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Bovren & Strickland,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW. Real Estate,
City Lots and Claims bought and sold.
Purchasers will do well to call at our office
and examine our list of City Lots, fcc.. before
lurcnauinfr eisewnere. uince in uook i new
mlding, corner of Fifth and Main streets.
L. L. Bowen.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Bellevue, N. T. Mf
S. A. Strickland.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Bellevue, N. T. 1-tf
T. B. Lemon.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW. Office, Fontenelle Bank, Belle
vtie, Nebraska 1 erritory. Iy51
C. T. Holloway,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Bellevue, N. T. 1-tf
"W. H. Cook.
ENERAL LAND AND REAL ESTATE
AGENT. Bellevue City, Nebraska. 1-tf
W. II. LongBdorf, M. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office on
Main, between Twenty-Fifth and Twenty
Sixth streets, Bellevue City. 33tf
W. W. Harvey,
COUNTY SURVEYOR OF SARPY fO.,
will attend to all business of Surveying,
laying out and dividing land, surveying and
platting towns and roads. Office on Main
street, Bellevue, N.T 26-tf
B. P. Rankin.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSNLLOR AT
LAW, La PI itte, N. T. 1-tf
J. P. Peck. M.D.
CURGEON It PHYSICIAN, Omaha. Ne-
O br ska Office and residence on Dodge
Peter A. Sarpy,
FORWARDING k COMMISSION MER
CHANT, Bellevue, N. T., Wholesale
Dealer in Indian Goods, Horses, Mules, and
D. J. Sullivan. M. D..
PHYSICIAN and SURGEON. Office
Head of Broadway, Council Bluffs, Iowa,
nov. 13 1-tf.
WN. ft. SMITH. I. H. SMITH
Smith & Brother,
ATTORNEYS fc COUNSELLORS at LAW
and Dealers in Real Estate, Bellevue,
Nebraska Territory, will attend faithfully and
promptly to buying and selling Real Estate,
Citv Lots Claims, and Land Warrants. Office
on Mio Street. 21-6m
THOS. MACON. ADO. MACON.
Macon & Brother,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW k LAND ACTS.,
Omaha City, Nebraska. Office on cor
ar of Farnbam and Fourteenth Streets. 42tf
Greene, Weare & Benton,
RANKERS AND LAMT AGENTS, Council
Blulls, Potowsttamie comity, Iowa.
Greene k Weare, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Greene, Weaie k Rice. Fort Des Moines. la.
Collections mads ; Taxes paid j and Lands
purchased and sold, in any part of Iowa. 1-tf
D. IT. Solomon, I
ATTORNEY and COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Glenwood, Milla Co., Iowa, prac
tices in all ths Courts of western Iowa and
Nebraska, and the Supreme Court of Iowa,
nd Agency nut In the Programme, no 4tf
I FASHIONABLE IUir Cutting, Shaving,
Dvinc, and Bathinr Saloon, third door
st of ths Exchange Bank, Omaha, N. T.
Omaha, Oct 1, 187. 47
THE PROPRIETOR OF THE ABOVE
LARGE AND POPULAR
To the Public, and will reader
To tht an of HIS G UESTS.
J. T. ALLAN.
Bellevue, Oct. 23. 1856. l-tf
J. II nitowiv,
ATTORNEY AND COIXCELOR AT LAW
GENERAL LAND A3ENT,
AND NOTARY PUBLIC,
Plattsmovtli, 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. Lvman Trumbntl, 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.
1 Nuckolls It Co., Glenwood, Iowa. 23tf.
Ira A. W. Buck,
J" AND and General Agent Pre-Emption
J Papers prepared, Land Warrants bought
and sold. Office in the Old State House, over
the U. S. Land Office.
Hon. A. R. Gillinore, Receiver, Omaha.
Hon. Enos lxwe, .
Hon. S. A. Strickland, Bellevue.
Hon. John Finney. "
Hon. J. Sterling' Morton, Nebraska City.
Omaha, June 20, 1857. 35
H. T. CLARKE.
A. M. CLASRI.
CLARKE & BROTHER,
FORWARDING AND COMMISSION
Steam Boat and Collecting Agents,
Dealers in Pine Lumber, Doors, Sash, Flour,
Meal, Bacon, fee.
gDirect Goods, " Care Class s k. Bo.,
Bellevue, Nebrlc.w v2nl
BOYES & CO'S
Florence, Nebraska, in Main St.
Town Plats, Maps, Sketches,
Business Cards, Checks k Bills, Certificates,
and every description of plain and faney en
graving, executed promptly in eastern style.
GENERAL LAND AND REAL ESTATE
Agent, Columbus, Platte Co., Nebraska.
Having traveled extensively over the Omaha
Land District, will enter land at the ensuing
Land Sale at reasonable rates. Taxes paid,
and money loaned for Eastern capitalists, at
Western rates on Real Estate security, n29ly
JOHN H. SHEBMAN.
Snyder & Sherman,
A TTORNEYS and COUNSELLORS AT
J- 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 promptlr.
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, lie, fee.
(V Office west side of Madison street,
just above Broadway.
nov 13 1-tf.
P. A. SARPY.
FORWARDING & COMMISSION
Still continues the above bnsiness at
ST. MABYS, IOWA, Si BELLEVUE,
Merchants and Emigrants will find their
goods promptly and carefully attended to.
P. S. I have the only W AREHOUSE for
storsge at the above named landings.
St. Marys, Feb. 20th, 1857. 81-tf-t
Tootle & Jackaon,
FORWARDING Jt COMMISSION MER
CHANTS, Council Bluffs eitr, Iowa.
Having a Large and Commodious Warshouse
on the Levee at the Council Bluffs landing,
are now prepared to receive and store, all
kinds of merchandise and produce, will receive
and psy chargss on all kinda of freigtbs an
that Steam Boats will not bs detained as they
have been heretofore, in getting some on to
receive freight, when theconsigneeeareabsent,
Ri Terences i Llvermoors k Cooler, 8. C.
Datit k Co. and Humphrey. Putt k Tory, St,
Lnuls, Mo. t Tootle t Fairleifrh, St. Joseph,
Mo. J. Q. Coene worth k Co., Cincinnati Ohio:
W. t. Conlbmh, Burling,, lowai l-tf
Building upon the Sand.
BY ELIZA COOK.
Tls well to woo, 'tis well to wed,
For so ths world has done
Since myrtles grew and roses blew,
And morning brought tie sun.
But have a care ye young and fair,
Be aura ye pledge with truth
Be certain that your love will wear
Beyond the days of youth.
For if yc give not heart for heart,
As well as hand for hand,
You'll find you've played the " unwise"
And " built upon the sand."
'Tis well to save, His well to have
A goodly store of gold,
And i old enough of shining stuff,
' For charity is cold.
But pi ice not all your hopes and trust
In what the deep mine brings
Ws cannot live on yellow dust
Unmixed with purer things.
And he whs piles up wealth alone,
Will often have to stand
Beside his coffer-chest, and own
'Tie built upon the aand.
'Tis good to speak in kindly guise,
And soothe whate're we can j
For speech should biud the haman mind,
And love link man to man.
But stay not at the gentle words, ,
Let deed with language dwell
The one who pities starving birds,
Should scatter crumbs as well.
The mercy that is warm and true,
Must lend a helping hand,
For those who talk, yet fail to do,
But build upon the sand.
Heavy and thick ths atmosphere,
The prospect narrow, dark, severe
Yst a few steps the path is clear,
For those few steps, march on I
Dark rocks that frown as if in wrath,
Like giants ranged across the path
Be sure the gorge some outlet bath,
So trustfully march on I
A deep, wide stream that shines like
Flanked by steep banks of slippery
There is some bridge by which to pass,
So watchfully march on I
A tempest rattling in the wind,
The sun in thunder robes enshrined
Doubt not some shelter soon to find,
Still hopefully march on !
The day goes out the Tog upcrowds.
Darkness the face of heaven enshrouds
A voice shall guide thee through the
clouds j r
So patiently march on I
If Duty set you on the way,
You need not fear you u-uat not stay ;
Still faithfully her word obey,
Still loyally march on I
Let your aim be high and true,
Your spirit firm, and patient too,
A Titan's strength shall go with you,
Still fearlessly march on I
Don't yon remember old Towser, dear Kate ?
Old Towser, so shaggy and kind :
How hs used to lay, day a nd night at the gate,
And seize interlopers behind t
Dr. Jackson's Process of Making
Syrup aud Sugar from the
Chinese Sugar Cane.
In the first place, it u necessary to fil
ter the iuce of the plant, as it cotnes from
the mill, in order to remove the cellulose
and fibrous matters and the starch, all of
which are present in itAvhen expressed.
A bag filter, or one made of a blanket
placed in a basket, will answer this pur
pe. Next, we have to add a sufficiency
of milk of lime (that i. lime slacked and
mixed with water) to the juice, to render
it slightly alkaline, as shown by its chang
ing tumeric paper to a brown color, or
reddened litimus paper to a blue. A small
excess of lime is not injurious. After this
addition, the juice should be boiled, say
for fifteen minutes. A thick green scum
rapidly collects on the surface, which is to
be removed by a skimmer, and then the
liquid should again be filtered It will now
b of a palo straw color, and ready for
evaporation, and may be boiled down
quite rapidly to about half of its original
bulk, after which, the fire must be kept
low, lif evaporation m.ui be carried on
; with great caution, and the syrup constant
THURSDAY, JULY 15. 1858.
ly stirred to prevent it from burning at
the bottom of the kettle or evaporating pan.
rontons of the syrup are to 'e taken out,
from time to time, and allowed to cool, to
see if u is dense enough to crystalline.
It should be about as dense as suar-house
molasses or tnr. When it has renrhed
this condition, it may be withdrawn from
the evaporating vessel, and be placed in
tub or casks to granulate. Crystds of
eager will begin to form generally in three
or four days, and somefmes nearly the
whole mass will granulate, leaving but
little molasses to be drained. After it
has solidified, it may be scooped out into
conical bags, made of coarse open cloth,
or of canvas, which are to be hung over
some vessel to receive the molasses ; and
the drainage being much aided by warmth
it will be useful to k'.-ep the temperature
of the room at 80 or 90 a F. After some
days, it may be removed from the bags,
and will be found to be a good brown sug
ar. It may now be rerined by dissolving
it in hot water, adding to the solution soma
white of eggs, (say one egg for 100
pounds of sugar,') mixed with cold water,
after which, the temperature is to be
raised to boiling, and the syrup allowed to
remain at that heat for half an hour.
Then skim and filter to remove the coag
ulated albumen and the impurities it has
extracted from the sugar.
By means of bone-black, such as is
prepared for sugar refiners, the sugar
may be decolurd, by adding an ounce to
each gallon of the fcccharine solution,
and boiling the whole together. Then
niter, and you will obtain a nearly color
less syrup. Evaporate this, as before
directed, briskly, to half its bulk, and
then slowly until dense enough to crystal
ize, leaving the syrnp as before in tubs,
or pans, to granulate. This sugar will be
of a light-brown collor, and may now be
clayed, or whitened, by the usual method;
thui i?, by putting it into cones, and pour
ing a saturated solution of while sugar
upon it, ao as to displace the molasses;
which will drop from the apex of the
cone when inverted. It is now refined
or loaf sugar.
The methods here described are the
common and cheap ones, such as any
farmer can employ. It may be advantag
eous, when operations of considerable ex
tent are contemplated, to arrange a regu
lar tystem of shallow evaporating pnns
for the concentration of the syrup, similar
to those now used in Vermont for making
It is evident that no ordinary methods
can compete with thosa of a regular
sugar refinery, where vacuum pans are
employed, and evaporation is consequent
ly carried on at a low temperature. If
the planter should raise sufficiently large
crops to warrant the expense of such an
apparat is on his place, he would not fail
to manufacture large quantities of sugar,
and to operate with perfect success, but
this can be done only in a Southern, Mid
dle or Western States, where extensive
ft rniing is common. Thoe who wih to
have their brown sugar clarified, can send
it to some of the Inrge refineries, where
the operations may be completed, and the
sugar put up in the usual form of white
A very large proportion of our agricul
tural people will doubtless be satisfied
with the production of a good syrup from
this plant. They may obtain it by follow
ing the methods described in the first part
of this paper, or they may omit the lime,
and make an asrreeablc, but slightly acid
ulous syrup, which will be of a lighter
color than that which ha been limed.
This syrup is not apt to crystalUe, owing
to the presence of acid matter. The un
ripe can be employed for making molass
es and alcohol, out will not yield true cane
sugar unlets it is well mntured.
jig) cultural Report U. S. Paitnt Offict
What is Home? 'That is my home T
cried a little one, a treasured boy of four
summers, as fresh and rosy he came from
school, at the close of a short winter after
noon. " Indeed, little Willie," said the mother's
visitor, " how is it I Suppose you go out
on the sidewalk and to the next door, step
into the entry, throw off your little sack as
you have here, and proceed to the parlor
wouldn't that be your home I"
"No. indeed," said Willie, "that
wouldn't be it."
But tell me why I"
Willie had never thought of this. He
paused for a moment, then directing bis
eyes to where his mother sat tewing, he
replied with-an earnest gesture
" Sht live hen."
An umbrella has been manufactured
in Cniieeciicul callod the " lending um
brella " It is made of brown paper and
willow twigs, intended exclusively to ac
commodate a friend.
The Hon. .Henry Wilxon, Senator in
Congress from the Commonwealth of
Massachusetts, is emphatically a topre
sentative man of New England. Spring
ing from that great fountain, the people,
he has risen by his own exertions through
every grade uf useful toil, and has ever
filled the measure of the expectations of
those who have supported him.
His life is a noble commentary on our
republican institutions. He was born on
the 15th of February, 1812, at Farming
ton,, N. II. His parents were very poor;
and as ttVy had many children to support,
he left his home with their consent, when
he was about ten years old, and appren
ticed himself to a farmer in the neighbor
hood, with whom he remained until he
was twenty-one years of age. At the
end of his severe and very laborious ser
vice of eleven years, he received as a
compensation therefor a yoke of oxen and
six sheep, which he sold for eighty-four
During this apprenticeship he was al
lowed to attend school about one month
in the year on an average; but no sooner
had he learned to read than his love for
learning was strongly manifested, and he
devoted his Sabbaths and evenings to
reading. In that period he read more
than seven hundred volumes of history and
biography, most of which were selected
for and loaned him by the wife of Hon.
N. Eastburn, a siter of that distinguished
statesman and judge, the Hon. Levi
Woodbury. To the judicious kindness of
this accomplished lady, who early discov
ered his great talents, the future senator
was indebted for the means of acquiring
much solid knowledge, and ot forming
hubits of study and reflection, which have
largely contributed to his consequent sue
Mr, Wilson, after attaining his majori
ty, worked upon a farm for eight months,
at nine dollars a mouth. Hoping to bet
ter his condition, in December, ls3i, he
quitted his native town, and with a pack
upon hi back, made his way to Natick,
Mass., his present residence. There he
hired himself to a shoemaker, who agreed,
in return for five month's service, to leach
him th art of St. Crispin. At the end
of six weeks Mr. Wilson bought hi time
of the shoemaker, aud went to work on
his account, working with such diligence
that the constant confinement injured his
health, and compelled him at the end of
two years to quit the bench.
In May, 18JG. Mr. Wilson made a visit
to Washington, and passed a month in
regular attendance on the debates in Con
gress. Calhoun's "Incendiary Publica
tion' Bill" was at this time before the
Senate, and Pickney's celebrated -'Resolutions"
were before the House of Repre
sentatives, producing discussion waich
excited the sectional pride of the attentive
listener, and excited a desire on his part
to oppose the politicians of the South on
their most vulnerable point. Returning
to the North, Mr Wil-on entered Sta fiord
Academy, and afterword studied in the
Academy at Wolfboro', in which town he
taught school in the winter of 1S36 '7.
In the spring he entered Concord Acade
my, where he remained six months, and
during that time was chosen a delegate to
the Young Men's Anti-Slavery State Con
vention, before which body he made his
first peech. In the autumn he returned
to Wolfboro' Academy, and at the close of
the academic term, went again to Natick,
Ma sachusets, w here he taught school du
ring the winter-nf 1S37 '8.
In April, 1838, Mr. Wil-on engaged in
the shoe manufacturing business at Nat
ick, which de continued until 1848, ma
king from 40,000 to 15.000 pairs of
shoes annually. It was this that gave him
the sobriquet of the ' Natick Cobbler,"
when, in 1840, he took the stump in favor
of General Harris jn. During that cam
paign he made upward of sixty speeches.
In 1540. and again in 1S41, He town
of Natick elected him its representative in
the Legislature; and he was a member of
the State Senate in 1813 and in 1814.
I11 1845 Mr. W ilson aud a large propor
tion of the Whigs of Massachusetts ar
rayed themselves in opposition to Messrs.
Levi Lincoln, Abbot Lawrence, Nathan
Appleton, and others, who favored the
annexation of Texas; and since that time
he has been the acknowledged leader of
the successful Free Soil movement in thst
State. From January 1S49, to January
1851, he was (at a heavy personal loss)
the editor and publisher of the organ of
that movement, the Boston Commonwealth,
taking a prominent patt in the politic of
the Northern States.
In 1650, Mr. Wilson was again elected
to the State Senate by a large majority,
and for two successive years he was cho
sen President of that body. When a State
Constitutional Convention was called in
1853. he was not ouly elected a delegate
from Natick, but from the distant town of
Ber'in; and the Journal shows what an
active part he took in the deliberations.
Thrice nominated as a candidate for Gov
ernor, he was defeated by the Whigs in
1853, and by the Americans in 1854.
By the iid of the last named party he waa
elected, in 1855, by the Legislature of
Massachusetts, to fill the vacancy in the
United States Senate occasionea by the
resignation of Mr. Everett, and has since
taken a prominent Dart in the noliiir!
questions of the day. His senatorial ca
reer nas met the best expectations and
warmest wishes of a large majority of the
people of Massachusetts, whose views'
he reprerents, y
In 1842, Mr. Wilson was elected Msj.
of a uniformed regiment of artilllery in
the Massachusetts Militia, whirh h
terward commanded. Elected Brigadier
. Aa(l A
uenerai in 1940, he lor five years com
manded hi brigade at the encampment
kept up in that Commonwealth, with
marked ability, and is familliarly known
as General Wilson. He is also a favor
ite lecturer with the Lyceum organize
tins of the Northern States, and is prover
bially ready to contribute hit talents, time
or money, or all of them, for the rational
enjoyments of the public.
As a political orator, Mr. Wilson ha
few equals. His retentive mstaory and
Quick intelect ensbl him to turn In AfTar.
tive use statements well calculated to in
cite the sectional pride of his hearers, le
inspire them with con dence, and lo in'
vigorate and stimulate them to action
Although avowedly a rarty man, true te
his oolitical friends and to their principles,,
we believe him to be a firm friend of the
American Union, with an abidintr coafUr
dence in its permanency.
rersonauy Mr, Wilson is an athletic,
good looking gentleman, quick in bis
movements, rapid in bis conversation, and
of the Anglo-Saxon type. Married in
early life to a lady of amiable charmer
and domestic disposition, and. blessed with
an intelligent son, he never appears to
such an advantage as at the social fireside.
Of unbending integrity, strictly temperate
habits, and generous disposition, he pos
sesses the personal esteem of bitter polit
ical opponents, and the devoted affection
of a host of friend. Harper's WtMy,
A Real Native. The ignorance of
this country amon-r otharwiaa w!l.infYrm.
ed Englsh folks, was curiously illustrat
..I 1 .1 fl . s ear
eu tu me case 01 uenerai vv , (a
?Ood fellow, but hoPUl rnral arhn via.
ited England a few year ago. Having
0 xaion to pass a few days in a provin
cial town, which boasted its literary cote
rie, he received an invitation through an
ncaust.tance from Miss Rim StvL nO lA
attend a sotrte. The general of course ;
weni, ana oeing a nne. Handsome, agree
a le fello.v, he was quite a lion. '
In the course of the evening, Miss BV
who had managed to secure hia urulivM.
ed attention. tanted him nlavfull iiK .
her fan, and said : " Do you know that
yju are a naughty man?" "How so,,'
madsmf" asked the general. "Why,'
for deceiving us all so ; but I shan't tell
on you, of course ; only every one in the
room has not seen as much as I." The
general become nervous and thought, of.
course, that he must have committed some
terrible faux pas ; but as the lady seem '
ed kind and forgiving, he determined te -probe
the matter. " My dear lady, I am :
very sorry if I hare been guilty of any;
dereliction ; do tell me, that I may apolo
gize T "Ohr said Miss Elue, " h'a
only pretending to be American P Pre '
tending to be an American ! But I am '
an A-nericao, madam." Yes, perhaps .
you live there ; but you are not a native, ,
V. Ml know." " On ml hnnnr. madam at
. j 1 ,
real live native of the great Suite of Near ,
1 oric 1 1 hat will do for the company te
think, general " said the lilerar lad -
. D - j ,
" and of course I shall not undeceive t
them ; but you must know I had a very
distinguished American gentleman, who
jse at t tvae, ia liiifK rarit V ma tl tat ...
Bvu e ea iso.a w 1 v tuuvu vr saaa 1110 iUlee UlVlU
ing, and I was so sorry I could not have
him to meet you to-night ; but' he waa
not at all like you. Hia raven hair
curled in auch beautiful rinr!t armml
his head, and his complexion was dark
very aaric a perfect Uthello of a fel
low." ' . 1
" A nigger f thought the general ; and r
betrffine: our ladv not to exrvxui him KttU
rust, in trying to pas off for an Ameri- '
ran. ha crnf ntn a mtk.. mnA ...J i
Postmaster Fowler, of New York, ka
placed on duty a lady, to attend at the
ladie's delivery A. Y. Paper. ;
In this part of the country raidwivea '
are generally placed en duty at the U4je
."1 ' 1
A duel was fought in Mississippi a '
short time since by T. Knott and A. W.
ShotL The result was, Knott was shot and
6hott was not He made a not wAob.