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A TTORNEYS AT LAW. Real Estate,
JT. City Lots and Claims nougui ana soia.
,ihi.. will An wi1l tn call at our' office
and examine our list of City Lets, Ac. before
purchasing -elsewnere. umce in i new
building, corner or rirui anu main turrets.
' Ij. Tj. Bowen,
V TTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
A LAW. Bcllevue. N. T. 1-tf
. . . .- S. A. Strickland, '.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR -AT
LAW. Bellevue. N. T. 1-tf
T. B. Lemon.
A TTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
iX LAW. Office, Fontenelle Ban, JJeu
vue, Nebraska 1 erritory. lySl
C. T. Ilolloway,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW. Bellevue. N. T. 1-tf
; "W. TT. Cook.
JT AG ENT, Bellevue City, Nebraska. 1-tf
W. TT. Tjoneadorf. M. D..
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office on
Main, between Twenty-Fifth, and Tvrenty-
Bixin sireeis, oeuevus v,uy.
: "W. W. Harvey.
COUNTY SURVEYOR OF SARPY CO.,
,will attend to all business of Surveying,
laying out and dividing lands, surveying and
olattine towns and roads. Office on Main
street, Bellevne, N. T 20-tf
B. P. Bankin.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW. La. PI itte. N. T. .1-tf
. ...... J. P. Pecki M.D. .
irnr.pnv . PHYSICIAN. Omaha. Ne
O brska Office and residence on Dodge
Sjtreet. . . : .
Peter A. Sarpy,
IOnWARDINO 4, COMMISSION MER
I1 CHANT. Bellevue. N. T.. Wholesale
Dealer In Indian Goods, Horses, Mulea, and
Cattle. - 1-tf
D. J. Sullivan. M. D..
TIHYSICIAN and SURGEON. Office
X Head of Broadway, Council Bluffs, Iowa
UFM- B. SMITH. J. H. SHIT
, Smith & Brother,
' TTAiivrve t. rniTK'sri I nns t T. AW
A- and Dealers In Real Estate, Bellevue,
Nebraska Territory, will attend faithfully and
promptly to buying and selling Real Kstate,
City Lota. Claims, and Land Warrant. Office
on itiain Direeu
THO. MACOIT. ao. MAcew,
-' i Macon & Brother,
A TTORNEY8 AT LAW k. LAND AGTS
J. Omaha City. Nebraska. Office on cor
ner of Farnham and Fourteenth Streets. 42tf
D. n. Solomon,
ATTORNEY and COUNSELLOR AT
LAW,' Glenwood, Mill Co., Iowa, prac
ticea in all the Courts of western Iowa and
Nebraska, and the Supreme Court of Iowa.
Land Agency not in the Programme, no 4-tf
- T VT. LEE'I "
I FASHIONABLE Hair Cutting, Shaving,
Dying, and Bathing Saloon, third door
west of the Exchange Bank, Omaha, N. T.
. Oaaaha, Oct. 1, 187. , 4
1 Gustay Seeger,
TOPOGRAPHIC AND CIVIL ENGI
NEER. Executea Drawinr and Paintlnr
in-every sMrle and description.. Also, all
business in hs line. Office on Gregory street,
Waxy, Mills Count, lews J-tf
THE PROPRIETOR OF THE ABOVE
LARGE AND POPULAR
HO T E L ,
To . "the Publio, and will render
ASSIDUOUS ATTENTION .
To the wants of HIS G VESTS.
J. T. ALLAN.
Bellevne, Oct. 23, 1956. 1-tf
J. II nitOYTN,
ATT0RXEY AM) 0rMELOR AT LAW
GENERAL LAND AGENT,
AND NOTARY PUBLIC,
Plattsmmth, Cass Co. V. T.
ATTENDS to business tn any of ths Courts
of this Territory. Particular attention paid
to obtaining an locating Land Warrants, col
lection of debts, nne taxes paid. Letters or
inquiry relative to any parts of the Territory
answerea, 11 accoinpaniru wiiun ie.
Hon. Lyman Trumbull, U. S. S. from Ills. .
Hon. James Knox, M. C. " " '
; Hon. O. H. Browning, Quincy, "
' Hon. James W. Grimes, Governor of Iowa,
Hon. H. P. Bennett, Del to C. from N. T
Green. Weare & Benton, Council Bluffs, I.
Nuckolls Sl Co., Glenwood, Iowa. 23tf.
., , Ira A. W. Buck,
T" AND and General Agent Pre-Emption
J Papers prepared, Land Warrants bought
and sold. Office in the Old State House, over
the U. 5. Land Office.
Hon. A. R. Gill more, Receiver, Omaha.
. Iia.-F.iioji Lowe, " ,
Hon. S. A. Strickland, Bellevue.
Hon. John Finney, ' "
Hon. J. Sterling Morton, Nebraska City.
Omaha, June 20, 1857. 35
H. T. CLAKKE.
A. M. CLA1XS
CLARKE & BRO
FORWARDING ahd COMMISSION
STEMBOAT AND COLLECTING
Dealers in P;ne Lumber, Doors, Sash,
Flour, Meal, Bacon, &e., &c.
&g Direct Qoods carej Clarke Ac Bro
l-tr . . .. . .
BOYES & CO'S -,,
Florence, Nebraska, in Blaln Sr.
Town Plats, Maps, - Sketches,
Business Cards, Checks & Bills, Certificates,
and every description of plain ajid fancy en
graving, executed promptly in eastern aiyie.
Greene, Weare & Benton,
RANKERS AND LAW AGENTS, Council
Bluffs, Potowattainie comity, Iowa.
Greene It Weare, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Greene, Weaie 4c. Rice, Fort Des Moines, la.
Collections made; laxes paid; ana lianas
purchased and sold, in any part of Iowa. 1-tf
OEO. SNYDE. , JOHN H. IHIIM4S,
Snyder & Sherman,
A TTORNEYS and COUNSELLORS AT
I. LAW, and NOTARIES PUBLIC, Coun
cil Bluffs, Iowa, will practice their profession
in all the Courts of Iowa and Nebraska.
All collections entrusted to their care, at
tended to promptly.. -' 1
Especial attention given to buying and sell
ing real estate, and making pre-emptions in
Deeds, Mortage i, and other instruments of
writing drawn with dispatch; acknowledg
ments taken, 4.C, fee. '
liy Office west aide of Madison street,
just above Broadway.
nov 13 1-tf.
P. A. SARPY.
FORW ARDING & COMMISSION
MERCHANT, ' l, ,
Still continues the above bnsines's at
ST. MARYS, IOWA, it BELLEVUE,
. N. T. .
Merchants and Emigrants will find their
goods promptly and carefully attended to.
P. S. Ihavetheonly WAREHOUSE for
storage at the above named landings. "
St. Marys, Feb. 20th, 1857. 21-tf-i
Tootle & Jackson, '
1 FORWARDING & COMMISSION MER
. CHANTS. Council Bluffs city. Iowa.
Having a Large and Commodious Warehouse
on the Levee at the Council Bluff's landing,
are now prepared to receive and store, all
kinds of merchandise and produce, will receive
and pay charges on all kinds of freigths so
that Steam Boats will not be detained as they
have been heretofore, in getting tome one to
receive freight, when the consignees are absent.
RtrsaCNCMt Livermoore & Coolev, S, C.
Daik fc Co. and Humphrey, Putt k. "lory, St.
Louis, Mo. Tootle. Fairleigh, St Joseph,
Mo. J. S. Cheneworth k. Co., Cincinnati Oiiiei
W, F. Coulbough, Burlington, Iowa, -
The Blue Bird A Spring Song.
Y WM. VOSDICK.
Gentle harbinger of Spring,
Bird of the heaven hue,.
Bearing ou thine airy wing,
Summer's sofbeal blue ;
Oh 1 welcome back thy ruddy breast
And music breathing month,
Sweet herald I of the brecxy West,
And of the spicy South.
The bright-hued courier of the sun I
0'd Winter hears tby strain,
.And drawing up his snowy cloak,
Goes slowly down the plain j
And in his tracks, In robes of green,
' The Spring comes, dancing gay,
And April draws the curtain screen
That hides the blushing May. ,
Oh I welcome back sweet Messenger I
Thou hast a guiding chart,
'Tis Memory's needle, made to stir,
The compass of thy heart t
Thou ridest In the sunshine's car,
Born on the South wind's breath
Led by the ley, Polar Star,
And the evenings in the West.
Sweet Envoy of the gentle Spring I
Oh I bring me tidings, true,
, That I shall see a blossoming
; Upon life's tree anew.
. But if thou canst not bring Love back,
. I prithee Bird, depart I
For fairest skies will seem but black,
' Without a Rpring at heart. .
1 The Elon and the Skunk.
. , a dream
I met s lion in my path,
(Taws on a dreary autumn night,)
' Who fave me the alternative
To either run or fight.
I dare not turn npon the track,
. ' I dare not think to run away, ' " -'-For
fear the lion at my back
Would seize me as bis prey.
So, summoning fearless air,
Tlioujh all my soul was full of f rlgh
I said unto the forest king, -.
, j "I will not run, but fight."
' We fought, and, as the fates decreed,'
1 conquered in the bloody fray 5
For soon the lion at my feet
" A lifeless carcass lay. ,
A llt'le skunk was standing by,
' And noted what the Hon spoke ;
And when he saw the lion die,
The lion's tracks he took.
He used the lion's very speech,
For strt tchlng to his utmost height,
He gave me the alternative .
To either run or fight. '
I saw he was pr pared to fling
Fresh odors from his busby tail,
And knew those ordors very soon
My nostrils would assail.
So. summnninr a humble air.
. ; i .
; Though all my soul was free from fight,
I said unto the dirty skunk
I'll u , but will not tight.
As years begin to cool my blood,
I rather all would doubt my spunk,
. Than for a moment under' ske
. To fight a human skunk.
. Common Sense.
She came among the gathering crowd,
A maiden fair without pretence,
And when they asked her humble name
She whispered mildly, ' Common Sense."
Her modest garb drew every eye,
Her ample cloak, her shoes of leather;
And, when they sneered, she simply said,
.. " I dress according to ths weather."
They argued long and reasoned loud
. Indubious Hindoo phrase mysterious,
While she, poor child, could not divine
Why girls so young should be so serious.
. They knew the length of Plat's beared
, And how the scholars wrote In Sa: urn )
She studied suthors not so deep,
1 And took the Bible for her pattern.
' And so she said,4 Excuse me, friends,
1 find all have their proper places,
And Common Sense should stay at home
With cheerful hearts and smiling faces.'
" These boots were never made for me,
They are too short by half ;
I want them long enough, d'ye see,
To cover all ths calf."
- Why, sir," said Last, with stilled laugh,
"To Alter them I'll try i
' But if they cover all the calf,
They must be six feet Hgh.n '
Hitherto, parents have erred lamentably
in civinir superior advantages of educa
tion to the boys instead of die girls ; nnd
this is as much in reference to the pros
perity and happiness of their own families
as in reference to the interests of society
nd the race of man. What educates
children f Home inlluence J the spirit of
those who abide most in the family, who
are daily, hourly, fixing the impressions
they make on each individual of thatfam-
V hose influence tn the family is
predominant! Whose presence there is
most constant T The husband's? as he
urries in to irienls, and rushes out to the
allucinations of business. No; the one
idea of pecuniary gain absorbs all his en-
rgies. The sons 1 JNo ; they find homo
dull place. I he mother is interested
solely in household economies, or engag-
u in discussing the merits of anierent
stuff's and stylos; and the sisters have de
tailed the attractions of the last bi-nux,
issucted the toiletts and characters of their
mates, nnd condemned the five last pr
ties. Mo the boyt nre ofl", seeking society
No, no ; not these. The mother and
the daughters give lone to home music.
It tne gins nave wen-iurnisneu minus mm
greeable mnnners, home will attract ;
they will radiate all around its horizon an
irresitible beauty, one which will draw to
them their brothers' hearts, and fix them
in that charmed pot which will become
to them literally holy, from associations
clustering about reliued, gentle, intellect
ual sisters. Boys heed such influences
to keep their spirits loyal to purity and
home, to keep their feet from questionable
resorts, from saloon dissipation, from
street amusements, to Veep their souls
from the woman that fialkrtth with her
And with the example of such sisters
constantly before them, they would be
come what theV should be, instead of ths
degenerate beings puny, ugly, vicious
which are often sent, like a brood of vi
pers, from the bosom of their home, to
poison the world. Holier still, the chil
dren cf such mothers would start into be
ine under the best circumstances. In
stead of assuming a mere apology for ex
istence, they would waken from nonentity
into Lite, with a favorable prospet lor
life's excellence and' enjoyments. -
Will the reader recall some noteworthy
examples? Of President Ldward
mother, it is said : one received a su
perior education, was dignified and Com'
manding iu appearance, nfiabto and gen
tie in her manners, and was regarded as
surpassing her husband in native vigor of
understanding. Me had a thorough
knowledge of the Scriptures and of theol
ogy, and singular conscientiousness, piety,
and excellence of character." His father,
also, was a ltarned, excellent person
1 This distinguished man, the son of such
parents, married a woman of superior
minds and attainments, and their descend
ants are amon? the most talented of the
Eastern States." ' J ' '
Lord Bacon's mother " was distinguish
ed both as a linguist and a theologian.
She corresponded in Greek with Bishop
Jewel, and translated his Apologia from
the Latin so correctly that neither he nor
Archbishop rnrker could suggest a single
alteration, she also translated a series
of sermons on Fate and Free-will, from
the Tuscan of Bernardo Ochin)." " Her
sons, Anthony and Francis, were two of
the most extraordinary men of any age ;
and her care of lliein attests her chnrac
ter. Francis felt this: in his will, he
says: "I desire to be burried in St.
Michaels Church, near M. Alton
there was my mother burried.' Bacon's
mother was one of the five daughter of
the eminently good'and learned Sir An
thony Cook. He attended personally to
their education, thinking that " wo oen
are as capable of learn'ng as men."
These five daughters rewarded the care
ful culture given them by their father, in
tb.9 happiness they gave him.
They were familiar with book, pen, the
needle, housewifery iu hall and kitchen
neither did they neglect music and danc
ing. They were distinguished for their
excellent demeanor as mother of fami
The mother of Milton "was a womaa
of incomparable) virtue and goodness."
But Miltou seems to have had a low idea
of woman, if we judge from bis neglect
of his daughters' education, thus entailing
on them and their posterity, poverty, lg
norance, and dt-gradation. rotsibiy. Mi
ton's feelings and conduct wera produced
by the character of his wife; and bis
children, if their mother was unsmiable
uneducated, stupid, were tntilted 14 the
possession of ber qualities.
If only one sex u to receive thorough
education, let it be tbai op which gives
the mothers of men.
Both should bo educated becoming
it-Ins mwt for each other; but, in any
cae, tdutalt the girls.
Shendnn said, beautifully, " women
govern us; let us render thorn ponea ;
the more tliev are en mhtencd. so much
the more shall we be. On the cultivation
of the mind of tho women depends the
wisdom of men. It is by women that
Nature writes on the hearts of men."
rnoNooAniv. The art of phonog.
raphic reporting is the best ever invent
ed, but nevertheless sometimes leads to
mistakes. Not long since, a member of
Congress was muking a speech, in which
e intimated that truth was much dearer
to him than party, quoting the Latin,
Jlintricus Socrates, amicus Plato est sad
major Veritas." (Socrates is my friend,
.i . - it. i t.
luto is my inena, out truin is muuu more
iny friend.) I his appeared tne next
morning in the . report as follows i MI
may cuss Socrates, I may cuss Plato," said
Major Veritas !
Ihe sounds were somewhat alike, but
ten there was a little difference in the
On another occasion, senator liright
had something lo say about bis constitu
ents and " actual settlers." , Now it some-
imes happens, that the signs for words of
liferent sense are in phonography so
nearly alike, that the right word can only
be judged by the context. On this occa
sion the reporter did not probably write
out his own report, but left it to some
careless clerk, and the consequence was,
that Mr. Bright was astonished the next
day to see his constituents referred to as
catlli sleaUrt, in bis speech. - " Actual
settlors" and " cattle stealers" being re
ported by the same signs in phonographic
Mobal Taniiency. " Where iayour
ittle boy tending V asked the good man,
as be was inquiring of Mrs. Partington,
with regard to the proclivities of Ike,
who bad a bard name in the neighbor
hood he meant the direction for good or
II that the boy was taking. "Well,
said the old lady, " he isn t tending any
any where yet. I thought of putting him
into a wholesome store, but some says the
ringtail is the most beneficious, though he
isn t old enough yet to go into a store.
meant morally tending," said the visitor
solemnly, ntraightening himself up like
an axe-handle. " Yes," said she, a little
confusedly, as though she didn't fully un
derstand, but didnt wish to insult hiuiby
saying she didn't, " yes I hope he'd tend
morally, though there's a great difference
in shop keepers, and the moral tenderness
n some seems a good deal less than in
others, and in others a good deal more.
A shopkeeper is one you should put con
fidence into, but I've always noticed some
times that the smilingest of them is the
deceivingest. One told me the other day
that a calico would wash like a piece of
while, and it did iutt like it. for all the
color washed out of it." " Good morning,
ma'am," said the visitor, and stalked out
with a long string attached to bis heel by
piece of gum that bad somehow got up
on the floor beneath his teei2io.ton
What's a Visitation. Mr. Spear
man, or isewton Hail, at the recent dinn
er of the Durham County Agricultural
Society, was reminded, by the absence of
the clergymen, of a story which perhaps
he might he permitted to relate, as be bad
it from a very good source, viz, from a
very exccileut divine who was himself a
rebendary of the cathedral church of
Wham. Two honest farmers in riding
along together encountered a lagre num
ber of clergymen, and one of them said
to the other, " Where be all these par
sons coding from T' To this his friend
replied. " They have been at a risita
Hon. The other, no wuei than b fore,
says, What's a visitation I" and the an
swer was, " W by, it s where all the par
sons goes once a year and swops their
sermons." (Laughter.) His friend on
being thus enlightened, quietly remarked,
" J-Mng a, nut our chap mun get the
worst on it every time." (Roars of Laugh
Mile veb.us Ham. -Not long since
says, a journal, our friend B , of Mo
dile, was on a visit to Look-out Mountain
Georgia, and was much struck with the
fact that a fine jet of water was thrown
above the top of the eminence on which
the hotel stands. Walking round the jet
admiringly, be accosted a plain country
man with -
M My friend, s this water forced up
by a rami meaning, or course, the by
draulio contrivance so named. , . 1
A ram V exclaimed the countryman.
" re, a ram, 1 aay.
" What on airth no, sir ; it's a darn'd
big mule I and tremendous bard work at
that. Corns here and I will show him to
A B'hoy's Apoloot. Thev had a
ball at Waverly the other night, which
brought out some remarkable expressions.
Among other frarMnraftonj. the following
instance of cool apology took place.
Bill P is known " all over," and
Bill was at this ball in all his tlorv; and
the whisky was plenty and palatable;
The evening passed of rapidly, end Bill
had, about ten o'clock, become very happy.
Stepping up to a young lady, he request
ed the pleasure of dancing with her. She
replied she was engaged. ; ; '
"Well." said Bill. are vou eruraired
for the next set?" . i ...
She said she was. ' ',. '
" Can I dance with you tbi next set.
then!" . ' , 1
' I am engaged for that alio." r !
' Can I dance with you to night V J
" No, sir," with some hesitancy. ! ,
" Go to blasts H said Bill, highly indig.
nant, and turned on his heel. "' '
After a few momenta. Bill is accosted 1
by a brother of the young lady,' and
charged with having insulted bis sister..
Bill denies, but professes himself willing,
to apologies, if he has done wrong, and
accordingly steps up to the young lady,'
when the following conversation ensued, i
Aliss L., I understand I hart insulted i
you." , ,
" You havesir." " " ' "
" What did I say, Miss L.T '
" You told me to go to blates f 1 ' ;
" Well," aaid Bill,. " I have com to1
tell you that you needn't go 1 . . .. vlti)i
A I lion Wihd. The wind was blow1
ing a gale. As I passed the corner of'
Winter and Tremont streets, I noticed a
crowd looking . upwards, , I found my oldi
friend, Mr. Brown, in the midst all eyes
were centered on bis observations. At
length a smart Yankee stepped up to him,
and asked 1
"What is it, sir? What is hi" - 'i ;m
' Nothing ; oh, nothing, my fa id I,
was only looking .to see-how .h,t Vul
wind is. Boston Post. ' . ' '
JCDCMEVT OH IltEEST. The RetV
Peter Sharp,' of Michigan, was once a
member of the Ohio Annual Conference'
At' one of their sittings a brother , had,
been tried for heresy, . and, finally, the
charges were considered proved, and he
was duly convicted, s The members eat'
silent, perhaps revolving in their j ewn
minds what punishment ought to be met
ed out to this erring brother, who did not
exactly understand the book aa they did.
At length the presding - bishop asked,'
" What will the conference ' do with then
brother ?" , Up - rose Peter Sharp, and.,
with great gravity, said, I move that be ,
be burned at the stake." The result was '
that the conference made the eentence as '
gentle as they possibly could. ' v : -..-!-.-
Anecdotb or Henby Clay. The'
great orator and atatesman svaa traveling
Boraewhtre "out west," and put up.. for,
the night at a country tavern. Mine
host," in looking over the register, ' dis- '
overed the name of Henry Clay. There1
was but one " Clay." Could it be poasi
ble that he had this distinguished man un ,
der his roof. He was astounded, delighted.
xt.. : - .. ,i - . i
iicAi illuming, ma own as uiw rea.1
man" appeared," the admirinr Boniface'
bustled forward, and made his rode bow.s
" Mr. Clay, I believe, sir?" said he. ?
"That is my name.", said the senile.
man in bis affable tone. . . - . ,
"Mr. Clay, the eengressimmr ' ,A 1
"Yes, air." -I
Well, air, re Aeenf of you. and I .
thought I'd just ask if you , wouldn't giver
me and my old woman a little speech be
fore you got"
" Boys M aaid a pedagogue the ether '
day, V what is the meaning of that rack t
et in the school I . " li s Bill bikes, air, ,
who is all the time imitatating a locomo
tive. Come up here, Wunam j u vott ,
have turned into a locomotive, it is high 1
time yo were switched oft" '- '-i " I . ,ts
; : i ' ni
A father was qusstioning his children-,
one Sundsy evening, on the portion , of j
saered writ in Genesis descriptive of , the
ark. " How was light admitted into the
ark; glass was then unknown ? ' queried
papa at one of the muses,' M O Noah f
just lighted the gas." . , ..
The London, papers contain an account .
of a snow storm, of singular, and consider
ing the lateness of the season, almost tin''
exampted severity,' which occurred .out
Wednesday night, the Uih of April, its ;
chief intensity wing apparently concert,
trated upon the district lying between the
Danford and Denistooe stations, on the '
Manchester, Sheffield and Iinoolnshire
railway line, where a drift of enow form,
ed so deep as to entirely .block un the t
line, and to put a stop to the traffic curing? t
the wbols f the day. '
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