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OHAS. SWETLAND, Publisher.
ri'BLlSHLD
llmJ~
AT TIPTON, IOWA EVERY
•AllHDAl MOHXIN0. I
K S 1
SingleMtacribcrs, 1 vvar,
in
ad vane#. fI,SO'
12 months 200
Clllttft 10, to o.»e address, 123
RATES OF ADVERTISING.
Far sixteen line*, or less, one insertion, tlfW
F-»r each continuance, 50
Curd*, not exceeding six lines, per year, 5,00
(SUSP A liberal discount mvj« to those who
fed•ti d.se l»y the year.
All advertisements ordered to be inser
teu without specifying the number ol inser-
tions,
will he ct»inuiued unti! ordered out.
cha»k*.I accordingly.
|*y
Of every description, Matty and pwiptty
executed at this ottice.
t, finiHCHH
WM. H.
'Ti'THILL*
a i.a »v 4ij'i &j>i
ATTORNEY
S.
A.
A 1' i„A »v ami "~i'ticitor in
Upton, Cedar county,
Chancery.
H.
i
iuwm.
BI--! I.I H'EI,I.« SPICES.
m^ELL &, spin:it,
ITTOUMLJs Al I.aW anu Solicitor* in
Chancery. Tipton, Cedar county Iowa
PIATT,
TTORNF.Y ATI,AW. Office in
JOHN
EY AT
west of Tipton.
A.
the CWt
•n'o •. Town.
... i.HW ilipx, Esq.
tloruey and Coumelur at Law, Roches
j\ t«r, Oitiir ("o'llilv. Invvn.
r.
BROWS,
A TTt)RNE
Ji Chancery.
robt.
dint So'icitor in]
Cedar Co.
n.
JUSTICE
or THI. PEACE and Votary
he. Tiptcn, Iowa. nl
is
9313 is, lfWUnd
1 I I ftw fl IX/ A let.
1 IP 1 OX, lOW A.
GP*ovaa mu.ND & culbkrtsox's stose.
lli:V\01.D4
&.
Tt lt\ER,
pHYSI I.WS AVI) SUIttJEON*. Office
one door east of
Temperance
too, Iowa. nl
C. K.. ril tWBEIW,
11 YSICiAN AX!)
the
SIJR( «")\,
\Nl»
MEItCHANT.S—Dealer*
MERCHANTS-l)e
BEAUTY, GOLD, AND WIT.
BT Alt IVMATK OF THE ITHICA UUM
In a bower a lady dwelt,
At h»r feet three lovers knHt
Each
admired the lady much,
Each assayed her heart to touch.
One had wit—on* had gold
One was cant*n beauty's mould
S» Guess which wr.i* it won the prize—
Tongue,
or
Purse,
sbd i
All letters addressed to the Editor must
he rJtl PAID.
Then stepped forth tli«- man of gold,
Cash he counted—coin he told—
Wealth the burden c«f the tale
Can such love and precepts fail?
Beauty vanish—eold depart—
Wit
has
won
tin-
HR. I*. (iRI'.EV, meet us on the way—no light, no excu
pHYSICIAX AND SURGROr, Rochester, Jtioner to tottds Uie mHKMony of OUT
Jl edar count}', Iowa. nl
agony.
pHVSICTAN*r*ANiPsrB^ ofJ, TIJXM,
1
Cedar
coun'y.
Iowa.
O. N. MARTIV,
BOTANIC
PHYSK I A S
ton,
Cedar count, Iowa.
1
n
FUIK\1 K CI L«KRTSO\,
in Dry Goods,
eerie-.. Hardware, kc.,Tipton Iowa.
W. Ht*inO*D & to.,
1\EAI.EU IN l»!!V (i )ODS. (Jrnrerie»,
JJ QweiiVs Ware,
11 iid,vdfe,ik.N
Iowa. 1.1
At fc\ It t.»ITO\,
lit ANT -K,«'ep ori hanu ady M^de
i'l lathing,
and H»oe«. Yankee Nj-
tiaii«. Dry («.»» I«, Groceries, *.c. R.icl ester
Ct' idi county, lon-a.
"n,
ll!
W tf. 414.Kit.
Merchant-n
in
v
s!»ie
& Fancy
R-a-'y
M»de
ME^HWT-D•
Ctothine, Gro-
cefle, fiiri war^, Stc. Rochester, Iowa.
SW AXR,
11•' in general Merch*«-
K'-idv Made t.luM.uur, Boots and
Show, lit"* a"
fcc-
EI.I Nil tw oER. '®d
MERCHAM"—Dealer
T1IOM 4* W. II IRtt ISM.
(T
itt'X'ER—D uier Groceries Provisions,
nl the terrible torture, aud threw out my
R^'ides«« in Tif- feeling my knuckles, I was suddenly
SCRGF-ON, Rochester, 'Thank God I involuntarily exclaim-}per 'will ye come forthV
e at ... ,!.ty, •*«»*._
and Shoes, spring.'
Sullies, ioks and Stationery. Ready Made My lliind was made up, my trust put
C!'ii!iiiig, X^iis, Salt, Wooden Ware. &c., ate. |„llfri., tl.^
T.pton, Iowa. nl
in my
n f1|
..
v
8M Iff H.tlRlilil) i*
i., I) G.wJvOro- a»on ot the bed.
Anniso-Y I. OIM.ETT,
N I—!J«»aler in I) v (io. d-, Hard
ei y, Tipton. Iowa. i
.11. »1VW,
ICR1" \NT-!) Dry Goods Ote»
cerif's O' k'" St' r, Iowa.
'•ries, Hardware, Iron, kc.,itc. Tipton, jn a few minutes the air came sweep
ing all about us.
•We are in the vault,* whispered my
companion. 'Now spring, in God's
name!'
VOL. I. TIPTON, IOWA, SATURDAY, DEC. 10, 1853.
or
Hanosomc STmV
First began the handsome man,
Proudly piping o'er the fan
Then the man of wit and sense
Woo'.l her with his eloquence.
i
heart
Miesa*i*-&aaas>38.
Tke Traitier's Last Inn*
By
the author
of the Orange
A. we parted, Herman pointed silent. I "P"'?
.1 i_ ti i.ii. isured
jly to the bed. ft was silently sinking
\throughthejfoorl We looking at each
i other.
mumcTKi-tsAi.. THKiNnsiMcomr. I -The work of Mood lias begun,' said
k (idff
lews. 1
W,th
Eaf ineers' OOtce, concealed between us aud the cover-
House, Tip-j It seems to me an age.
Office a
Drug St.trc of Chambers
Son, '1 ipton
PCT.ECTIC SURGEON, i,Sil1^
1,1
I
given worlds, were it in my power, to
a,lt^
protracted doom.
jLa opposite iiu Hotel, Tipton,1 We continued to deceinl, slowly &• be
*0,|rfc'
fore, and as noislessly—with nothing to
•ft erward saluted our nostrils, warned
of
lailv's
the
terrible fact that it
UlNimble
Girl
»t v«nio».**
(COSCLCDED.
fr"m
"Kk
^TTORNBY AT LAW. lesi lence 4 miles |is here, ns well as on yon couch. Deliv- 'Ho! come forth, or expect 110 mer*, 1 think so. It will W light eno«grh at
nl
jerence is not here, aud it may be where
cy
i0
hand. It slrurk against a trail. By the dculy we heard footsteps .be
nl rejoiced to find that we had began to 4e- jing down the sulphur.
II. W. ROSS, »(end faster than before. 'For the last tune.' cried the um-kee
PHYSIClAN
[fd aloud 'we are nearing our journey's dead silence followed.
»lltj 'Bring l.i*her the suiphet,' continued
'Hush whispered my companion,'we the innkeeper «VU strangle them!'
are nearing a vault. I know it by the
peculiarity of the air. Be ready for a
destiny, and 1 lelt no longer the
!length of time consumed by thedescen
He passed over ipe and left and 1
immediately fallowed in his waW.
•Your hand and tread cautsuusly,' whis
pered my companion.
We had scan«ly passed ou twenty
rav» of a torch, lmnned, like the first
ravs of the moon through the vault,
'Stoop and crawl forward, whispered
i my companion.
We fell upon our
a
Voict'
knees, and side by
(onvard
U heater, Iowa. 'Our victims are in the toils, wlusper-
l,ehi,ul
in l).y Goods, Gro-• Uncontiously,
us*
I
f.fiip-. Cr. ckery, te. Cetlw B'urt's Of-i beheld five persons descending a flight
dar jui.ty, low «. n ^ajrs^ immediately lxdiind the bed.
nKAi.EKJi"S V...., TWjr de«e,rf«l .lowly,mud appro™!,
jJ Tobacco, r.-u.t*. At-.. 1 i l-'i.va, ed the bed,
D~t, lt» i.TT»I:M7
E ALE It IN DRY GOODS. Crockery, white the others raised their hands.
ci-Mes, ir-iwir.', &.>•• Pii'ue-r. I.wa. *Now cried a voice.
And five hands, each armed with a
Fruit*, Coiifectionaries, Stz. Tipton, Iowa. J.j
G. T. COFPKV,
-Dea.
P. ov .» ens
QROCER- Nuts, Ci
Roc heater,
LT ?ars, Tobacco, Fruits, fcc.
Bl
turned my head awl
PTrty
I poignftfd» immediately lell upon the
No groan followed and discovering
the state of things, everything was, in a
moment in a slate of wild confusion.
THE CEDAR COUNTY ADVERTISER.
TIIITH WITHOUT PEAR BI IDR, AUD IIU J»OT.
w
Iu a moment, we heard steps behind,!
beside and ahead of us. There was but
ate y recognized as that of the innkeeper,
•run for more 1 ghts 'beings.
Meanwhile, we crept towards the
right side of the vault, and crept into a!
niche that was made in the wall. Lean
ing l»ack, we felt a dead weight upon our}
backs, and we stooped forward gently to
shake it off. The next moment, a fall
like th*t of two solid bodies, fell to the
earth. The effusion that immediately
w„
pses tlmt we had eo unceremoniously tlis-'
ll«1'
was that
^anda lUw innkeeper. 'Ho Hans, rui
sts aass&raa, aaa aiaaaai mmmiiai.
'Furious 1' rned a voice 'they havej 'To rea. li the traveler's room. It w«»
escaped! They must fee here™spread. find a liyht there all is well.'
'through the vault!'
wt were as-
of a (emale.
In u few moments the woman passed
us, to assist her companions. Still, cree-
pin?
,hro%rh
the
P1'""11'
iHerman in a fearful whisper. 'Death jlo crawl forward towards the staircase, seen
we
Con,lnUedl
tlmt couch will lead u*. Dare you try it?* keeper. rise till five. We shall thereiore have
A short pause succeeded.
8UipjlUr. WC'U
(jf
down down! jman, faring a torch, came near us
would liave ,n(jinent BMR, jyf above the door.
?tujrs
have had our speed increased, and our I Herman laid his hand significantly up- doors behind took the road to An
fate hastened. But it was not to be.—
We were to suffer the agony of uncer-
on my arm.
Meanwhile the voice of innkeeper
broke through the gloom commandlrg us
to come forth.
We crawled from our hiding place, aud
got under the staircase.
Before, us the vault stretched far a
way, till the light looked like a star in
the midst of a vast room, aud thens
.Hassins had dwindled into dwarfs. Sud-
I We groped our way along1 At wall till
wc to an
wo SOon
oul.srKvs
Sar„
,, intently to every word, while a clerk
It was one of the assassins bring- i
The young man appto«i!..d l.ini with
n pail in one hand, and tort n the
other.
At this moment, we crept from un
der the stairs a ad slowly ascended the
*u ps.
1 hey want it and they shall have it!'
cried the innkeeper, with an oath.
And he began, slowly, to drop the
sulphur ill a line, lacking meanwhile
toward the stairs, followed by his com
panions, whose arms were lilted ready
hr a blow, and whose eyes wandered un
easily around them, in search of the vic
tims who were now beyond thei| reach.
The parties reached tiie stairs, with
.he long sulphurous train n.arkiug-the
ty jwices in the darkness, when the faint course they had pursued.,
'For the last time,* again cried the
voice of '.lie innkeeper, throwing down
the pail and seizing a torch, 'will you
time forth, ere 1 set fire to the train
No voice responded to his appeal, and
the torch fell upon the yellow track.
The assassins sprang up the staircase:
but at that moment, the dour above was
closed and bolted upon them, with a loud
noise.
•Trapped! snared!' fell faintly upon
our ears, and then all was silent.
CHAPTER iv.
We listened
a
moment
at
the CTevicet-
of the door, but save a few low groans,
like those of persons in the last stage of
iiuman agony, we heard nothing,
'They are caught in their own snare,'
muttered my companion. 'For the pres
ent we are safe, We tare but one dif
ficulty.*
'And that is—*
opening. Turning this,
one torch, however to guide them, and ,N] by lamp from a contiguous apart- was locked upon the highwayman, every
they made but slight progress. imetit. Following the light, we found face in court was as pale as ashes.
Run,' cried a voice winch 1
A dork hung over the bar, and the
hour hand was oathe point of two.
'We are tip early.' said Herman with a
strange smile. And early rising de
serves to be rewarded, what will you
drink
'Brandy,' I
rejlied, with
8
i
At this moment, another light appear
ed upon tK« «n»irease, together with a
form, which, despite tn«- long iobe envel-
drank. He
a faint smile,
'mv nerves want something.*
us,
fo!l
two oof. ««*.«. «ta bqp» Inn, down to the
»wed suit, then returned utes before.
to endure the terrible stench jthr bottles and glasses to their places. The magistrUe Uatenod a^mtveiy,
I before us, we stole simultaneously from) now seated ourselves to Mttvenr, and when I had finished, said.
the niche, and passing to the left, drop- and arrange our plans
ped upon our knees.
We have escaped,' said Herman,
grasping my hand. 'Let us congratulate
each other.'
'But we are not yet out of Sauvergne,'
said I, warningly.
'Tis true. But shall we quit it imme
diately. or wait for the earliest hour of
dawn to ask,
ua
-1-" Meanwhile ., ,. i
I we continued our course, till wt had v ,u.
'Enough. Follow tin*. *. ... Jfwd long way out of town before the
... ,. reached the earth immediately under the' i ,i „t
We threw ourselves carefully upon wnking of tlie people.
the l»ed, in the attitude of men in a pro-
CO"\v\
'Can we then quw the inn without be-
t.- »t..«. 'So be it then. We'll W& tffl tfie
up and 10P*'"'U1?
^ye
Uiciu a
,'R* ('#WI1,1
We passed the intervening time ia re
viewing the events of the night, and in
The eoiieh coBtiiwwd to |,V'a "light danced in die gloom: H*p-jewelling on our plans. Ere we were offered by the King, for the capture of cash,, to say nothing of the wear and teat
gently, noiselessly slowly—4own!1^,.},^, and in a few muments a young
Iawftrw
of tl,e fir8t
n\™'»ruiugcame
which we found assembled a crowd of
some thirty or forty persons.
A man was making a deposition be
fore the magistrate, who was listening
k
paper
My companion elbowed his way through
Herman cast hie
eyea incidentally up
on the latter, and then colored to the tem
ples.
Determined to under.v.-Md the cause of
this, I worked around the crowd kill I was
in a line with theui and then in the
stranger, making the deposition, I rec
ognized th
1
suddwily «l$e4 wittP of tlw Mln*| f^r, and the people in this section never. ei» y«ars ago, a reformed man. His ob-j the gratification or every desire, cat*
ect.
the friendly aid of day light, and be a discovery, arrest ami punishment, was
stealing through the jmnes
We hurried forth, and locking the
halt.
It was hard
Oft
to noon when we en­
tered the town. The clock was just ut-
tering the hour, as we crossed the thres-
the
hold of the chief magistrate's offic in I tht
.. ,1 i
(ace of the inuler, whom we (or
At tuis moment, he had deposed t.* all
he had to say, and he turned casually,
and his eyes fell ou Herman.
•There exclaimed the miller, pointing
.•silt 11 had lallen among them. Some fled
All this passed so suddenly, tnai it Thirty men were oiimed at- 'y placed
seemed to mi like a dream. I on duty around the buildup, while the
So sudden had been the discovery, ac-j worthy magistrate and myse'f.backed up
tion and arrest, and the consequent ex-jby twenty more, entered th«" Inn, whos«
reached au entry, faintly light-, citenunt attending it, that, when the door infamous character invested it with so
much
interest.
jn u,,. tnveler's room. Having collected my wits, I now ad- provided with torches, cautiously de-
i, devoid of human vanced toward the desk, and bend me cended
over, whispered a few words in the
istrate's ear.
'A few words in private, sir he said
—'Ce tainly. sir. Follow me.'
He turned to a room toward the left,
into which we entered. We seated our- the table, while the magistral*, my.
selves, and 1 gave him a detailed histoiyl
"me we had entered the court a fe.-m.n-
lo see his aged mother, aiui carry her
with him to his estate in Picardy, where
he could atone, by love and gentlenes^ in
the future, for the heart-burnings and
misteries he had caused her in the past
heart, the i^ther touched the pocket,
worthy
Mf
official, and all promised
»H.
The troops shall be ready immediately,'
said the magistmte, rising to leave the
room, and give the order 'awl I wil
ac,-omnany
v»u myself to the scene that.
it to 11inny Im enabled to certify to the fcctoi W
you have so clearly laid before me. Hue
i, j. i i ,,.ii the
you art.
certain, you say, he
the crowd, to the desk, and with his hat whisper, (the room was dimly lighted,
in his hand, took his position beside that
of the man who was making the deposi
on.
and thus enabled the worthy official to
hide his blushes,) 'that, if everything
turns out well for him, Ruder will, ou
receiving the pardon and reward, be
satisfied to receive the first and make tne
a present of th* latter
'I will guarai y it to you.
'Enough. We'll attend to it immedi
ately. Meanwhile, while I am entraped
had passed the day before, in the lorest. der's ryotn and liave a "hnt with him. Ifi
smr»rr»ouii»g the troops, and preparing.
1
our
departure
you
lu a moment, his features became suf-1 jy agrees, you will, on coming out re-en-! stringent, antilnjuor law in Indiana, blti
fused with u death-like paleness, bis eyes tor the court with your hat under yourj ,liaimire to evadr it to a great degree.-—
dropped as it they had encountered some left arm. I will understand t!i«'sign, The loiiowing, a i vlatcd by one of th#
.••rrible enemy, and his limbs were seized and depend upon it every thing shall turnl country newspapers, is the latest inven
with a deep trembling.
•My (i nl!' he exclaimed, in a low
trembling voice, ''tis he—'tis Ruder
out satisfactorily.
'Ruder exclaimed the magistrate, |t|ie chamber in which Herman was con-
rnngement
to Herman. tatter's promise that everything should
In an instant, the court was in a state]
lurn
out well.
of the wildest confusion. All started Ruder was very much affected, l,js arm.
back from where Herman stood, as it expressed his gratification by silently
adge proclaimed their character, sud
denly precipitated themselves upon my
iate companion, and bore him to the
lioor.
wr,nging
hut in another moment, at a sign fromj After a few moments further --onvrae,
away
TERMS, $1 50 in Advance.
We started immediately for 'he nth
We found the assassins stTeubed epen
the earth, near the base of the stairs.—
Though insensible, they still li ed, and
were immediately lifted and bonr» up to
the travelers room, and temporan'y laid
l'aU
,!o2,n
of the events that had transpired, from) ed to make a I tsQr examination of to*
the moment that I picked up my ooui-j
^Idn rs, proved-
k'anlt.
This done, we hastened up stairs, and
while a cart was being got ready to con
vey the prisoners to Anhalt, the magis
trate busied himself in placing seals upon
the door.
In a few minutes everything was in
readiness, and we again put ourselves in
motion and hurried back to Anhalt.
•What, then, was your object in
ing hither
•To obtain a posse of soldiers, to go
back to Sauvergne, and arrest the in
famous innkeeper and his family.'
'And this was Ruders sole object
'No. He wished also to take advan
tage of the pardon offered, for the cap
ture and arrest of the infamous inn-keep
er, to release himself froin the penalty
due his former crimes. He is now, and
has been ever since he lelt Prussia, sev- joying all the feeility, that wealth, and
In a few days, the assassins of the Sau
vergne Inn, paid on the scaflold, in the
presence of assembled thousands* tiw
penelty of their many crimes.
As the magistrate promised, »evefj
thing went well.' Ruder was pardoned
and U is in hiahouse at Picardy, where,
sine* the above events, I have been en-
in returning to erse, at the risk of «ive to life, that I now pen the closing
lines of this narative.
A Chums roa Cai»di»at*».«—A»
exchange paper has the following:
A
defeated
He cares nothing for the high reward him some four bund red dollars in cleafc
wreaks of the infamous host of the Sauvergne Inn of conscience he lied undergone. The«*
and if he should receive it all hack, as a is one thing about running for office ifc
this country it a man succeeds in gel*
free gift, into the hands of the magistrate
by whose sagacity and assistance he was! ting ?tected he never gets done paying
enabled to capture the assassins, lor it if beaten it invariably breaks hiflfc
This explanation and appeal, particu-1 up. Young gentlemen of aspiring n*
lary the closing clause of the latter, had i ture wouhl do vv«U U) study the lact btloKe
the desire«l effect for while one touched "pitching in-
candidate in a neighboring
county remarked that the race had co4l
A practical Joke*
Everybody who
We quitted ihe room, and on r« -«-ntei-! Means":
ing the court, 1 passed immediately into* On Sunday last, at the camp-ground
starting up, and staggering hack. fined. of bloods ere seated on a log in the
•Where I told him of my proposition tad
the magistrate, five men, whose official (jeft him, to finish the ohj.vt of'our jiur-' removing a plug to show it was
"t y- igood. The effect was magical. It was
1 gave tlie magistrate—whose inn»ir- |uMantly purchased and on further e*
ing eye anxiously met mine, and who
was ready and equipped for our march to
mm. i beat Ave iu UMC aiVcnoasu Up-'
has ever
i i almost unintelligible. On one occusk
been
to
De­
troit knows Tom S. Well some time age,
Tom had a building on land sold to lfc»
Michigan Central Railroad. The Super
i intendant writes worse than Horace Ciree-
i
Suoerintendont
added in
a
v
3 1
wrote a very snaei
J*
and peremptory letter to Mr- a. orderi^f
him to move the building at once. Look-
ing over the crawl, he coolly put it in his
pocket, but nothing was heard or done
about the building. The Superintend
ent meeting S. three months after began
to upraid him for not removing the riuis»
ance, and calling his attention to a wrA»
ten notice. "Notice," said he, "I've no
notice, I got a pass from you sometime
ago, and have been riding on the
n
may (?o into Ru
•partuio you may go into nu-j inu
U18
Rail-
,, ,, .••,v nal.
road all summer on the laitn ot it, pw-
oUl 1 ie
8^r^VV
1
you feel so disposed, you ma) mention to1
him the arrangement yon have entered
into, in his name with me, and if he lul-j
Blade.
int(,r..iwl
7nlt-da
for a very different purpose.— J©«#*
A Hoostaa Donee.—They h#ve a
tiou 0(
W04X
with the magistrate, and of the'
tl.Ul'i-'. •Ways
uie
ll)lir mj|,,s t.HS, ot
this, as a couple
js fomenting the scarcity of water
an(| o(-
anything stronger, a chap
waj^.(t UJ an,i ufft Kd
siuwil wa„.r III(,llH, ttjiich
WJtI|t
my lianrt. good melon, well flavored, and finally
tjiriust
aiIt
ination,
Sauvergne—the sign agreed upou, and a Melons advanced.
smile lit up his fat, rosy features.
We startediuunediately, ou horseback, BftiFThe words which •fell' from IA
He made no resistance, and they
fpjcud him into an adjoining room, where
he was immediately chained, hand and
foot, and all power of defense, even if with a mounted pooae of fifty well arm- 'orator's mouth' were taken up uninjured,
he had felt so inclined, taken
from {ed men, and reached our destination a- and attached to those that hung on his
to sell iheui a
lie had under
They told
him that they didn't
i)Ut fo- insisted that it was a
under their noses, at the same
was found to contain about ft
4Uafl of tiu, purc
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