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PELLI & AREAUX, Publishers. THE WELFARE OF THE PEOPLE IS THE SUPREME LAW. TERMS, $.8 Per Annum.
vo. I. NATCHITOCHES, LOUISIANA, JUNE 191875. NO. 52
, , , . : : , ,I i N I I U l i m lm im li i iI-i i N I l .I ..-ai ln. N i l i, i l N l i , ,
ThK A TT. s.
. RIVALS AND DEPARTURES.
ji ORLEANS, Red River Landing,
Cheneyville Quarantico, Alexandria,
Cotile and Cloutierville, Daily, at
7 A. M.
EVEPORT, Keachie, Mansfield, Mar
thiville, and Pleasant Hill--Daily at
10 A. M.
A(COGDOCHES, Melrose, Chirino, San
Augustine, Milam, Pendleton, Sabine
tewn, Many and Ft. Jeeup-on Tues
day Thursday and Saturday, at
5fP. M.
gi0vEl, Minden, Buckhorn, Ringgold,
Coushatta and Campte-on Tues
da4 and Friday, at 5 P. M.
flINIIELD, Atlanta, Sutton and St.
'Maurice-on .Tuesday and Friday,
t 9 A. M.
MAILS CLOSE
At A. M. for New Orleans, Alexandria
and Cloutierville.
At 9 A. M.:forSbroveport, Keachi, Mans
field and Pleasant Hill.
At 6 P. M. for Nacogdoches, Texas, Mel
rose and Ban Augnstin.
t 5 P. M. for Homer, La., Buckhorn,
Conshatta and Campte.
1t la A. M. for Winufeid, &o.
OfcSee Hours-from 10 A.. x. to 2 P. M.
and from 3 P I to 7 p M.
I. F. DEYVARAS,. Post' Master.
Professional Cards.
M. N. JACK. D. PIERSON.
Jao3. ca Pioerson.
Al#oreys and Counselors at Law,
NATCHITOCHES, LA.
Epjractico in the Conrts ofNtchitoebhese,
e, DeSoto. Red River, Winn, Rapides,
sadGrant, and in the Supreme.Court of the
ial. Claims promptly attended to.
Anne s-Iv.
k1. KEAINBY. II. J. CUNNINGHAMI
Kearney & Cunningham,
Attorneys and. Counselors at Law
0llce on St. Deuls Street,
June 20-ly. Natchitoches. La.
Wan. M. Ljev3y,
A"ttrney and Counselor at Law,
VOice corner Second & Trndan atteets,
Jane20-ly Natchitoeche, La.
C. CHAPLIN. T. P. CHAPLIN.
CHAPLIN & CHAPLIN.
Attormeys and Counselors at Law.
St. Denoi St., Natchitoches, La.
T1rILL practice in the courts of Rap
itdes, Grant, Winn, Sabine, DeSoto,
Red River and Natchitochee, and the
USpreme Court of the State.
:.Claime promptly attended to in any
put of the Uniou. Jan A-l1y
Business Cards.
E). CARVER. R. W. TAYLOR.
Q~vor eb Taylor
Wholesale snd Retail dealers Ina
Dry Goods, Groceries,
SHOES,
I HATS,
RYWARE, ete., etc.
FrOYT STREET,
Natdhitecheas, La.
uad teaes stook of ,goods always
which having been purchased on
d1ýsabled us to offer extra induces
wshbsyers.
&priaagid for cotton and other
llbextl advances made in cash
edaXlgament.
ýý DOMESTIC
' CLOTHING,
- sooS,
S. "sE8 a ,i BATS.
PIona" thnreh Streete.
a street, Nataitoches, L.a
, G'rot~eries,
,.; . ... " - •SHOE
Sc d' foCotton and
"4e
:, .. .. - I !
P~~~~t ''i.i~
IFn
C. A. BULLARD. N. H. CAMPBELL
Bullard & Campbell,
-DEALEKM IN
DRY GOODS,
GROCERIES,
HARDWARE,
And General Merchandise.
Corner FRONT & LAF.TTrE Street,
.Yatchitoches, La.
HIGHEST cash price paid for cotton asd
country produce in cash or merchandise.
June 20-'ly.
Theo. Sohumnan,
-DEALER IN
DRY GOODS, .
GROCERIES, and
GENERAL MERCHANDISE.
Cor. FRONT and ST. DENIS Streets,
" June 0-ly. Natobitocheos, La.
IBeverly wTucker,
St. Denis Street, under Vindicator Office.
NATCHITOCHES, a.
RETAIL dealer In choice Family Groceries
Rk SUGAR,
COFFEE,
WINES,
Cigars andiTobacco, &c. LIQUORS,
Ir Cheaper than the Cheapest,
June 2A6m.
O. Sharath,
CALLENGES the world for neatness
and durability of work. Satisfaction
in fit and material guaranteed
Shop on St. Denis St.
June 20-1y. 0
i
Coper, Tin and Sheet.lron worker.
-DEALER IN
Staes, daware anii House Furkaishlag
i ole agent for the Unrivalled
Choopong Sto. es.t
A liberal discount to country tIade.
Jane 20-y.1
i i
ot and Shee Saker,.
C. L. WAtLMSL, aeni St,
e-lee tU as we
Gutters, PipesMetalieroofin and
AlibaldTe toIC EaBrs.
Com .aiie. M-r hants,
RnO GO OTTN , INI.
' "" PCE~ p I,hD" 'g 'aml "
ii!
i' m1_._.__~sir 1
L. CASPARI. M. DIETRIICH.
Caspari & Dietrich,
(Lacoste Building)
FRONT St., NATCHITOCHES, La.
GRAND opening of a NEW MAMMOTH
d
SPRING and SUMMER STOCK,
direct from the New Orleans and Easter mar.
kets, consisting in'part of
DRY GOODS,
CLOTHING,
HATS,
BOOTS,
SHOES,
- GROCERIES,
CROCKERY,
HARD
a WARE, &c., &c.
LADIES AND GENTS'
FURNISHING GOODS.
In fact,
A full line of GOODS for the country trade
All of which they are selling at less than NEW
ORLEAN&PRICES
FOR CASH.
Call and examine the largest and miot Ame
pletedtook ever brought to this market, ,aid
satisfy yourselves as to their prices.
1' Highest prise paid for Cotton and eonn
try produee, tn cash or merchandise.
Dec. 5--ly.
D. WALLAcs. G. W. iAcKnI.
G. G. WILDER1. Jxo. WALLACE.
JAm. WALLACE.
WALLACE& co.,
-Importers and Wholesale Dealers in
DRY GOODS,
11 & 13 MAGAZINE Street, and
79, 81, 85, 87 & 89 COMMON "Street,
NEW ORLEANS,
Aug. J-iy.
F. PETITJRAN. JO1i ]BLUDWORT. I
W. H. WAJIs. A. MozAU. i
PETIJEIN, BLJDIWOlTlRT &JO
WAGON FACTORY
---AND
SBLACKSMITH
-'EOP.
IIAVING. MADE COMPLETE AR- 1
rangements for the repairing of
PLO Is,
CJRRIJGES,
IJIPLl.RE"A'1Y'
of aill kinds. Respectfully announces to I
the citizens of this community that, their
work will be done witih.
Neatness and bisatch.
Parties iaving wood-work done will
settle with the wood-workmen, and the
same rule .will be observed with the 1
blacksmith.
Wrms always CA.SH.
IIETITJAN, BILUDWOITI i CO.
Feb. 20-1y.
HENRY GENIUBj :
Worker in Tin, Copper aind
SHEET IRON.
Corner FRONT & TRUDEAU STS.,
' ATCHITOCHES, LA.
, +.
Also, eonatfatly on head all ,kind f
HEATIW AND COOKING STOVES
of the most iniproved patterns.
All my stoves sold atcity price "and
garsntee"to be as'represented. Lib- I
oril. advantages offered to the trade. -
Also, a fle stock nf Tinware, Metallic I
Roofing, &c. .
Gutters and pipes promptly and care- I
fully repaired.
HENRY GENIUS,
Corner Front and Tradeau Sts..
Natehitoohes, La. '
Jan. 17, 871.--1y.,
,,.-- We will give
:m o ~: iBani - pieUn· ret
an ~or o~ U~g~O*O~, S4i.
fr~i'%
Arnold and Andre.
[Chicago Tribmvoal
The John Carter Brown Library, in
Providence, RH. I., contains a "His
tory of the Origin. Progress and Ter
nuination of the American War," by
Stedman, an officer in the English ar
my. This particular copy of the book
[ once belonged to Sir Henry Clinton,
who conducted the negotiations with
Benedict Arnold, and sent out Major
Andre to confer with the traitor. His
comment on Stedman's account of the
attempt to betray West P.oint into
the hands of the British is:.' Igno
rance of the whole' transaction-too
tender a subject to explain upon now."
By the time he finished fling the
book, however, he seqems t )ive de
cided to record what ad to him
a fair statement of thecase. The fly
leaves at the end of the second vol
nine contain this curious record, which
hasjust been published for the 'first
time:
Arnold opened negotiations with
Clinton in 1780. He said that the al
liance with France had disgusted
him, and that he would, on this ac
count, go over to the British, provi
ded he was guaranteed personal se
curity and idemnity for any loss of
property he might sustain. Sir Henry
was "liberal" in his promises. He
got from Arnold, on several occasions,
"most material intelligence," and
finally, at the latter's request, sent
Andre to meet him on neutral ground.
At this time Clinton was still ancer
Stain whether his correspondent was
really Major.Geheral Arnold. Sev
' eral meetings were planned, but each
one was prevented by some enexpect
ed circumstance. Finally, on Arnold's
suggestion, Andre visited West Point
. under a flag of truce. He had been
charged by Clinton "not to change
dress or name on any account," and
to carry no suspicious papers." If
this thmn had been carried out, An
dre would have i"curred no risk what.
ever. But Arnold, either for some
.unknown reason, or because he lost
his presence of mind for the moment,
persuaded or compelled iis visitor to
disguise himself aiudnpass through the
Amnerican hilies with only a passport l
and his wits to protect him. Both
resources failed. Arnold, when he
heard of Andre's arrest, fled to New'
York, and carried the news to Cliin
ton. The latter was grieved, but
supposed that his friend would soon
be exchanged. He was horrified when
"Mr. Washington's" Council of War
condemned Andre to death. His
having landed under a flag of truce,
at the request of Arnold, and his
having assumed a disguise and taken
a false passport at the instance of the
latter, are urged in his curious docu
ment as reasons why hds,li+c should
have been spared. This is not very
conclusive reasoning, butbetter could
not be expected from such a warm
friend as Clinton. He enis his note
by saying that his heart will "never
cease to bleed" at the thought of
Andre's fate. Much as we may de
plore the untimely death af a gallant I
gentleman, whose judges grieved
over the sentence they hid to pro- I
aounce, it can scarcely te semionsty
'denied that the use of a flag of truce,
Iqder the circumstance o, nly ag- i
gravated thie guilt of the qpy 'wiho was I
caught with the written 1hoofs of his
crime concealed upon is person. IHe
was a good man, idd a brave man,
and a smart maim, but another spy of
ithe Americps irevolution was gleat
r or than .e. Andre, hungfor his share
in a plot to.corrupt a soldier, can not
be compared with Iathsu Hale, a
legitinitte spy, whose work had noth. I
t uog vile about it, and who went to
the scaffold regtresting that. he could
give onlhyone life for is soultry.
----.w.---J---
The South and the bentennial
Oath.,
IFrom the New Orleans Piasyune.
The publicati6n of (3v. Smith's
letter to Secretary Fish his led to the
, production of Secretary ish's reply.
It appears from the Secretary's state
I ment that there were.two kinds of
oaths provided-one for tie north and
one' for the bouth-anu arrangement '
admirably adapted :to 'discrioinate
Ibetween the aeutions, sad to keep
alive the. memories of an elade I
'which the subnmission o ode side and I
the magnanimity of theother shoald
have combined to:disaiss forever.
Secretary Fish's explanation is thatI
some of his clerks in the horry of the
moiment edolosed in the 'ommissmons
litended for Veconsitrueuel Georgia
Sthe bath inteondied for theloyal' Nortih.
In oftleritagtant explastiona he ad- I
pips that distinctions' aldibeen 'o-. i
served snd that the 'itheiou States 1
were to have been receivedlun terms I
iadjusted wtha tiew .to illustrating
the distinction in asrnarkcd and con- j
spicuons a mnapguera posible. It i
evident tlit the drangenoents is uin-.
, pPers. totard the Soeth and un
true t6 tbhe ostensible spirit of 'the
Centennil' eelebration; and, whmith
or theb exorpcffed by the Seretary
spran. fiom 'a: aftertlo ila t ol eal
j ly r6iretsditea an existing ttite of
- things, the fact remuains that the South
must go to . tSe Ceuteanial with a
Ssenseu oftbdimg disriminated agiinst
aend the khowledge that this dicrinm
. ination is pa'aded to the world.
It maybetrue that the movers in I
the centennial concern are talking of
Heon; L. Q. ;C. Ladde and Gen. Joseph I
E. Johnston aspromiueit aeors in
ceremonies of thpday, but we doubt
whether they or any other Southern
genotleaen carb lrnalde 'to' res
pect apd· sp~oPve an affair so per'
Bverfted to pasani ends as this
has ii en in tli"'anttter' of the
earth reteibed leor Commuliasioer..
We testr~e t;ko mg, thamwkItitsthe
m a efrestirJ id.*iiflta Wd Itiled
inth~ote.p gr h~ide~l .rh'!i
perioql of the war. No eracan oaut
er the sense of gladness and relief
with which they recognized the ap
proach of a better mutual understand
ing and a better mutual esteem. No
" words can describe the heartfelt
pleasure with which they look for
ward to the Centennial anniversary
as the fittest and most auspicious
time to celebrate the advent of the
new union while they commemorated
the glories of the old. But the spirit
that crops out in this oath-the spirit
manifested, first in prescribing any
special oath at all, and secondly in
framing it with such open purpose to
insult and humiliate the South-that
spirit is no answer to fraternal im
pulses awakening in the Southern
=heart.
Mr. Lamar may consent to speak
there and General Johnston may be
asked to serve among the dignitaries;
but we doubt if all this will offset the
bitter disappointment it has given us
to find that there remains at the
North the wish to keep alive the ani
mosities of fourteen years ago and to
taunt us with the defeat we have
I borne so patiently and bravely. The
occasion will seem more an illustra
tion of sectional differences than a
memorial reunion of brothers, and
Louisiana will imitate Georgia in
holding it in sorrow and avoidance.
Shyster.
Some time ago a lawyer of Chicago
sued the editor of one of the dailies
of that city for libel beeause said pa
per had called him .a "shyster." Not
long afterwards one of the leading
dailies of St. Louis was sued for the
same reason. These suits have natu
rally created a great deal of curiosity
as to the true meaning of the word
"shyster." The standard dictiona
ries are silent upon the subject; but
not so the famous Josh Billings, who
supplies the great need now felt by a
carious public. His definition of
"shyster" is as follows:
The shyster is a loose cross between
the Jeremy Didler and the ded-beat,
and is more partikularly known as a
cheap lawyer who hangs around the
arenas of justiss, a pest tow all who
know him, and a downright misfortin
tew those who don't. He is always
on hand tow help the unfortunate out
or one disaster into a wuss,one, and I
don't hesitate tew take the last shil- I
ling ennybody has got as pay for ser
vices that he knows he kant render. I
He is a vehement liar and prating
cheat; all decent lawyers despise I
him, and a judge dreds him as he
dun a drove ov hungry dies in a hot I
and fetid court-room.
A shyster is a kind of yell. dog
amtaug iumans, sneaking around the I
korners for a bone. He knose just I
enuuffabout law tow git a man into 1
its meshes, but never enuff tow git
him out, and never got a fee yet that I
hadn't the smell of hishonor in it.
He never gits ltbuv a shabby gen.
tility in his appearance, and would l
make a very good walking advertise- I
ment to parade in front or a second- I
hand clothing cousarn.
The shyster is always as poor as I
he is dishonest, and when he gits old
ari. fairly gone to seed, it takes all
the kunning lie is master ov tow git
his klam soup and his ockashuiual
luxury or cheap whisky.
Josh says I know several of this
infamous breed of kritters; I kan kall
up tow ni vishun at enny time tlheir
shiny black suits, their nnlighted
stuonps of cigars,, their koil glassy
ey'es, their pinched cheeks, and their
general hungryness.
If i was in a tite spot, and must
have help i had match rather meet a
highwayman than one of theeo
wretches.
Highwaymen are often generous1
have been known tow be teender, sel
dam are mean, but a shyster is cer
tainly the moast bitter ov all.blister.
A tree definition of what it takes to
make a slyster.
Very Signal Service.
i te the Detrsoipi ee Press.
'Tue Detroit mother. Is anxiously
waiting the time when the Signal
Service Bureau shall also keep track
of dsiease and telegraph along the
line what sort tof sekness may be ex
pected on the morrow. If the bit.
rean gets the matter down as fine as
it has the weatlher, the dispatches will
prove invaluable to every head of a
lfamily. When the morning paper is
left on the step the mother will torn
to "Sickness l)ispatchii," and read:
Cheyenne, 14.-Measles passed hemre
this morning going east at the rate of
twenty-four miles ai hour. Don't
let yout children smell of anybody's
breath.
Omaha, 14.--Pulse stands at eighty.
four; Omaha slightly hectic, but di
gestion good and slept well last night;
tongue blightly coated, but the lake
regieons will probably escape.
Pil.'s Peak, 14.-Whooping couagh
turindg somernault. over the signal
station;:get rleady for whoop, gas
works open freoP8 a. m. to 9 p. mi.
Also indications of a stratum of bil
ious colic' will center somewhere in
Illinois.
Chicago, 14.-In the apper Missis
eippi aod lower Missoudri valleys c
pet thie toothlaehe and a good deal of
coassin'aroond. (pa time to argue
polltical questioos and wake up old
fends.
NeW York, 14.--Lame la g and chills
predicted for the New England 8tates,
with giipe, azd such iu the Adiron
dack rpgion. D0nS tgo hukeleberry
log.
Savannahr, I4. ishiof blood to
the head i, predtdtkd for thi Gulf
statas, ,wit o i cm s r .Pulshes the
phor-pp _botbttle.. May- 1 up Iafpe
niodle' pilts ,b l sIdropstal coin.
plhints. Theyeure4ikeemegi.. Only
tw6oni8t.fv gW bgS f;N r ft ale
at al respeeiblpdrag sparea. -
~iaelnnti, 1-hli gbt convolsiaons
' a!ong te Oblo ; look ot for thefanim
f dice ; seems to be making south from
- here. Sage tea has advanced to a
- dollar per pound; beware of the
s dog; liberal discount to editors and
t clergymen.
Memphis, 14.-Palpitation of the
s heart is predicted for this region;
but she'll get over it; a disposition
a to lie in bed until the old wan builds
the fire will also be apparent; good
t day for shooting your brother-in-law.
Washington, 14.--The Old Harry's
to pay all over the country, and no
pitch hot. Old pioneers who canl
t thread a needle without the aid of
spectacles are going to he knocked
higher than Gilroy's kite to-morrow !
Bad day tor comic lecturers; keep
fat meat away from the children;
telegraph your mother-in.hlaw not to
come; if it clears off before iºaon ex
pect nervous prostration and no sup
per ready.
Not From Brooklyn,
e A Chicago paper gives the follow-I
D ing specimens of hymeneal corres
- pondence with the assuranco that
s they were not developed in Brook.
I lyn:
I My Own Beloved: I am sitting in
the back kitchen 'mid the dash and
clatter of the gravy pans, but within
my inmost soul all is peace. Would,
my be-loved, that my picture might
ever hang in such a frame of mind as i
g this. Over and over have I devour
ed your last letter, in which you I
4 speak of me--poor me-in such tones I
of anguish tenderness; do you re- e
member thesa? * Far be it from I
me to harrow your feelings with the I
fine tooth of remonstrance, but when
SI have been waiting and longing for I
one of your soul-feeling letters, and
then to find but ten dollars enclosed,
what am I to say I How on earth do a
you expect me to pay the month's i
f rent besides the sausage man and * i
"* " But, withal, I do adore thee, I
thou sweet scented harbinger of my e
domestic oasis. When I reflect on I
the nitro-glycerineolsness of your e
character, anid the pinnacle of grand c
comprehensiveness to which you have I
attained by the favoring gales of per- I
sonal distinguishment, I feel so proud I
of you, Isaac. * * " Mr. B. was !
I here this evening. He only stayed at
few hours, and was full of cataleptic I
enthusiasm. He says I am his bone I
ideal of. a spirituous woman, and he 4
wept like a watering cart to think a
that you seemed at times to cast a a
glinmmeriung eye upon him. Why is i
it, says he, Mary Ann ? Says I, I
don't know, and I loaned him anoth- t
er handkerchief. * Ohn! Isaac, how I
I do love you two men. JI talked i
so sweetly. He said: "It does'seem t
,tht in thlib platitudinary world we a
ought to tote each other's burdens so t
far as to mollify the ills we know I
not of, instead of flying to those we
have." What do you think of it, my
I darling popsy wopsy I * * When I I
think of you, hubby, and my baby, It
feel that I would rather have you
than a ticket in the Louisville lotte- a
ry. "* Union forever,
MAr Ara.
AN INDIAN HRtMIT. - Marchant t
Kelly, a man well-known throughout 1
many of an eastern and central conn
tries of the State, died at his place
this morniug, at the age of sixty-four 1
Syear.. Mr. Kelly was a strange char- I
acter. He was a man ofconsiderable
cultinre for one whose youth extended I
back into tihe pioneer period of the
country, and at that early day was
actively engaged as a schlool-teacher. 1
lior many years he had lived the life
of a hermit, occupying a honse en-I
tirely alone, cooking his own victuals, I
making his own clothing and practi
cally demonstrating, as far as he was 1
able, that womamkmnd is a superfluity.
He was best known through his re. I
gion as a dentist, and, unlike the I
generality of Ihiscraft ulways carried
his office with him, and operated I
upon Ihis patients at their homes. His
traveling was done almost entirely
on foot, no nmatter what might be the I
P distance; and there is probably not I
I a person in the State that has walked
Sas great an aggregated number of 1
Smiles& Within the last two or three I
years, "Mart," as he was familiarly
called, developedl an intense hostility
I toward Freemosonry, and his opposi- i
I tion to that and other secret organ- I
I isations became a perfect manina, Hle i
B expended a large partof his earnings
I and savngs ip eirculatspg Anti-Ma
soI nic literature gratuitously. Besidle
m his "old curiosity eiop" of a house lihe
f owned a Ilody of land in Grant Coun
Sty alid otlher prpeity estinmated to I
p be worth daltegetler, five or six thou- a
sand dollars, a.d all ais the renitsts of
his induste.ry and miisegly Ihabits. Des- a
pie his peculiairitles Mr. Kelly had
smany attractive traits, and his quaint I
maaners and philosophical turn of a
qad will be missed by no) a few.-- I
(Ind. Sentinel,
* THET STARTED TOO liII.-C huck
-the boys called hidii'Cluck for short
- -was hardly what you could -cail a
harde case, but Ie was fond of a joke,
andmieldom cared at whose expense
it was perpetrated. Returning to
New Bedford on the steamer was a
Slarge party who had been over to at
tend the camp-meeting at Martha's
SVineyard. It was Sunday evening,
and, naturally cnouwh a nunrber of
passengers gathered in the ladies'
Scabin for divine service. Into this
', crowd Chucnk insinuated himself just
as the hymn, "My soul, be on thy
Iguard," was given out. The ecowd
oined inwith a will, and had sung
m o the ead of the second line, 'Ten
lif thbusand fees rise,'", when a shrill
Sfemale voice was heard, "Hold n !
o ye ve started it to high !" There
w w pause for a few seconds, broken
atli tgt by the good-natured aug
y gestion of Clhuck. "Suppose you
Sstart here at five thoasand-l" mAid
the general laughter that followed
s Check retired, and tite meeting caine
- tb an end.
Farm and Household Column.
Chufas.
I notice some inquitice in the Plan
tation of the Chufas, its habits, cni
ture, etc. Some twenty years ago i
received five seed from the Pater=:
Office, and have planted them ever
since. They are a "grass nut," bma
not a "nut grass." The nut grows tt,
the size of a small goober, and I have
frequently made a quart from a sin
gle nut. I have never tried them oa
very rich land, and do not know'
how great a yield might be got frot
themt ; but it would be enormous. On
land that will make twenty bushels o"
corn, one haudred bushels of ebhfas
can be ra'ised easily, and one bushel
of chufas is worth two of corn, as I
! will demonstrate. The clhtfas de
light in a light sandy soil, but will
grow in any soil. They may be
planted any time from December to
April, as they never rot in the groaun
or are injured by cold or frost. I am
now planting fire acres in theor
(:(March 8). I plowed the land smooth.
and laid open shallow furrows two
feet apart, and in this furrow drop a
single seed twelve inches apart, and
cover with a board. The seed will
vegetate the first warm weather, and
soon show a green line along the row.
As soon as the grass and weeds be
gin to grow, run a sweep between the
tows, the green spires begin to multi
ply, and will eventually meet across
the rows, each spire having a nut at
the bottom in the ground. The nuts
do not grow more thian two inches is
tihe ground, and the hogs fatten on
them in the winter when all other
crops are in the jut or barn. This is
a great advantage overall other crops
-no digging or storing. Poultry are
very fond of thema, and soon learn to
scratch for them, and as they grow
so near the surface, find no diffiaculty
in getting them. It is said the pecu
liar flavor of the canvas back duck,
of the Chesapeake, is derived from
the wild qelery they feed upon, but
epicures can have no conception of
delicious game or poultry unless they
have eaten chickens fattened on chu.
fan. The Spaniards express Oe juieo
from the chutfas, which they cal, Or.
gent; when clarified it is whte. like
nilk, and is much used in flavoring
brandies and wines--distilled, it
makes a strong almond flavored bran
dy. I have parched and ground them,
and find them superior to choealate
as a breakfast drink. When we take
into consideration all good qualities,
its fattening properties, its -easy cul
ture, its handiness, and the fact that
hogs will dig tlem as they want them
without wasting them-it is the most "
valuable seed the Patent Office has
ever sent out, and is destined to prove
a great boon to the South.-Cor.
Plantation.
(Blt we would caution our readeiS
not to allow the cocoa grass not to
be palmed off upon thetm for chuaf
nuts. The cocoa is dark and bas a
shrivelled appearance, while the real
lhufa is csestnut colored and the
nut sweet to the taste.-ED.j
How to Count Interest.-Four per
cent.-Multiply the principal by the
number of days, separate the right.
hand figure from the pioduct and
divide by nine.
Five per eent.-Multiply by nun
ber of days and divide by seventy..
two.
Six per cent.--.ultiply biy numo er
of days, separate right-hand filgnre
amld di ide by six
Eight per cent.-Multiply by nnm
her of days and divide by forty.fvt .
Nine per cent.-Multiply by nuns
bor of days, sel-arate tight-hand
igure and divide by feir.
Ten per cent.-Multiply by numn.
ber of days and divide by thirty.ax.
Twelve per cont.-Multiply by
nulmber of days, separate right-hand
figure and divide by three..
Fifteen per cent.-Multiply Iy
number of day. and divide by twon
ty-four.
Eight~te per cent.-Moltiply by
number of days, separate righlt-banud
figure and divide by two.
Twenty per cent. Multiply bh
number of days and aivride by eiglh
teen.
Sure Remedy for Ilots.-Tel Di.
partoment td Agriculture publishes
ithe followinig eperiments, whieh a
gentleman fromi Georgia tried, and
found effeetive iit dispolhang that s.
rious trouble in horses:
About thirty years ago a friend lost
by beta a very flne hIorse. He took
from the stoamach of the dead horse
about a gill of bots, and broughtt
thelem to my loffice to eptrhriment mp
onl. lie made preplarations of every
remedy le had heard of, and put
some of them into eaeh. Most had
no effect, a few affected them slight
ly, but sage tea more than anythipg
else; that killed thetm in fifteu
Ihors.
Hie conclmded he would lill t'.emn
by jirtting theim in nitrie acid, bit it
had no more effect on them tlmta we.
ter; the third lday they were as live
ly as when pmt in. A bunch of tanzy - 4
was growing bl say offttice. He took
a Iasndful of tml;at, braised it, added a
ii tle water, squleezed olnt the Julee.,
and ipit some in; they were dead in
one minote. Since tlhen I have had
it giversn to every Iorse. I havenever
known it to fail of giving entire re. " .
lief. My friend had another hlre
iffi-cted withl thIb bets several years
later. Hlie gave himn the tanty ini the
rmorniog and, a dose of salts in the
evening; the next morning he took
nup from the exeeretions three half
pints of bots.
Ciare for Bursa--The Oazette Me,|
-eale, France, says that by as acel.
dent clrmcoal his been discovered t,
bea cureu for burns. .By iaying a
piece of cole' eLauCoal upntll a rn,
the pai stu bstide. imuediately. By
leaving t et charcoal o onoe hour, tl e
wound is healed, as has been deuImn
straed on several occaiears. Tise
remedy is cheap and simple, aitr 4e
serves a trial.

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