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Sheboygan Mercury, The (Newspaper) - October 25, 1851, Sheboygan, Wisconsin THE SHEBOYGAN MERCURY VOLUME WISCONSIN SATU OCTOBER 25 1851 anb proprietor OFFICE W THE POST OFFICE mnU u delay f line an trill ll tes of Advertising ion 00 1 thru 1 50 thru 3 00 8 OO Column ont 30 00 fix 20 00 Half Column ont 20 00 Half Column ax 12 00 of 5 or under 5 00 County printing K late Yaper wiM ie at thf of the proprietor until all ar- are paid All mil be charged for un- til ordered out WHEIt E at all time rm.y be had Blanks of description CARDS HANDBILLS CIRCULARS Etc COTILLION CARPS executed on short notice and in a style not to surpassed in ern Wisconsin having made extensive tions to our Job Office making it one of the in the West from executed on notice and in a manner which cannot to pive satisfaction Terns reasonable BUILDING Milwaukee nei IRE WILLIAM Agent for the trier's Insurance Company of Utica County New York Plymouth Sheboygan June 1851 FIRE INSURANCE jO Jin CD run is Geo R Thomas Tress T Jones jr S TUT it nil MAT laving established an will IM all classes hazards on liberal in Manitowoc du Lac Calumet Brown and of this Company for and responsibility entitles it to the con and liberal patronage of the CHARLES K MORRIS March 22 TAYLOR HILLER'S Liw Wis Personal and prompt given to collec in Fon du Winnebago and counties to At Berkley John Buffalo Corning Lee V Corning All THE LAST APPENDIX TO YANKEE DOODLE From the London Punch Yankee Doodle sent to town His goods for exhibition body ran him And laughed at his They thought him all the world A coney muff or noodle Laugh on good Says quiet Yankee Doodle Doodle Yankee Doodle had a craft A lather tidy clipper And he challenged while they laughed The Britishers lo whip whole yacht squadron outsped And that on their own water Of all the lot went ahead they came no where Doodle O'er there was a scheme Long talked of to pursue a Short many a Hy Lake Nicaragua John Bull discussed the plan on foot With slow irresolution While Yankee Doodle went and put It into execution Doodle A steamer of the Collins line Jl Yankee notion Has also quickest cut the brine Across the Atlantic Ocean British agenta noways alow Her merits to discover Have been and bought to tow The packets over Doodle Your gunsmiths of their skill may crack But that again don t mention I guess that Colt's Their very first invention By Yankee Doodle loo your beat Downright in agriculture With Ins machine lor reaping wheat up as by a vulture Doodle You also fancied in your pride Which truly is tarnation Them British locks ol yourn defied The rogues of all But Hobbs his you must how be viewed all d having been completely By glorious Yankee Doodle Doodle kee A P G N Lyman xi S Shelioyqnn ty Having the lii Id notes for said tv enabled to survey accurately and with dispatch fully solicited Cascade 1 t Dealers in and Provisions Wines anil Boots 11 d wholesale at A oli store block corner of Penn and eighth street June 1st 1850 W SEAMAN I Saddle Harness Trunk Man Carriage Shop on vania Avenue nearly opposite Hotel Sheboygan A P G N LYMAN Fancy anit Stapl Dty Manufac Tin Sheet Iron and Copper ware tf nl y ANABLE in Dry Groceries Crockery Paints Oils Nails Glasi Boots Shoes Hate Caps 1 LL ETT Commissioner to take the acknowledgment o deeds and other instruments to be in the State of Ohio Mercury office Sheboy H N ROSS at Law anil Notary Public Wig Also of Beetle for the state of New York Office in Empire Perm Avenue N G Wholesale and Retail dealers in Hardware Groceries and Liquors Pennsylvania A Manufacturer and in all kinds of net Ware 11 1850 ABBOTT Physician and hit residence corner of eighth center streets Sheboygan Wisconsin W R Attorney and Counselor at in L man's Exchange W R at Law and Lana Agent corner or Pennsylvania Avenue and St TRUESDELL TYLER counselors and tors in Chancery Fond du Lac JAMES Me M SHAFTER Attorney Counsellor and Solicitor Sheboygan Office Lyman's Block Tania Avenue JTV Storage and South Pier Sheboygan Wis CANDIDATES FOU New Yovk Atlas has the following remarks on the grand engines of electioneering whit h arc found by office seekers roost ive in bringing voters into the field in the metropolis Time was when a eral universal all around waa ex- as a matter of course every in this country to be furnished by the son who aspired to official station The who couldn't stand from the opening of the polls to the tood a slim chance from the democracy the eloquence of was tame compared with tue potent influence of old Cognac In theie there are hundreds if not of voters it is to be feared ire never convinced that any politician s a brick till he puts a brick in their bats God help the rich the poor can s an aphorism that may well be applied to the aspirants in this city this fall God help them for in ail crowds and the poor devils who aspire to tlw favor of the people are singled out and made to stand treat To do this or to be unprovided with a pocket full of is to be ranked a shabby fellow aud a stingy cuss Such a reputation is hardly the right sort of capital to enter into a political campaign with A liberal treat iu a road direct to the topt r's heart and the oftener it is paved with the more sure and accessible becomes voter whose ways demand constant re- The candidate who is con- inviting all hands to drink is regarded as a clever und the boys pray and work for his cess His advent into a rum shop is re- by the suckers as an angel's vi sit Candidates lhat make no show of the and exhibit no liberality in the bar rooms have rather a poor tight at the primary meetings for a It is well enough for candidates to have a bland and cordial do ye do for all their constituency and to be very prol fie in attentions and promises to men of sup posed influence for all that costs nothing if it is required of a candidate to all the drinkers in his ward drunk and pay the entire shot the Lord help the poor victim of political ambition in the Tract Houss of the American Tract Society N An immense im- have been going forward in mechanical department of the Tract House which are nearly The two steam boilers one for heating the building and the other for propelling the machinery have been removed from the and a new by excavating the central yard and ing with brick and iron A new ry has been added to the rear building and four hydraulic in it adjacent lo the drying room and printing A new has been made and stamping folding and other apartments greatly Four presses in addition to the twelve now in use have been ordered of Hoe of this city and Adams of A Y Star The Rebel and At the breaking out of the civil bance in Canada a years since old Dr a resident of Barnston boldly avowed his disloyalty Wherever he went and his professional services were constantly required in one direction or the loudly denounced ment and advocated reform By the opposite side he was of course considered a dangerous subject the more so because he possessed great influence in the Every few days some neighbor not so generally esteemed as the Doctor for having hinted at the indulgence of sentiments in unison with his own was arrested imprisoned and his estate great or small confiscated yet himself escaped being reported to the higher powers and went on inciting the people to rebellion At length however the knowledge of his radicalism was by some means con to the ear of authority and orders for his arrest were forthwith issued As the Doctor was leaving the house of a patient one dark evening a person whom in the dark he could not distinguish ran up to him out of breath and ed Ride for your life Doctor her hounds are at your heels The next instant the informant had ed the wall by the road side and disap in the darkness without giving the other time to make one inquiry He had no reason to doupt that the warning was in good faith and the manner in which he galloped away proved his intention of turning it to good account In a very brief space of time his fleet beast had ried him over three miles that lay between him and his home and he was reined up before his door Leaving liis carriage and entering the house he in a few apprised his wile and daughter of the state of affairs and declared his resolution of fleeing to tlie Stales I Must be lie with a calm energy or it will be too late Will you go in the or on asked Miss K young lady of eighteen springing from the chair while her father's spirit of daring seemed ing from her eyes On horseback on black mare in the But what are you going to do in- her father seeing her throw on her hood and seize a lighted lantern Saddle the black mare to be rhe answered and darted out the back door There was loss in the house than might have been expected for the that this result of Doctor's boldness of speech had been from the first paled Indeed each of the three were less surprised that the royal officers were now on his track than that they had suffered him to go thus long unmolested Scarcely had the with the assistance of his wife transferred his money and valuable from his desk to hii pockets when his daughter pale and trembling rushed in father hear them coming down the road I am he Then looking in his daughter's he added but 1 believe I may as well them they will readily frighten you into telling them Never returned the young lady resolutely I am calm now Go you will find the horse tied to the birch in the rear of the barn Cross the field and you may elude them Whispered God be with were interchanged as the rebel left the house by the back passage and the door was softly teeth the instruments for extr cling were produced His fellow in turn wishin r to assist him out of his dilemma said i dently But I wish to be bled and I presume you are a I assure you lhat t am perfectly tent to serve you in thai replied voting lady without I ast shall be happy to ply tire cet as soon as I hive this and she pretended o examine The Queen's minion now nade a tue and threw off he ed disguise which availed tin m so little and appeared in their true We are said the firs officer ad- dressing Mrs K in a voice stern we are here in lie majesty's name to arrest your husband on a charge of High Treason That he i In house we have no doubt anl it be wisdom in you to give him a justice at once otherwise a search will e instituted cannot i us He has already thought lady but she only replied bj coolly ing her word of honor that In was not in the house yet if you desire she i ed I am ready to lead you th every apartment The indifference wilh wli ch the an- of the object of tl eir visit had been received convinced Vic oria's that their object hai been understood yet they considered it hardly possible lhal their mtc victim could have made his escape nd began a search with perfect confidents in its sue cess With each dc lay the dies had gained assurance ai d was now certain that husband am falher was now the reach of I is enemies they cared little what passage the latter might choose A portion of guard wli ch had been placed about the house for tl c purpose ol thwarting any attempt at escape on the part of the rebel was d to explore the while wo in com mand themselves searched tl e dwelling The discovery of the Doc carriage and horse still wilh fust under a shed which was re from outhouses was as K an- The following account taken from one of series of letters recently taken from the Intelligencer tive of a tour to the sources of tht and is from the pen we presume of well known correspondent of lhal mite journal Charles Lauman Delighted however and deeply im- pressed as I have been by the scenery of this Alpine land I have been far more in an old woman whom I had the pleasure of seeing Her name is Elizabeth Guiding ot and she resides in a log cabin at the fool of lite gorge which has taken her name She of German origin and represents herself as one hundred and twelve years of age She was born according lo her own a two day's ride of Philadelphia in and hrr Father was a soldier under Washington and she herself was in the immediate of iho American camp at the defeat of Gen Braddock of which event habitually recounts a great number of interesting and incidents closing each paragraph with the remark that the battle field was very wet with blood She has and childless j this point everything we saw and heard concerning this aged woman was strange but w hen we rose o we were Still more astonished to have her rivet our at- tention her wild movements and ad- dress us to the following Men I thank you for your goodness I cannot read but my Falher has told me iu my all about il There is a en men and its a very happy place and there is a hell men and its a very ful place j they both will never have an end Now men good bye you have been good to the old woman but we must part good bye we shall meet once more at the judgement but for only a short time ified lhal you may get to en And so we left this strange strange being but I am confident lhat long after her bones shall have mingled wilh the dust one trio of travellers if still living will remember with wonder and pleasure their interview with the Hermit the Tie following extracts from ft from Lady Franklin to Mr Hanry nel have been supplied to the 21 PLACK LONDON Sept 12 1851 5 for nearly half a century and for many years has lived as now in the solitude of the mountains utterly Indeed everything about woman is peculiar and In she is quite small and her hair which is white as is very long when engaged in conversation her countenance fires up exceedingly and sha accompanies each sentence with the most animated gestures her voice though still strong is altogether beyond her control having an unnatural tone and the wrinkles running entirely over her face and are as deep as we might imagine them to be after having been furrowed by tears of even one heart for so long a time as a She waa clothed in the simplest manner having upon her head common brown cotton three jar a month from b4 could still got her up to caster Sound season or at any rata to same convenient locality which would enable him to early next spring I intended writing much more to you about your own two gallant ami their Winter of almost an hut as 1 wish to a few lines to Judge Kane 1 believe I must forbear refer you to my note to him which t thall enclose and open Capt Penny Iris studded iho northern part of Channel with your names and the names of our brave and in our ships I am ly pressed for hating more than I cm possibly get through Re- lieve me dour Mr ever most truly and respectfully JANB FRANKLIN when she placed m there tite last to be searched inspired he men j freih ardor but they were fi tally obliged to confess their journey boo less and re turn as empty as they came Meanwhile the old rebel ai he was called by the defenders of the Crown was far on his way to States where he was soon joined by hia f mily A re- ward was offered for him or alive but in vain He is still tn deal out the contents of his s to the relief of suffering humanity CLERGYMAN IN A clergyman who had an invitation t spend a night wilh a friend in the c found to his great surprise he had brought one sermon with him The distance was too great to send for at other as he did not discover the mistake until cond Sunday morning of it was n vain to think of a new one He therefore ascended tlie p with the usual dignity and before I e named his text thus his Having been informed tl at the sermon I preached last Sunday w s judged ex- closed behind daughter were him The mother and psle wilh apprehension C B GRUNWELL Barber and Shop on aU cap made of frock of bine homespun cloth and upon her feet nothing but woolen socks During the whole lime that we were in her cabin she was smoking some bitter weed in a corn cob pipe and though haggard and worn to a marvelous degree she had a pleasant smile and when either of her guests happened to utter something that was novel lo her ear she would exclaim Oh yes that is wonderful Her only means of ence lor years past had been obtained by making hickory brooms but even this business she had been compelled to give up for she could no more climb mountains lo obtain proper material and though she seemed lo be perfectly certain that she would be provided for she expressed the dread of the country almshouse We inquired as lo her appetite and she replied Oh I eat very little I never eat much nothing in a whole day and more thar once a day and I am well acquainted with hunger As lo her sleep we also questioned her and she said what troubles ma most I cannot sleep now I am so old and so I lay on my bed all night thinking of my great good and sweet Father in We asked her how she managed to ob- tain the necessaries of life and she said did not know only that people whu traveled on the road sometimes stopped in to give her a little coffee or flour her main stay being at a small garden of veg i Mr Ma I to yon in much agitation and confusion of which you will not wonder at when you hear that Captain Penny with his two ships has returned announces the approaching return of Capt Austin's Iron after being out for only half period for which they were Penny's is lo day before the of Admiralty urging them in the strongest terms 10 dispatch instantly a powerful steamer to Wellington Channel in which quarter to the north-west he has discovered the passage which there can scarcely a doubt lhat the ships have taken since it is the only opening they have found any where the hundred miles of coast been explored in the lower western direction of Cape Walker Bank's Land and Melville a irace of them Drift wood in considerable tities has come of this north west nel and also a small bil of fresh English elm which Penny pronounces mus have belonged to our ships and was probably thrown overboard Thus the right track of the northwest passage and the course of lite missing ships are and I can only re- Front the Pa In the official carerr of thw ed we an of de- votion to duty which general It lot tn py the position of Chief Executive si n period of turmoil in our country and during a term Of Unprecedented sition to laws From various caucus the North the urid intermediate points been theaters of either open hostility or more insidious Yet in etery instance in which it became the duly of the President of the United States to interfere he has done aa ly with excellent judgment and unerring effect In point ot lime manner IIM interference been ate He has avoided on one hand the delay and on the other the rashness of predecessors Moved by the stern dictate of duty and guided by the tions of office his course lias boon the straightforward one pointed out by laws in the administration of which 10 has shown no symptoms of bias for one party or the other no passion no tional nothing in lad I tut the qualities to which we have briefly ded It is a significant facl too journals ever on the alert o find or make them have been unable to im- peach the official conduct of President Fillmore so free has it been cause of censure None have ventured lo gret that our squadron was not told that charge h m with being weak or or w by some very respectable in habitants I think it my duty to show lhat etables the brush fence around which they misinterpreted my doct had been built by her own hands and your most no is your son to-day T asked n friend of a broker Yery replied old gentleman struggling to maintain composure tears coursing down his ted features ill I would not ten per cent for his chance for life and in spite of her utmost efforts the voice was slightly tremulous as she hastily resumed the reading which her father's entrance had interrupted There was a sound of horses hoofs and then a rap at the door The inmates pretended not to hear until it Was repeated when the young lady roue and opened the door while the mother continued sewing with a manner as unconcerned as possible Miss K politely returned the of the two gentlemen whom ahe met and being asked if her father was at home answered Not just now but when he went out at dark he mentioned that he would return early Please walk in and sit till he comes The officers glanced at each oilier and then her into the house Some persons who wish to see she observed to her mother who looked up from her work bowed and requested them to be seated They complied but were evidently dis- concerted by not finding the object of their pursuit within his doors for they learned at the house of his patient three miles back that he left there for home but a few before Significant looks were exchanged between them and they appeared to doubt very seriously whether their prey was not at that moment secreted about the premises Do you think that the tor will be home soon t inquired one of the officers of Mrs K I am unable to say with what ty she replied carelessly raising her eyes to clock on the past nine continued she he is usually home earlier He may have been called to see a new patient I think you will do well to wail a little longer however We are to consult him rejoined the officer half ing that their real business was suspected If it be a mere matter of medicine you want my daughter here can serve you as well as her falher The officer at a what reply to make and the noticing his em- came to his aid by saying with s sudden contortion of hit ance and at the same time pressing his hand to his I want on aching tooth I can extract it as well as any dentist in the said Misa K and before the sufferer could contrive any plausible excuse for escaping with the ling it word for word serious attention Il is needless to add ilia he had reason to complain of ition DISTANCE OF THE SUN a railway from here to the sun How many hours ia the sun from us Why if we were to send a baby in an xpress train going incessantly at a hum red miles an hour without making any stoppages the baby would grow to be a boy would grow to be a IB man would grow old and seeing the sun it is distant more thin a hundred years from us Bui what it this compared to Neptune's distance T I ad Adam and Eve started by our at the ation lo go from Neptune to the sun at the rate of fifty miles an ho it they would not have got there yet fir is more lhan six y from the centre of our Words PARSON trul a pious man and at the long graces whi usually lowed the meals he and ill whole family reverently knelt except the er who being o'er much fa usually stood with his back to the table nd overlooked the garden One day it was summer time the Parson was favored not appearing to notice the ments of his brother who kept twisting about until finding no end to the thanks he broke in with Cot it s lort cut it short the cows arc in the garden playing with the cabb ges Do I understand the for de- a very far western judge lo say that he is about t read his as against the decision just from the bench I By no means ed the counsel aforesaid I was merely joing to show to your honor by a brief which I was about to read from t IB book which I hold in my hand what a old fool been ay said the jud e not a little lit ere the r ended BT A certain preacher for ing hymns with a biting once uttered the word bear in the following couplet to lhat it seemed t his lion a noun instead of a ve b He took young children n his aimi wind in his FOUR MILLS fn addition to the burning of r mills at shall we are informed t the extensive mill at Three Rivers and a mill on- the St Joseph near Niles v ere consumed by fire last Tribune October 11 this garden was just exactly tlie neatest one lhal I ever beheld Aa to her fight it was as good as ever and she was they might attempt the making of the passage if they could for in lhat case we should have had no abandoning of the search till more struggles had been made lo get into Dehring Straits The barrier of ice in Wellington channel did nol break vip last year nor had done so t us Penny left but his rations which extended to 180 miles from the were made beyond il in boal sledges CO miles beyond this he saw wa- ter with land standing to the northwest I can hardly conceive how he could re- sist following open waler which he saw beyond him and which he con- leads into the talked of Pol ir basin He is also convinced wilh Dr Kane that there is a better climate in more northern latitudes with mote natural resources of food and fuel soire proofs of which he brings forward We have every reason then to hope lhal some of our lost friends and countrymen may yet be able to support life in this re- though unable to return by the way wli ch they came and the absence of any trace of them north of Cape I lines on the eas side of Wellington channel proves nothing at all il since they were not likely lo linger on way to II waa da j o wilh the use of spectacles We I ine shores and islands but would j 11 asked her how much money ehe want to support litr a year and she re- plied that ten dollars would take care of her a long time more than a year As a matter of course my companions and I made up a little purse for her benefit and when we gave it to her it seemed as though she would embrace us in spite of our disinclination Indeed ive made her a number of tri- fling presents and ahe expressed her gratitude by weeping and assuring us lhat her Father in Heavens would bless us and make us happy wherever we might go And I can assure reader that the tears shed by that old woman of five score and ten were not the only ones that sprung into the eyes on that occasion albeit we were unused to ing But I have not yet given the reader an idea of the home of this lonely being in truth it baffles description Her est neighbor is some four miles off and her only companions in her solitude are a little cat Her cabin stands near the edge and directly on the hill side it is without window but light in abundance conies in from gaping roof and sides of the black and mouldering log habitation the chimney of which of mud and sticks and in a dilapidated con- dition Her bedstead is made of small pine sticks with the bark still on her couch consisting of hemlock boughs covered with straw upon which are two or three where are displayed her cooking and eating utensils the original cost of which and they were very old and worn could not have been more than one dollar An old stool answers the pose of a chair and a board nailed to the sida of the cabin is her only table Ing from the logs at the sidt of her bed are two or three old gowns which help to keep out the air and the rain she is also the owner of a spinning wheel and from the services of the logs around shore and everywhere depended bunches of herbs and faded flowers which abe had gathered in her rambles but there was a taste and neatness in the arrangement of the miserable furniture of the room which gave it a really cheerful aspect We ed the old woman if aha never ded any danger while thus living so ly and he replied of course not who would harm a poor forsaken being like me I I ain't afraid even of the bears for its only last fall that one came down here and scratched up my garden but drove him off with a big stick Up to on at fast as possible while the nit favored them and the next traces to would probably bo ond winter quarters In con firm at ion of this tills me that there are signs of their first winter encampment at Island of their having left it and that the summer of 1846 though extremely un- favorable lo the whalers who on account of the prevailing winds could not cross to the of Baffin's Bay musi have been quite the reverse to our You may imagine in what a state of anxiety and agitation we are we learn tlie decision of the Admiralty on the appeal now made to them I have written a strong letter also and I know that Sir F Beaufort Capt Hamilton and Mi Barron who are at their posts will allege the necessity of prompt measures wilh all their powers Should we fail we must look to America alone as our sources To you will belong all the tue and credit of the search when our own countryman fail and will belong the honor and glory uf sue coring distressed and of settling forever vexed question which for centuries it has been the ambition of Europe and of England in particular to solve I not abandon my husband and my men lo fate just at the very nt who n pathway to them has been found und if need be and my coming to thu Ui S would help the live and energetic sympathies of your p iu many as this trial would be 1 would braes Up my coorge to the proof But my head is growing weak and my health is sinking and then I have a be- loved sisler not to mention an aged ther who is not now in a stale to be con of my whom it would mott break my heart leave I am cure you will tell me with alt your a ecus truth and candor and kindness what is your view of this point in ease tbu Admiralty fait me It appears that it was Capt Austin's to look into Wellington Channel himself and alto into Sound be- fore he t ae to the for- Penny he wiH Und the fee im- passable to lhat he wiH be sure ml te be able as an ere witness to iw could it in iu state bat the tired hone power steamer MM net be done this year though Penny if steamer ready CO in qualities most ly attributed to Presidents by their cnl On the contrary many of them hai e bis u and foresight and from lions of right extolled his promptitude and energy in the discharge of hie duties Nor is it in the administration of the laws alone that the of President Fillmore pr The to which lie tolda those in the public service the dom and necessity of which must be ceded hv rand id men of all an- other feature adding to its lustre In the matter nf full and counts are required and carefully A laggard is ed A Marshall who seems lo have been less llian a proper of his Julies was at ar- A Port revenue laws violated without resisting such violation with means et his command dis- charge Almost by return of mail And a number of other all gding Ut prove il at is a nal feature of the present national ad- ministration it in the of tie alone President shown an unusual e of The foreign relations of the try wen never managed than nt several questions have arisen with foreign President f ia personally a man iho the ranks of tl of nature's illy IB is the plain forward man which you find liim in private life sphere the of duty with of purpose and his aid a high degree of wisdom ami intelligence While in lie has evidently refrained from participation iti parly politics lie has his ad- ministration with no schemes and rres for it term but in the spirit of Washington hat relied upon a f charge of the committed to him for any marks of lie inny after receive at of his men We say therefore that efficient career of President Fillmore not only challenges but must receive the admiration of the American We speak not in of partizan recognises in every friend an angel ami in every opponent a demon t nor do we speak 10 partisans fur we are identified wilh none But with honest and did parties with all who are capable of appreciating die value of a faithful lic and of one to whom is committed the high trust of the nat laws an official career as lhat 10 have thus briefly re- ferred Bilist be highly prized Such a man surely deserves well nl his country Gnr IT closing of the Exhibition fixed I Ith and the on the till Pox and Henderson nf their lion to have the I OLD Tutsi AND Hampshire Statesman Rev Joseph was settled In ton with a salary of an- num 9190 of which was to be paid in money and agreement thi ly to preach would not aa in labor wilh he should of AM cat tail t
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