Weekly Jeffersonian, August 27, 1857

Weekly Jeffersonian

August 27, 1857

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Weekly Jeffersonian (Newspaper) - August 27, 1857, Jefferson, Wisconsin WEEKLY PUBLISHED EVEBV THURSDAY. AT JBKFERS03? COU.VTY, BY w ,r M. W A 'I1 T OFrICE_OVER FRYERS' BRICK STORE. per yeurin advance; oth- 1 si.OO. Aii additional :.5 cents will when the paper is dulivered by .tie Carr.er. ...........____ Terms of Advertising. BY THE WORLD IS GOVERNED TOO MUCH.-'1 At in E-u-b ueirt i.. jcrlion i column, one jvar, Qu.irter column, _" s 1J 5- JEFFERSON, WIS.-THUPiSDAY, AUGUST 27, NTJMBER 18.' Wiii.lt Co'iimii, 00 o 00 Ni.llci.-s nl r.itw l.y I.iw. No a.li-erliieini.-nt lil-C'intiinii-'tl unlit arrearages arc siitws at the option of (he 1'ulilisher. Wurk nciuly executed ut reasonable puces. ,r 131-i'i; K'SOA r i BUSINESS CARDS. County Surveyor of Jell'erson ra.iile with one of W. L. E. (iuiVy'a vcvh.g Transits. Kesi.U-ncc Fort Alk'uison. C. G. CO.VOVHU, DEPUTY SURVEYOR OF JEFFEUSOiV OL'.VTV Will promptly attend to all business to his care. on.'U'is. Jun Dwellings. Farm Building. De- 1 lac tied ami Out-Building for mm- hiixai'ilmis purposes, I'rovitiims, t'urui- i lure. Grain, Stuck, A'c. therein contained. The i.liject is a clieiipand reliable Insurance, every o ie who b cmnes a inemher of this Company will have an voice' u tin- "lection at tlie Directors, and will I.e sure! tliiit they h.tvi- to pay for their Insurance ju.-t it i.-> worth and no rnon1. All Hazardous Property Positively Rejected. in 1S33. COA'TK.VJVHjE.V th jsnid the pirate, with a sr may have some articles to take a fancy.' It' I am not O'er 1. Find- fr'.-v.'i Oil tti.viny I. or te--il tint re-tl-'M roves 11 iiMinit.iiii. li-Hian'l grove- ti.ii-i.l, pri-iure than the li-.-e, tree, nie, lor you which I may returned Cap- you will need no permission Iron) me, as L am unable to resist. uu show your good judgment at of the ship's.arrival, and with his Ameri- can heart overrunning with patriotic im- pulses, he had dragged his feeble steps down to bestow his meed of praise upon his country's heroes. One after another i he officers passed by, and while old Adam his hat in the air, he rrhvrliiiiu-ttT l.er w.ixeil ,.r i ma iiai in me mr, least, you ead 1 will take felt a slight touch upon his arm, and Tli t thnu tin- force-! to turn Tl.v.-.ii.-li innrlile vrt.-r ur urn, ]'.-r. umlMm-liV. imrti-l ar, tr rhir-r. t.i cheer, l.ia gritt-ful Ill" Illilll 11T1I Ar.il i a lool; at your cabin first. j As the pirate, captain spoke, he turned i to tlie and was j the point ot starting for the cabin ills eye caught the eye o and just on when hlid W. .W REED, M. P., PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON, j .IOIIN" r.. IIOI.M WINfi, DIRECTORS. A.M VAX :T, w. n. i E.D.MASTEItsi WIXSJ.OW I In; turned, liis eye rested on the fair youth ot the pirate schooner. "ILi! what would.you with me ut- tered iho old man, slightly trcmblino- at Adam the memory thus started up. and at UK; si-lit ho started back as though Look look there sir said the youth !u- had sei-n a spirit from the other world. in an earnest tone and manner, at the'same j L lie old man, t..o. seemed to be equally j time pointing to H party of seamen who Tlrn Ai.d I. tl.e j.r in bre.iSl startled, tor MS he gazed on the face oi the pirate, a fearful tremor shook his frame, and In: gasped for breath the A. It. VAXNOIISTRAXll.rrwi.ldit. AT.OXZO vSnStl' AX Ol.t) MAN'S DEATH Di-.vnr.s. Of r.o na M he Km II'KC fruit tliat l.nt: buccaneer into the working features i before him, niul tlu-n stepped forward and j laying his hand tremblingly on the old up party who that wonderful Office on Main-St., Troni Kacinc- Attorneys t Law, Solicito in CM' n n c c r y and Fashionable Tailor, Ilacinc Street, Mj.ir. y-t fr.- T.ll. to win l.ly r..t. l.c rl ct wi i him int fir fo ti-ip w i.U'i'S I man's arm, said Tell me. old man, from whence i came. tell me what name you bear.' o u v e v a n c e r s D. F. C. It. Attorney Jit I.ISI.AV, Jc-nerson, JACOI! SKINNEIf, .Utorn-y anil Councilor l.aiv, Palmyra. n--sf to his a in! f.ihlifulh to. J. K. HOI.MK.S ,t 0. C. MKItlilM AN, Attorney" nl I.iw, ami .Solicitors in Clmn'.'.-ry. Will t'i in the Ciriniii'aii f t TiiK-s, anil of T.iv.s Of lie-.- in Court llo-.iv, Jeir-r-'m. ITS all llio.-'o uho wish tlieyer- of a cooi) Tailor, to ve him a call. his new shop on Racine street, a few doors i-. i uliove tlie Jefferson Stove and Tin Store, where lie will lie found at all times, ready and willing j to fit them out in tlie most fashionable inaniur. j All work warranted. _ j Jeller.-on. Sept. H, 1S5G. 22 'Banking and Exchange Office, OF you Adam replied the j old man, half reclining from the touch I that rested nn him. fire at CJo.I. my father broke, from piratee-iptHin's lips, und he would have V Co.. wii.MAMT. onnty .Tii'lRO. Will jiriK-tici- nsntie Iliii-k K-jil-li-.K, Siiiltli of JelTerauii Mill.' >Ic A. A. AI.KX. OUAIIAM. A II SCI .VI I.I. K. liny ami Self KiistTii Krafts. Certificates, Uolti and SHnr film. JJrinr nn AVjc Ytirk.unfl the jtrincijitil llnst, at the Lou-cat Exchange, Ill-fKK TO 0. D. Xa.'h, President Uunk.ol Milw.inJjcc. M. C. Town. 15. Kayinonil, Chicuiro. W. Staiil-v. City Bank, Ol.n-oliiml. Ohio. Selal) (.'lininli'-rlaiii, M.il'iillonirli. WclKvillp.O K. .1. ('ash. Mercant Hunk. Xeu- Voik Job n P Velverton. Pr. s't Peoples' ]5'k. N.York. November 1M. Sflyl .l reas I lor: I.1VKIIV STAIU.K. II. WALDO'S I.ivi-ry .-t. li.-iv in i -he iri lirtilon -.j.pl ii. th-i i.lry, that h u-Iici-'- h-: I'l'- w'.lh nea terms, lln :1807, 18-57, WHITEV'ATEJR, WISCONSIN, U'Uolevale Ketail Dealers in all Kinds of nittl ALSO IX .-.I.I. OF O I T Ii V li O l) V K c. H.M.I., it. MiCoNMM., E. t Particular nt'.ei.tion p.-t Mihvanke i. AVis. I'ltOI'MKTOItf. the of Wholesale and Ketail Dealer.s in and Domestic Goods, WHITEWATER, WISCONSIN. unnouiice to tht ol IT and .-nrronndinu sectiua tliat they have in and the Goods before market. alnn'.-t iii inn. KN'CIIAXCK IIOTFI., Whitewater, Walwcrth County, Wi-con? C. E. Strict attention to the of ..Proprieto r.AVAIIIAX IIOt'SK, Main Strotl.Xorlli rf Itiu-ine, JeCV-rson, Wij. x. Goml in altemlance. AMKItlCAX IIOL'SK, North'tclfof the Kiver, Kort Jeff. Co. j j JEFFEISSON...........................WISCONSIN. Tlie uiidcrMjrupil would respectlullv inform tlie citixciisof .lefrer-oM.iitid the Tr.iveling I'nl'lio. that lie liiis HEPAIKK.D AX1) KEFITTED .THE OLD TAVERN STAND ON MAIN STREET And will be ready to n the Publicat all tiaios. A careful Ho.-tler will alwavs be in attendance le cnlli d li r in MIT HAl.'DW Aii 1C. 11 INO. 'A'l'S. CAPS. Ac.. Ac. which they an- tic- tinned to for cash or barter, a t" unusual- i.. -I.ACKS.M ITllP will do well tocxniniii" run ..I 1 HO X, oml'liire.- all kinds.: nil] sold m- low as it can be piirclmr-oil at drdiictin.i: trnnspei tint. lake all kind? ot Drmluc.e in ex- ironds, or pny ca-h if ri'fjtiired jVcrins intliiri monts to our farmer.- to 'iis- f at home, instead of .yiii.j tli i- in to a (list a in market -li advances iniidc on Product! in Store. S. 0. HAI.l. A- CO. .lime 12. THE OLD !Y1AN_AND THE PIRATE. Early in the month of August, 1R12. n good-sized brig Marled from lin.-ton. hound for New Oi leans. On hoard, there wa> an old man named Adam Wirt, seek- ing an only son whom he had learned was somewhere on the coast of the Gulf ol Mexico. Adam Wirt was wealthy, hut for four years he had been alone to dwell among its glitter. When the old man had taken a second wife to liis home, his son La ml on stepped from his roof, and swore that sc Ion if as his stepmother lived he would not cross its threshold again. Tin- second wife was now dead, and feeling- sad hi.- loneliness, the old man resolved to 'ieek his child. The had good weather, and for several days nothing had occurred to break the monotony of the voyage, bui at lena'h one of the lookouts reported a sail to the southward :iinl eastward. The wind was from the east, and the brig had it slightly abaft the beam as her course lav south. i Puolf brought his ulars from the cabin, am! after gazing on the ranges for sonic 'en minii'es, ma je her out to he a schoon- er Stan-ling "lit direc'ly towards them. When- do von think she's hound Adam Wirt as he heard the cap tain's report. --ay 1 1 1 1 1 can tell you belter r.fter watching her Fifteen minn'es and the en-! of ihattinie C'iptain I'oole lowered his and while a slight tremor shook his frame 1 e said, 'that schooner is falling oil'.' An 1 what of a-ked the old man, who had failed to take notice of the cap'ain's manner. What of it why simply thai fellow is bound for this Wants to speak to us, I iWiri. Very returned the captain, as e went aloft nnd again tinning to the I fallen I old man's bosom had he not man who halts in his walk. Do you hear the shouts that greet him A braver heart or more, effectual arm was not to be found on the decks of our frigate, lie fought bravely for his country and he sealed liis devotion his blood.' Adam Wirt stopped not to hear more, for in the person of the pat riot thus pointed out to him he recognized his own son, and springing quickly forward, he caught the wour.ded man in his arms. Those who stood around saw this meet- ing, and they knew that the aged father was blessing his son. Louder swelled the his hands to keep him off. shouts of joy and many a parent wished Thy father.' repeated old Wirt, moving I that such a pleasure might be his. None hack from where he stood, 'no, no, am km w of the stain that once blotted the sail- >t ihy farlu-r. O God! once thou iniuh's; or's name, and in their bosom all the ast once I gazed with a j was forgotten, all lorgiven for on the' al- thy features, and once tar of his country's hbertv had offered his atonement for his crime and had thrown oil all shackles but those of love, virtue and honor. 'And now, my son, that is all forgotten, tell me whence came yournoblo resolves said old Wirt, as he sat in his own dwell- have been my son, parent's pride upon 1 called thce my s-on HcavcDs! is this n dream My boy a pirate still urged the pirate, follow- ing the old man's backward movement, own me as your son. anil you No away bloodthirsty man 1 know th l" Listen to me one minute, my father, exclaimed th..- pir.Ue chief, in a tone and manner litile in vvith his vocation, j companion of my wayward days comes These hands are not stained with dropi back to us.' of blood save where the flag of England You mean the youth has waved they have not until the present j Ah here she friend, my time intruded upon any deck but. my own. savior, nnd an angel of mercy Many people seem .to (hint tliat'the la- dies of the present, day exhibit mbrt neck, with its the women of any former .age but such is ..not fact. Woman seems to have had a keen perception of the most besetting weakness of men, and has not been slow to arail herseil thereof. lSTot to mention the courts of Charles II. of England, and Louis XV, of Franco, wherein female voluptuousness reached ihe apex of its most bewildering we find that even in the staid- village of beloved men hadtoflj to the law for refuge against the allure- ments of the sex, andenaot: "That if any female, of ten years or upwards, shall-appear in any public street lane, highway, church, court-house, tav- ern, ball-room, or any other place of pub- lic resort, naked shoulders, is, low-necked being ablo to pur- chase necessary clothing, she shall pay a fine of not less than one, or more than ten pounds." The closing paragraph of the law, how- ever, permits women of ill-repute to bare their shoulders, as n badge of distinction, the chaste and (At -unchaste. Such is the disreputable origin of fashion which many good, but thoughtless or bold now seem to exult in beneath the broad of the sun and the glare of gas chande- icrs. ThcGiniit of the Would. tlu-e not. 0 God and is ii thus I have i ing with his only son by his side. lound my boy j one t the young man, while a peculiar expression rested on his countenance, -wait till the faithful gold How now, though 1 have lockers, I am in want of bread, v. ill le ive yon an1! go in peace. Y in my yet I Some weeks ago we gave n few facts' in regard to the weight nnd dimensions of Miles Darden, who died in Tennessee, and was said to be the largest miminthe world. The Jackson Whig has the following addi- tional particulars of ihe deceased, furnish-- ed by Rev. John Brooks "lie was twice married. His children very large, but none of them will ever )ti more than half the weight of their fa- .her. He was quite active and lively, and abored until about four years ago, when ic became so fleshy that he wascompellcd ,o stay at home, or be hauled about in a wo horse wagon. In 1319 he m'ade a contract with n tailor o furnish him a suit of clothes for cloth was to cost five dollars per yard. Upon measurement it took twelve yards of cloth. So the tailor lost ten dol- lars and ihe making. The tailor states that three men, each weighing over two hundred pounds, put the coat on buttoned it around them, and walked across the square at Lexington. In 1850 it took 13J yards of flax cloth, yard wide, to make him a coat. It took sixteen yards of cam- bric shroud twenty four yards of rV.s tlui sailor spoke, a lovely female en- black velvet to cover the sides and lid of tered the room. Her eyes sparkled with a u -shall happy light, a blight smile of joy ra diated her features. The younj; man his men to return to father and said 'Father, here arms, and after imprinting a kiss upon the brow of the fair being, ho turned to his 'I' liecl the captain, al the stranger. receive no f-irt-ier trouble from me.' Tin: ni-in covered his face with his han-I-i Ati'l the deepest agony dwelt in his bosom, while he thus stood, the pi- rate captain o: their vessel. The galli'.nt youth who had his chief on board the brig, at this moment approached the spot where Adam Wirt slo.ni, and the old nriii's hands in his own, he j upon the beautiful fenturesT 'Surely 1 have 1 Oh, sir, if are the man's father, seen that face before.' his coffin one hundred and feet of plank to.make his coffin. His coflin was eight feet long; across rang from his chmr and caught her in the breast thirty-two inches across the is the being who saved your son to own dear wife.' Your wife ejaculated the old man, starting from t he chmr and gazing earnestly speak ti him an. I'.im O'.H1 kind word. Smile upon own him as your son. One word iruin you may errors.' uliered the old man as he 'Ye.s, said the female, layingher nd upon tlio old man's shoulder, and reclaim him from all his gazing alfectionatcly into his face, 'I once i pleaded tor your son oti the deck of the bjarded brig. Then I was the first to point upon the pure and heavenly features that him out to you as his country'sdevoted son. were turned towards him, you know not! 'Yes, said the son, -she is in- home in'deed the vainc. Wiihlove and devotion tind him that knows no cooling, this gentle being Back will 1 I has followed me through the various scenes liend eighteen inches across the footfour- teen inches its depth thirty-five inches. He wei-'hed in 1845 eight hundred and seventy-one pounds. His height was seven feet six inches. His weight when he died, as nearly as could be ascertained, was a fraction over 1000 pounds." y.'ti ast of IIT 1 hav son. but "dm. left my such as I T. SMITH. AXD JEWELLER, AN' I) DU M.K.I! IN OK AI.I. KIM' did nt of Cloclis. VVntcl on Iiaml. old man he continued. you need be under no nev o rn !i nn ill IV mm 11 't i- i i i..... i 'Dl'UJ I: the secret recesses of his heart hu could J to be observed. Each of the witnesses- hut feel that he might have saved his boy. j satisfied himself of the entire cessation of The coniinu-.'d memory of that scetu: on i these phenomena. When the death trance !'ck of the brig softened his heart, i had lasted half an hour, the doctors began feeling only made him more mis- j to fear that their patient had pushed tlie experiment loo far and was dend in earnest; tht I say old cried Paul Pry to an excavator in North Shields, whom he espied at the Bottom of a yawning gulf, what are yon digging A big the old boy replied. Paul was not to be put off in this fash- ion. What are you going to do with, the hole Going to cut it into small re- plied the old boy, and retail them to far- mers for gate posts.' Paul was sold. A fellow went a few-days since, into the store of a fashionable Have you any skirts asked he. 'Plen- ty of all kinds.' What, do you ask. a Iron and Tin. next Office, Main Street. Stan.! with v si-lm-tcil slock ol' n.Hv U'oe aiul Fsnu-y AT.C.' al Wines ami IJr.indv, of on Imnd. k has been selected with .crcnl can in price niu Weekly In iu nuvance. Bra-ids My S by inys rjnaliiv. with thali.f anv other establishment in I tin's X. J c rroctlv a hi.-friends. nor disappointed, for as 15 the schooner ranged along siJe, and the pirates began to Hock on borud. no siirns of murderous intent were i The pirate captain was the first on board i tin- brisi. lie was a young man in the prime of li-'e, and next to lullow l-.ini was a fair haired youth, who seem- ed to hang upon his commander's steps. 1 with a strange mixture of devotion and Cliolc ten thousand hearts and national pride. Hii'.ed Slat under command of brave Hull, enter ed the harbor of Boston, after a glorious. O I'lliciifs and family orders ul at ;ill hours. for sale M cost.nt the Jeft 3 son Drug Store. were tilled with j.iy sensible motion of the heart gradually re- On that memorable i turned, and breathing and consciousness. day the United States frigate Constitution, I The sequel of the tale is 'Townsend, on recovering, sent for his At- torney, made his will, and died for- good victory ovf r the Guerriere. and adjacent streets were I enthusiastic people, scarred heroes walked up from the land Do you command this vessel asked tllev WL.ro everywhere hailed with ac- women by their true name.- Travelers put up! the pirate leader of Cap'ain Poole. ..._.. es sir, replied ._ j and they were preparing to leave thehouse cord? asked the chap. 'A replied woman. .'Yes, I want about a cord. ourdiggms the petticoats has gin out. you advertise 'corded and I thought while my hand was in, I'd take The morning of the 23th of August, when a slight movement of the body attra- .w01 181-2. the city of Boston, j ted their attention. They renewed their and ere the sun went down on that day, i routine of observation, when the pulse and see J The wharves crowded with as the battle- and all, six hours afterwards. KST In Paris, it is said, the mala sex i are too polite or fastidious to speak of AT10.V CIGARS, for sale at the jchmations of thanks and joy. f.ir from tjle landin to which the Shiel ave made frequent note of it. Lady ,m u, nn Then of course you will have no objec-; ersl boat from the victorious fleet washaul- JeflVrson Store, j tion to my overhauling your cargo, jed up) gtooti Adam Wirt. He hnd heard informs us that the Persian Prime Minister alluded to wife as tho daughter of hia uncle.' what you had corded up.' The milliner fainted. bad joke is told of a newly arrived Iris'h' servant girl, who had ob- tained a place at a splendid amnsion in. the Fifth' Avenue. On the day after her arrival, her mistress observed her coming down the grand staircase backwards, and naturally inquired the reason of-this crab-, like movement. 'Lor. bless you we down, that way aboard the ;