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Fond Du Lac Whig, The (Newspaper) - December 24, 1846, Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin THE FOND LAC WHIG, J. M. QILLET. EDITOR AND FOND DU LA.C, WISCONSIN, THURSDAY, DEC. 24. 1846. THE FOND DU LAC WHIG, 1 fUBtmHKOBTTHE PHOFRIITOtt.rVEBvMoN- PAT, FOND pu LAC, Wia., per annum, if SCOTT ON THE WAY TO MEXICO. Correspondence of the Globe. WASHINGTON, D. C., Nov. 24, 1846. Gen. Scott, with all his staff, left here ARU1VAL OF THE STEAMER. by train. Vjo u; Advertisement, inserted .1 the usual rates. It was given out ._ .is going to New York or not, he is going to .wi'ence to Ve-ra Ciux, and thence io me of the Montezumas, if he can get peace arrests bis pl'OgtfSS. -.mai i A few President and War Yoi T atrip; to the Of every description executed with neat- ness and despatch nt this office. FULLER, Counwllor at Sive ISW Secretary senior, the Qeneral to consult ,L nf onerations with him and recei OI 111- vi ftreet, Fond du Lac W. LYMAN BISHOP, corner ol kept constantly door Work A P G. N. LYM AN. u, in Fancy ami Staple Groceries, Crockery, Hardware n 'Nails, Provisions, Stoves, Man- Cfacturers of Tin, Sheet Iron and Copper iv arc._______ -------FABNSWORTH SONS, of operations Eesof the re accepted, and FIFTEEN DAYS LATER NEWS. The sleamchip Caledonia arrived al Boston on Saturday morning al 7 o'clock. 15 days and 1C hours from Liverpool, whence she sailed on the UHh of Nov. Our latest advices by this arrival ara to the 19th Nov. from Liverpool, and the 18th from London. Free Flour, U. S was srllingin London nl 33s. and 33s. perbbl. In the Liverpool mar- under the present Be detailed the bo was given edition, in person, It is understood thatftftis uot.to supersede Gen. Taylor, though -hw bv seniority in the same He will take all the can be spared from every quarTer, take Tampicoaml Vera Cruz, and then, if Tay- lor ha- not by that time reduced San Luis Potosi, will simultaneously, with him at- tack ihat place, and then advance ujpon the. capital. may effect a junntioa-Mwii. Taylor at San Luis Potosi frpra before proceeding south to Yours, can. W. T. ____ "WRIGHT A SHERMAN. Fashionable opposite B.iigham Gtore, Fondlu Lac, CLARK MARVIN, Boot Shoe shop. Irt door .outh of Wnght A Sherman, i. TAYIJDR HILLER, Attorneys and Counsellors at Law, and So- IMlori fa Chancery, TJ n p. HU.I.EB. A L. WILLIAMS Attorney at Law, Office at lhe Badger Hotel. Oct. G1LLET, Attorney nnd Counsellor at Law, Fond di Lac, Wiscon-in. ______ W. CUNNINGHAM, Ttninctut, 151 East Water Street, Milwau- kee, T. THERIVEH me he formed of the immense quftntft fldur, wheat, barley, butter, now forward to New York, when we state str.incr steambo..ts are at ibis tim employed in the towing business, borne pi these steamers take in tow from four to six of the largest class barges, and about a doz- en take 1-tke and cmia! boats In addition o these facilities the boats are carryinc unprecedented quantities ol Ireiglit Notwithstanding thi-, flour is accumula- ting in lhe bas-ln, docks and storehouses, awaiting the movements of shippers. We have heard the owners of vessels remark that after they arrive in New York, the same difficulty is experienced in the dis- charge of freights as here. They are obit ged to await for days the unloading of-hips, which are to receive their Alb. Atlas.J ____________ _ A 1500 mules belong- ing to the United States, that have for some time been about two miles above this city, have made a regular stamptde, and hveiili- ing through iheir enclosure, have scattered OvEI pur ued _ ;.t on bya setof men who in to giv.-, every measure R pnrty cha-Bctei- .who with the pride of Lucifer in .heir hear frot io be as democ, atic a, Lazarus. 1 hose who succeed by eSgthevan of radica'ism-whu hove iunkt? the epth of popular igno- rance, beneath change o nod are drifting in the slratum of party prej- udice for political rapital, will presently "be c.ived in upon" by the mass of pub- lic intelligence public opuuon, and nnbhc vir'ue, which thev lasniy undermining. The attempt to raise a put- ty machine in Wisconsin for the eleva- tion of a handful of heartless demagogues who can use it demotic guillotine, to behead politically every man who d.iies to do tight, has been attempted. That atiempt will fail: and the author, of it will sink into merited contempt. The Cons.ituXn will be ejected Its friends will be reeled- -1'he people feel mort: fied thattuch a mon-ter has been begotten at their expense. The declamations the si.ly witticisms and the noisy harranSue: in the ignorance of parliamen- tary rules, thro'disiega'dto decency, .he little knowle.'se of Co-stitutiona! law, which characterize that body, have made itthe derision and comempt of the whole Union. Amongstother things equally ab- the people a-e to he invited to sanc- tion a provision for making it ap.nal of- fence to receive paper pr. mwes of ment This feature alone to kill the Constitution. It will not stand uplona for the people to knock it in the Herald. Fifty four tons of poultry wera sent ton ovrr the Beaton and Providence ra.lroad from Rhode Island, lhe Saturday previous to thanksgiving. New York and New government mules, alarmed. one who may undertake the attempt oi collecting them all again, we think will probably "see the N. Bulletin. ROYAL Fiouu, AND A ROYAI. La t fall Mr. Henry Smith, an onterpri- sine miller of Lo Roy, m this couniy, sen' six Uriels of ihe choicest superfine Gene- see flour, manufaciured at his mill in Monroe Co., to Queen Victoria, nnJ from which in due time he received from her Majesty the comfortable little Slimof TllUti! THOUSAND DOLLA.HS lllO Hour u as put up in highly finishi d barrels, nea'ly varnished enclosed in sacks, and forwarded lo lhe at London. This fortunate experiment upon the ap- potitt- of Royalty, to have suited her p.tlate nicely, that in addition (o the ample remuneration for his first ad- vmture, he has recently received an or- der direct from London, for three thousand barrels more the same which he has promptly Times.) Pom's losi of the Boston is n strong comment on Folk's IIarb> r Half the of that noble boat alone would have constructed at Milwaukee a liarbor deep and broad enouah for a ship of in hiabelTulf 1 The demands of justice w> in 1he end be as lully met; while il is an acl of but the commonest merer lo allow the iins lortui ale culprit lime sufficient to prepare the awful event that awaits Teli-irrapli. It lhe motive of Gov. Dodge, in respiting Bonham, was such as the Telegraph slatps. we should be lhe last to condemn the b.vec. utive mlerposilion. Our rc-mnrk was founded upon the belief that the respite was designed In nave the wny Ibr a pnrdc.n. Such wn- and iBihogenemlinipiession hoe, and the Cow ernor would have removed all cause ofinisop- prchension, it'he had made public lhe reasons which prompted him to interfere. In lhc> ab- sence of nny oflicial puhliraliun, however are bound lo presume llial the Sonllipoil lei- -nph which is o.it' of Dotlae orgnni, lhe senliinenls ol the liveculive in sin- ,hat (he respite lo Bonham is onlv to lime fci- prepoiation. Inlhal point of view we have no fault to find w'nh Sent ft- Gny.-_____________ __ iCf Boston Alias correclt, '.is rrpo.l of Mr. Werister's speech. The papers lenoleJ him to have said The natural justice of a war, it is nol per- haps an American Inbit. lo rounder. il >e an American habit to count the cosl The Boston declares, Mr. VVrb- sler was not correctly repoi-led, ami gives the following version of wlial be d'd iny His not lhe habit of lhe Ameiiran people, nur nalural to Iheir ctinracl-r. cnnsidi1'1 llu> expenses ol a war which they dee'n jtlsl. and necessary; bul il is Iheir Isabil. nnd belongs lo their character, 1o enrpiirc- in lit the justice ol n war in which it is proposed lo involve them." The loco loco papers have seized upon HIP first report, as an apology for renewed nhnse of the great Statesman. Bat. we donbl whith- er they will have the magnanimity lo the Eve. look him. VARIETIES. A PROPER Chief Magistrate of Vermont. WM of buasbto birth, nnd rose by force of talent to his ejcat. ted station. Yet while Governor of tbe gwsm mountain empire, he still continued to keep the same tavern upon the steep hill eide that lie kept for many years before. One evening st wagoner drove op and accosted him Chittenden, as Chief Magistrate of Vermont, I vender you all due horocge: btttasi landlord Chillenden, I'll thank you to turn out iny horses." PROFESSOR SCIIOENBEIN'S tersfrom Fianbfort announce that the Ger- man Diet has pasieo a resolution that florins sre to be awarded as a national lestisw nial to the Professor, if experiments to be con. ducted at Mainz, under the d.rection of th. standing Military Committee of the Confeder. alien, shall establish the properties and adr tages claimed for cotton over gunpowder is also reported th.ii the interests of lhe ventor have, some tiise since, been secured by a patcnl for England and its Colonies. gentleman Wasbir.jrlon, whohascorrect means of infer- mntion, stales that everything aboot tbe Na- vv and quite brisk and President Polk himself has brto tied up within a few days past and that bis message to Congiew will make a direct call for forty millions ofdoliars, and fifteen thou- sand men This, he thinks, will conquer a peace with Mexico. This does nol look U if lhe Cabinet expected a peace by negotiatwo between Mr. Buchanan and "e, MextcsA Bait. Pat.] EPITAPH of OLD years ago the following epitaph was inscribed on the grave of on elderly spinislerin AldgaU churcb ynrel She words are wanting U say what. Think what woman be, she was that. A day or two afterwards the following addi. __________________ j the production of some wicked wag, was V. Herald of the I si insl., suys found cul on the stone. A woman should be both a wife and a motbtr, But Sarah Jones was neither one nor t otber. STKCIK project of the Hards" lo permit nothing but gold and silver lo be used in Wisconsin, were now in force, it would be impossible for lhe people o this city to pay their lazes, for the present yeni-. All the specie here would be IwuflU cienl for the Gaz.J AN EXTRAORDINARY Louisa i West, B jirl of fifteen years of age, at George- toivo, Kentucky, commuted to memory aecu- ioiel> the whole New Testament in six weeks, I pt the same time attending to her other do- mestic duties. i 11 is understood thai President Polk bas friend Here, purchased the ftne res- ulrnce oi the Inls Ciundy in this -.uppose it would be safe lo add that after j iiio-lth of March, 16-19, Nashville will bare ditlmjjuifclied Gax SONG OF THE DRAGOON. BY LIEUT. OEO. W. PATTEB, 13. S. Our march ts lite the We prostrate where we pass And broader ia the trail we leave Alonjv the prairie grass From noilh to south we range the wood, We sUim the plains afar, We thread the break, we breast the flood huzza I Our halt is where tbe prairie wolf Harks nt the grisly bear And every couch we lie upon, The Buffalo must spare. Break not my boys the squadron's line Down with the forest spnr; Cut. with your swords the tangled vine; huzza Our steeds are, liko ourselves, my boys. Bovn for a mat'tial tram, Feiirlessand strong, they tramp along, And yet limy heed tin? rein. Tlifn let the merry bugle sound, We follow freedom's slar Foi- battle or for hunting ground. Onward -huzzu I Nt-w YORK Knit the contracts 'or building this road from Port t.ewih loBinghnmton (130 ruHesI have been The nivuregnle amount of Ihe 'is 1.900.000. This is levs I hau ilte estimate! Twenty-two coriliaclors have taken (he whole job, at. an average of 42 rev's per ys'i-d fur rock, ainl 10 for earth exr-nvtit'on. This is too low but lie contractors ore smfl to bo responsible men. .nle. jtirt.000.000 would coutplele the i-ond to Uiinl-i'U.-fAlb. Jour.] rj-f- The New Vorlc papers of last sr'VP names cil' rni TV THIUK victims of tin- ivreck ol'thc Atlantic. A morr a lhe bndirs lost d'-scovprr-d. were thow of Mr. Kimbnll of the (inn of SparTord.Tilefctot. and o., New Voi k and Alderman Rurliank of Sur- geon Floaler olMie Navy. WPS oneol ihe victims, who had just relumed from a thrf-e vear a crime, wns ImBteumjr to his kncf fiimily when Death thus suddenly ovey- Oeii. Snott sailed yeslerdny in the pacKel thip Union for New Orleans. He contemplated bruin- in fnmnrgo in 3 weeks. On his arri- Matainorasand Catuargo, he will leu To assume the command of the lorces on this side of the latter point, and them for a. forward movement to San Lim Pntofci, where he may form a junction with Major Gen. Tsylur. WHITKBY'B RAii.noAD.--Mr Whitney with great enconragemi-nl wherever lie goes. He has visilrd Indianopolis, and several olh- pr towns in Indiana, Dayton and in Ohio in eiich of which places public meet. ings held and vpsolnlions iavo-ab't lo Ins j. ii-at. Rnilrosid cl The 1 jvuigsiou C-ouiM.V Whijr imisti ihr namr- of Henry flay, as a rn-nliduti' ii" tin- lest Preiidencv VVIiilp v, e io see Mr. Chv ni the rrrvilenfi.1') n iy other man living, we deem lhe pollution ol'tiie question Itl prPt-eul .-nui impolitic. Lei us In1 ronlent 1" wail li'l ariives nnd then s'uill Courier; V.J The Webster dinner .'I 1'hi'c 2d insl... was o brillinni flair. and five Imudicil tnhlp. nn d ovoi- 1500 ladies filled ilm Webster's h o.' ihe urrasion is Uen o; .'h one of UK- rrp iffcl ofl'uits.' Si 1 1 tin' di-lphia o.i the lieiween fovt Al The leatnirg 'ecn HICI-JOII" 4b It would have furnished protection to our commerce, which the federal constitution veto to the contrary Adv.] SICKNESS IN Alabama Journ- al -tates that more than 1000 men have di- ed on the banks of the Rio Grande. The Alabama regiment alone has lost 100 men. The fall season has been unusually sickly with fevers and intermi'tents, and more have f.ilien victim to disease than the sword oi the enemy in all the bottles which have been fought. Yet the Northern Provinces of Mexico have been considered healthy. The air is pure in the cold mountain re- gions, but it is possible that on the borders of the rivers the sickness has been most se- vere. The administration blunders in its war move- as well as great The last blun- der was in misdirecting ihe order lo Gov, Briggs came lo Gov. Wright, and that for the latter has gone no one knows Evening Journal. His sta'ed that smoke still issues from the smouldering embers of the great New York fire, of July, 1845, hi the few lots yet unbuilt upon. Gov. YOUNG'S. has been report- cd by the JLocofocos Tar and near, llmt Ihe health of the Governor elect is swell as lo pre- clude all hope of his ever being- able lo lalie the executive chair, and il been even CIK- sarled in some sedions. that, he was actually dead. There is no truth in nny ol' these ru- mors, and we are just charitable enough io suppose, that in tuo many instance's lhe wlbh is father to Ihe thought." Gov. ITounnr ,s r-n- joyitlg as good health now as al nny lime du- ring the last six months. HP is nb'e io attend to his professional business as and we hope to see him the chair of Stale ni appointed in spite ol' lanienlalions he'p oi N. Y.Stuben Couiiev. To Ex Nero Grani, ihe colored man. whose trial we noticed in our lost as in pro- gress before the Court ol Oyer and Tcrniiner. was found guilty by the Jury, of the mm-dC' of James Pense, and WHS sentenced by the Court, to be hung on the 18th day of January next. During his trial, Nero exhibited n slol- id received liisspiilcnce with- out lhe least apparent emotion. 'J'lic trial.of- ler lhe emponneling of lhe Jury, occupied bul one day. Judge Gray put. off lhe day ot'exe- cution'to the full extent of the law in order lo give the counsel for the prisoner time to make an application to the Supreme court for a new (jj3 Senator McDnflle of South Carolina tins resigned his seat in the U. S. Senate. His mission, he says, has been uccorrmlighed bv lhe overthrow of the Protective Tariff, and his health is too much impaired to admit of his re maining in the public service. special Heelion
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