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   Milwaukie Sentinel (Newspaper) - October 14, 1843, Milwaukee, Wisconsin                               BL1SHA STARR, FAPE-R THE LAWS, RESOLVES, AND PUBLIC TREATIES OP THE ARE PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY.) EDITOR PUBUVBBK. MLWAUKIE. WISCONSIN; SATURDAY, OCTOBER 14 1843. NUMBER 4 SENTINEL. Monday Mwiilnc, October 9, 1643. Our citizens, and especially the Mies and teaut of our city should noi delay securing for ibeinsetve---, iheir friends, and nalmal and exact likenesses by means ofilie improved Daguerrtolype taken by Mi. U. W. Clarke on Water Street. One silting of about a minute only and Iheche.ip sum of "ill secure a min- to life" in a oeauliful morocco ease, for which an absent mother, or sistpr or dear siecrtlcarl would not take thousands of dollars. Many here have already aviiiltd themselves of the rare opponunity, and those who have not yet done so, or doubt the accuracy and beamy of the wonderful Art, should immediate call nl Mr. Clarke's room, and look at many of their ac- quaintances lying upon his table, and we are jure that they will then be also desirous to hare perpetrated face divine" in the hearts and memory of their to "all coming time." Mr. Clarice remains but a short time longer. Make haste. ________________ THE The Milwaukie fleet has suffer- ed some during the last ten days. At Manito- woc, the Savanna and Drift are ashore. The Liberty is asliorc atSheboygan. Three of I lie fleet weie driven lo the Maniloo Island. The propdlor Vandailia parted her chain and went aaliore a! the Island. She wns gotten off wilh- milinjary. editor of the Democrat has Liken particular pains to defend the [late] o f llir Courier against the attacks of If the editor will look over the liles of the Courier, he will find that we have been assailed at different limes in a mcnn and dastardly manner, by Noo- nnn, and we shall most assuredly lake the cour.se thai best snils our purpose, wilh any editor that treats us he It Mr, Sholes Inleniii hypo- criticallv to defend him, we s.iy that he is wel- come to do it. Our course the brethren of lie press has been fair and honorable. VAN DUREN'S democratic jjupiT. in the south me ai freely ns tliuie in the North in regard to the of "the Magrcian." ltle following remarks from the Athens [AlabamaJ Courier liave supported Mr. Van Burrri with indent untiring energy, and unyielding fidelity from the finl moment that he was Ihe candidate of Ihe democratic party. The tlifi- of carrying hit might watfett at the first and mas iitenastd to the but wilh a noble spirit of forbearance and patriotism tlie party erected i tacit to the burthen, and march- ed manfully through the conflict. For Mr. Van Uuren in that a> now, we hud and have Ihe friendly feelings llmt we c'letish for all our dialingui.hed leaders, no leas! nn more' The idea that Ilie democratic pirty are under obligation! to any man to run dim for tvvelvo lang ii wild, preposterous, (Icuptilio of the tlntin of all, and destructive of the tant pr'tn- of free To Mr. Van Buren we do.ire a peaceful rtpou In tfce enjoyment of tin ample fortune, and that lie may pan thro' lil'e lull of years, he bren full of honor, and wilh the first refutation of a pa'jriotic and dignified gcnltemai. But we think his day unit limt 11.1 an actor kat passed, and the urgent pressure of now, to ombr.ii'o a period of twelve to the ex- clusion of many others, hi> cqnalii in service, in talents, in chnracter, and experience the Hucf cause-of the dilliculliei which prevail in  wisdom, and when I lack wisdom I tbe Lord, and he tells me, and if he did'nt tell me, I would say be wai a liar that's the way I feel. But I never asked- him any thing about I an a whig, and I am a Clay man. I am made of Clay, and 1 nm tending to Clay, and I-am going to vote for HiimvCur; that's the way I feel. [Ataugh.J But I won't interfere wilh my people, reli- giously, to affect their votes, though 1 might to elect Cur, for he ought lobe Fresident. I have aworn by tbe eternal no harm to Bwear by the gods, because there iinone: if there is only one God, there can't be gods, and no harm to swear by nothing, (a laugh) have sworn by the eternal gods that I nev- er will vole fora democrat again and I intend to swear my children, pulling their hands un- der tbe thigh, as Abraham swore Isaac, that they wiU never vote a democratic ticket in all their generations. U Ibe meanest, lowest party in all creation. There fivc-ftixths of my people so Jed away by the euphoneous term that they will vole the Locoioeo ticket. 1 am a democrat myself. I am a VVnahington democrat, a Jefferson democi'Eit, a Jackson Democrat, and I voted for Harrison, and I am going to vote for Clay. The Locofo- cos are no the meanest, lowest, most tyrannical beings in the world. They op- pn.edmein Missouri, and took me prisoner, and were going to shunt me for treason, and 1 never hud committed any treason whatever. I never had any thing than a jack- knife about me, and they look me a prisoner of war, and had twenly men to guard me. I had nothing to do wilh fighting. Our men, six hundred strong, were in nrms, under Col. tlmcklc. When the Missourituiii came march- ing up, Col llinckle ordered us to retreat, when J lifted up my h.uiii, and said, 'Boys, 1 Ihink we won't go yet; we'll tlari'l our and they slood llrm, but Cul. llmckle run like Ihe devil. For doing Ihis, they charged me with treason." Monday, 2jili uli. Ihe nug.sof alt Ihe ves.sela in Buffalo were nl half mast, as a mark of respecl for Ruben Davis, of ihe Illinois. The Brig Albany, with full fieight and 120 pnsscngiTE, was beached last week 25 miles from Macklnnc. Bciij. Uaihbun was exjiecled In. Buffalo on Intl. 5O1 There has been a severe gale on Lake Eric. The Cleveland and Rebecca had a collis- ion both of which were injured. The Madison was run foul of by some unknown ves.se! al the mouth of the Detroit river. Eight or ten steam- boa Is were at anchor of! Point Abeno on Wed- nesday last. nClta True Ann.) WASHINGTON, 35. Mr. Forward Is yet in town, and some think he will receive an office. There was a rumor (hat ihe quarrel beiween Mr. Spencer and the President was concerning the appointment of Mr. Forward lo office, find became so violent as lo warrant ihe resignation of the latter gentleman I am hnppy, however, to Inform ihe friends of Mr. Spencer, thai ihey have nol Ibe slightest cause of alarm. Of Mr. Spencer may be said what Tom Benlon expressed of a crrlain genile- mnn, when some one asked If be would resign u-it lit lie rest of ihe Harrison Cabinet, "No; he will cling 10 office until he rots Hich'tl M. Johnson slill remains In town bul he will probably leave lo morrow for Slannlon, Va. H is presence is laken pnile coolly. There has been no fuss orsiir: the Wash! ngtonlans are loo accustomed to see lions to stare. The President holds out mani'ulty against Ihe Democraiiier. He perceives ai lost how com- pletely he has been duped, nnd heartily repenting, declares he will go no farther, Mr. Spencer is indignant, ihe resl uf the cabinet indifferent, and ihe pseudo-clemucratif office-holders look puz- tlcd. What ihe next move of the game may be is doubtful', il is hard to predicate results, "Where kiijirs Interpose and atavea debate." D.ibney S. C.irr, ol'Baltimore, has been ap- puinled Minister Resident til Conslanlinople, in place ef Com. By this rotation In office, Mr. C.irr loses a place worth per annum, ard one worth per annum. Mr Sieiger.ChiefCIf rkoflheBurenn of Sur- al Washington, was reaoved on Satuiiliiy. John Wilson, I understand, has been appointed in his place. W. A. Y. Corresptnttitce of tke N. Y Tribune. IRON FORGES, "I devoted one day of my atay in Burlington to a pic-nic excursion to the bank, of the Au- .able River in New York; and they arecertain- excellent company lelt Burlington in the morn- ing for Port Kent, which n just opposite and ten miles disl.nl; it was, you recollect, the idvnce of the late KLKANAII WATSOW, one of Ihe carlieit lelllers of part of New York, and one of the able.t and most devoted of Internal Improvements within her when ilic.e were yet in their infancy. Procur- ing hert, we drove to the little irnn manufacturing village of Birmington, some five miles distant There are here several furnaces for the manufacture of iron, though of inferior extent to tlio.e al Keesenlle, within three miles, which in their turn arc far surpassed by thoieof Clmlonville, ten miles beyond. At these we have UK? manufacture in all There are excellent in this vicinity, where the ore is dug and convey- ed in lo the mill., where it powdered ami wailied Thence il taken to ihe and melted, coining out in huge blniing globes, .nine inches in diame- ter. H n then planed under a heavy trip-ham- mer and beaten into rough cylindrrsa font long or and from three to six In Urn stale il is liken tn the roll- ing-mill, whrrc, nf'ier being thoroughly healed, it pasted between heavy their dis- tance a.nnder being gradually diminished un- til il 6nally emerges m Ihe shape of large, 0at, wide sheels, which are lakon to the .lilting milltand thence emerge- in Ilie form of bar-iron, auch is snld m Irie'market. Some of it is made into Paris are still farther divided into bar. of about two feel long and nf different and arid taken to the nail factory. by a neat .wiflly-workinf machine, arc kitten (1 know no belter way to deieribe the operation) from the end of the width ofwolch Ihe length of the the are formed before the nail reach- re the floor where it received in a keg which forthwith headed, marked, and taken to the .hipped, and in doe time it offered for in sxune ol the city mark.ta. [Correipondenco of the Grant County Heratrl.J LiPoiNTE, July 13, 1843. Mr. Editor My second leuer lo you, des- ionriiey to itat place was dated nl Cbinpewa Falls, which I presume has reached Ibe Herald before this time. Having at last reached this place after 50 days of hard and drea- ry travel it becomes proper to close this narra- tive so far as I am concerned. Of these we have not had to exceed ten days wilhou'l rain and of the heaviest kind. The whole counlry, has been literally inundated, and, as if the ele- ments warred againsl the first attempt to1 iuvade Ihe counlry with teams, every thing seemed to contribute to impede our progress except our own unconquerable resolution to accomplish what we had undnaken. The Indians say they never knew so rain in one season, and the waters are so high lhat they expect to lose their Hire crops, worth t'u them more than their an- nuity (or the fear. For the Srsl Iwenly five miles north of Chip- pewa Falls we had prairie, and in one day we travelled twenty miles, bul the weather was ex- tremely hot and the flies inlolerable. This drove Ihe canle back the night following (the twenty mites) lo Mr. Warren's, which took the next day lo regain them. Al the same lime our hor- ses, covered wilh their own blood from Ihe slings of the numerous flies and musquitoes, ntiempied to make their escape from torment end return also. Two out of four reached Mr. Warren's, but my two having ropes forty feel long lo them got fasi in the brush, as we suppose, and could nol be found. After two days search we had to leave them to ihe cruel merries of ihe flies, mns- quiloes, nnd wolves. Benjanin offered a reward to a half breed, who is well acquainted wilh ihe counlry, if he would find them, but whether he succeeded or not we have nol heard. After Ihis bach sei I rode tny Interpreter's horse and he and Benjamin joarneyefl on foot, or Mr. Whiuiker's mare. Our journey ihe rest of Ihe way was ihtough thick, Heavy limber, wilh occasionally an opening or barren. We passed the Red Pipe Stone Moun- tain, near Red Cedar Lake, leaving the Moun- tain of the Lake and Lac Che-tac( Pelican Lake) 10 ihe right. The latter Lake is properly the hend of Red Cedar River, improperly called Munomonee. The water about 40 miles through a chain of these lakes which lie north and south before it leaves the Red Cednr Lake, al which place, and where ihe river Is first form- ed il i.-: aboul eighty yards wide, wilh smoolh, gravel bottom, and at ibe time of our crossing was three feel deep being uncommonly high. The land over which we travelled is rolling, of a good soil, bearing a heavy growlh of herbage and grass, bul full of "boulder nigaer Leads." I saw but two pi ices beiween iheFalls ofChippeva and the Luke lhat the rock assu- med a square or workable form: lhat was at the Pipe Sione Mountain and at ihe Falls of Bad River; on ihe lake shore they assume a worka- ble loino, of course. The limber through Ihis whole district varies bul ihe greatest amount is Pine, and Susar ma- ple. Tlie spruce, balsam, fir, while eedjr, oak and while bircli are abundant; anil a good sup- ply ol'olher northern limbers. Over I he entire distance from Prairie dn to this place lliere are bui three creams ihat can ever stop a Black River, Lo Clare and Ihe Chippewn. The Lo Clare, will du il only in ex'reme hiah waier. In low water ca- noes cannot navigate it, and the road crosses Black and Chippewa rivers at Ihe where boats can be had to lerry if the rivers artf'not low enough lo ford, which'is olien Die case, AS we estimated ilie distances each day I make 11 4sM miles from Prairie du Chien lo tnis place, but I think il will nt: be ovet "00 when the roacl is corrected and regularly laid out. Ills movt likely lhat we lite distance loo hijfh Indeed, we differed in opinion as lo ihtm and some place ihe di-lnnces much lower than I did It may run up to 320. li ii proper for me lo say thai I was obliged to leave the teams abont 100 miles from Ihis place with an Indian and a breed to guide itiem and sent from here nn Indian to meet Ihem They have nol arrived, but are expected in a few days. We bassed aboul 20 Lakes this side the Chip- pewa Uivcr; and 1 am told that any other route would pass as manv. These'lalies are among the most benuiiful lever saw. The water is clenr as deep and ihe botioms cov- ered with boulder rock; ibe same as ihe earth on Ihe sides ol ihem. The mosl beautiful of lakes In Ihe wliich is ten miles Ions and averages three wide, and connec- td wilh it emptying in or out nre about a dozen smaller ones. The ouilet of this is about ihirty fee! wide and near 15 Inches deep where we crossed, having n smoolh (jjavel bouorn and low bar.ks. The sight of the Indian village at this ford, and is covered wilh blue grass. It is a lev- el, sandy plain 50 feel above the la.ke, lies be- iween iwo Lake and was ndmilted by our com- pany lo b: a more beautiful site for a lown than lhat of Madison. Tbe numerous lakes above alluded lo abound with excellent fish; many of them have no visi- ble outlet and bill Mule inlet. As near as the eye could determine the whole of them Irom Red Csdar to Loni; Lake which empties into Lake Supurtor by Bad River, a distance of about 100 miles, are upon one common level which forms the siimmii level beiween ihe Mississippi and Superior. The Sa-ma-kaw-gan branch of ihe Saint Croix runs beiween ihem, but heads in a lake on the same apparent, level. To connect Ihis entire chain oflakeslor 100 miles, by using ihe valley of ihe ria-ma-kaw-gan, would not le- quire over twenty miles of digging, and in no instance much if any over 50 feet deep, and such depth as that but snort. If ever a canal is made through ihis region this is the mosl feasible ronle I have been able lo discover. From the Missis- sippi op ihe Chippewn and Red Cedar lo ihe lake of lhat name, perhaps 100 miles, thence inrongh the chain of small lakes above describ- ed. 100 miles mure, Ami thence down ihe onilel of Long Lake, by Bad River to ilie lake, say, 100 more, making ihe entire distance not to exceed 300 miles. The entire rise and fall in this rim e, I think, will nol exceed 350 feet, if over 300 and as the Mississippi at St. Peters and this lake are about upon a level the fail each way from the summit is about the same. The Bad River which ihs Indians now call Mash-ke-ze-be, 'Swamp is the largest emptying into th'is Lake from Wisconsin Ter- ritory, except except the Saint Louis or Fon dn Lac River. Il is 100 yards wide at Ihe month lance Ihe water is deep and on a level wilh the lake: but except a narrow sand hill at the lake shore for three miles np ihis river it is a contin- ued swamp or marsh. At a point five miles up the land is suitable for building, and a canal of one mile would connect the river with the bay south of this place. The Agent of ihe copper mines has establish- ed his head quarters at Copper Harbor, a litlle cove on Ihe west shore of Cape Ke-we-we-nan, where, I am told a ciiy is already laic! out. and the building ol stores, offices, and houses com- menced. A large number of miners are in that region exploring. The fdtnons Copper Rock proved lo be about five feet long and four wide, averaging ten inches ihtck. li is claimed by J. R. Vineyard, and it is supposed will cost him a- bout Jo per pound to cm It np and get it away. I have heard of no special discoveries as yet, but all are sanguine of success as no doubt exists irjai ihe cimniry in copper and silver. We aie now "living on Ihe fal of ihe" lake. Fish, of various kinds, fresh from ihe waier, go flouncing inlo ilie pots but gel slill before they reach ihe table. I here Jn ample lime for ihe business of ihe Agency. The payments will not probably be miide before ihe firsi of September, when I ex- pect a general gaihering of Indians and white men. Unless I am furnished wilh a sirong mil- itary force 1 fear some serions trouble with the half I have long since apprised Govern- ment of ihe danger, but ihe heads of affairs seem unwilling lo believe lhai Ihere are breakers a- head, and I as unwilling to risk of mon- ey aod goods, ihreatened wilh robbery, lo avoid Ihe expense of a guard. For a agentto be robbed In these limes is nexi lo SvarlKoitHnf unless doneln such a public manner as to exclude all suspicion. RemtcAfally, A L. RACINE AND ITS VICINITY. In 1833, a treaty concluded, at between Ihe United and the mie and other of whereby all the tract of laud north of lllinoti fliate line, comprising the South-eastern porUbn frf consin, was ceded to the United In that treaty it stipulated lhat the .__ might retain po.ses.tan of said tract Ultrl ehanic., jual commencing bnainera, might bnl in the mean lime the Government hid "in a srnal) capital to a.sisl them and enable privilege ol surveying it. Subsequent event, thurn to prosecute their business more advan- Franklin left a I generoui donation to the town of for the encouragement of young married me- chanics." .The e.linriated value of tbit found on the first of January, 1843, was all amount to which he, probably, never drea- med it wonld abject wait to provide an way by which young me show that theriglit of poaKsaion by tfle Indi- ans, was not very strictly regarded. In ldH3, Chicago wns laid out inje lots, and some of the best of them sold high as fifty dollars, such nr are now well worth ten thousand dollars, it began lo inoreaae in popu- lation considerably. Two or three steamboats came up that year wilh emigrants and goods. In 1334, a greater number of boats came Other dies for villages upon the Lake we're le taken possession ot. rest, Milwaukie and Racine. Among ttie In November, 1834, Capt. Gilberl Knapp, who had formerly commanded a Kevenue Cut- ler in the United SUtes nerviee, came in a schooner frpm Chicago, with a number of men in his employ, and a winter's supply of provis- ion, and landed at the mouth of uur rivfr. He claimed on both sides of the river, that tract which is now embraced in the recorded plat of the village. He was the first settler upon any portion of that tract of country now included in the counties of Racine, Walworth and Rock. He built a email log house 14 feel square, near where ihe warehouse of Junes Dulton now stands, where bis men wintered. During the following winter, in 1635, Paul Kingston cnme and settled upon the tract immediately south of of Capt. Knapp's. About the same time, Wil- liam See sealed at the Rapids, and the Beards- leys upon the river ubove. One of the Mrs. Beardsleys, it is believed, was the first woman lhat came to this section of the Rit- ciue Advocate. TOWNS IN THE INTERIOR. inhabitants of the lake town are not alone, by any means, in the work of improvement the present season. We were pleased to notice, while at Rochester some two months since, a number of substantial brick buildings going up, and everything apparently tagenuily than they otherwise could. We be- lieve a noccestful applicant can obtain C200, at regular interest, and have ten year, to repay it; but the applicant must be a married me- chanic, and must have served a mp- at his trade. In Franklin', time a nerion served a seven years' apprenticeship at the trade he wished to learn; but now trndea are mixed up and divided, and two or three ytanf deemed enough to give to learn the branch desired. Few can now establish a claim to asiiilanca from this fund, in conse- quence of this change in Ihe lime.----in the modes of doing busineo, und, has been said, the fund has accumulated to over ttivtj thru tHovmatd Christian Freeman. Oristin af lite slave is a singular historical fact, irml ihe slave irndc originated in Vnotivfjs purely al ihe sugges- tion of one ut ihe mu.sl philanthropic men ol'ihe age la which he lived, whose mind was under Ihe influence of prejudice. Banhelemi de tas Casas, the Bishop of CMapa, in Peru, witness- ing ihe dreadful cruelly ol iho Spaniards lo Ihe all his eloquence to prevent il. He returned to Spain, and pleading ihe cause of the Indians before Ihe Emperor Charle. V. in person, suggested lhat iheir place as laborers might be supplied by negroes from Africa, who were ihen considered ns beii g.s under (he pro- scripiion of their Maker, aod fii only for beasts of burden. The ovi rcoroe by his for- cible representations, made M-veial regulations in Invor of ilie Indians, bul ii was nol until ihe slavery of the Africon negroes was subsiuuled, thai ilie American Indians were freed from Ihe cruelty of the Spaniards. The African slave trabe wasllnis eslaWihseit practice in conformity wilh !he (truss igno- ranee and despotic notions ot the iron which, .in spile ot Ihe lights of knowledge and ihe teachings of morality and religion, is contin- ued lo the present time; and even now defies all wearing the aspect of business prosperity. ihe power of ihe governments in Christendom to Tlie water power at Rochester i. capable of! aboiith il! running a large amount of machinery, and en- Exerciia. Nothing ler.ds more In ihe promo- lion of health and qniet days, than activity bulb of bodv and mind. In ihe present state of the times our mteh.mics and artisans thrown out of hard and al- most hopeless condition is calculated to court dispair and dullness. But it should not be so. The iron limes instead of cri ives to exertion, should bin t rippling o each us lha ur incent- lhat Increas- terprises are now in progress to turn it to good account. Mr. Hovey, recently of this place, ho a erected a good building, designed for a Woolen factory, and has already Uie machines ry for carding. A large grist mill is about rendy to go into operation, and we learn Ihnt another, on an exiensivescale, is contemplated al Waterford, a mile and a half above, on tlo same stream. The location of Rochester is fa- vorable, being on one of the best and most tra- velled roads in Ihe Territory, and the improve- ment of her natural advantages will conven- ience a large and generally, welt settled tract of country. have not seen n town in ihe territory, perhaps with the exception of Madison, lhat we think, more pleasantly and beaiuilully located than Burlington. The gen- tle decline of the land from the tap of the hill, a hdlf'a mile in the rcaruf Ihe town to the edge ot the smooth open partarre on eilher the location of the town itself, about midwny of the descent, unitedly render the view of the village from the nortli, singu- larly picturetque. The knobs, too, that rtsc beyond tlie lown much to the scene, and ars said in themselves to be worthy the atten- tion of'tlic curioos observer. Mr. Perkins, the founder of Burlington, sny. lhat their summits lire covered with stones scattered fnr great pro- lusion, and many ot them having the appear- ance of being broken fragments ot larger inas- srs, while the entire destitution of stone al the seemed to give color to his supposition lhat these hills htvo been at some day the scene of volcanic eruptions Burlington is aUo growing considerably tbe present sensun. Several large buildings are in progress. The inhabitants of Burlington as well ai those of Rochester, evince iheir good sense and gnud tnate by erevting edifines of good aiie and dur- able materials.geiH'rally both the useful and the beautiful in their structure. American. ,i the seige of Boston, General Washingion eonsnltej Congress upon DELIOIMFUL SITUATION FOR AK OLD BACHE- ,he propriety of bombarding ihe John a late disturbance ahonlMadrid, when Hancock was President ol Congress. After somebody's tronps were going to fight some- Washington's letter was read, a solemn silence body's army, and every body expected to have their tliroils cul, (the only tiling certain now Utk In From Ike JOio Mirror. Ho! brotlif hllhf r inrt I'M lo mj Merrjr brier Kill ihe bo: like a nionircti, 1 n In my Matter 1, baji, of .11 tlml Where once froun'd forett a i. The meadow ind mcioi Und ire markhwi no more; And there curli the cnn..4e, brfinllnii The children who clusltr like f npr. 11 Oit iluor. Then enter, boy a; cheerily, 1x17., enu r rot, Uniliifthe lieart of w.K. Olio, Talk not of Ibe lown. me bnMil pratrie, Where nmn wind roam, tmputihre and free; Ui.yiolil how its beautiful all vary, I.Ike ttiosc ofllic ctoudt, or ilie deep-rolling A Ule In ibe la even at Wilh proud Independence wa aaaaononr ehrrr. And Ihoac who the world are Tor happinefla ranlinf, Won't find it at nil, if llwjr dop'l nnil il here. Then enter, bovf; cheerily, enter anil reM, For liappy, boya, we live In die wcat. Oho, IK're, brolhcra, secure fioni all turmoil and danger, We reut> what we aow, forlhoaol! twour own; We board fnr Ihe granger, And care not a UK for Ihe king on ituone. We nrvor knmv wunl. for we hie by our labor, Amt in ilcoiiletiniieilt Mini Anil we du uhal we cnn fora frieiMtur .1 nHjcblmr, Anil die, bnyf, In peace .mtl good-will totnntiMfnil. Then enter, cheerily, boyf, enter and rctt, You know how we live, boys, and rile in weal 1 Oho, COMMERCIAL. COMMERCIAL Ma n tin y, Ocl. 'J, ed activity will alone suffice. l_ei every funct- ion be exercised. Let neither the physical or ihe inieUctunl faculties rust, amid ihe general wreck by which we are surrounded thr exer- cise of both are absolutely nccce.ssary in our health and cuuifuit, besides buing an excellent means of prolonging life. There is no instance of longevity, that we remember ever lo have heard, in a prulessed idler. The Irulh is, he who is occupied on .subjects repuiring thought, hasno liesure lo be intemperate But independ- ent of Ihe projection which menial occupation gives against excess of all sons, there is much truth in the assertion, that we may die of mere soliukneit. From all consistent analogy, we must infer lhat ihe most imporiant organ of ilie ihe mnsl have a grcal InBu- ence on the vitality of the whole frame. If any other organ ceases to perform its apprupiale J'niicium.s it immediately decays, and the consti- tution sympathises nruire or less with ihe injury so nothing is clearer than ihe per- formance of ihe function of an organ is necee.'.- sary lo Ihe healih of lhat osgan, and couseqaenl- ly 10 the health of the whole hudv. So much for the Hieoi'y ot ilie thing and it is proved by the fact that thuse persons who have exeicised their brains and btcume eminent men in their lime, have usually an. lined a green old age. Literary men in ull igts and climates, have generally been ol long soiree is it thai knowledge is a blessing, and the propaga- tion of il a jilea.sing duty. Exergise ihe intel- lect, ilien. as well as the body, and if it yield nol dollars and cents, it may bring to the heart much ot'buih comfort and happiness. [Cincinnli Bvi PALO Bept OS. The CMicapo grain retnnlnEni aflnat iltir-mtnl rieeinturnen wilh buyers' ver 70ccnrn; whu-i) Iwen in slnrcj lln-ee weeks, w is RE 74 nn I specul'i.ve inovcnieiit In llonr. nmla Ii-w Mnall tois iiaiHlj al 05ami 73. Koine Black Hock iticln ,11'it. Corn is (pjiel. Nolleuflojl uniiotil whiskey .n m i-a ceiHK. From Hid lliat BO nianynf our Kike crjfl hiuelieen ofllie WnuAsh Omul ,a ouihr- en puna of i he former Home of ihe xclmonem wtnc'i w ere ly nn in c icauo for have it leiipili leu Ihe poii in wjncl bgllasl Htid an fiir nt Dciroir h.-fiiri' iiivuing w IVrrainly IhiKiu owing mllivmin lo H ileviiilion ofllie truje from ns ilic priei-s au1 etjnully ait iiooil anil Ilie fccillneii of rc-T-hinir ih.ti place us l.ivnralile M Iliey were a year ajio. Nor in I'hira- II'J life onlv pnnil.it Ihfl find nf Ilie lake where Ihii. Influence in Citv.New aMdeien Juscfili pav tribtue lo lite trade of Waluuh ami Erie Oan.il The rci-elpl. al T.pleiio during (lie trf my will show to whul cilenl nurlhern pail'nf ana and tlie cocnliea horoVrinit on (lie roof of Luke .Micln- Kan imvo contrihuti'f] trnrie Imtleof the new cim.i) Ami loexhiMt more fully from whem-o we supplies nfgiuiu, we will give arablejtluminc wlm poiniHCiinmbntcd most lo awe U (he ejjle of bush ol whvtil Ijy ihe bile fleet West thvrr.Lukc MieftiKnn. Eatttftorr, Lttlt Michixfiv Ch lit, Joxplia...........W.1W MilvviMikic and H.icinc, 7.60K CO.GtO Tolal............................73 Ofrfl hiKlirlr. licini; over nue-lialf of lolnl tnV.etl. while ihr- H ml from Ohio, (lie tiiine source, only !3..rUG. the hiillmicc hi-- in? Ihe cxpnil of Midi mill imil n InrFLinj. Ocl. I SI d ly are unking 74 n CIK for bent hnj-erfl ito nol otTr-r. ver 73 nn.l we In ir of no trnnsactlonu ttournrc confmei to i-ily truUc ul S3 021-2 a 75. rr.Auiouiiiieu.i-i ally .irctUiU Ocl. S. Borne of our rlen'era a-e COceiuw for prune client, butolherw ure nnl UiHpoaeU lo uny any thing over NKW Vonx. Kept r.rntace Flanr waa nominally 91 SPRING SU.UMER GOODS FOR IN 43. WE are now opening and ofrr'tufor .1 our at.nd, ine Commercial Block, Milwankie, an addition I" our loriuemoek of gootW 'n nnd brown .hrelinga I'le.nhrd nnd brown flirting., umbrcltM Pnriiola, rmlon end wnolen yara Ckliciie.,   Jt.ti Inn tiiiiiii'iMii.iu mak nur nf Dry fiiorrrif., and llurdwnre aa and gt.nrrat, ftuttttq, ijunntil.it. nnd ciiiiKith'rrd. anv nther in ilie u I'M, wired we will by Ihf picct'. or uti1, a I a xmnll ad- vnnce from the coal. An examination ia ton licilvd. Prodlicl. of the country rccM in MILLER. Milwant-ie, Joni- 10, IM.'t. Tlir: T R ontd niliirm lliK.e it they arc jjoitiir to liicir und diMri' Ihiil a of all Ilicirnntra .md IK ttlvde or Iht-y will In1 itl.K1 -d in ofan oAirr, tn ciilli-clrrrortiiiiic lo are tan- ill' JOUIliiNG. Tin- anlmcrilicr. arclmiv pnred to dn till kitxlit of in thin, Copper, Lend and Irnn at aliort notice .1 nd for n-aaotioblo pitces. Call at Te Milwnukir Irnn Store jonr'H BHKPARHaON FARWELL 5 ton. nf Kuelitt and T Berca Orir.dalonrn, from V> to pound, each, Inr VITV cheap in quanll- lie. lo .nil purchn.en, by J. 11LA1 R, __ K I dreif. Corner VA H i i. v )i KK JR. Dl: RI1C.MKR opened a a and nf Gmcrrie., door, from the corner nf Winmn.in .Ireet. nn Wotrr, and nppnitiie Cook store.) ol' Ihe qnnliiy, jum in i-ily of, New Yuri, ana b.y him for fitm- ily whirli he iinrmU in unll al the clieajickl lor lie krfpa full .nrtrhnrnt at all of mirh nrlicfc. HI lii. line, a. ia quired fijr the of lamihea, and in riln. liboral idiaru nf ptlU'ie ConiKTlrd willi (lie ia an elcellrnt SODA FOUNT, wiih Lpiiinn. Bnainparilla, Pine Apfilr, Strnwlii'rrv. ami Urr- upn Alleghany Banner says a beautiful younz walking a- long street, wilh a BisAop on her back. Mid t Cardinal on shoulders." in Ihe Spanish the young Queen and lier sister, with all the other beautiful dies in Madrid, intended, if the city was at- tacked, loput themselves under the protection of our Minister, Washington Irving, and would on ihe firing of the firs I cannon, proceed en misse to his hotel. Here would have been a situation for our amiable author, who, m Ihe litlle story of The has drawn pic- ture of domrslic felicity, thai seems lighted up by rays from paradise, and who has avoided getting married as he would writing a line to injure a human being. We should (o have seen him in the difficulty, with the qneen on one side, giving him a royal scolding for his bachelorism, her sister on the other, and with the ladies jrcnerally, joining in the We think the "ulenipalenlitiiy" would wished himself home in the retircmenl of "Sleepy but lhat he would have pro- tected his ludiuB with his flag and hia life, is as certain, as it is certain that lip is the most ex cellent of authors, and one of the most ac- complished of gentlemen and ministers extra- ordinary. Alf AWKWARD BATHING Liverpool Mercury describes an amusing in- cident which recently occurred at the far Aimed bathing lown of Aedcar. A tady and gentle- nitin on a visil to llic watering place, not satis- filed with the restrictions and forms attendant on bathing from a machine, started early in tlie morning in Iheir phaeton to a favorable spol two miles up the sands; the lady provided her- sell with a bathing dress; the gentleman, as gentlemen often do when bathing, declining such incurabrance. .rlfter undressing on Iho sand, and placing their clothing in ihe carriage they took to the waier, but hid scarcely recov- ered from Ihe first "dip" when, to Iheir dismay, they observed Ihe horse start away at a smart trot with the carriage, dresses and them in Ihe primitive stale of our flrsl parents! After some lime it was arranged for the lady to proceed in her very scanty and picturesque costume, to Marske, where she arrived bnre- fooled and tjnivhendud, and after relating the awkward and laughable account of the horse, succeeded in borrowing a drejs for herself ami husband, which was forwarded in nil .peed to him; and he wn. soon recognised by the me.- eenger, patiently enduring hi. wolol plight, though up to his chin in the water. STHAN'QE few days since a black, scurvy neuro, ran away with'a beamiful while girt only 15 or 1C years of age. The girl was brought sip hi one of our respectable fami- lies as an adopied child, and the negro was ser- vant in Ihe same family. Besidesenticinjj away ihe girl, Ihe negro hired a horse and carriase al Clark's Siable, whicli lie has doubtless riispo-cd of somewhere on his roule. The last vhai wns heard ofihe lovely couple they were on a steam- boat, crossing inio Canada! They are now, doubtless living as, man and wife! Horrid thought! Thesirl certainly nail a qneer lasie! Since tbf above was in ivpe, the Post-masier here received a lelier from ihe P. M. ai Huron, binttns iliai ihe negro was arrested Ihere on sus- he had es-caped and tefl the girl, horse and wagon! [Dayton O. Miamian Thirteen yonng Potlawolomie Indians, from 12 to IS years of ase, were passengers on board the Norlaway ihis morning. They are from ihe Council Bluffs, and are going lo Indian school in Era. ibjecl, as he was deeply inlercsled from having 1 his estate in Bosion. Trilling ihe floor, Ije ensued. This was broken by a member making a mo- tion that ihe House should resolve itself inlo a committee of the whole, in order lhat Mr. Plan- cock might give his opinion on ihe important all-------- addressed ilie chairman of the committee ot the whole in the following words. It is true, sir, nearly all the property I have in the world is in houses and oilier real estaie in the town of Bos- ton; but it' the expulsion of ihe Briiish army from it, and me liberties of our country require iheir being burul to tkt order for titat purpose immediately. A CARD. The undersigned, on board the steamboat CONSTITUTION, during her late trip from Buffalo to Chicago, feel il a duty we owe lo the (ravellingcommunity tn make this pub- lic declaration of the confidence we have in Ihe safety ol this i oiild we be considered a. recommending the lo ail who have occasim to Iravel on Ihe we.l- ern Lakes, aa the best ol wa boat.; and having encountered during our passage many of hcavv gales common to thin neu.on of the year, we speak upon this subject with experience. In Capt. SAMUEL VERRV, we tave luund those noble qualities of a thorough-bred seaman and a gentleman combined; and lie having been a follower of the Lakes from boyhood, we fei.1 a confidence in recommending liim lo the public as every way worthy ol to him we tender our gratelul Hunk, for hi. un- tiring exertions to render our situation u agree- able as the circumstance, could powibly admit Of officers and crew il is only necessary to say, they aie worthy their noble and gentle- manly commnnder. Oct. 7.1343. E. Stockton Graw, Buffalo N. Y. Dr. J H Foster, Lake co. III. Dr Wm Sears, Wew York. Jos Greely, lioilon. J L Warner, Racine A Carr, Hartford Ct. W L Carpenter, Dunkirk N Y. F Andru., Chicago. M Holmes, Cont-cticut. W W Sanford, Springfield 111. John Mitlon, Mineral Point P H Pierce Jr, Boston Mas.. W S Vail. Soulh ilend la. J L finrdmer, Andovfr III. L H Metcalf, Balh N Y. F SafFnrd, Pleasant Grove III. D Wood, New York. Wm Thom.s, Mineral Point A R Shnrp, Ilhiel S Baily, Acwortb N H. Joieph Demond. Worce.tcr Thoi F Farming, Milwaukie. L J Blodgct, Derby Vt. A Mntristown Mais. John Mnnion, Ship O. John Lf-ak, England. Wm A Fyfe, Mew York. Ezra D.-wev. Milwaukie. LADIES. Charlotte Spencer, New York. Mrs Sears, do Mr. E S Graw, Buffalo. A L Giffnrd, do Mrs E M Ward, Philadelphia. Adeline W Gnrdiiwr. Andover III. Mrs J L Warner, Racine. Mrs N S Conn. Cynthia, Dewey, Milwaukie. Si-pi na yr-merrby ile- muni] jl U3, but Hie principxl Iwhli-m tixk 441.ami for VITV ti Hill iiel :li il price common 1'i.incN will imi fre'-ly ovrr-1 'H. Ohio anil Mu-huttin. al 4 3d; tiCttrsif lown. 110 snit-.il. .114 7ft. GenCKea v.h >ul worlh CO a A raruo of llcle wave corn n- -18 a {urcel nf Ohio j( 51 cenll wt cleltrcritl. OT 4 Tnc hrri-lnfnre undor lirin of T. D. Take I A MO.NG tin- chen p goud. to be found nt the .NYw Jenning. Co. in Ihe West Ward, Kilhonrn Corner, .re Broad Cloths, from 00 to 00 per yd. Canimcrp. to 00 Good Sallmrt 37J  G hhdt.St Croix aiigar, lOch'U com. tea cbettii be.t Y. H. lea boxca tobacco 10 do be.t cavendi.h tob.icco 21) bla. Scoll'" amnking do 20 do Mr.. Miller'. do fine eat 75 bojte. 4 boie. pepper 50 tmiei ruiain., keg. eurrapl. 100 bug. coffee, Ib.. tlerulu. 10 bug. pepper nnd pimento C bnxe. ground pepper, 25 powder 3 Itercea rice, 4 tierce, cod fiali C bla. no. 1 mackerel. 10 .imlT 200 buahel. dried applea 00 gallon, winter .trained oil 40 bnxe. tallow candle. 20 hoiteaaperm do the above article, for eh.'ai> at .ale nr ri-lail hy LUDINGTON U. CliRRIEK, DEX'J'IST, HAS removed hi. office to the corner o.' Wincon.in and Wnwr-.trt-et.. op .t.ir., i.vt-r Jone. Jeweller's Bhop, where he may be found prepared to inner! artificial tcelh, Irom one to an entire almn.phrnc gold elupi and ringi. He will al.n fill teetli with fine gold, .nd tin foila, nr wilh the much celebrated Amatcame, iiiMrled into ihr leelh while in a .oft and pliable Male, and which tn a few bmir., hard a. the tooth it.elf. He now nn hand n tfood aa.nrtmrnt of atockton'n bent mineral tee 111. Milwaukie. Nov. W, 1848. __________ PINE Tit ata in Town and dv.nfttl. A] V1EATJ hnson handa rueaswrl- mem of lumber mannftciored al ihe Sieam Mill at Twin Rivers which be sell al reduced Kinds, and thickness Aitptr 10 A. J. Vleauai lumber yard near tCn.'ss'ore easi water or lo i McClure. ALL. PERSONS indebted to of William P. Proudfil led to eaill Wm. P. Lynde and wilhootdelay. MARIA PBOUOF1T. Adm ri. S UU. j[ Co., ia Vhia da} T. LOWTHER. Milw.iulcir, .M.irrh d, X5 Tin' mih.cnhcr w.H Pa tin J A Glaiinjr in nil ii. variniH I hi- nlilKtniiil nil ordi-m wi'l be received and promptly atieiidr.l lo. T, O. JiUTLER. THE Limesio'i nnd M h.tlf iin'i'i I siinined tbnal one nm inwii, tin ih< Menoni- incc River, iind Inli'lv nrnnii'd by 6. Ptltibnnf, losrcihcr u-iih 43 nl' iillachcd. For liulher s nprlv i AlJiX. MITCHELL. Milwniik.'e, TVb 30, IKCI. UdOKS. JUST receivi'd a larje r.f bo-i1 nd which will be anld 41 r- i-'itea. and price., and lir rrn vmned lhat Hrriiiurli cJK'aper llian al a other linak .Inro weat ol IludnTo. J.. J. HIGBY. WOOL 1 1! WOOLEN Roll-. nn.l Yarn e< tian.ly on for sale al weahle Woiilen Fickuv. w. West Wi'd, 98, IMS. KOTJCB TV WHOAIlt: hand, a i Furniliire- Cnnking IJir-n-iln, fo In.lr or any prnpcity whnlHiii'Vi-r, run i-onvrri I Item inio CASH, by d'lKfi.w'inc of I In- Aaetinn Room of nlltrr nt pnhlin nr p' wale realitiinir aoine hmg Pfirliirt which iamfbiit lililr wrvicc to of real value to iheeintjunl. J P RAOtTE. Watir St., Milwaiihie Knv, 3. M. K. Mr. Knano will rnnirnne to re- ceive tin ndiM- anil Wlicnt, and nil rr produce, 4ni poiiimiiiKinn. u-hicli rc.fly an'o and pnMiipt rclui wtll tie adv. need on aiticle. left for aalo Aorimn JUBT K.rlhen a Lone Ware which will I if low for J. A. ARNOLD. June Ifi- 17W) ib.Ohi.i diiy reix-iied, anii f. r f.ile hv 1.. J.HKJnY. n i-iilierfti whol1 HYKON Go's. I Ann LAMPS M, A Ti or rct.-iil nt FIIRMH few hundrrd Ib5. l-'ie-h Jjuui-r IIIM tifeeiveil and lor n.i'c by aOJ. PAI'Klt a. 1.1 gv nmo n men I of I lie above which will lie imlrl low lor Caah. June Hi J A. ARKOLD. IMIOW varlowa qualities and alien, fnr by 1- A. A KM OLD W 1IX) PX 10, m-pa nm. 30 10 X M. 10 U X 16, 6 DoiealOXHi. For .ale by F. WARDNIR. rWILL srll gnodn, at holraile or retail, u Inw can be houjtit al any wert Wr.icrn nirn-1i..nt. who htn been lo CliiesjoherfViIbri-, will do well toltofc mv priiv. liefi-re b Milw.ukle. Jono 13, 1643. HlOiT. J.I W11KK. M'MBER FEET of ed Lumber fur nale II the New Lumber Yard, in the rrarnflhl Ciblnri Chair faelorr oppusiie Milwaukic, July U, TO I-ET Oil the Mrm of 3 years, the well known larern nWod, Wuler lit. the grants' in Waier grans IOD and ttn Franklin ihe rurnUurr; ihe loculon of l tepl.   

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