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SNatchitoches, La.
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ATTORNEY A' LAW,
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- ?Natchitocbhbe, La.
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'ATIORNEYS4 COUNSELORS AT LAW,
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Natohitocehes, La.
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A" TO RKY 4. COUNSELOR AT LAW,
-flce on St. Beni .treet
S r" 'atchitoches, La.
S A. LEMEE,
A. 'T RNEY AT LAT,
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1 atchitoches, La.
C. F. .DRANG JET,
A'.k'OiNEBY AT LAW,
Ofie 0 li. Deas Natchitoches, La.
L. N. llPRSON, W. M. LEVY.
PIERBSO & LEVY,
iATTORN1BY( AT LAW,
N'atchitoche, La,
1mNRr IjORAY, W. F. RI.ACKIIAX,
GRAY & BLACKMAN,
AT.TO1NEY$ & COUNSELiRS AT LAW,
Homer, La.
R. W. TURNERI
A ttorney at'Law, Bellevue. La., All business
3 entrusted to him will receive prompt and
',er te ' tter.tion.
A. W. ROY8DON,
,, .: A-torpey at Law,
.Shreveport, La.
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OCAbROS8. Ida Co.,
S CO.. .. TONV FACTOS
.-and
Commission Mlerchants,
. " No. 33 Natches street,
: 1d5 IQm New Orleans, La.
.Libcral advances made on C(onsignments.
' WINSTON MORRISON & Co.
COTTON FACTORS
COMM3S.O3ON MERCHIANITS,
d45 'y No. 46 Union street, N. O.
J.M.M 'rdoks. Hnugh MacDonald. L. 1I. Legay
BROOK', MACI)ONA.D a Co.,
COTTON FACTORS,
-and
Co"aB ýa ssoun Merchants,
d53m 59 Carondelct street, N. O.
btiort . 's.iiti4 L JIlO. N. PRATHEM.
-- 'rNTL L &r PRATIIER,
COT TON FACTOR S
. omaUssion Mlrchants,
N.. . 13 Caroodelet street, N. O.
Baa zl Vit~'sm CaAs. LaSSssuia,
..ARIMRT1' & LeSASSIER.
COTOIOM FACTORL.
AND
'General Commissios Merclrants.
118 U(roode~et street, N. O.
. tZIAMS, 1A XOo1 & CO.,
COTTON FACTORS. -
r No. ,anion street, New Orhess.
:I. CAPEkR, of laiboree prish, Agmt
' sPima north of Bed River.
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S:.FACTORS
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.:.,,W *jembt &eti Sh .11d.
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• ; es,,: r- J-a- T. L~Sibley
a, , ".. . Otlwe .8. & lj .
THroa M. sCOTT rt C,
tOS F LACTORS,
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. P. WitXIK , 4 . it sASuIes
:ad mimion Merchandts, ..
Qfbica street, New Orleas. *45y
And the summers like buds between,,. .
And the ier -the sh-so they come and
Oailhe-zi l ;er, with itsebb ands lit so#
As it glides the' olsgh sdhadow and sheen,
oaus~sh stiythg.
a eat' i and'I of IougAgi,
d we o hr therouh thawe; t
Thee e4t of beauty a bosoms of snow
tere lire as eof disht, but sieo them so;
"'Wheet re i-etsd and te i er osf hair.
There are o>agmcntoror soaegs that nobody sings,
:And Part of an aiulat'il p graer;
Thetre'sa eeninswept. a it eart without strings,
Th'Bede are broken vows and piecie of rings,
And the garatuens h used. to wear.
liee are Lasn that are waved when the fairy
sblre
By the mirage is lifted in sait
And we sometimes hear through the trbnlent roar,
Sweet voices we eaurd in the days gone before,
Whei the wind down the River is fair.
Oh! remembered for aye be the blessed isle,
AI.ithe loug days of our life till night
Whetpthe evening .omes with its beautiful smile,
And our eyse are closing to slumber the while, '
May our greenwood of soul be in sight.
A judicial storm is brewing. The
Judges of our several Courts will hold a
meeting to-day and resolve themselves
into a committee of ways and means,
with a view of investigating and deter
mining the momentous question-how
long they can subsist without meat and
bread? In other words, can they coun
lInue to administer justice without
price? Their salariesp. have not been
paid for six months. When they are
paid, it is in warrants which pass at a
discount of fifty per cent. The judges
havse discoveled that they dannot live
upon air or the honor of their position,
and they will meet to-day to determine
whether they are bound to hold court,
or dole out justice any longer without
compensation. It is a momentous ques
tion to a great many people.-[New Or
leans Times, 27th.
Female suanfrage, when once inaugu
rated, will soon admit women to the jury
box. Then what a rush there will be
among the masculines to get on juries.
WVho would object to sitting op all night
discussing a legal point with a bevy of
fair onesl
"rWhat makes your cows so cross?"
said an old lady to a milkman. "Cross,
madam? they are the gentlest things in
the world." "Well, the milk is always
sour!" the matron sharply replied.
A Chinese almanac is a most extraor
dinary publication. The days for plow
ing, building, travelllng and marrying
are laid down in it with the greatest
minuteness. The whole period of four
seasons are divided into twenty-four
solar terms, each possessing some char
acteristic name, and corresponding to
the day on which the sun enters the
first or fifteenth degrees of one of the
twelve signs of the zodiac. As the Chi
nese is a uInar calendar, the places of
these solstices, equinoxes, etc., which
regulate the three great festivals of the
year, are changed every year. There is
also the iutercalculation of the arrears
of the Chinese year of 3534 days, which
in a period of every thirty-two or thirty
three months, amount to a great month
of thirty days , which is accordingly in
troduced, every two or three years, in
such a way as to preserve the order of
these twenty-four periods.
A LABOR OF Lo'VE.-A California
story tells of a man who resolved to quit
drinking, and went to a notary to get
him to draw up an affldavit to that effect.
The document was drawn, read and
proved; the party held up his hand and
murmured the usual "s'elp me." It was
promptly sealed and delivered.
"What's to pay?" asked the pledger.
"To pay-to pay!" exclaimed the no
tary, "nothing, of course; that is a labor
of love."
"Nothing to pay!" exclaimed the grate
ful, but very forgetful afflant. You're
a brick. Let's take a drink."
SounTH CAnoLINA COPNENTIoN.-The
Columbia Phsuenix says: The list of del
egates stands 03 negroes to 34 whites.
In three or four districts the delegates
are all black, and in many others there
are three or four of that color to one
white. Most of the negroes are igno
rant, brutal, field hands, and will go to
the extremest lengths of diabolicalism
that their bedatly passions and the wick
ed suggestions of the fiends who control
them suggest.
The following little extract from a
speech of Biasson-a leader of negro in
surrectionists on the island of San Do
miugo-s found in Victor Hugo's Jar
gal, and sounda a good deal like some
of the Iliai promises made to the em
fanchised angVels of today:
"Let at overturn the earth that it
may swallow up theis whites, We will
pnqu· or. die. Co_uiera,_ we shall
eUjoy, m osn turn, all the Jys of life;
dyig, we shall go o Hlevm where the
sejlu ait maei Pmsvui' where eash
Brwee will re-tiea doble measure of
% was the "mule and forty acrses
of 1791, in Baa Domino.
-Th folowing is aýi . ekt. t ft.om an
atddie s'mide' {y -the°Rev. Egbert Ii.
'tlbne;n b lWAidisbo- county, Tenn., on
the "Mission -iofth'e Young Men of the
South-.' "We heartily 'coinmend it to
our readers as we6ednisidb'i very apro
tid tHitimmels'r
: The bit-r p.rejudices of to-day rill
donstuni thleniseplis' in the -avenging
tla'minef their own' hiti-b'ecoiue their
owunfthnersalpile. -Out of the smonlder
ingembers of seetiiialtstrifeiatd politi
cal madness we hope to see arising the
asU1ef otbibtherhood-the sprit of holy
'its tatithl: p u6e The country is
yet young, and io8lok l see a manly
stride over the dark and bloody mnemo
riesof'the past, and an unwearied march
to the gilt of prosperity.`. 'Our fields
are resounding totht hum 'of hoeest toil
--the sofit Of tWe tapenrs and the shout
of the hattest hyin ' thrills the 'soul
with it` bhpefl niusid. ' The click ofthe
citizen's hammer, and the ring of the
anvil, tells us that honest labor sas re
snmed-her stand-by the post of duty
and toil. The plow share, the ax, and
the hoe are'doiug their grand work of
regeneration throughout our sorrowful
land. Commerce lifts her drooping hend
and tosses her golden locks like the an
gel-of the sun. Religion and learring
will give a grander impetus to the cha
r;ot wheels of civilization; and, under
the beautiful inspiration Qf peace and
brotherly love, otr wrCedred covered
land will plume her piufona and arch
her proud neck for a wider, grander
flight to the bright empyrean of imnmor
tality. Cleaned for actiob in the wide
and shining fields of industry and en
terprise, the glorious South will resume
her old proud position, and w~alth and
prosperity pour their golden treasures
in her lap.- Tuough now tossed on
the waves of troubious times--passing
through the marty'sa flames--we trust
soon to see the dove coming over the
waste of gloomy waters, h-earing the
olive branch of love from every quarter
of our distnected country, and to hear
the lips linat curse, breathe only words
of charity and tones ot' forgiveness.
May the ark of the Constitution-the
last hope of American liberty-bear the
freighted hopes and prayers of the pee
,pie safely to the mount of rest, the broad
and shining bosom of some heaven
crowned Ararat, where the whole nation
may bnry the fiend of discord, and os er
its grave breathe the vows of fliendship.
PRACTICAL JREOtIP'rs.--To kill roach
es-put your roaches in a barrel, put on
a pair of heavy boots, and get in and
dance.
To render mosquitoes harmless-Pull
out their bills with a pair of tongs.
For fleas-Tie them to the bedpost
with log-chains and let the dogs finish
them.
To kill mice-Flatten their heads
with a lemon-squeezer.
To kill rats-This receipt is cheap and
never fails. When you retire for the
night, place a small bit of eheere in
your month. Care shoutd be taken to.
keep the mouth well open and when the
rat's whiskers tickle your throat, bite.
A dilapidated old darkey in Mont
gomery, while watching the monkeys in
a menagerie in that city, on Friday,
spoke thusl3:--"DeIm ehillen got toe
much sense to come outen dat caee
while folks cut dar lails off and set ,em
to votiu' and nmakin' constitutions."
What is the diltieenec between a man
who has risen from his bed with his
stockings on, and a negro hoeing corn?
One rose in hose, I be other hoes in rows.
--.------W - r----
A lawyer enga~'ed: ina case tormented
a witness so much with questions that
thle poor fellow at h:lt critd for waler.
"There," said the Judge," I thought
you'd pump him dry."
TEn GAAtE oF EUCUIRI.-A friend
who has been spending a year in Eng
land, informs as that the John Bulls
have become much addicted to the
American game of "Euchre," of late,
and who have made some improvements
upon the Americau game, a description
of whiflh, no doubt, will be interesting
to Euchre players.
For example, with every pack of play
ing cards sold there is onle blank card at
the top of the deck, used in this Coun
try frequently as a "marker." But the
English make a better use of this white
faced card. They include it in the suits,
making 53 to the deok, instead of 52;
and to the euchre deck 29 instead of 28
cards. This blank card at first was
called "Louis Napoleon.," but has been
subsequently eo rupted into the less em
phonions title of "yerker." The yerker
then is the highest ranking card in the I
euchre deck, having capacity to capture
either of the "boeers" or the ace, so
that a man may be euohered with the
ace and two "bowers." Whenever the
"yeroker" is tuned up by the dealer,
that person has the privilege of "mak
ing the trump," and can "make it to the
most advantageous suit in his "hand."
The game is a novel one, and, we under
stand, affords much diversion to the
playeras.--asNriUe Baascr.
A Sitesin ladyr, who is the wife of an
eilrest radital, residing in one of the
Northern Btates while engaged in pluck
tog the gray r from her husband's
moestabe, was dsaked by him, "What
Sai you dog, Wyleart" "Only carry.
ing out your poiey, my dear--extermi
oratingthe wt.. tfr the beneat of the
blae k . * as th l
---1i8-i- i- lBrsiil, expect when
i de WI looltbtem~ration
thither-ward.
The followinlg aphorisms on. love are
oommunicated to the Galaxy:
WoVnen like men who flatter them;
but love those who despise them. Every
-n&n, iby, the general law, loves all wo
nuent~t wome .loves one man. Men
are by nature polygamists; women, mo.
nogatnists. Magnificent lovers make
wretched husbands, and excellent hus.
bands the worst of lovers. Women be.
come attached to0 men not for what men
do for them, bpt what they do for men.
Gratitude payes the way to their esteem,
but selfshness opens the way to their
love .The smallest: tenderness out
weighs with'.a woman the greatest sac
rifee. She will forget the hero who
w.ould die in her behalf, for the mere
gallant who would give her caresses,
sud nothing more. When women's
hearts are touched tha- are all kindred.
The merest dowdy then becomes the
sister of the proudest duchess. Women
desire to love, primarily, and men to be
loved; hence, women idealize and men
analize, the objects of their affection.
If a woman will not love you, make her
hate you, and she is half yours; for hate
is too unnatural to her to last, and its
first rebound is tenderness, and the so
cond passion. Men never love women
whbomthey do not, and women never
love menou whom they do, unhdrtsand.
"'Forever," in the rhetoric of a woman's
affection, is a sentimental hyperbole
meaning a period of exactly two months.
How SooN FORGOTTEN.--So lately
dead! So soon forgotten! 'Tis the way
of the world. Men take us by the hand
and are anxious about the health of our
bodies, and laugh at our jokes, and we
really think, like the fly on the wheel,
that we have something to do with the
turning of the earth. Some day we die
and are buried.. The sun does not stop
for our funeral; everything goes on as
usual; we are not missed in the streets;
one or two hearts feel the wound of af
diction; one or two memoiries still hold
our itames and forms; but the crowd
moves in its daily circle, and. in three
ieays, the great wave of time sweeps
over our steps, and washes out the last
:estige of our lives.
USEFUL HINTS.-Save your soap-suds
for garden plants, or for garden yards
when sandy.
WVash your tea trays with cold suds,
)olish with aklittle flour and rub with a
dry cloth.
Frozen potatoes make more starch
than fresh ones; they also make nice
cake.
A hot shovel held over varnished fur
niture will take out white spots.
A bit of glue dissolved in skimmed
milk and water will restore crape.
Ribbons of any kind should be washed
in cold soap-suds and not rinsed.
If your flat-irons are rough, rnb them
with line salt, and it will make them
mnooth.
Oat-straw is the best for filling beds.
It should be changed once a year.
Wood-ashes and comnmon salt will
soak the cracks of a stove and prevent
the smoke from escaping.
Sal Soda will bleach very white; one
spoonful is enough for a kettle of clothes.
The human heart is six incihes in
length and four inches in diameter, and
beats seventy times pIWr minute, 4,200
times per hour, 100,800 times per day,
.3,772,000 times per year, 2,563,410,000
times in three score years and tet,. and
at ench heat two and a half ounces of
blood are thrown out of it, atl a hiuin
!red and sevn-uty-five ounces per min
ute, (iwi mounds per hour, seven and
tlree-fol'rths tons per day. All the
blo0od in the body passes through the
heart in three minutes. This little or
gan, by its ceaseless industry,
In the allotted span
Thie 'salmist gave to Tran,
lifts the enormeus weight of 370,700,
200 tons.
A wag on the Wilmington, (N. C.,)
Star says: "The members of the Louis
iana Convention have voted themselves
$10 lpr day. This is an enormous price
for field hands."
An ex-lieutenant ii the Federal ser
vice, who is now a conductor on the city
ailroad-in Memphis, has been arrested
and held for trial, undes the civil rights
bill, for excluding negroes from his car.
A HORRIBLE CnOmAT.-There is no
telling the ways that men, greedy for
gain, will not avail themselves of to ad
vance their fortunes, especially during
nd since the war, as men have been
ounid willing and anxious to sell soul
and conscience for a httle tilthy lucre.
A few days since an incideat occurred
which very forcibly illustrates this. An
rishmnan was employed to dig up and
emove some of the bodies of Union
soldiers in the Wealeyan cemetery of
this city. In lifting the coflins he thought
they seemed unusually hollow in their
maond, and opening some of them dis
-overed that no bodies had ever behen
placed i. them at all, nothing but planks
or square blocks of wood. The mystery
to the honest Hibernian was great, but
swhen it was told him that the Union
soldiers were buried by contract, the
ndertakers receiving so much per cof
in, and then that the bodies could be
sad at a handsome proft to some med
al college, the doubt was at once re.
moved, and the avenue to a wealth
fortune immedla .l-acb
wasonldy oI--if the ways that the war
made mea rich.--[aphar ge.
The uttra fashioaable women in Paris
are wearing garters with diamumd
buckles.
b.
THE Six D 1EDNs 0op iNNin.l) r Ns.
-Theo mo# ;foolia} predicamwett a -man
can got iptoigs to get drunk. In drunk
ouness evpry man shows :his strongest
and most ardeInt passion.: There are six
kinds of drunkards, ad if you will go
into a city driuking place,. where there.
are a dozen anet nuder the'intluence of:
liqgor,-yoqr#.il .bo sure to And these six
different characters, representing differ
eat anispal ::
The first is apeodrmnk. , He leapst and
sings,.and yells, and dances, making asll
sorts of ,grimaces, and. cutting up all
sorts of "monkey shines" the excite the
laughter of his eompaioues.' Terribly
silly is the drunken clown. -
The second' i tthe tiger-drunk. He
breaks the bottles, breaks the chairs,
breaks the heads of his fellow-earoasers,
and is full of blood and thunder. His
eyes are fired with vengeance, and hLis
soul raves with mmrdearms fury. Of
this sort are those who abuse their farm
ilies.
The third is hbo-drunk. He rolls in
the dit on the floor, grunts and slob.
hers, and, going into the street, makes
his bed in the first diitch or filthy corner
he may happen to fall into. He is hea
vy, lumpishb, and sleepy, and cries in a
grunting way for a little more to drink.
The fourth is puppy drunk. He will
weep for kindness, and whine his love,
and hug you in his arms, and kiss you
with his slolbbery lips, anid proclaim how
much he loves you. You are the best
man be ever saw, and he will lay downl
his money or his life for you.
The fifth is owl drunk. He is wise in
his own conceit. NTo man must differ
with him, for his word is law. He is
true in politics, and all matter must be
taken as authority. His arm is the
strongest, his voice is the sweetest, his
horse is the fastest, his turnips the lar
gest, his room the fluest in all the town
or land.
The sixth and last animal, is the
fox-drunkman. Lie is crafty, ready to
trade horses and cheat if be can. Keen
to strike a largain, leering with low
cunning, peeping through cracks, listen
ing under the eaves, watching for some
suspic)iots thing, sly as a fox, sneaking
as a wolf. He is the meanest drunkard
of them all.
THE FIRST TW~INTY YEARS.-Livo as
long as you may, the first twenty years
form the greater part of your lift. They
appear so when they are passing; they
seea to have been when we look back to
them; and they take up more room in
onur memory than all the years that sue
ceed theam. If this be so, how important
that they should be passed in phlnting
good principles, cultivating good habits,
fleeing from all those pleasures which
lay up bitterness and sorrow for the time
to come! Take good care of thie first
twenty years of your life and you may
hope that the last twenty S ears will! take
good care of you.
But little over five per cent of the
area of the Southern States is cultivated.
The' Eminpir- gold mines, eight miles
west of Charlotte, N. C., produce $1t)00
per week.
On February 15th, the Freedmen's
Bureau will cease in Tennessee. Except
the Superintendent of Education, all the
Officers will be discharged.
In 'Vabmshaw county, Minnesota,
with 2,000 voters, 8,219 voles were re
cently east on a question of locating the
court house.
The official vote of Georgia hans been
declared. The registered voters nuna
itered 188,617. The vote cast is 100,410.
For convention, 102,2M2; against, 4,127.
Majority for Convention, 06,15'. The
number of whites voting for the conven
tion is about 36,500.
SIIOEuIAKEnR'S MEAMsrRE.--No. 1 of
small size, is 44 inches in length; No. 1,
of large size, is 8 11-241th inchies itn
length; and each succeeding number of
either size is one-third of an inch ad
ditonal length.
There is said t "o e a clog in New
Albany, nd., who is specially tfond of
lfaying on tihe piano. lIo gets on the
stool, strikes the keys witlh his paws,
throws lis hlead back, and seems to
enjoy himself thoroughly.
WoRTu hNoYWING.-It is stated thlat
a hungry man who sits down before a
Pound of beef-steak, tender, juicy and
an inch thick, and eats it, will find upon
analysis, that sixty-five per cent. of his
steak was water; that eighteen per cent.
will go to give Ihim an aldermanic flesh
ness, and that 14 per cent. is assigned
to warm him, andl make him feel com
fortable on a cold day. Of the flesh
forming ingredients, accordling to Dr.
Playftir, every one, on an average, re
quires 92 pounds annually to keep up a
proper bodily condition. If it is not ob
tained from steaks, then it must be ee
cured from something else. Cheese is a
flesh former, (30 per cent.) and taken
with beer speedily coneeals all traces of
unsightly bones. Two ounces of flesh
formers per diem will keep a man alive
if he is not forced to labor, ba hard la
borreqnires s8x, or the body will run
short of starch srd sugar, and go be
hind in health and strength. In 100
parts of wheat there are 10 posel. of
flesh, but there is nearly double the
amount in the same qnatuityof oatmeal.
The old town of IEdlinburgh was built,
says the hobronologists, in the time of
M.oses, by a son of Pbhaaob's daughter.
Other dates vary from the Siluvsan
period to the fifth century, A. D.,
- blood ipue, t s, , . aT, A.,ll.
pures t aak1si the' Di ` m
thie air we. -breathe 1 be
blood. And asr 4 themwutterwe to
iwah our clotinu d *
sile: for it to albtraemI
frogs, tlhe bl : y , e
o ored te eol
of stil l'kir to" n g
water purities itselft. A f i
drafts of air, are .a e'
a tha tbe aRe tof a ýe it
inmpus,. ingariabl., t :: -
Thus It is theten'm thOUSlfS on
wump'tion to counte Si eiu
all rooms Cai. W-ontruted as to
have a constant ra A !"e r> g
through them. Tbh ealih .
direac 'faori}" A
enders a bogsbead t f siib :
thing. eonnmes- t I bsoi4a wrbJg
qualities every boear. -*psi tlily, if
a man eiould re brt!4.i fUl.tf
.is own the nlext I tant ' sIe V ij.
nration, without any intemiai
the other, he woeafl be tustan, ae io
cated.' Hence sleeping ina ctbsg.eoo a
even though alone, or eitting'arria y
short time in a erowded vehicles or
among a large assembly, is Lparttly
corrupting to . blood. Close d
rooms make the es of *ouanuds.
AN EWoQUIrt BrExraC .t..The `fol
lowing image was used by that strong
minded patriot, Ha. Daniei W. Vor
hies, of Indiana, ia one ,of itapelitical
speeches:
God made the eagle and the owl. He
gave to both plumage and lings. In
the same class of large birds dt the air
ranged He theml The same atmosphere
and the various seasons were saomnon
to both. God created the (Qaassean
and the African. With brainrua0e
and nerve, endowed He them. ih
blood and soul and the erect porature
they are distinguishable as members of
at general family. There was for both
the same earth to yield its tillage tihe
same sunshine and rains; the same seas
upon which to spread. commeroee the
same elemehts for science to extract
benefits for man. As the eagle to the
owl, so the white man to the blsek,
stand in the same relative positions as
they were round in the twilight of his
tory. Let the eagle but attempt to take
the owl to its eyries and Its habits, and
both fall to the earth together. Let the
white mtan assume to make the negro
his equal, and the vain effort to erase
the lines drawn by the, finger of God
assures the certain downfall of the -in
vaders of the majesty of His work of
creation; the eagle is ruined with the
owl-and a fitting symbol of this is the
vain effort the American people are now
making.
Men refine liqnor but liquor never re
turns the compliment:
English railways are not making
money.
The New York Tribune says that half
as milliao, of dollars was lost and won on
the late elect ion in the city of New York.
Ni:c*uano SUDPrUAon.-FourStates have
recently voted on this question, three
directly, and one ind;rectly. Ohio rejec
ted it by 40,000 direct majority. Ten
thIousitnd voles not cast were connted
ius the negative. Kansas gave 9,000
majority aga'nst it; Minnesota, 2,000;
andl New Jersey, where the issue was
i!ndirectly presented in the election of
members of the Legislature, voted
against it by 17,000 majority.
In O)hio there are 1,171.720 white and
only 18,442 black males; in Kansas the
I,'opoaltiou is 58,852 white to 286 black;
in Minuesota, 91 S04 white to 126 black;
in New Jersey, 322,183 white to 12,312
black. This is from the census of 1860,
it is probable that the relative propor
tion of white males in those States is
still gieater at the present time.
It may be well asked whether, if those
States with a white male population of
ftlly two millions, are unwilling to let
some thirty thonsand negroes vote, they
should require negro safftrags in the
South where the blacks are se mneh
lmote nearly equal in numbers to the
whitesl If every ortherun State should
adopt negro sufftrage for Itself, it shonuld
still o0lose lthat measure in the oath,
because it would give the blacks too
much lower here, uand thus give them
frequent o'qortualntes of ontrollng
Ihe le. islalion and administratiou of the
Federal Government. Tbo Northera
States are wise enough to see this, sand
will oppose negro suftage in the Sonth
even more tronmgly, it possible, than
they will reject it or thems~elves-[Gei.
rveton News.
It is annoueed that pencil dhectiedo
will heeatlter cans lettrs to be seat to
the dead-let terotMlee.
What is the ditffere.. btweern e
barber and a mother -Ome bpir moe
to shate, and the othey has shaeaters
iaise. '
Lonis Bluane, tne ma eent ,wcel
pal stoekholdee ut thL'
was penniless a 184 and iwlti b
great deal weors, his smasse rau. t
bhl5ok book of the Prispll tigall e
fIgured ennmpr aslpbmtak a
is now.
before him.
"If a amu is wlthuri
wealdn't give term ernie age g
intends," ~aItra ge m e.

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