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   Whitewater Gazette (Newspaper) - May 8, 1856, Whitewater, Wisconsin                               WHITEWA GAZETTE, Sfobqunbtnt in Iraofeh tn (Smmil Sutrilignirr, t tmifmt, nnh UnniMtir 3 VOU'.MK 2. YVnlTKWATKtt, WALWORTH CO., THURSDAY, MAY 8, 1856. NUMBER 30. WHITEWATER GAZETTE, i" M.isiirip rnrusiMV r.v J. A. LEONARD A. EMERSON. OFFICE: i BLOCK, a ami :iii STOUIKS. TERMS: rlnlily lit Ailii HATFS OF yir, ADVERTISING I .BTJSIIxTESS Idle Khymrs. B.iy not I >ve is ever Tolly, 1-Yiend liln nothing lint a name, MJUI in ul or melancholy, All tin- .vorlilH false nil. 1 vain, Oil! l.'-licv- not; if 'nvcre true, y.-iy, lotild 1 think of you? 1.0V.', hov iioly Its nutiiro! VrieniV Is a girt divine, Man, a p in form mid IVnturr, All the .orl.l Is thine iinil mini; Tonlniae it T decry, "Were n wru to you or T. AK 111. f.V, in I II. Ii. Hull'., n i. us I ,1': I ij.ii i ti. "..MI..U.-, v i... linn-, II. II. II! 1. 1. .i v. COOK. ry, ini'.vi ii u-ili ..f i n. v A TO >ut Ml." Ill-, M li.hl.lnur III I i S I III.M M 'IICS. P.'itr.. V 11 I .1. I.. I'll ATT, K .1. S. ii. III I ;t IT.. I'l.pmt.r win iin.i it to their .11 the lilies of .stages eall c. >cd t I'n cars free of charge. s'l'Ani.r. M! Tl., 1'r-i.rii-l.ir. 11 r-, Mi I-II Ij-'lir--. :l.'ld (ill n. I, ".i.il.-r. A l.irgi- v.-ri.-ty of of ivlil.....nllu-sand if II. II. Mull'- shire. "Site lins Cuilivdl her Not long since, a good-looking man, in middle life came to our door asking tor 'the minister.' Who informed that bo out of town, he Hcc'.atd disri) pointed and auxioiib On being questioned as to hi business, lie replied 1 have lost my mother, an as this place used to bo her home, and my father lie here, wo have come to lay her bolide t Our heart rose, in sympathy, and we said, Yoi have met with a. grc it loss.' re pi ed the stirong man; with hesi taiK-y, 'a mother is great loss in general but our ti'.'ithov has her usefulness; she was in hoi j second uiiikihood, and her mind was grown as weak Wan.- j T.H her b-o ly, so that slro was no comfort to herself and was a, burden to everybody. Thero were seven j of us sons and daughters; and as we could not find ;'.'.'_ anybody who was will'mg to board her, we agreed j to keep her among M.< a year about. But I've had more thin my sbure of her, for she was too feeble to I be moved nu time was out: and that wa more than t'.iree moi.ths before her death. But then I she was good moll.er in her day, and toiled very hard tr, bring us all W ithout looking t the face of the heartless miin, j directed him to tiio bouse of a neighbor pastor, j and returned to our nursery. We gazed on tlie mcr- ry little faces which smiled or grow sad in imitation ot little (lie to whose ear no word in our j language is sweet as and Wo won- n dcred if that day cc-u'.d ever come when they would say of us She has outlived her is rin comfort to aud u burden lo everybody ii else and we hoped that before such a day would j dawn, we might be laken to our rest. God forbid j that we should outlive tlie love of our children Rather let us die whi'e our hearts are a part of their 'i i own, that our may be watered with their I tears, and our love '.inked with their hopes of hca- ven. r i the bull tollid for the mother's burial, we went to the sanctuary to pay our only token of re- spcct for tlie aged stronger; for we felt that wo could I give her memory a tear, even though her own ckiN dren bad none to she 1. 'She was a good Mother in her day, and toiled bard to us all n.i; she was no comfort to her- j self, and a burden to everybody These nrucl, j heartless words rang -m our cars as we saw tlie coi- (in borne up tho iiislj. The bell tolled long and j loud, until its iron tongue bad chronicled the years of the toil worn tnoitu r. iive. I low clearly an.! almost merrily each stroke told of her once peaC'Tnl slumber in her inctherV: and ol her srat at nightfall on her weary father's knee. out tlio tale of her spirts upon tlio green sward, in tho meadow, and by the brook. spoko more gravely of school days, and littli- household joys and sounded out the raptured visions of maidenhood, and tho dream of early love. Nineteen brought before us tho happy bride. Twenty spoke of tho young mother whose heart was full to bursting with the now strong love which God had awaki ned in her bosom. And then fho irony we ranumbcr the strong mac's words, was a good mother in her day.' When the bell ceased tolling, the strange ml lister rose in the pulpit, ilis form was very crcet, his voice strong, but his hair was silvery white Ho read several passages of Scripture expressi e of God's compassion to feeble man, and especia ly of his tenderness when gray hairs are on him, ac i his strength faileth. Uo then made seine touchii 3 re- marks on human frailty, and of dependence on God, urging all present to make their peace with choir Master, while in health, that they might claii i his promises when heart and flesh should fail the n. he said. tho Eternal God sliall be thy refuge, and beneath thee shall be the everla ting arms.' Leaning over the desk, and gating inti ntly on the coffined form before him, he then said r. vor- From a little child I have honored the i gcd: but never till gray bails covered icy own head, lid 1 know truly how much love and sympathy this Iuss have n right to demand of their fellow creatun s. Now I feel it. Our ho added most ten ler- ly, 'who now lies in death beforn us, was a strai gcr to me, as are all these hor descendants. All Ik low of her is what her son told me Unit sho was brought to this town from afar, sixty-nitie years The Tobnrrn Xitisiiuce. A lady correspondent of tlic Tribune, giving an account of her experience on the way from Ncw England to Washington, thus describes her suffer-, ing? from tho tobacco nuisance: We scarcely got under way before a furious snow storm attacked our train. The locomotive battled bravely with tho angry elements, abd for a while we seemed to be flying all the moro rapidly thro' the whirling alas! tho iron music fell from a quick step to a 113-11111 tune, and then to a dead march, and at last ceased altogether. Tho driving wheels Whirled uselessly on the icy track, and the locomotive seemed seized with a palpitation that expressed itself in quick snorts, aa if far gone for want of breath. We saw men leaping from the platforhi armed with shovels, and wo waited in va- rious stages of impatience for the result. Have you ever nntieed the talent for silcnci? exhibited by a car when it stops From a stunning din you drop into a quiet where snow falling on wool might be heard, tint a falling noise of another kind nearly act one A .GK1 frantic. 1 was iii the ladies' car. ot yet a titippy bride that here she of her lile, toiling us only mothers ever have strer gth to toil, until she had reared a large family of ons and daughters that she left her home here, cla I in the weeds of widowhood, to dwell among lier c dren; and that till health and vigor left her, -he !i ,-ed for you, her deccndantp. You, Who together h ivc shared her love and care know how well yon h ivc1 requited her. God forbid that conscience should ac- cuse liny of you of ingratitude or murmuring on ac- count ol the care she has been to you of Into. :eh 3'ou go back to your homes, be careful of your we ,-ds ind your example before your children, for the fi nit your own doing you will surely reap from tli ;m ivhen you yourselves totter on tlio brink of he ?ravo. I entreat j-ou as a friend, as one. who ias iiimselt, entered the 'evening of life.' that yon n ay never say in the pmcnco of your families, noi of icaven, Our mother had outlived her usofulnes was a burden to Never, never a mot! er cannot live so long a.s that! No when .she can no onger labor for her children, nor yet cure for hers If, he can fall like a precious weight on tlioir bosoi is. Hid call forth bv her helplessness all (lie noble g n- feelings of their natures. Adieu, then, poor toil worn mother; there are 10 nore sleepless nightn, no more days ol jiain for tli -o about me sat a brigade ot tobacco ehcwers. I open- ed a book and attempted to read, but in vain, I tried to look over the heads ol'tlic abstracted but niy eyes would get into a mirror at the fur- ther end ot the ear, that only distorted my own lair face into a horrid caricature, but gave hie an ex; tended vibta of the busy tobacco worms. 1 am not a strong-minted indiffer- ent to reforms in oh! my country, can- hot something be done to check this frightful prac- tice Cannot our garments at least to protected Irom the lungs from the foul air The stovo was heated to (ever heat, and at least feu human machines were at work poisoning the atmos- are p: rt Jmlying vigor and everlasting i tho inheritance of the redeemed. 'Feeble us th m vert on earth, thou wilt be no burden on the bos< m f Infinite Love, but there s-halt thou find thy lui g- d for rest, and receive glorious sympathy from nd his ransomed fold. .1. .1. A S. IT'I'I Mi II in.tk.-ri. We lH-ty of i r.vt d v iieenittrements for riding or e prepared to fnmi-l, 11 mimed In thi- 
                            

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