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VOLUME XIV. MONROE, LOUISIANA, FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 1879. NUMBER 83.
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R.Q. 0. On. A. A. (tUNBY.
Cobb & Gunby,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW, MONROE, LA.
Jan. 2, 1879.
Dr. Wae. mandel
F 3ivNDERS hil services as Physician and
I Surgeon, to the public. Hecan be found
opoun his plantation, four miles belot Mon
roe. March 11, 1874. 25-1y
R. B. ToD). DAVID TODD.
Todd d Todd,
ATTOORNCEY"t AT LAW,
December 7. 1877.
L. N. Polk,
PARISHI SURVEYOR, Ouachita parish.
La. Surveying, civil engineering and
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John T. Ludtellg,
A TIORNEY AT LIAW, Monroe, La., will
- practice in the State and Federal Courts
in Louisiana, and in the Supreme Court at
Washington City. 11:3m
Dr. B. C. Strothaer,
O FFERS his services to the citizens of
SMonroe and vicinity. Office: Corner
of Grand and Wood streets, on bank of the
river. August 24, 1877. v8-n41
Joseph E. Johnstonm,
A TTORNEY AT LAW, MONROE, LA.,
will practice in all the Courts of the
ounrteenth Judicial District and in the
Sepreme Court of the State.
January 25, 1879.
Dr. T. P. Richarldson
H AS resumed the practice of Medicine.
He may be found, when not profes
sionally engaged, at Moore's drug store
durin the day, and at his residence at all
other hours. Monroe, Feb. 6, 1879.
F. P. STUBS. TALBOT STILTL.MAN.
Stubbs & Stillman,
A TTORNEYS AT LAW. Monroe, La.,
will practice in the Parishes of
nutachita, AMorehouse, Richland and FFranklin
and in the Federal Courts. Will take
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Louisiana, with privilege of managing
same in connection with attorneys residing
there; March 7, 1879. ly
ATTORNEY AT LAW, MONROE, LA.
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ishesofOuachita. Morehouse and Richland,
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answered. Correspondents in all the
States. December 6, 1878. ly
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the Parishes of North Louisiana, in the
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square. January 3, 1878,
Dr. A. B. lholars.
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citizens of Monroe. Ofllco in his Drug
Store on DeSiard street.
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R. RSTCARDSON. S.. D. 'EN.ERY.
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ATTORNEYS AT LAW, Monroe, La.,
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North Louisiana, the Supreme Court of the
ate, the Federal Courts, and in the Land
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A TTORNEY AT LAW, MONROE, LA.
SOffiee opposite Court House. Practices
in all the Courts of North Louisiana; also
in the Supreme Court of the State and the
Federal Courts. All claims, including cot
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Land Office and Pension matters attended
to. March 28, 1879. 6m
DR. S. L. BRACEY, Dentist, respectfully
offers his professional services to the
citizens of Monroe and surrounding coun
try. Having an experience of fourteen
years in the practice, he feels confident of
givlngsatisfaction in all branches of his
irrofessiou. Is willing to warrant all work.
Office at residence on Jackson street, near
the Female Academy, Monroe, La.
A SENATORIAL WAD.
Exs-ov. Vance, of North Carolina, as
the Champion Joker.
SOME SPECIMEN YARNS.
"Vance's last" always commands
eager listeners all through North Car
olina, and for years he has kept the
people supplied with fresh sensations
in the way of humorous narratidns and
sayings. These are retailed to admir
ing groups about country stores and
court-houses, and thence repeated to
the women and children at home by
the fireside, or under the rustle porch,
so that Vance's name is a never forgot
ten household word from Curritnck to
The following specimens will illus
trate the character of Senator Vance's
humor. They are mostly from notes
taken during his joint canvass of the
State with Judge Settle in 1876. Re
ferring to the burdens put upon the
people by the party hi power, he said
it reminded him of the question broach
ed in an Oldfleld debating society,
whether, when a mlan had a bag of
corn on his back as heavy as he could
possibly carry, he could tote one grain
more. A great big double-jointed fel
low actually got up and hollered for an
hour to show that the thing could be
done. This was about what his com
petitor was trying to demonstrate now
in defending the internal revenue laWs.
On another occasion, his only reply to
a long series of charges made against
him by Judge Settle was in the narra
tion of a pleasant tale of an old Afri
can Solomon, with wise looks and
Iron-rimmed spectacles, who came up
and explained to some boys why their
powder wouldn't burn by suggesting,
"dat powder been shotafore !" Among
other anecdotes was one of an old
farmer, who, when his son, just out of
college, showed the old man by aid of
a microscope, the animaiculeh in his
cheese, went on eating with the re
mark, -"Vell, If they can stand It I
can." There was one, too, of a man
who was paying tribute to Neptune,
who, being asked if he were sick, re
plied: "Sick! do you reckon I'mn puk
ing for fun?" Also about a boy who
tried to cajole another one by the re
markable promise, "Bill, if you'll give
me a bite of your big red apple, I'll
be durned if I don't show you my sore
toe." At one of the joint discuussions,
all of which nearly were held in the
open air, several negroes climbed a
tree, with cheers for Settle, whilst
Vance was speaking. Vance said their
ascoeet reminded him of a certain Scrip
tural character, of whom the poet
"Zaceheushoe did climb a tree,
His Lord and Master for to see."
Just then the bough broke and came
down, men and all, with a crack,
when Vance added :
"The bough did break and he did fall,
And never saw his Lord at all."
SCENES ON THE STUMP.
At Reidsville an enthusiastic color
ed Democrat was one of the first and
most demonstrative to welcome Gov.
Vance to-that ancient village. He was
also one of the last to bid him farewell.
"Good-bye, Governor," said he, aI
mought never see you again." ,"Well,
my friend," said Vance, "if you never
see me any more this will be the last
time." At Lexington, when Vance
arrived, he was forthwith surrounded
by a crowd who followed him every
where he went. Hundreds came up
to shake hands with him. To one
persistent chap Vance finally remark
ed: "Look here, you are taking ad
vantage of the rest; you shook hands
with me up yonder." During one of
his speeches a mule got loose and made
a great scattering in the crowd, when
Vance restored order by remarking:
"Oh, that's only one of the mules that
were to go with the forty acres."
Among sundry hits at his opponents,
he remarked: "It was a mighty shrewd
thing in the Radicals here in North
Carolina, when they abolished the
whipping-post before they went to
stealing. If they hadn't been sharp
enough to do this they would have
been the greatest set of striped-hacked
and ring-tailed rascals ever seen."
When Vance was in the western
part of North Carolina, among the
illicit distillers of corn whisky, known
as "Moonshiners," he made the inter
nal revenue law an especial butt of rid
icule. IIe called the revenue officials
"red-legged grasshoppers," and was in
the habit of exhibiting as a specimen
of them a fat and portly Nebraska
grasshopper corked up in a phial full
of spirits. In characterizing them he
said they could look at a man's track
in the sand and tell whether he was
toting a quart jug or a fivegallon dem
ijohn. "They can smell your breath,"
said he, "and tell whether the dram
you took before breakfast was tax
paid or not. They can look in a branch
and tell whether there is a still any
wheie within ten miles up stream or
At one poinlt a rather queer episode
occurred which gave dramatic empha
sis to one of Vance's illustrations of
the absurdity of expecting reform by
putting Hayes in place of Grant. He
said it would be like taking a female
hen offa nest of rotten eggs, on which
she had sat unsuccessfully for months,
and putting her on another. "No,"
said he, "we must have a new nest,
fresh eggs and another hen." Just
then a full grown pullet got loose from
a negro in the crowd and flew scream
Itlg several hundred yards in a horl
sontal line above the heads of the mul
titude. This accidental illustration of
the simile was received with immense
laughter and applause, and was, doubt
less, taken by many as a favorable
On one occasion Vance was annoyed
by some "rude fellows of the baser
sort," who persisted in loud conversa
tion. He stopped and called to them:
"See here, you men over there! If
you want to talk come on the stand
and try it." To a chap who Interrupt
ed him with questions, he said: "Oh
hush, I can beat you to death talking."
The man hushed. At New Light, one
of the roughest precinets in the- State,
he quelled a row which had already
made considerable headway by pulling
off his coat, rolling up his sleeves and
saying: "If you men don't keep quiet
I'll come down and lick the whole
business of you." The inimitable way
in which this ironical threat was ut
tered made everybody laugh, and the
free fight ceased.
On one occasion Vance told how
two men got to fighting in discussing
the conundrum how a certain popular
candidate for sheriff got defeated. One
of the disputants contended that he
didn't get votes enough; the other
that the opposing nominee got too
many. The idea was a distinction
without a difference. The regime of
tissue ballots, by which the other fel
low gets too many votes, had not then
The Republclan party owes its de
cadence in the South in great measure
to the Internal revenue system.
Vance was the first to characterize it
as the "Infernal" revenue, and thie apt
phrase at once became a slogan. He
used to say slyly in his speeches some
times, "What you men want is the
good old time back again, when a man
could get a good big drink, with sugar
in it, for three cents." Vance has a
great deal of bonhommie, that fine ele
ment of popular leadership which at
tracts men more than what is called
personal magnetism does. There is no
bitterness about him. His humor is
always tempered by good nature-that
is, Is good-natured humor. When
he arraigns Republicanism, for in
stance, it is as something away off
yonder, and the present company Is
always courteously excepted.
When the country hears from Vance,
as it will doubtless before long, all sec
tions will fraternize in one general
grin and a unanimous laugh will go
with the celerity of an electric flash
from one end of the Union to the
Gov. Reymour', Opinion of Politicians
-Better Than Business Men.
[New York Sun.]
I never loved the exercise of power,
never cared particularly for public
places, but I always liked politics,
and, what is more, I like politicians.
They are a much-abused class. It is
the fashion to sneer at them, but I
think they are better men, as a rule,
than merchants and bankers and other
representatives of respectability. They
make more sacrifices and do more un
selfish work for others than business
men ever think of doing. They culti
vate a certain chivalric sense of honor.
Even some who are naturally corrupt
will refuse the most tempting bribes
when the integrity of their party is
involved. I have seen enough of po
litical life to satisfy me that its influ
ence is elevating and not degrading.
I would much rather be tried by a
jury of my political opponents who
were acknowledged politicians, thlan
by a jury of respectable business men
who said that they took no particular
interests in politics, but usually voted
the Republican ticket. From them I
should expect gross Injustice and pre
judice ten times as Intense as my
avowed political opponents would dis
play. The man who serves a cause, if
it is not a positively bad cause, is en
nobled by the service. He learns to
look at men, as well as doctrines, from
a higher standpoint than, a mere per
sonal selfishness. Hence I repeat that
1 like politicians as well as politics,
but I dd not like office.
The largest infant at birth of which
there is any authenticated record was
born in Ohio on the 12th of last January.
The new-born boy was twenty-three
and three-quarter pounds in weight
(the ordinary weight being about six
pounds),and thirty inches in height (the
ordinary height being about twenty
inches.) The circumference of the head
was nineteen Inches, and the foot was
five and a half inches in length. Six
years ago the same woman became the
mother of a child eighteen pounds in
weight and twenty-four inches in height.
The size and weight of the babe,
though extraordinary,are proportionate
to the size of the parents. The mother,
Mrs. Mf. V. Bates, of Nova Scotia, is
seven feet and nine inches high, and
the father, a Kentucklan, is seven feet
seven Inches high. The London HIospi
tal Museum can boast no longer of iti
giant infant, which is only twenty-four
inches high, with the head thirteen and
a half inches in circumference.
A little girl who was spending a
few days with a farmer uncle, visited
the barnyard, and while looking at the
well-fed cows remarked : "Why, uncle,
Just see, all the cows are chewing gum,
THE FUTURE OF ENGLISB.
Mr. E. B. Nicholson, M. A., the li
brarian of the London Institution, de
livered the Thursday evening lecture
on this subject to Its members under
the title, "English Pronunciation--Its
Present Tendencies and Their Future
Results." He first pointed out that
English, being, like nearly all other
European tongues, only a dialect of a
dead tongue once spoken in Middle
Asia, had now been changing tow more
than 8,000 years. Surveying the causes
which broke up the dead mother
speech into Sanskrit, Greek, Latin,
&c., he pointed out that the chief of
them was lasiness, influenced by dl
versitles of climate and food, which by
causing changes in the organs of speech,
made some sounds easier and some
harder. He then sketched the work
Ing and results of the same cause on
English from the Seventh to the mid
dle of the eighteenth century, and
went on to show in detail that great
vowel and consonantal changes had
been going on. ever since the latter
time; change was unceasing, and liter
ature had proved helpless to stop it.
-Havingldescribed the phases of colonial
English, hesaid that English must be
expected in time to break up Into
European, American, Australian, New
Zealand, Indian and African varieties,
which would becomedstinct languages.
Thero was only one way to prevent
this-by settling a standard pronuncla
tion and having it taught in every
English school. Such a standard could
only be settled by an authority com.
manding higher and more general
respect than any now existing, and
the lecturer urgedt the formation of an
English academy, composed of the
leading philologists, speakers (whether
in Parliament, the bar, the pulpit, or
on the stage), writers and elocution
ists, a body whose judgments would
have all the weight needed. Such an
academy would also deal with the
coming question of spelling, and might
exercise a decisive influence in favor of
a pure English as against a Romance
and Latin style. Phonetic spelling,
though rational and inevitable, ought
to be preceded by uniformity of pro
,nunciation, or English would at once
be broken up into written as well as
spoken dialects; but if the two reforms
went hand in hand, the only rule for
spelling would be pronunciation, and
the only rule for pronunciation spell
ing. The result of such uniformity
would be that the English race, hold
ing the three great emigrant-fields of
the present and future, North Ameri
ca, Australia and South Africa, which
would one day be occupied by 1,000,
000,000 inhabitants of European de
scent, would in the end give the world
a universal speech, which would be
the surest pledge of universal harmony
TIIE NEW ORILEANS DEMOCRAT.
For some days past many rumors
have been circulated on the streets
relative to a change in the ownership
of the Democrat and many specula
tions have been indulged in as to Its
future line of policy. It is proper that
we should state the real facts to the
public. For twelve months, or more,
the proprietors of this paper did the
printing of the State; they furnished
large quantities of material for which
they paid cash ; they paid printers for
their labor, and they paid in cash all
those large and multitudinous expenses
necessary to conduct a great newepaper
and extensive job printing establish
ment. This involved them pecuniarily,
and when they expected to receive
compensa:tion fronm the State of Louisi
ana for their work, money and mate
rial, they were disappointed by ant in
junction issued by a Federal Judge
the personal property of the rings they
had foughlt-preventing the Auditor of
the State from issuing or the Treas
urer from paying their warrants. We
believe that it is well known through
out the State that the proprietors of
the Democrat are not capitalists. They
had nothing at the start save their
Democracy, their devotion to the State
and such energy and ability as they
have displayed. The consequence Is,
that they have felt it their dnty as hon
orable men to permit their creditors to
take possession of the property of the
Democrat. At present we have noth
ing more to say of ourselves.
The public, however, desire to know
something of the future of the paper.
We can assure thenm that it will go on
backed by capital, brains and energy;
that it will pass into the hands of una
dulterated Democrats, gentlemen who
have been with tlelpeople through all
their long struggle against Radicalismn.
We are authorized to say that under
the control of the new proprietors
there will be no material change in tine
policy of thie Democrat. It is not to
beconme, as Ias been circulated on the
strcets, a bondholders' organ. It will
be, as it has always been, thie organ of
the Democratic party, the staunch, un
faltering and unpurchasable champion
of the rights and interests of the great
body of the people of Louisiana. That
this is so reconciles the present pro
prietors to a change, which, though it
takes out of their hands and control an
enterprise which had become dear to
them as their lives, transfers it to that
of gentlemen who are warm personal
and political friends of them all.
The present slitor of thie Democrat
c.ires here to exprea9 hlns extreme
regret and mortification at the fact
that a contemporary has mentioned
his name in connection with the trans.
ter in a manner to create the impression
that there was something in .his caop
nection with the Democrat which bet
ter entitled him to the confidence and
favor of the creditors of the institution
than his friends and associates. Any
such intimation is absolutely false add
unfounded. He has been identified
fully with every issue the paper has
raised; there has never been a serious
diference as to its pollcy between him
and his associates; they stand togeth
er and on the same footing in this
transfer, unless, perhaps, the new pro
prietors have more reason to entertain
a warmer personal friendship for and
confidence in his associates than in
him.-N. O. Democrat.
At a called meeting of delegates ap
pointed to meet in the town of Delta
to consider the levee interests of the
district north of Red river, the follow
ing resolutions were adopted:
Resolved, That the members of the
State Constitutional Convention from
the parishes north of Red river and
east of the Ouachita river, be earnestly
urged to see that there be embodied in
the Constitution of the State, the right
accorded to a majority in interest of
the taxpayers of said district, to regu
late their system of levee protection
and taxation for levee revenue as in
their judgment they may deem best
promotive of that object.
Resolved, That the President of this
meeting be requested to appoint repre
sentatives from the 4th levee district to
co-operate with the delegates from the
parishes of said district in the State
Constitutional Convention, to be held
in the city of New Orleans on the 21st
day of April next.
The following gentlemen were ap
pointed: Judge J. W. Montgomery of
East Carroll, Maj. Ii. B. Lucas of Mad
ison, Altas Brown of Tensas, and F.
8. Shields of Concordia.
A. C. GIBSON, Pres't.
JolN A. BUCKER, Secr'y.
Ig. n.raneo of the law excuses no
An agrneement without consideration
Signatures nalde with lead pencils
are good in law.
A receipt for money paid is not le
The acts of one partner binds all the
Contracts made on Sulnday can not
A contract made with a minor is
A contract made with a lunatic is
Agents are responsible to their prin
cipals for errors.
Principals are responsible for the
acts of their agents.
Each individual in it partnership is
responsible for the whole amount of
debts of a firm.
A notegiven by a minor is viod.
A note obtained by fraud, or from a
person in a state of intoxication, cannot
If a note be lost or stolen it does not
release the maker; he must pay it.
An indorser of a note is exempt from
liability if not servce with a notice of
its dishonor within twenty-four hours
of its non-payment.
There is one social dishonor about
which no one thinks it worth while
to say much in reprobation, but which
dose miore harm than any other known
to us- we mean the dishonor of re
peating conversations, opinions, eir
cumnstances, not made under promise
of secrecy but which a high sense of
honor would treat as confidential, if
haply a high sense of honor were the
rule. It is odd that one of the best
things a boy learns at school is to
eschew tale-bearing and keep faith
with his companions, while one of the
most common practices of society is to
betray the trust contained in talk, and
repeat to all what has been told in
implied confidence to one. This halit of
repeating what we hear is fatal to the
finer feelings of Integrity.
As far as the naked eye cyan see, the
colored mlen of lthodo Island have
tHrenr disfranchimiseld. None of their race
were lnomtinateLi on the Itelpublican
ticket during the recent campaign, and
the intelligent colored man whom the
Democrats ran for tile legislature in
Pirovidence was beaten. Vo do not
know what the people of Ithole Island
mean by such discrimination as this,
but it looks very much as if a colored
)Democrat hloesn't stand any better
chance in that State than, a white l)em
ocrat. P'erhaps the colored man will
never he able to get hiis righlts in
ItRhode Islandl, and it mighit be( a good
idea for the J)emocrats to raise tihe
"bloody shirt.".-J'/ilatelrphia 2Imnes.
Farmers this year should make a
determinelo effort to raise the mortagge
on their farmns, whatever else they may
attemnlt to raise.
A young lady rebukingly asks us:
"Which is worse, to lace tight or get
tight?" We give it up, we never
ADAMS ON BURR;
la letter written by John Adams,
In 1818, touching an appeal he made
on behalf of Aaron Burr, in 1798, the
following passage occurs
athatt tlUe somewhat em
bars din elz tam n al reluat
ant to return to the ha, ak w. d have
rooeed In tan appol0ntag4 Int ~ sarPy.
In this sltuatlon to Wesh
ngpton, and thrng t amr
virate (Washlgt ' ,u e da
Plackney) to nomnlate C6OI. io qg a
brigadier general. Waglon' an
swer to me was, "By al that Ihave
known and heard, Col. Burr a bieave
and able oMeeir but the qutsn is
whether he has not equal trlert at
Intrigue." How shall I don .to
you my sensations and reoAegi sat
that moment. He had compeltd me
to promote over the heads of alna
Clinton, Gates, Knox and othere, and
even. over Pinckney one of his own
triumvirates ((Hamilton),, tihe. mist
restless, Impatient artful,m. Indatlga.
and unprinciped ntriguer in the
United State, It not In the world, to
be second in command under himself,
and now dreaded an Intriguer in a
toor brigadler. He did, however, pro
pose It, at least to Hamilton.. But I
was not permitted to nominate Burr.
If I had been, what would have been
the consequences? Shall I say that
Hamilton would have been now alive,
and Hamilton and Burr now at the
head of our afiirs? What then? If
I had nominated Burr without the
consent of the triumvirate, a negative
in the Senate was certain."
WHEN DID THE TOMATO ARRIVE I
Noticing an article in your paper
containing an account of the first eating
of the tomato in this country, I desire
to correct your correspondent ,"Sea
weed." In 1793, and several years
subsequently, Capt. Phblnas Eldridge
resided on Carpenter street, west of
Fourth street, Philadelphia. During
1788 a Frenchman named Nicalo left
San Domingo with his family, consist
ing of a wife and two children, and
occupied the adjoining property. He
brought with him several varietles of
vegetable seed, which wore planted,
and after a lapse of tlmegrew and bore
fruit. Among them was a tomato,
whIch hedressed as a salad, and which
was relished by Mr. Eldrldgo's family.
The neighbors procured the seed and
raised them as an ornament, having
the impression that they were poison
ous. Tomatoes were used in New
Orleans as an article of food in 1812;
they were sold in Philadelphia markets
as early as 1829.
Mr. Smally tells a very pretty
story about the prince Napoleon and
Beatsice, youngest daughter of Queen
victoria. It seems that the ambitious
prince, regardless of the fact that the
empire that he was to Inherit has
vanished Into the past, has permitted
himself to fall in love with the pretty
Beatrice, and the latter is suspected of
reciprocation. His warlike excursion
to tihe Zululand is made chiefly for the
purpose of gaining over the heart of the
Queen to his cause. Vietoria has a
weakness for the gallant warrior and
this, coupled with her well known
fondness for the late Emperor and her
continual admiration of the ox-Empress
Eugenie, leads the gossips to predict
that the young heir expectant will win
his prize when at length he returns
with a row of Zulu scalps hanging at
Tiho Lowiston Gazette, published in
Fulton county, Ill., contains the fol
lowing: Every paper in the United
States ought occasionally to keep the
fact before its readers that burnt corn is
a certain and speedy cure for hog
cholera. The way is to take a pile of
corn on the cobs, effectually scorch it,
and then give the affected hogs free
access to it. The remedy was dis
covered Iy E. E. Locke, Eiq., at the
time his distillery was burnt in this
county, together with a large lot of
store corn, which was so much injured
as to be unfit for use, and was hauled
out and greedily eaten by the hogs,
seoveral of which were tlying tinily.
After the second day not a sliglo hog
was lost, and the disease entirly dis
appeared. 'Theo remedy has bet.u tried
in a number of (uses snllce, Iand never
Canladians halve caught tie green
back epidemic, and now the D)olin
ion parliament is discussing the pro
priety of substituting a governmental
currency for private bank notes which
shall be a legal tender, according to the
denomination used for any debt herp
after incurred, either to or by the gov
ernment. It in further proposed that
all contracts hereafter made for pay
mcent in gold shall be illegal, and not
.nforeable by law. Thie now currency
to I)e convertible Into Interest-bearing
bonds at the option or the holder. It
is not likely that with so strong a senti
ment in its favor legal tendler paper
money will ever cease to Io a part of
the circulating medium of this country.
It is an old sheep that can nnot renew
his youth in the hands of an enterpris
ing btutcher.-floston Tirn,,crid.
(en. IIhancock, wino ,nay he the next
President, is worth $2,000,000.