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Democratic State Register (Newspaper) - July 30, 1850, Watertown, Wisconsin DEMOCRATIC VOLUME I Devoted to the interests of the Democracy ol Jefferson and counties and the Mate generally AND DODGE CENTRE WISCONSIN TUESDAY JULY 30 1860 NUMBER 21 At Watertown County anil Dodge Centre Doigt Wisconsin E B Proprietor One Dollar and Filty in advance if not paid within three months Two Dollars will be charged Twenty-five eta in addition to the prices if the paper is loft by the cairier package of ten or more papers sent to one post office at the rate of OXE DOLLAR PER YEAR invariably in advance above will tic strictly adhered to For one squat c of 12 lines or less three insertions and 25 cents for each subsequent insertion one column three-fourths of a column half column quarter column JU with privilege of changing quarterly Professional and Business Cauls four Hues or less per year ICr Legal and transient advertisements to be paid lit advance Communications and Remittances by mail m postpaid to injure attention Printing Of all descriptions ami in the most style executed with despatch and with the materials ai we intend to keep ourselves ed with the modern styles of and TITE and the necessity of going to folin Charles Fremont The feet of throe men have pressed the slopes of the Rocky Mountains whoso names are associated forever with those vast the Nestor of scientific travellers Audubon the in- of nature and Fremont tho of empire Each has done much to illustrate the Natural History of North America and to develops its illim- itable resources The youngest of all is likely to become as illustrious as either for fortune has his name with n scene in the history of the Republic as startling to the world as the first an- of its existence To his hands was committed the magnificent of opening the golden gates of our Pacific Empire His father was an grant gentleman frem France and his mother a lady fiom Virginia Although his death left his son an orphan in his fourth year he was thoroughly educated and when at the age of seventeen he graduated at Charleston College he con- to tho of his mother and her younger children From teaching he turned his attention to mankind now a private citizen and H poor man Charleston offered him a lucrative office which he refused He had been brought a criminal from fornia where he had been explorer Conqueror Governor He determined to his honor on the field where he had been robbed of it machinery used for ploughing near the rows A plough drawn with a two horse team with double whiffle trees cannot safely approach than three feet to a tree and every ploughman dreads a task which is commonly attended with mutilated bark on one hand and with grassy on the other A great One line more would complete his J improvement is made by one ries of route for a great horse ahead of the with short roac ftom tile Mississippi to San single whiffle trees especially if the cisco Again he appeared on the far draught traces of the hinder horse are West His old Mountaineers flocked J considerably lengthened to allow around him and with 33 men and 130 j ning to right or left mules perfectly equipped he started for I A wide error is committed in the Pacific On the Sierra San Juan all ting orchards by those who forget that jj his mules and a third of his men perished j roots extend far beyond the circle in a more than Russian cold and by the branches The whole mont arrived on foot at Santa Fe stripped face of the ground is covered by the of everything but life It was a moment work of tho roots where full grown trees for the last pang of despair which breaks stand twenty or thirty feet apart The of the United on the 4th March 1849 he entered upon the duties of the office the heart or the moral heroism which conquers fate itself The men of the Wilderness knen Fremont they refitted his expedition he started again pierced the country of the fierce and remorseless Apaches met awed or defeated savage tribes and days from Santa Fe he stood on the glittering banks of thu Sacramento The men of California reversed the judgment of the tial and Fremont was the first to got work done Cooks Pamphlets his assistant in the survey of Labels Ball Tickets etc etc done to order Blanks Deeds Mortgages kc on hand at the prices OFFICE WEST SIDE OF civil in which he displayed of the Golden Stale It was a so much talent that he was by Mr Secretary of War to E B Notary Public for County Deeds and other drawn and ledged I NOYES PHYSICIAN Office at his house cist ol lic Church upon tic south cet WALES EMMONS Attorney and Counsellor at nnd Solicitor in Watertown E in Cramers Block T A and at LEW jL i I Wholesale anil Retail Dealer in ami No 01 Knst Watur jnkoi C A MIEL JUSTICE OF TUT TRACK J tention to and the ing of contracts Office or Moie t of the River 0 and Tinsmith West S P stud Surgeon Office over the New York Storo April 1C 7 Co and retail Rollers in Dry Uio- j ami Pool nnd Stationery Hard Ware Carpenters Tools Nails Putty So DUTCH v L W M his services to the inhabitant ol and i- door 01 Uic Jefferson the basin of the Upper Two years was he with that learned man in his field labors nnd he won his applause and friendship On his return to Washington ho continued his services to the Geographer foi two years longer in drawing from his field book the great map which unfolded to science the vast tract had explored for he planned the first of those distant and perilous expeditions which have given lustre to his name Having received a lieutenant's sion in the corps of Topographical En- he proposed to tho Secretary of Wat to penetrate the Rocky Mountains His plan approved nnd in 1842 with a handful of men gathered on the Missouri frontier ho reached rind ed South He achieved more than his instruction required He not only ft ted tho locality and character of that great Puss through which myriads are now pressing to fined the astronomy geography botany geology and meteorology of tho country ami designated the route since followed arid the points from which the Flag of tho Union is now flying from a chain of wilderness fortresses llis report was printed by the Sonate translated into languages and the Scientific World looked on Fremont as ono of its however for more hazardous fields planned a naw Expedition to tho distant Territory of Oregon Ills first had cai lied him lo the summits of the Mr W ilk us had surveyed tide water regions of the Columbia river the explorers lay a tract of n thousand miles which a blank in j Geography In May he left the frontier of and in November he on Fort Vancouver with tho calm noble tribute to Science and Heroism larger and more obvious rods it is true are near the base of tho trunk but all the finer ones which so largely contribute nourishment are spread at great ces all orchards which have made some years of growth should have the whole surface cultivated and kept mellow and not narrow stripes or small foot of the for July of ami more LIU LI J Ull bt f 4 His name is identified forever some We reproduce from the popular of the most gratifying passages in ican history His miles of derness explorations in tho midst of the inclemencies of Nature and the ties of jealous and merciless tribes his powers of endurance in a slender farm his intrepid coolness in the most ing clangers his magnetic sway over unenlightened and men his vast contributions to science his controlling energy in the extension of our empire his lofty and unsullied ambition his magnanimity humanity genius ings and heroism make all lovers of progress learning and virtue rejoice that Fremont's services have been rewarded by high civic honors exhaustless wealth and the admiration gratitude of kind current about the time of tho last presidential election the principal events in the lives of General Taylor and Vice President to which the death of the former at this time lends a new interest GBN President of the United States was born in Heads for Some writer no matter who gives the recommendation for the shape of fruit trees They are commended to all who raise such trees It is said to te much better to grow fruit trees with their heads and branches near the ground than to have them ing over head for various reasons 1st The sun which is perhaps in our hot and dry Summers the of more diseases and destruction to fruit trees than all other diseases together is kept from almost literally scalding the as it does in long naked trunks and limbs The limbs and leaves of a tree should always effectually shade the trunk and keep it cool The leaves only should have ty of sun and light they can bear and profit hy it If trees were suffered to branch out low say one or two feet from the ground we should hear much less of the fire sap black spots and the Kite 2d The ground is looser moister and cooler under a low branching tree than tinder n high one and weeds io not grow a hundredth part so rank ond mulching becomes ry 3d The wind has not half the to rack twist nnd break the tree and shake off the fruit a matter of no consequence 4th The trees will bo much longer ed and more prolific itable 5th The trees are mote easily rid of county Virginia in 1790 His destructive insects the fruit is much Colonel Taylor served in the war of the by falling and the facilities for revolution and in 1700 emigrated from Virginia to Kentucky where ho bore a conspicuous pan in tho labors anil gles of the early settlers In May 1808 Taylor was a Lieutenant in the 7th regiment of U S Infantry In 1812 ho was made captain and placed in gathering it it are much greater there is less danger of climbing and less of ing limbs The trees require less pruning scraping and washing ami the roots are from the plow which is too often mads to tear and mutilate them These seem to bo indisputable facts mand of Fort Harrison on the W abash to silence all objections An When the war with Great Britan i or cherry tree is nearly twice as u on STICK TO what your business it be to it you will ft good living if not become rich Any pursuit ed a dozen years will make a man in- always that he is prudent himself and has a wife lakes care of what is carried into the house How many engage in business drive it pell year or two and then abandon it for some other scheme to be driven as fiercely nl first and to be vip ns No wondor so few independent A mnn must to it for years before he will begin to realize much A mechanic who is now worth at least thirty thousand dollars just remarked to on this spot more than five anil twenty and never had n desire to change my business Slicking to it was the j t-s away and the men full of cret cf for to our certain intellectual dignity In knowledge when he commenced manner of his overthrow ness he had to run in debt Cir the tools he remarked If I huj not had one or worked with In the early part of hto Arnolds in my my poor country life at times he was associated mJ not now bfen bleeding but with who became and among nations acknowledged among the left him Not one of then added a lar to the funds they accumulated in siness with this gentleman characters made rim from ono KOSSUTH AND A missionary from place in Asia Minor to Y Evangelist As occasionally allowed he tf ing and convening with Kamth And a nobler patriot 1 think cannot be found One cannot loBf in his presence at Wast an without being of far Washington His countenance is to impressive of honest worth and nil nrr full of dignity At you tint him he appears some what perhaps he has recently but little desire to moot and with rn any he ia weighed down under hiV country's but as he conversation thir thing to another and hence their ill cess Wo your business or profession to it season hard times and prosperous if you do not succeed there s no truth in We do not sny n man may be after years of lull for people often ofe but we do say who will stick closely to one thing will succeed belter powers nn honorable nation Iti of tho sympathy towards him in America one could his place birth before he was born America cf nil other would be the the of being once born the land of birth is the Could I not aid my which I had be peasant than i king anywhere should choose America the loved of my adoption is the great lever of and the merchant manufacturer or and make more money in the long man of who lo 1 1 i i J I I than those who are nnd every wind that We would rather stand our chance with the steady nnd man at homo than with the stranger who first commenced digging gold in California Itis ed around the lobbies of Congress that England has once paid this claim It seems thai it was net originally during the Black war in 1832 Black nnd the Prophet In 1830 ho was ordered lo Florida in For years sand dollars worth of fruit trees have been annually set out into orchards in thu single state of New YorK were all treated in tho best manner in prepar- ing the ground in carefully transplanting and in good care and cultivation after- wards each year's planting would ably bo worth to ten years not less than three millions of dollars so far as their value may be measured by a sum of money The question arises what proportion of this great number of trees ire actually advancing with full promise of they might What portion will really become in ten years by tho best treatment healthy and productive Several individuals have given it as their opinion that not one-half of the trees that ore set out ever survive I April he was summoned by tho the fort aitaeited by 400 for shooting out low near the g Indians and for his successful defence especially on the Southwest it he was brevetted major After that war he received the of colonel and a debt due to George but a sides ation cf that individual IJe sundry smaller demands 1 the Indians which io the 1 gate amounting to over nine thousand OF THE i pounds sterling were acknowledged and J Ijj J himself at the bailie of Bad manners and customs they appear lumped by the British in axe which resulted in the capture of very Of tile civilized i preparing to pay Th and all their habits antithetical to ans They sit on the ground the third year A very large number are certainly lost by careless removal hasty into hard ground and total subsequent neglect But of those which of tho Pacific at his fret He survive there are not one- U WILLIAMS Attorney ami Counsellor at Law 17 Waterloo n Vis hail tlie mountains by a new line scaled thuir summits south of the South Pass deflected for the Great Salt Lake pushed examinations right and along his entire course He joined bis survey ic Willcos Exploring lion and were fulfilled But he had opened one route to the Columbia and ho wished to find another There A F and in Iron Tin cind Iron of all Block Wale tenth that make half the growth they would attain under good We have seen whole orchards of young peach trees smothered to death the first summer by the heavy growth of meadow grass which nearly enveloped them A far larger number however are those which are not killed outright but which year after year with a slow and 1 u 1 command of a separate column and in j lve sit on a chair They December 1837 fought at the battle of cat with their we rat with our which in the total Their wear defeat of a largo body of Indians Tn their men wear We take off May 1815 Texas was annexed to hats on entering a room they take off Union and in August following Genera Uleir Our gentlemen visit Taylor then m command of the first women men Our fair department of the army proceeded with ther beauties a a portion of his troops T in wc On the of March 1846 he took up Qm their Ins line of march for the Rio Grande onJ ours their he arrived on the On the We think them barbarians and fanatics and wonder at their taste they retaliate by calling us dogs and are ished at our want of good There are scarcely two points in which they both agree and it may be said with truth that what the Anglo-Saxon is the Turk is not Attorney at Law ami Solicitor in Attorney ami Counsellor at Law ami Solicitor in Chancery Watertown Wis DANIEL DOBBS Attorney Counsellor at Law in Chancery Lake Mills Jefferson county Mi K ami Deputy District veyor for tho County in to lo kind of tho most approved style was a vast region south of this line feeble growth Now this tardiness is fabulous interest and he I altogether unnecessary Peach trees as longed to apply to it the test of exact Science It was beginning of ter Without resources adequate plies or a guide and with only twenty-five companions be his face once more to thu Rocky Mountains 1 Then that wonderful Expedition filled with romance achievement and suffering in which he was lost from the world nine months travelling 3500 miles in sight of eternal snows in which he explored anil revealed tho grand tures of Alta California its great basin tho Sierra Nevada the Valley of San and Sacramento explored the fabulous Buenaventura revealed the real F established the geography of the Western part of the Continent Solicitor ami Counsellor County Wis K M JOSLIN M ami Surgeon Lake Mills located at the above for the of his profession BUA v KS M Physician Surgeon Beaver torn Co J CODY Physician anil Surgeon in John ions new -i in 1 In August 1814 ho again in Washington an absence of sixteen months His report put the seal to tho fame of the young Explorer lie was far north as forty-three degrees have been to yield tho third summer from transplanting three pecks of peaches and apple trees the summer one bushel each An eminent now living in western New York set out a large garden after long years had silvered his head with whiteness yet for the past twenty years he has an- enjoyed a profusion of fruit from this fruit garden The secret simply in treating his trees well as every good farmer treats bis corn and cabbages But we cannot afford to give so much attention to our rich mnn only can do says the laboring not afford to be Tne man of small means is the very person to save his trees after he has paid for them he is the very man who should not spend his coin to have feeble and fruitless a third Expedition while writ j ards Let him buy half iho number and a of the second and before apply the other half of the purchase -i building Hotel A K VAN IX Physician and Surgeon Altaian Jefferson Co W WM C FOUNTAIN Wholesale Druggist and Manufacturing ecary East side of the uver Watertown Books furnished to order on notice and reasonable terms Bedsteads to order and anted to suit nt tho shortest notice Shop corner of Main and Watertown CALIFORNIA bourn fo California and wishing theit lives insured can be accommodated by its publication in 1845 he was again on his wny to the Pacific collecting his mountain comrades to examine in detail the Asiatic slope of the N A Continent which resulted in a volume of new Sciences to tho world und lo tho U States Wo cannot trace his achievements during the war with ico nor will future times inquire how many nor how great battles he fought After the conquest of California mont was made the victim of a quarrel between two American Like Columbus he was brought home a prisoner over the vast territories he had stripped by a Court Martial of his commission as Lieut Colonel of Riflemen and by the feb 30 1650 J A money in taking of what he has arid he will soon become tho gainer the operation It is however n great take to suppose that much expense is needed Enriching tho land is paid for by the heavy crops of potatoes carrots and rutabagas which grow be- tween the rows when the trees arc small and by the equally heavy and more loads yielded afterwards The expense of ploughing once a year and harrowing is perhaps not half the first cost of the ard to say nothing of the crops afforded while it soon renders it quadruple the value of the neglected Why do not farmers apply tho same wit and wisdom to tho management of their Mexican general to evacuate bis posts on the river which he refused lo do On the 1st of May he left his opposite open the with Point Isabel On the of May on his return to relievo Fort Brown which was bombarded by the Mexicans he was encountered by of the enemy at Palo Alto whom he de- Hia force consisted men The next day the 9th he again met them at Jo la Pal in a and after a battle routed them with great slaughter and took posession of Matamoras These two signal ries obtained with such disparity of force produced an enthusiastic admiration of General and of bis gallant com- panions in arms On the of September ho assaulted Monterey n fortified city of Mexico which niter a desperate resistance capitulated On the February 1847 with a force consisting of men General Wool being second in ed the Mexicans at Buena Vista under Santa Anna strong and totally defeated them On the 14th February 1849 on the examination of the al for President and Vice Proficient he was declared duly elected President of the United States and was ed tho 4th of March HON MILLIARD Vice ident of tho United Slates was born in Summer county New York January 7th 1800 His father iel Fillmore is a farmer still living in Erie county New York Mr Fillmore spent four years in early life in working at the during that time do ted his leisure hours to dy At th of nineteen he attracted the attention Wood county who took him into his Tn 1821 he removed to Buffalo and entered n law office teaching lor his until he was licensed to tice in tho court of common pleas In 1837 he was admitted an attorney of the supreme court of the state of New York In ho was elected a member of thu Assembly from Erie county and was twice re-elected He was elected to Con- gress in the 1832 arid after thu ex- payment said to have been subsequently made by England was to lie original owners of the debts who represented that the breaking nut and result of ican revolution prevented them from realizing what Galphin promised to pny them fur their claims Some rich developments are daily by both whigs ami democrats in reference to nnd saw swindles and in duo time the ple will be acquainted with facts in these Those who now support the cabinet will open their eyes by by without employing the power ef power well cast hie net in a mountain top expect to catch The of advertising are in a newspaper of pood circulation which mty cost fifty dollars per annum is the best find most judicious bo it will in all duw a profit of per This is an age cf ana the who would sell goods anil must tell the people where and what il to be had or he will soon find sold by his more enterprising and liberal Jl AMERICAN AND England was once rightly ted Queen of the This was no misnomer ten years ago hut merican progress IMS changed the scale and precedence is now yielded lo the United so far us the of GOLD IN A laborer named William examining an uninhabited building in Hundred Del a few days thrust his into of one cf tha windows and it a wrench ft perfect of den coin of English upon him lo his ana light Upon a further examination be finally succeeded in collecting seven tired and eighty dollars when be out to tell the newa Another who in found more malting upwards of ft 1000 They agreed then to keep matter secret but ly Shaw it his duty to it thn Fremont needed justice ards that they do to their corn and clover i i Irl tUour his defence was of a man genius and learning During tho ninety days of his trial his nights not mercy sion were given to science Thus ended his services to not to Why should they not when many who fortunately full grown orchards get more in monied value from them than from all their farm The difficulty is rendered greater in most cases by the very inconvenient of his term resumed the practice of his profession In was again sent to Congress nnd was subsequently re-elected for another term During this session he was placed at the hend of the committee of ways and means In 1844 he was nominated by the whig party as candidate for Governor In 1847 he was elected Comptroller of the state In 1748 he was elected Vice President A WRETCHED Bee thus speaks of the appearance of Mrs Webster and daughters at their late interview with the Governor and Governor of Massachusetts to plead for Professor Webster's life Mrs Webster was dressed in deep moo rning Her three daughters seemed sorrow-stricken and tilts Webster ia evidently a woman of great and persevering to thu last The eldest daughter exhibits in a grout degree the same valuable valuable during this most terrible gle through which they have been called to pass The other two do not look the same beautiful girls who testified in behalf of their father at the trial Their charmingly healthful appearance luis been exchanged for one more sickly and stid Mrs Webster in conversation with Lt said she and her daughter earnestly prayed for a tation of her husband's sentence His letters to the Council she said asking for a pardon were written at her earnest solicitations She strongly be- in bis innocence cr she would never have consented to their tion We of thai no doubts your sincerity Mrs saiJ Governor Briggs who until now had sat a silent listener I feel that he must have committed the deed in a ment of great provocation I cannot suade myself that it was continued Mrs he doated on his was a good kind oh sir we earnestly hope and pruy you may find jt consistent with your duties to tha public and con- with the cause of justice and manity to save him and our whole ily from the ruin and deep disgrace which threatens The Lieut Governor replied it thing which she said Mrs Webster taking his words looked earnestly into bis face her eyes streaming with tears and said wilh a force we never shall for- you say sir it is impossible to commute his I can't tell you that subject will try most conscientiously to serve and save your husband It is a most tonnage is itre fieni as is clearly of old England in this shown The tonnage ot the States is now put down of land at proving our in this Our has fur years ex- that of Ermland Two public The money lifts been in the Brink of Smyrna to remain until referees determine whether or owner of house is Jed lo it Delaware Previous 10 Use Parson ding of Sc Church in named built irt which the gold was discovered He wai ni missionary sent out to gate the Gospel in this country by established and Sy at home some 60 or 80 sterling per annum On out ol the War he ttf since there were nearly or quite seven hundred United States whale ships in the Pacific Ocean The breaking out of the gold mania in California has no doubt reduced that number some and will probably continue to do so but it is a cheering reflection we who years ago were agonizing beneath the chains of British bondage have in so short a from her the up prayers for the King which tAt objected to and he upon it rendering himself very the people who finally h use and destroy his life It posed therefore hat he secreted gold from fmr nnd nn hr died verv no one knew although it that he had gold hidden searches were never thu present time the treasure Savannah stales parly of fifteen who been excavating on the South end of Cumberland Island succeeded in dii- a large amount of had departed to parts painful of tho honor of being Ike Queen of law has yet her Ineen bat she is net now the Queen of TUB KKXT elections that will in UT October ami for cf this treasure lias long been ul He next will mako wild I a cf and B witli the Gulp nn I hey have hitherto will it down a rush and carry il into iho ol i is more The need not flatter that of l anil the sending of the cabinet from power in save them Il is loo nc look at the constitution of the present House of Representatives wc shall that tho wings must lose largely in body where even now under the full farce of the i hat existed in 1848 they have only about one half the bers There are from New who hold in consequence of the divisions of the democracy of State and it is by no means possible that the tame number of can be relumed that next fall The Pennsylvania delegation has an undue proportion though it is frr more equally divided than of New York In some of the states tho whigs must alsa lose and a man be defied to name one State in which there is much likelihood of the whigs Press making Detroit place by reports of its but have Iji'un in their attempts lo discover it The if their information in re- gard to its locality from an old man long c f having been connected witn piratical Enq Jl Little you to mend my Mid thu other day to a ft bit er tha exhibiting clearly about the you why don't you go and your mother to Oh she don't have time to tewing and MM to it almost every day to make heathen away t I reckon lb Philadelphia from tWi the amount of gold delivered by sel at New York on her trip wu
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