Wisconsin State Journal from Madison, Wisconsin on September 30, 1852 · 1
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i 1 M IM Published every Day except Sunday. $4 per Annum, in Advance BY DAVID ATWOOD. MADISON, WISCONSIN, SEPTEMBER 30, 1852.! ; KUMBEKJ. 1 1 VOLUME 1. I) ft f h Mi llw Official airwforij. T3 V UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT :, rrcsident-MlLLAKD FILLMORE. Sec'y of State DANIEL WKDSTKU. Seey Treasury--T110MAS COIIWIX. Sec'r Interior ALEX. II. II. STUART. SecV of War CHAWXS M. CONRAD. SecV cf Nary JOHN P. KENEDY. P. SI, GencrsS SAMUEL D. HUHBARP. Att'y Geueral-JOllX J. CRITTENDEN'. jVice Pres. pro torn WILLIAM R. KING. Speaker of the House" LYNN BUY D. UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT. ;hlef Justice 110GKU It TANEY, Issoc Justice JOHN McLEAN, tt 41 tt tt t tt tl It it t JAMES M.WAYNE, JOHN CATKON, TETER V. DANIEL, SAMUEL NELSON, RORERTC. GRIER, BENJAMIN 11. CURTIS, teprter BENJAMIN C. HOWARD. WISCONSIN STATE OFFICERS. loTensor LEONARD J. FARWELL. cut. Governor TIMOTHY BURNS, - V State CHARLES D. ROBINSON. Wer EDWARD II. JANNSSEN. U'y Gen. EXPERIENCE ESTABROOK. Superb, Tub. las. AZEL I. LADD. SUPREME AND CIRCUIT JUDGES. EDWARD V. W0TO.V, of Jancst'iHe LEVI HUB BELL, if Milwaukee. I II. III. IV. V. VI. CI I AS, II. LAKItOEE, of I. WasVn. TIMOTHY O. IUIW2, of (Jreen Day. MORTIMER M. JAtKSOX, cf M'm'i Ft. WYRAM KNWTO;, Prairie da ChJen. UNITED STATES SENATORS. IENRY DODGE, of Dodgklo, Iowa Co. ISAAC P. WALKER, of Mkaukee. , , 1 REPRESENTATIVES IN ONGRESS. I. CHARLES DU RK EE, teaoAa. II.. BEN C. EASTMAN, cfPIattTi!!. III. JAMES DUANE DOTI of Mt 80AR0 of pj3LC v,- TETER II. FRAME, .. WILLIAM RICHARDSON', ANDREW FRoUDFl' UNITED STATES LAND cTTF MILWAUKEE. !, - JOHN P. SMITH. Renter. CHARLES II. WILLIAMS, Red MINERAL POIST. GEO. H. SLAUGHTER, Registt-i STEVENSON, Receirer.i WILLOW KtVEK. MOSES S. GIBSON, Redder, 1 FRANCIS P. CATLIN, Eeeeirer. j ALEXANDER SPAULDINO, Kel -EDGAR CONK LIN, Kecdrer. STATE LAND OFFICERS, ''BENJAMIN 0. HENNING, Regaicr, JAMES MURDOCH, Receiver. , STATE AGRICULTURAlSCCETr Hon. HENRY M.BILLINCS, rMdent N. B CLPP ) I 0. DENSMORE, I Vice PiidenU M. WEBSTER, ) ALBERT C. INGHAM, Rec k (Jr. Sec'y. SIMEON MILLS, Treasurer. I L, WAKREN CHASE, ELIAB B. DEAN, SAM. J. DAGGETT, V Exctnre Cora. J. D. MERRETT, II. B. HAWLEY. Officer of Ianc Cothty. County Jud-e NATHANIEL B. 1)DY. Clerk of Circuit CourtELISHA URDICK. Clerk B'd Supervisors RYLVESDt GILES. Shells'. ALFRED MAIN. I Treasurer EZRA L. VARNEY. I Proseaitin- Attorney GEORGE j SMITH. Surveyor DAVID B. TRAVIS, i Coroner CHARLES L. WILSON.! 'OFFICERS OF THE ICWN OFMA PHILO DUNNING, Ctv Ttvra ri t 4 iii'iv I . . r JAMES It t ARK IV f X.JORDAN. upefaors. t x' JAMES DONELLAN, Town Clc ,t CASI'KR ZWICKEY, Town Tr&urc CORPORATION OFFICER; CHAUNCEY ABBOTT, Prcs't j HORACE A. TENNEYt P. H. VAN BERGEN, H: ' EZRA L.VARNEY, 1 MEYER FRIEND, 5 J F. G. TIBBITTS, - JOHNSON J. STARES, Treat ROBERT L. REAM, Clerk; NEW BOOK STtti; i "VTcw stoek at greatly rc X s caslu Havinsr dimsf(l of pri s for at the Old Stand, I am now prfkjs ' t J V'i.4-consin Etri-t, with the best fielec 'I c-4rt.tof Books. Stationer. ... io be found m the West All o: .i sold on Uie cose plan of "ginall iiaies. - j Cotmtrv Merchants Rrhnrl ?r and all desirous of obtaining bars Miel lo call at the 15 Wisconsin t ikying una h:l I. A From Arthur' Home Gazette. MAIDEN'S ROCK. AN INDIAN LEGEND. MX AN OLD riONEEIU FfcA rfr-qri!l tYHr.Il na lit) AVIiiltumn if ti I . ? , M v i,u"'vi v river if it were not several fathoms deep, and destitute of a current This lake is about twenty-four miles long, and from two! to rive broau, ana, unlike tue MHsppt a . . .... .. i wholly destitute ol islands o denption we can give will impress the imagination ol the reader with the tx-auty and sublim- ityof its scenery, in the quiet hour of a A . ft k . . K . summers morning, .w nen me air is cairn, the ,ky clear, and the soft light of the as cending sun tirst tinges the water, not a ripple disturbs tho surface, and the traveler exclaims, involuntarily, How WautifulT Its course is from west-northwi"sttoehst- vuthtat, and its waters are encki with v w .v....4v... .v. , I known iar ana near amongsi mo uanih uoagam auurcea tier; una as u custom-w i;a wuMxrawi w w ers. cuca well as in fiction: and sentiment and des- m.A h:aj- . ir,. IhfrA vo. irtVfr fintl rinun in roil lift fW I pair arc not wholly coufmed to civihxi4 tj1Q mjw From her birth fehe had timl, with the lighted torch ; which, if the the toils of a once poorlalorer, devoted to the, man. With all tho apathy and atoicim ' cjoyed the alfections of her family and visitor U accepted, the female extingukhcH. gocxl of homelm children. Then I went to attributed to the Indian race, ther are few wa4 tjl0jjoi 0f tbo village. Stouthearted Hut firm in her purpose, and resolve! rath- see the Water Works at Fairmount, and aa ycll attested insUnev of an enduring utTec- u )Tim 80ught to win her confidence by tr to suffer death than violate her espousal tIie .hades of day faded into t the. gloom ' refined acU of prowess and danger, and gallant with the hunter, and become the wretched I oftwil'ght, I looked down upon the waters 4 pale faces. A residence of more than hunters brought to her father's lodge the companion of the hateful Ikar, tdto covered wh their beautiful turroundings, and my thirty years on the confines of the West, choicest spoils of tho chase. A young her face with her buffalo robe, rnd gave heart said, never have I met in theold world -and -no small intercourse with the tribe of hunter, graceful in hU jktju and ikiltfui signs of indignation and diagut. IHs Rueh a scene of iurpassing loveliness. : ml-inen, who are f;tst ( fading away before jn his calling, won her regard, and gave was too humiliating to the proud and Then I again embarked uoon the jiver and:; tho inarcli of civilization, have nvh the those signs n which an Indian maiden, so vengeful warrior, and he was now deter- &ated towards Xew York, beautiful and" write familiar with many a thrilling, story Wt.R understands, of ardent, enduring af- mined to have her treated as the meanest c-nciianting as any of the OldWorld cities, of Indian character and suffering. None, (ximt Theieiltng was reciprocatd, and slave.' . fur, though it cannot boast of its Champs de however ixjssess a deejer interest than the after reteated ineelings, pledge of that Vexed with her oktinancv, her fatller e, it can of its BatterjV unrivaled-la a one we are about to narrate. union in which all their hope centered, remonstrated in strong and resentful lan- beauty all its own.; t 'A A :,;.;r;:AU'.V1 Passing uji the Missksippi beyond what were exchanged. But Indian marmges, guage, to which he added severe threats to It is Raid by some tourisi that the most -until Avithiu tour years pat, was the Wm- especially among the Dah-co-ta. are les comjK-1 her to obedience.' In theso raea- beautiful fight that a traveler ever vitnesses, " dary of civilization, and about equidistant tie mut of Uie attachment and choice of surcs her mother, brothers, and the whole "w fint sight of his native Land on return-between Prairie du Chten and St. Paul, h the parties than the cold, calculating policy family joined. She even yielded m far a 'lL 1 ara ure all travelers wjll Lake Pcn.v. This body of water would i i U rfMs..i I ttnnlnn tnv Pttravafarie- veri if I diL as I - amphitheatre of bluffs and cliffy pre- auding tribe. He had acquired his ropu-ating ever form, and elevated several Lirity'and fame by the service he had n n- '.undred feet; and broken occasionally by a ravine, or the indentation of a plateau of ,. .... .p...f;. i The traveler on the steamboaUwhleuinif upward to these cliffs, feels his curiosity ex- r,ited to know what lies krvond. Astran-U Xt to the structure of thb region would i ' hardly imagine that from the summit of iU rrmmi fif Untn .ri, t; v is region oi i tun, on either siae, lies extensive champaign country. Tliose who, having never svn a prairie coun- try, and having imbibed the erroneous . , , ..... ... I ' impression tnat it is low, wet land, may learn tne tacts by ascending iwcme le along the shore of this lake eye can reach. Ikncath him several bun bun- ros dred feet, is the dt-p, blue lake ; and ac About half way up the lake, its north- eastern fehore rises to the height of four hundred fet; one hundred and fifty fiet is a perpendicular cliff of magnesian lime- V-.i !..' ? i . . through which small streams or brooks pas. " ine scenery is peculiarly wim, and me royager, who has gazed on the high bluffs ie has already passed, b struck with pecu- Tlio seen ei voyager, I 1 iar interest in bclioldmsr.the spot In no instance alonir the banks of the Mississippi has he seen en a high, precipitous crag, resting on ed trat to the savaffo wihlness of the land- mm v. - rg, iiivii a s o tav. i a - n vriiut i itii iaii- scape. This has Ion" been known to tho anations, but we have no doubt it is sub- tt in4 I'll Iff run -1 1. t a . . ,,.., ,4 uiat lI15 tragedy occur- about the middle of the last century, Vviiiic narrating the general charartM nl. rciuly told by others, wo shall give such ad- di tions as Indian traditions and thclegen- ..icmviig uw wMjre oi uiis lake. phatic denial to Uie solicitations otitic have delighted to, tor I said, You havuhwk- ano ,n.a wwterly direction, he will ikt- warrior, and persi$tei iu her detenmnation d as coldly as fsxible on other countri, j 'i a , wide expanse ef prairie, rolling to marry the hunter. To tho entreaties of seeking out their faults; now do not take it u gentle undulation?, interspersed with her friends and, their recommendations of for tTantel that all b right at home iu5t be- groves oi umoer, ana extending tar m the Muck-wab. she arcruwl that havmi? diosen caue tt i vuur native land, hut wes-h well lucoppoMie. range ot omiis eastward, is family, and his -industry and skill devoted country people are the egregious Wasters a more rolling country, with the pine-clad to secure her comfurt" and subsistence; they are said to be by their" transatlantic hilUof the Chippewa river in the far db- while the warrior would be absent, intent uncles and aunts. Sk as we came up the uuii jjvcsjiwiuk.. on martial ex stuur, uimi iihj icmainuer is a very aorupi Muy gin uum uv uiuuiuvti in nucu a n.iu iievii wvm io iavia upon u in me Ola and precipitous slope, which extends from fancy as to marry a hunter, in preference world. Nearer, nearer, our : gallant ship the base of the cliff to the water's edge; to a great warrior T ; ma4e for the land, and higher and higher and covered with erratic rocks, and a &w By various persecutions and denials of rwcUcnI nh bosom with pride and gratitude scattered shrubs and trees. This point pro- access to her presence, they drove her lover that thb was my own country, my dear native iects some distance into the lake, and on to the haunts of the buffalo and moose, on land. Then as we nearedtlie city, vessel af- eithcr hand "are .basins of low ground, a long hunting excursion, with the vain hope ter vessel glided by with its graceful aw- almost a steep bluff, whose base is wash- young braves of the family connection ; you passed its streets there seemed no pov- by a wide expanse of water, the calm- U of whom were anxious to gam her con- erty, and none of those evidences of degra- i.a tillMi 1 vAfiilnrtnl rtf- I Jm'IiL Uj LIIO lIIKA.Ht UIUIM1 U I FI 5 Ui V 1(1.11 mil U II HI! IllCt't 111 IlinClIU'S tI lllfl tlii I 1 ' " - . . . 11 . ll 1 1.1 .. . - I . 1 ! 1 anauian voyaycun as the Cap de Sioux ; ot Her onjecuons, iiiey nuomcu. measures men ana citiutren nrst strucJc me as 1 passed and has been much celebrated in the an- to provide for her comfortatlo maintiinance through the streets. What a contract to nab of Dah-co-to as the Win-no-kc-yah and pkslged their skill in supplying her what J had daily seen in the Old World. n-yan,--TiiE Maioknb Hock. lodge with a hunter's share in all tlieir ex- Then I had not'yainly bbasteil, it was true, The interesting and gloomy legend has cursions ; and purchased of- the traders the all true, and more than true, what I said and Vceil told in diverst 'win tK i.i.-i u t-ii-lAiia nrtilna r.f finrv sn mneh envete! hn.nsteil of in' tlm fllJ -Wai-I.-I ..m.- dary lore of the voyagmri liavo handed dowti to the present time. Hie legend runs thai: This spot, which for grandeur, sublimity, and wildnew, u how so much admirinl, was tlio nccno of a inmi tragiad' event. In tho villas and trilnj of Wa-jmha, or the Hed Lt-af, thero was an Indian girl, l .if. I ...1 1 f I.. may no tue iwius 01 jegai auinimsirawon ainong Indian, the law of cm torn and ublished mage b so strong, anil execute! Renting tower, that cscarie domination b seldom at- ffom parental ". -... tembUxl, and more rarelv succtful Teoattf her lover, found a formidable rlVal in the jersoa of Mack-teak, or iU Pear, who was twice the age of Wec-no- n:iht rough n his manners, bbxHl-Unrstv, cntel and vengvful in his dhpcitkn, and who had two wives already in his iexlg?. Tlib H-rson wm a successful and popular warrior in the Wapa.4ia band, ana could fthtiw iiiort ChintKwa pcaliis in hb smokv f, than any other savage in thb mar- dr ml hb village, when attsck l by the ChiiqwM. lie 'desired Uie rebn tf mienor wnei inai no iingm siren giaen iw i ,;,:rtn In tL 1 5t.r!dJtn LU In. teret her father, her younger brothers, and I brL' family connection. Her rareuts and relatives encouraged thb ill assorted match, which, aiide from he r sincere attach- . . . .t i . . ment to Te-os-cn-t the hunter, wa$ nvt ;! n,h iinr.4nrin iwer. that MAsnolmate the union with Mnrl-usl. TI-r . I Liu,tm rt lr ,! iltrtt.-tivlK021 nsauons ana impressions m return to all her 'hope of happiness. In firm, but ntM-ciful lantma-'o to her rarcntsand re- i - r o btions, she remonstrated against this out- on her sensitive nature, gave j an em- a man that was a hunter for her companion fur liff hb time would be sp nt with hb pioits and neglect her and his too numerous family. i?he added ex- Kstulations, prayers and tears, but to not purpose. What folly," said her father, 44 that a km - -i-i ..t.....i i t... s.i ..i.i.i -..i. that hb absence might bring quiet to hb betrothed, in whose enduring fidelity he iijuiuim uHHwu.wHuuimr. rrum umu hood Wee-no-nali had enjoyed the affee- tions of her father and family, and had re- cuveu iar moro mumgence man is coiuinon to females among Indians. She had been a favorite with her brothers and the other . - - - - . means rather than by harsh and compub wvo measures, in oruer to .remove some by Indian damsels. 1 1 . .1 .. a .!.... 1 .1 t ...... ivoout uiai time, anu uunng vuu uum-ucu of her lover, a party ascended the river from Wanasha village to Lako Pemn provide a storo of the blue clay found Muffs, which is used by the Indians painting their bodies on gala days. Wcr no-n ah and her friend wercr oAhe party who encamjKxl on the little plain below the cliff. There was an arrangement for Muck- wah, tho warrior, to meet them at that pot, find 'to bestow, m U customary with di- tinjniWul braver, the wj.ldin trffu whkh always comph-te tho "negotiation. Here .I.!... .1... .J . 1 . 1. . .1 I w uun ic piwjgo lOKens 01 meir union, and Hvo and de a maiden. Put tliisonlv fttri'ngthencxltlieirdetenninationtoconsujn- mate the union with Muek-wah. Her ply was solemn but fearfully indignant "Since this b your love to me, let ilk so; but soon you will have no daughter to love or fear youno bter or relative to ! tonnent -you Villi faUe profoions of af! fecUon." tO tm COXTINCCD. Homo Impressions. Mrs. H. M. Truer; now Mrs. 'Cctlkh, re- tunu-d a fvwdays ago from a visit of some thing over a year to Kumt e. Slie w ent out ti a deb-gate from Ohio to the Peace Con- gTts,and remained in England andFnmeel' principally in the former "activelr cn-al . tl ... u ' i W th edition, characUwucs, and priIect o; TUie Old World with the New. During her absence Mrs, T. wrote a serie of intcrvsting letters to the Ohio Statesman, nn. rn nn c.; .f . w v . , ua m an epmiQ from ew York fiie thu . , , . ing to her native Land : Put after wnnun !. md mir. , .... , .t ........ selves in sight of land, American land. I wouia not let my heart bound un as it wouki its defec ts against itsU auties, and then you can know more fully, whether you and your lAleware, 1 Iwkni out with the cold eve of a critic, comparing the shades of green, the forms of trees, the asjicct of houses in the distance, in short, the whole landscape, to bee if it were worthy the eulogiums that 1 1 h... i i . i i C7. . mugs raises), and its hundreds of happy loo' ing passengers liKiking out and wavm" i welcome, .uiuiiumw ot wiuio sa spread ton soft Hghing land brceso, seemed like a land of enchantment men rose i tic oeautitui city oi lenn umn tho geen banks, embowered in its shades of green, a city without smoke or dust, and as World. ino aencate oeatity ana grace ot tne wc- not - faultless, but we possessed elements of I ! !....!.. - ! general iwipimu-ss ana rennemenim anigner degree than any other land. " to I went out through tho citr.into the midst in of its green shade, and looked upon tho works in of men's' hands, where wealth had reared itately dome, and benevolence ha1 coxxse- the fint specimens of architectural art Ik the cities of iho Old World 10 entirely eclipse that I herse saw? No, there was the Aaj- him fyr Orphans reared y the munificencd of Girard, which would almost xia vith the. teinpUj of glory which Napoleoa intendcl: r.n.tl !. im rl w& Vi 1 1 WJ u ma vm railway, give vent-to my motions in a faint 1 tTort txt IO the only true language cf - emotion. Gszed je trer, paed ye erer -; : . Oa a geene so Ir as this, la ffe oi l world wherejpu've iriadcrtd, Queitiozang cf himaa Llisa?. .t; Teain not of palace graadetir, ' 1 ir " Crowring tails slorsf the TiLiae, . , Where relics cfilit-jr fp!ndor, HuUhner seca thro lajse cf time. 1 " ! v Tell me cot that France more lovely, , , -: fyresdi her valleys to the sky, - ' -Where JTer towering treet of Freedcta, , Lift tieirdykUoa Ugh-., ; Tbt her vine-ckd Li3s are fairer, V-ii With her peasant's lowly home That her eiiiei tn more splendor, -, Freer hiwmg. Fancy ro&ras. . ' i Eaaad, whh ber soft pre.a hedges, ! ' . Like a rardea all doth seen. : o-vr if 'I V? Where, thro taeadowi rich la Teadure, , : Courses raaay a blue waved sireaa Peaseat bornes whose lowly beauty, like the flowers that round tbesa twlae Tell of tboe who yteU meek daty, ' -To their lords of andeat liae. ; , Here rie halls of princely grandeur, . 1 CaJfdcs towers that jeer at time, '. Grar.d when reared, but wiih the ages ' . Rendered even more cublhae. . r - '-.- . 3 . : - t-- Ruins of the days of Gesars " , .: May grown abt-eys--iTy-twined - - Cities, .with their posip and f pkndofi'- And tlieir squalor, and their crime. , , ; 1 i i Ireland, rldng like aa emerald, From the booai of the sea, , I have marked thy hUIs of beauty, , And the greenness of thy lea, ; f : ' But from all these alluring,-' . To each far-famed foreign strand, ' ' Turns ray tovX, with kre enduring, To my thrice-deax native land! Homeward, over Ocean's bilSowi, ; ! - - -How the watcher's heartbeats wild, When the first land breeze that kisses WhL'pcrs "Welcome home my child I H Where the Delaware throws open Her broad anna of livinr green - Firts Capo May, and then Hcabpen, , j r , p fl Stretched Tike welcoming hands they icera. Kow we mark the willows bending," f Till they kls the laughing ware, . And the broad green fields extending' s i - Till their rery lips they Istis. ; V . s - ! ' And the fairy barks whose canrass Frrend like white wings o'er the tide, . ; While, deep-mirrored in the waters, . .. . Like a double life they gii Porn amid the rugged mountains, ' ; Thro' & rocky channel thrown, i Drt amed the first gush of its fountains, j ; Thro' such soft pecnet e'er to roam? ; Like a childhood full of sorrow, . ( , s StmggUng, tolling, onwartl, bne, 1 ' ' 1 Strength came with the boding morrow, i Till all woes were overcome. ; , , Such thy childhood, 0 my nation, , n Pom amid the Old World's scorn, But thy present, like this river, ' Calm and mighty, glsdeth on. t , j s Fairer seem to me thy children Ls? Than the sons of other lands -Kone po proud, and none so ierTile, Stronger, purer, Virtua stands. . Yonder rise ; their homes of beauty,! v; lleared by I-ote and honest toil, ; Howers round them, trees embower them, Plcst, thrice bleat my nativo roil! ' XL il. TPwlCV it 1

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