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   Sauk County Standard (Newspaper) - October 2, 1851, Baraboo, Wisconsin                               SAUK COUNTY. STANDARD, MV tVAOGOMEU Ct-AUKB. "LIBERTY AND AND AND INSEPARABLE. OLIJME 11. "LIBISKTY AWIJ AJV1J AJND IJNSJlifAKABLlS." BARABOO, SAUK COUNTY, WISCONSIN, THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 1851. The brains andr muscles of nil animals Two Vcr Annum. NUMBER 5. TIIU may not, in the mazy dance, With jowolluil umiilenn Shenwy not wnile on courtly With bewitching cyoj She cnimol form and minn Th.it lavish woulth had bought her; ITut nil! haiinncli fairer Tlio furmer'B daughter. Tlio tone nnd lily on her check Together lovo to dwutl; Hor Imigliinj; Wuo eyes wrt-utho around Thn hfturt a witching spell; llurwnilu in bright as niorniuK glow I'pun tho iSowoy plain; And liHt'ning to her voice we drourn Tli'tl spring hua coin a aguin. The I.iniil fawn ia not more wild, NIH yol more pay and free; The lily'ri cup IH out more In .ill purity. Of ull tho wild lluweri- in the woods, Or by the cryutul water, Then none ruoie pure ftm! fair lliau she, Tin; f.irinor'sjworluHti clunjhtcr. Tho haughty bolle wluun allnrluro, On iluwny pillow Whifc Kirth the dewy lawn Tho nii'iTy iniiidon Aml'willi the link's uprising men voice it) Vn m iv not trli which awivtesl iniudtmur tho bird. Then tell me not of jewelled brtghu-M jowel yet In true vvhero virtue Ami iimocctioeijiai't! The glow of heullh upon her Tim grace no rule hath Uuight Tho f.iiri'iit wreath that beauty twines Is for tliu f-irmer'H daughter. 'jTtai! Giirl, a BV JuilN U. J'lKtt. Memory inv stoi ious memory! holy mid blessed n dream of heavuu to the purs hi spirit hunter mid accuser of ilia guikv! presence lingering through I.' vicihsituilo, anil ending us buck ihe diui iinj sculptured images of dttpurteri luno ojiomng iho deej st the houry representative of a depart- mingled once more in the busy tide of being, nnd ambition entered into my soul. Wealth cnme upon me unexpectedly; and the voice of praise became a familiar sound. 1 returned ugain with ihe impress of man- hood on my brow, and sought again the being of rny dreams. She was dying of consumption pale, ghastly consumption hnd been inking a- way her hold on existence. Clasping her wusled hand, 1 bent over her in speechless agony. She rnised her eyes lo mine, and in ihoso beautiful emblems of her soul, I rand ihe hoarded affection of years tho long smothered -emotion of a suffering heart. sho said, and I bent lower to catch the faltering tones of her sweet voice "I have loved you Jong and fervently, I feel that 1 nm dying. I re- joice nt it. Earlh will cover this wasted and unseemly form, but it will rise again beautified and perfected, to bloom in end- less youth in that promised and bettor land, whore no chnngaor circumstance can mar the communion of spirits. Oh, Henry, had it permitted! but I will not mur- i rnur. Ynu were created with more than I mrinhood's beauty; and F, deformed, wrelch- eri ns I nm, have dared to love I knelt down and kissed the pnle brow of the suflerer. A smile of more than or dmnry tenderness stole over her features. and fixed there like on omen of ihe spirit's happiness. She wns dead. And they buried her on the spot where she had her- self selected a delightful place of slum- ber, curtained by the green, young willow. I have stood there a thousand litnea in the quiot moonlight, nnd fancied that I heard in evory breoia that whispered among the branches, iho voice of the loved slumberer. Devoted girl! to me it will over seem as though thy beautiful spirit had never do parted, but still hovered near, to cheer nif> in my weary pilgrimnge. Gently 'and soothingly thou seemest to watch over mv sleeping pillow to cheer mo amidst the trials of humanity to mingle thy heaven ly sympathies with my joys nnd sorrows. nnd to miikn thy mild reprovings known nnd foil in ths diirker moments (if exist price; in the temper of passion and the bit- terness of crime. Even now, in tht awful cnlm which precedes the last stripps in my in tlio cold shadow which now stretches from the grave to tho presenco of tlio living, I fnncy thou art "Thvself pure and minted one, Wulcliinff the lov'd and frail of earth." AH interesting Incident. Mr. Joseph Lenvitl, one of nor cilizens returned from California, in speaking of sights and scenes in California, made men- tion ol tho following highly interesting in- cident, whic-li speaks eloquently of the true humanity of hearts even in California, whore selfishness nnd passion are supposed to reign with unwonted force: During the raging of the cholera in Cal- ifornia, a young man from tho state of Mis- sissippi, Jesse Cook, about 23 years of ngf, who was engnged in the laborious work of mining, chanced to meot with a id generation. The chains, which once Inrnily from Missouri, consisting of hus- Kjund mo M existence, huvo been broken, wife, and two children, ono of them Ambition. Avnrico, Pride; even all that an infant. Disease had attacked ono of fakes imo power the intolerable thirst of them, n little boy, and he was soon stricken mud. Cut there are some milder thoughts down by cholera and laid by the sorrow- -sotno brighter pnssngcs in the dream ol ny being, yot alive at tho fountain of pure ns angelic com- nuiiion; nnd linked by a thousand tender ns> to tho Paradise of Lovo. There was of exulted in- boing, whoso thoughts wont up- like the inconso of flowers upon God's otural where so high and so inliko to eiirth. if her gill. Vet was she not proud With iho brighl capa- tlies of an unbodied spirit, thero was inietliin'j more than wornan'a meekness n her demeanour. It was the condoscen- ion of jiernph forgiveness ing parents in a bank of a river. little grave dug on the Soon afler the father of the child died, leaving only the mother and her infant daughter. Hor grief wns groat. She was in a strange land, husband of her youth and tho first The born son of her hope had departed to the land of spirits, nnd their remains we.ro laying in their graves in the quiet vale of a river. Her earthly sttppcrt had failed, and yet she clung to life for 'the sake of her infant daughter. Strangers proved kind, and the hand of benevolence provided for her wants, and the voice of kindness greeted her ears. iml the tears of conscious purily ealonded i But disease preyed upon her, and death the erring nnd of earth. lore her away from her tender infant, and >eiug to love with an Sho wis not u arthlv uffcction. Her person hnd no hnr- loriy wiih hor mind, h no rosmn- lancn to thofco houuliful forms that glide eforo ih'> eyo of romance in the shadowy iorldof ilrenms. h wns not like tho bright entities of buii wealth of benutv hich is concentrated in tho matchless iim nf i woman. It wns deformity r doformily relieved only w III" intellectual glory of a dark and nil-like eye. Yet strange ns it niny seom, I lo'.ctl her, wply, pnsHJonaloly nn iho young hearl in love, whan it pours itsnll' out like nn >lntion to its idol. There were gentle nd lovely ones around tno crealui-pg of niles and blushes, tones nnd meliinf; aiices. ftia thoir bonuty mode no last- iinprowion on my heart. intellectual love a Mino yearning alter invisible and htily something ibove ordinary standard of human de- ire, sot itpnrt and sanctified, ns it were, y the mysteries of the mind. Mine wai ot a love to be revealed in the thronged ircle of guinty and fashion it was avow- d undententh honven; when the perfect tnra were rtlniw gazing upon us. It was nected; but not in scorn, in pride, nor in v thai high thoughted girl. k my friend.hip-my sympathy; I with she IHO, to speak no more of love. hrr. I fled from her presence. by strangers she was buried. The sweet, loving eyes of the infant looked up con- fidingly into the face of young Cook, and a smile wreathed its beautiful face, nnd ils delicate little hands stretched forth fondlingly. No female was there to caress and care for it, and the young mi- nor, with a trust in God and his own re- sources, took the nameless infant, then only seven months old, in charge, and provided for it with nil n father's care and n mother's love. He daily fed and wash- ed and dressed it, and gave it the fond name of his mother, Mary, by day cra- dled it near him in his toils, nnd at night huddled it, as an nngted-child, lo his bo- som. Alter a while ha made application to various families at Sacramento city lo have the child tnken care of, and offered to pay five dollars a week, but none were disposed to undertake the care of it, nnd he abandoned mining and resolved to pro- ceed to Oregon, nnd there take up land for a farm make a home for tha little orphan. The simple unadorned facts in this case a re sufficiently touching nnd sug- gestive without any comments from our Whig. J. B. GruuK is lecturing with unwonted enthusiasm and effect in Canadn The temperance men of pro- cured fur him a tent, capable of holding pereotis, fn wMeh hie gatherings are held. From the Galena Gazette. Fruit Culture. We are continually reminded by the New York, Philadelphia, and o'.her East- ern papers at this time, of ihe luscious bounly of the Peach crop in ihe neighbor- hoods of these several cities. Week be- fore last, the peach season in New York had reached, its climnx, and according to the Journal of Commerce, they were pour- ing into the city a. golden flood. They sold, this year, for about un average of cents for a basket holding one third of a bushfil. There is no doubt thnt the superi- or health fulness of these citios, over for mer years, noiwithslanding an increased and crowded populalion, is owing lo the cheap rate at which good, ripe fruit can be obtained. All readers have heard of tho circumstance related of Dr. Felix Houston. He purchased n large planta- tion near New Orleans and went into the raising of peaches. The slaves on his plantation, had, before he purchased it, died of cholera, and other fatal diseases, by hundreds. Their former mastnr kept them on the usual salt fare, forbidding them to eat any fruit. Houston changed nil that. He made them eat peaches and other choice fruit, and the ripest and best, nt thnt, an3 the consequence is, thnt he htis scarcely lost a negro for a wholo sum- mer. Dr. Stone, a somewhat eccentric physician of the same city, expressed him- self to the effect, that the adoption of peach- es, and other ripe fruit, ns a prominent ar- ticle of diet, would almost completely ban- ish the Cholera, Yellow fever, and bilious diseases, from Southern cities. Fruit, then, is henlthlul, nnd it is hardly neces- sary to say, universally considered deli- cious. The fruit raised here, like that in all new countries, is very limited in quantity the supply we receive from other places down the river, is by no menns the besi. We cnll the attention of farmers nnd gardeners in this neighborhood, to the raising of fruit, to the cullivntion of apples, pears, poaches, d-c. Thnt it will be a paying investment, iho experience of the wholo country will justify us in asserting. ft hns been found, that ihe demand increas- es with ihe supply, in New York nnJ the New Englnnd States, nnd this summer, the quality being the same, peaches, on an nvernge, brought a higher in Now York City, thnn ten years since. 11 such then, is the cage in n climate where bilious diseases nre comparatively rare, what will bo the demand where they art; prevalent, and where fruit ia the safe and pleasant cure1? The soil and climate, here, we under- stand, favors the apple nnd the poar, bui is not so advantageous tf> the Howtiver, wo believe by judicious selection of varieties, and careful cultivation, ru- good peaches may be rniseil on Sand Prairie, ns in the State of New We hope farmers will not neglect this branch of agriculture: now ia the time to cast about them for Suitable location, to obtain or select seeds, nnd to enquire into the different modes of cultivation, nnd the proper sorls and varieties suitable to the soil and climate. They nre sure of a re murierating return for their outlay. A bearing orchard is n perpetual fountain of health, nnd recreation, of pleasure and pro- mine, where a luscious Jead is sure to be struck every year. From the Patent Office Report for 1843-50. A few Facts ufoout Soils. Soils contain, ns a general thing, not more than one part in a thousand of the atoms, in an available condition which nature consumes in forming u crop of any kind. This statement expresses a fact of great practical importance for the husbanding of these fertilizing atoms is the first step toward arresting the im- provement of the earth. It is the mailer in ihe soil which makes crops in one ar- rangement of its atoms, and forms ma- nure in another condition of the same atoms, that the farmer should learn to preserve from waste and toss. Soils of differen) degrees of productive- ness, where Iheir mechanical texture and physical properties are alike, always con- lain unlike quantities of the food of crops. It seems to make littls difference how small is the amount of the lacking ingre- dient in the composition of cultivated plants. Its absence is fatal to the farther growth of the crop after its appropriate aliment fails in the soil. It is easy to discover the wisdom of this universal law. Suppose nature should organize grass, grain, and other plants which serve as th' daily food of all tho higher orders of animals, as well without hone-narth of lime) as with that mineral it be passible for such grasn and grain to yield to the blood of domestic an i mnls, and of rimn himself, that solid earthy matter which imparts strength to human bones, and to those of oxen, horses, sheep, and swine f Certainly not. Al- though iron la always present in the food nnd blood of animals, no farmer ever killed a calf, a pig, or an ox, which had iron far the frame of its system. No nn- atomist ever enw h bone in the body of a person formed of other earthy thaM such Providence ft ad f Kerf for peouliai function in The brains and muscles of nil animals contain both sulphur and phosphorus, as constituent11 elements. If iheir daily food, derived ns il is from the soil, lacked either sulphur or phosphorus, must not this radi- cal defect in their nourishment soon induce weakness nnd disease, and finally result in premature death? To prevent conse- quences so disastrous and so obvious, tititure refuses to organize plants with- out the presence in the soil, in an available form, of those peculiar atoms adapted alike to ihe wants of vegetable and animal vitality. This wise provison should be carefully studied by every who desires to enjoy sound health and a long nnd )iappy life. Most of the ills thnl flesh is heir as well ns most mal- ndies of their orign in the vio- lation of nature's iaws. The growth and constitutional vigor of all living beings, not less thnn the revolu- tion of the earth on its axis, ;iro governed by immutable laws. One of these ap- pears to bo that'nn atom of carbon char- coal) shall not perform lha function of an atom of iron nor can nn atom of iron perform the office of an atom of carbon, or that of any other element concerned in organism of plant? and animals. There are only some fifteen kinds of el- ementary bodies used by nature in form- ing every vegetable and animal substance produced on the farm, in the orchard, or in the garden. The science of'rural economy consists in the systematic study of atoms, and the laws by which they nre governed, whether lhay exist in solid or crumbling rocks, in loose earths, in vegetable or animal mould, in fermenting manure, in iho living tis- sues and cells of. organized linings, or in the form of invisible) guses diffused through the atmosphere. Every product of agri- cultural labor is either a vegetable or on animal substance and in its production, not an atom of new rnntler .is called into existence; nor is it possible to annihilate an atom when it decays. In ths language of science, nil matter which ia neither vegetable nor animal, in- cluding air and water, is mineral. All minerals aro either solids, like sand, clay, and lime or like water, or gases liko common air. The fnrmor deals largely with atoms in each of these forms; and hence he should be fatnilirr with the several sciences which treat of the natur- al phenomena Witnessed in the mineral, vegetable, i.rirt animal kingdoms. lie should know that plants alone subsist on mineral or disorganized if ihere were no plants in the ocean nor on the land, neither marine nor land animals could have a being. In the absence of all vegetation, it is obvious thnt nil ani- mals must be carnivorous, or cense to con- sume organized al'mont. Being wholly dopendenl on mutual destruclion for the means of subsistence, every day would diminish the nggiegalo supply of food, and the last animal would soon die of starvation. From tho above reasoning, it is plnin that vegetable lilo is older on this planet than animal life and that plants mny i have flourished thousands of years before iho lowest lype ofheing which depended wholly on organized food for subsistence, was created. It will also be seen that the line of demurkation between nnimals and plants is well defined, by the fact that tho latter can organize the elements of all vegetable and nnimal substances into com- pound bodies, which the former cnnnot do. All plants produce nnd increase orgntiimed matter all animals consuino nnd dimin- ish the quantity of organized food. Ill is gratifying to see the reaped which is uniformly paid to the nominee.'- of the Democratic State Convention; the Whigs aro giving them tha most flattering nolicei throughout the Stain. The follow- ing from the Wisconsin Statesman is nil that could be asked, and more than is gen- erally expected or found in an opposition paper: 'Of the above nominees, aside from (heir politics, wecnnsponk in iho higheM terms We know nil of them by reputation, nnd with most of thorn wo are personally ac- quainted, nnd we aro well aware that to defeat them we must use our greatest ex- ertions, and make our best This we shall do, and should We fail, wo can only hopo thnt the elect will strictly abide by tho oath to 'support tho Constitu- tion, and discharge fhoir several duties to the beat of iheir nbililies.' STEWART'S PALACE" in Now Yorh is completed. It is eaid to be iho most spacious and elegant establishment in the country. The building is now 151 feet front, 120 deep, five stories in height, of solid marble for the fronts, above the base- ment, besides two stories under The interior is finised in tasteful style, each hall or apartment having the appear- ance of a magnificent saloon. Messrs. STEWART Co., have now over 200 young men employed in tho various de- partments, whose salaries amount to con- siderably more than per annum. Besides this assistance, the same firm keep constantly employed over 400 females in the making of mantillas, cloaks, and oth- er similar articles of ladies' wearing ap- parel. To cloak-makers alone they pay yearly over Horace Greeley returned to New York from Europe a short lime since in the Baltic, which made the passage in nine days and a few New Nork Mirror comes back completely meta- whiskers and moustache leather gold watch, with a bunch of "charms" little jimmy French hat, turned up nt the sides pamttlooos with broad (tripes and cravat, long- waisted, short skirted black frock and a little stickee, with the of Cerity cut in ivory on the top. His friends don't know him." The beat way to secure bappinew to our- selves is to make others: happy around us. It is good sense Tor a younglady jo urge M Ixcuse tftfrfuo Is for Any woman. course of conduct; nnd we truly hope supremacy of a righteotuliiw may be main- tained, and the horrid traffic no more tol- erated amongst us. Hut where did that man got tho whiskey! Wo would very much like to know. We find the following in the She- boygan Lake Journal: a tornado passed through Sauk County on Ihe 8th. Iu track wns about eighty rods wide. In course it twisted off and toro tip trees, car- ried away grain shocks and fences, unroof- ed houses, It fortunately passed through but one settlement in its course, so far as ws know, and no one Was per- sonally injured." And "so far as know" no tornado has evei4 passed through Sauk County. Where did lie get it f Not long since a man came into our of- fice to transact some business, amounting to one dollar and a half, and wo freely say that we would not, for that amount of mo- ney, endure such close proximity, for ten minutes, to another person in a similar sit- uation. He had evidently been drinking something warmer thnn hac nn idea that it was something that had boei but half brewed, nnd ihe process of fermen- tation was still going on in his stomach and oh, horrors we bad to bear the fumes If such a load of corruption ns lay on thn man's stomach wns on ours, we shoulf cause an immediate ejectment thereof i" there wns lobelia enough in Sauk count} to effect it. If men will mako locomotive still houses ol their persons, it is truly r great pity that ihey would not retnin suf ficient respect for othor people's feeling to not disgust them With iheir nauseous fu migntions, though they hud lost till rcspoc- for themselves. An enquiry arose to our minds, vii. whore did ho get tho liquor? Thcro is i, law against vending it, and we believe ou. citizens (jenornlly nre n law abiding peo pie. But the law had evidently been vio lated here, and we ask again, where did hn get itf The man who sold that whiskey com milted a number of offences against tho Slate and community. 1st, Ho broke tin- law. In this ho committed an indictable offence, and his conduct well deserves tint infliction of the penalty by law provided for such cases. 2d, iio sot a bad exam- ple. If there are any so debased ns to bn within iho reach of his influence, ihey will be strengthened in iho way of evilj anil work iniquity with greater 3d, He outraged the feelings of communi- ty. By setting tho law at defiance, and through the influence of his vilo drinks, sending a man into our streets, unfit to ap- pear in any respectable society, or to bo looked upon by youthful persons whosi habits are now being by a< doing contrary to ihe oft-exprested will a the community. 4th, He injured tho man By taking his money without giving valuable consideration in giving him that which enervated both body and mind, thus hastening his death, and rendering his life comparatively use- less. 5th, He injured Ihe man's wife, (for, unfortunately, he had a wife.) By taking a shore of her means of support, but mostly, by depriving her of a compan ion's kindness and promised But the time would fail us to enumerate all the mischievous results which flow from the sale of ardent spirits. Though tho man is guilty of much wrorif who drinks such poisons, we can sympa- thize With those whose habits are thus un- fortunately formed, and the monster Inlem- peranca binds them with an iron grasp. But with the man who this base ami debasing appetite, who, for a trifle of mon- ey will commit such all offence, aware o I all iu baleful cpBtequences, we can bavo W., know not In what A New York correspondent of the Sho- bnygan Lake Journal gives Post Master General'Ilall the following hit "The Tribune of this morning gravely informs us, thnl Poslrnastor General Hall is still in town, "nnd visited ono of our Inrge Hook Concerns yeslerduv, in- spected its extensive operations with ute interest." No dotibt this mnj be n very important "City Item" for the Hook Concern which Mr. Halt visited, with which he in snid to bo nbont going inlo some partnership operation, for iho pose of blooding Uncle Snm. I fnncy public would hiive been far moro highly gratified to have learned that (ho "mmutw intcrpst" of the Fostmnstor GonornI had been expended in iho solution of the mys- tofiotis workings of Cheap Postage, where- by a newspaper which could bo heretofore sent for two ceiitSj now costs sij. DANK COUNTY AGIUCULTOKAL A Society, under tho above mime, was fornipd in Mndisori on iho 13th inst. T. Whilthscy was chosen President, Abram Ogdtn Treasurer, anJ Jtotcri S. Beam Secrclnry. Tho Socieiy resolved to attend the Slate Pair, nt Jnnesville, dii the first and second days of October. DANE Cot1 NTT CO.N Del- ogatcs assembled nt Madison on thn ]30i Inst., nominated WILLIAM 11. AJSUII.I. County Treasurer, nnd passed resolutions supporting iho Democratic Slntn ticket, nnd in fnvdr of IIKNHY DOUGti as can- didalo for tho next Presidency. It is rather a singular fact thnt Virginia was founded by n fugitive slave, Cnpt. John Smith, who killed his master in order to uchicvo his freedom. nttb n AVw Phase To The Sfavc Lav. ol the Southern papers claim, thnt under tho provisions of the FugitiveSlavn Law, that "aiding nnd abetting the means xvriliug, speaking, nnd publishing ngninst flnvnry, us it induces thoescnpeof slaves, nnd it is therefore a pennl offence. had better try this additional con- struction of its meaning in a freo Detroit Tribune. TiiE CONSPIRACY Sew. nrd commenced his in tho conspir- acy c'isp. ill Detroit, nn Fritj.-iy Insi, nnd luid not concluded up to Saturday nfier- nnon. The Detroit Tribune tho t.nsioty to hoar him na br-ing vorr great, the Court bring crowed ninst tosnfFiiCMljon. Aniony; tho nudielxie, that nre mnny from Ohio, Indiritin. Illinois nnd A isconsin. MDJIE CONSUMI'TIIIJJ of now shiiwl factories have gone into oper< ation recently in IMassuchuselts, which will annually cnnsumn Ibs. of times tho amount now produc- ed in Michigan. In 1849 Mr. Wnbstcr ipoko several utinf the words "Unchanged, These words he npplied to the Constitu- tion and the principles which hn defended under it. In September, 184S. n few weeks after tho assembling of the Buffalo Convention, he snid "1 hnvo snid, gentlemen, tli.it in (his Buffalo Platform, this collect of Ihe new school, there is nothing new. .Nothing lias been pointed out ns new. There is nothing in it thnt all tho Whigs of tho .Middle nnd Northern Slntes mny not dopt. (lenllemen, it in well known that (hero is nothing in this Buffalo Platform which, in general, does not meet the ap- probation, nnd tha on tiro approbation of nil the whigs of tho middle unr! northern States. Suppose now that oil (if us who nre Whigs should go and join the Free Soil party, what would the Why, so far, nothing would happen but that tho whig parly would hato changed its name. Tint! ttidufd br.alt. Instsnd of being tho Whig parly it would be the Freo Soil parly. We .thnuU all there exact- ly upon the same principles upon which ve have aficnys ttond." "When it is sayath.9 In- dependent Democrat, "thnt this BufTnlo Dnmel Webster said con- tained ''nothing which did not meet the en- tiro approbntion of all the Whigs of tha Middle and Northern No more Slnvo no Slave Territo- rv, the abolition of Slavery everywhWf undor the General Government, ths appn- cntion of the Wilmol Provixo lo all Amer- ican Territory, whether prmcnt or future, in the North or In the South, the divorce of the Genera! Government from all connection with, or rpspontibilily for Slavery: and finally, the duty nf itie A- merican people to "fight on fight ever, till glorious victory shnuU crown the efforts" of the friwidt of Free- dom; we think ft indicates no ordinary quantity of to tins the own vhp iriteMd BuMo form, not   

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