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U. TILLIS, Eu. SA - .JOSEPH, LA., FRIDAY, SEPT. 28, 19. Ew ERE-- VOL.
ttUIH l'll~l lS Em~u.S,\IST ,IOSFIi'tt, I,A., FRIDAY, SEPT. '28. 1.91. S~w SERIES-:--'O],. 2, NO. L
RIVEli AND 1.1 VEE WJiK. .
Intervirw With t apt. 1 ow, i4nid -
A l arse nimount of Im -
privemcet In I' oegretb
tr Prospect in 'I his
Vickaburg Commercial Herald, Sept. 21.
The U. S. steaRnie Vi.lette, of
('apt. Townlselld's fleet, arrived
here yesterday evening, frai
(Ireenville, and weznt as tar SoOth
as the Ueid levee. Capt, Tow)'a
send, U. S. Emngineers and Iis as
sivtant, W'. S. Brow i; Mlajor \V u.
Starling, chlef engineer of the 31, s
sissippi levee disttrict and Assistanit
State Engineer II. B. Tholmpamn, of l
thie lJaol.litaa State Board, were oil
thie Vlatete. The lat'er jil-ed thlie
party here. Capt. Towasend stated it
that all his projects which had t
been submitted to the chief engi% I
mIee aid the secretary of war bail I
beut approvetd. The lasmsai.lppi I
river .. DiOnnlOrlio hadl all-, tlea l
*214 IKNI for thie revetltmnt ofI lh. It
caving bantk above Lake Provi'i
decce, on which a touIe will be put b
to ,work earl) uelt nmaiiih, It the c
revetment plan had not beea
adopted it wouail taavra I e' ii taiews fl
sary to throw out twent.tseight d
square umiles of thie flle.st lana it L
the Mlost. slpi Vall.ey, Imiullaie a
the entlre towin of Lake Paov'inleao,., im
wbicb would have abandoned about it
fourteen and one half miles of m
river from Bunchb's Beud down to l
Lake Pio'vdenice, reuqiring a now c
line of levee back of the town coa. .1
log not less tbat 150 000. The tI
revetmenit work that I' expected ia
be done with the presenti appropHl -
tion will be shout 10.000 lllieal feet. tl
coiaroencliig ;a short dlistance ablI elc
the city andi running north. g
(\ork will be collmrmenced .it l
Greenville in revetitlg the back, ei
will be extenlded atlnve the cilt.
For this work $*40,000) was aappr..w
Iriatdl to i the ltiver aind litatb "r hil,.
At nR*h ¢,ood N,.c'k. l,, la t tlhi.'
miles above (reenville, atout 2.00L0
lilniall 1 0 ofrevt elu, edll will be ,Io e.
commIssion for that ipuraose.
(Capt. To'lwnseand stary ta IBa hi
will iplace unIder conilam t at oni e i11
labout 300,0110 cubic carain of levre I
work inl the omislile TI'-Ials llsariclt,
which extrlmls fromn t he Atlkainas a
Line to Iedford's olpposition Weair.
relton. This uork will lie iin l i'I
ditioti to the 700,000 3yards now
[I the Fifth l'otalalrna Levee ti
District, from \Varrellton north to Ce
tie ArkaniIaas lile, there will be Ca
2,000,01(0 cubic 3 ards of levee work of
Hone this .ear by the United States or
(overniimett mand the Fifth Louaa
lana LeCee District, Whbe con Ut
pleted it will bhe a pe teet line of
levee, equal to any on the river.
Capt. '.Twnsend in pliting ! ai
aqout 2,000,000 cubie yarald+ Imo .tr.
Capt. Townhsaid and aIaj. Sta, ti
Ing umade slsptcial itnsiel.-illil IIm
sMoimie Caii'llll batik4 auIn rtaite Ihatl
gtI lilginm i. on the 11l1asim.,,ipft Stale,
iii [MIuanlqtia COUmtVi~, ao loamp air Ira.i
tectionu lc'ee will Ihe huii' thi
season,. Tlie liew leva-e miow eigl|I
built by the. Cmitd Stliina goieii..a
tUemit Ir-nt (Clhaitarml tam Brimlii ic.
will have t, be pstelndeal !mtarar thaih
lext bhigh water.
Capt. lT. useld amin N Sl''
Inil leape hfr ( r+en-aarlle hi 1 t 7
a. I. Iiai to, Mr. TtmUailmlil o em t i
turnied to a',-w Orleans hta the umild- I
nlgimt tialim. As.kteant Blos a leaves b
by the nialilghbt tnraai. Aslnitai tai
Browin leiva a on the aR,.amir Vi
dette this maInliIng lur Like Ptinr i
HOOKI I DEFEATED. to
At ((,antoii. .Mlis.. on tle ,1 I.
inst.. J. G. peiincr ofl Cliillahmil '
co li)'y, wilrs liorrnliramlla aIl " * ia l)ain I,+
otra t ic ('oi. Lrt'.siOaal co livenii a ltI h
thie Sevetllth .in3iatstaplt aIistrIc; to at
suceed Chlams. E. Hooker. jCo
Qne thonuia;.d b-llotr were takreo ia
I.(Tillli EF 0I:I' .tS E FUTILEI
S- \t -hington,i -e't. IB.-WithloutI
excepltion ))emlclrats hete, rlepre
senting a ll. ly liTifT renit portions of
the lountry. are of opinion that the
illiiillasiasa sgar pilanterls Whlo have
dreclddl o ;.fllisote wil:l the nation I
offAl i.rlopllia~1 jtarty have takeui
'ed a1 step which will renlder futile
'ill the efoirts r1f the Louisilani delega.s
tIl tion to obta1in !egislatorsy ti thei
.' preselnt Coi_eses tfor the a o ent
Is cf the snar hounty. A omore II%
Ill. opportucn tie iie or soecb a wove.
'5 lluet coulld not hlave leei chboisels..
,iti They have Inteiaiied the feeililg
of against the bc.l.iy nsytemn, which l
on was already extremely ulipopllal, ,
Ilel and have educedl to a mlill Imsmtn
e•l thle dianccese of securing relief dluring i
ld tile remtiling few ltni5nthie s of theI
:is prresent Conigrtessa. Tihent, if th.
RI Republicalls ahuld conltrol the r
Ili olluse of Represeutattives of thel
rd Fifth-fourth Congress, a Democrat
h c 'ienate and premidruet M ll stand l
inlu the asy) ol a restoration of the
ut bounity oni sugar. The DLrosctr.itic
i, Seonrte can ti revent the e nacttcslit Ut
ill of legnl;tiou lookinig to tlie pl I3
mena of the bociuts on sugar proj'
it duced in 1895, At the natlonal u
Ire Demuelsratic beadqllarters berte Tihe
actiou of the Louisinal planiters is
, ot lspoken of as a matter of serioos a
it Iuportanle as to the control of the at
of next house. They inisistt that the p'
to it piublicans have uo possible
w chauce of g-etting more thano one
- .listrict, iand express the opinlionu
It- that even that will niot be lone. ti
S Seinator Faulknler said that Ice
- was not alaileed about IOUSllalsia; it
tlhat be haslill n lol dots atllout t he
election of a solld Decsoetratleo dtle-. r
gation from the State. Tlce plaent i
lt ert, he said, were liut struong Ic
C, eCnough to anflet thle remeilt.
Itrellesellt.elive C.-tehllaiso1, lwho
was 1iassing thloagh the c-ty oc Ila s
dtel-t: teloll at this aetrtiio of 'e hb
I li iiitelos II h t rhmic i ti Irei II l it c'.
li H 1 1, t l. 'l , %t, alh il I ll h i" l
o" Ii ,ueP v:l#. tlt lell *i i lo itl,
w et i"o Irue D ,lisc:rat iiiºrt, and
Ios.i+o si O-:l.-Lt Pialli t hclrh sil tea litr
woilthr s ti hl sle Il they s lO m ntolleotih . Uli
ite i i n selll ding iieJ oti hl catlols to Io
e°lsnrt"-i iti ld, ncot ble ii mattere i I a
I ilreatrs hsaei ene eal Dcaeso
rucnt to ti. e Drn. ior't thi'k I:lre, ild w.
uI Hall lit be Ait ll grItveld to) lsie
fthe-trsa cru Iio5, 1 , t h ely slt atIeI su upe
ceil i -sodlllncg Ite-pulirliI:csS to ilo
Co Dgreis it wiohl ut ie p lantter, crg
Sof glreat c to eseqtenllce to the Demohi lh
crustl Isrty. I ilonh't tlilek t Iere isa
oay hlicager of our beog elelilctilent Ja
ulieo thlittll olegtion to hold tle
tanXt Hiics-. Howiteser, the 8tste
Ii D-mocratlc withlaoaut the plaisters, p
a1ti we cla Veri welll niorel to hba ve
Io-a sit loppoito." g
I_ allswier to tlhe suggestiloa thatI th
Ithe vite fat ilouniala miCgl t lie iml ret
Poetacnt ieosuld tlce saext Isreseilce s
ial ehlectisn he t hr i cite thI e aei
U iae. hets,. Cbe.elaicintgi csil tbat ,cr
cce tesciughit 'Ie-re atio 1i0 robtiat% qu
si' that the HosIliie- would ie castle
sponller lo tiv tile (eues Pseuid . e~nt
(jCetcli.sigs, In CImenitieIctiig ciii the fos
tger-tar l cituatiols, called atteatione Isl
lea -vde'teueos ot a revival oi busi'
Sss. ieich, tfbe Ielieived, wocuitl
Ssesult weislesoelly to the party in
Ipoer ist thins tie. Seuator Faoilk
tier saliel thatl ieuf lrmsto recelIyedl
bi Mlooa from diterent quarties li
slhltued a greet revival in bt,h re
til .slted whole sale businestc, ,id on
i lany lises of1 trade he saId there
weaet ac exreantdielary activity de% to
,veloinicg. (iclle. Catc-ilog poiited ar
tea the Il501 oaseel delemnstd uhsou the
tiesorli lor seohlhl csUriocsC tIsdi thee A
I large catle ol lctilge ataulsi as actls be
e- iceisetlatiole sign csf a revival ot loumso
c-ess. The Tiesnictsy DepLatmsst, tW
hie aiid, laud tawc-o tiressecl to tla- we
utmost tor sm ill currlnoc3. -5std
coitsiderable goli t as be-tu ofrrtoel
si cheatgo tor it. Tue sele ol pow1. i
E. age stamps iduriti, the I, r twoe or
three setks, he said lie was in. !
it fornled, has ie Iee I aliost uiprete"d I
eriied. These two signs, hbe widl,
of were the bist possible llndicatioIns
ol revival ,of business activity.
n LOW WATELR IARK IN COTTON.
I't New York. Sept. 21.-All pre%
vlous low records oil cottoll con. I
tracts were brokeo this mornl.g, a
when October sold at 6 27. against
the last lowest record of 7.28, whiCh ii
si marde on Marcl 16, 1892. the Ii
9,t.(I4 .(ºJlUitale crop %ear. Thle lfirs t
1sales were made at an adlvauce of h
S3 points on some buying to ctver L
ldeis had with the fimo of J. M1.
\'White & Co., the oonceru that tell) iI
poraril nuuspended )yeterlday. . hen ft
i tbe market weakeudle. The flr sll
,.ales inlu'dled October 6.30, No. d
vrealtwl 6.36ti ,317, December 6.41 tl
r 642. Jan,uary 6.46, Febrarary if
16.53, March 6.59, May 6.71. The o0
loiest sale of tbe day was at 6.24. p
Illts ante wirlum days still lower d
prices were occasionally current a
tlunder slave labor, but never before,
inl the history of the Cotton Ez Cl.
o"-aunge, has the price of the staple
touched the low figure now currentlt.
The immeditae cause of the deculine
is the large movemneot of the colttn cI
at the po ts and the Interior with l
an indifieleilt maiket even at the a
present low prices. Seutiment on
'Chnelle is bearish, and ia low as
6c is prelicted for colton in the re. eh
'note future, based on the expecta
tianl of a 9.000.0J00Itale crop, with
0.5 0.000 Ihales posaible, and no es'
trmoete worth considertiig below ill
It vleW of rlie bearish conditions w
prevailing there is a large accuomus 1h
latlon of short intere4t here, and rt
thie Itesiuuistic view of the future
geuerailI taken ,alds someor ofllthe
IU(or'- eIItar.ul operators to be Coll- t
lelfaaliH.e, A ini the evPrent of Woi e
ha~ll ln 'a. i, l It I"jll! at itteel the Il
,ro.1i I1, test- l ,.! l . li AI ll U inp ll4tt I i
.at; t. .'1 t i i ll. i ,' .i(llie of O ile 4i1
,I r:il!ºol, S p . '1.- J ,|i.+ Ja. lt *''
1Ioru fkio .,i3,. that the ;,Ival de di
Sparte t hlas re ce it ,ed a e dis dteh I sp '
tions the alntlluial colu inalling the
.Jaanese fleet in thie (ult of Pe ua
Chi Li to Ihe) eect that he engaged II
li he enemy oni Monlday last and hi. tld
il.ledl bheavy loss. Cc
A Japanese fleet conslisting of C(
uuise warahina land two f.lst trainsl. m
ports, armed anol converted into m
cruisers, had been sent in search of ,e
the elnem3's ourthern fleet, which tic
was sighted at noon Monday, The Ib
Japanese pursuoed the enemy at foll be
speed. Thle Chinese showed no din. wi
)position to alter I heir course or to 'st
give battle. The chase lasted a D)
little over an hour, the Jaepauese le
gainmug. Shortly after 1 o'ciock re
the crulser Clii Yota got wthinb fo
range of tile Chinese flagsbip, the C(
guils of which opened die upon her, ss
anld a runniig fght euneorel. Sev is
eral veasels on both silles were ll
quIckly evIIgaged, 'his lasted ovet t
two hours. Thle Chinese tranllsporlia m
elitered the Yala river safely dloring hc
the mati engagement, which was [
fought inII the eatoury, anud which ye
lasted otinl iiightlall. II
Tree Chinese warhbilps were soe to
e-aloully disables anll sun ansd te
sanother was oin Ire iand destro)yed ei
Several oilier of the enem3's war' m
sblps were seriously damaged 1') m
'tile heav tire. Thle Jalopanese war.
slhilpe were so wel' hauidled that not
one was Iotr. Only two, the Mat I
-usuia and Hi Yoi, were dOamsagedc
to a.ay great extent, bet one of the
armed transporte was badly crip\ fo
pled and put out of actiin. The
Admiral tloes not mentioll the numo
Sbher of killed or wonllded.
A pri~ate telegram aay thai
tweuty JalaIUese" ofilcers aud mealn
werer killed and forts six woonldetl.
SAnorlher lrivatch slates that tbhe
total casuliles on the Japanese
side didl t' + exeed ion,
or The iipartch sanys that the news
n. of thi .llnanese victory has eanmed
d- great rejoicing in Tokio and that a
1, war loau for three times the amount
N. o States.
e The cliarcr'al element of the Re.
It poblicanr party in this State do not
g, appear to enthuse to any great exl
ot teut over tie flopt, of the sugar
Ih planters from Democracy to Repub
e licanisni, anid Brer Demas made
t the Iset quite clear at the meeting B
,1 held in the Secotid Uongressional
*r District last Saturday. when be d(e.[t
I. cltned to open isa sable arms and
i invite the planters to come into the
a told and pool their Issues with the
l Mouts of ham, It seems from what
. ethe States has been able o gather, N
I that the charcoalers are afraid that
y if the planteru are freely and oun
e condltionally admitted into the
L. party, the Atuirea fiddle will be
,r displaced from its proud position
at the head of the band, and in the tab
,eIent of the return ot the tRepubll. st
can parts to power the planters
e will, whent the fruits of victory are
devided, gobble all the watermelons.
'possums and potatoes and the
i charcoalers. after the feast, will Iw
presented witb the rinds, boner.
As one of them pertinently re.
mat ked yesterday: "We is de vet.
erone of de Publican party and we
has for years borne de skyars and
de skirmishuna of de confl;ck, an'
ef de sugar planters wants to come
into de party, deay mns' dlo t on
Irober it lon. D,,y ms' nlot execk
whlen they are ':!itted to de party CO]
slat dey are twine to be 'lowed to
run de eonvelshonst ati' ide organi\
' ashlnn right froin tie jump. No,
sail, we veteruoe altn' game to
Stlltand nlo such lInralio' as datl aln'
Cst de planhteia jine us dey got to
l'llen slere piroleratio t iine siton de
tIas'k hen'hles ain' shwll dat dley
dne 'liisle ' reiincsed a iwrfeck chainge
of heart, al't is wlllmn' to follow what
dl. sie 'eterutis is'clined to leadi. So
l',se bieenl tellin' de collud loltetn
It l stet3 tusn't gtt 'toxicated wiad
di 1.ar at bolt of do sngar planters. Pe
'.'can. eP ae. f' thing dey know dtlet'
gwlne tin' de planters whtar de)
uster be deyselves. I'se bin'
I mtlidlIn' 'em of how Mr. Bear one pr
lday come inito de kisgdoom of Mr
Coon, an' Mr. Bear be says, 'Mr
SCoon, Ufse long bin wiahin' to be a
memberr of yer kingdom an' spen,
my days wid )et an' work in yer
service.' Mr. Coon was very much
tickled an' proud dat Mr. Bear
show' him so much slderatiou an' via
be says. iMr Bear, you is perfectly
welcome, an' I'se glad to have such
'stingnislied company,, sit dopo, 'ro+
Den Mr. Bear, tie sasl, 'Mr. Coon, easy
lent me sit down on yer throne Hn cut
ren' myself, eauoe it do look power. ou
ful cumfertable asia tes'ful.' Mr. ati
Coon, like de big fool be is, he sl
says. 'Certainly, Mr, Bear,' an' give
'sm de seat. Mr. Bear be kep' on
Slttin' dar aund sittin' slia 'til Mr.
Cootn says, 'Mr, Bear, glit up, you 12
mue' have rea' yeraelt hy dlia time,'
hot Mi. Bear he say, 'No, Mr. Coon, C
Sair,' gwintie pit osi dls throne 'less
I yer lil' me oft,' and sie Coon he Ions'
hils kingdoma 'caus e e ar'ltt able
to budgee d bear, as' dtat is gwini.
ter be treated by die nugar pltniters
ci dry don't keep dey eyes skioninedt
mighty shbarp anu' watch bow dry
There la but slight dfterence he.
tween the old time earpet bagger
and the galvatsl d sugar Re.epubli
can of to day. One was heot on
pluntdering the people of the State
for personal advantage, bwhile the
other insists that the pwople of the
ettire Uiiont te plundleresI by tsaxa
tion that they may he paid a
itoonty, One was for ofnllce, the In
other for bounty, tut (he almighty
hdollar liea at the hottomin of aebh
When a boy goes wrong a good
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