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Oconto Pioneer (Newspaper) - November 7, 1861, Oconto, Wisconsin OCONTO C O N W A B D PROPRIETOR VOL 3 OCONTO OCONTO COUNTY WIS NOVEMBER 7 1861 NO 21 THE OCONTO PIONEER published Thursday morning in the of 0 cento by GEORGE C GINTY story of Hart's building 50 per 1 for six months To village subscribers when by carrier KATES OF ADVERTISING 12 liues or loss one week i two weeks week one year I quarter of column ono year column Business curds per year not exceeding four SI tor each additional line 1 00 1 50 25 10 00 18 00 oU Legal advertisements nt the rutes prescribed All casual advertisements must be paid for im Wounded Zouave r i CARPS They him back from the fatal To the green and fair Away from the presence of maddened men And silently laid Feeble nnd came his faltering While borne on the sultry nir The thunder of strife and the groan of Commingled with his prayer As the life-tide ebbs from his noble breast He turns from the surging strife To his city home nnd the dear one left When ho struck nation's life Oh he back once more From the field of woe imd pain We part no move for the war is o'er And pence has dawned again Companions list tis the On the silent And I rattle of engine We must join our comrades there But the death damp stands on bis pallid One and One thrill convulses his buing now And he sleeps in the of death no sucb person hasn't the deuce never did have it Feel in the treast pocket of your rejoined the magician The young gentleman complies aa a mere matter of form and to his own as well as the assembled company's brings out the missing deuce I knew you had says Hermann The pack is deficient without it Please to put it back The deuce arid general serenity being paradoxically restored at the same time Hermann takes the pack into his own hands No one who has ever seen he j would imagine the From the New York Evening Post JOHN J AT LAW j y AT Ww Will iu the Courts or Mcinto ud seu It s buman to forcible impulses When a man is J the rage we like to stand aside out AND AT LAW of crowd which is running after him least two and refuse to our independence iu in with a heard a great deal about mann the magician we naturally enough remarks power of a single pack of cards Take this for instance Will somebody please feel in all my pockets and look up my I may conceal a magazine of packs about my person you know His request is complied with Nothing is found He now takes the pack like an accordeon opens it to the distance of in Washington A correspondent of the Philadelphia Press glances at the currents as they Sow through a hotel in The hotels are a Washington tion Here you see life If you are a Cosmos like Walt Whitman you can gratify your spirit of observation and Everybody seems to have ped in to hear the has a everybody confidently sures you that he has just had it from high Small politicians big politicians generals colonels captains lieutenants contractors correspondents backmen old waiters boot blacks policemen cabinet ministers quiet perfect tide of the odds and ends of humanity the greatest and the smallest always ing and rolling always on the flow knowing no ebb The office hunters are in suspicious ative fellows who seem to be engaged in a general cross examination of every three cards are seen floating in I tney meet who study the as the air between his hands he shuts the paek again once more opens it and now the cards drop on every side of him in heaps Kings by the score aces by the ruins cards The bystanders rake them together and every man is set up for life in the euchre business with at if it was a badly written commission quarrel with the waiters about the age of the and question in the loudest possible terms the integrity of the mashed potatoes or the reality of tiie They are a jealous strange queer race No one dislikes an lour But seeker more than an and V K county Wisconsin AT LAW Oconto AND AT LAW Oconto Oconto county C GINTY Office in building 11 M D AS II t A N A M tho universal Where had not Hermann What king queen crown prince heir apparent or dukeling had not said in the most astonished and unroyal Really Hermann you quite take thn hair off my head And it generally credited chat it put un all tlie de- he had received from the sacred of sovereignty it would be to the permanence of one of his most celebrated feats of himself invisible So we had never boon to call on mann A few after his arrival in this country there a very maim is an Indian giver and asks them baek You think there are a good many packs eh handing the gathered cards to a Be pleased to count them Only fifty-two a single pack Of course that's told yon so He now passes the pack about among the gentlemen and asks that each of them will notice and a no one denounces the practice nf hunting positions more loudly than the very men who come on that self same errand They have got the nicest possible way of pre- their case 1 have known some hundreds of them and not one has ever asked an office If a Republican he wants his services to be repaid and the integrity of tho party maintained if a Douglas man be merely wants to be recognized a follower of -Bell and Everett simply asks an encouragement while the Wisconsin nn worn street and mill nil 1 T 1 A I Ivil L Oconto i with si very polite tion directed to Monsieur intr the pleasure of h's individual or our tance to founded and consolidated at a little which M Hermann would T o u 1 V I Y t it i i i w i i I Will to of on a Prida ff lands sold j Friday bci ay at JXu Oconto nin to p f utter by Jar card A dozen of his guests modestly begs the with tho request he lays the pack aside ot Bowing bis loyalty in one of the and than with rapidity asks I departments or as a sutler thorn ir turn where they would like to or They all have have their cards found Under the In Miss And the third mentions a still more improbable situation tax their ingenuity for the selection of hiding places says Hermann to Miss F Simultaneously he pulls a card out of one claims upon Mr as one of them quaintly expressed himself some days ago I am willing enough to i port Government it the Government Bny Win luring nf Ml kind oil work to Friday overling being possible to us and terms of the invitation HO ex- we signified our fixed determination to enter the cave at the period proposed merely HI that in case of rain i he should despatch glorified pumpkin for our conveyance other performed tor the having I oat would we could add before A N B O VI S ni'U- nf tho rire with J A- JOHNSON AM Stilts Hopes to to a nf tin by of pu to the of nnd nnd to all attempted in of the i On Friday evening at 8 o'clock stood upon the door step Fifteen seconds later we were in the di- presence knowledging that rif is a Oconto receive n fair HASTINGS 11 BACON pny strict attention to he of tuxes redemption of for out contracts of lands investigation of titles i Win JOSEPH HALL or Notary Public nnd Lund Agent Will to sale of reM cT tuxes of in of 1 JOHN A KILLIEN ANn Green Bay U S Hotel for past from the of Oconto he hopes to merit of HOTEL S HAVING from his outside has to make the n not only comfortable but im A First Class House Therefore Jie it Known that nt the Flag Ho ftl Mr JOHNSON mny always be found ready and willing to upon the traveller that attention to COMFORT AND CO Situated in the immediate vicinity of thobusU portion of the village mul the tUc proprietor feels in ask for d liberal of public Oconto December 15th 1300 20 FAIRBANK'S SCALES OF ALL KINDS A 172 LAKE STREET CHICAGO the Genuine JUSTICE HART OF THE PEACE pny strict attention to paying taxes for non residents and redeeming lands executing collecting debts and do a general bnainess n Tin of anything but A with opened by with tapestry into a larger saloon beyond whose adornments were not the ordinary dry and profitless of the juggler but a table load of fruit wine and ns afterwards proving themselves real by the most id of thu human sense Surrounded by a cordon of editors and miscellaneous guests mann was when we in A pack of curds was in hand He handed them to the gentlemanly the mind Is that a full The editor counts them and answers Correct in all respects Please to look at any card in the pack fuid remember it 1 have done so d the pack to the gentlemen nest you Addressing second Shuffle cards if you please The second gentleman shuffles ately Hand back the cards to tho first Now addressing the editor you wish me to toll you where your card is It is ninth from the top Look and see A pause So it Perhaps I have deceived you It may bo an optical illusion Shuffle for yourself Yes I Very well 11 Now be so good as to look through tho pack Your card was the deuce of spades On you needn't be surprised Of course I know what it through tho pack and see if you can find it The editor looks with the same eagle eye which ho would give to the of u leading editorial It isn't I thought not There's a gentleman at the other end of tlie room who seems cut out for a necromancer I marked him ho came in this evening and recognized a fraternal likeness in him He has been watching you has evidently spirited that duece out of your pack The young gentleman indicated es deeply If you ever noticed tion with n morning paper has something dowcy and rural about it which greatly contributes to tho preservation of youth's roseate The young gentleman strenuously insists that he's the bonnet rushes by her check It is the one which sMould be there All tha cards emerge from their proper place of concealment the same We then a little music Hermann has a pure delicious soprano cultivated to its best capabilities in tho of Paris She sings us a duet from Traviata the assistance of Signor Ardavani Then to the sound of applause wo march into the festive saloon above men tioncd Hermann pours out a glass of We are about drinking healths with him class disappears The still in but much more than even champagne famous for mounting was over known to be before it goes off into nothing and we Stc or believe we see beverage beaker and all vanish several feet above the magician's hand he asks us made you take my glass away? I did not ask you here to steal And suddenly convicted find selves holding both the glasses in one hand Hermann relieves us of our extra AN INCIDENT AT W Hawkins formerly a citizen of arrived here a few days ago from ington He has been living in that place for the last year His house was midway between the pickets of the con- tending forces and was completely with bullets especially tho top tion of it His family escaped by lying on the floor He was captured after the rebels drove in the pickets of the Federal troops and discharged when they were lot off lie relates an incident irs the fight com- ing under his own observation A Union soldier was crawling along the ground for a place of safety where he could shoot at the without danger to himself After some time lie found a place but not sufficiently safe he thought In order to test the matter he placed his hat upon the end of a stick of stovewood and it a inches above the logs and brush between him and tho Scarcely had he placed it there when it received a whole volley of bullets ing it oil of the stick lie picked it up and ascertained the very agreeable fact that five little jokers had been sent through it- It is unnecessary to add that after involuntarily scratch ing his head he got himself into safer quarters rejoicing that it wasn't his head that was iu it den but proceeds to amputate a dozen ill L UIO U plums from varmus portions of our system Herald They are banging from our I J they bulge out of our pockets arc full of them We begin to think of Ovid's have we ever done to the gods that we should be changed into a greengage lo I on the opposite side of the room an- other gentleman is caught with his ets full of peaches and public distrust is still further diverted from us by the dis- D Prentice has proved self an incorruptible patriot He was first approached with the modest offer of for his paper which was of course promptly declined The anxious buyers thinking perhaps their bid luid been below Prentice's estimate of his honor increased their offer uid through an old political friend since quartered at of a third person with a whole povt he was informed that tray full of brimming Rhine wine glasses in various recesses of his raiment At length we all banquet The fruit wine and cake cut up no ther didoes the great and frequently attempted act of their disappearance has been naturally consummated After supper we have a chat with the good-natured his history of all the celebrated pupils to whom he has taught operatic stage to some more music and are about to go was in a Louisville bank sub- ject to the draft of George D Prentice provided the Journal were henceforth conducted according to certain An increased severity upon the iats iu the columns of the Journal was the response of this proposal Next came a railroad man from the far Yv est who eschewed all politics and wanted an influential paper to support tho Pacific railroad enterprise He would give tice for the Journal This bid was too low and George D Prentice A Californian writing to the Chicago Journal in regard to the death of Col Baker thus speaks of him No reader of the current news of tho can ever forget his eulogy over the dead body of the murdered in the Plaza of San effort i that loses nothing in comparison with the speech cf Mark Antony over the dead body of Julius as given to the world by Shakspeare himself: and his wondrous apostrophe to Liberty at the American Theater in San Francisco in July will forever rank among those i who appreciate classie eloquence as the i equal in all respects of the finest passages 1 of Demosthenes or Cicero But ne has On the banks of the Potomac almost insight of Mount Yemen where repose the ashes of the Father of his Country at the head of his brigade of Californian defenders of the Union he hag fallen pierced by the balls of Rebellion and of Treason The voice of the eloquent Baker is silent in the grave the plume of the gallant Col- onel is dabbled with his own blood j and droops over the bier on winch he re- poses his manly and athletic form lies draped in that flag whose every star and stripe he loved and worshiped and his manly and patriotic spirit hath gone to join his old companions in arms the dins the Clays and the Brodericks er whose tombs his eloquent were heard The Senate Chamber is mourning the President weeps over tho death of along loved friend and tlie Union clothes itself in the garb of mourning over the loss of one of her brightest of her ablest ers Col Baker is No the brave Die Being deathless they but change Their country's arms for Give then the dead their due It is they saved A AN ACCOMMODATING A habit exists among the Esquimaux of placing on the graves of the dead hunting implements used by them when living which are held sacred and never molested An American officer that on a recent voyage to the Arctic re- gions they were anxious to obtain as cimens some implements lying on the grave of an Esquimaux who had been a celebrated hunter They would not take them without consent of the friends of the deceased and failed in their endeavor to purchase them In this dilemma ever they were informed that the Spirit would by the sub- of soma knives on the A few knives amounting amply to a quo were accordingly placed ou the grave and the hunting implements removed but singular to state the tives who considered it sacrilege to tako the hunter's relics appropriated tho knives one by one till all had The steamer commanded MAJOR GENERAL ry W Halleck who left California on the to join the army of Gen Clellan was bora in New York State and graduated at West Point in He was appointed 1st Lieutenant in anil was Captain in for gallant conduct in affairs with the cans and for meritorious service in fornia He was Secretary of State of tho province of California in the governments of Generals Kearney son and from 1847 to the end of 1849 was chief of the staff to dore in naval and military op- on the Pacific coast in 1847 and 1848 and was in 1849 a member of the convention to form and of the committee to draft the Constitution of the State of California In July 1853 he was pointed Captain of Engineers and re- signed oa the 1st of August Ho now appears as a Major General his com- mission bearing date August 19 by Captain S exploded several years ago with terrible effect and burned to the edge Capt S was blown into the air alighting near a floating cotton bale upon which be floated j jured but much blackened and Arriving at a village several miles below to news of the disaster had ded him he was accosted by the editor of the village paper with whom he was well acquainted and eager for an item I say boy is the Yes i Capt S No I am Captain S t The thunder you are How high were High enough to think mean thing I ever did in my life before I came i The editor started on a run for his of- fice tho paper was about going to press and not wishing to omit the item of for his next issue two weeks off wrote as follows The steamer S has burst her boiler as we learn from Capt says he was up long enough to think of every mean thing he ever did before he lit We suppose he was up about three months THE HKD RIVER tor of customs at Mr May writes to the St Paul Press that the In- dians in that locality ara becoming very troublesome a party of them visited liis house and threatened the lives of himself and family Another party also stopped the steamer Pioneer at and de- manded as pay for the of navigating the river The boat not permitted to proceed until the Cap- tain paid them Mr Stone sutler of Fort Abercrombie writes that large numbers of Indians are around there and suggests that i O Oo troops be sent on to garrison the fort soon as possible The adjutant general of Minnesota has taken measures to send on troops without delay home when Hermann kindly consents to assist her wonderful husband j and in a very successful though quite extra professional exhibition of imparted lerie Madame Hermann hides young and winsome face in a corner Monsieur mann with inconceivable rapidity runs about the room among his half hundred to each what article in their possession he shall touch MORK TROUBLE AMONG SHE SIN COLONELS An army correspondent writing to the Sentinel from Arlington on the inst I regret to learn that waiters are not running as smoothly as they ought in the Sixth and Seventh In the latter the line officers have requested Col Yandor Eyre that if women wish to escape the stigma of they must act look like marble or clay cold less bloodless for every of feeling of joy sorrow an- admiration disgust are alike construed by the world into an attempt to hook a husband Never well meaning women have their own ces to comfort after all Do not therefore be too afraid of showing yourself as you are affectionate and good hearted do not too harshly repress and feelings excellent in selves because yon fear that some puppy may fancy that you are letting them come out to fascinate him do not condemn yourself to Jive only by halves because if you showed too much animation some pragmatical thing in breeches might take it into his pate to imagine that you de- signed to devote your life to Lis insanity L L D RUSSELL is now the sub- of a disparaging joke in Washington circles While walking up Pennsylvania Avenue a short time since where omni- buses marked Seventh street pass be was accosted by a very pretty young lady with the inquiry Will you please tell me sir how far these stages The who unfortunately exasperates the replied Seventh street to hull L Miss The lady indignantly turned from him with the remark I mistook you for a and was off before the astounded LL D could understand why the young lady should deem herself insulted As they whisper their reply he asks to and iu the Sixth this morning Madame with the utmost rapidity at least nine of the line officers have is this A button and The ace of hearts Right A coat sleeve Once more And right as many trials as there arc guests present All there is not the slightest indication of his their resignations Captain of your Milwaukee company and his two Lieutenants are among the ber the case of toe former I stand the dissatisfaction is based upon the that tho Colonel is petent to command He is a foreigner secret And and has seen service in Europe There considering the j the regulations of the army differ fact that every man ia allowed to select his object for himself Then we part from Hermann with the conviction that Cornelia Agrippais great and Hermann his prophet The cities of the South shall be shut up and none shall open XIII TO from that of our volunteer service and it is not to be wondered at that a man brought up in the strict school of military should sometimes mistake ty for insubordination In the case of the Sixth the dissatisfaction seems to be eral starting probably in petty feeling of jealousy and being engendered by tium and assistance AN EDITOR A Master of the New York freeman's Journal was released from Fort ette Wednesday after subscribing to the oath of allegiance He protested against what he was pleased to call the indignity of arrest and incarceration and also against being required to take the oath of allegiance THE iron-cased ate the largest in tile British navy is of tons burden she can thrown broadside of Ibs of metal and has cost She is half as large j again as the next largest ship in the Brit- navy and could blow that ship of the water Each of her guna are about five times the caliber of those which three deckers their actions in days gone by WHAT ROSE jester to Charles IX once tried his nerve by rushing into his room one morning with the exclamation Oh sir such thousand have risen in the city I cried the startled king with what intention have they said Jean placing his finger upon his nose probably with the in- intention of laying dovrs again at time ANY OTHER common and popular term has set originals at work for the purpose of ascertaining starting point Being somewhat of an and prone to search tho scriptures we have discovered tho origin of the term It can be found in the 17th verse of the chapter of Judges where Delilah was coaxing Samp- son for the secret of his great strength He indulged as follows If I be shaven then ray strength will go from me and I shall become and be like any other for WHAT MR THINKS Mr Russell correspondent of the London in a letter under date of ber loth It would be a curious but not a grateful task to cull the flowers of in the wide-spread garden of accusation and invective that spring up all over the States in reference to that same retreat from Manassas When tho stain is to be effaced it is not possible but I am disposed to think General McClellan will do it when he does if his troops are properly led by their re- officers I DON'T SKE Nelson was un- doubtedly the author of this popular slang phrase At the celebrated naval buttle of Copenhagen Nelson was mined to continue the fight but whoso attention had been called to the of the commanding officer to cease placed his hand over his good and pretended to look with his saying I don't see and at dered a renewal of the engagement THE LIBERTY OF THE to the words of Sheridan speaking of the attempts of the tu under- mine the British Constitution may give a mercenary of Commons you may give them a venal House of Lords j you may give them a truckling and a tyrannical give moan unfettered Press and I wili defy you lo encroach a breadth upon tho liberties of England curiosity is a turtle weighs 500 is said to old
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