever need to expected from i these terms. List of agents the following gentlemen Are requested and a a ionized to act As agents to receive subscriptions Job work Verli ing pc. An receipt Forth same. Tih Mas c. Johnson s enter. La. I. 11. Tii Koor Mill Grove la. , 11. Smith Kovol iii Green la. John i Arr Frodo iia Indiana. We. , Esq. la. In g. Wayman Martins nip la. I it. A. Rare Ings new Albany la. J. S. Irwin of Niville by. T . May co. La. We. S. Roil fits up Nashville la. Or. 1?. Matvei i Frank bit la. John , Iree Canle la. A Worfie r. Din let Woilford Indiana. Hai Ling out Tiik two follies till 4th/ the follow tier letter Pivot n graphic sketch of the Fri a a its is Ila Mon the fourth inst. In hauling nut the Quot j doilies Quot and testing re a flood and rinks . There were numerous amusing an it in which the major Fig Urivi conspicuously Aruj in which he was the Obser a d of nil of but his in presuming native to Iosty has indu cd him to pass them Over. At the Dill nor which followed and in which we participated the major acquitted himself to admiration Nii i Lio to t he displayed in quieting the troubled Tatem Anu pre Erving Harui oily and Good Fellowship was beyond All Praise. A full account of this dinner on Hoard the Quot two follies he has we perceive Romi it a to give us in his next letter boasts Quot and a speeches Quot and All. La my As the we Zuher is Liol and to v by Busy with other matters we May not have tha pleasure of a hearing from him As soon As we hoped but As he never made a Promise Yei Eliut not redeemed our readers tiny Ilc Pend on a dinner in Good time. We have <5pcnt n Groat Many Index it nil Ciric Days in Ltd life Hilt never one when we were made to feel a fio truly tide fax a Dent Nisku tur. Tuo , nigh Tylik Duy iii kit a Kwh v ii or that a to it inti Eui lors of t be Naif Cyril . I he same Pii Permy old Fried us or. Do Viglint had u spell a of. 1 have Chani to a of Rale sport in Hoa Lingi but 1 near did Selt the beat of at we had yesterday a i never did believe for that i anything could come no to a a Haa it it a hut 1 in ver see a husking frolic a nor a Noisin a nor a match nor a of in that come any Way nigh thu boat i if frolic to Hud yesterday in Haw Ling tie two j ullies Oll Viilo Ilie Stream an Ltd i Don t know that 1 can conic within Gim shot of telling Al a ont it Hilt i in Fry one thing is Sartipi that what i do Tell is All True As that inert is a two follies and Lial 1 Doti i Tell. Mould to Long mind to make this letter Loo Long to to Good Lor no Hing j my to the Day and o the hour Boul ten o it Ltd k in if morning Aii to iii Swad of boats of ill fixed w i i Suoi t Jim Milt i and a in Lars. Will Camu poll in along us our Way and landed nigh ii two j was on Board and had a few t l 1 had invited with me and so All the folks of the Houts came on Uard the Quot l to follies to take a look round see what my intention was mid How i wanted the trial Mado. Mach boat had its own Steersman who did Zolty much All the talking or his own Oai Stih ii our said. If i Only wanted the i to Fudi iii Hawk out of the slip into the River to could do it alone provided cd old the f it Hgt of the flood and list by Foo the Tilic Turu do and a Willi Rii ii Jire ity input h All the Oiler Steersman spoke ii and said int their u als could do that und they dui not m e he right of giving a preferences and heir Quot jangle Righi old Quot. Now says i gentle ii ii we aim in Congress now and can t have no i Mig speeches at Ciolk dollars a Day and do nothing ides so i Sli Ould like to tee you All Back in your boats and take a Little and in the a it anime says i Arter you have Given a Little i How of pour skill i la decide. 1 Tho t i d give pm ii Lilly Quot non committal Quot a list to make Ein work a Harp Ami with thut they All wont at it and this was one of the most Complete sights i Ever did see. Whew Leo. A cd i Quot was on Hore a spell a go and Mufide sonic sick o Money in Mig those very same folks it but in no touch at nil to the present. I vory bout w Ith a lug past the head of the Shiji turned Ubo Uius Puii d Buck and then off and ii. 11 Back a Gina one actor another and the folks lie cred and a i Ian like All Possolt and any one a to look at pm would May they could alone any Une on tin Hill thu i to Foi Lioti in Rouglin on Auger Hole. Arter the Thoy All came into the slip along Side the two follies and i Tali d eni Quot of my boys says a Quot on fill m Pullin your own is Oon Splete psf my Wax but you have got u Job now to do that will put theh idl cram in you to a a Silty tight Quot flip two l o1lic8,"says i i going out of Tjimis i lip at the top a the tide to be sure but when she git. Ill the River and when the tide turns shul to a a Jone then Quot till drop Anchor Quot was the answer. Quot no no Quot says i Quot that riot my plan you must keep her Yui to at any rate and if i say go ahead agin the tide you must do it. I can t Conie to Anchor no Quot you know Quot says 1, Quot that three on you a spell ago and am glad to see of Here agin a Onoe undertook a matter like this and you Madone work on to till the tide turned and then Quot Days i Quot the two ponies went a Starn and you All followed Here however Quot says i Quot we won t talk about that so Arter a Little talk they All thought the Best Way would be to hitch on All together but coming to try this plan nary of amp a on pm had rope enuf to let pm pull Clear of each other. Quot Well Quot says 1, Quot Why not go in a string one ahead of totter Quot but this brought on another tangle and snarl. Every one wanting to take the Lead so let pm work it out their own Way and what with Knotting pieces of rope and Knotting hand archers and borrow my and buying Small Kilea of rope they hitch d on to the two follies and As the flood tide was list on the pint of turning they All set up a Rale Huzzah so sure enuf out went the two follies As Slick As Ile and such a shout As went with her made to go almost through my shirt Collar fur i never was so glad in All my born Days and the Best on t was they did it Brake a rope yarn or tare a Hanhel Orcher in fact dome of the boats did it seem to pull at nil ony to keep up in their places. By the time the two follies got Well in the River the ebb tide began to make and i Hail d pm and Teli d pm Quot to pull up Stream Quot a and Here come on the beginning of a tug and every minit it was Lugger out they pull d like Good Fellows for a spell and i Don t know but they would a gain d on the tide if it had it got stronger and stronger cd just then the boats a Gan to git foul of one another amp there were Sich a crossing of oars and scraping o noses and Sich a jangle of orders every body right and every Lindy wrong to hear pm talk any one would suppose that any one on pm was enuf a if Talkin was any out of the Way. One got so frightened that he begun to pull Lor the Shore and forgot to a hitch and this made bad work another said he would it pull at ail and this was worse. Full All tog dare every Way in de world Quot says one a Quot a Pritty Kittle of iia Quot says a Long Dri d Yan Kee Quot Quot your Are making on to what m nature is in you you Don t git a head no Hole and no Volay in the Thorld. Seeing now that things was getting All in a snarl my Day Der began to Rise the two follies was going a Starn and every thing going to everlasting smash�?1 yell d out to Ems Quot pull Quot a says i Quot you carnal toads pull for your lives and Yoi it a fortunes and your internal Honor and if that Don t stir you up pull Quot say in a or the deposits this quieted the noise for a spell and some on pm did make the water Fly considerably but the tide was too Strong for pm and All hands two follies and All was going Down Stream for my part 1 got so a Snible crop d that 1 Felt As Tho i was going right Down into my boots. Quot All s Over Quot thinks in and i began to look astern to see a soft spot to strike on when what should i Sec list comi n g round the Point of the Atlary but a great Long Barge oars out on each Side like a great Dady Long legs and then line up along the docks and shipping a real rouser of a shout a Quot Squire Biddle a iii a eld b. U. Hutzan Huzzah Quot a and Afore 1 had time o Cool Jown my Dander sure enuf up come up along Side the two follies my old Friend the Squire Sittin in the Starn sheets of his 84 card Long boat one leg cock d up Over the Gunnell and the Tiller sticking Ott under his left Arm he list was d his hand to his men and they All Back d water right along Side. Quot Well Quot says 1, Quot Squire Taini no time to Chat now but i am Glud to see you and if folks Don t say you have come in the Nick of time Quot Hen says 1, Quot there oin t no Nicks now a Days Quot that s All Quot now Quot says i Quot you see what is wanting and All you have got to do is to Spring to and let us see if there is any grit in you. And with that he list got up and taking the Send of a mortal big Kile of Ropo he had Stow d a Way under him he threw it on Board and says he Quot make that Well fast major on Board the two follies Quot and then turning to his oarsmen he Bow d and Smil d and said Quot altogether Quot and with that they sprung to the Squire All the while stir Rii and paying out rope and taking a sweep away of in a half Circle till he got away ahead of the Foremost boat and then steer d round and Cut inti a line a head Quot Hellow Quot says 1, Squire Quot where Are you go ing have you got Ronje enough ?"�?yu."�, says he Quot major rope enough to Snake the two follies out of the tether Send of the Mississippi if she was Quot How you talk Quot says 1, Quot have you Mado Well fast Stys he recording to my Kalk lation. 1 says 1. Quot Well Quot he Quot you take care that Send and 1 will Tother Quot and with that 1 see him catch a turn round a Strong Hook and his oarsmen did Bend to it for a spell till their backs crack d like a new Saddle As soon As the Root is come straight it twitch d up a considerable number of the oars of the Small boat and Knock d Oit some hats but that was ony a trifle to the work that follow do ome of the folks in the Small boats did it act the clean thing one Chap said for his part he d rather see the two follies go on the rocks than have the Squire Lake a band in it and order d his men to Back their oars but one on pm dash d a hat full of Salt water in his face whilst his Mouth rns open and he gag d As Tho he d swallowed a g\9l�u of Mantoan War. Another advis d cutting the Squires big loaf la but an old gentleman in another boat said Quot every Man Cut hit own rope if he will but Cut or nmn Ding ropes Nevare Quot a and with that he Hook d on the Squires ropes and Teli d his men to pull in Aid on t a and the Inos Tofslie Boals follow d tip we Lead them that did it it made very Little Odds for the two follies was going up Stre Arff for Aii the world As Tho she had the Quot great we Tarn Quot Hook d on to Here and there sat the a quire with Hiim medium at stars taking the Hull aerate along with we yall Kif clinker 0nd the 7w Poitier his men pulling together Jittu like one the tide running like a Mill race agin us and then be turn a him shifting his position allele Twohia rope and the Small boats and the two Polisei swung round wont fetch d her All up on Tother tack his men list pulling a Trong enuf like a drag Chain to keep things As Tho in i iii water and then he pull d round and round mme times agin the tide and sometimes across tides it made no Odds which Way the two Tollios and the Hull ran of Small boats went list the Way he Alexei a h Legreat daddy Iong legs threw the shipping at Anchor and the Terry Mats under Way and no harm came to any one. In one of his movements he Cross d the bows of the two follies and says he major Ain t Quot hell Gate Quot pretty nigh Here suppose says he we try a pull through that a Quot Well Quot says i Quot airs i m Content with what we have done if you Are Quot and says i Quot if you will ony take the two potties Back to the slip nigh the dry Dock agin where she come from my notion is All parties will to Content and satisfied a Quot i think Quot says i Quot we have had glory enuf for one Day Quot Quot and with that the Squire cock d his leg Over the Gunnell agin and in a Little while the two follies was where she started from. Quot now Quot says i Quot gentlemen 1 Hai not but one favor to ask of the whole scrape on you and that is that you All come aboard the two follies and Lake dinner with me and on this Day the fourth of july a real Independence and no party Day let us All Jine aide by Side like a band of Good patriots and eat and drink and be merry and this invitation was carried As unanimous As an argument in Congress on a hot saturday night and we had a Complete time on t i Tell you As you will say when you git my letter giving you a on t. So no More at presort. From your Friend j. Downing Amajor. Dooming vice , 2d brigade. The three brides. Toward the close of a Chilly afternoon in if tatter part of november 1 was travelling in new Hampshire on horse Back. The Road was solitary and rugged and wound along through gloomy Pine forests Over abrupt and Stony Hills. I stopped at an inn a two Story Brick building standing a Little Back from the Toad. In the morning 1 Rose Early and took a look from the window but the Prospect was very far in the most Distant part of the Field a Man was busily engaged in digging a grave. I passed to where the grave Digger was pursuing his occupation. He answered Tny morning salutation civil enough but continued intent upon his work. He was u Man of fifty years of age spare but Strong with Pray hair and sunken Cheeks and certain lines about the Mouth which argued a propensity to indulge in dry jest though the sternness of his Gray eyes seemed to contradict the tacit assertion. An unpleasant Moring sir to work in the open air said 1. He that regard h inc Clouds shall not re a replied the grave Digger busily plying his Spade. Death stalks Absood fair and foul Day and to that follow in his Steps must prepare for the dead rain or Shine a melancholy occupation a fit one for a moralist. Some would find pleasure in in. Deacon Giles i am sure would a Illig by be in my place now. And Why so this grave is for his wife replied the grave Digger looking up from his occupation with a dry smile that wrinkled his Sallow Cheeks and distorted his sunken lips. Perceiving that his merriment was not infectious he resumed his employment end that so assiduously that in a very Short time he had hollowed the last resting place of Deacon Jiles Oon sort. This done to ascended from the Trench with a lightness that surprised me and walking a few paces from the new made grave sat Down upon Stone and beckoned me to approach 1 did so. Young Man said he a Sexton and a grave dig Ger if he is one who has a Zeal for his calling the conies something of a historian amassing Many a curious tale and strange legend concerning the people with whom he has to do living or dead. Fur e Man with taste for his profession cannot provide for the last repose of fits Fellows without an interest in their Story the manner of death and concerns of the relatives who follow their remains so Ica fully to the grave a then replied i taking a seat beside the Sexton methinks you could relate some interesting tales again the withering smile that i had before observed passed Over the face of the Sexton As he answered. 1 am no Story Teller sir i Deal in fact not in fiction. Yes yes i could chronicle strange but of All things 1 know there is nothing stranger to you than the melancholy of the three brides the three brides a do you see three Hillock yonder Side by Sidet they sleep and will till the last Trupti comes wailing through the heart of the Lone Hills with a tone so strange and stirring thai the dead will Start from their Graves at it first awful note. Then will come the judgment and the retribution. But to my tale. Look there a Iron Yon to Hill you Mav observe a Little isolated House with a straggling Fence in Fri to. And a few stunted Apple tree on the aident behind it. It is sadly out of repair now and the Garden is All overgrown with weeds and Bra Blok und Tho whole Pace is a desolate appearance. Ii the m ind were High now you might hear the old crazy shutters Ping against the Wall tearing the Grey shingles of the roof. Many years ago there lied in old Man and his son who cultivated the few acres of unable Laud which belongs to it. The father was a Selma ought Man. De it ply versed in the inst Erie of the Venct and As he could Tell the name of every Flower that Bloo Nyhl in the Wood and grew h the Gay a to Ltd used to att up late at night it Hia books or re Ilia of the starry heavens men to bought he Wasco Exedor bewitched and even bated Bim As the ignorant Ever Abun and dread the Enli Job tend. 6u All deserted him and the minister fur the uld Man diff Ord in some trifling Points of doctrine spoke very slightly of him nil looked upon the self educated Fanner with eyes of aversion. He instructed Bis son in All his lore the languages literature history science wore us Fuldo one by one to the enthusiastic son at the solitary. 1 cannot Point to you the grief of the son at the bereavement. He was for a time As one distracted. To sought to Burry grief in his thirst for Fame. After his thirst was gratified he began to yearn for the companionship of some Sweet being of the other sex to share the laurels he had won to whisper Consolation in his ear in moments of despondency and to Supply the void Welch the death of Bis old father had occasioned. He would picture to himself the Felicity of a refined intellectual and Beautiful a Nan and As lie had chosen for his motto what has t Een done May still be done he did not despair of Success. In this Village lived three Sisters All Beautiful and accomplished. Their ones were Mary Adelaide Madeline. I can never forget the Beauty of Tho three girls. Mary was the youngest and a fairer haired More laughing Damsel never danced upon a Green. Adelaide was a few years older was dark haired and pensive,.but of the three Madeline Tho eldest possessed the most fire cultivation and intellectuality. Their father was a Man of , and being somewhat above vulgar prejudice he permitted Tho visits of the hero of my Story. When he found an affection springing up Between Mary and the poet he did not withhold Hia consent from her marriage the Recluse bore to the solitary mansion the Young Bride of his affections. Of sir the House assumed a new appearance within and without. Roses bloomed in the Garden jessamine peeped through the lattices and the Fields about it Smied with the cd facts of careful Culini Vutison. Lights were seen in the Little parlor in the evening and Many a time Woodd the passenger pause by the Garden Gate to listen to strains of the sweetest music breathed by Cho ral voices from Tho collage. If the mysterious student and his wife were neglected what cared they. Their endearing and Mutual affection made their Home a Little paradises but death came to Eden Mary fell suddenly s cd and Afler a few hours sickness died in the arms of her husband. Days and months rolled on and the Only Solace of the bereaved was to set with the family of the deceased and talk of the lost one. At length to Adelaide he offered Lis widowed heart. She came to his Lone Home like tits Dove bearing the Branch of Pacu and Consolation. But their bridal was not Ono of revelry and mirth fora sad recollection brooded Over the hour. Vet they lived happily the husband again smiled and with a new Spring the Rose again blossomed in their Garden. When the Rose with ii j the Leaf Fedl in the Mellow autumn of the year Adelaide too sickened and died Liko her younger Cister in the arms of her husband and Madeline. Fei hops you will think it strange that after All the wretched survivor Strod at the altar again. His third Viido was Rhode Lino. I Well rember her. She was a Beauty in of the word. It May seem strange to you to hear the Praise of Beauty from such lips us mine but i cannot avoid expat rating upon Here. She was a proud creature with a tall commanding Oiin und Raven tresses that floated dark and Over her shoulders. She was a Ninga Ilary gifted woman and pot sussed of rare inspiration. She loved the widower for his Power and his Fame and Bhe wedded him. They were married in the Church. It was a summer afternoon a i recollect it Well. During the ceremony the blackest Cloud that i Ever saw Over Prcz a the heavens like a Nail Antl at the moment when the third pronounced or vow a clap of Thunder Shook the building to the Centre. All the females shrieked but the Bride made her response with a a pm voice As she gazed upon her bridegroom. He marked a kind of Ineo Herence in her expressions As they Rode homeward it hich surprised him at the time arriving at his House a he shrunk a on the thre Shoki but this us the timidity Ufa n they were alone he Clastic her hand it was cold As ice. He looked in her ice. Madeline said in what Rurans ? your checks Are As Pale As your Geddit in gown Tho Bride utter cd a frantic shriek. My wedding gown she no not this in Tny sister s shroud a the hour of confession has arrived. It is god that impels me Tor Peak. To win Ycu have lost my soul a yes yes i no a murderess. She smiled us maj me ill the joyous of it action of her Young heart but i gave her the in Tel drug Adi Laide clasped her White Aniis about neck but 1 administered the Poison Tuke me to your Arnis i have lost my foul for you and mine j it u n ust a she so Iid till Hing a Hite arms said the Sexton ii it ing ill the of the moment and assuming the attitude he described and then continued he it in a voice it that my Merit came the Thunder and the the guilty Nuttman ill dead on the floor 1 to Counte Aiice of the narrator la pressed All the horror that he Felt. And the bridegroom asked i the husband of the destroyer and the victim what Bot ame of Hirut lie stand before you was thu thrilling answer. A Farmer never Shemild refuse a fair Price for any thing to wishes to a ii we have Knuhl a Man who bad several Hundred Busbee of wheat to dispose of re Fum 8s. 6d., and Aher keeping his wheat a in la Ontai a As glad la get 6s. C 1. For in. A fat tit should never allow Bis Wood House to be emptied of Wood during the Sumner to Uibo if he does when Winter conies to addition in cold tin Ger he mu8lrx>cct to on counter the a Billon Looka of Bis wife Ait perhaps be compelled a a series of Leoties to Ivarn that the Man who Burns Green would has not in tread the a l c soon omy. A in enter should never allow windows to be fill i gtd w in h red cloaks latter a Coats and old Bau if he does he will most i tiredly acquire the Reata Tion of a Man who tarries Long at the Biskey leave ing Hia wife children to Freese or Surv at Bone
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