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Prairie Du Chien Courier (Newspaper) - October 10, 1861, Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin VOL IX NO 45 PRAIRIE DU CHIEN WISCONSIN THURSDAY OCTOBER 10 1861 ANNUM PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY O Editor Proprietor o Church Two pof annum or i i I V 10 I j I I- fw M i o yo III F B H F BATCHELDER House Sign CARRIAGE WAGON FANCY St ORNAMENTAL Church Struct du mid all In onr manner nml not of v or tliey will bo out i for at the of I our work A lo A ASU IN GUNS SPOUTING APPARATUS FISHING AC 13 And then Suld he lay darling And ho anil than Idled You are belle And bellowed and ho On my soul And ho waited and linn walled Your hand I to bold I've And ho Mid nils You your And giggled and Hull ho giggled my And looked anil looked I will have lino If And iho willed and then ho wilted THE HEAVY WASH A Tale Cor I f II Jons N 0 1 f OTTO 0 11 V M f MASON M V TJp Stalin over Store A HIGGINS MUSIC Fortes nny in domain Sho is la or or tho lino AH lor ah lins no failli ir but ni u n mill m to it must be from to nml soapsuds from till dusky t as housekeepers tried beyond 1 torn over a now loaf now mul then and throw my into confusion Biddy ouro to got her and into tho old And Musical of Evory Description 01 for new i rent A law ot an ins It I 1 to Iho public H o F i c of the Church mine du Vila 33 ITEMS The best way to expand tho chest is to have a largo heart of it Tho worel kind of a traitor at present H U how slippery whiskey the sidewalks A bite in which teeth art bight of a is a and try a good estate embalmed minds is a upon a dead man's heart Treat your if they would or other bn your friends only those who have done ing who faucy they can do The condition of tho and blockaded That man cannot be your friend who will not allow you lo teach him anything All diseases speak to us solemnly nnd eloquently except the dumb ague t public speaker liko a hunting dog should bi careful of his points not follow thai Home built in the night because it wasn't built in n day is me back from day incident which I designed lo relate 1 two ono u ry maid oilier u cook I wash woman on Mondays lo whom Hum o has usually boon pan for ihu work On Monday ironing a few weeks ago just after tho had been limited I was at my on a stool at my Icet reading a new book her father hail brought her nt dinner time When thu cook in and said 11 Mary's done tho washing ma i I look and three quarters of 8 dollar whim tho cook i lar to havo y N A WRIGHT Oils own TIIK Prairie du Wisconsin od U lo Home HOUSE nV MARTIN WISCONSIN HOUSE II Y GEO O B TUOMAS REPUBLICAN HOUSE r 1 Corner of Wi Street HAMILTON HOUSE AT NT D Y S ton mid CHICAGO LAND AGENTS AMERICAN HOUSE n r KANE fc SONB WISCONSIN Larce men are than men The largest of all oceans is the Pacific Tennyson that evory sea is full of He should huve Iho Dead Sea Can any our tell us how it is that the mouths of rivers aie always larger than bends host penance we can do for on- vying to endeavor lo them In astonishing how keen even ig people are iu discovering ry Men look at other's faults a at own with reversed To bo nure the race ia not always to the ift nor the battle to strong but it go times in a hundred The of being sometimes un- st ia a law of life like o sometimes being sick Fidelity humor nnd of temper outlive all Iho charms of a ne face and mako ils decay invisible Tho men play cricket in the fields n ploys cricket by ringing cheerily the The most beautiful results nro by iho of it s the sunshine and clouds lhat makes iio rainbow a strange thing it ro marked a Frenchman that America should nve two hundred and twenty religions and but one gravy It is staled lhat in a certain locality in California Iho quartz is so rich thai a pound and a half of goldia extracted from every pound of rock In a man was prosecuted in London for selling coffee just then intro an a and to the neighborhood Wall she won't it was my quick aud rather excited answer tors are enough and all she'll receive of mo 1 never such people 1 you can t satisfy them 1 It's ft big wash replied the cook and hard work standing over tho tub from morning till night There's no use of talking aid 1 sharply I shall not pay n dollar May be bo after it will hur then iho cook who over lo Iho side of Miry Say Hint give her a shillin more than tho May bo I won't said I Cook wont down leaving me in no very comfortable slate of mind I lelt an- at this demand Seventy fivo cents all I had ever paid or expected to pay for n day's washing A dollar out reason Mr Wilhins camo in soon and tho subject passed from my minil Ue mu home n small photographic of that picture Past and with which I was very much delighted was a very Abolition Democrats oppose its votaries have the Con- tilulion r a league with hell nnd leld disunion lo be H positive is basis for the op- position of nny loyal man to n political But thuro am other And citizen of Illinois hus no more right to meddle with tho affairs ol tucky than a of has with the affairs of Illinois This is Ihu con- doctrine anil wo must ordinary of observation ive up to it or agree with Phillips freedom from ion nnd that tho Constitution is a a just appreciation of with and therefore and political character ro that wo are 19 sustain a oiled wearily from tun of so weighty a matter that would lot in her slavor Two or during tho I had re- solved almost to to Mary d not with five coins I had so lo ad on her Cut this would havo acknowledging myself wrong and nature is weak f was not quito this Vou needn't got photographs said I to Mr on the next morning was leaving after breakfast not he inquired looking at me curiously and pink lining I Mr at me from the corner of his eyes just n wickedly For shame 1 I hiding th real stain of my mind under show ol mock I could riot got Mary out of my Every now a thought of her intrude and continued throughout tho day Several limes I to send her the extra mi in oho had asked for her day's fork but I call the feeling by ils light my good intent from tion nnd so tho days ou and the veek closed Sunday evening found ray thoughts ing forward to Monday that day of days to house keepers I had never known more faithful or punctual ihan Mary and had often said of her ii peaking to She's a treasure Thu question of her appearance as usual on Monday morning was therefore a leri one and thn doubt involved made mo feel Rather Ihan to hcr I would havo paid a dollar for the days work cheerfully Shu was belUr wort lhat sum than most washerwomen usu al cents 1 wonder if Mary will bo here in the morning said I cook answered cook I could ROD quar tor was in she wished me lo their freedom in assaults upon their Prince Napoleon on American tics Tho Now contains a trans Valion of n letter written by the American of Ih of France whom ihu Herald lo be Jerome Although some broid exhibitions French vanity and falls into home errors such -in naturally from a short acquaintance Amorican affairs and n habitual attachment to the formalities of imperial courts edg is a loyal State but it is also ft State fahe remains lo Union because shu thinks her property and rights will bo Democrats length of tho letter forcea lo exclude which docs great it lo Uio author's literary tasto and and admit only what to thu great absorbing of the day If as is i good reason to lei H lake Lincoln And in way it that Sir Lincoln to seat himself iu tho chair al 1 toUl you what Sir Lincoln liis Physically N a be i I ho has a a and timidity a slow walk nnd his back arshed iho part of those men height thw proportions of will inform us whether he any merit lhat of having no mies ns Mr This hitler is fifty yarn of agu in hi a on a nock of which of a cravat off the Ilia entire canning and yence nnd nisi n little conceit Like the part of Iho Americans of bin spunks English exclusively he next to the civil sterling qualities H If as thur- is i good reason to man in Napoleon is the the letter becomes of the Stt therefore hold lhat it is Iho duly of tho to Kentucky in nil her whether or and that every really loyal citizen nt the North will abandon a policy of which will irritate Southern Unionists and may terrify them into rebellion We hold an n parly lhat Iho government has A enough south of Mason and j lo civil war and to most on's lino already and that men who j moro or less Ihan the ates doubly interesting as indicating iho present at sessions of ble policy of France and the high ot Representatives I pronounced upon our nation are doubly j pointed out to mo most to our pride members of both iir IK the Senator lender of Wo will sprat some other time of whose Opinions America At this moment onr con- rica tend to bo advocate which tho of those by every means in onr power and wo believe that this la the timent of an enormous ot the American people Besides this we do not believe that in nny possible contingency ben derived to Union cause by lit cut emancipa tion Wo can never reach the to nnd y them in the cotton States nn if we could it is doubtful whether the would not turn from us in alarm and know what be nations of thu Old World I will speak to vim to-day of thu of nt but first it will be well to recall in a lew facts of Yon know that tho oltl American AUU I federalists wings oppo almos are almost nnd South Hi Stala ho represents Mr Senator acknowledged equally divided between thu people of Mr leader of an man traveled much in France iho friend of do and very Hell versed in our Contrary to what has been so often of tbo 1 habits of the honorable 1 found iu iho nte nnd Representatives very usual and decent Without successive dis- j the and eccentric habits of fusions and 1 by beini into two democrats and republicans divis j lo that of of whitu tlo not at all correspond in wornby a of ica to tho ideas which they would represent their cut natural Capital House Only twenty-five cents he replied Indeed isn't that 7 Yes very cheap Impressions of kind are usually sold at from fifty cents to Can you get any moro of them V I in At the name price two moro said I Will you for mo to V bul what do you want with two more I would like to one to my friend Mrs Walker and send Iho other to have was my hus ilion policy throw it away and si destroy the Union 1 That i ng of sympathy you 7 I enquired Johnny's sick and I TO had i him almost every night and such a dreadful headache r 1 now enquired a little 1 had given him in m forth a package nnd placed it in my hand Gill I asked Yus Pink lined envelopes T 0 i that win your direction rn do you suppose lo pa and pink lining b I'm sure I was my in why didn't you nay U smiled in his oyes I wi f r i vou nevertheless pink and gilliu that little package cost just fifty thoughts passed to Mary's little boy rn r accusing spirit me holding back from his lips a Is hn no belter this morning T Not much ma'am I turned away from the kitchen and went up stairs with n strange ble fooling about my An image of Iho sick child haunted ino I fancied mm I lo tho had once f of ed when the hot breath of fever to in all ils integrity and Now how much y for gilt of Retained and should uot now engage the of patriots but active up my blood After breakfast I sent for a few oranges this Convention heartily and Hiking them in my hands I resolutions passed nearly the where Mary was at work aud by Iho lasl Congress which said lo Iho following words That the Don't you think these would Uito good to Johnny V TT iva u deplorable war has been up on the country by iho of I he Nothing so very in I un ill on inc vy mw Mary's hands In their snu now in arms against iho Government and iu arms around Capitol Thai in national Congress banishing all let of mere or will r franco entirely and li can in the sunse which we generally attach to those words Really thu distinction between two parties rot almost sively on tin manner regarding Tho speak of iho tor in the South tho slavery interest and all slavery and al mosl to contino it lo ihu Stales where it exists Buchanan and Douglas hare been tho heads of lhal party to which the adhesion of the has given in these lalter times a constant and marked pre- ponderance in the direction of affairs 1 he republican party dato inscribing on ils banner tho principle abolition of slavery has n tendency to seek the Tho skillful men of parly are far from ing that but its adventurous and do not mako any concealment of it Hence the horror which tho republicans inspire in South hence in Tuio tho present re South having quite simply from the Union because thu tion of a republican candidate and the advent of that party to power havo ed to it to iho inauguration of a policy of which the last word abolition ol thero 13 even outside of his incendiary question a shade of differ between nnd republicans it their mode of understanding ilia intl social of tho Slates no matter how fa advanced in tho ideas which their recalls arc still attached to a certain past to who quite hostile as he was to the principle of authority had a fund of ideas in common with the very first and most illustrious founders of tho John Adams wno would pass to day for aristocrats the first order Thus the have uot driven back bul lo that im- mense ultra democratic current I should say demagogical if that expression were in a senso which would not convey my which hince twenty years hai transformed of tho United States nnd altered into a specie of garment of the ag cs wo might fancy ourselves in one of onr French I have seen no with his fuel on his not least bil of revolver and have looked in vain for those bus of while wood tho of which with a penknife passes for ono the statesman tho or the attorney iu the ex- ol bis duties Doubt less in the United Stales somu details ot shock our ideas aetl habits but I do uot to dwell on those without real importance should not blind in to is Rood and great in this country d dare to you that arrived in America to the Statel the has dimensions unknown to tho her eves filled tears she answered with a tro her ho cried for an orange and I couldn't buy him ono A sob camo near overcoming me but I kept it down all lo whole That war is uol waged part in profoundly Iho social conditions of the country It is that currant which has of elections to a year for example two years ut for the highest of governor judge Il is that current which his opened E r Gr BUTCHER MADISON Proprietor GROCERIES AND LIQUORS Arc Vc BRICK BLOCK Vr n J G IS BT DOOrt OK anil IK TUB A Sit OK TT o Ji o- Two of If n U In Mvt T Note Jj of otho at I kt thw of N A t and of N A K Manufacturer nnd in and In we All dene AH Terms for c OB nt Streams Quilp snys when sees kisses bo women il reminds him of two some unmatched things with their proper mates but good for no- thing that way wo try to obtain perpetual change change itself will become monotonous and then we aro reduced to that sad pair If water what will you drink after il Beardless youths says Punch are most prone to arrogance and cy As they grow older their splendid lone whiskers cover a great deal of Instead of retaliating upon the man who calls TOU a villain a liar or a thief cooly inform him that you have not cient confidence in to behove him the speculator his aim out a and er times he a rogue If ho succeeds they besiege his door and demand his daughter in marriage gold leaf and I dropped my away from to with which my husband from tho w regarding me He had not meant to utter n rebuke but his words went homo Jly was of gratitude I'll ba buck in n ano said a few afterwards ly ou is your money The day had Mary thoughts passed instantly to poor M Iho washerwoman and her hard day s work 1 thought of her two children nt home from whom she had absent er morning meagre provision she could make them and herself on small sum of her cents a day with certainty of not moro than or four days work in a week I thought likewise of my refusal to I thought likewise of my tho sum of ono days earnings tho small to sum o ono ays e addition of oven a single shilling my cock with more kindness and thy than I had given her credit for nau closed and thn work was ne I held two half dollars in my hand ary looked at them and then at roe Hush of surprise mingled wilh ope and pleasure on her face No was spoken She slood a ont moved J by grateful igs that would not trust in from mo and loft or home I not a happier woman as I aat a nong my children thai I was ist a week before Ah we cannot without laying burdens upon ou wu hearts How many colden for gathering up life's sweetest workmen nil his ami cheaply lie keeps on a Milter a Is Ac In March woy to advance A shame spot burned on my check Raising suddenly I went down stain into the kitchen Where's Mary 7 I asked answered tho cook coldly So soon Yos Shn couldn't stay in wash was so heavy and we didn't get turo till young lady should often maintain a prudent reserve and silence in tho ence of her will uncertain to EW MEAT MARKET 1861 Why didn't you got her some nupp I wanted to but she said no she not hungry I'm wag ray remark sloo Hiai she can show I thoughtful for somo moments herself by her talk to was A namesake of Alexander Smith the M the of the Life Drama Don't know ma'am she didn t that work o much that although ns llow lry to make a in else if she can ese se can turned and went up stairs er What a trifle was with him he amounting to Horace Mann says it is every way to handle the and to ucr oj M i measure tape the only discredit consists j the n having a soul of thought I of comfort the R as short as tha stick narrow o mvo lie tape for f Lower Town Bridgeport Store and In all ot nnd WINES LIQUORS and Aan tht Bridgeport Ferry Old World I have found in the United States thit despite my inclination to everything I did not expect lo meet with on tho word of even tho most favorably dis- travelers and that is perfect order eagerness 10 bt ol service if not lifo easy aud lar in tine and habitual oy nil classes of society neither wounds or chills any one lhat 1 have been struck by Iho in some sort rous which people of contrary to their mosl immediate and most material interests havo thrown into a war which list bul ono of vindication the of tbo common country which they lo have been by the South Ibis la what seen and am very happy to sav and lo repeal Bul I must also bo mitted to with the same sincerity impression which very I need not say it superficial with thn political man of the Union assembled at has on mo I have found them on every step of ladder which they could successively reach n and unbridled democracy m quest of men to in- spire neither envy hatred esteem nor which wounds Iho ot once lhal il has pasted the bounds ot and common sense Kara lour time in the United Stales political careers nnd public offices have ceased to be n vocation in order to become a trade nnd one of thu trades esteemed in n country where according to expression of do all honest professions aw honorable portfolios seats of judges and deputies the very chair belong to a limited class of citizens who of authority under pretext of serving State and which UC i preserve Ihu Union with all the It is wave and rights of the general wilh it the prestige and that as soon ns ob- I accomplished the war ought lo ase I That we nro for of individual that in all degrees of hierarchy public aro considered spoil fa small nu completely of pro has authority in ihu conditions one and indivisible now and forever that wo are for Us preservation at any and every cost of blood and treasure That we arc proposed to be made capable keep from guns of tho nnd that wo the same sentiment ot our efforts to sustain the in another ministration in the adoption of the most he vigorous measures to rebellion liud tho social r tMH I l rullo I t ait tu tts j and treasure all IU mm about and That we are them amoni themselves and thum so to speak like a monopoly I think that in of tho which public even municipal in men weight and thu republic of State to possum personnel ar below the real of tho nation H plain lo one there is an term which cannot be pastil an that the evil by ill own excuss curries within it its remedy I do not doubt that present crisis y per justic raiding ice to the poor to do we let go b noss and a narrow ob both us and the good to which vo aro both entitled A trifling incident some one may say ii which to hold the reader's attention so ong Do you so my friend Think again and away from yourself as much as possible and perhaps tho impression rally ish treason and maintain the Union nnd the Laws wo aro lor tho most ful and of our affairs so that our meins may not but may all bo applied to Hi THE GLORY Of A UK if the most deplorable manners abandonment of the ami I Iho world It is under ii i les of the United have it is lo tho cy observer by a of in iml by Iho It- I U to mn which I refused to advance her of great In Very as I in this poor wo for her work After all what capital kindly jolly glorious thing n laugh is I What a febri fugo whatan of evil spirits Better than a walk or a nap after How it the mouth of malice nnd opens of kindness Whither it discovers gums of infan cy or ago the folly or the beauty whether it the sides or tho countenance of vulgarity or the visage or moistens Iho eye ol in all its faces relaxing con throwing human nto something approximate to transformation un l clo who it Leastways nobody will Vch of ote lo iho of co lo be goin round it to any ote noll now lays The regiment authori at Tho mailer troubled roe greatly A man really od as I sal at would soon to pack a day of timt my such happiness into an hour of railroad OB his were no as one who loved eating would agree if woll it were possible to I answered rallying into a pill quite well though are nuns of themselves But I remained ill al lent grourd whereon they grow Conscience me Had I bet and -I no grourd whereon they grow o V considerate er of the mind jtt an u of the and on H every circum- mice and everywhere laugh is a good A thing of beauty is a ioy forever There is no remorse in It B0 in the sides and that goes a single unparticipated If there is one laugher and ouo aro two laughers ana so on The convulsion in propagated like gound What a thing ST Little Sally WM teaching young er brother the Lord's Prayer They wen on very until Mo gilt and tint wa pr of o but re Give Mo no and to until the Wai adt in to thu new politi cal under which America will pursue Ihu career of hur destinies but this ple has n vitality too great a practical loo power ul resources too vast us to feur thai she will not profit the experience of the and that liko tho extinct races will not bo im- movable in her nor lo avoid Ihorn throw herself into the opposite The crisis will pass the elements of which America bears within her will sivo her to surmount it faoon yon will this country more of future than over I end here lor to day this letter already and promise to send you thu of it by the next mail A GETTING His On American deserter camo o town all dressed in his uniform o blue le lhat ho hud been a laouili.- had nerved period and re for the war but Inserted and come to This story obtained for him but littlo Ho was at once denounced ns a perjurer and ft poltroon and driven first out of houso and then another The men imd boys even caught tho feelings of disgust that we ro- The a largo town in r Syria has just hsd to decide on a what singular of breach of Th and rich daughter of a baker became enamored of a gallant enant in tho army and a was soon upon The parents of the pirl rara their consent but on the express con- that their future law j ve up his commission he agreed lo and hoped that the sacrifice would in- cri th affection of his with his uniform departed of the who po economists hat requires practice and re not improvised Mr Abraham Lincoln is born o of ido lane in tho country Served him be Yankee or of want o and iho event of for the upon whom fix the Then it that Mr Suward Minister of Foreign Affairs who as a man of mind end might hare bad the greatest claims on behalf of if and did raise opposition May whether they be Y British receive liko sympathy Chatham C IV Planet ix A fornia correspondent of tho Stock Journal gives an account of of tho large farms in Los Counly among them lhat of Don Abel S who own ranches which tuo red upon which he 13 000 heail of jo same county ova farms froa to
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