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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. <fe GBEENLEAF' 172 LAKE STREET, CHICAGO. only the Genuine. 45-2 VUWIIVG- at 80 cents per gal- Ion, coastnntly on hand nnd for salo at OCONTO DUUGSTOKE NOTICE. WHEKBAS, my wife Cuthurine' Togtmcier, hns loft my "bed nnd bourd, without just 1 hereby forbid nil pnrsons from trust- ing or harboring her on myaocount, us I shall pay no debts of her contmcting CONKAP TBGMEIBB. Sept. lat, 18GI." 13-10. Alive and well, with face burned and bronzod to parchment, by exposure to the sun and -wind, he baa come back at last to that mother and s ster. who have so long mourned him as dead and lost to t he-m forever. And there was joy in that house. And where upon this earth has the truant been hidden, that a mother's and sister's lovo could not find him Why, in about tho only part of the which has not been searched for him. In South Africa, far from the cape, for many years, and in China several times. He was employed in tho Caffre war. He has hunted elephants and zebras. He has dealt in and drove cattle, and traded with the natives. He has met with losses wreck and fire. He has suffered fevers and tho accidents of a wandering life, until, at last, in middle age, the yearning to once more see his native land and to umbraee his aged mother and his sister became too strong to be resisted. He sailed for Liverpool, arid thence to New York, and there for the first time heard tidings of his family and his for- tune, and that, of all his letters written home, not one had been received. In his official report Captain Sem- tnes announces the result of ouo of the piratical exploits of the Sumter in this terse fashion I cap cured the American ship Gol- 000 at tho storming of Kharasm. In the district of Horob, he butchered 000, nnd in two cities with their depen- dencies, .'During the last 27 ynars of his life, ho is said fn have mas- sacred morn than half a million every year, and in the fir ft fourteen years, he is supposed, by Chinese historians, to have destroyed nor, loss thnn SUTI total of in forty-one years. In any view, what a fell destroyer is war Napoleon's wars sacrificed full and all the wars consequent on the French Revolution about 000. The Spaniards are said to have destroyed in for two years more than of American Indians. Gre- cian wars sacrificed Jewish wars, the wars of the twelve Caesars, in all; tho wars of tht; Iloman Empire, of the Saracens, and the Turks, each; those of the Tartars, those of Africa, "If we talte into consid- says the learned Dr. Dick, "the number, not only of those who have fall- on in battle, Vut of those who have per- ished through tho natural consequences of war, it will not perhaps bo overrating j has in public. life in Wisconsin" for a the destruction of human life, if wo afs dozen, years or more, and has acquainted firm that one-tenth of the human, race u: 1A' has been destroyed by the ravages of war; and according to this estimate, more than of -human beings have been slaughtered in. war since the begin- ning of tho world Edmund Burke went still farther, and reckoned tho sum totn.i of its ravages, from the first, at no less than thirty-five -thousvid... millions. So much for a review of history. Prai- rie Farmer. rcssed day and night by those furious on- sets of Cossack wild and daring children of tho plains. ''This, sira, was done as exhi- biting a scar upon his left shoulder, made by a grape shot. "Aud baring the calf of his left leg. -showing the track of a bullet through and through it, '-was done at Aroola." "This sabre-cut upon my head was re- ceived at, Austerlitz, and so was this, tenderly holding up' the Cross of the Legion of Honor bestowed, upon him by Napoleon for special service oa that bloody field. And thus tho old battle-scarred veter- an whiled away two pleasant hours fraught with proud and tender re- collections to both Prince and soldier, and when ho arose to go, he blessed the mu- nificence of the Prince which had pressed a well-filled purse into his hand, and given him assurance that la. .Belle France had not forgotten her veterans, and tbat a liberal pension should be provided for Journal. GOOD writer in the Corn- hill Magazine gives the folowing good advice to young tradesmen: "Well, I say again to all young trades- advertise, and don't stop to think too much about capital. It ;is a bugbear. Capital is a bugbear, and it is talked about their excursions to the river to bathe but she have done this to ward off suspicion, especially as she took precious good water herself care to keep out of the This is tho first casejof the kind that -has been brought to light, but we are informed that the most reck- less dare-devil attached to the Seventh regiment of the three months volunteers, was a woman-- tho mother of four child- ren. Miss Cryder was taken home, where "It's Me." Passing a neat little martin-box of a house last evening, we happened to see a man waiting at the door for admittance. At tho instant, a green blind above just opened a little way, and by the gas-light wo caught a glimpse of a pair of brilliant eyes, and a flutter of something white, aud a bird-toned voice softly said, "It's was the brief re- spouse. The eyes and the flutter disappeared from the window, like stars in a cloud, and we almost fancied, as we passed on, we could hear the pattering of two lit- tle feet upon the stairs, winged with wel- come. It was a triflo it all happened in an instant, but it haunted us for an 'It's Amid the jar of tho great eity, those words fell upon the quJck ear aloft, and met. a glad response. It's mo And who was me T The pride of a heart's life, BO doubt; the tree a vine was clinging to the Defender of the in the best sense of tha word. It's me I' Many thero are who would give half thoir hearts, and more than half the hope in them, for one such recognitiou in this wide world.' On 'Change, iu the Directory, at tha Post Office, ho was known as A. 33., Esq., but on tbat threshold and within those walls, and. nothing more, and what more is there one would be? Few of all the hearts that beat so widely, warmly sadly, slowly, can 'out recognize a trus soul amid the dim dark- uess of tho world iu that simple but elo- quent it's me.' As if he Now I am nothing to all the world For I'm all tho world to thec. OUR name of ono Northern woman is recorded, who, with- out making a fuss, or having it announced in the newspapers, is doing her duty at her husband's side, and does not complain of weakness or fatigue, or find it neces- sary to leave him to go to fashionable she can reflect over what she has seeu, as watering places, or keep posted in tha IT i i -t i VT A well vis sne did bury Union. not A BIT OP SOLBIER BOY FUN.--A cor- respondent of tho Boston Courier, who is one of the Webster {Mass.) .Regiment, says Thera re a little of comedy often mingled with the history of this war drama. A small party of boys from the fashionable world. This honored name is that of ii.vs. Our Jessie" of long ago, the wife of a Presidential can- didate, the admired of the highest circles in London and Paris, as well as in Am- erica, and now the aotive, industrious secretary of htr husband, his confidential adviser, his invaluable reporter, who takes notes of important statements and facts during the General's interviews with the officers of his command, attends to much, of his business correspondence, and in every respect supplies the placo of a thoughtful, industrious second self. That is a wife who woitn cargoes of the puffed, painted and bedizened women, who, got up after the style of the latest voices of liui invited guests. Here they I fashion plate, think they form the eom- regimont went up to Leesburg, crossed tho Potomac, and found them- selves in Virginia. After a few milfls of quiet walking, they saw over the field a house brilliantly illuminated. Of course they got over the fences and crept up towards it, until they heard tho merry took counsel, and decided to Glad to see said the host, 'no apologies; what did you do with your horses'? Been waiting for you. Come in and let me introduce you.' Tho lady of the house presents them with many a smile, as the cavalry for whom they are Whoro did you gee so nice a disguise Oh, we found a party of Yankees, and stripped them we are af- tor more, you know, and could get here better by leaving the nags.' Close by, I 'Yes; yonder.' And in the face of a cavalry that could not be far off, they ate the supper and politely retired, amid a shower of compliments, aud some- thing mure, if the chivalrous fellows told no stories of the 'little dears' of that Am- erican Night's Entertainment, whose his- tory is yet to be told in the bazaars of Southern Bagdad." THE Star-Cham- ber was named from the Hebrew word shetar, (pronounced meaning a deed, or contract. The old Jewish deeds in England were written on parchment, in Hebrew on one side and Latin on the other. By-a statute of Richard I. these sheets, or were collected and mostly deposited in one of the rooms of the exchequer, and in tbat chamber this celebrated court was held, from which it who have and by those who havo not so much of it eitaer-_for the sake _ of b Charlts L putting down competition and keeping iu which ho was dehroned and took its mxroc. The court was abolished jim preceding the groat the market to themselves. den Kocket, belonging to parties in Ban- j there ,nust be gomc your jror, Maine, bho was a fiae ship of six advertisements; there must be a system arid there must be some wit, in your syss- tem.. It won't suffice now-a-days to stick hundred tons. I burned her." This is a very good model for a des- patch from ouo of our naval officers when Captain Setr.mes and the Sumpter are captured together. The official report of the Navy Department might read thus I captured the steam privateer Sum- ter. Her captain, K. Seiumus, was dealt with as a pirate I hung him." OUR NJBXT of the Wisconsin nominations, the Cleveland Herald, of the 30tb, makes mention of L. P. Harvey, our next Governor as fol- lows Mr. Harvoy, formerly a Cuyahoga county boy, will enjoy the rare fortune of being clouted Governor unanimously. He himself so well in every position as to no- bly deserve the honor of every voto for Chief Magistrate. We shouldn't like to Iceep one of the following individuals in whisky. Mike.. But ye wor awfully drunk last night, Teddy, my boy. The 4th Regiment still remains Teddy, i jug full. i by by in General Bix.'s division. Why is an apple-pie like counterfeit quarter dollar? Bacausa it ain't' cur- on a, back wall a simple placard, to say you have forty thousand best new hose just received. Any wooden-headed fel- low can do as much as that. That might have served in.the olden times that we hear years ago; but the game to be played successfully in theso days must be played in. another sort of fash- ion. There must be finish about your advertisements, something new in your style, something tbat will startle in your manner. If a man can make himself a real master of this art, wo may say he has learned his trade, whatever that trade may be. Lee him know how to advertise, and ihe rest will follow." Don't be surprised if all the "pa- pers in this upper country should ''se- and dry up soon. Printers seem ,to have a mania for-enlisting. The Eau Claire free Press says thatlts last hand has left for the wars. This office has been deserted twice, we won't say any more, or our present set nicy go. Hudson City Times. It is'said that the reason the reb- els did not attempt to attack Washington beheaded. UtaHF" Could anything; be more patriot- ic and more significant than the of the President to a New York gentleman who sought to discover his policy with re- gard to the demand for a. ebango ou the part of his Cabinet Tell your friends, tsir, make war on the enemy, and not on themselves." pletest model of an ancient muse or mod- ;race. It is hoped "Jenkins" won't his ea2er upon Mrs. Fremont, get because the beauty of ber work is that it is done iu a quiet, unostentatious manner, from her pure, womanly instinct of lova and duty, and it would destroy its great charm to have it hawked and placarded like a new patent machine. There is no danger, however; the perfumed, patent- leathered and kid gloved Jenkins, de- lights in what is brilliant, flashy, and meretricious, aud would not dream of as- sisting even Our Jessie to overhaul her husband's papers iu his dingy West- ern office. SWEARING is east- ern correspondent repeats a good that was got by Gen. Butler, a short time since, in Washington. The speak- ing of the farce of administering the oatb. to captured rebels and then turning them, loose, related an incident that occurred at Fortress Monroe. A having captured and brought in a rattle-snake, a question arose as to tho disposal of-the dangerous customer, when a partially intoxicated soldier hiccupped, him I sicear him in, and let him A SINGULAR CASE Messrs. Mar- cy and brothers, one living in Ports- mouth, N. II the other in New Orleans, owned four ships. The Southern broth- er hoisted tho secession flag un two of them, and they were seized by the Tjnit- ed States authorities, floating the stars and tured by the rebels. The other tvro, :tripes were cap- A COMPLIMENT FROM THE WAR DE- PABTUENT letter from Hon. Simou Cameron, Secretary of War, to Gov. Ran- dall, compliments the Executive of our State highly for the promptness and effi- cient management shown in fitting our Ilegimeots from Wisconsin. Jerrold was enjoying n drive one day with a jovial spendthrift. "Well, Jer- said the driver of a very fine pair of grays, "what do you think of my Jerroid, To tell you the said 'I was just thinking of your CUT THIS organizing an army, feeding, clothing, o.nd equipping it, and going into war business, in gen- eral, the American people etand a loan. An honest man Is tha noblest work of the enthusiastically ex- six weeks ago, was, that it was too ex-'claimed a HardshellBaptititj and after a rent. pensive .to cross tjft i couldn't 'ford it. pause, added, but the. Lord hasn't a job for fifty yc.ars. bad GOT WHAT HE CALLED Cal- ifornia Christain Advocate states that a secessionist recently entered an eating- house at Martinez, and cr.lled a first rate Jeff Davis meal.'" In clue courso of time the waiter placed before him a large covered that aud noth- ing more. On removing the cover, Su- cesh coiled up a hump rope with a slip-nose ac cue ond. He i had no appetite. Kev. G-. H. Fox, of Fond du Lac, makes this extra-clerical appoint- ment I have been cnduced from a sense of duty to leave tho work of the ministry for a wbile and respond to niy country's call in her defense. I uoinpany for the war.' iiilin up a. Mrs. Part-ington expressed her 'apprehension that the people of the gold region will bleed to death, as the papers aru constantly announcing tho opeuiug of another vein. Capt. E. S. "Bragg has been appointed: Major of the 9th Regiment. Lieut. A. Brown takes his plaee as captain.

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