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   Watertown Chronicle (Newspaper) - April 10, 1850, Watertown, Wisconsin                               r WATERTOWN CHRONICLE, VOL. 43. WATERTOWN, WEDNESDAY, APRIL 10, 1850. WHOLE NO. 147. WATEIiTOWN CHRONICLE. KVKIIV WKDNKSn MORMVC, At Jff--rtnt Bl J. A. OKFIfK KMIMKK IJUtCK. Til; III) STOUY Tcrat of Sabacriytivn and yi'ur. 3 in ifliT -nl-o-riiiiin.- IHP wilIU- IM n tin- Jrlm-ri'.l ll nrr'N-r im-lu Un.- Rialilli i-iiliiiiin Bunurm One l- X.i nn- H nit" rn ftiitl X CVouEtn't, eWoulU ITon? I YviuiMii't iniirli lor ti sir' wit'i a bonnet Tiiat runt lilly iliilLiM when first t was new; n tiirui- on iff willi n (miry tail on it, Thut Mow n in fruiit of it jti t unit grew; 1 I jjivi' iniit-li lurllii-toiuuli WllllM JIMI I wouldn't aivr; ninrli tor n wiininu wlx> i'num-ii.iiliiiK iln! lliei.ijii-flit'ui tlirougti (iiviut; w inli-ti  iiiu-j- ilu" 11 "l-oii u JU--1 it gicw I iM.jVn'i linn h I'orlhih k-1 Ntilnry SKA I I.-.. I .NOYSK, M. m.u-li fur :i rl'aji n c-dlhir MJIIIil IIJI llllliost :ii- vl.r.r U'nt filuvo- ilnit fivur a dollar, tr-tt. rim t" u hciiflit tion. Dallas- trro-, on the other fide, had advanced with eleven men, iniendng to fall on Se- ul'v; I'ruin the It'll ill" tho Guai elquiver. lint the hopes entertained bv the Spaniards i ol being bpoudily in posscsMon of Seville; WPP; cut by a piece of de< eit. False in- fcirmalion adroitly given by a Spaniard in th.e French interest, "led to believe was close at hand, whi reupon he im- rcturncd to the Honda, while Pen- ing blood. So far, good, ear I will to save my father i' answered the boy convulsively. Morillo's eyes flashed. The heroism of a child compelled even his admiration but un- moved from his cruel purpose, he sniotr- off Ihe olhcr ear with his still reaking sword There was a dead silence. 'And now, said the boy, breathing quitN1y, and limiting up into the general's face. And answered Morillo, Tho father of such a child is dangerous to Spamt he must pay the forfeit of his hfo The maimed child went forth from the pres- ence of his inhuman foe. Piesojitly _the re- port of firearms announced tlwt ho will the execution of father. Must we blarne the cruelly of individuals for such raihcrnot the relent- ppirit of war, that bmlds up llie glnty of its 'icrops of a scaffolding of doaHi.. and sacri- fices to the )K-ojects of ambition, the promptings of humrinity f TIic -i. I Ittii r .-R. I  r V f I 11, Hit- DANiKI. i r i l I I.- Jl i) i y ..i.i.l.-. I tl- b u ,-lTl, i -t-.v 1'KTKUSON -.I1- -in III l ii 'i Si.'n-. FRIHKKT. J'l Ir. .I'L -.I1- l''fcfh.-r; -ii Win--' li'il an I t .1" I'm A.- l> 1 M 1 I, 1 -I T Hi' til.' I ik. tn. t !i'.l-'iii arations might >oen for milit.ny execution, and a coitple of pr'.-'oners capttind in their were according to tl e cruel practice ___, KlJme chit-la in thobe lime to be put to dc.ilh. TUc were guarded by a of and ihe executioners, waiting the word of command to draw were leaning tin tlicir weapons and talking of the eventsof ihf last two days- Just theiijune of the inforio- officers return- mg to IIIK tent, afler giving si.me order to the men, was interrupted by a boy apparently To IVonicn. JKNJIY LIMB'S is difficult tn do- scribe that peculiar quality of tone, which renders Jenny Lind's voice unlike that ol any other svnger. Many female artists may .boast of a stronger in itt capability producing louder sounds. But as far as'strength denotes the power of PUS taining great exertion without exhausting brilliancy of tone, Jenny Lind's voice is natu- rally as strong as the most exacting critic o' the modern Italian school could desire. It is certainly incapable of delineating excessive or'vioient paseiofl and H such be the highest achievement of the singer's art, Jen- ny Lind must yield the palsu to <3risi, Cuta- lani, and aiany of her predecessors. But in the expression of hope, joy, or grief, no tones of human voice or instrument can compare with those of Jenny Lind. They penetrate the inmost recesses nf the heart, and touch insensibly that mysterious chord in our na- ture, the vrbration of which causes the gush- ing tear to flow involuntarily. There is an inexpressible tenderness in her voice, it is so sympathetic with genuine feeling of a loving and affeciionatc nature, and it har- monizes so well with her appearance, that the BV MATHEW CARKV. S< me one hath said, that is wfth women the great business of life, where- as w th men it ia only an an impor- tant one, to he sure, but only onrt among man to which their attention is directed, and oftei kept entirely out of view. Now, this diffe ence gives the other sex a greater ad- vant ige over and the best way tn equal- j ize j our lot, and become as as  accr-nt sligl Uy foreign, be in -sought him wth piteous entreaties, to pro- euro him admittance to the general. The officer luiind on inquiry, that he was the son of or.e of (lie a soldier d-Hstisguieii- cd for his eminent bravery, who had no' been c-ven when >verpowered by mmib'-rs, witl'uiit giving and receiving many severe wotind--. This soli icr, weary and wi untied, but invincible in co jragc and tpirit, for lift ucunietl to ask t-lcmciicy of hm co.a- qutror, was now to suffer h with his corn- (.anion in misl'-rtune enraptured listener unknowingly j euj >ymente of a party, if cert! tho voice of the public artist with the char- not there whom they expected l ll 1 i L _ I___A.J Tho terrible older had forMorillo wouli1 not be impeded in hi- tjitrch by prisoner? i nd he so hated country's enemies, I hut he bravest and i mo.-l guiiJi ou.i among them ould have found j no mercy at his prisoner'n little boy rcliioing tn be separaind from feis father, i i i ._ ._ _____ I I... 4 lui 0. 11 ..vii'.jrfl t liil'Iil to follow MKIin i 1 I }1 lilfHIl I I'.-i.-r. nil.l. 1'ili- A A--, At iln1 D'ltrli ves on and a smile and a kind w ird for everybody. See how pleased the cl ildren are as he passes along. They each! hite a pleasant countenance and a light Who would be cross and crabbed w len it is for one's interest to be cheerful Nor the occasion of sppo- si mn boats starting from Pittsburgh, one etiployed a German band attract passen- jriTS. The other being minvs of the music, at d not wishing to be outdone, started the st-au) whistle, which drowned the noise of ebesi tl e band. The mayor being called fifteen the delivery.- to saying, hat he one wa more than fifteen minutes in me c.muu We love short sermons and short Fpeeches. specimen of German music, Wo always run from a man of words. American, and the other But I was to gi-ve an account of the Alttwwg'b Mr. Dash-All's, it was not given in his name, but the name of the whole being fortunato for the old also, p-be Jtbereby hasring an oppor- tunrty to ehow off to advantage wtat little she recollected of her ancient splendor, as she terms it, as well as her influence and authority i.i her mansion. Well, thj inv-Kations were issued on beau tifqlly gilded note paper, with Mr. and Mrs. Would-Be and family's compliments, fctc., and I know you would say, Mr. Common Sense, did you know the whole proceedings, that they showed their knowledge of etiquette to be rather limited. There was an invitation to Mrs. Makepeace, awl none of the reel of the although you know they go into society a great deal, and I'll be "bound to say, were as good as two-thirds there were there. Cyuss Makepeace saiu he did not ca.-e a fig for the slight, for altho' he had not the honor of an invitation to the great astei ibly, he had a distant recollection of being present atone, several years before, when Miss Mary was in pantaletts, when he walked upon the uncarpeted floor, and was treated to cold water and gingerbread, by the light of a miserable tallow candle; and do jou believe that our dear was never invited to the party, although they have appeared to think so much of him heretofore, and been almost constant visitors at hia such a perfect iady his wife is 1 really felt hurt for berinyself, to think she should reeeke such a slight, as always feeen accustomed to the beet society. I never heard her an expres- sion about it, of course ehe would not. There was certainly very strange proceed- ings with regard to that party, and Miss Giddy-Brain was so provoked because she did not receive an invitation, that she scarcely speaks to any of two family. Miss Giddy- Brain is a young lady who wishes to have it distinct.y umiJcwt-ood that she moves in aristocratic society. The idea of aristocracy in such a home-spun little village as aura, is perfectly absurd. A few weeks since in company with Miss on Mtas Giddy-Brain, (only a formal caU, you must when we1 found kef close conversation with Miss Simper, who w her most esteemed friend. I have not Ml so itt used in a long time, as I did that afternoon. I was obliged to make my conversation with her mother, for she was so much engaged in talking upon the purchase of a pair of white kid gloves, the arrival at the jeweler's of a new bracelet, and sundry other things aa unimportant, that I was of While I thus sat in perfect misery at the little attention that was shown to me, fa swept Mrs. Tattle wilh her usuai budget of news. She was arrayed in her new winter suit, consisting of a black velvet mantle, and bonnet to match, with a long plume tipped with red. She in- formed the two interesting yodng ladies whom 8ho has taken under her immediata supervision, of all the important cventB Ihal taki n place the past week, and of aH thai would probably occur for tho eocalnff fortnight, viz., that Mrs. Flaunt was car- rying on a perfect flirtation with Mr. Ex- quisite, a young; gentleman -vhohad recently arrived, and of her jealousy because he had heen known to pay attention to Miss the marriage of Mr. Wise- acre to Miss Thoughtful: and she concluded by saying, with a toss of her head, I think it too as fine and wealthy a gentleman as Mr. Wiseacre should think of taking aa poor a girl as Fanny Thoughtful, when ihere are others who ara better looking and quite as smart. Well added she wilh a sigh, we have lost Mr. Wiseacre, but there are as fish in the sea as ever were caught." I heaid her say something about it being a feather in their caps get Mr. Bountiful, but as I had not a long time, and thought flint my presence was not necessary or pleasant to any of the parties, I left ta for- mally as possible, glad to escape from my tormenting situation. Before concluding, I must relate to you a scene which I witnessed at the laft parly I attended. The parly was large, and every thing in elegant style. I went at a fashion- able hour, nine o'clock, but not with tho prospect of any happiness before me, for I had taken a severe cold the day previous, but go I must, as it was the "fast of the and i hid made an arrangement to that ef- fect. The oariy part of ihe evening was not as pleasant as is generally Ihccaee in such crowd- ed assemblies, and I was particularly blessed in being ia the society of Mrs. Tattle, and listening to her brilliant conversation, with interlude? of the number of flounces on Flaunl'H silk dress, the quantity of rouge on Miss Hopeful's cheeks, or a wonder how Miss Pcnnyless procured the dress she had on. After supper, as the ladies were ushnred into the drawing-room to await their return into tho hall, I had occasion to go to the ladles' dressing-room, where, to my surprise, who should I see before the mirror, but a man drossed most exquisitely, and in seem- ing delight at his fine appearance. How ho came there, I could not conceive, but I sup- posed from what I afterwards learned, that he was so much engaged in the thoughts hia own vanity produced, that he did not per- ceive that he had taken the wrong room, aa the ladies' and gentlemen's rooms were aitlo by fiidc. There he stood planted before the mirror, an opera glass in one hand, and tho other raised as if in perfect admiration. At first I thotigbtof retreating immediately, but as I that the gent was so absorbed in the views of his beautiful person, as not to perceiie me, my curiosity induced tne to watch the result when to my surprise, ho broke forth in the following ecstatic O, how beautiful! I love you so! Wl ai made you suJdcuIy to gpuw So like ihe finest My whiskers T W hen first-to life yon 'gau lo peep, Tt fiteasod me so I could not H'C -p, So Imsy I yourselves to My whiskers. And an yon grew on ilay by day, I heard tlie ladies (dour things) wiy, Hu's they ment. 1 pray, My whWKein. And now in all your luairoua priJe, I am watched wbtm by their siiie. Anil no request id e'er t My vvhukcrs. TJiere's mincing Jane, the pretty thing, I'd like to marry lier in spring; 1 tli ink she'll nic wliiiu I sing, Sly w At this juncture the exquisite turned on his heiil with a self-satisfied air, and I macto my escape just in time to avoid detection. Bui I fear that I am wearying you with an account of these trjfling things, for such I know you will consider them. In all sincerity, your unchanging friend, Miss NO.NSRNSE, Of Folly Town, county of Pleasure, anJ flate of Speedwell. FAHMKRS SHOULD TAKK friend whose business had occasioned him tc travel a good deal recently in (he coun- ties west of this, expresses much astonish- ment .it the fact that many, even rich farmers do not take a newspaper. Ho told us of one or two instances of the sale of hogs, of tho finest and fattest kind at J J cents per hundred nett profit, when might have br-en got just as readily had not the farmers been entirely ignorant of the state of the markets. He said ne had no and we have as lit- tle, thit hundreds of farmers will thtuseason lose enough in this way lo pay for a good newspaper as long as they live. We can't help feeling sorry that men arc BO short sight- ed even in regard to their pockets, as well as the improvement their oiinda bat wo don't know but it wrong to be lorry, font in their fault, and they hardly deserve pity for looses which they make no effort to Newspapers have done more for the people in this country than can be estimated and yet there are of full grown men who do not them at all except by chance. If a largo majority were as indifferent and stolid as these we should not be above tho level of become subject to political and other rogues, who live upon ignorance and credulity. [Slate Sent, Do NOT SPOIL THE ridicule your friend because of hia modettr. It it glorioiii virtue, and he who t----- do evil, is far more worthy and impudent fellow, whose con not restrain him from transgretiicn.   

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