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   Prairie Du Chien Courier (Newspaper) - February 6, 1862, Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin                             THE GREATEST GOOD OF THE GREATEST NUMBER." VOL. X. No. 10. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 1862. Du tL'bifu Q.-OUVUT. EVERY THURSDAY. O. II. ttKI'.'.U'.U., r.ilitu: Vrnpriclnr. IH'i'J ......1 3! F. B. H. F. BATCHSLDER, CAimiACHE WAGON, PLAIN, FANCY 1'AINTINCi, Clmrcli Street, I'rniriu ilii Ohii'ii, Win. IV 1 'I 11 III un- 1'nlnllru-, (ILulnff, In mil- manner. nlul I'tlci-a inkuil 1.....1' W. B, HUNT, UKNBIMIi PRODUCE MKBSHAHT, r.jii Tin: ii.vi.i: ri'iiciiAXB UK Grain, Flour, Provisions, 1ST STISKK-I-, MILWAUKEE, WI3. l en WARREN HALL r..r J. It. ISantl. niif.vliiri'r of nil kln Whips, Lashes, DARIUS MASON, M. D. Store. "OK. A. tiENlDICT, DR. II. o c ,.i.l R. O. P ,tc I i-nlly. MARTIN, HrKlit i 'I -t.M-.s, .l.of N. A. E. WRIGHT, I N I M >xv S.ASS. Hoop SUiris. 'I'-' IS. riiniil" i, ultl, ihr nw. -MlIni; Wn [hull tli-v "-'.Ol -'''twill tin1.-: jutlclti-'l mi I IT'.mi'tty i Wls., IMJI 1' ruclnnny A. JtJDSON EIGGINS. MUSIC PUBLISHER, 1'K.tt.r.u is BMsmo I'ovtcs, iHelodeons, TJtc II Y BTKUI.A XfrNCIt- It tho imtrU Any lli'Oiit', wlio.-Mt ilt-itr Tin- lit IJiiUle Tito UuUlo, vfliun wntt m-ur. in our tryliiK hour KurrfouV; MttmMit To u nml jinwec AuU utoriii'r toon tluvu Tor juitl fumlnotfrlm vero thoro A I III tlu Aiut strive, llnun, tu uiiiumro Ami gloom tho Imui So ".Miii-fMno mon Or ''vMiituiKT noltlkrit11 Thvy tight not with the tongue or Itut lu thy t'ourfullriiy. O'er tin' Ami o'er Now lilltn With bloiilliiK nr thlMtMHtrcliM mouth Tlu'jr mtiroU! with With M turn rcnolvo (hoy fuco thoir t tlioy bonr 'MM cliillinK Ortlii'Duluwuro Ne'er, ohaU tlu-ir IKUH-M forgotten be Tin; llliiKtrloiiri DciiU Whllo wo tho Fur which tlioy fought ami Mod ITEMS. And Mualeal IiiHtrnmontii of Every Description, O. B. THOMAS- ESQ., 01 c tr l IMANOS I'lk. r.-nl. nli'l .i.-iii rnli.MiiK. All .i.Miiiy irfw tttf nu .n linml. Clilciitfn, 111., AT KEAL. GOTATE AGENT, i ic.MIM'i'S IL II..'.'. I'1'1 yl f. i .4 I- ft :il...iil Mill wli.il It. llnvin; '.iry.ln ull 1 f every Hill" ..s.-r "llifr VVKLLS .KS.M.K AM. no ISTIII.S. srnr.TiM; Ai I INt! TAfK I.K is ,-l on wniilil tttiliinil itf nny i .-ull..fy t-.i-lni; him li Cnll, l lillicufcl Iliu Miunlnn t: ERISBOIS HOUSE, Ci-oo- 3d. UNITED STATES HOTEL, WISCONSIN l: CIEO. sciiv; HOUSE. JACKSON KOUSE, RAYJLOKD, UKALVII IN 3ALT1MORE OYSTERS! u'. II. C. Orii-jr of urnl Wuicr niul Corner o( ll-.'cil ivutl Urvjt-Ht S'.rct'tf't Milwaukee, Wisconsin A good looking follow was ar raingod before (Joiirt charged will having stolen a watch. It was hi lirst error, and he was ready to plea guilty. The judge addressed him i very gentle tones, asked him wha had" induced him to commit the theft The young man replied, that, havin been unwell for sometime the docto advised him to take something, whic he did. The .iudiru wa rather pleased with the humor of til tiling, and asked him what made hii select the watch. said tli prisoner, "T thought if I. only had tl: time that nature would work a cure. On one of the railroads the crn dnetors have come down on the dead head system, ami very much curtailed the free list. An individual who had been in the habit of riding to and fro without any charge, recently applied o the Superintendent for a pass, and vas much offended when it was re- 'nsed. "I'll pay my fare this time, ut the road will no't be any richer jHiy the -John AVilkerf, at a public moot- in K, sat next to a pcr.son who, being displeased with the course- matters hart taken, kept exclaiming "1 might gather that tho English ion reirard the death of a Prine J.lttlo AVhen the royalty of England was in tho solemn duty oi bury- ing the dead of tho weeks ago, among the ceremonials which litlingly attended the entombing of a Prince, nothing was so touching, noth- ing so profoundly suggestive, as the laying of those three wreaths of_moss mid violets on his coilin, tha simple token of his love. It has boon remarked, among tho thoughtful persons, in tho numerous nc- .eouuts we have had of the last hours of Prince Albert, nothing has been lid of any religious ceremonies, nor il known whether the earthly Prince as reminded, or was ablo to be re- inded, of tho fact that ho was about itering a presence where the forma o not exist, and where the garments be worn arc neither of tho purple human royalty, nor of tho pattern human approval. It would have eon well to say of him that he died the Christian faith, and to Cleave n record, in connection with bin last ours on earth, something whereby lish mi- ce as is descent to the level of human na- ure. .Hut, from aught that appears, o ono seems to have thought of him s anything but a dead Prince, to be mbahned and buried with the royal cad of England. No one, except those children, who, :i the presence of the grim monarch, orgot their own line, its prerogatives uid power, while they layed on the of their father tho tokens of, uidying lovn, tho emblems of rcsur- ectiou and reunion hereafter. U is the .smallest but most meaning ncident in the funeral story. A housand years hence it may be that some explorer will be searching among the ruins of Windsor for relics of the days. Should he Iind that vault, where the kings ami their Iren lie, he will wonder at tho spl'en- .lor of tho guilded coffins, at the trap- pings which adorn the solen repose of ;he dead. .But if lie should, by chance, iind on the coilin of Albert some with- ered moss, some petals of dead violets, they will create in his breast more tender will carry him back with more of the sense of com- mon blood and common destiny to tho long past years than will any carved stones or monumental brasses. It, in thu affections, as in "tho coin- Tlic This naval expedition, from whieli gruat things ;in; uspeistod, as far as can bo ascertained, consists of nine nnnrmud steainers, nine aniiud boats, nineteen armed and unarmed transport sailing vessels, ono hospital ship, two pontoon bridge .schooners, and four in all; and a fleet that lias just arrived at Korti'ofs Monroe from the North, will probably also, co-operate with the expedition. The gunboats are screw propellers, of about 500 tons bunion, rigged .lteo< I' Si nciillur Convur.-loii of The New York correspondent of a western paper tells the following sto- ry for tho benefit of hard eases Ffe once knew a man by the name, of llcoil, fsmmnonly known as "Old Kccd." Koed was rpiite notoirous in his way, and his religious belief was that ai'ter death ho should reappear in tho form of aii animal, and thought with masts and sails, and carrying from four to seven each. The guns are 'li-puundcr steel rilled NVi- ard's, li-poundor rilled Diihlgren's, rifled ParvoU's, and mounted howitzers. .The military branch of the expedi- tion is under command of Brigadier (loneral IJuriiside, of llhode Island. There are butweun and SO.UOt) troops in the expedition, consisting ot the 'Jlst, and -7th Massa- chusetts regiments, the Hlh, 10th and 1 Ltli Connecticut regiments, tho 51st, 53d and Silth Xew York regiments, Pennsylvania, 4th and 5th .Rhode Island, Gth New Hampshire. 8th Now Jersey, tho Khodo Island light artillery, and other regiments that have not as yet been reported, These troops tire divided into throe brigades, commanded by lAistcr, of Fort Samter fame Oeu. that ho would be a horse. Now, "OK: was a hard man, and was not m tho habit of treating his family as a religious man should. Ono day his wife had suffered his abuse as long as humanity could endure, she con- cluded to give him a brief talking to touch him upon his religions be- lief. So, resolutely seating herseh'by his side, and looking him full in the face while a tear glistened in her eye, for she was serious, and tho't that perhaps ho was correct in hi.s she commenced Koed, .1. wish to have a serious talk with you, and you must it! 1 have a duty to per- form, ami r shall do it, and then if you are miserable hereafter it will not be my fault. You believe, Keed, that when you die you will turn into some nl, and you think you will be a Hotlcly iJJ Thurlow Weed writes from Jjon- don, "Deo. :5lst, to say peculiarity, in tho 'good so- ciety' of London, strikes me afl worthy of remark. Tt is the comparatively small quantity of wine imbibed at dinner.x, und the entire avoidance of 'small talk' about tho age, vintage quality. of wines. Here the various wines are served and drank, moderately, without remark. A glass of pale sherry after soup, one or two glasses of champagne with the meat courses, a glass of claret or hock with the desert, and a glass of Made- ria or port after tho removal of the cloth, is the extent of wine drinking 1 many gentlemen sip, rather than A YEAR SiJiiiHosl J' Vet. their glass have heard about wines, t have heard, at table, 'take off the contents of es. Tho only remark I e.sse U .Reno, a West i'oi ntcr, of mon be lot'' of man, that prinoes am benuars are equals. There is something interesting in I.. most all countries, flowers have 1 jeei laid 01 Pennsylvania; and don. also ;i Pennsylvania .'ointer. All these officers are thor- educated military men. The lavaf part of the expedition is" under tho command of Capt. W. 1''. Hazard, if the United States r.avy. Attached to the expedition arc five lontin-' batteries, commanded by Lieut.'Ernest Staples of the Kaoh is armed with two of rilled guns of U and .I'J-poundor cali- Journal. War in Now, if yon keep on your presont and course, and continue to neglect and abuse your family, squandering your money for drink and at tho gamblin table, when you die you will turn in- to some Iwvtci: horse, and some dirty clam-peddler will get yon, and you will be hard, worked and half starved, and I shall see yon eve- ry day before an old wagon filled with dams. Such will bo your eternity But now, Keed, it needn't bo so; your future may be bright and happy one. If you will reform and turn right a- bout and be a better kind and affectionate to your family, and treat them as a 'Christian should, when you die, you will turn into a fiec Ituw'lral dvllar horse, and a Knd bu.uk will get hold of you, and K'IVC you a bushel of oats a day, was at Sir J. Emerson '.Pennant's, who, observing at a previous dinner I drank Madoria, had placed a decanter of'the 'old (vide Captain at my right hand, with the remark prefer Madeira.' I spoke of the abstinence of Mnglish gentlemen where I was breakfasting tlii.s morning, to which a friend replied: "We have reformed our habits in this respect, partly from improved taste, preferring the light to the heavy wines; but mainly on account of the tender toes and rheumatic fingers you see among smallest dwarf in tho world is nn- vloulileilly Commodore Niut. of Man- chester, N. II., who is IS years of age. His .rial appendage is George Washington Nntt, a thrifty ami highly of iho ali.ivo town. In yt.'itiin; is ccivaMy amall. All  ther person the staring McClcl- Yesterday we gave a comparative statement, of the war expenses of Wis- consin and "Minnesota, by which it was shown that we had expended in this State an-immensely larger sum than .Minnesota, in proportion to th number of troops furnished. AVo propose now to compare Wis- consin with New York. Wisconsin lifts in tile nun uuoitu vj.vvv; New York bus in the field over strcwn over the dead, and hud 01 moll times as many as their graves, as tokens of love that j The expense incurred in reaches through the darkness. o remember to have seen an Egyptian leiicd, in which lay rub you down with pea straw and have yo u ducked find ttu'l set He says "Old Keed" was straight- way converted was reformed and is patiently waiting for death to intro- duce him to hi.s coveted Iwfse ficiivan, where there are only 'shell roads' and 'two forty' nags with "pricked tails." imtnimv s casu o] tin- embalmed body of a princes or of early days. .1 low many thousand years her body had reposed in the T'neban mountain, undisturbed by the Sail of empires or tho crushing chariot, wheel of Time, no one could tell with accuracy. Doubtless she lived before the Parthenon was found- Koine was. The monu- ments of human greatness had been created and crumbled: the memorials of kin-is and warriors had been de- creed by senates, carved by sculptors, admired by generations of men, and had none to dust under those chariot Wisconsin, therefore, should not amount in tho aggregate to over one- fifth the expense incurred-by Now York. The figures show a very dif- ferent result.. The total expcndilureof V> iseonsm in furnishing the federal government men. as we deduce from the Mcssaao of (-overnoi- in r-miid numbiirs to This sum dues not include the heavy oss to the State from bo Policy 08' Tt is generally understood that Oon. MeClelian's recent exposition, made to tho Congressional committee to in- quire into the conduct of the war, of so much of his viswa and plans as he deemed prudent to trust to the pub- lie, was eminently satisfactory to those gentlemen, who interrogated him for nearly threo hours. It is said that ho repeatedly, in reply to questions, frankly pointed out committee their impolicy, and on each occasion satisfied them that lip was right in preferring to keep to himself tlie particular information they were after. It is certain that the result of their interviews has been to bring the committee up to the work of laboring to induce Congress to aid MeClellan in his measures and policy, with the frank confidence that must be accord- ed to him if that body would really do their duty to insure the quick sup- pression of. the rebellion, that depends so entirely upon the harmonious con- o'rthe'lrov'crnineiit'service in laboring to work out common ends. More IJemeia JJoy, or some who had got used to throng. JSarnnm has made a contract with Commodore Nutt I'm- three years wita the privilege of two more, at per week. The little iVll.-w is n-iw in New York where he will appeal- next month. ExTKAOttDix.visY Oi'KR.v- paper wns recently read by Mr. of Leeds, b> foro the Royal Medical :ind Cliirnr- "ical Society. London, oil a ble case in which that jreiitli-mau had successfully removed the entire i for cancor of the organ, and rest' the patient to comfort and ap; health. The man, otherwise bust constitution and in the prime life, was wasting under tins agony the diseased tongue, and such iti'.ticul- tv of taking food as threatened to destroy lifo by starvation. Tip: operation of extirpating the member was most soverc and p.ihitui. and, in fact, involved a series cesses exten over severa The now Japanese presents just (1ue of the committee who went sent to the President of the United -llUo with minds warped States from the Tycoon of Japan, arc out of it with the fixed belief o( GROCERIES and PROVISIONS' WIN US, I.Kdt'OUS niul SKGAHS. (I'j'Clifti'rr titan tlic Clieiiy (IJnrn-tl'fl Furry cannot allow this to go on I must take the sense of the meeting on this point." Whereupon Wilkos whisper- ed to him, if you will; I'll take the nonsense of the meeting against you, and can beat you." are nice things but they strike hard. wield them so easi- ly that we are apt to forget their hid- den power, l-'itly spoken, they fall like tho sunshine, the dew of tho sum- mer rain but when unfitly, like the frost, the hail, and the desolating tem- pest. buck while being measured vheiTls, while the repose of the Kgyp- tian "irl remained calm and, when it wasal length broken, wo found around her head a wreath of braided loaves and blossoms, unbroken oven in their delicate tendrils. Thus, a token ot affect ion, a simple weaving into a wreath of these memorials of human Fob. M. for them a pair of boots-, observed: in to cover the calf.' "Graci Make cious love had outlasted the most splo creations of art, the most elaborate work of man, in honor of his dead he- roes. So tho love they typify outlasts all earthly measurement of duration. It will hardly be that those wrcathls will long continue in the atmosphere of an Knglish burial chamber. J5ut the sale of its .Is at a discount, which the State must pay, as much as it'that addition- al amount had actually boon paid out in gold and silver. G-ovornor Morgan, in his annual message sent a few days since to tho Legislature of New York, states that airilie expenditure- incurred by that Slate for volunteers, up to tho lirst day of January instant, is 501 Thus, over volunteers in Now York have cost that State very mueh loss than double the sum that volunteers have cost Wisconsin We place tho precise figures together, as taken from the Messages of Governors Harvey and Morgan, tho bettor to exhibit the comparison Oust of V. they speak of a love that ove: the irlooks timo, that reaches exclaimed the astonished snob sur- veying his customer from head to foot. have not leather enough." exchange, describes a. farm which the advertiser wishes to sell, adds "The surrounding country is the most beaiilifi.il the God of Nature ever made. The scenery is divine: also two wagons to sell and a yoke of steers." lleereation is a second creation, when beyond the confines of life, not much love in .Knglaiid the finest over scon in this country. A lacquered box containing a let- ter thanking tho President for the reception given his a mos.it courtly phrase and characters as stately as those usually found upon thu sides of a tea box, wrapped in tho yellowest of yellow silk with plenty of gilt. A sword of exquisite steel, with the handle bedded with large pearls and mounted in tho finest gold. lilocks of crystal from the sacred Vusijama Mountain, of diamond clear- ness. of antique bronze, exquis- itely sculptured in relief, with tur- quiiisesand stones of untold value. A punch bowl lit for a Cycloys to "wot his whistle" in, so large that tho President's two sons curled up in it, and the cover was put on. Candlesticks some four feet high, gold mounted, with vasses of every variety of pattern and shape. An entire suit of armor quite wor that the path of success in the war, is to stand firmly by the commandor- in-chief, and support his measures and plans. TUc itlontU to Volun- teers. In the East, there arc laws pro- viding for paying a certain amount per month to such volunteers as have but at the end, and when the was finally removed, si recovery, that the man ate and cd a good dinner the next continues to this time in i health. But what will, perhaps still can talk without even a stub or a bit of the root of a t.mgue. lie pro- nounce every tho alphabet, many of theiu perfectly (all the v-.w- most of them distinctly. Tho three there is the most ditVxnhy in are K, Q, and T, which are dilii'.-ult, and indistinct in the order they are named, K being mueh so than T. In conversation ho car, be rea-liN understood if not hurried <-r eseite-l- Jnldii'jeiKfi: flJW'.OoOM In addition to this, the federal gov- ernment has reimbursed to Wisconsin HOUSE, NCI  ur other indebtedness, in order to "muchcomplaint and Press. How TTi: STAUTUI. Meth- odist preacher, whoso hearers were in hi: I on TIIK FiHurrios or MOUNT the late eruption of Vesuvius the people for miles around had to nso umbrellas to ward off the showers of dust which fell, reachui families, similar to that of our State, but in some places there is a provis- ion to the effect that this amount shall only bo paid to such volunteers as re- mit of their own monthly wages to their families. The payment by the State is only to be made upon proof that this amount has been sent home to the family by the volunteer. Some such restriction would jecnimvp- er. The soldier has but little use for money when on as a rule, the more he spends of his wages the worse it is for him, as it is in most instances spent for that which does harm rather than good. Without some such restriction, it becomes matter of question whether tho per month paid by the State affords an absolute benefit to the family of tho volunteer. The knowledge that it will be paid to the family may af- I'KTim-iKt) KVKS. The Panama Star of tho 'JOth tilt., says AV the c have recently received, thr.iu- h kindness of a friend in 1'cru, a quantity of Indian petrili'.-d eyes, taken from the Indian burying ground in that neighborhood, which are probably as great a in their way as have ever c.-nu: t-> The ballot' the eye is exceedingly per- fect, displaying ihc pupil and ford an excuse, in many instances, to the volunteer to retain more of his own monthly wages than he otherwise would and very likely does snowers-u not receive as much money as tho far beyond Capri and Salerno. The volunteer would remit were it not tor l this law. Wo throw out these sug- gestions that the members of the Leg- islature may rcHoct upon the matter It is certainly worthy of eonsidera- fn-st appearance of the eruption is ago, PJ' whether virgin shall impost, VIlHAl- IMUitUdUI) livnvi in. the habit of going to over his preaching, got a tin whistle, and on ii.lirt.i unw M 1111111- Sunday, when ho saw a good ber under the somnolesccnt influence ho drew forth his whistle and blow a shriek. In an instant the whole con- gregation was awake, upon their feet, staring at the minister, at one anoth- er, and wondering what in the name of human nature thus happily described by a nondcnt of the London AthciKKum When T first saw tho eruption I was walking with a friend, and hap- pening to look over the inclination of a mountain which cut the soa and the distant prospect, I saw what appcar- ;il to mo to bo a vast pine, and yet i .said, rubbing my eyes, I do not re- member one on that spot it cannot bo a pine, it must be smoke from suvius; and so it was and at thin, the commencement of the eruption, %ve could sec the mighty ma.ss_ from the roots, which were lixcd in the base of the mountain, growing up with wonderful rapidity to a gigan- tion. Oi.o AUK'S Leav- enworth C'onscn-aticv says: A few years ago we were so unfor- tunate as to be present at a dancing party in the flat town of Springfield, Illinois, and there were treated to tho hideous siirht of A. Lincoln "all prom- enade." defy the most enthusi- astic advocate of salutary exercises to sec Old Abe on a ball room floor with- out having his most primal principles huo with yell'AV circles, and when re- flected in'the light it becomes brilli- iantly illuminated. The baek part is of a bright, jrlossv, yellow l--k- ing much like damaged pearl, bvit wlioii the outer fiake.s are tak-.-i "It. the entire oyo becomes the ot amber, which it is easily tak'en for. These eyes are f.mn-1 at times loose inside the skulls, and at other times on the ground of a w-.v-; or grave, having fallen out alter be- coming dried up. COULDN'T prin- cipal avenue lea ing to Detroit lins an toll-irate near the vood Cemetery roa-ir As the cemetery was laid out, some time previous to tho construction of tho planked road, it was "iii; of the conditions of the chartcr, that all funeral should g-> back and forth tiv. to come iiext. ale States of America, by the means of scents, paints, cosmetics, urtilirial teeth, false hair, FRED. KAPPEL, ORQCERIEQ AND. LIQUORS, Nli'lNHAPlD'S UKICK 

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