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Fort Atkinson Standard (Newspaper) - December 13, 1860, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin THE STANDARD 14 IS PUBLISHED EVERY at Fort Jefferson Wis. will be furnished to subscribers at a in RATES OF One column one 00 Half column one 25 00 Quarter column one 13 00 Square one 10 00 Square one 1 50 Business one j 5 00 JOB and every kind of plain and mental printing done at the office in a neat and workmanlike and at fair All letters should be addressed to J. C. Editor and 'tis thine e'er to roam Far back o er the realms of the The scenes of sweet childhood and home To shield from Those how dear to my When sporting on life's sunny So so free from all Of sorrow I deigned not to But now in those coves My bark has ceased longer to Far out on the sea it now Fer tossed by anger and Yet Memory doth tell a sad It the knell of dear The sound of griefs heart-rending For spirits now borne by the The death of bright hopes that did cheer The labors of many a Is whispered in Memory's Arid chases fair prospects And though oft mournful and soothing and sweet is thy Brought back 'mid the lost ones My heart doth most wildly never in Lethe's dull stream Do I wish to bury the But let it remain a sweet And Memory my guest to the J. C. Editor RIGHTS JUSTICE TO 50 A IN Vol. 3. FOIST DECEMBER MO. 14. school just you stop and I'll give you a lift in my Dear old Mr. Jessie Moreton to as her light footsteps pattered along on the fallen how many times I have had cause to thank his generous And to think that he should be so distressed about that mortgage by the at Hardwiche She paused for a moment to look up to where the stately and gables of the Hall darkly outlined against the crimson that still burned in the On a commanding height and ly hidden in many of whom still re- their brilliant autumnal it seemed almost like an old baronial There it she shut up and year after its magnificent rooms the flowers blossoming in its Since Mr. Hardwiche years mamma family have been and now the only surviving heir is i had from the beginning of the interview j made the agent so not exactly but low with Mr. 1 I did not did not Illustrations of Scottish j same individual had a company assembled A minister of had been long Purchase the trees around his by the propensities in church as usual under similar of a one of his one David Cowan in I know you my good j on tne Be BO kind as to step aside and allow me by two cart loads of coals to pass with the Miss don 11 to drive to the forget that I need your services a few utes When we reach the I will prolong my walk to your it was hinted to him that it would be well and to a bottle or two of brandy to in- his patience do not shrink away from we not to be very good friends 1" The prettiest girl I ever saw in my was his internal as lie at length parted from her at the little where burning and dark green ivy were trained together with all a an's 5k X 5H manse a few Sundays Mr. soon after the commencement of tlie fell into a sound sleep as and only but made so much noise as to disturb the sitters near and the Mr. Glass bore with it for a but at being able to stand it no desired the ple in the north to wauken David ing and forgetting where he if lie didn't drive two no one knows MR. BY HELEN FOREST The fiery crimson of the stormy r sunset was staining all the hills with I wonder if he knows how grasping and cruel his agent is she money does not always come where it is most If I were the mistress of wiche She started with a slight scream the next as a tall figure rose up from a mossy boulder by the directly in front of Pardon said a voice that ly for it was too gentle to come from any but a but I am not certain that I have not lost my Is this the Eldon road I was i waiting for some one to come along aad direct This is the Eldon said all unconscious that the gleams of the sunset were lighting up her fair asked the minister The Christmas snows lay white and deep cart of to tbe lasfc on the farmhouse the Christmas I logs crackled on the where Mr. j Woodbridge still gazed dreamily into the glowing and Mrs. Keturah's clicked with electric That mortgage bothers bothers lie almost I spose it ain't no use but I had thought to live and die in the old place where my father afore me. The Lord's will be Somehow things prospered don't seem to get You'd have got along well I to let him sleep replied the but I did not agree to let you A simpler version of story is that honest suddenly aroused out of the peaceful rest for which he had com- demanded to know in amazement and whether the coals dune a most natural Such tales of colloquy in churh asks a minister of the same stooping from his have you got a preen about ye Then stick it into that sleeping brute by yer Lord have a care o your daft exclaimed the poor if I had two or three bottles of d'ye think I would sell my trees Liberal claret and not to speak of attainders and put more than trees in but despite our national character for frugality there arc always pointed anecdotes against es wanting in a liberal and hospitable ex- in Nothing could be more obnoxious to our forefathers than the reproach of and against no ity is the trenchant force of national casm so contemptuously For master leaving a penurious house charges his who has accompanied with the common you are drunk wers with ineffable T How fine is the irony It might face with an almost angelic as she lurid murmuring stood there among the fallen the dead leaves that lay over the seemed to with an almost human But the melancholy without only to heighten the cheerfulness of the whose ruddy glow and over the rough rafters of Woodbridge's spacious old sparkling on the polished surfaces of platters and glimmering and ing a long of radiance through the uncurtained windows out upon the I was observed the rubbing his toil-hardened and gazing thoughtfully into the been a capital harvest this I wouldn't ask for no So vou pick out of them valk pippin and put 'em into asket agin she calls arter Won't the little red ones do as well 1 calculated to keep them pippins for Squire Benson says they're I kcer what they are in- the as his a positions he was wont to practice upon the And can you tell me the shortest path to Hardwiche Hall I have not been in this neighborhood since I was a little and now I am completely at Jessie hesitated a I could show you better than I can tell for it is rather a complicated she and if you will accept my services as it ill not be much out of my I shall feel very much said the Meanwhile let me carry your It was a wild and lovely winding among and hollows sweet with the aromatic incense of dying Jessie could not help admiring the chivalric manners and polished sy of her and he was more than pleased with tlie blooming loveliness and girlish dignity of his young A few adroit questions about Hardwiche Hall and its sufficed to draw from Jessie a spirited abstract of the acter of the Hardwiche agent and the im- responded Keturah who belonged j Such must hme made to of people it work to with the the angular with a face plowed innumerable little lines of gered the yellow-cheeked apples I tell you what it folks never lost anything by doing a kind I never could make you believe un- less the pay come right in hard here's Jessie as likely a gal as ever school day in and day and her marm sewing to earning a living by the both on Don't you pose these apples will be worth more to if you give 'em with a kind than they would be to that pesky fisted agent up to Hardwiche if he gave a dollar a bushel Charity begins to said jerking out the with an odd twist of the but what Jessie's well but you'd a plaguy sieht better scratch your pennies together to pay up that if you don't want the Hardwiche agent foreclosing on And them pippins is jest as good as so much There they in the of your I One of my if you like to call it said the er with a good-humored banishing the annoyed expression which had over- spread his face when she alluded to the Come along my he added as a light touch on the door Here's the all and some of them golden pippins tucked into it. Maybe they'll tempt your mother's Jessie Moreton was a graceful girl of about with satin bands of chestnut parted above a large liquid and which Farmer Woodbridge always sot him to thinking of them Jarsey that grew on the tree down in the south She took up the basket with a grateful that went even to the flinty heart of Mrs. Mr. how kind you always are to If I were only I could only make some Don't you say a word about said the farmer rubbing his nose very Jest you run home as fast as ever you can for it's getting most and tlie November wind ain't no ways healthy as I ever And I if it rains so you can't go to tenants and as well as an arch description of the characters thei Then he continued to learn all about little school and her ailing and he smiled to himself in tlie twilight to observe the pride of her when she alluded to the high position from which unforeseen reverses had caused her mother to she suddenly with a feeling as if she had been almost too if we could only cross yonder the gates are close but we shall have to go a quarter of a mile Why asked the Mr. Talcott will not allow strangers to cross he says it is private fancy I shall dare Mr. Talcott's said the as he pushed open the wire gate that ed the forbidden It is perfectly absurd to make people go a quarter of a mile out of their way for a mere They had scarcely entered the enclosure when an unlooked-for obstacle presented in the shape of the redoubtable cott who was prowling over the grounds on the gui viva for here growled turn if you This is not the lic The stranger held Jessie's arm a little tighter under his as if to repress her evident inclination to beat a He was disposed to maintain his I don't see any reasonable cause why we shouldn't go he said There is a path and I suppose it was made to walk Not for said the agent so go back as fast as you Is it possible that people are made to travel a circuitous and unpleasant for no earthly reason than your asked the looking down at the shriveled little man from the tude of his six with a kind of ing Did it ever occur to my that others have rights and as well as known as Job's if you'd only look after your p's and q's as I told You always was too and now you see what it's brought you we never did think alike on some returned the old Let's talk about a pleasanter sub- What do you think about our marrying young Mr. wiche to-morrow Didn't I always tell you that Jessie Moreton was born to be a lady I may be unlucky but I'm glad to hear of Jessie's You'd a great deal better keep your sympathy for growled What's other folk's luck to I'd like to know 1 There some one's knockin at the who tis It was a little brought by one of the lately under Jessie's Where's my glasses I can't see as well as I could Shove the candle this will T' And fitting his spectacles upon his the old man unfolded the note and read in Jessie's delicate Do not let that mortgage disturb your Christmas dear father It will richer haunt your hearthstone Mr. Hardwiche will send you the papers to This is Christmas I have not forgotten golden nor all the other wife said the old smiling and trying to brush away the big tears that would what do you think of my investment now 1" reply was neither elegant strictly but it She said simply I Y. not have been good for but at least it would have been a to the WHAT CAUSES THE HAIR TO has been recently asserted that an undue proportion of lime in the system is the cause of premature gray and we are advised to avoid hard either for drinking or when converted into or because hard water is strongly impregnated with Hard water may be softened by boiling let it become and then use it as a It is also stated that a liquid that will color the human hair and not stain the maybe made by taking one part of bay three parts of olive and one part of good by The hair must be washed with the ture every and in a short tiine the use of it will make the hair a beautiful without injuring it in the The articles must be of the best mixed in a and always shaken well being per or even attract overmuch the notice of these keen-sighted An ad- mirable story of a quiet pulpit is traditionary in the East Neuk of and told of a seceding minister a Mr. a man well remembered by the older for many excellent and some ec- centric An officer of a teer corps on duty in the very proud of his fresh had to Mr. and walked about as if looking for a in to show off his which he saw was attracting at- tention from some of the grave bers of the He to his place rather on Mr. quietly will ye sit and we'll see your new when the kirk's This same 3Ir. Shirra was well from the quaint as it comments which he introduced in his reading of as. for on reading from the 110th I said in my all men are he quietly ob- sen ye had been yo might hae said at your These dull old in the end of the eighteenth can scarcely have been dull as one Perhaps it is a Boanerges storming in the with afternoon auditors wofully un- able even to get to but lo. a dog has followed his master to pays tribute to the uf the becoming first ex- as is not uncommon dogs when healing a and from to as the speaker's voice rises louder and at last beginning to baik and The minister calls upon his Leadle to eject the says looking up to the it was that began Perhaps it is a still more amusing and contusing The on coining into the found the pulpit occupied by the rish The authorities had been unable to remove him without more lence than was and therefore A There was once an old man whose eyes had become dim and his ears When he sat at the he sometimes spilt his soup on the His son and daughter-in-law were much displeased at at least they made their old father sit down in a corner behind the and gave him food in a little earthen He never got so much as he could and he would often look towards the table with yet longing One day his shaking hand let the dish and it was The woman but he said he only They then brought a wooden trough for Once he was sitting thus in a cor- ner his little about four years was playing on the floor near with some pieces of wood for are you asked the I am making a answered the for father and mother to eat from when they are old and I am grown The man and his wife looked at each other in and their tears flowed They brought their father back to the table and gave him us to as he and they never spoke angry words again when his trembling hand spilt soup on the THE EXCITEMENT OF love of narcotics and intoxicating compounds is so it may almost count as an Every nation has it in a greater or less in the shape of some in some in some in but from the tor to the it trifle changed in according to the but always the same always the same Kings have decreed punishment on the secular priests have on the lawmakers have sought to pluck out the root and from their but all to no still goes on snuffing and putting enemy into his mouth to steal away his and immense satisfaction in a practice that makes him both an invalid and a and him till it has laid him fairly in the THINGS TO BE FOUND is not Within her fertile bosom may be thousands of substances yet un- as precious as the recently found gutta To douLt would be to repudiate the most logical inference ed by the whole history of the Corn and grape nearly all our staples in food are of modern Society had a long existence without sugar and Who shall say there is not a more nutritious plant than the a move useful tree than the cotton Buried wealth lies everywhere in the bowels of the which needs but the true divining rod of organized tion for its As men grow rich they grow I know M iAU Can't help their to perjure themselves about the value snarled the of property that they may e what Tn T all 1 i mi obstinately in the I forbid all passing But I suppose Everard Hardwiche may have the privilege of crossing his own persisted the still pre- senting the half-contemptuous smile that is justly due the city for They are as mean has tunneled them from end to and the biggest one lies the and the devil daily runs his trains through and ed for the minister to dispossess Tarn of the place he had Come was the and indignant on Tain being un- it was repeated vith still greater very confidently looking down from his just ye come up me. This is a perverse they need us baith Or imagine the effect upon a sleepy congregation of the following little One day when Jamie was sitting in the front wide when many were ing around the clergyman endeavored to awaken the attention of his hearers by stating the You even Jamie the does not fall asleep as so many of you are not lo be thus coolly if an I wad hae been sleeping Or of this much more complimentary and ant interruption Another of those belonging to had been ting at church for some listening at- to a strong representation Irom the pulpit of the guilt of deceit and hood in Christian He was ob- served to turn red and grow very until at as if wincing under the posed attack upon he roared there's leears in Peebles than Some emphatic stories are told by op Low's biographer of a Fife poor and Awakened suddenly in the middle of the night by the unwelcome sound of cs rummaging in his this philosopher awoke with all wit about and the calmest ty of Hand ye ye he find any siller there the it's than I can do iu At another time the JUVENILE seems Ve food m own happy The of TOUH and m the is here but little It a son we have been td while Europe the usual high the occasional scarcity of and the of taught the the fhe how to use everything the best possible and ia this work an astonishing amount of The traveler in Europe is astonished at- the number of strange and savory dishes set before of the composition of he cannot even give a if for- enough to on familiar terms with steward or is thus enabled to show a little curiosity without appearing is more to learn that has partaken a sumptuous meal prepared from materials that in his home would have been thrown to the If of an observing and he pursues his ous to know somewhat of the condition all he learns to his surprise that good farm laborers receive but about per and that with this pittance they have hire a and clothe and feed a numerous His ment is not lessened when he learns the cost of and observes the tidy and respectable condition in which these families Dressed because they claim respect and Every penny is a and is used to the best ad- not for but for not for but Perhaps a cow furnishes the main sustenance for the If how carefully everything is saved that can furnish her a choice few straws from the farmer's wagon scarcely touch the ground a child is ready to pick them up and carry them to the little grass by the roadside is gathered with the same The wealth of the family may not have permitted the purchase of a but the little garden which surrounds the tage yields abundance of for the soil is highly and well And how this done Not a hole by the not a ditch in but is carefully scraped of its which is ried to the manure pile in the back of the not a particle of manure dropped in the road by passing but moved to the same depository by the who perform much of the labor in the which yields to the contended under the superintendence of the good abundance of healthful By this care and economy a family is kept well fed and comfortable on means which in this country would be thought cient to keep starvation from the Tlie same dare and economy may be ob- served in all farm Everything that can be used for food is husbanded with the greatest so that nothing may be and after it is used in the way to accomplish the best Cutting and and adaptation to condition of are matters of constant To observe the ty with which the farmer watches the in- crease of his manure and the pains taken for its one would suppose that he imagined it to be a heap of instead of Every in this we waste large amount of food which if properly cared make valuable and no less To-day We heard a farmer of Niagara county remark that he had eleven acres of pumpkins and hundred of not one-half of which would be be- sides a good many carrots hardly worth the If carried to market they would not bring enough to pay for cost of gathering and It was this mark that caused the above reflections the state of things in so far to be a pretty strong tendency in these matter-of-fact to suppress the native faculty in This is quite The imagination is quite as in its as any portion of the mental Facts are born and mere dry facts are far too stubborn to be a wholesome pabulum for the graceful and spiritual ing of They find in that their dolls are only stuffed with and that Santa Claus is a Let them enjoy their innocent while they and let the rather than the side of their tures be cultivated ONE OP DANIEL WEBSTER'S The late Kendall 0. of was accustomed to tell the following Mr. Webster and Mr. Clay were ing on the steps of one of the hotels in and Mr. Peabody was close by and heard what was A drove of jackasses were passing and Mr. Clay patting Mr. W. on the to the long eared and Mr. there are some of your northern replied the great South to teach THE following occurred in a country where cigars and nauseous substances are A person having purchased some com- smoking one of when his eye caught a No smoking allowed in this he exclaimed that is a pretty you sell a chap and then won't let him smoke replied the sell but I don't to have them on- The present season has been unusually and many farmers find themselves with a larger amount of food than but it seems to us some means can be devised for turning the plus to good As a general rule no man can be called a good farmer who does not provide means to turn all the food produced into something that will bring money in the or that may be re- turned to the land for its enrichment in the form of Of seasons of scarcity will come as well as those of but a little forethought will for every so that nothing will bfe lost and nothing We will never be able to boast of omy in feeding we provide storage for and pay more attention to and and the comparative value of different This is ry to an intelligent and economical system of observation at the West has convinced us that one-half of the food given to cattle in that section is as will always be the case where is fed to cattle in the or oa the We know the excuse for course is the abundance ahd cheapness of. and the scarcity we have no faith in its We hare much yet to learn on this and it is for the pose of inducing rather than to indicate any particular course of that we make these brief Rural New but it cools the of the fevered sweetens the summer and the face the lake silver spangles of So goodness of in- visible to the material its ence and from its upon rounding we are assured of its ex-
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