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The Independent Press (Newspaper) - September 2, 1854, Abbeville, South Carolina" =.-. Do voted to Ute Katory the arts science agriculture Hows politics c., a. " r -.1. .1 i.intebm8.ohe Dollar per Alwx it it a Taud Tato a Usu or Liberty of iha9ic.u the fall Littma of 0 . Payable Etc " " of. " 2.no. 7. Abbeville H., South Carolina saturday morning september 2, 1854. Whole number11 i 111 poetry. Where beet emf be found. Tell me be winged winds that round my pathway Roar do be not know some spot where mortals weep no More some Lone and pleasant Dell some Valley in the West it Fuff. Free from toll and pain we a retry soul May re of i of winds softened in a whisper Low and sighed for pity u they tel me that mighty deep whose Billows round me play a vivid Una Aro Rico oct where grief May find a Balm and weariness a Reet i Faith Hope and love bet boons to mortals Given waved their Bright wings and whispered., Remetin bears 1"to Miro Radiant. My Fizet visit to an opera my a . " " if the Reader will to laugh will give him the Story of my first Viet to no opera masquerade. I had came to Londo from Manchester by coach having several orders to take and wishing personally to see of ter our agents besides Muri Gabos two thousand pounds to receive on Doc amt of our Well Yon must know Chat we had Only one inside passenger left pc Tydir who appeared a discreet prope Faan and rather gave me to under Ewas a clergy by i�oottver.turoodon my affairs when i told him exact what i was coming up about and infta7 to meet that evening at the opera masquerade. Nay Don t merely conf tend to go there to receive a considerable order the gentleman offered to procure Forjone and give me there. I accordingly i up about twelve o clock at night for i it bed directly i arrived in Charing and walked from Ray hotel to the 1 Midi scene such a conf Baroci ugh a Hurfey Burky i never a incr the Ledour thin nah of saw Jedi pushing jeering , ine Hort seen cd to have foray Cleg Bint looking female came a sue my Elof Tely miked but Mimer of he Heads i i a the maj i of her Domino yet Sta lose to i want. It was about twelve o clock the following Day when i awoke. I found myself in a very handsome room my Bead still confuse from Ray org of the pre Leoding night and. L j t t Slivik r1u1 Usu ii a. Init Vuu ia3ii, Mil Learned to my great Surprise that i was Stillin the hotel where i had supped and that just As i had apparently concluded that meal 1 had be a taken with a fit or of such determined obstinacy theft Thea pc a Sorgoon had been sent for and hied me it had been deemed advisable Ottiave me removed instantly to bed. The waiter now congratulated me on my recovery. And the lady demanded i companion of the inst eveuing.tt0h, sir 8k c was in great distress.8he1.1j l. L Tui Boone Wop your Niece and said she would Call before nine this morning to ask after your did the Flo so of lord yes sir. She was Here by eight o clock and took away a bundle Wither and then she came again about an hour ago and brought some things Back Wither. She said it was Linen and As she was so nearly related to you we allowed her Todo my first thought was that i had been jut no r directly but found Ray tilings just As 1 had left them the night pocket Book still remained in Mcbrea Stocket my purse was untouched in my Waistcoat. So i dismissed the waiter and began to dress Puzzle Dat the charming creature who had evidently a. T Iii cd in in to Wiki me. I now descended pud my Bill and leaving my address in Case she should Call repaired to my hotel a Charing Croes. A drive Dat the bar though i Felt foolish a having slept out 1 wily asked for my your key Siri m Yea the key of my room no. 16." a sir said the Landlady we have Given it to a family since you left this i stared with astonishment Rand began to think every one in London out of their senses. W what then have you done with my port Nyun Tucau and my Luggage Attio woman seemed surprised in her turn. M you look Ein with you did t you not a m Here Jolin a cried the Landlady u did this gentleman take his Luggage away wit him this morning when he left the House the husband came Forward and at me As if i were come tomake a claim for goods i already possessed replied rather angrily in tie affirmative it j us us you mean my Good Man id l m a z dec Heen in 70ar tot��9 be last " a a sir that s a Good in Are joking not a Well . Why Jim turning to a waiter you called a coach for the gentleman about Nice o clock this morning did t you and you silly received bis Bill Why air what a abort memory you must have. Don to you remember you told it us your name was of Idun Omini Ana Tost you were going Down to Manchester by Shehi flyer u my name is certainly Smith Smith but Yon Are dreaming when you say i have conversed with you this morning. " Deuce a bit it s you tit Are , to know the Cut of your coat out of a thousand. You showed me your pocketbook it s an old Black Morocco one. You carried it in your breast pocket and paid me out of your purse which by the by i remember As being made of Blue and Pearl. Do look and see if i am right or not it was to necessary. had but too Well describe the contents of Roar pockets. Besides sir your face your squint you stiff Arm i could t be mistaken and the ills Yon showed me 700 were going to receive at counts Drummond s and a i instantly pulled oat my bids were gone and i rushed from the Bouse and jumping into a Hackney Bill had been presented and paid and what in rats worse Ever cashier Sod clerk had solemnly declared that they bad paid . Iasi alas what was lobe done i went to the police. The promised to look out for the Thiessa an laughed at Tny simplicity when i ventured to assert that i thought it could note so gentlemanly a Man As he with whom had travelled Cor could so Etnia ble a lady As the one i had met at the opera Borise hate had any hand in h. To the a two persons a f i. 7 i v. It � strange Lif of a murderer. A writer in the Thomasville Watchm fives the following singular biography Tinea Hightower recently convicted c manslaughter in that county. Three Yea in a Hun Oann i .1. 1 w Nuu be of endured u about Twenty one Yean co a Youn lady of this Section of country belonging to respectable family became the victim c a vile seducer the fruit was a boy who our narrative. Her to other As is the Case usually married a Man fkr Breeding and in Adverse circumstance to consequently l or on was destined to receive but a limited share of education or o moral training. At a tender age his character was Peculiar and in Otise respect Niimi. Icon uni or seven years Olathe was attending a sugar Cane Mill a some Means his left hand and Arm Wen crushed by which incident he forever loathe use of his hand. At the age of tet years he was bitten by a rate Snake being nearly alone on the place he had to Call to Aid All the presence of mind of which u was master. Fortunately he used the proper antidote and thereby saved bis life lathe Short space of a few months he wat again bitten by one of the same species o reptiles by pursuing the same course a heretofore he was again rescued from tin jaws of death. Between the age of twelve and fourteen be made several attempts to take the life Olbis step Tatlier which shows that to would not be imposed on. About that age he also snapped several times a loaded Musket at f neighbor. When fourteen years old he was knocked Down by lightning and did not recover for some time. At the age of sixteen he was attacked while Hunting in the Woodsby a very Large Panther. The Panther soon Tore him Down lie exhibited great presence of mind by feigning death. The Panther then carried him into the swamp covered him us with Sticks and Otam not of which he took bis leave in search of More prey. Our hero after the Panther s departure arose and made his escape Homo. was badly of his jaw Teeth were bitten out and Many wounds were inflicted but be was not thus to die for he soon recovered and very soon after his recovery gave his step father a severe whipping an left him. Excepting another slight Shock by lightning his path was smooth until Nineteen a tin he became enamoured of a Young lady. Though figuring in a higher sphere bis Superior in intellect and family yet she was smitten by the boy of misfortune and resolved to marry him notwithstanding the opposition of her relatives who Mode Severo threats against c a hero. Bui what cared be wl�9 successfully battled against rattlesnakes panthers and even the High Power of heaven for the threats of Man nothing daunted he continued to urge his claims and after finding All his efforts tor a Compromise unavailing he com mended a determined course. Re procured his License putt Jol magistrate ate convenient Point 10 the Woods sad proceeded him self on foot to the Bouse that sheltered Liei whom he loved secretly forced the door o her chamber and conducted her about few Miles through the Woods to the place i rendezvous. Before arriving at the place upon which the by menial altar had been temporarily erected illuminated by the Blaze of Light Wood knots and die Pale rays of the moot _1 l it i f # Iune our Viero leu idioms Lonner pm Road Luck for be was bitten by a Mooc air Snake but be was too Well used to to Naff Randolph of Roanoke died in the year f 1796 at bizarre the name of the larges estate bequeathed him by his father Johni Randolph sr., and lying on the head Waters of the Appomattox River near the town of ? Farmville a. is represented to have own a my of r. V. Unc Uio Nauru Ely ulterior 10�f those of Lii celebrated brother and of extraordinary goodness of character. Entertain ing the opinion then general in the South of and especially in Virginia that slavery Wasi a curse alike to master and to servant or. R. Liberated his slaves by will and made ample provision of their maintenance. Owing to pecuniary embarrassments the prob visions of the will were not carried into1 execution until fifteen years afterwards and not until Many of the slaves had been sold s to liquidate the heavy mortgages which re stated Lipon the estate. About 1811, John � Randolp. Who had assumed the his brother s affaire removed to the county of Charlotte and the negroes Van Ousby estimated at trom one Hundred to on Hundred and thirty in number entered upon the enjoyment of their Freedom. A portion of the bizarre estate consisting of 1 Iree Hundred and fifty some say five Hundred acres partially cleared Well tim5bored, acid Well watered was divided into sections of fifty and Twenty five acres and upon these sections the various Fum Ilie Nef cording to the number and age of the individuals composing them were having aged and infirm parents to support rec Ives More Ana those not having these � encumbrances less land. All were provided with Means to build themselves Bouses and with agricultural implements to till the soil. Fairly settled in the land of to which they had looked so longingly for fifteen gave it the name of " Israel appellation which explains the sanguine anticipations and religious tone which guided them to its Doulett i icy looked Forward to the time when Israel Hill should be a thriving and populous set upon an Hill shining gloriously to the eyes of thei Brethren in bondage As did the delectable mountains to Bunyan s , then they were loft to work out Mieir Dostinov. And Horon 1nn if a ,. Vij mime Vul it a i 11 was to have been expected that the african would thrive and Prosper and fulfil the expectations which prompted his Noble master to set them free. The conditions of the Experiment were pre eminently favourable forthe the elements of Success surrounding them numerous,.and such s can never again be brought to Bear upon them in any future experiments. They were11 the Choice servants of one of the most Aristo Effite in Janc and cultivated families of the from Sale because of the excellence of their dispositions their Fidelity and their Industry. They had Ohio Eydthe advantage of association with Intel Mirent Whites they were taught the principles of it of Minim by Hii. Hwy in Iwu Newto habits of labor Sod were settled upon ferr Tilmand in temperate climate. Fuel and water were abundant they were surrounded by kindly disposed neighbors who Gayef them employment at Harvest and at Many other times during the year the ministered k to their wants in sickness and who gave r them advice in matters of business. And More than All they were not brought into i Competition with White Bane off the african who settles in the free states. 1 under these propitious circumstances it was reasonable to expect that the Little Coli no in Tom Kiva mama a a 4a at a i a in in ii Vii a jj11wjiw-"uhili this miniature Liberia would have become 8 Rich vow pulou8, Parent of other Cornie to the free the a Atems of jux col culture would have made every8 inn of the soil Productivethat Israel Hill � would to Beo Oroo a handsome Village r surrounded with Orchards and gardens Audi sheltered by luxuriant Shade Trees. The x philanthropist who shared the opinions Andi the Hopes of Richard Randolph would have expected to Bear in this Village the sound of the Hammer the saw he plane the Church evidences e of Thrift of Industry and of Good morals. J the Perim 4 " j i of number Ulicy Lyvo decreased and it is 1tlie Opi ii a few potatoes and peas these scanty crop maintain a doubtful contest with the crab c grass Carrot Weed Briars and other ill favored products of an impoverished soil. These Spring luxuriantly around their Cabin Doore. Wheat they never grow. The idea of planting an Orchard a vegetable or flow r or Garden seems never to have entered their 1heads. Nothing like a system order Pru thence Economy or forecast is perceptible among them. It would be silly to talk of refinement in connection with such a no r pie. A Idle dishonest Drunken profligate it is not to be wondered Flint this Community should be the theatre of scenes of Destito ution disorder immorality and crime Suffi vecient to cause the Bones of the Good Randolph to turn in his grave and such As to Call for the frequent interposition of the neighbouring planters and not in frequently that of the country authorities. Thus we near in one Case of two Sisters one of whom v makes a Midnight foray into Tho Corn Patch Idof the other and pulls up the entire crop bythe roots. In another we Are told of an i old woman starving to death and in Aneth f of i Ciui u Hickey poor creature placed under tie charge of a Drunken woman who goes to town to buy whisky leaving her charge 11to die of sheer neglect reports of broils " and Battles Are common scarcely a Day 0 passes without some of the adjacent Farmers in to interfere in Oeha Joof some of the oppressed inhabitants of this wretch " de Community. But yesterday two of the Israel Tisu women came to the House where the writer of lib it ice be sojourning to 8lodge a complaint against a fugitive slave ? who a harboured in the Hill and who had suddenly cubed upon them threatening to 1 Cut off their Heads with a scythe Blade which he held in his uplifted is a familiarly drawn picture of is b Rael Hill in 1854, after More than forty years of Freedom and such Are ome of the disastrous consequences of an impolitic and " unwise philanthropy. Had these people remained slave who can doubt but that 1 their destiny in this life and perhaps in the life to come would have been far different far happier the humiliating results of the Well intended Benevolence of Kichard " Randolph arc fraught with no salutary les son for the negro Philista but they May " serve to confirm the intelligent slaveholder � to warn the inexperienced advocates of emancipation and to rebuke the Many who Chake with laughter at the idea of a re pub lie in France yet believe in the capacity of Juthe negro for the enjoyment of Republican Freedom. J i Oan in film try. A 44icau is impossible said a foiled to i � � 1 u Sieuw Tantio Alexander. Ave gone a Noumea othe conquering macedonian in reply. To " there is not ing Imossi be to Bim who will a try " and to mate Good bis words the haughty Warrior not yet come to weep to cause there were 110 More worlds to subdue i charged with a Phalanx the Rock crested fortress that had defied his timid subaltern 1 and the foe were swept Down As with the Besom of destruction. Sanf said a daring Scaliti Forto the same Warrior hew amount at Ioa into a statue of Alexander l and so doubtless he ,.bpt the Mace too my Aati fied with a Faith and will put him not further to the test the re Mirabeau Ubl and instructive Story f Sis leap instinctively at every Obj Cle i id Eril the Battle is already to Otto than if Ron. Fortune smiles on snob for they Coto Lei her. " i la try Mott has spurt Dho discoverers of hemisphere and the four Lerr Ftp Norinna Trio a 11uvhv Uia run io0 r Victory on the tented Field gathered Nam Inge desert plucked Down Laurel we Bay a rom the close grasp of Fame and to All paths hat Are travelled by heroism civilization iad Freedom made memorable Conquest che the glow like the. Contestant for the poorest smile of Beauty accomplishes trim Ali Only by trial. Trial i the crumble from whence All things Beautiful and Brave Issue. We have no Patie fice with Dan parties Lilythe " i sort. It is a cheap shuffling for unit 1ninnf nntlii./. -,.ftj. -."6t All. 44 i la try is the Model Man accomplishing everything. Even if he fails times attempting too much he loses no onor. What can to done hell dp.utiordion Knob and solve the riddles of the in Lynx. 44 i la try 1".make that the earns motto and no Man Shtul Lack arc just two classes of Mankind the 441 can to and the 44 i la the be Lead Rule Possessthe other follow Ibey and possess not. The one Are timid die other Brave Active Vig mm., Una energetic l no one live their eld choked with weeds and ther Harvest the fairest fruit arid Grain. The me other win. Tile one other deserve and have it. Rise i Coku to Are abundant. Your Gayliss is one of them she can t do what Ner nother has done Fok some reason of dignity Pride or sloth. Your Young fast Maser is Une of Thein he can t do As his outlier hns done for he scorns old Industry my prudence and the Virtues generally. The Nan of vice can t Reform because he Loftt and the cheat can t Bur honest for the same Eason. A false Knavish or miserable whiling " i can to lies at the Bottom of most can do very nearly what they Rill if Uliey Only . X. Mirror. New cure for last number of the scientific Ameria contains quite a Long Arthuu on consisting of14 Poelt intended to be Voiron around Tho neck after the manner of Alock with a View to Oref Itura on the or Fitio. J5j,he a fit of the difficulty with respect to guttural by Means of 4 screw my a pad the Glottis is acted Oil Boas to al. Of a free passage for the air. I. Thin tube of Gold or Silver attached to the Toto of of the South by a gun elastic Spring is ats worn one end opening against the Tefet and thither extending Dack Vard. The usef Thia ube is to carry off the breath Wahidi would k5 converted in Ita absence into & ephsmod3lingual there 13 Yot another disk convex of. of i.i1 to Vuu univ a muv4 a Yuuki i of quo f the expired breath to it cavity Irb Linja Periphery there is another aperture Force egress of the breath from it cavity int Little Craig pfc tube which o worst cases of it that we have Ever seen pave fun greatly improved by the pit Flatt lodgement of the breath. At one Comstock of Phila Deljaj was Fify earful in into lever sea a done Tole Aaen the ril and Jefe f of merely Rhi Cli Fried of bag go j t of Fondarae pts the spiritual Suprien of do i a Hurt tia afro at Var Kurt Toto of i Ftfe the Toman Catholic but Ruth the Fri Ftp lot churches. Tim Rosa fair Forwe Den that the holy 8pwtproo6ed# w
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