Reedsburg Free Press, August 27, 1860

Reedsburg Free Press

August 27, 1860

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Reedsburg Free Press (Newspaper) - August 27, 1860, Reedsburg, Wisconsin A YEAH, "PLEDGED, BUT TO TRUTH, TO LIBERTY AND LAW.1 ADVANCE. VOL. 1. REEDSBURGK SA.TJJV CO., A.TTG. 37, I860. NO. 9. BEEDSBURG pCailttUtP ETUT MONDAY MOtntXO, (JM of tamfonfi Slorr, Vji Sttirt, Htm Stral, IbtMmrf, N. V. CHANDLER. Per An HATES OF ABVEETIMHC. [Fourteen lines or ICM of Minion, or Iti equivalent la apace, eonstttate a square.) I I ery readily, us lie had been waited for. "Vou haie a boy out tliere splitting wood, I he said, painting to the yen1. Yes; do jou know him'" teen him, replied the ptddlar, evasively. "And where'" "That boy, young as be looks, 1 saw in inarch in glowing think we found tlie marvel of tlie art. Streun ia thote little boxet are thin parallelograms of metal, one good fur something tlmt goes to make up written language the foot print of thought upon tlie carpet of Kgs. We think fngiwnts of fancy the court mrttlf, and heard his ten "Whoishe'1' "He's a hard "What is A jtii do well to look keerful arler him." And tbe peddler swung his pack oil his shoulder. Ob, there was something so horrible in tlie word the poor woman trembled as she hid away her nor could she be easy until she had called the buy iu and assured him that site knew tbc dark part of hit history Ashamed and distressed, the down hU head his cheeks seemed bursting! with his hot blood his lips quivered, and Elegy, or a parody upou Unmet' anguish painted idly upon hisfore- head, as if Ih4 words were branded in his flesh. Tliey tlity discount of a wou- der. indeed, when they speak of the fair, white carpet for thought to upon, from tlie rags that icstcrday fluttered from the back (if tlie beggar. But is aouttlhing atoit won- derful (till. When we look at the liuinlfed and fifty litUe tliat compote a print- er's cage, noiteleM, eueut clicking of Lincoln at lloanc. The N. V. IkraU, of Ihe 13th inst., has a IcUer of two columns from a ipecial correspondent, dileil Springfleld, III., Aug. not listen to his reasoning, tuit, on other liaml, might bt incliued to inUurt l.vucli law upon hia pertoo ahoaild ap- pear among them. The conversation wat li'ely, and oect- The writer giies Hie following sketch of jfltthei of wit and good nature from Mr. Lincoln at home Kentucky lady, wile. In a large two story framed sionall) interspersed with some btiUnnt tnt the u one by one they lake their.' bearing no slight resemblance to Washing- tun's Cambridge, Mass., now the residence of 1'rofessor resides candidate for Presi- dent of the United States, Apraham Liu Mr. Lincoln's personal appearance hat eo often beep discnbed in tbe newipaper prints lhat it is unnecessary for me to en- large upon it here but at a great deal hu been said about hu uglinew, 1 will sty a coin. It is situated on tlie corner of or two on that score, if only for tlie Eighth and Edward streets, in this city of enlistiirg the attention ef the Here Mr. Lincoln has resided foi some I ladies North and South. Men ot tlie west tucntyjears. affords no ituli-1 may care for ptrtoual beauty in there are iu UK lion macy atoms cations of oateatatiga. It no orna-1 but in a man beauty constitute, a of and eloquence ilw printer can no nov, er5 ot _no marble' imall claim upon their regard. Hot L5n- Kprf> hurl If i> Iiar4 a lit tli. ___ make here, mid if he only had a little chtrt to work by, haw mauy in small handfullt. how much trulli in cliaos. or cooling foiutoim, foahioaaWe fences surrounding it; but it is built plumb out to the sidewalk, tlie steps rather child hung I Now be picks ihe scattered elements, upon the walk. It it like ed bursting he holds in his band a slanxa. of. ofwi American gentleman in he muttered, his whole frame relaxing as if a burden of guilt 01 joj red suddenly rolled off, '-I may as well go to ruin at no use in my Now he sets tip puppy Lost." He arravs a bniie in "srasll and a sonnet in "non panel." lie aunotmces tbat the lan- guishing 111 one poses the word and deploree the dajs that the next easy circumstances, and furnished iu lite It is not near jo aristocratic an establishment at the hotiitt of many mem- bers of your Comuionr Council; in thorl there is no aristocracy about it, but it if a comfortable, Cosy Name, in Hiich it would eeem that I man could eujoy life, sur- rounded by his family. coin it uut an ugly man. His may appear rugged tn tbc casual observer, but when engaged, in tn earnest tnd totar- taining conversation they atwme in taped' at pleasing and engaging. Many men called, haudaomc by belles, lack- preatum in their when ia coutcr- itation, hereas the man Of genius tele- graphs hii Uiind to others nofonly by hia laugaage, but by lit jnafculioe charm of facial expression. Else bow could coin hare courted tnd wedded an charming youRfc lady ai the whole ia new to be hates and despiKi j A poor jest ticks te wjywto tut pimt-, Aftera pretty thorough hit domestic hep rth! If Lincoln erergeU I tnayai jet's band, like a clock jutl tunning down, j i 6nd tliat there. Is nut a mania tlusregion, inVJ (be White House, ycnf may be btrani who says a word against the honesty of 'for it that tbecewiUbe thoutamhof beau- Abraham Lincoln, They like Ms socia-' liss from alrimU of the country who will biVity and his familiarity, lie if acknowledge that the pictures tad the sally regarded as a plain, unassuming man: prints hare tadly belied hup, and. that bil possessing strong common sente, wedded mouth is not 19 big, tut fjguie ia not to a quickiKH of perception that detects j so lank, aa they haie been led to imagioc, the right from tlie wrong, and w iiiaows and tbat altogether he a txn far from be- cam about UK. well go to ruin at once T jand thena strain of eloquenceHiwrcnes in- Tell said, the itwxi j'" line 'We fancy we can tell the differ- ottfar enough fur flight if that should be jence by bearing of tbs ear, but perhaps necetsary; "how came you to go to joiuig {not. to that dreadful place' IVIiere was your' Tin that told of a wedding jesler- doy, announces a burial mother Oh'" the boy, with a burst in the Klf same, letters. of anguUh and grief thjt was terrible to j they are the efeoieiils lr> make a world behold, 1 hain't pot no of- Those t) are a world with some- I hain't had any inotherever since I a i thing in it as beautiful as spring, u rich The dark with mortal fear, And the night cometli chill with dew, O, thy light brenk through1 So ht the of doubt divide, ths its tide' eyei Uiat fail on earth On eternal hilU look forth, Aid in tbj Wckooibg ingelt know Tire dear ones whom we lored below'' i bahr If I'd oiilya ias summer, and as autumn flowers that his anguish growing vehement, and the; frost cannot wilt, fruit that tfatllripea for tears gushing out of his strange-looking j all tir.s. grey woirtdnT'a Coorteoani laud kicked and cuffed, and laid onto withj __ I tie chair from the hether the ques- tion be one of a legal character or the se- lection of true nun from an impostor. What do )ou think of Lincoln at a man'" 1 asked of a resident of Spring Among all ihe Cot tbe- fc'd- j oencr the Untied DOW ia Like him as a man, aud evervtady else Lincoln, of Illinois, can't help but do tbe lie is honest, ing t tall, good-looking, middle: tged (M- tlftman, who has officestt kit ditpataL VISITS or THE reopLK WHO tu BElJTrS t AT IS WASTirHQTON UK 1 hungry. Oh I hain't got any mother shire to wwk in tire city of Lowell. I was a baby cherished at heartastionj prcjuiiteagain professed Christians, considering Select" I wouldn't 'a got knocked down, j Some jean ago, a young man, a brick-1 talks sense, and ia not too proud to sit I awl then run away and stole bacanse I war layer by trade, removtd from Hirop down upon hia doorstep iu bis "Ho and chat with his neigtbors. I have al- wsu bettl a Democrat, Dull am almost inUiik-J to go for Lincoln." Will the spirit in the Democratic Tta Little "Mayn't i stay, ma'am' Dl do any- thing >ou give wood, go after watei tad do all your The troubled eyes of the speaker filled with tears. It n as a lad that stood at the outer door, pleading with a kindly looking woman, who still seeaned to doubt his good The cottage sat by i (self on a bleak moor, or uhat in Scotland would have been call- ed so. Tbe time was near the end of No- vember a fierce ind rattled the boughs of tlie only naked trees near the house, and fled with t shiviti.ig sound into a narrow doorway, u though seeking for warmth at the Mazing fire Now tnd then a snow-Suite touched with a toft chill, the cheek of the littener, or whitened the angry rednest of UK poor boy's benumbed bands. The woman was evidently loth to grant the boy's request, and the peculiar look stamped on bit features haic sug- gested to any mind, an idea of depravity far beyond his yean. But her mother's heart could not resist tbe torra JT in tbote largt but not handaomc grey eyes. Come in, it any rate, till the gudeman comes home there, sit down by the firt; you look at if perishing with BBPAIBSCfccka, Watches, Jewelry A j cold.1' Andsbetlrew t rude cbtirupto FINCH, Harness Maker, BBKDSBCBO. WIS. KARJIIBIU of .r.rr 4ncripiloii nwle to order. Repairing neatly, cheaply and expedi- Uonly. Shop orer Smith's Wagon Shop, opposite the Alba Home. Vat a Street. IT A. rETTYES, A XN'OUNOES to the citlMru of Reedsburg .cY and that he may at all times be fount at ah MW one door Xertft af Kel- Stan, on Maple StrMt, ready to wait nrxM aid to do all work In bis line which maj Cntlinr done U mt warrMted to fit i f properly nt> Inly WM. A. PIXLEY WatchMnker Jeweller, Ala. Main Street, i tbe corners of her eyes, she con'.inued set- ling the table for nipper. The strength was all gone from the poor yj and he sank on hit knees sobbing P'oud and supercilious, and ever ready to great choking rubbing the hoi sar lo llim' Stand by tlywlf; we are party prove of any tervioa to Lincoln iu Illinois "Yes, sir. Egypt U almost wiped ont tears awty with his knuckles. j His feeJiog lepug- Did that woman stand'there unmoved nince M deep-stated, and bad men a Did she coldly bid him pack up aud be off jail bird had been a mother, and, ilrong controlling influence over hu intel- as a Democratic ttrong-held, and wit although til her children slept under the of tbe Bible. One day, u be wai leclual nature, as la generate skeptical I scarcely a to ekcl Douglas to tlv: and lead him to queatioa the! Presidency. Tbtre are ntny wlo wikl cold sod in the churchyard, wai a mother still. She went up lo that poor boy, not lo going to his work, he taw a gentleman tp preaching, bad been poiated out to I from State pride, vote for Lincoln, at they him as Rev. Mr. and represented to he regarded by tbe bete ihe' only ont who pretests the apptaratca, empbttically and lilaraHy, af tba mta of (THfueople. Witbmiosieatatroa, without reserve, without any ot those exquisitely polite in tbe. own of tbe world, and especially in Mpiriag politician, nurtured in the phere of WaghiHgtoa, LiscoU both lookt, 'he man, acts the gentleman, ttjd ourrpn at once the ketnnesS of the man and the firmutw of tbe rigid eiecutiTa officer. Tic people Say they hare loaf wanted a President free from Utc thiaktbe-is.eoodch.Dct for tion, which, long offi j seat of goTeramentw calculated to tatafl hasten him awaj.but to lay her 'fingers most aflable and courteous of i last ening, and nrre readily ad- j (he fptn of B fe, kindly, softly on hit head to tell him to his profession, said look up, and from henceforth find iu her Pul nutter to the lest. Here I am ia mother. Ves, she eren put her arm about, mT wo'1" day clothes. the neck of that forsaken, deserted J wilt tllillk some- she poured from her mother's heart iweet, womanly words, wordt of counsel tnd tenderness. thing good in i They net. The clergymen raised his hat, bowed, smiled, and looked as if he Oh' how sweet washer sleepthtl night' soft was bet pillow! She had Acquainted w ilh you." The young brick- linked a poor taftering heart to hers by the ''-ver m9 "o1 most silten tnd the strongest hu The next sabbath bands of love. She had plucked some he went to lhtt' minis- tborusfromthepathwayoftlittlesinning ln of the most of frankness. He had no disgui-w. 1 i t 1H.- M.t a. __- burne. member of Coogreat from the Gale i mittcd. There were present MTS. Lincoln i -OTjlT t ere I am ia tnd -Mrs Judd, lion, B. Wtsh- t ftff m Uocoln they fomrlt taan wha conga nearer to the representation of tbetr na district, and Lincoln's two little home Tte ladies and wh.le OW Aha" and you. corrapondent took a chair together I, and talked upon tlmott topic DOW fe -n the attention otJhe paMic. We havr conrer e4 aaaay genlk- men in prominent political positron, to Abnbani Lincoln mutt we accord ty, they boiji MM wittered and uadat Fnt- drattcrinir. But Hnrriton and Taylor but si riving mortal. None but angels could witness her holy joy, and not envy. Did the boy leave her 7 is wilh tar rigorous, manly, promising youth. The low character of his connten- agreeable and saluttry kind ensued. His The subject of Southern sltvtry wts touch- skeptical notions melted away before kind and Mr. Lincoln emphatically j treatment like, snow in in April declared that it wts his principle not to and he soon became an honest inquirer touch it where it elisU, but to prevent iu after truth tnd mercy. Now be is the be-' spread into Territories now free. He, fon. tmame3i did. becamato shortly aflat hi Lincoln ia in the print of lite and strong, Uthe tad u energetic u tltMDl any public oan of hit age, place to tn open, pleating! rfa church. syoke of tlarery at an institution that I expression, with depth enough to make it prore meet uniietal saocUoa of the .1 aiiwl and rAtvtwwa trt Snutltfrn itfYValr. Public ODlDlfiA la not! an interesting study. His fotterfatber is dead; his jond foster kind tnd coueteoot atttntion to young j Sou them ptcplf. Public opinion is men vary cheap and effective mode of alwavc private be tnd in inotber tged tnd sickly, but she knows no I mghi pttclictlly to tltncinR inmartine's account of tbe e.ecu- rts fmn that sway t, and the orgaak rales wtnl. The once poor outcast her only Presently came the tramp of heavy shoes, the door swung opea with a quick jerk, HOTEEfc ry with labor. A look of intelligence passed between the tpottolic injunctior., coor- j tioa of Louis XVI, wherein it te dependenee. and nobly does he repay the more of Christ, '.bal, although the leading revolutionittt hif frieod, I were puWidy to declare in favor He that tumeth t sinner from the error j IUw 1 of that daed, of his way, a from death J We often U' "d Akkatar Tin. hidtth a awltimJe of Taw FrlaUr Uw Train. women aw W1 God many ptople io the South; they were' You have btai4 tbt tlorjr of the Italian ofsinswhichshockus. altboogh they artjtl, wlw, ...Hiitj wilh a chiM of underthelempUtionoraiinglebiHrtheyjsKrttty abhorred the intWulkm. He ritt hataty, withfd to puteift itt fcataiCT fall from the verr heKhtt of tirtue and of (would pwtect the Sooth ia ita iianitatnas, for lew tbould qtm fit I 0. m w. injrt, vib iLtn j SUCil ftllS fcf UfSW, OT tWll tO IWDC. t ___t hit wife and the intelligent prople, than tbe art preservative men and worrren are tboae who have dal did not eostpreajend the position of the, apon ttamat, ana amnaj it boyV at enprtwionaoi evincing tdrirfoawit of the types. lied with exposed thr-m- Eep-Wicnna in retjtrd to slavery. Tba.ofhit Harfio. ta Ml toaatse THIS elan How in vnn {taMactioa hat MTertheVM made him i ETTVT thnMghoat their lirrs they velvet to the influence of and hart been j mind, he laid, wat lahorinj un-1 sweet, gentle coaattMutCC wat am toite Uble, .nd then to the wst with which be dispatched his eupper. find fault with stalemcnls, itt arnnge-1 who Woa! suddenly ditcoveted aj viciona, tbe slaves, who were to tpplj tool Ikt patral it Dayafutr day patted, and yet the boy1 18 to plume themselves upon wr thouU tnd thtt ihey had been through fife-brandt to the fieUa tnd dwelling of, erw 16ai.r te laid, -a tailu I iMkM htggrttota kwpfonly this txnt pttparatoq tMttacir old and yoaog. tad thit btaulwvi face, I will ttat aba, so the foot coopte, after due contultatwo, type that grtt into t frolic tarf ftandt oHffThal fmiaet Mood-thed and bang Una asia tyaitVaa iital of that, to u be was docilt i oa in btad, ot of tome word wi'h a iu thtt South. He twtpt tbia haarea asri Ytaw itmt. At laM. will be "pared ta five entire fftjlt ItanhM on County Bad thH an afnejNe an I convenient Ckatfaammnable. nl.vl Cottage Inn. BY JUSTUS FRCTR, DELTON, SAUK WIS, traveller wi.l at hon Wat to aa hi waa dacikt oa itt htao, or ot awne worn wrn a wwie and motked M httmily, they waoM trtm ot two it; tat of tit by unoVrnratk a Uaataltja outward life, thty thrasrwapapR it tfce ttyr hare wakataajl and taMrtaiMl tia u tbair Aiy id the mMUIt of wirrter, a fri-1 of motion, tad the thcramrik of pie- away byadacwndaaial of itt oorrtet- laid to tboa04 like top South a ditttat> arwrat ha riaiMillM MH MJagtw Irf. (i 'je, Wt tppcarttKC li-tk intl think ]tn. and talk lotbtSoMhttacriMthU ttsard a tanca, M, vtfa iW tniarrH totiott him tint thry would with lost ;