Daily Free Democrat Newspaper Archives

- Page 3

Join us for 7 days to view your results

Enter your details to get started

or Login

What will you discover?

  • 108,665,687 Obituaries
  • 86,129,063 Archives
  • Birth & Marriages
  • Arrests & legal notices
  • And so much more
Issue Date:
Pages Available: 4

About Daily Free Democrat

  • Publication Name: Daily Free Democrat
  • Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin
  • Pages Available: 6,009
  • Years Available: 1850 - 1856
Learn More About This Publication

About NewspaperArchive.com

  • 2.18+ Billion Articles and Growing Everyday!
  • More Than 400 Years of Papers. From 1607 to Today!
  • Articles Covering 50 U.S.States + 22 Other Countries
  • Powerful, Time Saving Search Features!
Find Your Ancestors Now

View Sample Pages : Daily Free Democrat, April 17, 1851

Get Access to These Newspapers Plus 2.18+ Billion Other Articles

OCR Text

Daily Free Democrat (Newspaper) - April 17, 1851, Milwaukee, Wisconsin DAILY PREE DEMOCMT. ami tt'eckly. S. M. BOOTH, EDITOR. TIU'JJSDAY AFTERNOON, APRILJ7. Tin- JNi'iv riiarltr. In oi'danec v. ith an Act of the Common the publication of the new 1 a luit'-r in 'hi; city paper-, ,vc give it to in. to-day, entire. The vote on the ul its ;u I'tance by thu people, 13 to icon nn tliu Tuebihy v.c'k- hum iH'xl, Tuunlay. Tlic Ualkcr Ic-Jixal. A _'" ntimljcr oi 'Democrats of both i-, united on the Lp'i-at question of Land inn. -cmbli'd around the festive board, t i '11 i.ci ni ni'- J fall hihl evening, to do honor M Walker, for tlie noMe stand lie taken in i'li'ij'.ii of in favor of coding tlic I'nilcd .States to the in v.hidi lln-y Jit', to to actual L'phani liiuilfM1 JIM 'I'K-d. by .in J5. Smith. U. C. Heed mimlicr (if toasts, regular and vol- ll'i ivd, short speeches made in in v uf u'ni'-l.-. Mr. briefly i'M liN ,u st- in Compress, on the Slave 1 'ill, lie River and Harbor i iiioii, and inadu some re- tin; .ition nf ilill'civnecb of opin- i-i h of tin; Detnoi'ifitiu party, !n: in! liuillL' lll.lt lii.-CUSbioil Oil all I'.MI tin- and duly of Democrats, und n..iy tula; oi'i-a-ion hereafter to speak ji.n.f at n Mime of the positions ad- i.iii'idliv M-wra! s-jieakcr-i. Our columns .1 i1 liili'd vvilh the new Charter to-day to the hi-n n of eierything i i K r j. Ki.ri1 nox.- EMPHATICALLY A FAMILY The Macclcsfield (Eng.) Courier, of a recent date, says there is at this time a man residing in that town, an Irishman, whose grandfather died some years ngo at the age of ninety-nine. During his life he had been the husband of five wives, by -whom he became the father of thirty-seven children. Thirty-two were sons, and of these, thirty-one enlisted in the army. The thirty-second, who did not enlist, occupies a situation in the iron foundry in Eotherdam, and is the father of a large family. One of the daughters, aged 4G, lives in London, and is the mother of twenty-four childien. It is said at Baltimore, that in case Symms is returned to the South, there will be half a dozen arrests in Boston, of negroes who fled from this State. The proper papers and witnesses are ready. The stockholders of the Pacific Kail- road Company have approved of the proposi- tion of the Board of Directors, to locate and commence constructing about 45 miles of the road immediately. The postmaster at St. Louis has given out that, "persons calling for letters will please bring with them dimes and half dimes, as I find it impossible to furnish change for the whole community." Small change must be scarce there. C3T Francis Tigg, of Indiana, has run away from Mrs. Pigg and four little Piggs. Oh, the great hos! JKXXY first ticket at Louis- ville hold at a premium of More than a thousand tickets were sold at premiums of fiom one to nine dollars. The gross receipts of the first concert exceeded The second and last concert at Louisvillo was given on the evening of the 10th. On Friday evening she sang at Madison, Ind., and arrived in Cincinnati on Saturday. Sho will be in New York May 1st, and Tlie Hartford commence her farewell engagement in that u 'tit the SVhigb probably have the city on the 5th. She will be in Philadelphia talc, l-nt the l-'n'f S lilura evidently hold j on the 20lh April, when she will give a few df tin pov.vr. Wo think Sena-j concerts before returning to New York, ii'iv, ,n, in- Niles will be cho- S. Senator. Phwbus what a Name the Census returns of part of district No. 2, Johnson Hi Aii imui i Quite an extensive county, Illinois, is the name of Miss M. JM. E- ;t; I', in" in ili.' of the New Char-j S. P. H. D. S. J. Tubb! taken of our columns lo'-.d in.'itler is neccdsavilv cut 11 A IIIN' i-1- ,Si t'ulks the iiiglit of btairs ih.a up td tl.i ii- oilicc, by thu tc'iifing :.-.viy, yc.u-nl.iy. inanaL-e to navigate the as- 1 incan.s of u liiiir-story ladder. To tee i hi ir Ji.ip" b.il.incing two pails of water on tin: rnnnil lull' up, prutiy well representb T i.i' the d------1 on htilts. Km Fi.ou'i its :ii.'.r thniiiuh wood.s we noticed i.i.iny I't'tln- c.nly Spring Itoner.s, encouraged tin' lain-, and mild air of Apiil, had i the dry leaves, und the bod, p1 il 1 ahv.idy .-ipicinl tln'ir IciM c" to flic nir A nit 111 I ic, id1 I In u' bciiuiv to I ho 'j-i'.il.ing (jl moon-light associations natiiial and tliiij reminds us that .ig was OIK; brantiful of liiu s on record. 'cntlcst, llo.v the Lake .shone in the reflected beams, id the dimplinp wave.-, gave bat'k the stream- Business at opened. MILAN, Ohio, March 31. W. Gray men, one named Tay- lor, and the other Hill, traded wives here this morning. Taylor received two children to boot. Yours, S. Smart little town is that bu- siness place. We first chronicled a runaway match, then a match that would not go off, and now we have a business transaction" in the way of swapping. What next Plain Dealer. That's about equal to a late "swap" made between a couple of families, foreigners, in this city, a while ago. One man, who was a widower, and had a daughter, traded her off with a neighbor for his wife, to the mutual satisfaction of the other parties. ._ Last Monday night we had quite a heavy rain, and on Tuesday it blowed a eale all day. The Peytona did not leave The Badger State in coming clown from Ber- lin found the Algoma bridae so blocked with logs, that it had much difficulty in getting Oshkosk Dem., llth inst. SAI.JSS AT AUCTION. E. HARRINGTON, AUCTION COMMISSION MERCHANT, No. 223 East Water street, Milwaukee. J. B. HtnST, Aui'tionecr. HEFEREKCES. LP Swift, Milwaukee. Eiisba Starr, (Jo Byron Kilbourn, do D A .1 Upliarn. do Mahler Wendt, do D E Cameron. do Ansel Edwards Co. New-York. Edwards Adams, Saint JLouis. 11 Hunt, JtSaston. EHBuckly, Milwaukee Normal Institute and High School, Corner ot Milwaukee and OueUlu The Summer Term of this Institution commences on WEDNESDAY, 23d INST. Catalogues may lie had of the Teachers MITSIC. RECEIVED by EXPHESS, this mornin-. n lor-re ami beautiful assort incut of SONGS. DUETTS. TRIOS. qUAUTF.TTS, POLKAS WALTZES. jiprilJlG ____ lit ILSLETS, 102 East Wiitc-rjstJ Sardines, Oysters A ND FRESH GUAI'ES. at New York cost, nt KsJ" Dooth, tiae tragedian, is now playing to crowded audiences at the National Theatre, New York. The Day Book speaks thus of his acting: Ltat night we had the genuine pleasure of witnessing the Macbeth of this artist, at the National. Mr. Booth is still in admi- rable possession of those intense and vivid powers of conception and delineation, which make his representation of human passion much more electric than those of any other artist of the century. It was not only a pro- found delight in itself, but a deeply interesting study by contrast, to watch the unexpected and startling yet always true und simple means by which his immense effects upon the imagination and power over the heart are produced. OLD TIMKS' IGC-i, the cold was so intense that the Thames was covered with ice sixty-one inches thick. Almost all the birds perished. 1691 the cold was so ex- cessive that the famished wolves entered' Vienna and attacked beasts, and even men. Many people in Germany were frozen to death in 1G94, and the winters of 1C97 and 1GD9 were nearly as bad. In 1709 occurred that famous winter called, by distinction, the cold winter. All the rivers and lakes were frozen, and even the sea for several miles 1-ri'ditnex. s-ri'inin-' for all the world from the shore. 1 he ground was irozen nine tliu wake d M.me fairy barque, whose, lbet and beftgtg were ,-aiU wire purple, and whose prow was beaten dead in the fields, and men perished by thou- sands in their houses. In the south of France the wine plantations were almost all destroy- ed nor have they yet recovered that fatal disaster. The Adriatic sea was frozen, and even the Mediterranean, about Genoa, and the citron and orange groves suffered ex- tremely, in the finest parts of Itally. In 1716 the winter was so intense that people travelled across the straits from Copenhagen to the province of Senia in Sweden. In 1729, in Scotland, multitudes of cattle and sheep were buried in the snow. In 1740 tlftj winter was scarcely inferior Ip that of 1709. The snow lay ten feet deep in Spain and The Zuyder Zee was frozen over, and thou- sands of people went over it; and the lakes in England froze. In 1744 the winter was very cold. Snow fell Portugal to the depth of twenty-three feet on a level. In 1754 and 1755 the winters were very severe cold. In England, the strongest ale, exposed to the air in a glass, was covered in 15 min- utes with ice one-eighth of an inch thick. In 1771 the Elba was frozen to the bottom. In 1776 the Danube bore ice five feet deep be- low Vienna. Vast numbers of the feathered tmd finny tribes perished. The winters of 1784 and 1785 were un- commonly severe. The Little Belt was fro- zen over. From 1800 to 1812 also, the winters were remarkably cold, particularly the latter in Russia, which proved so disas- trous to the French army. Mns. PABTINGTON What an of improvement" said Mrs. Partington. as she held before her a bottle of Chlorion Lustrale. In uiy days, the gals and fellers slicked up their hair with hogs fat and candle unds; but now they tire crazy about this Chlorion Lustrale. Dear me, how different Wall, yfying stuff ami see." Th6 .worthy, Jady slicked" her hair with Chlorion Lustrale, went down stain, and was called by ail the beaux, as .fine a looking widow, its the best. Poor soul, she went home, "highly as she said, at rude behavior, but sne still uses the Chlorion Lustrale, and has tiro 3WC.et-bearts already. Mimn-light, in caily Spring, before the have dnmu'd tlifir verdure, or the banks an' giri-n and with blossoms and .-coins' kind of out of season less po- ''.ic.il h js heavenly. Hut we pity the man n.it enjoy it with gr.vtitudo and praise, till n. r.A'.'in i.oits. A petition has been prc- -1'iiU'd to the 1'lo-idu Legislature, asking that ii'iinarr'n'd men, uuy be laxcd one dollar per In ad, M hunt pm-pOM's, with a proviso that ,iny (I'u; -.hoiihl Lc exempt from the tax, who sati.-fy the County Commissioners, that nn ti'UKile within miics ofhw residence, would be willing to marry him. The petition was jefrrivd ID ou feel mortified for yourself and mortified that a man of his years should make such a fool of himself, that he should think you can really like such nonsense, and above all, that he believes it possible that you can like him, you are vexed at what he lias done, and determined that an opportunity shall nev- er be offered him of doing it again. You place your hand confidingly in that of an accepted, acknowledged lover, yon are not excited or confused, you have ceased blushing continually in his presence, you expeiience a feeling of quiet happiness, a "little heaven upon earth sort of you are perfectly contented with everything in this terrestial' world, especially your lover and yourself; and yet withal it is a foolish feeling as you sit' with his arms twined aro.und man- ly arm which is to support you through life a soft, rosy, happy tint suffuses your face, as your hand is clasped in his ah, it is a bliss- ful, foolish feeling. But let some one whom you like very much not an accepted lover, but one who may, per- haps, be one, one of these days, gently enclose your hand in his own what a strange wild, joyful, painful feeling thrills through you The hot blood leaps, dancing tumbling thro' your veins, rushes to your finger ends! your heart goes bump, bump; surely you think, he must hear it throbing! for the life of you you cannot speak. After letting your hand remain in his just long enough to show you are not offended, you gently withdraw it; but perchance if it is taken after itgain after a faint don't do which is answered with a still closer pressure, with downcast eyes and blushing cheek, you let the little hand, this first bright earnest of other things to come thrilling and burning with this new ecstatic emotion, remain all trembling in its Jour. Barnnm, it is stated, has offered Thackeray a good round sum to deliver a course of lectures in the United States, on the comic dramatists of England. divert of Pickennau's best, at 10 II JRFED'S. Seed. flirOTHY Seed, Oats. Corn, etc. at I0 _____ 11. HEED'S, 235 East Will erst UOOVJGK'S OUl'ERFIKJB AND GItAlIAM KJ Altai, always on hand at 11ER1JERT HEED'S, AURAKTED FUEbllJusticceimlai 235 East Water st. apiiJS it. KEEU. J. W. STIJUjMAN A: CO. No 132, United States Block, Water street, Wholesale and Retail Dtaltts in Clocks, Lookiiig-Glasscs Lookiiig-Glass Plates, Portrait and Picture Frames. Among their stock maybe found every style of eight ctay and tljMy hour Clocks; alto Ollieu und Cluircli Clocks Also, extra ornamented VI KK GLASSES, Of the lirs.t qiulily Kiench I'late, Toilet and Common oi all descriptions. 1'LATBS, of .ill and a ashortwiunl OJf POli'J'HAIT and 1'liAMES J STIULHAN CO, Milwaukee, Anr'l To, 1651 MElSBKItT KKI3D, FAMILY GHOCJ1R AND PKO VJS10N DEALER. Also dealer in .Nails, Cutlery. City Hotel. New Wisconsin, IN' a vc! y convenient ionu lor pocket slnnv inglhe New Counties. A simply just received ;inc I SKVEJHEAL LOTS rl'o N the First Waul, for ninny rears. april U E. H. DAY. and Wj itnig AVin- IO uliestcr'-; Writing in nunvbeis.fur sale by WlIITTEMOltK, 107 Eiist Waterst_ HOC'SJES JfOK WENT, GEO B. II DAY. TN the First Waul. i J :i april 11 PAY-TAXES in the J'ivst and Third Wards, of lire payable jn cii'-h, niul a piemium ol'5 per cent, for Uie spee.al tuxes in the Fifth Ward, and give 10 per cent. ,minium. april f11" resting Cuttle for says: The Pope sends a bull into Scotland. The Scotch send it back again, and informs his holiness that they have a Knox of their A novel learn 'that Bar- num is about putting in operation a Traveling- Museum which 5s to be the largest exhibition of the kind in the world. His agents, we un- derstand, are bunting wild beasts in all parts of the globe. Some have been very success- ful, among them Mr. S. B. June, who is on his way to this country with a whole cargo of Elephants, which we suppose will be used in place of horses. Go it Y. Tri- bune._______________________ Arrival of the Si. Steamer St. Louis arrived yesterday and will immediately take her place in the line between this City and New Cliicago Jour. City carman's establishment made its appearance in our village last week first of the kind we ever Wa- Chron. The Campbells arc Coming THRRElflGHTSllOKE Xlmrsday, Friday and Saturclay, AprU 17, iS and 19. WEST PEEL'S celebrated Operatic the original and well knoTvn Camp- bell Minstrels, Rave the honor to announce to the ladiesand gentlemen of Milwaukee, that they will give three of their entertainments as above. For particulars BBC Programmes. Jioxes 50 cents; Pit 25 cents. Doors open at 7, Concert commence at 8 o'clock. JAMES NOiaUS, Jla LA. JOfTKS, Agent __ april 17 10 BENT, THE LA.RGK ROOM in the brick block first door went of the American House, formerly occupied 'by tlie Common Council, and nowased us the 4th Ward School Boom. Possession given thflf 15th of May. EnquUe of ..april 17 JOHN FOB AT A GUEAT .DISCOUNT, an Order on kthe Treasurer of the Milwaukee laippi Kail-Komd Company. order IB Wholesale Grocer, Mo. 69 But Water it April M, iatq __ as writ x T U8T at GOFK'8 CoBftoHoawy, 26 tl A BEAUTIFUL LOT, 100 IVxjt by GO ronin Jilof. i: II. DAY. AUSTIN JDUNN, Attorneys ami at JLuiv, And NOTARIES I'UULIC, Milwaukee, Wit-cons in. J. Davis Dunn, ap'J H. N. Austin. HWAHNEU icmoved iroiu hit, old stand, cor- nor oi East Water and Wisconsin bticctt-, to one door north of J. Jj. Smith's Groepry. r Cash Pnld for Rags Rags -I AATOXS OF HAGS be paid the highest jn-ice in Cash, nt UIKD'S 150OKSTOHE, 183 East Water st THEY AUK MliUE STYLE and JENNY LlAi> he had ut 152 East Water btreet. Call in. gentlemen JOHN U. S1LKMAN. inarch 29 S'JTVL.KSPAP'EU- MANGINGS, "VTEW and beantilnl patterns, just received. audfor -Li sale tit the lo'H cst prices, by KOOO FOIt J HATS, manufactured by W1I Ueebe S: V received and for sale by J. II. STLKIIAN, inarchG 152 Water sf Spring Street Female Seminary. Corner of Spring and Third sts., Milwaukee. TRUSTEES: Eev Dr Hunter, lion D H Chandler. llev H Spencer, lion Alex'r llitchell, Rev J 31 Itnchaiiiin, lion Moses Kneelandj Hon Jas ii Itogers, J T 1'erkiiii, Esq Hon Wm P Lynde TEACHERS: Miss L I. Chamberlain, I Irene Hansom, Associate Pnnclpalu. Miss Lydia Ely, Teacher of Drawing and Painting. Prof. H N llempsttd, Teacher of Instrumental iliibic. The Langna.ures -will be taught by jiersons profes- sionally quahlled. 'TUITION AND BOAED Primary Lessons in Arithmetic, Oeography and llist. pr qr. Preparatory ,Ven- manship. Written Ariibmetic, Geography, History and Grammar Junior Arithmetic, Katural Philosophy, Ntttnra) History, JJotany, As- ti-oncmy, iihetoric uud Alge- tru Senior Literature, Criticism, Geometry, Cioology, Chemistry, Mental and DtJofnl Philosophy, and Evidences of Chris- tianity Music on the Piano Use of Instrument 83 00 4 00 6 00 9 00 10 00 200 3" 00 Oil Painting 7 00 Latin, German and French, each 300 Penmanship will be tnnghtby Writing Master. Young Ladies from a distance can have pleas- ant rooms in the .Seminary, where they will board with the Teachers, :uid enjoy as far as poasible. every privilege of home. Expense per week, not Including washing The first Term of this School will commence the secowl fay of April, and continue sixteen and a half weeks: O" Circulars may be obtained eitner'from the Teachern orthe Trustees. Milwaukee, March 21, 1861. dc4w NOTICE. ALL PEUSONS having unsettled accounts with the firm of AL.LIS fc ALLEN, are requested to present the same ior adjustment without delay, M tficy intend to dissolve their partnership on Hie first day of May next, preparatory to enlarging tbeir bn- neiu under a new Jirm. Wje requert allCountry and City continue our ac from this date, and tljelr far payment AtLIS A'-LLEN 11, iBLEa, TESTAMENTS, Tffymn Jlooki. iappH-J o a ton offlritraUibnt SALE Of OiTV THE undersigned, Administrator of the estate of Miaajah T. williunn. deceased, will offer at Pub- lic Sale, on the tweuty-dlth dny of June next, at the American Hoiige, the following the First, Second, and Fourth Wards of the City subject to the right of dower Ward. Block 144, Lot 3 147 6 Block 145, Lot 2 150 2 Block 11 11 u 12 20 21 27 44 49 89 102 114 116 117 a 5-1 Second "Ward. Lot u (i (I 1 13 13 11 3 C 3 2 2 13 9 4 10 Fourrlt Ward. 16 Lois 10 11 (i 61 G 5 of the o. Block 11, Lt 9 12 8 16 20 12 25 12 36 8 48 9 51 7 102 7 104 13 114 10 117 7 59 east 40 ft. ii' Cii.i at 1'ilin >'P. IHi" Kisi-l Water mli20 not si: TO A to poi-tesfcion given 1st of A in il Enquire ol HOOD W1I1TTKMOKE, __ 107 East Wati-rst__ rAKMS JL.OTS I'OIl mAVO or Hirce Jir.e Farms, eligibly locnled, a few JL nulehfrom the cily. Al.'-o.Lols 4. 5 and (i. block 110; and lol 10, block Walker's Point, for 5 ale ill !n 1 6 _ by AtiSTiy DUKN. Tiivcru for Sulc. The subscriber now ofleiFfcr 3 JILable on ihi1 corner of Chestnut ''ourih si reel R, in llic Second AViud nf the city of JMihv.iukec, l-'uown as the STREET HOIJSJE, on favorable (crni8. Alto, a new and commodiouft 151UCK 110US1-, plenMimly situated, on Prairio Ft. ith u good containing two lots. PoKC.'-iicn given iminediaicly. If the abovepi operly is not sold by the 1st of May. they will be rented for particu- lars ennuire at the Chcatnut street House, of J. A. I'll EM'S. Milwaukee, 17th. March, 1P51. JPAPKK MANGINOS. AT SIX CENTS A ROLL. BB.TiniD has received the agency of oneoftho .largf-t manufacturing hou'-es in the Knsl. is now ready to tell Paper ut any priwc, irom t cents to a roll at ISO Wuter janSO rplIE undersigned, Ihunklul to his friends for their J former and nnvuryiug patronage, announces thit he wall continue the Family Grocery on hi cotwtetinjt of China, glass Earthen Ware, Yellow MOCO WARE.BRITTANNIA WARB, TDA .XJftAVB, And everjriaitlele that Is nnally found IA t rttittl. MU.WACKICI' ete that Is anally i 144 Water tTTER FLRKIK8-IB UJT ;