Crawford County Courier, February 16, 1853

Crawford County Courier

February 16, 1853

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Crawford County Courier (Newspaper) - February 16, 1853, Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin BY HURD. "ME ttBIG.NS IN THE HEARTS OF THE WHO MX3VCUBS THE SWEET WITH THE USEFXTZ.." TWO DOLLARS A YEAR. VOLUME L PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, WEDNESDAY FEBRUARY 16, 1853. NUMBER 38. i COTTXTY cocniER, i ITTERT W2DNESDAT EVENING, i HURD. J5. HCTOHI.VSOV. J roses TERMS: ComiES be fumislied at the usual jwatiiaaia adca.nct. for TEEMS OF ADVERTISING: 3 CuJsina J vear, I it a f i a an 1 v inonttis, i i -6 i.? S ADVANCE! t3T The Baltimore Argus relates the following: At the close of the performance at the Holiday Street Theatre the other night, a fashionably dressed stranger lit his cigar and walked slowly along North odd sail that scholastic learning which circum- Holiday street, towards his hotel in Old stances have placed so 'abundantly -within their Town. While passing Hillen-st., bridge-----v Amerlcan Literature. The London Atheneum one of the best literary periodicals in the world, after re- Telegraphic Items. New Orleans, Feb. 3. The Black "Warrior arrived at Mobile from Havana, with dates to the 30tb. The following poem is taken from a volume' viewing the genera] prospects of litera- j A conflagration had occurred at Car- "'ture throughout enslaved Europe duringjdinas. The loss was The recently published by a young Irishman named Dxsnas FLOBESCE MCCARTHY, a writer, who, to tlie proverbially rich fancy of his countrymen, he was encountered by a ruffian of the O'Bludgeon order, who inquired the time of night. "It just struck said the strtin- ithout any signs of ahum, was the gruff don't believe it's so _ ________......._ ______ see for myself; so pull by cents per folio for the your watch out quick. It looks as if It be a good one, from the big bunch of seals you have hanging to it." "Yes, it's a patent lever, extra jew- said the Southerner, pulling it I and a long eight barrelled revolver forth AXD at the same time. Resting the titne- j piece, still retained by the guard, on the I barrel of the deadly weapon, he extended i towards Mr. O'Bludgeon, with a request VI.S. Senator from Ohio! jo satjsfv himself regarding the precise CnJ.B. L. IVrsMAS. Prairie Wis. j The ruffian appeared to be utterly be wildered at this prompt movement. A few inches from his nose was the glitter- lever but it rested on eiffht reach. the past year, pays the following dis- criminating and judicious compliment to American literature: Cayenne iu well. The severe weather in. the Gulf, had caused many steamers to put back to Havana in distress. J VS1FS C rlss coussEtLOii AT'LAW, Soliciiarin Chancery. Prairie du Chien, Wis. ZM. Bnx. C. Ei.-vTMAS, M. C.HatteviUe, Wis. Church Street..rr, JR. AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW, AND SOUOTOII ix CHANCERY. .Prairiu du Chien, Wis. 3, Knowhon's Block. si. u. Aitcrrtfu Ccw.tcllor fit Lav.', and XOTASV PUBLIC. Prairie du Chicn. Wisconsin. ;CT Office of the Re-risur of Deeds. from which a slight cliclTof the trigger would send as many leaden messengers for his life's blood. For a moment only did lie remain in such a I dangerous locality, and with a quivering remnrk that "to was any thru; the gentle- man was pleased to he dashed up and was soon lost in the sur- i rounding darkness. E. MCTCHISSOX, j A.VD COUKSL-LLOB AT LAW, AND JUSTICE O? TEE PEACE. Prairie du Chitn. Wit. of the Corars, over Martin's Drug AXD The English of after this fashion Russia is anvancing her arms east and west; and it is no longer concealed that the northern powers expect a speedy war i with more speedy, perhaps, because they wish it, for nothing is more irritating than suspense. Austria and Prussia are reconciled under the patron- izing influence of the Czar and all three are coldly courteous to Napoleon III., whose na'me is never mentioned in the Vienna journals but as Louis Napoleon. TIIX practice in the various branches of; The man of mystery in France is, in the his profession. _ meantime, pursuing his destiny and perhaps nothing would please France and the European people more than to see him flutter these despots on their own an F. TERHl'NE, COUNSELLOR AT LAW, A .ICETCT. tmqca.. Bad Axe ConnJv, Wisconsin. DK. E. P. WOOD, AND SURGEON, Prairie du Chicn, Wis. 2d door beloir the Phtcnix Hotel. DR. A. Block. 1-1 BENIDICT, fields; and alone he can do it. Such Particular attention paid event would be the breaking up of abso- variety of Surgery. Office at Martin's; [utism forever. Drag Store. Prairie du Chjen, Wis. ____ TENDERS his professional services to the j TT.TI-VPI. TvsiPFRis-rr__ThP citizens of Prairie du Chien and vicinity. I 1RILMPH OF J.EMPEKAJ.CE. inK Office in the stone building opposite lovers and advocates of temperance need i only look at the present size of the quart 1 and pint measures to be convinced of the i gradual decrease of drinking in this coun- try. NEW has become so im- bued with Uncle Tom's Cabin, that he j has invented a new sauce, which, out of respect to Mrs. Stovre he has christened Martyr." THE BRITISH SLAVE body in England is liable to be sold by II. C. WEEDEiV, T M T S I C I A S AXD SURGEON 14 -ft. YiraqiLa.Rod Axe county, Wit. MK.1A--V COURT COMMISSIONER, JUSTICE OF THE PEACE. Prairie du Chien, Wis. ;'c -Vo. 1, Knoi PRAIRIE HOUSE, Proprietor. Main Street, Prairie dn Chien, Wis. to take in. auction whom it is possible for the auc- Stages It-ave this House for the North, Souih, East and West. PHCKKIX HOTEL, W.H. K, KEITH. Proprietor. Street, Prairie du Cliien, Wisconsin. THE DOCTORS BEST FKIEXD. The pi- ano for a young lady no sooner goes near one in society than she is seized with a cold. E. W. PELTON, and Retail Dealer in. vrmrr. Croclterj', J'HCESIS BUILDIXGS. Prairie du, Chien, Wisconsin. From scenes like intel-1 Fears were entertained for the safety leet, chained or banished, or on the rack, of tiie British Mail steamer Vcra Cruz. God bade the Sun iritli golden step sublime; or is a pleasure (yet not j 'flie fire at Cardinas destroyed the From the Alia California of Jan. 1. The Winter iu California.. Advauce! He whispor'd in the listening year of Time, Advance! The present is .conceded to be the most severe experienced in this coun- try since it has been populated by Amer- icans. During the last fortnight it has been raining and snowing continually in the mountains and vallies, and we are daily in the receipt of accounts of dis- tress and suffering in all parts of the State. The waters have been unusually high, and communication through the mining regions almost entirely cut off, altogether unmingled) to turn our eyes; Custom House, Theatre, and large quan- j either by snow or overflowed streams.- to America every day growing moretiues of sugar and molasses. A number The rivers have been swelled to such an _. f Advance! to day growing more j tides of sugar and molasses. AM He bade the raiding Spirit of the Stars, and more worthy of the pride which Eng-! of warehouses were also destroyed. With lightning silver shining cars, ianij feejs in her prosperity and i Jt is rumored that the recall of Ci A 1 .1, .11... lit.- Kill -T 4 rf i A n 1 Along tlic bright floor of his azure hall. Advance! There at least, there is a home for the caused great excitement. Canedo Sun, Stars, and Time-obej-the voice, and all free thought and the free pen. The- The Cayenne will sail on the 25th Advance! The river at its bubbling fountain cries. Advance Thnni! Advance! world has one government besides our; frOm Pensacola. own that does not tremble at the moving yc.w Orleans, Feb. 3. dotfnotI to _____ ughout the world, the mighty Master's protect the frontiers from Indian ravages jlea% es IO1 lne tion with the mining towns for a while ture of that great ;n tho succcss of thc insurgents.; suspended. Ihe flood has been univers- of nationality and imagination. The old. 'On tlle ln inst Gen. resigned, al and the waters higher than m the objection to American books, that their. comtnand to Col. will re- i memorable winter of 1849. themes were borrowed, and their treat-: thg arrival of Col- Cruse fronl; The scarcity of provisions, and the and literal, has every day j but in order to do so, he consequent liigh price, has occasioned American authors have.; t'o the Rio! muchsufl'ering and distress already, and From out the chaos, thunder like it broke, pearned to lean on their own genius, to j G J de> it is feared that many will actually die trust for interest to the scenery of tlic-ir i ,rho gtate of Tamaulapas has' from starvation. Many miners subsist L'nto the soul of man the same voice spoke Advance Advance Go track the comet iu its wheeling race, And drag the lightning from its hiding place; From out the night of "ignorance and tears, Advance For love and hope, borne by the corninglyears, Advance All heard, and some obeyed the great com- mand, Advance It passed along from listening land to land. Advance The strong grew stronger, and the weak grew strong, As passed the war cry of the world, Awake ye nations, know your powers and rights, Advance Through Hope and Work, to Freedom's new delights, Advance! Knowledge came down, and-waved her steady torch, Advance 'neath many a marble Sages proclaimed porch, Advance As rapid lightning leaps from peak to peak, The aul, the Goth, Greek. the Roman and the own country, and the emotions, of their own hearts. The morals of the great Transatlantic Continent begin to look with the eyes of the American iluse; the native and peculiar music of its boundless spaces to speak by her tongue. Thus, by the side of a. national activity never surpassed, the land has not waited to grow old for expressions of its own pic- turesque. The steamer, the railway, the tele- graph conduct to realms of fancy as well as to realms of fact. The wood nymps have found their way into the glades of the primeval sylphs made a new home on the mountain The muses of song and reverie are daring to build their temple close by the shrine of the "Almighty Dollar." They are do- ing more; they are lifting up their voices of denunciation and of prophecy against the great social sore and moral crime of the land. The cry of their indignation has come over the great stir- red the English its echoes are i vjt j. _ now declared in favor of the revolutions.; entirely on beef and potatoes. In por- Letters from the city of Mexico, under) "ons of Sierra County the snow date of the 15th January, says the new; was already ten feet deep and still falling, President, Cavalos, has "been invested by and the miners actually reduced to abso- Cono-ress with the extraordinary power: lute want. Iu one place they held a denied to Arista before his meeting and forced a trader to sell what upon which Cavalos immediately releas-j flour he had on hand at forty-five cents ed a number who had been impris- j per pound, and all who were able to leave oned by Arista for political offences. did so, thus leave the provisions for those _ who were unable to.find their way through. WASHINGTON, Feb. 8. j snows to vallies. In some places The Republic of this morning publish- cabins are entirely covered with snow, es a letter from T. Butler King to Senator j and the roofs of many have been crush- Dawson, relative to the Pacific Raijroad, j ed in, thus cutting off the last chance of received may -nevertheless. sylphs have jn which he indicates a preference for the j protection. The accounts ountain tops., route from St. Louis to Walker's Pass, be greatly via. Albuquerque and the Valley of San Joaquin to San Francisco. The new Treaty with the Swiss Con- federation has been sent to the Senate. Mr. Elbridge Gerry Fuller has been confirmed as Consul to Halifax. There is a rumor that two members of there is much suffering and distress, and it is not improbable that some may perish bv starvation. the Maryland have come to RACE OF A Madden, an Irishman, living in Warren, while in a state of delirium The painted IBriton, caught the word, returning to them from the fatherland 1 Advance! softened and saddened by the memory of And earth grew young, and canoll'd as a our own scarcely expiated sin. There, bird, as here, the Muse shall finally Advance mjnstrel chord and the material chain can scarcely exist together. The min- strel breaks the chain, or the chain binds last week r of chil- the whom had entrusted tn Ins nliarorn for a few davs. and. takmsr Naval committee, has prepared a bill in- tended as a substitute for Corn. Stock- ton's bill, for the re-organization _of the to his charge for a few days, and, taking off his boots stockings and coat, which he left by the wayside, ran from Warren Oh! my country, wilt thou not Advance Wilt thou not share the world's progressive lot? Advance Must seasons change, and countless years roll on, And thou remain a darksome Ajalon? And never see the crescent moon of Hope Advance! 'Tia time thine heart and eye had wider the minstrel. granting further remedy Advance Dear brothers, wake! look up! be firm! be strong! Advance 1 From out the starless night of fraud and wrong, Advance! The chains have fall'n from off thy wasted hands, And every man a seeming freedman stands; But ah! 'tis in the soul that freedom Advance Proclaim that there thou wear'st no menacles, Advance must advance or perish Advance! Advance Why live with wasted heart and lowing is from a correspondent of the Al-1 abama Journal: In Murray county, Georgia, and near its south-eastern boundary, at the sum- mit of a rural precipice perpendic- ular height there stands the remains of an ancient fortification, constructed of solid mason work, covering five acres of ground. Within the inclosure, lofty for- est trees from two to three hundred years old, rear their head to the tempest, cov- ering with their verdant foliage ancient BALTIMORE, Feb. 8. j eli, and his feet much lacerated by con- A letter, received from Rio Janeiro, i tact with the frozen earth. His flight dated Dec. 28th, states that on the through Bookfic-id, in the face of the one thousand negroes were landed from a steamer at Augansdas, and sold for 800 reals each. A war steamer was despatched to the port, but when she ar- rived the slaves bad been sent iato the interior. The yellow fever was making sad ha- voc both on land and ship board. The Courier, in an article alluding to storm and almost in s, state of nudity, is described as frightful, while his speed was almost that of a deer. He was ta- ken back to Warren, and upon being asked where he was going, said he, 'guessed he was going to sign the pledge.'' Gazette. The New Hampshire Patriot says the printing office of that paper has been the graduating school of a Governor, a Sena- tor in Congress, several Representatives Advance thou brow? hearth stones, once in use Us ancient assures the public, that pre- occupants: and near it a gushing stream I violls to leaving this country, that indi- of water issue from the crevice of thej vidual siglied a contract tohead an expe- tur lu rock, of icy coldness, whence the gam-1 dition from country against a country j jn Congress many editors, some minis- son used to obtain their supply. FIO n.i. i fi-nnf.v i ___..______i_ were the builders of this immense perched upon a lofty crag of the Colmt- j tys COUntry again, the Government will ta mountain, overlooking as far as vision not imitate to arrest and punish can extend the country surrounding, and contract is deposited in the Depart- Advance! Advance or sink at once into the grave Be bravely free, or artfully a slave! Why fret thy master, if tfiou must have one? Advance "Advance three steps, the glorious work is done T Advance! first is a giant stride! Advance "With bounding steps up Freedom's rugged side, Advance! will lead ye to the dazzling heights, To.iJ3iA.NCE will teach and guard your broth- er's rights, Faint not! for.thee a pitying Future waits- Advance Be wise, be just: with will as fix'd as Fate's, Advance! H'Aoj with, which we are at peace by our treaty manv voung men who lavrSj and ttat if he ventures to come to haye at tjmeS numerous res- so well calculated for defence and securi- ment of State. ty against an enemy? That it was the letter from Buenos Ayres states, work of a civilized people is beyond the the English war steamer Locust left shadow of doubt, for in no instance that place a few previous for Par- where investigation has extended are we j aguay, having on board the English Min- informed that among the barbarous in- ;ster United States Charge, who are habitants of this country, has a structure been found of material buDt with lime. THE APOSTLE OF the passengers who embarked from Eng- f T have filled at various i ponsible stations in the community. The present naval force of Great Britain consists of five hundred and for- ty-five ships of war. Of this number one hundred and eighty are steamers. land, early in October last, for Calcutta distjilctiy. was Father MATTHEW, the noted teetotal-1 ler, and five otherKoman Catholic priests. Their business in India, is reported to be foundation of a Roman See at Hyder- abad. a treaty with the new Republic. We see by the papers that Ben. Bolt nas replied to certain questions pro- pounded to him with regard to his re- membering. He says he does remember, Oil and Truth will get uppermost at last. Obstinacy and Ignorance are twins. When a lady is crossing a muddy street, it is entirely out of order for a male biped to look at her. It is nay, it is impudent, unless she is a Bloomer, or has uncommonly pretty feet and nice clean stockings women had ratlier have any of their good qualities slighted than their personal beauty. Yet that is the most inconsiderable accomplishment of a woman of real merit. ;