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Rock River Pilot (Newspaper) - June 21, 1848, Watertown, Wisconsin J Tho condition upon which God hath Liberty to Man is eternal vigilance winch condition if ho break servitude is at once the consequence of his crime and the of his VOL 1 WATERTOWN WEDNESDAY JUNE 21 1848 NO 87 Bluer HY BUTLER WHITNEY At County Office in Cramer's Block West of the Rh ci C H GREEN Dealer in Dry Goods Groceries Hardware ery Wines Liquors Segars the river Watertown Wis Per year in advance if not paid witnin months ID No paper will be discontinued unless ai tlie option of the until ull arc paid All letters and communications mail must post BUSINESS WALKS EMMONS Attorney at law Office in Cramer's of the bridge WILLIAM BUTCHER and Counsellor at Law and Solicitor in Chancery Wis WILLIAM T Attorney and Counsellor at Law Notary Public and Land Watertown Wis BIOGRAPHY CASS AND BUTLER The following brief sketches of the of the democratic nominees for hand the largest and best selected assortment oj President and Vice President of the us and ever TT sell than United States Will be read with interest at this time The sketch of the life and services cf Gen CASS is from the Albany WHOLESALE GROCERY STORE H HAW 155 Kast Water street Milwaukee Will keep in Wisconsin which he will tell cheaper than any other establishment west of I i Hudson Hotel keepers supplied on j terms Spring Fashions Received Warranted to Fit Me FASHIONABLE TAILORS WATERTOWN WIS TOULD respectfully inform the citizens of and the adjacent counties that they have just received the spring reports of ions direct N V city They have located themselves in for the purpose of carrying on the tailoring business and would request a share oi tlie public Office in Cramer's block west side the river ago confident that can please those who may THEODORE them with their work They receive monthly from the best eastern Establishments Attorney and at Law ami in reports of the Fashions which will enable them to Chancery Watertown W T Attorney and Counsellor at Law and of Deeds for the State of Watertown that of Gen BUTLER is from O Neil's Gazette LEWIS C ASS the candidate for the Pi is a citizen of the young prising prosperous and democratic state of Michigan His history as a part of that ofthe country itself is familiar and endeared to every American Born in 1782 at Exter New Hampshire the son of a gallant and distinguished soldier of est evidence of his wide spread popularity may be found in the fact that without any exertion on the part of him or his friends and spontaneously as it he received hi the Baltimore Convention of 1844 one hundred and twenty-three votes and but for the compromise on Mr Polk would have received the nomination on that casion No one was more active or earnest in his efforts to secure the tion of Mr Polk than was Gen Cass and undoubtedly the warm support received by him in the western s aies was greatly owing to those exertions On thJ 4th of March 1845 Gen Cass took his scat in the U S Senate as ator from Michigan His course and action since that time is well known to the American people One of the leading spirits of that distinguished body nent as an advocate and supporter of all the great measures of the democratic the revolution he emigrated at the age of of the independent treasury the 17 to Marietta in the then north western tariff of tnc vigorous prosecution tariff of tnc vigorous prosecution territory which contained about of tllo Mexican in every instance her of legislature and drafted lo democracy which renders him so to arid so frequent an ob- Attorney and Counsellor at Law and Matter in Chancery Lake Mills Jefferson county Wis Attorney and Counsellor at them -I will give west sine m rimko garments in the latest and most approved styles ami in all cases work will be WHEN Both being practical and they will the law which arrested the traitorous de- none but the workmen they flatter sclves that their 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 them confident that their work inhabitants He was thus one ot the ae has been found on the of side his country earliest pioneers in the settlement of what iu Of honor when is now the most flourishing section of the Union In 1800 he was elected a ed or sought to be disgraced by the al It is this which has endeared the enemy were seen retreating from the flank movement the ether reav of the building which they had moving some one and tered at one end as the flame ascended or two miles under a heavy fire of round the other Soon after reaching As further ordered the Ohio in safety amid the shouts of was detached from friend he was struck by a bs 11 in and by the general at this time breast Believing from the pain he by Gen Taylor into the that it had penetrated his chest turning town liis to Adjutant now McCalla one n the battery first attacked and of his Lexington comrades and pressing gallantly curried il Before this his to the spot he said I this shot is mortal but while I um to move I do rny duty To the anxious inquiries of his friend who met him soon afterwards he opened his vest with a smile and showed him that the ball had spent itself on the thick wadding of his coat and breast He suffered however for many week's Butler was one of the few wounded fear ever as we entered the suburbs the chief able came up and advised us tu withdraw as the object of the attack had failed and if we moved on we must meet with great loss The general was loath to fall back without consulting Gen Taylor which he did being but a short distance off As we were withdrawing news came that man had carried the and Gen who escaped the massacre by which j Butler led the Ohio regiment back to Proctor violated his word arid earned the town at a different point In the himself an immortality of shame The street we became exposed to n line of the opposite Mdo of a small alho from a tie us Our moved up the J Attorney at Law and Solicitor in Chi Madison W T McHUGH over the store oi Jones Jackson west side of the river Watertown May 15 1848 10 T Painting aud Glazing K subscriber having fitted up a room at his residence of a mile east of this Attorneys and Counsellors at Law village for the above business is now ready to i attend to all calls in the line of W and Counsellor at Law and young officer was marched through on ada to Fort Niagara suffering with pain stream hunger fatigue and the inclemency of the bridge head weather His natural of men foil as did not however give way even under street to get a position to charge the these discouraging circumstances and battery the stream Coming to a he whiled away his leisure by cult cross street the general the ting poetry for which he had some position and determining to charge from signs of Burr and introduced an address ject Of attack by the federalists and it ent In 1814 he was exchanged and that point sent back a short distance to Mr Jefferson which this after all which will secure his joined Gen Jackson in the South with to slop the and tho regi adopted expressing the attachment triumphant election to the Presidency Ithe rank of Captain He arrived at inent with the I had just left constitution of And above all Lewis Cass is a man head quarters just in time to j in in the him lie was struck in the leg be- the people of Ohio to the the United States and their confidence in that illustrious man In 1807 he was appointed by Mr marshal of Ohio Thus was he a leading ber of and thoroughly identified the democratic party almost at its very origin and from that time to the present his course has been marked by an ing devotion to its principles and success in Chancery Beaver Dam Co Wis ASA C Attorney at Law Solicitor in Chancery and Land Washara Dodge County Wis Attorneys and Counsellor? at Law Horicon Dodge Co Wis THAI n H C a Justice of the Peace WILLIAM H LANDER Land Will attend to Land en in the Green Bay Land district will attention to the payment of Taxes ind oi Lands from tax sale's County Dodge Co Grove HARLES Attorney Solicitor and Counsellor Oak Grove WM K M M and Surgeon Lake Mills Co lias permanently located at the place for the practice of his GRADLEY and Surgeon Beaver Dam HAMILTON CODY Physicians and Surgeons Office Jones Store D W r 1 -I and Surgeon Co W and Surgeon Diseases of tho Eye par attended to Dodge co W ATWOOD Physician and Surgeon Oak Grove Co Hy Co W JAt 1 I 11 Kill ki f IV tooth Boots at the Dutch Store cor- ner of Main and Second its Watertown Hy L J Fribert A complete assortment ol and stationery or retail He has also in connection a general assortment of ready made Clothing the 7 by At S by 10 10 10 tho prices the sash will be painted 50 3 00 3 50 CARRIAGE AND SIGN PAINTING I When the war of 1813 broke out Mr or of any description Terms was among the volunteers that so as tlie materials to be found by enthusiastically rallied at the call of their country from Ohio and was elected to the command ofthe 3d regiment ing Detroit on the 4th of July 1812 the official announcement ofthe declaration was then first received Ofthe army there assembled under Gen Hull Col X and the voll fastened with applying the putty imy ut the citi is an object the subscribe to receive a ral share of patronage I1 P Watertown May 1 1818 D a not surpassed in IV cheapness of Cass thc master spirit He urged the invasion tf Canada ded the advanced and was the first man to land in the enemy's country He drove the British troops from their position on the river Aux Canards near Detroit and here was shed the first blood ofthe war He ted in all the events of the war on that frontier and was a determined opponent of ill's disgraceful surrender of Gen Hull at Detroit It occurred during a brief absence on his part On ing when ordered to deliver up his sword on that occasion stung with mortification he indignantly shivered it to pieces and threw it to the earth refusing to der it to the enemy He was a Brigadier General in the army with Gen Harrison bore a leading and distinguished part in the defeat of the British at the battle of the Thames and was highly Jed in the official reports c f Gen son This battle terminated the war on the frontier and on the 9th cf October 1813 Gen Cass was appointed BOOT AND SHOE STORE G C WRIGHT EAST end of the bridge in the village of Wa- has constantly on hand a general assortment of well made fashionable Hoots and Shoes Among which may found Gent's calf and kip Boots calf and kip Brogans Shoes Slippers Also Ladies Buskins morocco and seal Slippers walking Shoes half All kinds of fancy work made to order on short notice and in the very test manner 1 Oct a 1 b 1 7 John ing to d from AILY Stages to and from Milwaukee From Milwaukee via Wa- and Sitn Prairie weekly From Watertown via and Lake Mills to Madison From via and Ft Atkinson to Janesville From Watertown via Oak Grove Beaverdam ami Sung's to Fond du Lac From Watertown to Ft weekly Stages will run as above until wise published October FIRE INSURANCE Howard Fire Insurance company of New York will taKe risks on all insurable property at reasonable rates G G BLODGETT G G B is also agent for the N Y Mutual Insurance Co Capital Milwaukee Feb 12 18 IS ID Applications may be made at the office of j the Kock Rner Pilot TURNER Dealer in Hardware ery and Medicines Palmyra Wisconsin -1 JOSEPH O SMITH Practical Surveyor Dodge County Js 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 W T WM C FOUNTAIN CO Wholesale Druggists and East of the river Watertown Stationery Periodicals furnished to order on short notice and tenns Ska ELIZABETH Detail and Wholesale iu Glass and Crock cry Ware Sullivan co W T L B Dealer in Dry Goods Groceries Crockery Boots and Shoes Liquors and Ac Kast store in the Cramer block West side of the river Watertown Wis purity of whose private character on Pensacola being the only of- breath of tias never tainted He ficer at the head ot the Tennessee is invulnerable in this respect Such lies who thus prompt Following is the democratic candidate for Jackson to NPW Orleans lie dent ing on foot and was obliged to leavo the field On entering lhv town the general and his troops became at once hotly engaged pated in the action ofthe of at short musket range He had WILLIAM O BUTLER one of the her 1814 which was preliminary to the roes of Monterey was born of a family great battle of the 8th and exercised a memorable for its military renown His grandfather was a native of Ireland but emigrated to America about the middle of the last century and settled in sylvania When the war of dence broke out the whole male portion of his descendants five stalwart sons en- tered the army The patriotism ofthe sire and his children became so ted that Washington once gave as a Butlers and their five sons LaFayette was accustomed to say I wanted a thing well done I ordered a Butler to do it The subject of the biography was the second son of Percival Butler the fourth in order of these five revolutionary ers William O Butler had just ed his collegiate course and was prepar ing to study law when the war of 1812 broke The surrender of Detroit aroused the patriotism of every Ameri can especially of the sons of Kentucky and a large force immediately ed to march on to Canada and chastise the enemy Among those who enlisted was young Butler he enlisted as a vate hi Capt Hart's any of infant ry but before the army marched was elected a corporal Soon after lie was made an ensign in the 17th This ofthe army under Gen chester advanced on the river Raisin which they reached after a toilsome march in the of winter No historian has as yet justice to tlie privation en- dured by these brave Kentuckians by President Madison Governor ler was present at both the actions on the igan The ability and faithfulness with Raisin and on each occasion displayed which be performed this duty is signally evinced in the fact of his having been seven times nominated to the office by four successive Presidents and seven times unanimously confirmed by the ate without a single representation against him from the people over whom he presided His connection with the Indians was one of great peril and and dining that time he formed twenty-one treaties with them and ex- their title to nearly one dred millions of acres and this upon terms so just and satisfactory that no complaint was ever made by the Indians South West ond North every lupon the subject and Friday at clock A L rx i i i M and every Tuesday Thursday and In 1831 Gen entered the net cf Gen Jackson as Secretary of War With the career and policy of that dis- ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE to and from the Pott Office at T for the Kast every day at 7 o'clock A M and arrives by 10 o'clock P M Sunday by 7 o'clock P M Th e mail from Madison via Sun Prairie Wa- and Lisbon to Milwaukee from Madison every Monday by 12 o'clock In 1836 he was appointed M and leaves at a o clock P M and from Milwaukee every Thursday by ia to France On retiring from president he was thoroughly ground on which the Kentuckians stood M leai es at a o'clock P M the war department he received a letter The mails for their respective routes are closed from Gen Jackson commending his by 0 o'clock P.M on the days previous to their whole conduct and expressive ofthe every day Sundays PerSOnal is from 7 o'clock A M to 10 o'clock P M Minister was to secure the payment the will be open for the delivery of letters from 1 to 2 o'clock and from 7 to 10 o'clock P M October 1817 P ROGAN P J O PEASE CO Goods and Precision ers oh corner of Mart and Water streets CHARLES B Jefferson County House HE subscriber has again taken the above stand and respectfully unites the patronage of the public The house is well 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 12 15 of the balance of the French indemnity His career at the French Court was one of the most brilliant and useful that it has to pursue The wily practiced diplomatists ofthe old world were baffled by his bold frank and able course His protest against the ted Quintuple treaty whose object was to guarantee the right of search to the great In tlw was fought on the January 1814 the Americans were victorious In the second and more memorable one which occurred four days later they were de- In this latter conflict Butler received a dangerous wound The manner in which he received it illustrates his ry so forcibly and hs so Well told by his biography that we quote the paragraph the route and massacre of the right wing belonging to command the whole force of the British and Indians was concentrated against the small body of troops under Maj that maintained their the picketed gardens A barn commanding the plot of was approached on one side by the ans under the cover of an orchard and fence the British on the other side being so posted as to command the space between it and A party in the rear of the barn were discovered advancing to take possession of it All saw the fatal consequences ofthe secure lodgment of the enemy in a place which would present every man within the been the lot of any American diplomatist pickets at close rifle shot to the aim of I BLANKS a complete assortment their marksmen Maj Madison ed if there was no one who would teer to run the gauntlet of the fire ofthe British aud Indian lines and put a torch to the combustibles within the barn to save the remnant of the little tish navy elicited a glowing response in sacrifice Butler without a moment's Jeweller Clock and Watch Kast end w the Bridge Wis of blanks of every description copied from the most approved forms on good paper and i Wholesale ind in Iron Slovis Ac sign ol the mill taw 137 St i j sold on reasonable terms at office Pilot Job In Block his supplied with a new and general of type necessary for the prompt and expeditious of BOOK AND JOB PRINTING the hearts of the American people who hailed him as the champion of the dom of the seas and of the rights of rican citizens On receiving the news cf the ratification ofthe treaty in 1842 indirectly concedes tho right of search by the British Gen Cast resigned and returned home On arriving in this country his reception every where from the people was ot the The delay took some blazing sticks from a fire at hand leaped the pickets and ning at his utmost thurst the ire into the within the barn One who was an anxious spectator or tho event we narrate says although volley upon ley was fired at him Butler after ing home on hih way back turned his under heavy This he did unflinchingly and by influence on the fortunes ing his one occasion passing hat day During the conflict the through a gateway into a yard which wus regiment got lost in tlie entirely open to enemy When he when Butler as senior officer j was at the intersection of tho placed himself at the head ol the streets he was exposed to a cross tnd led them to repeated fire of musketry and grape also fought at the more decisive bailie Gen Butler continued with the army he 8th For his meritorious conduct several months after the storming of his campaign he was made a major and was in supreme command Soon after Gen Jackson and other places At last him his aid-de-camp in which wound which had never healed he continued until he ing excessively painful and Santa Anna's the army advance being it was lunger 1 1 1 I T 1 t t 1817 with the rank of colonel be dreaded he solicited imd obtained retired to private life He now resumed the study of the law married on his patrimonial possessions at the con- fluence of the Ohio and Kentucky rivers Here for 25 years he resided in ative retirement a mode of life admirably suited to his refined tastes and his ness for domestic life Without a ticle of what is usually called ambition he had no desire for popular office leave of absence and returned to tho U States where he lias since We understand that in consequence ol his lie will oc lame for who has lately written the biography closes il with the lowing description of his personal and this glowing eulogy on his In Butler is lull straight he believed he could by land handsomely formed holding public trusts be conducive to the common weal At last in a political he was induced by his fric rids to be- come a candidate Twice was elected and would have a third time perhaps had he not absolutely de- tive and his mien is inviting his manners graceful his gait and aii military his countenance frank and p Iocs ing- outline of his teat tiros of the aquiline thin and pointed in pression tin contour of his Ji ex- In he became the rou an date of his party fur Governor of r i f Son Butler in tucky when he by his vale life in fine keeping with that ex- popularity to diminish the in public career In the usual majority of the Whig party and caro kindness assiduous this notwithstanding his opponent was in anticipating the wants around an estimable man Butler belongs to forego his own thc democratic in politics He has o grauly tothers have bee never however been considered a out of his His lent jlove makes perpetual sunshine at his When the war with Mexico broke c ul home tie was created a Major General He Among his neighbors liberality with the Kentucky and and active sympathy mark his volunteers to the aid of Gen Taylor intercourse ami unbending integrity was with that hero at Monterey In this siege Britler was second in com- mand He like Gen Taylor im- portance of seizing the SaKillo road and ully favored the movement of Gen and justice all his dealings It is too much the habit in Kentucky with stern and fierce men to carry their personal and political ends with a high Ten Butler with all the masculine Worth to turn the enemy's left courage and reputation to give the narrative of Maj Thomas one ofthe General's comi anions in arms we quote he following detailed account of his sm on marched on Sunday Sept 20th thus leaving and Butler's with Gen Gen Butler vas in favor of throwing his division across the St John's river and ng the town from the east which was at first determined upon This was ged as it would leave but perhaps he smallest division to guard the camp and attack in front The 20th the eral also reconnoitred the enemy's tion Early in the of the 21st the force was ordered out to create a di- in favor of Worth that he might his position and before our on came within long range of the principal battery the foot oi division had down to the northeast side of the town to make in armed ofthe advanced Dattery and to take it if it could be done without great loss The volunteer division was scarcely formed in rear of our zer and morter battery established the night previous cover of a vise oi ground before the infantry sent down to the northeast side of the town became closely arid hotly engaged the butteries of that division were sent down tvr were then ordered support the attack Writ ten n A DUTCH The Germans noted for the neatness and thrift which they give lo their out houses A pondent cf l ho Rochester American f success to attempts of this sort never evinced disposition to indulge power whilst his well known ness always forbade such attempts on him His life lias been one of peace with ill men except the enemies of his try to sec if the fire had taken and not the regiment to satisfied returned to the barn and set he and howitzer in n in hv M fr traveling through a German in Ohio tolls the following good tc of Yorker ing one fif these barns fora writes As we drove ori T baw a jarge plain building two stories high well finished painted white with a lightening rod at each ing it uas a plain of my companion what denomination it be- longed lo But of my while he related acquaintance we met his had seen so little of the world he did not this between a riarn fille 1 with horses and cattle a church An mechanic in one M the eastern cities has made a sin j II en- sine iu n ck child's Tho length
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