Wisconsin Tribune, June 1, 1849

Wisconsin Tribune

June 01, 1849

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Wisconsin Tribune (Newspaper) - June 1, 1849, Mineral Point, Wisconsin FR10AY, The tfisconsia Tribune, TKIPAT, JUintral Point, Iowa County, BY GEORGE W. BUSS. To Village Subscribers, f 2 .10 To Office and mail i! DO If payment be delayed for six months, will be addeJ to above terms. RATES OF iqimrc, (U lines or less; one insertion, fiO Each additional insertion 03 One month, 200 Three months, 3 00 Six months, 00 One yeur, 00 Half column, for six monthi, 10 UO For one year 18 Of) One column, for nit montlif, 10 Oi> 1 For year, advertisements conjured by the iquare nnleMi otherwise agreed upon, aiul charged far un- til ordered out. ITjr Affidavit of publication withheld in all ca sei, until the advertisement it p.iM for. From the Spirit of the A LANDLORD OR, GETTING TIJK VALUE ON'T. ATr. 'Spirit.'' Shortly after the completion of the "Great National Road" through Ohio, the incident which am nbout to reluto occur- red. There WBS a quiet littki village through which th'w "Road" passed, n Motel where the state always changed, ami the passengers txpecttd to get breiikliuit. The Imidlord uf said Hotel was noted fur his 'ti icks upon trav- who ullowed to get fnirty seat- rd nt the tuble, when the driver would blow horn (after Inking his hvrns) and sing out ready frcntlenien whereupon ihe passengers were obliged to hurry outind tnke thrir seats, leaving; a scarcely tnnteii break- fast behind them, for which, however, they had to fork over Fifty Crrttt, Time and place you have, now for the haw our hero succeed- ed1 in DOIMO A lAM'tORD: OB, OK rilN1 TIIK VA1- If I were to commence thui '-At sunrise, one lovely rooming in the month of June, in the year a solitary kursemat might be Ice. fee., you mujht think f stone, shaped like the cells of an honey-comb, the of the column being up. Mostgenerally six sided, many pentagons, seven aided or leptagon, some eight, and occasionally nine, and n some instances three or four sides. The usual diameter of these blocks is from twelwe to eight- een inches. Each block or pillar runs down, ad nflnitant, for aught I know, and all of them arc. in composed of seperate pieces, about one oof high usually. When one of these sections of a pillar is taken off, it always leaves the next one convex or bottom part of the piece aken off being the converse or the top of the one eft, ai they fit together exactly. The top of each )Iock is more usually convex, and the bottom con- cave. Whatever size or shape these pillars are, :hey always fit axactly to those around them, so that for many irregnlar acres it ie a vast field of mosaic work, and the pieces are 10 closely fitted hat not a drop of water run down between the columns. The tops of some of these pillars are much high- er than others, and in one or two instances form jerpendicular banks or clifls nearly forty feet high, ookmg like large hewn posts standing up so thick as to form a wall. In one place they form distinct and seperate columns, and taki! the name of the chimneys." Some parts of the banks along at :his place are 320 feet, high, brt not Parts of these or columns of the causeway lave been taken down and carried off to put up in museums, which can be very readily done. The name of this stupenduous work of nature probably came from tbe appearance of it being a gigantic effort to build a stone pavement or causeway from iere to the Scottish coast; but 1 suppose the old fellow that laid out the work, got tired, or 'hard up' for the pewter, anil gave up tho job. At least is my opinion, anil being something of a phi- osopher, presume I am right. The Brobdingna- gian builder has long Hnce packed up his traps uid retired, to Fingall's which lies eighty- ive miles due north from this. From representa- :ions of that 1 should presume that to be a similar armation, foimed at about the same time. The columnar appearance of the eausevray, and o'f Fin- gal's Cave, extends clear into the sea beyond the reach of mortal ken, and were the waters to sub- side, 1 have no doubt but they would be found to the same formation. 1 obtained with a "silver a few Ixwes of beautiful specimens of min- erals ot the causeway, part of which I medui to ex- change when 1 get home with some of our cotlec- ions in America. MbmiT SOT Aberdeen paper fcati while the prayer bock, together with all the of a deceased cholera patient, carefully hint, six fcuwd on bit perton religiously preserved ID" The following which we clip from an ex- change, is applicable to this vicinity, and we re- commend it to the special notice cf those interested. SIT BSJDII.T Refusing to take a newspaper. 3. Taking a newspaper and not paying for it. 3. Not advertising. 4. Getting married without sending in the wed- ding cake. 5. Making a printing office a loafing C. Reading manuscript in the compositors bands. "I. Sending an abusive and threatening letter to tbe editor. For the first and second no abMlotion can be gnntecl. The fourth is pardonable. For balance ditpeniation only be obtained hy n bull th' pirtr. secret Agrarian society recently bro> ken up in Paris by the Police. Their motto was While one man tbe aeecHary no man JIM a light to the superfluous." O. S. Rood, the student of Dr. bai died of the received in tbe recent rioi at St. Charles. He it spoken of a exempla- ry young man. ICT The word Minnesota, according to the Cin- cinatipigpateh, i. interpreted as -The Laughing designated after tbe of St. Anthony. The Newark Advertiser the weaning of it is Ami-transparent water.." 07" At time the American army left Mex- ico, m July last, not a single eiticn'i uiif- ed in Brownsville, (the site of Fort Brown, oppo- now a town of 2000 inhabitants. ICT The Lexington Budget that Mother marrir.1 a gardiner." It might hare been ad- ded that the said gardiner, in consequence of hit imprudent natch, lost hia titualion. Journal. 3war. rumored death, by drowning, of Judge Meeker, Gowrnorof Min- nesota, contradicted by the Maysfille pa- pers. Tan CHICAGO has issued a card, staling that 12 deaths by cholein had occur- red in that city, from the I2th to the I6th inst. He says that "the deaths have mainly occored among a ctwss of persons that pay little attention to their health, and whose habits may be considered in some degree u ioTiting disease." or Steamer Ni- agara came in Friday about neon, with a tre- -nendous load of passengers and Slie left about 400 passengers at this It is said that large are leariag Buf- falo daily for the West. PctUTVins Knapp of Chicago, gives the following receipt for the manufacture of Chlorine half a pound of manganese, (not over cts) half a round of com men salt, (m every family) one lound of vitriol, (not over six cts.) one bl. of water, (at miii all together in an or stows jw, "fld stir with a Chlorine will be evolved largely from this mixture fur a week, atrd will diffuse itscM all >vcr the house. If two plentiful, open the doors and windows nnH let in fresh air. The only inconvenience will be conghin j. Stir the rn'mttrre'dairy, and not allow the jar to vtand m a confined sleeping rdotn, but al- low ventilation." The Washington Union says thnt 'the Democratic party was never in betler health nnd condition trran lit May be so. Exercise on foot is said to be favorable to neiilihy, and we see come of the prominent men art walking out every Journal, SEARCH FOB. Srn JOHN Government intends fitting oat forthwith two national Ships in search of the loH expedition of Sir John FranfcHri in the Arctic sens, the one to go east, ronnrl Tjabmdor through Da- west to Bhering's straits. The Washington Union states that the dies for coining one dollar gold pieces, will be ready in tvro or three days, that the chief coin- er nearly worth of fold plneh- ets and strips in readiness for the new coins. The Mineral Point Tribune apologizes for appropriating a part of its columns to a sign for the sale of wines and liquors. Nonsense, neighbor apologies are uncalled for. It is indispensably necessary to the mariner, that he knows the latitude and longitude of the fa- tal Malstrom, that he may guide bis ship so as to shun the dread abyss. The time has been when advertisements of this kind served to call men of ell classes to tbe place of sale; but that time bus passed; and sober minded men now look upon them us a warning to shun the poisonous fang of the Jos. SHERWOOD has been appointed Light House Keeper at Milwaukee, in place oi'Jas Rogcin, removed. ARIHVAI or Brisbane, the Fourierite, who was ordered to leave France in 24 hours, has arrived at New York, and spoku at the lute Anniversary of the Social- ists. GREAT DAMAGE ON THE Orleans papers of the 9th, state that the crevasse at Jefferson, on the Mississippi n few miles fibore is fearfully on the incrense. The water from the Mississippi had reached Hercules street, in tbe second municipality of the city, and is also approaching Lafayette at the upper end of the city. Planters on the coast have suf- fered immensely and almost despaired stop- ping it. An artificial channel made by water u now 150 feet wide. N. V., May p. rn, Tho steamer Empire of Troy, was run ia- to by the Noah Brown, of Troy, nigbr, nnd suttk to the promenade deck before as- sistance conld be had. It is impossible to give an account of the number of lives Twelve bodies have been found, up to 8 o cock this morning. DAVECIPOKT, in Iowa, contains 1200 inhab- itants. editor in the South has pnr- chassed a race horse, at an expense of 92000, for the purpose of catching his TODS way sub- scribers. Dirit His but it ;s battrr to no dscHnge ttiril Iwril. ftrtJ nothing dne him (Concludes1.) Meport, Of HXHXY B. WILCH, I. B. DAWIAUL, arJ JOHV jLuMLKV, wbo were appointed by t) Legislature to sub-divide and appraise tie School, University, and Canal Jands in Io- wa County, Wisconsin; oompltfett at Min- eral Point, Dec. TOWN 4 N., Rtiuic 4 Sicn.au 16. T on lhi> head TJluo River, in the of n iT-i'ni stttlement. It mthily broken generally rolling, but not baily bro- quantity of hin.ill white .nnl much broken; some timber; toil second rate; worth per acto. S. E. J of N. W. Mostly lies in the fecaionica bottom. Some of it swampy iut little timber; soil generally rule; val- ued at per acre. S. W. 1 of N. W. J. Generally broken; few acres of good bottom land, and some rood timber; soil mostly third rale; and Worth per acre. S. G. i of N. E. i, is rolling; considera- te large white and black oak timber. The soil mostly second rate; worth per acre. Tht; south half of tbe section a compound of high rock bluffs, narrow dismal wamps, and a little pine, and some scattering oak timber; valued at SI per acre. The east fork of the Peeatonica runs from north to south through the section; and the section is several miles from any settlement. Town 5 N., RAKOI 4 E., 16. To- tal appraised value of Section f 1880. Thi.s section is very near the sarrio in all its >arts; ten. There is a deep hollow passing he E. J of the S. E. i which injures it some. The section all tolerably well V.mbered with white and black oak, and hickory. The soil is good second rate, wilh but little, if any, running water upon it. Tho N. E. i of E. i ,and S. E. J of S. E. i valued nt icr acre; tbe rest of the section at Theie are but few settlers in this Ttgion of country. There is no road running over the section, or passing near it to or from any place. Towjr 5 N., RAHOE 3 E., SBOTIOM 16. To- tal appraised value of Section This Section lies on the road from Mineral Point tiDodgeville. N. E. i of N. E 1. lies ntheprairie; is rolling, but not broken; soil lecond rate; the rock and flint on a good part if it come very near tbe surface of the ground appraised at per acre. The remainder of the east half of the sec- ion is well situated for farming mostly rolling prairie, and aoil first rale; ap- iraiaed at par acre. The >vnst half of tbo section is moie bro- cen, but some parts of it suitable for fttrming some timber and water upon it, and valued as shown on the plat, vie.: G. of N. W. 4 at 53 per acre, and the rest of the section .it Leri Sterling baa a lease on E. i of N. W. i, and W. i of N. E. f for four years rom and after the 15th of May, 1847, for arming purposes; be paying six per annum for rent for aaid piece of land, ind in case mineral of any kind abould be discover- ed, aaid let see- to pay one-fifth part of all mineral raised on aaid pieoe of ground, to tbe ounty School runt. Stor- ing's improvement, a dwelling houso worth f600, and ten acres broken up or ploweil. James Penpraae also baa a leaae on the S. i of tbe section for four from and after 27th day of tame to be taid above per annum, and ifth of all mineral miaed. Penpraao'ti im- provement is a frame houH and a ilw a small garden enclosed, valuod at Town 5 N., RJUWC 3 E., SCCTUMC 16. To- tal appraised value of Section 88400. This on tha road from Mioml Point to FrantUn, Mid road Crwlt. It M Tilling, snd but lirnkrn; Inirr ti nber, which is only fit for li tie, if any, timbrr for u'Miiff, or bi.ilding purposes. Tim soil is hardl) sccnuil rate, and valued at per acre. TOWN 6 N., KANOK 3 E., SICTION 1C. To- tal appraised value of Section SJAJO. N. E. i. Rolling, but not badly to erably well limbered wilh white oak; soil second rate; worth acre. N. W. t. Very Tvmgh broken con- siderable wliito and black oak timber bull third rate valued at per acre. S. W. i. Untvcn and hilly, yet not very brnken; some spotg of good noil, a part on t rate, and some of it hardly that. Scat- tering white and burr oak generally va) ned at per acre. E. i. Is very broken, but better ttm- beied than the S. W. i, and appntisi-d at the sai per acre. The whole section once well timber- ed but the greater part of it boon taken off. Town 6 N., RANOI 3 E., SecTion 16. To- tal appraised value of Section f 1C40, section lies from S to 3 north of Dolgeville. Itisgenenllybrokenand brushyi some Mattering white oak timber. The soil second rate. Tbe N. E. i of N. W. i mo-e Urel than any other part of the and suitable for a small farm. On the S. E. J of S. E. i io a good atono quarry. Tlio sec ion onro vwy well timbered, but tho and have laken off greater part of it. N. E. 4 of N. W. J, and S. K. i of S. E. 4 appraload at 83 per acre; balance of tho Mellon at acre. TOWN 6 N., RAKOK 4 E., 16. To- tal rppraised value of Section 81600. N, i of section Tory brokon; dMpfcollowa and high rock oak, pioe, and hickory timbor on Soil generally third ralei raluod at 93 acre. g. part broken, and port rolling; whtio oak timWr; toil tooond nu, and at U aert. N., RANVC 5 E., ttcnow It. ttl appnioed nine of Sootwo i of McUon in praim; nil r, mara biokw; ooil gtoonlly fow In ;