Connersville Watchman, April 8, 1837

Connersville Watchman

April 08, 1837

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Connersville Watchman (Newspaper) - April 8, 1837, Connersville, Indiana "Civil LiBEaxY can only dwell with a People who know their riouts, and tcnowisa, dare maintain "—Jefferson. VOL. IÍL No. 40.GONNERSVILLE, (IND.) APRIL 8, 1837. Whole Nd; 144: fiY JNO. SAMPtE, JR. C;ONI>lTiÔ!VS.-The WATCHMA^í will t« p<ifaHshed every Saturday, and be dclive;efl to ^ iutSscribera at tlie office, or be plsiced in the Pmi Office, under any supersCripiion orderèd^ at $2,00 per annum in advance, §2,50 within <he jear, or $3,00 after the expiration of the year.— No subscription received for a less te«" i'na:i a half year. It will optional with th<= editor, whether any paper '.vill bo "discouiini«^d until anearagfts af«» paid A'lvertisements contatnin^ twelve lines, or less, we WOUlCl .ill be inserted four limes for $1,00, and 25 cems separated. order as much as we might, to prevent ourselves from being discovered, to wear ragged clothes, and disfigure ourselves as much as possible. Wc concluded to meet at an old building at the head of the wharf and to fall in one after an other, as if by accident, so as not to excite suspicion. After having pledged our honor, that we would not reveal our secret, we the way from his lodgings, there stood ! what is'called, in the wiist-^^ni jiarlaCfUi a 'grocery,' aliter a grog-shop. 1 need ilot say it had its lull aîbvvance of worshipers. From this delightful perlieu, amidst the Babel-like concord of dunken jargon, (lie ears <jf the briefless lawyer were struck with the notes of a violin. to this favored portion of bur coun-[ strolling about and joining in tiie try.' i dance. _ 1As a concbnutant part of the or-, I ganization of this national metropolis tive years ago wewereata place where people are congregated from MICHIG1PÎ CITY. now called Michigan city. Then there was no appearance of a city. No not even the sigt of a habitation of man. Nothing then was seen but every state and territory ii^ the Union, Vice, gilded and fashionably .is a conr spicuous feature. Gambling hojises pervade every part of the city, ahd.a ! * w—w^ L^ ^^ — X ^ i w -____•¿H.T^I* ^ . . ' separ for every subsequent insertion, longer ones in tlie appointed time, We all met same proportion. - To those who wish to advertise by the year, a according tO agreenient reasonable reduction will be given. We were He sauntered c^arclessly over, and a high sand bank, without a shrub or numljer of elegiint billiard rooms, with teredthis scene oi rude joviahty.!spear of OTa— ^ --------j..........c -. ' enter To possess himself of the fiddle, which was in the hands of a lusty wood- POETRY. dressed to resemble Indians, as much! chopper, was the work of a moment, as possible. We had besmeared j it was but another moment oetore spear ot grass, but bare, barren, desolate to the. eye. A change has taken place, the saiid bank has been levelled, a city laid off; lots sold and buildings erected and fortunes made. A paper faces over with and ¡the throng was crowding around to has been established which has reach- i than men. We placed one sentry at j ^J^tly cclipsed. 'Mipv j the head of the v^harf, one in ......... imiil'-lp. nnr! nnn. nn lhe bow of each ! signs hung out in staririg capitals, arc located on Pensylvatiia Avenue. For ypur private ear, reader, I wi^. tell 5'ou what 1 have had from an aiithen-r tic source, that in a single knock of a ball the other night on a billiard table ealthy gam-dollars! Lasi bequtiful and , - - 1 r" ut ° . o ,,, uiii.« jv/i During this pe- :chpsed. Ahey were dehght- A,resident ot an eastern city would|,iod of time, three you%, ¿ood look-t when their unknov. n visitorjiook upon this advertisement as a| j^.g i,is,. of o profligate^.haracteir voicc ir. tht aotc. :m.Uuu-s. hoax, or one who was born and j ..^e^een on hLebJck, racing,up The following excjuisite effusion from | ihe pen of Lind.ley Murray, placcs the grammarian before the world in a point i conrpany 'i ^ «»«Mwv 4 1 mn I ir r n } 1 bf view entirely new. From the Southern Literary Jctirnah TO MY WIFE. When on thy bosom I recliue, Enraptur'd still to call the mine. To call thee mine for life; I glory in the sacred ties Which modern wits and fools des-l Iner. ordered the captahi and crew toj^o compete witli him on his own dung- Michigan city is oiily one of the ma-i lopen the hatchwavs. andhand us theShi"- . . ny places which have sprung up, al-! ■ hoistint'tacHe anil ropes. The cap-! 'H-i-l-ee, sirrah." said he, going up,like Minerva from the head of! I tain asked us, what we intended to do?; to our hero in a threatenmg manner,! Jupiter, iii a short time, lull of busi"; : The leader told him. that we beat lue on the iiddle, but j ^^gss and importance. Go any where pise; Of husband and of Wife. One mutual flume inspires our The tender look the melting 1 Even years have not destroy Some sweet sensation, ever new jstantly obeyed, without inwmms inid throwing down the viohniiVon, the Michigan City Gazette,it ap- threats. Some of our number jumped i the company repaired t<5 the-iront oi | p^ars that ship building is carried on ^ into' tlie hold, and passed the chests to' tlie grocery. Tliere, at the ei-; to some extent. Mr. essel .ready for railing, and discharged their contents 1 his head and soniewhat nmtified;-but on the 4th of July next; Q. .„I .. ti^ 'overboard. All that were not needed; it" I fai^'t throw him, Til be shot.' j during next week he intends laying »pnngs up ana proves Uic maxim ^^^ ¿i^charging the tea from this ship,! But the success of the poor wood-i^he keel for another of the same , , went on board the others, and war- chopper was as bad m this second .^j^gg, Ug has now nearly, if n( 'ped them into the wharf, where the tria as the first. He was perfectly i same ceremonies were repeated, as ati enraged by his discomfiture, a.nd strip- " " ;-)ing oft' his coat, swore he would flog lirn at any rate. But the cohipany, That love can ne'er be cloy'd. Have I a wish ?_-tis all for thee, : Hast thou a wish?—His all tor mc. ijjg^ people collected in great rium- . So soft out- moments move, ; bers about the wharf, to see'what wai who had taken quite an atlection to That angels look with ardent gaze,!going on. —They crowded about us, our hero, intertered, and tliey all ad- jr^^portant addition to our shipping, cmuch in our way. Wejjourned to the grog-shoj) tu dniik the above, we would Well pleased to sec our happv dav.«J so as to be much in our way. Weijourned to tne grog-snoj) r,u Qviniv the above, we would And bid us live—and love.' ' j Pi^i^i "o attention to them, nor did ¡each other's healths, and to-moke the to state, that under the Uhcy sav anv thing to us. Thev evi- calumet. i managen'iint of Lieut. Burnet, our If carcs—and ca res will com«-. ^ wished us success, for none of The lawyer in the ^icanwluk j^ep^ j harbor is prosecuted \yith great vigor. Thy bosom is my sciftest iiomc; I'll lull me there And is there ought disturbs my . „ v. -............... . i'll bid her sigh out everv care. Uiothave been good policy; for. ui tiiat; T-opers began very uaturaily tu taika-j _ ^ case, thcv might have complained of! bout their eases m court. The law- f^jpE IN THE city OF WASHINGTON us to the civil authorities. 1 be-1 ycr then commenced giving them ad- Aud lose it ou my l.ireast. Have I a wish?—-"¡.is all her own: All hora an.l mine arc roli'd in one Oar hearts arc so entwined, That. like !he ivy round the tree. Bound up in closest amity, 'Tis death to be disjoined. dieve our object in stationing the ¡vice, and spoke very learnedly on the jpg^g^^.g pi^^gg for a resi : sentries, was to communicate informa-'subject. ^ . . , icoiMtrv. The people |tion,in case we were likely to be! 'You m\!st tie a lawyer; said an oUlj j^otises, a REVOLUTIONARY RT^.^IINISENCK. Oji throidnff the Tea overboard jeral good will of the people. Boston Harbor. John WYi:Tn. one of the individuals : concerned in the transaction gives the j following account of it. I labored, as a journeyman blacksmith, with Western and Gridley, From the National I/itelligencer,-.-COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION OF THE UNITED STATES. statement of the commer.ce aqd navigation of the United States, annually prepared at the Treasury Dei partment, have just been completed for the year ending the 30th September, 1836. The following is a summary of the whole,, reported to the. Secretary by the Register oi"the Trea; sury, , . , . The imports during the year ending on the 30th September, 1836, have amounted to $189,980,035; of which there was imported in Amerir can vessels, $171,656,442, and in foreign vessels, $18,323,593. The exports during the yeor ending on the 30th September, 1836, have amounted to $128,663,040-, of which $106,-916,680 were of domestic, and .$21,-thy proprietors, as well as the builder, 746,300 of foreign articles. Of the for their vigorous prosecution of thisi domestic articles, $80,845,443 were exported in American vessels, and $26,072,237, in foreign vessels; o£ the articles, $16,282,366 were expor-. ted in American vessels, and $5,463,-994 in foreign vessels. 384 tons of American ship-Z entered,, and 1,315,523 cleared, ports of the United Statc:^ ' tons of foreign shipping en-, tered, and 674,721 cleared during the same period., 1 have also the. honor to state that the registered tonnage, as corrected at this office, for the year -, ending on the 30th September, 1836,'aiTiounted to " 897,774 The enrolled and licensed- ton-not altogether, all the timbei' on the ground necessary for tlie construction of both vessels. ' Great praise is due the wor- Washington is one of the most ex- ■ de nee in the dependence ^ ^ " "" -And mine.'said another.' We stirred briskly iii "the business,! 'And: mine,'said a third, from the moment we left our dressing'! The iees were iorthwith pni into We were merry in an under ¡I'ls hands—and our hero went to bed tonnage amounted to 872,023 And the fishing vessels to 111 ,304 Tons, 1,8 81,1 Of tone, at the idea, of making so large a cup of tea for the fishes, but were as still, as the nature of the case would that night fifty dollars richer than he was in the morning. The event proved that the confi- ' i admit," No more words were -jscfjJ deuce of his clients was not mis The casós entrusted to ced. )la- lil'î blacksmiths by trade, and Baptis s l,y; absolutely necessary, profession. Western, at the tmie.i ^^^^^ imimiite acquaintances.! m^i^tei-f^ti manner: was neutral, but aiterwards became a spectators, had not the I and he rose from that moment in rapid Tory.--Our ^ were between I never labor-i stride to the head of the bar. He 28 and 30. Of my asso^ates, I only l - ^oi afterwards filled many imoortant oi- remember the names of Frothmgham. | ^^ jitjous, that, though it ^vas late in! iicos i, i the state, and was in a Ihir Mead, and Grant. We were '"et, • ^ to have attained the hi.<ihest m er one evemng, talking over the eariioes: the-ift of the 1 dissip rant, vv e weie met, evening, when we began, we had; way to have attained the higliest m together one evening, talking over the (iis>hr,r"-ed the whole three car"-nes! the gift of the people: but his unfortu-tyranny of the British go^'crp^ent, ^^^^^^ " , nate^ habits of dissipation undermined such as the heavy duties, shutting up ■^uppo sed, that there was! lii^ constitution, and cut him oft' in the the port of Boston, the murdering ofj^^^^^^j^ talk abon^ this'business next I midst of his career. Such was the Mr. Gray's family, sending people to: j^.orninfr. The Torie.s, civil, military,! beginning and end of li. 11. M. England for trial, and sundry other ^^ ^^jl^dj who keep the work for stran-sessiou of Congress,, ke money sufficient to the year round. Board Hotel is $2 per day, and making $17 a week, the incidental expenses of servants, washing, &c. bring it in a round sum of $20. The rooms and food are a-bout equal to . a New England country tavern, cxiept'it is difficult to obtain an apartment alone. The private! There'were employed in the boarding houses are somewhat less but i xvhale fishery the cheapest of the poorest quality; The total tonnage, of ship-are, ten dollars, exclusive ol washing.! phig built in the United There are some members of Congress; States, during the year who have suits of rooms for them-; ending 30th Scptenibor, selves and families, who pay no less| i836, amounted to— than $200 each week, while their wa-j Hegistered vessels ges are about equal to one fourth that| Enrolled do Of the registered tonnage, apiountiiVg, as before stated, to 897,774 144,680 sum 46,645-^ 66,982 T ■ I.iin.1 ¿pies imiin^ indignation liard names.- WISCONSlN TERRITORY. The Chicago American, thus speaks of this rich and beautiful territory, I which is now attracting to the great west, río many of our eastern Ihrmers: —"The country known as Wisconsin territory, embracin"; thai portion acts of oppression. Our was increased by haying heard of the | Prockmations and rewards, to procure arrival of the tea ship.s at the time to no purposc.- W e agreed, that if the tea was landed j ^y^ pretended to be as zealous, to find i the people could not stand the temp-; ^^^ , ^^^ ^^. ^^..^tors, as the rest. We! tat ion, and would certainly buy it. j the torics about it.! Wecametoasudden • , T l ^ • 1 to make sure work ol it by tnrowing; in Egyptian] L'^^e &upeuor. and ,t all overboard. Wc üvst talked We used sometimes ii'ter-i Miclngan to the Missis- firing the ships, but we feared the, ^^ ^^^^^^ ^^^^^ extend about fire would communicate to the town., ^^^ drinking- ^^^ south to nc-th and o50 We then proposed saikmg them, but: of America forever!'' we dropped this project, through Quarlerh/ Rcrieir,^ . Soutnol theAVisconsin, on one o. its that we should alarm the towu. betöre i __; rivers, lead ore, or galena, extensivc- we could get through with it. We ; the queer l.AWYER. ; ly abounds, and as the t;oiintry be- had observed, that very few persons ; a fact. , comes settled, the trade in this miner- A young lady, an acquaintance of; mine,'who can't eat more than a pi-| geon's wing each week, is charged; $16 for her board and a small sleeping' room, so that the other sex, after al, don't get off much cheaper than the gentlemen. The truth is, people are compelled to submit to these extor- Tons, 113,627 Dkath by Hvdrophobia—The Now York Journal of Commerce says: A boy named George M'Cahy, whose parents live in Factory street, was. jittenin the face by.a'dog, last Au-. . ' . . 1 • and died of Hydrophobia on t.ons or not stop here, as there is per- ^he first symptoms of iect unanimity on the sub3ect,;among the disease were noticed oh the Thürs- the sixty or seventy boarding houses, and even at these prices they arc all overflowing. The most moderate day previous.' This is the third or fourth death by hydrophobia which. , , r . 1 has occurred in this city durine the charge here is coach hire for unately > ^^ the regu ated by the city. Hacks are a- having in each case been inllicted last bundant and some of them elegant gentlemen who e^- dlairs.' .Oiteivt^es fifty tire -en on|^---Pennsyvania Avenue and lor 25 cts. ¡j , ^^ > tne Poor any man can play the aristocrat il:n- diminish their ruimb.P/ L.i^TL'n any half an hour, with his elegant coach and liverv. But these iellows shave when; they can evade, the. law by dollars tor car-, diminish their number,.'would do well to spare a little for the' human victims which have been racrificed. and their charging two or, three rying one forty rods party to ah eveninu; opposition. The ' greatest objection j the citizens as a lawyer, who intended; town at the foot of tiie raj)ids of tiiis HoNon TO an old Schoolsuster.— „ . . , . i John G- Sulger had taught'a School at Society in \\ ashington verges Irom i Baden, in (ïermanv, for fittf years • and, ' to our plan was, that it would take | to idtch his tent among them. It was' river, the water power is supposed to; the height of inteBcct and refinement on the 7th of Jammry last, a'jubilee, on ^ i-, ' I . •• 1 .• ,1 _ 1-1 _ 1 J .. il— ......: I rl/i-iiMT to thîit -ívliifh it; most inn iinrl account ot liic iia<-.fiil or,..»,;,.«-, ,...,0 r-nlp- > carry; but a short time before the sitting of'be equal to that on the Gemiesee ri-! down to that which is most fouland ^ liable: the court, and our younii debutant had iver. Located in the vicinity of a j polluting. S pM id parties are^giy en and all. ¡the mortification to enter inon this: rich mineral country, coinmanding a i almost every night,^liiey present a rkv of'; Ip.rnl nnssover withdufa shi" e ease.: beautiful situation, and surrou>\ded bvi rare exhibition ot beauty and taste and such a great length of time to it through and render us more to detection. We agreed one ^ that we would go on, at the risk of; legal passover withdut'a shig our lives. We proceeded to contrive i This state of things would have been; fine agricultural facilities, this town. ... . , the mode of accomplishing our busi-! i\'ither discouracina: luider any circ'üm-'with the ;idv-antage of its grea t water ¡ The hour ot visiting is J and tor ye-ne'.-s. One of the ships laid at Ha.n-1 stances, but it was still mor¿ so since. pvivilc.n-es, must, a.mon- tlio uninv oth-i tirement about 2 o clocks .Uancmg ' . . 1 , , I - . . , ... , . . ' • . , t hp (»ntortíiinmf'Tít 1« intellect and the extreme of fashion. cot^k's whivrf and the others a ff. paces out in ' the streatn, with their ' emptinc warps made last to the. same wharf. P.ut our hero was n Jw;it was accoinpnniod %vith an alarming' ers ni¡)id!y rising up, bere cn-^iTiTìtincss in Ih*'- rcjiif Mi of the poc.ket.' iKU'taiit place. The propJ a null! given t( account of his useful sorv.ices, ^vas celebrated, It was natural to expect that his friends and fornier pupils would take a,, lively interest in such an occasion; but in Baden this ijitcre.-^t extended to the Sovereign himself. Tho Grand Duke expressed ins sen?e of tho of this venqr -i able Teacher by sending to him tho Goi dcn'Medal given to Civilians of peculiar to so!!!(< mav A briiiade of Uriti^h soldiers was en-'de^pondencv: and he began fo'rtliwith ioii-'iry-now, the (.•xperi'M-icc of :i^new'mass are stranger '•auip'-d oil the foininon, less th;ni :r to ('nsi. uImmiI luin t'or the'' inirpos'-^ of .-(iiiiitry gn-rs us reason to (h(M'C is nut lH.ttle <' nid-; ir<Mi\ th-' wliurf'.--^V • airrrcd in lu'UcrinL^ h:s .-.Mniitii-u. I'iight over w iil ¡w ,i„.>rr ihau nMlizci! is) rr^hition fM'jovnit'Uf c.'iisisi:-- >uie an ini- is universal, and the entertainment is ..... propjieciey, rich and beautiful beyond description.; accompanied l.v a hotter from under socin v/i!d and vis-i The throng is immense and as the;pv.-n band, exprcsFcd in the kindest str;mn-ers to each other,i if^nns. Tho Preicrt of the district and ouversation. The; the School Visilcr exociitcd this com . mostly in iniriion ia n manner which tonchcU / ;