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About Bellevue gazette. (Bellevue City, N.T. [i.e. Neb.]) 1856-1858 | View Entire Issue (May 20, 1858)
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BELLEVUE, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY. MAY 20, 1858.
fVILIHIP KTIST TSVBIBAT AT
EELLETCE CITY, N. T.
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Bowta It Strickland,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. RmI EotaJo,
City Lots and Claims bought and sold.
Purchasers will do well to call at our office
ad examine our list of City Lets, Ac. before
rurehaeing elsewhere. Omee in Cook's new
tiding, eoraer of Fifth and Main streets.
Xi. It. Bowen.
ATTORN ET AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Bellevue, N. T. 1-tf
S. A. Strickland.
ATTORNEY: AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Bellevue, N. T. 1-tf
T. B. Lemon,
ATTORNET AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW. Office, Fontenelle Bank, Belle
vee, Nebraska T erritory. lySl
C. T. Holloway,
ATTORNET AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Bellevue, N. T. 1-tf
W. H. Cook,
GENERAL LAND AND REAL ESTATE
AGENT, Bellevue City, Nebraska. 1-tf
W. H. Longedort, K. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office on
Mala, between Twenty-Fifth and Twenty
ith streets, Bellevue City. 33tf
COUNTY SURVEYOR OF SARPY CO.,
will attend to all business of Surveying,
laying out and dividing lands, surveying and
platting towns end roads. Office on Main
etreet, Bellevue, N.T 3o-tf
B. P. Rankin,
ATTORNEY AND COUN8NLLOR AT
LAW, La PI tte, N. T. 1-tf
J. F. Pack. M.D.
SURGEON A PHYSICIAN, Omaha. Ne
br eke Office and residence on Dodge
Peter A. Sarpy,
FORWARDING A COMMISSION MER
CHANT, Bellevue, N. T., Wholeeale
Dealer in Indian Goods. Horses. Mules, and
, D. J. SuUiTan. M. D..
HTSICIAN and SURGEON. Office
L Head of Broadway, Council Bluffs, Iowa,
nov. 13 1-tf.
VM. B. SMITH. i. a. surra
ATTORNEYS A COUNSELLORS at LAW
ana jseaiers in neai caiaie, osiictus,
Nebraska Territory, will attend faithfully and
promptly to baling and selling Real Estate,
City LoU, Claims, and Land Warrants. Office
a Mai Street. 21-0nt
Til OS. MACOW. . A. WACOM,
Macon ft Brother,
A TTORNEYS AT LAW m LAND ACTS.,
X. Omaba City, Nebraska. OSes on cor
er of Faroham and Fourteenth Streets. 42tf
D. B. Solomon.
A TTORNET and COUNSELLOR AT
rv LAW, Glenwood, Mills Co., lows, prac
tices m all the Courte of western Iowa and
Nebraska, and the Supreme Court of Iowa.
Land Aaency not la the Programme, no 4-tf
FASHIONABLE Hair Cutting, Shaving,
Dying, and Bathing Saloon, third door
weet of the Exehanre Bank, Omaha, N. T.
Omaha, Oct. 1, 185T. 47
TOPOGRAPHIC AND CIVIL ENGI
NEER, Executes Drawing snd Painting
In every s'yle and description. Also, all
business in as line. Office on Gregory street,
Mary, MilU Cenntf, lew 1-tf
THE PROPRIETOR OF THE ABOVE
LARGE AND POPULAR
To the Public, and will reader
To thtvanti of IIIS GUESTS.
J. T. ALLAN.
Bellevue, Oct. 33, 18M. 1-tf
J. II BIIOTVIV,
ATTORNEY AND C0CSCEL0R AT LAW
GESERAL LAirS ASEUT,
AND NOTARY PUBLIC,
Tlatttmouik, Com Co. X. T.
ATTENDS to business in any of the Courte
of this Territory. Particular attention paid
to obtaining ana locating Land Warrants, col
lection of debts, ane taxes paid. Letters of
Inquiry relative to any parte of the Territory
anewered, if accompanied with a fee.
Hon. Lyman Trumbull, U. S. S. from Ills.;
Hon. James Knox, M. C. '
Hon. O. H. Browning, ' Quiney, u
Hon. James W. Grimes. Governor of Iowa.
Hon. H. P. Bennett, Del to C. from N. T
Green, Weare at Benton, Council Bluffs, I.
Nuckolls . Co., Glenwood, Iowa.. 23tf.
Ira A. W. Back,
J" AND and General Afent Pre-Emption
-J Papers prepared. Lend Warrants bought
and sold. Office in the Old State House, over
the V. 8. Land Office.
Hon. A. R. Gillmore, Receiver, Omaha; '
Hon. Enos Lowe, i '
Hon. 8. A. Strickland, Bsllevue.
Hon. John Finney,
Hon. J. Sterling Morton, Nebraska City.
Omaha, Juns 20, 1857. .35
H. T. CLASH.
A. M. CtABKI.
CLARKE & B R 0 ,,
FORWARDING aho COMMISSION
STEMBOAT AND COLLECTING
A O E IT T tl
Dealers in P'ne Lumber, Doora, Saih,
Flour, Keal, Bacon, &c, e.
y Direct Goodi care Clarke ft Bro,
BOYES & CO S
Florence, Nebraska, In Main gt.
Town Plats, Maps, Sketches,
Business Cards, Checks A Bills, Certificates,
and every description of plain and fancy en-
graving, executed promptly in eastern style.
Oreene, Weare ft Benton,
BANKERS AND LAW AGENTS, CouncU
Bluifs, Potowattamie comity, Iowa.
Greene k. Weare, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Greene, Wsaie A Rice, Fort Des Moines, la.
Collections made Taxee paid t and Lands
purchased and sold, in any part of Iowa. 1-tf
eao. sitTBBa. touw n. srksma.
Snyder ft Sherman, r
A TTORNEYS and COUNSELLORS AT
A LAW, and NOTARIES PUBLIC, Coun
cil Bluffs, Iowa, will practice their profession
in all the Courts of Iowa and Nebraska.
All collections sntrusted to their cars, at
tended to promptly.
Especial attention given to buying and sell
ing real estate, and making pre-emptions in
Deeds, Mortage, and other instruments of
writing drawn with dispatch) acknowledge
mentslaken, Ac, Ave.
Office west sids of Madison street,
just above Broadway.
nov 13 1-tf.
P. A. SARPY.
FORWARDING & COMMISSION
Still continues the above bnsioess at
ST. KABYS, IOWA, ft BELLEVUE,
' Merchants and Emigrants will find their
roods promptly and carefully att-mded to.
P. 8. I have the only WAREHOUSE for
storags at the above named landings.
St. Marys, Feb. 20tb, 1857. 21-tf-I
Tootle ft Jackaon, , .
T70RWARDING A COMMISSION MER.
A CHANTS, Council Bluffs city, Iowa.
Hsving a Large and Commodious Warehouss
on the Levee at the Council Blnffa landing,
are now prepared to receive and store, all
kinds of merchandise and produce, will receive
and pay charges on all kinds of freigtbe so
that Steam Boats will not be detained aa they
have been heretofore, in getting eome one to
receive freight, when the consignees sre absent.
! Rirsscsexsi Llvermoore si Cooler, 8. C.
Davis a Co. and Humphrey. Putt A Tory, St.
Louis, Mo. i Tootle Av Fameieh, St. Joseph,
Mo. J. 8. Chsneworth A Co., Cincinnati Ohiot
! W. t. Coulboogh, P-irLsgW, lerwa. 1-H
The World's Age.
f CHALta aiNoiLiy.
Who will say ths world Is dying T
Who will say our prime Is past?
Sparks from Heaven, within us lying,
Flash, and will flash to the last.
Fools I who fancy Christ mistaksn
Man a tool to buy and sell j
Earth a failure, God forsaken,
Ants-room of hell.
Still ths racs of Hero-spirits
Pass the lamp from hand to hand
Age from age the Word Inherits
Wife, and Child, and Fatherland.
Still the youthful hunter gathers
Fiery joy from world and word
Hs will dare as dared his fathers,
Civs him causs as good.
While a slavs bewails his fetters
Whils an orphan pleads In vain
While an infant lisps his Utters,
Heir of all ths ages' gain ;
While a lip grows rips for kissing
Wbils a moan from man is wrung
Know, by every want and blessing,
That ths woild Is young.
A FASH IOXASLS rAITOSAt. fAOM FVNCH.
Tsll me, Gentles, have you seen,
My Fancy pass this way
. That you may know the Miss I msan,
Her brifely I'll portray.
No bonnet on her head, .
But on her neck she wears
An oystsr-shell, 'til said, .
. . In siss with it compares.
' Its shape no eye can brook,
Ita use is doubtful toe t
It imparts a barefaced look,
And brings much cheek to view.
Her dress may pleass ths Swell
For its swollen exuberance j
She looks a Monster Belle ,
In such Big Ben expanse..
These air-buoys filled with gas
Might lift her to ths moon ;
Ths small boys mark It as they pass,
And screech outi " Ah Bal-loonl"
A parasol she bears
For ornament, not uss )
For comfort glovss shs wears
Toe tight, and sleeves too loose.
Behind ber bangs a hood
Just level with her chin,
An Indian Squaw might find It good
To put a baby in.
Of her hair shs shows ths roots,
Sham flowers ths rest conceal
And she's crippled by her boots
With the military heel
Streets off yon can hear them stalk
When'rr shs ventures out
; And she seems to waddls more than walk,
Her hoops so sway about.
Her figurs may bs good,
But that no sys can tell j
A mere lay-figure would
Show off" ber dress so well.
She msy havs anckels neat,
Bat they're concealed by eklrt.
Which chelfly serve to bide ber feet,
And gather up the dirt.
Then, Gentles, bavs you seen
My Faney this way corns?
S!' cannot have unnoticed been,
She takes up to much room I
For the Bellevue Gaiette.
T MSI. . I. Illl.
We'll try it, we'll do It, and never despair,
While there's light in the sun shine, and
breath in the sir
The bold independence that labor shall buy,
Shall strengthen our hands and forbid us to
Away, far away, let us hope for the best.
And build p a horns In ths land of ths West"
The steamer reached N., their destined
Hopping place, juat as the morning sun
wi bathing with its amber light, the
soft verdure that covered the hill, ruing
with a graceful swell behind the city, and
ai from the landing they patted through
it to the only hotel it contained, they found
that that bote!, a few stores, shops, and sa
loons, 6 or 8 comfortable houses and i
few small cottages and log houses, at that
time constituted the whole city of N., It
was indeed a new place, and yet in the
moning of its strength, but from its fine
location, it gave eridt-nt priw of iu fu
ture imports nee.
Though rude in comparison with eas
tern cities, and villages, it was all they
had expected, for they knew bow short a
time since it was known only as the re
gion and domain of the red man, end
they had expected the stern labor of aid
ing- in laying the foundation of its future
prosperity, and commencing with the first
improvements in the new country.
With an ever fresh delight they often
wandered over the hill, rising on the west
of the city, gazing on the beautiful coun
try spread out before them, and the broad
green fields, and rolling prairies, were
indeed beautiful, when clothed in the first
freshness of spring's green robe. Then,
at the east, far in the distance flowed the
placid waters of the Missouri, while be
yond arose the bold and barren bluffs of
Iowa. Then they found scattered in rich
profusion over the prairies, nearly as
great a variety of flowers, growing in
wild luxurisnce, as are often cultivated in
the gardens of the east.
As a farmer, too, Mr. Marvin noted
the strong, deep soil, already valuable for
grazing, and requiring but cultivation to
produce line crops of wheat and grain,
and fully realized the 'advantages it pos
sessed for agricultural purposes, over the
rough hill country, he had left. And yet
there were times they looked back to the
quiet, picturesque beauty, of their native
valley, and their own little cottage home,
peeping out from the vines, shrubbery
and shade trees, surrounding it, the still
hill side, or frowning mountain, the wind
ing rivulet, the orchard, and the garden,
which constituted the beauty and charm of
almost every New England landscape,
not with vain regret, but almost the same
yearning tenderness with which they of
ten regarded their friends they had left
behind. As soon as possible a valuable
claim was selected, a comfortable
log house erected, and Mrs. Marvin bus
ed herself in endeavoring to arrange tho
few articles of household furniture they
bad brought with them, so as to present
something the appearance of comfort, if
nothing of the elegance and luxury of her
old home. With a cheerful heart and
active spirit, she readily undertook her
share of the hardships and labor and pri
vation necessary for the first few years,
thus rendering her husband important aid.
Edward, her oldest son, too, now a
strong, manly boy of neatly 7 years of
age, readily entered into the cheerful, in
dustrious spirit of his parents, and often
rendered valuable aid in the many im
portant duties devolving upon them.
Thanks to that education which New
England so freely bestows upon her sons
and daughters, and the knowledge of phys
iology, long since instilled into the minds
of the parents, in school, they knew how
doubly important it was that plain, whole
some food, should be supplied for the fam
ily, and regular daily bathfhg, sboud be
practiced, as change of climate and the
neglect of these, alone, often induced fe
vers, dyspepsia, neuralgia and ague, and
they were astonished at the increase of
their own physical and mental strength
and the habits of self reliance, which they
saw daily developing in the characters of
their children, in the industrious and en
ergetic course they had marked out for
themselves, and those only who have led
an active, energetic and useful life, can
fully understand how a life of idleness and
self indulgence, often deadens the physi
cal and intellectual powers of man, and
all the nobler sympathies of his nature. -The
scenery surrounding their Nebras
ka home, waa indeed pleasant and cheer
ful. It was situated on an elevated plat
of ground, about one mi'e from the city
of N.i commanding a fine view of it aud
the river. Behind the house was a pleas
ant open grove, which, through, all the
long summer days, resounded with the
melody of countless birds. Before the
house was a green plat, sloping gently to
the south, while on the west arose two
gracefully rounded hills, so green and
lovely when covered with waving grass,
and interspersed with the stunted, knotty
oak, to common a tree in Nebraska.
During the winter, when the pressure
of their daily duties were much diminish
cd, it became the great object of Mrs.
Marvin, to instruct her children in the
first rudiments of education, and thus
keep them in readiness to make father
improvements when a school should be
opened near them.
They hod brought a variety of. books
with them, and papers, informing them of
the events of the day, regularly found
their way to their distant home, and were
a never failing source of enjoyment. And
thus in the improvement of their farm
the pleasant scenes surrounding them
the faithful discharge of their daily duties
and the cordial affection and sincere
friendly interest of many friends around
them, they found contentment and happi
ness ; and learned when in the enjoy
ment of health and plenty, how little need
we have to search for happiness, amid
scenes of pomp and luxury, for like the
dove she oftenest seeks some secluded re
treat, in which to build her nest. They
had their annoyances, their privations and
hardships, and certainly could have ren
dered themselves unhappy, had they des
pised the simple blessings they were en
joying, while vainly reaching for those
beyond their grasp, and thus " while
looking at the stars hare neglected to no
lice the sweetness of the violets at their
Two years have passed, and again
spring, fragrant and beautiful, has return
ed to Nebraska. . She is again putting
forth her buds and blossoms, and again
clothing the awakened earth, with her
carpet of green. Two years have pass
ed since Henry Marvin sought a home in
the west, and now in the spring of 1848
we find him with increased pride and
pleasure, regarding the spot of ground he
had chosen for his home and increased
thankfulness to God, who had given for
their possession, so beautiful a portion of
the earth, and contented and grateful
hearts, to enjoy the gift.
The lapse of two years have indeed
brought many changes in the vicinity of
his home. He still looks out upon the
same scene and lovely landscape. The
river still flows on in its brightness, but
each morning the smoke rises heaven
ward from more than two hundred hap
py homes, in the busy city of N. Church
es and schools have been established
there, and it is now known, far and near,
as a flourishing young city, in the west
The winter has passed, and a mild and
pleasant winter, indeed it has proved,
iu cheerful fireside evenings, with its
work, its studies and its amusements, are
past, too. The children have returned
from their winter school, and spring, busy,
enlivening spring, again rails thm fonh
to labor. They are busy with their tittle
plats of flowers and vegetables, in the
gurden, and also earnestly engaged in
making additions to the inclosed piece of
ground, they have reserved for the culti
vation of fruit trees; and Mr. Marvin is
indeed out " amid his own flocks and herds,
tilling bis own soil and breathing the fresh,
pure air of heaven," as he to often wish
ed, when obliged to labor daily, in the
close, confined air of the workshop, and
his vision of happiness is fully realized.
It is true that life can be to none an unal
loyed and unvarying scene of happinets
and enjoyment. Neither can we believe
it is designed to be a state of alternate
hope and fear, bright prospects and un
fulfilled aspirations. " There is a fount
ain, still and deep, welling up from the
inmost heart, that comes only with the
matured intellect, with the full flow of the
tried soul, conscious of iu strength," that
can only be aiuined by a faithful dis
charge of the simple daily duties of life
obedience to the laws of our being, and
an unfaltering and unwavering trust in
the care of our Heavenly Father.
A contemporary, noticing the appoipt
ment of a trend as postmaster, says:
" If he attends to the mails as well aa
he dose the females, he will make a
very attentive and efficient officer."-
Pooa Fellow, An inquisitive Yan
kee was standing at a tavern door, in the
lower part of Jersey, watching a funeral
pass by At the head of it was a large
manure cart, moving along very slowly
and making no ellort to turn out for toe
procession. The Yankee was astonished
at this want of confidence on part of the
driver of the said cart, and turning to a
tll!l- ll-L' L ! ,7. I
i nnaueipnian, wno was stanaing oy, ne
" I ffuess the folks ain't very 'perlite
abeout here : to hum, where I live, they
always turn out for a funeral."
" Oh, that a a part of the procession,"
remarked the Pluladelphian, gravely.
" Du tell ! Yeou don't sa v so ! Ileow ?"
exclaimed the astonished Yankee.
" Why, you see, it is very poor sandy
soil about here, and nothing comes up
they plant unless they manure it well ( so
when they go to bury a fellow, they
throw a whole cart load of manure into
the grave, to mak him rut on judgmtni
A farmer who bad employed a green
Emeralder, ordered him to give the mule
some corn in the ear. On coming in the
farmer asked :
Well Pat, did you give the cora T
" How did you give it t"
" An sure, as yei told me, in the ear.
" But how much did you give 1
" Well, yez see. the crayter wouldn't
hold Mill, and switching his ears about so, :
gtvc Aim about a Jitt-fm in ooth tare.
To DtSTaoT Fliks. -Careful house
keepers should cut out and preserve tha
following valuable receipt, contributed to ,
household science by the Buffalo Rtjntb '
Get a four horse power engine. Put
it in the buck kitchen,' run shafting in
every room, connected with the engine
aforesaid by belling. On the shafting,,
place jly wheels, smear the wheels with,
molasses, and set the engine going. The'
flies being attracted by the molasses on'
the fly-wheels, will light on them, and tha
wheel revolving rapidly, they will he;
wheeled off. Have a boy under each
wheel with a flat shingle, and let him
smite them as they fall and before they
have lime to recover from their dizziness.
A smart boy has been known to kill aa
many as fifty a day. . : , .
PuLriT Elovcck By the Rev.
Samuel Clawson of Virgnia.
"Thank God, the day is not far
distant when you shall be chained down to
hell's brazen floor, and the Devil, with hi
three pronged harpoon, will pierce your
reeking heart, a oiie the red hot cinders of
black damnation upon you as high as the
pyramids of Egypt, and fry out tho pride
of your fat to grease the gudgeons of helL"
PatxTzas' Toasts. "The press; it
expresses truth, re-presses error, impress
knowledge,de-presses tyranny and op
presses none." "Woman: the fairest
work of creation the edition being ex
tensive, let no man be without a copy."
"Babes: minature edition of humanity, is
sued periodically, and displayed in smell
r.ii.fclEt ASS CwatUwH SvmwvU.
Mr. Pell, the President of the American
Institute, New York, says :
It is an interesting fact, well establish
ed, that our unsurpassed system of com
mon schools took iu rise in the Plymouth
Fisheries of 1662 or 3, when the colony
court passed a law that all the profiu an
nually accruing to the colony, for fiiahinx
with seins, nets, be., should be devoted
towards founding a school for the training
of youth, and it was esublished at once,
and supported by the proceeds."
Tit Illvstbiovs Diao. The Cin
cinnati Enquirer gives the folllowing aa
worth perusal and preservation :
Born. Died. Age.
George Washingtoa, 1732 1799 67
Benjamin Franklin, 1708 1790 82
John Adams, 1735 1826 91
Thomas Jefferson, 1743 1826 82,
John Q. Adams. 1767 184S 61
Andrew Jackson, 1757 1845 73
Henry Clay. 1777 1852 75
John C. Calhoun, 1782 1850 68
Daniel Webster. 1782 1852 70
Thomas II. Benton, 1782 185S 76
A Model Viilacx. The village of
Romee, in the state of Michigan, it an
incorporated town of some two thousand
ithabuanu, but their municipal govern
is conducted on a very economical
system. There only expenditures tha
past year were for " burying dogs 50 eta,
and paying the Recorder's salary which
amount for two yeara to only $4 00.-
Chesp government that. .
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