ritlSON OF WELTEVREDEN.
made the sign, he raised up his right hand towards heaven, afBr ing, at his last moments on earth, that he was a steadfast soldier of the Crosb.
I saw no more ; I could not look upon the horrible mode of Dutch hanging. It is not enough to kill a man ; but he must realize the most excruciating agony that is possible to be felt by the body of man, before he is strangled. I cannot give the details, but look into their laws upon death ; a man to be hung is so foully bound, that ere his neck is broken his bowels are torn, I heard a signal tap, a solemn roll of the drum ; a man had gone to the land of souls ; and then the band struck up a lively tune as the troops marched back to their quarters.
The elder missionary after some comments upon the probable salvation of Wongso ; and the fitness of the instrumentality em-
ffiil w. v. - . T.---affiil w. v. - . T.---a