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Green Bay Republican (Newspaper) - August 13, 1844, Green Bay, Wisconsin The noblest motive Press is the diffusion and without bias or BY HENRY O SHOLES GREEN BAY WISCONSIN TUESDAY AUGUST 13 1844 VOL 3 NO 44 BAY FRIDAY AUGUST 9 1644 REPORT AND WHEAT We believe that among well-informed wheat growers tho practice of preparing the seed by soaking in brine and liming pretty generally prevails But as we find somo who do not believe in it we commend them to the fallowing ment In a Northumberland report on culture il is stated that Mr who grew fiom 400 to GOO acres of wheat had but one instance of smut in forty yours tins was when tlie wheat wds not Another experiment tried on seed in which were a few balls of being steeped in chamber lye and limed one-third steeped m the same and not limed and the without steeping or ing nod the result was that the seed pickled and limed and that and not limed were free from smut but the other hul smutty ears in abundance Another experiment was tried by taking a peck of very smutty wheat of which ouo half was sown in its state tho other half washed clean as bles in three waters soaked two hours in brine enough to bear an egg and dashed with lime tho result was two- thirds ot the unwashed was smutty but of the pickled and limed seed there was u full crop without a single ear of smut A experiment somewhat varied is the following Of four sacks of ty wheat one sack was soaked iu strong brine only one prepared with lime on- ly ono was soaked in strong brine and then lay iu lime all night and the fourth was sown without any the result was where brme only was used now then there was a smutty ear but not many where lime only was used was about the same quantity of smut whore lime und brine were used not a single smutty ear could be found and where nothing vas used it was a mass of smut HINTS TO FARMERS Great profits in agriculture can result only from great improvements of the soil Gieat improvements in the soil can re- sult only from unremitting industry The chief study of every farmer be is useful and what is in to this The dis- crimination between these tho master koy of the The first should be incurred with a little short of profusion The last should he shunned us tho sailor shuns the rocks where are the of the hopes of preceding mariners Liberality m providing utensils is the ing of both tune labor The morn pei foot his instruments the more ubio arc they So uKo is it with his working cattle his stock The most perfect in their kinds are tho most 41 Liberality iu good barns and warm shelters is the source of health strength and comfort to animals causes them to thrive on less food and secures from all sorts of crops Liberality also in the provision of food for animals is the source of flesh muscle and manure Liberality to the earth in seed culture and is the source of its bounty Thus it is in agriculture as in every creation u wise and Providence has inseparably connected our duty with our happiness In cultivating the earth condition of man's success is his industry upon it In rising domestic animate con- dition of his is kindness and be- to them fn making of the depend upon and of the the Universal ther has inseparably the his the intellectual inducements est moral motives In putting the brutal world under dominion he has placed the Which is susceptible under the guarantee of man's therefore of repining at his let Cultivator the ground tho Highest destinies since in re Martyr The wild procession moved on to the green a place appropriated in every In- dian village to councils and sports The Indians farmed a circle round an oak Indians were young men stood respectfully without circle arose and drawing from his bosom a roll he cut a cord that bound it and threw it on the Brothers and he said behold the scalps of the Christian bodies are mouldering on the sands of St perish all the enemies of the Iroquois behold my the last of the house of Talasco J have uprooted her from the strange soil where our enemies had planted she shall be raised in the warmest valley of the if she marries the young chief and abjures the and he touched with the point of his knife the crucifix that hung at neck He paused for a moment did not raise her eyes and he added in a voice of thunder Ilear me child if thou dost not ngain link thyself in the chain of thy thou dost not abjure that badge of slavery to the Christian dogs I will sacrifice I swore before I Went forth to battle I sacrifice thee to the God of and death are before Francoise calmly arose tmd sinking on her knees she raised her eyes to en pressed the crucifix to her lips and made the sign of the cross on her fore- head giant frame shook like a trembling child while ho looked at her for u brief moment the flood of natural affection rolled over passions and he uttered a piercing cry as if a life cord were severed but after a moment of ony the sight of which made the old men's hearts shake and young eyes to with tears he brandished his knife the youths to pre- pare the funeral pile A murmur arose among the old men Nay said one of them the tender sapling should not be so tily condemned to fire Wait till the morning's child to be con- ducted to call of the mother may bring the derer back to the nest Francoise tinned impetuously towards hev father and clasping her hands she exclaimed do not send me to my only mercy I ask of can hear any other pierce me with those knives on which the Wood of my husband is scarcely dry me with your will not shrink from any tian martyr cun endure as firmly as the captive of your tribe exclaimed tho old man the pine blood of the Iroquois runs m her the shadow of this night shall cover her es A child of martyr does not perish without the misery of celestial spirits The expression of ished from face A super- natural joy beamed from her eyes which were cast spirit seemed ger to spring from its mounted the pile most cheerfully and standing erect and undaunted happy am she bo thus permed to die own country and by tiro hand of my kindred after tho example of our Saviour who was nailed to the cross by his own people She then sed the crucifix to her lips and signified to her executioners to put fire to the pile They stood with the brands in their hands pealed a voluntary sacrifice not a tim Her father was by her constancy He leaped upon the pile und tearing the crucifix from her hands he drew his knife from his girdle and an incision on her breast in the form of he said the sign thou sign of thy league with thy the sign that made thee dead to voice of thy Thank my replied Francoise with a triumphant smile I might haVe lost cross taken from me this which given shall death The 5 said total number the world is estimated at it is sard that tints A Tough Yam I'll tell tho tale as twas told to mft The Buckingham outward bound East was skimming before a freshening breeze which had just be- gun to ruffle the broad of the At- every stitch of canvass was set and joy sat on the countenances of all at the prospect of soon escaping from tho region of calm and variable winds wheij suddenly a seaman engaged about the rigging lost his hold and fell overboard Put the helm ted the officer of the watch a man overboard Aft heie cutters clear away the In one moment all was bustle and excitement small sails flapping in the wind booms cracking tacks and Jet go by the run The ship flew rapidly np in the wind the were let so arid the swung back The cutters were lowering the boat when suddenly came keep all fast tis too Port keep the ship on her course After guard brace np the these promptly and actively obeyed soon the vessel moved on in the even tenor of her course All was silence and gloom for poor Pat was universal favorite Meanwhile however the cause of all this commotion was quietly perched on the rudder patiently waiting for some friendly hand to render him assistance The officer of the deck had seen him go down under the ship's quarter and looked in vain for his he having risen the counter and being a good swimmer instantly and instinctively king out for the Pat loudly shouted foi bolp but amid the noise and confusion which prevailed his were unheard Being a bold and active fellow and not gifted with much patience he ran a spring for one ofthe gun loom poils which in ical latitudes are often kept open to give air to the various stoics the loom Con- tains and once more succeeded m ting on board Tired with his exertions he seated himself for a moment and looking around what a tempting spectacle sented itself On one side was a box of the biscuits on the other an open case of bottled ale Pat looked long and wistfully at them both ing the enjoyment against the probable consequences at lust here goes said he dipping his liand into one and taking a bottle fiom the other and in two utes a of the best Hodgson had changed masters lie soon began to feel its powerful effects but ding to them contrived to stagger to a dark corner and to lie down between two packages Here he slept soundly and unobserved by gunner when he went his evening lounds till the shrill sound of the boatswain's pipe awakened him to a sense of Ins situation and the to which ho had subjected but the common a tooth of tho clog thut bit to his lection and having in endeavored to stifle his conscience in any way he at fairly it in bottle ofthe intoxicating beverage The consequence was another long sleep from which he awoke with all the rors ofthe cat over But it was time to think to the dilemma and when an Irishman once fairly sets his wits to work what can he not accomplish It was broad day The sun had nearly attained his meridian and the smooth and unruffled sea reflected his beams with almost in- tolerable splendor while the ship lying perfectly unmanageable heaved and rolled heavily with the swell it was a dead Pat looked out ofthe port and a bright idea sti iking him he to act upon it The fear ofthe cat overcame his dread ofthe sharks and letting himself quietly overboard he dropped as far astern as he could out being observed by those on It was seVen bells in the watch usual the officers were busy king the laughing and joking with each other when suddenly the cry ship ship arising from the filled every ment and surprise to the Where to their dismay they perceived poor Pat slowly and apparently with much fatigue forcing his way through the waters The first over all hastened to give tance with fco little difficulty this dead Was hoisted on the deck Why says Pat blowing and and ly able to articulate it was too leaye p poor in of if it fpr blessed calm ship re upon sleeve he saw the captain's art bringing a glass of brandy to revive him Pat's impudence and his ble reply to all direct and indirect tions put to him on the subject suro I never had such a swim in my born days j if it hadn't been for the calm I'd never haVe got ori board carried him well through boldness of his unwavering asseverations staggered his messmates into a half belief ofthe story Time wore on and the arrived safely at her anchorage in bay Harbor Like all other nine day Wonders Pat's adventure had ceased to be remembered when Graham dining On shore with the commander of another vessel in the roads the sation turned upon swimming and great power in the water which a man on board tho latter gent lemon's ship displayed Pat nnd his ad- venture occurred to Capt Graham When the wine is in the wit is and considerable bets were laid by the two gentlemen upon the result of a of the powers of the two The next morning was named for the match Pat was summoned to tho ter and told what was expected fiom him and that it was arranged the two men should swim directly out to sea with attending boats to pick them up when exhausted Though a good swi m- mer Pat well knew he was no match for black and he trembled at the consequences of a of his de- ception still he trusted that his native impudence would again save him And so it did The ofthe bet hod got wind the beach was crowded with ple the boats were manned the mers stript and just about to make the plunge when Pat exclaimed avast theie heave to for a minute will He went to his own ship's boat and took fiom it a largo and well filled bag which be slowly nnd ately began to to his back cried the gazing black what you got Grub be sure you ger you don't suppose I'm such a horn as to go out to sea on a cruise out laying iu a stock of how long are you going to How cau 1 tell you black squall bow long we shall be out it won't be than a week any said Pat with the greatest coolness He knew his man nothing could in- duce the black to swim Put came off with flying colors muttering to himself Och an it would be a tiling if I couldn't a nigger when I ch Ucd my own captain An As the Whig Delegates were ret ing from Genesco on the 4th of July the road was filled nearly the whole people returning from ance Celebration at Ml At points the Delegations halted und the Band played while the whole joined in f for CUy and Temperance At one time twa wagons one of them filled almost entirely with Ladies halted directly op- and each other While the Band the Star no from waving aloft and folding together seemed tu soy eack pat ty for the of the try standing in this position wo noticed in the mcc wogon a Lady of than beauty who appeared to be ning very closely as she thought un- a Badge worn by a young man in the Whig wagon The yuing man perceiving that the lady was what interested in the Badge find con- of course that she was for May instantly took it off nnd presenting it to lady said Upon this Badgo is in- scribed tho name and portrait of CLAY it and in your father your brothers nnd your children the proud of Whig principles She accepted the Badge evidently with I much quicker than thought taking her own Badge presented it to the gentleman and said i And upon tins Badge bir is j the of the Father of I our country take it and as you sinke for that country remember that ington was not only a Whig but the proud Champion of Temperance By this time the Band had concluded the moved on and the lady and the gentleman wholly unknown to each other had met and parted for the first and probably for the Inst time but we are sure that this pleasing dent has left an indelible impression on the if Livingston Whig The fellow was witty who? at a oast celebration down east lately the following is a health to poverty sticks by when all In the July 13 we find a P NETT formerly ft rot front this territory pnd now for the territorial legislature It speaks correct As to the net of lost which reference has been made mj opinions of its and have been so often expressed both privately and publicly that it hardly necessary that they should be re- iterated I believe that I have seen and heard all tho grounds assumed in ment to sustain lite act by the of the measure By some it is insisted that the Ordinance of 1787 secures to foreigners the equal right with and native citizens to in the formation of a state By sonic precedent is referred to as authority Others go beyond these and contend that unnaturalized ers have equal rights with in this particular independent of any upon the white others again have justified the measure on the ground that it was I ho result of a ble for popular between the Whig and parties None of the reasons thut havo been offered have been lo satisfy my mind or to raise even a doubt upon iho Since I examined the question I have entertained but one opinion in re- lation to it nnd that is against the law both as to its constitutionality and cy am I convinced and so important do I consider the subject that I look upon it as the duty of all patriotic citizens whether native or naturalised to use all proper and lawful means to ob- tain a repeal o the act and as far at practicable to obviate its effects Sack lias been my course in private life and such it will continue to be in whatever station I may be placed I am your very T P BURNETT forsake Speech of a Whig The burst of female nnd enthusiasm was ed by Mrs Lucy SAWYER of Clarksville Term on the occasion of presenting a Banner to the Clarksville Cloy Club which had been wrought for them by the fair hands of the ladies of that Wo know not when we have read a more eloquent speech MRS SAWYER'S ADDRESS have the I deem it no slight pre- sent to you this Banner Tho short time allowed for its com- together with our lack of skill it far less than we could wish it particularly OR il is to be borne by handst and itt so glorious u cause But gentlemen be it well done or be it ill done be it in good taste or be it iu bad taste you will nil observe that it has the name of CLAY upon it and that alone is sufficient to endear it to the heait of every good nnd true Yes though it were the poorest and meanest scrap of bunting that ever in the yet with that ored name inscribed good Whig would be ashamed of But such as it is pleMe receive it remembering that no other ensigns banners nor other however significant can ennoble a cause and that on the a good one needs no such expedients to mend it to the intelligent and the honest such a cause we know is We hope that you wilt go forward in the discharge of all your duties us good and be founa er ready to sustain both by word and deed tho principles you hate espoused you will slack not yoof mal nor neglect nny honest menns to our cause until throughout the land shall be proclaimed the of is H a Why Bub Dilemma is not a beast but a peculiar of a that pie into sometimes Well Fa the paper says here you can take er horn of the Dilemma A love to see a high and holy path of by the stoi m There are do so from the cradle to the of endurance of never heard but bright hereafter even beside the ness of A man into a Printing beg a paper said like to read the papers very iHs our neighbors U v
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