Depere Advertiser, August 6, 1851

Depere Advertiser

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Depere Advertiser, The (Newspaper) - August 6, 1851, Depere, Wisconsin S. E. BALDWIN CO, DEPERE, WISCONSIN AUGUST 6, 1851. VOL. 1. PUBLISHE0 EVERY MORNING, EDFrORS PUBLISHERS. NO. 22 The Dapere Advertiser. It rUKLtMIBn KVERY WKDNKU1AV MOHN1.NO, BY BALDWIN 4 SHBEVE. ATDV.rEKE, MKOW3S COUJSTY, WIS. TKSMS. per annum, if paid in advance, or if paid during the year. not paid during the year, will be charged. TERMS OV ADVERTISING. One square one week, 00 4. two weeks, i 50 every subsequent week, 25 one year, g 00 One column one year, 30 00 six months, 20 00 Half column one year, 20 00 six 1200 Business cards per an., 5 00 Legal advsrtisemeiits at the rates pres- cribed by law. .All casual advertisements must be pre- paid. I-iTM! kinds of produce recieved -on nilisnripiion. POETRY, BUSINESS DEPERE ADVERTISER Comer of Broadway and Cass Street. BALDWIN SHREVE, PROPRIETORS. A Sacred Melody. BY WM. LEOOET. If yon bright stars which gem the night Be each a hliuiful dwelling sphere apiriti reunite, death hn> torn Blunder here; How iweet it were at once to die, And Icavs this blighted orb afar- Mixed son! with soul, to cleave the sky, And away from itar to star. But, Oh lion- dark, how drear, how lone; Would Been) the brightest world of bliss; If, wandering through each radiant one, We failed to .find the loved of this! If there no mere the ties should twine, W hich death's cold hand alone can never, All! (hen these stars in mockery shine, More mcrctl as lliey shine forever. It cannot be each hope and fear That lights the eye or clouds the brow, Proclaims there is a happier sphere Than Ihi.s bicak vrorld that holds us now There is a voice which sorrow hears, When heaviest weighs life's gulling chain 'Tin heaven "Dry thy lears; The pnrc in heart sliall meet again 1" Patrick Henry. Thn following is fronVHhe pen of ihe Rev. Dr. Alexander, of Princeton Semi- nary From my earliest childhood I had been accustomed to hear of the eloquence of with the trial, but, said he, "My heart is Mr. followed by a. speaker so oppressed wiih the weight of the rrs- a terwards noted in our national history; I ponsibility which rests upon me, having the lives of three fellow-citizens depend- ing, probably, on the exertion which I may be able to make in their, behalf, (here he turned to the prisoners behind that I do not feel able to proceed to-night. I hope the court will indulge me, and post- one n ean John Randolph, of Roanoke; but to his singular insight into the feelings of the common mind. In- great causes he scanned his jury, and formed his mental tl e aged orator did not remain to witness estimate; on this basis he founded his-ap- tt e debut of his young opponent, Ran-i peals to their predilections and character, d'lljjh began by saying that he had nd- It is what other advocates do in a lesser n ired that, man more than any on whom degree. PUZLING A the gem newspaper, the Yankee are an inquisitive people; yet, from the necessity which this engenders, there is no person who belter.understands the an of parrying and baffling inquiaitivess in another than a Yankee. We were quite tf a sun had shone, but that now he was j When he knew that there were consci- j amused, recently, by an account given by ci nstrained to differ with him. But Ran-: cntious or religious men among the a city friend of a colloquy which came off es- dV. H. BLODC.ETT. [agC] A. S. COLEHAM. T. A. B. Justice of the find Land faithfully and promptly attend to all entrusted to hip cnre. Office next door to W. Ketchum's Grocery rud Provision store. Dt-pcrr, July 30. WILLIAM WALLACE STEWART Attorney and at Law, Notary Pub- lic, CoinrniBsioner, for Ittinoia, Michi- gau and Oiuo. O'ilectious made. 111. Judge with a clear and dignified speech, and presented the evidence to the jury. Everything seem- ed perfectly plain. Two brothers and a brother-in-law, met two other persons af- ter a slave, supposed IQ be harboured by the brothers. After some altercation and mutual abuse, one of the brothers whose uame was John Ford, raised a loaded gun which he was carrying, and, presenting it a statement so untrue should be per- placed before the jury by the attorney for _______, _ .1 __ _ _____V 1 i i ..I.- __._. TTV. _ T__. to the breast nf one of the other shot er of conversation him dead in open day. There was no l..... doubt about the fact. Indeed it was not denied. There had been no other provo- any important occasion, could fail to ad- mit his uncommon power over the minds of his hearers. The occasions on which he made his greatest efforts have bef-n re- corded by Mr. Wirt, in his Life of Hen- ry. What I propose in this brief article is to mention only what self more than half a century ihen a young man just entering on a pro- fession in which good speaking was very important, it was natural for me to observe the oratory of celebrated men. I was anx- ious to obtain the true secret of their pow- er; or what it was which enabled them to sway the minds of their hearers almost at their will. cajion than opprobious words. It is pre- the late Rev. James Hunt of Montgome- snmed that the opinion of every juror was j ry county, Maryland. The death occur- made up from merely hearing the testimo- ed at the house of a son who lived on Slan- ny; as Tom Harrey, the principal wit- tot river; Mr. Henry's residence, Red ness, who was acting1 as constable on the i Hi.I was a few miles distant, on the same siime occasion, appecred to be a respecla- Having been long a friend of the pieman. For the clearer understanding de> eased, Mr. Henry attended lha funeral, his brief article of what follows, it must be observed that; ami remained to dine with the company, I observed my- the said constable, in order to distinguish j on which occasion I was introduced to ry ago. Being him from another of the name, was com- hit i by Captain William Craighead, who the eorrinionweal'.h. For a long time af- ter Henry began, lie never once adverted to the merits of the rase or the argrments of the prosecution, but went on" into a most captivating and discursive oraiion on general topics, expressing opinions in per- fect "accordance with those of his hearers, r.ntil, having fully succeeded in obliterat- ing every impression of his opponents i speech, he obliquely approached the sub- It an early period of my ministry, and as occasion was offered, dealt be ame my duly to preach the funeral; forth stroks which seemed to tell upon the sei mon of Mr. James Hunt, the father of, minds of the jury. In this case, it should pe.uated in a work of such value and ce- lel rity. Patrick Henry, had several sisters, with on 3 of whom, the wife of Col. Meredith, of New Glasgow, I was acquainted. Mrs. M iredith was not only a woman of un- tcirned piety, but was in my opinion as eli quent as her brother; nor have I ever m< t with a lady who equalled her in pow- In executing a mission from the Synod of Virginia, in the year 1794, I had to pass through the county of Prince Ed- ward, where Mr. Henry resided. Uri- derstinding that he was to appear before the Circuit Court which met in that coun- ty, in defence of three men charged with murder, I determined to seize the oppor- tunity of observing for mysc-lf the elo- SAMUUL E. BALDWIN. JUSTICK OF TJIE also attends faithfully to quence of this extraordinary orator, all collections entrusted 10 him UB Attorney at I-iiw. Depere, May 28. CLARENCE C. TIIAYER. It was with some difficulty I obtained a seat in front of the bar, where I could ____________________ have a full view of the speaker, as well as Attorney and 6'omisellor at Law, Solicitor in j hear him distinctly. But I had to submit Chancery, and General Land Agent. Collection to a severe penance in gratifying my monly called "Butterwood as he lived on Butterwood Creek. As he descanted on the evidence, he would often turn to Tom large t bold-looking with the mostssjr-i Craigh hai been an elder in President Davies' ch ireh. These gentlemen had been fri< nds in Hanover, and they now met wiih great cordiality, and seemed to have v castic look would call him by some name On rrient in talking of olden times. rctrospect of so many years, I of contempt; "this Butterwood r be permitted to express my views of "this would-be-rconstable." etc. By such the extraordinary effects of Henry's elo- expressions, his contempt for the man 1 nee. The remark is obvious, in ap- was communicated to the hearers. I own plic ation not only to him, but to all great I felt it gaining on me, in spile of ray bet- oraLors, that we cannot ascribe these ef- ter judgment; so that before hev was fee s merely to their intellectual concep- the impression was strong on my mind tioi s, or their cogent reasoning, however that Butterwood Harvey was undeserving! greit; these conceptions and of the smallest credit. This put on paper, often fall dead. They are however, I found I could counteract, the j ofu n inferior to the arrangements of men moment I had time for reflection. The i wh jse utterances have little impression, only part of the speech in which he man- ifested his power of touching the feelings strongly, was where he dwelt on the ir- ruption of the company into Ford's house, in circumstances so perilous to the solita- and the payment of Taxen, promptly and luithful- v attended to. Depere, "Wisconsin aplb' JACKSON LATIMER, Physicians and Surgeons. Depere, J. A. JACKSON, M. D. D. LATTMEH, M. D. S. E. BALDWIN. Attorney and Counsellor at Law, and Solicitor in Chancery. Notary Public and Commisioirer for Massachusetts, Connecticut and Missouri. Of- fice at the Advertiser Office. C: S. CAMEKON. Attorney and Counsellor at Law, Solicitor in Chancery and Notary Public. Depere, Wig. S. HENHY SHREVE. Attnmey and Counsellor at Law, and Solicitor in Ch.incery. Office at the Advertiser Office. R. SAGER, I _. r _ w. .solemn and deep earnestness. Dealer in Groceries and Provwions, W.nes and __._, I.iqirani, Flour, Pork, All of which goods j are the bent quality. [Depere May 21, ALONZO BLOTE CO., Wholesale and Retail Dculera in Dry Gooifs, Groceries, Hardware, Wines, and Cigars Also Produce and Commiisioii Merchants. De- pere, D. W. ICETCHUM, Commission Merchant, and Wholesale and Re- tail Dealer in Groceries und Provisions, Liquors Cigam: Glass, Nails, and Produce of all kinds. FIRE. FIRE. J. A. OILMAN would respectfully inform the inhabitants of Browu County, that he is jjent for the following Iimtmoae Companies; The Washington County Mutual, and the Mutual Insurance Companies. Also. Thj Empire State, Utica and Orleans Insurance Vompanies. For which he ia ready to receive 011 terms. Itopere, Jan. 93, 1831. the ihoct reasonable 3- IX. to return to his fiiends and Ihe puMlc ftr liiaiiy fnvbn, he has received, above House, and would re- "peclfnlly invite a, of Uia Travelling pa- inuaee. If Hood aMeaflw, and a vill- of wcaiviwttui aood-will of the DrptrTTel.1851. curiosity; lor the whole day was occupied with the examination of two witnesses in which Mr. Henry was aided by two oth- er lawyers. In person, Mr. Henry was lean rather than fleshy. He was rather above than below the comnion height, but had a stoop in his shoulders which prevented him from appearing as tall as he really was. In his moments of animation, he had the habit of straightening his frame, and add- ing to his apparent stature. He wore a brown wig, which exhibited no indication of any great care in the dressing. Over his shoulder he wore a brown camlet cloak. Under this his clothing was black somethiug the worse for wear. The ex- pression of hiw countenance was that of His ,___ appeared to be .always absorbed in what, for the time, occupied his attention. His forehead was high and spacious, and the skin of.his face more than usually wrinkled for a man of fifty. His eyes were small and deeply set in his head, but were of a bright blue colour, and twin- kled much in their sockets. In short. Mr. Henry's appearance had. nothing very remarkable as lie sat at rest. You might readily have mistaken him for a common planter, who cured very little about 1 is personal appearance. In hu< manners he was uniformly respectful and courteous. Candles were brought into the court-house when the examination of the witnesses closed; and the fudges put it to the option of the bar, whether they would goon with the argument that night or adjourn until the next day. Paul Carrington, Jr., the attorney for the State, a man of large size and uncommon dignity of person and man- as. also an accomplished-lawyer, pro- fessed .his willingness to proceed immedi- ately, whilst the testimony fresh hi the minds of all. Now for the 1 heard Mr, Henry make anything of a VuWk: speek, though itlwas short, it Jatisfied of one which I had peculiarly de-< sired to have decided; namely, whether, like a merely Mmirned the np- pearanw pf fouling. manner of ad- the court was profoundly ,Ho would be .willing td proceed ry wife. This appeal to the sensibility of he knew that all the jury stood in this over- whelming., If the verdict could have been rendered immediately after this burst of (he pathetic, every man, at least every impression. It has indeed been often said, both of Wliilcfield and of Henry, that their dis- coi rses, when reduced to writing, show po; rly by the side of men who are no or- ato s. Let me illustrate this, by the tes- tim my of one wham I remember as a friend of my youth. General Posey wii- a revolutionary officer, who was see- one in command, under Wayne, in the exf edition against the Indians; a man of observation and cool judgment. He was be added, the cause of truth prevailed over the art of the consummate orator. Sit Down, Sad Soul BY TEN.YYGON. S'it dawn, sad soul, and count The moments flying: the sweet amount That's lost by sighing. How many smiles score 1 Then laugh and couut no more, For day is dying! Lie down, sad soul, and sleep. And no more measure The flight offline, r.or weep The loss ol leisure But here, by this lom- stream, Lie down with us and dream Of starry treasure We dream do thou the same, Wre lore forever We laugh, yet few we slmmo, The gentle, Stay, than, till sorrow Then, hope and happy skies Are thine forever "Exactly, sir, you arc entirely right; that is my place of residence." "Really now, dew tell! I spose you are a lawyer, or may be trader, or per- haps some other professhun or "Yes, I have always pursued some of those professions." "Got business in the country, I am this time engaged" in travell- ing." "I sec by your trunk you are from Bos- stirring in "Yes, men and women: horses and car- riages, and a furious. northeaster." "You don't say so! Well, I declare now, you are 'turnal cute. What d'ye think they'll do "Why, sir, it is my opinion that they'll either deliver him up to the claimant, or let him free." "You've had a monstricus sight of rain in an awful sight of damage, I 'sope2" "Yes, it wet all the buildings, and made the streets damp, "Didn't old Fannil Hull get a soak- ing: Com- "No, they hauled it on to the mon, under the Liberty Tree." "You're a circus chap; I guess you are kinder foolin'. Pray, Mister, if it is ft civil question, what might be your "It might be Smith or lirown, but it is not, by a long chalk. The fact is, sir, I never had a name. "When I was born, my mother was sobpsythat she forgot to name me, and soon after 1 was swapped away through mistake for another boy, and am now jnst about applying to the Legislature for a name. When f get it, I will send it to you. Good morning, And so saying, the speaker jumped into his carriage and drove off, leaving the'Pant Pry of the place scratching his head in THE HORSE KXOWN BY HIS bewilderment, and evidently in more per- The size, position, and motion of the ears plexity than ere he had commenced his husband in the house, would have been I in Attendance on the debates of that con- fer rejecting Harvey's testimony it not fori veniion in which there were so many dis- hanging him forthwith. It is unfortunate pla -s of-deliberative eloquence. He as- of a horse, arc important points. Those catechisings. rather small than largn, placed not too far apart, .erect quick in motion, indicate both breeding and spirit; and if a horse is in th especi will generally possess both spirit and'con- linuance. The stretching the ear in con- trary directions, shown that he is attentive to everything that is pissing around him, and while he i: much fatigued, A CpNsciBNTiocs RESPONDENT. long will it take me to reach i: habit of currying one ear forward, and aslittl a pedestrian on the Jamaica lurn- ipecially if he do so on a journey, he Pike.' "w'Jlk on. walk said the per- son interrogated. Thinking- he was understood, the traveller repeated the question, when the same answer was re- turned. Fancying that the man was crazy. le he is doing this "he. cannot be jlne pedcstrain moved on at an accelerated (idjigiuu inin iiri tit w mi. jn, ia uiuui m.'iau: pin o re j.itr tia-t T IO DCCOfllG that the illusion of such eloquence is me that after the hearing of Patrick i so- II has 1'emarked, that few hor- Pf after ther traveller, "It 11 ses sleep without pointing one ear Jrou half hour. I couldn't tell you, and the other backward, in order that they lil1 saw llow walked, what sient, and is soon dissipated by the exer- He iry's most celebrated speech in that cise of sober reason. I confess, however, body, he felt himself as fully persuaded that nothing which I then heard so con-1 thr.i the constitution as adopted would be vinced me of the.advocate's power, as the i our ruin, as of his own existence. speech of five minutes which he maoe when he reqnestcd that the trial might be postponed till the next day. In addition to this it so happened that I heard the last speech which Mr. Henry sub ;equent reflection restored his former judgment, and his well-considered opin- ion resumed its pi ce. The power of Henry's eloquence was due first, to the gieatness of his emotion may receive notice of the approach of ob- jects in any direction. When horses or mules march in company at night, those in front direct them backward; and those you'd He lived near the Union course most probably. The San Francisco Picayune says that the churches there have determined to in the middle of the tnjin turn them late- si more etre ,llneSi th be. rally or whole eeemmK i ing6too slow for tfw country and thus to be actuated by one feeling, which ever made. It was delivered at Charlotte, I and passion, accompanied with a versatil-; watches their general safety. The ear of from the portico of the court-house, to an ity vvhich enabled him to assume at once assembly in the open air. In the Amer-! jny emolion or passion which suited ican edition of the New Edinburg Ency- clopedia, an account of this-speech and iis effects is given, so charged with exaggo- aggeration as to be grossly incorrect. There is more truth in the statements contained in Mr. Wirt's memoir. In point of fact, the performance had little impression beyond the transient pleasure afforded to the friends of the administra- tion, and the pain inflicted on the anti- federalrists, his former political Mr. Henry came to the place with diffi- culty, and was plainly destitute of his wonted vigour and commanding power. The speech was nevertheless a noble ef- fort, such as could have proceeded from none but a patriotic heart. In the course of his remarks, Mr. Henry, (tis is correct- ly stated by Mr. after speaking of Washington at the head of a numerous and well-appointed army, where the American who will dare to lift his hand against the father of his country, to point a weapon at the breast of the man who has so them to battle and to victory? toxicahid man cried, "I could.1 answered Mr. Henry, rising aloft in. all his majesty, and in a voice most solemn and penetrating, do it; in MtcH a paracidal attempt, the iteel would. i4..rt m 'KnidHMM AAvfilaBB his ;nds. Not lesu indispensible, second- ly, .vfis a matchless perfection of the or- gan of expression, including the entire npp iratus'of voice, intonation, pause, ges- ture, attitude, and indescribable play of cou itenance. In no instance did he ever inch Ige in an expression that was not in- the horse is one of the most beautiful parts about him, and by few things is the tem- per more easily indicated than by its mo- tion. The is more intelligible even than the eye and a person accustomed lo the; horse can tell, by the expressive motion j of that organ, almost all he thinks or enjoy good. ON MISS ANNA BREAD While belles their lovely graces spread. And fops around them flutter, I'll be content with Anna Bread, And won't have any but-her. He is wise who can endure evil means. When a horse lays his ears flat back on his neck, he must assuredly is startly recognized as nature itself, yet j meditating mischief, :md the bystander sorre of his anil siihcliiino- should beware of his head or his sorre of his penetrating and subduing tonts were absolutely peculiar, and as in- imiiable as they were Tin se were felt by every hearer in all 'His mightiest feelings were sometimes indicated and communicated by long pause, aided by an eloquent as- pec and some significant use of his. fin. ger- The sympathy between mind and is inexplicable. Where the chan- neU of communication are open, the fac- ulty revealing inward passion gteat, and the axpressioa of it sudden and visible, the effects are extraordinary. Let these shqrks of influence be repeated again, and again, arid all other opinions and ideas are who has so often led for he moment excluded; the whole mind S and to An in-; unison with that of the i spe: the spell-bound listener, till from oerless the Tauae censes, is under an entire fasci- nati in. Then, perhaps, the charm ceas- es, uponi dncf the header'resumes His ordinary state. Fi-triik'Henry; of, courss owed much. In play, the ears will laid back, but not so decidedly nor so long. A quick change in their position, and more particularly in the expression of the eye at the time, will distinguish between playfulness and The hearing-of the horse is remark- ably acute. A thousand vibrations of the air, too slight to make any impression on the human ear, are readily perceived by him. It'is well known to every hunting man, that the cry of hounds will be re- cognised by the horse, and his ears will be erect, and he will all spirits and im- patience, a considerable time before the rider is conscious of the least sound. PRETTY NEAR" owes all its zest to anticipation. The promise of a shilling fiddle will keep a shoolboy in happiness for a The fun con- nected with its possession, will expire iir an hour. Now, what is true of school- boys is equally true'of men. All they dif- fer in, is the price of their Addles. Pears are generally improved by graft- ing on mountain ash. Sulphur is valuable in preserving grapes, etc., from insects. A drum, like a cask of beer, is except when it is on the tap Lard never spoils in warm weather, if it is cooked enough in frying out. Salt pork, on board ship, is the "main and potatoes the main truck." Corn meal should never be ground fine. It injures the richness of it. Turnips of small size nutritious matter that large have. In feeding with corn, fifty pounds ground go as far as a hundred pounds in the ker- nel. Ruta Baga is the only root thai in nutritious qualities as it i n in Rats and other verm in ere kept from grata by a of garlic when ;