Waukesha Plaindealer, January 25, 1870

Waukesha Plaindealer

January 25, 1870

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Waukesha Plaindealer (Newspaper) - January 25, 1870, Waukesha, Wisconsin BY ALEXANDER F, PRATT. NEW f k eater. PUBLISHED FVERY TUESDAY JIOKVG. Office :ln Stone Slock. ICO V Three Dollars at ate JExpiratlon. of tlio Tear. Professional and Business Cards. fJSTJSK Rotary PubTTc and Licensee! Oortveyuncer.wiU Httcml promptly to all business connected with the conre-yiuice of real estate, fiirnirili obstructs of titles aiiJ give such other :n- formation as the records. mny disclose, fiir tho benefit of those purohnsins or selling huuif Office 'in IScg- ist.-- P-.'dds' office, County BoiTiJin'gs. Otf SM10? HE'S, Surgical Practice. Treasurer ot County. '.Office', in Build'uiR. OfRce hours from 9 a; ni., to from 1 to 4 m. Except. mi' Mondays, will open 1 o'clock, mid close on at 12 in. 26 ft. CXEZ1V, Countv Superintendent of Schools, will be in Jii6 office. in the Court House, every Sat- urday Office hours from 9 to 12 a. Irom 1 to 4 p. m. Post Office address, 'W.iiikcfilm. 2.B fKr., PnorniETOn MADISOM ST., WACKESIIA, Wis. proprietor having completed n new ho- and fnrnishod it in first class style, liTtby tenderf" his thanks to the public for hoping tliat a strict atten- tion to business, in his neTv and commodi- (1111 hotel, he will both merit and receive a patronage. s; _ flfttnl stabling for horses. rr.J cjcjssm. vi.iJAii nor.nROOK, PKOPHIKTOR. tlie well-known "Exchange" lintel, M Wnnkesha, I sliall spare no pains tc0 rooms over the Post Ollice, Wnukeshii, Wis. Sutisiuction or no charfjt1. 30 Licenser! A uctinii'.'or for Wisconsin. Trompt attention given to nit calls in his line, and nt. I'i'ry low rntcs.. Address Robert Dupluinvilic P 0., Waukcslm County, consin. [49 Will. II. Dealer in Groceries, Provisions, Fruit, Jhirket [irice paid for butter, eggs ic., in t'ifi west, store of Clarke's stoue block, Wawkcslia. 31 ir. 7 iT.v.Hif.-vctiircr and Dealer in all kinds ofllar- j ncjs, SailJleS, 'JCrunks, V. 'isqj, Gents'.Trav.- cliii? 103 Spring Streot. the Plivnkintoii House Speci.U attention given to Repairing. "11 'I- M- Wholesale' deal era in Hats, Caps, Vurs, Straw Goods, Gloves- and-. Mittens, No. S42.F.iisl Water street, Milwaukee. Dealer iu Butter, Eggs, ut tliu depot, j 1 Burlier. Sh.impoo- in" etc. SUo.p iu basement of JEcna Block. 'l BsrheV. 'Shavinpr, Ilair-Dressinj; a.id Sham- pnoiifii.' west''of Ex- Jb It. JO.VJSS, ACCIIOMJER ron ;iaz DtJE'L; "Two noted Joe and Long Tom, bnd a quarrel Last week in a gambling saloon, and made "a bar- gain to gj. across the river a'nd wind up, this way, each one to die: liis 'o.wu grave, to stiind., over it, and at thy word from a spectator, each one to shooting. They did do it, each one shooting at the head of iiia grave, Five abuts werw fired, two, from Joe, killing Tom; three from Tom, wounding Joe. .It took twenty li'iinutt.s oi'oiir time away from oui' reg.nlar Lusiness-t.o Iiaye it done up legally.. As soon as it'was tire crowd, tiiiljounied and went.to drink- ing and gambling as .if nothing' hap- pened .out of thf way, and it was not a'verv'gcod day lor sli'ooting eitiiier. IlliAESAV EVIOE5CG. During llic course of a trial 'for the recovery of a sum of plain- litt' iitti'odueed a witness to'-prove a conversation between the delehdaiit and plaiiitvli'which he had list'erfed to the olHce of plaintiff. Said witness way duly sworn and proceeded1 to 2ivi! his testimony, when the lawyer tor the defence got up-an'd -protested to the evidence of the witness, on 'the ground of its being henrsay and started 'in-' to'quota'1'roin law books as snyiiig-th'a't'hear- say eviilencb was TioC" The lungli rtrised by tbe-'crowd iit-this novel intei''pr'et.ati6n of- the rule; was so'ai'cat'ihat'it was some time before order conlii'be restore'd. 'Wbe'ri :'th'e court suggested t'otliu'Iearned j mean it 'was not' hear- say replied it was; that the witness heard' the' an'cl'as'a matter of; course i-t was hearsay eyi- de'ncjo, and as against of the court to' had'his exceptions note'd -down: reads this h.e will probably k-ii'OW further wlviit beai-- say evidence a born. uo.-.witmessiagainst in'my. in- !-got .'having any i.to One ,d.ay. durJHg.a law-.-.book or.any poker rlohg the jiiry were getting .'d-isclsarged .him.-: But 'since j tired and very (.fry, lie commenced to Ihut when 1 discharge --any a'ddress- the case, and with-his VV'hen pue.of ithe ,was extremely, .stapled him upd old'fpllovy, by fyoii stop g'o'b'n 'w.ith'your tiilkva'iKt be'quTck'Sbout'it, .or we won't, lut-you.sny.anything at Well, tli-3, old .fellow was.taken down some; .lie appealed to the court for protection honorable told him not the boys quiiiOiriso much 'as was-his habit, ;dr tliey; would give verdict. The. laugh comps in now. He'' would not stop his when without 'paying any -attention to1' his1--argument or gettiiis a: charge their verdict aud lianded. to me, against him, of course, and wenfont of ing the court to go aloog a'nd take a iijcl'u'dihg5 twoibasRets of cham- pagne, me cousin, lauing a; cbakjisaya tbe ladies..of. tho I'p'resilci'etiu'al marision' that'their 'pres- t-lvat they-are generally found ha-n-giug to ia-wiiluut. tree fou-. safety. Hard-on to'beiar-sucli- unnatural fruit, but. the-y ha've to.-cdmr ply sec. A Jew peddlar and.a. barber, -went into.partuerehip in .a-.teiit-in tbe lower part-of 'the o.n.flour- ishingr.for weeks) Jew got mp.r.e-. than- bis share.of the money the the be'uefit of the cred- itorSj and; placed ,in my hands... .present- ed.1 themselves, ,weilooked oyer tbe sche'duiiB and not euougb.assets to drinks.eveu, and, forced1 to arrest, tlie Jew. I ..sent the him, and brought court, the money he received'- for said 1 order- edihim. to pay it o.Wvinto my whe.a.he refused. I tlien'directed tue. officer to peel him, and take every-- thing from him, which was. 'did. 'The Jew got their; money, the court got liees, and a new sect-ion as-above was-added to the bankrupt Congress failed to insert. You see- are a little ahead of the.j-in? down ton, we do it ou the square. PROBATE BUSINESS. Our first a case. A stran- ger died here very suddenly, (by the -'''All-o-f' Tihem -I.' of says cou- .'I.wiu.t and ordered them up, .and.in 'i'shbiit time they were'-all on ividently expecting1 some -proclainn- tioiT: to- ho made.' Tlie jiimbera, of.tii.e.-Gabinet looked: sca'i'ed, as.it they, thought a bit of uitroglycei'- ine'was about to explode. In a com- cou'sin said forth the cooii 1" I win't .out till the barn-and.shoulder- dthe and as I came in me cou thev left void.- bulling away at the empty benches. Do you find a precedent for this in any of .the legal' works 'i It is offered to. tiresome: juries, for their' benefit, 'entirely' for .that class who have -to sit and listen to some windy shyster, .when the .day is. hot and the "lager" cool. [TO Bi: TEEEHCE McGRAUT. Tlio a Strong tlmoiilul front Hlluoia. Tei- DoCSE, Juuuary Tin, aten 70. J MISHTER Biu'ck'" position 'of Chafe Magisthrate; as well it is singular how very often i-as-that' of his cousin and the is men die hVre in and had on I.full of ..unpleasantness, as well as person 'over in greenbacks. I took.possession of it and held'it for to come forward and claim it-i.'. In tho mean time on.e of our citi- zens the acting probate judge and got the appointrnent of.aduiinis- trator, got the papers up and..came to and got tlie money, spent it; it did not last long. We was .having lively-times. insL.about then.at tbe IV cjcctiou. He and was elected probatu Fter.a while oufd be found of the papers; .in the they had.' very, mysteriously eloped from the office. Finally one of the heirs came along aud made en- quiries, into the mutter, and became satusiied'that. 'mary a dollar" would .16' cy.er got .from, that suurce, so be returiied.'.to.his'home again; 1. wjjuld night- before: he o'iHce ol' probate was ant. 1-h.e judge.-hacf three .bullets in it.iwUl.Ho'c run out like th'e DIB. the.late Indian party of our .boys went out.todook lltis aUo nnJ City licenses .for Oconouiowoc, Watcrtown, Colunilius, All.orders iii his lint; will j lie tc. 'v "IniiifKiTK. Stf Jons Licensed Waukosha Co., will attend to all .business in his line in Waukesha and adjoining counties. Char- ges moderate. E. A. Q- J- and Carriage mnnufacturerSv Main Street, Waukesha, Wis. All kinds of repairing douo Promptly, Xcatly and Cheaply. Saddler and Harness maker. Shop o St., ndjoininfi Steits barber shop, kcslui. Wia. Mill SXZA.S JSJL.KBER, Livery and Sale Stable. Horses and Carriages furnished at short notice. Office on Mam fey doors east, of the American Housed esha, keeps constantly on hand a select of Coffins. Custom Wort done to trom the very best material, in t-iie rar.st Vcifect workmanship aud latest style. Buying for I am able to .sell, all goods in my .line 25 per ct cheaper than auy house in...the West. Cull and examine inj stock, before purchasing [BUCCKSS01JS I0 .O, it Proyisioijs; Hour, bait, StoiiVa'nd Voodon Dried and Can- ltd Fruit's, and all kinds of Qreon in their season. Eost.'OfSce-Block, Wauk- ciha. Wis. 87' in 'Groceries, Provisions, ohoiop Ci- R-vs Glass and ''iirthea ..Conftjotionary, Ware, Also, Superior Flour on 'Store in Cork's .block, (formerly ;lirncs'VHain street. Wankcsba. 1 xi-s. 'JT. 5- AND CLOAK -MAKSR, Would, re.peotrully .Inform (b. vtoluily.iliat n0" wort at rooms, over cab The iat.et u ilerclmnt in ing'Gobdj, So.. sc'ccrid door south the Bank on West Diyision St.. Waukcsha. Fashionable Boot and Shoe .maker, opposite Barries'stone Ma'in Pcwttufcoe, Deissneiy Proprie- tor. ''nourihg and all kinds of.custom work done promptly and in tb'e best'Manner, lo received an order ifrom ib.e neighboring fu.rt: on .the 25th of ;De- ceu.i.ber 'to proceed at hold an inquest. oYe.donne'd.tbe of- ficial, robes and went, aii.d proceeded to the quarters, of the -co'oiraandant, and there found t.he oflic.ers all assem- bled. kad.gotthings ready, jury, ernpani-'llea, and the body in shape for'immediate I felt'highly, pleased 'with the prompt- ness of. the.irenU'emehy and said we would proceed- to', .business at once. Here was a pause, They'sai'd it was the custom of the fort with a stranger within their gates. .Not wishing to break the rules of the straps, we got .outside of the usual and the general led the way to the room''where tb'e out, the coroner bringing, up the rear. We heard a.Jittle laughing going on and .something wrong, but kept OD 'wtieu the cavalcade brought up around a table, was introduc- ed to a dead flanked in the military style, by green: bottles, with seals ou, and representatives from the fur, fia" acd' feather department to close up the gaping, ranks. thelauch waaoathe coroner. lUe sat down, (not on tbe and at once' commenced their investiga- tions; and from the evidence before the unanimous opinion ot that iury that .the'said deceased, had come to a sudden death by the hands of a scout, and that, said .scout was justified in'self defence in shooting him Whereupon, ..the turkey .was ordered to-be decently was'immediately done, while, a ,requi-r em of glasses filled with' champagne; rattled :the: oyer: human erave.-. rather like .the-inquests ''i "i -_... 'MTJEDEB The first 'murder' caseVe ever tried was in the case of a man brought from Indians they.bad lost, aurl i.uu'nd .thein very unexpectedly, only about fiye hundred of. them. Well, here-, was a .go'. To'go.-'.ahead ..was i i i i fraught wid danger. There are papl all about the counthry that take advantage of their own obscurity to sin was ruakiug a bit of a spache. Says ilJMY there have been many reports--published'-as to what the- people of Illinois think of me.fliich may have lod yo-u to believe 1 was not .popular iu tbe. State of. im; nativity, from which 1' rose from 'the bumbla position' of tanner to that of'Presidc'nt of this great and glorious counthry, I have taken the liberty, of calling you together for. the purpose of showing you a' which I received Iro'm iliat State to-day, that you may 'see'there is yet'a strong feel ing for me there yet. Tno intrinsic value of this prisiut is not but it shows that the hearts of the people are-with their love'd Chief. They all crowded around the box to get a first view of the p'risent. As I raised the cover the coou jumped out struck an atitu'de, Be the, piper that played before was a skunk And he saluted us! He didn't show any partiality on account of rank, but served all alike. "Coon, is says f, bowlding me nose wid me coat tail. "Shiver me says Kobeson, folding his nose iu the skirt of Bridget's dress. Kape-away from 'mo wkl ycr scent- do things to us that would not be I fog says Bridget, giv.ing Kobe- tolerated at all if we were only, afther catching them wonce.. We have been the. victims of. the most1 cutrageous au' 'onnatural fraud ihtireJy, and, I am sick till me stom- ach from thinking of it. Bridget is sick, and so is me cousin .Ulissus, land if.it .wasn't for a bit af fisliky that was left be. "mistake nftlier Nuw Year's, div'il'the know ''do I but we mislit all be dead.. And fliat n blow that woald be till the coumhry, .to be sure. jMur- dher! The. cause of the prisons shtate of nnhappiness in -the royal family, is tiiirst.- A- day or' two since a box was left- at '.the cill.xne-cousui1. it; might ;be an -infernal machine, so he axed me, to. On the. top of the bos was a was as 'fallows IVANKA.KEE, JLUXOIS, January si.ven, 1S70.. GKAXT were'equally as good.. .Ach- under.the adyice of the i ff, fri.' t ill P t t'rvey at. o.nce their, and -to throw, up picket breast iseil, iii'.the l3ox, not iu tlielether, yez a1 beautiful'sp'icirncn' of the ala.Mffoozleicm, ov 'prairie1 coon'. finest. ;toi be fo'und in the whole countbry, an.d.I ;make yez a priaent of! him'. a stric.tly royal'way. lie lia's'of goinjr-in'til o'eople'spockets and u QT-i i c? T 'death to the to run 'pu'llmg out'crackers, paynuts, and the like. :.J.t.i.s my opinion that the coon is n .bird that should be our national emblem', aud cve'ntur.lly take the place'of the avgle' in tha the people. From his habits lie' is better litted for the responsible-position tlian the agio. ,'IIis bushy tale, as.il.waves in the fiir, preparatpry to javelin into.the fac's of an advaucing foe, is t.ha' emblem of'peace. His striped head, and' the stars which his enemies are. made to'see, and emblem of cur national- waves alol't over tlie Freedman's .hangs at half m'ast for the 'death of anybody. this coon, cherish him in yer hearts, feed him rotten give hiiu plenty of wather, and heard from iu the councils of the nation. Relatively thine, OLE P.' have m-ade'sorne inquiries here-at Kanknkee, and can't fiud'that the, poshtmaster. at this place is any rilative of the I would rnosht humbly pray that original Grant, as'-'ye'z -will see be ma name, be ap- pointed-as. remuneration for tire coon. OMS URAK.T.SOX. I.read thSs'n lether. over, .put..the coou in the docu: meiit till me cousin, who was playiri'g billiards wid a lady from Chicago. He read the lether .while.' the woman was a and towld me ;i'o take letiipr to if the c.oon was worth the office, to baye the Jposht- master-Oineral' appoint''Mr. Grantson to-the office widout delay. :-1 thought ifith'e coon would pick tbe pockets of visitors I could get me money back out of him. So I to wid aopoint; the man PoBhtmaster, at Kaokakee, waited arfd' saw'tbe cotnmission made out. He'is now'in possession-oftbe.mail-bags .tbere.divil the.dpw.bt-. T-'-ii'1'' Me -pi'o .almost fails me fhen I thiy saqtfel'.'t'o't'htsh' story. works, by digging into .tbe._ground .with' their while .they' bad -to k'eep. on slioo.Ung at their fo.es at the. same it made pretty lively work for them, it did. One of tbe boys was named Hogg, and as he was digging away, one of his com- rades, who not resist tbe tempt- ation of a out to him, "root, hog-orrdie." The laugh from the bal- ance of the boys was so uproarious that the Indians actually paused in their whirling7 around the devoted and almost, .doomed band, but Hogg .kept on rooting, and only got three _ shots in: the. seat of his pantaloons; it had the effect of curing the Anoth- er remedy discovered for this com- plaint, is to advertise DAY. tbe mokes in to-day from' the plains having. any' AJTOTHBtt. A company of came and not Indians, capered arohnd'lhe town, got drnnk.and swore they were, going to IvilL-.-some- "dey wasn't g-feine -to .carry dere guns for noting." So after slashing around extensively with their they finally shot a storekeeper tbeu they and brought up for ex- amination, something. of a.crow.d- .at- tending- The; guilt, was proven very conclusively, aud they were ordered to'jaii; (poor jail, deal to answer for in not -keeping in confio'emeht fp'ur as the boys'- wanted a little. fyri, "the' three weTe M. out and escorted tb'-tKe'banks wbere the with the breakdown- (or breakneck: on'the'slack..fope at_first; effects violent dancirig tb'e'y-alrdied. Ji poor '''aUytfor Hanging code. som a kick wid one foot, 'amUhe skunk wid the other. It's a confirmed says Hoore, stopping up his nose wid Uvo champagne corks. '-Lot us says me cou- oirijlaneing- against me.self, and wipinff a drop of wather from his uose on ale shirt bosoni. I suppose I -have to give you an i'dei of th'e position we were in. There was only one thing lo do. dgave tho skunk to :v nagnr servant for his, din.ner, and whit to our. apartmeiit.ch'ariged' our clothes, ami have buiiod the' ones' we 'had on time, to'get-tho 'shm'i'll -out of diim..' This laves.-sorae' of us, widout miLch- clothes to. spire.. Thp houso shniel'.s like .a" Sanitary Cimmissiou nnd is b'tfihg ftunigated. We have hired it cleaned be" the job. i. Me cousin abed. He called ine-to .bis, and .made me take a bloody oath, to -b.e revenged on the perpetrator, of this fpul deed. shbwfi how you'- ar'e" lookpd upon be the paple of says-J The only., reply -he made was to thro.w a, bootjack at .roe head.. Your highly-flavored friend, I3. I start at thistafternoon for Kaukakee, to. wreak summary vengeance on.. the man who. nrisented thc'cooiV wid" a shot-gun. Will send you full particulars of his dying con- fession.' T. why' do you whistle 'Cause I'm happy, mister." "What makes 'Cause I got. a. new shirt look-a- herc, ain't it It don't look very new what is it made 'Why, 'tis new, 'cfllse mam made it yesterday out of dad's old.'un "And what was dad's old 'un made "Why, cnl of granny's old sheets, what her Mam gave heiv" -A norjro boy stole a doll.in Peters- burg. Va., the..otner day, and while protesting his inuocence, unwittingly, pressed it, as he endeavored to .hide it more completely under his shirt.'The doll gave.a lou'd'sqeak, and the negro who had never beard of crying dolls before, turned almost-white, and thought a miracle'had been'perform- ed iu bis case. .The other day an.eccentric-individ- aljn with a carpet bag. in .one h'and and a'n'umbrella in the oth- bisarm, accosted one of the street gamins with the question, "Say, wbich's the quickest way. for .me to get. to .the Ei-l'o railroad 'depot "Kun was the 'response.. :-ln-a case of- marital--separation'in Cincinnativthe.plaintiffaddtessedahe Court: love dat kicked "me in: de. fib's'onc'e 'until'he s'id'e's and" my'af- day side's, fcction vanished." AKTICIJE Proceeding. 'description' of the of.thd earth i3 composed, 'the n'eit _ Tlie-.oplite or iunnssic-groiipv It is kind of limestone made -up of sroall particles roe of a fisb j Jurassic becawsethw mountains'1 of .in 'are almost ''entirely of it's rocks. II is composed of 'strata of lime- stone, shale, saodj' ati'it saud- stone.; each, of -them .has its pocuiiari- ties, but to describe tbeni.would make this article too long. Among' its fos- sils which are abundant, fragmentary remains of about a dozeii -warm-blood- ed quadrupeds are found, but the most powerful animals ot thu oolite period were ot. lizard kind (sau- the ichthyosaurus, (fish and plesiosaurus (almost a were dominant in the seas, the ruega- lo-saurus, thirty feet long, and was lord of the dry land, while the pterdactyle (wing a lizard having the anterior limbs de- veloped, like the wings of a bat, dark- .ened the air in flocks. The chalk, or cretaceous group, (hit. creta, Tbo chalk bed is about 1000 feet in thickness, the up- per half containing pieces of flint, but .the greater portion of the group, and upon which the chalk rests, is com- posed of layers of limestones, clays, and sand. In 'these last the fossils arc not much dift'L-vent from ihose of the oolite rocks, but tho chalk con- tains no remains of land animals or plants. Above the chalk is a decided change, in the character of both the rocks and fossils, indicating a 'new order of things. Tli3 rocks of the chalk groups, are designated upper-secondary, and those above the chalk, tertiary, al- though these are. at leust four distinct eras comprised in the period during which thu rocks that we are acquaint- ed with were deposited or formed. The eocene (recent This group thus named because about 3 per cent of the shells found in its beds are of the same species as some of now living iu our seas and riv- ers, and because the other animals of this period, though differing i'u spcies yet approximate in some degree to the living inhabitants of the earth.' eocene beds an: not nearly so ex- tensive as tha- strata of the oMer but occur in hollows or basins in the chalk., as tbo 'London basin the Paris basin, and are composed of cluys, sands, .-gypsum, coarse lime- stone, and the rock from which buhr, -millstones are made. The rniocene (less Tho buds of this group arc chiefly of clay, marl', iiguitu, (mineralized and basalt. Among .the anianre remains, those ot thp elephant, mon- key, 'appear for the first time of shells, about '25 per cent belong to existing species. The p.leiocene, Tbo beds. belonging to this group- are of no'great extent they are of shelly saiid, with thin beds of limestone, of the 'organic remains about 70 pel- cent of those of animals are of exist- ing, species. The pleistocene, (most This group consists of bogs, ancient forests covere'd with dirt, sand in some places with shells, loam, clay, and clay, without Thii boulder-clay, or drift-clay, seems to come from the north, and is spread over nearly the whole of the north. half of the northern temperate zone. Iir Wisconsin it rests upon the moun- tain limestone, and is almost every- where met with immediately below the soil, it is composed of clay mixed with the boulders of different kinds of rocks, .the larger pieces on the sur- face, and far from being evenly dis- tributed. The fossils, if any, con- tained in the boulders aje the same as those peculiar to the rocks from they have been brokeu ofl'and removed, but the clay itself contains no organic remains. During tho early part of the pleistocene period, it appears from the nature of the shells louud in the beds which all belong to species now .living in the Arctic seas, and. from the character of the depos- its, that is now the northern tempor- ate was most, intensely cold that the seas were crowded with ice- bergs and tbe land covered with gla- ciers. Another change and the tern- perature was about the same as in our own times, the animals and plants dif- fering but 'little from livirg species. Then the mastodon, .'elephant; rhinoc- erous tapir and hyena roamed in tho- forests of'EurOpe and SWth America, and as human skulls and tools of flint, with handles made of the horns of an extinct species of deer, have been found associated -with the bones the animals just named, there can be doubt but that man' was contempo- rary -with those 'animals bht no trace of the-ancient existence of man has vet been discovered in tho boulder. clay nor in any older bed than that. "PEXEE PLOWSUAEE. A school master, of Irs fair pupife, '-can' a Dropping a perplexed she readily sir, but I don t like to.J'. ;