Newspaper of The Weekly Ottumwa Courier, November 1, 1860, Page 1

Newspaper of The Weekly Ottumwa Courier dated November 1, 1860 Page 1
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be ©ttumtoa (L'ouvifr. Sft (B tf 11 111 111 a (f n n i rr i T.a ViyllU U III it v.U ill 111 ir.i PEL O }n* eul copl««" fen Twenty" so approprlsted. In no case will we enter new names unless they are accompanied with money. At Arrttitic. BT I. A dvanclng with the standard nftlie free, Before the nation let our chieftain he aised by the people's suffrages to stand A s chief amo* the great ones of our land '"""•J oldlnp the doctrine that our wide domain— -5 A precious boon from the Almighty hand HR i»t not be blotted by oppressions stain. tad on ye freemen harbor not a fear, l^h this contest we have the right to cheer, (^1 ot clounded with a donbt Tui course) before us: (tome let us keep lits standard waiving o'er us— Onward then, ma our in~t it ut I one live ItOtig with the rlglit, these principles secure fl#— ow to the polos, to him your ballots gltw Or*en Towftslilp, Oct. l!Ub. A 4»ood Dialogue. •r|ilhe««*nf of the followinginterPsifngftHm logue is that of two farmers on opposite sides of a fence. Mr. Smith, who has beside him a bask't of rery small potatoes, is leaning on the fence looking wistfully over at Mr. Jones who is digging a splendid crop of big Pota toes. A picture of th scene was prepared with the original dialogue, and should 1»? here, but we have not the engraving at hand. The dialogue is pleasing aud instructive, an 1 ShMkl be read by every one. "The pot .toes, they grow small, Over there, over there.—OldSong. Mr. Smith—How is it, neighbor Jones, that your potatoes are s »large aud fine, while just over the fenc^, on similar soil, mine ar.' a small as pullet's ejgs, a id pn ei us few at that? Mr. JotSftt-—\inanure ihs field with bfyifr. Mr. S nith.—'Pshaw.—All th^Cincinnati hog killers couldn't supply brains enough th's ten acre field. Mr. Jones.—I used k*mtn liWiiMi, of which there are plenty. Mr. Smith.—Xon-ense—Now don't make fun of me became I'm unlucky, and Provi dence has sent yu a good crop. Jtr. Jones.—Proy'denr-j! ht-lp^ tlwHC who help themselves.. I f^ed my oiM brft'iMr on this field. Mr. Smith.—Svdid nin», inllth^y are as good as anyl»o ly's. Q Mr. Jones.—Ah! Th-rj's the trouble.— Yoy know it all yourse'f dou't, and so I get all tlu outside help I can. I've been col lating other men's brains for iny land for twenty years, an 1 jfuii s -e fine result in this o Mr. SMUK)—Yen, I t'.ie result, but I duo't understand it 'Mr. Jones.—Well, wh ^n 1og«n" liere S'i years ago, I thoug'it m. self a ol firmer, but I belioved oth TS had od id 'as, tor, and I made it my business to jr^t at their thoughts some I fo'in I inw rinil.ui-al bo ks and papers, others I picked up at the County Fairs, by asking how the big things were raised, and often I've git a good hint from a neighbor. Mr. Smith.—I've alw iys b#?n down on this "book fanning," but your crops stagger me, they're real knock down arguments.— I'm sick of the poor show I get for all my work, and am desperate enough to try any thing for improvement. Mr. Jones.—I'll give you fny experience it may aid you. About nineteen years ago, I heard that some men who had been brought up on a farm had clubbed together, and one of them was going to publish a paps'r, which should consist mainly of accounts of hue different farmers cultivated various craps, and such like matters. I sent for the paper and have done so every year since, and now I have nineteenlarg? volumes, every page of which 1 have read, a little at a time, and the whole has not cost th? produce of a single acre. Why I am astonished when I think over the ten thousand thoughts, and hints, and suggestions I have thus gathered.— What a blank would bs left in my head, if these thoughts were taken away. compost them well in my own head with a probab'y print it, as he constantly prints all thousand persons will read it and though nobody else may do just as I do, many will get a rew hint, and improve upon H. gou may read it if you will. Mr. SnHth!—"I would like to borrow your paper. }fr. Jones.—Better fake it yourself, for then you will be more likely to read it. You will find hundreds of plain talks about vari ous kinds of crops, during a single year.— ®cre ci*"r'or i 19 'OBMSHKD EVKRY THURSDAY IN FL?"PR^EH,0",!Z'AS BLOCK, (THIRD KI,OOL!| OTTUMir.i, rrj., ro copy, per.TMt TTJ, 1*1 J. W. St O. p. XOR11is. y» 'tfvrn?' .. &,"»0. ^12,0(1. h' il '..V..: -.... .... -j .i. .-4 r*Y24,l0. Persons wishing to suhsorihe for n 1MS time than one year can do so by remitting tlie Amount tl«*y isli to candy'a,ulweek folks tluitTa11 tl,e knOtf Psup' aPer will[cost. How little a it costs to ply yourself and family with a large amount of information through a good paper. TERM S: Garden crops, Animals, etc., and ha*, besides ist. I N V A K I A I JY IN ADVANCK Ia good deal about Woman's Work, which 3tr. Smith— llowdid yoa I should and among them all they do gather up In°l'r" ,e e the wh le country. Every reader gets Mr. Smith.—What nre the politic* of the paper Mr. Jones.—It dosen't touch politico. It lisdevo'el to such subjects as Fi.-ld and them—thjijik|j to,a th^..,Ag:ricultur- V,f'° I wife says is worth than ten tinier the direct the letter containg the t)ollar f:w pounds of butter it costs to pay for the paper. Then there is a department for the yi.ung containing many things which please the children—not meie trashy stuff, such as is too ofter printed them, but in formation that will have a good influence on them. I would sell a dozen bushels of wheat to have my j'oung p?ople got t'»e good read- ing in that paper. John says he can pay fjr it e uy with the eggs from two or three hens, If 1 was A els and further, I find that thi paper has letters from every part of the country, and thus I am constantly improving my own may afterwards find it well worth while to week on his Western tour among farmers, »^ter-in law in Iowa, got up a club last and seeing my good crops, he asked me to 3'ear one or more associate editors in i-ifferent from sections, so that we get information nom many regies and our own too. One thing I must mention u ticularly. The editor is constantly warning his rea lers against hum- bugs, telling how sharpers take the s»dvan* ige of people. Why, I was just going to send a ddllar f.»r an article advertised in alowing colors, when I found it shown up as a humbug in this piper. Rut I can not stop to talk ui re now—1 have such a lot «f po tatoes to harvest. Mr. Smith— I wish had. I must try that paper a year, and s-e what there is in it. I can manage to save two cents a week. Mr. Jones—Xever fear, If you don't find it pays, I'll buy your copies'at co«t,- for my boys to keep. Mr. S nith—What did yoa say the paper is called Mr. Jo**—The American Agriculturist. It is publish*! in New York City. The editor, though one of our country farmers and living in the ountry fi.ids he can pub lish it cheaper there, where printing, and paper, and mailing facilities arc all conven ient. i a'e ans u that he.p one to plan others and also many v ry fine large pictures, which are worth Mr. Smith—Is the paper adapted to our pnrt of the country 0vaf j'VSUt Mr. Smith—How shall I get it? Mr. Jones —Simp'y inclose a dollar bill in, giving your name, wt Office, County, ami State plainly, and direct to Orange'Judd 41 Park-Row, New York City. Mr. S/ntih—Wheu does volume be gin? Mr Jones—Thc twentieth volmnt* begins, Jan. 1st, but all who send in their dollar now get the remaining numbers of this year, in addition to the whole of next year's. So if you subscribe now, you get fourteen months papers. The proprietor also ofFers some valuable premiums to tliosj who get up a lit of subscribers. Send fo.- thc iper, and you may afterwards find it well worth while to make up a club. Some 1,700 persons have a,u^ r.. 1H"l»hew One hint gave five bushels of corn vn each kunl and one single parcel 1 got last year em fnends the following explicit commit- Mr. Jones—ToOrange Jnd 1,41 Park Row, New-York City. R^publicanfem and the Soutlt. If the constitutional electiorl of a conserv ative nnd honest President, in the person of Abraham Lincoln, shall produce any com motion or evil rssult at the South, the whole blama will rest with the presses and politi- c'ans of mechanic or merchant and had has shown itseirin persistent perversions of n'y a little garden, I should take tho paper the Republicans, for years past, has been to tell me how make the best u»e of the the chief source of whatever agitation now little plot: ami if I had not a foot of land I prevails in the slave States, in view should still want it for my wife and children, coming ascendency of that party. Mr. Smith.—Does the editor know any misrepresentation has been as sh&rt sighted thing about farming as it is ungracious and ciiminal. Had the Mr Jones.— The editor who owns and organs of the Southern Opposition, instead publishes the paper, was brought up on a of attempting to palm off Gerrut Smith, firm, where he learned to woik. lie has Lloyd Garrison, John Rrown, and other bit studied all the books on farming, and ex- tcr and determined enemies of the Republi penm?ntcd for years in the labratorv, and ™n party, as its true representatives, taken has besides, toveled a'l over the country to P*'11* to publish the authorized avowals of sec what was doing. Then he has se\eral Republican opinion, and trutnfully to inform i associates—Fanners, Gardeners, am' House- Southern communities as to the actual prin-! keeners, who that section. The infatuation which what they write about, ciples now a'out to triumph in the election a wonderful lot of information every year.— vastly better for that section of the Union, '('he language, too, is so plain, so like tal king with you, that I enjoy reading it.— Then, too, every paper has engravings, wlii show one exactly how animals and plants, and implements, and household furniture look, much better than words could describe 'of Lincoln and Hamlin, it would have been '"terrors" of wliich they now l»egin to speak somewhat in earnest. woi1H 0f more than the cost of a who!e vo'mnc. of their own section, to spread true informa Mr. Smith I suppose those engravings j|on aTV. C. afjei.) c#JJ tj,e now Mr. Junes Xot at all. J-'hff editor keeps ganizatWn b* its right name—to drop the not.iin^ of the sort to sell, so that he may be offensive and puerile adjunct "Black," and perfectly free to praise or condemn anything according as it may be valuable or worthless to his rea lers. You would laugh to see how he comes down on p"or invention^, patent ma lures, and al! kinds of humbugs. n()lj1:n2( sjnce new^v ideas by learning what is done some where ^fnce w we sha!1 Mr. Smith.—But does the practice of far mers on other kinds of soil and with a deffer- J—- .u^umiuiis .rS»m mc pASS CHESTER ABOUND.--We ask the Re ent climate, suit your wants? you subscribe now, you get fourteen months Territories. "On this point, and on this of our Gurman mixture of common sense, ami then make would join you, pel haps, for the Agrienltur- hand, the opposing doctrines maintained by many Xf-nu Mr. Jones—You'll Hud every word 1 have as to which Republican* are industriously said true.. .. ,T. Mr. Smith-*I'B **A thji«f Ifpfj while in the spirit of it. plgbt, Mr. Jones— Do it. and you'll always thank me for this talk. Good day, I must hurry up digging my potatoes, I've such a lot of It would have spared them the 1 ibor of un learning and undoing the mischeivous work ,, ., i the pan and fire, so as to entirely shut off the of years. 11 would hav« saved them all the During thc time that intervenes between '"0s' this da*e and the 4th of March next, we 1 kindly but earnestly urge the leaders public opinion at the South, for the sake as and descriptions are partly to help the editor Republica i party. Wc advise them, he.e sell imp einents or fjrtilliz -rs. 1 iQ tjie pU and designs of the s]l0uld thc dominant political or- unites 1 _r, JU. IC nera nncip vs O TO endanger "yours/lves" alone while among ulk. Beat together and add to a barrel of cultivation arc U same everyvv ere, aru reckless catch-words' svrup. It will comtnencs to granulate in ere i& j.uefit 0 I paper pu 1.1s e or |-or to cease confounding Abolitionism with Re publicanism, from which it is utterly and until the syrup will "wax" when dropped totally distinct. What ar? you to gain, wc into cold water. When it has reached this beg to know, by pers'stently keeping up point, shut off the fire by closing the dam this deliberate and mischievous rr.isapplica- r, that the syrup may not burn. Pour off tion of names? There is great power among the syrup into vessels or into barrels as may your ignorant classes, and wort of all "athofrg be convenient. To clear the syrup, use eight your slaves,'.' in fhesfe false words—a power e*gs, (well beaten,) and two quaits of new their falsitj* is complete es, in spite of all su^h "iauuis—lor yotW mode oft i Union- sakes alandon u, 8 rnost unworthy spe kin? of U|C great lnaj,ri1y of the 'toted by prudence-it becomes the duty the leaders of Southern opinion to make a candid effort U) estiu^te 1 lovin. ]aw ab dlns peopleof thc Fre States.! ]Iavin,r dono thjs meaure of jn.tice— having at lea«t taken a step so clearly die-!to ofja Republicans right-1 ly, and to state their r,al o'jects. There can be no difficult}' in ascertaining. They are not to be found in the utterances of any excitid demagogue, or of an extravagant fa natic. Take the general tenor of Republi can speeches in Congress at the last session. See what is really put forth as Republican doctrine in the Chicago platform. Note care fully what is said by the sounder and more influential Republican journals. Read the cumpaign speeches of the most popular Re publican orators. Above all study the re corded opinions of Abraham Lincoln him self, as the most direct possible exposition of the principles that will guide his administra tion. I)o not seize upon and attempt to per vert his abstract avowal* (not more positive than were long ago uttered at the South and have been constantly repeated there,) of nat ural antagonism between slavery and free labor but look at his explicit declarations ''in regard to every actual, practical measure in which thj South is specially interested." Thus and thus only, can the results of the coining Republican triumph lie rightly esti mated. When this just and honorable course has been pursued, make war as you will u|»on the Republicans in regard to slavery in the Territories. 4, Mr. Joaet.-VfYxy no, not exactly, perhaps. PaPcrfl- The proprietor also ofFers some alone," c^n there be any real sectional antag- to notice the fact that at Keokuk, the home But then, everv thought I get from another, valuable premiums to thoss who get up a IU onistn. On this subject, we most undvnia- of Gol. Curtis, he out of courtesy waived his starts a new thought in my own mind, and of subscribers. Send fo. the piper, and you hI v hoitl the tjie \orth the application to my fields. Tn that way, Pr'Uted seperately in German. I did «he South, that property in the "service" of he also did just before almost every impor I have manured this crop of [xil&tocs with to start ti cluh Himself, hut 1 have BO KIAVC is like property in a hors©t every* t»*mt point in the district. i.ol, C'Urtis ha^ plenty of brains. The editor called here last l»«tatoes to dig, I can not g.-t the time. where (i()ni and write out just June I have treated this field Wheeler & Wilson sewing machine an old the local law, were first broached by John never made any such appointments, until a for years past, and I promised to do so as acquaintance in Wisconsin got Vwo or three p, ('alhoun but about twelve years ago, and few days ago, w hen ole asked the privilego of soon as my crops are gathered. He will ^,r,d farming implements, and a young th 'ii ahnost scouted as untenable. Remcm- of mine in Ohio got a beautiful copy |M.ri,1}r these indisputable facts, there should j,js such practical matters, and perhaps a hundred Webster's great Dictionary. These things |at least be no bittnei ness over this oontro- J*!utfs, when he, thinking as he had a right I Mr. &*4A-WUat du^lw Uurge for have, w hen the Government is redeemed ,1()un( of a large field in a single year. was worth more te m# than the prieief th'S ments of Abraham Lincoln, (in his debates1 to answer him.—M'igtiolii Republican, Mr. Smith.—I can't affoid to take it this paper. 1 jMr Mr. Smith—I'll try it a year, any wty agitating topics, aulout which reckl ss Se-| A little boy asked in Sunday School, Mr. y w o u think nothing of if half wliat you say is true it will be a giod cessionists and Dlsunionists (and their Nor- "What is the chief end of man?" answered sending two oeftts week for extra totwce9,1 investment. them aliiea) keep wp a constant Nuster sad) —eod whst's get the bea4*K» faith of our political fathers, of ^ht an fckill and practice. You see, I get all the make up a club. Some 1,00 persons have unquestioned, and practically carried out, by and closing according to the published list brains I can from other men's heads, and S^T good piemiums in this way duiing t\?o A them? from what it has been for six or eight years he availed himseli'of his ivrongfully obtained Mr. Jones—Nothing they are gent free,) past, the active propagandist slavery. privilege, aud opened the discussion at Coun except the postage. They are of the best! 1 n conclusion, wo commend toour South- .. .. ,, i i -x I Uurtis, like a true gentleman, would with Douglas two years since,) on certain (Dttumma T.nfr v«fI misrepresented in the Slave States: "I do not nor never did, stand in favor of the unconditional repeal of the Fugitive Slave Law." "I do not now nor never did, stand pledg ed against the admission of any inore Slave States into the Union.'* "I do not stand pledged againrt the ad mission of a new State into the Union with such a Constitution as the people "that State may see fit to make." ''u "I do not stand to day, pledged to ttie' ab olition of Slavery in the District of Colum bia." "I do not stand pledged to the prohibi tion of the slave trade between the different States."—Cincinnati Qatestte. Rccipe for TVsikiiig Sorglintn'' Sugar. Mrs. Abigal JHIIKS, of Kr.oxville4 Marion coUnty, presented at the recent State Fair an excellent sample of sugar made Irom the of the I Chinese Sugar Cane. As many of our rcad- The °rs are 'nt"rested in this matter, we republish from the Iowa City Republican, her process of making it: Take the fresh jtirec from the ripe 'catve.— (The whole stnlk should be us d.) Strain through a coUrse linen cloth, into a vessel which has been previously cleaned to bright ness, and greased. Place this vessel over a brisk fire. Skim the juice very frequently, not allowing the scum to remain any time. When the juice has boiled clear, and begins to color a little, remove the sheet iron pan previously prepared over the furnace as now described. (This sheet iron pan should be set over a regularly built furnace. A sheet iron damper should be fitted to slide betwe n J.„, n.e the pan whenever desired. The damper should run thc whole length of the furnace. A stroag fire should be burning in this fur- nacc b„fure the ptUl 5s filled but the nre lie shut otf from the pan by means of damper, so that the pan may be cold I when the juice is put into it.) When the pan is filled with lice as de scribed. withdraw the damper and let on the fire, which should burn as brisk as possible in order that the syrup be brought to a boil very quickly—the quicker the better. Keep the juice boiling hard all the time, or 4,to about six hours, but the process of granu'.a- underirto*Kl. Forsakes, not our own— ti. n is quite slow. All you need to do is to steadily gone oward to assur- let the vessels stand until the process is com- having been indefinitely postponed ed victory, ui spite of o! all this abuse, and pleted. A dry, warm atmosphere, and fiee ,jhe« ta pw «pR'enr.»tive purpos- |exp«eare of the syrup facilitate granulation. 1 oustom Day. Union-1 «^LAMATIUN BV TW OOVEHS^ A well itablished aud most commerf^te '^quires that I shall designate a day be obs veJ 1(-v ll* *JUO*,le uf t'^-State, as day «f Thanksgiving to God for his great merc'es to us as a people. We are in the nt I blessin«3 of not only of the ,ilcrt-v' srffet' and Peace» co:n" mon to all the people of our country, but while many of them are suffering the priva tions of parched fields and a blighted harvest, our own State is filled with abundance, and granaries groan with fulness. It is therefore peculiarly incumbent upon us in our prosperity, remember Hun who has thus blessed us, and not to forget those of our brethren who have not been so highly favored. Moved by these considerations, I do here by appoint Thursday the 2ftth day of No vember next, as a day to be observed by the people of Iowa, as a day of thanksgiving to Almighty God for the great mercies vouch safed by Him to us, and of humble and earn est prayer for the continuance of those mcr cies to us and to our posterity—and I do earnestly recommend that on that day our pe pie abstain from all secular business and devote the day to the services of Him, whose favor is the only sure suppog and bulwark of States and Nations. p„b!-can On this point, and on this alone," c%n there be any real sectional antag onism. On this subject, we most undenia bly hold the faith of our political fathers, of the North and of the South alike—a faith unquestioned, and practically carried out, by entitled to protection in the Terri- J^luld^obta'i'n by it. And we ask received a premium of a $50 tories in advance of distinct recognition by theiu further to notice that the Col. has Done at Des Moines, (his 17th day of October, A. D. 1860, by the **A Governor. SAMUEL J. KIRKWOQD. ELIJAH SEI.I.S, Secretary of St it?. press of this Congressional District i ,,f the South alike—a faitli, a^aiti would have had the opening JJ branches of the Federal Government but hester acquired it by a SH.VHP dodge "^'bors Mown to the year 1854" On the other "1'™^ ^In! cj,jenta] equally inviolable under the Constitu- never laded to attend one of pole's apio:nt- meeting, thus changing the order tfs ... ... the effect of which was to deprive the Col. of! use of printer's ink. Their success is not an rj,,ilt 0f iin(l this oontro- only cost them a little time, showing the pa- versv, in which the North is most certainly to, that that ganiv ha been play per evenings and election day. Send in xot the innovator or aggitssor. Argue this V your subscrijititsi and thc first paper will I point as you will urge your ''new views' tell you that every year the publisher also |-,f the Constitution with all your power sends out to all his subscribers who want *o minded but keep within the limits them a lot of choice garden and field seeds, the controversy—the only sectional one told Cole n|)(, vvitIl a„ lhv not Speak The following lines will be added to the next edition of Poe's 44Bells Hear the Opposition ,, fcmply bells Itiirtol turbulance of Babel their dlsonance (XMtt How they rattle,rattle, rattle. Like a cow-bell with a cold Like the bells iiiey hang on cattle, Or a sword and buckler's battle, la the evil days of old. Ok! the anger and the elan jfN1 Of the bores, ,rv From New Orleans to feangor, How it roars! Rear their broad and brazen threats Begging Abolition vot-s— With a pledge to act the Ileaaian, In the war against Secession, Whilst they slowly try to "ring in" MK Bell, Bell! Bell Bell! #li. tin.•fui.ttni anil confusion of fliose HeTtf £ii't'U Yirtoi-ia ill Danger. Boss, Sept 30 1860. W« have had almost an accident on the radroad between Rolandseck and Ander- ge for Coblentz, and the down train was butthe conductor of the down train was net informed of thc message, and at a curve in the road somewhere near lirohl, the switch man, suddenly saw the extra train rushing in one directien, and the regular one in the opposite, directly against each other. His red Hag of danger was seen by both a foam" as the Maple sugar makers say. Boil cngin- and the machinery refused to work! "We, must jump for life," he said to his compan- try once more. Fortunately '.his time with belt her daughter, Alice: Lord John Rus sell, and the entire Royal party now visiting Germany! The "Great Ea«1c»ru." commander of the Great Eastern, has ce-.sed his connection that vessel, as has also Mr. McCMlan, the chief engineer. We have also the additional information that thc great ship will remain in Milford Haven all winter, her second trip across thc Atlantic holding an extra meeting in (iuthrie county, they attribute entirely to advertising—a free that if attended „stiriin(.e at Calhoun, as Cole was not th«« Neith­ er that postponement nor Capt. Vm«. lNll'n retirement from the the command of the vessel will e*c»te much surprise, on this side of the Atlantic. The unreliability of all an nouncements by the English directors res pecting her had become proverbial, and it was"well here that Capt. Vine Hall, lh« who accompnined the ship to this port* the management attending her exhibitions and excursions. lt was indeed reported, we bclieveon good authority, Captain Ilall, feeling that he was held responsible for conduct that he could neither approve nor prevent, had de clared that on his return he would either have the supreme authority on board would resign the command. The engagements of the company with the well remembered Mr. Purser Cox and probably other officers were most likely such that they could not concede to Capt Vine llall the power which be de manded, and his re.-ignation followed, and it is by no means unlikely that the inability of the company to worthily suply his place is the reason why the ^reat ship must remain unworthily.inactive for the winter in Milford llaveni.—2fi$tc York Commercial Advertiser. Marry Early. At the commencement' of the Reform Medical College, Ga., an oration to the grad uates was delivered by Col. O. A. Lochrane. The following concluding remarks are appli cable to all classes of young men As a means of resisting the temptations of youth, I would only repeat a long entertain ed conviction that young men should marry early in life, and commence its cares with some loving heart to lean upon, and the in spiration of some suft, sweet voice to nerve him for the conflict of care into which he enters. Let her be no painted butterfly to lead him along the path of pleasure but let kindness warm her heart, affection beam in her eye, truth cling to her lips: and above all, her intelligence be linked with re ligious convictions. With her, life's darkest hours will brighten with hope, i!s worst for unes be met with courage. Sh? will bring heaven to earth to cheer yo with its prom ises, nnd even through her tears will lise a bow of happiness to span your future, a id betoken a brighter tomorrow for vour for tunes. e A»VKWT!$ra.—f* in' that Spauiding A Co., the "prepared glue" men, have cleared within tin last year, on their sales of glue, $60,09. This sue 'ess dosing at Council jsoiatej instance. Our most successful bnsi- th^r aiivancemi,nt jn t,ad (khtdow, Beputation. to the display they mike in advertising, and with For the Courier. "Daughters of Abrliam" tMnmi from Under. Mr. EDITOU :—I was present at a f)eu*o cratlc meeting held at the 4,Hook Was even trle1 to Pcrvert School House," in Columbia Township, last Eridn^ evening, and had the satisfaction of listening to a Douglas speech (or sermon) of "three moi tal hours," delivered by the Rev» Doefc Gaston, of Cuba, Monroe county eers, waiving the| extra train to stop, thc could get Heaven, having two wives, his and soft water w therefore, deMia other to return to the station. The extra children could «°to of the other undertook to reverse his engine, Peijur°d villains," that their platform had a n"^'T0 tur» 6 saul thilt the success, and when the extra train came thun- Republican party, were the instigators of! dering up, the other had began to gather' *he difficulties fn Texas, that they had tf&y, and the crash was just barely escaped, j'•ought and secreted thirty battles of stryeh- A few seconds more, and the accident nme would have had a place in history through all! ^hat if the General Conference had passed time for upon ths extra train, were the the proposed shivery clause, he (Gaston Queen of England her husband, PrinCe Al-1 would have left the Church. Offftdviccs from England announce that Wade and others, and a general tirade of Capt. Vine Hall, the worthv and popular of hurrah for Gaston. I If the above in detail is not in his language, I will vouch for its truth in stance Eddyville. Qc1. 21st, 1860. What They Think off Ci iu California. directors U .. He completely raised the cap and exhibit- whole self clean itl this way. What mean ed the pure unsophisticated Democracy, in if, t'mt by simply wa. hing or sponging wittt its quintescnce. When you cotlceive of a 1 panorama of all the sinks of corruption and Ta\c a rotigh towel, dip one coiner in very filth, with all the loathsome twasts, reptiles i hot water—if a little spirit be added to it, it and monsters that crawl and prowl upon i God's Free Earth, then you have only the y°u were rubbing the towel into your skf. skeleton of the actual speechi 1 He endeavored to prnvft Bible, come off will convince jrou thnt you were that slavery not only tolerated, but that thc itself. 1 when fhey could n6t be moved out of their He said, that It Was no sin fir iiiah to berths, i! a'l the appurtenances of home had increase his slave chattels from his own loins been at hand. Washing, howevef, with a and that polygamy was virtually right in large quantity of Water litis quite other ef proof he said, that Abraham, thc lather f, fects than those of mere cleanliness. The all the righteous, had two wives, one of, skn absorbs the water, and Incomes softer «hom was a slave, and that if the father and more persp rablc. To wash soap Ueaven train was moviug at lightning speed, ,nd well, and that he was a son of Abraham.:cleanlinessb$ Fiotente could not at Otice be brought to thc engineer1 Hc said that the own JbllN WILCOX. irtis The following letter from Mr. A. J. Hough- gratifying to the hosts of friends of Col. rurtis: *ept. 277HW J. O W E I I & so especially in California. We want his Railroad bill passed, and he can do it better than any other man you can put in his" place. I find that the people in California have much more confidence in the ability of Col. Curtis to do something for them in the way of a Railroad than they have in their own representatives. A great portion o! the peo pie 're ive passed over his proposed route and they know it is practicable, and they very much desire to have his bill becoaie a law. The people are wide awake here on the subject of a Railroad to the Pacific and they liegin to look with distrust on any man who "shuffles," as some of their represen tatives have, on that question. Give us Col. Curtis's road and we are all right. Yander bilt the great shark of the Pacific, may row his own boat then. The Republicans are sanguine here that they will carry California for Lincoln. The Douglas and Rrcckenridge parties are very hostile and bitter, and, judging from their accounts of each other, I have come to the conclusion that they are very corrupt. ,,. The color deeiiened in her chVeks as she heads are plodding on in as rt of "one-horse ...... I .. pointed to tlie door and falteredout— business,- scarcely known in ths channels of .. trade, and if («»oken of bv their more sue- A good-looking, honest faced country girl uneto town with her "feller," to do a little shopping. The magnitude of thc store, the piles of goids", the dazzling array of articles, the flitting cns'iboys, quite overpowered our good fri -nd, who scarcely knew what to do. Her "feller" obstinat ly refused to go in, but loitered towards the doer. The clerks bein^ all busy just then, the young lady was obliged to remain standir.& Cis -s,r» i e e k w u a cessful neighbors, it is in termsanytlnng but! .... complimentary. Advertise if you want to Give the devil his due. Certainly, says a suw«*tl in life it is the philosopher's s'one Cotemporarv, but it is better to litve it is the philosopher's s'one Cotemporarv, but it is better to to the business man. i dealings with ihe devil, and tUcu there Virtue U lit'le wont to look ha?k after her nolh',ng due him. CLEAM.INKNSS—Compare the dirtiness of the water in whicli you have ttahed when it is cold without soap, cold witH soap, hot with soap. Vou will find the first has hnrd ly removed any dirt at all, the second a little more and the third a great ileal more. But hold your hand over a cup of hot water A minute or two, and then, by merely rubbing Mth the finger, 3-tfu wash off flakes of diity kin. After a vapor bath you may peel your wiHr you do not really Hean your skin, will be more effectual—ari tH-*n riib as if «»th your fingers. The black flakes whicli nt man was commanded by Omnipotence, to water you may have used. Therte flakes buy and hold property in his fel'ow man, are wHjc' require fetnovihg. And you crsii G"Wen n,,e whh 8,1 ih](i equality plank, and that they would the ion, but before doing so h- determined to perfect equality ftith the white race He negroes foot-loose, ''pel mel' on a perfect equality ftith the white race. hodi clean befo-.e, however n.iich soap and iis *"te "^nsense to say that any body need from other "Republicans were a set of, A tghhngal^ Methodist clergy, and tlie ,(Uni P°'son the white citizens, &c., and After expatiating upon the "sumptuous fare" of the negroes in slavery, and how fat and slick they were compared with the poor lank whites of the North, making a few false quotations from the speeches of Curtis, "lean"tbi!lin-gate and 1 upon his auditors reason humanity, the curtain dropped and he "vamoosed" amid loud and prolonged cheers P°",ls of n TuEy Mxf.P SC(? n ]h u "NARY ton, formerly of Keosauqua, will lie read publican papers. with great interest by all fhte cld friends anfl lt wa.-, wcu a..^. i. acquaintances of Mr. Houghton, and will be felt keenly the illiberal! tJ ot o ,,. J. 0f th»n^ of COFFKE IN ljMje FRANCE.—In .g scnrehwl in a hoUow 1!n. wh ch s k constantly revolving over Rpe an(] not ofu ifS all()WtMi (f) gr)U.,d v0rv fi,!e and third ly, when it is to be u ed, a portion of this is put in a finely perforated pan or cup, which fits into the toj* of the boiler, coffee pot or any vessel you may wih to utf". Boiling hot water is then potrred or), and it prcco latcs gradually through, carrying with it atf thc essential articles of the coffee. As sOort as precaution is completed, the pan is then removed containing the grounds, and then hot milk is added to the inf ision, and your coffee is made. It is brought on thc t.ibe rtf bowls, with a knife aid spoon, and a little willow basket of bread. The servant then places by your plate a tea dish on which ara two or three lumps of white sugar, always of a certain siz.\ and you sweeten to your liking. In no instance is your coffee boiled, ind thitf is why the cafe au lait and cafe nolr are so much admired by all who take them. (We have several times diank coffee made precisely after this mode, ami pronounce it unequai!c 1 —Germantown Telegraph. ONR."—Did you ever see a quoti- i tion from aity of Lincoln's speeches in Djuglas paper, which Was not al0 in all the Dil you ever see a Republican paper re fuse to publish any part of Mr. Lincoln's of Mr. Hamlin'.1, record? -^id you ever sc a Douglas paper which did NFLT Ti i 1 n ., 4 1 II*IIIwW Mini Itl pOUff|as Yours truly, A. J. HOUGHTON. An amusing iwideh't took place in one of the dry goods stores in New York a short i time since. a 0 and Johnson's record Did you ever hear of A proposition ot#" I J/|« I /IT VIM V| TS I'L WL^L ccfvethe Valley Whig regularly^ andTP#' Vf. BSug*&s' cvw'1 Sgl*Wttwflfl? very welcome messenger. I discover ycu «gre«d witty have lost none of your zeal in the glorious i V 9 wl I Johosoa9€ noogW cau«e of Republicanism. I nope to see you car n-, i- i th'1 y u ever s?e a pertain of ry Iowa by 10,000 minority. 1 he Republican* ,, ,.. *. 8iK*eeheb winch Uepublicaus were ushamed have shown their usual good sense in deter mining to sine) Col. CurtU again Congress. Dongta m,n «l,o wa. Ho the man for that il.«, and we feel nQ. !"wi* q*** Time was, in the ofd puritan're days, whcjjL.. every shower of rain was seen to come froiflt heaven, when every ray of sunshine ws|f blessed, and God was thanked for having given fair weal her to ingather thc fruits the harv est. Then, man talked of God if doing everything. Rut in our days where is our God? We have the laws of matter.— Alas alas! that names With little meaning ,, should have destroyed our itf fnory of tip# Eternal One. Dan F. Miller, a renegade Republican of Ft. Madison, announces himselfan indepeni* ent candidate for Suprtme Judge in oppo^H? tion Judge Wright, the Democrats having1" as yet made no nomination. Of course, he wilt get no Republican votes and we think jf majority of the Democrats will have taff niu.'h respect for themselves to vote for# traitor.—Muscatine Journal. EIUIITH OK OcrotiEH.—Reft TEX™ OF Why is a drunken matt' like tlfe Ohib' river? Ass.—At Pittsburg he tak s hi IfonoQ gahela, and got s lv a Wheeling takes Licking at Cincinnati, Falls at I*ouisvil)|^ and when he gets to'Cairo, be fwlg pr*tty well dowft in thc Mouth. 1 man: 'I l} you Frank! This Pennsylvania State elec tion is of vital importance— upon it depen|jf the fate of the Union. We mtNt carry it or petish.' OCTJBF.B.—Frank: Well what «io you think of the result?' Bell man '0! they've carr'.ed the State to be sure. Riiff that's no piocf of what we can do in Noven^ ber.'—Vanity Fair. i'ancy thinks the election of IIO-ICM^ rill be sure to build up the Republican the Southern States. our idea. A friend luts a dog so very serious tlifll even his tail' has not the least bit Of •ng hi' H. CoAtn—Sombody mils the gsrat 1 West, "the bread basket of the World." wUlj He that car. keep h!s temper is k'Utr i than ha that can keep his can iage.: Go to the polls early. Let vote ha k»t. I «"d Uayne. Hurrah!

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