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BELLEVUE, NEBRASKA, THURSDAY, JUNE 24. 1858.
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Bo wen & Striokland,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Real Estate,
City Lots and Claims bought and sold.
Purchasers will do well to call at our office
and examine our lint of City Lots, fee, before
purchasing elsewhere. Office in Cook's new
building, corner of Fifth and Main streets.
L. L. Bowen.
TTORNF.Y AND COUNSELLOR AT
L LAW, Bellevue, 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
XX LAW. Offic, Foatenelle Bank, Belle
Nefcraefca 1 erritorr. lyftl
C. T. Holloway,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Bellevwe, N. T. 1-tf
W. H. Cook,
GENERAL LAND AND REAL ESTATE
AGENT, Bellevue City, Nebraska. 1-tf
W. II. Longsdorf, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Offict oa
Main, between Twenty Filth anl Twenty.
Sixth streets, Bellevue City. 33tf
W. W. Harrey,
COUNTY SURVEYOR OF SARPY CO.,
will attend to all business of 8urreylng,
laying out and dividing lands surveying and
platting towns and roads. Office on Main
street, Bellevue, N. T 20-tf
B. P. Binkin.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSNLLOR AT
LAW. La PI itte, N. T. 1-tf
J. P. Peck. M. D.
SURGEON fe PHYSICIAN, Omaha, Ne
br ska Office and residence on Dodge
Street. , (lyo)
Peter A. Sarpy.
ORWARDING fe COMMISSION MER-
CHANT, Bellevue, It. T., Wholesale
Indian Goods, Horses, Mules, ami
D. J. Sullivan. M. D..
rHYSICIAN and SURGEON. Office
Head of Broadway, Council Bluffs, Iowa.
nov. 13 1-tf.
WK, a. SMITH. I. H. SMITE
Smith & Brother,
ATTORNEYS fe COUNSELLORS at LAW
and Dealers in Real Estate, Bellevu,
Nebraska Territory, will attend faithfully ami
promptly to buying and selling Real Estate,
iCitv tots. Claims, and Land Warrants. Office
.on Mub Street. 2l-6m
THOfl. MACON. ACS. MACON.
Macon & Brother,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW fe LAND ACTS.,
Omaha City, Nebraska, Office on cor
ner of F am him and Fourteenth Streets. 42tf
Greene, Weare Benton,
I O ANKERS AND LAMT AGENTS, Council
VI 9 chills, Potowattami comity, Iowa.
Creene fe Weare, Cedar Rapids, Iowa,
greens, Weaie fe Rice, Fort Det Moines, la.
. collections made; taxes paid; and Lands
Jffirchased and aold, In any part of Iowa. 1-tf
i D. II. Solomon, I
ATTORNEY and COUNSELLOR AT
LAW. Glenwood, Mills Co., Iowa, prae-
tees in all the Courts of western Iowa and
fbraska, and the Supreme Court of Iowa.
Land Agency not in the Programme, no 4-tf
U vT. LEE'S
j, "CUSHION ABLE Hair Cutting, Sha
X Dving, and Bathing Saloon, third
west of the Exchange Bank, Omaha, N,
Omaha, Oct 1, 18J7
THE PROPRIETOR OF THE ABOVE
LARGE AMD POPULAR
To the Public, and will reader
To the wants of I1IS GUESTS.
J. T. ALLAN.
Bellevue, Oct. 23. 18.VI. 1-tf
J. II BUOWX,
ATTORNEY AND COtXCELOR AT LAW
GENERAL LAND AjENT,
AND NOTARY PUBLIC,
rialtsmouth, Cass Co. JV. T.
ATTENDS to business In any of the Courts
of this Territory. Particular attention paid
to obtaining and locating Land Warrants, col
lection of debts, ane taxes paid. Letters of
inquiry relative to any parts of the Territory
answered, if accompanied with a fee.
Hon. Lyman Trumbull, U. S. S,
Hon. James Knox, M. C.
Hon. O. H. Brownlnc, Qnincy, "
Hon. James W. Grimes, Governor of Iowa.
Hon. H. P. Bennett, Del to C. from N. T
Green, Weare Sc. Benton, Council Bluff. T.
Nuckolls fe Co., Glenwood, Iowa. 23 If.
Ira A. W. Buck,
J- AND and General Agent Pre-Emption
J Papers prepared, Land Warrants bought
and sold. Office in the Old Statt House, over
the U. S. Land Office.
Hon. A. R. Gillmore, Receiver, Omaha.
Hon. Enos Iowe, "
Hon. S. A. Strickland, Bellevue.
Hon. John Finney, '
Hon. J. Sterling Morton, Nebraska Cifv.
Omaha, June 20, 1857. 33"
M. T. fLASKE.
A. M. CLARKE.
CLARKE & BROTHER,
F0RWAHDIN3 AND COMMISSION
Steam Boat and Collecting Agents,
Dealers in Pine Lumber, Doors, Saiih, Flour,
Meal, Bacon, fee.
(JDirect Goods, "Care Claiii fe Bao,
Bellevue, Nehroka." v2nl
BOYES & CO'S
Florence, Nebraska, in Main St.
Town Plats. Mans, Sketches,
Business Cards, Checks fe Bills, Certificates,
and every description of plain and fancy en
graving, executed promptly in eastern style.
- ENERAL LAND AND REAL ESTATE
vX Agent, Columbus, Piatt Co., Nebraska.
Having traveled extensively over tne urn an a
Land District, will enter land at the ensuing
Land Sale at reawnnable rates. Taxes paid.
and money loaned for hastern capitalists.
Western rates on Ral F.s'ate security n2'.My
GEO. SNYDEB. JOHN H. SHEBMAN,
Snyder & Sherman,
A TTORNF.Y8 and COUNSELLORS AT
2. LAW, and NOTARIES PUBLIC, Coun
cil Blulfc, Iowa, will practice their profession
in all the Courts or Iowa and Nebraska.
All collections entrusted to their care, 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 ; acknowledg
ments taken, fee., fee.
gT Office west aids of Madison street,
lust above Broadway,
nor 13 1-tf.
P. A. SARPY.
FORWARDING & COMMISSION
Still continues the above bnsinesa at
ST. MABYS, IOWA, & BELLEVUE,
Merchants and Emigrants will find their
goods promptly and carefully attended to.
P. 8. I have the only WAREHOUSE for
storage at the above uam4 landings.
St. Marys, Feb. 20th, 1857. 2 1-tf -1
Tootle & Jackson,
T70RWARDING fe COMMISSION MER
J: CHANTS, Council Bluffs city, Iowa
Having a Large and Commodious Warehouse
on tne Levee at lh Council Bluffs landing
are now prepared to receive and atore, all
kinds of merchandise and produce, will receiv
and pay charges on all kinds of freigths so
tost bteain Hosts will not be detained as tney
have been heretofore, iu getting some one to
receive freight, when the consignees are absent.
Rtrtar-NCES! Livermoors fc Cooler, 8. C.
Pans fe Co. and Humphrey, Putt fe Tory, St.
I.oiiis, Mo. Tootle fe Fairleieh, St. Joseph,
Mo., J. S. Cheneworth fe Co., Cincinnati Ohio:
W. F. Coulbougb. Burlinro. Iowa. 1-tf
Tell, Ye Wild Wuvca.
it Ralph turrit.
Tell of the sunken gold
Tell of the treasures old
Riches of worth untold
Tales of the deep unfold t
Tales of ths waters wide
Tales of ths ocean tide,
Tell ns ys waves that roar I
Tales of the ocean shore.
Tell of the rotting hulls
Tell of the grinnii.g skulls ;
When shrieking sea blast lulls,
Darkness tl vision dulls,
Whisper, ye waters wide I
Tvles of the r lling tide. .
Tell us wild tales of yore I
Waves of the ocean shore.
Tell, ye wild waves that swell I
Tell of each coral cell ;
Tell of each hidden well
Wonders that ever dwell
Deep 'neath the ocean tide,
Where the still waters wide
Heed not the waves that roar
Loudly on ocean's shore.
Tell of the missing crew
Sunk 'neath thy waters bluet
God and the sea-wave knew
When, on the wild blast flew,
Cleaving ths leaden air,
Many a poor sailor's prayer.
Heard not forever more,
Far on the distant si. ore.
Tell of that northern brave
Lost 'neath the icy wave,
Where no kind hand could says t
Tell us ye waves that lavs
Now, as in days of yore,
Ocean's rock girded shore ;
Tell, O ye waters wide !
Tales of the ocean tide.
Tell, O thou wondrous deep t
Tell of ths wrecks that sleep
Low where the sea-vines creep)
Where the huge monsters keep
Watch 'neath the ocean tide.
Wheu the blue waters wide,
Swell, as in days of yore,
High o're old ocean's shore.
Lissom of Ike Street.
BT r. X. WATKINS.
Wa'king through life's dusty highways,
Mid the tramp of hurrying feet,
We may gather much instruction
From the ' lessons of the street."
Now a beggar sues for succor
Nay, repress that look of pride I
'Neath that wrecked and shattered body
Doth a human soul reside.
Here's a brow that aeems to tell you,
" I am prematurely old j
1 have spent my yonthft I vigor
In an eager aearch for gold."
On the cheek of yon pale student
Is a divorcement most unkiLd
'Tis the cruel separation
Of his body from his mind.
Hers a painted child of shame
Flaunts in costly robes of sin,
With a reckless mir.b that cannot
Hide the smoulderlg fires within.
And her- 's a face, so ralra and mild,
Mid the restless din and strife j
It seems to say, In every line,
" I'm aiming for a higher lire."
Just then I caught a mournful glance,
As on the human river rushed,
A harrowing look, which plainly said,
'- Ths music of my soul is Lushed."
Look on that face, so deathly pale,
Its bloom and flush forever fled)
I started, for it seemed to bear
A message to the silent dead.
Thui hurries on the stream of life,
To empty where Death's waten meet )
We pass along, wt pass away
Thus end the lessons of ths street.
History of Life.
r lAiay coinwall.
Day dawned. Within a curtained roem,
Filled to faintnesi with perfume,
A lady lay at point of doom.
Day closed. A chi'd had seen the light i
But for the lady fir ind bright
6he rested in undreaming night.
Spring came. The lady'a grava was green
And near It oftentimes waa seen
A gentle boy with youthful meln.
Tears fled. He wore a manly face,
Aid struggled la ths world's rough raee,
And won, at last a lofty-place.
And then he died. Behold before ye,
ll,imnity's brief sum and story
Life, Dealh, and all there is of Gloat.
" Awful iinrdiicr."
The renders of the Messrnypr will
hnve leennccounts of the conversion of
thi notorious prize-fighter on J trainer of
prize-fighters. It u out) of those instan
ces of almost miraculous power which
shuts the mouth of the ravilvraml slicptic
And now what is Gardner going to do?
Mr. F.ditor, Ionider his experience
duiiug the lust ten or twenty years, one of
priceless value, in a certain point of view ;
u iid 1 inu.'h dislike to see it thrown away.
(He knows how to train men's bodies,
ii i id there are a thousand plau where
just Mich men are wanted.) Sir, 1 pro
test nyninsi our rutigmn all lh-se strong,
Sainton men to the service of the devil.
1 dislike to see Sutaii's body-guard
llach'guards though they are six feet
high, and forty-five inches about the chest J
while the servants of God go creeping
about little shnd-ballied fellows scarce
able to walk under the Christain armor,
much less fight in it !
" I hope that Awful Gnrdnf r'if he re
main firm in the faith, may have a pro.
fessortii z some great theological fdiool,
where he may bring forth fruit meet for
repentance in the shape of strong-lunged
and strong-armed ministeres of God !
Thus only can he give indemnity for the
past and security for the future."
Mr. Editor, we want more muscle as
well as more mind in our pulpits. When
Henry Ward B -echer went to be examin
ed by the phrenologist, Fowler walked
around him, and eyed him as aiickey
would eye a fine horse, and said. " You're
a splendid animal " " That's just it," ha
replied ; " that's the lecret of my u cess !"
Truth ! When a man's body is vigor
ous, his mind is vigorous, and iiis thoughts
u re energetic, searching and clear, I don't
know whether our Christain churches
have grown weak because our milliliters
have grown lean, ' or whether the minis
ters have grown lean because the churches
mve become weak ; but of thi I nm sure,
that many of our miin.-ters to-day weigh
too little in the pulpit because they weigh
too little on the scales.
Mr. Kditor, have you noticed how much
smaller veals our minister! wear to-day
thau they did twenty yean agoT Sir,
Joseph Badger's jacket would button round
a half dozen of them ; yea, and you could
tuck in a Culvir.ist under every button. I
cun recall many of those old ministers
whose muscle and limb would take " Aw
ful Gardner'a" eye. Christian JUesstn-
Mammotu Oplba Scheme. We men
tioned some eight or ten days ago the
grand projects which P. T. Ikrnuui, Esi.
has on foot lor the establishment of a
grand opera in this city duriug the next
seas n, and to-day we lay the otiicial pros
pectus before our readers Barnuin has
iitereu tne neiu in enrneM, ami mere is
nt much doubt that he will give us next
fall a series of operatic representations of
the very highest character. He has but
ut emancipated himself from Ins clock
difficulties, the last of his obligations hay
ing been canceled yeerday, and he it
now about to commence a new musical
enterprise on a scale of grandeur that will
l.is.u an . I tiia uviil..ila tilth ilia .X n a li.ri i
Mgtuiugaie into me maae. uurmg las
late visit to England he made his arrange
ment with l.uuiley, who ha a mortgage
on all the finest artists of Europe, wan
the exception of Mario, and, and in con
nection with that celebrated manager, he
proposes to bri ig over to New York, in
Sept., the ent re company attached to Her
Majesty s Opera, lingers, orchestra drop
and scene painters, numbering some 1200
persons among whom will be l'lccolomini,
ruiens, Urtolam, and the great tenor
Giiighni, Belart, &.c. Among the corps
dt ballet will be Focchini, Rosati, and An
nette. The great Lumley himself will
accompany the troupe, to give the repre
sentation the benefiit vf his personal super
vision. The arrangements have all been
made on the other side, but before the
signing and sealing takes place, and the
Academy is secured, Mr. lwrnum requir
es that the puldio of New York shall do
their part towards securing him from a
pecuniary fa.l re The cost of the twenty
four representations is estimated at not
less than 8300,000, and as a partial se
curity for the enumeration for this great
out-lay, the projector requires eight hun
dred subscribers at five dollars a night
for twenty performances, the tickets to be
delivered by Mr. Lumlev on the arrival.
A". Y. times, .May 31.
In Florida aud in Texas cotton is be
gining to tlootn. The crop in both states
Tut First White Man Bonn in
Kentucky. The first white man birn ia
KoiitUwky, is still living in thut State.
His nnme is Captain Enoch Boone, a
nephew of the greut pioneer Daniel
Bonni. His farm is on tho Ohio river
above tho mouth uf Otter creek, a few
miles below tho mouth of Suit river. He
was born Miortly after Col. Bounu's sec
ond expedition to Kentucky, and is conse
quently greatly advanced in years, but is
hale and hearty nnd very cheerful, and is
fond of relating the thrilling scene! which
he wittnesed during the early days of the
"dark and bloody ground." He is n id
to resemble, iu a trkimf degree, hit re
nowned uncle both in form and features.
Fnct Laiioh in Texas. The New
Orleans 11 :e of a late dale thus speaks of
the rapidly growing strength of free labor
" We have recently conversed with an
intelligent and ob.servant gentleman, who
has travelled all over the northern and
western portions of that State. He in
form us mat throughout ihoie sections of
country, tho immigration is nearly entire
ly derived from foreigners, of whom
tieven-eighths aro Germans. Excellei.t
agricuhurii-ts, hardy and patient tillers of
the soil, sober, temperate, industrious,
peac ful, and obedient to law. this popula
tion in many respects cannot be surpassed
but they are, from birth, breeding, and
habits of thought, invincibly hostile to
slave labor. Not one in a thousand owns
a negro, and there nre whole tiers of
counties in certain parts of Texas which
cat, in the aggregate, many thousand
rotes, where one may travel many a day
and scarcely see a black skin, or hear the
accents of the English tongue.
" Our informan. states, as the result of
personal inquiry and observation, that if
no marked change occ ur, before ten years
elapse Texas will be divided into four
States-one ilaveholding and the others
Death or John Fame John Frink
Esq., who was stricken with paralysis a1
Chicago, a few days ao, died at hi resi
dence iu that cry, on Sunday, at the age
nf 04. He leaves a wife nnd five chil
dren. Mr. Frink had been for many
years an extensive contractor for the trans
portation of the mails, and owned numer
ous lines of stiges in Illinois, Indiana,
Missouri, Wisconsin, Michigan, Miuue
sta, and Iowa. He had amassed a large
fortune in th business. He had been a
resident of Chicago for twenty-five years.
Fun should be cultivated as a fine art,
for it is altogether a fine thing. Who
ever knew a funny man to be a bad one !
On the contrary, is not he, nine times out
of ten, generous, human? and good t To
be sure he i. Fun it is a a great thing.
It smoothes the rough places in life, it
makes the deposition as iweet and rosy
as a fresh maiden's "kiss; scatters sun-
9hin and flowers wherever we go, gives
the world a round, jolly countenance ;
miikes evil the girls as pretty as June
roses, and mankind one of the best famil
ies out. We so in for f in. The man
who won't cultivate it deserves to have
the blues, dyspepsia, melancholy feelings,
and a scohliug wife and crying babies!
Splendid and Eiormous Chubch.
A letter from St. Petersburg says
" Ifcaa-'s Church, in this city, has just been
, comp'eted, after 32 yars' labor The
. Quantities of eold.
marble, malachite, and jasper, have been
employed in it. i he frescoes are irom
the pencil of Bruni. NefT, Basin, and
Stuben. The inauguration of the Church
will take place very shortly, and on the
occasion 900 singers will assist in the ser
vice. The Church ran conveniently ac
commodate 6000 persons.
Not so Bad. The Albany Transcript,
which has a schoolmaster among its edi
tors, is responsible for the following:
The principal of one of our select schools
hns been sendin? rirculrars to the parents
of the pupils, which, signed and returned
will authorize him to inflict such punish
ment, corporeally or otherwise, as may in
bis judgement be proper. The following
answer proves that some of the parents
are pleased with ibe.ulea ;
mDeeb Ma. Ratten. Your flogging
ciiklar is duly received. I hope as to my
son John, you will flog him just as often
as vou kin. Heas a bad boy is John.
Hitho I've bin in habit of teachin him
milf, it aeems to ine he never will larn
anything his spellin is ottragously defish
ment. ailup him well, ser, ana you
will receive my thanks.
" P. S. What accounts for John bein
sich a scholar is that he ia my sun by my
wife s fust hushand
The Territory of Anion, u 640 miles
long, and 60 miles wide..
Benton's Fcaoctovs Sarcasm. Seme
years ago, while speaking in Scott county,.
iMsoun, Mr. Dames, the representative
of that county, sat directly in front of him
for the purpose of putting question! to him,
nil, it need be to insult him. Bentoa
was reading the names of those who voted
for the " Jackson resolutions," and com
ing to tho name of Darnes, he stopped,
mi In his own peculiar way said, H I
mtll a nullijirt '' This man Darnes was
promising clnhl, but this is not the child
iat was born. When he was three years
old his mother took him to a corn-husking.
The boy Darnes was stolen : this brat waa
substituted." He then came to O'Banyon,
who was hi linz himself behind a tree.
Thii O'Buny n was a contemptible pup.
maiio nun what he is ; I gave him oriict.
he had the impudence to rise
nd present me several questions to an
swer ; I told him to stand and hold them.
lie did, three hours and twenty minutes by
my watch, for which service, I owe him
one dollar. Here is a one dollar note.'
gned by John Van Dyke, a Democratic
sausage maker; take it, sir, to Mr. Darn
es, and pay him, sir !
L)arn"s telli the story, and says he was
never so used up in his life.
The ErrtcTS or Tobacco. Halle
Journal of Health, mentions what it call
n " instructive and alarming fact " in re
ference to the Wall Street forger (Hunt
ngton) recently sent to the penitentiary.
t was proven that he was never stea
down town without having a cigar in hie
mouth: that he never was well. Oa en
tering the prison, smoking was absolutely
iiu ai once prutiioiieu, oy an innexioie
ule. In three months he trained nfteea
pounds in fleth, and hi eeneral health
was improved in proportion. '
Down went the Cbinoline. Oa
Saturday last, a lads and gentleman were
uietly sauntering up,dmond Street, lit
thinking of the danger before them.--'hn
lady in rr Jer to prevent getting her
feet in the mud, essayed to walk upon the
curb stone, which she did successfully for
short time when losing her ballance.
she was attracted to the mud (which
standi in a deep hole right at the identi
cal spot she fell) face and ha; ds foremost.
while her attendant was so convulsed with
surprised and laughter, that he forgot te
render, any assistance until she had ex
tricated herself while did our share
ef laughter also at the ludicrousnesi of
the lady's sensation and situation. : i
SI. Jos GaztlU. ,
" Please, sir, lend pappy your knife t "
make a pen with V - .
" Certainly, my eon. here it is."
Youth returns with the knife. . . t
Pappy'a done with it." ..' . . ,
" J should think he was. Why. what
the dickens has he been doing with it :
thought he wanted to make a txn with
" So he did ; but I for got to say that it
was a pig pen.
Exit youth a little in advance of an old
A Child on the Etebnal Fitness or
Things. Mr. P.'s little daughter came
running to her aunt one day, saying,
" Aunt Kate, lirle Mattie has swallowed
button !" Seeing her terror, her aunt
cahn'y replied, Well, what good . will
that do her !" The child replied very se
riously, " Not any good as I can see. un
lest the swallows a button hole I"
The river reporter of the St. Louie
Democrat tells the following good one : -
Air. A., storageman, called upon the
house of B., yesterday, in pursuit of busi
ness, and waa informed that on board the
Imperial were 800 post boles awaiting
storage. A., in the ueconsciousness of
his heart, suspected no " sell," and stepp
ea on ooara, quite eiaiea witn tne expecta
tion of getting a big lot of freight.
and was not undeceived until after having
made particular inquiries in regard to the
nature aod dimensions of the post holes.
Bowlegs on the Stomp. Before
Billy Bowlegs left New Orleans he took
the stump, under the influence of an ex
tra glass of fire-water, and cave the fol
Iowiiuj sample of Seminole eloquence: -
' 1 stand up here big chief, brave war
nor. I kill heap you people before. I
can do hitn again easy. Give Billy seven
good men to follow on the war track, and
he lick all the United States, scalp big
father at Washington I Whoop T
An old lady being a (Bided withhyster
ics, imagined she could not breathe, and
appealed to her husband with, "Mr.
, I can't breathe." Well, my dear."
returned the afflicted husband; 't I woukl
not try, for nobody wnrt yon V
i,' I f