inst our friends.
Six men were killed, and Mrs. Crane knocked down by an abolitionist.
The same day a Mr. Williams, a settler near St. Bernard, was shot by an abolitionist, who sneaked upon him while he was quietly mauling rails on his claim.
Mr. Williams was a quiet, peaceable man. He was murdered by a pro-slavery ruffian named McBride, for the crime of being a Missourian and Free State.
August 13.--About fifty abolitionists attacked the house of Mr. White,
Preacher ple, was some thirty-one or two killed, and from forty to fifty wounded. After burning the town to ashes, and killing a Mr. Williams they had taken, whom neither party claimed, they took a hasty leave, carrying their dead and wounded with them.
Thee invaders, true to the Southern instinct, murdered a wounded prisoner who fell into their hands, arrested and killed a Mr. Williams, who was claimed by neither party, and who took no part in this or any other conflict; and, on the following morning,
s. Yes, sir.
Mr. Andrew Hunter. (To the witness.) Stand aside.
This sworn statement of a cold-blooded murder, by one of the perpetrators of it, elicited not one word of condemnation from any journal published in the Southern States.
Wm. M. Williams, the watchman, stated the particulars of his arrest and confinement in the watch house.
Capt. Brown told the prisoners to hide themselves, or they would be shot by the people outside; he said he would not hurt any of them.
He told Mr. Grisown; but if they didn't molest him, he wouldn't molest them; heard two shots on the bridge about the time the express train arrived, but did not see Haywsard killed.
Capt. Brown. State what was said by myself, and not about his being shot.
Williams. I think you said that if he had taken care of himself, he would not have suffered.
Reason Cross. I prepared a proposition that Brown should retain the possession of the Armory, that he should release us, and that the firing should stop.
he jailer, whose admiration of his prisoner is of the profoundest nature.
Mr. Saddler, too, was one of John Brown's stanchest friends in his confinement, and pays a noble tribute to his manly qualities.
He mounted the wagon with perfect calmness.
It was immediately surrounded with cavalry.
This military escort of the warrior of the Lord to the scene of his last earthly victory, consisted of Captain Scott's company of cavalry, one company of Major Loring's battalion of defensibles, Captain Williams's Montpelier Guard, Captain Scott's Petersburg Greys, Company D, Captain Miller, of the Virginia Volunteers, and the Young Guard, Captain Rady; the whole under the command of Colonel T. P. August, assisted by Major Loring -the cavalry at the head and rear of the column.
The wagon was drawn by two white horses.
From the time of leaving jail until he mounted the gallows stairs, he wore a smile upon his countenance, and his keen eye took in every detail of the scene.
There was no blen