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Sauk County Standard (Newspaper) - December 5, 1850, Baraboo, Wisconsin SAUK COUNTY ANDARD JIY He F O V I LIBERTY AND AND AND INSEPARABLE BARABOO SAUK COUNTY WIS DECEMBER 5 1850 Two 17 Till Hint wo llico lu wild w lln I In J MiJ Win IVu itli swelling Ine the wo must thcor i i thy woodland the a wi v here tin All II i llowt-rs ami it Kinily um- Count I- any boily es dios every So say 1 don't moan that fire you so mn not thut I look to vory t inn do thi n as solemn us thn grave Thou 1 be a subject The man n lo on smile n death's head Abel lint in Abel Leo tick his by tho i rin and drew him When they a the company ho b lid in a low know that 1 have taken a fancy to lla JIMI ine that a month Hgo She 1 And is us to icicle a vary tuo pi Whiskers and are driving 1 1 The s nothing now nir is everything will curry off prize unless jou ran hit upon to win b tho favor of Miss i Vou come forward wilh th s rival can diow Ins fingers over J i- lip md chin a which 1 r t u can grow Arabella will si HI ou tin ik J would a fool of of Iff do mean 1 on ay yi u lovo Arabella 1 n If vou wish to win her you must m liar ryus To you huve only to i nnd humor and relished practical joking er more than was consistent with the com- fort of other people Wo cannot commend him for this trail of character But it was one of his limits and all men have their failings It would have given him great could ho induced Abel Loo to set up a rivalry in the moustache and whisker line but Abel had too much good sense for that nnd Mansion be it said to his credit was rejoiced to find that he had Still the idea having once entered his head ho could not drive it away He had a most unconquerable desire to see some one start an opposition to was half templed to do it himself for the mere fun of the thing Hut this was er moro trouble than ho wished to tube Not very long this a young ger made appearance iti fashionable circles created quite a among lie large whiskers a large moustache and larger imperial than Glover a superb goatee and n deci- ded foreign accent lie soon threw the American iti the shade especially as n whisper got out that ho was a French Count travelling through the country who purposely concealed his title The object of his visit it was also said was the selection of n wife from among tho lovely inri unsophisticated daughters of lie wished to lind some one had er breathed tho artificial air of tho higher circles in his own country who would love him for himself alone and become his loving companion through life How all Tile Count hesitated and looked inter- esting blushed and trembled Tho words you will speak to my wore on the young lady's tongue But she checked herself and remained silent It would not do to make that reference of the subject Then came a gentlo pressure of hair upon her cheek and a gentle pressure from tho gloved hand in which her own was resting My dear young lady am I Courci was still away On morning tho following appeared in one of the daily NIPPED IN TIIK people will remember a whiskered fellow wilh a foreign accent named De Courci who been turning tho heads of half the silly young girls in tho town for tho last two months Ho ted it to leak out wo believe that ho was a French Count with immense near Paris who had come to this country Arabella answered delicately by re- in order to look for a This was of 1 and a luxuriant nn i matter is a The facts in relation to him got few pnuscd to Young ladies forgot plain-faced un- lilted vulgar lovers and put on their best looks and moat winning graces for the Count For n time he nil before him Doily ho might be soon in somo favored belle with the air of a dancing master and the grimaces of a monkey Staid zens stopped at him and plain old Indies wero half iu doubt whether he wero a man or n pongo A t labt the Count's more particular at- tentions wore directed towards Miss bella Jones nnd from that time ed Glover found that his had passed its zenith It in vain that lie curled his moustache moro fiercely and hid his chin in a goatee fully us an tho all was of no avail Tho Indies generally and Miss Arabella in lar looked coldly upon him As for Abel Lee tho of his disappointment already passed Tho conduct of Arabella had disgusted him and ho therefore looked calmly on and marked the progress of events Al length tho Count from paying turning iho gentlo pressure of her hand nnd leaning perceptibly nearer iho Count De Courci I am tho of said the Count enthusiastically And I the happiest of re- Arabella not audibly but in spirit Your said Do Courci shall I seo will not be well replied the maiden evincing a good deal of confusion father asked tho nobleman ly elevating his person Is a man of peculiar notions Is in fact too American He does not Arabella hesitated Doesn't like foreigners Ah I com- nnd the Count shrugged his shoulders nnd looked dignified that is ns as a man whose faco is covered with hair can look I urn sorry to say he has ed prejudices every thing not garly American Ho will not consent 1 nut Mr De and the Count thought course believed for there are people ling to credit the most improbable stories in tho Vory soon a lovo came on and he was about running with the silly daughter of a good tial citizen By some means tho father iu book giving an account of the five years of a hunter's life in tho fur interior of South Africa has lately been published in It is work of a sportsman who seemed to have exhausted the pastime of salmon fishing nnd on the streams and in tho woods of his native Scotland nnd in order to bo moro free to have chosen a region in Africa far be- yond the footsteps ot civilized man where he might collect hunting trophies and ob- jocis of interest in science and natural tory He says ho has succeeded to his desire From a notice of the book in the London Observer wo select iho following spirited O A Contract In a luxuriously furnished sat Irdy who had been subject to iho host of teachers with a fond father over rendy to encourage nnd assist her in the of si ienco Neither had fond brothers and loving sisters been tardy in lhu discharge oi their duly to make her what sho o be and with pride they called her their si ler ol Wo will listen to w of puss those i uby lips ai d then judge if they do justice to cr i who have wiled yoar after year to train got wind of tho and repaired to the i accompan hands Tho destruction that ho p or r some moments Will not consent up in her room an hour before J C7 11 f I attention to Arabella in company be- n ilv in iho wuv islne time u i r i gnu -o visit fier at her c Miii n the ol t us i i i 1 I I cr s house to tho satisfaction of Mr c It M pi in in cl mat you must I J had never worn a return until the shadows of evening began ay you purchase in his and had a most bitter nnd he in his shall an un- founded interfere wilh its icy Shall hearts are ready to rnoll into one ho opart by tho mere word of n man? Forbid il But suppose I to It will bo useless lie as ing ns iron Such being iho caso tho Count proposed an elopement to which Arabella agreed the expression of ns much reluctance as seemed to bo called for A few weeks subsequently Mr received u letter from some person un- known advising him of the fact that if at a certain hour on that evening ho would So to a place ho would intercept Mr Do Courci in tho act of away with his daughter This intelligence hafi tho father lie hurried homo intending to confront Arabella with the letter ho had received and then lock hor sho had gone out Pacing floor in n of strong excitement he hor int tune to grow for a votk or two and then make iir with upon ur i ico t ono hall or two thirds aversion to moustaches This being tho caso the courses of Arabella's lovo did not il may bo supposed run very smooth for her father told her very decidedly and your way to tho heart to havo fn ccd fellow coming about his house Shocked at such vulgar oct I tjo sci ions on tho subject to make il a mutter Lee not by any iho levity of his friend iry dm urged tho friend what only chance Glover own v ay if yon do not in hand him Tho I H will u u till means u In of a knif lit tiny un- any tho favor of liib h dy und wilt you it g ol donning of You don't bo o by 1 if it is so pleasant u Lee a slightly of- it nir Inflow I nm in I I Still if the nil to succeed is so ro- ro yuin 111 la replied Gracious me Father Don't speak in that of Air Do Courci He's a French travailing in disguise A French monkey What on earth put nonsense into your Kvery body knows it Mr Do Courci tried to conceal his rank but his betrayed tho secret lie i fl you must let tho Depend upon it there for you with ili go 1 would make fur lie his own n DO nho in lo tin lovo of a woman bo- unworthy of hor o said That is tho ul hor rif lit mind arid proves to mo Jonex is unworthy of her nnd you try mil who has soul enough lo to mingle VI the ninti young willi noticing M irston could not more D before perceived jlim was polite to all young to approach bur but as a Juno morning to wain nnd individual na tie Hover who had boon abroad nnd homo rich in hairy hon if nothing else Tho manners of liim ns much To think that a woman could ho ted by n thing e to himself n liltle nt which Arabella arm of i lover to accompany him lo the ble wan i fallow of a good deal of is said lo be connected wilh ono of the est families in France nnd to have im- estates near Paris largest estates ho possesses nro in if you ever of A French 1 know it lo bo said Arabella to fall Darkness closed over all things but still sho was away and it soon be- came evident sho did net mean to como hack It was arranged between Do Courci and Arabella that ho was to wait for her with a carriage ot a retired place in tho burbs where she was to join him They wero then to drive to 1 get marriage performed nnd ceed thence lo take possession of nn gant suit of rooms which had been engaged in one of the most fashionable in the city To escape all danger of inter- ference with her movements the young lady hud homo somo hours before ning and tho time between that and the blissful period looked for with such trembling delight ir tho company of a young friend and confidante Darkness length threw iho veil over all things and under cover of this veil Arabella went Corlh alone and hurried to the appointed place of mooting A lamp showed her the waiting and a man trails among tho larger and rarer tribes of Antelopes koodoos zebras elands diles hippopotami rhinoceroses lions leopards wild boars and elephants is utmost incredible Ono parcel of trich leathers and elephant's tusks the re- j nt i- appointed place of meeting just in lime Ho found Do Courci and a in waiting Without much ho laid violent hands on tho Count who it better to run to fight and therefore led ingloriously just as the daughter ved on tho ground He hns not been heard of since Wo could write a column by way of commentary upon this circum- stance but think that tho facts in tho caso speak so plainly fur themselves that not n single remark id needed to give them force wish the laisy joy at her for the Count in disguise is no doubt a ing villain at Poor Arabella dreadfully cut down when this notice met her eye it was a long before she ventured into ny again and ever after had a mortal sion to moustaches nnd imperials The Count never made his appearance in Philadelphia Tho young man named who had jested wilh Abel Leo about tho loss of his lady lovo was seated in his room some ten minutes tho sudden As a wo will give taken at j hi r ripening intellect aright or not My dear father you can never how much I grieve over your tunes It is so very hard yon ju yi ur declining must labor lor In his in Southern Africa nnd for that of your children companied by wagons teams of oxen a jt s so at you must woar your life goodly body of export natives and horses I yol but to enable him to come up with wild I from your youth mals ho his in his he lady who thus lamented tho lii ic ol her father was richly and trifling wilh the petals of her was a chess board and clicks men arranged after hour thus w an 1 while her lather toile for n game hor lime d to earn hor bread she raised not hor but lo spend waid of his unerring eyo and steady I his Within another parlor sits a fair young linn 1 fetched at tho Capo or t aro now in London forming a South African museum to be seel at tho Chinese Gallery lie shot single handed no less than one hundred j judge whal The number ol lions lionesses arid leopards fell victims to his double grooved nnd double barrelled is gll of sixteen summers upon whoso brow tin re is no trace of care or sorrow Wo will listen to what sho is saying to her velous Whether hidden in artificial thus happy dear father I am very lay nnd this has been iho most am day of my life pit within twenty yards of the watering yourself my places of lions whether in rapid on loot or on horseback is equally fatal I know it from the fact that I hinted ti him my knowledge of his abroad und he did not deny it looks and his manner betrayed what ho was at- tempting to conceal said Mr Jones with n good ot sternness if you were silly enough lo hint to this fellow what you say you did and he was impostor not to deny it nn the in tho most unequivocal torins then he opes the character of u designing to that of a senseless fop In tha name of homely American common sense can you not see lus plain as tiny light that ho is no nearer akin lo n foreign nobleman than his barber or boot black boT Arabella was silenced because it was was a considerable distance off Her boat breath heavily up from her bosom Sho quickened her pace but soon stopped suddenly in alarm anco of Mr Jones at place of meeting between tho lovers when the door thrown open und in bounded Do Courci hair and Clonk hat and was instantly thrown and a smooth young laughing face revealed itself from behind moustaches imperial and Where's tho asked Mars- ton in a merry voice Did she Dear That sturdy old can father of hers got mo by the throat before 1 could suy Jack Robinson nnd 1 was glad to mako oil with n whole skin arrived at thn nnd gave a glorious scream Of anything further deponent not She'll be cured of moustaches or I'm no prophet I guess sho will But the fact is Mars- and the young man looked serious I'm afraid this juke has been carried too far Not nt all Tho moral effect will tell upon our silly young Indies whose hoads aro turned with n foreign accent and hairy lip You acted tho whiskered fop to u No one could havo dreamed that nM So as the general effect is ed 1 have no doubt but I'm afraid it wrong to victimize for the benefit of tho whole race of weak-minded girls Tho effect upon hor may bo more serious than wo apprehend No I not Tho woman who could pass by ns true a young man na A- bel Leo for a foreign Count in disguise heart enough to receive a deep in- jury She will bo terribly mortified but that will do her good If it turn out no worso than lhat 1 shall be glad But I must own now tho whole thing over that I am not ns satisfied with ns I thought 1 would bo I don't know what my good sisters nt the south would say if they I had boon engaged in such n mad cap affair But I lay all the blame on Yon wilh your cool head ought to young fellow like me just let loose random iho contents of ono A lion shot from my nt mid- lions drink close beside lioness rhinoceros bites iho my shooting hole surrounded with zebras vr v fiftieth elephant bagged with a boa too numerous to bo shot ns they coma to drink a venomous snake The two volumes con- tain thirty-three chapters and their con- aro ns least for those oy j expenses of next who Iho dangerous and exciting i n ts and not cruel ones of j j f ver the father Tho happy girl held up the skirt of u dress embroidered in a most elegant is il not For a tho lolly brow of her re it was nnd ho ab- sorbed in sad reflections but Yes il nnd must have been 1 am not a little pr to see you in possession of so rich nn you loll mo how you by it and what you to ill Father 1 embroidered it nnd havo with tho the forest desort and those orst 1 must ji ho tho chapter cited In the Now it is first day completed nn of llm Ml rcc of Southern Africa the had opportunities of observing their habits and on that point lias adduced much that was unknown to historians He has discovered more one new species of quadruped particularly of the im Wilh much fooling hor father snid My ch Id must not bo the only child of a mil who could onco command his sands must not Donr father do not talk snid the fair girl ns she her tiny finger antelope tribe We should hardly d in concluding this nonce of once for she saw a man advancing rapidly from would have made day this occurs every member a M uh ri f t t n tii ilH i extraordinary volumes king an CM r act from them and the one we will give will bo we think interesting to tho general reader and atFord a men of tho author's style nnd peculiar Ono of the most striking con- with iho lion is his voice which is extremely grand and striking It consists at times of a low deep moaning repeated live or six times ending in audi jle al other times ho tlic with loud deep solemn roars re- pealed five or six times in sion each increasing in to the or fourth when his voice dios away in or six low sounds vei y much resembling distant thunder Al nnd not a may be heard roaring in concert one assuming the load nnd two three or four moro taking up their parts like persons singing n catch Like our Scottish stags at tho rutting season they roar loudest in cold frosty nights but on no occasion nro their voices to be hoard in such perfection or so intensely powerful ns when two or throe strange troops of lions approach n fountain to drink at iho time of I uld I not do something to lighten iho weight of cure liss upon my Although my path has linen with blessings until this dny 1 kn nv not the of happiness ler father pressed her to his breast pp ud of her noble mind ami heart This lovely girl said of the lines of her father but did not set nf go farther to hor tion for hor parent all the words sho coi has spoken the other hns i will leave our readers Jo of Ih W wo quarter Inn few moments thi individual up to iho person who was walking the carriage and whom she saw to bo hor lover Loud words in- and she was near enough to hear nn angry voice I'll Count you you base the voico of hor father Fearful lest violence should he done to her lover Arabella streamed and flew to the spot Already the hand of Mr Jones nt Do throat but tho Count in disguise to contend in this manner with not relishing the rough grasp of tho who n blunl common sense clear seeing man but she not in the lonst convinced Mr DC Courci was not n French Count for all ho might sny nnd what was bettor evidently saw attractions in hor superior to those of which any of hor compeers could boast My dear Mips said the Count when they next mot speaking in de- lightful foreign accent so to the oar of tho young lady and wilh iho peculiar to his nature 1 cannot hold from you the honest expression of my sentiments It would bo unjust to myself and unjust to you fur those sentiments too nearly involve my own peace and h may bo yours each troop sounds a bold roar of defiance lla No doubt of it But como nt Iho and when ono roars don't begin to look long-faced We will keep our own counsel nnd no ono need be tho wiser for our participation in this tar Wuit awhile and let us enjoy the nine day's wonder that will follow But tho young man who was a relative ot Marston and who had como to tho city fresh from college just in the nick of lime felt now that the excitement of his wild prank was over a great deal moro sober about the matter than he had expected to feeK Reason and reflection told him f 1 I L J il J UUU I nant father himself and b A i 11 1 he had no right to trifle with anv ono as he leaving poor Arabella to the j t -a n i u t u i i had with Arabella Jones But it unbroken of his iro Without much was too late to moi he thrust her into the waiting h however carriage giving the driver a few g fo altered What hi passed between the disappointed Countess that to bo and hor excited father it is not our business to relate Nol content with having interrupted this nipo liltle matrimonial arrangement Mr Jones called ot iho hotel whore De Courci put up on the next morning But the elegant foreigner had not occupied his apartments during the night Ho called n few hourt but ho had not yet made his appearance ngain in tho morning but too late to mend the matter No came of it and onr subsequently Abel Lee conducted his old fin me to tho altar and she makes him a and faithful wife A gentleman in Boston bought two tickets for Jenny Lind's concert for ten dollars and them to his wife She like a sensible woman disposed of them to a neighbor and with the proceeds paid tho bills of the bulcher and milkman and had two dollars left to buy shoes for tho children nil r ar together and each seems li vie with his comrades in the intensity and er of his voice Tho power and grandeur of these nocturnal forest concerts is striking and pleasing to the oar Tho effect I may remark is greatly enhanced when tho pens to bo situated in Iho depths of the fores nt the dead hour of midnight companied by any attendant and ced within twenty yards of iho fountain tho surrounding troops of lions aro approaching Such has been my tion many scores of times and though I am allowed to have a tolerably good tasto for t lusic 1 consider the catches with which 1 was then regaled ns the sweetest nnd most natural I ever SINGULAR Villager in sington N il in the finding of Mr Lamprey of that place apparently i i Ms chair Be veral clays since but who of lor g a wuek none nf the real Mr L up to the lime liu had been aa well u and uo f Huts of yot found We are told that at the end of the the countr retained in full color thai ukle from I'm which bu front thp there no of 111 Tho of tho left Hebrew word SKI MI which occurs so often in the ns they found it nnd of course tho English reader often asks his minister or omo learned friend what it And the minister or friend has me ft ns often been obliged lo confess ran e it is a matter in regard to most learned by no moans bee i of ono mind Tho nnd of the Jewish commentators give to the word the moaning Rabbi Kimchi regards il ns n sign to vat the voice Tho authors ol the translation appear to havs ed t ns a musical nole hap i lo the word According lo Lut ler and others it menus senus explains it lo Lot in- play nnd the singers slop il it 10 up my 10 soul tifler exa nil the in whi h Iho word occurs recognizes in ry nse nn actual appeal lo the Jehovah Thi y nre for nid and to hen J expressed eithor wilh or if not in the Jeh or and stil earnest addresses lo God he ren ember nnd The word it self he regardi as indicating a of by tha Selah an abridged used gaii n Selah Higgaion indicating sou id of stringed a vigorous blast of Sai ra Michi oos y of ens of gan editor complain low will not bti and thn to flog editor if ho topf papir C U boUw
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