Richland County Observer (Newspaper) - April 28, 1857, Richland Center, Wisconsin V HIGHLAND -I I 1 ISRAEL raA iti 111 in VOLUME APRIL NUMBER 22. D. Attorney nt nnd Solicitor in Chancery Wis. L md nnd paid to in S. Practice in and nnd i the and One or both thorn will each term of iho Circuit 124U1 M. Attorney and Councilor nt and Notary Attorney and Wis. nt Attorneys and Solicitors in will to thu collection of payment of obtaining pre-emption locating and nil business connected with our and u general Land Agency Tiie highest price for Land Nov. 22nd, 1855. 2.y Notaries will tond to al I business entrusted to pertaining to ihn of iho in o. tho of adjoining Aguo cured it tions or no to all chronic 185G. J. T. M. Tenders his professional services to tho ol Center and nnd denco on the corner of the Public The Faculty ol Jellerson September 1st, 185G j. in. ton Rich I ind August 25th, G. x and at Wis Notary Public and Deputy County cy Wis CALEB Public nnd Land will to the with reasonable 1C. B. Richland at iho Notary Public and will attend to ul entrusted to him pertaining to the dutie of the Goods and for nt nil L. D. Dealer in Drugs mid and Fancy Rich land Wis. 1II quit making Brick for tin undertaken to supply tho poot of this village nnd vicinity with something At opposite the Court House may ho hnd nt all times 1'Vosl Oivo him n Richland December American HIGHLAND CENTER THE his and fitted it up in goor IH now prepared to accommodat traveling public in tho best possible manner on reasonable Good stabling attached to the with good lor cattle ana loaded N. 15. Stages leave this house every morning at Lone Rock in time lor the cars or A. S. January 1857. From tho topmost early ami nil now Merry time Little of Of the we arc of its and lor And the brooklet's we theusing The reveille ot the tl out o'er hill nnd the Till loaves Till ihc Is with Wake tho by the Wuke the el low Rubin's MB thou wert wont ol thy unit and thy Close our collage In the woodbine leaver Hurt or hni m thou not Nothing rude shall Robin's still Robin by the AI ico claps hoi hands in from thu open With hei deai o'er and Valley WIS. This commodious house is ready nt nil times for tho accommodation of and tho public new it Attached to this house is tho best of stable pur 75 cents for teams at one ol nnd nt JACOB V. March Job Printing Pone at Madison IF you want a Rood for 50, or other call at 3_____________GKO. TO THE HOOP SKIRTS nnd tho BALM OF A for sale nt tho Mill by December Ifi. 1856. 5 nt the Mill nil W as deer bear for which price will be 3 SEAL I started with Hans and five all we could muster our disabled nnd reached the in a single hour's But where was the Where were the The floes had and the crushed ice was all that told of our intended hunting could soo to the north and west duik cloud stratus which betokens It was old the labyrinth of our wondering after the frozen parly of last I had not been over ii and the ing it gave me was anything but In a couple of houis we emerged upon a unlimited to the and smooth as a Feathers of young frosting gave a nap to ils and toward the horizon diuk col- of the pointed clearly lo the open The ice was firm our experience us it was not very recent We passed a second it was not so strong as the one we had just came but still safe for a party like On we went at a brisker may be for another when Hans sung out at the top ol his seal At the same instant dogs bounded and us I looked I saw crowds of gray the rough or seal of the spoiling in an open sea of I hnd hardly welcomed the when I saw that we had passed upon a new belt of ice that was obviously To tiie right nnd and was one great expanse of The nearest solid iloe was a mere which stood like on island in the white To turn was we had to keep up our We urged on the dogs with whip nnd ice rolling like leather beneath the sledge it was more than a mile to the lump of solid ice. Fear gave to the poor brutes their and our voices were soon hushed to The unrelieved by action or was We knew that there no remedy but to reach the and that everything depended on our clogs A moment's check would plunge the whole concern into the No presence of mind or bodily or could avail The were now near enough to see their ex looking at us with that strange curiosity which seems lo be their characteristic We must have passed some fifty of breast high out of mocking us by their This race could not The rolling of the tough ice terrified our and when within fifty paces of the they The left hand runner our and in one second iho entire left was My first thought was to liberate the I cd forward to cut and the next moment was swimming in a circle of pasty ice nnd cream alongside good drew near to help uttering piteous expressions in broken but I ordered him to throw himself on his his hands and legs and to make for the island by cogging himself forward with his In the mean time mere was floundering about with the dogs and in a confused puddle around me. I succeeded in cutting poor lines and letting him scramble to the lodgment During this process I enlarged my circle of operations to a very uncomfortable and was beginning to feel weaker had reached the firm and was on his like a good praying incoherently in English and at every fresh crushing in of the ice he would and when I recommenced my he his I was nearly My knife had been lost in cutting out the and a spare learned in my trowsers was so enveloped in the wet skins that I could not get it. 1 owed my extrication at last to a newly broken who was still fast to the and in gling one of the i tinners against the edge of the All attempts to use the sledge as a bridge had for it broke the much greater ry of the ice. I felt that it was a last I threw myself on my so as lo lessen as much as possible my and placed the nape of my neck against the rim of the edge of the and with slowly bent my placing the ball of my fool against the listening to the half yielding crush of the ice Presently I felt my head was pillowed by the and my wet fur jumper sliding up the Next came rny they were One more decided and I was launched upon the ice and I reached the ice and was by Hans with We saved all the but the and every thing was left The thermometer nt eight degrees will keep them frozen fast in the sledge till we can come and cut them Arctic F you n nice suit of of the latest York call mt y tiie poor fellow was drowning me with his piteous made my way for iho sledge I found it would not buoy und that I had no resource but to try the circumference of the Around this 1 paddled ice always my of arl them to keep THU BEST ROUTE TO Chicago Press The ti ip between Chicago and City by this loute is as The trains connect each day with the 2 p. M. Kansas which leaves St. Louis the Pacific Hail Road lor a pleasant run of six there connecting with one of u daily line of new and finely appointed steamers direct to Kansas City and making the time between St. Louis and the in forty-eight nnd the entire trip from Chicago and Kansas in three The route will prove one of iho most popular nnd pleasant and be the leading channel the present POLITENESS IN St. Louis Presbyterian gives the following like a cuts in both and justly censures two customs at once A newspaper imitating the pre vailing practice among of puffing everybody who has shown them the com- their courteous and gentlemanly returns his thanks to the parson and proprietors of the Stone in a city he had just vis the privilege of promenading up and down the broad aisle of the same on Sunday search of a ASPARAGUS good depth of soil is from two and a half to three enriched with rotten farm yard Thorough and effectual drainage should also be Early in every spring apply a dressing of to the extent of one or two pounds to each square An additional dressing of rotten stable nure should also be given Asparagus is a marine hence an occasional application of salt should by no means be Montrea entreats sub- scription to the funds of a Society for the Salvation of Infidel It states that the agents of the Society have tized of whom 247.041 arc already dead und gone to For twenty according to the report of the four children can be saved for francs My what did you bite your brother for Now I shall have to whip Don't you remember the Golden Rule I taught you? If you like to have your brother bite you shouldn't bite your get out with our bei the Golden Rule If you wouldn't like me lo whip 'taint right of you to whip A Yankee thus advertises his truant in rhyme On the 16th' of on the night of eloped from hef husband the wife of John Grundy his grief for her absence each day growing should one find her he begs THE DEED SCOTT Report of the Joint Legislative of New 6, 1857. Mr. in the and Mr. Madden in the presented lie Report of the Joint Committee of the Senate and Assembly under the joint respecting the decision of the Supreme of the United States in he case of Dred as follows Joint Committee of the Senate and Assembly appointed to consider and re- Dort what if the ature of this State ought to adopt to eel the Constitutional rights of her zens against the serious and alarming doctrines of the Supreme Court of the United States in the decision of the case of Dred That they entered upon the discharge of their duly under a deep sense of the importance of the subject committed to their They could not fail lo that the sovereignty of our the constitutional rights of her the protection of her free her great manufacturing and tural her extensive educational and the morals of her were all assailed and put in jeopardy by the sectional and slavery doctrines announced by the of Judges of the Supreme Couit of the United States the ion of tlie case mentioned for the trines will bring slavery within our against our with all its demoralizing and blighting Your Committee have not been able to obtain authenticated copies of the ions of the five who formed a majority of the and claimed the unconstitutional doctrines which have so alarmed the people of this They abundant evidence of their and of the principles they There was only one question before the Court for and that whether Dred Scolt was a citizen of the United No Judge of the Court had a and far less was it his to or even express an opinion on any other question or Not only judicial but ous decisions of that very forbade him to express opinions on any question besides the one directly before Yet the five ing official and established after deciding the case before proceeded to discuss and express opinions on five other constitutional tions of vital importance to the Free States of this express the opinion that if a Master brings his Slave into a Free State for a temporary the slave does not become This is in direct contradiction to a cherished principle of the common that when a slave ces his foot on Free he becomes a a principle dear to the heart of every enlightened citizen of the Free States of our Union and a principle which has been recognised by the Courts of all those by the Courts of most of the Slave and by the Supreme Court of the United States express the opinion that the Ordinance of Magna Charta of Freedom in all the States formed out of tho territory northwest of the inoperative and opinion which astonishes the intelligence of the and is in direct tion to the action of the General and State from their declare that the act of Congress admitting the State of ri into the known as the Missouri was unconstitutional arid void thereby give the sanction of their name and of the to the un- mitigated breach of plighted national accomplished by the repeal of that act. discuss and express the that the clause in the Constitu tion of the United which declares that Congress shall have power to dispose of and make all needful rules and regulations respecting the or other property belonging to the Uni- ted only applies to the Territory which belonged to the United States when the Constitution was and confers no authority lo Congress lo pass laws the Territories acquired and thus they deny to Congress the power to exclude slavery from or to authorize a Territorial to exclude while every well informed person in the country that every Territory which the United States has acquired since the adoption of the Con- has been governed by the laws of The power of over those and the authority to prohibit Slavery iti has never jean doubted or till the mitigation of the opinion of the majority of the Court in this case of Dred declare it that Slavery is not a local They hold that it is not confined to the of the by the laws of which is and may be carried be- ond them and into the Territories of the This opinion is in direct opposition to at least three solemn ons of the Supreme Court of the United and to the decisions of the courts f all the Free States and to the ons of the courts of most if not all of he slave States of our It is con- rary to one of the fundamental of the common viz that every man has an inalienable right to his and that it can only be taken fiom limby a statue of the Stale in which he and every tyro in the profession of the law knows that the of the State has no force beyond ils It follows as a direct consequence of his that a may take his slave into a Free State without ng the relation of master and and four can not but be alarmed and shocked al the apprehension that some future decision of the majority of the Supreme will a as threatened by he devotee of to call tiie roll of lis manacled gang al the foot of the on Bunker reared and con- to The proposition which the majority of the Court laid down in deciding the tion legitimately before them that no man of the African descended however remotely from a is a zen of the United though born a and his ancestors for many rations before him also and though ninety-nine parts out of one dred of the blood which runs in his veins is and his skin his heart and his than those of the Judge who outlaws and though his fathers may have fallen in the battle of New on the rious eighth of at the call of our or his served with or died in battle under our Washington is a violation of the sacred principles announced in our Declaration of is hostile to the spirit of our and the age in which we a departure from the liberal trines of the common and opposed to the weight of judicial authority in this country arid Your committee have no hesitation in expressing the opinion that this decision is and ought to be overruled and they believe it will be as soon as the Free States have their just representation on the bench of that The of your was arrested by a stated by Chief Justice Taney in the opinion he delivered as the organ of a majority of the in the following They colored had no rights which white men are lound to Your Com- can not to characterize this proposition as unchristian to the Judge who uttered and to the tribunal which it. The most censurable part of the con- duct of these five yet to be and it is These five constitutional questions above which were not involved in the point bei fore the Court for upon in violation of judicial decorum und established they within the last two become political and party have divided the two great political of the country and that has assumed a sectional These five Judges are all located in the and identified with the Under such circumstances if irue manly delicacy did a decent for the feelings and opinions of the friends of free should have restrained them from uttering a single not necessary to the decision of the question before Yet how widely different was their con- They against rum and to identify selves and our Great National Court with a sectional and to bring down that high tribunal from the lofty place it has hitherto filled in the reverential respect of the to the arena of party and sectional They have destroyed the of the People in the by stamping upon it a black mark of and They placed themselves and Court they in the front rank ol slavery and upon the rights of trm free can not omit to no- in this the selected by these five Judges for taking with the party oi the Thai time was strikingly propitious to protect them from and accomplish their A hew sectional administration was just being and had the whole patronage of the federal government to aid in these partizan Judges from merited and produce acquiescence in their unconstitutional The fate of then nnd these if carried would consign her to the deadly embrace of Your com- reluctantly admit the that the national ermine was used to cover and effect such an unhollowed jut they have seen too many evidences of he desperate acts lo which fanaticism leads subject to lo lay aside the fearful that our national Court has been brought under its The Supreme Court of the United States was established by our forefathers o secure a fair and enlightened tion of the and an dent and impartial adjudication of con- questions; and thereby pre- serve the rights of the several States and the citizens The influence and of the Court having now been marshalled on the side of and against the rights of the citizens of the free it no accomplishes the proposed purpose of its The safety and pence of the nation require its so as to admit into it a fair and equal rep. from the Free ding to the ratio of population between the Free and Slave which can and ought promptly lo be done by act of Con- Until this measure is it is manifestly the duty of the State to take and maintain a firm stand against the encroachments of and keep this direful evil out of her To this your Committee announce and recommend the adoption of the that Slavery shall never pollute the Free Soil of the Empire let the consequences be what they and in making this we place the Empire State on the Republican 1798, known as the which were acquiesced in by the great Republican party of that and are in the following That this Assembly doth explicitly and peremptorily declare that it views the powers of the Federal as resulting from the to which the States are as limited by the plain sense and intention of the instrument constituting that as no farther valid than they are authorized by the grants enumerated in that com- and that in case of and dangerous exercise of other not granted by said the Slates who are the parties have the right and are in duty lo inter- pose for arresting the progress of the and for maintaining within their respective the rights and liberties appertaining to To carry into effect this your Committee recommend the adoption of the herewith and ihe passage of an act entitled An act to secure Freedom to all persons in this as April 9th, 1857. SAMUEL A. EDWARD M. M. LINDEY JOHN T. JOHN H. HENRY K. That this State will not al. low Slavery within her in any or under any or for any however let the ces be what That the Supreme Court of of the United by reason of a of the Judges thereof having it with a sectional and aggressive has lost the confidence and respect of the people of this That Governor of this State and he hereby respectfully requested to transmit a copy of this the law above and these resolutions to the respective Governors of this AN ACT TO SECURE DOM TO ALL WITHIN THIS The people of the State of New represented in Senate and do enact as follows Section 1st. Neither near or from an whether such African or may have been a slave or nor color of skin shall any person from or prevent any person from a citizen of State; nor deprive such person of and privileges of a Sec. 2d.