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15ELLEVUE, NKIJIIASK.A, THURSDAY, .TANUAItY 29, 1857.
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USINESS CARDS.' "
Bowen. St Strickland,
ATTOllNI'.YS AT LAW. Real Kslate,
City Lots nml Claims bought and nhl.
Purchasers will do well to rail at our ollire
and examine our list of Cit v Infill, ,tc, beforo
purchaainjc elsewhere. Office in Cook's new
tiiiililiii;, corner of Fil'iii and Main streets.
. . - 1 L.. Bowen,
TTOUNEV. AND COUNSELT.OK
LAW, B. llcvue, N. T.
S. A. Strickland,
TTORXKY AM) COUNSELLOR
LAW, liellevue, N. T.
C. T. Ilolloway,
ATTOUXKY AND COUNSELLOR
LAW, ttollevue, N. T.
W. II. Cook,
ENER AL LAND AND REAL ESTATE
AGENT, Hellevue City, Nebraska. 1-tf
B. P. Rankin,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSNLLOR AT
. LAW, La H it,tc, N. T. 1-tf
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Omaha, N. T, - ' 1-tf
John W. Pattison,
NOTARY PUBLIC AND REAL EST ATI',
AG EXT, Fontenelle, N. T. ; : ; J 1-tf
James S. Izard & Co.
AND AGENTS, Omaha, Douglas Cotiuy.
Nebraska Icrrilory. l-tr
Drs. Malcomb & Peck,
"VMAHA CITY. Office r.n Iinrnev street,
J onnosite tho Post Ollice. Purtlcuuir at
tention given to Surgery. 1-tf
P. E. Shannon,
EAL ESTATE AG ENCY. Cerro Gordo
Post Ollice. St. Mary, Mills Co., Iowa. 2
P. E. Shannon,
COMMISSION & FORWARDING ME It
CHANT, St. Mary's Landing Mills Co.
Peter A. Sarpy,
T.ORWARDING & COMMISSION MER
JJ CHANT, liellevue, N. T., Wholesale
iu Indian Goods. Horses, Mules, and
D. J. Sullivan, M. D.,
THYSICIAN and SURGEON. Office
X Head of llroadway, Council Muffs, Iowa
nov, 13 '. . 1-tf.
D. II. Solomon,
A TTORNEY and COUNSELLOR AT
iL LAW. Glenwoo.1, Mills Co., Iowa, prac
tices in all the Courts of western Iowa and
Nebraska, and the Supreme Court ot low
Land Agency not in the Programmo. no -l-lf
T.B. CUMING. J0H!t C. Tt'HK.
Cuming Ss Turk,
si Honeys Id Luw awl Real Estate. -1 gent i.
OMAHA CITY, N. T., ,
WILL attend faithfully and promptly lo
Bll businesa cnlrustr'd to lhm, in' tlie
Territorial or Iowa couris, to the purchase of
luls and lauds, entries and pre-cuipUuus,
lecltutis. kit. ' " '
. Ollice In UiR econd story of Henry it liiwiH
new building, nearly opposite , the. 'c3',crn
Exchange Bank. Farnham street.
Papers in the Terrilory, Council TllulTs TJ n
gle and Keokuk l'inus, jilcasa eupy.and
charge Nebraskian ollice.
:r.o. ilvsiiR,' - - johjj li. michman
. , -i , Snyder St Sherman,
TroRNEYS and COUNSELLORS AT
t. LAW. and NOTARIES PUHLIC. Cun
Vil Hbilfi, Iowa, will practice their profession
in nil me mutts or Iowa ami wenrasiia.
All collections entrusted to their care, nt
tended to promptly.
Especial attention given to buyinx and sell
lug ral cslate,aaud making pre-emptions in
Deeds, Mnr'.iges, and othr instruiniinls of
writiiid i!rrtwn with disprttchj ackuowleiig
ineuts taken, kc, kc. ,
l"V" 0!ftc west side of Madison s'reet,
just abov f.roadwav.
nov 13 . ' 1-tf.
Johnson, Casidy St Test,
G EX KRAI. LAND AGENTS. ATrOR-
T NEYS AND COUNSELLORS AT LAW.
Council lilufts, Iowa, will promjitly attend to
I-lud Afmieies. Collections, Invest'in? Money,
Loral i;ig and Helling Land Wnrranw, and all
other business pertaining to their profession,
in Western Iowa and Nebraska. 1-tf
NEATLY nnd expeditiously executed, o:i
reasonable terms, at this Olfiee.
wirorF.sAM-: a- inrAir.
STORE IN BELLEVUE.
V?E would respect full y invite the eitiens
of Hellevue, nnd llotisla Co., to examine our
larci" nnd well selocteil assortment nf
on v (inons, (iitocKKir.s,
CUOCKKUY, II A If 1)W AIM',
If ATS & CAPS, HOOKS,
And in fart every variety usually called for in
the West. We' are confident that any one
wishing to purchase jrooils will he entirely
satisfied, ami find it will he to their interest to
call and examine our larco and well selected
assortment of grinds.
SAlt PY k KINNKY.
r.ellevue. Oct. 2.1, lSjii. 1-tf
"" at run
OP II. VALE.
THE Subscriber h ivinjr just opennd at his
store in ih'llcvur, a fresh supply of goods, of
every description, would call the attention of
purchasers, to the fact, that hehasthe largest
lid best selected stock ol lioods.to lie lo'.mil
in Nebraska, nnd that they will hud him sup
plied at, all limes, witn
MILLTVAUY & DRY COOHS,
ow nr.it, mum,
All of which has been selected by himself from
the best establishments in the country, and
which he will sell lower for cash, than the
same ipiality of goods ran be purchased at, in
mv store In tilts section ol country.
lie lias also, a large nnd well selected slock
Of every description, best quality nnd finish,
nnd inferior to none in Nebraska."
Thankful for nast favors, lie solicits a con
tinuance of public patronage, nnd hopes that
purchasers will call and examine his goods,
lefore buying elsewhere. H. VALE.
Hellevue, Oct. Zi, l!i.jii. 1-tf
NEW ARRIVALS AT THE
THE Subscriber reniTect full y invites the at
tention of purchasers, to his large and splendid
stork of Goods, consisting of
DRY GOODS. UKUl r.Kir.M,
, PATENT MEDICINES, &c, Jtc,
Mf of which he warrants of the best descrip
tion, and bought expressly for this market.
He has also a well selected swk ot
IH-TAI )Y-MA1 )H
Made after the LATEST FASHIONS, of the
JJEST MATERIALS, and by EXPERI
ENCED WORK.MEN. all of which lie sell
CHEAP FOR CASH.
Hellevue, Oct. 23, 1-tf
BOOt e&3 SHOO
TM. H ART AY, would respecttully
. inform tlie inhabitants f liellevue
and vicinity, that he has commenced
DOOTS AND SHOES,
Of .111 descriptions, from the finest finish to
the ' roarest make. Employing none but the
best, workman, he xvill he able to warrant nil
work done at his establishment.
'-"Th'J highest cash price paid, in trade,
or all descriptions of RAW HIDES.
liellevue, Oct. 30, 1S.6. 2-tf
HOUSE CARPENTER AND
A .N. UHIGGS, Takes thin method of in.
xIL. forming his friends, and the public
generally, that he is prepared U HUILI) AND
l liSlsll, in tlie best manner
D irelluij Houses
Of every ilescrip1 ion ot style nnd finish, on the
most reattoiiahlu Uruis. 'Thankful for past
favors, he solicits a coi,'iiiuanco vt public
Uelb-vue, Oct. 30, 1': 2-lf
STONE MASON AND
ilE I'ltd-iri'iEue-u tiavini eommeuceJ tue
above business In liellevue, Is prepared
to do ll work Id hiijtne, at tho shurtest no
tice, in the lust m.l niicr, and on tlie most lea
souable terms. WM. WILEY.
Four or five ood Plasterers, will iud
constant employ incut, and good waes, on ajt'
plicat inn to tlie aliove.
Hellevue, Oct. 30, lX.Vi. 2-'.f
I CAME TO STAY.
Tiir iiinlersigned would respectfully an
nounce to the citizens of liellevue and vicinity,
Uiat h is prepared to do
1 foitsi:. SIOX AND
GRM.MXO, MARULEIXG, kc, iu all iu
Exeeuleil in Ihe imateit style.
''ii" Prtiuts mixed to order, and for sale,
oct.ll.l I T. WHITE.
Charles E. Wntaon,
CI I VII. ENGINEER AND SURVEYOR,
J Hellevue City, Nebrask.'l Tcnitciiy, plo
fesse." to be "posted" ill the lay of the land in
this vicinity, and oilers his services la such us
m.iy need tlem, on reasonable terms.
L'V" He will also net as agent, for the pur
chase or sale of Real Estate, in the Terrltuiy.
or Western Iowa. Iuforin.it ion furnished upon
application. Declarations tiled and pre-emptions
rilOPOGRAPIHC ENGIXEEH, Executes
1 Topographic, I'.iniy ami Plain Di,iing
of every si vie and description. Fancy, Orna
mental atnf Plain Painting executed to order.
Ollice at the liellevue House, liellevue, N. T.
lU'.rriu.Ni rs; P. A. Sarpy, SI. M.uy, lows;
Judge Cilmore, Hellevue. 1-tf
FOXTKMil LK RWK OF BCLl'.UVl'i:.
lifllii nr. Nebraska.
TS prepared tit transact the general business
of Hanking, will receive deposit s, Disrount
sliorl paper, buy I'ills of l'.vcdiane, nn nil
parts of the Countrv. and sell on St. Louis,
Chicago nml New Yolk; make collections in
the vicinity4 and remit for the same at Current
rates of Exchange.
L"V" Interest allowed on sperial Deposits.
JOHN WE A RE. President.
Titos. II. Hkston, V. Pres.
John J. Town, Cashier. 1-tf
Hnrdiiiifr Hours I'rnin V to li, A. M., and
1 to 3, P. M.
II. T. Clarke,
IjVIRW RntG fc COMMISSION MER
CHANT. Hellevue, Nebraska. Dealer
in PIXE LUMBER, SHINGLES, LATH, tr.
Ri'.Fr.nF.NCF i Gold &. Hrotber and Edward
Hempstead. Water street, Chicago;.!. W.
Haskilis, Mihvniikie, A'is. ; R. M. Norton,
Pres. Racine co. Hank, Racine, Wis.; C.
Harrett, River street, Cleveland, O. Fenfon
fc. Hrother, Cincinnnli, 0. ; Tibbie ,t Hays,
Erie, Pa.; C. li. Wright & Co. Hankers, Erie
Pa.; C. H. Wright, Ranker, Philadej.hia, Pa.;
Darling, Albert son & Rose, Front street, N.
Y. s W. J. Willis, Water street, N. Y.; R.
Hall, Troy, N. Y. ; Mr. Hungerford, President
Hank of West field, YVVsUield, N. Y. ; Hon. S.
Morton, Nebraska City. 1-lf
A VAI ATAHFjI'j CfiAIM
The itndersigned offers for sale his claim of
1M acres, situated four miles West of liellevue.
in 'iowuship 13, Range 13.
I lus claim is well situated, lias several
FIXE SPRINGS, a
Never Failing Stream of Water,
About EIGHT ACRES OF FINE TIM HER
Four acres of land broke, and a good LOG
C AH1X on the place. Title undisputed. Pos
session given immediately.
J). A. LUG A.N.
Hellevue, Oct. 23, lS5fi. 1-tf
HOUSE CARPENTERS AND
Wl'. would respectfully Inform the inhabi
tants of liellevue and vicinity that we are
prepared to ERECT nnd FINISH
Buildings of all Descriptions,
On the shortest notice, and in the most work
meiilike manner. Having been engaged in the
business several years, we feel confident in
stating, that all who favor us with their cus
tom, will be pleased with our work.
LSI & S TO It 115.
Hellevue, Oct 23, ISjC. 1-tf
fTHIE Undersigned beg leave to inform
.U trio Inhabitants of Douglas county
that they are nrumired. lo du all work la
llieir liueol business, in Uic best manlier, aim
on (he most liberal terms, at thejr shop in
, i7 H iving had several years rxpeu'cnce
at IPJtthr.-hllUl-.l.M;, l.i acme i.t t:.c V?al
shop in EiiMteri! Cilie-;, they will ha nble to
give entire satisfaction, to all who favor them
with their patronage, in this line.
Hdlcvue, Oct. 23, lSjo. 1-Om
23 H3 XjXj3I3"VTJ3Ij
rixiir. rroptieioror me nuove a-rrjk
J. loon, takes rrest nleSsurs iui?
annoi)iiciu;r to tiie public, that he is
now prepared to serve ttl all Hours, and in tue
WARM OR COLD ME ALS,
OYSTERS. COOKED IN EVERY STYLE.
SAUDI X ES, PIGS FEET,
- PICKLED TONGUE,
HOII.F.D EGGS AND GAME IN SEASON
Toge'ber we'll every thing that is uvnally
found in a UlisT CLASS
Having h id considerable experience in ca
tering for the public tas'e, he Is sure that all
who favor him with a call, will be satisfied.
Hellevue, Oct. 23, lHju. -1-tf
HOUSE CARPER TEES AND
fMIIE undersigned takes pleasure -in an
X Honoring to tlie mlialiitanls or liellevue
anil vicinity, that tliev ro now prepared to
HU1LD AM) T1.MM1, in the best mauui r
all styles of
Dwelling Houses, Cottages, &c, &c.
On. the shortest notice, and in ths inot an
uioved s'.vle cf workuianshiii. lln v will b
also happy to do any work ia thejr line nf
business, which their friends ms island In
need of. MYEU4&. HILLYAUD.
Hellevue, Oc'.. 30, ls.'ili. -tf
Ho! For Fresh Water.
Til K. iiel'Ti zn .1 rohpee'fullv inform th
int.;ibitant of Ihllrynn and the purro'iii.lli !;
en.mtrv. tint h is pr.-narl to 'tii? nl finish,
" WELLS AND CISTERNS, - '
,Vl thii 1ioi tnt imtice, anil on llie ut rca
Boiiiihle il ium. 1). A, I.Oti V..
liellevue, Oft. HhV 1-tf
0,Tiu t Him oi, l air niniil nl
nv mhs. it. r. tiAiinnr.s.
Dark clustering cm Is me shading
Hit forehead hitch and fail,
The noble seul of manhood
God has imprinted there,
Ilis lustrous eyes arc beaming
With intellect and truth ;
Still lingers iu his open glance
The sweet, clear smile of youth.
Vet trust him not, fair maiden,
There's danger by his side ;'
The red wine oft pollute the lip
That woos thee for n bride.
Dark clou. Is around are gath'iingj
llrave not the coming storm ;
The serpent wears hi loveliest guise
The fiend, his noblest form.
O, happy, gentle maiden !
Fond hearts are bound to thine )
Rethink thee ere thou lightly leave
The homestead's hallowed shrine.
There dwells the gentle mother
Who watched thy dawning life
The sister who will weep o'er thee
A broken-hearted wife.
Turn not bo oft, so fondly,
To gar.e upon his face 5
That fair, high hrnw already wears
The shadow of disgrace.
There music Iu his manly voice,
His words of love nnd pride
Shall those rich tone allure thee, love,
To be a rnt'SKAnn'u bride?
Ilis glorious might of Intellect,
"llie gem-thonghls Mint illume,
Are hut no mntty heavn-ligh!s
To warn thee of thy doom.
11m flood of strong temptation
Is swelling high nnd wide,
And liopes't thou with human love
To stay the 'whelming tide ?
Vain is the. strength of reason I
The spirit light divine
Is powerless, while his hand still .
. The sparkling r ijt of wine.
O, trust him not, fair maiden I
There" danger by his side ;
It is a sad, a fearful fate
To be a nnuKKAiut's bride.
MI S CEL
mm; c 111:1:11 rou oi,i zimi"
Or Itreaklu-; Ilown I he Njtstciu.
UV I'. C. JON'Lg.
Ill a lcinuto county of IVuu.sylvaniu
tho scone Ss laid. Tim time was the year
of 1S1"J, wlion party hpirit rose to JOJ
degrees iu the tliaJe, in every hamlet
throughout the length nnd breadth of L n-
lo Sam's glorious domain. The respect
ive political parlies met iu convention nt
IJtigsLury (iho county seat), and made
their nomination for county officers. As
there- were many uspirajita for the few
Humiliations, it follows, aa a matter of
course, th;U there were aoiue hitter lintj
toinlmeiits to no one more so thai) to
Uld fitii :" who was conlideiit of getting
a nomination lor buerill.
Zimmerman, or ''old vim," ci ho wai
familiarly railed, was a miserly old codger,
who was well to do in the world, yet h
wad up at every convention lor a nomina
tion for something from "lime whereof,
the memory of man n;i.wcih not to the
contrary." He was reputed wealthy
that is, ha owned a farm, and had money,
but he never showed the color of it, ex
it nt he unfortunau ly got ou a spree
tlu'ii he would sow it broadcast hut dial
was only a 1 i'Minial occurrence
A few evenings out the nmnin:nons
aijovo noieii, t Knot 01 mo unvaiisneu
were congregated at the I'Jarl; Horse
Tavern, discussing the, merits and de
merits of the fortunate nominee. "
tlentlemen,' wid old Zim, 'merit and
long service to the party, is no recom
mentlation in this comity. Tho wire
workers and schemers Lave it all their
Aye,' responded one of the lir-riom
loafers, 'they doi;s the pick in out, und
they expect us to do tho wotm''
'lhit, nentlemr,' continued Zim, 'they
will feti h tip agin n m' or n sawyer, ono
cf theo days. Yes, geullei.irn, by the)
eternal. uiiset tlc ir upnlo curl nud
spill their peuchei. I'll ree whether it'a
the jiropl or a et of broken-down jliti-
al hacks, a.i makes the county iioinina
tion. 15y Judas, I il run us a voluiiiy.;
candidate for Sheritf, and if I don't mv
'em out, then my nam niu't Zimmerman,
that s nil.
Thu deteriuuiaiMi was received
favor by thu ct.m.l, and Zim scnlml it
a "half for red eye.
I'ull fkin he wa in the field, nnnoun.
ihrotigh n ennl, in Istth papers, In hi fel
low rilieils, pledoing himself lo iliwhnrge
the duties of the office-with impartiality
1(1 rtixr lie Wti dirtr,.
Right lustily did old Zim go lo work,
and things appeared to fto on swimmings
ly. lie ciiiivnsseil tlie rotiniy, nml tho
people were pi oftiHO in their promises of
doing their best for rum. In ono or Ins
poregriimtions, ho met Wnitlcs, tho nom
moo of Xim's party, who was also on nn
eli'i tioni'oriiig tour.
Ha! Unities,' said ho, 'my fine fel
low, I'm Mtrry to eei? you allow yourself
to be tho tool of the unholy nnd corrupt
mball uny I ntn orry to sen you nam
liced, hut you nro lsutml lo bo bent. I'll
fhow them thnt the freemoti of thi.i eoitn
try will not hour dirtntion. o my friend,
if you wish to save yourself from tho dis
grace of defeat, you had better resign in
Wnttlos expressed his own conviction
lhat he kIioiiIiI feel very much used up in
such nn event, hut nt the snrno tiino ho
had mndo tip his mind to stnnd tho hnz-ird
of the die,
Election day nt length came, nnd my
worthy friend, arlned with a hat full of
tickets, (Stationed himself on the r, round of
his own precinct, und commenced dealing
out his tickets, nnd urging his claims in
tho strongest kind of way; miser ns he
waH, he made his friends Bwim in Motion
gahola long beforo tho polls were closed.
The election over, evening ramn on
npaco, and the eager expectants gathered
in tho bar-room to awnit tho counting of
the votes, nnd tho returns in romo m from
tho dillerent townships. Ola -mi was
flourishing nliout, treating tho crowd, ex
pressing full confidence in tho success of
his ellort to Mirenk down the system.
Seated in a remote corner, wero a 1111m
her of who-), in a low. but -earnest con
versation, and nny ono who might have1
chanced to aeo them would nt onoo havo
concluded that something wns to follow.
The consultation soon broke' up and tha
plot began in nhotit fifteen minutes to de
velop iuielf.' The clatter of a liorso'i
hoof were heard on tho frozen ground
a solitary horseman rodo up to the door,
and flinging the rein over n pout, rushed
into the bar-room, where ho was soon
raised on tho top of a table and silence
commanded. ; " ' 1 ' ' ' '
'Here,' said he, drawing a strip of pa
per from his pocket, 'are the returns from
Lower Huilalo township Wattles oil,
McGregor AO, Zimmermnn 100! ma
jority for ZimmTrrmn, 100 !,'
Mine cheers tor old Aim :
Huzza! huzza! huzza!'
'CJeniloMwn, said old Zirn, taking ofT
his hat 'I'm obliged to you for this ex
pression of your that 15 to say, let us take
a horn nil round f ' '
Of course the crowd. acquiesced in this
imposition, and tho welUui ranrr wnlj
oud huzzas. Hut hark ! scarcely had
the crowd imbibed beforo another horse
man came galloping up to the inn. :
'Jleogum township, ono hundred ma
jority for Zimmerman !' ' '' '
JNine cheers lor old Aim r '
. 'Hip, hip, hurrah V, '' ' " .'
yAgnrn did old Ziui aitemjit bipk,
hut his feelings overcame huh- and he
ended by inviting tho entire company to
just call for what they wanted. Again
tfw glns-es jingled ns the -excited nnu'ti-, ;t receives impressions from external ob
lud wedged themselves towards the bar jecl9j that-the ! spirit may be separated
--mid again we heard the clatter -.of rfj VOn in tliis . life from the body, and aU
horse's hoof.' ,11 ' miit uuooascious, of jt existence; thai
'Dublin township one hundred minor- i wltm ,;IC case tu(, body rctainj
ity for Zimmerman.' ' ' ' : I animal lire, but not the power ot action ;
Nino cheers for old Zim f ' . ; , J anj ,, spirit U seiaratod from the
Hip, hip, hurrah V ' ' ' j0(jyt jt iaa full powor'to- eo and con--:
Tho axtited candidate was wild with 1 Vi.rM t u.;n iith ilLsnmlino'il anirit
joy nnd exc,itetnent, and he ngain invited
mo puny 10 iiiuiR.
Another horseman came another, and
still another each one briugtnj an oTor-
wneimmg mnjoruy iot ma ,.,111, innn 1.1c
tnwii'hin he renresented
Alas ! that it should bb the fame mad
wn under -nriou3 disguiscj tliat brought
old Zim the gjoriom iiowm. Th) columij.'' . i lixiMMislve 1'owtr ol Steam.' 7
as foi'fd tip, gave Zim a cool thoiisnnd j . Chemist , liave a pertained that gun-'
majority,' '' t powder is ono thousand time dcuser lhaa.
Didn't he J'pi'n'f a r.v.1 thirty? the land-' the atmosphere. If, therefore, one thou-h-rd's
till groaned uiid-rr the weight of old ' and rubic inches of atmosphere were
Zim's dejvsites. - I oomnresswl into one inch,1 the one inch'
'(jeiitleinou; said old Zim, 'my heart ' wouM bo of the. same strength as the
is full tf hi head wn-u-'t anvihh.r t-UV 1 ulj'c ""' fiMupowdcr,. Steam Mate
and I can oi.lv that tho glory of this
iHloiicrs w vmu- Ikit I fee!
in vouf hat.' said a wag), pride
mat I hare been the humb!i insthunent of
breaking down the system.'
Nine cheer''. ' '
Thus matters' omgrvs-sed WiaW those
whn were 'ccuiiplctvly "nowed up" wero
laid out, mi l the remainder found their
way horn; some, charitably friends f
ihe Sheriff" elect, toting him on a bhufter
to bis domieil. ' ' , ' , ' . ,
- . . u
U I'-arly in llio luonnug, the vihae wng,
by . with (hrulbing tem;!e, cat ot tho tavern
' jto "take a hair, from; the dog thai bit
d tlicni," as well a. t laierh over the "av"
played 011 old Zim hut scarcely had they
commenced worship, beforo in stalks tho
old gentleman, still under tho delusion that
ho hnd carried tho dny nny, motCi he
insisted on spending a V, by way of a
morning whet. . Tho wags wcro deter
mined to keep it up as long nt possible,
nnd ngain drtiuk nnd congratulated him
on his success. In the midst of tho "noiso
nnd confusion," in bounded an inky print
er's devil, who deposited nn extra ou the
ttibltfj containing tho returns. LVigcrly
lid old in) seize it, and hover over it.
but n minute. Tho conclusion of it is all
sufficient for tho render. It read as fol
lows : '
r. "Jly the ahovo, it will bo seen thnt De
mocracy has ngain triumphed, as Wat
tles' (I)ein. miij. over Tihbets (Whig),'
is one hundred nnd fifty. Zimmerman
(volunteer), had threo votes in Ileegum,
two iu Dublin, ono in Lower 3uffih, ami
one in this borough) supposed to bo cast
by Hmttrjf), making a total of seven
Tho fxtra rlmppod from old Zlm's
hands ; ho moved towards tho door, and
then looking around full at, tho gaping
crowd, said leisurely .
'fjenthwii, you may go to f
And rushing from the bar-room, he wa
never again heard of in Uugsbury. '
The Nra Nor pent Explained . ,.
Mr. Metcnlf, tho pleasant author of
"Tho Oxonian in Norway," relates how
ho met with tho bob serpent, in this manner:-'
'Casting my eyes lazily from this no
ble sight, along the baso of tho stupen
dous barrier of limestone that girdod that
side of tho Ford, which was in deep sha
dow, and ns still ns a mill pond, I became
awaro that something was slowly moving
, .1 ...... . 1 . . .
uutig tu um yviie tiwwi 10 me rocits, at
the distance of , aomo quarter of a milo
from where I was. It was a black, slimy
object, seemingly about sixty feet long, aa
well as I could judge. " I could not see its
wliole shapo at once, but only part of it,'
for it kept jmruully apjieuring and disap
rearing as it glided along. It could not
to a fish, for no fysli would move in that
rnnnrter; nothing ' but ' a serpent ' would
thud advnnre, contracting and expanding
tlx iiuiHclo'i of 1 its back. . A few days af
terwards, as I stood on the shore, to my
great delight I saw hiih again. , Ho was.
not far out af sea, and was proceeding in
the ime rolling, coiling manner, though
tho puce was decidedly improved. Th'e
tiina I fcrtuwtely, had my telescope with
me, which I lost no timo iu adjusting, bo
ing determined to send a description of
tho beast to the Linnu-nn or some other
society. ' On examination I found that H
was half-a-dozen porpoises following close
to each other, whoso resplendent backs,
as they went up and down, I had mistaken
for the connected whole of the tremen
dous snake." " ' '
rieslt and fcplrit. i ,
SwedenWp; maintains thnt man is a
spirit, postewiiig tho form pervading the
entire human system; that the spirit pos-'
scsses eyes, a nose, hands, a mouth, limbs
and foot; and that, while iu the body, the
! luvlv a sininlv a r.ir ir.f mn tiuiiiun. W
j wi.;..n OI)f.ral0li on mnterha
things, and through tho medium of which
ag,i that t death the spirit is only aepa-
: rated nml treed Irpin lha body as tbo buU
trrny 13 freed from tho bonds which have'
enveloped it. nnd that, in leaving the body' -
; r4 Um tul0 tne ,,nrit M unconsciOtlS C'
the scardtioii as when separatoa at anf:
other time, as Jn a swoon. . . r .. ,'j-
ses alwut oue-half the gravity or weight.
a.w.in aunospnere; uiereiore. jto
,n( tnm, which can be generated
, lM OM K"-?1' of water, were
i.. compressed into ono men. it would be
come nearly twice tlie strength of one
i :....u I. in :n
'. u. X"V wui
I ILUiMI.'llM till. .'n-ni I'llUIILSIVR IMIIVHr 111
" , 9 I t
steam.' ' ' ! . . .
. i ',.'r i i .''.I
fciT" Avoid, as you would the moei
dangeroiu serivnt. those people who hare
iO simplicity of manners, and whose whole
onnduet is specious beware of too easily
. . . , - - .
- yielding your confidence to their insidious
and subtle addrvw; no conduct is IQOiro
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