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Democratic State Register (Newspaper) - September 1, 1851, Watertown, WisconsinI will us monday sept. 1. 1851. second . Devoted to the interests of the democracy of Jefferson and Dodge state generally. At Watertown a Afferton co., wit comin. Terms Advance or within 3 an additional 25 cents will be charged when the paper is left by the Cartier. Paper Titton Timaul until arrearage s Are paid exact at the option of it publisher. One Square 12 lines or first insertion Fot each subsequent insertion 25 co Luton 00 Thiec fourths of a column 2f 00 half column 20 00 Quarter column 12 00 with privilege of quarterly professional and business cards -1 00 medicines advertised at the above rates a deduction when stereotyped. M and remittances mail Trust be postpaid to ii Sura , s blocs West 0 i i i n i 3j i n i to t in. Circuit court lev h v i n my go. Residence at Milwaukee. H. F. Spring monday of april. Fall term 4th a Lonny of october. County court w. T. Judge. Residence at Watertown. Terms for Law business 3d mondays in Jan april and Only and 1st monday in oct. Terms for probate 1st monday in each month. Comity officers. Jam a l Man Vic. Walt i h. Bealy Tica surer Ryion Rinilli a pity p Howell. Click of i onid r. To Colton. List we Dutcher Ahl Loul county scat at Jefferson non i Coin stir. Cir not or collected into land lord and his family began to Spruce up in Brief it was evident our secret had been confidentially imparted to half the Village. The first demonstration that was made consisted of an invitation to my friends and myself to accept the use of a private parlor. This being at once agreed to the landlord ventured to suggest that if it was not disagreeable to me my fellow citizens of the Village would to pay their respects to me and take me by the hand. No Tovje Chioris i the said i the worthy citizens Tome in then followed a scene of the richest kind of fun but Dickens has described a similar adventure and i pass on. Supper was announced. I was placed at she head of the table the richest viands ant preserved fruits were set in profusion before us. We during the operation numerous female Heads or rather Heads of were continually popping in at the win Dows and open the Piazza was filled with boys of All sizes who amused themselves by firing of chinese i crackers sending up Young rockets and shouting Hurrah for Jackson his cd unit supper Over to retired to the bar and demanded our Bill of expenses. The landlord smilingly answered that he was too Happy to Etc stain us without Felt to noted by my sitting at his Board and my friends were equally Welcome. After some urging a consented to race in his hospitality since he insisted on it but my friends 1 would not Cohan it that they should feast at Bis no they must be allowed to pay for their splendid Well if i insisted he would take pay California letter. Extracts from a letter from California dated san Francisco aug. 21, 1850 according to Promise i will now proceed to give you such parts of the Jour Nal i have kept of my journey from new York to this place As May seem of inter est to you or might be serviceable to any one designing to come Here by the Isth mus route. By a perusal of the letter although tedious you will form a Correct idea of the most important Etc its and objects noticed by califor nuns travelling this route. Tho Noble steamship geor Gia left new York the 13th Day of May at 3 o clock p.m., with 800 passengers on Board 150 Cabin and c50 Steerage Amiti the cheering of spectators on tie wharf. The Cherokee also bound for chagres left at the same time. Skimming the surface she hurried out of the Bay into the Ocean and at dusk Jersey my native state could scarcely be discerned. Noth ing impeded her i is Ade quate to her task and at Whilo strolling on the mighty deep. At night men could be seen lying on deck in so Cial Hall and every other place about where they were allowed to at least 300 had tickets calling for berths not upon the vessel. Low numbered tickets secure Good berths. Sunday 19th. Fanned by go nolo sea breezes we arrived at Havana All in Good health martial jaw was to Day declared and orders were Given that no go on Shore and that the american vessel should Anchor in the Inlet alongside Moro Castle. 20th, witnessed for the first time slavery 40 Blacks were engaged carrying 300 tons of Coal from lighters to the steamship. Their wearing apparel consisted of but a pair of pantaloons. In work they in chancery. Office in Cramer s Block Ett Hurlbut attorney and counsellor it Law solicitor in chancery Ami notary Public Ocono Nowoc wisconsin.________________13 Adolphus Menges to Justice of the Over Kusel g a tinsmith 1_0 s7 p. Thornhill physician and Surg icon Over the new York store Watertown. _ a Wiljo Peterson Maldaner dealers in goods groceries crockery hard Ware carpenters and Coopers tools boots and shoes books and stationery wms and wooden Ware nails Sash Glass Putty dutch stout., wat kit Riwk. attorney and counsellor at Law 7 William and counsellor at solicitor in chancery. Wis. Attorneys Ami counsellors at solicitor in chancery in motown attorney Ami counsellor at Law and solicitor in ills Jefferson Cotty wig we. It druggist Ami Poth Ewy East suit of the River Watertown. Furnished to abort Terras Stephen made to or tar Ami War in text to suit Collins furnished at the Nhor Tei t notice. Shop Comer Cal main Ami Watertown. From he did. Could i say two or three to you in private asked the landlord in a Low voice its he walked by my Side towards the coach which was waiting by All i replied and he led me a Little one Side into a dark part of the Piazza. After two or three hems to Clear his Throat the landlord commen ced whatever others May think of you sir you an honest sir i icel very much obliged by the favourable estimate you have formed of yes sir. Let the opposition say what they please i believe you to be a conscientious Well sir considering this is the first we have Ever Mot i must say your Liberty is extraordinary but i thank you for your Good a sir though we have never met i i now you All know you for a most efficient officer and a deserving it is True i am tolerably Well known in the Western Ami Southern country and As for my of Fidenco 1 believe i do push ahead about As hard As a Man conveniently that you parties must acknowledge it. You Honvo effected Many improvements in your yes i flatter myself that in the stage department i have made some improve your removals have met with Gen eral approvals in this part of the coun her birth. There is a legend that while boating with some of his family on the Shannon their attention was attracted by the Young and delicious voice of a girl singing near one of the houses whose gardens have the Good Fortune to stretch along the Banks of that magnificent River. Only that Bird of a said one of the Boatmen whose aunt or some one belonging to her lives in the Earl s House and Little Kilty the Darling gels out of the noise of Patrick Street and a Way from her companions Down among the Trees and sings her songs god bless her to the water. She Sung before she could Specif but she s As shy As a Young Hare and voice Leava her when she s asked to sing. Whist listen to How she quivers in the lass of Gowrie and sure my lord if you axed her to do it she in to you understand that she shyness takes the strength out of her voice the Only pleas ure the delicate Little Craytor seems to have in life is with her Book and her songs and it s just like being m heaven to hear How she sings in the a triumphant shake with which the Young Catherine concluded. And now she s lady still More astonished and delighted the boating Paity proved that poor Paddy s Eulogy deserved belter than All determined the Good Bishop to learn More of the Syren of the she will leave England accompanied by her Mother about the second week in August under the conduct of or. Joy who has been selected by or. Beale to manage the american tour. The com Pany consists of Lavenu As conductor Berr Mengis baritone Augustus Bia Ham Tenor and a delicious Tenor he his voice like his very Echo Richardson flute perhaps Reg Zohdi. Miss Hayes will probably appear in Cleveland before Winter. A Good copy with pleasure the following from the Elkhorn Star. It is a Good suggestion and we Hope to see it generally followed state take the Liberty of suggesting that the state fair to be held at Janesville next october be held after the european fashion. That is that far mers and mechanics pot Only being on to the ground anything in their line which May be considered extra Fine b it that they bring such things As they have to sell. If this could be understood Many persons would inane it in their Way to be present who wished to buy. In this Way an Exchange of property might take place to a Large amount which would be Mutual advantage to the parties. Men having horses cattle sheep or Swine of any improved Breeds for sate con cd there find a purchaser while those who wished to buy would have a Choice in Many wieties which would be brought into com petition. This is not All. This course would give increased interest to the whole affair and bring together hundreds of men great do travel a not talk without be stimulation. Were their hands lied they could not jabber Spanish so freely. They relish As a great luxury the remains of the Steerage table. Saw several Blacks running a round the streets of the City naked As when born. The cuban authorities were fearful of an outbreak and rebel Ion i and of the round Island expedition and were making warlike the Captain of the Georgia this after noon was ordered by the Captain Gener Al of Cuba to leave the Harbor by 0 o clock in . Our Gallant Cap lain not intimidated by such tyrannical orders replied that he would not until he got ready. Havana is the most Beautiful City i Ever gazed upon the churches and houses Are Buill in every style of architecture the corinthian predominates painted in yellow Orange red Brown Blue and White. I saw no Frame dwellings. The vehicle in fashion Here hasbut2 wheels and is drawn by an ass or mule with a negro Driver seated upon the beast in uniform or livery. The body always hav ing a top is set upon the shafts half Way Between the wheels and the mule. The streets Are very narrow. Military com i parties were constantly parading the City. Yellow fever and cholera prevails to a great extent and wore making dreadful havoc. On the2ist we weighed Anchor and bid a lieu to this mountainous Island noted for its Fertility. It is about 800 Miles Long with an average Width of 75 Mil fib. It would to a Valu Able acquisition to the United Stales and especially to the Southern planters and slave holders. In the evening of the 25lh, we heard right gladly theory of land any other word spoken with a greater volume of voice would have passed unheard but land Solil land Wuh us odor of flow ers is a Woi d which if uttered in a Whis per is music for one who has for several Long clays been stunned by contentious Waves and especially to the numbers who have been emaciated by sea sickos. We All arrived at oho Gres Well. Esq Kerns and myself unlike a vast majority of our fellow wayfarers on the seas have enjoyed unusually Good health and spirits considering the hundreds from different countries on Board no disturbances worthy of remark occur reel All was peaceable. To cast Anchor about one mile from the town nigh As such Mammoth steamships Date approach. It was now dark that the isthmus mountains could but indistinctly be seen though but a few minutes had elapsed until a dozen Small boats and Ca noes came beside the Georgia taking off passengers and baggage for each. At Liis Point of club Arealion we Early in the following morning lauded. It is 2000 nautical Miles from new Here we determined to stay until nearly Sun set to examine inc curiosities of this miserable collection of Bamboo huts thatched with Palm Leaf resembling in appearance at a distance a Large Collee is Well As a great amount of the Stock of the country. We think that the county agricultural fairs should of conducted upon the same not an occasion merely for show. Let it be show and Trade. The fairs in Eui pc Are git at Tion of Slacks of Straw blackened by age. Chagres is hidden from View As you approach from the North and East by a bold precipitous Buff crowned with the ruins of the old Spanish fort of san Lorenzo and is situated at the month of a nver of Trio name which Wenst u in Noeo in in z. Small the in order to is hmm of the greater part of the Village is built in very Lois Damp ground consequently much sickness the night air is sultry the heavy rendering encampments b r exposure Here dangerous. The Village is Pesti entail and therefore All should hurry out of it soon As possible. On the Side of the River Are a number of houses Bui t after our own style and occupied by Reg ular Down easters doing business and making fortunes Here one is initiated in to California prices. The Spanish is the Only language understood by the natives although they have facilities for acquiring a knowledge of som i English for d Long time. It is yet quite difficult fur one unacquainted with the language spoken to make himself sufficiently understood among the natives Force Momii purposes without an interpreter. Thu children Waddle about in tie Oarb which nature originally gave them. The women wander around with costly Gaudy jewels numerous Gold coins appended to Large Gold chains Dari gling from their Nocks. Wearing Panama Lints and smoking St jars Are Universal cil souls prevalent among them the climate is so hot thai they Seldom Are seen having on More than a frock which h generally thin and while Cut in fall aspic styles. All Icse women Are destitute of a proper sense of modesty cleanliness of dress to ugly strange it May read is however characteristic of Ihen. The sketch of one i herewith Send have no floors but the ground and they Are inhabited a Well by monkeys Green parrots Lurkey Buzzards hogs and clogs As by the Nai fives indians Negros Span Ards ant half Breeds. I engaged a Canoe 2 oars men and one Steersman to convey six to Cruces Lor those who left Early in the double that cum. The Cano Ernen Are shrewd in making n Gam they like the jew invariably asks a greater sum Llian they will finally accept. Resolution and an apparent indifference will bring them to terms after the agreement repair at once to the Al Cades office pay him Ihu amount stipulated and Lane his written acknowledge ment. This course saves Many the perplexity and fatigue of walking much of their journey or again paying for a ride in a Canoe. Upon paying of the Money it is necessary to urge the Cohoe men to Start off for they Are dilatory and procrastinating until they fairly get to Woik we left chagres about d o clock p. M., and were paddled up to d Sinroll Village situated High on the Batik of the composed of huts similar to those at Cha Gres called Galun. It is about 9 Miles from chagres. In the meantime a sum ii and unexpected storm arose and gave us All a drenching. The no Crable huts of Gatun were already Well filled with lodgers. Upon enquiring lilo charge for sleeping in the House we were Laid Uno peso . Apiece for the Sweet privilege of sleeping on a few feet of ground with a shelter from showers Here we met with coi. Mann s circus company which Hod been 2 Days cutting its Way irom chagres. This ent Pioves the impracticability of passage to Gorgon except ilbo made in vessels of some description. A Frenchman attached to this com Pany while sleeping in a Hai mock in the Woods was pounced upon and Radii of in the thick its by a and parts of his clothes were All that remained of the unfortunate Man. A Fandango next door to the hut my party lodged in and the howling of wild beasts in the Vicinity annoyed us so that we were unable to obtain sleep. The Fandango is Llie Only dance the natives in Small towns practice the musical instruments Usu cd two Drums of a Peculiar construction vary ing in size. Vocal music or rather yells accompanied the dil feint attitudes in which the natives throw selves while engaged in the dance is truly disgusting. The following morn ing after regaling ourselves with some hot Coffee made by thu and treating our Canoe men to some of our provisions luxury to them be again were on our Way although no encumbered several showers and were at intervals burned by a scorching tropical Sun still this part of our journey and voyage was the most pleasing and Gratifying. On either Side of the Tiver was seen most wild strange and scenes. The fatigue and Liutai til Liis novel Mode of travelling crouched upon a Small Canoe was forgo Lien or unheeded while parrots alligators and Cocoa null Oping is bin Nicias and other Fruita were so of ten passed and admired. He who passes Owr annoyances lightly enjoys the trip but such As Aie con stantly fault finding in Good Solcani Loats and Railroad cars had belter by treating our Canso men kindly and frequency giving them of our Sega is they used their utmost exertions in carrying us along rapidly and loan Delight in going ahead of others they suffered but one boat to pass us. Today we went around is canot a in some of which were women in route for the Modem Hespie nodes dressed in men s clothing. One of this abandoned class since at it gambling table a Panama m a dispute a him. Ladies of respect liability go to califor Nia but generally the women going there Are of this character. I attribute these Cret of our Quick passage up the River principally to the kindness with which our Boatmen were created of course much depends upon the build of the Boal. Alt along the chagres River Are seen Gra zing upon the Banks Mucsi Magdij icel cows and the irn Veler is Siru Cit with sur prise at not being Able to procure milk. The natives allow their cows to ruin dry when 60 cents per ql., could readily be had for nil their milk. After leaving Llie Stales Calif runs arcs weaned from thai Raul Vitious luxury. The inh Abilanes of the country arc of cafe Well sweetened Llie Coffee is lol Ernly Well made and a Good to bottle and drink on the Way cold. Again we had heavy Rains and All became thoroughly wet. We reached to org a in he afternoon of the fe8, much fatigued and almost overcame by walk ing from noon in Sive heal the being too shallow in the vie nity of the River for a heavy Laden boat some limbs they swell to such great extent and Are so rapid that Many lives and a Rich property Are lost by the capsizing of canoes in crossing the cur rent at the various windings of curves. The Village line Cingros Cruces and All smaller ones on this Road is composed of miserable Bamboo inns a latched with Palm or Cocon nut leaves without win Dows or floors. The Yankee wonders Why the natives remain so unskillful and so greatly in want of ingenuity. In no hut or Rancho can be found i of forms of life and in by have no chimneys tables chairs nor stoves. No vehicles Are bore in use. They live in a rude and ignorant slate. An error however among our countrymen in respect to the native Popula Tion a very common they Are nol a and indolent race. On one s Way from Here or Cruces to Panama or up the River Fiffy chagres nothing is seen to warrant the assertion. There Are no people who can endure More exert Snofa. Muscular Power or dues More willingly carry heavy burdens where is there a Seel of men who under1 go such fatigue and hardships s More kind and pm Lite if they ure Uei ipod kindly but then look at their roads see their plantations what a highly favored cd Liturgy to be left in such a stale is your answer ithe country is what a governor of Canada ones said of Canada when he wrote to his government thai there was no country on Earth where god had done so much and Man so hide As on the american continent Canada stood line a girdled Tiee ill the Lorest where All around n was fresh and full of verdure in tins Republic there is Noth ing from Earth climate or an that could nol be produced. Coffee sugar Rice Branges bananas plantains common hic Veel potatoes yams apis peas Beans , Maue of a dozen i kinds Limber of n Hundred Spe cies Are found in new Granada. Here Are Gold washings and of Silver Copper Lead and Iron and yet we Soe Al the cities towns and villages going to decay and ruin the great want is roads Good roads and enough of them. It was Llie policy of despotic Spain to keep the people in Small conium Pilios he y were nol allowed to keep their roads in repair they now cannot bring their surplus pro ducts to Market and h would be absurd to labor in Fields that give two crop1, a year. Vebere would be the use for them 10 toil under an ardent to raise crops thu a could not consume nor carry to mar Ket. Besides a people so temperate in their food inquire so Hlll has so few Wanis Lutat Lory do not care to work uii1 less slim idled by some other passion. They love Potor hum Bro who earns or 7 for carrying a to tank weighing i to across this dreaded it hints enters a gambling House Slakes 11 on Ino Nln he wins a Lillic and is Kepi in play an hour but lie fit ally he does nol moan. To Only Lime he loons is when lie ventures u l and looses All Wii i iut having Fini for his Money but he returns to ins labor Malies More and spends it in the same manner. F to be in 0111 a rarity tie american Itol crr. A volume of Sillim Iii i Jour nil of found an account of a Journo v to tilt Falls of in Yuhora near Lake ene Given Hurt tourist and which contains much thai is and entertaining. Among other pin Ticu Lars no find Ibi f i Louing paragraphs combining Samuel ready a noted a Merican u Jurdt if who flourished Rome Suvi pity years Ugo. We quote them As illustrative of the perils and Ica Peb " the Fri Besco inc Hirt y Pion Cis Why Fust i cured into the wilds disturbing hordes in thu ii fast Nesses and lid aiding the civilization that now of Anhtu not very Jong a wilderness and the Deimy of which is still Onward was Over six feet in a eighth Tui Light Blue eyes skin and dark hair he was remarkably straight and an Atli i ii in l vigorous woodsman inured to All the toils and hardships of tier life and had Peconio very obnoxious to the indians for in his numerous Succi sol us smacks on their War parties and from schooling them in his Bunting excursions whenever they crossed his path or Cam within reach of his Rifle he was personally in More contests will the ii noes than any Oiler Man of the mountains except Dan Iel done. He Vas in fad. Rii Indian As Many of the enily Borderers were. This Cluss of men appear to have been More numerous m this Region than any other portion of the. Frontiers and this doubtless arose from the Slaughter at Buddock s deft at Fri d the numerous murders and Milln cats on defenceless families that for Many it Urs followed thai per and Hunter and look More Beavert than any of the indians them Solvet. To one of his adventurous trapping excursions to the Waters of the River or Mahoning which in erty Days so a bound Oil with the animals of this that it lock its Narner from this fact it so happened Blini the indians surprised him in his comp and took him prisoner. To have Shoi or Tom hawked him on Tho spot would have been but k Small to that of , their re venire by Burn ing him at a Low fire in presence of All the Indiana of Village. He take.1 alive to i ctr encamp ment on the West Bank of Beaver River Abri t a mile acid a fish of from its Mouth. After the usual exultation and rejoice Jug sat capture of n Liuti a enemy causing him Louin Iho firs was prepared near which Brady was placed Flor being strip Jird naked and with his arms Una Blind. Previously 10 lying him to the slake a in go Circle was formed around bint., consisting of Indian in Cen and a Fieldren dancing and Ellmo and uttering till manner of threats and Nanso that their Small knowledge of the in Turlish language could afford to hts looked on these prepare Lions for Denih ant on foes with a firm Connle Nance and steady Eye Melinu All their threats with a truly Savage Forti tude. In the mid Sion their dancing and rejoicing a of june of one of Iligir chiefs came Liim with a child in her Ornis. Quick As lilo ugly and with Ini Oilive or snatched in from her and Lair cd in into Llie midst of the horror struck Al Llie sudden outrage the indians simultaneously Rushiti to Rescue the infant from the fire. In the midst of this confusion Biary darted from the Cir Cle overturning All that came in h s Way and Rushing into Llie adjacent thickets with ibo indians Yelling Al his he ascended the Steep Side of a Hill a midst a Shower of bullets and darting Down the opposite Declivity secreted him self in the deep ravines gild Laurel thick ets thai abound for several Miles to the West of in. His knowledge of the coun try and wonderful activity enabled him to elude his enemies and reach the cements on the South of the Ohio which he crossed by swimming. The Bill near whose base ibis Advin lure is to have happened still Poest by his name and inc incident a often. Referred to by lilo traveler As the coach is dragged pupils Side. Emily s residence was on chartier t in Etc on inc Sugih Side of the Ohio and being a Man of herculean activity and courage he generally selected As the Leader of the Hardy Borderers in All their incursions into the in Dian territory North of the River. Aboul Ilic year 1780, a Large party of warriors from the fells of the Cuya hoga and inc adjacent country had made an inroad an he South Side of Ohio River in the lower Purl of what now Washington county Ibon known As settlement of Camp after an bid Indian of that who lived there when the whims first came Ify on tie Monongahela r .ve.r. This party had covet Al families and with the plunder had re crossed Ohio before effectual Pursuit Cou d made. I3y Brady n party wifi ? directly summoned of his chosen followers who inst end on after Hera but Indiana having started one or Vivo i it earlier he could not overtake the Man time to arrest their return to their villages. Near ihc1 spot where the Lown of rav Enns now funds the separated into two parties one of which went to tie North and Llie other Wen to the Falls of the Cuya hoga s Rorn also div cled a part pursued the Northern Linin and a part went Wuh their com Mander to the Indian vill. Lyniff on the Rivi Rin the present township of North Wampum in Portage county. Although. Hrady rdc his approaches Wuh the i most caution i indians expecting a Pursuit were on Llie Loo Toul to receive Hun xviii no Ribers font fold to those of Brady s parly whose Only safely was in a Hasty Rte heat which the Ardour of the Pur Nii soon became a perfect flight. Brady directed his. to separate and cach one to care of himself Buthe indians knowing Brady nod Zimring a. Most i Ives rate Hal Rod and died of him from the numerous which had inflicted upon them led All thu others and with United strength pursued him Iione. The Cuya hoga Here mates n Bend Lollie South including a tract of several mites of surface in inc form of a Peninsula Wilhm this tract the Pursuit was hotly contested. The Jedi inns by exp Nimg their line to the right and left forced him on the Bank of the Stream. Having in peaceable lunch Hun led River this ground with the indians and knowing every turn of the Cuya hoga As familiarly is Lac villager knows the streets of his own Ham if t. Brady. Directed by course to Tho River at a spot where the whole St Eatn is compressed Liy the Rocky into a narrow Channel of Only i wanly two feel across the top of. The chasm although in is considerably. Wider beneath near the water an4 to height More than twice that number of feet a my Iho current. Through pass water rushes like a Charing an i roaring at the confinement or ils current by the Rocky Channel a Short Dis Linte above the Stream is it i f e s l to jul Mem Neift fifty Ivida. De the chasm bus Ftp kit or Cuth in in e conce pirated Hir King big and leaped the Troini it h i i it i h if that
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