Weekly Argus And Democrat, April 28, 1857

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Weekly Argus And Democrat (Newspaper) - April 28, 1857, Madison, Wisconsin AMUS AND DEMOCRAT, 38. BYCALK1NS MONDAY, APRIL 20, 1857. "UNION, rVaierioivii and Madison B. R. We are infortaed by Chief Engineer BAJWIS that it U the intention of the Com- pany, to break ground upon the middle di- vision (from thre city 1o Haricheurille) as the contractors can get their tools and men here. grading upon the eas- tem division is co nearly completed as to require but a small force to finish up the work, and as soon as the roads wiil admit of it, the forces will be transferred to tins portion of the rotd, and largely lucreased The Company commence laying track HI Watertown next week, and will push it forward rapidly. It w the intention of the to put all the men on the line that can be em- ployed, and complete the road to this place at the earliest possible moment. They are confident that th'-y will be hare with the track br the first of October neit. MADISON, WISCONSIN, TUESDAY, APRIL 28, 1857. NEW SERIES. NTJMBER25g. ADVANC] CIRCUIT COURT or April dayqf of Wil- son vi. Bennett. Motion lo dismiss denied. H. M. Lewis ally, ior ptff. M. B. Orton atty. for deft. Morton vs. Shipley. Motion to take oil default, granted -without costs. Abbott, Clark Coit plfPs attorneys, Wakeley Tenney for dell. Charles E. Hall vs. Joseph Bennett. Or- dered judgment on verdict of lust term. Wells and Dickson vs. Pound and Pierce. Motion for judgment granted on affidavit of no answer ha% ing leen received. Chancery ve C'olmson. Decree issued by tlio Court. Bliss vs. G. H. Mercer et al. Decree signed by the Court. Smith Ic Keyes for the pllf. Pieice et al. TS. G. H. Mercer et al. De- cree signed by the Court. Smith Keyes for plff. Hart vs. Isaac Gregory. Motion to con- tinue sustained at cost of deft. Beys Pinney for plff, Wnkeley Tenny for deft. Harris and Sprague admitted iis attorneys. State vs. Wiich. Orton, Hopkins Firmin attys. for cieft. Johnson for the Slate. Motion to quash indictment argued and submitted. State vs. Patrick Carmody. Smith, Roya, and M. H. Orton lor dufendent; J. W. Johnson for state. Motion for new trial and an arrest of judgment, argued and Deltplane Burdiek vs. City of Madi- and E. H. GJeaxon. Motion for judg- ment argued and suomitted D. R. Coit for deft. J. G. Knapp fir plff. Hart vs. Carter. Motion to dismiss ap- peal submitted. Court adjourned nt 12 M. till Monday Proceedings of the County Teachers'! Ac., dec. Pursuant to a call, the teachers of Dane County assembled al the Old Congregation- al Church, in Madison, on Thursday, April ITth, 1857, at 11 o'clock A. M. The convention was called to ordefby D. Y. Kilgore, secretary of a former meet- On motion, D. Y. Kilgore was 'chosen" chairman and J. C. Pickard, secretary. The chairman stated the objects of the meeting in a few remarks. On motion, a commiltee of three, con- sisting of F. F. Mackay, Wm. Mogoffin and Harriet Gorsline, was appointed by the chair to prepare a consritmiort for thi; convention and report at the openingof the afternoon session. Adjourned till half-past 1 P. M. OCX. The convention was culled to order the chairman. F. F. Mackay, from the committee to form a conbtitution, reported as follows': FHK1UBLE. Whereas, we the teachers of Dane coun- ty, deem it hiyhly essential tq the progress of educational mieruata in out vicinity, that all persons engaged in the occupation ol teaching should meet occasionally for the diseuHsion of such questiou as may arise relaUve to the instruction and government of schools, and for the purpose of mutual improvement through the instrumentality ol Institutes; liaoloed, That we form ourselves Into an association, the better to accomplish our object, to be hereafter known as the Dane County Teachers' Association, and agree to be governed by the following CONSTITUTION. Art. 1st. This association shall consist of persons engaged in teaching in this county, and of persons actively engaged in the cause of education; each male member paying one dollar annually Honorary members may be elected at any regular meeting Art. lid. The officers of this association morning al 10 o'clock. MONDAY, April 20. Fiftuatk day of vs. Keth Winch. Motion to ijuash indictment sus- tained. State vs. Patrick Carmody. Motion in arrest of judgment aostained. Nathaniel Kellogg VB. M. M R. R. Co. Orton, Hopkins Firman Attorneys for plff. Abbott, Clark Coit for Mo- tion to set aside summons and complaint denied without costs. Hills vs. Doty, Dele plane Inirdick et al. Motion to set aside order pro confesso, and defendants Tiffany, Deleplane Bur- diok have leave to verify their answer with- in ten days, naaeprotunc, or to put in new at the same time without Abbott, Clark Coit Attorneys for plff's. Orton, Hopkins Firman for deft. State TS. William HcCord. Fined 820 and of suit, to stand committed till paid. Abbott, Clark Coit for deft., J. W. Johnson for the Mate Slate rx rei Simeon B. Judfcina vs. An- drew Sweep, Clerk of School district No. 9, ot Fitchburg. Motion for alternative man- submitted and granted. Roys Att'y for. the State. Carter vs. Hart. Motion to dismiss ap- peal denied State vs. Jas. McG.ll. Motion to quash indictment argued. J. W. Johnson for the State. Orton, Hopkins Firmin for deft. Quackenbnsh et al vs. Philander Byam. Motion for continuance denied. Slate Comatook Jury trial Verdict of Not Guilty.'' J. W. Johnson for Stale Orton, Hopkins Firmin for deft. The indictment was for cutting limber from the premises of another. sha.t consist of a President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, who with a Board of five Directors shull constitute an Execu- tive Committee; any three of -whom shall constitute a quorum, and shall be elected by ballot at each annual meeting. Art. 3d. The duties of President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer, shall be such as pertain to the samo offices in similar associations. Arl. 4lh The Executive Committee shall arrange business lor the annual meetings, procure lecturers lor the same, anil through the tecretary oi the association, who shall be ex ojficw their secretary, conduct all cor- respondence. They shall also have power to call special meetings of the association EVEN1HQ StfcRIOH. Association waa called to otdar by Presi- dent, when Mr. J. F. Smith introduced the following resolution Retained, That the true interests of socie- ty demand ihMtha aexss should be educat- ted together iri the same school and in the sttme classes. Rfnotvttl, That the practice- of confining young children sir hours each day in the schoof fofa'rri ft 'inconsistent with a proper development of either body or mind. Rtsotved. That in the opinion of this As- sociation, 'the of education in this slate would'be promoted by abolishing ou present system of town 'supervision and adbpting a system of county or district sn- pervisioir. The resolutions ere adopted. On motion, the thanks of the Association Tore conferred upon the officers for the manner in which they have performed their duties. The President Professor Head to the audience, who delivered an iiddresa upon the importance of teaching the principles of civil government in' our ommon schools. On motion, Reioleed, That the thanks of this Asuoci-' ation are due to Prof. Read, for his very able lecture upon the necessity of teaching civil polity in our common schools, and t iat wa as, teachers will endeavor, as far as train our pupils for the dis- charge of their duties as American citizens- Alter sonva remarks by the President, the Association adjourned sine die. D. V. KILGOHE, Pres't. F. F. Madison, April 18th, 1857. TUESDAY, APB1L 81, 1857. That Warder Hoax. The villanous and sickening murder ho; that was concocted by the- SliXt Journal an April Fool arrangement, we see, is g ing the rounds of the Eastern press tl ff. Y. Commercial Advtrtuer, N. Heral. Philadelphia PemUybanittn and N. Y. Pah Gasreffif, oesideir a number of others whic don't call to 'mind at present. Th Penmyltmrian heada it "Horrible Cruelty i a Woman alto! probable murder The vtctii trnacioui of her StWe I" The others -mike equally -p'oinled head: Such a matter may not seem to be of mite consequence j but just now, when the se curities of the city are iri the market to an the construction of railroads, which ate o vital importance to us, the eril effects of th aboa, of the depot, Saturday last, the particular, of which we learned loo Ute for publication in that evening's paper. While the workmen were engaged in quarrymc out the rock under a shelving projection, u gare way, falling down upon them, killing awn instantly and badly injuring two The man killed instantly was an Irishman, Jam HOKAX, of whose cireum- we have learned nothing further than that he was young man, aged twen- ly-Mven yean. Another, wtwtM name we have not learned, died morning A Mr. formerly stage 'agent in this city, who was overseeing tbe work, had an arm broken and crumbed, wd his left broken in two places. recovery very doubtful. man who hnng.kltrnelf to an with a cord of wood, has been cut flown with a sharp-set appetite by the fast who tried down a wagon whW. to fill all vacancies occurring in the and shall make to the association an annual repott oi their proceedings. An. 5lh The regular meetings of thisas- sociation shall bo held annually at such time and place as the Executive Committee shall designate, and any five members who shall meet at any regular or special meet- ing, constitute a quorum for the trans- action of business. Art. Gth. This constitution may be amend- ed al any regular meeting of the Associa. tlon, by a vote of two-thirds of the mem- bers present. The report was adopted. On motion, proceeded to the election of orricersj with the following result D. Y. Kilgore, Madison, President. J. C. Pickard, Vice Pres't. F. F. Mackay, Secretary. Wm. Magoffin, Treasurer. BO Ann or DIRECTORS. Thomas B. Williams, Albion. W. N. Mason, Sun Prairie. J. Smith, Verona. B. F. Nott, Fitchburg. E L. Pound, Black Earth. following questions were handed in by members of the Association for consid- eration and elicited much intereslingdiscus- sion 1. Are public examinations and exhibi- tions advantageous to schools? 2. Can the infliction of coiporal mem be justified iri any case'! 3. Is the practice of awarding prizes com- mendable? 4. Is it advisable for teachers to adopt a code of laws ior the government of schools? 5. What is the method ol preventing tardiness? G. How can whispering be prevented in school 1 7. What is the best method of teaching children to read Oh motion, adjourned until 9 o'clock, A. M Friday. FRIDAV MORNING 9 o'clock. Met agreeably to adjournment, and was called to order by the Presi-dent. Minutes of preceding meeting read and approved. D. Y. Kilgore offered the following reso- lution Jtefolved, That it is the duty oi' every teachot to strive tor the highest attainments in the art of leaching. Resolved, That it is the duty of the par- ents to co-operate with the teachere in ele- vating the standard of public education in this county by providing suitable school houses, furniture and apparatus, and by in- creasing the compensation of teachere to an amount commensurate with the services rendered. Keiolvetl, That we recommend the forma- tion oi a teachers' association auxiliary to this in each tow n in Dane cdnnty. Rtsch'cd, That we recognize in the Wis- consin Journal of Education an important anxilliary to the cause of public instruction, and it is the duty of the teachers of Dane count} to sustain it. The resolutions were discussed by Messrs' the mobt meritorious among these are un- doubtedly Charles Kuehn, btate Treasurer, and Daud Jones, Secrelaiy of State. The late Investigating Committee highly upon'the conduct and official capa- city of these officers and their reports to tho Legislature indicate ability as well as in executing their important hile speaking of these gentlemen, which we have thought us justified in doing in considering the character ot OUT Subscribers, it ould appear in place to mention another gentleman, c gathered to his fathers. In go, and that he -intended to build the road belief I have not been to Baraboo and thence to Sparta or that vi- haS the voice r sorrow breathed more touching accents cinity to tap the route of the La Crosse road is all u humbug. The La Crosse Co., will commence here and at Portage in a very short time upon the work and put the road through, hav- than were uttered by those who have im- mediately proceeded me. I knew, sir, that bomenmas there is as much eloquence in silence as in speech, and it therefore, seem- ed better for me to pay, in silence, my humble tribute oi respect to. the memory of v__ e ..i- i hituuto ui luctueui memory or ing been made for the means and every- the dead, rather than te an active partici- thirig beingariost favorable. pant in these sad ceremonies. Yet, sir, I Still Another Black RepaUlcui Preacher 111 (hey tio, Boston, April 14. The Rev. O. P. Farnngton, a clergyman at Cohasset, is being examined beioro a Church Council on charges of adultery, ly- and indecent exposure of person. He is .ibout 35 years old, preached for a ye ir, and has a wife and seven children. A mrmber ot his church is the accuser. EU dei Paul Townsend presides the ex- amination, which causes great excitement in Cohasset and vicinity. The Dalton divorce case commenced be- fore Judge Merrick of the Supreme Court, thi morning. It in a sequel to the1 Coburn ami Dalton assault caw, which) resulted in the death of young Sumner. H. H. Dana. Esq., appears for Mr. Dalton, and the Hon'. BulusChoateand H. F. Durant, Esq., for the defendent. Covemmeut Lands. r TVe haw frequently heard the enquiry whether lands lying within the bounds of otir-Mkilroad grants can be enter- ed or pre-ertjMed at the present lime. As we understand1 this'rnatter a man may enter or pre-empt any of these lands previous to the filing of the certified maps of the routes in the land offices of the different districts; but not Blchlaud County. We learn bjt a private letter from an es- teemed friend in Richland county that WHITOM'S majority is 142. Not much of a shower. A Mopsr, regret to learn that L. H. LATHHDP, (better known as Lep'') formerly of thjs city, and late edi- tor of the Florence (Nebraska) Conner, is in Jailing health, and has been obliged to giva up his editorial pursuits. He says on thut subject: an absence of five weeks of the ordinary almanac duration, .during which short breaths and physic brought us within oci lar distance of the left hand side of Jor- we spasmodically resume the goose quit, only to condemn that chiragraphic ar ticlo to profoundest exile. And bust boon to mortal yiven becomf so jealous and exacting, that it will not Ion ger share with the Florence ou nemtofore divisible attention; but peremp- torily requires the devotion of our entire energies, as well the exhaustless resour- ces ol two doctors and a druy store. .Uu- der these circumstances, greiit potent pub- lic, we bid you a reluctant and lachrymose fan-well. We will not insult the (lijjnity of emotion by asking you it you ai'nt sony at this separation'1 We take it for grafted that you are sad indeed, that you ieel you have sustained an almost irrepara- ble loss, but if we should chance to be mis- (ajtrn, the consciousness ol error will not whiten a single hair nor call forth ary leai WATBBTOWN R. R. New York Tribune of the 13th inst, that the above company have disposed of of the of Watertown city bonds issued in aid of that road, at very satisfactory rates. They have also sold a a portion of the Madison city bonds. This negotiation places the completion of the road to Madison beyond doubt, by the 1st of October next. The iron is all provided, and the grading is two thirds finished. Twinkle very gravely anuounced in nice family paper, a few days since, that Manitowoc County had gone tor Wm- TOH, and said it was unexpected. Tha vote stands: Cothren 1581 Whiton 722 How1 is expectation on the subject now? A NOVEL Mrs. Pocock, o Blackheath, England, the mother of threi generations of livery-stable keepers, wai recently driven through the village, on he hundiedth birthday, in a chariot drawn bj eight white horses, with, outsiders. She afterwords presided at a dinner, and open ed a ball in tie evening, which was givei in honor of her. ANOTHIR BLACK REFDIUCAK Tot Watersbury (Conn.) Jou-i-nal in notic- ing the Kalloch trial says: We learn that Rev. Mr. Smith, of Had dam, in this State, a regular Fremont blow- er, whose wife has been only about three wetks under the sod, has just "turned up in connection with 'another roan's wife The affair has created considerable excite- ment in the neighborhood. The reverend gentleman "acknowledged the anil sloped to parts unknown. HOOPS at following is an extract from Isaiah iii. 18. "In that day the tord will take away the brau ery of their tinkling ornaments about their feet, their combs, ard their round ftre like the mean." Kilgora, McKeever, Pickard, Smith and others, after which they were unanimously adopted. PtoJ. Daruel Read, of the Normal De- partmant in the State University was intro- duced to the Association, and made some encouraging remarks. Mr. Lewis introduced the following reso- lution, which was adopted- Served, That in view of Uia high res- of the teachers' profession, we will do all in our power to it in a po- sition that shall realize the utmost lions of the most sanguine friends of edu-1 cation. Adj'd till 7} o'clock P. M. A FRENCH TRANSLATION----Shalspeare "Frailty thy name woman." A French translation 'has it, "Mademoiwlle Fiajlry is the name of the lady.'' MADISON ABGUS DEMOCRAT. The pros- pect of this sterling Democratic journal will bo found among our new advertice- mer ts. Let Democrats, and all who wish a good paper, subscribe for M. Jeffer- sm Jefertonam. tSf A. M w bank U to be Marled at Por- tage City, tiia with a capital Marriage pair of Sydney Smith, TO. jmotad that they can; ot be separated .BiOrirtg -in op- 19 directions, one1 comes Iunisning any B. Webster, one of the I of Buffalo, is dead. A tall, lank, slim, dark complex ioned went to Cold Spring, (Jeff County a few weeks ago, and obtainet some fto aid him in starting black- smith shop, and then left for parts nn. known. MRS. POLK, the esteemed widow of the ex-President, has determined to reside in Washington during the coming sewion of Congress. The gossip in relation to her rumored marriage to Mr. BUCHANAN, is newed. MT1 ELDEH KALLOCH is not going to be- come a lawyer. He will resume his pas- toral duties, but will insist upon a new trial, feeling confident that the result will lie an acquittal. He is still undeer bonds of to await the decision of G verncnent in regard to a new trial. imore last l.iy; eight number e Alien. Ey The loses by fire in B week amounts to were taken out of the ruiijs ni persons are mising and a were dreadfully hurt. So say. MT We learn that Hon BTRONKULBOUKN has gone to St. Paul. A session of the Leg- islature will open onthe24lh iiwt., to dis- pose of Land Grant for railroad pur- poses. He will doubtless see that Wiscon- sin interests are taken care of. W" The Court House of Logan County, Ohio, together with all the county records, excepting a few books of the Circuit Court, was destroyed by fire a few since. IV Hon. R. B. WKNTWORTH, member of Assembly from Dodge County, has pur- chased the Portage City Independent. It will of course continue to be as black re- publican as ever. WThe Reading Railroad, the great coal thoroughfare of Pennsylvania, has cost It i, 93 miles long' and more than any other road n the. United States, per mile. _____ W Tha marriage of the late Dr. Biiarou, and Mrs. CUNNINGHAM has been red be- rond a doubt, in the Probate court of New- York, in connection with the proba (e of ithe will. claim a single ask a single mo- ment's the hungry grave never opens to clasp its devoted that it does noi teach us solemn lessons which cannot be dwelt upon with too frequent speech. Three days ago, sir, when I left this chamber to visit my own home, llie last Senator whose hand I grasped was his whose sudden departure we are called up- on to mourn. Little dreamed I then, that the cold chill of dissolution was trembling round hia beating heart. His eye was bright, his voice was clear and full, and he seemed to have before him many years of usefulness aud earthly joy. Yesterday, when I returned, I found rd'm vainly strug- gling in the giant arms of the mighty Con- queror. Benth sat by his side, and with greedy eye feasted upon Ins certain And now, sir, he has left us has gone to the presence of that great Being, who not only sways the mysterious destin- ies of the universe, but who, we are told, clothes the lily and feeds the raven. God's holy peace rest on his mouldering bones. Sir, this sad affliction should be iull of wholesome lessons to us all. It should teach us how weak and feeble is man, with all his boasted strength and pride and pow- er. It should teach us, in the expressive language of the master poet of the world, that Wo mrf nuch itnff AJ dreamt ara made or, and our Ilttlo Uft It rounded with it Bleep." It should teach us that the fearful and ter- rible signals of change and decay are in- delibly impressed upon all who live and move and have their being." is, sir, no sure, no certain, no abiding thing on garth. Our pilgrim feet are hurrj ing us with rapid strides, and soon must we all our frail barks upon the illimatiable ocean o eternity. The beautiful flowers hat we gather here fade and crumble in our very H Friend after ftleDd Who htu nut a frleudf" broken hearts, and blighted loves, and crushed affections, seem to be the sure and ad inheritance of every human soul. Ah, ,ir, "There li noUoct, howoTcr latched onci lendod, But erne dencl lanib IM there There IB no flreBlile, huwBue'er dafenclfld, one Yicnt chair. "Ths Mr li full of ferewallB to the ijlag, AMd mourn ingi for the dead; Thf heirt ol Baehcl for her dillJrtn Will not be Like those who have gone before us, ike those who are row calmly sleeping vith the silent ciods oi the valley, we must ill die! The insatiate archer has an >rrow in his well-stored quiver for every wing thing; and there is no seven-fold hield of Ajax that can keep it from its fatal (rand. But, Mr. Speaker, there is one thing that an never 13 one thing that can .ever pass is one thing that vill remain as long as the world stand i nat is coeval with Time, and can be swal- Jowed only up by is the memo- y of the Good and Great! The corselet nd the sabre of the warrior may moulder i-i the thick dust of ages; the statesman nd the orator may be seen and heard no' i lore forever; the patriot may breathe his M. H. Carpenter for Stale. D. Noggle for deft. Motion to dismiss by deft submitted and argued. Motion denied. Wrn. P. Philips adrnittad as an attorney of court, Gerhard Tahlen vs. C. G. Jones et ul, Roys Si Pinney Att'ys for pl'fi1. Action for replevin. Verdict for pi1 ff Value of prop- erty, 00, and damages, sue cents. A. Warnes Bradford Williams. Verdict ior pl'ff "S14-; Smith Keyes for pl'ff. Atwood Haskall for de- fendent. A. Finch, Jr. vs. Thomis Hood. Motion to continue argued and denied. Abbott, Clark and Coit Ally's for pl'ff. J. G. Knapp Alt'y for deft. Slate vs. Milo Keech in progress ot trial. THE RESULT IK THB offi- cial canvass made last T shows the following result in Outagnmie county: Out of ninehuhdredand twenty-six votes cast for Chief Justice, Cothren's majority is 130, and Jewitt (Dem.) in elected County Judge by.220 Press. In order to lire justly, and be respected, we must abstain from doing that which we blame in BT The Commercial Bank, of Penh Am- boy, N J., is positively gone up. A HARD Boston correspondent of the N. Y. Tribune intimates that the Rev. Mr. Phinney is trying to convert the Rev. Theodore Parker into an evangelical lu- minary." Prayers to this end. it is said, have been offered in several churches. 1 prayer for his beloved country when the end of the earth" has come; and the beautiful may like summer louds across tha eky; but the cherished JcoyectioA of the hallowed virtues of de- arted worth will still survive and raise t p new heroes for life's crowded field ot I ready armed and in soul i pparelled for their office." Sir, he who has just left us, fell in har- i fell with his country's honors t lick around Kim Oh, let us all strive to i mutate his virtues, and knowing not who j mongst us may be the next the grave may te enamoured with, knowing not at whose I appy fire-side Death shall next take his t sat, let us all so live, remembering life's i ncertain tenure, that when we come to t te. not like tu, qtiiuTf at nlsbt, Scoorged to hfa duagvon, but By an ntrftltertav ttut, approach oar grave wrap, tie dnperr of hit coai-Ii About htm, and down to pienaut dreaou." BUSIMUS or people of E ortage are expecting a brisk season for t tete and improvement. The Sadger State Spring will open upon us with brighter cospects than ever Portage saw before, id the present year must be the best year ortage has ever seen." tf Notes on the Bank the Went, that as, are redeemable at the Bank Comtroll- c Jt office, until the 7th of May next, after Inch rime they will be County again at its "lall T iting Whiton some, ptar rity, two of which, prob- saly fraudulent. Ex-Preeident Puscx arrived at la Concord. N. H CAMILS OP AMERICAN BMTH__The eamel experiment in Texas has proved success- ful. The three native Americana recently born are reported as doim; well. W We copy the'tol tow in upon the appointment of Dr. J. RUSH SWENCER, to be Register of tho Land Office at Hudson, from the Geneva (N. Y.) Journal. It is a deserved compliment to a iplendid fellow: This intelligence will bj received with unalloyed gratification bv the people of Geneva, among whom resided for several years. While esteemed for his many gentlemanly and so.iil qualities by all who enjoyed his acquaintance, we. his Democratic friends, were particularly at- tached to him by reason oi" hit zeal, activi- ty and influence, at all timas manifested in behalf of our principles and sterling worth and political integrity have become know.n abroad, and commen- ded him favorably to the loading poiticians and statesmen of the Democratic party; and hence his honorable recognition by the administration. As an intimate personal friend of Dr. Spencer, we rejoice exceed- ingly over his appointment; and we have reason to know that the confidence of the President inferred by the act, could not be more safely reposed in any other person. The infinite trouble that old John M'Do- nough's estate has made, U as well known to all the country as in New Orleans, where the laati lived and died. A few days since the old negro, who used to row John M'Eo- nough back and forth across the river, was rowing over a jjtefntleman of the third' Dis- half way over, the darkey sud- denly raised his hat. and said: Massa H-----, does you believe in eper- richelismr' The gentleman, upmewh it surprised, an- swered in the negative. "I doesn't believe in it n3ither, massa." Why t" asked the gentleman, his curi- osity aroused. Cause, replied the darkey. I believe it ipirrets could come back to this world, old massa John would been back long ago to look after dal property of The old idea wai a rational one one can dispute that. A newly married couple, some years emce, took up their abode in Poplar street. Al breakfast next morning, the irentleman said to the lady: My dear, this in Poplar, and by putting in u (you) it becomes pop- A peddler calling on an old lady to dis pose of some goods, inquiring of her if she could tell him of any road no peddler had traveled. said sh.j, I know of cue, and only one, which no peddler has ever traveled, and that's the -cad to heaven." A husband advertises My wife, Annie Maria, has strayed or been Whoever returns her will get his head broke. As to trusting her, anybody can do an they see fit; for, as I never pay my own debts, not likely I'll pay her'n." not answer the purposes of Greely, Seward Co., for if the question were thus settled, the policy ol theKansas-Nebraskatill would be vindicated, their thunder gone, excite- ment vanished and Democracy triumphant. It is the determined policy of tha. gallows cabal to prevent Kansas from beii g a free state, if it can possibly be done, Tor those reasons. It has been said of Seward Co. that they never get done that is, they never go about any political operation and accomplish it. If they are not foiled by opposition, they will put blocks upon their own track, for eternal agitatian and all that keeps them in the top. Dur- ing the entire careei of p. SEWARD, he has never taken the slavery question practically in hand, except in 1859, wbjsn he introduced a bill in tha Senate- for the sale to the government of the in the District of not only dtract- ly seeking, by act of Congress, to distinctly recognize human slavery in the Dif.rict, by purchasing the slaves; but makin.c Uncle Sara the of those brutal scoun- drels that are constantly haunting with ghostly terror the vacant chambers black republican, skulls. He has never in any manner made an effort tha; would lead to the freedom of a single slavo. And it is thus with all the freedom shrieking will not settle the slaveiy ques- tion wheu they have a chunce, as it would break their party and they would lose the money in some of the Free State The opinion is becoming Tory strong fa the National Hotel epidemic .at on tho effect of deliberate poisoning. Th in favor of hypoiliisi shocking as it may Mom, are unanswen ble. The National Hotel the best vent! lated in tbo city; Us sewerage is the >am as all the on An-nue there had bean no poisoned about th the water analysed ani found to be good and tho cooking utr-nail .the same kind that are 10 all sui'h lablishments. The dveate broke out wit] great violence about tha first of February w that the news thould reach all parts ol th Senti- nel's eye. There is nota in the State that has mado any cenipjoint whatever, in regard ta the appointments, that we have seen. All that are dissatis- fied, are of the Sentinel kidney, draw their information from the sieve noted, and can never be satisfied when Democrats are. We have never been green oough to suppose that such a squad could ed by a Democratic President, but pro- test against the Sentinel'tdigmfyingiti snur- ness, by asserting that the Democratic par- ty is at all dissatisfied by the matter. In conclusion we must be flowed to Assure the Sentinel that all is peace, we 'lardly think it can breed a fuss of any conse- quence among us. It had better at) iud to its coop of fowls, of imported bretf I ravenous propensities. Brudder Anderson. The Oshkosh DetaiKrat comes to tn with an article, deliberately anil in evidenl good faith pitching into us for helping the above named individual, what little we could, to obtain full audiences at his lectures We must say to the Denver it thai it woe a job we should have gladly avoided; but the poor fellow was in lallow alack republicans refusing to give him aid and we simply performed it as an act of human charity to a poor negro who was, as we thought, grossly persecuted by the Sentmel and black republican-; gen Weather and Crops at the frott South agree in repre- senting at unsowonably .old. The San Antonio Herald of the mst. "A friend just in from the Cibolo us that, notwithstanding the dry weaiher, corn looking quite well. The chief inju- ry worked by the present draught is, ihat it prevents from securing their stands where the late severe frtit has com- pelled a replanting. Corn that is up would not suffer so muoh." The New Orleana Delta of the 8th mat. cold of-weather, it feared, has wry WJiurjously affected tha --1-----J 18ST of the new cofun for' several weeks, if it does not destroy the new planting altogeth- er where it been while the iew planted cane in the ground and the ratioon cans may be much more disastrously al lee- led. An intelligent planter, near this city, expresses his opinion that above New Or- leana since the law visitation of fruity weather, not more than one-third of the cane already planted and the raucous ihat were growing conld be relied on for anoth- er crop. .This, taken in cpnnexion with ly planted crops of cotton and sugar for r. It will probably set back the growth tho fact that the last sugar crop was only about hogsheads, and that few oi no planters were able to plant sufficient c.me lor a full crop, presents a somewhat ditinal prospect for the outcome of the prexetit year's growth of sugar in Louisiana. trust, however, that tail picture may prove much more gloomy than UM present and future reality will matify. At Tallahassee, Florida, there was asinall frost on Tuesday morning, the Tlh mst., and the Sentinel is badly injured. It feared aatthKr rWtation the following nigbt. In Auburn, Alabama, it was. still more destructive. n The Gaeette tU tnaif-.'. Monday and Tuesday of week wow aa cold it is ordinarily daring the winter When the sun about an hour high on Mpqday mornimr. it commt ne- ed to snow, and (V fifteen or twenty m n- utes it fell verv but won a strong wind in the meantime Mowing from the north-west throughout the ski About night the wind calmed, and on day morning we had a heavy and destru.-t- ive frost. Oar gardens, if not entirely ruin- ed, are at least greatly dam anil, .ts the wheat in this portion ot the Stale in the boot, we greatly fear thai it is killed." 8th (Ala.) Democrat of said a careful father, "don'' give cousin Simeon's horses too many oats- They have hay, you know.'' Yes, said John, moving towards the barn. "And hark ye, John, don't give t mm loo much know they have oats." A gentleman once asked the celebrated Dr. AbernMby if he thought the moderate use of snuff would injure the brain. No, was Abernethy's reply "for no man with a single ounce of brain would ever think of taking snuff." erally. We do not reproach ourselves for what we have done, and can only -.ay to ihe Democrat: you ought to hare see. i and smelt him, before you criticized as so tart- ly. Perhaps you would then in mercy spare." Happiness has been called .1 per- fume but we think it's a mistake. Winchell tells a story ol a dog which un- dertook to jump across a well in two jumps. There are a great many p3ople just like that who think 'hey can jump across a well in twp jumps. They that un- dertake it usually "bring tp down in the water." He who ant1 hasty, is gen- It old dissembling hjpocme of whom yon, shonld deception Sn a bun-dog; it is only ear that -fn'ests up and yon when your back is turned. iar" At a late meeting of the Geographi- cal Society in London. Cardinal Wiseman exhibited a book, just published in Home, by Professor Garrocci, with the ingr.iving of a representation lately discovered in the Palace of the Csesars ou the Aventine, scratched by some enemy of the Christians. It represents cur Saviour with an ass's lead, crucified, and a man standing by it; near it, in Greek, Alexamenrts adores The early date of this ently about the time of the Aoloni shows the existence of Christianity in the palace, and the calumnies propagated by the Roman authors. It is well known that the and the Gnostics asserted 'that the Christians worshiped a god with an ass's head. NEW YOKK CADAL people of Rochester, N. Y, have had a grand celebration, and a salute of 100 over the passage of the bill providir.a; for the speedy completion of the Erie anal enlargement. The people of the West have reason to rejoice on Ihe occasion, al- most in equal measure with the people of New York._______ During last and np to Monday lorning, there (min, snow, sleet, and JjaiL and water fwwe inch, or to thick. Via fear most ,of the and e..r- ly vegetabiM kOtod. At this time (Tuesday noon) it The Nashville Union of tbe Tlfc has the following Sunday night coldest night occurring in tke. month of April within the memory of 'oldest in- habitant.' Ywterday morning, late 8 o-clock, the thermometer indicated a tem- perature of only twerity-ihrw abow ;mro. This very cold rain, following the rain and of StuuUy, renders it doubtful any fruit, will be left, is all must be by hard Early vegetation mnaf also have suffered severely, and are entertained th.it early wheat has been seriously injured. Wheat that has begun to 'joint' has proba- bly all been killed, though it hoped %eiy little has been so far advanced, the latedi v weather not beiug favorable to its growth. We fear the injury to (reft and vegetable has been very great.'' to one w'olrW -for what you said an' oH 'ftXrrrooe t gentleman a day or two ago to a young, would-bedandv, who had more hair than brains. Why I" "Because tlunr asked Joe, immediately. QT From tbe eattern wo should think that nearly every man had run sway with another wife. paper are full of these things. The Milwaukee Sentinel publisl ei a sketch of the life of Hon.BYs.otf KU.BCUXN, of tome lerurth. from from tbe Purchase. The San Franctoo Herold permitted to make Ihe following from a pn- vate letter dated Tubac, (Gadsden purchase) February 21, I8ST We are progrewing in our explo- and The Aravacha ran cho lately purchased for the company con- tains many silver of rich ores, be- sides some gold and copper an. I lead We have lately discovered and occu- pied ten reins of silver ore near the Cenn Colorado, between Sopiri and LaAravaca, of promising richneio. The principal veir, named in. honor of our old friend and Pres- ident, 'The Hemtzlsman yields up- on assay thirty Marcos to the cirgo of hundred pounds, or omrly tlOU in silvei to the one hundred pounds of era the ori- is abundant, and we have a force of Mexi- can miners employed in its extraction, but have no bellown or means of smelting oi refining. The territory is in a vary bad condition Tbe co'iitinnsto in largo bands of SO to ISO. About head ot stock are carried out of Son on. per annum by these to say nothing of cap- tives and booty. Tbe government of Mex- ico and people of Sonora are at, their mer- cy It would be a wise liberal in our government to purchase Sonora, whip out these protect the peo- ple, and develop the resources of that sil- ver Stale. In another letter, dated from Ihe Colo- rado, the writer in exceedingly (anguine as to the great mineral resources ol the new Of Bloomer's "paper, the "Lily." calli a Woman'sHights Convention at Rich- mond, Ind., on the Tlh and 8th of May next. Take no Ten Dollar on the Com- mereial Bank of Racine. of that de- nomination have been unued. l A gentleman bragging of having killed a young panther, tail "three feet Brown observed that animaldiod ;