Weekly Mountain Democrat

October 19, 1861

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Weekly Mountain Democrat (Newspaper) - October 19, 1861, Placerville, California r VOLUME VIII.-NO. 42.! It C'ol'NTUY, AL.WAYS KICIHT; 3JUT, JIK1J1T OK OUK COUNTRY." PLACEKVILLE, EL DOKADO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA, SATUlfDAV, OCTOBER 19, 1861, WHOLE XI J1DEH, THE MOl DEMOCRAT. M I- W I MM.U UiiltMNll UY Year JS; Sli h u tbf utr.. ruit ii.itni.-n, fj; r-N. df 1" Ilrii-i or J WUK-li t la thr rao-ic I Boolts, Stationrrg, E T. C. NUGENT, I1IUJ.KII IX BOOKS, PTATIONEEY, CUTLERY, TOYS, FANCY CiOODB, ETC.. fit) muck, Main ktrert, L or Hflllic. In iilftlu or Uui.) ri... AIM. WMCMlj p. FISH tCK, 171 S i-lrir f MAltliMCK f T. t tl.p URMoritAT f, JACKSON' t. t ItfHMrRAT ftl Kl Ur.lrr (-Dl M'H'.V Irfl Iilui will THE CARV ThM-r-Clnry rirrpruof IliiM, St., C'l'LI.KS Jt rUOl' Jll, W CLl.LKV, I. IX h'n! Inn rvtuli-rr-fl Itouir %Ui furtiU tril "tytt. It limited in rvrry in the hrtt tulrnl in BOOK I' 1. A C K It U 1 I. I. K HM junt rn-vlvut n .-isjortmt-iit nl Standard and MisceUaneous Wrvks, STATIONERY, SCHOOL BOOKS, rt-Tttnv, I Al.lll'MS, l.c.1.11 I-KS1. ll-fllhllUISS, Mi-Ill- UIIUIU, KI1M.IN HTIIIKRH, ITC.. KTC., I SeMi-cli-il rxprtftf ty fur i lie Ci.untry Traili-, unit iclliiiu at Rrcally rciluci-il Alii., A Q E N T S i Fur Parranirnto Unl..... Aim California, Iliilli-tin .Min-i.r, i-lr. NEWSPAPERS AND PERIODICALS Ki'iK eniiilaiitly on liiui.1, nml s.ilil uniHiiitlly l.iv. ocl.y.lm IIKIINANI1K7. AXIlKliSON. W. M. BRADSHAW CO., MAIS 8TRKCT. and It-lall In BOOKS, STATIONERY, j Fancy Cullrry, ript-n. C'ifrarh. l Fruitt, ctt- clc Iturr junt rrrrivrii lliv ami lic.il k of hi ihvlr lilii- of liii-iiu-is cv.-r -with the choicest mkrkrt. Thi- Ctrj i luu llnr in tlic Mil Oir ft I (tit. MOUNT JOY (THNcr rinK MAIN PLACERV1LLE, COL. M. PlIOPIilKTOH. C1OI. K. VASNIXIi "f Hie ll..rsr. I .Ir.ln-t t.. li.r.irm lii- 'n'l.il.. I'ultlir IF' iirrnilj t.'nl In I brlrlur of nti >rr I'OITI-.UI 1IIITKI.. Tfcuftf knov linn It- i net pledge mysc-lf to be the blind and j subservient supporter of the Administra- tion in any hands whatever." Then good policy and sound patriotism, instead of doing away with party, im MY WHISTl.IMJ NKItillllOH. We hud moved into a new liuusi-, t-ilti- atrd alioul the ci.-nlre of a row ol U-n, all run up togt-lber in hurried, iiiijK.'iri'on fnKhinn; and divided from i-nch otlu-r by partitions of brick so thin that sound was only a little deadened in through. For the first three or four nights I unable to slei-p, except in MiutctH'S. for so many noises mine to my curs, originating, apparc-nlly, in my own domii-ile, that MI iuly in regard to burglars excited. Until nn tin: lirst and M-cond nights I mudeit jiiurm-y ihrntigh tlu: .-mall hours, but found no intnnK-rs upon my premises. The sounds thiit nn- cume from sonn.- of my ni-ighhors, '.vho kept much lutur vigils than huitt'il my hubits. 'There it is again snid I, looking up from my paper, us I reading on thi- second day nfti-i- I to'ik possession nf my i nnte.- new home. 'That fellow is a great nui- to nfkriiilk-U-d'.'i: nivsi-lf so Im-gi-ly his di-btor as I n-allv wns. We were In our bed room nnd nbont re- tiring for the when l.'tid voices, ns if in Mi ifc, t-uinc- thniiitr't ihu thin partition wuhs, from our iu-ighbors on the other side. Something had gone wrong there, and angry pnssions were in the ascendant. 'How very In-marked. 'Thi' man's n brute snid my wife, em- phatinillv. 'Mi: does nothing, it si-i-ms to mi-, but wrangle in family. I'ily that j In- hridn't sdlllething of Ihr ph-asant ll'lll- l pi-v of our neighbor "li the oilier side.1 is a mine ann-cablu sound, 1 must was my answi-r, as the nott-s of ino-ii: slrals over the m--r nn th'.- air. 'Far iiinfi- aan- ri-lunii-d iriy ifr. 'Hi; plays wi-ll on his I voii.-c of my wifi- xloleout, ns if hnlf afraid, and trembli-d a little while on the words ol in old song.' 'The air of which our neighbor was whistling the said f. Itight; as I wns my companion's expression, after n pause, slapping his hind on his knt-e. I could hardly help unilingat the look of wonder, and conviction that blended on his face. I would not send that said f, meaniimigly. hung mo, if I do! f must study Ihh ens.-. I urn something of n of MonOo-V, girl, with .._._ _, Her death appuuitd to havu I .said, smiling. My ear was following the plicr, yon must kno .If mv iii-ighb can uwaLrn the birds in the heart Sfcw waa atnpfivii -of itt-tnrr VlotllHIM o." i-vi-ry thinji and4t wwirttli aW- ticulty thul some man 11 found in the underwood, which, together with' her photograph, (which wan to Mantl- fy her. >'or more than tht Inrea- of justice wurit fruUtww. How- ctii, piovidential circutiihtancca tnabled the ollii.-cTs to nscerfiiifi tiiat the uufortu- nate girl'vrns named Marie na- tivu ol l.ouharih, in thtt (U'lmrtnieot of 8a- ci-Loiit, and nfutrwitrdM a domtatie smice. 'What fellow asked my wife, who-e countenance sliowed .surprise ut the re- mark. She WHS either uncfjiisi-ioiis or af- fected by the circumstance that nlfected my sensitive ears. 'Didn't you hear said I. 'Hear wluii 'That whistle.1 'Oh 1' A smile passed ovi-r my ilV's countenance. 'Uoes it annoy you f' 'I can't say that I nm particularly an noycd by it yet; but I shall hi- if it's to go on so constantly. A man whistle.- fur want of thought, and this very will cniiseii me to look narrowly into his face. ph-ased recognition. stood until our neighbor passed lo un- olhrr air, set to Mrs. Hi-mans' benolifnl words, to the sunset tree.' To a j It wore a better expression, than when slow, suft, tender measure, the notes fell, I observed it last, vet sliil wi- heard them with singnl.-ir dis- Then you didn't send lhat tliruiiu'b the intervi-ning wall, No, sir. Why, siiK-e I .saw you I've if my will.', ho mav whistle till the crack j servant at Joyous. Like Marie of doom without hinrlrnnci: from me I she hud been onu day accosted by an un- am obliged to you for the known who had offered her an A week afterward I nn-t him again. 'What about the singing birds V asked, smiling. I All alite again, thatik Hi: nn i old sgtiin, urid you can't tell how much better it makes tin- feel. And I he j children arc hecnminir all.l h-.UM- III- IV ih.-il nn .-f. ll.i- the Democratic party; call for it as a watchful opposition to oppose the legitimate actions and working of the Administration, but to oppose its evil schemes and sectional policy. A Democratic party that combines all tlmt is loyal in principle with all that is National iu feeling, will work wonders in solving the terrible problem of our day. The Democratic party snatched the infant Republic from the perilous arm of Fede ralisin, and under its care grew to be a giant among the nations. The Democrat- Republics or the" dark planned present bounds of Of no I the Republic, and added new States and Territories in spite of threats of secession or in civilized .Vdminintration like "as, it. None that has BOOKS, STATIONERY, CUTLERY, proved as imbecile and incapable; none lively call for the maintenance intact of the other side. I have never luanl j him whistle; but bis scolding ahililirs arc good and, judging from two obsi-r- vation, he is nut likely to permit tln-m to grow feeble' for want of use.' 1 did not answer, liut went on with my rending, siienced if not reconciled to my whistling neighbor. Business matters annoyed me through the day, and 1 felt moody and depn-.-sed as I took my course homeward at night- j fall. I was riot leaving my cares behind me. Ueforc shutting my account honks, i and locking my lire-proof safe, 1 had made up K bundle of troubles to carry home with me, and my shoulders stooped be- neath the burden. I did not bring sunlight into my dwell- ing as I crossed, with dull, deliheiale steps, its threshhuld. The Hying feel that sprung along the hall, and the i-nger voices and dismemberment. The Democratic ,tilled sutldi-nly the air, in n swret attain in the henrt of mv wife also, find I said 'Thank God I' as warmly us my neighbor had uttered the words u little before. Fearful Depravity. The following di-luiU, extracted fiom the Courier de Kruno-, disclose the most feniti.l di-pravitv ever, perhafts, re- i d in the t.ur T.UII.K Tian.lr l.i I V Illf .1 l-.ni .in.I w-.ll ..1 I- wfXii.'II .t Sl.'l'l'. ORLEANS HOTEL, ,i'urnrr i.f >lain -in.1 IM. ICKKVIt.l.K. il. T. ri Toys, Tobacco, Cigars, Fruit, Null, C.indies, etc., etc., M-iin t-pi'iiMt.' tl.c f'ary ll'. aniii; n..u'Kiivn.i.'K. -fftisffllaurous S A. aMJ DriM.h IS .ILL KIMI50F .SADDLES, II A It SIK S S u.tk, wicked and disastrous; none I must Mve and tlmt has so coinpletelr disappointed the i L'nion' That is its and niSh lolly expectaliiins of its none 1 thai has so fully justified the demmcia- j lions of its foes. So completely has it i tnies bore down all opposition, will that i- Irmawnl trii.- uf an) In.il'r in to frntlrr lli r pur'-d nf ill a -tltf to l >u jMint ill l tlill nturr i Sin- .-x-tiM-lini'lit r ST. GEORGE HOTEL. J. 11. II AHIIKXIlt Itlill 1 J II. I' VYT.lS, Kent-Ik Mrrrl, bUHcrn J mid K, mill: jj. lnf fumihur to iin-nuiry. I lis- with ph-asrd interest, fur n link whi.e, and liu-n, as ioy JMiwvr to resulu'.iiiii quirk hum ol lM.-tter reasoVi, I said, in my rm phatiually, as il iviiilinihng mi evil spirit, 'Uegtim-, dull unii the lieml K-l't UK.-. Then I spoke clii-t-rfully, and in n lone of interest In quiel little May. who hud walked round me ihreiior four tinu-s, won luring in tier hrart, doubt, what held her at a distance from her pupa, nnd who was now seated by her niollier, leaning her Haien ht-ail, (lulled nil ovt.-r with glos- sy curls, against her knee, tilie sprang, wt Inv voice, mill was in my lap al a humid. Whal a Unill of ph-usiire thr rxtritfinli'inry thai we tempted In give to our readers u translation of them. 'I hi: scene of Ihe occurrences is in the de- partment of L'Ain. On tin-26th of Mny, a little before midnight, a girl, with dis- hevelled bnir, her clothes covi-ivd with mud, her countenance wild with flight, ran, breathless, into tin- village of lialan, The tn-iir Montluel, and iniplon-d aid and pro- tection nfu driver of a chaise, who ions-.- lit this bit near nu mi- i hour. She staled that sin- had just i-s- I alely, and after having lii-anl her story, la- is a Inns time since I felt so at niu-e. conducted the I" (vlii-e fill mi telirtnn as wlien my head went al Monllucl, Tin-re, alter iiavinj; rei-nv- ered little, she slated that in the ol her arms sent lo my heart art lull uf Oh, thou loan upon its pillow, thanks In mv hem ted neighbor, at whosu whistlini; pro- pensilies I vva.s Mclim-d in the to be. annoVi-d. Kilt fur him I should have none lo I-I-M with the harsh liisrord of my sci'Iding neighliiir's vniei; in my and ill at i-a-e with invself nnd the world. On what seeming tiilli-K hang our status of ininil A word, n look, n tone of mil- discordant jnr, will bring light or -liadmv, sniih-s or tears. Un the next morning, while dressing myself, thought rvindiud forward over tin- .lay's anxieties, and care began lo driiw her sombre riirtnins uroiind Ine. My was stirrinir also, ami lik.- the bird, luneful in matins. Day on the nnijt out cheer fully, lolhiweil by Dear stimiiK-r winilingnirwitli Ueiione ilull nnd thu nn-rry laughter ol n child which had sprang into his and was being Mnolhercd With UUsuS. Thu cloud llint was gnlhering on my hr.uv pass, il nivay, nnd I ni quar- rel witb a iieiKhbor II you can help it' It diHisn't annoy lan.swervd. morning she had been -led by an in who to In; u and who nsked her to tell him when.- In- could tind nn office lor engaging servants. He represented lhat la-was tlie gimluii- er ol a clmdan nuar Moritluel, nnd that his master hud oideied him to lind u ser- vant to replnce one lhat wns about u) leave. He snid that thu plncc was an ex- cellent one, the wages high, perquisites frequent, muster nnd uiistress kind, mill tne duties light and easy, that the girl, name II soi happcm-il wns Marie Pi chou, Kfisatthnt time nhout to quit a si tun lion which she held at La (iuillsii. re; her week's notice that veiy nnd she Wns dnzxled by ihe fair prospi c' olfured by Ibis unknown individual. If I had had to deal with a she said, nflerwiirdx, 1 should have, suspect- ed some trick, hut a peasant KUVC me no unensintiKs." Sin- packed up her trunk nt onee, Ihe fe.low p'ersiiniling her to lake with- bur everything she had. Ai-couuia- mird by him, she wi-iit to bid ID n relative who resided iii Ihe quartiere Pierre Seire the two tln.-ii bought some luneli, for which Marie paid ur.d the man KPII tfi veil so to occupy the liinu (hat tlu-re was nn laking-the train to their destina- tion until seven o'clock in the Thus they did nut arrive at Moiuluel un- til nightfall. The unknown look Ihe. girl's trunk on his shoulders nnd told her to fol low him along a solitary pathway leading lo the Holds. After walking nhnii't n quar- ter nfan hour, he cntnplnitu-d nf the w'eipht of lliu trunk, and proposed lo Ihe girl lo hide it in a clump of thick brushwood, promising to fetch it in the morning early with his master's chaise. She consented, Ihe trunk having burn duly concealed, they continued llivir journry, now down solitary lanes, now across fields, on pre tense of shortening the (listanr.u. The night was dark, and the poor girl began to grow frightened she avoided walking in Iront. Hut .it length, nlniiil invariable of the unknown with proved tlmt it WBK one and the same person' cuncerned in them. Minute .si-arch was now instituted by the police of Lyons, but without result. At length, Providence put an end to this series ol crimes, and Marie Pichon was the instrument employed to bring the. criminal to justice. The circumstances attending this hist attempt, especially, the currying oil'of the trunk, so short t time after it and the. faci.ity which the guilty man evidently pnssi-ss't-d of evading the iminedintu surveillance of the neighbor-' hood, line tu tint he i-esiiled somi'tvherc iii tin.-.nilvirobg. Jlix description was on Sunday, the ueconutif June, the the IIJIIMI inlormalioti luinished by. thu tin.1 ciiiiiiiiuiii.- of Dugue- tun, arcniupaniid by the Mayor nnd the 1'nlice, went to the- house Mailin 'Dn- molanl, a small larmer in the commune. The nlaim inanirt-stcd by this purtson, stiikini; resemblance ol his lo the description of-the unknown, his dents, tfie increijible quantity of nl 'clothing hi-longing to female which was fuuinl in hj- ratht-r a serimis mutter with UK, and singing birds have or lost tiu-ir hrart for music.' 'Tile history of I an- el'i-d. Tlu: man sigln-d faimly. lias there Itvrn any rvCi-nl I rcntnrcii to inqtiirt. 'In what lir ankrd. Hiw there bevn iw> f iikc from ninf ing birds A new ctprwiofi suddenly into the Whv. yes.' hr 'nnw I snid (he man, snd st the same iimtnnt he threw l noose over her bend. Marie had presence of mind lo throw down her bandbox and umbrella, nml to raise her hands in time lo prevent the noose from bring drawn tight then violently poshing ntfllit! man, she took to flight across Ihe lit-lds, someliini's meeting with fidlsand ditches, nml leniing her face and hands with the thistles. At U-nglh ihu iiiimn begati to Appear nbof e thu horizon, and the poor girl saw across the plain the white bouses of a village; a liitlil was burning in one of Ihe houses, which serv- ed her as a beacon. Shi: ciuild now di- n-ct her course more certainly, snd nt Icnitth she arrived, out of brent h, st the iiiufCe uf UJIIAII. Un hearing her slory the entire bligcide if (Hilice Hirm-il out, anil I lie icen were seiil in difli-rvnt din-elinns. At daybronk Ihe girl was taken tn the railway otxlion at which she had got out, in order thai she might rrtrsce thupslh she hail tra versed. On reaching ihu held wheru the irnnK hud been cnncenleil, ihe signs of broken ips were discovered, but the trunk WAN cone. Thr in roads, lanes. ferrivH. and so un, WITH raarchvd, hut willmul result A statement of ihv hivinjibi-eiiinsde to the niajiislrsies, Ihe Ciwlrt of Trevour dir, ctrtl an inquiry. The imrlH'iilsrs olilninvd Lyons CiiroK- ih-j y'.-.v-y Th iiriTs Ihrti iteitt her ovrr llic Xroiiml whkh she Imd lnvi rwrj with Ihr A DOUGLAS DEMOCRAT. tht beginning as vulgar; and I did not care titful of it. Ther-- hn5 been smvw Vnw last evening tht ol Uutuulurd, but.no vcstigu of anything: tliiil could aid iu the identincattoii body could be discovered fof'ia'1 time. At length the tiring like tlmi usurvily worn by wns found in a thicket hard by. string corresponded with that. apron found in the house. of DtonM which wanted Hiring. Hera dunce which UM if the poor girl with the inonaUr the hands ofjuHtice. Other Stit arc expected there4va to believe that many more un servant girls have been nturdei demon in like munner. Silica. T'lilnc Beard there, has not uiorKelvsa an enemy tu the fair i same Uumnlaril. liul his fcro milling the.se inonslrous crimat' most rxlrnordinary part of ittf1 viz: to plunder the nnd of nrticlw of small servanl's elTecIs ID Ecancc do not aOMWI to much. It dixs not actuntud by any othor inotive n de.-sire to murder on a Urge rate W' rob nn A small. If Ihr nun be'rWitaWi nofnaniac, he IK certs est on rueord. TlIK PltlNTKK'a are they T A and a dollar there, OUM Inirnis aU miles nnd niih-s the biiildinii owner, positor, the grocer, tliaOailar, KislanlR tu him in Cftrr.ving ni-ss, have thef small xs a single dollar. from here and there' must irsthrrcd and natirirtrj H herewith to nevvr mil an lo wMrlf WMlthe V rn mS s rnnhlrd to IrtCe made, tntt waa no that t-tnild pin justice on thr track nf ihr inal. The and umbrella which ihe girl had ilroppnl Were not to he Y< t thr guilty man was chwe hy nil tire limv. It was wwls tMt he owM watch the of ef horrs (him Inp of on the _ it wf-mH to be the an who had fomnilltHl, nit s crhwt, yfi wnr.e-T.Ui. d. ihr vfifl of Fehtuaty, afmia m.-n f.mwi a of TrawMiya, wMeh ;