Nebraska herald. (Plattsmouth, N.T. [Neb.]) 1865-1882, June 14, 1865, Image 1
c-. As HTfT iff HS ?dt i '7 -m? attempts to haul down the American Flag, shoot him on the (.'Woh.v A. Dix. PLATTSMOUTII. N. T.3 WEDNESDAY, JUNE I I, 1805. ISO. 10. VOL. J 3i h rii a THE HEilALD ' WEDNESDAY MORNING, IV IT. ! J I ATI I A WAV, ED1TCR A .NO r-P.OPHlETC;!. Terms: - In advance. , -'."2." ) j r-r aimum, ir.variu'. Ttftfra of . Iffrrrfising. V...C:, l'i -jii-- i t. i Oil' ,:. i r-.. 1 ' . jii tl'ilA One citjina tTt-ivf ri A',! . .' Iv tl. . , f T .1 . yillitt rcxxrrrGTin. atto;;m:y AT LAW, ni-xuaska. , T. II- '? A ll' -l 15 3 ATTOII T "VI - V AT LAW Solicitor in Chancery. rr..Tj.-.': -( i M-:i.Pv.SUA. IX U. XluK2:LZ:il, NoTAll. 1 i I I - 1 V; COMM: nGF DEEDS, i I. ' : - I : . " , A g t , A. , f..r . . ! ... f t it,.- : Iv. !. i-i : . . i 1 i.-i I .:V.ii .- - ' i 1 . '.!. . i i i ..ri a. ... .n . i . :-i i i .. A Fi Y P U J N C T ! C CO.VV1 j:.-.: l.-i .(. .-. f. i L i -i . -: -f ...... - v . I -;-- .. ; II.;- : . . .. ' . I . . 1 I 'm ? i ,- ' ! 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TOOTLC, HASXA & CO, cay ot IX ,ber, IS' J: rose the "Gun of Austerli'.z." l, light revealed to Napoleon tlie cer tiiiiity of the groat victory cf that day. I lis forces, consisting of 7-5,000 me.u, oer.-vifd a comi-circle cf heights. The alli.-d Rus-hm and Au.-triau army, 0-3,-UuO strong, lat.l held, iwe-nty-four L. .::ri previous, a position usually f.r.jr.-, on ihe h'.-i.hts of I'rurzen ; but !. a -slvilifiii inanfuver, ho lia-.l induced 1 ihcin U I. -: ieve that lie feared a b.it ! ;le ; an I acci-rlin-ly, now at l!;e break I f.f i!ny, he beheld their imtin'nse army, ; !.!.: .i liu:;-; loa constric:or having ua : w. J i: lui!, trajiin j i:s slow, pun- .Ire;:.- i; ih a!on hia front, in order t a". n-:k hi.- ri .'lit winj. Tiv v!iu!e rrv-ixh army saw, as v.v.h its I- iuUr'd eyo. the blur.-J'.T of ' th" a'.:':-.!-. The whole length of t.h-.-ir ; i:h--- v. aci exposed; v!ii:.e ia oteou, i . . . ... ii. i ; iio.n i.ii it-Mi circle, ev'.i.j jauncn on: - 4 -- " 1 hi anv n d ail ruartero. His Gene r.ii.s wer-j carj to begin. 'Wait twenty minutes," said the l.n.j-e'r.T, whom neither ueiignt nor ! learcouiil betray into precipitate ac ti "When the enemy is making a fnbe move they mtul i.yt bo interrup- te J. The r.v-h-y uiin-s o'ip-:ed, the thi blunder ptileon leaped 1.1 .V..!!i irr- trie el.l W IS CJ..1 vable. T en n:n his hors-., shouting to h:.- trocij-s : 'Soldiers! the enemy h:is iinprti- 1 i ( 'b'l.ly e.i -eu himself tj your biows; we irha'.l finish the war with a clap" cf i thvm.ler !" The older of attack was at ence ijiviii, and l'-.-' i-.ii '.lity living anaconJ i wa? cut to p'tees. Th Russians, uf o r i:iiei iiir ft Trful tlajghter, wero f( 're.:::;;:r ucrujs tlie frozen lakes. v. Ci rude furiou.-.iy along his "Ih git:: those massi s ! break i -'.!" The nrtiilernts eJevatv.l pV -.tii. : 5 y dr. ; g:h':;rl!is ', broke it hr'!T!. 1, 'on ,i. 1 1 d ovL-rv -g eh.n.y hi.- v, as ii.'.r-oieou s greatest victo i:. 1 i.i .-i biii'iant stroke of genius Alter w.rd, r.-; the eve of any battle. 1 1 j h.-s-l e :.l to re.;:;r. j his :-,-.ro thut tlie "Sim of AtJ.?ttriitz" wetil.l look up on their action, to i;.lh.:ei;ce them with the mo;t enthuaiastic courage. The pre i. lent is a hiuhly nveciaar' StUnuiUj :0 the 1 rav-ry cf troops. It in;i-ires them with c :.h i:ice in their own piowess, pride in their leader, and a uiiiiiiiie ' an.! haug.ry j .-y in the certainty oi f victory under his eye. i!ivro;;v ici:ii;ati.; itself It aj jiears that Jt-if Davis is not the fir.-1 tiaitor that has ecn betrayed by his bo..ts. Aaron I5urr, who, otter his f it! no of the i-eheme cf empire in the Southwest, attempted, like Davis, to een ! rou-. iO Sot. lii to tht Gulf c ..i.-t, was similarly betrayed by his rarton, in his life of j.. li .-.f T'i.-.:i- "i I.-j '-..- .-..! ...j. . n.o vu-u""-uJ aos 5 uij noineipun ci the country, i . , quick eye uf Perkins observed that boots were far tjo t iegantly shaped, an ! of materia! much tej fine to accord with the coar-e, ill-cut pantaloons from wh.ich they pretruded. The caj tore of the Duke of Monmouth, after tho fail ure of his rebellion, f r.J the desertion of his friends, was damaging to his reputation h,r valor, I ut not so much so as Davis. Having de.nr.ed the garb of i r-hepherd, he seated himself along with his ai.'y, Poyse, in a fie ld of wav ing grain. lie finally gained a ditch hU "Iu:?t ditch,' and was captured so diseuised by his garb and the ditch mud, as at first to throw a doubt upon hi-i identity. The' Duke of Argyle, after his rout near Glasgow, assumed the garb of a peasant, and thus escap ed for so:ri'- time his pursuer?. Lcuis Philippe left from France in the dis guise of a courier, and reached Eng land with the Queen, as plain "Mr. and 3Irs. Smith." lut Davis sinks lower than them all, and endeavors to escape in his wife's crinoline, hut boots betray him, and he stands before the world not only an acknowledged trai tor, but a white-livered poltroon. I5'Nichola3 Alexanderowiez, son of the Emperor cf Russia, is dead. He is said to hare dislocated his neck in t nn f- nfAni'i'ltlffi Ilia fHT" T"1 TYl A f i V the benefit of a foreigner. the i-cconJ Ol'TIS. i KOI rS A I' l'A I S i. An affair occurred b;t week which shows that the wretches who are prowling and robbing throughout the country, are becoming brutal, as well as bold. On lat rriJay after noon. Charles Tox, living in this town ship, near the Drown County line, some five or six miles from here, went to transact some business at Highland, leaving his wife at heme, with a child some two or three years oid. Shortly after he left, a man, who had probably been watching, went to the hote and with drawn revolver demanded all the money on hand. Ulrs. Fox told him there was none about, as it had been loaned U a person the day before, lie swore it was a lie, and threatened if the did not immediately tell waere it was he v.W.J kill her child, at the tame .i l.l..kii., I o ..'.r.n.r.t In cpi.i upon the aUtr ' ,.,..,.,.,.,1 frni-i renc .- JII'. V ing it, and again protested there was no iiichey aloiit, but if h" did not be lieve her he would have to rnakescarch alone, as he would n-n assist him. He J then went up stairs, telling her he had an accomplice watching on the outside, and if t-he attempted to make flny al arm the would be killed. When he was gone the proceeded to hide a watch and seme othe r valuables. There were two revivers in the room, one of them loaded und the other empty. She hastily seized one, and pretty soon th.Mnan, having failed to discover any money, came downstairs to compel her to go up and find it for him. As soon as he appeared, she leveled the rcvui ver full ot his breat and pulled trigger; but unluckily it was the empty one, and only snapped. Th-i rulhan immedi ateiy knocked her down with his re volver, kicked her in the breast and .-do, and left her lying senseless un the :bor. She lay in that condition for several, hours, be-fore recovering con-Lciouii.e.-s, or ttrt 113th to go to bed. The biuto io supposed to have gone in the direction of Uobhnon ; and it is behoved that ho was alone, a. though Mrs. -x ihu i-l.t the heard him talk- ;ng to some one be-; or 3 entering ine lu.ue. V'e ithderttaaJ that ?.Ir. Fox e fir. rs -a reward of C-300 for the villain, if brought to him alive. Wo presume he wat.ls to give him a touch of "eivi" law." ir.'i''j Ci oud Chief. uitstjoviisir or (;.u.v.iMs. The discovery cf this interesting branch of science, formerly called "an- t ii.iat electricity," is firt noticed in a ! ... nr. it '1 .'r!-iii ( hv.nn! Th.'-nr." iuiik v U.1111.U .. . . . i . a.v.j of Pleasures," published in 1750. It failed, however, to attract attention; and this new kind of electricity was again left to be brought into notice by Louis Galvani, professor cf anatomy at UA-gna. It appears that die wife cf (Jaivani, being in a bad state of health, was recommended a soup mada of frogs as a restorative ; and some these animals, skinned for the p.irpo;e. hap pening to be on a table n Galvam's laboratory, on which was placed an ..l i.:.. f i,:, ,th..o.ia eit e.iie lii.i unir , ui. ; jl ut.i uc-io.uiiui in hi.; experiments, by accident, bro't the point of a sca'pei in contact with a set of nerves, of a frog, lying near the conductor, when the muscles of the an-iu.-d became strongly convulsed. A repetition cf the experiment, attended with similar rtsuks, led u a regular inves tigation cf tfvS cause, an account of which was published by Galvani in 1701. In tho year 1S00, Volta made known his discoveries in connection with this branch of science, and it has Leensulsoquth:ly developed still fur ther. New Rat Tit at. Take a smooth kettle, fill to within six inches of the top with water, cover the surface with chati" or bran, place it where the rats harbor, and it will drown ah that get intit. Thirty-dx were taken in-one night by this process. fI7"A correspondent writes that whil3 Gen. Sherman's army was be sieging Savannah, and before it had opened communication, Gen. Blair went to Sherman's headquarters, and said that he would have to attack the rebels immediately. "What will you do that for ?" in quired Sherman. 'Because," said Blair, "I am out of whiskey and cigarr, and I must open communication immediately." The attack was made. As we entered the room Iteverdy Johnson was making a very excited speech in reply to an objection made by a member of the court to his appear ing as counsel for one of the pri.-oners, on the ground that Johnson had avowed the new test oath prescribed by Con gress, net binding upon the conscience. Mr. Johnson was louder in his defence of Maryland loyalty than facts war rant, and the very fact that he had to proclaim his own devotion to the Union was a humiliating evidence that he is not willing everything, if needs be, should yield to the preservation of our Union. Hut he is in h;s dotage. Ma king a somewhat equivocal remark, that might he construed into a recogni tion of the personal responsibility the members of the court might be made ' . r . . ,1,-. t. , Ki tissuii.e ioi lueii eis, niu n.:iutui ot the court remarucu mat the uay mu cone oy when a man lroni ine i.crtn was to be browbeaten by the bogus chivalry of Maryland or the South, ami that for himself, he did hold him- i self personally responsible for all he did, and wished the gentleman to dis tinctly understand that. The scene was dee'dedy enlivening. The court was cleared fur decision of the ques tion, and when again opened the ob jection was withdrawn, and Air. John son permitted to appear as counsel. JJe.-ih; Iteverdy Johnson, who ap pears for Mrs. Surratt, and Thomas Ewing, Jr., who appears for Doctor Muud, the legal array is not only not eminent, but is not respectable. The i detestation of the crime is so great, the conviction ot the guilt or most or the accused so firm, that lawyers, who value even their time to say nothing of their reputation will not appear iti defense. Washington Carnsyondaii Ct'eveoin I liar aid. The President of the Military Com mission is that brave old soldier and sterling patriot, Mi'j. Gen. Dav.V Hun ter. ) 1 he IIuriisbuTg ( Pa. ) Tele graph says: "A lady has neon in t.ie habit of picking her teeth with pins. A trifling humor was the consequence, which terminated in a cancer. The brass and iuicksilver used - in making lhes'3 pins will account for this circum stance. Pins are always pernicious to the teeth, and should never be used for toothpicks." . Coax DmxK. A Yankee girl sends us the following : To five gallons of cold water, add one quart of sound cum and two quarts of molasses. Put all into a keg shake well, and in two or three days it will be fit for use. Bung tight. It may be flavored with essence of spruce or lemon. The corn will laat to make five or six brewings. If it becomes sour, add more i.iolasses and water. It is a cheap and simple beer, and is called very good. isT" That was a good joke on a young and gallant Iloosier cflicer. who, on receiving a note from a lady "'ra questing the plearure of his company" at a party to be given at her house, on the evening designated, took his volun teers and marched them to the young lady's residence. When it was ex plained to him that it was himself alone who had been invited, he said: "By golly, the let'er said company, and I thought the young lady wanted to see all my Lo's." J3" There was once a negro very ill, and about to die. His mistress called to see him, and told him that he must forgive his enemies before he died. The negro hated one of his brethren heartily, and would not con sent to forgive him for his many acts of meanness toward him ; but at last, he compromised the matter as fellows; "If I dies, I forgive dat nigga ; but if I gits well dat inVga must take car.' A Mild Rr.Quzsr. A lady recently wrote from England to the War Depart ment, Washington, requesting them to send her all tho names of the men who had been killed in this war, so she could see if her son John Smith was among them. f2rA reverend member of the Free Church Synod of Glasgow and Ayr informs the compositors of the dai ly press that it is their duty to spend the whole twenty-four hours cf the Sab bath ia rest nid othtr exercises. TO i'RItiHTEN SH31IJS FllO"! The dtvices fanners have used for the purpose of protecting their corn fields from crows and other destroying birds, are very numerous. Nearly all of them afford mere or less protection. Among the good ones is. to tie bright scraps of tin upon poles, which are in serted at an angl in the ground. This leaves the tin to swing in the sunlight. Old clothes stulbed in the shape of a man with a wooden gun, is for a while n terror to the feathered marauders. Twine stretched across the field sever al times gives them the idea of a net, and wilt do good service. Very many have faith in taning the seed, but we have some doubts- about its always be ing efficacious. Those who wish to try it can easily do so by first pouring hot wat(T in a measure of corn, letting - i ' rt t-i i " u" T-'-u") u" sufficient hot tar to give each kernel a coating, after which sift upon it plaster or slaiked hme. Wre have never found, anything better than to shoot a few of the pests, and swinging them up about the field, as our soldiers are beginning to do with guerrillas down South. : waitixcj ron vEr.is. Our I est farmers have stopped wait ing for the weeds to appear before commencing to cultivate their corn.- They have concluded that cf all the foolish racing matches in the world, those between "hoed" crops and the weeds, are the most foolish. It is a match in which the weeds are bound to win, unless the greatest possible efforts are used to encourage the corn. Just wait for the two to start even, and the driver of corn will find that he must urge his nag to the utmoot or he is beaten, and if beaten, the Ios3 is his nag itself. The farmers have conclu ded that there h always foul driving among their opponents, and there is no preventing it. The on'.v way is to f-tart ahead of them; it is comparative ly an ei?y matter to keep the advan tage. It is certainly time to be in the field as soon as the rows of corn can be seen, and it is well to stay there most cf the ttnie, until corn is sufficient ly advanced to be "laid by." . . Bakki.nc; Decs. Dugs in a state of nature never bark; they simply whine, howl and growl; this explosive noise is only found among those which are domesticated. Sonnini speaks of the shepherd's dog in the wilds of Egypt as not having this faculty; and Columbus found tho dogs which he had preriously carried to America, to have lost their propensity to barking. The ancients were aware of this cir cumstance. Isaiah compares the blind watchman of Israel to these animals; "they are dumb, they cannot bark." But on the contrary, David compares the noise of his enemies to the "dogs round about the city." Henc? the barking of a d jg is an acquired faculty, an effort to speak which he derives from his associating with man. It cannot be doubted that dogs in this country baiic more and fight less than formerly. i f SA- iorth Carolina letter says: "Tho t-hives through tho country univer sally understood that they are free and so do their masters, ia reost cases and the relation between master and slave is alre;i?ly hefrinciDg to change gradually in. to tLat oi landlord and tenant, or employer and employee. Th ciuondain slaves generally desire to remain where they arc for the present. They, as well as their lata master, have their local at tachments, which it is not easy to break off without somo necessity for it. Let what; may be said on tha subject, the wLi: os and blacks of tho south are des tined to soon get along together much better under the new relation than the old. All that is necessary is plenty of Unin bayonets for soma time to come, to get things started in and habituated to the ritrht channel. fcifA l.twyer in Iloliidajsburg, Pa., was employed by a lady to make her will, in which she disposed of about $40,000, mostly in real estate in New Fork, and jugnuents against parties in Philadelphia and St. Lonis. Tho lawyer was bequeath ed 510,000, on condition that he at once collected thelcbts and turned the prop erty into money. After visiting these citiosin a fruitless chase after the alleg ed pr operty,he returned to find the lady was a lunatio who had a monomania for benucathir.g property which she did not poccss. few Cons. Brora tte American Agricultui in. It is probable that tho great majority of our readers keep less than half a doz en good milch cows eneugh fcr good cheese making. tsA farmer's Wife.'' from Gurnsey Co., Ohio, sends us the following occount of her simple method, which we recommend to our readers: "Cheese making is more profitable than butter making in the hot summer months, for those who have not a good place to set milk or cream. Wo seldom keep ;moro than four cows; and from that number we make a cheese daily, weighing from 8 to 10 pounds. The mornings milk is strained into a kettle with th nights milk and wr.rmcd. Then, after having the rennet soaked a day or week previous, pour in at much as will curdle it in 13 or 20 minutes, but r.ot sooner, as too much makes the cheese dry, and apt to crack. A little experi ence here, however, is all that is r.eces sary, as it would be impossible to tell tho exact amount of rennet to the quantity of milk, owing to the great diiTorcnco iu the quality of rennet. Stir it together, and, when curdled, let it stand five or ten minutes. Then cut tho curd in sli ces with a knife, about one inch thick, and cut crosswise in the same manner Place the kettle again on the fire; put the hand in down to the bottom, stirring itgei.tlj, so as that the whole shall be heated evenly, considerably mere than milk warm. This will separate the whey from the curd. Kemovc the kettle from tho fire and let it stand a minute. Dip, or pour off the whey on tho top, and pour the curd into a large butter-bowl Sait to suit tho taste. Then cut Cue with a knife, and put it in a crock, and set it in a cool p!ace. If you have not such a place, put ia salt enough for the next curd, which willjpreserve it until the next morning. Then make another curd in thesamo way, and mix well together, and put to press. I prefer this method, for two reasons. First, -while making cheese, the family can be provided with milk and butter. Secondly, the cheese needs some attention after putting to press, which can better bo attended to in the morning. I use the lever press in prc-fereneo to the screw, because the weight is constantly pressing, whereas the screw r.resses strongest at first. The weight should bo light at first, and grad ually increased, and, if desirable, the cheese may be taken out the same even ing and turned, after washing the cloth (which should be of linen), aud put back to press until morning, when it may be taken out and rubbed well with butter, and placed on an airy shelf and turned and rubbed daily. 1 prefer letting it re main until morning before turning, as the cloth will then come offrcadily, leav ing it perfectly smooth. It should then be put back to remain until next morning. Cheese made after tho above direction and pressed in this way will seldom crack, or be injured by the cheeso- fly ; but if any should crack rub them well with flour. Cheese, but httle in ferior to the best quality, may be made from the milk of two or three cows, by straining the night's milk altogether in to a vessel sufficiently large to hold it, as but little cream will rise when a large quantity of milk is contained in a deep vessel. Whatever does rise should be removed as it will run off in whey. Add tho mornings milk, and proceed as above. A very simple, but rude press may be constructed by any farm ers wife in fivo minutes, which will subserve a good porposc. Place the cheese on a pclce of a broad bard a little inclined, and use a fence rail for a lever, placing one end under a building, or any other structure of sufficient weight, and on tho other end lean a couple of rails, or hang a pail of stones. Tress cheese only hard enough to remove the whey. A' little practice will make perfect. While pressing tho cheese should always bo kept shaded from the snn. I think we are inexcusable if we have not our tables bountifully supplied with the most wholesome, palatable, nutrious article of food. CHDealers in hardware say they nev er found things as hard as now; that tin plates are fiat, lead heavy, i.-on dull, spades not trumps, and more rakes in market than are inquired after , brass is in goo J demand f or politicans ; brads are ia request, but holders cannot be got to fork them out. Nails do not go by pushing, and have to be driven. J3?"A few days since, a Canadian gen tleman, who is an ardent annexationist, exclaimed, on receiving the news of Lee's surrender, "Now, then, Canada will be annexed to the United States, and share in the new glories of the '-regenerated, disenthralled republic." A refugee offi cer standing by, replied; "Go slow, my freind;.it's easy to get into the Union, but it's h 1 to get out." 2TTersons often lack courage to appear as good as they really are. CTieese II alii its from a Tliiimiii; Corn initlieZJIills. Thinning should be done as soon as practicable after the corn has come up. This is usually done at thefirst hoeing, but should bo delayed till danger from the grub, or cutting worm, is over. Un less careful laborers can he employed, many hills will be neglected. Supcrlluoua stalks may be removed at any convenient time, even in lowery weather, when the soil is too w et to.be worked with cultiva tors or hoes. The best manner of doing this is to cut them off to tho ground, with a 6harp knife, and drop them near the standing corn. The stalks should bo removed from the middle of the hill, that the remaining plants mny stand as far from each ns possible; the farther they stand apart the larger the ears will grow. When the stalks are puiled up, they will often loasefland break the roots of those that are left, but, if cut off as directed the rods soon die. If care be not exercis ed in dropping only a proper number of kernels m a hill, much labor will be re quired to thin out a large field. Still it is better to do so than to allow fivo or six stalksto grow where there should be ouly three, or at most four. There will bo more and better grain on four stalks than on a larger number. IMRT!IlLrAEE. The following article appears in the St. Louis Republican of the 30:h ult.: A little before 7 o'clock yesterday morning, tho shock of an earthquake, lasting for nearly a minute, was felt in this city and at Carondelet and Alton. A good deal of alarm was excited. Per sons not yet up were aroused by tho shock, and houses exposed vibrated so much as to cause tha overthrow of flower pots, &c. Children were much frighten ed, and at Alton the bells of a clock were set ia motion. There were three distinct shocks, the first being the most serious the others following in quick succession. What effect may have been produced in the southeastern part of tho State, where such visitations have been common, is as yet unknown. Th earth quakes at and around New Madrial are matters of history; there hikes of watea suddenly became high land, and trees standing on high gronnd was hidden from view and tho whole surface for a prrcat manv miles was at once changed in position and appearance. Tho effects are visible at this day, and shocks are of frequent occurrence- About 7 o'clock cf Sunday evening a storm of lightning, thunder and some rain passed over this city from the north, and during the night rain fell for soma time. ETRoger A. Pryor, in 18(30, declared in a public speech that "the firt anti slavery President who was elected would be assassinated, and if there was no other person to do the deed, ho would be the Rrutus to plant the dagger in his breast." This is the puppy who now declares that he is not, and has not been, a seces sionist, only an advocate of State rights. CSf Artemus Ward is lecturing. His tickets read, "Admit the bearer and one wife." He adopts precautionary re striction because of his experience in Utah, where two or three family tickets, from the number of wives pertaining to each household, filled the entire hall. C'Sr'Out in Cattaraugus County, N. Y., tho people are all putting shatters on their houses, so they can use petroleum, it is so much plentier and cheaper than day-light. An Irish gentleman building a house, ordered a pit to be dug to contain tho heaps of rubbish left by the work men. His steward asked him what they should do with the dirt taken out of the pit. "Make it large enough to hold both the rubbish and the dirt, to be sure," said he. JKSAn Irish barrister, when he first domiciled in Liverpool, was trou bled with "niver a brass farthing." and he "onst upon a time,' described his poverty as follows ; "When I first came to Liverpool, I was in perfect rags; the smallest hole in my shirt was the one I stuck my head through; and I had to have that, my only shirt. washed by the dozen, for it was -in twelve pieces." tGGeneral Lee is writing a his tory of his campaign?. It is to be hoped that it will contain, incidentally, a fair statement of the treatment of Union soldiers at Belle Island, Libby Prison and Castle Thunder. IrWhy is Missouri like a sea sick man ? Because she is convulsed by wretches and Pukes. EQThe rebel leaders contended that Cotton was King. We trust they will now be convinced of the superior power of hemp.