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   Fort Atkinson Standard (Newspaper) - June 20, 1861, Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin                                THE STANDARD IS PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY, Fort Atkinsea, Jefferson Co., Wis, Tvun. The STANDARD will be furnished to bscribcrs at a year, in advance. RATES OF ADVERTISING. One column one year, 00 Half column one year, 25 00 ofrulumn one 1500 one year, (16 lines) 10 00 Square one iveek, SI 00 3 insertions, 1 50 Husiiu'Ss Onrd-s one year. 5 00 JOB Cards, Handbills, Circulars, xc., and every kind of plnin and ornn- printinsr done at the STANDARD offioe FORT ATK J. C. KEENEY, Editor Proprietor. RIGHTS ASD JUSTICE TO 50 A YEAH, IN ADVANCE Vol. THURSDAY. JOfE SO, 1861. 1X9. 41. bowed for causing me to miss idly along tbe road, RafFadle pulled his i Health and Happiness. my lunch and lose my train." hat over his eyes, crossed his arms, and Health is to be retarded as the chief of Ah. sir, I see you're a gent as -wishes felt like a General vrhose elite corps, sent earthi'v blessings, ft is one upon which i LAWS OF 1SCONSIN. [Published May 27, 1861.] Chapter Session. in a to have his replied the imperturb- forward to turn the tide of the battle, had all the preat measure, de-1 A A to ;t rendering aid to Reb. rrri-inm sir rlnn'f. von tnnw inst. hftfn rp.vm SM----nn ni nilHtprt. A f ilia i -r. i .i_ f o u priniiiisr uone ai uic OTAMJAKU j j-----> --r----- au OLLLUIS must, in LUC r.eat and workmanlike manner, and at able groom. Now, sir, don't you know just been At the It has also moie to do for the mind fair prices. All letters should he addressed to J. C. KEKXEV, JRdiior and Proprietor. MABRIED FOR A DINNER. very well that you will not leave Coken- end of ten minutes the brougham stopped hampton to-day As for the lunch, I before a little green gate, which was im- suppose. Strength of m- els. The people of the State of Wisconsin, represent- The last phrase, though not more com- ing along a "the The down train from had just' prehensible than the other portion of the reached entered the Great Cokenhampton station i grooms's conversation, somewhat calmed i mansion. the hour was 9.50 A. M., the time a lovely the artist's ire. trimly kept gravel walk, he back entrance of a country Then I am expected to dine by your master You'll be good enough to speak about dinner with my answered the messenger. A lady, a good dinner, and a myste- June morning, a couple of years At Cokenhampton, the railway traveler is .il'iiwed to leave his carriage for a few min- latf-s, in order to snatch a hasty cup of cof- fee or a basin of soup; but it being, as ovory one knows, the custom at Coken- hampton to keep both these stimulants at i rv j a boiling point, the repast is usually per- the dust from his boots with his handker- formcd under considerable i chief. all that is not very Among the rest of those whose steps were I The adventure is taking a rather interest- directed by appetite towards the refresh-' jng turn. Once he added, speak- rm-nt was a straight, long-limbed, i ;ng to the domestic, are you quite cer- hamW.ie young feliow, with a brown tain that it is to me. Ra'ffaelle Smith, shooting jacket, brown moustache, and a Clipstone street, London, landscape paint- wide-awake that had seen service. This 6r, that your mistress has sent this cordial my friend Raffaelie Smith of Clip-1 invitation." stone street, London, landscape painter, You're the very gent, sir." answered g in the search of backgrounds, the groom, readily; and here's the note iLs. and other bits of nature, as pent you." he termed them, for his next year's pic- Eaffaelie hastily snatched a little note As this may be a little too techni- or the general reader, we may more rlearlv what we mean by stating that, according to annual custom, the young artist was going to the West coun- try to sketch from nature. Now, it happened on this particular oc- ran VEXT wi FK. Of what value is a fine mansion to the or who some or owner who is bed-ridden A sumptuous comfort to the enemies of the United States. I table to a miserable dyspeptic Parks and or who shall knowingly and wilfully aid or shaded avenues to a a m m with the gout assist any enemies in open war, or persons in rebellion against this State or the U Old Polks. Bless the old people, say we What should we do without them Does not a man feel better and stronger in the battle cxina ttt'r- r> i i i i i o i j T> tc u 01 JT of life tor having a gray-headed old father cried Raffaelle, flickering off J ,c and mother umicr the shelter of some to the same class of arms, according to the latest improvements, in the service of United States; and which, if obtained from private shall be Subject to the same test of efficiency as aife used in the service of the United States. Sec. 2. For the purpose mentioned itt the first section of this act, there' is hereby appropriated a sum of money not exceed- ing fifty thousand dollars, to be brawn by warrant of the Secretary of State on the and to be paid out of irar fund in said treasuay. Sec. 3. If in order to procure the1 said arms and equipments, as provided in sec- tion one of this act, it may be necessary to purchase the same, then the Governor shall appoint one or more, but not to ex- ceed three Commissioners, who shall be authorized in the name of the State to en- ter into contract for the purchase of the1 several arms and equipments aforesaid, or such portion of them as the Governor shall direct, which contract shall be ih writing, and when approved by the Governor, shall be binding on the State, for the several ar- ticles therein named, which contracts, or Carrii-cs everv luxury, m rebellion against this State or the L'm- TTrV to one'who is ever tormented wit'h rheun, ted States, by joining their armies, or en- shall be de- ber. would give, to exchange her ture cal brown-eaved farm house far awav Does the millionaire's heart leap half so carefully pie high, at the sight of the pines and oran- ges that daily decorate h.s table, as he does when the barrel of red-streaked ap- ples comes from the country ples from the old side-hill orchard, care- fully picked out by a spectacled mother, and directed, in a shaking hand, by the kindly old man I Ah those apples have a flavor of home aud childhood What an event it is to the dwellers in brown atic twinges? The plow-boy who goes, listing, or procuring or persuading others whistliii" "to the field, full of rosy-hued to enlist for that purpose, or by furnishing health may well be envied by the con-! such enemies or persons in rebellion with umptive land-holder or banker, who watch-1 arms, ammunition, of i, while he sits couching' And what think tl: agent.-., any such articles, or who shall manufactuie, purchase, husband, store or have in possession any such articles for the purpose of being sent or shipped to any such enemies, or rebels, or their agents, or who shall carry on any traitorous corres- es him, while he sits couching in his chum-! war, or any other_article for their aid and ic faded ail-' comfort, or by shipping, sending or carry- woman uV fashion ing to such enemies, or rebels, or their curls and eo-inetics for the mi turd, ruddy hues and glowing beauty of her washer-woman's daughter We may have wealth, friends, books, splendid drawing the finest pew in church, everything money can command, j pondence with any such enemies or rebels, still, the enjoyment of every blessing re-' shd11 fceild any intelligence to any such enemies or rebels, or to any pretended gov- sritiitjicu it i iiie noic i iii> T j rm i stone mansion and marble fronted palaces, icld towards him. Ihe i f i AT C" -ii to rune the old folk- come up from the enough 31r. Smith, i country on a visit, wtli their oal-ta-hion- which the groom address although the writing was completely un- known to the artist. He tore open the en-' vclope. impatient to see what signature was at the end of the epi-tle but to crown the mystery, the note was anonymous, and casion. that Kaffaelle Smith had been out, contained only these words of his bed since dawn, he had spent so j Mr. Smith is awaited with the great- nnu-li in packing his easel, canvasses, est anxiety, and he is begged instantly to colors, and other baggage of his artistic follow the bearer of this note. osmpa'trn. that it came to be a question whether be should, breakfast and lose the train, or catch the train and lo-e his break- fast. Breakfast, as the least important. held was plain ed ways and antiquated snuff-colored gar- ments and horror of all new and dangerous novelties! We can but smile when they blow out the gas, and sit as far as possible from the furnace regis- ters for fear they should burst, and strut every time the speaking tubes are used, P ._ and regard the water pipes as fearful and i T Ji v" i wonderful things. Such thing nance is placed on Jus alacrity and discre- j tion." Now, this was an adventure that com- menced in too charming a fashion not to was sacrificed. Accordingly my friend be followed up. Raffaelie at once forgot found himself at Cokenhampton, some six- the refreshment counter at Cokenhamp- TV miics from London, with a most acute ton, and the next train. lie boldly com- of emptiness of stornath, just as the rnandcd the groom to go on. guard was calling Train It is not two m.nute- answered in ten minutes, gents." the servant, leading the way. To a man in my friend's unbreakfasted All the thought the artist; condition, such an intimation could not for I am literally dying with hunger and h ne the effect of checking the ardor with j curiosity." j n traveler usually seeks the Coken- j But. on suddenly turning a corner out hnmpti.ii refreshment saloon. A very i Of the high street. Raffaelie saw au elegant j sharp appetite, and the exigencies of the j brougham into which the groom invited railway time table, gave promptness to him to enter. The aiti-t took his Kaffai'l'e movements, and caused therein, and the drhcr instantly whipped tb.it vo.iiiir luminary of art to be aniun" ttv of tlio-e who sought refection at (.'okeiiiuuupton's refre'-hment Aco irdinsjv. the pressing invitiitiori of the iruani had scarcely been uttered, when ray his horsos into a fast pace. Kaffaelle had learned nothing from his interrogation of tbe groom, lie thiew himself back on tbe seat, and resigned himself to await the denouement of his tiaveling them feel that their day and generation are over, evermore than tbe white-headed little grand children, and the threads in the locks of the son or daughter, who was their baby once. Yet there is something beautiful in their their utter ignorance of the marvels of city life The dear old folks as lona as they are alive, there is always an untiring ear for our tales of joy or trial, a u-ady excuse for our if always Mime one to whom we are still the children." It i-3 only when the accustomed file-side chair is empty, and the violets growing 01 er the gentle ej.es, that we feel the bitterest pang of heart-sickness that earth has to j When the old folks are gone we are alone. though a thousand friends aic arouud our hearthstones. fers back to health. Llie appi entice in the gallery enjoys the play more in one evening, at the modest cost of two shillings, than Mrs. Weaknerves in her expensive box du'-ing the whole season. Old Asth- matic's magnificent estate is not a tenth part as much as w jodchoppcr's, who goes singing in the woods every morning, with his ax on his shoulder and his lunch- eon in his pocket. Health, then, is to be prized most of all; and no blessing of minor importance can sanely be purchased at its expense. To its maintenance or restoration, riches, pur- suits, and more than all. pleasures, are to be freely sacrificed, if necessary. What use is a trade or profession to him who has broken his constitution in obtaining How much better for himself, yonder sick- ly and done, had be- en more attention to his bowels! What are ail pleasures now to the wretched sen- sualist, whose capacity for enjoyment has been destroy ed by pervei sion and excesses; And what is wealth to him who has ex- pended all the vital essence and exhuber- ant juice of his constitution in a life of toil and care ernment, engaged in resisting the laws or authority of this State or the United States, for the purpose of betraying the forces of posited with the Secretary of State Pro- vided, no payment shall be made thereon until said arms and equipments, or a por- tion thereof, are delivered and received by the Quarter Master General, and certified by him to correspond in quality with, the terms of the contract. Sec. 4. Upon receipt of any of the arti- cles above contracted for, the Quarter Mas" ter General shall furnish to the Governor his receipt or certificate thereof, detailing specifically what articles have been receiv- ed by him, and the contract price thereof, and the Governor shall thereupon file with the Secretary of State said receipt or cer- tificate, or a copy thereof, together with a written order directing said Secretary to draw his warrant on the Treasury, for the payment to the contractor of eight per this State or of the United States into the hands or power of such enemies or rebels, shall, upon conviction thereof, be imprison- ed in the penitentiary for a term of not less than one nor more than twenty-five and pay a fine of not less than five completed, hundred nor'uore than ten thousand dol-1 "haH.be fully completed the "nude re- lars. or either, at the discretion of the due and unPaid the.reoni be Court, which fine shall be a lien on all the real and personal property of the person so cent, of the contract price of the articles so certified to have been delivered, out of the war fund in the treasury, the State re- serving the other twenty per cent, of the contract price until the contract shall be When the said contract convicted, from the date of the indictment, or from the date of the arrest, if arrested before indictment. Sec. 2. All arms, ammunition, provis- ions and munitions of war, and all articles iuate" cknvunan" would" have in Carrying on war, within the ter- neulec-tc.Y theology and piv-, "tonal jurisdiction of this State, or in transition through the State, belonging to or designed for anyjeiiemies.or person or per- sons in rebellion against the United against this State, either within this State or elsewhere, shall be liable to be seized, and it is hereby made the duty of all offi- cers, civil or military, of this state, to seize frit-lid t. nnd himself at the most Ah. ha he said to himself, and the ly sr.irn shed portion of the table. The brougham dashed along the road, the Cokt'tibainptou waitresses are no less neat i whole thing resembles an incident in a handt-d than natty, and Raffaelie Smith's i play, and I am at this moment performing appetite, would, doubtless, have been the part of a fashionable lover flying to quickly appeased, had not the following question inteirupted his prefatory order for soup. Is there a gentleman here called Snvth tinned, know a single individual in Cokenhamp- ton. Can any of my friends have come any of thorn and. as no one replied, he down here without my knowledge No, himself went up to servant. I that hypothesis will not stand, for I left London without telling a single soul where 11 was going. None of my chums know where I am, and 1 only intended to bid The artist scrutinized the face? of his fellow tiavelers, in order to ascertain whothur the question were addressed to TESTAMENTS vs. CORKSCREWS. A distinguished and popular divine of a neighboring city tells a good story at the expense of tbe cloth. He .-rvs be assisted lately at tbe laying of a corner-stone of a new church in the rural districts. Du- ring the ceremonies it was thought proper a secret ous with his lady to read a chapter from the New To-ta- At any rate, it will be a good story to tell! ment. and a call was made for tbe book, my is. provided the play There wore six clergymen present, who does not terminate in a luaubrioas fash-1 immediately felt in their pockets, but ion. One thing is he con-' strange to not one of them had a HEY. HILL ANTD AX It was 3Ir. Hill's hauit to ride to church in an old family ca.r age. a practice too .-'ristrcratic. in the judgment of one of his flock, who determined to rebuke it. It wa? cu-tomary in hi- chapel for notes to be -ent to the pulpit, requesting prayers for various object-; and one Sabbath 3Ir. Hill was proceeding with the reading of these requests as usual, when he found himself in the midst of one to the follow- which" is. that I do not! copy of the Testament about him. and be- notice, he lifted his spectacles to his fore- 
                            

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