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Platteville Examiner, The (Newspaper) - February 25, 1858, Platteville, Wisconsin VOLUME 1 TJIE PLATTEVILLE EXAMINER BT PLATTEVILLE GRANT JA iNo J 3 1 year If 3 1111111114 u Kiin or 1 c lnm rt K Slat nlo prices which proof of p u mid tit n ih cor s 25 NUMBER il r T -1 I W II CHAPMAN at of tho and 1 1.1 in and on in It A at Law over E JV liti I J to ill I t s o Law mil nt f luwa I Wirt tiNu i nit Oilier K nil Street DV FRANCES Como from saint Cast in for tho firy J lio firo is faint fron And old too How it not I loir away willi tinio lias I hu is over is lead And tlie old friend lias Oast in to Anil will not lot y sleep lor of Oh lint of ate I'll world js ITow they came and dun past J host Of life nnd wo wear on Onst In why last W wu read liy IM past will Up a KOCH It paper mid up will And Huinn our read aro with Voir loyu was nx a now by ii trusty linnd were is mine for that end There s T hat 11 of our way on And tlie worth of all in timo cinl of wavy Wim hid in I And tlie where it is Lp in Us the Anil they lie in what all our hopes and and Yua money away and so it would if you wore richor no but bogun to dust lliu insido of tho box And do you know said Captain that you uro Mr you know I moan who lust month lio hag left 15 I WYNK f and Public Main St to his in in of nml I lie wishes who owe lull In ui their nuts in ho is in want ill jind Ware of own nt the Cabinet Ware in T n f: trrf -or anj aly J III V CO of n in nf aly SMITH CO -is in Hid in I i on All work ISAAC fry nlv in U lv U train KING J H Ii M Dr.i i ie pry nrl II ml Shoes Ac IMS A II i ml r i K in will Ihr of iri K in t and the In it n thorough i I r i n i in print re of have n Cj the N V T I t On Pi inter i SON of ut iii i ml of each ib A ii the of Vo It A M rue lield i in town of o 1 of Jtf A Ii ji L n A L 00 nr AN i i iv TWr lnl iiv Mali j o lj O F nt th n 1 AND S the Hlth J Mc H IOUIS SPRATT AMCr O OIL Lori AC 178 tml JMt THE TOWER OF CASTLE IN THREE CHAPTERS tho Portland LAST WEEK n As soon ns the young Captain got Imck In tho castlo from the old house ho a nnd rode nil to the town where Mr tho attorney him ho communicated the nnd tho unwelcome fact that the nearest of kin was Phillis iho old man's legitimate daughter Mr Spoker was excessively vexed Hu read and re read iho documents to con- vince himself if In- could that they woro insufficient of hor After all Captain said iio it is plain Mr to have it Ho knew all ns well as be could know nnd it's my opinion from that fust paper I o drew up in which he evidently had the spelling of your name Hint be meant the lor yon lint preferred in which ho called you noit of kin lo looking I think MI ton the words an me mi I perhaps iho meaning aUo did Iho old fool show them to you aid Mr Spoker Not from will to merely 1 would see them Why could not you let them tho attorney Thai don't matter now Raid Tho hideous old has bur by it perhaps said Mr tho niu forged Who can tHl I'm sure 1 can't said Charles this Phillis may not tho name child She may ho the old woman's put in of right nuu Sho did girl was oof bur own Yes did No no tho did not toll you that Shu did though did was the of going to the cottage You uro thu only those papers O hang the papers 1 Do you think said thov would stand in a court of justice Huw do think a jury would decide Mr Spoker them them all through again to discredit them if They would give it against you said ho the old girl would be much belter nil with a bundled a year than with more Kaid Mr Her father knew that well enough Very true said but tho is not mine to give or keep If you had let the lower alone till came said Mr thu old woman would havu buun doud by timo Woll it's all over said Charles I not sold my commission ono good thing and 1 shall bu no worse oil than I said Mr tho girl's n fool ami can't make a will old and unhealthy you in long as her natural heir Next of kin t said ing No you is enough added ho quoting thu opinion Ho was in linsto to tho t conn of hi fortunes but ho waited lor tho sako of his cousin to break lo her the change of her faro lie returned to tho the old woman's corpse lay in the grand of old ago upon tho bed nnd tho forlorn ancient girl sat solitary by it I want to in you Phillis ho comu Ibis way will vou and I him into iho littlo kitchen What j to como nf you now that your friend chore has left yon Mother do you monn f said Phillis Aye Mother said I was to bide in this house snid But win t shall yon do for home in thu box und mother laid I was lo havo it Have you tho said mrn It's in mother's said Phillis Charles bade her fetch il and unlocked hu box to what effect thn wealth herein contained would havo oil She looked nt it quite unmoved Thuru is n great dual indeed said Shall you over spand it do you hink I suppose said tho to you Phillis wunt on dusting but tho spurted out of her eyes and die hung down her head Sho was so accustomed to ho tbo object of mockery nnd joering believed herself to bo so now and Charles perceived it Don't think I am making n joko nf you You can upon my honor you are bin daughter and everything ho has comos tn you She put down lid of tho box top nnd wont back to thu plainly convinced grand man amusing himself nt hor expense nml shu must bo patient na usual Ho got up to follow her but that ns she took it iii this wny tho nows would hotter by means ot of tho people ubo to with and having no mind to dwell on it more than was necessary went back to the castle sunt for Mr Spoker nd delivered up to him just as it bad beun when he came first nnd to his euro the hapless ess If film provo quito n natural Mr sho must he made a ward h chan eery and as you aro next heir the court will the management of tho tales Hut if she havo wits enough to get along for must bu found to livo with her Aye nyo that's the best way I want moro to do with it said Charles And I you Mr for your good throughout the professional which 1 heartily wish you I shall run In the station and catch and yon II In so good will you us to send my traps ultor mo Fare you well sir said old nnd tho came in bis eyes You aro an honorable man m over I wish to my heart you had not gone into That's till von Widl but her sonno 01 ought t doar o tho and mv r I won't o nny co hor to disp no of it Now deco her to no of it I'm quite Mrs a iswarod but site kept id on the subject Kho III It hut n very timo events tint old Phillis Miss away Mr and Mrs Spoker lived with hor in Castlo Mr Spo his aa usual and was littlo ut home His wilo and hoy wero constant inmates of Mono in loss to Hut her habits were too much by old age and by her very limited intellect to alter in proportion to her fortunes about dropping tn the footman till bidden by Mrs Spoker and Justing her witli When the idea could bo conveyed to her any articular tiling was wrong eho would forbear that it was wrong eho never n il the fact was enough as to prohibitions disregarded them to the footman sho left but bored lo tity ot worsted stockings tn knit only nt those limes when she had no wors tod lor ii was very long sho that had money to in procuring things to Idleness unhappily not nor was tno labor she had been trained any pleasure to her if i could fill her vacant hours fore it n boon One of Mr I brought the old heiress a dog Ibis dimly looked upon as her and fed and attended upon it till it upon her Its real Fido but she called it by the general name of was lo to dogs of all ages she would say come and he fawned oil her and ed around lunch tho moro ic of the of two liy slow degree rame to assert this right to do what ho lio on the to drink tho cream to run over the garden All tn allow those things from Mrs Spoker would have i obeyed but eluded nay perhaps resented nnd Mis Spoker bad hor own views which induced her to cultivate the of tin heiress Her little boy four yoars old nnd ancient Phillis many advances to him which the mother was anxious to promote lint notions of ilmn worn all drawn from who had confided In hor old guardian's cire and among whom she had always been u but then their habits woro not tn tender as What heard other people say was much in tho habit of ing to these young persons therefore lind usually the stylo of her mother's give you the stick naughty or warrant I'll imon you remember No idea of tion hud attached tn these in her own mind or that of the urchins could nnt quito i hermit whether o nnt belli veil was tho owner of tin castlo Phillis lod It in is shu had cot luge tn all that other peopl did but Mrs fr poker tried tn u roll to il her u souse of pi suasion Shu ox her lo to Till her position words liku adopted and found occasion o 10 flay trying In vain to her from In r knitting to piny said Shall you ir bo ready Silly for that was the appi to which hu had reduced Phillis Yet but you n I must myself to tl I my position And whim Hi What's that moan Silly sho I'm hound lofn ish Sunday And ii doud sho worked bard for Mrs tri id tn make hor bond that Mr C linaway had matin hor of Hurl stone by n djd not call it a w this transaction Simmon to I any in which uctu d buloro liur eyes lie druw a collecting tho heads of tin argument and put in anybody's namu in pleased bim Hu was the And yon nro 110 now said Mrs nnd can put in anybody's name too Just ns you plea o ma'am said No you net say that I've ing to do with it But prolmhlv yon liko somo people Lotto than others Whom dy you like I them as kind to mn snid Its und tint us entirely from her i lind as if it had bean u lesson read at ool He kind to poor said Mrs knr to her snt and don't call bur Silly call Phi lis The in ho country woro vory much I nt w nit had taken at tho old castlo and of tho families called there ami tiled to sou tho heiress Hut Mr Spoker wi s n sensible man nnd would neither allow hor to before such people nor hi wilo in profit by bur own in tl e Castle to enter into their society lie tho manner in hn nnd M -s Spoker wore ted nnd declared himself merely the for iho that his nt Iho request of con seined to livu with thu Phillis People in t ivo liim credit for a design to a tho estate but no- body deny tl at what hu said wits rational and his n und big wife's con- woro not If bo denied and many mid fre to thu Castle Still Mr all iwed iio There was a certain turn by him lo 5 and hu would not permit liii to add mnro than that sum to their pwn im omu Mow should I antwor tny denr tn tho next possessor suit ho to bit looked mnr iluiii ill up a house for ponr Phillis nnd myself and vou for our earn her That nn is tho next paid Alis Spo I heard Ilor say one dny it should ho tho who was kind her and if i kind to hor I know who is said Mr What made hor say t nit I O you underrate lor terribly Raid Ids Sho Inu more onsu than you think I'm so milt orod Mr And when ho wont t his room to write If sho can dp can n will I wish Captain would look her 1 nm suro my donr I wish poor young man said bis wife yomig man his own wny with us to a i lit in letters for thai post ho looked for Captain n und him Iho following ep I fee in n vory position hap pen In old a will to I ho of neglect ng interests in n way vory to my professional get her and there's no knowing wl nt they may by n kind tit which plui Ins never my Hir I net you In pay u visit rt tho cast look after your own fortu nw nnd the heiress Yours 1 A few days trough him buck Dublin Port Dollo MY BRAH Sin my thanks but lot her Lifu ja too short Castle possible Ho put It his bond at onco and tho of tho many und sympathy of tho few wero to him Ho had what both right and very un- pleasant und bo wished to have It was an odd in lifu turned over and ua far as depended on him forgotten other youni diers tlm ho was of opinion that wo ought to go to war because it would give the army the opportunity of active nnd was highly gratified to find hit opinion adopted by tho Kings anil of the and hostilities declared Ho tn u ment which was not iit upon nnd tho this ho posted off to the Guards to got upon active he could only do by exchanging in- o a regiment ot infantry already thu Crimea In acting lima 10 did what wan not only to elf but what be bud quitu a right to do or ono first cousin by bin rs side hu had not a to him havu any weight vith him This first cousin was u ing prating foul whom Charles thought of us nn object to urn into ridicule When ho his ill previously to ind hu very to should bo huir It ia but littlo lid hu to himself but or much Nicholas shall not havu Ho reflected fora long and ut lust determined Iio had on his n little book eon Directions for making a Will otherwise if ho bad been obliged to con- sult a lawyer ho never would liad lo do as ho did was u young lady with whom ho had danced all Ins last leave in London whenever lie could he hud ridden bur in lie I ark and last bu bail observed that shu caught sight of him in tho way tho color blushed over hor pretty faco nnd that in tho open air in the Park hor uyus welcomed him before hor father or hor brother perceived his approach the straightforward nnd Charles hud gone away for bo to himself I've nothing and iho has nothing If I il I had I would go to Lady to-night nnd nsk that pretty swuot simple girl to bo my As it it ho 1 Ho wont awny nnd put hor liko stono out of his bund as much us bu Ho all for buing happy and hu could not have happy if ho liad let his mind run on but bur imago recurred to him whun bu was leaving I would givon hor nil said ho tn himself and oho it now if I dio and she havo it Accordingly ho drew up bis will in favor securing to her all of which lio Charles stood in possession on Thu will was by his servant and left in tbo of a lawyer whom he had oec i- consulted do saw her last season's partner od tor tho Crimea and wiped away the two tears which suddenly darkened her sight she very little thought how he had been thinking of her Tho vory same day nt Castle as Phillis was walking and Iho was following her suddenly fell down on tho and could not succeed in getting up again Harry tried ho could by exhortation and and nt last ran for his mother Mrs Spoker ran and lifted her up and assisted her back In lint houso It evident sho Imd suffered n slight stroke paralysis an event not to bo at considering tho total of sho had undergone The doctor was sent for nnd for this timo What portion of wits had did not winm diminished by tho attack but in health there an evident She walked less with diminished the activity with arranged THE Oh of tho poor who nro pining For want of tin comforts yon on your am reclining Vu rich who feel nut tho strife Oli thn man who prayed For Iho widow Whila the whiter winds played Around tho poor homes lie prayed ho to With funl nnd fool to Thun thro tlie wind and thu To relievo the poor distress AH went with the in I he carried might provo to lie rapidly onward did B The widow infirm ill And lie found liur most in need Of Ihu duty ho wont to fulfill Oh think thun ye ricti of tho poor one And you praying alone wounded can yu ho yn nnd Your is nn Far hotter or They'll henl thu poor pain poor the rich havo a And and And oft lind would The of the mind Bub Spirit of the with tho of Hob was a follow anil green withal nnd what was still very bashful among the ladies One I gavo him n lecturing about his stupidity him it would never ho was rapidly approaching that period Ho surveyor's tint bit upon as an old bachelor route Taint r ho by nil tho sox I Raw it Hindu n impression on him so tlie Tho editor of tho at C bow lio caught ii livo in Wo HII in country soon wo loft ami mining taught in tint shun of astronomy which text wo Imd u class of boys trapping ranging in agu from teen to A fow to of nut comics wo undo tho tho sun did not mo aid tot that tho revolution of tho curth on its mis muda and dny wero u tow in that stricken clum Next wo woro on a patron of ours who with of nnd as wo con- of thin employed YD Imro to lorn our young nns wo Wu to thu proposition Woll ho nil and not and risin nnd down of nml liku bin foolin tin with Now thought wo for n triumph of n lighting up of this understanding Inviting him wo to draw a diagram upon thu blackboard for of faid wo sun is of milus from you know that ios boon to What I wont on had butter of old notions and jot you it wife it is and too Rob in nil to sun no third was in and said full thu truth Arch I havo thn matter but who is thorn that I eoold not to have me you talking now says j aro of thorn if you would only up to nsk For would tho suit unit to P Arch But you don't to tuy I could Mull do you Got Moll 1 yos I do would not bo afraid to bot a dollars of it if you'd only try t This was a now to Hob nnd ho was almost to death with it thinking a during which his faco with otio of his brnnduit grins lio uil to ask how I would if I worn in his nnd to cot Moll I cavo him full which bo us b ippy as n jaybird prom to pti ami BPI Moll next Saturday nnh was at good as bifi word came and ho wum to old man Mull at homo nnd hia mad routo Taint so I In vain wu him that mon bad it it boyond u doubt nil and eminent in tho world uj- init nnd it dont know about Ins dogmatic not u bit I do and oldster to tho than I buv It's agin ami to say that tho aim don't that'll n if you uter road tho which I you did nig from tho risin of thu sun to thu going down nnd sou hero young nun if you tho children n sich fool talk nnd you mout us well look out fur n lliar nin t no nml Iho folks o wiped out thu diagram witli our loft coat tail out our indignant patron anil tho next morning tho iny class was advanced to and tho sun to lUu und tut as usual Bob's hor room ate less slept more nnd an easy chair to sit in It could not bo doubted that this would not hist very long the destinies of Harkstnnu bo came a m of vory groat interest Only kuop her from thinking about r willl nt nil my doar said Mr Snoker to his wife WEEK who in own course quite regardless nf her Hut thought of them moro seriously anil in Ilia answers hu treated them us though they had beon truths Naughty ugly old Miss bu would reply -1 whip you lor I ham you Phillis paid no kind of attention to hard words but would pour her tea into tho saucer and hold it nnt for him as if no bad language lind passed on either Bide If ho took u fancy to pull hor grey hair or tn search bur pocket for hor housewife ho was quite welcome and when ho once or twice hid his behind she nt with bim till ho was himself ex- hausted I've laughed out nil my laugh said be stop now Her blandishments hy roes overcame his suspicions nnd ho bo- lo grow fund nf her company and to exert nil his whims nnd much of tion upon her This made her very py nnd she became his us much as if sho wero still tho ragged dweller of tbo Mri od for sho know was in tho old girl's power If ho have but tho tn n raid oho tn bur husband and I really don't think she is deficient Shu chooses luir own dinner now and sho can buy at the shop as body II IO LIMP to the ind I nm it now and nr lo present upon tlm chan o of securing what r might either to g it or bo too old to have pleasure from in jg oid as over Yours very truly Cn L and kind linn n to you He's making game of mo I think said Mr to ns ho up this Ho noo have boon so short upon mn Thn years away ni those un except by the changes silently upon them by outward events I'll His gradually in of iho now id about hor was thought competent by the committee of n local charity to sig i tho sale nf somo which they for enlarging building Mrs Imd boon vory this Sho thoroughly tl nt Imr wishes on tbo subject wore all school nnd win to I in making thn bout of abili -y to sell tho land convenience it would ho to tho charity She was r tn promote tho by that what nnd tl at sho could fully outer into tho nnd when the trustees to talk rith the strange wi rejoiced for the sake of school hnt they under- STATISTICS number of languages spoken is The number nf mon is equal to tho number of women The average of human life is 33 nl T 1 rose por cent and so ns soon as tho folks had retired ho his first To begin he found n task but onco tho was ken bo felt liko a new creature Mell so i upon no many charming things hud ho known hours to fly to rapidly or moments to bo spent en Who wonder nt it for Mell would lean her pretty bond down on when hu hor about hor hoaux nr about her getting married Oh what n dour ho to think she was How ho utmost cursed for having passed so much of his life in rancu of such bliss liol had scarcely timo to think nml long before ho had come oint the old clock struck twelve mid Mell reminded him that it was timo to retire Hut I have not told you nil t wish said ho You can como next Saturday night she replied with a most fascinating This was capital Permission tn como again Hu agreed to re tiro Moll told I A lady in tho The A i So we will say n fow words nn on hoops call us a boar dear nor away tids in disgust for wu aro not about lo join our brother knights til the er- stood PS tn lie only the previous and the chango in them Mr poker said to his yours dio before tlie i 7 One-half before tho ago of 17 every parsons ono only reaches 100 years To every 100 only C roach 03 t j nml not moro 1 in 600 reaches the ago of 80 nro nn earth of inhabitants Of those dio die lay 7.780 hour nnd 00 inin one for second Those es nro about by nn equal number of This nre the tingle and above nil thoso who u nnd industrious conduct Tall mon livo longer than of lifo nun to tho of yearn than mon hut fewer Tho of nro most frequent tho that is during tho months nf Juno anil December born in spring urn orally moro robust than Births and nro moro frequent by Number of mnn boaring arms is calculated at ol tho population Smith nnd Jonea wero rushine ton two n clock raising when going round thu corner nf Kilbr street lones camo in contact with Smith knocking mn down Smith was exasperated nnd Do that Benin nml I'll knock you Into ho middle of next week Mv dear Jonos Mn It nd give you a thousand dollars for If can only got through till then without Im t j him where he could sloop nnd then as is the custom in somo ol thu Slates brought u pot of warm water thut hu might wash his feet The pot was nn old fashioned nt thu bottom and ut thu vory littlo at thu top that Hob viewed it with some lest it should refund to admit his loot Not willing to call Mull's attention to tho enormous size of these mimed cles ho hauled off his shoes and with ono thrust both feet on bottom of the vessel Capital luck ho ns ho sat bathing them Mell sat near by waiting for him to got through that sho might remove the pot At length thu clock struck one Hob did not tn it but But with both feet in the pot in u brown study It is onu o'clock said Moll by wny of n hint Yes mum said Hob but still kept on with bathing Two and then throu wero sounded from the eld boll still Grant paid nn In it but bin position in silence apparently resolved tn his night Mull's finally woro out nnd she said arising from her chair Mr Grant you can retire you choose I am going to Hold on I said Bob hold on u minute What is tho pr en of this hero pot i What do you moan she vastly moan by I I'm to break this pot and I'd liku In know tho of it Father 1 screamed Mull tho quill in their thn crinoline bet will tho of though wo n frowning Wo add an to our of faith Wo believe in wo sny plural number Deliver IK from that liable Hingle hogshead hoop which many wuar nl nut high showing its entire shape u single flimsy down by its weight tho dross tn thu shape of a cello part of the skirl below the hoops winds and reels around it in every wind that blows Not much improvement is tho addition of ono or two other lumps unless nru graduated in size 10 thn height of HID wearer nnd coveted skirts of thickness tn ilia which nothing could hideous it hu a vui from the Too only looks uniformly is thru made of u s tries of or brass hoops extending from tlm to tho lout gradually in with that graceful swull that gives to tho dross the contour of u bluo boll preserving that golden in gard to that modesty and gond taste will over dictate Tlm hoops in thu skirt should bo so near together that will thuir individuality nnd sign tho thinnest o quick 1 Mr Grant's gono madl Quick I quick I In on instant the old man was with thorn nerved and prepared for a struggle How sadly dis- appointed instead of finding Mr u raving maniac us ho expected ho found him sitting vory quietly with bath foot in the pot Tho warm water had caused them lo swell so as to become immovable By tho united efforts of tint three ho was at length extricated but nn could induce him to till morning He Hurled for homo forthwith Bob Grant is now an old mm ns well as myself and not mnro than ago ho told am that this was his first ami last Hi never could scrape up to go they will no dress for herein lies the tage and whole philosophy of thu linen movement inasmuch ns it allows one skirt to that fullness und grace which has hitiierto buun attainable only by half a dozen J After nil is tho thing which as its is a kind of imir cloth which by its own innate tue without the aid of will its nnd character with out the awkwardness that nt limits is In sop from its imitator Tho expanse Is tho only objection in its nl adoption iho sako wo hopu may be removed A VOICE B hml neglected tbo cif Ood andt spunt thu in Idleness and gucy Nnw ho was upon what hn thought bod nnd labored under conviction of sin and apprehension of Urn lo como As he was thus lying tho cheerful sound nf tho church bull struck upon his our nnd with a shudder ho ox claimed tn wife was standing by Mury 1 if I gono and haunt God s word when I was ablo but now f Tl at has sounded upon my oar i vor since as though It como from I bottomless pit prompting ma to warn the tlm of hearing it will soon gww It was torment of lost aru ywi of Christr tlm may be near whan you will not bu aUu know its sound You ton will soml up O 1 il I had only gone and beard word whoa able but now I
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