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I. 3. WMAgam ,.hahllsr r.
1 1, /iAtol. m.hitr.
agggiSmemm@m Ia., l$
Gie w e meie-emstte of Mil
Lrt everybdy ,sLelhber the Fair. at
be -sm so d-s.
We bad qte a cold dllagreeable rai
tem oa eaday last, hant the rweat
ele bas be delightful.
TaYpepsl wem M do well to read the n
tles dCsflstsr Ayeeek, and girt heed
- his wang.
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Mi di hev ers an begisalng tIo arri
wih e males that might Jlst as well I
roased I Claihese parish.
OuLr bises are very busy picking o0
seas, nd sthe epeeae is that the yiel
wUI e bttlerthan it was ipposed it wolt
whn plaigI ret roem need.
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T. D. eadow called at the (Gl'ARnDe
a Il besideoeespmeltilng thei .tir
8WA highly gave substantial evidence
hM i pssetatisk by paying for two stil
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The last is thought to h' very aiis
abS l the perish this year. The sight 1
sue 1 f e lash ite" mae is enoumgh to t
Tie imslethse with visions of saqire rib
teiedmbh, and sanemges. We eragerly lo
e a ao sto bring down the acrnsr.
Mr. D. 3.-Iays., .sq., Editor of tl,
fltUr tae , lirt I Shreveport last Monda
to Mtes la Immigrathon meeting ai tIn
pbs. Trastlag that his trip win I
pleasat to himself and elrful to ti
peIbk we camw end him to the care of it
Mr. T. B. Wall:ae, three miles snth
ome, r advertissin to-day's issue a rer
dersirle place for ali'. It is one of Ih
beht ifepeeved small farms in the parist
Any pemar wishing to purchase such
place would do well to call on Mr. Wallac
Mr. J. ('. Moore has le in nor oflice
stalk of Merer nlgar cane iully.tifte.en f(e
long, oiehluive of the ,eed tIsse. Tb
joisto are nnmerol and very large. Mi
Mee with characteristic eandluits Idlel
deianc to the world sii asny ntlher man ee
the sugar cane qucestion.
Mr. . 0. Gill lhas purchasd from A
* MlCrele the two story bsilelinlg Latel
begun by A. le('-rani e In the old Wilder I
Poole lot. Mr. Oilt will leave thel Imihlinl
falthed Ito handleo aeykl, and will oct up;
it lnet year. The upper story we Ilndlte
stead will be uletoted toe ncilees. Ule I*lesr
will be resrv*ed by .li. (ill f(r tle. s~ale I.
the large stack e(a l osl which Ies will irn
chaL at as early date
EMer J P. lverllt prea'chl. to a large
eegrsgamtio at the Baptist rhusrh osl
Fr·iay ight last. Mr. Everilt is an ahle
presher and received the atlasntieln of his
audleea throughnout the whole of his des.
seares We are plesmed that out Baptist
l are secu ering rurb elch ienlt co-u lola.
h their endeavers towrl l hailhlilg IiIl
their seheb in llmoner. That diteeonin.
tie ha been almeot extinct ill iheemer fior
ylle pa. The cI munity u ill ti. Iheee
eed by their revival. All w ill agree'. nith
us he wishing them surer..
The rititaes of Athens wrant v.rll lon
last lasrlay onl the tiestiss of IAlenningll
dulhieg misens in that wail. undelltr ans
adliaee t the Police Julry. The alse.w
bea party carried time election by a con
Aderelai mo)rilty. At the sameu time' they
mak o iletormal vote fir Jsticu' of the,
Pees t placeo of Mr. alian lIerk, iwho
reigned on aeeoont of husine ncalling hinm
to Miein. R. J. Bridea'. rec.eive.l nlilety
vort es of a tetal of a hundlrect :ailal onic
A lattering eolplinment to a ortlhy ge'in.
tlean, andone who ha .lllwn llilllself a
very capable magistrat.,.
It is said the Turkish mIilitary aathorl
tle have oadred their ,ldlierr tee I care..
e seI to GI at the' rltajia (h lner:cal alm.
We esppoas that an elcepti tnl as e adei
t s degatoery orde in favor eof te
smie ladsay and itlherlol, tlh frmer
twhem has held Use Bchlpka pass with
aim teenet tsmt shown binas asythiag
L uSaleasst kilght, n sn of the latter
Lhmhasswell aid he lo ae of the e
mie Onena who kepas near ene. o"gh
* e t eB t whL his tree arC enCgageel
at Ai She pub battlet."
0e *i Meid ebti (Wer llmade e a
niebl sa t weeab ad gave u a cor
i livtatis to at*el the meeting of
tei Neet Lblasa Amoiation at Coal
. Mr. Obier lgave us ense remark
aem s at the erativte properties of
ilM *ale a Mooree s)pltg. He imfori
as8 that, is mew a family free I'ninku
whsa of she atide hall,
N is aMi to he very
y ~~~~ Ies. o s.~
rY~'- son na. u
I Thie eI *Lt.
There is poblehed by the Ne
Orlesns Democrat of the 3d lat.,
an exhaustive statement of the
present flnancial condition of tlhe
8tate so far as its indebtedness is
This slatement is made by su.
~t tbority of the State funding board,
under the provisions of act No. A8,
º lsion of 1877, and may be relied
r on as entirely accurate.
This exhibit shows the total
funded sod fundable debt of the
H, State at the present time to be
thirteen million, five hundred and
sixty-six thousand, three hmlnred
and sixty.three dollars amd forty-nine
The annual interest on this amount
at seven per cent, the rate which
d the consolidated bonds bear will he
nine hundred and forty nine then.
sand, six hundred and forty-five
. dollars and forty:four cents.
,r The property of the State accord.
lug to last year's assesmnent was in
round numbers one hIundred and
. seventy-fotr million dollars, and five
f and one-lilf mills on the dolllr, the
rate of taxation as lixed by 'olnsti
k tutional amendmenlt to dischalrge
the interest on the conslidlted.
debt, on thisi .sti would ý ield taine
hundred and Ifity-even thousnmll
dollars per annumI if the taxeis were
all paid. IBut allowing ten per cent.
deduction for delinquent taxlet, five
e and a half mills on laet year's
nssessment would fall slhort seventy
r eight thousaindl three hundred elnd
Y forty-five dollars and forty-fourl
cents of discharging the rnterest l
the State debt. Bait the asseaminent
of this year will be in round nun.
beta two hundred nillions of dolltrs,
and five and a half mills onl that utum
will amount to one million on h. I
dred thousand dolllsr. and wit Ithle
deduction for deliinquinci.es will . ia-l i
Snine hmntdred ainti ninety thousandl
ndollars, being enollugh to del'ral the
interest on the public alebt, a itlh a
surplus of forty thonm.lnd dkhlahrs
to be carried to thie siking fund
ifor the redemption of State bondis.
TIs sinliang funul is by ant No.
, ,, regular scasion l77, to colnsist.
sIt, of any surplls of tle live alind
one-half mill tax over and albove ant
altnount liflicietlt to extingulish the i
alnneal interest of the Sta.te debt;
:~d, of any surplus in theil general
fund which imay exist, after provid- '
ing for the discharges of alil appro.
Iriations to be paid out of tlhalt funtd.
As under the prt'esent Stlte rl'le
larol'rty in all proliaility n ill oiall.n
titinie to :lijireciilte, aital| as the ea.
hprelurinltionas will ie kelt at they
shouldl be considera;bly inside of the
annual revenues. it is reasoanablv y
certain that there will he conltinuedl
nlla hnlcreasing aecessiomns to the flund .
set alart for pullrhllsinlg Statne lbondlll."
.\Alnid es the nwrts aire gratt;lillly ab- I
sorbed by the sinking ftund. the fund I
itself will increase in iproertiaol to 1"
I the interest on the bonll taken ulp;
for instalnce, every Iidtred tlol. e
sand dollars of State battiel extin. i
guished by the fund tor their re.
dermptiou, will itw'raas. that fund f
suiveln thouslilld dollars per ninollnl. 1
hIy a tralslter of that almount,. pInvi. t
onuly iused to pay interest, to thel a
W'ith a judiciotis admii .tration a
of oar State tiIances tIlhere in io rea-'_
son why the entire State dtlebt sliould II
not be paid loung before the bondsla
Hugh J. ('almpbell is i1 W1ashingl. i
ton to get, wAe suppose, "ai nice, fat i C
otfee, or soane other miRghty comr "
fortable thinig." lie is reported as li
saying of Niclholls that he is "niak- a
nlog a fair, just, andl impartial tor. t
ernor." Iklly for Campbell. The t
last oneaslon otl which we had the
pleasure ot seeing him waejusat abots
the time he learned of the inevitable~
colklpie of Packard & Co., in whitch, II
oonleru he was interteitel asa stock.
holder. Any one who hasseen how i
the boy looket when sun over by the a
traditionall clfcan, by consliderably *
exaggeratling the appearance of the d
boy erfoemlti, ulder these ember. .
sreing eiroomaeaaeels have some I
ligbht eoaeption of the disooealttld
l of Ithe et mSd Brigiier upon b
msllautg t a troth tLhat the oces.
at aof the earpet.ber wirs
A New Way t Gellist Taxes.
etr Mnofett's Bill Poieh Register
ii., promises to be a very nseel finan. I
ite fial implement in colleting State ;
the] revenne. I'erbapll some of the read- 1
i is ers of the GUARDIAN may not know I
either the nature of the contrivaace 1
su. or the object for which it was de- a
rd, vised. I
.A, It is a little illnstrument which all I
ied the groceries antl drinking hnuesl r
in Virginia are compelled by a law t
tal of that State to be provided with. I
the It is a little box with a crank,
be aý ttached to it, sand every time a:
i i dlrink is taken at the bar or in the t
red house the barkeeper is required to a
ines turn the crank. If a dozen drinks a
are taken at the mime time or any I
lit other nlmber it must be turnied
ich once for each drink taken. Every ,
he tilmle the crank turnrs a well rings I
nn. in the box to applrise the bystanduler t
ie;that the lawr haIs beetn etanpli.nl
with. In ntdlitionl t) ringing the
rd. bell the crank ill its revolution a
in registers by means;i of ;a ipunllch, the
Ind tnumlºer at times the cratk hals
lheI Now cornme in the' interesting
ati- Iotr; at thei end f each wek tie (
a,' genltletmlnl who has ch'large of rol. i
ed.: lectilg the State re'vetnue goaes roiala, t
in counnts the numbllllr of draihiks regis
dot tered, and collects from the Ipro i
ere Iprietor of the ;ratilli two centsma anld
ut. ait half for each drink. .
ive Dlluring seventeenl days of the I
ir's month of Scplteftler, in the city of ii
y. iclihnsoidl, the registers ait the
ndil variousn drinkinlg estaladishmeants int c
sr ,dicated one hlndred and t wenty a
! seveni thousanld asa the Inllllbr of al
nt aluobolic drinks taken, ali onel hlie a.
t. dreld anl thirtyftive tltousandl one a
a' :lhunlldred sand fiftvy as the nlumlber ot t
1 tlrinks of maitlt liqtul sold tlu'riig l
it. them mIII IN.rial. I
he ; The revenllue to-the St;ate from the a
hl ailcohtolic dliinks alnlie in -t'li' I
lal otaIili lduring tltaese aseventeenl tli *a
he aaliotialtetd to three thousaindl clae 't
i hullairred anlld evelity fiVe dollar. 'Ir
mrs We ate notI inforalred s to thile rate
il of tax levied onl tlrhiks of mnaltlt
Sliailnor, but prvesullme it wotuld lo halti
lo. Ias l tch as for the stronger potattion. ft
i, 'ow, aIts iL sVeventeel will ago illtol a
l INhrae hlulreitl alll d sixty live twentyi fi
ll oine tieas anlld a fractionl over, by I
lie ltulltiliailng three thnllalanld one lun .
tdlrl] ianil teventy live dolllars lby
itl twenty-onee t have ast the total
ti- 'satual prodnllet of litate reveatlll' -i41
Io the city of Iticuhmnaul froin alcoholic ti
ldriuking alohln the alll of sixity-six t
ithoalsaul si l untlra a and ri sin evetity. -
live dollars. ult we think, in view ;X11
a of the fic tt that lt m .st hate taiken'I
h tllise who imlhibe some litt ime to get
1, nacctulslitmedi to tlw turnling of lle t Ir
" 'raLnk mlid the clanginlg o1t the hell. thi
itnut in view of the additll:ional c('ln.
I sideratlion that tihe olllnth I of Sep'.
Stealtbwr is too late in the senanll for te
sn ailat allnl tots early for the ilUeetin;g IN
it otf the legislature, ths is below the e.
o average of what will be derived 'gr
;' from this source the year rolmid, but I1
evten with this alveraige it we eati.
. mate half the amoult as derivaible ,r
r sfrot ananilt liquors,. which is reeeived ili
S)ln tho th tiruonge.r stimullant, we oil
t. have the ail~tonishing result of Inore re
than one hllundred thIloisall dollars Ipr
e anuitually beinig carriedl ilnto the Itla
State treaslur in a slingle city witllh re
; scarcelv y saly lhreciable cost.
. The retfletion1 occairs that allch iat W
I law itould he evadeal, and that eva. jii
alialt wonlli he eisiy.
Experience on tle cm tralry lseems l
to have ldeio,,strated thlat thle olly
'lass of men mauch ilaterested in its
t evasionl, tihe retailers of lilluirs, like I 1"
a. the law, te.slltie they htave rst llo air
Slicense tax to pay; secoindlly, it stops tia
-. all credit in the sale of liqalor by *
the drink, and they mertely add tlihe stI
e two aid a half cents to the price at wi
owhich drinks were prrevioaly sold, wI
A revenue law of that kinl in this th
e 8talte woul raise a millios of dol. ha
Is lsat sanually.
I A practical ldificcutlty might occur
in some of the dritkiag eatabliih.
r mets in New Orlealas ia procuriug ye
. mrobine. enough to register thelea
Sdrinks. In Isome ot them the crank lit
woeld have to revolve with the TI
r sped of a cirmlar asw saud thesm u
would be a terrible eltritrlng of t
Tb. GUADnll oore is prepared DO
5 to eeamt Job Work in the aessewt *
etyle, on short nottee. eat
The Wrl . Canal. r
er The Legislatore at ts last session e
n. chnartered a company to comntruct aI
ebe Ship Canal from opposite New Or
J-. leans to the (ult of Melxico, bhy way of c
>w Barataria bayou andl larataria bhay. I
te The company propose to consatruct
le- a canal with suflticient capacity to
give ingress to ships ot the largest
all burden which, by a channel fifty
s, miles in lenigth, will give acess to i
tw the .Missisippi river by a system of t
locks. The lrtoject has the endorse. r
ak lent of many able engineers. Its
a advaultages over the route by tie ll
he river, if it should ever be comllneted,
to are great and obvious. The canal, e
ka at its seaward end, will open into a
Iy larataria bay, a basin of water in
ed which iltindredrl of abilp cnald lie I
ry at anchor, and so completely laind-.
g locked l as to nf ertl sren lprotecttiosll
1r:to shiiºinng, and a' ith a depIth riang.
14l ing ftromi frry to 'tevent tfeet. t
ie The diflerence inn the cost of tow l
on agl ailhnle, bIetwe'ne tlit c:ll;anal whent I
he iomlplet'led andt the rier, would
as amUonll.t to an imiis e slln. and! r
every dolla.r remioved from the ex- li
ig pinseO of f towilg veSIes frotlll th'e ,;a
lie (tislt'to Nea Orleans wouhl lie thllat Ih
ol. imucih relief t ti tigoiitin aiid i.n
al, 'tmlingr freigiht. 'hlle towlage on a I
Is vessel of three' thousand tons bring
0o iln freight to New ()rle'ansn is over l
sd three tholinusail dollars: In' the ca- fi
inail, whten finishedl. tt tyt fivetvnts
he lnr tutin will probilily ite ftle ;
of usmu. price."
re The casnnil will prreove"r when l
it coniplhlted rl4Iniloi liby its iiilllnetiiionl "
y with other levees t~e or six hii.a .
if h' eld tlollsustiod nacres oif the heat to
i suigair and rice hlad in liht .1iiss.is Ii
1t sillppi deltli, which:! soitlly Ibelongs to 0
of the State. ';aptaitn Johsn ('owdient,
'g of IMemllphis, Tennellal e,s is tlhe origi
ilniltor of the enlterprise. lie isaln ti
i' old steaboi'ii t mani, of' strong native
i iLn good set, lmuch force of' elirattter it
* sndal very (Fitliinsiastic in his efoltrt
iet to olpen this "(;latleway top thie iie]a."
". The Ipeoplife of thet elntire Mississil,li ,
te Villhey are greatly interlestedl its the
It surellests of thli. nlterlria.
If f snccesttll it will che;letli the'
. ! freighlt otn every pfioutslnt of coittiln t
o and e'velry lIntsilel ofl-giiratt -billadl I,i
Sfrou New Orleans, and otn every it
Spoun id of freighlt itplported. n
IIn ,. ili
Mississippi Levee. ii
('olsgreess ueetls oil tnhe Il.thl of
tlhis miouthl. There is no i;Itljectit
Swhlicl will enlgage tin attenitioii of
` Congrsess iat its apliplro;tlhil.ig extrsa ta
arin rg ltgiser sessioni of d(.eeler iinter..
eat to tile Iseoplle of tile, Mlissisasippi ."
Vailtey, f'llll ('a;inr to t e in liflt t haitn
that iusvolving the aid of the Nat- ,1r
tiotliil ;oternmisenst isn nliblihng ili th
S|LcvresT. There is hiut onle way in
Itwh.ic tlhe I.olle iiterest.ted its pro f
r tecting our allsuvial lands tcani ever .
SIl fIor ainy dtgree of liberality or i
l even jlntil.ee at the ;tilts of t"('o.
I grPes ins exitending atidl for tlat pur.
If thle relres(lirtativelt of the
P4osttlh with thes, frnn thie \ et,
1 "ho are t inte're'sttd ii aci l.tireisg 0.
, our overflowedl laInds, will resolutely tol
r, efuse to vote a dlollar for the in.
I iroIeinent of any river or hiarta), in of
Sli Etlat or North ltllil we get ait no
t reaneIbttdile anti for tihe leve'ts, the et,
re'prensenstaitivet I'rolt tls'w' s.ction lnu
woihI ullstlsnis Iltrl to view the staub ."
. ij~et it s dilfleret light.
Soriile of the grleat New Yirk
dahiliell tlhat iire trgilig oi Co(nlress e i
week afttr weeLk ;andl mosth after we
amonstls to refine sa a cent for the I
ljusrpuss, of coistlrlcllinlg th levees mi
sire ciioslinsi for ilarge iplpropsria- d
tiosls to insllupve tw, haisrli of New a
York. let tlhes gntlemnen under. It
Setaiind that tbo ganme of grantilg on i
witbleodilig aplpropriations is os is
wich two parties can play at, aisd lt
Sthat hereafter we Ipropose to take as me
I T lo O io to
The electiou in Ohio took place tu
yesterdlay. It is neeless to spean. l.
late as to the result as we wiIl know
tIt positively the last of tbhils week.
The only question of much interest vs
laeelved in thie contest ariIes ho. tIs
thef ai thit the sb l of a U.L S q
Sesator devoIves e te legislature
ow ledsled. Tbhee are so man e
sew asi distruae elemestIs le the
masg$r.-w te laber probtem, the psa
remonetiling of silver, Hayes' So-. a
there policy and civil servies es
N form--timteveaneojeetoeeis at ult
as to the outcome.
We hope the democrats will moe- a
ceedl, as it will give uos a enator af- p.
ter the 4th of March, 1879. tl
to Ww reviti. e.
tv Todelhetn, the ablest military en
to gineer in Europe, in company with
of the (;rand Duke Nicholas, has been tb
e. reconnoitering P'lern with a view w
is of directing the Russian operations th
Ixe against that place.
d, .Mefetmnit Ali has been deprived
, of the comnmand of the Turkish forces ,e
to and at Ilasgrad on the Loto,and Soleil at
inl lnl) Pasha substituted in his place, Is
lie Itaorf Pasiha taking command of the
. ;trmy ill ShiptlJ lPass.
I Large reilff)orement of RHaus.tans
are arriving at the scene of boetili- .h
ties, anid ianme-nse rpmnttities of am- wl
. Ilonnlition and mln supiphles are
inlo beinlg hurried to the frout. `t
id IHard ltlglting has been going on
d receatly inll Aia Minor between Mel
. likoff atlld Muihktnr Pasha withinut
, .any" decided |advantage to either bel.
it. The .Montenegrini have driven
,I the Turks out of their country; but i H
t the lhitter have organized a force ofj A.
tenl tlloullanud men to reinvdule it sit
t- fm Uerzego'ina. a
is The Empmeror, William, of Prus a
ai , hIts Psent it second atin energetic cce
imete to the Sultan remonstrating re
n again'st the barbarous manner in
, t lcich the Turks aro conducting the
" war, anld as he isl not a man likely
-t to joke on sueh mclbiects the Turks
had etwter stop cutting off the hi-als (u
to of their pt-inanlers and mutilating the "
,oi, I exlies ot the dead.
I: ssia offers to open the Inaviga.
S; tion of the )ainube to neutrals it' the
Sneutnrals will ganrantee her against
-r its nclvigation by her eln*m.
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Ii CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION.-No. 4.
Iet MH. ECrton : Almong othlier Itovision
w hiclh shiouhI Ie eruluied ill oar StateI
• ( '.1astitatioe.e itiher by:mniendilale-lt or other
wia, l e tlefor the -SIedy trial of p.r-on ' i
S'irge with -et crie,-. Ri fair the inet oiler
l ou,* lhait t; alstr.* hi.al eialcn "e remults front
y the pr.' nat t:erdy :adlimini-tratio of crint -
nal Law. .And wol eh the 'e-rut delatory
di-lelenstn of criminal ciate.s inarease' lheav
ily the rote- of lhaal taiaton, its operation 4
is unjst to the parti.On charged with vio
a ites of the law. It not Iufrequeutly i
Sethje ets peraons tn teagthfby imprisollmaent
Swho. upo trial are-, fnamees to Ie- inlurett. -
l If 1th. Pe caliah (acrt sytfta is to bP re-A
I tainal. ecriminal jurieliction in all earn
not capital sho,ttlea It , .t olferraed on them. _
Sand they l horh t te, pn idedtl with Jnrire to nol
try all annt, es oa.f ewhich they anl.. have, iJu- i
rI raelietlan: and the Judgeals should tie rn.e--al
"a lired to hold ('ourts one.- nrleh mnlith for ill
P nhe dislpmitiea .f criminiaal eas,. yt
The numnlleir of Jludicial Distrilts. oultider le
of New Orleans., honld lnot exceed Aer. leae
r te.-.aid thile uarie. ofct the listrieettt Jlges I
r 'hIald lN' l gnitedl to, fnltr thousaiad edullars ler
STi. malary of the. Diitriei Attornely
.sh it ,,tWl ti.ed at tIwen(ty-tive, hlndre.d dll
hars, w, an to iasutrel ate tatr urler of :ability
al the lr'atig aclitl era tlthan we aure
likely ever to have at the Ipoe.nt salary. NI.:
STite- altry of thI Suplllre Judae should atl on
-" he entl te, a-x t1ta*ueanal dollarls war an- wit
n m1"m. adt
AraIeI a the- articleh wltil. seelould Iat , .lie
pu' Ina ed.a ii Article. I:t,. reglirura ll all males
e of latnd undelr jtl.dicial derhr, to le Ine in -
not mre tllanl fty acre trnact. This nrti
P elte h:os pI,rved tl, h ai prolifie sorere of
oeeI eute-. nrlmane ie the public at. of hlad, A
eenjuraeaaa alike to cre-iltoer amlle et-laor. the
Article 13; sbolel bew ee muliile-l. silhile a
proevieiltg e ar a system of free- pelelic
Sshoaals, to be eainttaialet by tChe etalte,
as ith equal facilities for ediecatiac to all C
t wthelut regaol to race, as to prohibit the
, iainglimg of the two races in the puablic
mheuol,. He-aoun to att-empt to earst otat
the evikelnt iletentioia of that article will H
elhserny the pulblic arhtol istem in this ShL
ertate. Andl if there is a Convention saled WA
I peseiet it will be beeamo the republicans
in the Hoase aed eaale tef-a to eneur
in the Ilteration above iondiceated in Ati- As
ele 13t. Fer while theeb would be Mluch be
espouse in holding a Convention whichI
Smay be avoided by ameudlment, sad o
little uncertainty a to the chareter of the -
lautrument which a Cowvention might
dolst, yet the eapense and rLk wilU have
to be eudaed if the Courts abould hotel
bth3 I rticle ISI necessitates mixed echeol,
Sniteess a mjrity of two-tblhirds of both
r houmeof the legitature at its net aeemion
can eaec the deasred amendment.
8lo es the ablest abvostes of a ('us
Sveustat ota~ib amo g them tbs Natehi- ah
I tOches vaeetr 5d Osetdls 15eg, It
uae - ,an eeetsste to the rmee of pe. I
hls tbs peeaak e r e7 l r w eg tem
ro- - s F e cqw a . I e o- it ithi
IPa Peeward wit platrillI t
l. slates a Convention, beeame, the
when caledl upon to ratify r eject a (.
t itatie framed by a Convetem, etrn
"aseept or peject" the lattame t aso
whole. This certainly would be the l
Snoles the advocates of a Coevetalim
if pose that the action of that beod shaMl 1
beo nal and the people not be permitted
have say voice in the matter asAtr
Convention had acted. That smek l the
nlatestee of those who favor a Cieveaste
it would be unfair to ameme in the ab.
enoce of any espress avowal.
tb One consideration. w4llrehould m osq
en the people in the upland parishesa e.
!w what slow in advocating a Convesttes ie
os that the alluvial portion of the Slate wil
have a controlling mnajority in such a bhe
whenever it is conveedl.
That majority might ldeem it to the is,
Sterest of the State to elabody in the Ca.
at stitution the anessasmnt of an asna
n levee tax.
be In taking uave of the ,ubject I will
again suggest to the gentlemen of the
press to favor the public with their views
* as to the alterations which it is deslrable
ii. should be made in'the Couatitution. Fa
n- while perhape no two would agree as ti
all the changes, yet the opinion of each
would dnaubtless contain seething worthy
of conusideration and valuable at all events
)n as an index to public sentiment.
' PINE illL.K.
It -. -. -
TOWN (S'NC'IL PROCEEDIN.n.
Hi't:#, l.t.. a'pt. 29, 1687.
The Board met on call of the Mayer.
Present: J. Ferguann, Mayor; M. R.
lit Bryan, J. R. Ramr.y and A. Well. Absent:
. C. Jones, Peter )emetz,
of J.W. .McHenry'n account for working the
it streets 3d luarter, fyot 8;7 o, and for bal.
unce doe ot. id quarter, f4d 75, allowed.
Warrants were isnue4 to the Mayor sa
a sMarshal for amounts due on their salaries,
and to I. D. Harrison for publishing pro
iC cerlainge let quarter, is per contract.
On motion, the Board aidjourned tll eat
IR regular meeting.
in (Signed,) J. FERGUSON, Mayor.
Alttest: 1i. D. li taasos, Clerk.
l Homer Price Current.
I. (furrted aAily by reference to actual wal
t ' mire by priripeol dealer".
BAGUtINU-lG J00e 0 }d.
Ie lROEAN.-41 5I 75 V pair.
o BI"TER--1twºGc It.
COFFEE-'3 26e It,.
ut CORN MEAI.-75e g 4Bit.
COAl. OIL-Insuraruce. 7,, 1p c.
CANT)LE -- "W5c + It.
('I.EAR RIB SIDES-lic i t..
('cOTi'ON NTRIPER--.1 lt;.. tº yd.
.. IN)M1EHTi('t--lOa 12e "t yd.
E(:O8--l12c ' doz.
is Fl.OtR-$10 00 12 00 hhl.
S llAM$---14.•a Ie jº M.
IlDiES-,-- 0c '! f,.
' HORSE 8110E8--ltk ft P.
is LARD-Itre 9,16 1.
r. M O L A g sE sq - -,-A.S ?i c 4. g l.
MA¢CKEREL-$'- 2, ft kit
W N IllS-4. R--, g"' 11.
ry POWDER -"Ifi- 'ft it..
RICE---c t b.
S ALT--ýtr,: 00 s i .act.
n } $l1"ARIllt-'a l4 t It.
u. tIT-431 Cs1) f aek.
TOIDBACCO-.rt07c % It.
v TRACE CHllINSa-. Ge .y pair•
. A Desirable Place For Sale,
S'lE tdnesigned ofters for sale his Fram,
eoI containing Eighty Acres of land, sit
Snaotel three mileka soth of Ilomer, neat the
iinllean Ireiad-almout sisty acree eleared
ant unl . a goal fence.
The placr has on it a goal ramed dwell
r ig house, fair average out-hoUses, good
young apple and pach orchards, avie
yard of lStplwruosag vines of Ses aur st
S Fo rtr hrw paticulas, applyy o the en
dersigutet on the place.
T. h1. WALLACE.
(Oct. to, 1, 7. atl:
N WNOTICE TO TAIPATRIIS.
SAH the law rnequires ae to Ale a lIteSld)
1 I )lineuneniti on the FUiMT MAY OF
NOV\&3IIEM, t177, I hereby notify all par
ties d- e taxes to come forward and py the
tl "anm. during the month of October, or tey
will i.e returtd a.defanltern, andpereent.
W. F. AYTOCK,
a tO.t. 9. 1077. Pit
, Succesetion of Miles Bford, Deed.
SAI.'. those ilndebted to the eatated of l*
SHefordl, de-'d, will make palay t tI
the undlereignel, and those h eg lai
e againt aid caeceaiou will isSt them
c for acceptauce.
D. J. Ui;FOMD,
II Oct. I0, 16?7. i
SMinden Upper LaUdlg.
it VING iEASEED THE MINDER t'1
11 per Landing, I invite the atteitles r
* 8hippers anrd ('n se~iges to eem ptYed
a WARI.tlOUS Es ad the thEm e
Sof theo road leading thereto; ad
Sthanks for puast ftavo rsnc tlhtilesi
r fourther cosilgumenta of colc. a .
I- As nmy permonal eare will be gives h i
Sbeeltaesa, my pats may rusat rasa tat
it will iteeive prompt attente.
h H. A. bARNElS
* Oct. 3, 17. Iat
I iea* e shrd f ,Aea,, u .
S e,,d wes (te rver dse
· ee. h urreq. .umm
A * Mass hee d. My