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Rock River Pilot (Newspaper) - May 31, 1848, Watertown, Wisconsin condition upon which God hath given Liberty to is eternal vigilance which condition if he break servitude is at tHe of his crime and the punishment of His VOL 1 WATERTOWN WEDNESDAY MAY 31 1848 NO 34 Kork BT BUTLER WHITNEY jit County Office in Cramer's Block West side of the Per year in advance if not paid within 3 months JET No paper will be discontinued unless ai the option of the proprietors until all arrearages are paid All letters and communications by mail post paid BUSINESS DIRECTORY Attorneys at law Office in Cramer's West end of the bridge Watertown WILLIAM T BUTLER Attorney and Counsellor at Law Notary Public and Land Wis Office in Cramer's block side the river THEODORE PREMISS Attorney and Counsellor at Law and Solicitor in Chancery Watertown W T JACOB J ENDS Attorney and Counsellor at Law and of Deeds for the State of New Attorney and Counsellor at Law and Master in Chancery Lake Mills Jefferson county Wis JACOB SKINNER Attorney and Counsellor at Law ferson County Wis 4 J Attorney and Counsellor at Law and Solicitor in Madison W T Attorneys and Counsellors at Law ttF Attorney and Counsellor at Law and in Chancery Beaver Dam Dodge Co Wis ASA C KETCHUM Attorney and Counsellor at Law Solicitor in Chancery and Land Agent Washara Dodse Countv Wis CONNET Attorneys and Counsellor at Law Dodge Co Wis H B JOHN C OILMAN Justice of the Peace C H GREEN Dealer in Dry Goods Groceries Hard ware ery Wines Liquors Segars Bide the river Watertown Wis West WHOLESALE GROCERY STORE WILLIAM H HALI 155 East Water street Milwaukee Will keep on the largest and best assortment o GROCERIES WISES ever in Wisconsin which he will sell cheaper than any other establishment west of t c Hudson river Hotel keepers supplied on j terms Otf Spring Fashions Received Warranted to Fit IttC FOR FASHIONABLE TAILORS WATERTOWN WIS respectfully the citizens of VV Jefferson and the adjacent counties that they have just received the spring reports of ions direct from N Y city They have located themselves in Watertown for the purpose of carrying on the tailoring business and would request a share of the public t confident that they can please those who may favor them with their work They receive monthly from the best eastern Establishments reports of the Fashions which will enable them to make garments ia the latest and most approved styles and in all cases work will be DONE WHEN PROMISED Both being practical tailors and they will employ none but the liest workmen they flatter selves that their work will give satisfaction as to durability and appearance Strict attention to CUTTING will be observed and their long experience in the business together with their wish to please their patrons makes them confident that their work will give satisfaction Shop over the store of Jones Jackson west side of the river Watertown May 15 10 WILLIAM H LANDER General Land Agent Will attend to Land en tries in the Green Bay Land district and will give particular attention to the payment ol Taxes and redemption of Lands from tax sales in Dodge County Address Oak drove Podge Co Wis Attorney Solicitor arid Counsellor Oak Grove Wis ami Glazing subscriber having fitted room at his 1 residence of a mile of this village for the above business is uow ready to attend to nil calls in the line of CARRIAGE AND SIGN PAINTING or of any description Terms for Glazing as follows the materials to be found by the 7 by 9 CO 8 by 10 3 00 10 by 12 3 00 At the above prices the sash will be painted with two coats and the glass well fastened with tins before applying the putty Rooms in a style not surpassed in any of the Eastern cities If cheapness of wori is an object the subscriber hopes to receive a ral Share of patronage P P PURDY Watertown May 1 WATERTOWN BOOT AND SHOE STORE G C WRIGHT AST end of the bridge in the village of Wa- j has constantly on hand a general assortment of w etl made fashionable and Shoes Among which may be found Gent's Calf and kip Boots calf and kip Brogans Slippers Physician and Lake Mills Jefferson Co Also Ladies morocco and seal Slippers Has located at the above place for practice of his profession i Physician and Surgeon Beaver Dam Docile Co HAMILTON CODY Physicians and Surgeons Watertown Office over Jones Store W C H 1 4 J COPT A H M D Physician and Surgeon A zUU an Jefferson Co W DR EGGLESTON Physician Mid Surgeon Diseases of the Eye attended to Dodge co W Physician and Surgeon Oak Grove Docile Co By an Jefferson Co W JAIt V US HA tin LAKE MILLS HOUSE By Lake Mills Jefferson Co Wis VT HOTT HASSENFELDT Dry Condi Boots Shoes Liquors at the Dutch Store cor Main and Second sts Watertown BOOKSTORE By L J A complete assortment ot Books and stationery wholesale or retail He has also in connection a general of ready made Clothing PETER H TURNER Dealer in Dry Goods Groceries Hardware ery and Medicines Palmyra Wisconsin 4 JOSEPH O SMITH Practical Surveyor Dodge County Is prepared to do all kinds of Surveying Plot ing in the most approved style G C WRIGHT Dealer in Boots Shoes and Leather East end of the bridge Watertown W T WM C FOUNTAIN CO Wholesale Druggists and Manufacturing East side of the river Bobks Stationery Periodicals furnished to short notice and reasonable terms HAPPINESS walking Shoes half Gaiters All kinds of fancy work made to order on short notice and in the very best manner Waterloo n Oct John Co Proprietors of Mail on the following tv and from DAILY Stages to and from Milwaukee From Milwaukee via Wa- and Sun Prairie weekly From Watertown via and Lake Mills to Madison From Watertown via Jefferson and Ft Atkinson to Fiom via and Sang's to Fond du Lac From Watertown to Ft Winnebago weekly Stages will run as above until wise published October 12 FIRE IE Howard Fire Insurance company of New York will taKe risks on all property at reasonable rates G G BLODGETT Agent G G B is also agent for the N Y Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Co Capital Milwaukee Feb 12 1848 Applications may be made at the office of the Rock River Pilot Mrs ELIZABETH EARLL Retail and Dealer in Glass and Crock ery Ware Sullivan Jefferson co W T Of Mails to and from the Post Office at W T Leaves for the East every day at 7 o'clock A M and arrives by 10 o'clock P M Leaves for the South West ond North every Wednesday and Friday at 7 o'clock A M and arrives every Tuesday Thursday and Sunday by 7 o'clock P M The mail via Sun Prairie Wa- and Lisbon to Milwaukee arrives from Madison every Monday by 12 o'clock M and leaves at 2 o'clock P M and arrives from Milwaukee every Thursday iy 12 o'clock M and leaves at 2 o'clock P M The mails for their respective routes are closed by 9 P M on the days previous to their departure Office every day Sundays from 7 o'clock A M to 10 o'clock P M On Sundays the will be open for the delivery of letters from 1 to 2 o'clock and from 7 to 10 P M P ROGAN P M October 11th 1847 L B Dealer in Dry Goods Groceries Crockery Boots and Shoes Liquors and Wines East store in the Cramer block West side of the river Watertown Wis O'CONNELL PEASE CO General Dry Goods Grocery and Provision the corner of Main wid Wattr streets Watertown CHARLES B WITHINGTON Clock Watch Repairer East end of the Bridge Watertown Wis Wholesale and Retail dealers in Iron Stoves Tinners Stock sign of the 137 East Water fit Milwaukee Jefferson County House subscriber has again taken the above stand i and respectfully invites tht patronage of the public The house is fitted for the comfort of those who call upon him and no exertion will be spared to make it an agreeable stopping place EDWIN BALDWIN January 15 I J T BLANKS TUST PRINTED a complete assortment of J blanks of every description copied from the most approved forms printed oo good paper and will be sold reasonable terms at this office Pilot Job In Stock W T This office is supp with a new and fenera assortment of type necessary for the prompt neat and expedition execution of BOOK AND JOB PRINTING MISS CARET Sweetly the morning breaks And the glad earth awakes From the deep slumbers that hang o'er the night And in her rosy beams Nature rejoicing seems As if her mighty heart beat with delight In the sweet dreams of night Angels on wings of light Came and made lovely the hours of And in the beams Still I am dreaming O I am happy am perfectly not wealth noi fame Mine is a lowly Humble the path that my feet have still trod But tis enough forme That I am born to be Heir of eternal life a child of God O there is perfect bliss E'en in a world UKC this Happiness is not a fable nor dream And they must err who say Heaven is far away For it is nearer to men than they And while tii mine to be In limb and spirit free Bowed not by fetters by care or by pain While though I've none beside God as my friend and guide O I will no THE FARMER farmer the life forme I love its quiet scenery I love it- shades arid dales t love its cheerful fireside tales I love to tend flocks and herds I love to hear the singing birds I love the sweet salubrious air I love the prospect wide and fair I love to plough I to sow I love to gather love to mow I live new mown grass to smell I love to hear the tinkling bell I love to tread the grassy lawn A long the brooks among the corn I whole but can't rehearse His pleasure all in prose or verse WAIT LITTLE LOGGER There's a good time coming boys A good time coming When the printers shall be paid their dues Their children have new frocks and shoes In the good time coming The devil's pittance be paid His pantaloons sowed stronger And a bran new hat to crown his Wait a little There's a time coming boys A good time coming Subscription shall swell in size Proportioned to the In the good time coming And ery faimer in the land Shall feel his mind grow stronger Patronizing country prints Wait a little longer a good time coming boys A good time coming When an editor can pay debts Which now too orten he forgets He'll old To make his credit stronger With half dimes in his fob for change Wait a little longer Boom A few years ago I accepted an ion to visit a young friend with whom had become intimate at school and lived in a part of the country il hundred m les from where I resided There was going to be a grand musical in the cathedral which icr family resided and they were that I should arrive in time to get rested before it took place circumstances however prevented my reaching them till the very evening be- festival with the ore the commencement of the and though I was greeted warmest welcome yet I was a good deal annoyed to find that my letter had not been received They had naturally concluded that there was no probability of my making my appearance among shall soon be in a sound sleep and I suppose I may have a candle in the ing if it is too dark to see to dress there without one Lucy volunteered to be my ion during the night as she said she thought I alone that before marriage Air Ashbourn had told her he thought no ever forgive his wife if he found she had any secrets which she did not impart to him and so fearful was she of incurring his displeasure that she had told him a great number of details respecting the in f ll J expired there was a Shriek The boys crowded and when the party separated about affairs of her brothers-in-law least hour arrival we took our should think she had willfully kept up and down several flights of stairs and him in the dark so many indeed that through some gloomy passages till we she often had an uneasy feeling lest some entered the door of a large apartment unpleasant consequents should and my first exclamation was What her communicativeness arise strange room The floor was covered with black cloth and the walls were hung with the same material the window curtains were of black velvet and the drapery of the bed They had arrived in the evening at and were quietly taking tea and arranging their future tour when the waiter entered and asked Mr Ashbourn if his name were as a gentleman similar description while its was inquiring for some one of that name Canopy was surmounted with bunches of A negative answer was of course given sable plumes which nodded in the night and the door closed when Aunt Laura breeze as we entered for the window Gifford is very like Clifford Mr eyes actually ed fire as he What makes you think of Clifford she said as it once happened They drew Jots to decide this point it fell upon Ashbourn the ten minutes and a stifled d to the bank sut nothing was to be seen Ashbourn now first experienced tho reality of such a thing as fear he ed into the water but in vain an hour and still no trace of their little in a few minutes they would summoned to return to the house and now were they to account for liia ab- sence They joined hands and took a solemn oath never to betray Ashbourn but to say they last saw Clifford for you must have already guessed their unhappy tim to have been my little uncle on the bank whence he had had been to make the fire burn up more quickly The counterpane was of black velvet with a broad white border exactly bling a pall and the rest of the furniture was of the most sable hue Poor Aunt Laura spent several years in this said Lucy and it you are not too tired I will tell you whilst we are curling our hair So after we had seated by the blazing fire I began by saying I either fallen water or 1 C to be my name it reminded me of it his noble conduct in should have thought that melancholy looking gentleman had been the pant of this and I pointed to a small picture over the of a crossed her mind handsome bui extremely wretched Bul he was not to He rose and walked about the room in violent agitation When was this he Speak me No more reserve if you please madam She tried to calm him saying that as she was only years old when her father changed his name to Fitzgerald it really was a circumstance which thrown himself into Ashbourn then again plunged into tho water the alarm was given and every assistance procured as soon as possible exertions were prodigious and after the search was abandoned he received from his and teachers the most distinguished be pacified After jng younj man leaning his thf he had been at to prevent back against a tree and gazing upon a anY disclosures place after river flowing before him with what I marriage to have the most hateful thought a misanthropical and bitter look in existence to him as Lucy said that picture was not placed there in her aunt's days and I then asked if her aunt were an old lady when immured here Just was the re- ply when she closed that door upon the world forever and very handsome Mamma one day met with an engraving which she said reminded what Aunt Laura was on the day of mam ma s nnd told her so I have seen it it is and a lovely She showed it to dare say you may called The is Aunt Laura said that day had been a their name represented to him as once borne by hur She became at ing his own life for that of a fellow ture almost a stranger to him while pHy for the sufferer seemed almost lost in the censures heaped upon him for his ity carelessness or for they were at a loss to which to attribute his going into the water Most of the neighboring gentry ted Ashbourn to their houses anil expression of esteem with more substantial ed him with every ana of them gifts and his evident reluctance to speak of occurrence was to an modesty which shrinks from hearing its own praise An account of his heroism was also sent to grand papa with the tidings of the very willful way by which his son met with his death for of course to the world very wretched one to her But 1 was in but first tell you what an odd will made He was so afraid least any one should marry his daughters for money that he left his house and estate to them jointly so long as they were single whenever they married and were to have no right to any of the property till they became widows when it was again to be their home if they it Now Aunt Laura was to be married after and it was very natural she should be sad at the idea of this place being let to strangers for no- body knew how many years and that neither she nor her sisters could occupy it again till many sorrowful scenes had been passed through but she was ways very superstitious and when at his increasing violence And your little he too a Clifford She had to pause for she said it had i f u u- i u was necessary lo make it appear that never occurred to her to think what his t t the boys were so well watched that no accident could happen to them except by their own choice sent him a valuable ring as a token of winch with the uhor trinkets was in the that ns if of leaden m sad the manuscript had dragged themselves at last to a close yet on back it seemed as if it bin the hour before that trembling hail will be afraid to think of this on your death bed had for him not one moment of the voice of conscience had never been fora moment of his every second name was but it must have been Clifford for she was only a baby when he died at school in England She described her husband as ing himself up to perfect madness and she was little short of it from grief at having so offended him and never ing that she had indeed been wrong in never having told him very Be- fore morning he was in a high vain it settled on the brain and a few days terminated his wretched life Aunt Laura to reproach his murderer and shut herself enjoyment they were to dve up all their share of in dejection After fe she had been m tins wretched ry captivity for six years mamma to come here as we If st our dear father and Aunt Laura gradually became in- in us little her health and spirits improved as she brooded less intently over the past When I was old enough to learn to h- h jj she took pains in teaching ing or waking he saw the image drowned s and by stranger he met he expected to hear his guilt proclaimed No one so far as it can be ascertained ever broke his and whether any of them have by the same terrors as feeling that they were write she took great pains me and one day she asked mamma it there were any desks about the house that I could be allowed to use There was a desk of Mr which mamma thought was Aunt Laura's and 1 j M and a companion had one it to her it proved to be full of writings of one kind or ether and 11 ning stolen out to have their fortunes told by a gipsy Her companion's doom was to be an early death She had long for- gotten the prediction but that morning the account of her friend's death had reached her and she could not banish from her mind the words which the sy had ad dressed to herself that between her being a bridesmaid and a bride the interval would be vofv short but between the bride and the widow shorter still She tried to fancy the spell was en by her having officiated once as a bridesmaid when a little girl in India before the prediction was uttered but it was of no use and she became py She was distressed toD when she re- how little she knew of Mr bourne whom she should soon promise to love honor and obey and she felt alarmed lest the cloud she often saw on his brow should settled there and that she might not always be able to make him cheerful as she could at ent Neither mamma nor my other aunts nor their husbands particularly liked Mr hem and from the numerous party Ashbourn though there was nothing and the whisperings that I going on between my friend Lucy and her inferred that my accommodation for the night was not ikely to be effected without mce I expressed my regret but Mrs assured me that I should have icr daughter's room where I should be very comfortable and Lucy said she and Anne would have no objection in the world to sleep in Aunt Laura's room not put me there I in- quired and leave you in possession of own room Is it haunted I ad- ded seeing a look that I could not very well interpret exchanged between them Oh dear no was the reply but it is a very gloomy place we are not in the habit of putting strangers there If that ia I said I am so ti that could positively be said against him but there was a moodiness and abstraction that never left him except in Aunt Laura's presence To others he always appeared as in that picture you were looking at just now The marriage took place but about week after Mr Ashbourn was taken ill where they had arrived er know in this world And your I enquired what effect had disclosure upon her Oh to her it was a most dreadful said Lucy to find she had actually been the wife of her brother's She but a very short time and my last recollection of her is the look of intense agony which she was reading the shocking count She was never well enough amongst them a manuscript entitled Sketch of my miserable Life It with tlie O gence of his mother during his early any Of us to be tne childhood his impetuosity of her encouragement to his acting always from the impulse of the moment and room with her mamma speak of her last days kites to er suffering him to be He en- tered school a perfect tyrant the timid feared the lied round him as a leader in daring and forbidden He was about thirteen when the event occurred which gave a color to the whole of his future life A river skirted one side of a large field where they were often allowed to play they were en any count whatever to bathe except when a teacher was with them And one afternoon when the boys were left to themselves a timid little fellow who had just come to school was heard to he wondered uny one should think of forbidding it as he should pose no boy durst venture in for fear of getting out of his depth This enough for fear he declared was a word unknown at Hartford school go into the water the little fellow should therefore he might well do it with a good grace In vain the child protested his utter to swim his dread of the cold for he was still shivering from the his readers good advice and in less than ano tired that it will make very little difference where I am shut up for the night as ther Laura was a widow and sole tant of this house Of course her ters came to see her but she did not wish them to remain and she very soon had this room and dressing room fitted up as you now see and never again left them Mamma could not help fearing her affected from her conduct in this as from the strange account gave of Mr becoming nor was it for some years that this which he had recently experienced to our If you want to buy goods cheap go climate from a hot one All took they advertise them Merchants bourn's part against the stranger they who are tco stingy to advertise are too 1 i u Lucy and I sat up very late talking events connected with Aunt Laura's Room Nor did we say Good night until we had corre to the decision that although Mr bourn had certainty very sufficient ons for wishing to know every particular of family history with which his wife could be connected yet that we ed she had not benefited by his example and inquired whether there were any reasons on his part which if disclosed at a subsequent period might forever de- stroy that to which she dently looked We resolved however that the ing not be lost on ourselves METHODIST CHURCH SOUTH General Conference of tha Methodist Episcopal Church now in session at Pittsburgh has by a mous vote rejected the Southern gates This is considered a most tant matter not only in itself but in its bearing on political The editor of the Indiana Register He led him to an overhanging bank told him he had ten minutes to deliberate he would do it like a man or a you a fair bargain A Chaplain atone of our Stale Prisons His tears and entreaties but steeled their was asked by a friend how his hearts the more against the cowardly spirit he evinced Meanwhile the elder boys all eager to were contending who should give the wore All under was the answer Tammany been the scene push which they foresaw would be 90 balls the present season i AAn an
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