Wisconsin Express, March 27, 1851

Wisconsin Express

March 27, 1851

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Wisconsin Express (Newspaper) - March 27, 1851, Madison, Wisconsin MMftBV. hit _ iMuaUM. tM II Mfewto utaooa. A tmcf oofuer, 1 observed the mot4 "dauciitg" iti brucktU, which I did trcactly ititdjentiaiid, and rexolving tu iainiTT'ii'r of my thund, I lite with u lUi.-avuge ibaitks) to mistress, to tlut effect tltat I wou.J (m Un re if weti. t could oetifier nuke out the utilise of "At kumti" witluut saying wlietlior to give u or wlmi, cur Mr. did nut join iu thit ttui my tririid reatraiined tuttuintt aulficieully lo unravil iheau mj ui MM, VIM! I WuBiufurmtd lllut auch tdrtwuaUle wuy uf to pur- I tlirwMgli liw wiiolo uuitter ut l-i i Iy wnh thu be gate uf liuu lady and her N J uuo cvuiJ up ro much Ukbkll! HO onu hud oue wu'J bring r ftruliy girls, or have nurry MI Lyiiieiun! 1 wlwie inutlutuiua of anow- autl uy ntuultt wua t'nirly wttk bt Ute Iliouyhn uf AM liquor; wlnUt kindling HI jewcliy, already s-iiitli-i A Cue for I MUM ttni iu tliti crack my vitiagc ol Ulavkalumtville. A over my wliuls body ait inspiring ttoa tuy iitind; atltl it only tai.ikt Mul a day lo ttw tune uppniuttid, I live "jiariiigly in du-t, so that I mm ptuput trnu tur tlie 1 tuitll IkvM bomning thuughta, lo myself iho uueiition ul fetjr lo thought worthy of an I brgan wmtli and dress on in lull two be- i'taring thai I cuight be loo tor laUlo. 1 completed my fciirt clever duak, and, Uiinking it ikifb to IM oC 1 ielt my room and diMotioo oVllr. LyttlMon'a WkMM 1 got ibere, 1 lakeu t mi a wlilary on the wra, nor of buMle or ol any abuut. I oe peniDg lo look yait 1 UM MIIM irilMr krjufht no tiukat tlM 10 Ihe OlUd with VHBvV 4 to tMa, Wfty, but tfce bead nw iHe gal Jew takn a MU. J bad be'.'H acatJtd only a fay moment when, to my utter Mr, LyiiU Ion ciUor rj dny clotlics, eyidenljy from .his office up town, and to be ocuupted wii'l any thing elvo than mouyliti' of u.teb par iy. I thought HP Btartfd slightly r.h ob serving me snugly liis'gallery but, as he not among the poll em men ever kni-w, anon rc6ovcr church, and innleud of rufllo must uf their waislcoulti biainned up ImU- wuy to the cravut. I could HOI but notice' ull this and full that I wua railicr awk- wartlly sitnnied, for my feet especinlly would be seen to attract universal tion with such a contrast against I WUH tolerably proud, however, ond fflt my own iinporiunoe rather too much to allow Hitch u mutter seriously to disturb me, atidsoMwung through Ihe crowd wiih quite an air. Presently slopped in front of a sweet looking ludy, the snme 1 hud seen arrive firvt, seated on a something 1 could noi her frock covered up the whole Mr. Lyi'letm in- troduced me as his young friend'to MiM Unwell, who welcomed ma with one of the prettiest ttat ever dimpled a cheek. Ono or two gentlemen ware ntnnding before nor when my inlro- duciion look place; but they man- to glido away and in n few rather to my confusion, 1 found myself HlMiidiu'g in the, middle of a large room filled with fine ladies, face to face with one whose every glance went plunge through mo, and no one. else near, and every body tented. 1 guve ono startled look around, and then my fell. Every eye, I suro, now fixed on my feet, with tlwir jHimjut shockingly expoted to ing viaw on all 1 oontrivti lottuff awa-y my so to hide then and then, to keep my from dangling and bold of my and twirled watoh key on it around and How 1 kmtted, r danced any outlandish dances at ]3'ack- sioiteville. Bui when I heard the fiddlers strike up, with a measure und tisne wholly unknowu o me in dancing, and one of- them ex iuiin, al the top of bis voice, something bout balancing A, and swinging corners, and forwarding two, and then crossing ov- jr to leave your partner, and then again brwurding three, unn forwarding one, and and was p. r- ectly done up. My was complete when the charming creature by ny side whispered lhat they o dance the "prisoner.1 Notwithstand- ng ali this, however, I determined to put on u proper face, and so demean myself n the dancing part ns to make full umendu any igtiornnco of the figure. Bui when ho first couple fag m to IIIOVP tj ihe mu- sic, I was aatonicUvd to sae lioth Indies and gentlemen inert-1 y slip und slide about as fthey were afruid of a fall, {thought, inwever, thut tliis iriight be only their vny of getting ready lor the high tiiurisli- :s. At any rate, 1 felt thut t could beat such bending and twisting as that all hoi- ow, and begun to picjuumyst It'on having o lovely a partner10 witnisn my accom itUhnients and ngility. But one thing, jothercd me eXceawivrly. 1 did nutknow mw to do the swinging, or ihaiMyi-ng (as hey call or buluticing and I nan 10 Uiliy al aJosa to aceoiumod.itu inysfeii o ilia tunu of tuoej ur tin y tihang'ing' ihcni ub.jtn at evory .sleji. iHitdu'pul very well until, on over once with my she suddenly seized dttailK d by l.'je oulleniuti opjiosiie, Itiuving mo u my piuve all uioiie. IJut presently iry ull three, iu u bunch, came sailing lid Clipping uvt i to flic in high inv arlntr Ujlh timos ainilirig most ulturing- y uHinu us niie came It ccMprtd lo m-1 noiv ihui, us sbowas thciv piisotier, gist of thu figure was to nake a full (ii'u'j for her as ahti tieared ind wrubi her from captivity. I accord- ugly prepared to do much, when, 10 my utter consternation, the-fiddler1 sung out, oner" Several ilunrif: lie of dunce, thougkilllitid letctted a halt' timi'lc playing thu nouth ot one or twain (he cotillion and low, us 1 wood sturicig tor a momeiil, not Knowiug exauily whut to tlo flbr 1 was tlie flm who had bern called on to go it uluiioj, my were L'ltia UotenuineU mo to mako a vtiuure, uid lo change their mirth into envy by a diapluy ol skill which, 1 full from the vf ..daiiulng 1; had witnessed, surpnsoiht-in. liniule ukip to thu rig lit, 1. cut the Hying wing ut the height ot full .hull a out from the floor; aud then, bounding over lo iho left with a single auring, struck oil double shuffle ut u rate wh.cli ould have distunced the iiesi jig time. IniJ intended 'to go around the whole cir- cle, before, stopping to get niy.purtuei1, with my tuvoriiu step, ot booing the )iu I arrested iu, mid career in. muniHtr wtdch goon urought the! blurflwa'te tny fueo. The ind linuxpacied capers of mine (for L learn all genuine tluuoiiig is denominated toe much eveu for tile traly poiiihed company btfow whom I WM pwriorming attdaal te to change tire: mualo tuddetiiy and sharply and uH uroncd-, as Well seemed ooAvuUtd with BeooBr UollabJo which, despite my mortrtioaOofl, 1 obliged to Al! There rtotftlBg or UnbaowOfflg it) who had eonie in I WM pattratty MTifwkHfl Airi bj- alt M owf tKr wund -us; well irnagfiie, Irt ftt sraong icter rtd reputation tu ww-phca irtfc .uy- nj nitatis tt skill ntntagiltty' which :would the hoitd of 6vtryr- anJ wfiawo in and envy the-, -meat; poignunl Afier d.aicing n hundrad difftiterrt other pretty much ufter thi> aanie lital tun of thu tin1., Mjim Uussfll, who .ud al1 i.tlier sulicUHtion, on purpoas tq givtt me the of wttlting-ofi her, man to inlonn me that the couples, wore w ay. to the supper room, uud that I her, I did not require a second hint, .far by ihjs it beii'S lull one o'clock in (ha tno rt ling, .my .uppc.t ilo was having tasu-d no- thing sii.ee uri early that I might enjoy the party supper. In- deed, 1 hud beta in despair fur.: u lurur or two, or more, fearing tmrt we were 10 Imva nothing more snlstunliul lliun cake and wine und lemonade, whtuh had been sevefa-1 liniew handed urotijid in the course ot the evening, (hough I had relislicu ihem even not u little. But we had ly now oleuroi the dutsoitig room b a lore my smt'II was.charnifdwiih mustdttliuious scents of lurkays, and uud savory old bacon, and a variety of other eaHily distinguisluiblo by tlieir fragrant odors, ull which caused my tongue luiriy. lo swim inside of the mouth, uad created nn eagerness to press forward which 1 coutu1 hardly control. So keen hud my long fast inude toe to take hold, I wus almost iiisunsiblo to the touch of tliut sumt; sweet arm which alill rested in mine; und although in tho crowd iho lovely crea- ture was pressed once or uvice full tilt against me, the gtiawings of un empty sioinuch atdiid mo this time in restating the etichuntmem, and deadened every sense snve ihut of ilia most longing uppe tile. Tho sight which greeted my eyes on entering more than equalled the expecta- tions created by the luscious heraldry of fragrance which hud flouted through the passage. In tlio midst of lofty mounds und pyramids of cokes, were seen Inrgu bowts of siiUVon-culoted custard, with snowy: flakes floating on lop, with wlrila of odorous strawberries scattered around, and ut regular ('istances siiver bdsketa filled with oranges and bananas, and other fruits; whilst at every pace or two decanters ct'spurklmg wine sent forth their delicious flavor. There was 110 cud to the plates of triow-balla, and hearts, and sweet wafers, und candies aud, thiokly intcr.sircwt-d, there'wero templing piles ul sliced 'pineapple, filling thtt whoio room wiiti their enticing irugraiice. thongln I, surveying this bourne- cUi and beautiful display, "this is. a long trot ahead of an; thing seen in Black- sionevitle, and Mrs. Blanche Lyulctoti irijrti up licsy and Fatty- in order 1 wDuU havB given something, morn than u trifk1 if the poor girls could huvc been present, though i verify believe it wuuld IIJIVB run'them Hut tho ciaumot thesuppar had not yet bteu shown. As soon us thu uompuny was pretty well arruugt'd nil upaiiddowit tubk-s, I suw tho survunts lift oil'the froiin several largo lureons on a side table, nnd ii savory xteuni inimodiatcly cireuldttd through the room uhiuli tutrl. ravished me, and 1 could hurdly nivself within decent bounds ol behaviour. .My fair partner tight mo to Kiystlt-tiy desiring nw lo being lic-r u pluiu ufgurnuo, and as this rwjutei exacily hit my own I set olT uta rapid puce tu obi y her. 1 iriadc my 'way in rough Ihe crovul, gathered a couple of [ibven, hud them lined in a trice of ti.nic, and, return- ing at full spued, presented ono mess tu partiici', and, hntl it ueen the.'lust act tilts, I hud bucn ouliyed lo dispatuli c oilier.. IM short, riol to worry you with a fuller oi' the progreste we nuide at the and. I received as much ;the fliiwit fa mil iitbry ihorl, V new ot and huppily married But that-'l'frttCe never i-inoe fcei-n auits so BlCe nf with a lady THDBtOW WBtrCB LITTER TO TBE NffW VOBK supper luuli', 1 will just suy that the meut8 and the '.waken I took a tuH rt- vtiigu my iutolt-rubly long Arnoug those who.'officiated ul'iliu gumbo lublts, 1'iiud. nolicfd'n'.slifKund'siiit'jrj' lu- stuaiud unJ tl'Jftd ino 'to my obasuiice to her hiistesit, for ulie.tt'uit just the soit ot perjsoniigt) j had illiugincd ;lhe fa- to ba. Bui 1 wus much niistuketi. Oil: luu'ving ihe auppe'r r'ouin, we ericuuntertd in the'pus- tt'ige.u of stsyeriil geiitltmyn eiigug- livt-iy conyargaiipii with u bright-eyed Judy, drcsstd wuii shijiukir tqsto and iieatiicsd, Imt lulher below the luedioni ueiglit, whose cteur, .merry, luugli rang: in "my earlike tttUai'o. Lwos struck with tier vivacity autl griioe- of ctniyersuiioh, and wusi nev er surprised'in lite than ivlien Miss Russell stopjjed und intro- duced me to her us Mrs. Ulatiche Lyttle-. SliefWetcnmcd toe very prettily, and Hitid she was pleased to see tne 1 "Excellent la thought 1, ''she cannot bu better pleuseii lliiin I um." begun to dutch the hang of everything woHderfuliy. ilia eventog .and RfcamiiigiadyaHcedi end'rejjretied tlie. pftTty euuld Ust all iiiglrt. .of all, I hated --------i..i (.jreftture liatt gtmfcd 1 .fair.aaafioklnrfly Waa t at ny Bllcc g, and me through burn? wiih all J wondered if oH fine ladies could be like y _____ vj envied and patterned than to exciting _and tw Udv yet nof alifhtMt m January 12, Gentlemen >Wheu your uuoctttiun lionnreu me, two years lo fo the uf Naiv Vorn, 1 rt-grnlted, ul- most for ihe first time in my lite, il.at gift "to speak in public liml been deniud tne. Indeed, rny to ba uith you Ju the birlhdiiy of the iitmiortul WUH so keen, that could I liuvu relied, as did uganilo- man ai.miltirly s friend toBpcak lor me, 1 huvu tukt-n u seat at your tublo. Hut inuring that I might be- less fortiumtu than UuuUm, my valor took of discretion. .Hut though 1 citii. not ttpeak them, uliow form, my gruielut lliunks fur your present kind reiiiumijruiico of me. It is now fjrty years since I was ap- prenticed lo the "An preservative of all itrts." I had aspired tu (his diguily tour yearn earlier, but after olficiulitig as uour- fur u few weeks in ids office of Mucbuy Cromwell, of Catskill, my hopes were disapjiointed by ihe removuJ of my jjurtats from ihut loa liien remote county. But in Dtcembur, IstH, "Thomas (Jhillendun-- r-ay "The Lynx" in Ooondaga tlcsivo of >ny hwurt wus gr.i According to (lie accounts iny rnnsler, I M'ud then u verdnut youlti. And (his, w fur us my recollecliun serves in rcuulling tlie modes of instruction re ortidio, huve been true; for lie not uiitrequently proposed to gel ideas into my head the and on occasion I only evaded a wtll aimed experiment in the samis direction the by an "Artful Dodge." For.thia kind of discipline there were provacutions. 1 re- iribriibe'r one: An cbituary notica of the accomplished lady of a tht'ii youthful' and but now venorablu and clergyman, (tl.e Jlsv. DerichO. Lunsiiijt) wus handed iu jiiht Vjefore tho juipi.-r wa.s go ng to preos. In aetlingil ilto word cousori" oucuvrtd. It Wiis new, and did nut strike ma as conveying '.be. upiiro- priate ideaj and instead ot raterrmg u> the so that ih-u deceased ihus-inadit ihe comfort' rattier than ihe consort" of the bereaved husband! Tho i .paper WHS thus wotketi oh1', and scid abuut iho village anJ while fulitiituting niyseli' up- on un iiiiellKCtUnl uchievcincnl, llic blun- der was discovered- by Mr. Brown, ttoue eyed unit my uura yut iitiglu with the boxing my slujiidity cusl them. Iii Ittl were out .Jour pnuers in ihia W nh inuir uainaa, ciiiupluxion, cuts, >Stc., i wua as lamttiar as I nuW am witn ihu faced around niy own Iji'esnJc, Tbo p ijmf on which they were printed, i'l tu.xturu ami hue, reseinltled ord.iury wrapping- puper, und the typo in most cases, wiry uurii wisll down the "first nick." The New Yoi'k UUH piinlml uii thtti.tua Uluo a.- indigo, while Um Hud- >JLIII in cuiois as jelluw ab Mrs. Ske'wwii'a" beti curtams. Tno only survivors of tho or i'upii'.'tuM uf I ut period, wliuni 1 nuw Mr. Hohjcl ihe Mr. E. of the Alijimy O..a ti.nd fur u shun n itu1 published by the lultt Itjrenl Gardi tier. Upon ilia years of my life which glided iy us u Jouinfyinan Printer in New (jruii- f Mr I O'NtiU____ Clark, med, ilia fi it NkLolua U. Culc, dec. ilw any, n.y lint to L o: t rchfcon lo (Lc New pal Livid tiock-iy. When, ID it dittrnmi. d iy j for >n Act in the oftU jxar 1 cauic my friend. Uic of my KiiMOii. The ti wu. nj.jp loathing iu latiou then, as it PUW it, coil? k> ou d of g mrn. Sen- ui.d AwniblyniiB lUii nitii faeerb, with ruffian, kkL" AlU-r two rof.-nluM frum who doubted tin' ut c. tkliv i nuininoiic toc.ill OD iln! thnn iu tho wiw succtbsful, and I nlurixvl t'i 1114 Yvvk, I lank back with ficntioti. It was a period of high, ho..Uiy, buoyant spirits and fresh er.joymi nt. Ij never for a d y out of uurk and with u hardy .frame uii it v.'iil.'ty hulid, I was t nuuloif, from my wagts, 'a gratify every raliuii.il u-Uh. midi) a larger in Iho ".Hill Liix.k" of a St t inlay tlinn mytflf; but I wus indrttcd for niuc-'i of this la the driving, indus- try of my "pn'sn In r.- 1 was peculiarly fjriiiiiulr. with acofy of ChaiUr ia IMOU-I. It was tiiy good fortune, a Joiirniy "U-, lo iiiut, in .yvn, almost iuvaria i: i ruiieiii'ucr tlii-m nil wi.lt wns regard, und Hevctttl with iiflVctiuD Hi.dgrutitudc. Jomt'lmn Sryinour wan aa HJur iu Iris race. U il.iaiu A. Mi re tin iiiUKt uinikLiic niun. 'i lie now vt-ncrnUn Ualktr, of Ulica, fur wnm lliirljr iirs I'uUihlu'r of the Columbian Ott- and in.in Iy or tjuiU1 loiijj, mi fijjhl lias nut outlived lines, tur ue never UR-. Cut Willinn, I- Slum-, [roud of his j-rofcttion, In Evvrard rYck, ui for wbnra I walked after u wife and children uj.uii hands, (lUat wife, Ciud Uuing uiunj than her Miare for silj'l cirtuf uii) und lo wliows flicu I f.rtiucd tu liave Ix-fti X'aivideiitially attracted.! found tiiat l-'rici.d who clucer than a, I was peculiarly foriiiiiuir, having. J njurce ituit the mc-incrv ol Fn NRrtir for partners, snccesnivo'r, K. iJeaii, i is cln rielivd by No ji.ngc of his- now UN enterprising und norihy ii aJurntd by a brighter tiauio. Hook I'tiMis'ier; Jiimcs Ilarjicr, (of the j trahumtly House of liarjji-r dt Niuhoimt I WIKC i n Miliitarv and ii. I'eiifold, und the lite ThoiiniK Kf'H'tly, i inliuei.xv uvvr ihc eivilixtsl whu prnverbi illy Ihe grnatfi.1 "worK. liut to i'liuti.-rs, 1ms lii." torch- era" in llie city. Clften wln-n, of n picas- bttn jiruliliittlu. jS-LiinuluUd Ijy mil I .suggested a v.aili on Ilie j ttnd cinuluits of his fame, IJultery, iny insleud of all ln.ve ;-iace to uiid euviutit) me to cap In.-is: on "lireuk 'I'htrc is no man, I vonlurc to nay, who 1ms I'M st relation tu our Craft, vvh winer, b. t- i'-r, and r, by reading ilia lif'.-i Andni'iiiya devil, but lor Ills with the iiiMuiy of fNAMLtx, would have gtuvoitcd hf'. tuts n 10 tiiiitiviicv'. Kvory .vtaiv '.he Uniou (urnished gratifyinjr :s tacl. An tlo-jUcnt and iii.k'pi iiJfiit uf the ['rvseitt twenty three tny I run ice. Iki' it is time toarKkt Uiiii garrulous pen. sat down nii'iely U> my tor iho huaor which yulir itixi Htioii IIIM.I iid, however, of n-gurdiug nuxim whivli LluH brt> iiy, un auciiil uuua- sionH, "ihu di'ii of oil li.ivu lifj't nite wu.sl.iig ink and papur liouvs. Hal tlw IUMIW I- d tj w-sll drink or nut he j.L'itsvH, uifl you lutre this over iuv. iiit-j p-.ti- CHII Morrcd, ur lail on tli? ;IJli ihii hiiek of Ibo I'jrlutlltll which bcinn dune, would ituggcst un argu- mi'iit tiir Jlaitltiiiy ihe ihinuvuth loki'n tde day. J3iil ulS llns lotd in our t'.ivor uii ijiitunliiy, when msitn.l "f K tietnl hurst, wu hud u live one iu the sub'c, und vvli.-n I was SUM 'u iroiit myself with a pit lickrt in tho I'ark Theiitri', then in Hays, toi1 its b Minis were {j racr-d by tin.- iiiiii gt-nixis of (IilMiti, ILiji ll'ibertsi'ii, Mra. Darii-y, Johnson, Jtc., Then evi-ry facn tiahiiually in th-i n, wus f.tmilinr to my eye. Hut here, r.pain 'lime, wiih his inciciltss scytlic, hns "cut duwn nil, hoih great and Mintill." On u more rc-et-ift when nil ihr peopl': were atirucifd, only always IIITSCHI lliirtvfivt- ago, wtre Philip No.ai and J ll.iy.s. 111'! Voll a i.ti U uf wlv.it priKiinj! wuain ISlii. tt Mrrcinc, rcpi-ivailan early unj.y uf Aluur's K-mkli. '1'hcy "pood work" w.ith "1'roui's Ink." In spJto i.f our best tff ''numka" and "t'riurs" tmrri-d liio betiuty of each im- uresKtoa.. Thin soon J tlie em- ploye to patroniju Mutlter D mnitigton, whose ink worked t> a charm ID Imik- itig buck upmt warfare, lam not sure Iliat ink rt-coived fair play hut furluiiolely tlm buiinwis iror ISM. Ihf ono rvi-n- on the Ii .-IIIIO'HIC, in Main, oy und li.ninj upended I Im livtr iifuriy turn 'dinto a loeijjjrc riscoursv :j "Kiratnl Lluuilockof