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Democratic State Register (Newspaper) - March 21, 1853, Watertown, Wisconsin E 11 3 AI Co T E S Per advance or within Z An win the pupfi- is by lie t tin uf square 12 lines or less ivM insertion For subsequent insertion column 00 oi a column 00 Hall column SO 00 Quarter column 1 i 00 -.1 00 by mail must lie paid to attention for procuring Pensions and for services any of tlie of i iin ni time Agent ilio ol ios oi 1 i u I'd I 0 of ol en- ut liall in J 8 U.S of Court of Joflbrson Will practice as Attorney anil in Supreme Courts drawn in Block West Ward mid in D brick u Attorneys at n HOLM j OAN W E anilt ai in I n t 17 I VM and Chancery -I in in v Ai T Deal or in IVy I II Winos ui 1 -I o A F in jv A -in Dry r ami 3 one door X m pi s -i MOULTON CO in Jones LAWRENCE J iii Dry rockery mid ami Two doors east S P DAY T in Sieves and Tin J side River a rods Hotel April 110 PETERSON in Dry and Tools Wines Nails Sash side ol Periodicals lo on short not in when anit as usual without pain UiVer House WRAPPING PAPER of Wrapping at W H Apply Those surviving ions of entitled to Bounty ol as u case whore ol ii last win have liis Warrant and back to do so it is the lhan mi at business been in In ol The Is blit wfc not A word to the is will do to make before death thein of K B MUST 2 kegs gen martof Sadler for at STORE POETRY E A T S DYING The following lines were written by JOHN on his and are the last verses by that gifted yoang poet It will bo remembered that he died through intense grief on account of the too severe and unjust criticisms of Gifford the English Juvenile The youthful poet was removed to Italy where he expired and the last sad words he whispered wore I die ofa broken heart buried in the protestant burying of the of near Home pieces have appeared purporting to ba his last duction but these now transcribed are the last that ever emanated from his My spirit's lamp is and weak My feeble Death's finger pales my His seal is on my brow My heart is a withered leaf fibre dead and sear And near mo sits the spectre To drain each burning tear The with buds and bees Tlie air with purple The winds are in the trees Or on the streams But not for me the blossom's breath Nor winds nor sunny I languish in the arms of death And feod my soul with I sigli Jo back again My heart is weak for But is me my sighs are She misery Ills not barns my withered Bnt tints to waste with agony And sigli in rest To count tlie minutes one by corning light And ere the lingering day is done To languish for the To feel that's ink ing of the mind That nothingness of soul dead and dark and blind As drops of sunny sweet to find a tomb Where wild ever strewn by thee Above my cauch bloom Farewell my thy strings Go in Iho bowers Where oil thy dreamy whisperings Have charmed the buried hoars finger Aiin would wake Thine lay bid thy sleeping silence break wilt thou stranger scatter roses And slips A broken reposes Within this silent urn GRAVE OF BEN side of sweet Alice they have laid Boh Where often long to repose For here lie would kneel by the early spring And plant o'er liia darling the rose H is heart was as star to his gaze When the But now it is cold and rest he calmly lies under the stone How often liis eyes were saen briming with tears To willi in grief But joy would rekindle the light of his smile When bulm of relief At last lie has to the bright spirit land And free from all sorrow and pain Ho lasts the full rapture of angels above For he meets with sweat Alice again We'll gather tlie flowers From the green shady nook Arid from the silent oW mill To strew o'er the graves repose The hearts that death only can chill And oft when soul has grown weary and sad We'll come by tlie twilight alone To muse o'er the spot where together Ben Boh And sweet Alice Ho under the stone Scene at the Gate of THE NAPOLEON OF DUELISTS on hind at Oio Dutch ol MALDANER A poor tailor being released from world and a scolding appeared at the gate of Paradise Peter asked him if he had ever tb said the tailor bnt I haVe been married uOh said Peter that's all the same The tailor had got in when a fat alderman came up puffing and blowing you he door Not so said Peter been to No bnt what is that to the You let in that half-starved tailor and he liad no more been purgatory than 1 had But ha has bien said Peter exclaimed the lj y Been married Then please to go bauk said Peter no place for la told of a hoWS after their Had and the yonng man away hope Will Won have a As for roe I should liaTe little Daughter r laid hit loit him off with a trill jou gtl ill the evening of the 14th of June steamboat Rob Roy started from St Louis to New Orleans with n full crowd of passengers Immediately good to adopt a favorite backwoods phrase one person attention by the eagerness with he to up s at Indeed his efforts to that end soon and unendurable and yet his appearance was such as to deier the bravest on board from adminis lering the chastisement which be so justly deserved He was u hugh mass swarthy bearing the impress of ninny a scar piercing dark eyes that seemed to possess the power of blasting gleaming eyes such as taunt the memory painfully a rant luxuriance ol coal immense whiskers and moustache This savage looking figure was habited in Iho costliest clothing and adorned with a profusion of jewelry while the outlines of several murderous weapons were plainly distinguishable beneath his gaudy vast and superfine coat Nor did he need these to make him an object ol terror A io the science of belligerent would have confidently pronounced him a match for any five men -en decu aid froth At many failures he pre- on a young merchant of Notches to join at a game of poker They sat down beside a small table near the bar and were absorbed in most perilous of all excitement of which the are the ty of individual skill and the uncertainty of general hazard At first the stakes were small and the of cards seemed wholly in the chant but presently they bet and gold eagles-arid hundred dollar notes showered bourd with extravagant ardor and the current of fortune changed away from the young and to the in like the ocean's tide AE usually happens in such cases his Want of success only piqued the loser and he himself by venturing such desperate ventures as could not but deepen and confirm his ruin And thus during that long summer night Tha of their excitement became insanity Every nerve was every energy of the brain was taxed to the were set as those of antagonists in mortal sweat rolled from their brows like great drops of rain The passengers formed a circle around the players and looked on with that which extraordinary concentration of intellect and passion never fails to in- spire bosoms that shudder at the excess The merchant and the gambler attracted all kept many a wake by gazing till morning Among the latter was one presenting a countenance so piteous that it might have melted hearts of marble to tears A beautiful face peeked from the weeping all the while as if by some dreadful lion of sorrow It was the merchant's lovely wife weeping her well departing There was one spectator also whose appearance and actions excited almost as much curiosity as the players did He svas a tall spare man of thirty with handsome features golden hair keen bine eyes of tural brightness his firm thin lips wore a perpetual smile of the strangest most meaning With the exception of his red calico shirt his person was dressed wholly in buckskin ornamented with long flowing tassels and wilh ures wrought out of variegated beads and after the fashion of some western Indians He stood close beside the card and held in his left hand a sheet of j paper In Ms right hand a large pencil with which ever and anon he dashed offa few words as if engaged in tracing the progress of the game Still the merchant and gambler vered in their physical and mental toil The dial of the stars with its thousand fingers of golden fire pointed to the of midnight but still they did not pause It still was Shuffled and cut and up and I call you and rake down the pile Towards morning a tremendous storm The red lightning flashed hail poured down like a frozen great river roared till it rivalled the loud of heaven and the very pilot at the wheel alarmed But the mad players heard it not tumult of the raging to them whose destiny hung on the ing of a the smiling blue eyed stranger in buckskin still stood by them with his pencil and paper calmly the ot the game Finally the stohn passed as1 beau- came out like a thing of glory in the grey Then i merchant distracted heavy dared the climax of folly He staked five thousand dollars hid last cent of money in oh of ThV whiskered gambler they showed hands the blackleg had two pairs of aces raked the The merchant to the floor as if he had been shot through brain and that and fell shrieking vou play a many different games but stands one that can beat you at of He turned and met the glance keen preter naturally and shuddered but he immediately gained his presence of mind for he was and then he his met like the coil c-f a pent and demanded who are you lo banter a thus I am James Bowie of the other wilh a ringing laugh ami John Lafitte a of The gambler in his chair as if he had been struck with a thunderbolt again shock in a and asked iii game do Poker first pistols afterwards if the other they took their seats at the table For a time success seemed about equally the gain loss being alternate At last the gambler ventured one of his skillful in dealing Bowie smiled strangely a's his quick eye detected the trick He said nothing however but looked at his hand and five thousand dollars in ten large bills The went five dollars higher res in held bul with his habitual fiendish chuckle his nist showed four did By heaven the pile is Not shouted Bowie as with both hands he raked the tune of twenty thousand dollars into his pocket Choking antl purple ami gambler To the hurricane deck and let the pistols be trump this Good as replied Bowie and the two ascended the stairs and their separate An Episode in tile Life of Washington Cornells and Gen: I movement covered her I thai still lay open on ihc table She then rose from her seal and j said in a grave but j Tile English Have re- the of February 1850 tens George ibis have quite db if I can obtain of thousands of American citizens from all parts of the Union might be crowding into the of Virginia owe of the oldest and man English in habit and the American Stales The spectacle is not mine you need it is that of your father my son Lei us go together to his grave She then cast a hasty glance over the which they assembled to witness which lay on the the ceremony of laying the i ronl the number stone of a monument about to be erected i inkier bosom up to the memory of Washingion The i llu a together wilh President Taylor himself a i widowed iml her native of was present j Sl proceeded together in silence to tiny was one which They there side by will Icing ba P rayed This widow was the that So tq the whole j's the first drew the papers from her bosom handed one of the two lo young at- she did honor the festival was held that it this George and remember ii be superfluous to dilate upon but an episode of his early life one which was lle a i of re- full of grandeur and yet of on the origin the history anct tlie destinies of America They closed with these America must become a new in of the to eflect this she must the Old herself bver the stern and Bowie the slin was risin in a cloudless sky Nature looked sublime a bride worthy her Almighty Husband and God The woods and waters as parts of the divine picture with the boundless heaven for its back ground The broad river rolled away tike an immense sheet burnished ver speckled here anil there with a flash of golden bubbles shining fish led in the sparkling wave and all the bright these sweet singers whose life is a dream and that dream sic chanted their wild anthem to the new day while the two great the most deadly ever Known in the south west stood with cocked pistols eye to eye and their finger fixed on the hair triggers prepared and waiting to slay and be slain I am ready You give the Bowie in his clear ringing voice and with thru inseparable smile of strange meaning en lips 1 am ready shouted the gambler in tones murderous as death The two pistols roared Bowie did not move though he had barely for the let bis Toe had one- of the golden locks his yellow hair The gambler was shot through the heart dropping oa the brink of the deck had almost tumbled into the river He was buried by the squatters at the next wood yard And thus justly a bast son of the great Lafitte t There never was jury in the West who would have brought in a verdict against any for killing arid under the because public opinion that he ought to be killed And such were the desperadoes that Bowie exterminated The victor immediately to and restored the winnings of the gambler to the young merchant and bis beautiful who both received the boon aa the gift ot with as much gratitude as joy Dr Toast i lie his Whole career may o We musl reform bear them 16 wilh iis in thought winter of It a bright clear and young men might have strolling in the Bridge Creek in Virgin in a All her future destinies The youngest of the two was scarcely ai these two which I more than fifteen age but his i t my son's It is tall and frame his expressive j new nation alone lolly brow and almost j can puritan simplicity of aspect indicated a character far in of his years Plis companion who appeared to have numbered six or seven years more than himself wore easy grace tiie of an English Major It was to recognize in him one of these of the fitted alike to shine in a saloon or to win laurels upon the battle field The These words seemed quicken into life thoughts which had hitherto lain dormant in the breust latter was in fact the representative of f u i r I T m My father was ho exolairheil j with patriotic pride His mother in the midst of glow tingled on her pate cheek She handed to her son second letter she had con- one of the in Great The former the son ofa small landed proprietor in State of Virginia which in common with the Union un- der the English crown Why should you the elder of the two himself in an animated tone lo young com- your family uf English origin as aru all superior station in our Yes but for ries my nnd died iti this country and we have become ough Americans Whilst subject's of you must still be English Von surely dream of throwing into hands of that faction which dreams of an independence which must aver be impossible The long and America Bul she can yet be deemed civilized Range the side of civilization You well that mother her to ies away As hb deposited his ifi his the emitted a bonne sounded frightful like Ofa fiend but he instantly list color as A voice remarked ih hii Long after Victories over the French Arid English and his name was familiar with all Europe Dr Franklin bad chanced to dine English and French Ambassadors as near as we can recollect the toasts we're English Snn bright beams enlighten and fructify the est corners of earth The Fre rich glowing iih national pride but to polite io dispute the previous tonst Moon whoso mild steady rays are the delight cf all nations consoling them iii Dr Franklin theri arose and with his usual dignity and simplicity Joshua commanded the Sun and Moon to stand still Hnd AraV obeyed him welcome those her colonies who offer her their The sea is the element for you Lord Rodney my friend and he will gladly do all he can to serve ant before many years an will your native shares as an admiral Corne now you must go home anil teTI you have made your and to-morrow you will embark me the colonist morrow 1 meet you on board your ship either to you to land or bid you adieu You will accompany me I am Farewell till to-morrow And the two young men separated The Englishman with a firm step arid disengaged air look the path which ledi to the shore The American with a thoughtful tenance back towards thu town When be reached the modest nnd peaceful looking dwelling in which he and his mother dwell together he ed for a moment at the threshold then all hia courage lie turned the door oud fatly for she still seated and clad in the deepest mourning Her counter nance was but iay open on the table before her and by her lay some scattered papers and a miniature portrait The man have only one counsel to give mV child with regard to his tth him choose that which is in accordance with his taste and talents Let Intn low it honorably and with a loyot heart Bin let him of entering vice of England j that tte may to combat one day against her power Well ashed his mother ter he had finished pursuing this letter do you now wish to enter the No no my exclaimed young man laying his hand on his pr's tomb I vow by these sacred ashes fight beneath the British flag The widow embraced her told him to preserve his father's the day of his Next day ns the English nobleman about to embark his joined him on the shore Well you are coining said the with a Ira die by which he was No I said but shall one day meet again And they did meet again in 1781 un- der walls of York one in of English army j other at head of the American troops They met ai which wrested from Groat her on a firm of The elder of the iwo was LorS younger ft of January 1783 of Versailles proclaimed in the face of world the independence uf j United of America Then Washington received with triumph everywhere and victorious General feeling thai his warlike career was bid farewell to his army and hiving down his sword relumed once more to cultivate his favorite estate cf Mount Vernon on Poioniac Washington's mother now advanced in the of her by home i and folded her heart whom she had to America and whom America restored her laden with glory and wuri honors is German correspondent of the Bosion gives the following is of the ilies of The German requires that a man portrait of his father he I to be married should i 1 i r i i i only brother is most distinguished engineer of Sweeden He has lately massive sluice or of marble which unites the fresh water one side of with the on We now the of the of Russia ib building a canal the land with the Baltic So great are the natural obstructions engineer has yet to taking The house in these twb brothers born ha's been purchased by government for ii monument A night arid look as he acard of and by one to a lamp card was used up without accomplishing his object when fit had tip hii wife's tomb: still for a moment palu and silent then throwing his arms around his mother's neck i started id his eye's he This is anniversary of the day Yes George tl this day five vears thAi disd in my arms iell his enJ approaching he to cull you to his nnd when he had us he said lo ixie leave you a child mriKe hiin a nee u certificate of his baptism place of and also proof of possession of sufficient properly to a family Of course a youth lo j lo himself a is very often i to do all that is By the authorities nnd the is that in you will find a man and woman living wilh children whose marriage hns solemnized Bui n is understood I been reading over j a family consisting ofa wife and continued she his and the views he expressed in regard to you and I have asking myself whether we have each fulfilled our ties as we would hive wished Dh my mother you at all events have fulfilled your duly As tb I long to choose some reer which may enable the to show self worthy of such a father If this hot an 1 i i i- 11 i i L would subject of mxy There not yob oh more moment my son in which to the Sit down arid it The spirit of your lather doubt not watches us from above will help to us the you here below t I At these words hii deeply j itS if ifo is riot permitted to entffr of New the woman is the of the who accompanies her Consequently wish to just to the American get ruling passion wai recently in a on the of a An old Indy had lost husband and on the day of funeral her were what tardy in Appearing at the the old hand me my knitting I might ai well be a few sliches while the gathering is taking lies e is to lire well among the man who cin keep his wisdom and his 1 r c- f i I i t ii virtue n unite of strong temptation nnd Maine Liquor Law been re- Incidents of the Inauguration Although liio Inauguration nies niv over and tlie new has en lo red upon ils duties n very on the part of a large number of reader's to learn Hie various incidents of the casion To ns far as possible this desire we Condense from our York exchanges the foK lowing particulars The city commenced filling sum days previous to By thy third theft jam the public moving cars which came in on that was with On the Now crowd one hall the number had to siand up Thu truin laurs iti gouing si had h hard lime ol it Among strangers we're of course n number of bout oft others with larger o Uncle Sam arrests of were Military and Fire Companies from Now and placet were also on the When night came tlie great what be duric wilh so many find mealand lodging for for drink there on that score says a dispatch the N Y paper were compelled in p live rotunda lying down in rheir in the warm walked the all night members of Congress who in session oil night and up td twelve o'clock on the day of have many looking people in Washington when the duy dawned the 4th of Bat In TaerA the cannon to resound and the got and wilh change oT circumstances a of feeling The eight o'clock train from Baltimore brought a large accession to nine o'clock some two Men women and children Irom the country were pouring in by every road cm foot on horseback in wagons There never was so ninny ple ifi Washington tu once Capl wilh a ol the New York Km pi re and the were on the streets at 1111 hour and of course attracted much Snow ing early in the morning and continued Lot slight if The Flags we're hung out in the air from many mansions as well tt public also The flag pole in from of the Union office was beautifully decorated and eagles bearing SlaVes At Marshals lask of the immense in It a labor bul il A few minutes before one o'clock the and in for in of who'll the The oru President Fillmore bv hii surrounded by nnd bowei lo constant diners ami waving chiefs tin windows Tlie made a line lii splendid wilh dresses The process ion passing the Hutol before one a brisk pace the end passed at about n A company of dress ed in rags mid alory iho Avenue the procession passing who received reached Capitol at I o'clock and the officials passed into the Senate The President and elect toolt seals in front of lable wilh the of and left and Associate Justice of iho Supreme Court wore sealed in front of the lobby Tin Diplomatic Corps were the bar on the right ol principal entrance ami liio of Departments and Governors oil the left At Ii o'clock of the District the Judges of iho Supreme Court followed by iho President and President elect in tlie in procession to the tern front of the whore nii im- mense stamina to oil now arranged of office was administered by Chief HAD TIH STATES At this inie iho tiinnt'ii-se area on front of Capitol was one com- front of thr the custom of thn early so as the enthusiastic wilh which he was greeted hud proceeded to read On the of Inaugural again and to executive leaving waa the last visible aci in civil which bad revolution without without bloodshed without pf or any derangement of the of civil for ct in the by Tork ell been in Valley Ohio to the depth of dred to obtain tali water ii ply of hai bewi reached hiit gullons to tallies of of 00 J to the and ai of ro 0000
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