Publication name: Oconto Pioneer
Location: Oconto, Wisconsin
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Oconto Pioneer (Newspaper) - October 10, 1861, Oconto, Wisconsin
CEOUOK C. :0 N W AH I" [EDITOR PROPRIB TOR. VOL. 3. OCONTO, OCQNTO COUNTY, WIS., OCTOBER 10, 1861. NO. 17. THE OCONTO PIONEER It published efery Thursday morning, in the -of Oconto, by GEORGE C. GINTY. 'Office second story of Hnrt's building 50 per annum 1 for months. To village subscribers, wheu Wirered by carrier, RATES OF ADVERTISING iquare (12 lines or less) one week two weeks CncU additional week t iqiuvrt one year i quarter of column, one year, 51 00 1 50 25 10 00 18 00 3000 Bimincss curds per year, "not -exceeding four hies, r, for ouch additional lino. fc. advertisements at tke prescribe! law. All casual advertisements must be paid for in tclvnnoc. JOHN J. McCLKLLAN, AND AT LAW, Oeonto, Wisconsin. J. LOY, W. K. ASO C'H.'NSK C.I.OU AT Ij.VTT, OcOVltO, Oconto county, ATTOKKKT MID COUNSELLOR AT LAW, Green Bay, Ww. Will practice in the Courts of Own to, Brown, Outugnmie and Winuebago eotiuties. _______ B. J. BROWN. ATTOB.XXT AND COUNSELLOR AT LA.TT, Ooor.to Wivcouaiu. vli-lS 8 A. 111'. AJiU CoVNSKr.I.OR AT LAW, OcOlltO, Oconto county. Wisconsin. C. GINT Y, I'CDLIO Oflios in Hri-'s building, EHKN Ft KECK, KWKTBTOR, I'c.ihtigo, Oconto county, AVisijon- Will tU'tvl'to p ymout of t '..of, Ico'Uinp sft'rr InHs by mm-re-MihMitsj, 2S Fov the Piomer. TO JiR'S. F. M My hSi'piachorcl now ihb'ut'h htuhcd in repose, Awaking from fllutnbet will breathe a new strain, i'or nud for thine its rhythm enclose And cheerfully sing its mout hopeful retrain, TVelooming buck to the onoo lunoly hearth The wanderers returned, tho dcur ones of homf, These blessings of life, tho suubuiime of earth, The jewels most prized wherever they roam. Thou with the transport that joy eror brings; The hnrp would rejoice in thy gladness with But breezo' from tho iVorth awoepa over Its strings' Sounding tlio war land must be free. Thougii fearful tho ouutest, bloofly the strifsj Torrifllo tho struggle 'twixt right ond theTfrongj Yet struggle wo must for honor and life, "VVitu mutilcots well loaded, bayonets strong. Bcath to tho traitor who sullies our flag, Though hovn of one mother we ecTcr tho tie, >'o brother or frlontl our cnglo shall drag From his plnco-in the his cyrio on high, Or from our loved banner ever shall try (E'on though ruin tho attempt) to scatter the stars Which thu toil of our sires set in sky, Cemented by blood, won by hardship and scars. So sacred our cause, so holy and Aruues will iiid us from the land oi'thp blest, Then coiifjuer we shall, for conquer wo our ones a by-word nntl jest, Nuw a hurmet of iitrur.gth, n weapon 'of power, .N'obli'St incentive to tho honest and brave, tiWeet L'i In-xty's dome tho shultoring tower, Fur all wfco vrould dig for Oppression a "Who'd bury 5c doep beneath tho bard sod Where nii-uKliS could "awake it to glory "Where Mammon BO long our national God Would vainly attempt his dark covern to ken, l''or this the fate, thn meriljtblo end Of tho monster fiend who inhabits our land, When burk'din dust', then peace will extend O'er the norch and the tho band. LOTTIE. Nish jS'nhins, October .1, '01. Ocoatu. DBavoc of HAt'e by War. Kl.CiFA.J-U) L. "H'-Ml s'.s-icd; ro--lpf sol laada owned I.-.? noii A. W. BhUlNy, -M. D.; IfTXlCIAM. StT.OKDX, AS-T) "0 USTETK'.C I A X. Wisconsin. OlVicu on rivi.-r Section Kfrect nuJ OcoTito Linnlxn'- HALL, xm A cm NT.. Ocosto, in pa.vr.ioiit of lookinjr 1 St'iint Tui-tii Pots pire E. WHITNEY, find Muclwno Shop, Gi-cnn Buy, M'is liigifins iitiil iJoilnrs, Shafting. n- awl C'lsiing.s of Ici.mir KettJfes. Jet) work MKU'TOX IIOYCE, IN Gr.OCKIUES AXD side of Section a! reef., -opposite the liitn- liuuse. Kumilios su.ppliod with cxti'u flour. It is difficult to conceive what fearful havoc this custom has made if human life. It has at. limes entirely depopula- tucl immense districts. In modern, as wull art ancient times, large tracts have been k-f't so uttovly desolate, that travs el'ui's might from vilhigo to village, evon from city to city, without finding a solitary inhabitant. The war of 1756, in the heart of Europe, loft in one instance! no less than twenty contiguous vilhigo-; a single man or beast. The thirty years' war, in tho seventeenth century, red we oil the population of Ger- mnny from to throe-fourths and that of Wirtcmbnrg, from to more than nino- ttfiulis I thirty thousand villagers were ik-striiyud: in ninny other? thn popula- tion died tuid in otice stiiddod with towns uudcitjcs, there sjirang up immense forests. at the havoc of that of Londonderry, besides n vast number of inV.a'uttaiHs in that of I'.-iris, in tho sixteenth century, A Strang-e, Romantic and In- teresting Story. A correspondent of the Lockport tin- ion narrates tbat Ghancoy Coc, of Canan- diagua, died years ago, leaving a widow, eon and daughter, with a competence __ The widow devoted herself to her chil dren. The daughter grew up and mar ried. The son upon maintaining his ma- jority, engaged in a manufacturing busi- ness, but in 1849 he left hi? business and went out to Califoruia. Soon after ar- riving, bis factory was destroyed by fire and he found himself penniless in the streets of San Francisco. 'He suddenly disappeared, and for 12 years his fate was unknown. Meantime, some .years after .his disap- pearance, a childless uncle (Bclah Coe, of Buffalo.) died, and by will left to him and his sister ample property for life, with reversion to their children-, but with a provision that in caso of their death, without issue, the reversion should go to two educational charitable insti-. Under the will the sister has enjoyed her share of the rents and profits, the share of the lost one ra can time being uns the direction of the court, deposited in a saving bank, until after some seven years had elapsed, the two revisionary institutions instituted proceedings to cure his share of the property. The court, a full hearing, decided that after this lapse of time, without his be-> ing discovered he must be judrcially dead, and that one of the claimants should enter upon the enjoyment of his portion of tho rents aud profits; As to the other, its charter not prcmitting it to take real estate, it was thrown out al together, and that share not being legal- ly conveyed by the will, reverted to "the heirs at lasv unconditionally who are these same children. During all this time the sister's hus- band, with a zeal and pertinacity worthy all commendation has been unremitting in his endeavors to nnd the lost After all had been compelled to be- lieve him long dead, he has coniinucd to spend time and money his discovery. He has communicated with every Amer- ican Consul oi' the Islands of the Pacific and Australia. Us has sent circulars, off'u'nng a large reward, to California and Oregon, lie has advertised with a re- ward in the papers of the shipping and wealing ports. lias received ninny com- muiticiitions from sea captains and others professing to give information, which baa proved al-.vays erroneous. Until at last every endeavor having proved futile, and even a mother's hope discouraged, whose locks having become white in the sleupless agony of waiting for the return of an only and beloved son, within the last month, suddenly, and without the Pilnce aud tHc Old Last evening there occurred one of J.. _ i T_ jj _. tbdse rare incidents in the progress of Prince Napoleon's tour through- the Urn tec} States which iwill not soon be forgot- teii by our illustrious visitor, albeit the tender recollections thereof may not be of bng duration with one of the parties iutjrestjAd whose gray hairs will ere long be moistened by the clammy dews .of death. lorenz Hafte, a re.lie of the Grand Arhy of the First Napoleon, now an in- of the Cook County Poor House, had an interview with Prince Napoleon. Co.jiiK-ty Agfent Hansen, learning the wish of the old soldier, to the Tremont. kindly conveyed him His card'was sent to the Prince's apartments and the old man, bowed down with the weight of eighty years, was ushered into the august pre- sence. The Prince arose to receive his remark- able guest. There they stood for a mo- ment, looking each other in the face the second heir to the French crown and the scarred and bronzed veter-an of a score of battles. Advancing the Prince grasped the old man's hand, and conducting him to a seat, spoke so kindly that the an's heart overflowed, and he burst into at all acquainted with the long tears. To those history of the Napo] conic dynasty, neith- er the kindness of the Prince nor the emo- tion of the old soldier will be wondered at. All such well know the remarkable power that the first Napoleon held tip- on the afisctions of liis soldiers, as well as tho wild and uncontrollable idolatry manifested by the latter toward tho ior- iner, upon all occasions, whether in vic- tory or defeat. In thai interview, yesterday, the veter- an ''fought his battles o'er again." The Prince questioned him and listened with glistening eye to his recital of those thrilling incidents which ever had as their hero a Nnpolton. The quick eye of the Prince noticed the absence of three fingers from one of the soldier's hands. "Where did you lose your "In the retreat from Moscow. I was attached to the cavalry, and in or.e of tho charges of those villainous Cossacks, a stroke from a lance deprived me of my Suffers. aud the old veteran's eye shone with the old battle-light "ray sabre finished him, sire. Ah, those Con- sacks were the most splendid horsemen that I over saw, bat they were afraid of Marat's cavalry after all." And the old soldier's mi tid wandered back to that ter- rible retreat from the burning capital of the Ilussians, surrounded by tha inflex- A Camp Romance. Sept. Monday afternoon, two farm ed in Camp Curtin, in this State, sought an interview with the officer of the day, and informed him that they wore in search of a girl who had strayed away. The of- ficer thought a military camp a queer place to hunt for etray girls, especially as it reflected on the virtue and dignity of the men at arms; nevertheless, the gentlemen were at liberty to search. As the old song says, "they hunted her high and they hunted her but they did not hunt her "when a year pass'd for lo in less than an hour she was found on- guard, doing duty as.a sentinel, in the uniform of Capt. Kuhn's company of ri- flep, at. Carlisle. We do not know what name she enlisted under to protect the honor of her country'3.flag, but her real name is Sophia Cryder, and her residence only about a mile from this city. She had been in. Capt. Kuan's company over a week, is a plump lass of only sixteen years of age, and had so completely un- sesed herself that she could safely bid defiance to any one not acquainted with her to detect her. How she shirked an examination, which is said to be made with great strictness by tlie medical men at Camp Curtin, we are not informed. She is recognized- as a girl of unblem- ished reputation, and did not. as geners ally happens in such cases, enlist to be near the object of her affections, but merely in a wild spirit, of adventure. It does not speak well for the modesty of Miss Sophia, however, to say that the was in the habir of accompanying the was men in on ible rigors of a Hussion winter. and bar- J. A. JOILVSON, AND KCWSKON, Vv'is. Hopes by strict iHti-.-v.tuui lo bui-iiif-KM to uiorit receipt a Kotitimncue of the uontMouci! hitli- trto in him by tho people of .Stiles c. BEN' AMD SujitiEOS. temlem his profrs- i'Tiees to of Ooimio (mil nml by to nil roc wive (i fnir i least previous .imtix-.c, the victims of more hunger m that of Mai- i t Phi-out, suldicrs alone in that of Ismail. of Vienna, of Ostend, 121.000; of Mexico, 150.000; truant drives 'n-rsici sx ioual .sv rioinity. culls, ii? Oconto. HASTINGS B. BACON, 4Txr.tVunr.iC. Will jniy strict attention to jmymiMit of taxes, redemption of hinds for tuxes, unking out docdn, uontriuits, examination of laii.ls, investigation of titles, Itc. Oconto, WIH. JOSEPH HALL, or Cora.T, Notary Public nnrl Lund Agent. scoured, V.'ill attend to the purchnBC sintl sale of p.itatc, of uxiuniuution i of titles of lauds, n '1 of Aero, of Carthago, of Jurusfilem. 000 Mark tho slaughter of single battles Lepunto, st Anstcri'iU, 30.000; at EyUu, GO.OOO; at "SVulerloo and Qua- tro ]3rns, one eujrujromnnt in fact, 000; at Borodino, 80.000; atFontenoy, at Arbrla, ac Chalons. KOO.OOO of (Vttiln's army alm.e; Usipot-ca shun by Julius Cassar- in one battio, and in another. Take only two cases moro. The army of Xerxes, says Dick, must have amount- od to 5, 280, 320: and if the attendants were only as great ss is common at the present time in Eastern countries, tho surn total must have reached 000. Yet in one year this vast multi- tude was roducod, though nol entirely by death, to fighting men, aiid of these only escaped the terrible ravagrr of Asia in the 13th century, shot on JOHN A. KILUKN, BOOT AND SriOB Green BUT bkop nearly opposite L'. S. Hotel. Thankful for p.'ist favorH from the citizims of Ooumo couutr. hopes to merit u uimtiiuuutuo of their pntronujje. 22 I-M.AG- fclm plains of and mausaorcd HAVING rcturncil from his outside tour." vcsolvoi.l to innki; the ixbnve Vouna a plnce not only comfortable but plossunt; short, A First Class House. Thf rcfnrc, Sle H Known, that ;it tho Flng Ho iel Mr. JOIINSO.V may ulvruy.i be found, ready willing to bestow upon the traveller that attention to COMFORT AND CONVENIENCE Situatefl in the immediate vicinity of'tho busi- ness portion of tho village, nnd the .steamboat proprietor wnrrnntci.t in iisk iig liberal share of public pntrouugc. Oconto, December 15th, 1800, S6 FAIRBANK'S SCALES Of ALL KINDS.