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Bowen & 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, tc, before
purchasing elsewhere. Office in Cook's at w
building, corner of Fifth and Main streets.
Ii. L. Bowen.
TTORNKY 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.
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW. Office, Fontenellt Bank, Belle
vue, Nebraska Territory. ly51
C. T. Holloway,
ATTORNEY AND COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Bellevue, N. T. 1-tf
W. II. Cook.
EVERAL LAND AND REAL ESTATE
AGENT, Bellevue City, Nebraska. 1-tf
"W. H. Longsdorf, XI. D.,
PHYSICIAN AND SURGEON. Office on
Main, between Twenty-Fifth and Twenty.
Sixth streets, Bellevue City. 33tf
W. W. Harvey,
COUNTY SURVEYOR OF SARPY CO.,
will attend to all business of Surveying,
laying out and dividing lands, surveying and
platting towns and roads. Office on Main
Street, Bellevue, N.T. 2tJ-tf
B. P. Rankin,
TTORNEY AND COUNsNLLOtt AT
L LAW, La PI ttte, N. T. Utt
J. P. Peck, M. D.
SURGEON &. PHYSICIAN, Omaha, Ne-brfka-Oftie
and residence on Dodge
Peter A. Sarpy,
FORWARDING 4. 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.
VN. . SMITH. l. H. SMITH
Smith & Brother,
ATTORNEYS.. COUNSELLORS at LAW
and Dealers in Real Estate, Bellevue,
Nebraska Territory, will attend faithfully and
promptly to buying and selling Real Estate,
City Lots, Claims, and Land Warrants. Office
pnMain Street. 21-Oui
THOi. MACON. AOS. MACO.
Macon & Brother,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW , LAND ACTS.,
Omaha City, Nebraska. Office on or
Her of Farnhara and Fourteenth Streets. 42tf
Greene, Weare & Benton,
BANKERS AND LAW AGENTS, Cowicll
BIuIih, Potowattamie eonuty, Iowa.
Green It Weare, Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Greene, Weaia k. Rice, Fort Des Moines, la.
Collections made; Taxes paid j and Lands
purchased and sold, in any part of Iowa. 1-tf
D. II. Solomon.
ATTORNEY and COUNSELLOR AT
LAW, Glenwood, Mills Co., Iowa, prac
tices in all Uie Courts of western Iowa aud
Nebraska, and the Supreme Court of Iowa.
Land Agency not in the Programme, no 4-tf
IT. I, EE'S
I FASHIONABLE Hair Cutting, Shaving,
. Dying, and Bathing Saloon, third door
wt of the Exchac Bank, Omaha, N. T.
Omaha, Oct. 1, 15S7. 47
THE PROPRIETOR OF THE ABOVE
LARGE AND POPULAR
To the Public, and will render
To the wants of HIS GUESTS.
J. T. ALLAN.
Bellevue, Oct. 23, 1856. 1-tf
J. 11 imowN,
ATTORNEY AXD C01XCEL0R AT LAW
GENERAL LAND AGENT,
AND NOTARY PUBLIC,
Plattsmouth, Cass Co. JV. T.
ATTENDS to business in any of the Courts
of this Territory. Particular attention paid
to obtaining and locatinc Land Warrants, col
lection of debts, ane taxes paid. Letters of
inquiry relative to any parts or the Territory
answerer, 11 accompanied witn a lee.
Hon. Lytnan'Trumbtill, U. S. S. from Ills.;
Hon. James Knox, M. C. " u
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 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. Gillmore, Receiver, Omaha.
Hon. Enos Lowe, "
Hon. S. A. Strickland, Bellevue.
Hon. John Finney,
Hon. J. Sterling Morton, Nebraska Cly.
Omaha, June 20, 1857. 35
H. T. CtAVKF..
A. M. CLASKr.
CLARKE & BROTHER,
FORWARDING AND COMMISSION
Steam Boat and Collecting Agent,
Dealers in Pine Lumber, Doors, Sash, Flour.
Meal, Bacon, tc.
(TiTDirect Goods, "Care Clarke &. Bao.,
Bellevue, Nebraska." v2l
BO YES & CO'S
Florence, Nebraska, lu Main Sr.
Town Plats, Maps, Sketches,
Business Cards, Checks &. Bills, Certificates,
and every description of plain and fanev en
graving, executed promptly in eastern style.
GENERAL LAND AND REAL ESTATE
Aeen-, 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. n29i y
JOHH H. SHERMAN.
Snyder & Sherman,
A TTORNEYS and COUNSELLORS AT
J. LAW, and NOTARIES PUBLIC. Coun
cil Blurts, Iowa, will practice their profession
in all the Courts of 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 tn
Deeds, Mortages, and other instruments of
writing drawn with dispatch j acknowledg.
meuts taken, tc, Jtc.
V Office west side of Madison street,
just above Broadway.
nor 13 1-tf.
P. A. SARPY.
FORWARDING & COMMISSION
Still continues the above business at
ST. MARYS, IOWA, & BELLEVUE,
Merchants and Emigrants will find their
goods promptly and carefully attended to.
P. S. I have the only WAREHOUSE for
storage at the above named landings.
St. Marys, Feb. 20th, 1807. 21-tM
Tootle & Jackson,
FORWARDING fc COMMISSION MER
CHANTS, Council Bluffs cltv, Iowa.
Having a Large and Commodious Warehouse
on the Levee at the Council Bluffs landing,
are now prepared to receive and store, all
kinds of merchandise and produoe, will receive
and pay charges on all kinds of freigths so
that Steam Boats will not be detained as they
have been heretofore, iu getting some one to
receive freight, when the conslgaee are absent.
RiriRBNctsi Liver-moors A, Cooler, 8. C.
Pavia It Co. and Humphrey, Putt . Tory, St.
I.ouis, Mo. t Tootle It Fairleifh, St. Joseph,
mo. j. a. nen worm i -a,, Cincinnati oinot
W. F, Coulhotigb. Burbncton, Jpwa. ' 1-ti
. 1 . ' "
Little by Utile.
" Little by little," an acorn said,
As it slowly sank in Its mossy bed ;
" I am improving every day,
Hidden deep in the earth away."
Little by little each day it grew ;
Little by little it sipped the dew
Downward, It sent out a thread-like root 1
Up in the air sprung a tinny shoot.
Day after day, and year after year,
Little by little, the leaves appear (
And the slender branches spread far and
Till tli mighty oak is the forest's pride.
Far down In the depths of the deep blue sea
An Insect train worked ceaslessly j
Grain by grain, they are building well
Each one alone in Us little cell.
Moment by moment, and day by day,
Never stopping to rest or to play.
Rocks upon rocks they are rearing high,
Till the top-looks out on the sunny sky :
The gentle wind and the balmy air,
Little by little, bring verdure there t
Till the summer sunbeams gayly smile
On the buds aad flowers of the coral isle.
" Little by little," aaid a thoughtful boy,
" Moii.ent by moment, I'll well employ,
Learning a little every day,
And not spending all my time in play.
And still this rule jn ray mind shall dwell,
" Whatever I do, I will do it well.'
Little by little, I'll learn to know
The treasured wisdom of long ago ;
And one of these days perhaps we'll see
Tli at the world will be the better for roe,"
And do yeu not think that this simple' plan
Made him a wise and a useful man 1
A Sons; for Farmers.
Give me the spade and the man that can
A fig far your lord and his soft, silken
Let the man who baa strength never stoop
to abuse it 1
Give it back to the giver the land, boys,
There's no bank like the earth to deposit
The more you deposit the more you shall
If there's more than you want you can give
to your neighbor, .
And your name shall be dear to the true
and the brave.
Give me the spade 'lis our country's glory,
It fashioned the field from the bleak,
barren moor ;
Let us speak to its praise with ballad and
While 'tis brightened with labor, not tar
oished wi'.h gore.
It was not the aword that won our best
Created our commerce, extended our
Gave food to your wives, our children and
But the king of all weapons the spade,
boys, the spade.
Cive me the spade there's magic about it,
That turns back the aoil Into bright shin
ing gold j
What would our fathers have done, boys,
When the lands lay all bare, and the
north winds blew cold ?
Where the tall forest stood, and the wild
beasts were yelling
Where our stout-hearted ancestors
shrunk back afraid
The homestead is raised, and mankind
claims a dwelling,
Then hurrah for our true friend, the apade
boys, the spade.
DoestlckV Eager Deer Experi
ence. Lager Brer ia a kindly liquid, and a
moral agent; it is pleasant to the taste,
and withal, it is not intoxicating ; ao peo
ple say. Lager has taken 0 it his papers
and become naturalized, and is now as
thoroughly American as he was before
peculiarly German. Lager is a capital
fellow to know, and I hare just formed
his acquaintance. I never driuk inebri
ating compounds for several reasons ; one
of which is, I can't afford the money it costs
to get drunk,, or the time it lakes to gel
sober. I have therefore renounced my
former friends, Brandy Cocktail and
Whisky Punch, who are alppery fellows.
II C. left me in a station-house with my
head the size of a peach-basket, and .
P., on one occasion led me into the com
pany cf some gentlemanly looking indi
viduals who picked, my pockets of all my
money, and then blacked my eyes because
I didn't get a bigger ealnry.
But the other night I went with Dnni
phool to drink Lager Beer, because I am
convinced it dose not contain half as much
alcohol us distillery milk, and there is no
more danger of a man getting drunk up
on Lager than sweet crcom.
We went 10 the place ; there wns a
huge stufled alligator nailed against the
wall, ud obout fifty men were sitting
around the tables each with a pipe in his
mouth and a glass in his fist. Twenty
girls were runing about with grea'. clu
ters of bier mugs in their hands, and with
their pockets full of copper change.
There was a little space at the end of
the room devoted to music, containing one
fiiano with a Dutchman attached, two vio
ins, a horn with so many twists and curls
that it looked like a very elaborate edition
of Yankee Doodle done in brass, and a
pniriarchal fiddle of iiumenNO proportions,
which scorned to utter a note of less dig
nity than the double C, and which was
big enough for two to sleep in, with room
to turn over separately.
After a long search we found two
chairs which were not pre-empted by
Dutchmen, but the smoke was so thick we
had to cut little air-holes with our jack
knives before we could see to sit down
without getting into somebody's beer mug.
Then we thumped on the table vigorous
ly till a German lady loomed through the
tobacco fog, and finally answered our
summons. Some one of her playful coun
tryman had just baptised her with boer
slops, and sho was now dripping from the
recent flood, and as wet as if she had been
out in a shower of lager without an um
brella. Damphool gave her a feeble wink, and
said " zwei," whereupon she brought us,
with her own fair hands, two mugs of the
beverage known as "lager," and stood
waiting with her hands on her hips.
Thought she wanted to enter into a con
versation, so by way of making myself
agreeable, l winked as Duinphool had,
and also said " zwie." Thought " zwei "
was a term of endearment. She desert
ed us for an instant, and came back with
two more mugs of beer. I imagined of
course " zwei meant darling, and that
she had misunderstood me. Attempted
to explain in a manner following: "zwei,
zwei," said I ; " no more bier, but zwei ;"
after which lucid explanation bhe vanish
ed and brought two more mugs, at which
Damphool atopped laughing long enough
to tell me she would koep bringing pint
does of lager as long as I continued to
remark " zwie," which he informed me
meant " two glasses of lager, and be in a
hurry about." He said also that the rea
son she did not leave when she served us,
was because she wanted ber change.
Paid her ihe money thanked my friend
for his gratuitous lesson iu German, and
began to drink.
The first glass seemed like sour strong
beer with a good deal of water in it ; the
next was not quite so sour, and the next
one tatted as though the original beer h id
been stronger, and they had not diluted it
so much. Then we rested, and as I had
drank three pints already, I was willing
to quit, but Damphool assured me " Lager
isn't intoxicating ;w so after a little settling
down, I thought I rould hold another glass,
and ordered it ; it was brought by a young
may who seemed to have lour eyes and
two noes, pointing in dillerent directions,
which usual effect was undoubtedly caused
Then I thought I'd have a glass of La
ger, (a liquid known to most of the in
habitants of Manhattan.) It was brought
by a girl so pretty, thai I immediately or.
dered iwo more, and kept her waiting
for the change each tune so as I could
look at hT. Then we had some cheese
full of holes ; then we had some Lager
to nil up the holtis ; then we to k a sau
sage ; Damphool suggested that the sau
sage was made of dog, and so we had
tome Lager to drown the dog ; then we
had some sardines; Damphool said it
would be cruel 10 keep the fish without a
supply of the liquid element, to we had
some J.ngcr for the fish to swim iu ; then
we had some bretzels. Damphool said
ihe bretzels were so crooked that they
would not pack close, so we had some
Lager to fill up the chinks. Then I
made a speech to the company ; snort but
to the point, and received with applause.
It was addressed to the who e crowd, and
was to this effect: " Gentlemen let's have
By this time my friend had by some
mysterious process become mysteriously
muiupuea, ana mere were miy Dam
phool, and they all accepted the iuvita
lion; and we had the lager; there were
forty glasses, and in trying to make ihe
circuit of the room and touch my glass 10
every one of theirs, I fell over a table
which very impertinently stepped before
me, and as I went down I knocked a
small Dutchman into the corner, then fell
over him ; then 1 partinlly recovered my
self and sat on Ins head ; then I demand
ed an instant apology; then I called for
mx glasses of luger, and when the girl
brought them all in one hand, I tried lo
t.tke them in one hand, but broke three ;
then 1 tried lo drink the remaining three
all at once, and in doing so I took an in
voluntary shower bnth; then I tried to
puy for the whole fifty glasses and the
dumnge, with a dime and Spanish quar
ter, and demanded that ho should give
me my change in gold dollars. There
seemed to be some dilliculty about this, and
if I hadn't known that lager isn't intoxi
cating, I should have thought the man
was drunk. I was on the point ot railing
in a policeman to arrest him for swindl
ing, when Damphool came and explained
the matter, and his thick head at last
comprehended that I was right.
Little tamliourino girl came along and
wanted some money for a man who was
performing with a great deal of skill on a
crank outside ; fell generous and tride to
put Dumpheol into the tambourine under
the impression that he was a half dollar;
finally presented the girl with my conpli
merits, two cigars, and a penny, with
which she went oil' satisfied.
Then I thought I'd make love to a pret
ty girl, who hnd just brought me a glass
of lager, (a beverage prevalent in that
vicinity, and which dose not possess any
intoxicating power,) so I pressed to my
heart for two minutes, what I suppod to
be her hand, and did not find out that it
was her petticoat till I tried to kiss it, and
got my mouth full of woollen yarn: look
ed at pretty girl with indignation, and
asked her what she meant by such con
duct. Then I had a mug of lager (a liq.
uor which does not intoxicate, and which
is much used among the German popula
tion.) Then the music struck up. When 1
saw the fellows with the crooked brass
horns up to their mouths, I thought they
were drinking some kind of beer that!
hadn I had any of. so I snatched the trom
bone and ordered the girl to fill it up im
mediately. Then I volunteered a song.
The company all kept silent to hear me,
and I began to whistle Old Dog Tray,
with intervals of five minutes between the
notes. Then I had a glass of lager, (a
kind of beer much fancied by the for
eign element of our city, which does not
intoxicate,) and I fear I abused the waiter
because he didn't bring me any gravy on
it. Then I had another, into which I
poured tinegar, mustard, and fine cut to
bacco, under the delusion that I was
making a brandy punch. Then I re
membered that I had resolved not to
drink any thing that would intoxicate, to
heroically threw the brandy punch into
the fire, and called for a glass of lager,
fa driuk which the early Teutons intro
duced into this country, and which does
Then the music struck up again, and I
wanted the alligator to waltz. Alligator
refused to speak to me. Thought I'd take
off my coat and whip alligator into de
cency, but as I was trying to accomplish
this enterprise, I lost iny balance and sat
down in a plate of ham and mustard be
longing to a fierce German, whom I in
stantly seized by the moustache, where
upon he knocked me dowa Resolved
that I'd kill fierce German immediately,
and explnined to him at length that if he d
let me get up, I d cut his head off with
the oyster knife. Then Damphool came
and panned me, and took the fierce Ger
man away. Got up and had some lager,
the whole of which I poured into my bos
om, as I was explaining to the bystanders
that lager (a pleasant compound of un
known ingredients) isn't intoxicating.
Suddenly I aeain determined to dance,
and started off with that intention. I
have an indistinct recollection that about
this time there was a great upsetting of
tables and smashing of glasses, but I real
ly cannot undertake to say whether I
fired a loaf of bread through the window
before I threw the castor bottles at the
fiddlers, or not ; or whether that innocent
demonstration was not preceded by my
Dressing an tne decanters in the window
by a ham. an l staving in the bier cask
with an axe, or can 1 tell whether I ex
tinguished the clarionet player with the
iig cneese oetore or alter 1 sat down on
piano and got the cramp in my right leg
trying to play a bass solo with my heels,
out i rind all these little circumstances
were in the programme. Why I con
ducted myself in this manner I am unable
to say. 1 could not have been drunk,
for I had partaken of nothing but lager
beer, wich is a fluid innocent of alcohol.
It may have been the sardine or the
cheese or pehaps the sausage flew to
I was finally captured by four Dutch'
men, led on by DamphooL who took me
otf the floor behind, ihe piano, where L.
waa trying to pour beer out ofajxE-fat
bu.e,,aud was askjpg tha Us drum if it
wouldn't take another mug. I was lup
ported by the whole strength of the com
pany as far as the door, where Damphool
took charge of me. I went alor.g well
enough, though why I desired to snuff all
the gass with myfingera I don't know,
nor can I te'.l what induced me to make
so manv ineffectual rr,.M. - .l -
. vuen ins
door with the tail of my coat instead of a
i-ii Cjr, uor wny 1 seized my landlady a
night-cap to light me to bed with, in place
of a lamn : it couldn't hm v,.n f
- i.iiuii lun
for that obnoxious beverage does not in
toxicate the parta'ter thereof. 'The
sketch of my performance is related to
mo or umpnooi, as 1 lost my memory
immediately aftnr tha nu :.t- :.L
t ... .vuw. nnu
Awoke next (fa at .t,- .
head felt like a patent windless, with a
double gang of men at the crank. : I laid
it to the cheese, and made a strong re
solve to eat no mora wnKnui i.t,;n . J. . . -
of lager beer (a medicinal preparation of
- ., auu uiureuc cnaracter, 1 to correct
Its ill effects. ' .
Inflexibly, " -''J4
Q. K. Philander Doesticks, P. B. '
P. S. Lager does not intoxicate.
A Sehsiblb Giai.. Aa iJ...
eler was wending hit way through tne
milil All. in lli. . I 1 9 -
... uis iai wsi, as uiscovered a
young maiden standing in the door ef
small log house. He rode up in front of
the house, and anlad tK .t,.m. .
drink of water; he drank it; and ahe be
ng me iirst woman he bad eeen for eer
eral days, he offered her a dime for a
kiss. The young maiden accepted the
offer, and received boih iKa A, mA
the kiss. The traveler m .Un i ...
ume hia Hirney, but the maiden nerer
before having aeen a dime, asked :
m nai am 1 to do with the dime r ,
You ui,e it in any way you wish, it t
yours." ' " '
"That being the case,1 III give yon
bock the dime and take another kiss r '
The traveler willed.
The Vtar Latest Yit. DuriW
the summer of '49, says the Knickerbock
er, corn being scarce in the upper coun
try, and one of the citizena being hard
pressed for bread, haying worn thread
bare the hospitality of bis generous neigh
bors by his extreme lazinesa, they thought
it an act of justice to bury him. , Accord
ingly he was carried to tha rJara t t
terment, end being met by one of the
citizens, tne ioitowing conversation took
place: ; , , ... ., ,.,
Hallo, what have you got there P ,
" Poor old Mr. S." ' i
What are you going to do with him I"1
"Bury him." . . . (!
M What, is he dead f 1 1W1 tt
" No, he is not dead, but h
well be ; for he has no corn and is toe
lazy to work for any." . j
" That is too cruel for civilized people.
I'll give two bushels of corn myself rath
er than sse hiia buried alive."
Old 8. raised tha corcr. mnA t
a dragging tone, Is h shelled T ' '
ISo, but you can shell k."
urive on, boys."
Mrs. Partinctoo tavs that A
much elucidated last Sunday by bearing
fine concourse on the parady of the ro
The character of the
community depends much on that of the
young women. 11 the latter are cultivat
ed, intelligent, and accomplished, the
youn men will feel the requirement iKai
they themselves should be upright, gen
tlemanly and refined ; kut if their feasale
friends are frivolous and silly, the young
men will be found to be dissipated ana
wonniess. nut remember, always, that a
sister is the best guardian of m brother'
inteerity. She is the surest tnculcator rt
a faith in woman's purity r As a daugh
ter, sue is we true iigut of the bone.
Thus is a Vabv la Cincinnati Otm rltRJ
Mr. Caonou, which weighed4 twtatj-four
pounds at eleven months ef age.
He must be, at tha ap of twenty-and-oa '
A dangerous piece Its remarkably deaiw
Whsa the young Cyelopeaa of a gas '
Is a 24-poundsr the very first year, -
His Little Failikcs. "MyJaroee
is a yery good boy," said aa ola! lady,
" but he has little failings for none of ue
are perfect. He threw the cat into- the
fire, flung his grandmother'! wig into the
cistern, put his daddy's powder horn into
stove, tied the coffee pot to Jowler's tailP
let off squibbs ia the barn, and took my
sap bobbin for fishing; liaee; kuV dlaa
are only childish, tollies he's an excel.
ItmUeiwrall. , . ... ui .
The City Courocil of IxHiisrille, lCy,
has established a paid fire der4rtwt.
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