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Potosi Republican (Newspaper) - November 30, 1848, Potosi, Wisconsin POTOSI REPUBLICAN BY LEACH SEATON POTOSi WISCONSIN NOVEMBER 30 1848 VOLUME A Love 0 subtitling I jve The wretch filtered when toft ami suett and law but echo s ole 1 AT the plate or O'er mountain rough To tinker of th No won ler Uien Hut tin youth 1 j lore anil feel i the irihi of a love do ill Mind within my memory ark I here are laid And shall li upon thrin that hath placed t HMD there view them m wo thy like nor then With jut a St Louit She child with long black hair lying c ver pillow Her were dark and they met mine she startled slightly but smiled and looked upward I spoke a few words to her father and turning lo her asked her if che knew her condition 1 know that ny Redeemer said she in a voice whose melody was like the j sweetest strain of an You may im- agine that the answer startled me and with a few words of like import I turned from her A half hour passed and she spoke the same deep richly melodious Father I am cold lie down beside and the old man lay down by his dying child i and she twined her emaciated arms around l his neck and m in ft dreamy I My laid the old man doth the i Hood seem deep o theeP Nay father for ray toul is strong Seest thou th i thither I I see it father and ara green I with vc thou the voice of its I hear them father as the voice of angels falling from afar in the still and solemn night I have leei several on the point of tane c U me Her voice too A funeral w mi about Sunday ihc forest but tim my or had t I have been of worship in w iich I haxe taken I i e v if r it 1 I f nv win I 1 H t U t tl f It r t of ivi of the I N iv I have heard nt the i thrill through I heard it she speak to She in tones most Doth An angel But a cold calm smile Hut I am Father there's a mist in the You'll be lonely lonely lonely Is this death It is death n y Mary Thank God I stepped out into the night and stood long and silently looking at the rushing i I t t nc ir I Go 1 and near to nf il r on a calm i rn of 1 n There j u i never ait ami thorp is a II C of The wife of a lettler arrived soon after and then the colonel's excellent lady and her and left the cabin again lir V H I U I r i 1 1 re tl ir i p t i f The Sabbath i torning broke over the ern hills before we reached the school house But nev came Sabbath light so before The morning service in the house I have not room to describe now tinging fbr I have taken more time and space than I had any idea of At evening approached a slow and sad in it to cession thr jugh the forest to the little house There with simple rites the ood clergyman performed his duty and went to the grave It was in the enclosure where two of children lie a lovely spot The sun we entered the grove The procession short They were hardy men and rough m shooting jackets and some with rifles on their shoulders But their warm hearts gave beauty to their unshaven faces as they in reverent silence by i he grave The river murmured and the birds sang and we buried her I saw the sun go down from the same spot re bright before I left u ooj un the morning leaves w from the i- u i i I vk forth t that any tn loan over if i i re- un 1 it the clear U i -i ar fall m Yon ler li one to my every i I'm I nt t 1 g 1 ii i MIR i t Our e t u lif a mink's r l he w rr tlie ihc to ad an idea that a graveyard 11 nt high Jour oj J 1 a ami i1 n it on ind the stars 1 have wiis the nearest place to heaven ou this earth and tir Thomas Browne I love to see a church in a graveyard for even as we pait through Un place of graves to the ple of God on c so we must through the place of gr iv es lo the temple of God en IV II -j ti it i ha Sun lav Sabbath The and moo tight Hitcc OVE Or TUE made ithe f nx our The followin sketch is from the ami of Ji Esq of Indiana well on and no Cass men in them could run out drink out fight out bet out arj ue them on that pint by a long shot All of these were apparel tly tried and found ineffectual the course of de evening Finally it proposed about midnig it to dance it out The two parties then sel ted their companions the fiddler mounted he whisky barrel a large pumpkin was pla ed in the middle of the floor and at it they we nt with off like going to hard As work Each one was to give the pumpki i a kick and roll and the other was to mount it dance on and over it without tumbling or own himself and Presidential candle ate defeated the on rooting in and ke ing up a supply in the pumpkin market as they became demolished by aa occasional ving in of the article After about an hour's effort it was a dra fin battle the two generals having been floo ed about an equal number of ice of trying to make footing upon a very roll ng of pumpkin proviso A Curtain Lecnre SGH Hush A gnat drones its tiny trump between the curtains Ubi flos ibi apes Suddenly Jerico is assured and with two long soft strides is at his own side of the bed Sabilla is evidently in a sound deep sweet sleep Untucking the bed and making himself the thinest slice of a man Jerico slides between the sheets And there he lies feloniously still and he thinks to being asleep she cannot tell how late I come to bed At all events it is open to dispute and that is something Jerico when are you to let me have some money With open eyes and clearly ringing every word upon the morning air did Mrs Jerico repeat this primal question And what said With a sudden qualm at the heart and with thick stammering tongue he Why my dear I thought you were sound asleep I should be very if like some people I could sleep Mr Jericho I should be very glad indeed if like some ple I could leave the house take my ure and run into every sort of extravagance 3 a v At the juncture the corn was getting Ie But no I must stay at home But I tell you low two of the tin cups had b en this Mr Jericho I have made my mind up in thm Y t i in the fall of Gen Cass and one of the green glass tumblers having come in Be- tween old Zack and the floor crushing it at a time when the pumpkin went the wr way had made him imagine that Capt Br gg had run out grape and was firing brol en glass a portion of which had made him th nk he had an empty in the rear being decide lly damaged in that region and withal was not yet settled which party should yield Hereupon stumped im Jones to decide it by a I had been dozing before this but he proposition for horse race by moonlight in the small hours of the night to settle the prospect of the two Presidential Candida es seemed so decidedly rich that I determine 1 to witness the performance As the horses had had nothing to eat b it a rail fence for the last fifteen hours there no danger in consequence of high feet ing and hard running injuring them Not ing time to robe myself exactly for a street walk I donned a buffalo robe slip jed on my boots and put out This was a ry good costume for me but a confounded un one for who rode the great National Michigander I didn't care so much about the star ing point as I did the coming out and so I stat on- Lying here and being bitten by the gnats as I have sorry I'm ry Not you indeed You don't care hnw I'm bitten or for that matter who bites me But that is not what I was going to say What I was going to observe is this you nor any man shall make a cat's paw of me I never thought of it Never entered my said Jericho screwing hii head into the pillow Nothing but a cat's paw and I'm not come to that I was ed at the said Mrs grossly shamefully played upon and I have been deceived ever since For the matter of that said Jericho a little doggedly -I was deceived too Of course every body said you had money and sol was cried Jericho melting a little with a sense of his injury I don't want to re- turn to the subject Mrs Jericho But of course I thought you rich Mercenary If get was Just as you like Mrs Jericho only be good enough to let me go to sleep Bed said Jericho making himself vigorously tip for rest bed isn't the place to talk in I dont wish to replied Mrs Jericho I don't wish to exchange a single word with such a creature as you are All I want to know is If the girls were only stirring I'd -as the threat I'm sure its time ed myself at the corner of the house r ear can vou let me have some 1.1 j rf iil church in a log hn once a ill X l H l Vi it 1 we not i down in the o is i IK v 1 hi in t i r r w i i noli e liow i r n 111 c above it the it as one o the agricultural writers of the anl a noted amusing ent of the w York Spirit of the Times Mr U honon J us with a v and we shall i ot very soon forget the ing c of our venerable Indiana Tune put a where that event was supposed to be about to come off The greater part of the crowd had gone up to the top of the hill to see fair play in the f tart leaving three or four of the most leg we ary to watch which should come first round to the corner A loud shout told the start Down t came so close together that the ore there was but one which was a strong dence that they didn't see double and a it turned out I really believe they did not for just as they n eared the corner where I st both nags saw the buffalo and saw the for while Old Zack put it straight through at his best licks horse wheeled and sheered close up to the side of the building and suddenly ed as tho the yawning earth had opened her jaws as when by earthquake riven About that same time I thought as I had not been seen among the lookers on in V na I might as well retire rather suddc nly and leave the mystery to be solved by the due course of events Accordingly about five minutes afterwards I was di earning that there was a very an ted discussion going on as to what had become of and General Cass nag s it was that in the record of that race they were both to be set down as no in the meantime began to t link he w as but where that was has for gasped Jericho re- Mrs Jerico with inexorable resolution Mrs said the husband bolting right in bed and looking aside down upon the face of his unmoved you mit me to sleep now I'm come to my own I think it particularly hard when a man been out all day as I have been toiling his wife and say I think it larly don't want to prevent your sleeping Mr Jericho Sleep as long as the sleeping beauty and I'm sure be the last person to attempt to awake you AH I want to ask of you is what I asked you tin's morning Nothing more When shall I have some money Zounds cried Don't call me woman ed Mrs Jerico Major Hu was only a hiccupped Major reiterated his widow a soldier and a gentleman never called me money As though the bed had been strewn with powdered pumice Jericho chilled and Weekly The New Beautiful Extract Man must be content to follow the steps of Providence tardily timidly and uncertainly But he can have no pursuit more worthy of his genius his wisdom or his virtue Why one half of the globe remained hidden from the other during the four or five thousand years after the creation is among the questions which wa may long ask without obtaining an answer Why the treasures the plants and animals of America should have been utterly alike to the adventurous expeditions of Tyre and Sidon to the skill of the Carthagenian to the brilliant curiosity of the Greek and to the imperial ambition of the Roman while their discovery was reserved for Genoese sailor in the fifteenth century is a problem perhaps inaccessible of solution by any hum in insight into the ways of the Great Disposer of all things yet may it not be con- that the knowledge wa expressly withheld until it could be of practical use to mankind that if America had been ed a thousand years before it would have been found only a vast wilderness in both its ern and northern division for it was then most wholly unpeopled that with the chief in- terest of imperial Rome turned to European possession or eastern conquest the ery would hive been nearly thrown away that there wa i hitherto no superflux of European population to pour into this magnificent ert and i hat if even Roman adventurers had dared the terrors of the ocean and the perils of our nt w climates at an almost interminable distance from home the and ders to heathen conquest must have impeded if not wholly broken up the progress of the population already settling on the soil or perhaps trained that population to its of ferocity like their own and turned a from UM Fattier Matthew Boston Oct 20th 1848 From the statements of Father Matthew received by the last steamer and ted by h s distinguished patron Col J W bearer of dispatches lor the ican government it appears that is red from visiting this country at present chiefly by heavy pecuniary The rest It of sacrifices the Temperance cause ai d especially of the drafts upon his philanthropy from the late famine In apologising for the delay of his Mill an- he says in characteristic I have received it is true from my friends in the Stales and also from benevolent individuals in England occasional remittances of money but the late famine devoured every thing I could er I could not assemblages of totallers with sunken and hollow on the benefit of total from in- drinks without supplying them with bread If I had bowels of iron happily not as grew up with me from the breast of my mother I could resist of my fellow tures suffering with extreme waul with tormenting hunger In the country on my of Temperance I for food by hundreds of thousands M ho OM my previous visits were the porters of our sacred Cause It would seem as though the hare tion of his circumstances wonM at once bo met with a more il than mere grateful emotion from thousands of peaceful and land into a scene of slaughter and misery The discovery of the American continent flashed on the world like the discovery of a ntw creation In reading the correspondence of the learned at the time the return of bus and the knowledge which that return brought is spoken of with a rapture of guage more resembling an Arabian tale than the narr of the most adventurous voyage of man The races of beings living in the simplicity of nature un- der the forests of the palm and all he fruits for their food with gold and pearls for their toys and the rich treasures of new plants and animals of all for their in- dulgence and their use were described with the astonishment and delight of a dream of Fairy-land or the still richer visions of tored Yet when the hues of imagination grew colorless by time the continents of the west displayed to the ripened knowledge of Europe virtues only still more substantial The con- trast between the northern and southern tions of the World is of the most striking kind It is scarcely less marked I he between the broken deeply ded and well watered surface of Europe and the plains vast mountain form the of Asia Incident at the Noble gallantry or the On Thursday of last week during the vy storm of wind and rain n the collection of wild beasts in the if Raymond Waring in the lage of Nor walk Conn a nrp in- in the exhibition not prei an- in the bills About four in the a violent glut of wind blew down thw canvass which forms the large pavilion com- enveloping the spectators ami of in one common mass of The accident happened at the time when Adelina the Lion Queen as flic was sly led was performing in the den of wiM and as the fright of the animals rendered them seemingly uncontrollable great fears wero entertained for the safety of interesting young At this moment scene of in- describable terror and con I ITI ion presented itself The roaring of terrified screams of women and children ami he ings of the pitiless storm without rendered the scene truly appalling The panic ever was momentary as the prompt and en- measures taken by the managers soon cleared the wreck no person having received the slightest injury But most intensely incident remains to be told The uproar tho timers and leopards in the cage gave rise to a report hat they were de- Miss In the t i in nt In N America we sec a land of the ass WM varied surface in its primitive c Kr covered forests an Uncertain M T li f M woman yet Glorious creature His sword seldom luxuriant eften sterile -i ery where requiring and generally rewarding human industry watered by many in almost every direction by navigable and beautiful streams and traversed from north to south an unusual direction for rivers would rattle in its scabbard if no knew how I was treated this the cried icho a little fiercely to talk of swords and scabbards with the sun shining in at the windows Why can't you let me sleep and talk at the proper hours After a man has his wife and wonder how many been toiling and slaving for doubt And I wives and how many families it cried Mrs Jericho with a strange cutting significance that leveled her husband for belter ice in the silvery frame of he w as well satisfied he couldn't tell He Solomon desperately stretched himself in the He his st tn write the following sketch thought he had seen the big and began to think he had rode under his b lly without it a political bias in favor ol r i i i 1 i -i f r e attempted to he r struck his head against something and a the moon had gone out when he fell he ould Gen Taylor nd the reader can judge himself how mar be has lor i I i 1 In s through this queer world of ours one not o meets with strange i the v of a t ic account of a certain Illinois i and Judge his first electioneering i i it but meet us who K if loving never go to bd I met with a lot of these the other rather n a certain town in the ern part of Illinois and ns it can positively no upon the election now Inps you wo lid like to have it to use for election returns I don't know how it is exactly it is in ice of the sovereigns af ern Illinois di inking so much whisky that General Casn ets to many votes in that dis- or wheth so much whisky is drank there in of so many Cass men brini there But certain it is that if the General had ti pay for all that has been drank at our in would need another extra of the critter friends something extra to foot the M i a so 1 i w at me in 1 I of medicine lie Hut 1 need of their L rr wr tilled to bank I a that laj truing t 1 the light we lake many f i ic V J JI M- v 11 the I slept in a certain town in that region a hort lime where the extras were in- it I I n she and he lime r to guide tha in freely The 1 s So r lie He I consisting of u whisky the colonel barrel six tin cups two green glasi tumblers in live lot of pipe tobacco was in close the river proximity to t le inn I was in and there the no one qualities of a very recent of the ami in a corn and the of the candidates to re- been i her o ten an the vote of the corned was discussed in the manner usual in such times and places From the n n of conversation I led to if atv of father ilio ri it be i n r i le i i t he i I on luc i l i U believe that who knew a two 1 bcti in St Louis where he had not tell what it was that hindered his r in the world sing How long he would have lain in that ecp ocean of darkness buried I knew not if it had not chanced that other eyes than mini had seen him watchful worn had seen the immortal Smithers as ride the great Cass champion in a run that to settle the fate of that renowned hero ride stern formost down into the dark recei s of the open cellar way of the Traveller's Hi me There let him and his hero rest and v hile we dreamed away the balance of the right the better half of poor raised a f and by hard digging made out to raise him and his horse to daylight before I left the next morning But as told me he d he had seen the devil and that it was a wai ning for him not lo ride another i the dark and that ha would most turly vole ft r old Zack I quieted my conscience by thil king that ignorance is and this is one vote saved and therefore left him a believing vert to a better faith in which we will probably long continue notwithstanding the the publication of this venerable histo Newspapers be it understood are m s book to that portion of our brothers c the T this highly en our father fough and bled and rode the midnight race and I wrote the history thereof SOLON nor you great political family of ened for which bed and lugging the nightcap over his ears turned round determined upon pulling up sleep like the poppies by the roots I'm not to be deceived by your indignation Mr Jericho I know every thing or else where could your money go However as I said I'm not to be made a cat's-paw of For eight vears I have been married to you under what I way call false pretences People call you the Golden Jericho or is it likely that I could have forgotten the heroic mac feel a slight put upon him in his grave by your being in the wear at this moment However he for- gives me At least I Mrs Jeri- co spoke with a spasm I trust he does It was all for the sake of his precious orphans that I am in the bed that I am Yes his widow cast up her eyes as though addressing her first husband looking her from the you know for what I sacrificed the best of wives and the most disconsolate of widows I could have wished like the Hindoo to be upon the pile I was equal to it I could have rejoiced in it But I unwillingly to sacrifice myself for our children Yes Damn cried Jericho said widow with her deepest voice and with der at her Jericho will yon dare to desecrate the ashes of the dead Will you? Well said Jericho a little for an impartial circle bad called Mrs Jericho tht Siddons of private down benignly upon her Yes dear A TOUCH OF TBB LIP men of the said a Western Lav yer you are here on one of the mast and and it v an not a darned W big lie that Get Cass was a colt of the t Jen illy that happened I a brief The defendant being tout bodied man rushed like an a my client who is a frail young widow why did not the thunders of heaven blast him and they were going to run him anv 1 he is iis bound President any way t could be I stooped towards her stretched hw and he wanted all that could lo stand arms like forked lightning of Ju to V 41 n I ij Urjr i t f it i i I It It t thr hour up to rae t fodder or no fodder e lor But it also that there wi re a few Mexican iers who although they be- Sieved G en Jackson created greater to live ar I part of v also believed that old Zjch Rough and was now living i of human perfection and they'd ite for hioi ight straight from word go and gave her a kiss on the mouth BUSINESS Badness is like i you wish to succeed you mast once in while To be changing n tc keep yourself out of change to all As Tom Hoed who h stirring must a spoon life could freeze her with her a fine then let me go to sleep i Qn very hard Jericho very hard that you will always be throwing your in my face No levity Sir no by an immense stream the Mississippi down the fur the produce of the north the corn of the temperate zone the fruit of the tropics and connecting all those regions with the commerce of Europe a ural channel of more than two thousand miles without a perceptible difference of breadth from New Orleans to the fulls of St Anthony The more southern portion of the New World exhibits the plains of Tartary the mountain range of India the fertility of the Asiatic soil It too has its Ganges and its Indus i i the Amazon and Rio de la Plata but its smaller are few and feeble It has the fiery heat of India dangerous ex- halation i of the jungle the tiger and the though a less daring and powerful species and the native dark delicate and indolent as the Hindoo Without speaking of the contrast as ly in all its points it it able tha North and South America have been formed or two great families of as distinct as energy and case that the North is to be possessed only as conquest of toil while the South allows of tho languor into whose hand the fruit drops from the tree A Short Sermon for Voting Men TEXT Owe no man out of debt Avoid it as you would war pestilence arid famine Shun it as you would the devil Hate it with a perfect hatred it with an entire and absolute break stones peddle do anything that is honest and useful rather than run in debt As you value comfort quiet independence keep out debt As you value g M digestion a healthy appetite a cid a smooth pillow sweet sleep dreams and happy keep out of liebt Debt is the hardest of all makers and most cruel of oppressors It is a tablea tx presented such as would defy er poet painter or sculptor o accuracy In the centre of the den a and be lion the same recently pre- sented to Gen Carr by the of in a rampant strong feature of the picture h one of his hind feet lay the of n leopard and struggling wMm grasp of his fore paws were the tiger and ving In the opposite end of the cage transfixed as a statue of marble with eye and majestic attitude the same 11 u hen she the wild beast lo crouch at her feet stood the Lion Queen Mits The young lady states that the two and the tiger made a simultaneous fier nt the moment the canvass down repulsed by the noble gallantry of the lion who bounded between them protected her in the manner described The The presence cf the keeper Mr Pierce toon reduced the savage group to subjection and the Lien Queen was happily relieved said Mrs Jericho very Though unhappily I am your wife I cannot forget that I am Major And then Mrs Jerricho drew a sepulchral sigh and then she hopefully he me However as I believe I have ob- served once before Mr Jericho I will no longer be made of Of coure not Why should you Jerico I'm sure for my part I want a wife with as little of the cat as possible And then Jerico shrank in bed as if had ventured too much Possibly Mrs Jericho too imperious to note for she merely re- well Mr I want to know is want know no will you let hare tome the neck It spreads a It an cloud over ler dangerous situation New dium A CITTING REPLY An avaricious divine in a condition floor and giving him a whole firmament of man's being It eclipses the sun it blots out the stars it dims and de- faces tie beautiful blue of the sky It up the harmony of nature and turns to nance U the voices of its melody It the with premature wrinkles it plucks the eye of its light it drags all no- blensss and kindness out of the port and be- ing of man It takes the soul out of laugh and all and freedom of lot under iU accursed dominion by it is you would pass by a leper or by this it not Taste not its fruit for it shall tarn to and ashes your Friendly I to -each to all but especially 704 young men keep out of You can't do that tht Pig to the bo i when he cut kit tail off seeing i poor boy called 1 im to the mouldy piece of bread asked him il lie read to which ho answered in negative o the t whether he could say f lie lef and the Prayer the answer ho same said the divine I will each you Our said the tor Our repeated the boy what your as well as mine ainly Then we are To he sure was the ready reply Why replied the boy pulling the from behind his coat how could you give your poor brother this mouldy piece of bread NEW TIIE CBS are gratified lo learn that ter General Johnson removed the go from Newspapers for and M ordered such not be charged U S postage and that they shall be delivered from the without pasting Post Office Should find however thut the British government a contrary policy toward American newspapers he right to retaliate Wu wish that the two would drop their absurd ing on postage question and conclude the rec treaty now under negotiation Every person in America or British having to write by present York Hint or Montgomery county in a of a BM by according U own thousand ft too um- lo and u trait of character
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