Weekly Gazette And Free Press, August 1, 1857

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August 01, 1857

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Weekly Gazette And Free Press (Newspaper) - August 1, 1857, Janesville, Wisconsin WE1KI GAZETTE VOLUME III. JAXESVTLLE, WISCONSIN, SATURDAY, 1, 1857; NUMBER 48., The Gazette and Free Press i PUBLISHED KVERY SATURDAY MORNING, j In Exchange Bhtck, West Knd of the Upper Itridge, in -he Rooms formerly occupied by the Kree Presa, by CHARLES H _ A .'oi-rfspamientor tht; New York Times. I it M it lie People At u Fire. j Passing onward, around the east end of the j edifice, I cmue upon groups of brnzcrl in- mates, some some 'warring, some ,_c .1. __ t From the'Emporin News. t'KOHl KANSAS. The L.an Uovcrnv our Elcc- It. niav, not be, serierallv known that th IuokillS like a spectre, waving hof i UW I I 1 mournfully about, j.ncl geiiiicululing r ft.oo i' 4.WH 6.mffio.wM ic.00 to somc demon in the air. Hur6 Utood a wunm infamous census basis.of apportionment for the. representatives. U fi-ature liunv her one. It is sufficient in itself to damn th" whole thing. By it our community is complete- ly cut out of i- tlie whole Xeosho valley. Iii census wa? in ken the following conn ties no BIT ckin ridge, Greenwood, Godfrey, .WiKson, Woodtiou, Wt; on ordinary rates. Notices of meetings, charitable jooietiefi, fire com- panies ic., half price. Advertisements uot nccomiianie'l with direct ions will he inserted till iorbid, and charged for jicoording- 'AH nnut be paid for in admnce. This rule will not be vnriud from. When tlie snme nil vc r t i seine nt is ordvrcil in the daily aTid wvekly. IS per cent ''eduction on ihe ag- gregate amount will bn made. Yearly advertisers allowed the privilege of clmuging Quarterly. So advertisement considered less than a sqmire. attention wn th rents wind of the my tha am-sted oy v.olcnt and CM me in a fumimm t voice t from beneath a true, around which a crowd w gathered, nor circle1 If ,lc ,UpposuS that any f the i i nr i he w mistaken. We not that on hi. orTeTowS: vffid. not i ed, as her eye fell on this hunibk BUSINESS D1RBCTORY. "lkt- Ain't .____________________________11 old enough V Don't f know enough 'i say, yc i don't intend to run away, neither, doye'infnd, and a siring of na'hs fol- DR. D. C. BEN7N'KTT, See over S. C. Spaulding's Jewelry Store. 27yl DR. BARDKEN, Oculist, late or New York. Office in Exchange Block, 1 vest end Upper Brilige, Wis. STtf J.- M-. _Aprii yon bloated lowed which my modest pen tihrinks fi-oin re- l cording. A neai-looking negro girl, some k.oast the GUMMING STIXSOX, Ut.-rneys and Counsellors at Law, Janctmlle, o. w. ceuaisa, _ _ a. i. BTIXSOX. HENRY WOODRUFF, Attorney and Counselor at Law, and Solicitor in Chan- cery. Office corner of Main and .Milwaukee streets, "VVis. _________s_e_p__ E. B. J, F. Have tor sal. ft large' slock' of; JYuit'aml Ornamenlal Flowering aVthe Janesville Ncr- I years olii, whom Iliad supposed t'roni her Je- iiivHiior Wiis an attendant, hereupon suddenly HP Popping hands umdly, yel- u into iwnni- and I led, ''Go in, old gal and a stupor, while the poor crazed creaturet rt-sumed my lipweyer, before notic- jng an ojd woman ivho sat upon it wlicc-ibarntw, swaying to and iiu, and moaning most ni.mrnr fully. Her wail was incessant and niouotouous; each gioan seemed (r- be ihe expiring grasp of a dying soul. Over tlie grove to the south I saw many peo- ple moving about, lint] rhibher I wended iny way. Between it- and me lay a kitchen garden jn a tjne stuie pt aiiJLiyiitjpn.'and 11 tip.e, and n pair 'of co it's 'which' lay iii iny path, show- ed the precipitancy with which they had 'to.een cjrp.ppfft lion law ut' t'le bogus legislature iiv and says they shall nof. Nearly all the Gunmr.i settlers are frt-u stfite men, and it is 'tlius de- signed to cut ihem off, Theru are.oLliur ft.-jjLurei-, The election law framed at- the Shawneu Mission is incoi-pontted into tiiis second bogus act. Thar law made the payment, of it qualification fora voter. That clause is still 'in force. NOW the people of a territory have bt'fbrp bfeit pall d on to support u tonitorirtl government, and it imty be 3et tjown incontrovertible that the people of jCa lisas will iteoer piiif those bogus taxes. Ag'Mp, that election is lo be held these bpgus officers. We are ;i republican people, inul cjlttini thu right, to elect our own county of- ticei'a, justices 'of .the peace, In the first place, this fr a despotism we won't submit to. In the second we have no tiiith in theso men. Had they been honettt men they never would have assumed these offices at thu bidding of' a lecislal lire, or nujj tihre -wiUtilly connived to plu-at the peo- ple once, and. we shall IIH.VB j branch of his profession. Booms on McKey i Bro'a., Main 3t., Juneaville. r Simh oi tied together, west; scattered m groups nbout, prolefl against any party thnt w' all iii a high state of excitement, consequent 8unle to form a (o-r'tcriRl, or on the fright of the fire, nnd their unwonted I Bulling situation in the open air. by gilP.: i'; 7'._i..'.. j fOWti. "So I Chlndowan. tfie'pp'pr creilti.jrps It. I OBneent upon W pr-LiVuii'i iheui WulRer uiidvr Anus. 1i THK TERRORS ANI> PERILS OK Now that the season for 'thundei-storm? has come, the public miml is alive to the need of protection from the terrors anil perils of light- ning. There are many person." who are greaily af- fecteil by feur during 'thunder storm we have recoidi-d deaths by friglit during fi-arfiil displayV of ligh'tning, and tlierr- are thuniler-Htorms oc- curring, so appalling as ro cause the stoutest heart to tremltle. It. will be consolation to nmny wlio are thu- by fear to know there is ;afery ilur- ng the continuance of the leartul ttinn- ilher a sleambnar, rnilroad car. rdn ship, iron house, warehouse filled with hi iron or iron eastings., or in a or building furnished with mef.-tlic conductors reared for pu.-pose of proteetion. Steamboats have been in ufe more than fiftv! railroad cars hiore than thirty, 'and ii-on and iron Isuildings about twenty lino' -luring these periods millions, on millions of person's have been in steamboats, railroad cars, iron ships, and iron buildings, and not one of tiie vast multitude thus situated has fallen by has 'death by lightning 'ever Lieen known jn a steamboat, railroad car, iron ship or i To i bulklll! who "S- think metal? are dangerous Ironi their Mlpposed atttaclion for !ight.niiig, -irgumuiit tliis plain, brief of icts ueud be utVcred. During uiy long continuet! rest'iti-ches into the phfiiomenii of liglHning extending over a pci'iod of ueiu-ly luilf it cenrui-y, I hnvo Itcilni of but it yiiigli- lii'iuh by liglitning in i) hnildtng fur li.-ihcd with rods reared tor the purpose of protection. Tliut. one death occurred in thu s'jimner of 1855, ill a liouj-e at Little Prairie, Wisconsin. .Ligluuing condtictots nnide of 1 or No, 2 iron wire are sufficiently for a conduc- tor, and cost than otic cunt per foot, anil less than one dollar for a conductor one hun- dred feel in length. Glass insulators can bought of and hardware dealers tbr about twelve shillings pur dozen. To those who object to the of the wirfc as being too sivmll, vfe say, lak'.1 one, two, three or four wires nnd put them together the bricge over the chasm of the great Niagara is suspend- ed on NTo. wire, and this bridge sustains thu weight of an immense train of of thu Central Railroad- E MKRRIAM. Brooklyn Heights, June '25, 1857. OUKIDK A SCHSTITUTK FOIL IjOI.D. Tills is the naniu of a new metal which ha music of Tappan's "lucre is an dour of p-aceful rest" occurred to my memory, and thus I played and sang till Nellie's father came. He was a handsome man, iu full vigor of mant iiood, and from liiu'i his litde daughter inherited her golden timed hair and hizel eyes. He took a seat near his wile, and drew her ihin hand into his as he spoke to her; Then, when I praised the ne-v piano, he turned to me laughr V'es, and the best part ol it is, is only cost :ne ten dollars." I expressed my astor.ishiueut, and my look ot wonder drew another laugh from him. Let me tell yon the he said, draw- ing little Nellie towards him, and cucircttug 'ior little form with his arm, while she looked with as much astonishment as myself, and lie began: A lew years ago I went to Chicago. had lieen there but a few days in my moin- iiig walks, 1 encountered a girl some years old, a very intelligent, bright eyed child, whose face wore tjHcli a sorrowful expression, i.bat I almost slopped to speak widi her as _she .jassod. The morning air was raw and chilly, the ground wet from a light of early snow, and I noticed that as tl.e wiuti blew her garments about her form, she thivered with the cold. As she went by, she halt turned, and I had gone but a little way before I heard quick footsteps behind me, and stopping, the girl lifc- i d her band as if to place it on my arm; but drawing back, she said Please, sir, if you could give me a little money to buy bread 'Are you I asked. and her lipsquir- sred. u Hnesn't vour father work, and bring is she said, 'and mother sprained lier arm, and my who used to help us, wrs drowned not long ago.' Something in my iieart, ami in lier lace, told iue that her story was true. I took her into a linker's shop, told her to hold out her tattered apron, and tilled it with loaves. TlieJi putting live dollars in the shopman's liulid, I stipulated that the poor family was lo have bread every morning till the money wo.- Msed up. Then I -lipped another live inio tiie girl's hand, aud luined hastily from lear-lilled eyes. Well, ten dollars were gone, and I was by no means rich enough to spare it; but 1 felt as if, no doubt, tin- Lord would make it up and, ab any rate, ten dollars was che.tp enough for tb rare pleasure of to God's poor children. I went back u> my hotel jus! as the gong sound- ed for breakfast, and took my seat with aliun- ed strangers. No sooner bad I commenced ing than I felt a hand laid on my and ooking up, there sal an old frii-nd I ut for fourteen years. When 1 lust saw him l-- a young man just sla-ting >.M the world, th little means ami few friends. 1 have not grown after the st surprise ot recog'iliou was am Ie to pay my debts. Do you remember one y, fourteen years ago, _ MlXXKSDTA CoXVKKTIOX. Til the part of conspiiacy lo usurp or defeat the legiunnilh A STHANOB years ago, a young Hon. John Wilson; J. Y. Scainnion, fl-q. B. n'ryjHi.'jija- o r'teele, Esq. flaynlomi tt ard Exchange Bfidge, MilffJUllipe St., at all ARNOLD eUROJS' DENTISTS, block, west end of Bndgi Janesvilli', W sconsin. One or both of us can be found in the office bour tftKon to void till flpghlepts whl.jh these sudden bqt kii'own phenomena mialvt produce. Sho was yery fondiofbirds, Ust gnrnrday shu ar- a bird oage suspended at the top of a vlndow over ihe court yard; and she was 80 ibsorhed by tlie birds, f.irgot that the houi it iier crisis was approaching. While stanrtinfe m a "hair, and'bending over, the window, fist tlmt sile conld hardly explai took liulwer tells a story this n alleging it w-as founded pu Traveler, SURE; ENOUGH H.-publican neW Kansas free state organ, asks: e ever heard, in Hie suites, one political party 111 1 would not be sprung t comes. Heipect far IB MKSSRS. HOLT ANII BOWKS you please to be more respectful in your remarks on the of' that ill-liiteti terri- ontli, pretending all the while to be the of stale and the neighborim; tar- i ct'ereuce to llie in our cummer- ial colmims this uiorning, the ooni snles of lu- were yen' In value at least hi'ufever in one we vell- ure to stiy, than those of any other city in tlie world during the same space of time. The ac- iml number of bushels of corn sold here to- day, On change, recorded and unrecorded, nud rchants and ihe street among cOminisfiio'n mer brokers, is over costing the round sum of tillt.lll'Mi'; most of it at "Hie per busb- And tliese are not .bugus, hut town hqvingtbe corn in their pos- Hod, Lord Bishop Armstrong. Hiiye np res.peol for t seen voflr Have you liev- tepeiil and be con- verted anil seek his pardon, that he may snored hands on your head and give you his blessing: "A CCKROYMAN. each) 01 30 brigs oj the eapaeity of la.tlOD bushels i or a line ol 75 canal boats holding bushels each or trains of railroad cars, 25 oars to a train, and each car holding oar loads would tnkc Ji wagons to haul it at load of 30 bushels each to the depots; but it would only take acres of Illinois prairie land one year to produce tins amount, requiring each acre to yield only 50 buahela. A Kentucky girl, at a recent steamboat col- IMoii.neai ocatedr which is the tirat of the thirty-nine articles of which our neighbor presides ov t with so much dign ty ___________ The demand a i the western banks dunng the past months for redemption of their notes in specie has bel n immense It egtiiuntfed that the banks uf Ohio, Illinois', Indiana; Ken- tucky, and Wisconsin hare ledeemed in coin since the first of March tut aver fin milltobl of dallui. tory; but if that reasonablo hope is now dashed to yrouiid on the shallow pre tenoes set by-Gov. Walker, there will bo a political ferment in this whole coun- try not dreamed of by the political trick- sters who seek to play upon the outraged feelings of the people fur tlieir own office- seeking ends. .Remember now, that the people of Law- rence have done nothing worthy of the charges made against them. If putting a oily-government into operation without the authority of the bogus legislature is trea- have iiot even done that, for they have gone no further than to elect their of- has been no overt act OH llieir there can be no, eonuttrttetiof. treason outside the iufeiivo-us court of Jef- freys Leconjpte. But how.has Gov. Walker conducted is he uot chargeable with the grave oSfenca of endeavoring to subvert the liberties of the people What ri; he to call dragoons to his side, and without process of law, to seek by threats to overawe i.he people, and "break the pro found peace which till his arrival existed 'every'Where? Has he unlimited power and upon, a miserable. can he iii wti> hia utondiiip army the homes b the people and proclaim martial law? la there ho law to res train such a tyrant in hia acts? It is time to enquire. MAJ> papers from nl sittings jf the Minnesota coiistitutiona convention still continues. The repnblica portion, which is a majority of sixteen ov all. is litirtl ut work milking coustituliot while the border ruffians occupy their tim iii adjourning from day day. W.U.KKII A Kansas Fr< State, of the IHth. says: Keliub'e info mation has been received from Lawrenc this mo'rning, that the troops hart crosso Kansas river last night, and were encam ed about a mile from the town, and Wai er :ws he will blow the town to Well, by the time that Lawrence got that awful place, the governor will not r behind." the conntrj abound to an unusua degree with deaths by hydrophobia, or th killing of mad dogb These dogs run a large and bite other dogs all the latte as a matter of course go mad in due time and it will be strange if some huuiah be ings no not the terrible agonies b hydrophobia from contact with them. W agree with a cotemporary, that an ui dog, running at laige during th summer months, is a public 'enemy, an should be shot or poisoned, without re morsA 'Better thousand dogs die, p they or not, the lite rotj. on perion beendjwgered by their he Standard wants to know if re in favor of "driving ont the slaveholi Of course we of Kans nd every other territory belonging to t ountry. The Standard, we believg, is ivor of letting them into all the territori nd thereby driving out free laborers. t me ten in mv exti-L-tuitv. a..d mid nevwr t.j pay unless t was able? I Lave tried to Hud address many times since, but coulil not'. ere is a ten dollar gold piece, and am only ny that I cannot double it, for your kindness tue when I was in trouble. But. come and ee me on your wav through Iowa, and my wife ,d children "'ill thank you with me.' I was very much allecu-d. ior I had totally rgoliuu '.ds obligntion, but 1 eould not ic just return. Tiuly, I thought, givi ig to ie Lord docs not impoverish eveii in leans, and I raid to myself, I see what tliis en dollars will In ing me. Ho, looking I lade a little investment in the land, and went n my way fuiiy .sati.-tied with myself and the vorld in iieriil. Three week ago, I hail an TO Kxow Standard s anxious lo know whether we believe in he orthodoxy of the Delevim Messenger. Ve have seen nothing in the Messenger hat is not true. Not having a file of that itiper, we cannot vouch for all they have ST. Louis, July 23. i Salt Luke mails, daieil '2d, arrived at Leaveii- vorih on the lath, making the trip in 17 days, llfairs in the territory were in a peaceful eon- lition and piwperiiy preva li'il. Rumors Olah ItiiiiM'cached there attract little attcii- Kmigrant trains were progressing rapid- Grass is abundant. Indians Public charges of official dishonesty are made igainst the surveyor general. Sworn state- ments of Burn's have been publish- ed accusing him of pocketing-money work never done, withholding pay of assistants and appropriating it to himself and neglectiiig to mark surveys, then reporting to tins gov- Her of five hundred dollars tbr my wee bit of and, I accepted it; and as my wife and little Vellie have long b-jen leasing me for a piauo, I bought this for them.11 It seems like a dream." said I gazing with i sort of reverence on ihe beautiful instro- uent. "You ought to commemorate the io- cident in some I added. I have thought of inscribing on a small sil- ver the words, 'Oast thy bread upon the waters, and tbou shall find it after many ,ut it does not seem exactly appropriate to the Did you ever see the girl again, asked Nellie. No, my dear, but I have heard from her, through a German missionary. She is a good scholar, and teaches a sclice! herself now, in Chicago. Slie has become a handsome and re lined voung woman, and is educating her only brother younger than herself. I learned from him, that my littJe gift put new life into the sinking Iieart of the pour, sick father, and the nourishment procured with some of the money strength to his weak ti-aine. Ttie fither obiaiued employment, tlie liule brother found work to do in an office, and the girl obuined the favorable notice ot a celebrated pianist who saw that she possessed musical gifts of a higli order, so that by his cultivation she became en- able to support herself. So you see, wiy dol- lars made a whole family happy, graceful and. useful, and bought me this beauiiful mstni- expet __ _ HIKTS FOR TUB Tu'expcl flies from vour get wreaths of walnut leaves and ee or -iinart vour get wrea iianir them up on the and ceilings. The weed known as the water pepper -iinart inav now be in abundance ditches, roads, lanes, and barn yards is an effectual ana ceiuin destroverof tile bedbug. A ft.ong decoction is made of the herb, and the place, infested will, ihe insect well washed with plant may also, with much advantage, be cuffed in the cracks and corner.? of the The best preventives for attacks of coup de ooleil OF sun-stroke, arc coarse palm-leaf with I either a moist .pouge or tli.ck bat of col, laid upon the shelve, of a safe or will drive away auw .and eminent. GAS lamp! in the streets have been set to work, and are now throwing a brrwid glare of light upon such portions of tin.- high- ways'and by-ways of the eiiy come within their jurisdiction. A good coniinencementhas been inade, and as the number of'lampa'ehall hereafter be increased, the benefits will' be cor- respondingly roaches. ,PSBS a number of .other; c Indiimapnlia-'-'washed-oilt' a number few off oa. the inmates, mueh to relief of the About W. BaiiiB ofSpi and two inches thia is a I'tile aheAl nill talkr. than .derttovrf by fir. feuded door "Uh revolver, lenuea i alfitr hoiwc, the Nhii-l ;

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