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Hit §mvl\U &&titxtifitx\ LOCAL IKTftan DM) GDIEFIILIITELU6ENCE. •ciycairTiox raict, On« Dollar por Year, in Advance. JIUSt,'J>eUecced.lo YUla-jc Subscribers, .'V 111 ADVERTISES IAS THE LARGEST CIRCULATION . Of »n» paper in this section, and subscribers arocon utantly coming in. Wc Shall aim, an heretofore, to make it one of the best Advertising mediums In ttie •country, «rid belioTo that we give our pntrops more Ahan \value received\ by tho following low KATES OF ADVERTISING: 1 JHJMMTA, | ^4 cpU\\i ca\. |_1 col •One Week, One Month, Three Months, Six Months, On* Year, 50 2.00 3.00 4.00 1.24 4.00 COO 8.00 3.00 8.00 12.00 18.00 &.00 1-2.00 18.00 30.00 8.00 20.00 30.00 60.00 Published Weekly, BY A, 6. BUNNELL. Three? Cents per Copy. YOL. 11. DANSVILLE, N. Y., THURSDAY, APRIL 11, 1861. • • • • • . i • : S NO: i5. VTa o!f *r tha most liberal inducements to ngcnls who would like to canvass for subscribers,—mado Icnoirn on application. Tho Advertiser goes postago frsa in the County, niul is but 3}£ cents per quarter elsewhere. Address A. 0. HI/.V.N ELL, Dansville. N, V. £m\$tov gaol: mu\ goU printing EST A. B LIS tri. M E NT . Mala Street, • • - Uaanvlllc, N. Y. 1 \H supplied with the largest nnilbrst assortment, of tho latest and most approved tuples of Typo, Cuts, Borders, Ornaments, etc.. together with the celebra­ ted Washington Hand 1'ivss and Franklin Fast Working Power Job Press And therefore have unequalled facilities in this sec­ tion for printing in the neatest manner on short no­ tice and at the lowest cash priee. every deneriptn>n of Plain and Decorative \Work! 1NCLCMSU Draft*, Note., Cheek*, Itevetala, Oraera, aaa all utaer lllaaka, LawCaac*, llrtrhaaa Pdluta, fllll Mearfa, Letter Head*, Back*, Paaiaalrt*, Catalrarar*, Wcaalaa; Cards UallTkkeia, Plata aaa Tlatca Caraa, Clrealara, 1'ragxaaime*, Lalcla, Haaabllla, Paatera, Ac. , Bupaflor Xzccution or Work in Color* and Bronze. Those wanting Job Printing -b-nc well, promptly, and at living price, will please si nd it to the Olllee of T*» iJAxaviLLr VDVIRTISES niSSOLUTION.— The Co-part- \J noriihip heretofore existing lietwccn the under­ signed, under the name and title of WllilAION k FH ILL I PS, was this day dissolved by mutual eon- sent. H. WH EATON. FKANK P111LLIPS. Dansville, March 20,1861. | IS N O TICK.—THE CO-PARTNERSHIP heretofore existing under the tiamo and style of Curtis* Mann lias been this day dissolved bv mu­ tual consent. All notos and accuuntn-due said firm must be paid to M. Curtis, one ofithe.'partners, wlio will be found continuing the eii'me business ut the old Wand. MAK11N CURTIS, Dansville, March 0, lSffl. N. B. MANN. s 1Y1 1. M A RS11A LL~ PLAIN AND ORNAMENT VL -Binder, And Blank Book Manufacturer, Burns'Bloek, Corner of Buffalo and Suite Street*. KoMiester, N Y. Ad HI'S SELL. Agents for Dansville and vicinity ~\s .~P. WISNKR & CO., Manufacturer* and He.ih rs in Oat Tobacco, Snuff & Cigars. Manufactory. Corner School A Tenth his., Hullulo, JN T . *V*. IIl'HHAUD & FAl'LKXEK, . Attorneys and Counsellors at Law. lllllce over C. (• Wetniore s Drug Store, IIOVTAKTH'S BLOCK, MAIN STKEET Dullsville, N Y XVI* 5TK«T, - - - BAISVILIK, S T HY U C TAYLOR This Hotel is now Jilted up to meet the wants of the travelling community in a superior stjle. and witli ample accommodation for a large nimilicr of guc ~ts Tlie table i*at all tim -s supplied with the In st .if the season Particular attention paid to tin- pleasure and comfort of those who stop at this Hotel Mf EJU1.1'. HOTK1,, CONNER Of CVNAI. VND JErrKIU>N STRECT3, M I. HTICDMAN, l'roprietor Tim Hotel liis been fitted up and much improved iincp it crtiiii\ into the hands of its present owner who feels confident that heenn meet the wants of (he public in an entirely satisfa- tory manner Mf 11Y W T LAZIER The Dansvillo Home is now in better comlition for til* neeotninidiltinn of the public than erer before. ••i1 is gaining a wi.lo sprc.i I reputation fir its supe­ rior management Ml' C. 1\. JJ\'HMUtjfl, SPItlNOWATEit, N. Y. DKAI.KIt IS bryfioodi firoceries, Tailors' Trininiings. Hosh -ry, OloroH, sinrts Drawers, Rubbers, Roots ami Shoes I 'm','* and Mi 'dieiiil 'H, Clock!), Watches, Jewelry Yankee Notion -i. Ac , Ac SCOTT'S COKXKT BAXI), • . limmtclltr, JV. ]*. This celebiiitoil Band, composed of fifteen excel­ lent muMeinn*. I* now lietter prepared than ever l>e- (>r^. to uxuctilo all orders for music for Military ami Cirir procussloliM Anniversary Exorcises, etc.. etc Orders respeetfullv sohciteif Address CVIT. \. SCOTT. Danswlle, N Y IIERiFF'S SALE.—LIVINGSTON COUNTY COURT. By virtue nf an Execution issued out of tho County Court of Livingston County to tno directed and de­ livered against the real and personal property of George W Shepherd. 1 have levied upon the follow­ ing real estate situate in the vitiligo of liansville, I.iv ( n.. N Y.. bounded as follows; On the south by t'hestnutstseet.on the east, north and west by lands in the po.session of Timothy It, Grant, consisting of aboiitoiie ijuarter of an acre of land, now occupied by the said (Jeorgc \V. Shepherd, bo the same more or h'«s. together vv ith all the appurtenances there­ unto belonging. I shall sell all the right, title and in­ terest of tho said Shepherd in and to said land.at pul>- hc vendue to the highest bidder, on the premises, on thelli'th day of April. 1801, at ono o'clock P. M. Dated March 8. 1801. J NO. X. HURLBURT, R L DORK, Att'v. llwO Sheriff. N EW YORK SUPREME COURT LIVINGSTON COUNTY James Faulkner ag't Arro Healy una WM. W. Henly, Executor of the last Will and l'estnmetit of Joshua Healy. deceased To thealMive named defendant Axro Ileilly: Younre hereby summoned to answer the complaint of James Faulkner plaintiff, which wns filed in the otlice of tho I lerk of Livingston I ounty in the State of New York, on the Sth clay of March, lsiil, and to serve a copy of youjnnsvver on the .subscribers, at liansville, in said County and State, within twenty days after tho ser­ vice of this summons exclusive of the day of service, or the plaintiff will apply to tho Court for the relief demanded in the complaint. lfwO HUBBARD A FAULKNER, Plaintiffs AttornoYs. rity of Livingston. New York,to Milton ien of the same place, and which riiortgage rded in the < lerk's office of snid Countv, in Ilcuuty to LiiidieN IS A TRETTY SHAPED BONNET. . TRIMMED IN (iOOD STU.E. AUrgn assortment now ready at the Emporium of V 'liion and First Premium 'Millinery Store of Mr MdMrs.J II. Prnsia. West side of Main Street. Dallsvdle 9 MJJVK HTKi.VllJKUT, IWher and Hair Dresser, Dansvillo, N. Y. in Hedges block. Main Street Room- . I.J w (rjsKS Tat up m the best style, on short notice, and in tie type required by law, at the Advertiser Olhce A. O. BUNNELL. 1JUS11V KSsS GAUDS Tinted, In Colors and Plain, gotten ui> in every style, \eirprinted. and furnished nt tho lowest rates, by A-0. Iliinnell, at the Advertiser Olliee. .If MB. V. X, M#TTV.n, Mitnufacturer of Hair Jewcltv, aueli as Ear Rings. nn<, Necklac'-s, Rings, Bracelets. Crosses, ('.harms. Onaril Chains, Vest ('bains, *c, opposite the \mer- iran Hotel, .Main street. 8 Faadfonatiie BarlHT and Hair Dresser. Rooms ad- Joining American Hotel. Main St.. Dmisville, N Y. T. JJ*lf'/.V JOJS'XS, M*niif»pturer of Bnggie* ami Cutters.corner of Pino, »t)d (Spruce streets. Dansville. He ni-uiufiieturesthe W and highest fluished Carriages B iggies nod Cut­ ters in Western New York Carriage Trimmings for i «le. Sign Painting done to order 12 For Schools. Nurserymen, Merchants, Mechanics »ad others, printed ut'low rntos. Call at the Adve- »werOffice, liansville. N. Y. A. «». BUNNELL. *VX-*0-V tt JmcVVLVM, Hlne|c«miths. Proprietors of the Star Blacksmith pmp. Ossian Street, nuar Main. Everything in their 'me ijone on short notice and in manner Webster To M 0RTGAGE SALE,—WHEREAS xfl Default has been made in the payment secured *>» a mortgage dated the 7th day ot November. 1854, execiiteo liy \Valtcr Huehman, then of the town of Oansville Count Morey then Was roeor ' Book No. 30 of Mortgages, on page ltni. on tho'14th day of November. at i o'clock P.M., anil where- as the said mortgage has been .1 lily assigned to Jon nthan B. Morev. of Dansville aforesaid, and the same is now owned by him. and whereas tho amount eliiinn d to be due upon said mortgage at the time ol the lirst publication of tin* notice is the sum of six hundred and -ixtyono dollars and fifty-nme cents, viz. fli'J.oo of prim ipal and fc2oi5U of interest. Now therefore notice is hereby giv n that by virtlieofthe powi r of sale contained ill said mortgage upd duly re­ corded.and in pursuance of the Btatuto in such ease made ami provided, the said mortgage will be fore­ closed by a sale of the premises therein described as foll -.ws '-All that tract or parcel pf laud situate in tho \ illage of Dansville. town County andStateaforesaid. commencing at the soiith-ea-t corner of John (iill's furnace b-t, tliem -i n-.rth along the east line ot said (nils lot to the centre of Franklin street one hun­ dred and twenty -ix feet, theneo easterly alonu'the centre of Franklin street to the centre of Milton street one hundred and eighty feet; the lice west along tln -i -eiitre of Milton >treet one liuudred and forty fei t to the nlaee of beginning.\ ,«t public miction nt the Dansville House in the towrt of Dansville. Coun­ ty of Livingston New York, on the 3i th day of May next, at noon.—Dated theisth day of February, 1SC1 JONATHAN Ik MOREY. , R VLHI T W6ot>. Atty. Owl'^ A ^Mgnce U?ho' Bpirit of tho X*!•«•»*. 11Y 3. H. A. BONE. M ()RTGAGE 8ALE.—DEFAULT having been inade in the piiyiiu-nt of certa.n luoncysdiic upiui a inort)iUgii tuade by\ Benjamin (talbriiith and Margaret his wife to Benjamin Boner, bearing date March luth. 18£HJ. nivd rt corded in Liv­ ingston Count)' Clerk's otlice April 1st 1SJ7. in Liber of Mortgages, page 37\ and tl.iere is claimed to be due at the ilute ofthe first publi '-Mtlon of this notice the sum of one thousand, five hundred and forty-one dollar* and no proceeding's ut law have •been taken to collect -aid moneys or imy .part thereof. Now therefore notice is hereby given that by virtue nf a povfVr of sale contained in said mortgage, and of the -tntute III such ease made and provided, tho, mort- gwited premises, vv Inch are desdritied in'said mort­ gage a* folliyvs. viz: \All that tract or parcel of land situate in the town of West Sparta- known .as the west end ofl.i t So 'X in Tow nship No. 7. jth range of town­ ship* and hounded as follows: Beginning ht a stake one chum east of the north-east corner of Jesse Slo­ vens' old farm fur the subdivision line nf tho afore­ said lot. them e north 'IVy degrec.8 east. lQchninsand 43 links ton maple tree in tho north line of said lot for a corner «f said subdivision; tlicnco .north 87Vj degrees west chains nnd d links to a stake in the east line of(,co. Hartman's lot; thencesouth.t:J^ de­ grees west lu chains W links to Stevens' north lino; thence south degrees east'2'i chains and H'> links to the iilace of beginning, containing fortj'-three acres of land \ will bo sold at pul lie Ruction to the highest ladder, on the 20th day of .Mav. 18»f. nt In o clock a. m at the Dansville House, in (ho village of liansville Livingston County. XI Y. Dated Fehruary 27.18f.l. BENJAMIN BONER, WtiKiruos k A UDOTT, Att'ys. Ilwl2 Mortgagee. F ROM the dust and gloom of a bRscnicnt\ room Mid rollers and wheels and bands, \Where tho pressman wutcnea his busy loom \With inky fucoand hands, \Where tho teeming prc3s with shuddering throe. To the living page gives birth. Euch shivor nnd j*r felt wido and far Over tho busy eurth ; ' I From tho dustanti gloom of tlifss noisy room Flashes a spirit bright; O'er mountain and lea, o'er land and sea, \Winging its arrowy flight. O'er land and sea, o'er mountain and lea A motley burden it bears ; Freedom for slavos, and bonds for the free, Bright hopes and sickening fears. Many an eye as if. comes looks bright That will dim whon its tale is told : Hearts beating high, as its win'gs flash by, Grow suddenly still and cold ; Tnc blushing cheek fond secrets speak As it whispers a loved one's name; Or tho smouldering lire of hnto and iro Burst forth in consuming flame. Down the busy Btrect, trod by hurrying feet, It speeds on lightning winjjs, And few too busy to stop and greet The tidings that it brings ; ^. At the broker's board it utters a word That pales their cheeks with fright; Whispers freedom nigh, and the exile's eye \With sudden joy is bright. By tho dungeon drear it lingers to hear Thecaptivc patriot's groan, Then blows a blast thiU shakes with fear The despot on his throne. O cr her lube's soft aloep the young wife keeps Hi r watch at evening gray— In the glowing embers tracing the face Of t)io dear ono fur away, Where the wild waves dash with thundering crush Upon the frozen shore, Where the dying prayer, and the shriek of despair Are drowned by the tempest's roar. Sadly nnd slow does the Spirit go The young wifo's homo to seek. And the scalding tears from a widow's eyes Fall on a n orphan's cheek. O'er mountain and lee, o'er land and sea, It speeds with arrowy flight. And the eurth is fanned by its freshening wind, And glows in its spreading light; The owl* and the bats with startled cry, Whirr off to their caverns drear; ignorance flies with averted eyes, And Tyranny cowrrs in fear; The clanking chain is burst in twain, And m\riad voices blets The generous heart nnd mighty arm Of the Spirit ofthe Press. 0RTGAGE SALE.—DEFAULT has been made in the |iayn)ent of certain mor- 1 ys due upon a mortgage made, hy Eaton |{nrtman to John W MeNair be; ring date October 4 i &&0, and r> - corded in Livingston County Clerk's ilfllce, October fi, l\>i0 in Liber .12 of mortgages, pago 140. noun which said mortgage there is due nt the first publication of this notice the sum of one thou«alid dollars, and in­ terest sine* Octols-r 4, 1850. rind no proceedings nt law or otherwise have been instituted to collect said moneys or any part tbcroif. Now therefore notico is hereby given that by virtue of a power of sale con tamed in said nnirtgngn and of the statute in siii-h ease made and provided, the mortgaged premises whii h are described in said mortgage as follow*, viz: -All that tract or parcel of laud situate in the town of West Sparta and being in lot No. 125. in township No. 7. seventh range of town­ ships in the said town of West Sparta aforesaid and hounded north. en*t and south by tho respective north en*t and smith lines of said lot. nnd west bv fifty acres heretofore deeded fo David ami Jnmos F\ McCartney and Vreliibald Kysor hy John W .nnd William D. MeNair. and by lands occupied by Mrs. Purchase, said piece of land hereby conveyed con­ taining one hundred anil twelveniul twenty-on\ one hundredths acres be the same lhore or less.\ will be soldnt Public Auction to the highest bidder and the mortgage will be thus foirclni-eil ( w the first day of July. 1M11 at 10 o'clock A M.. at tho Dansvillo Hmiso in the village of Dansville, Livingston County N. Y. Dated April 4. 1RH1 JOHN W. McXAlR. W ILKINSON k A DIIOTT Atty's. Hvvl2 Mortgagee. From the Vlhnuy Joifrnal. UDCKY MOUNTAIN ADVENTURES. COL. 1.AXDEIC* WAGON ItOAB EXPEOITITIOX. Description of tho country—Deep Snows—Fight with the Indians—Dis-ging Wells in tho Desert—Condi­ tional Treaty with the Indians. Notice to. Creditors. n workmanlike vebstcr's New Pictorial Dictionary °f at Xo. 1 Ameritaij Hotel Block. WM II LIBBY. In pursuance o'fnn order of George Hnstiugs, Cottr- ty Judge ofthe County of Livingston nnd of tho statute in such case made and provided, all persons having claims against the estat^ of Benjamin It. Ap- pint late ofthe town of North Dansville. m said Coun­ tv deceased, are required to exhibit the name, with the vouchers in support thereof, to tho undersigned, admini '-trator of the estntc of said deceased at tho office of \\ ilkinson A Abbott, in the town of North Dansville. in said Countv oil or lieforo the-10th day of August. ISfil.—Dated \Fehrnarr lst.1861, CmiV PHILEMON W. APPLlN. Administrator. PRUSIA & JONES, Erst Premium Art Gallery! HEDGES' BLOCK, Main Street, - - Jtansrille, N. T, rKTVMKS TJtMJiJy- AS CHEAP AS THE CHEA'PEST I And an Good as the Best. j. c. pnt'stv. 14 c. r. JOXES. GEIVT'S DRESS HATS, Fall Stvlc, isnn. \|so a lar^e assortment of tho la­ test styles of Soft Hats, hist received nt tho BOSTON cLvrnitfo HOUSE. 8ojj|»j/»ibur, WO, Wcare permitted to publish the following interesting account of this expedition, con­ tained in a letter received by Hon. George Ilyland, of the Assembly, from his son re­ siding in OroVille. Butte county, California. The letter is dated February 7th : * * * As for my trip with Col. Lander, I will give you ^ji account of it as well as my memory will permit. The train started from Marysvillc about the 15th of May last. I joined thorn nt Orovillo, and was so lucky aitoget in the best mess. Tho train con- j-i-ited of nine wagons, each drawn by six mules. There were about one hundred hor scs and mules, and forty persons; tho officers and ongiiieer* in ono mess, and the remain der divided into thrco messes, with a cook for oach. There were four good tents, each largo enough for fifteen men to sleep in.— On ths third day out, we came to the snow in tho Sierra Nevada, which was from five to twenty feet deep. There wc were de­ tained several days slowly working our way through the snow belt which was about fif­ teen miles wide. While waiting here, our stock was taken to llumbug Valley, where there was good grass, and the loading of our wagons carried to tho same placo ou mules. Humbug is a beautiful valley, located on the head waters of the Feather River. Af­ ter seven or eight days our wagons were safely over, drawn part of the way on run- nors, made by ourselves, and part of tho way dragged through tho snow. Arrived at Humbug, we camped about, a week, recruit­ ing our stock. From Humbug to Honey Lake it was two days' travel over mountains, but without snow. Honey Lake is n valley of over one hun­ dred miles in length, and from ten to tw«nty miles in width, but mostly desert or alkali land, so that a large part is unfit for farm­ ing or grazing purpose; but this end is very fortile and well settled, and tho sides of tho valley are mostly fertilo. There is no lake thoro now, but a fow years ago it was a beau­ tiful sheet of water, ten miles in diameter, inhabited by flno largo flsh ; but now it is nothing moro than a swamp, covered by tuly, (very like our' rushes.) Susan River, Its inlot, is a flno stream of water, and is full of mountain trout. The Pah Utah Indians wore at war with tho whites, who had gathered tqgether in tho towns and had fortified thomsolvcs.— Several fool-hardy persons would not lcavo their farms, and reportscamo in daily of new murders. Wo had boon camped at Honey Lake about ten day* when tho settlers re­ quested Colonol Lundor to join with thorn in an expedition against tho Indians. After somo urging, ho concluded to lcaro it to tho men, who noarly all were anxious to go.-— Ho told us ho came out to mako a wagon r'oad, not to fight Indians, yet prepared to Resist, or if necossary to attack them, and it was left for us to say whothor wo would go or not. Ho asked nono, but would take tho names of any who Would like to go. Thirty five handed their names to him, from which he choso twenty-eight. Tho remainder were to stay and guard the stock and other prop­ erty, during our absence. Thirty-five well mounted Honey Lakers, under command of Captnin Withorton, came to our camp on the 17th of June, and the samo night, at 10 o'clock, wo left camp and marched until near daylight, when we camped in a secluded spot, and remained quiet until the next night, so as to avoid being seen by the In­ dians. This course wo pursued for three days, when wo gave up our night travel.— Nothing worthy of note occurred for soveral days, savo silent watchos nnd frequent guard alarms; baton tho seventh night out, the Indian* fired arrows into tho camp, which did no harm, though their savage yells made our eyes open to their full extent, and our hair stand on ond, though nono would own it. In the morning our scouts were out, and saw Indians on tho hills, and reported a large valley about ten miles to our right.— Thence wo moved to give them battlo, as wc thought from thoir former success they would mako open fight, as they did with a party larger than ours at Pyramid Lake, which they defeated, and more than half of whom were killed. But ingoing through a canon they ambushed us, and fired two vol­ leys from the rocks over our heads, killing a man named Painter, from Honey Lake, Wo soon routed them, but do not know how many wc killed. Arrived in the valley, wc camped and fixed for flght. The Indians were on the hills in hundreds,—wc counted over four hundred at one time, all mounted and mostly armed with guns. They would not come to the plain to fight, but wo had several skirmishes with them, in which wc always came off victorious. Wc were armed with Sharp's Rifles and Colt's Revolvers. The Indians had many revolvers but were astonished at the distance we could shoot. They stayed near us two days, then left for parts unknown. Aftor following them for two days, we turned for Honey Lake, arriv­ ing there July 2d, after an absence of four­ teen days. On July 5th we began work on the road at its junction with Honey Lake. About 30 men were employed; tho rest of tho party were constantly making excursions through the mountains and plains ; I was among the latter. Wo arrived a*t Buffalo Springs in the Desert after two days travel from Honey Lake. Here wc put in some wooden tanks, making it a good watering placo for stock, although the water is not ilrat rate nor the grass abundant. From hero eight of us crossed the Desert to a range of mountains un our right, about fifteen miles distant.— From the summit of those wc had a fine view of Pyramid Lake, which looked so near that ono would think ho could jump into it from where wo were. Here wc wore overtaken by a severe thunder storm of rain and hail, an4 it was morning before wcjjot to camp. We next moved to Deep-Hole Springs, where nature has made a better watering place than man ever did. There arc hero 'several largo ddop springs, some of them forty feet in diameter; the water is cold, sweet'and full of small fish. Who can tell how they camo hero? Here wc found plenty of lino grass. Wo next came to Granite 'Hills ; here wo dug somo fino wells. There ia plenty of good grass on the hills. From here, a party of thirteen, myself with them, went to the left ofthe Emigrant road .thro' tho Bltlok Rock country, mapping it and prospecting for minerals, in which this country is rich ; gold, silver and quicksilver being found. There were two companies prospecting while wo were thero; one from Honey Lake and tho other from Marysville. During this tfip wo went through tho fa­ mous High-rock Canon, which is over twen­ ty-five miles long and not over one hundred feet wide, with perpendicular sides of rock from ono to thrco hundred feet high. It is a most sublime and gloomy place. Near this Canon is the celebrated petrified tree which rumor said was five hundred feet long. Wo went to visit it, nnd found a country where there was no shrub or tree higher than my head for miles, yet hero were throo trees, in nearly a perfect stato of preservation, on a ridge, partly imbedded in tho ground. The longest was one hundred und thirty-two feet in length. Tho stumps tiro still visible.— Theso trees nro certainly ono of the curiosi­ ties of tho world. While horo we wore dis­ covered b y the Indians, nnd enmo near being surrounded, but wc kept elenr of them, and, in returning, kept tho ridges to prevent sur­ prise. This wholo country is barren, tho springs cither warm or boiling hot, with hardly grass enough for tho stock of our small party. Aftor boing out fifteen days, wo joined tho main party at Rabbit Holo Springs, whero thoy were building five large stone tanks. After theso were completed, «migrants could wattr one thousand head of stock a day, whoro formerly they oould not water moro than twenty. 4 C)no who has entered Califor nia by this route, will remember the horrors of Rabbit,Hole :,tlie thirst of th« slock and the smell of the dead] animals which were, scattered over the plain for mile*. , But>hcs« \horrors will no more exist. These stone tanks constituted tho great work of tho trip^ and truly they are .a great work; they are built of watcr-limo and stone, the lirao being brought from Honey Lake by a six ox team; the rock from the'neighboring hills. From here to Antelope Spring is eighteen miles, whore wo blasted a largo basin in the rock tp catch tho watorfrom a spring. This Will long last as a monument of Yankee skill under disadvantages, our facilities for the work being very limited. Col. Limder wat constantly on tho works; saw o very thing done and loft nothing to the judgment of others, but took tho whole responsibity upon himself. From .Antelope Spring to Humboldt is twelve miles. Leaving tho main party nt Antelope, we found the stock with a strong guard ill tho beautiful Lassen 's Meadows on tho Humboldt, at the chd ofthe route, (the toad having been worked from the east to to this point.) This change of scenery was most welcome to us. After the long tramp over a desert of sand, thero wo rested about a week ; then taking fresh animals, we start ed parallel with the Humboldt, but keeping a range of mountains between us and the riv­ er. At noon ofthe first day we stopped at a fine spring from the mountains, for ono hour, but at night camped without water—star.cd early tho next morning through the hot sun, and night again overtook us without having a drop of water in our canteens.' It had given out early in the morning. After we had held a short council wc'started for the Hum­ boldt. Arrived nt tho summit of the moun­ tains, wc saw in the distance the camp fires of several emigrant trains. Our animals animated by the sight, took fresh courage, and after a hard nig4it's ride wc found our­ selves on the river just as tho sun showed itsulf over the hills. After this severe trip ( We lay still for ono day, and then started up the river, constantly meeting emigrants, whom we cautioned against tho Indians.— Wc surprised two Indians in an emigrant fcnmp, and returned to the camp at Lassen's Meadows with them, having been out tercn days. Word was scnt.to Col. Lander, who came and talked with the Indians, made them somo presents, and let them go. Thj next day more came into camp, and kept coming daily, until Col. Lander got one by. presents to take word to their Chief, Winnc- mocn, to come and soe him and make a treaty. The Chief sent back word that he would be at Deep Hole Spring* on our return. The work being finished, wc began our return, and the second night after leaving the Hum­ boldt, camped nt Deep Hole Springs, when Winncmoea, with two warriors, enmc riding Intocump. After much talk and many ges­ tures thb treaty was finished. The Indians were to suspend hostilities Until next sum­ mer, when they were to be renewed, unless Government did something for them, or made some appropriation in payment for lands. Nothing worthy Of note transpired on our routo to Honey Lake. Wo made short journeys and rested our stock. In Honey Lake wc enmped ten days before wo' started across the mountains. It wnsn more pleasant timo than wo had in crossing the May before. There was n o snow now, and tho mountain streams wero full of trout, which we made many good meals from. I left the train again at Orovillc about the first of October, after having a good time, good health, and enjoyed myself first rate during tho whole trip. The'party dijbanded nt Murysvillo, where the stock was disposed of. * * * Thero, were ninny incidents of the trip with Col. Lander that it would take me months to write. GTvo my respects to- nil who know mo. Write again immediate­ ly if you can. Affectionately, your son, Jxo. HYLAND. JQnbr. O N tip-too I entercd-the* bed-room'of \baby; My finger* were tinglinsr clear out to* > thclrtrriendi\M-... 5' i Ulsll J15 V With UHMIUI expectancy's lusciou* *w««i favor . • ., , j, c t - .*f As trembling I parted tho gossamer curtain». ( Where baby lay, fair as a fri*h ^morning-' glory; • \' Soft-cushioned on fold* of thebluest of velvet: A roM-bud, dropped down on a/bed of blue lilies. Like petals of purest and pinkeat petunia*, Four delicate flngeri.crept \out of their nett­ ling, '' ' ' i* V ' • ^Itonsparent'and chubby, they rest on th« | Ncrib's edge. And draping tho finger*, a fringe pf crochet • work, r , • A* nog»y and light as a net-web of snow-lnco, Lay, kissing them daintily—over so daintily! S > -'..1 ,v V\* Nails soft and to tiny,, and tinted like pink- buds, '\?•>£ * •< • Looked up to mo temptingly—\ over *o cun­ ning;\ And asked mo to kiss them, and oh! how K longed to, ' But dare not, for baby was smiling to sweetly I knew he beheld then an unreL-faco near him. Loose ringed, on his tomplcof puro alabaster; Lay curls pf tho softest and lightest pf texture, As sketched by a crayon of deiicalo gold-tint; Such curls'as the gods gavo ; to Gupid and Psvche! Those kissablc curls, with their live, »pring- ing, tendrils, Came up to my lips and went down to my heart-strings; Those^ye-lidsso filmy, transluccntas amber, Were colored nnd toned by tho blue eyes be­ neath them, f i The softest of purplo. O marvelous cye-lid*I Ah! what is this clinging so closo at my henrt-stringa t 'Tin fear— t/tutl know by the thrill in my bosom; 'Tis born of these ringlets and finger and eye lids: Born of this beauty too precious for mortals i It tells me I look on the face of an angel That lies there deceiving my sotil by con­ cealing Its pinions beneath the blue waves of tho velvet. I'll wake him ! with kisses that even as angel For such rare enjoyment would fold it* wings gladly; Would cling so mortality long for Che lovo oil There! thoro! I have reddened the white brow of baby,, Between those two limnings of delicate lace- work— The rarest of eye-brows: his laugh re-assurc* me ! I'll crush him down hard, wings and all, on my bosom. And punish the darling with rods made of kisses! Knkkebocrker, for March. • i i • a *#» a,— ... • FORQKTFULXKSS .—A great deal of harm is done through forgetfulness. A little thoughtfulness and care with respect to oth­ ers would often save them from a great deal of suffering, and aid them in their work. A man is discouraged in consequence of the difficulties ho meets with. An encouraging word may be all that is necessary to revise his energies, and to cause him to persevere. That word were er .6i 'y spoken. Thorc are those who are perfectly willing to speak it, but they do not think cf it. They are busy with their own work. The discouraged one s'nks into deeper despondency, not through tho'.r henrtlessncss, but their wantof thought- fulness. A young mnn is exposed to tempta­ tion. He is nbout to take a step from which a little influence of tho right will save him. There aro numbers among his acquaintances who could exert tlint influence. c But they do not sec his danger, or nre so busy that they must leave him to tho care of his other friends. He takes the step, arid it leads to his ruin. A little effort rightly put forth would hnve saved him. A l'URF. character is nko polished steel; if dimmod by breath, it almost instantly recov­ ers its'brightness. A YOUNG lady out West is charged with \putting on airs\ becauso she refused to go to a ball barefoot. Ax American poet talks of tho music of a low wind. Tho wind is often low, and very few ofthe poets can raise it. A GEORGIA , paper insists that the necessa­ ries of life bo admitted duty free. We be­ lieve that in Georgia this means breadstuff*, whiskey, meat, spurs and shirt collar*. WHAT tho world needs for it* regenera­ tion is not so muqh a startling revelation of new truths as newer combination and better appreciation of old one*. *'I SHOULD mightily like to drive out,\ said a dandy to a man, on seeing an elegant carriago standing in tho street. \Should youT\ tho man retorted. \Well got into that carriage, and I'll, engago thoy will quickly driveyouout!\ IN a villago school, recently, whon the scholars were parsing, the word waif occur­ red' in tho sentence. Tho youngest, who wa» a bright-eyed little fellow—puzzling over the word a fow moments, and then, as a bright idea struck him, ho burst out with \I can conjugato it. Positive, waif; com­ parative, wafer; suporlativo, sealing wax.\ TIIK FAMILY .—The family circle is God's blessed ordinance, nnd is the sweetest, tho happiest, and tho most hallowed spot on earth. It is tho nursery of affection, of friendship, and of virtue; the place where those ties of mutual dependence and help aro first formed, which, in their expanded state, unite human society ; nnd, nccording to tho manner in which the rights of the family circle aro enjoyed, its duties discharged, and its true benefits realized, arc the moral char­ acter, tho stability, and the grandeur of a country. DISSIMULATION .—Dissimulation in youth is the forerunner of perfidy in age; its ap­ pearance is the fatal omen of growing de­ pravity and futureshamo. It degradesparts and learning, obscures tho lustre of every ac­ complishment, nnd sinks us into contempt. After tho first departure from sincerity, it is not in our power to stop; one artifice una­ voidably lends to another till, as the intrica­ cy of the labryinth increases, wo aro left en­ tangled in our snare. THE TWO CAKF.S .—\Julia hero nro two cakes—ono for you and one for Mary;' Mary don't want hers just now, nnd you may enrry it for her till we get home.\ After a while the mother observed that Miss Julia began eating upon tho second cake, having already disposed of one. Of course, sho thought it was time to speak. ' \Julia whoso cake are you eating 1 ! \ \Mine ma.\ \And where is Mary's!\ \Why I eat hers up first.\ USKFULXRSS .—How barren a tree is ho that lives, and spreads, and cumber* the ground, yet leaves not ono seed, not; one good work to generate after him! I'knowall cannot leave alike; yet all may lc »ys *o»e- thing, answoring their proportion, \their kinds. FiXD a man whoso words paint you a likeness, you hnvo found a man worth some­ thing; mark his manner of doing it as very characteristic of him. THE winking of lover* has been d«*ned at an affection of the eye,

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