Prairie Du Chien Leader, January 2, 1858

Prairie Du Chien Leader

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Prairie Du Chien Leader (Newspaper) - January 2, 1858, Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin VOLUME I. PRAIRIE DTJ CHIEN, CRAWFORD CO., WIS., SATURDAY, JANUARY ft GIIKKNK, Tons............I-L'III.IMIMIS...........IMIOPIIIKTOIIS Olllco Iu Howoll'n Hlot-k, QI-rOMTK TIIK UKI'IIT OK TIIK X. M. IIAII.KUAD. Tnr I-AI-KII is TIIK STATK WKST OK TIIK CAPITAL. TMK I.KADKH every ifiilurtliiy, nl tlie ful- Iu utlvuncu: City ih-llvi.-n.-il, one yciir, 00. To Oilier utnl Mull 160. for n uliorlcr pcrluil or time will be Ihi lamu iiruixjrllim. KATES OF ADVERTISING: t 1 00 I M t IS t h-ll fcf m. I i. Mill i r "f Bve HlKl r on four luwrtt-il ill Hi'.- liyln' ciiAM'1'onn O Hon. (i.M.K, Ju.lX'.- Vllh JiiilU'lnl Ol-trkl. IIIA n. imrssu.N, Cuuniy JiulisB. 1VM. A. C'AMI'IIKI.Ij, Slii-rlir. VAMCKL Clerk C'iranly Court. I. 1'. I'KUUKT County TreiiMirer. IltA II. IIIU'NSDN, Ki-KWi-r of AUMIKI'S WllllillT. Clerk llminl "f SiipervUirii. It. K. IICTCIIINSUN, Altnrm-y. M. II. II.VI.I.. Comity Surveyor. UE.NIIY STUKIK......Ciirohi-r. II. at. In Mi-illrlnei, ViiriiWi-i, Vnnkce njivnt for tliu 1'i.Tpliin I'nlon Block, ntn.-i.-t. nl'iy Kl.Usll A: koli-inle tiiul lU-lnll ilenlern in dry clotln, renily mule 81-iillenirn's fiirnl'lilliK Ill H.wrll'i Illock, nrar the nillroail ill-put, I'rnlrle ilu C'lilell, 1CIIA.X II .V WkolrMlFiinil Hi-tall In ilry ilooiK ijroccrlw. Ac. At Old Staml, Prulrlr .In CMU-n, Wl... n. i mid IVtiill ileiilcrit In n-iicly-innili! tutu irentk'iiH'n'ii tl thf III- It'-'l Kline's Hotel, Pnlrlrilii I'liL-n, JLfJANIH'll JlMIX AHUITAUK. A. rocrrr anil I'mil-mn Store, Su. I llowellMllnelc, Low- rt Town. ilu I'lili-li. Wli. Keep eon-tnntly on h.Mi.l fnr iuli- ll'iiir,, IIIIIIK, country salt, lard, etc. ilrle.t uuil K.VOVVI.T...V, o. n. Tlliul.ts. THOMAS, niul nt l.iiw, oniee In Dou-inan'.-! l.-nr flmreliStreel. promptly trf jll lo tliclr nlly It. JOIIXM't. If. II. LA.W, LAND AWD COLLECTIIfG OFFICE. JCII.N.SON A K, ill Lnir. O'nlre In ''liurrli St. Will nll Ili'-'in I otllltlf', lonn. il to all Hail Ax ami Uklilnnil unil f.'layloli mill Alliima UI.AIII. i. V. III.AIII. lil.Adt ,V JIUO., M I..iw. IMII.-I-, lltillillri... I'li-ircli I'riilrleiliiClilcii, Wl.'., unil Mi Main Mi-Urygor, Inivn. AM'HKC.S Altornrr nn.l C.nii-i tor nl Law, nnil Jmllce of the In Iliill-lltu. Clmri-h Stnn-l, f'hli-ii WIM..IIII.III. Will iiltvnil lo y'rofeiMontil Ilu.-l xrni-nilly. C'.Ml'Tll-'iii iniiilc. ilrawii. Ami nil lilBlncni i-lilnu- Ic.t lo bin can.- faithfully nllcluliM lo.______________ KM :it I, uv. ivlll iilk-ml L-.t to tlii-lr curl-. In IIil Wouu> we turn our eyes, Aii'l wateh the mystic chain, Vith which the-immortal mind has thought To bind the rolling main. Oh, mighty enterprise, r.or vain The lightning's fiery wing Shall swiftly cleave the briny foam, And hourly tidings bring. Jons llfi.r., across the dreary waste, Shall greet his YASKKB brother; And gossip news, and speculate, Each day with one another I From INDIA'S desort plains and burning .'ikies Ve hear the sound of dreadful carnage rise. There, black-browed TKKASOS urges on the strife, And fiery ML-UIIKII guides the gory knife. Tlie groans of victims sweep along the gale, And Nature shudders at the horrid tale. And CHINA, too, must needs her mettle test; To 'keep her valiant sons from slothful rust, Bids them prepare the din of war to meet, And throws her gauntlet at the Lion's feet. That royal beast, in his short breathing space Since he escaped the RUSSIAN bear's embrace, Has sunned himself iu BEACTY'S witching glance, And pledged his faith with that of la lellc France. Hut we can n'er forget that death has hud Sonic noble spirits ' cypress shade; Some shining lights, brighter than diamond's rays, The year has quenched, iu full meridian Oun COUNTRY mourns her Wise, and Great, and Good, long in FUKKDO.H'S ranks have nobly And FBANCK has wept a. gifted Son of Song, Whose lightest word she'll fondly treasure And ENIII.AND'S tears have -fallen upon the turf, AVhcre rest her great cues, in the silent earth. .But why prolong the theme? each.roof-tree owns Some household grief, making tho fireside loae: Silent nniil gono tho gleesome, merry voice, And bounding step that made all hearts rejoice The vacant chair, a sad memento That, voiceless speaks of hearts, of hopes bereft. But still some pleasure's found amid the pain Not wholly bitter is thu draught we drain: Tims ever TIJIB, shall mingle joy and woe, As long as his dark stream shall onward flow. Fanvell, OLD YEAK 'tis time that With gladness all elate, merry greetings, welcome in Young Kioii-inn., I We hail him now, our. moiiurai And, faithful subjects, pray His reign with blessings may abound: And brighten every day. But dear Patrons, for fear that your patience may tire, And your present good humor be changed into ire, Just a low moments more, and I'll out of your way, Make you my bow, and have "nothing to say." But in mercy, be kind to this my poor verse, Where-feebly, the news I have tried to rehearse view it with favor, 'twill die in an hour, I gladly would mend it, if it lay iu my power But my MUSK wants a wing, 'ami has grown very tamo, And PUUASUS, good steed, though willing, is lame. Tliat I've, left .much I'll acknowledge is true, Of Presure and Panic, and notes overdue Not a hint of the matter, I've suffered to fall, Believing your purses would tell of it all; And I hope, iu lank silence they never will pine, But their voices 'still ring, with the merry old chime. And here let mo whisper a word in your ear, And ask you, kind patrons, to tenderly hear I've they're not few; But they'll fly at the sight of a quarter or two. And .now, my kind friends, I will'bid you adieu May the YBAR with roses, your pathway bestrew; By PIIBSSUKB unpinchcd, and from PANIC- still free, May your barks ever glide o'er n smooth-rolling sea; And TIMH pour you draughts that are brimful of joy, Are the wishes sincere, of your BOY. are rich, wo are 'inde- pendent.' 'What do you mean, my You must be going returned my wife. In reply I threw her the letter to road. 1 could perceive the dear girl's eyes brighten as she read, for after all she was but human. Oh, how nice she exclaimed when she had perused it. 'Now Jon- athan clear, what shall we do I returned, I suppose in the first place Imnstgivc up practice.' Certainly, throw physic to the dogs, returned Jane, (my wife's name is Jane.) We will then make a tour of the United I added. No, said we will go at once to Paris.' Paris I replied, nonsense, I liaii con.ln 1', ami r. Mil nliil ih-uh-r In ..II.. fully. 1-vrfium-r.v. >r liulli-r, i ili-U-il fruit. i-mleal... mill i-be ,cr of Cliuroli TIIK SKCKET Ob' UAl'IMNKSS. 'Oh, how I wish we were richer! said I to my wile, one day. 'My she replied, 'you must not be discontented, we have every can we Oh, tlu-ro are a hundred a large house, a carriage, a line libra- ry, and 1 know not what..' 'It is a sin to lly in the face of God's replied my wife. Our house is plenty largo enough for our small family, and as for a car- riage we should have no use for and I hen we subscribe to the Mer- cantile Library. You can get any book you want from there. Believe me, my love, we have every reason to be siitislied with present lot, and instead of repining, ought to thank God for it.' And the dear little woman came over to her I must leave it to the readers' struck me, was that it _was Tuesday, VTON .v ro., nil Wbi-l.-ale III Knrcliai nnil Miiln i.ti-eet, opposite the llurnvtt ItuiL-e, M.iln nlm-l. Vllllrl.- ill! WlH-otulll. S1COII l r. JOHN .V nnil r.-lull .li-al.-r- III Clmri.-lislri-i-l.Mcii lur.lf> ItrU-k ISiilMliiK. Bv T. W. M. '1'r.ilrU- ilu iMI, 1'iir. lllnir mill Mliuii-ntn An tlninll'iu will convey PIIM- 1 n I uf Jty r.illlM.m. Miiln Sln-i-l, I'rnlrlc- ilu Clilen, Win 'I'ri-c Oniiiiliti. to ami from tin- mul 1 n it.ui. Py Clark A m-urlln-M. M. K. 11. IVrry. nieul- lit nil linur.iiice V'n'iit Street, ncnr Hie 1'riilrlnln I'lilcii, 1 n il I'rlu- Illnnk Miitmf'. iiiul Or.ilcm HiKiklilniU-r. nnil I' r..' Mali-rial. Wi.ti-r rtrn-t, Mlliv.iukJg. H'AN IIOI'SK. Bullcr. li opiin-lw tin- Kiillrnail MmuiimnU-. KviT5 lit llovrrll't 111-x-k. ncur II. H. I'rnlrlc ilti UMrn, WU. A. M I'roprk-lor. lonncctiil "ill llouv.-1. Itllltar.l TaliK- mul Killing Million. Al- ntnUlnil accominoilallolH. _____ A. .Mtornvy ami ComiM-llur lit l.mir, Hllil Jmllce of Hu- rt-ate'. attention given Cnlh-cllnit. t" of U-pil imicllcc relalliiK to lleul >'slHltf. ami lo Convi-yiun.-lliK anil AlMtrncln of Oltlc.-, Nu. I llUKk, Lower I'mlrle duChlrn. _ Altornrvi. nnil nl OIlK-o So. S Bmcn Block M 1'oM.nnil ini.l niu-clnl at toiillnii'iclvcii to cullrcllnil nnil wcurlnK: vl.ilnm. J> K. CommMouer of Dri-jl. fur Nw lork. Ohio iniltana, Sllcliliimn, Mnlni- nnil no, 1 make a mistake, she is too short for my face down to her's, and kissed me. Dear reader, I must tell you that my name is Jonathan tlutterwell, and that 1 have the privilege of wri- ting M. D. after my name, as a diplo- the University Medical Col- lege in New York, now- hanging in my bed-room, amply testifies. 1 was born in Virginia, a'nd of course be- long to oiio'bl' the If. V.'s. I hope you" will make no mistake upon this point. At the time I commence this .listory I had been living for upwards of four years in Madison street, in the city'of Baltimore. I had scrap- ed together a very fair practice, and as my wile said, we had every com- fort. But still I was not satisfied; there was Dr. B-----, kept his car- riage, Professor C------ had a largo line house, with ever so many ser- vants, and Dr. D----- had a very hirso library, while I could get all my books in a moderately sixcd hook- case. I wanted to jump to tho top of the ladder at did nolliko this waiting for was alto- gether too "slow, too tedious a process lor me. The result of all was, I be- came discontended, cross, peevish. I was easily annoyed, and my naturally temper stood in great danger of being forever destroyed. My wife, however, exerted a good deal of influence over _________HKIOI1KI., importM .ml Deafer In WlnCT.BninillM, Recli Sc4 elc.. llovntll'n Ulotk, onponne fk. Mllw.ukeo and MWUiJppl Kallroml Dupov, Pralrk 44 OMm, Wk. imagination to iillup the She'also belonged to F. F. V.'s. %N7e had been brought up together from childhood, had" always loved, each other, and you might, search all tlio United States through and you would not find a happier marriage than ours. The conversation opening my sto- ry, occurred on'the 31st of Deccm her, 1S55-. We were undressing for bed, and had had a few friends to spend the evening I had been beaten three games of 'chess, running, and that might, perhaps, have had something to do with in- creasing my discontent. Well, as I.before said, my wife came over and kissed me; this sooth- ed my feelings a little, and without I jumped into bed. I scarcely know what I dreamed that li- braries, gold, silver, were all mixed up in a terrible confusion. At last I thought I was dead, and some one was nailing down my coffin. Rat tat tat.' Perspiration bursting out from every pore of my body. liat-tat-tal.' Intense agony of your humble ser- vant. Rat-tat-tat.' A fearful struggle, in which I knocked my wife over the eye with my elbow, fortunately not hurting her, but causing her to give me a kick, (of course she'did not know what she was doing) which awakened me. It was broad day-light, and some one was knocking at the bed-room door, which explained the comfort- able sensation 1 had experienced of being nailed down in my coffin. 'Come I exclaimed. The door opened, and Bridget made her appearance. (I should say that Bridget was a recent importa- tion from the Emerald Isle, and our maid of all work. I assure you we have had hard work to ti ain her. To give an idea how exceedingly verdant she was when she first came to us, we asked her one hot, scorching day, to pour w filer on some ice; she did so, only the water was boiling.) If you please, said Bridget, 'the mate's cooked, and breakfast is don't want to go and live on French kickshaws. We'll go to I say returned my -wife .in a loud voice, at the same time stirring her coft'ee with so much energy that i she threw the cup over, and broke it all to pieces. It was one of our best set, too. We'll go to Paris.' 'Paris I replied, 'it shall be Paris Niagara! I say Paris I say it shall be Niagara I grew very angry and with my last words, in my rage, kicked over the breakfast table, scattering the cofl'ec cups, plates andeverythingclse on the table in every direction, of course breaking them all. When I saw the disorder I had occasioned, I became ashamed of my- self. My poor little wife burst into tears. It'was the lirst quarrel we had ever had. Never mind, I exclaim- ed, approaching my wife and kissing You shall have your own way, we will go to Paris.' Jane Kmtwi through her tears, re- turned my embrace, ami AVU -worn good friends again. I started the same day for Acco- maok C. II., and in a week was in full possession of my property. In th'roe days we were in New York, and on the fourth we were on board the Ara- go, and on the fifth out of sight o: land. I shall not attempt to describe the miseries of that voyage. The readei can realize I tell him I wa> sea sick from the day we started to the day we landed. Oh how I curs- ed the sea, Paris, and our recent for- tune heartily I wished I was back again in good old Baltimore at- tending my patients I begged, pray- ed, implored somebody to throw me overboard, but the savages onh laughed at me. My >vife, on the oth- er hand, was not sick at all, but seem- ed to enjoy herself thoroughly, while I lay rocking in my berth. I could hear herlaughing and joking with the rest of the passengers. The sound was hateful to me, and I upbraided her very much with it. She retaliat- ed high words ensued, and we hac another desperate quarrel. It was some time before we made this one up. This quarrel was succeeded bj others; in fact they became now al- most of daily occurrence, and I plain- ly saw we were growing to hate eacl each 'other. We lauded at Havre at last. Altei we had been on shore a few hours, began to feel better and could lool. around me. The lirst thing I nolicec Alas! I was grievously but "do not let me anticipate. As I have before stated, things went on in this manner for more than a month, until I became perfectly dis- gusted with the whole affair, and would spend my whole day in Galig- uani's Reading-room, while Letoux gallanted my wife about. This be- came 'so regular that my wife never saw me till late at night, and never expected me during the day It was a relief to both of us to see each other as little as possible, for now there was no sympathy between us: our thoughts, ideas, and wishes were entirely opposite. How differ- ent from our modest homa in Balti- more There we had agreed in ev- rything, and our whole life had been one of unalloyed happiness and love. Oh, fatal, fatal fortune! Why was I cursed with a fortune of a the first 'of January, 1850. I forgotten it was New Year's day. I determined I would turn over j was a young Frenchman, paying, as a new leaf, and endeavor to be more I thought, too much attention to mj satisfied with my condition for the en-, wife, suing year. My eyes then ran down the fist of advertised letters. I saw one for there it was Jona- than Qluttcrwell, M. right before my eyes. Now CluUerwcll is not a very common name, to say nothing of the prefix, Jonathan. I immedi- ately surmised that the letter must be intended for me. I set my wits to work, thinking who it could be from. I have said I to myself; 'it's from Aunt Margaret. Slie has sent us a handsome New Years gift in the shape of a bank bill, and notknowing my true address, has directed the let- ter simply '.Baltimore.' I scowled at him. One day I went to the reading room as usual, but while there I was" taken with a violent sick headache. I dc- term.iiied to return to my hotel and go to bed. Acting upon this idea, contrary to ny usual custom, I returned home in the middle of the was just ibout entering my bed-room, when I leard voices in the parlor, which was situated on the same landing with ;he sleeping apartment. I cautiously approached tho glass door and peeped over tho green blind. Oh, God what did I see 1 believe my eyes'? Yes, there was Monsieur Letoux, kneeling at my wife's feet kissing her oh horror of horrors she was gaxing lovingly and smilingly in his face. My brain was on'fire, my heartbeat tumultuously. Her indifference 1 could bear, but dishonor, never rushed into my boil-room, and seize a revolver I ahvays carried with me when'traveling. With one bound 1 was in the room, confronting the guil ty pair. Viniavi, you must die I exclaim- ed, and discharged my at Le toux, the ball entered his heart, hn the left his Curate. After dinner, he Vicar, who stuttered painfully, attempted to put A question, by way of banter, to the Quaker. The Qua- ker stared, but made no reply. The clergyman repeated, in the same in- comprehensible manner, his query. Still the Quaker made no Then the Curate, who was-of a glib md ready tongue, interfered and aid, "I do not think you understand vhat the Vicar do not sec I should, quietly replied he Quaker. "Oh, he simply "asks you vhether you can tell him h'ow it was .hat Balaam's ass "JBala- am had an impediment in Ais speech, ass spoke J'or was the conclusive rejoinder. TIIK BOSTON EXQUISITE .VXD JONA- amusing colloquy camo oft' recently at the supper table on of one of our eastern steam- boats, between a, Boston exquisite reeking wild hairoil and cologne, who was demining the waiters and other- wise assuming very consequential airs, and a raw Jonathan seated by his side, dressed in homespun. Turn- ing to his vulgar friend, the- former pointed with his jeweled linger and said: 'Buttah, 'I see it coolly replied Jonathan. Buttah, sah, I say fiercely re- peated the dandy. I know good, a first rate article.' 'Buttah, I (elf thundered the dandy in still louder tones, pointing with slow, immoving finger, like Scorn's, and scowling upon his neigh- bor as it' he would annihilate him. "Well, gosh all Jerusalem, what of 7iow yelled the downeaster, go tir.g his dander up in turn. didn't think I took it for lard THE Plover thus disposes; of the story, industriously circulated by the Sham Democracy, that Mr. Mclndoe and his friends had not cor- dially reported the Republican ticket at the-late election: AVo arc informed crcntlotnen who were at Wausau on tTie day of election, th at the Republican ticket was well' sustained by Mr. Mclndoe and other leading not only voted but worked. The suit at this lo ality shows the there were nearly four hundred votes, polled, and the Democracy had: but one majority for Governor. We like to see "honor given to whom honor is due." We have this to say, but in no unkind spirit, that if all the lead- ing Republicans in other of the Slate had gone to the polls and done their duty as Mr. Mclndoc did. the whole Republican ticket would have been elected; and in conclusion we must bo permitted to remark that Democrats have looked to the wrong [dace for Highland Ue- gimcnt was never known to falter. He advanced to mo with the most j prison at an early hour, and soon pleasant air in the world, and said: I reached the spot. There before mo Monsieur has been very sick. 11 stood the hideous black guillotine, A Wonderful Lyon, a. strolling player, performed I in'the year 1C4.S, at Edinburgh, and was to take place in j wrts ;1 "most excellent representative Trone." We left the of Gibbv in Tlie Wonder; this man hope Monsieur feels better.' 'Yes, I I growled. Who is this fellow I whispered to my wife. Oh, that's Monsieur Letoux, our fellow passenger from Now York you were so sick all the way over that you did not sec him, but 1 assure you he was very polite and attentive to me.' I was so convinced that my suppo- ;s Letoux. sition was correct that I could not ]lonor longer restrain my impatience, but jumped up, hurried on my clothes, told Bridget to delay the "breakfast, threw myselt into a. Howard street stage, and in about a quarter hour, found myself at the Post Office window. In another minute the let- ter was in my hands. I opened it, and lo my astonish- ment, read us ACCOMACK, C. II. Va., Dec. 24, '55. DEAR regret to inform 'I have no doubt he I said. 1 Monsieur and Madame so to Par- I shall have the nior of accompanying them.' There was no help for it. I could not have been so unmannerly as to repulse polite attention, so I bowed my head in acquiescence. We were soon on our road to Paris. I sat coiled up in one corner of the rail-road carriage, while my wife and M. Letoux conversed in French. Now and Icould see the knife glisten in the rays of the morning sun. The ap- proach to the scaffold was surround- ed by soldiers. A passage was t'orm.- ed between them, and I ascended the steps An immense concourse of people tilled the square, and when they saw 1110, a fearful cry was raised, whetherof sympathy or disgust 1 had no means of telling. I glanced around me for a moment, and then kneeled down and prayed fervently. I rose up and prepared to suffer the extreme penally of the law. I bared my ucck, and 1 placed my lu-ad in tlio fatal niche. I heard a rustling sound and felt a violent shock. I opened my eyes and a well known voice greeted my ears. Now master, will ye get up, and sure the coffee's cowld, and the mate's done to rags. my rufllecl spirits, and pouring oil up- on the troubled watei. bhe was a dear good girl. I don't believe :it was possible for there to be another wo- man like her in the world. She was the epitome of goodness. She was but why should I go on, .words cannot express half her good .quali- you of the dcnise of your respected aunt, Margaret Clutterwell. By her will, now'iu our possession, you are appointed sole heir to her property, amounting, in real estate and person- al property, to per annum. Hoping to suo you immediately, we remain, Yours, very respectfully) Co. To Jonathan Clutterwell, D., Baltimore, Md. Poor Aunt Margaret was dead, then In spite of the wealth she had left me, felt' sorry she was such a kind, good old lady; but then, I reflected, we cannot expect to live forever, and eighty. is, after all, a- And there was Bridget ,shaking me I then of the nearly ready.' (Bridget is from Cork, and her ac- cent, is rather broad.) 'All right, Iteplied; 'we will gek up directly. Give me the Sun' paper.' Bridget did as .and I propped myself up to peruse it. The first tiling that wealth she had left me, and the new comforts it would bring how high WR could now hold up our heads. That we oould get a carriage as hand- some as Dr. 's, a house as fine as Dr. C- as Dr. D s, and a library as large like it, but held my peace. We arrived in due time in Paris, and under the Frenchman's advice, took apartments in the Hotel Mom-ice.. Then followed a long, dreary month of sigh't-seeing.. Oh, how tiresome it was We visited the Louvre, Pan- theon, Catacombs, Versailles, St. Cloud, and a hundred -other places that I don't remember. We return- ed, home every day tired to How, I wished myself'home And then my wife became more dis- :ant to me every day, it was evident she took no pleasure in my society; not a day passed but we had a vio- lent quarrel, and not an hour passed that 1 did not curse my recently ac- quired fortune. I ceased at last to go out at all with my wife, but my place was very w.ell filled by Monsieur Letoux, who took her everywhere.. ThiseterualFreno.hman was always By the time all these things had passed through my mind I had again reached home. iVI JUM. Joy, joy, I exclaimed, as 1 opened the door; my .wife was sitting at.the waiting I was so pleased.. I looked around 'there was my own little wife in a calm, placid sleep by my side. There had been no let- ter, no fortune, and what was still better, no murder. Oh how happy I was It gave me a good lesson and that The secret of Ifuppincss is Con- A worthy old farmer, who thor- detested tax-gatherers, was onSe called on by a collector tor a tax was himself a for strength of memory, ut'which hogavo the following surprising One evening, he wagered a crown bowl of punch, that next morning, at the rehearsaljhe would repeat a Advertiser from beginning to At the opponent remind- ed him of his wager, imagining that he certainly must have forgotten it. Lyon very coolly produced the paper, handed it to his adversary, and, uot- witlislanding the little connection be- tween the paragraphs, the variety of advertisements and thegcncral chaos, repeated it from beginning to end, without the least hesitation or mis- take.__________________ YANKEE PUONCN'CIATIOX OF following is related of the late Chief Justice Story, who, when he was a young man, practised law in Essex county, Mass.: In a Marblehead case, which was tried in one of the courts, a witness was called, by the name Floyd, who did not answer to his name. After several ineffectual at- tempts to obtain a response from Cap lain Floyd, Mr. Story said that he would call the witness; and he ed out, vrvr.1- of the weatherbeatcn man, within a few feet of him, who had not recognized his own name, as it had been pro- nounced by the ollicer of the court. JYctcs. "Skipper Flurry 1" "Oi, oi, was the response i- i which he hadoncepaid, but tor which he had mislaid the receipt; and as he told the story to a friend Would you believe it, sir, the fel- K...-..-. with paid assiduous court to Jane, but I did not mind it much, for in'spite of all the differences between me and my still had faith in her honor, I did not believe she was vulnerable .on that point. low to abuse me said his friend, what did you do? Do why I remonstrated with him." "And to what Well, I don't know to what effect, hut the poker was dent." DIVINE light is not as the light the sleep by but as the j Very see your wife wrestling with a third rate clerk, in a bewildering polka, in such conti- guity that the bystanders can't tell x> which of moustaches be- ong, and be restrained by custom, from tearing off her corsets, or bend- iny the seat of his pantaloons with your boot. Also to take letters from the post- office, for your wife, directed in a counting-house hand, and be obliged to deliver them out perusing with- :m to your moiety, with- out or taking the priv- ilege of a public swear at the writer. Pcxcii says that every family :of the work by. JL o------- ought to keep a kitten to children' "They should also Keep children to amuse.the kitWD. ;