Galesville Transcript (Newspaper) - November 9, 1860, Galesville, Wisconsin 8 S. LUCE, .1 SELECT P0ETEY. Breathes there the man, with, soul BO dead, Whenever to hhatelflmth snidy J this is jay otm, my native, land! Whosfc heart hath ne'er.within him bnraed, homo footsteps he From ffan'derinsf ona foreign strand? If there brcKthe, gp( marjt him well; For him no Minatrel raptures she'll 51" High though h.ia proud Jblf, Bdundlosa iw wSs.hcan'elaim- IXsritc unit o! i; The wretch. Lining, ehftlt forfelffeir To the Tile dust, from whence h.c fip t' t'a Lay Humorous o Izntfou. For years I believed "that my ocular had been 'wasy-eVa lowly, nearsighted1' infant. If I cvdi bad my doubts on ttiis point, I certainif was convinced that: ray -experience' li Tammany Hall, whon- the political eathu- of; youth aeenred for me itandry Woody noses, swelled lips, barked klei, and unjointed digits, made me oni- ntaient in the sinister devices of dttraterace of bipeds which' inhabit earth. But lam now satisfied that necessary in my physidaldevelbp meat, was not reached ontJJ tmtowarfl droumstanoas placed mo in the law oottrts as a litigant etrtvlng to Otis' rights. A few months since, a friend who was hard up know he was a friend from that fact) wanted to elevate the zephyrs, and oamp to me to.know if .he could de- pend upon to assist him in thit at- mospheric experiment. He had a deed of some landi in the West, which he said tad cost him two, hundred dollars, but urgent business required his .presence in the country, he would let ml have it for seventy-five dollars. that moment I hadn't any superfluous cash and Ojoney I did have I wanted to donate to the "'Societv for ameliorating the'sanita- ry condition of the bad for its special object tho providing of mermaids each with a pair of India rubber boots, as a of preventing them from taking cold in their My soul was wrapped up in. this scheme of expansive benevolence, and nay in, disposition to dabble in real Thinking to 'bluff the fellow, I offered him twentyrfivo dollars; for his deed, which to my utter astonishment, he ac- immediately. As: I never back oat, the money and took the deed, leaving the mermaids to take their chan- ces of keeping healthy under water-cure treatment. The; next wtek I occupied without in trying to sell out my purchase, with a view of making a speou, lation. I had just made up my mind that I had been sold-as well as the land, when I chanced, to meet a man who was willing to negotiate., After two hours of eloquent explanation on the fertility of tbe soil, the excellence of its location w ._ _ y( w y JBJ3 ry, I effected a individual'; his ind fifty refente'cTin Wall to'be' "as good as the wheat. i.v> K s As the .day of the note's1 proapbedi Jlrs. gramme what So r iprdered music, and had 'soiree principal and .no-, astpnishment in that the; note. I been- more5 iBurprised; if an angel had hit and Bdt'I :that orowdr The high 'HbrialUyairbieh I had manifested occasion; myself to face, and; h intd fije minutes, "___t persbna thafl sjtiouldsue .the party who had so: the com- -mercial and the .of t% institutions of our .defended on my prompit ane action.. Ify patriotism was too ffCmillLijQ" fl.Tl, ftrfinto -_____-I Callow the. sages ;aiid warriors of tfie to and furthermore, that .ill- -the not inspire me with- increased confidence as to the character of bis-paper. I rep- resented to, him, the note; strange as it may be; was not astonished of hia own' direlectriess, though he aoknpw.l- depth of his His pecuniary short and he profess- ed his willingness; to comprbmiee. I flat- tered myself that I Was now to .fie afford- ed on opportunity ip show my tain; the deed by paying the amoukt due on I am aware that wicked, pas- and sinful -itfen, after receiving proposition, would have; mauled bhatifellow in sueVa way, that he would' have beeu of ao poeiible use to anybody three _ would not expire without flush of funds. 1 -ftppwnted. The note.: waft non My faith in; breveni such a rWi satined ap, earthquake shock. a> man who :owed__, ordered, the" lawyer to com- He imildly Suggested a re- Estate. I began: to-entertain a vague; i SeTen moiiths I was notified tfiat suspicion that I was a; betrayed, Individ-' re-ached; the fbllowing ual.. After much labor I :fouBd the court the drawer of the note, and .thefact ifeat I Baiting a week before it digcpvered him .-playing ,dominoes: ;wafc-reachedy and then Jefendtan) sixpence a game in a whiskey shop, did- to'have the' trial plit off on absent The court'showed tjje bad taste ts grant .the request. c.ounsrf- intimated to me that at ihte par- ticular th'e 'case" was I him with a sagacious nod" 'he simply remark- of I didn't uaderata'nd the'tebhnicallty, but absurd to suppose th'atSniy owa in' niy interest _.g_ asK me-ibr anything :that was nimlty as a-creditor, and to prove myself 'M an example self-denial worV In fee .more th, was thy of emuktjoa by hard-fisted and'' ex- again mched, actingvcapUaUsfe. -I patiently waited, ing it was palled. On appHcaSoa of the Wtaeh came defendant the case by stating that after piir- _this time for a (A'afiing the do'ed: froia me, he had taken it to a loan ofiice andvhad used it as col- lateral in negotiating a loan of tea dol- lars for isix moa'ths- at six per cent; a and that I glVe him np his note for two hundred and and fiva dollarsim cash, -in of which he would transfer to me hiS loan ofiice transaction, by .which I could ob- the, ground counael waa and iny ooujisel here informed mo.; that it was manifest, to him, the case of human tide; naaterially suffier.- if another ten idollarf apt %theomBig. Think-: ing that the car of justice from hard usage, j Extent of .was; the loss of a wink with axle. ,A satisfied me that "linchpin" was, and I him the .jhe -next day my .counsel had' patent, tery that had previously enshrouded the "linchpin" was cleared up- Twb months' since, ova case did coine to trial; ;The 'witneis 'every sel endeat ored to impress the jury I scQuadrel ''0 ji ------rf. Jfo'r ,jay terrible inJU AAV yUff f c'ayfl'fliif the wbtat _T ;ther tiiflae' of cptimsel -tor- cOmnlencie a suit against erybody for damage's thai j1 expected! .suffer. My virtues'he-eulogized diloquent felt not realize -that twas R humau being deriviagisubsistenceby'iai-'" ing porkiaad beans and the likei in tha'fr ffiiCtsi of a gross, material people. La I Cnty eaine to a knowledge "of my when 'my counsel tread on my corns'whilst; hie was in the midii of a soul-tearing, hair-diehevelling, and coat-tail agitating The jury a iny yor. Hurwihl .Victory'hid L on my eaglesi Cominereial integrity wan cause of human justicfl was sustained and Oekside was rejoiced- My counsel asked me for Ipaid ft to make toe costs as heavy as possible on my vanquished opponent. Jnagmeat was issued ia my favor, and forthniib an executioa was issued. After search, the sher informed me that he could find noting' levy on except a foundered horse, whieK the defendant was anxious I should to save the expisiase of keeping Mai. Hi conveyed to the further pfeaiing ia- teUigeixce that he should look to me for ike the suit. These, under- ind, I've paid: This morning I struck a balance to eee how accountsi stood. The result is as follows: I beat in the-judgment. He beat me in the execution. Thus making the' account equal ia a moral point of view. ,In a peouaiarypoint stood at follows; I paid for the claim, f20 00; M to counsel, in all 70 00 costs of suit, 3800 I lost days, wbieb 5400 f 182 Total, a judgment in Q0 I am out of pocket, OQ eye teeth are CM.