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,SSAT) THE WOaLD IS GOVERNED TOO MUCH. - . (PUBLISHER
yOL. 28.1 ALEXANDRIA, LA., WEDNESDAY, MAY 14, 1873. O N.0,40..
jHE DEMOCRAT.
c-TEI MtW:
1,8E DFU0Ct \'1` is pnillished WVeek
Ir, at Fucitll lºortr.%ui pe~r Ilr~nalnL
Tir FU DII;AJ SD FIFTY CNITN1S for
'i Rtl'"tl,R, PAr~Y A~13 1, E 1?N 1B:)
i; CiE! No suhser~ription ~1ken,
1~tf les perriod tha:n siX month.lla
pV$RnT19E~tKNTjinserted at tihe ralte
of QE DolwlARt per sqj:IIre for the
first ijprt'olI' wll FJFTY CENTS for
SIfRT liars less, (elSEvIEII) conIsti
0BTrCARY Notices. \ riorites, Public
Ilir.tings, Canrils of Thaii ks, etc., to
bie p,,iil for as aldvetisemlnts.
( PEtIION L ('. rIPT hen d mis
1jhir, char..cd douible the usual atbctr
Ijig raLes.
MLISCELLXNEOIJS.
--- -- tic
VjN& FER Gu3SON1
I.,'
l,1
"t hr
f itch oak rs an 1i Jewelers.
rttis, Clocks, Jewelry, Silver andh Pla
SPECTACLES ANI) FANCY GOODS. )
%GENT S,]:SI. FOR ~ I
POLLAK & SON. *Y.,
GEmNE MSIB'CHAJM PIPE~S. C(
N. B.-All Goo'b l.ol'1 warranted as re
prceutrdcc.
DICKSON CO FTO' SEEI)-GET THIE
BES r : .
TlgE ITNDERSWNE I) Ir;8 FOIR w4AT,;
is lot of erin-tili :' .r~li'erd l)icksci~c
eipaIic, fil o li lircil, \Vitjhl it, uI cii:o me. cI' I,
rllin pl~alntahoe, 110 :t1"Vra·:rf" of one hale ,1:
(IN)ll l) ocf )iitthii tic the ccrcti. cud ' w;u
Mateni owt by Caterpia i Ic Y Axu uiiotA4. "Ia
For sale, dleli veredl on 't Ico laick
of the river; at til) (Pnt it t altoInvccl-
CagHI-saoeko to Ie ftrnislhed by thlui pIuir.
OrdIer leCft with .Tohn C. Rogers, Alex
andria, Will beratteiclriil to.
JAMES M. RIIORFR.
Fairmnuut Pl;cictatimn, lied River, l ibre
sirv2lth., I:7:1. [ Fell .6.
S TD TO
HENRY ST. JOHN
FOR
ROCOTER & GAM3BLE'S3
L".'it' it'LA (LIVF", SOAP.~
Id fino the hiiost miaterials anrd
I *ly pertuiwl. Socadl cit p'~c of orih.
t. New Or le S ali ujl i sBIl h"t
L J. Curtis Waldo,
AbDVERT'I'SING SOLICITOR
office with
wock iSouthern Fire Extinguisher Co.,
" ctltSt ,(up stairs,)
NewOr
MISCELLANEOUS.
W. H. RIGE;S mi
R. SPROUTLE & MeCOWN,
It -DEALF:IS IN
F Fine Custom-Madle Clothing o
i" -and- !.4
- GENTS' FURNISHING GOODi,
40 and !? St. Charles At., v
0! I iwl
'OPPOSITE THEl ST. CIIHARLES HOTEL. i1:1
I NEW ORLEANS. I( ¾
Still
- I
XVE CALL YOUR ATTENrON\ TO) Ill
Sthe tacrt that we have now , tt :,:ýnrl' u1
_t ie lart,'-t Stuck anitd greatest varietty oft
tine c.as of of
Cents Castoi'Maie. Vlnfhillg and Furnish
in, Goods vi
lever hlrohht to thins market. We aInivea( n
heveer in tho New Yor1k MIavirtt all the pl:
year re ot; our miatItterial iH sbought exc it- Ih I
'i vely for caIsh-cuit atnd tnnadli ant olnr owon'al
nai it;if (tetorl, arid shiipp~ed to ins 'veeklv. it'.
WVe can saflt'lv s1}' withi suchl ailvanti a'!is alb
t hirty we (:1 keep) reiita t:! on eLani 1c
heep hl i itrtlkrtet (11ef l r style he;. il! ;,i.l
`rrp a very large stock of the celtibratetl
STAR SHIRTS, 1i"11
,!llla ect pre4lV for otr trit. tint to r(--It
!t'lrl'T\;n.' 34(1 MO1t ECONOMICAL
i(. SPlZOUrýI' t fl. & cUOW
R, sPt 'rr"R ,1cOW , (
40 and 4:1 St Charleis St.,
I l1
NEWNE ORLEANS,\ý ALEANi
SalSlrrlies Itr & & o.,Loisvlle K al t"
! ký. - tiprlide & Ilairis, St~. Louiis, 3Io it
4IE RLAS LE D - .
-a ld
S. 'GRAND ECOitE WEEKLY PACKET
-i p
·c- I Ii
-,Henry Tete:'
IE 101-N Ill' INN..................ASIU
J. C. LIIIANO. .1 C. JO!'FII iON and A. .I ~
OSGO C(11), ( lenks 4,,
"-IB \VE LL. KNO\WN AND F.AVOl t
2r 1 t Packet isi no(w ill ithe Indt wi
oleave New. Orli' uts eilsii Sit iiia ati ia. is
iii. !pd ON BOARD)
uk. April 10, 1871 1
Iii.-- -- -- - -
1! NEW OERRLZE A S Sa
Grand Ecore Packet' Comp'y.
- TillS CtOMPANY 1-1 tai' PLACE 1 TIIE l
VEIIY FINE ANI) SUPERB aI
sST.1YMARY :;;
J. C. MITCFIEIL ......... ..... JiASTEP., Ii
G. C. HAMILTON -n ILOS. J. JDOWTY I'
Clerks.
p'1 DRMANENTLY IN TIHE TIRADE.-
I Leives New Orleans everly S tinrda
nt .5 P. 11. AI'·xaniurini, going down, evceirý
V edoiemdav at- 11 1.4
l For Freight or Passage, Lavinel the biest
of aIce mnrnodatious,
April 2-tf APPLY ON BOARD
C tJOIN tt M. SA~iTELS. G. .. TON I r
. LOUISed e
'Ii SIE POL-LA..
tt' 1' ?'tLESl.b, Ot t N A MEN 'PALI1
ElPhorts aridl Flown'er See gni'w o· iii thle I
LY Sontli, (ialy for thie Siinth. LrI-.-~.rt. stouick
titif? lniut, ociuintlhite ttsIsnrltiiieilt. Sei3a 1 tot 4
Il (illiiiratedtlr dcil.riptiv.O CaLtaiigiaeal~.
Oct. i6-iy.
ICE ;
APP0)I Ii''rox; sell
of l
The True S'ory of' GieraI Lee' p:It
aril
ert
AN O1 CHAIIIR OF RELICS. by
the
"The Aitii'ion" It Appnom~ttox on t1:11P Ot
tli h of April, 1865i, wtl: n Geni. Ll'·e split lnII
'ii ( lnt wvay 'i iply tlai- '[here,
0 (i'o Dutyl 7,5101 jaded, ealiiidl, Ž1 Con
lii',
"Party l snriiln 'itt e by ELGIL lY TI0)UStND
I''' li-i ii iii'i'. 1-v altly, inI 1i, itioli--."
Iin.,. 'iiloii0 tell bacwk thlron' Ii the v~i2- 1\'1
an :1 imovd to ;.r"'t. ,n ittak h idt otet1u;,-ll-G.tieral ALLE
I( h ili r rlaiyo" le"I the aut Viiie( corps~ ot hel
.iIc
lc~
the \liitv of tie .1:1)11"- !Ito t1)" eiuuiii- i
Ii n i. A ittu'iy Oh' the 1'iehinoiil Le
lIto it, I - 0whih 1i:l l.he.i ni i~a'ed ait.
B."t IIehtIll ini ,I it.t Won 'i ini tIhCear Gi
Oft)1r. fi 'l'-, nit tilt' theiXiln l° rth lea
r 11 ire. the last F' i'lho
~il1 rii - Illii't 1 (I(l :1 tit T e Federal ih
and hatli l'! '11er i i `
i(\( ·~tiriF ·~t~o. -1'"111"' l l nt in e iuº:n lut Il t l
1'; I XvEIa d tilt' .1ir1 l!', 0I.( ri ll.(' 1'h i ('1'I
1'trill''. of The irii''itiii: h'tt ~etwo Ill. ti
y iode to i't'ite c1ic'Ii liv givin Itii
(;;. u 'lINT 4;1' tt'iL 'I E'cui"C ~ ' P
li he w' it to - cii" tfri' tild atit ,` ti
ll')u"l : c l it l"-toc l l, ilItt a row ]:I 1's 1)P-I ell\
I .;cljrll IN ill .. M UM & I1'' (·nT·'·6p that 11·i. i !
1l till' to'- n not ii 'i tnt l
t1c"it'll 'i'll L .::;t t h at lee i eIIll he ithloar t\'
SL''li ct' int .,'!it'i':l 'ht w!-k I "iiti iiill- L
I it l i i'' l Ul' 1 Iih i ti ! :' ti'ill Iii In I'
l1~t1:1 \,It "iiI lh" the111'l' i til t' Cto I 1-l l "ii
1 It.ntIt"'lii ei i in eb j h "; h i'iii f"iiifti:
'Iia~i ii' I . 01 o'll ti_-11 : xt "'i'e Itoi" ' in ti p
hold TIhl it vmwil TiIF it; LE re t 1:1 RA+1-,NT1 .':
I
'II irt llt rli''o-·lu'lel.lul 3'iitl~r()~( B(toII~L. i
it 111111' ,'l1!. iit ill h1tl4 l ' 111 Cie hiir li o el li
,ii Ii in~ e~lltlt'i'illiQtog' I nBle I
2 '' X11 '1 'i'ltc l: to 1'',lt 1'!' ie t'ii n ,Io i Cli;I: i h !
I ieC *\ it ii i ts : '' l tltlt'I led (It "I l seene f''
LI ttitI c'hut Sill"') ittt-t thve- wold pinowt-s
tlitn l t lt It. . tl 1' 1' :til ' ilt t wol iS otthe-i \
i': 1.0tii"t.'1:t , I Ii i loo ue Wn' WtO. (hlb )l tl i
the'1 11 1!1' 1 111' 11i' 1'; t at tl)1)1'-tre. (lidl Li
;ho11 1 to~ tI'lh i'nl :11: , a ~ iid" :1 e'Ile ci to"
etitI." -Z t~helt t iny wee aiundi'-teel b ' M';i
Mceleiii'i~l to 'tis hoime1 ani siott' feet l 1t
-o rlo. i rtiw t waI mnccompn tiiey by e
-
several of his st:aft offie rs, anllI evProl in,
of his grener'lls (alnollu theml Sheridan I tl:
anal Ord) elit.redl the room and part''ci- i t
Sp:atell ih til. slight general eoiivers'atioi h:1
that occnrred. The two generals went :'or
:aside and at t a t:abhle to confier togeth- "io
ert when Leo opened the conversation
by siviilng: "''en'':al, I deem it due to
ir,'opel'r tlandir and frankness to sav at
the very beginning of this interview
' that I aim n it .williing even to d s'ntt
it auv tertils of surrender inconsistent iti
h with ..
S THE HONOR OF MY ARMY,
w- whieh I am dete.rminudl, to maintain to 'I1
h, liet-" G anit ireplieil: '"I have iio It
i 'ea of propos!u. dishon >l:'la terms-- It
Gnt'r'all-but I would be .hl~t:l if yon 't
j would state what you iotsider honori'
lle teirms.' Genera''f Lee then hriitly+
stitted the tr'i'm unpln. which ho' 4uiil I
11 e wvillii'" lo tir'ren ler. Grant ex1pres:
edl hiits If as sltistiil with th'nI. nil l1,
'Lee rI'ti'jeste I that hlie would f'irnitally ,
rediue t it e plAlposition to vwritini, .
i Grant at oice titi so with a ecihnno n9
. letl penc'il, and h amle 1 the p'Iper to l
,I Leei, who i'rea:l it e:arefnlly and withoutl
cwilt 11..t extcept to saty that must of Illt
hor'ses were th private property iof the (
' men ridiug tlwiw . Gr::nt rellilý, thl:ti i
Ssu,' I lite'ses would be ex '11111t f,',1m Sur- 4,'.
,c reia'le r, 'Ind the paler w to ht n hati n le I to Bi t
to (.l. ii me-l (.)iantt' secretary atn th
-( cites in ink intile by himi anrid clounel -
Mi 'r-hill While thiis wis lhein" done
there were inqil iiles aftter the helth ol01
mntrnl! ari ulintavi'es, but. nothin thbear- IS
ill.' on the suriireiier. extept tlhat LT,,' of
sai that lie hel out Cis hails sonmn 2000 tit
or 3000 pi'i*onrii. for wh.m 111e h11i ,lto "'
is ration'm Sheriitin :atrnie il ' I htve I St
e- eli.lh tai')nl 'for "100II men. v
,: Grant lhavitn" si,*oed his loft, Le "i
ht cn('ilirr'ld w,:h IIColonl 3 irh.aill, vwho 1i1
"r! wroi iii hi:l';,f Inot,, oiI h',,te.m ii o!'thle !oo
n- teir: ol sr'r lileroloeti--Lee'.trik'in, 1t h
;o out the imlltence,I h 'IV tithe holior toI ihI
IN I'r li'v to Vo.( '" ( Oilllli it u it" Ltioin :ii ll s, )- 1·'l
l.: :.Itrititi , ''I have received y'our Ietter.r t
it of this liate.'" titl
if' i 0 ist of' theI i irnt llt-hose. i - l1i
1' I hav'e thus given the suh1taneo., :1nd 4 sil
i1. tll' t.n intest part the ex let l' .uiale of b
t- .,,,,'s ow'it a.'on t f t,- rltl'l'et9',t'. It tl
u-i' will ipt,"a" t''ill this that a gt-at deal ,
It-i that ha been s:lil about :
"OAl NT's MAGsNAN' MNrrY .
il propo.inZ terms of.; tf4aene.hr,' and
li]i t! , O'.. "'':V iI t i k- + ""ri ti, libel: I 4,
"n trmsi aiolti',d," oi'iin lted siimply inl
i.tOl Ii' iil:la inailtiin of thie \r'it'er. T'heo ,
II tri:thi is. I::,1it proposed the. only tir.ms .
ni wh icih Ie w·'1(0.1 h..hvic acitept-,!; a( ll,] iii ,
nihs knew too well the met.tle of th!at gre:t
"' Ilptliin alil th heroeic remnantt of the I,
Ai a:nl which had so often defeattl hiln
r.t! n1+t to rjoie iat ranl ollpgrtnlity of' gov- ti
iit I erit' hi mself with etloryv h ncepi -ng,
ie :limustL ally terlnS of .lurteileml'r. Et
tl I have gatheredrl a itiiniber 'If ,
!P isa. mi t:NS s OF "TTI : St it-ENm:' - ,L
t-whi('h intere.td :me '1 " iaiy iie of i-i 
tof' l."t to olllr t'rn!tl' . Oii) ft ie Lt.
"-t left rite ,'ft'"lin IInose, owni1ed by the.
1:lt 1 s 1 , n.tlemin ti at whi .e h'r:se, ne r'." a
• I: BRll Pian, itur,, al' had his head-C
e 111 rters dhiring the battle of .1 ilyv 18 ti
f 1801, Shli'ri'lam ýttIlked ii ant sailile- i'i
rill i ''1 ii":ii to siave this chair"-ta kim t
Sup onen of the iihaair in which thi' Goi
oiraIls huhl si',netld the te'rmls of e'apiitla
tion, a;lu exllhitilif at tihesa:iie tinllo a
T. I $2 50) gold piece. MchClein riplied1 "thel
'n. hlitir is not for ,?.ale, Gen'i-ra. If vot
nil chO!e to ta:ke it yot iilhave tlhe physil;al"t
le-i power to do so.'" "I meanI toi have it," It
ithe is the i'urt repl"; annl the "ri'e;lt bh:i irn
c o. irllr" gave u lothr pr'oof of his skill
rdi. in petit lori en. The table an rlother .
in- thlis were in like nl itier' carrie 'ile Olf I
til-i by ti lral ofli''i cis 1s OitVenliis. I
t- ; - * Aso -iin as the thlg of tricTe was ihoist- r
ia eIi on Gordon's liines the oflsti.sive (tis- f
ile- tar ("3liss luhny") cume riding fn- t
eii rioisly into Gordon, demadiiintli in hisi
1"r-4 lawn nmu ll.' "Iunoe'litiona{l sit'ltr'der." l
ili I (ior dou drew ' ,iitself ito lt to his fill'.
iIs height, anti with cmtiishili dignii'y re
ilnw plieId : "I c:14, hive no negotiations withi
h:itt yo'l, sir'; aiii if the si,,tlemnll, t oft this
het inartel' ested between us there .could be
ut. li egoti:tiolis but by tl1he sw\ordll." 1
)it'' As showing the spirit of tie ,tlPn
re- who partiiip'lttel in the bri'illifiit acthion
IIas of that miosnini, it iimay be mIentioned
lli-i that niilimy of thit:ln rl'owlded iroionli the
or' bel'e' olf one ollf the fligs of tI'lice--;l
iv- wi lelv-khnowii an I loved ilhaiil;ihi who,
le"'/ sinii'e the 'aprne of hisJ regielenllt at
>\ws! Slpotsylvallnia (olli't-hollus , had served
the with great glll1n71ry o'n Olliloln's stfitl,
his tilii eagerilyv asked if tlieeuenvmy hald sent
ledl iIi to slrr'elldel"r the'i' tolrce onltt r t 'OLad,
ias. hhimking that ii thkl:lnkig us Gtnit hail
v ho' lUShied ia part ol his 'orTe'. too' fir'. ''lTheyl
"o hli no dlrelun thait thlov were to be sn'
oldl ri'iid'rlh. Bint graduilly the trm h
irst broke upon theim, a;ln gli'eti wI.:s tiheir
ing chagrl'ii whn tliese hiidgh-rtliled vic
•1tl. lo'shi l the last llattle of tli..r4m" of
lnto Northeru Virginia leairied thi;ldtthly
Iby must "yiltld to overwl&1inu numbers
Iintl i'e onrtes"-that arter all their hat
hits. inalhlie, Vii roietIi. l,:irtiilis ant
- sitei iria, the cantise they loved better
I'i~tn hif' its-'lf Thu4S siconnib ii brute
Foi rce. Ma ny bosoms heaved with eins
"' omntliin'r on the solllcers' bhPriks
I \\'aR~ld]oalt the stain of' powderti',"
A fter? i ilag of truce was ial' i
A F4D5R.iL SCOUT WAS SHOT
t throl'ngOih mistake by4 own then, w el
+"y111'r In stop, the hri'ig, anld It P1\Y
TYork Majo unor itocr thl. inflilnee of lii
Itljti'" m't hlis d'itt i by gallopmn, up to
t C(onf let ritte b:atter'y anud;deui Ludinbg
its ýitl'r llln l·t f#
- The womn 'it ani1 ehl11r n of Appo~iwta
(to[ Col itr-bolls' h:1 llt left their t~ogm s
Sluiringi the h- tdo of rutil! ii nainrr and
I Ilno n f r" Is 1lll·l hal oPtý -t ll}
tif W'"1 vei'v I're to I ihan ajl per
tnttrt' his melt to kits thuei as they
Pler contrai it dtfprds men plea a' ton
11 p;,y that many o1 ~tthe Federa·;l ýcclcfrs
"111`1b it n! Woie v~r courth in andet-1 et
it it 1erale Thee citizen; ot the vidtee
I k in espc' iliv %i'1i t'reins
Wt'tiiie) who was etllin':itoi considitriate
lo t'Ole I tl.Isir. f o ~tue )eoit, yentjeni i
l!}'~ hl l~in 1iring', genelous t6'vtrlds
iite v:In'lai'-irel.
When thue :u rmsi'ere beingt takekd
A GA'tLLANT COLOR-BE.tUEP
ais he dolvlytrel tup the 'uttered remnant
efot 11j:s fla burst into tear' ant i:ill to
pI) then 'tledrl soldierI who receivittl it,
n ""Boy -. thin m',r ot tlhe f ist ritna yvol have
se te, aihii tie,. I Ialve `borne -4t inIlAI)e
't'f .,;' e-ftrlnt of' the battlei on nainya a
aOcttoirtt fiithl, e I i 1 Tither Me
!olli-in alirlrelller it now .' " "Brave fi!L
oaw, SAMd Gene]'tt (1'iaiitheiliviit+, Who
tile snirit, an 1 only gret.i'r thatl have
tnt the autipoiity tto bid y ou keep your
;r tin's l c:1114 e it home as a precious
henl'looul
14 iL LPtIiik I1IIIITY Or OE'l L EE.
L. ! atoldl these trnilwr s'erte's, the deep ermi
Itlnn with vhl i1 the eit he ht'ard Ins noble '
Sit -e'll tod y-', amti crowdedil 'iront io
It Iitk hsll J i tiiiil hiow they "e !isatbriillt
of ,t i I;~ii. gli ith wu Cieit. iwe hv done iii
al! y lhest 6) ;yt,!.i My lheart ig too Lull t9
say nto re. (,' ( tion's Itidle Ire! itwtil speecih
the jtariiiri !I;f 1·lfjaJ1Ip'wit Raid
ten non owl tisi cnti '.ins tort'tt~ri lull:n -
iini otieht:Jslte hunt:;, iers aill vividiy.' re
1itoittllectl . I goeztt.i it thtih-itity splits whtere
they celni ted, but ato too Ltin lliito" to he
i" ' ~ttt:L~~) Ititti
it I witsiu u irsoil tile:iiiin tht the-t!Federal 1r
10 snlitiors':amit)( tl~llltistS tlcit (silyc! rt_ o if
m;, nittrlt of ite.tri'eu" i..'.I' a tcll~tlt Ericffnliiia
soilieir wvho s'tlu to no1Ctititt visitors afteir
I LO UIS OFt' "iiE APPOMATTOX APPLE TIMEE,
10!Ii1ti0 tell t -I.
heii I unot.,i withi pleinre that the ftihlo
+u. tilt 11W.1 if A oi itttttoitt\ hav Fai the~tiLredi thie
(l 1 l tCn tlt' tt ;lead itoht iti't na t'kept. ce plie
;lev o thi e r i ii toos ti A iii .tait'iilix stliuier
iiinr Paiirnl ittih peutrove lI wLielt Grant es
it' Iti't ohli~ ii o~i't Iieil-tl:t c Le' hi ltu.*
tn ( Itlaiot itt'I lttthn~ rili-i the ntiii itnt K K.nt
0111intltitild tyl he1strt i.~ hi,~lli tIii Rn~itoC
fuitititl: tloignting our Iiitrio, .1 A, Early, il s K.
I, i is iii ii'e r il~tt'l (. n Ie ~' 'Re alty ;locitf
1i" itiitu ofutint irst, btlees t of. t M.1tsi met,
that haul eve tit w iett 'in :tit the'illsl of
'o 1 tid1 estreii tn Lee's litr thtu' to
'ila- % t ostf AhiitniitittiX thiuetl '.t f R. E.
i iLie, i tithit t a l dll t'nislr upon (it, uvule fltst
itTe si'wa' Mattidoit, E. hil the flag In whsich h
Sl'l:ti : iised~·m untiil Ilr n~ut hI'im pci fortr ipi
r.--feitflliiul during out' trials, anld will du so
figti o~f tie f t ir bdttlc of. PissiiQ : -slicit
IT-i I' t'l niI t ii rfle it iii~,frt 0.thei, atre hittlar "
e iihueI hI ýln ill G l.ueit ititiat Letingti n" ir
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