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Rock River Pilot (Newspaper) - June 21, 1848, Watertown, Wisconsin J 'Tho condition upon which God hath Liberty to Man, is eternal vigilance; winch' condition if ho break, servitude is at once, the consequence of his crime, and the punish'wnt of his VOL 1. WATERTOWN, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 21, 1848. NO. 87. tloclt Bluer IVXHT WEB5TEHUAT MORXIXO HY BUTLER WHITNEY, At Wattrtmen, Jcjftrton County, llltconthi. Office in Cramer's Block West s-ide of the Rh ci C. H. GREEN, Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Hardware, Ciock- ery, Wines, Liquors, Segars, Wcs' s.idc the river, Watertown, Wis. Per year, in advance, if not paid witnin months, ID" No paper will be discontinued (unless ai tlie option of the propiiutois) until ull arrearages- arc paid. All letters, and communications mail, must post pnid. BUSINESS WALKS EMMONS, Attorney at law. Office in Cramer's WcstVnd of the bridge, AVatertown. WILLIAM BUTCHER, .'.ttorncy and Counsellor at Law, and Solicitor in Chancery. Aztalan, Wis, WILLIAM T. Attorney and Counsellor at Law, Notary Public and Gen'! Land Atjent Watertown Wis. BIOGRAPHY, CASS AND BUTLER. The following brief sketches of the of the democratic nominees, for hand the largest and best selected assortment oj President, and Vice President, of the us, LIH.VOMS and WIHKM, ever offered1 TT sell, -hpam-r than United States, Will be read with interest at this time. The sketch of the life and services cf Gen. CASS is from the Albany WHOLESALE GROCERY STORE. WIM.IAJI H. HAW., [late Kimballfc 155. Kast Water street, Milwaukee. Will keep onjjlves in Wisconsin, which he will tell cheaper than any other establishment west of I i Hudson Hotel keepers supplied on j -.nost i'a- vorable terms. Gtf Spring Fashions Received. Warranted to Fit. Me FASHIONABLE TAILORS WATERTOWN, WIS. TOULD respectfully inform the citizens of Jeflerson and the adjacent counties, that they have just received the spring reports of fash- ions direct 1'rom N V city. They have located themselves in Watcrtown for the purpose of carrying on the tailoring business, and would request a share oi' tlie public patron- Office in Cramer's block, west side the river, ago, confident that they_ can please those who may THEODORE 1'RRNTISS, t'avor them with their work. They receive, monthly, from the best eastern Establishments Attorney and Couusi'llor at Law, ami Soticitoi in reports of the Fashions, which will enable them to Chancery, Watertown, W. T. Attorney and Counsellor at Law. and Commis- sioner of Deeds for the State of Xcw Watertown. Arsfus that of Gen. BUTLER is from O Neil's Gazette LEWIS C ASS, the candidate for the Pi es- idency, is a citizen of the young, enter- prising, prosperous and democratic state of Michigan. His history, as a part of that ofthe country itself, is familiar and endeared to every American. Born, in 1782, at Exter, New Hampshire, the son of a gallant and distinguished soldier of est evidence of his wide spread popularity may be found in the fact that without any exertion on the part of him or his friends, and spontaneously as it wen-, he received hi the Baltimore Convention of 1844, one hundred and twenty-three votes, and but for the compromise on Mr. Polk, would have received the nomination on that oc- casion. No one was more active or earnest in his efforts to secure the elec- tion of Mr. Polk, than was Gen Cass, and undoubtedly the warm support received by him in the western s aies, was greatly owing to those exertions. On thJ 4th of March, 1845 Gen. Cass took his scat in the U. S. Senate, as Sen- ator from. Michigan. His course and action since that time is well known to the American people. One of the leading spirits of that distinguished body, promi- nent as an advocate and supporter of all the great measures of the democratic par- the revolution, he emigrated at the age of of the independent treasury, the 17 to Marietta, in the then north western tariff of 184Gi tnc vigorous prosecution tariff of 184Gi tnc vigorous prosecution territory, which contained about of tllo Mexican in every instance her of legislature, and drafted ]lim lo democracy, which renders him so objections! to, arid so frequent an ob- DAN1KLDOBBS, Attorney and Counsellor at Law, and Matter in Chancery, Lake Mills, Jefferson county, Wis. Attorney and Counsellor at Jef-'patrons, make? them conlidei frnKmC.ninty.Wta. -I will give wtwluction. fchop ________________.lnno r.e back a short distance to Mr. Jefferson, which this after all, which will secure his joined Gen. Jackson in the South, with to slop the liring, and tho regi adopted, expressing the attachment 6fl triumphant election to the Presidency. Ithe rank of Captain. He arrived at inent with the baycnet. I had just left constitution of And above all, Lewis Cass is a man, the! head quarters just in time to j in in the, him, vJien lie was struck in the leg, be- the people of Ohio to the the United States., and their confidence in that illustrious man. In 1807, he was appointed by Mr. Jeffeibon, marshal of Ohio. Thus was he a leading mem- ber of, and thoroughly identified u-ith the democratic party almost at its very origin, and from that time to the present, his course has been marked by an unshrink- ing devotion to its principles and success. in Chancery. Beaver Dam, Dodgf Co., Wis. ASA C. KKTCHCM, Attorney am! at Law. Solicitor in Chancery, and Gencial Land Agrut. Washara Dodge County, Wis. LARAliKK CONXKT. Attorneys and Counsellor? at Law. Horicon. Dodge Co., Wis. THAI. n. H. .1OHN C. (a L.MAN, Justice of the Peace. Watcrtown, W.'J'. WILLIAM H. LANDER, Land Afjent. Will attend to Land en in the Green Bay Land district; VILLK. tit.O. I'. 11 Kill ki "f AssriNFKL b7r7 10..U.KHS IV (tooth, Crorkery, Hanlirarc. Boots, Shooc, Liquois, at the Dutch Store, cor- ner of Main and Second its., Watertown. WATERTOwTTjBobKSTORK, Hy L. J. Fribert. A complete assortment ol and stationery, or retail. He has also in connection, a general assortment of ready made Clothing. the Mibscriber: 7 by At S by 10, 10 10. tho ihovi' prices, the sash will be painted ?2 50 3 00 3 50 CARRIAGE AND SIGN PAINTING, I When the war of 1813 broke out. Mr. or LKTTKHINO of any description. Terms forlCass was among the volunteers that so Khuing as follows: tlie materials to be found by enthusiastically rallied at the call of their country from Ohio, and was elected to the command ofthe 3d regiment. Reach- ing Detroit on the 4th of July, 1812, the official announcement ofthe declaration was then first received. Ofthe army there assembled under Gen. Hull, Col. X withtwo and the voll fastened with applying the putty. Room.- imy ut the Kiii-tcrn citi is an object, the subscribe, nopes to receive a libe- ral share of patronage I1. P. Watertown. May 1, 1818. 31tf D a Mvle not surpassed in L-iti.'-. IV cheapness of Cass tnen thc master spirit. He urged the invasion tf Canada, comman- ded the advanced detac'hinent, and was the first man to land in the enemy's country. He drove the British troops from their position on the river Aux Canards, near Detroit, and here was shed the first blood ofthe war. He participa- ted in all the events of the war on that frontier, and was a determined opponent of ill's disgraceful surrender of Gen. Hull at Detroit. It occurred during a brief absence on his part. On Col.Cass return- ing, when ordered to deliver up his sword on that occasion, stung with mortification, he indignantly shivered it to pieces, and threw it to the earth, refusing to surren- der it to the enemy. He was a Brigadier General in the army with Gen. Harrison, bore a leading and distinguished part in the defeat of the British at the battle of the Thames, and was highly commeii Jed in the official reports c f Gen. Harri- son. This battle terminated the war on the Noithwrstern frontier, and on the 9th cf October, 1813. Gen. Cass was appointed WATICRTOVVN BOOT AND SHOE STORE. G. C. WRIGHT, EAST end of the bridge, in the village of Wa- tertown, has constantly on hand a general assortment of well made, fashionable Hoots and Shoes, Among which may found Gent's calf and kip Boots, calf and kip Brogans, Shoes, Slippers, Also, Ladies' Buskins, morocco and seal Slippers. walking Shoes, half G-iiters, All kinds of fancy work made to order on short notice, and in the very test manner. 1 Watcrtown, Oct. a 1 b 1 7. John ing ruutes to d from Wattrtmvn: AILY Stages to and from Milwaukee. From Milwaukee, via. Oeonomewoc, Wa- tertown and Sitn Prairie, weekly. From Watertown. via. Aztalan and Lake Mills to Madison, tri-weekly. From Watcrtown, via. Aztalnn, Jeflerson and Ft. Atkinson, to Janesville, tri-weekly. From Watertown, via. Oak Grove, Beaverdam, Waiijmn ami Sung's. to Fond du Lac, tri-weekly. From Watertown to Ft. Wiitnebago, weekly' Stages will run as above until other- wise published. October ]'J, ]817. FIRE INSURANCE. rPHE Howard Fire Insurance company of New 1_ York will taKe risks, on all insurable property at reasonable rates. G. G. BLODGETT, G. G. B. is also agent for the N. Y. Mutual Itenclit Liie Insurance Co. Capital, Milwaukee, Feb. 12, 18 IS. ID" Applications may be made at the office of j the Kock Rner Pilot. TURNER, Dealer in Groccricc, Hardware, Crock- ery and Medicines, Palmyra, Wisconsin. -1 JOSEPH O. SMITH, Practical Surveyor, Ashippon, Dodge County Js prepared to do all kinds of Surveying, Plot ing, in the most approved style. G. c WRIGHT" Dealer in Boots, Shoes and Leather. East end of the bridge, Watcrtown, W. T. WM. C. FOUNTAIN CO., Wholesale Druggists and M.inufactiiring Apoth- ecaries, East of the river, Watertown. Bfloks, Stationery, Periodicals, furnished to order, on short notice, and rcusonablo tenns Ska. ELIZABETH EAKLL, Detail and Wholesale iu Glass and Crock cry Ware, Sullivan, Jeflerson co., W. T. __ L. B. Dealer in Dry Goods, Groceries, Crockery, Boots and Shoes, Liquors and Ac. Kast store in the Cramer block, West side of the river, Watertown, Wis. purity of whose private character, thejattack on Pensacola, being the only of- breath of slander tias never tainted. He ficer, at the head ot the Tennessee lev- is invulnerable in this respect. Such lies, who thus prompt. Following is the democratic candidate for Jackson to NPW Orleans, lie partici- dent. ing on foot, and was obliged to leavo the field. "On entering lhv town, the general and his troops became at once hotly engaged pated in the action ofthe 23d of Dccem- at short musket range. He had {o WILLIAM O. BUTLER, one of the he-j her, 1814, which was preliminary to the roes of Monterey, was born of a family (great battle of the 8th, and exercised a memorable for its military renown. His grandfather was a native of Ireland, but emigrated to America about the middle of the last century, and settled in Penn- sylvania. When the war of indepen- dence broke out, the whole male portion of his descendants, five stalwart sons en- tered the army. The patriotism ofthe sire and his children became so celebra- ted that Washington once gave, as a Butlers and their five sons." LaFayette was accustomed to say I wanted a thing well done, I ordered a Butler to do it." The subject of the biography was the second son of Percival Butler, the fourth in order of these five revolutionary broth- ers. William O. Butler had just finish- ed his collegiate course, and was prepar ing to study law, when the war of 1812 broke out! The surrender of Detroit aroused the patriotism of every Ameri can, especially of the sons of Kentucky; and a large force immediately volunteer- ed to march on to Canada and chastise the enemy. Among those who enlisted was young Butler he enlisted as a pri- vate hi Capt. Hart's comj any of infant ry but, before the army marched, was elected a corporal. Soon after lie was made an ensign in the 17th This ofthe army, under Gen. Win- chester, advanced on the river Raisin, which they reached after a toilsome march in the dea'd of winter. No historian has as yet justice to tlie privation en- dured by these brave Kentuckians. Hut- by President Madison, Governor ofMich- ler was present at both the actions on the igan. The ability and faithfulness with Raisin, and on each occasion displayed which be performed this duty is signally evinced in the fact of his having been seven times nominated to the office by four successive Presidents, and seven times unanimously confirmed by the Sen- ate, without a single representation against him from the people over whom he presided His connection with the Indians was one of great peril and respon- sibility, and dining that time he formed twenty-one treaties with them, and ex- tinguished their title to nearly one hun- dred millions of acres, and this upon terms so just and satisfactory that no complaint was ever made by the Indians South, West ond North every lupon the subject. .iioiiuay, and Friday, at 7o clock, A. L, rx r< i i ..i M., and every Tuesday, Thursday, and In 1831, Gen. entered the cabi- net cf Gen. Jackson, as Secretary of War. With the career and policy of that dis- ARRIVAL AND DEPARTURE OfMuils to and from the Pott Office at Watcrtown. T. for the Kast every day at 7 o'clock, A. M., and arrives by 10 o'clock, P. M. Lcaiesforthe Wcdncsd: Sunday, by 7 o'clock, P. M. Th e mail from Madison via Sun Prairie, Wa- tertown, Oconomcwoc and Lisbon to Milwaukee, u-rives from Madison every Monday by 12 o'clock. idtifi] In 1836, he was appointed M., and leaves at a o clock, P. M., and _ from Milwaukee every Thursday by ia to France. On retiring from tinguished president, he was thoroughly ground on which the Kentuckians stood, M., atijj leai es at a o'clock, P. M. the war department, he received a letter The mails for their respective routes are closed from Gen. Jackson, commending his by 0 o'clock, P.M. on the days previous to their 'whole conduct and expressive ofthe every day (Sundays higSt PerSOnal regavd" is fil'St from 7 o'clock. A. M. to 10 o'clock, P. M. Minister was to secure the payment Nindays, the oirkc will be open for the delivery of letters from 1 to 2 o'clock, and from 7 to 10 o'clock, P. M. October llth, 1817. P. ROGAN, P. J O CONNKLL, PEASE CO., Goods, Gioccry and Precision deal- ers, oh tlitf corner of Mart and Water streets. Watettown. CHARLES B. W1TH1NGTOX. Jefferson County House. HE subscriber has again taken the above stand, and respectfully unites the patronage of the public. The house is well fitted for the comfort of those who call upon him, and no exertion will be spared to make it an agreeable stopping place. EDWIN BALDWIN. Aztalan, January 12, 15 of the balance of the French indemnity. His career at the French Court was one of the most brilliant and useful that it has to pursue. The wily, practiced anchex- pericnced diplomatists ofthe old world were baffled by his bold, frank and able course. His protest against the celebra- ted Quintuple treaty, whose object was to 'guarantee the right of search to the Bri- great intrepedity. In tlw was fought on the IStlra January, 1814, the Americans were victorious. In the second and more memorable one, which occurred four days later, they were de- feated. In this latter conflict Butler received a dangerous wound. The manner in which he received it illustrates his brave- ry so forcibly, and hs so Well told by Ken- clSli; 3'ii his biography, that we quote the paragraph the route and massacre of the right wing, belonging to Well's command, the whole force of the British and Indians was concentrated against the small body of troops under Maj. Madiscn, that maintained their j-round withi-n the picketed gardens. A otfble barn, commanding the plot of was approached on one side by the Indi- ans, under the cover of an orchard and fence; the British, on the other side, being so posted as to command the space between it and ttic picket's. A' party in the rear of the barn were discovered advancing to take possession of it. All saw the fatal consequences ofthe secure lodgment of the enemy in a place which would present every man within the been the lot of any American diplomatist pickets at close rifle shot to the aim of I BLANKS, PKINTKD, a complete assortment their marksmen. Maj. Madison inquir- ed if there was no one who would vcluri- teer to run the gauntlet of the fire ofthe British aud Indian lines, and put a torch to the combustibles within' the barn, to o____.....______o._. _ save the remnant of the little tfrmy JVom tish navy, elicited a glowing response in sacrifice. Butler, without a moment's Jeweller, Clock and Watch Rfpairer, Kast end of! w'" the" Bridge, WaWftown, Wis. of blanks, of every description, copied from the most approved forms, printod on good paper, and i Wholesale .ind Ilet.iil d support the attack. Writ ten )n .l.inunry. A DUTCH BA.KN. The Germans noted for the neatness and thrift which they give lo their out houses A corres- pondent cf l ho Rochester American f success to attempts of this sort, never evinced disposition to indulge i'he power, whilst his well known firm- ness always forbade such attempts on him. His life lias been one of peace with ill men, except the enemies of his coun- try." to sec if the fire had taken, and not beingiLeavmg the Kenlucky regiment to nip- satisfied, returned to the barn and set it'port 'he inortcr and howitzer in n Af- conflntrration ccncral rnpiHIv in hv M fr traveling through a German t-e'itleirien' in Ohio, tolls the following good anccdc tc of a'Ncw Yorker, mistak- ing one fif these barns fora rlv.rrch. writes "As we .drove ori, T baw a jarge plain building, two stories high, well finished, painted white with gn'i-mvindow biinrl.'-.' a lightening rod at each child's cradJe! Tho length iiii'l sixtocn at'H

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