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Logansport Canal Telegraph (Newspaper) - November 5, 1836, Logansport, Indiana Ufi Nib Lasselle amp Dillon. Vol. , Indiana saturday november 5, 1886. No. Is t capture of Santa Anna. We find the following acco int of the partic til Are of the capture of Santa Anna in a Nat Chi paper of recent Date capt. Sylvester of the texan army has politely famished us with a detail of the circumstances attend info the capture of Santa Anna an event so Imp Tant to Texas and honorable of the Gallant Captain by whom it was achieved a t quot on the morning of the 2 2d of april the report came into Camp that messes. Car pics and secrets our spies with a party of men consisting of about Twenty or Twenty five texan soldiers had surrounded Santa Anna and it it is with near fifty mexicans ten Miles from oar Camp. Col. Burleson came round for vol unters to accompany him to reinforce them. He soon raised fifty or fifty five mounted men and we proceeded to Simm s Bayou near Vin Cess where we expected to join Carnes s party. We arrived there al out eleven o clock i the morning and not licit in Nolc to overtake them for we heard after we had left a in Camp that they had proceeded to the lira aos we a hesitated and Consul cd we Yeihei to return to the Camp or go on to the Brazos finally a about thirty of our party agreed to go on the balance made a move quot quot. To return. When we arrived at Vince a i proposed to take Down the Bui Filo Bayou when Foi Brothers immediately Joi neti me. 1 was ordered l y col. B., with positive orders from him not to kill any mexicans but to bring them into Camp. Our party consisted of messes. Miles of Richmond a. Vermillion Thompson Cole and Mason of Texas. We had not proceeded Saiof arc we spied some four or five Deer on tie i it Sid Branch that made up into the Prairie c butial Bayou 1 observed to them t where Uliey were and 1 would try to k i of them. 1 Rode on within forty or fifty Luftis opt he Branch where 1 halted my horse under a Lone tree which stood in the Prairie and was almost in the act of pulling Tife trigger of my Rille when the Deer started 1 immediately looked to my right 1 espied i a Isican Noii Diimig his course towards the a Ridge lie Stop a moment to gaze around Lipini and started on again. 1 called my companions three of them Cole being still in the rear of us for Mason Iliad left us Aho Gether to come on Here was a in mexican As soon As i chilled to them he espied me and immediately secreted himself in the they Rode up and we Ari ived together where he Vas. The grass was Gigli enough to hide him entirely for our View. Vivien we Arii Ved at the spot he was lying on his Side with a Blanket Over Liis face 1 culled to him to Rise a Wiea lie Only took like Blanket from Liis face 1 a called to iii a and third time to gel up when he Rose up and stood Lor a Nio Meni Nind finding himself completely surrounded he advanced towards me and desired to Snake hands which 1 immediately offered to iii. He Shook my hand pressed it and kissed the Back of it and asked Liere our by. Houston was. 1 replied he was in Camp. Lii Ough the medium of one of our party or. Thompson who acted As an interpreter on tie occasion. 1 asked who he was he observed he was merely a private Soldier when 1 discovered the boso a obis shirt which was very splendidly wrong it and pointed out to Hirn 1 observed Llinat he was nut a private Soldier but must be an officer of rank lie immediately replied Liat he was Aid 10 Santa Anna and burst into a ii Ood of tears 1 told him in a mild tone not to Grieve he should not be hurl. 1 then asked Hun Liere Santa Anna was and observed farther Attiat it was supposed by us he was wounded he replied Fiat Santa Anna was not wounded but that him and Coss and some other colonel whose name 1 do not now recollect had gone on to the Brazos lie was very anxious to be taken into Camp unhurt As he was anxious to see Gen. Houston. His attire was indicative of a common Soldier being very Plain. He Iliad no arms about his person and after he spoke he appeared very much dejected complaining of pains in Bis breast and legs and thai be was not Able to walk or. Xvi les Obs i Ved that he would walk a Short distance and Santa Anua desired me to let him ride a Sciort distance As it would relieve him very much be mounted or. Xvi us horse and we proceeded some two or three Miles which i Suice he Rode. Or. Miles overtaking us demanded iii horse of my which he refused to give up Linthout l said so 1 requested him to align when be observed it was said but he supposed it was air As no was then a prisoner and Sli oud not expect so Good treatment As he Lead received. He was conducted Lato Camp by in lessors. Miles and Thompson or. Ven Culnon and in sell going in another direction. Van ii 1 Hud advanced some Twenty or thirty Yards he wished to see Nie once More before we parted. 1 returned and he Drew a letter irom ins pocket directed to so Audi Amia irom col. Almonte dated 14th april the contents were that he had Learned there was �00 or 3uu amen can soldiers on Galveston Island and thai he Lead better Inake Bis Way to that place Lake Possession of the Island and Cut of our supplies and he Almonte Wou lii join him to a Lew Days. Urrea would take Possession of Velasco at the Mouth of the Brazos and he might establish his head quarters wherever he chose. When he arrived into Camp he was conducted to Gen. Houston s quarters which was made of an Oak tree in the Bottom near the Bank of the Bayou where he made himself few minutes after i arrived in Camp and went to Gen. A s quarters where he. Col. Rusk the then Secretary of War and Santa Anna were counselling he pointed myself out As being his captor and immediately returned his thanks for my kindness when i took him prisoner and if it was Ever in his Power which he hoped it would be that he would Evvard me very handsomely for it. 1 observed that i had already been rewarded which astonished him very much that the Honor of being the captor of the mexican Napoleon was All the Reward 1 expected to receive when he was taken to the general she observed i am Antonio Lopez de Santa Anna president of the mexican Republic and commander in chief of the army of 0 iteration. I surrender o the Brave who Are always just Houston observed to him that he was then in for the suit res and that before it returned the cars were set in motion. In the Hope of conveying the wounded towards medical Aid they had gone to a Short turn when the Locon around and Vas not checked Contact with the cars and did considerable United states Gazette an american Camp and not among heathens need sixty of sending a French Force into the desired him to take a seat and make himself As comfortable As he could. This is a True statement of the capture of Gen. Santa Anna notwithstanding the fabulous reports that have been circulated in regard to it. As to the person of Santa Anna he is about 5 feet 9 inches High rather stoop Shoul der fed though Well proportioned his Fie is Long and Nai i of with a High forehead and a contracted brow has a piercing look of the Eye As though he Troi ild see thro the designs of men. His nose is Short remark ably thick and Clumsy his nostrils Large and dilated. There is a Peculiar expression of the Mouth that 1 am unable to describe but it is tolerably Large and protruding. His Chin is round and projecting Forward. Butl would refer the Reader to the remarkably striking likeness painted by maj. J. In this City. James , of Cincinati Ohio sergeant and color la a Erin Cape. Wood s come any in the Bittle of san Jacinto. France. Resolution of the French second edition of the journal de Paris published at a late hour on thursday evening contains the following official communication quot this Day at 3 o clock . Thiers Mai son Duperre Passy Zanzot and Pelet de la Looz Erc their resignations in the hands of the this important event was the result of a difference of opinion Between the King and or Thiers at a Cabinet Council held on thursday morning at Neuilly on the All absorbing subject of Frerich intervention in Percsi Dezii of the Council moved by the late occurrences at Madrid persisted in urging the strange and now exhibiting shocking Railroad Accident. The following account of a most painful Accident on the Johnnia Ilai Road was left at our Oitice by a Friend Vulio it will be seen a is a witness of tie painful scene Wlinich he describes. Fai Iview sunday about 3 o clock. This afternoon As the train for Lancaster was approaching Fairview the Axel of the Forward car or cars next to the baggage broke which immediately precipitated the body of the car upon the railway the frag its of the Axel ripping up the Bottom of the Carin which was a or. Gibson of Philadelphia bound to Cincinnati with his wife and children. His wife and child fell through amp nearly the whole of the train passed Over her body. I cannot picture to you the heart rending scene that ensued when or. Gibson was called to the spot where his wife Lay mangled a Corpse with the child about eighteen months old by her Side covered with the blood of its dead Mother. The top or her head was Cut off and the brains Lay on both sides the rail the body feet arms Ana legs broken to atoms. Heavens what a sight the distracted Man tenderly dragged from the spot the. Remains of his Julia calling for her in frantic exclamations but she could not Only answer by an expiring look of agony. He next picked up his babe and believed it to be dead ran around among the crowd imploring assistance when it was impossible to Alt Ord him the last Consolation. The child Vas miraculously preserved. 1 was next called to witness another scene which beggars description. A Black Man who had vainly attempted to leap from the car when the Accident took place fell upon the ground and the car running Olf the track upon the Side he jumped the wheels passed Over his legs and Cut them Oisin the most to shocking manner grinding to e dirt and clothing into the mangled flesh. He Lay writhing in the most excruciating agony under the body of the cars until enough of assistance could he rendered to raise the car off him. He will not it is it believed survive. A gentleman in the Forward car had his left Arm broken and breast much injured but it is possible he will recover. The train was propelled at the rate of 15 to 18 Miles per hour at the time of the Accident and ran not More than the length of the train or 50 Yards Ere it brought up. 1 was with my family in the next car to the one which or. Gibson was in and the fragments Over which we passed Tore up the Bottom without injury to any of its it was a Miracle that we escaped one of our wheels was smokeless nothing but the naked rim left to give Assurance it Ever was a Railroad wheel. Even the rails for a considerable distance were torn from their fastenings and some broken. This seems to he one of those accidents against which it is difficult to guard unless by some new arrangement of the wheels and axes of the cars or perhaps by a thicker flooring to the cars. It is mentioned that the engine and Onei Rivas immediately dispatched for Lancaster City Peiyin Stihi ostensibly to oppose Theca lists but in reality to enable the Queen to Castor what he regards As the constitutional Yoke. Referring to the movements in Spain the Liverpool Remar is quot it is an Experiment of a limited monarchy with a House of representatives of the people neither encumbered or thwarted by an upper and irresponsible Branch of the legislature. At the present juncture when the Louse of lords in this country is in such deserved and bad odour the affairs of Spain will daily l e ome More and More interesting to the three Days in France certainly gave the impetus which carried the ret Brm of the House of commons and perhaps from Spain we shill derive the lessons Whitis will teach us How to Deal with a refractory House of the King More prudent than his minister contended tii atthe proclamation of the Constitution of Cadiz in the capital had entirely changed the aspect of affix Iris in the Peninsula Thill to put Down the Constitution by Force would be tantamount to dethroning the Queen that such a step would not be sanctioned by England and finally that having declined to interfere against the constitutionalists would not fail to endanger the internal Tranquility of France. Of return to the scenes childhood. Tell of the proud aspirations of ambition. Track the glorious achievements of conquerors. Mark the various projects of intellectual Power. Follow in their course the changes of alternate Hopes and fears in pleasure or business. Observe How much of Caprice or passion or dreary thought or sober opinion has predominated a then go bark to the scenes and Days of childhood and confess How much dearer is the recollection of Early affections than the present aspirations of ambition. Confess How much More Alec acting to the Best emotions Are the remembrances of the Early ii ours than the Novelty and changes and conflicts of natural life. In our Days of disappointment and adversity and multiplying vexations with what unutterable pleasure do we recur to the simple Joys of childhood with what tenacity do we cling to Days of innocence and feelings of purity pleasure comes to us with its Blandishments and the charms of Art minister to newly created wants but with our pleasures come pain and anxiety and with our new wants come new. Desires. Love and Friendship twine about the heart with renewed Force but the Best objects of our affections Wither and die and then we look Hack to Early Days and we ask for the unforgotten Days of childhood. Wearied with cares and disappointments in our expectations memory goes Back to other times when the heart knew not a painful emotion and in ii Ope to relieve some of the moments that come to us like the vision of a dream after years of absence we return to the scenes of Early life. We come Back to the place where our youth Vas passed and we look around for some living object on a which our earliest and purest affections rested. Affection Calls in vain. Nature is the same but All else has faded. In our first View of the once familiar scenes our hearts bound with the renovated elasticity of Youthful feeling. But soon How soon we Are admonished that the vigorous fires of youth Are nearly burned out How soon we feel that the companions of our youth have departed How soon we realize that the Gay dreams of life associated with the scenes around us have passed away and that nothing now remains to us of their former existence but the associations that bring the same Lovely picture of the future toothed Young bosoms of another generation. We mingle with the people of another age we Mark the Gay crowd around us but we look in Viii for the Gay and smiling files that once greeted us. W i walk the Halls of our former Home and the solitary Echo of our footstep is the Only sound to which we Claire Kindred. That is our own. Its Solita riness has companionship in our hearts. All else is the particular property of another age and exclaim How changed a How changed a we our position our Hopes our feelings our opinions our tastes our associations Haifa Century is passed and a whole came sweeping ration of men with All their projects of Ambi necked until it came in tion and Hopes of distinction and plans for earthly immortality have passed to their silent Home but not Beautiful nature. The t is unchanged and unchangeable and though age has passed upon the vigor of our limbs and time has diminished the buoyant emotions of the heart the Bright scenery around us is still presenting its renovated beauties. We have passed far Down on the Stream of time we have left the sparkling sources of the Waters that bore us Onward. We have receded on either hand from the embankments and the Grassy couches of its Borders we pass further Down the rapid Stream. The Waters have acquired breadth and depth and the verdant Banks no longer disclose the living charms and beauties of an Early voyage. The dim Mist of the Waters is about us and the sober Progress of our passage brings reality that the limits of human life approximate to the confines of eternity where the Stream of life will be a hered and lost. But the Progress of human life and pleasure is still for others. Our children they commence in the elastic Hopes of childhood and youth and innocent and anticipations live in their bosoms As once they lived in our own. We stand upon the spot which was the theatre of the Joys of youth. We Are there alone. No living thing claims Kindred to us and a faint and death like consciousness comes upon the heart that the Home of our Early Days is the Home of strangers and that every tie of Early attachment is severed. The breath of life is not mingled with the scene. But the Blue Arch of heaven the towering Hill once loved Stream with its gentle curves and jutting promontories a the Shore worn pebbles that our infant Arm would cast upon the in Rul led Waters calling into being the successively receding circles that gave Delight to our bosoms these Recal the most obliterated events of childhood when the voices Are hushed in unbroken silence More dear to us. But there is one object which above All others bears to the heart the most afflicting changes of the past and present. It is the connecting link Between the worthiest Joys of time drawn from filial and parental affections and the anticipated Delight of renovated love that religious f Lith presents in a higher state of being. The graveyard that sad chronicler of names to the sound of which the heart once leaped is the Only remembrance that tells of the connecting and undying Bond that unites the living with the hark the Bell tolls in measured time the hour of rest. Its voice Speaks of the evening hour when parental benedictions and childhood s gratitude marked a Happy family when the parting words of Good night quot told that icy were at peace with each other and the world. A tear Blest Blest drop hallowed to the memories of the departed when i too shall be gathered to the narrow House of the dead May a tear warm and sincere As this drop upon the Sod that shall cover american monthly for september. Into the physical sciences so that he will understand the principles of his Trade or business and will be Able to comprehend the Phenomena which Are continually passing before his eyes. It is to make him acquainted with his own nature to give him that most important Means of improvement a Rochester daily advertiser. Woman. The Good government of families leads to the comforts of communities and the welfare of states. Of every Domestic Circle woman is the Centre. Home that scene of purest and Dearest Joy Home is the Empire of woman there she plans directs performs the acknowledged source of dignity and Felicity. Where female virtue is most pure female sense most improved female deportment most Correct there is most propriety of social manners. The Early years of childhood those most precious years of life and opening reason Are confined to woman s superintend Dence. She therefore May be presumed to Lay the foundation of All the virtue and All the Wisdom that enrich the . When we see the year in his prime and Pride decked with Beautiful blossoms and All goodly varieties of Flowers cheered with the music of Birds and stated in a Sweet and moderate temper of heat and cold How glad we Are that we have made so Good an Exchange for a hard and chilling Winter and How ready we could be to wish that this pleasant and Happy season might last All the year Long but herein were our desires satisfied we should wish to our own great disadvantage fori the Spring were not followed with an intention of summer s boat those fruits whose Hopes we see in the Bud and Flower could never come to any perfection and even that succeeding Fervour if it should continue Long would be no less prejudicial to the life and health of All creatures and if there were not a relaxation of that vigorous heat in autumn so As the sap returns Back into the Root we could never look to see but one year s Hall. subject has suggested More posing remark in the United states Foi a few years past than almost any other and will probably continue to do so for years to come without settling the Point what education is. We do not intend to add to the number of lumbering essays having made these remarks solely for the purpose of introducing the following paragraph from an essay of w. E. Channing As to what educating a Man implies. On this Point he says quot to educate a Man is to unfold his faculties to give him the free and full use of his Powers and especially his Best Powers. It is first to train the intellect to give him a love of truth and to instruct him in the processes by which it May be acquired. It is to train him to soundness of judgment to teach him to weigh evidence and to guard him against the common sources of error. It is to give him a thirst for knowledge Wlinich will keep his Lecul quot ties in action through life. It is to Aid him in the study of the outward world to initiate him extract from Wirt. Excessive wealth is neither glory nor Hap pit Ness. The cold wretch who thinks Only of himself who draws his head within its Shell and never puts it out but for the purpose of Lur Ere and ostentation who looks upon his fellow creatures not Only without sympathy but with arrogance and insolence is if they were made to be his vassals and hot was made to be their lord As if they were for no other purpose than to pamper Hii avarice or to contribute to his , such a Man May be Rich but Trust me that he can never be Happy nor Vir Tuo is nor great. There is in Fortune a Golden mean which is the appropriate Region of virtue and intelligence. Content with that and if the Horn of plenty overflow let its droppings of Honey in the wilderness be to cheer the Way worn Pilgrim. I wish you indeed to be distinguished but wealth is not essential to distinction. Look at the illustrious patriots and philanthropists Whin various Ages have blessed the world was it their wealth that made Thern great where was the wealth of Aristides of Socrates of Plato of Epaminondas of Fabricius of Cincinnatus and a countless Host upon the Rolls of Fame their wealth was in their mind and heart. These Are the treasures by which they have been immortalized and such alone Are treasures that Are Worth a serious struggle education of the present race of females is not ver favourable to Domestic happiness. For my own part Call education not that which smothers a woman with accomplishments but that which tends to consolidate a firm and regular system of charac term that which tends to form a Friend a companion and a wife. I Call education not that which is made up of the shreds and patches of useless arts but that which inculcates principles polishes taste regulates temper cultivates reason subdues the passions directs the feelings habituated to reflection trains to self denial and More especially that which refers All actions feelings sentiments tastes and passions to the love and fear of , Moore. Not Green Good natured Money making up country Jonathan who said everything drily quot got things fixed quot and struck up a bargain for Matrimony having no particular regard for appearances the parties agreed to employ a Greenhorn country Justice to put on the tackling. He commenced the ceremony by remarking that quot it was customary on such occasions to commence with a prayer but he believed he would omit that quot after timing the knot he said quot it. Was customary to give the married couple some advice but he would omit that also it was customary to kiss the Bride but he believed that he would omit the ceremony being ended Jonathan k took the Squire by the Button Hole and Chip Ping his Finger on his nose said quot Squire it is customary to give the Squire five dollars it but i believe i la omit . Trans. Danger of assay Wing Boston times gives the following As the awful catastrophe that Bezel the unfortunate Wight who attacked his contemporary of the past the editor came off victorious but wanting the usual magnanimity of great men instead of sparing his enemy he killed and ate him raw like a Cannibal he was a Edwards seen picking his Teeth with his Cane with As much complacency As Ever a cat washed her face after devouring a mouse. Seeming Man lately died in Brussels on a saturday evening. The body was Laid out with the usual ceremonies and on monday was placed in a coffin. As Thev were about to screw Down the lid of the coffin the Man awoke from his lethargy and called for his Coffee and , of the Boston daily Herald they had but to stick a pig s Tail in the ground and it would grow to a an

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