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Cincinnati Weekly Enquirer (Newspaper) - September 5, 1877, Cincinnati, Ohio�b�1 p by a a a a a a a a a a a i a a v a so quot v i yol. Xxx is no. 6. Wednesday Mollring september. 5. 1877. Whole no. 2100. The Deal Prophet. My particular the death Brig Ham Young fila last hour and last utterance a speculation As to he hence non and the future the ctr Neh a Brigham a estate and his will George tic. Cannon a opinion the great Leader the body lying in a Tate in the Tabernacle. Salt Lake special to the Chicago times. Brigham Young was attacked with cholera mor los inst thursday evening said to be the result making a Hearty dinner Green com and peaches. The attack was regarded As serious but Friday his physician pronounced him convalescent be had a relapse saturday afternoon accompanied by distended bowels and severe pain. The symptoms yielded to the use morphine but sunday a condition Semi stupor set in. Which continued throughout the Day and night. On Mon there was no change for the better. On tuesday it became difficult to arouse him but he retained his consciousness and recognized those about him but experienced Grout difficulty in breathing and artificial respiration was resorted to for about nine hours. His condition from this time until his death admitted no Dortht As to the result. His last words uttered tuesday night were 1 feel he was Able to say very Little to the members his family As they came to bid him Farewell sunday night. He then said quot it will make no difference whether Uve die. I am the immediate cause death was inflammation the bowels complicated with a disease the prostate gland. For the past few months he had. Enjoyed remarkable health had preached sermons an hour in length and been engaged actively in the reorganization the Church in different settlements and the appointment new Bishops preparatory it was hinted to the cutting off the lukewarm immoral members. Today at four clock he passed quietly away seemingly unconscious All his surroundings. The members his family were generally gathered around his bedside and evinced deep emotion. His sons John And Brigham Junior have constantly attended him since the commencement his illness. Most the leading members the Priesthood including Bishop Sharp were constant in attendance and the interest manifested by All classes the Community was evinced by the inces unt Luqu iries for the prophets health. Daily since sunday prayer circles have been held in the unfinished Temple and in the know mint House Well As in the several wards hut prayer in this Case seemed unavailing to save even one supposed to have special favor with heaven. Ills death however was peaceful and the cessation his breathing almost imperceptible. On the streets people All classes breathlessly awaited the pro fress the disease and Little Eise was talked he probable result the death Brigham was much discussed. The chief interest rests in the question As to who will be his successor in the presidency the Church. And it is admitted that there is no Leader sufficiently developed to stand above All others in Point ability and influence. It Lias been Long known that it was Brigham a desire to Plata his Sou Brighum in his chair but the attempt has always been arrested by the apostle ring which John Savior and Emerson Pratt Are the leading spirits. Latterly John Young has been credited with aspirations for the leadership but evidently the old gentleman has made Little Progress in paving the Way for the succession to rest in his family and the leading mormons scout the idea any the Young family occupying the first position in Church. John Taylor it is also believed might be an aspirant for brio a mrs shoes but he is not generally popular with All classes. Thiere Are Large numbers mormons called Joseph Smith men and some think the son the Prophet now president the josephite Branch at plauo.lll., May remove Here and set up his Standard a Good Many saints who have Heck disgusted with the Young family have at times favored this movement but it is doubtful if it could Ever reach grave proportions. When Young Joseph was Here a year ago he attempted no crusade against Brigham Young and the Church authorities and refused to discuss polygamy to any serious extent though be insisted that plural marriage was not a Tenet the Church. When he came to years understanding lie said he did not know whether his father received the revelation polygamy not. Joseph f. Smith one the twelve now president the european Branch is a Sou Hyram Smith the prophets brother. He is a stanch mormon but there have existed differences Between him and Brigham. The former is quite popular especially in Southern Utah and has been much talked in connection with the leadership. He would get a Large vote for president if a fair Chance were Given the mormon people generally to express an opinion the most common opinion the future the Church current among the Best informed mormons is that the twelve will assume the leadership the Church and that no president is Likely to be immediately chosen. This course is in Harmony with the Church theory but it is doubtful How a machine which has been completely under the supervision one Man could manage to survive under the divided counsels Likely to prevail in an apostolic government. There is no doubt that there will be plenty pretenders but it is conceded that no Man living can hold the scepter that Brigham has just Laid Down with any thing his firm and autocratic grasp. The twelve apostles Are John Taylor Tisou la Ratt Orson Hyde Wilfred Woodruff Erastus Snow George q Cannon. Lorenzo Snow Charles c. Rich Franklin d. Richards Brigham Young jun., Joseph f. Smith Albert Carrington. John Young and Daniel h. Wells Are Counselor to the first presidency and their offices die with that the first president. Daniel h. Wells has not been much canvassed in connection with the leadership hut there Are some mormons who think him the Man for the place above All others. He is an unselfish Man a True Churchman Aud a Man ability and integrity. A he has been a faithful servant he Church from the earliest Days. He is poor however but the a ame thing is Truo most the apostles. The estate Brigham Young be estimated at from <>.000.000 to s7.oou.000, but it would be difficult to Pluck any approximate value upon it As it is very widely scattered. He owns Large tracts real estate in Many the Settle ments and Mills buildings live Stock and a great variety improvements. He owns nearly All the a Tock in the a Street railroads in this City and Large amounts Utah Central and Utah Southern rail Zoad Bonds is a Large owner in the Deseret Bank the Deseret Telegraph company the controlling proprietor Tho great Zions co operative mercantile association lose. In �4> Ann Eliza a Bill for divorce Ehe estimated his monthly income at 00,000, which e denied in his reply and stated that his monthly income would not exceed 0,000. He had already distributed a considerable amount property among his children audits he was very punctilious in regard to his affairs h is probable that his i Bultas been drawn to preclude if possible any Leen complications. Through life he was averse to lawyers Aud the settlement disputes through the courts. It is doubtful whether it will be pos us it Bible to avoid complications and lawsuits in the to lament this vast estate and it is More than Ely the lawyers May have May a fat fee before the will la finally disposed a clause in Tho will directs that Brigham shall be buried in a Rosewood coffin three inches wider than his body so that if he had a disposition to turn Over he might do so that he be Laid a Cotton mattress that his body be borne to the grave a Bier and be buried in a Stone vault a Stone slab to be placed Over the top. He a a quests that none the male members the family should Wear Crape emblems mourning and that the females should not Purchase mourn Dressea though they might Wear such if they them. 8olt Lake special to the new York Herald Brigham Young s body will lie in slate to mor Morrow at the Tabernacle where the funeral Cere monies arc to take place dunday. Citizens Salt Lake who wish to View the face the Dean Prophet Are requested to do so saturday. Tai is the ter is so that the inhabitants other Here the news his Den Ible sensation May not be impeded Rit Orr. Ali consider pans laches caused a in it is now viewing the remains the Sabbath probable that an immense concourse thousand mormons will assemble in and around the color my building and that the obsequies will be memo sle. Still the death Brigham Young while it stricken a certain Awe in the minds his fol ers in the settlements has provoked very Little Riel and the ceremonies Promise to be. A a that thrilling interest always attached t _ i funeral a Leader who wine in Uta the affection and a aspect his followers. The succession. 1 learn from careful inquiry that there is hard to least Chouse any member tas y to la a i a. J a. Family attaining to Ever attempting the succession. Quot no More Youngs a and quot to hell with the Youngs a Are favorite cries to Day among the mormons in Salt Lake City. Outside Salt Lake the feeling against the Young family is not quite so bitter hut most mormons Are sufficiently aware the ineptitude and profligacy Brigham a two favorite sons to urge either them for the presidency Daniel h. Wells is now Here. Orson Hyde the real president the twelve apostles incurred Brigham a displeasure and has Long been banished to a Distant settlement where nis former influence declined. John Taylor who nominally assumed his place is aged not in the most robust health and shows As yet no sufficient backing. The whole nerd mormon loaders discern among themselves no chief and Are mutually trembling al Ogham Youngs Iron will so Long held groveling. The opinion the Best informed for the Fate their Empire Over the deluded population whom Brigham Youngs Iron will so loud mormons to Day is that no present attempt will be made to elect a new president. The rest the Church organizations save Brigham a Counselor whose vocation is gone will be preserved under the direction the quorum the twelve apostles until the next general conference the Church in october. In the meantime numerous jealousies and schisms Are expected to rack the mormon fabric almost to pieces. Joseph Smiths prophecy. The downfall the Young dynasty leaves the Way open for the renewed consideration by mormons a prediction made by the original Prophet Joseph Zinith. Before Josephus death he said quot there will be born to me a son named David who will in time become the ruler within a year after Joseph died a son his was born who was named David and who still lives at Plano 111., aged thirty two years. An attack brain fever a year two ago is said to have somewhat impaired his strength mind and it May be left to his elder brother Joseph Smith jun., who also resides at Plano to make the Effort to fulfil his fathers prophecies. Prospects the josephites. The josephites form at present a very Large proportion the mormons. Josephite chapels Are established in California and several Western states. Six months ago Joseph Smith jun., now Orty five years old Caino to Salt Lake City and delivered at the Liberal Institute to thousands mormons a series addresses which were listened to with great interest and applauded at nearly every period. His doctrine was peculiarly acceptable to the most intelligent mormons since he distinctly renounced polygamy and temporal government by the Priesthood although he asserted his belief in the prophetic inspiration his father. His idea religious tenets and methods and Church disciples were so far in Advance the selfish and Tiggard policy Brigham Young As to earn for them and Hirm Elf warm encomium. It is thought by Liberal mormons that now is the time for Joseph. He lacks to be sure the faculty leadership and the shrewdness to unite the confidences the men. served so Long under a master now desire to be masters themselves still if he should come Here and strive for the prize his rivalry would be by no Means despicable and would have a tendency to further shatter Divide Aud disrupt the Una Merican mormon system. The foundations a josephite Church Are already Laid second South Street and that Church May yet draw congregations away from the Tabernacle. A testament in favor John A Rumor finds currency to night that Brigham Young left a written expression his wish that his beloved son John w., should succeed him. A visit from John d. Leeds 80n3. The statement made to you weeks ago is now confirmed that big Guam Youngs person has almost constantly been guarded since the execution John d. Lee. 8ome two months ago two sons John d. Lee visited the lion House and obtained Access to Brigham Youngs bed room and while he Lay there ill both we e armed with knives and pistols and Theiu approach the Prophet was no obstructed alter they used the door. Being questioned they Sain they to the bedside trusted after they had had no intention to commit violence and they were not arrested and were advised to leave Salt Lake City immediately. They came to revenge the death their father but Accident and natural cowardice which permeates Leeds descendants Sreve Tad them from accomplishing their purpose Rig hum Young never after left the Bee hive the lion House without amp trusted mormon at his Elbow. Mormon account the prophets death. Until to Day no authentic statement concerning the last hours Brigham Young has been published Here. The Deseret news responding to the request Many its readers publishes this evening the following report. The editors the news Brigham Young jun., and George i. Cannon the prophets adopted son Are the Only persons connected with the press who could have compiled this series Pai tick flags. The correspondent the new York Herald and his friends were denied Access to the prophets dwelling. The Herald is accused by Many mormons As Brigham a murderer it being said the constant excitement and anxiety produced by its recent exposures weakened his system and accelerated his death. The news says president Youngs sickness commenced thursday August 23, continuing the whole the afternoon. He had an inclination to vomit but he continued to attend to his business As usual. In the evening he was present at a meeting in the Council House and instructed the Brethren in their duties speaking with marked Point and Power. At 11 clock at night retiring. He was seized with an attack cholera Moribus the usual symptoms purging being almost continuous until 5 clock Friday morning when at his own request a mild opiate was administered hypodermic ally into each foot to relieve the intense Pau caused by the constant cramping the Muscles. During the whole that Day his sufferings were great continuing through most the night but becoming less severe toward saturday morning when he slept for a few hours. This was the first rest he enjoyed from the commencement his attack. During the whole Thisbe Rod he endured his pain wonderfully and reasonably made humorous remarks As was his wont when he saw those around him inclined to be troubled. Inflammation the bowels set in saturday at 3 clock p. M., and the Abdomen commenced to swell. One Small dose half a Grain opium was administered and at Midnight the same Quantity. These doses though Small and Given at Long intervals had a tendency to somewhat relieve the pain and retching so susceptible was his system to any kind narcotic. Throughout sunday he continued both while awake and asleep to moan. When asked if he suffered pain his reply was quot no. I done to know that i during the same night his sufferings were less severe but continuous although at eight clock he had a Grain opium and at night half a Grain. On monday morning at eight clock he showed increasing symptoms nervous prostration by constant moving the hands and twitching the Muscles the arms. One Grain opium was administered and from then until noon he had a very severe spell. Another Gram opium was Given him and at Twenty minutes past eight in the evening half a Grain More about nine clock he Sank into a quiet sleep resting without moaning. Taking stimulants. During sunday a us monday he bad received at intervals half an hour a tablespoonful milk and Brandy. An ounce the latter to eight the former was also administered to him by the various Brethren very frequently from the time he was attacked until his demise. About tan clock monday evening he Sank into a Semi comatose condition. From which it was difficult to arouse him although by persuasion he swallowed the milk mixture every he la hour and a teaspoonful Ico water Between times. At one clock tuesday morning warm stimulating injections were Given after which he became thoroughly aroused and by the Aid Hia attendants got out bed twice. Apparently Pead. At four clock the same morning he Sank Down in bed apparently lifeless. Artificial respiration was resorted to by which the lungs were kept inti Atad. And poultice a were placed Over the heart to simulate its action. President John Young and others administered to him the ordinance the ick calling the almighty to restore him and lie subsequently revived and responded quot Amend a to the Admul stantion. Rev Lilno. For nine consecutive Holit a artificial respiration was continued. At the end that time he seemed arc r revived and is poke to those around him a log that he Felt much better and wished to reel t his condition Rem sued until about eight in the evening when partial prostration again ensued my Bis Case was considered exceedingly critical by the attending physicians . 8. B. Young F. Anderson j. W. Benedict and d. Benedict painful Rome diff. A after consultation an entire filling up the Lover part the bowels by injection my deter m red upon for the up Poe Crea Tiftz an action t Ough the aliment Ary anal but was not Perse-,ered1notiaecour.tof tainting Perse symptoms and the a prevention return currents the circulation to the heart and lungs. At the time his Dop Iise he was entirely free from the influence any opiates narcotics not raving taken any for forty four hours previous the temperature and pulsations were taken frequently the temperature remaining at ninety nine till 4 a. On wednesday when it Rose to 101 a and to 105. J it previous to his decease his pulse ranged from 120 to 128, the latter being reached after the administration stimulating medicines. Last words. On tuesday night about ten clock while lying in a kind stupor his son John Asked him quot do you know to father a he responded quot i should think i ought about two hours previous to his death when several Brethren administered to him he responded in a Clear and distinct voice try Thant objecting the treatment which caused him to cry Ltd a in. It passed the night in a Semi oor a pm Taie. Try end near. A rate quot Oma was entirely attributable so the doctors 1. new York Herald . George q. Cannon gives a Herald correspondent some interesting facts in the life Brigham Young. They arc More explicit in Many Points than any the biographies. Quot president Young a said . Cannon a was Tho son John Young and Nabby Howe. She had five 6ons by him and Brigham wus the youngest but one. There were six daughters. Genealogy. Brigham a Grandfather Han been a physician in the French and Indian wars and was killed in time peace while getting through a Fence by a log rail falling upon his neck. This Pioneer had two sons who fought in the revolutionary army. Joseph one these sons settled in new Brunswick b and is supposed to have died there All traces him being lost. John Young the presidents father lived in Massachusetts until he moved to Vermont where Brigham was born. From Vermont he went out to become a Pioneer Western new York and was an original settler Auburn. Or. Seward whose Home was at Auburn visited Brigham Young after he retired from politics and they compared reminds census Auburn with pleasure. Brigham Learned the Trade a Glazier and was very expert wit i his tools. Lie glazed the windows the first mormon Temple at Kirtland which is still standing. His first wife a l 08tenity. A in Early life Brigham married miss Miriam works by whom he had two daughters still living both members the mormon Church. The first mrs. Young died consumption after embracing the Faith at Mendon new York. One the daughters married Edmund Ellsworth a relative Ellsworth who was killed in the War and the second married Charles Dicker. Both daughters have grandchildren and the oldest them is now fifty years old. First religious inquiry. Quot Brigham Youngs attention was called to the subject the discovery the Golden plates and he and Solomon Chamberlain obtained some Advance Sheet the Book to Mon at Mendon. Up to this time Brigham had been deemed an infidel by his family who were Ali methodists a devout character. With Huber c. Kimball who was afterwards the most polygamous chief mormons he set about investigating the subject Smiths revelation As Early As 1830, hut for two years was very cautious. His brother Joseph was a methodist preacher and the family regarded Brigham As certain at some time to be the spiritual As he had been the temporal mainspring the household. This proved to be the Case for after being baptized and ordained an elder Brigham set out to Canada As the apostle Paul that new Macedonia. Meets the from diet. A when his wife died lie put his two children in the care friends sold his property and devoted himself exclusively to the ministry. His Brothers were respectively named John Joseph Pirinea Anil Lorenzo d. A with Heber c. Kimball and his own brother Joseph Brigham started for Kirtland o., and found Joseph Smith chopping in the Woods. As soon As Brigham saw Joseph the gift tongues was miraculously conveyed to him. And lie spoke it for the first time. Joseph said he spoke the pure adamites language that is the language in which Adam courted eve. Quot it is Well authenticated too. That when Joseph Smith turned aside he said. A there is a Man who will be u Prophet and a Leader this quot the difference a continued elder Cannon quot Between Joseph and Brigham was in the former s iconoclastic character. With considerable Power organization he attacked All former things. He had none Brigham s accuracy details and was generally embarrassed in his pecuniary affairs. Quot at Kirtland Brigham preached every Winter working meantime and went off missions in the travelling season. His Mother had died when he was a Hoy and he married again at Kirtland. His second wife was Mary Ann Auget Rhode Island a descendant one Roger Williams Colony and a convert. Their children Are the Best known All Brigham a progeny and Are As follows the legitimate children. A Joseph Angel Young aged forty years he has twelve children and is a Good natured rattling Bohemian sort a fellow. A the second son. Brigham Young. Jun., was a twin with the daughter who subsequently died. Young Brigham is thirty eight years old and has seventeen children. A the third child Alice married Jiram Clawson Salt Lake and died at the age thirty six leaving four children there alive. A a the fourth child Brigham and Mary Ann Young a daughter Luna married George Thatcher and has four children. A the fifth child was John Young aged thirty the favorite his father he has eight children. John was born at Nauvoo when the mob came in the mormons and is endeared to his father Lor that reason. He is Sweet tempered a Good business Man and has built much the railway in Utah. He has but two wives. A Brigham jun., is the most orthodox mormon and most like his lather. He is one the twelve apostles Strong in the ministry and has Fine judgment and solid qualities. Quot Brigham Young sen., has fifty Gand children what gentiles consider lawful descent. He has forty seven living children All mothers. His second wife in Strong in the Faith and much blessed in her posterity. Bribe am a assistant Priesthood. Quot the first Brigham a acts in which he brought out his physical Qun Lilie. Was to join a Small mormon battalion which went out to Missouri to attack the mob. He was taken with cholera and cured himself Brigham thinks cholera can be shaken off by the will and that the will is the Best physician. In Missouri his old father was assailed Lay the mob and his Wagon robbed All that he had and at the age seventy eight he died heartbroken in Illinois accusing the land whose Liberty he had fought for treating him with such shame. Quot Brigham Young went to Missouri with Joseph Smith to Lay the found it Tion Stone the second Temple and in 1839 went to great Britain where be Laid the foundation the mormon emigration system. He had attracted attention in the Church among the Able men but less among Tho Ordinary people. Read the twelve. A when Joseph Smith was killed in the latter part june 1844. Brigham was absent but he returned in the month August when things were some the Battle Field Saratoga. Reviewing the iii Ory the Monn Buttles How the earthwork now appear walk and tails the historic ground. What chaotic Aud completed the Temple. Hia principal opponent for the successor ship to Joseph was Sidney Rigdon who died two years ago in Fredonia new York having apostate sized and kept amp still neck unlike Oliver Cowdrey who apostate sized for about four years and then rejoined the Church and died in the Faith. Rigdon who was eloquent and vacillating person never resumed relations an amicable character with Hia friends but he was never wicked enough to deny the authenticity the Book mormon. A i saw Brigham Young quot said . Cannon a when i was sixteen years old a boy brought up in the Church. At that time our people All about me said that he looked like Joeeph when speaking and had the very sound his voice. It was that which gave him such hold upon the people at last. They saw that the Mantle Joseph bad fallen upon him. He bos a great love for the memory Joseph and Ives to talk about him More than any other Man hat he knew. Awful Cornog in Iowa. Burlington hawkeye.1 lab setts sewing machine agents and Bevin Massachusetts sewing fourteen Book agent invaded last week. Is county one Ltd the governor waa immediately urged to Send Troope but he said he had no military at his command but he would Send Down a couple lightning Rod men and a Chromo Man who would talk the invader to death. Then Burlington just got up and went Ovar the River and hid in the Wooda until the sounds can it fas the Pale Moon Rose up slowly and calmly she looked Down and Sawabe cold corpses seven sewing machine agents and two lightning Rod men while the Only living creature that roamed the awful Field waa a deaf Chromo Man in the wild fierce delirium al the lock jaw s Cor. New York Tribune it happened that i should visit the Battle Field Sadowa foot and alone also Waterloo with a companion who was in veiled into a foot journey by a Plain recital the delights the first experience. But fresh from the Fields Bemis Heights and the environs old Saratoga i wish to pit this last experience against that Sadowa and Waterloo. If it be True As historians have said that Saratoga is one the fifteen decisive Battles history the Field is certainly worthy the Fame. Here the american Flag just authorized by Congress received its baptism tire and Victory and the drooping fortunes the americans took new life from the destruction Burgoyne a army. I went to the Field Saratoga foot it is Twenty nine Miles there and Back. My first four mile Pace was interrupted at the Entrance to the racecourse by no less a distinguished personage than Tom Ochiltree followed by a i e trim racers All moping like plow horses and going to their morning exercise. Quot what is the name the Little sorrel behind Tom a i asked the coloured boy guarding the Gate. Quot done to know a he answered with a quizzical smile As much As to say quot if you Are a a tout spy a and 1 guess you Are you must take me for a it was six clock when i arrived at Moons the Lake and found the singles Culler Courtney cruising around Shore in the fog impatient Over the non arrival his Shell boats. I had to compliment him his Fine physique. A a in la need it All in this race a Hestad with an Earnest smile. In reply to How he Felt after Greenwood Lake he said a slight occasional pain in the left Sido was the Only remaining effect. Mornings Are Seldom finer even in the country than this one. I Hud passed the Lake having already accomplished nine Miles. It was agr Alual ascent for three Miles along a Sandy slightly travelled Road skirted by Meadows and Fields absolutely Barren in others yellow with stubble Oats White buckwheat. Chestnut and Maple and Spruce wooded the ravines and great Oaks stood at the numerous bends and Cross roads. One can not approach beings Heights from the West without rapturously exclaiming the first full View the Valley the upper Hudson. And then the Progress the two Tierce Battles arc so easily pictured in this Brilliant setting that the american who can visit these scenes without becoming earnestly enthusiastic is simply devoid the spark that occasions kindles into patriotism. At a Fork in the Road i entered a Back Yard to a farm House and found a Homespun Young Man kindling a fire quot agin the sundays company was just what he craved. He offered water pulled the Best Pear from the tree and in five minutes i was master the american position Demis Heights and in the very Center it fora few rods from the Fence the South Side the Road stood a Willow tree in a smooth Meadows where the coming Celebration will probably be held and by its base a cellar cavity and a Well where stood the House occupied by general Gates As his head quarters. A few rods further South sixty patriots Are said to be buried. 1 was at the Dennison farm House and that part the Heights where the american Camp was pitched. From the Garden looking a few rods North i could see distinctly tie ite the american entrenchments following a line Apple Trees and extending in a Semi Circle to the Wilson farmhouse walking to which i could follow the line earthworks through the Garden to a piece Wood bordering a Ravine where the entrenchments curved Down Tho Hillside to the River hidden by the Woods. The military strength the position makes itself apparent to a Novice. Kosciusko is said to have selected the position. A log barn standing next a the Neilson House was tuned into a defense. At the House they showed me half a dozen Cannon balls picked upon the farm a Box Musket Bahs grup shot bayonets and r broken sword and Belt buckles. A tis not much wonder that tiie British who were encamped a mile and a half North Freeman farm scarcely reached the Center the american entrenchments which gave the patriots Confidence being a Safe Refuge and an excellent base for offensive out Cra tons. I walked along the Road connecting the Neilson and Freeman Faras taking note the two intervening ravines declining toward the River and arrived in a few moments at a farm House a Quarter a Nile from the Freeman House and virtually the focal Point the two Battles. The Farmer and 1 stood at the Gate and talked Over the Fig lit. He acknowledging that he i amp a lived there Twenty years without taking enough interest in the Battle Field to read the historic accounts the two engagements. With the main positions located and in View it was East to clothe them with the events As they took place. 1 could just discern the position the american entrenchments Bertris Heights and it required Little Force imagination to see Arnold and Morgan forming the american left posted the plateau to the right Learned in the Center and Gates with the troops guarding the River slopes to Bemis House. Facing these scenes the North East a mile two Distant were the Fields where Burgoyne a splendid army beginning to realize the difficulties the Campaign were encamped the night the 18th september 1777. At eleven clock the morning the 19th Bur Goyne gave the order to Advance Riedesel and Phillips with the German regiments and the lat terms artillery taking the River Road and meeting with opposition at Wilbur s Basin Frazer and Breymon with two corps making a circuit Over the Hills in Hope turning the american left a movement which Burgoyne the signal would support from the Center the canadians Aud indians being sent in Advance to make a feint the Center the american position at the Neilson farm House. Gates is said to Iive been indifferent to the enemy a approach but the americans were eager for a Sally and it was due to Arnold a forethought and import unities that the american left was saved. Arnold no sooner got permission to drive Oft the indians than he started with morgans 1,500 riflemen and charged so impetuously that he must Havo encountered the canadians and indians in Force about where we were standing. The enemy were turned and Arnold elated and comprehending the British tactics seeking to turn their right dashed across the Ravine to the left and encountered Frazer a few rods West the Freeman farm the Edge Mill Creek now a Rivulet and near which 1 was standing. Arnold and Morgan fought with great heroism for four hours against unequal numbers and assisted Only by Learned a brigade Gates withholding reinforcements till late in the afternoon when Phillips reinforcing the British with his artillery Arnold was forced to retire to the slopes the South Side Mill Creek. The americans lot three Hundred killed and wounded and the British double the number. Burgoyne. Holding the Field began the next Day a fortified Camp and Frazer built a Strong redoubt in what is now the Garden a Little farm nouse the brow the Lilly above Mill Creek. The americans returned to their position and the British Between fear Aud vacillation remained inactive till the 7th october. Gates and Arnold had quarrelled and the latter had been deprived his command. On the morning october 7th Burgoyne hesitating to Retreat ordered a recon Naissance in Force Ami with 1,500 men commanded by Frazer Reidesel and Phil Lipa in person must have passed along this very Road Ana got within three quarters a mile the american left. Williams artillery and Ackland a Frendle a occupied a Point Woods still seen ust East where we were standing and rising ground. Morgan assailed Frazer with great fury and pushed him to Tho slope just South us when along came Arnold determined to enter the fight though he was without a command and hotly pursued by an Aid from general Gates ordering him Back to Camp. Arnold waved his sword and usurped command. Morgan Hod turned Back Frazer who was mortally wounded in attempting to form a second line defense while poor had Sutof Woods a _ _ _ de two brigades at the same time against the hessian Center dashing again and again against the solid columns forcing them Over the spot where we were standing and across Mill Creek. In he desperate Strait Burgoyne appeared at the front in person and Arnold and Morgan joined woe and charged up the slope North it Arnold with Patterson s brigade capturing the froze redoubt after a desperate struggle in which Frerman Wes killed. Arnold horse was shot in a him and fell upon his leg injuring him so be iced. Night americans would the River Hills and buried him where he had chosen to lie the americans sending Cannon balls flying about their Heads till the nature the ceremony was discovered when minute guns guns were fired As a Token respect. That night Burgh one retreated six Miles up the River to old Saratoga where he surrendered to general Gates october 17th. Here at Bemis Heights valor overcame discipline. Cool courage and Superior numbers. The British position especially in the last fight was very Strong but the reckless Arnold and Morgan led the put Iota Over every obstacle. If Arnold had for glory was undoubtedly his whole ambition i believing that his superiors in command in had a Leas testy and a truer nature he might have ended his career with glory instead degradation Date dlr and tended to keep him Down he vainly thought to revenge himself and gain the glory he sought by joining the British inflated with the idea that he could be the main instrument in conquering his own countrymen. The Farmer told me that Over the Little Patch Green across the Rivulet the East Side the Road he had slowed up a heavy crop grape shot and bullets and he believed that the Clearing beyond which had never been slowed would yield a great Harvest relics for these spots Arnold and Morgan must have done their heaviest fighting. At the Little House near where Frazer a redoubt stood they were getting in Hay and pointed to an Elm tiie Road where Frazer is said to have received his mortal Woutis. They also declared pointing to the Wood described above As the position Ackland a Battery that two Fiat stones and a tree at the Corner the Wood marked the resting place a British general but it is not possible that Frazer was buried at such an advanced position after the second Battle. The Garden by this House yields relics every time it is slowed. Trudging along two Miles further i first found the Freeman farm House close by where there is a Large collection relics the Road Cut through by Burgoyne from the River by which he brought up his artillery and sitting a rail Fence in the Shade a great Elm enjoyed the magnificent landscape which seemed to embrace so Many Miles the Valley and the whole Range the Green mountains and Berkshire Hills apparently Only a few Miles away. A Thunder Cloud which rumbled for an hour and a half and shed Little rain relieved the return walk Over the Hills to Moons where i arrived at four clock in the afternoon and Felt Able to walk into the Village hut at that hour the Road was alive with Fine equipage and conceding a Point to mammon i took a conveyance. Cavern fortke8ne8. A Rilous defences adopted by the Fluis. From the London Globe in the very interesting series dispatches jut published relating to the disturbance in Fiji an account is Given several attacks upon the Mountain caves which constitute the citadels the Cannibal warriors. Perhaps the most notable these fortresses was that a taken the 17th june last year by Captain Knollys and the armed police. The actives Are situated among craggy mountains the right Bank the River Siga Toka. And not far from the Peak Mog Odro which is the Headquarters the remaining rebels. Tiie entrances to them were strongly fortified with Stone and Timber Walls quot and this quot says the dispatch quot added to tiie Natura strength the position appears to have rendered the place impregnable were it occupied by a few determine there were moreover enor i Mous stores yams in the Cave and a considerable Quantity ammunition while much the j property from the neighbouring insurgent villages i had been brought and lodged there for safety. Yet j in spite All these preparations and advantages the place Only held out a few hours. Captain i Knollys arrived with his Small Force a Little before i Daybreak at the principal Entrance the c Ives i and surrounded the whole them before the i natives had recovered from their Surprise. A por i Tion the inmates surrendered at once and pretended that they were the sole occupants the strongholds. The truth this statement was suspected and it was soon proved false when volleys be a Gan to be fired from the caves month and attempts were afterwards made by the besieged to escape. A blockade was accordingly established and the warriors who had declared their will and Power to hold the place against All Comers grew tired their determination alter two Days and one night. Fifty six Able bodied men were captured at this one place besides an equal number muskets and a Host women Ana children. Higher up the River tiie natives Nan Mai made a Onich stouter resistance against the same Force assailants. Hero an assault was attempted but the result was the loss two men killed and three wounded and ultimately a blockade had to be kept up for six Days before the tribe which is described As the most ferocious in the islands could be induced to capitulate. The result the whole Campaign among the caves seems to show that the fijians like some other nations we could name Are better skilled in the Art open fighting than in the arrangement the commissariat department. Absent Twenty five years. A Michigan Man return inconveniently after a Quarter Century s absence in California. Ult the comp which Lay exposed to them by general Lincoln arrived with fresh a and Burgoyne under Oover Jot darkness withdrew i. Defences the River Bant Alit tii &s�9ei amp Rama amp a Vic a is buried treasure. A younger brother a search forestalled by the Elhers stealth. Hamilton. Ont Cor. Of a he new York world for forty years the Story that treasure Lay hid in the township Burford has been current not Only in these parts but throughout Western Ontario. In 1837, during the troublous times in upper Canada when William Lyon Mackenzie was contending for responsible government Bill Leonard a teamster was dispatched from this City to London out with a Keg Silver for the use the officer in command the Royal forces there. Bill turned up in London All right and delivered several packages consigned to private persons there but was Short the Keg. The officer who had been told that the Money was in Bill scare determined to have him arrested for larceny but Leonard suddenly left the country crossing the River at wit id into Michigan where he died shortly after. On his deathbed so the Story goes he told a Farmer named Anderson by whom e was employed and who subsequently moved to Portage county Ohio that he had hidden the Keg off the Hamilton Road in Burford. He also gave Anderson a rude sketch the spot. Anderson often told his family that he would to Rich some Dav. But lie died poor enough in 1857. He left a stated envelope with a lawyer with instructions to deliver it to his two sons when the youngest came age. This event occurred last year and the Young men duly received the letter which proved to be Bill Leonard s sketch the place where the Keg was buried. Three weeks ago the younger came to Cathcart in the township Buford and told some the villagers the nature his Mission. A few Days ago Young Anders ii with his friends began work at the place indicated about a Nile from Catheart. They found a Stone a Little below the surface just As Bill Leonard had said and rolling it away came upon a Keg which contained two american half dollars the coinage 1828. Closer examination revealed the fact that the Keg had been quite recently handled and Anderson accused some the Catheart people to whom he communicated the secret having forestalled him but the villagers say that a Man answering the description his elder brother suddenly came to Catheart and As suddenly disappeared last november. The Laneen in the minuet style a Eye Olden new York world the rage the Ball room at Cape May this summer was the new set the lancers introduced by the new Haven master. Professor Loomis this season. The following Are to to figures fast figure first four Lead to right and Bow take Side lady and fall Back to opposite places and Bow Forward and Back six Forward and turn partners balance to Comers and turn first four repeat which bring head couples to places sides the same. Second figure All move Forward giving ladies right hand and Back Forward leaving ladies in Center facing partners All Chaase turn partners to places All promenade repeat four times. Thim figure All join hands Forward and Back Forward again and How four ladies grand Chain repeat four times. Fourth figure first four Lead to right and Bow Exchange partners and form two lines facing own partner Bow to lady right Forward and Bock turn partners to places Bow to partner and Bow to Comer repeat four times. Fifth figure Bow commencing with grand Square. A first four in Center Saldee separate Saldee in Center then first four separate partners to to sides in enter first 1__ thirty two bars Musio. Places repeat figure with sides in enter first tour separate ac., taking thirty two bars Musio. First couple Lead out sides in Center al Chasse March gentlemen and ladles Down the outside gentlemen passing round the ladies forming two tines opposite Side Ali Forward and Book turn partner to places repeat four times wading with the grand Esnare. Sex governor notes and hon. B. B. Wosh Bame had an interview with Dak Deasee saturday. The former presented a copy his credentials and Uto latter his recoil. The Boh expressed regret Ator. Wash Burns recall and wars Siy welcomed till must is Focy Waves from the Adrian Mich times a Quarter a Century ago one new years morning. Minor m. Brown a Farmer who lived near Rome Center in this county Callea his wife and three sons about him to bid them Good by. He was going a Long journey going where hundreds others were Rushing at that time in their mad excitement for wealth going to California where he would build up for himself and family a Fortune. So he left his farm eighty acres in charge three Young boys and his wide. For four five years he dug away with pick and Spade and blasted the Rock with powder. During this time he wrote letters to his wife and family and declared that Hintho Aghta roamed often Back to Rome. Finally his letters ceased and the wife Walling waited in vain. She wrote and wrote but there came Back no answering note. The years rolled and were buried with the past and the Brown family came to thin a that the paternal Brown was buried too. Osmer c. Brown one the sons remained at Home and worked the farm another. Ross went out into Tho world to become the architect his own Fortune a third Oscar went to that sunny Southern clime we read so much about. The War came and Oscar Brown changed his name to quot Walter Hardy a and forgetting that he was a roman donned the Gray and fought for the quot stars and seven years after mrs. Brown received the last letter from her absent lord the Law course considered him dead. Fourteen years passed and finally Twenty one when course minor m. Brown Rome Lenawee county mich., was dead dead dead. Last november the widow mrs. Julia a. Brown came before the probate court applying for letters administration upon the estate minor m. Brown deceased. It was then that she made the statement the substance which we have recorded above. That her husband left her in january 1852, and that for Over Twenty one years she had heard nothing whatever from him although she had made diligent Effort to discover his whereabouts. A Day was appointed for a hearing and finally Petit seelye. Of Rome was appointed administrator. A part the property had been sold off when lust week the dead Brown minor Brown the Miner turned up alive and walked into judge Beaman a office where the records showed that he was dead. Brown insisted that he was alive and the judge after becoming convinced that Brown although dead in Law. Was alive advised the returned californian to go and see some lawyer and devise Means to reconcile the matter. Now Here Ian neat Little question for the court to decide. Browne a estate has been partially administered upon but As soon As Brown returned to Michigan he went directly to the House his son right is Brown in Clinton county this state to whom he has sold out the old Rome Homestead. Meantime during these years Osmer c. Brown who remained a Home and worked the farm married and afterwards died when letters administration were granted upon his estate his estate being his interest in his father s estate. Thus it will be seen that the ease is somewhat complicated. Minor m. Brown is now an old Man with a Gray Beard and is somewhere about seventy years age. In equity and Law his claim to the farm May be Good but in Justice and right he ought not to have a Dollar the property which his a Milf has held during the More than a score years lie has made them believe him dead. We have understood that he will apply for a divorce. This simply Means that he will deprive the widow her share tiie property for what Ottier excuse can a Man so old As he offer Michigan is a state easy divorces but Udo ii what ground can this Man secure a divorce from his wife if mrs. Brown asked for a divorce from her husband the matter would be very different. Evangeline repeated. A French girl m to lost her followed him around a continent. New York world the Story Evangeline is repeated with wonderful Fidelity in All its details in the experience a Young French girl a resident Marseilles. She was engaged to a Sailor to whom she was to be married his return from a voyage to new York. He did not return and after a year she got a berth As stewardess assistant one the Havre steamers to come Here in search him. On the passage a Rich american Ludy became interested in her Story and resolved to help her to find out her Lover. In new York she Learned that he had gone to Canada. For months she travelled about the Dominion sometimes close his track and again losing every clue As to his whereabouts. She returned to new York and one Day. While standing at a Broadway crossing waiting her turn to get across she saw the object her Long search tiie other Side. She shrieked his name and ran into the Middle the Street but a policeman caught her and saved her from the wheels the string vehicles. Quot Angel god there was none a and she never again saw the Gabriel she had so Long sought and so nearly found. She Learned then that he had sailed for san Francisco and she went Overland to California to meet him. Arrived the Pacific a Oast she found that her Lover had fallen overboard just outside the Heads and been drowned. Meanwhile the body a Young Man dressed in sailors clothes was cast ashore the Beach carried to the coroners office and not being identified was interred in the Public cemetery. A water Sodden pocket Book was taken from the dead Man which contained Only a few letters written in French and unaddressed. The girl hearing this went to tiie coroners office and found that the letters were hers. The Waves had tardily and partially recompensed her devoted search and she was Able to find the grave her Lover. The Case judge Bradley. A new York Sun the hon. Stephen j. Field the United state 8upreme court has made some additions to what was previously revealed respecting j Edge Bradley a decision upon the Florida electors. These additions confirm most decisively the main Point the statement in the Sun August 4th. This statement was in substance that judge Bradley completed his opinion in that ease at about six clock in the evening the Day before the judgment the commission was to be announced that this opinion he communicated to judge Field that it was in favor the Tilden electors in Florida and against the Hayes electors that this opinion involved an argument upon the important Points in the Case that in making the opinion known to j Edge Field judge Bradley also m the known his argument that the next morning judge Bradley appeared in the commission and voted to receive the votes the Hayes electors and to reject those the Tilden electors yet. That when his opinion came to be published Tho argument remained essentially unchanged although the conclusion with which it ended was exactly opposite to the conclusion at which judge Bradley originally arrived and which he communicated to judge Field. These fact Are All substantially reaffirmed tacitly admitted by judge Field who has made explanation upon the subject to a reporter the daily Exchange a san Francisco pc we should add that the original statement the Sun also alleged that during the night after the intended decision judge Bradley Maui rated to judge Field was visited by a Large number it judge Bradley a persons incl both Pacific railway men and Republican poll been had been Oom Bradley a a House persons a ludic be Titian so the number carriages there has said to have been As Many As seventeen and that this circumstance is somehow connected with the reversal by judge Bradley the conclusion at which his mind Baa arrived in rough his Examina Tion the matter and his reflections upon it. Of course this subject will be investigated by the House representatives and it is not improbable that such an investigation May Lead to the impeachment judge Bradley. A m a a a Beecher the great Deadhead. Springfield Republican we saw . Beecher Over at the twin Mountain House playing croquet he had a Mallet was a his shirt sleeves Ana looked More Stocky than he once did. He runs the twin Mountain House which is glad to let him do whatever he pleases and gives him unbounded hospitality Aud a four hone team to drive at any time for he is All that draws to that hotel. It is not very attractively is and but for Beecher the visitors would be fewer. He draws sunday crowds that go there from the hotels and Region around to have a Holiday i Ana he never preaches a poor in one drive Over Here to it Many Tuitea Iwer. From All Liday and Sood time different Sermon. He a came in scooting. Driving the four horses grandly him and going Back he ran into a a a cd he ran into a country it Hod a Little Smosh up but succeeded in arguing the old former into toe belief that toe blame was is toe former sin a a a a Ruig oat Foi. _ a
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