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Madison Express (Newspaper) - August 22, 1840, Madison, Wisconsin BY WILLIAM W WYMAN The Rights and rests of Man IF PAID IN ADVANCE VOLUME 1 WISCONSIN AUGUST 22 NUMBER 28 SOCIETY FOB PROMOTING IN WISCONSIN At a meeting of members of the Episcopal Church held at the of Christ Church Green Bay on the 10th of July 1840 the Rev BENJAMIN EATON was called to tho chair und A G Ellis appointed secretary The object of the meeting having been from the chair to be the of a Society for the promotion of Christian knowledge in Wisconsin On motion of tho Rev Solomon A of throo was appointed to draft inns expressive of the sense of the Rev Solomon Davis J V Snydam and A J Irwin were appointed r ti ing some Rev S committee f d the ing Resolutions w Inch wi re to wit -I That impressed with a con- irti jn of obligations as to spread ovkdgu cf the to use our to ito an so and That a society be now ed th ve to bo tv fur promotion of Christian in the Territory of sin That the object of tins ty I i to establish a nt fund tor support of it Bishop which TRAGEDY IN REAL LIFE A late Swiss paper furnishes us with an account which states that as a young girl of the canton was to a neighboring village she was accosted by an old soldier entered into conversation with her and ged on amicably together The young girl informed her companion that she was proceeding to the next village for the pose of receiving 400 francs for her rents and that sho would sleep in the lago For my said the teran I am a poor devil and cannot afford to pay for a bed at an inn but I shall find a bundle of straw some where or However let toll you my pretty en that it is very imprudent on your part to travel alone with so much My road liea the way as Shall I accompany They parted and it was agreed that Iho soldier should call at the Inn in the the i hour drew near the young girl began to consider that she had been dent in placing too much mce in a man sho knew nothing of and her alarm on tht subject to the landlady The latter soon tranquilized her by ing I will hide you in a room when the soldier comes 1 will tell him that you arc gone This was agreed on and when tho old fellow came he was in- formal that the maiden had left This ex- cited some discontent on his pait but ho hastened after her and of all he met if had seen a young girl of such tin v r j t 11 i u v y vi u l maj bo loaned in Territory to a description and received a ative an- tho tn of churches and lor i This made him uneasy i nd he re- as it majority of the turned to tho inn and earnestly but of one tl uneasy i m vain inquired for the girl Sha is still tho annual cried ho for there is liar a a b Tho landlady pale A who was present what had stained her gown wish blood Shu faintly replied that she had 1 two for dinm r A search was made all over the house when lo a corpse was found in tho cellar The wretched worn in had assassinated and robbed the poor girl that the sub ten dollars a IMPORTANT Mr now residing b of tl is at my lime of member tor tho officers of of a Secretary and Treasurer and a Ci That tlic in his tho Vice take hair In of the f Vici a luT bo i fro n tho Boird of JAMBS now residing in That the and one Hollow lately in Lay each Parish discovered true nature of the to shall comprise said Mana- trie Fluid so far at least as this ran boas And that the said curtained by citing well known acts and j for tha transaction a many analogous of it such time and place as cum tances Ho has also a nny hen fter bo agreed on At sitch causi for the Polarity of the any member of tho said com- two discoveries are supported by m iv 1 represented by proxy Well known and facts That a moi ting bj held for which he thinks cannot bo controverted th So f nioro organizing said they explain tho whole na it 11 on Iho Monday ol j dant on tho Magnet and render he whole nib r and tha and science of it and of Electricity perfectly from tho several parishes in j simple and easily comprehended He has r parts bj j written a paper on the subject which has d to attend for the purpose been submitted to the examination of a tiii lid object Th it thr B b- Vies A G joint number of scientific gentleman of Utica whom are Dr and Rev Mr Mandeville Pastor of the Re- tary V nt once pron it gato from Christ Church to one of tho most plausible a id y to attend th meeting nt s on I in of U r the U v S Davis und A J Ellis 1 i v to c in s of iti ctH of society till ihu It D Hi the fi i bv ch lirman and t iiy to each org m- ition in Territory and ho in thu suMral EATON A A AND i AT SHOTS li ir i f i T of much of un oil in tin do o the following in which a a pistol Mont troin tin New A wen HI occurred near on morning tho As we haio learned a who at j t lime it that Vil v ith brother u mr d a carriage Col wife and two itli Mr a ot bv wife and twoo three small i n Tlie party red to I op W lir cl i at the in the one of t ho ladies in the iui k Young Frostier then jumped from tin Car and fired a pistol at Col wounding him badly in the face With pistol he a ball in bin body killed him The of the latter immediately in back as he was returning to tlie carriage Class in the meantime fled A brother of Frazior who was on behind luo carriage now came up when Woodard fired a gun at him shattering his arm badly with shot At tlic last accounts the who was first wounded was not expected to live One of the ladies in the carriage show great of mind by ordering her children to lie down She then ed up a pistol which had been dropped and threatening to shoot one of Col Woodard's negroes who had seized the horses induced him to let go and then drove off It seems had been a difference of long standing Between Col Woodard and bis wife in ber children by a former husband had taken part A of has been offered for the of brother who U large Glass has been apprehended and is in jail ions theories of which he had t vcr read or heard The paper will bo published j in pamphlet form in a few days and wo hope hii will meet with that ment from the public that his clis so well N Y Among the passengers of the North Carolina wore several members of Con- of whom Gen Dawson of Georgia lost in his trunk er passengers aleo lost considerable sums of money and some were losers of their little all The aggregate loss in money was large The Governor Dudley had a hole of a- bout four feet square in her bow and at first leaked but the aperture was in a measure closed with blankets tarpaulins She laid by all night and the next morning picked up two or three floating trunks which were all that was saved from the North Carolina The passengers of the North Carolina were all taken back in the Dudley to Wilmington and while on the way thither some of the passengers of the latter gen a subscription to aid those who had lout their all in the sunken boat The conduct of the captains of the boats is spoken of in the highest terms of praise by the passengers The speech of Mr Ogle in Congress on the civil and diplomatic appropriation is on our table and shall be dealt out in broken doses as fast as we can find room It is a powerful document and shows up in a masterly manner the im- providence of the present administration and exposes tho monarchial disposition and extravagance of Mr Van As far back as the administration of John Quincy Adams Mr Ogle raised the cry ot Retrenchment and has boon consistent in his labors to this day If he had sion to find fault with extravagance of Mr Adams administration what ment has hi met now to make him work in the good cause Tho expanses of eminent under Mr amounted to fifty and a million of dollars in four under Mr Van they have of one hundred Sf eleven millions of dollars in three years Incredible however as it may seem that Martin Van Buren could wantonly der so much of the people's money the fact will no longer surprise any ono who comes to know on what objects a portion of it has been expended The following arc among the items of Mr Van expenditures which have lately been dragged from their dark recesses by some of the faithful Representative of the ple 4 Roses bought of Wm 1 bunch flowers bot John Thomas Window curtains and repairs of Sofas for one room of the Presi- dent's House Curtains Ornaments for East 1 Divon and Cushion j for President bought of G French for President extra Gold leaf for House bought in N York Foreign Carpeting for Presi- dent New furniture for President's Table including gold spoons jold knives and There is probably lot a more striking contrast to be found n a business point of i other was read a first and view than is now exl on the eastern j And on motion of Mr Vineyard tho To farmer of Long land writes that half-breed Durham cattle arc butter to bear tho ex- tremes of heat and cold which th y will bu exposed to in climate than tho pure Durham as their skins are thicker and i 00 100 00 55 35 100 00 100 00 00 68 32 ANOTHER Decanters wine glasses ger cups wine and water bottles for Presi- dent 90 their closer and longer than the pure Onc Liquor Stand 75 25 00 breed Tlie inditing qualities 01 the ers bred in this way are beyond belief some of them milking i and evon fifty a day of rich fine milk or OF From J Chapman Hugar Esq of South reached thi city evening in the Norfolk steamboat we learn the particulars of a col- which at Saturday between the iat ernor Dudley and North Caro ina and resulted in tho loss of he latter it together tlic passengers gage and the I S Mails for the South no Ihes wero los These boats both bolong to the and Rail Road Company ind at the time of the collision which took place nt sea about CO miles south of Wilmington tho North Carolina was running towards Charleston passengers i and mails the nor ley was on her way towards Wilmington The collision took place 1 o'clock A M it being starlight n perfectly calm sea Tho boats were going at the rate of 12 or 14 miles an hour and were seen by each other for a mile or two be- fore they came together How they aged to run into each other is known the captain of each boat was in his berth at the stood tie regular mate of each having charge The Gov Dudley's bow struck the North Carolina between the and cabin The shock was and in ten minutes after it took place the NorthCarolina had sunk to the edge The passengers oi both boats were all in their berths at the time ly time to escape with their lives The and self-possession on the trying occasion by the Capt of each boat were doubtless the means of preventing any loss of life The small boats were immediately mannt d and the passengers of the North Carolina all con in safety to the Gov about ten minutes after every one was transferred to the latter the North lina then down to the edge keeled over and sunk Manllo glasses Mirrors Astral Lamps Ace bought of L Vernon Co for President's House 00 Tea trays gold leaves gilt Pior tables Round do blue gold slab arm chairs Sofas and western sides of juka Michigan A gentleman of ice who has ly visited many of the owns on the eastern side of the Lake give i a melancholy de- scription of the ition of all business and improvement I i a number of the hitherto most promine it villages the num her of dwe lings is lamentable Stores taverns and n shops are closed and gloomy sil nce reigns within and without Many 1 inklings been commenced ant some of them in a stats of to completion have been abandoned and left exposed to the elements A eneral depression seems to pervade y class of business and every species of 1 fade is prostrated On the western side f the Lake the of affairs is entirely different withstanding the pressure of the times is generally felt still there is no retrograding but the of improve ment ig onward Tl is probably not a single town near th western border of the Lake that ia not actively improving during the present sea son and we remark advisedly that tho wh le interior of our territory where seti emonts have been commenced and firmly cing in population Telegraph Council resolved itself into committee of Mr House of Rep have appointed Messrs Shew and Bracken a committee of conference on their part to confer with the 25 Here ia practical Democracy The little sum of 00 paid for Looking Glasses and Lamps for one house and that the house of the great crat of the nation Patriot Burning Lakes of South following account of the burning lakes of South America the moat remarkable canic phenomenon in the immediate of is from narrative just published Of lakes or ponda their are eral and they occupy a considerable tract of land The largest is about a hundred yards in circumference In this as in all others the water which was extremely j turbid and of a light brown color was boiling furiously and rising in bubbles three or four feet high The steam in a dense white cloud and spread for a considerable distance as I stood for some time on the bank of this natural cauldron gazing with awe on its tremendous vortex The heat was so great on the surface of the ground near the border of the lakes that had our feet not been protected by thick shoes it could not have been endured On thrusting a knife into the ground the blade when drawn out after a few was so hot as to burn the fingers Our horses which according to the custom of the country were not shod exhibited such symptoms of uneasiness owing to the state of the ground beneath them or in consequence of the strong smell of steam that it was found necessary to leave them tied at some distance from the scene In some places a little column of issued fiercely from a hole in the ground while in others the in a boiling state gushed out like fountain The ebullition of these lakes or springs hare formed on the ders of them of the finest clay and of every variety of colors the whole Mr Rountree in the chair for i tee appointed by the Council in relation the consideration of said to the disagreeing vote of the two houses And after some time the committee on No 13 entitled A to provide rose and reported the with for the compensation of the officers of ha t Legislative Assembly and for other The amendments were severally con- j poses curred in Mr Martin then moved to amend tho 1st section of the by adding j conference to And then he withdrew Mr from tho joint committee of LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS COUi August 13 1840 TWO O'CLOCK P.M Mr Bullen from c on ment reported ion No 1 entitled Resolution relative o to ba correctly enrolled j The following was received from the House of Rt by the clerk thereof Mr House of Rep have con in the ment Council o No 12 tled o the general tion for the year and have ed report of the joint committee of conference on resoli tion No 1 of this House Resolution relative to ad- I arn directed to pr Sent the following for your signature wl ich have been ed by the Speaker of ho House of Reps viz An act to organize the county of ington and for other purposes An act relating to he general election for the year 1810 n d An act relating to he duties of tho reg of deeds of the c of Dane And then he withd ew The President sigr jd the acts referred to in the preceding nr Mr Bullen from on enrol ment reported that had this day pre- sented fo the or for his approval the following liz An act to organ ze the county of and for other purposes in act relating to the general election for the year 1810 An to of the ister of of the i aunty of Dane An act concerning the Supreme Court o nine da con- the t of the accounts of the late acting The following mi was received from the House of R preservatives by the clerk thereof viz The House of have coi curred in resolution No 0 ot this Housi entitled Resold tion relative to publi ation of the with an -in which tho con- currence of the Coin cil is And then he withd The from the House of was taken up And the it to the second viz stn out tha name of George Beatty nd insert that of Thomas W Suther and having been read On motion of M Arndt the concurred n Ordered that the louso of bo informed tl On motion of Mr Rountree the Council adjourned ui til 7 o'clock P M SEVEN OCR P M Tho President laic before tho Council a communication fro n the no them that ho lad this day ed and approved the following An act concerning the Supreme Court and Resolution to ame id a resolution con- the it of the accounts of the late acting comn Mr Bullen from on enrol ment reported Resolutions relative to the publication of tin laws to be correctly enrolled The following was received from the House of R by the clerk thereof viz Mr The House of have pass No 13 tled A to 3 for the tion of the officers o the Legislative sembly and for o her purposes which I am 1 to ask the rence of this House The House of Rej have re- ceded from their am to resolution No 6 entitled Res lution relative to the as follows To John A Homer late Secretary the balance due on an appropriation to him made in one hundred and thirty dollars Tho motion was disagreed to ayes S noes 8 And the ayes and noes haing been ed for Those voting in tho uro Messrs Arndt Martin and Rountree Those voting in tho negative arn Messrs Brigham Bullen Janes ned Maxwell Sterling Wells and Pron tiss President Mr Brigham then moved to amend tho first section by adding thereto as lows Tj W W Wyman for publishing tho resolutions relating to the Southern dary eight dollars Which was agreed to Mr Arndt then moved to add an tional section to the as follows SEC That so much of the act entitle 1 An act to provide for the compensation of the officers of the Legislative for other approved January 13th 1840 as appropriated to William B Slaughter for necessary expenses in ing twenty thousand dollars to the Ban of Missouri four hundred dollars be an J the same is hereby repealed Tho motion was agreed to ayes 9 noes 3 A nd the ayes and noes having been call ed for Those who voted in the affirmative ar Messrs Arndt Brigham Bullen Learned Martin Rountree Sterling an J Prentiss President Those who voted in the negative arj Messrs Maxwell Vineyard and Wells And thu question being on ordering th j to u third reading It was determined in the affirmative ayes 10 noes 2 which the subject had made the following re- been referre The committee of conference on tho disagreeing vote of the two houses on tho amendment to No 13 II of R File recommend the adoption of the lowing in liou of amendment by Council to suid SECT That so much of the act entitled an act to provide for tho of the officers of the Legislative Assembly and for approved ary 13th 1840 as appropriated to William B Slaughter for necessary expenses in paying twenty thousand dollars to the of Missouri four hundred dollars by tho Legislative Assembly at the session begun and hold at Burling ton in the years 1837 and 1838 to the said William B Slaughter paid fay the 1 Secretary of tho Treasury of the United States to him for distributing the laws to tho several counties of the Territory en- titled to receive them which service was never performed Which was read and adopted Ordered that the of be informed thereof The following message was received from the House of Representatives by the clerk thereof viz Mr House of have adopted the report of the joint committee of conference on the greeing vote of the two Houses in tion to No 13 entitled A to vide for the compensation of the officers of tlie Legislative Assembly und for er and Have passed a resolution entitled Res suspending certain joint In which the concurrence of House is requested j And then he withdrew j Resolution suspending certain joint from tho House of tives was road a first and second time Those who voted in tho affirmative ar j 1 and publication of the le ws I am directed to p resent it and reso lution relative to ad for your signature And then he with Irew The President Big icd the resolution re ferred to in the prec message No 13 H f R to provide for the ct ot the of- of the ire Assembly and for Messrs Arndt Brigham Bullen Learned Maxwell Rountree Sterling Those who voted in the negative ar Messrs Martin and Vineyard On motion of Mr Arndt Ordered that so much of the nil 3 as prohibits bills and resolutions frori being read the second and third time o i the same day be suspended with ence to the just ordered to a thirl reading and that the same be read a third time now Tho was thereupon read a third time passed and the title was agreed to Ordered that the House of tives bo informed thereof The President laid before the 1 a communication from Moses M Strong Esq in relation to an amendment to the appropriation passed and requesting to be permitted to be heard upon the subject on the floor of the Council The communication wos read and Mr Vineyard moved that Mr Strong be permitted to offer explanations on the floor of the Council The motion 10 And the ayes and noes being called for No one voted in the affirmative Those voting in the negative are Messrs Arndt Brigham Bullen Jane i Learned Maxwell Vineyard Wells and Prentiss President Mr Vineyard then moved that the be laid on the table Which was agreed to On motion of Mr Bullen Resolved that the sum allowed tho of- of this house per diem during the present session is not to bo understood in any manner aa committing tha to make a like compensation to the cera who may be elected at any session The following message was received from the House of Representatives by clerk thereof viz Mr President Governor hr s notified the House of Representatives that he did on this day approve the following acts viz An act relating to the duties of the Register of deeds of the county of Dant An act relating to the general n for the year 1840 and An act to organize the county of Was i- ington and for other purposes The House of Representatives concurred in all the amendments of the Council to No 13 of the II of R entitled A to provide for the of the officers of tha tive Assembly and for other except the eighth amendment in which they have And then he withdrew The message from the House of in relation to the disagreeing vote of the two houses on No 13 H of R entitled A to provide fir the compensation of the officers of the Legislative Assembly and for other having been taken up i On motion of Mr Arndt Ordered that a committee of ence be appointed thereon Messrs Arndt and Weils were ed the committee Ordered that the House of be informed thereof and commit tee of conference requested thereon The following message was received from the House of Representatives by the clerk thereof viz of On motion of Mr Janes the rules were suspended so us to admit of tho same being read the third time now The resolution was thereupon rend the third time passed and the title was agreed to Ordered that the Houso of tives be informed thereof On motion of Mr Janes the Council adjourned until 7 o'clock on morning COUNCIL August 14 1840 Mr Bullen from Committee on ment reported an act to provide for tho compensation of the officers of the islative Assembly and for other to be correctly enrolled Mr Martin moved a reconsideration of the vote by which section No 5 of No 13 H of R a to vide for Iho compensation of the officers of the Legislative Assembly and for other was passed The motion was 3 noes 7 And the ayes and noes'having been ed for Those who voted in the affirmative are Messrs Martin Sterling and yard Those who voted in the negative are Messrs Arndt Brigham Bulten Janes Maxwell and Prentiss The following was received from the House of Representatives by the clerk thereof viz Mr House of have passed a resolution re- the resolution relative to ad- which I am directed to aak the concurrence of the Council I am directed to present for your ture an act to provide for the tion of the officers of the Legislative sembly and for other which has been signed by the Speaker of the House of the of Representatives And then he withdrew The President signed the act referred to in fire foregoing message Tho resolution from the House of Representatives to rescind the fion relative to was en up read a first and second time and On motion of Mr Brigham tho ing rules were suspended and the tion was ordered to a third reading now The resolution was thereupon read a third time and the question being on the passage thereof Mr Martin asked a call of tho house Which was made and absent members sent for And pending the report of the Serg Mr Vineyard moved a suspension of the Which was agreed to And the question being ngain put on tho passage of the resolution Mr Martin again asked a call of the house made and absent L Which was again members sont for And pending the report of the Mr Vineyard moved a suspension of the call Which was determined in 9 And the ayes and BOM having ed for Those who voted in tjw affirmative arc Messrs Amdt Brigham Janes Max Rountree Sterling Vineyard Wells and Prentiss Mr Martin voted in the negative So that further proceedings on the call suspended And the question being again put on passage of the resolution was determined in the affirmative 8 noes 2 Those who voted in the affirmative are Messrs Arndt Brigham Janes Rountree Sterling Wells and Pr President Thoso who voted in the negative are Messrs Martin and Vineyard And the title having been read it was to ayes 8 noes 8 The ayes and noes having been called Thoso who voted in the affirmative are Messrs Arudt Janes Maxwell trie Sterling Vineyard Wells and Pi Thoso who voted in the negative are Brigham Butlen and Martin Ordered that the House of be informed thereof Mr Bullen from tho committee on en- reported that ha hml this day presented to the Governor for his al the following An net to for the the officers of the Legislative and for other purposes Resolutions relative to publication laws Mr Martin give notice that ho would on to-morrow ask leave to introduce a to repeal the appropriation act ot this session of the Legislature The President laid before council a from tho Governor no- tit ng them that he had thin day approved Resolutions relative to publication of th laws Which was road and laid on the table Mr Brigham on leave given offered re solution No 8 entitled Resolution ative to adjournment Which was read a first and second tii ic and t On motion of Mr Brigham it was that the rules be far suspended as to crder the resolution to third reading now The resolution was thereupon read a th rd time passed and tho title was a- gr ed to Ordered that the concurrence of tho H wse of Representative bo requested th Tbe following message was received fn.m the House of Representatives by th j clerk thereof viz Mr President The Governor has notified House of Representatives that lie did on this day examine and approve en act to provide for I ho compensation of the officers of the Legislative bly and for other purposes The House of Representatives have concurred in resolution No 8 of thU House entitled Resolution relative to adjournment And have appointed Messrs Cruson and Story a committee on their part act in conduction with such committee aa be appointed on the part of Iho Council to wait on his Excellency tha Governor and inform him that the two H mses are now ready to adjourn and al to ask him if ho has any further communications to make to them And then he withdrew On of Mr Janes Ordered that a committee be appointed to act in conjunction with the committee pointed by tho House of to wait on the Governor Messrs Janes and p< the committee Ordered that the House ativea be informed according Mr Janes from the ca pointed for tho purpose repor had performed the i them and that the Governor ii them that he had no further con tion to make to them On motion Mr Bullen in unanimously that the the Council ba tendered to the Hon William A President for the efficient and satisfactory ner in which ho has discharged tha ti S of presiding officer of this house ig tho present session Messrs Street and Billings a com- from the House of that purpose wore introduced and informed the Council that tho Flouse had gone through with the i before them and were ready lo ad- journ On motion of Mr Wells Ordered that the Secretary of cil be directed to inform the House of Representatives that tho Council had completed the business before them and wero now ready to adjourn Mr Bullen then offered the following Resolved that the Council do now ad- sine die The President thereupon row and re- turned his acknowledgments to the Council as follows Gentlemen of the Your mous approbation of the discharge of wy d as presiding officer of this body aa e pressed in the resolution just passed demands from me my sincere thanks This session though short has resulted in the accomplishment of the main object o f our convention an apportionment of representatives to the branch of the 1 -T f Legislature and I hope will prow acceptable to the people Permit me in conclusion Gentlemen to say that I separate from you end individually with most friendship and bare a mfo to The WM ied in And the ed the of ttw tny Lit
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