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A CERTIFICATE BY LINCOLN AS DEPUTY SURVEYOR.
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That's what a Spreader will do if
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"When Mr. Lincoln first came to New
Salem be employed a woman to make
Mm a pair of pantaloons, which, proba
bly from the scarcity of material, we
cut entirely too short, as his garments
usually were.: Soon afterward the wo
man's brother came to town, and she
pointed Abe ont to him as he walked
along the street The brother's nam
was James Short ..'
"Without the necessity of a formal
lntroduction,w says Short, "we fell in
together and struck up a conversation, ;
the purport of which I have now for
gotten. He made a favorable impres-.
sion. upon me by his conversation oc
first acquaintance through his intelli
gence' and sprightliness, which impres-;
sion was deepened from time to time
as I became better acquainted with
him." . ' 'v
- 'A Great Com Husker. . -,.J
This was a lucky Impression for Abe.
Short was a fast friend, and in the day
of trouble a sure and able one. At the '
time the judgment was obtained Shorl
lived on the sand ridge, four miles
from New Salem,, and Lincoln . was in
the habit of walking' out there almosl
daily. Short was then unconscious ol "
the main reason of Mr. Lincoln's re
markable devotion to him., There .was
a, lady in the house whom Lincoln se-s.
cretly but earnestly loved. If the host
had known, however, poor, Abe would
have been equally welcome, for he
made himself a strangely agreeable
guest here, as he jiid. everywhere else. ,
In busy times he pulled off his round
about and helped Short in the field with
more energy than any hired man would
have displayed. ''He was," said Short,
"the best hand at husking corn on the,
stalk I. ever saw.- I used to consider"
myself very good, but he would gather
two loads to my one."
These visits increased Short's dispo
sition to help him, and it touched him
sorely when he heard Lincoln moaning,
about the catastrophe that hung oves
him in the form of .Van Bergen's judg
ment "An execution was issued," says
he, ''.and levied on Lincoln's horse, sad
dle, bridle, compass,; chain and other
surveyor's instruments. He was then
very; much .discouraged and said-.ihe
would let the whole thing go by the
board. 5 He was at my, house very much
half the time. I did all I could to, put
him In better spirits. I went on the de
livery bond with him, and when the,
sale came off, which , Mr. . Lincoln did
not attend, I bid in the above property
at $120t and immediately gave it up
again to him. Mr. Lincoln afterward
repaid me . when he had . moved to
Springfield. Greene also turned in on
this judgment his horse, saddle and
bridle at $125, and Lincoln afterward
But, after all, Mr. Lincoln had no
friend more Intimate than Jack Arm
strong and none that valued him more
highly. Until he fitlly left New Sa
lem for Springfield he "rusticated" oc
casionally at Jack's hospitable cabin,
situated "four miles In the country," as
the polished metropolitans of New Sa
lem would say. Jack's wife Hannah,
before alluded to, liked Abe and en
joyed his visits not less than Jack did.
"Abe would come out to our house,"
she says, "drink milk, eat mush, corn
bread and butter, bring the children
candy and rock the cradle while I got
him something to eat I foxed his
pants and macle his shirts. IT? hns jror.e
with us to father's. He would tall sto
ries, joke people, girls and boys, at par
ties. He would nurse babies do any
thing to accommodate anybody. I had
no books about my house ; loaned him
none. We didn't thi"fc about books and
papers. We worked; had to live. Lincoln
has stayed at our house two or three
weeks at a tim." Yet Jack frequently
came to town, ".here his sportive incli
nations ran riot except as they were
checked and regulated by the amicable
Interposition of Abe, the prince of hla
affections and the only man who was
competent to restrain him.
Lincoln's Kind Heart.
The children at school had made a
wide sliding walk from the top of Sa
lem hill to the river bank, a distance
of 250 or 300 yards. Now,- It was one
of the suggestions of Jack's passion for
Innocent diversion to nail up in hogs
heads such of the population as In
curred his displeasure and send them
adrift along this frightful descent
Sol Spears and one Scanlon were treat
ed to an adventure of this kind, but the
hogshead In which the two were caged
leaped over an embankment and came
near killing Scanlon. After that the
sport was considered less amusing and
was very much discouraged by that
portion of the community who feared
that in the absence of more convenient
victims, the boys might light on them.
Under these circumstances Jack, for
once In his life, thought It best to aban
don coercion and negotiate for subjects.
He selected an elderly person of
bibulous;, proclivities and. tempted him
wtth a, great temptatlod- 'Oia man' Jor
dan afreed to be rolled down the hill
for a gallon of wtitstyi ' bfci&cata2
r"Wresed. with thellttjK c
the puijme and tttrOaaser to ftre old
mi 1 ii ! i M
pry WUjUWU K.
T remember once," says Mr." Ellis,
"of seeing Mr. Lincoln out of temper
and laughing at the same time. It was
at New Salem. The boys were having
a jollification after' an election. - They
had a large fire made of slftivlngs and
hemp stalks, and some of the boys
made a bet with a fellow that I shall
call Ike that he couldn't run his little
bobtail pony through the fire. Ike took
them up and , trotted s his pony back
about a hundred yards to give him a
good start, as he said. The boys all
formed a line on either side to make
way for Ike and his pony. Presently
here he came, full tilt with his hat
off,' and, just as he reached the blazing
fire, Ike raised in his saddle for the
jump straight ahead. But the pony was
not of the same opinion, so he flew the
track and pitched poor Ike into the de
vouring element Mr. Lincoln saw it
and ran to his assistance, saying, 'You
have carried this thing far enough.', 1
could see he was mad, though he could
not help laughing himself. The poor
fellow was considerably scorched aboul
the head and face. Jack Armstrong
took him to 'the doctor, who shaved his
head to fix him up and put salve" on the
burn. I think Mr. Lincoln was a little
mad at Armstrong, and Jack himself
was very sorry for it. Jack gave Ike
neSt morning a dram, his breakfast
and a sealskin cap and sent him home."
One cold winter day Lincoln saw a
poor fellow named Ab Trent hard at
work chopping up a house which Mr.
Hill had employed him to convert into
firewood. Ab was barefooted and shiv
ered pitifully while he worked. Lin
coln watched him a few moments and
asked him what he was to get for the
job. Ab answered, "One dollar," and,
pointing to his naked and suffering
feet said that he wished to bay a pair
Lincoln seized the ax and, ordering
the boy to comfort himself at the near
est fire, chopped up the house so fast
that Ab and the owner were both
amazed when they saw it done. Ac
cording to Mr. Rutledge, "Ab remem
bered this act with the liveliest grati
tude. Once he, being a cast iron Dem
ocrat determined to vote against bis
party and for 1 Mr. : Lincoln, but the
friends, as be; afterward - said, with
tears In his eyes, made him drunk, and
lie had voted against Abe. Thus he did
not even have an opportunity to return
the noble conduct of Mr. Lincoln by
this small measure of thanks."
. ... Champion of the Oppressed. .
We have given some Instances of Mr.
Lincoln's unfailing disposition to suc
cor the weak and the unfortunate. He
never seems to have hesitated on ac
count of actual or fancied danger to
himself, but boldly espoused the side
of the oppressed against the oppressor,
whoever, or whatever the latter might
be. In a fisticuff or a rough and tumble
fight he was one of the most formidable 1
men of the region In which he lived. It
trnk n hler hmllv and n nerseverln nn !
to force him into. a collision; but, being
in, his enemy found good reason to be
ware of him. He was cool, calculating,
but swift in action and terribly strong.
Nevertheless he never promoted a
quarrel and would be at Infinite trouble
any time to compose one. An unneces
sary broil gave him pain, and whenever
there was the slightest hope of suc
cessful mediation,-, whether by soft
upeech or by the strong hand, he was
Instant and fearless for peace. His
good nature, his humor, his fertility in
expedients and his alliance, offensive
and defensive, with Jack Armstrong
made him almost irresistible in his be-
aevolent efforts to keep the ordinary
ruffian of New Salem within decent
If he was talking to Squire Godbey
or Row Herndon (each of them gives in
cidents of the kind), and he heard the
sounds or saw the signs which betoken
a row In the street he would jump up,
saying, 'Let's go and stop it" He
would push through the ring which was
generally formed around the combat
ants and, after separating the latter,
would demand a truce and "a talk,"
and so soon as he got them to talking
the victory was his. If it happened to
be rough Jack himself who was at the
bottom of the disturbance, he usually
became very much ashamed of his con
duct and offered to treat " do any
thing else that would atone for his bru
tality. Lincoln has often been seen in the old
mill on the river bank to lift a box of
ctones weighing from a thousand to
twelve hundred pounds. Of course It
was not done by a straight lift of the
hands. He was harnessed to the box
with ropes and straps. . It .was even
said he could easily raise a barrel of
whisky to his mouth when standing
upright and take a drink but of the
bungbole, but of course one cannot be
lieve It -; Frequent exhibitions of such
strength doubtless had much, to do with
his unbounded Influence over, the rough
er chuM of men., .: j T -m-t;
-mind in a '"degree 'so eminent, and it
wiw-eo-'rinlversally recognised, that be
never could attend a hone race wUhotri
fakinet tnmortooed to act.aja tiaJ xt
witnees VKt without assumingtSe re
sponsibility of a stake holder.
The Fairest Man. "
"In the spring or summer of 1S32,"
says Henry McHenry, "I had a horse
jace i with George Warburton. I got
Lincoln, who was at the race, to be a
judge of the race, much against, his
will and after hard persuasion.- Lincoln
decided correctly, and the other judge
said: 'Lincoln is tie fairest man I evei
had to deal with. If Lincoln is in this
county when I die, I want hiru to be
my administrator, for he is the only
man I ever met with that was wholly
and unselfishly honest.'" His ineffable
purity in determining the - result of a
scrub race had actually set his col
league to thinking of his latter end.
But Lincoln endured another annoy
ance much worse than this. He was sc
genero,'y esteemed and so highly ad
miret. aat, when any of his neighbors
had a fight in prospect, one of the par
ties was sure to insist upon his acting
as his second. Lincoln was opposed tc
fights, but there were some fights that
had to be fought &ud these were set
a day fixed and the neighborhood noti
fied. In these cases there was no room
for the offices of a mediator, and when
the affair was preordained and must
come off Mr. Lincoln had no excuse foi
denying the request of a friend. .
"Two neighbors, Harry Clark and
Ben Wilcox," says Mr. Rutledge, "had
had a lawsuit The defeated declared
that, although he was beaten in the
suit he could whip his opponent This
was a formal challenge and was at
once carried to the ears of the victoi
(Wilcox) and as promptly accepted.
,The time, place and seconds were cho
sen with due regularity, Mr. Lincoln
being Clark's and John Brewer Wil
cox's second. The parties met, stripped
themselves all but their breeches, went
in, and Mr. Lincoln's principal was
beautifully whipped. During this per
formance the second of the party op
posed to Mr. Lincoln remarked, 'Well,
Abe, my man has whipped yours, and I
can whip you. Now, this challenge
came from a man who was very small
in size. Mr. Lincoln agreed to fight
provided he would chalk out his size on
Mr. Lincoln's person and every blow
struck outside of that mark should be
counted foul. After this sally there
was the best possible humor and all
parties were as orderly as if they had
been engaged in the most harmless
In 1834 Lincoln was again a candi
date for the legislature and this time
was elected by a larger majority than
any other man on the ticket. By this
time the party with .which he acted in
the future was "discriminated as
Whig," and he did not hesitate to call
himself a Whig, although he sought and
received the votes of a great many
Democrats. . ., , .
Just before the time had arrived for
candidates to announce themselves he
wept to John T. Stuart and told him
the Democrats wanted to run him. He
made the same statement to Ninian W.
Edwards. Edwards and. Stuart . were
both his personal and political friends,
and they , both advised him to let the
Democrats have their way. Major Stu
art's advice was certainly disinterest
ed, for, In pursuance of it, two of the
Whig candidates, Lincoln and Dawson,
made a bargain with the Democrats
which very nearly proved fatal to Stu
art himself. He was at that time the
favorite candidate of the Whigs for the
legislature, but the conduct of Lincoln
and Dawson so demoralized the party
that his vote was seriously diminished.
Up to this time Sangamon had been
stanchly Democratic. But even In this
election of 1834 we perceive slight evi
dences of that party's decay, and so
early as 1836 the county became thor
We shall give no details of this cam
paign,, since we should only be repeat
ing what is written of the campaign of
1832. But we cannot withhold ofie ex
tract from the reminiscences of Mr.
Abe "Makes a Hand."
"He (Lincoln) came to my housiAnear
Island Grove, during harvest There
were some thirty men In the fielfi. He
got his dinner and went out In the field
where the men were at work. I gave
him an Introduction, and the bts said
that they could not vote for a uan un
less he could make a hand. 'Well,
boys,' said he, If that is alL I im sure
of your votes.' He took hold of the era-
He and led the way all the round with
perfect ease. The boys were satisfied,
and I don't think he lost a vote In the
(To be Continued.)
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