Wisconsin Free Democrat, October 24, 1849

Wisconsin Free Democrat

October 24, 1849

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Wisconsin Free Democrat (Newspaper) - October 24, 1849, Milwaukee, Wisconsin TJJE ..wmao TnMknl tdviirtlMBeiti U UK of 50 per HM> or HHl fcr Cm luwlleii, (mm foi Iwwttn. TUHT AXU1UIM OMX1MM two 4o. Hit I'D. eolwui, d tbt ptlilkf M. M. BOOTH. Jon r of tlu iktontbta to U> yrrpcnd >ll faAvrjr tool Aifs JOB nnrrnco, feivtu con- will IM (oedstyh, mill 7or Ilio I Sweet Fltwtrfl Ii Ji fnr-oT IK.W.I moemi. ftr-off Bowtr. FREE DEMOCRAT, BY S. M. to JlUrtjonic antr General Ikform. we mart hope will _____ lliat opprtrtunkjr, fir no nun in fjtii for Mr. Burr M oflbotivelr Mr. Root Tht rMtor M Fulltfl NUn. no mrrry to KnsliKw our nwiithltei. TOL 41. MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 24, 1849. 'Our fntliinn mongen givt M any kind of a bundle .if p1cnmi thoir fancy, mid llie cnVi would lw com- AVT 11> i Tvl" i vrii-' htirnilesii, if they hrft uv rwnn It-AlX, li> Ai> Lit..! to siippwe there might lw a woman in.idc. Oi if llicy would g-'-e us Ihc. shape of a hunir on .1 cKxIies lionKVsiiid iMvc thsi it may lie put a woman, nut Ihc form of clothing wliich bui the shitpjcrf and devotional spirit, a naut pure and true and tcndtr, an orerflowinj kindness indulged aO 11 vriik Mill M u a rtwr, Jflfht pnw Ihr dlmplrd ilxtk to mix, .Ana to llil> folil Though in land I Far, Ar4Wny o'cr-tenrt Slid wiitur, How I think Aid ni> INtlt pr.ltllnj A pilgrim en tli' uneven ymch Of life, when I >in halfan-rarr, of thw IhrflHbruugh rnusla notes In dunjpoii 1 'bee now, I to UIT glxlKiaK Hni-nUi Ihou'rl tinging HOW, 1'trclMncc tbou'rt Jn the comer pouting! Ah, In IIUM old Now Kuf lunil home, Othtn IliOrt are- dour mj bufluM, none more lovely tfure than thou, Ax) thou'rt my youujeirt, blOMom. Alnost u one from tin Thou art: 1 wftlehml thy lilfal drcamlnx, 1 Mti-icli iilxtn IK-iide thy bed, Thy Upt-r gUnmlug, lixrnt in my hr-nff tinner. Would Itinl I might lo-d.y bchulil tliw, MIAt prlw Ihy velvet clMk to mine, to thl ele VAtu the in- tcllect of man, to ri-line his iniiiite perception, to establish in his mind true and lofty motives to action, to breathe into hit >otil bcauly and majesty fait ullied to jinodncff and truth, there crcatinic a relleclion which shall attend him illoiu: hit loinbward journey, nnd throw around him of golden shall .ihinc in Ihc aliovo him, and bloom on ihe earth around him, and in- him with tlie beatitude, of n radiated is the port's Ihc des- tiny. is licniiis au uncertain, fitful w.inderiiie, mere maudlin (icuiiM is high, and noble, and godlike. It in the cxcli.-he inheriiuiK'c of no clime, or Ilk while it has a tondency, perhnps, to keep him in ordinary circumstances, also endows him with the greatest possible amount of vig- or and concentration, at the emergency re- quires it. Under such circumstances it ia best for those opposed In him, lo retire in such cipitate haste, as to escape tho matchless force of bis argumentative invoctive ami eloquence. His humor tight, trifling, evanescent; but sarcasm bold, bitter, and niereilesi, and mops at no length, short of the entire demoli- tion of his antagonist. As an orator and de- bater, he has but few superiors in the country. The cfl'cct of his oratory is deep and pcrina- cut. Mr Ittrrli-ijrh in a nmii of warm aflcctioni, and his are strong and deep-seated. IVc suspect lliat his prejudices have a good deal to do with the formation of his opinions. Jlnt his prejudices nre all on the side of hu- manity hia partialities arc for human good; his ttlTrctidiM arc, warm for truth and justice. He is a man whom one would like to have tor friend. A f.ivor nlwajs welcome at his hands, and IIP bus delicacy to pre- vent him from asking one in return. Ho is not, vrn think, n man who will generally be i cry popular with the multitude. To the so- ciiil few, ho is alt in all. Hut his uncomprom- ising honesty of spirit; the sterling uprighl- iii of hi? character; his detjrmincir pcrse- in a course of action, aiid his unfal- ____g to ft canse'.halMw espoused, In' it ever so prevent his gaining the- apphinM of i world, wliicS is not rfry jlrongry .tfoposud lo righteonsncss or hon- or Acquiring wbat is termed pafit- luiitil. ThoTtfVIBit, hu nCTcrpandcni to pub- lie none of your vacillating, to every breeze that blots. -Jio wealhiT-vanc of popular senti- ment is he. (IBS objects an higher llinu pres- ent popularity. Hi." motives .art) deeper and stronger, than a paltry dnsire to rule the hero of an hour. He has a manly. gener- ous nature.. He and decep- tion, lie like.s to see th'ing. ,onen and abovc-bowd.. Ho dctpiics the low, juggling trickery of fcmagognivnri, us be. does the siuo'ith-IVeii placid pretentious of pharisees nnd Hii sympathies nre not limited lo ii seel Ur party. He can see beyond the vi-inal lines of hw preconceived ideas. He set.s up no opinion of his own, as tbe chart for another imin's roursc. He is a man who has a mind of his own, nnd while hi) accords to others the lo their own opinions, he lets out his conscience to no man's keeping. A man can advance a new idea, or he can rcfuju to recuiie an nld ono, without coming under the ban of hi" reprehension. He has gener- ous ivmpiitliies, and ho counts his brother's wous his own. Hu (lares to take a bold stand Fain would we extract from hia collected poanu some specimens of hit brilliant powers, but the want of space forbids. We can on- ly indietle few of his to which we nler tbe reader as examples of hii exquisite melodious felici- tous use of imagery, and his varied rlit generous humanitarian sympathies, arc expressed in his lines on Tlie Btgyan; hisdel- uate honor and sweet seen to full advantage in tbe lines to his "Quaker Cousin." His noblu love of nature, alike in 'cntle and wildest seen in June and in The Deatk of He Outlaw. His lolly ranging fancy, the rich va- riety of bis giflsare aoen ia hit Tkanalymnta, n his Agatka, and in various tor.nelt. But of nur natm poeta nay wear a brighter than adorns his brow, and none bear n richer abundance tbe fadeless flowers of virtue, hope and truth. But we have one fault to find with Mr. llur- eigh. He is too indolent. He does not em- is high abilities as profitably for commu- nity at ho might. We fear that be avoids 00 much those sconci, whore the whole force of hia energetic mind is called into Snorgy, activity, and restless perseverance are ai necessary to the support of a good cause, ai to success ia the affairs of cause is to good, as to triumph by its own moritj alone. We havo also to remind him hat a man of his poetical talonts, not excu- for allowing them to rest in languid in- ie, since, that we concluded desultory article. And it 1 with rofrotr that wo bid adieu to its noble ubject. Two thousand miles of land and water divide ws. Lakes roll in majestic might, irarios and woodlands lie. in flowery beauty Between ns. His home is on tho green blinks f tho Connecticut; ours ii on the suorus of .ako Mjehigiin. But time and space cannot irevtnt the communion of mind with mind, 'hanks to the wrought wonders of the print- ng arc enabled lo partake of the bundant fulness of his well-stored mind, and a imbibe the pure sentiments that breathe hrough tho effusions of his genius. Truo, we rv strangers, but, SIT ruiHiCD, your band at arting. For the pleasure and benefit which we, in common with many others, have reccir- d from thu perusal of your productions, re- eive our heartfelt thanks, nad our warmest wishes. AVc can but [C.I or rountry. h knows no or W( no Kmd, tiwmnvl Hc wcki no vcfugo of rigfctcouf- will. liiiiit.t itst .irtion Jtisthp wintl thai hl-iwoth whi'ro illistuth tin1 power that cannot conntcrfciti'il; the gift that I'Miinot purc'lmni'il; tho vlstiniu tliu joj' with whirl) no riir anil llu- ilrwiin." (rcnius deinm'ratie. ll has nn partialities It.-i gifts an- dislributcd with cipi.tl I'.nor lo all. Tin- king, amid the st.itcly glories of hit., throne, inny become of ft f.ir hij-hcr new, but prolrudus himifllf boldly forward ..u hore, in the contest with evil, hln_. blows are on and returned with right hearty gooii It is to him that we arc indebted for m.iny of thu noble acts in behalf of down tnnlden humanity. Air. liiirUtigh is a not a mere p.ii'1 of fancy and imagination. The cause of progress and hunvmity; Ihc wrongs am of the stricken ones, find ready sympa- thv in his breast. ii full of beauty nutogrnph, thr seal and ring of CrcniiK. The invnanl, ill rags mid wretch- ,vi.. pervaded by a love to cdiH-MiuayluMlluimned by light. (brbcarance with hi anduviy the rccijiieut uf ,l right to which Ibp >plismUirs of A crown, or the ai'eidcnt.vl diiriiiiv of titled fooK may nev- 7 cr treuius is juHnc. It has no aln- dinjj plair, or I'ontiuuingcily. No blooming Kdcn. or Air.ir.it, or pnimisi'd is its port- It the uwich ease, nor .-icek.-i the ro-y houi> of peace and iov. The ciiheiner.il sccnen of business flnd pleasure low pursuits ,ind vain of mankind, aiv not its hisrliCNtdestiny. Ac- tion, enduring, noble restless, censcle.ss, hopeful toil, is ilv joy ;iud its noble dcs- tinj. As its ptt.s, like the ditl'iuiie beueli- pathies as nnivei-sd as the human mind; iw brothers wrong, and dscjJy impregnated with religious piiuciplc. T, Hnl to truth moMitlwd 1 lie maj hnu lo gaie on the golden light c heave n, and behold with intcnssst joy, thi beauties of creation be mar wan der in ihe lonely reci-ssw of some old tcm pesl-swiujiir.g or he may delight in tlu i muintering mu'ic of sylvan stream and pcbbl; i fountain, and he may love to be and dwel when- there is nought but but it i as him hopes arc high as boundless as tho universe. aspirations arc In c fluM blvw. THE PROBLEM. George, here is the money I bor- rowed of you some time ago, I take sbame on myself to have kept ton out of it ao long after tbe time I luid fixed for tho re- payment somehow or other my tarings would slip through my fingera.' 'I could have wished foryofp own sake you could have been more punctual; but apology is unnecessary, us the delay has occasioned me no inconvenience.' 1 You are very good naturcd.' 'I iun afraid not; for if I had wanted the money, I should not hare scrupled to ntik far it at the promised time.' This conversation between two clerks in a mercantile house; they were both of the same age, neither was there much difference in their capacity; but Ed- ward, having been in the counting house several yejira, was now in the vecuipt, of a salary of one thousand a year. George, as his junior in point of time, received only six hundred. After the last remark of George, Ed- wurd remained silent. It was now past the usual hour of clewing the counting bouse., and George wot preparing to go. Welt, I I a All! you are going homo. sometimes feel as if I could home to go to, for atsrclmlor's lodgin da not quite come up to my idea woild." Why don't you f "And how am I to support n family, when I can hardly pay my own way with- out borrowing? Aiitf yet" relttpHCil into thoughtful silence. Here lie For the Wisconsin Chapter on Aatrouimy.' MBBODBT. Mercury is the nearest ntauct to tlie Sun, hat has yet been discovered, although a space f no less than thirty-seven millions of miles ntcrvencj between it and tbe central lumina- y. It is the opinion of some astronomers, mt it is highly probnb'.e there may bo a plan- t between Mercury and the sun, which has ever been seen, in consequence of the intcn- ity of solar light. Owing to Mercury's prex- mity to tlie sun, it is seldom seen by a eom- non observer, and can only be seen by the inassislcd eye for a few nt the period of Is greatest elongation, or distance from the un. The length fll Iti year is only S3 and J3 j ils surface contains more than of wjuarc miles, and its solid contents re Its density is greater than any "of tbe other planets, being wice the density of tho times hat of about equal to that of cad. The rapidity of its motion ia astonish- ng. It ll'iei in its orbit every nrlc's every more ban miles during every beat of the pulse! swiuently, when a person would be read- ng this article, it would pasi over a space greater than that whieh lies lictwecn X York and Liverpool. It would require two lion of glolics, such as Mercury, lo make oncHslnrge nt the sun, and were ils centrifu- gal force suspended, it would fall to the sun in 15 days and 15 hmirj. A FAMILY Swisshclni, who is far too wmeh alive to suit the dignity nt this gnii'e and dignified generation, some tune ago nruposad, for the benefit of wives, s very hi-roic and effectual mode of dealing with n, drunken brute of a husband. For this she has received some awlully serious In reply to one of ihcm, she gives a por- trait of her larger half, which is worth hang- ing in any gallery. Then the added sarcasm is far beyond anything we ever of mascu- line production for keenness and grit. Fanny Linton, llie lady editor of the La- dy's Newspaper, the lady of Swtss- onrself, of course, for we arc the only omc at Swissvale who sleeps unli breakfast on her is in the tantrums, and threatens to horsewhip her isn't Ihst lady of S 1 You Boc-m to 6e in some trouble. If so, and I cun be useful to 'No; I am only solving a problem.' I did not knun thut you had a turn for mathematics.' I believe you will prove tho arithmeti- cian. But" I give up.for.thc present Well, I 1 knew where to go.' 'Suppose yoa go home with mo, fur oe.' 1 Welt, 1 don't cnro if I do.' I hud part- !y made up my mind to go to n party; but I am pretty welt used up with lust night's iolMoation, nnd my head ucliea consumed- Wo will give you a cup of tea, lo sot it o rights.' Edward did not fftiticipttto much oTattH- cution in passing an evenitijfiiVith Wsj.ftiend. He is marriod, poor- thought he, nnd I have heard has three or four litde ones. How cnn they all live on six hun- dred a ycnr, while I can hardly on a thou- sand I dare say I shall find tlic whole iimily crowded into a back room, on a second or thirjj floor, in some dirty street, 'urnislicd iMth a rry carpet, a pine table covered with oil clotli, four or five wooden choirs, nnd as many ragmnllin children; ami pcrhnpti, to cotnpleto this picture of comfort, tlic mother of the Gracchi' at ;lie washtub.- Oil, fuugli! but I am in for once.' They passed several and also several which an onwnhisti catecl stranger might have sitpposcit to be streets, hnd they not been labelled at tlie corners with ihe unpretunding and unnristocratic appcl- ationt of 'squares' or We arc a democratic people, und especially the aris- tocracy of wealth ia unknown among us, or ought to be. At last George paused before s decent twostory, brick front house, in a respectable looking'slrect. Here we nre nt last This in a prolty long walk from tlic conrting-liouac; but you know rcriti are so high nearer, that a [nun in moderate circumstances can hard- ly get a room that way, except in some streets of doubtful reputation.' Edward's apprehensions were realized in ono respect, for they ascended to the second wflu relieved, however, to find tliut his friend led to the front room; and when the door was thrown open, he wan taken by surprise, for the apartment was furnished wilh neatness, and even with elegance. A Udy, very neatly attired, was engaged in needle work nt tins tima George opened the door; and n handsome liltle boy, "seated new her, wns reading lo her. "This looks like com- thought Edwnrd. He WHS introdu- ced, nnd received with courtesy. 'Where aro your little he in- quired of George. entcrtainment he could not suppose they were acquainted with. He found, how- ever in the course of the conversation, that they were familiar with alt the higher or- der of public amusemenU. By some occa- sional prattle with the children, he perceived they were pretty well educated. He in- quired what school they attended, hind found it was one that not only bore a high reputation, but charged n high price. As he rose to take his leave, he thank- fully accepted the invitation (b repeat his visit His friend on lighting him down observed an air of deep abstraction on his Taec; and as they stood in the door osketl aim if hia headache still trouble- some. Oh, no! it is entirely dissipated. How the evening has been I By-the- me for you any source of income beyond the counting- louse 'Not a farthing. May I know why you ''I will -tfcmorrow, after coun JrVhnt an inexplicable prob- em.' The next day the friends remained in ;he counting-bouse after the usual hour of ctosinir, far the purpose of conversation. iave been said George, of your inquiry last evening, and inclined to suppose from it that ou nnd .some idea of suggesting an increase of my notary. I am sensible of the kindness of your interi- ors, but have no doubt the firm will do what is right at proper time without any lint, and I am very well contented at reaJy.' Edward heard him out with a smite, and ihnking his lie.adr. replied, You give me too much credit for good ntenlions. The object of my inmtijjr wns merely in the expectation of a solution to a iroblem; but your answer only made it nore indicate.' Cannot I nssisl you I have dipped a ittlc into I believe you can, withouj llie help of algebra or geometry; and I now request will, for I nm fairljfrnt a non plus.' 1 Well, I will ,sce whnt I can said reorgo, taking up a slutc and pencil. 1 the first said Edward, I understand that you have no source of ncomc beyond your salary of hundred u year; out of which you par a pretty good ent, so far as I can judge from your uc- omroodKttora.' Onlv n hundred nnd fifty.' And that leaves just four hundred nnd .fly for nil your other expenses. You wife and three children to.provjde Tour house is well furnished; your family tre v ell dressed; your table U u ell led your children are well educated. not appear to deny yourself any rittion- il and elegant amusement; and in one ro- ped you even indulge in a luxury of taste, tfny, jou have been able to oblige me with u considerable loan, and to wait iently for its return. Is not this all true I it' 1 Ou the other hand, I have no one to frovide for but myself, and my salary is a housand a year. Ytjt somuhow I am cim- jtiually, getting into embarrassments, find lothing saved ut the year's end, and on oohtng back do not find that I hirre real- sed more enjoyment, nor ns much ns yon to enjoy. Your six hundred up- icnrs to be more than my thousand; there s the problem.' 'And you have npplied to the right quarter for a solution, for it is one thu' I tare had to make out for myself. In my days. I found my expenses exci husband." fright? of her, if it did not come from the pen of the lady editor of tlie Lndy's Newsjia- nct: but as it does, it of course be true, u well as refined and lady-like. Those who have seen Mr. Swuwhelm and oursetf will be annimis for his personal safety. Those who have not, will tremble for him, when they know ho stands six ft ot ono in his himself thin when he weighs a hundred and an onk saw-log with as much Vny nnr nuke a bid tor Fanny's charms, and'how (lie world a pattern wife? When folks gather nettles and leave to wither on the item, they must to be stung. AJ for poor Mr. S.. his doom is for life; and if we should ever pet Saints preserve, or we will pickle him! But why docs not some one take warning by Vis sad fate, wooand win iwcel Fanny, who is ready to love, obev and respect him, drunk or sober. A lady wbo'is so anxious to be wed, as lo hold out inducements, should long want a husband in this day of walking brandy-casks. gy The following ia the direction of a letter, in WoudviUe put C. At OH post aitot Is lUnfort B. ll.il; II ItarwtuMtir will rawMr tt u htm, BIT who Cox wim chsri be not very extensive, but ns far as it wen was composed, of the standard works of English, American and French literature in the best editions, and neatly bound. This appears to be a valuable collec lion.' Too valuable, perhaps, fur my But this is my besetting weakness. I an an epicure in bookis and can no more cnjo; a favorite book miserably got up, than an alderman enjoy a favorite dish mis erablv your taste; but it mu have cost you considerable gratify it' Why, if I hod been told the sum tola of the cost of such u collection at first, believe I might have been a h'tllc alarmed however, it bos been made so gradually, that I have been hardly aware of the ei- pense.' Tea wns now announced. There had been no time for preparation, yet the table was famished with plenty and elegance, and Edward hod enjoyed the repast fur more than his last night's riot After leu the conversation became general Edward happened to smok of tho oratory, bat a raorMat after secretly blamed bMMtf for alliidwg to TflK FJIEK DEMOOKAT. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 19. lo Cinriidntcs for Slate OfFicrs. The following questions to all the candi- dates of the rc-spccm e parties for Suite Kilt us but week, YronM have in tile hit but were crowded out, .is were many other timely by the long docu- The principles imolvcd in questions unbetital'mgty approve, and shall at nil and supjiorts him in his paper fu-nrc election. We nre not in the Imbil of nn king random statements nnd pruphc'-vini what men wilt do, n tlio the WiiukesV.il JJeniocrat. Wisconsin an nble iiud 1' Whii: pnpcr, Jiubli-lied at Miner- rugtil i The Ihein. fair waitinn months longer finding lh.il we defrav uuv trav proper limes advccalc, we stand alone. ihe i rcdit fj.-leju r, All of tlicm have been endorsed by ihe last three State Conventions of the Free Democ- racy, siive that of the pecuniary value of the boineslend, which w.is not mooted, us it has become a settled question, being already the law of the Slate. Our candidates stand on onr Platform. Hut wo do not c.xppct to go' any votes for them Irom Reformers on that account. Not if ihe leaders at Mukwon- ago may be taken as a type of their associates. For the acknowledged hem! uf the Land Ko- fonncrs in the State of l.utt winter, at tlie Madiaun Convention, and hi-t spring, at the Convorition, declnred that Ihe most he eared for in our which he acknowledged was perfectly satisfac- tory to the fand Jleform and though the Com Convention diJ not en- dorse Land Itcfomi (or say n word about nnd ours adopted it distinctly, yet he tried to break up our and 1ms thrown the whole weight of Ms influence as a J.and Reformer into the scale of the Hunker parly, that dare not commit itself to l.ntnl Kctbnii, and on the side of the Hunker liikel. This real for-IJnnrt rloform, as well as his consistency. Vfe make thcie in no nnkindiH-H to Mr. Klmore, but in simple jus- tice to one who so cniincntlv deserves tlicm. It gives us no pleasure t such things, hut i my ng my income, and was obliged to deny i myself some indulgence of my more refined nates, by a scarcity of fundrf. Still I never .nought of it practicability of u better slate of affairs, till I luippcned to see a ludy whose amiable Cjualities cngnged my urTcc- ions. It was obvious, even to me, thut jefore invitinej her to share my fortunes, 1 ouglit to linve some fortune to share. But was it to come from f 1 applied for jtioronse of salary, but without success 1 tlien began to consider whether I could not reduce my expenses, and for the next three months kept an account, I found that for board and clothing I had not ex- pended more than was rensonnbli: and proper, that the amount of those items tell far short of my other expenses.' Pray, what were they Cigars, wines, mint jtilcps, standing treats.' Oh, I begin to understand" I now seriously ciamincd myself how far any of these items wns 11 necessary ex- penditure, and how fur they hud contribu- ted to my real enjoyment. I was compelled to ackowledge that I hnd not made, nor deserved to make, any real friends by treat-, ing them to what each could have provided for himself for a couple of shillings, while tho aggregate expenses hud emptied my pockets; and the enjoyments had generally been marred by riot, Quarrelling, and sub- sequent sicknraw. Satisfied on his point, 1 at once cut off some heavy ilcmtt of expen- diture, but still indulged in wliHt I consid- ered nn iunocenl enjoyment and required by usmge of society. One evening, hotv- ever, ns I was sauntering through JJrosd- way, undecided which way to go, I observ- ed n number of gentlemen nnd Indies en- tering tlie Tabernacle, and I thought I would look in to see what was going A gentleman bad just began his lecture. After a vivid descriplion of the evils of in- temperance, he made a sudden and start- ling appeal to the moderate drinker. 1 fctt nn irresistible conviction Hint I had not done my duty either to myself or When he'concluded, several nt his invita- tion stepped forward and signed the pledge; I d'id not hesitate to follow their example. I little tho'l my Julia, whose absence from home hnd occasioned my bcjng nbrond that evening, unpleasant duties mu.st lie performed. We never step aijidc from the. path of principle for friend or fuo. In politics, religion, mid ethics, we know no ninn after the flesh, atrt were our mother's son obnoxious to a !ikc censure, we should express otirself just as freely and faithfully. We hope no true man will be prejudiced agniqst Land Reform, because of its proposed fricndi pmvc faithlefs. It is a glo- rious doctrine, and llie day that it tri- umph, will lie a day ol hope and blessings to the laboring classes of this country. The election of Air. Chase, ourctuididatc for (fQVCrnor, Nu-n nn curliest Rdvo- eatc of these principle-., would be the earnest of a day for Wisconsin. CKKKSCII, Oct. .1, 18J9. Sin At (a meeting of the Cercseo Xalioiiut lleform Association, it wns resolved to iulcr- rogatc the canrlidatcB for ofllec, ag follows: Jst. Arc you in favor of a law by Congrcs? to prohibit the further nales of public lauds, and to cause them to lie laid out into forms and lots of a limited size for the free and c.xi IIIMVC us.: of landless uclual 2d Arc you in favor of ;i Stale Lim- itation Law, to limit the of land that persons may own by titles accruing me.ntly to tlie of the ffiw V 3d. Arc vou in of the lloincslcad Kxemptioii Law, exempting Ilic Home from compulsory Kdc. dclils, irrespective of the pccunmry valuation of the Home? Your early reply in rcfjueslcd. your fellow citizens, JAOOII f-', Pf-wV Ci.Tf.WH Vat. tiff, Ajisucitilitnl. SHELDON, Secretary. WJIOLK NO. 254. pretend i the'people. If, sjvr.ii lie pat inU> imllf.l .ind rcm-inliKd like broken candles, c nilil Bttircely lako nil ic litieilii s with t'.ieir f.irni'ition. "In the im.ii ot u vwu mill H .ind a. (rW her. Cll.lt Jiilvn simply as ni'.UVV sketch; nvei a few yui will tinii lhi> leMtty nf l.tc -worn ill ,u husnvielo in ii' d n n n.a.'li the vcsct-iblcs in the 'witlioul form mid tlie idea lln- urlist I t_'i Muni' il In wuil bel.iro IMS piii- .Illi Hull c.in eillled 'Jlili-llnl.' NI u', if thc.se f.kshirii'iii'.nstcis nre any hnil.v'n id-ill win not ni.ike ilu i.i'ked jiicliirt'samlM I'.mey six the K-imc itluipc? Or why ili.iw the plates e UK f.utVuinm that I; ,.s il'tiiev could fie by it'licultliy u.mi.IP, ii peiI'cilly developed "The ide.-i nl the 'Greek al Point, comes lo lu lliis seven colnum sheet, and tent rule of in i only rule by which per, and do d lo euUrii 'pt'me: llie i- mm. ll is the eitll live ,iud J p.ifror.s. AVe i the first of June lo ihv fir-1 of .l.nm.iry, and then cnl otf nil delinquent 'Ub.-crilM'rs, nfler nud our pay, nnd Could not enou'jli e.xiH-im's, we inn oll.-ir.. worth, for been very nm.-li i ulieiileil by the Mil. lini' the f.rcik Shue, ini-hl lie e.iiueited hit >n jiulilic bi-nel'.ictor In diessed, ami exhibited nil over tlic C'liin- luuiujj all the new put mi her Ui licr, rind thru nil- lull; or mid her t'-u-hi'iii jilulis. r.Mild m4 hrr nmrhle nklcs into Iho Hhiijie, of a funnd or a and if our fashion pinion were taken from her, would nut itn in-it e the onlv gcnlecl vVo ure in it elaborating f'li'in nf most of nm fiiMliii.ni jilnles rcniiiitl UN of much i erJin'hundred .1 one humtreil Sialieivil .11 our.- me. nil oxer tbe Sl.ile, on thu en dil we- should Ins.. fiom SfltKi In S.sno a year, which is more than honest turn to aik of We p.iy our only llsk lo be paid for our lalmr. We believe our subscribers prefer lo I n wlm h is We with, frienil Hlirs MH cess in the niik ilium cnterprixe. It may be n lililc luird at but stick to it; it is tbe only safe, true nnd just plnn. tff Tbe last Jlariiif Ailrofair It ns sharp a i H Damascus. If our paper rv hrjje j !i or n jug. Anisls say there in no we should be templed lo Iraisfer n lar.j-.. por-1 slr.iiuhl lino iilxiut n human form; but in tiou of ils Kditoriid.i. Tire KditorV m......nit ol i -1 f.ici.1 v icw of tmv of tlicw; fiiriircx, the line the Stale Convention, we im- Trill ot our re-rulcrs. Jliy lestiilionv lollieiiuitUri- cations of our Stale Superintendent, Mr. lioot, we none will overlook. h.ue In-nril similar accounts from nisny .jinirlcri.. Thai loo; if imyhody eiin read, and not enjoy the fine, keen cdjje nf :l llie ns fi.ni under (lie iirnw down to tlie fioin thi. t its. ruin in. ke incliiu'il tiLlK', n bevel, (he idea nf (hi' side, of 11 fiinix-1. There 110 curve Mich a-, imliire Mic.li iis hciilib ami J.-I-HCC rcijniro. JIow niifilit iti mi eye for llu; be hired lo cnHiinit them1 out tribes mi Ihe (iruccK, is more Ihiin wn ctin lell. The am unit Jis-euKe nnd dcrtth th.it li.-ivc been cuiisoi) In1 iinicilitif; thiil the ribs, to form tin- funml nullinv, fur piisl the clioJi'i-.i Tin. ItAiMMt Auvocjiri.'s AtrflvsT or 1111: ATI: JMMK can- :ire niliniti'h the best, nnd nur con- by f-ir the niosi spirili'd und c irnesl IKIS been held in Wineuiinin f i nrs Tlmse who fcilli nf difi'1-li..'ll iif Free Sdllers ithdidil linve be.-n ihcicuud ould Ihut the. nf llie pm Iy, nils iiime enriiesl. ihitn. eier. These n iilu'il nf lli.it nii-libiled nniiiti between ttieTnvfnr (hose who eebu ihe sh-jli'iest niniori, m.iL'ti'fy llie sli.-iilows innjun1 up till they tlieinsehcs wilh them, slimihl i lini c been there, iind slinniil hue heard the rli.it when Mime ireiillein in ihe nili'UiisU In show t'icinseNcs, ihe.....vein ion di siied see "llnil clepli.inl ibid li.-ul i-ti'iiek Mid teri-ir into the and fciime (1 C.lhsii s, bill Ih'- 'iimi, nnd it wits evjili'iii onlv (be ininiK of tin; weak ai.d AHAMH, Wnlworth Co.. Oil. I'll n, l" N. Sir ii -ert the fijllnw- in our pajM'r A I'o.i-ltiii-ir.-.Tlie roM-Olli. c.......... tilieul bus estabttshc-l a new between MnkiMm.ijjo and Iwiee n jmsi-oltii at Trr.y Uikcs (A. CIH.I.-, i'lMina-lei) nnd sll. Trnv t'cnlre iind are on the route, but wire preiioii'-U rilpjilicd bv spceiill routes from Ttov. Yours re-pei Ifully, Wn.i.tAW Kr.ixn (if ils I, Unti nut i vv.su il in cci.v ir IK'. The C'un i-iiliini went si with i-r.i ni'iid, OIK lull. i Thi're inijiiil-e, the HKV. A. C. The nhi tnisin have made no 1'. M. s f f..r Su r i f ills inreeim-nl, f.ir ihcn- i fir tfian lite. 'id Ii uiiir i'f iltn pnrty, nnd ivln n -'timi did til-' feelt-ii' net] thai urn iirly rivisl incrc.ise nnnibi t-. i veiti, il it the In-.! mciK.fil.e State. Ih. t, .Itiil nt'K lnse "Ver li'is- Ilihelt mill .it '.I reji'tce tried, (lie nvn .'ind lini die nidiel H v, mid be (he junly of (lie, -Sninclhing on be- ll U-. respect- ing Ihc claims of Professor lUiot, (be j rcx- ent incumbent, nnd A. U. Ihu nom- inee of the Free Soil purly Ibis We have nul proper lien tufire to cjrpress our prcf'-rem c between the two gentlemen, but wished lo leave tbe choice entirely with the people, nor would we nt this time wish to influence tiny voter in Wisconsin in bestowing his suffrage upon a candidate fur that office, yet we mnsl confesii that we are unable "to determine what very important service has been ren- dered lo the State by I'rofrswir Jtnoi, dur- ing the pfist year, in the cause of educa- tion. It is true Mr. Jtool is sdinewlnit tal- ejitcd, hut we couBider him nulircly defi- cient in one importnnl ijunliliciiliiw f >r thut oflice, to wit: a fiit ully for imparting infor- mution tootlirrs. If lie lius any particular .system to curry out, we nre perfectly wil- ling to him A" it, lint for a man prriiitendeiil df J'uhlie Insirncduii, each member of the p.irly I" f'.r Mi. the Hiiulicr, or Mr. H.iiry, the r'lec Snil cnndidiite, ;m they .sliill seifnilly chiHise. We know neither of them per- sonally, but Mr. Hurry is from M'liilj-'.nx rv county, in this Stule, and is aliiKi'-l tiuivcr- siilly bcl'ived ;iud csleonii'd iiv lluise know him. We he'ieve, fruin wh if ne have learned his Icr .-Mid ciHidli'-t. tlmt be is u nvm iwlmirablv lilted fir the ollici: n; nnd we exlmrl everv one whollHK no pcr.sornl reiwun foi preferring Mr. l'> vote for Mr. U.n n n iihonnblc lime l'> do to be five years in complishinj; that wliicll should be done in one, is paying too dear for the whistle, H is true tl'.ut Mr. It has been thro' that this region, but we iin1 not wnarc. that he spent any time in hunting up teachers or Ir. li.nry. We ieve that in so they will w1 cause of I'ujni] ir Kduc.i- tton, whicli i.s not and nhoubl nut lx> sub- ordinate to any politic il question wJi'ilev- 'J'rtlnttif. (i mil be si Jl'l lilli- II b> r Diineit t i nnilc mil oiitx in-teii us, to ur >i li p.irly rej iltllie r itlt iimie Im did nm ilily bnl i-' illy In ur priii' i-, und n Hiftm' lh.it Mr. Ilol- ill h.ls been a l.ibeily jriily lln, (rcnilemi 111 tlrs iiiy on delivered n of Insl week at the Court tl'inse, nilfered pain of hearing a sin ill of was but n binall portion lie.ir, It litil thai WHK enough ui ennviiuv us ili.u Mr. K. is utterly unlilfortbc NUI lion In winch he aspires, und will do injun In mil School SMUCHI if coniinued in There wns but one m-ide. .ind that hub been made by ninny ollurs. Ji that the fund from the .Icli-ior-Unils, culling personalty upon in ordrr to I f f e u{ inform himself as to iheir condition and kno And wunts.' "So fariis our own preference? nre con- cerned, they are for Mr. Harry, for the reason that we belieie him comtlly well qualified with Mr. and far hid supe- rior ns to the faculty nf ness, which we conwdcr a very quiilificauon forn jicrs.-n holding that im- portant office. It argued against Mr. Barry by tlic Madison Argus, that he- is ptistnr of a Uni- versiilist Church! nnd insinuations, mte thrown out Hint if he were elected inleiidenl, all our children must ncccssaii- ty be Uuiversaliils! We wnnld nsk tlic editors of the Arfjui if Mr. has no sectarian preferences, and if so, if be would not be jnsl as likely to inculcate them, us Mr. Barry? Such kind of eler- iwn i lioneering is benculh the dignity of any Lnd I iinprcjudiecd man, anil we c-Annfit believe "I Vniin A nen t j niy rnme Una oecn ArRus, had tliev mil some pecumnry mo- "Stfi.'iri- prompt them." She is prudent without mean nest, wttliout parade, cheerful without folly, and pioni without sullenness. And Say no more. The problem has been soWtomy satisfaction; and from this hour I am determined to And wa trail some ot those irbo read BUT adopt the aama resolution- Nortmber We add in reply to some Ibat we made the Mr. Root, if re-elected, intended bo resign nt the end of year, nnd that Mr. B.ir.-y WHS Mr. Root's choice for a Ihe au- thority of bis special and advocate who oppoaed him in his paper year, UOUSCK Mr. R. is no lecturer, ciim-es no Intent as a speaker. His are, in nur opinion those of a mrm wbo nol the rent interests of common school.' nl heart, but wants to build up cei.lral school syUcms which noiild procure an education of fir Ihe few, and a very inferior c'H.innm srlioul education fir tin: many. Ncr Inis tin- crpntlrman the lo iilcas tin-Iciiht lie li n of and liicli lie runs over lite nn uui imnecr "itli i If.-- Til" s-l loll In justly '-jiecleil, cunM'-lent I'nemli" r "f lln vinee it1- ('mi il siiy tlie same'fib' "f ,im cai.dii! ile mi hi-own li'kei, inih is Ih n imlidnie (lisimm- ihe jirim (Injiteil In llie t.tli Tio: CIMU.K.S. l.lllow, when milled, sli.illlil be h- n widen of i OHM iii'-iit width mill deplli, which lint, been pr( liniih- Iv tiered lillntj il mlh bulling nnlir fi'r :in limit'nr in..re. fill the K -M I v lib- Ill ,in in- li 'if flu "ill' n-.clnd lalfiw, and keep ii i t (hat Itiii'lil liy .iiliimj; I cr walei th in. .ins tlm lie "f a full the lop, nul rid laj IT 'ill' I" ,'i ml, "den ivilll I Illdles. The l.ill.iw ill, slinnlil li-l liinjiei.i- lure ihal will l'> pi-d in willwiit burning, i- Millu icr.ilj Iml. nnd ,-it Ihis I'.mj'i nitiiie ill" lamlh'D will tuVi' nn llie TbewiiU -lioillll he l.mercd i'lt'l'the milled t illnw lirradn.illi, ati'l fh-nld hfi'-fl "f llie llnllou h'i-.'fmh Ih.-il wtii-n tin; "f mixed lot of goods. valuable j l'1 s at ,me the erhic.iti- ,n some Miluclew. in the erlnc.iti-'n this country, and tilth his mm h boasted efforts are confined We are horrr to say llus of a nvin iiiraint.1 whom we eiitertnin nut one partuic

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