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" of, uiachita.
,K. B. ERRO. .
: Wa.. COLEMAN.
G, Eo. W. R4C.
. F. BLACKMAN.
.J. H. BRIGHAI.
.. xception of a few light
one rather heavy ram, we
very dry and hot weather for
Wo or three weeks. No reason
:are entertained pf the cater
ore being no indications of its
ce in adestructive form. Plan
aubilant at the flattering pros
large crops. bf both corn and
hBld (not tead) River News of last
4 casts one of those now ver
SInuendoes" at a recent artic
;ureferepce to Democratic Bar
here 'colored persorrs came up
yand joined the Club,'in which
hinks that before election day
saile men- will leave the Demo
and vote the straight out,
yed out, Republican ticket.
:cotemporaries are very far
:otily will these colored men,
thus voluntaorily joined our
the Democratic ticket, but
ny more will follow their ex
in all probability, our recon
heighbors, will, ere that time
ecome disgusted with their party,
election day be seen looking for
our and Blair ticket. "Let us
r" .,.worthy fellow-townsman, Hu.
;Wtfmsley, Esq., after quite an exten
trIp TNorth, has returned, in consid
yimproved health and looking
Ia fine steamer Annie Wagley, un- i
r- omand of that prince of steam- I
n, Capt. T. J. Dowty, will be at
ciore this morning ready to re
. eight and passengers for New
a. Thonbliging and ever-atten- I
umen, J. F. Muse and Lou. t
, will be found in their usual
a Clerk's office, ready and
l gf to grant all possible favors, deal
it papers and answer innumerable I
a ithi bills before the Legislature pro- I
WiMfng for a constabulary force in each
-e'hof this State subject to the con
.ýftqhe Governor, have been defeated. 1
Crescent, of the 14th instant, has a
first bale of new cotton this sea- t
1e Jled River arrived yestprday IF
steamer Rose Franks. It was e
the p'antation of C. A. Pear- I
.eo. A. Hewlett has returned
apon the discharge of his e
en's Bureau for this, the
:-omposed of the parishes of
Sabine, Winn, Avoyelles,
of the new arop was
nen last Wednesday, 19th
apilantation of Mr. Garner.
,o n middling, and was con
T'richel and Simmons. d
~iobth-Western of thea
c atod pl:king in Caddo
in earnest in the
general on the
War leceived t
t r:read now gores
'tol: r lf(virororhis signature :
arie fhe.t sto provides that all per
s:a fed:-appointed- to' any oticee
it ii requir by the governor, before
a'ioiminsriot is issued, to take the oath
Srohled in.tthe third section of the bill.
-The second section provides that all
persons elected to any office, State, par
isb or municipal, who do not require a
commission from the governor shall, be
tore taking their seats, take tho oath
prescribed in the third sect:on.
The third section sets forth the fol
lowing oath to be subscribed to by all
office-holders: "I, A. B., do solemnly
,swear (or affirm, as the case may be.)
,a. that I have not been convicted of tres
son, perjury, forgery, bribery or other
crime punishable in the penitentiary-;
that I did not hold office, civil or mili
tary, for one year or more, under the
organization styled 'The Confederate
States of America;' that I did not reg
ister myself as an enemy to the United
United States; that I did not act as a
leader of guerrilla bands buring the late
rebellion; that in'the advocacy of trea
son I did not write or publish newspa
per articles, or preach sermons during
the late rebellion, and, that I did not
vote for and sign the ordinance of
secession in any State." Any per
son included in the above catalogue
N of voters, who hasin due form taken
the "recantation oath," shall be exempt
ed from tadiiig this oath ; or any per
ht son who has "prior to -the first day of
ye January, eighteen hundred and sixty
or eight, favored the execution of the laws
n- of the United States, popularly known
as the reconstruction acts of Congress,
r- and openly and actively assisted the
ts loyal men of the State in their efforts
n- to restore Louisiana to her position in
,s the Union," may hold office on making
id oath to that effect, except he has "en
gaged in any insurrection or rebellion
against the United States, or given aid
t and comfort to the enemies thereof, af
ter having taking an oath as member of
Congress, or as an officer ot the United
States, or as a member of any State
r- Legislature, or as an executive or judi- 4
cial officer of any State, to support the 1
' Constitution of the United States." 1
hThe section provides further that any
y person disfranchised by the fourteenth
a. amendment to the Constitution of the I
United Statcs, who has been relieved
' by act of Congress fronm such disability,
t" may hold office oa taking oath to that
e, Section fourth ordains that any of the I
above oaths must be taken within thirty I
days after the election ; if the oaths are <
it not duly subscribed to before competent I
:- authority in that time they shall have r
- no effect. t
Section fifth provides an imprison- i
ment at hard labor in the Penitentiary '
for not less than five years nor more s
r than ten yeaire, as the punishment for I
a any false taking of the above oaths. o
Section sixth enacts that the taking t
of the above oaths shall nqt invalidate t
i. the right of contesting on the ground of e
- ineligibity of the election of the per- t
sons taking the oaths. f
Section seventh provides that all per- 'I
sons now holding office shall, within c
thirty days, comply with every provi- n
sion of the foregoing sections, on pain, t:
- in case of failure so to do, of having o
- their offices declared vacant.
t Section eighth.provides that the offi- r
cial actsof those persons who fail to fill 2
the oaths required in the time specified e
shall, after the expiration of that date, ii
be null and void, and further ordains li
that his salary shall cease from that time, ci
and that, if his election be successfully 0
contested, he shall pay to the peirson
declared elected all salaries, fees, etc., g
I received since the commencement of his cI
holding of the office, and that any fees ~
paid to such ineligible person "shall not Y
discharge the party paying them from ,'
paying them again to the proper officer." eI
Section nine en,,cts that the punish- 1
ment for a failure of the person declared it
ineligible to deliver over at once to the m
party declared elected, all books, pa. al
pIers, archives, etc., pertaining to the i
office, or the attempt of any such ousted 0I
party to interfere with his successor in
the discharge of his duties, shall be h
pinlishedl with a fine of not less than T
*100 nor more than 81000, and with an at
imlrisolnmlnelt in the conmmon ainil for not l
less than ihree months nor more than t
one year. N
Section ten is the usual repealing bi
Section eleven provides that the nact t
shall go into effect Irom and after its ki
The average proportion of population b:
for Congressional Ifepresentatives under bh
the hill redistricting the State, now be
fore the Legislature, is 140,500. hi
Toe Mindlen Democrat is the title of a
new paper recently established at Min.
den, La., by A. G. Tompkins & Bro.; pl
publishers and proprietors. H. A. Drew cil
and A. B. George, Bsqs., editors.
The beautifnl, talented and celebrated th
actreas, Adah Isaaece Meuken, died in
Paris on the 11th instant. The theatri
dal World has lost, in her death, one of
the brightest and most brilliant stars (d
that shone in its gay firmament. n
Judge anrqell the U.8. Court, has
dismitssed R. . Shlllnos as U. S. Corm.- in
uilaouer for this State. tel
- 4tisnt' bile, given to him by his a1
i-g t peeftable parints, wre fIiram. (tt
S tfi yo~ngt arrived at the oet
a e gt.ives 1id sot
Iaw d h~fq tb.'L~ ts
)ta ,ias sev eral newi Govertjoruo( o ern.
>es Stateo hate eeaettly WBa?;1 O
on the Secretary" of Wi ri" f- .
er- der a law passed in 1-70 .;j orede
ice tary has declined to f!_s lto;t i imtilf
re further .legislation is bh on the ~zibteo.,
tth The Gqvernors, in corisequient, have -
ill. united in an appeal to Congress to meet
all on the day to which they had adjouirned
at- to take action in the matter. .
a WALHINGTON, Aug. 16.-Mrs. Trum
be- bull is dead, -Lewis Wolfley his -finally
ith received his commission.
Internal revenue for- present fiscal
ol- year, commencing July 1st, $25,800,000.
all NEw ORLEANS, August 15.-An act
ily to regulate public education in the State
e.) of Louisiana, prepared under the super
es vision of Parson Conway, has been
ier made the special order for next Friday.
.; Section first provides for schools to be
ili- open to all children between the ages of
she six and twenty-one, without d stinction
ite of race, color or previous condition. The
)g- bill provides for a board of education,
ed to consist of the Lieut-Governor and
a six persons appointed by the Governor,
ite to be. confirmed by the Senate; the
9a- State superintendent alone to be elect
)a- ed. .The directors of the six general
ng school districts, into which the State is
lot to be divided, are to be appointed by
of the superintendent, who is empowered
er- to decide, without appeal, all contro
ue versies or disputes arising under this
en law, which invests him with other ex
pt- traordinary powers, and requires all
er- teachers to inculcate loyalty to the na
of tional Goverument and kindness to all
ty- men, regardless of race or color. Sec
ws tion five of chapter six provides for the
ru compulsory attendance of all children
is, between the ages of eight and fourteen
he without fixed employment, in such
-ts school or place of correction as may be
in provided by the board- of education, at
ig the expense of parents or guardians, a
n- or, in case of poverty, at the expense of 4
on the school fund, at the discretion of the
id board. The act provides that, in addi
af- tion to the poll-tax now provided for,
of a special tax of one-fourth of one per 4
ed cent. be levied on all taxable property 4
*te in the State. Section two of the con- ]
ii- eluding chapter gives the State Superin- ]
he tendlent the right to interpret all doubt
i." ful provisions of this law. The State I
1y superintendent is the"Reverend" Capt. 8
th T. W. Con way, framer of the bill, which
he covers eighty-two pages.
ad LONDON, August 14.-All thejournals "
y, comment on Stevens' death. The Times 1
at after recounting Stevens' prominent
connection with the recent impeachment ]
ie project and his views relative to the 1
by paynlent of five-tewenty bonds, con
re cludes: "The death of Thad. Stevens is I
ft not now a public loss. His impeach- r
me ment policy was of incalculable injury n
to his political party, and the financial v
p. dishonesty which he encouraged. dies 9
y with him. He was fanatical, bitter and a
re self-willed, but not mean or deceitful. r
)r He is the last of the leading Americans 0
who had the courage to rise above par. a
g tisanship." The Morning Telegraph a
:e has the following : "Stevens was neitha- c
)f er good, wise nor generous, but in his ii
r- time did signal service, and with all his ii
faults, he merits the famous phrhase, l
r 'that was a mAn.'" The Daily News s
n concludes: "The death of Stevens leaves "
i- no importatt place. unfilled, either in J
a, the lead of his party or in the council 9
g of the nation." h
WASHINGTON, August 13.-Stevens' a
I- remains are guarded by the Butler C
II Zonaves, (negroes), unuformned and arm 0
d ed. A great manjority of the visitors are I
negroes. The exhibition attracts very a
R little attention. The body lies in the a
centre of the rotunda. No unusualdec
y orations or drapery in the capitol.
n LANCASTER, PA., August 17.-The ct
guard of honor, composed of the ofti
Scrs of the Butler Zouaves (colored,) F
9 which accomnanied the body of Mr. Ste. -i
Sens from Washington, left this morn
n ing on thelir return. It appears consid- "
erable feeling was excited here by their oi
-presence, m:any Republicans regarding h
I it as inappropriate. Oni the streets this ti
e morning the officers attracted consider- g'
able attention, farmers and others ganz- '
ing at them with a sort of mingled curi tl
1 osity and wonder. g(
WASHINGTON, August 17.-.Rosecranz a
Shas received part of his instructions. st
The policy towards Mexico is to concili- gi
atory. Treaty regarding claius against tF
t Mexico will be sent there for ratification, ol
i there beinag no Mexicuan Minister here.
No commissioner under the treaty will
,be appointed until it is duly ratified. E
SAN FRANCISCO, August 17.-The tl
b steamer Colorado has arriued with Yo- th
kohoma dates to the 26th July. One
hundred and fifty Christians drowned at
Magauski. Yeddo had been eaptured
Sby the Southerners and half the city
Sburned, including two temples. North
ern Princes propose arbitration by a
France, England and the United States, ,rn
binding themselves and pledgimig the a
Mikado to the decision. M.
LANCASTER, August 17.-At Stevens' th
funer.al to-day an immense crowd was al
presenMt, including delegations from so- to
cieties in all parts of the State. The co
Governor and State oeicers, and many s
other distingunished individuals, were in
the procession. Funeral address by
•ev. Dr. Manmbert, at St. James (Epis- bu
o-l) Cenuihng. he
IVRPOOL, August 17, evening.--an
Cotton active and advanced fald, to
day, sd at the close was still tending
upwards; sales 20,000 bales; uplands
10( and Orleans I1kd.
DUBLIN, August 17.-The eoroner's on
jury on the landlord murdered by his
tenants in Tipperary, returned a verdict
of "murder;" but the jary took coa.- fat
slot todeprecate the condnea of 8scally exi
(the deceased,) and to suggest more lib. a
Lo 1aDo, A~ga, 17,-11Pfveeml u oj.h
303 eallanb et 8odiSapIto3, ifima hr qe
renetm Atten - S
tre week anti the elea
ret The recent riotous O i g,,,. ,.j
Led Butler; Zonaves have :en .en
and, from circumsta~pes ,nnecte&d:W it
Im- the disbanding of militia comipaniesain
fly the District, the President ordered theta
disbanded. Grant referred the order to
cal -Gen. Emor.,. who r?.turned it with the
00. endorsement.that there was no authori
set ty for such a proceeding, since '~iartial
ate law did not exist. The order was re
er- turned to the President with his indorse
en ment, and there- the matter rested.
sy. Mr. Watts, Minister- to Austria, is
be here waiting instructions.
of Letters from Kan'sas report repeated
ion outrages by Indians, beating men 'and
'he outraging women in the most shocking
nd- Farragnt comes home in October.
or, .It is seriously stated Rosecranz's visit
;he to Virginia is for consultation with Gen.
et- Lee regarding the Mexican relations and
ral Southwestern border interests. Other
is parties say Rosecranz desires to consult
by Gen. Lee with regard to his views and
ed purposes, and the probable action of the
ro- Southern Democrats,- prelidhinar. to a
his letter of advice Rosecrauz intends ad
rx- dressing to the- Germans before leaving
all the country. Nothing, however, is pos
18- itively known beyond that Rosecranz
all goes to Virginia to see Gen. Lee.
ec- NEW ORLEANS, August 18.-The lot
he tery bill, against which the presiding
en officers of both Houses protested so
en strongly on signing, has become a law
ch by lapse, of time for the Governor's
at NEW ORLEANS, August 18.-Cotton
is, stiff; middling 29a30c.; sales 30 and- re
of ceipts 75. bales. Sterling 58a601; New
he York sight j per cent. premium.. Gold
li- 145J. Sugar and molasses, no change.
)r, Flour steady, superfine $8 50 and treble
per extra $8 50all. Corn dull at $1 10al 15.
ty Oats dull at 65e. Hay-held at $26a27.
iu- Bran $1 20al 25. Pork steady at $31.
n- Bacon firm; shoulders 14a24* and clear
)t- sides 18c. Lard steady; tierce 19 and
to keg 21c. Texas cattle, $15, $25 and
at. $35. Sheep $3a5.
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LIEUT. Gov. DUNN ON THE RACES.
d1 The Crescent of the 7th prints the fol
lt We understand Oscar J. Dunn, the
nt Lieuttenant Governor, is warmly oppos- 4
Ie ed to the idea entertained by men of a
n. his own color of thrusting themselves
is into public places frequented only by
h- white men. He says, so we hear, that a
ry negroes ought to patronize. negroes, as t
al whites patronise whites; that the no
es groes are in the majority and in power, i
ad and if they cannot get up theatres, bar- 1
al. rooms and beer saloons, equal in point c
as of attraction to those frequented by I
r. white men, they had better let the mat- a
h ser alone. Whether our information is
t- correct or not, we give it as we heard i
is it. Dunnu says the negroes shows their I
is inferiority by insisting on frequenting I
e, places of white resort. Let them start
s such places of their own, and let "the s
3s white trash," (we hardly believe Oscar (
a J. ever used that term) alone in their s
it glory. If these sentiments which we a
have heard simply in a gossiping way, I
' are correct, they show that Lieutenant t
.r Governor Dunn is a mana of more than 1
. ordinary good sense, and that he ap- J
-e preciates the inevitable and irreconcil- J
y able difference which exists between the
•e white man and the black. c
THE TEXAS CONVENTION.-Of all the n
e conventionls yet held in the South, the I
- Texas one is perhaps the hardest. I
Flake's Bulletin, a Radical sheet, fur
- nishes the tfollowing scene as an every a
iday occurrence: "Cigars are every once li
. in a while smoked to relieve the tedium 1a
r. of debate. Very frequently the chair c
g has to infoirm the head and the heels of
the convention, which have the habit otf c
. getting on the same level, that the con- I3
vent ion is out order. D)uring recess, C
the colored employes draw chairs to- f
gether and throw off their shoes-they ca
- are not effemninate enough to wear
s tockings-and spread themselves for aT
good snooze, Altogether, the conven- f
t tion is decidedly plebeian in its notions h
,of etiquette and ceremony." a
1 Am egg-tester has been invented in
England. Itis a coantrivance to throw
Sthie light into the egg so clearly that if u
there is a chicken in it he'll wink. al
Gen. E. Kirby Smith wil! open a mili
1 tary acad any for boys fit New Castle, E
Kentucky, on September 10. is
The people of southeastern Arkansas
Sand north Lonisiana are projecting a ri
railroad from Monroe northward through
SArkansas, to connect with the Iron
Monatain railroad. If the road from th
this point to Monroe was finished the Mc
above road would be of vast importance in
to us, furnishing, as it would, direct th
communication by rail with St. Louis.- in
Sireveport Bouthl- Westerv. te
Hon. John Bell is partially paralysed, to
buo otherwise in cood health, and says
he hopes to live to see Seymour elected
and die a free man. th
Grant owns forty-two horses.
. There is now a popdlation of nineteen Ti
on tiobinson Orusoe's Island. ed
Some itemisers assert that Butler's or
father was hanged for piracy. The son's V"
exploits, too, have been on the high to
An stootioneer, at a lat e of f tp
te inea a he t ee6gm1u/
'wk mm eismte8`. keere.s: i
'- `Sejtewber'ases. -Tbill pro
he flees that the pi'i- ses Of ides;
i ttchtoches, -Sabine, ./)eSoto, O mddo,
Ph Bo;srer, D~eaville, Winn, Olaiborne,
| Jacksuon, ltonie, Morehouse, Ouachita,.
at CaldweldCatahonla, Franklin, Concor
to dia, Tensas, Madison, and Carroll shall
be co~pose one distriet, to be called the
ri- Northern District of Louisiana;. aud the
al remainind'gpart of the State shall com
e- pose another district, to be- called the
e- Eastern District of Louisiana; and l all
criminal actions orecivil suits, either in
i8 law or equity which have arisen in. the
neokthern district, or against persons re
d sidling therein, or concerning lands sit
id uated therein, wogether with all process,
ig writs, recognizances, and records be
longing thereto, shall be transferrAd to
the northern district. The bill further
ait provides tfor two stated sessions annual
n. ly at each of the 611owing -- places:
ad Natchitbches, on the first Mondays ot
er March and September in each year, for
It the parishes ot Rapides, Natchituches,
ad Sabine, De Soto, Caddo, Bossier, Bien
ie vile, and Win n; at Monroe on the first
a Mondays in May and November in each
d- year, for the parishes of Claiborne,
ag Jackson, Union. Morehouse, Ouachita,
s- Cald well, Catahoula,. Franklin, Concor
iz dia, Tensas, Madison, and Carroll.- It
provides for the appointment of a judge
t- from the resident lawyers within the
ag district by the President, at a salary of
io $4000 per year, who is to hold the above
w aessions, and is authorized and required
's to hold special sessions of the said court
for the trial of civil and criminal cases
mn whenever he may deem it expedient.
e- The judgeudge has the power to appoint a
w lesk otabe-efrt otr ea-ch place where
Id the courts -sits. The President has the
e. power to appioat0 a marshal and district
le attorney, on the same salary now allow
5. ed to the New Orleans district attorney.
7. -.[South- Western.
ir The following is the bill redistricting
id the State into five Congressional Dis
Id tricts, as passed by the Senate:
SECTION 1. Be it enacted by the Sen
ate and House of Representatives of the
- State of Louisiana in General Assem
1- bly convened, That until otherwise di
reected by law, the State of Louisiana
e shall be divided.into five Congressional
s- districts and the qualified electors of
>f each district shall choose one Represen
s tative to Congress as follows:
y The First Congressional district shall
Lt comprise all that portion of the parish
is of Orleans, on the right bank 'of the
3- Missippi river, and so much of said par
r, ish on the left bank of said river as is
r- below and east of Canal street, in the
it city of New Orleans, comprising the
y fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, eighth, and
t- ninth Representative districts of the
a parish of Orleans, and the parishes of
d St. Bernard, Plaquemines, St. Tam
r many, Washington, St. Helena, and
g Livingston. -
t The Second Cougressional District
e shall all that portion of the parish of
r Orleans on the left bank of the Missis
r sippi river albove and west of Canal
C street, in the city of New Orleans; com.
prising the flist, second, third, and
t tenth Representative Districts of the
1 parish ot Orleans, and the parishes of
Jtfferson, St. Charles, St. John, St.
- James, Lafourche, and Terrebonne.
3 The Third Congressional District shall
comprise the parishes of St. Mary, St.
Martin, Assumption, Ascension. Ver
a million,Cal:asieu, Lafayette, St. Landry, I
Iberville, East Feliciana, East Baton I
Rouge, and West Baton Rouge. f
The Fourth Congressional District r
shall comprise the parish ,s of West Fe- (
lic ana, Pointe Coupee, Avoyellds, Ra-
1pides, Sahine, Natchitoches, DeSoto, I
r Caddo, Bossier, and Winn.
The Fifth Congressional District shall a
I comprise the parishes of Claiborno, t
Bienville, Jackson, UTnion, Morehouse,
Carroll, Onachita, Madison, Caldwell,
Frankliu, Tensas, Catahoula, and Con- e
SE~c. 2. Be it further, enacted, etc., -
SThat all laws and parts of laws iln con
- flic:t with this act beand the same are
a hereby repealed, and this act be in force h
and take efft.ct froni and after its pas- a
A pleasant style of suicide-to hang
upon the notes of a pretty lady while '
she is singing.
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Smiler Colfax is a relative of Mrs.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton, and the latter
is by odds the smartest man of the two. Il
There are 875 regular and supernume
rary policemen in New Orleans. in
It is whispered that the Radicals in a
the Legislature intend to take a recess
soon till near November, without pass
ing any registration, act, and keeping
the electoral act in suspense, thusn lear
ing us without any lihat of registered vo
ters in Novenaber; and they might then.
on the plea of necessity, pass the eleo- M
toral bill when reaesembling.-I(Bwutt,.
The next remarkahle total eelipse of t
the sun will be the total eclipse next
November of the sonm of old man Grant.
There are three distinct classes in the
Louisiana Legislature-the white color
ed men, the black colored men and the k
plain white men; the first named are the
ovetseers, the second the field hands, or
votinR cattle, the last represent the flock
to be seecd.-[BDeletq.
If tie dome of the empitol a O19d9b
I asternl 4ato sold it woedI ust Pt
S iy a the sLatc a t. IL
!? t`-'«; . roe.n
1, 3d. of Mare:, 1889, . t
, 1'Fortieth C.a ngress'wli e
T,. The question now is
" members of Congress b
I under existipg laws? -
e The answer is plain: ino
e Monday in November, t?.O
'The constitution ofl
a further on the subject
I elections beyocid what l;i
a article 184. .
a We tnunat tlenr resort
- statutes for our guidance:
The latest act on the s~
, 1855. (See act of 1855;
-lion 31; revised statnattee
ation 31.) That aeti
r general eleetions: for
- gress shall be- held a t-i
etc., as is provided Qor
*t representatives to"'the= -
, Articles 17, of theont
requirebs that represents%
t chosen on the first Mond
hber, every two years.
, quent article .154 si far
, vision as to haveithe, lri
on the 17th and i8th of :&
t allowing said terms 't4:
a regular da3 of election,
e in November, 1868.
f Under article 17", hno ela
e held for representativea:iui :
I Monday of Novemboer, 14T
t ly, nader existing la'w~sno'
s be held for members of¬ mp
that time. -
a It is within the provime n
a lature to.fixthe time. whbr
a of members of Congress
t [lew Orleans. Picayu-ne. '
An advertisemeint late
a paper headed "Itro
bedding." We suppost he t
( be sheet-iron.
I never bet any stamps ona?
is always telling what- he w
, done had he been there. -·
that this kind never get the .
O'n his arrival in Ooloradto,.i
1 called upon by express coi
transportation chargess folo_
gallon kegs of whisky, $QýIl
of cigars, $250; 1 pup Marsha
$25; 1 box playing ards,,$+Q
Washburpsa speeches, very. lea'v
25 cruppers, $10; 25 martingfel
box of reconstruction bitters,.t.
A physician of skill in his pr
would find Plaquemine and i±l .
good field for the exercise ofir
tion.. Any communication, i
this matter addressed to this nois
meet with a prompt respo t,
The New Orleans Crescent aay
40th Congress expires ontihthem.:
March next. All the member
next House of Representatives.
to be elected, except one from
chosen a few days since. Vone ole.
members of the House hold over." .:
MR. DAVIs' MISSION TO ENF
The Washington correspondentO
St. Louis Republican, under datq of
29th nit., says the object of Mi.;
visit to England is toi engage n
ness, whereby he may be able-to s
his fam ly without the assistale
friends, which, it is said, he ba'
nnable to do since the collapse .o
Confederacy. He is repreaented
ing entirely destitute of "imeans,
having no protession, h8 copld
looked on as hopeless. .e
assistance of friends, howev'
him to begin in a foreiga, countt~~:
Grant is said to be very much' aLPO
ed that the Jews cantinue to harp n
his order No. 11. Fond as he is of
sic, he cannot hear to hear thejewa-ba: '
A Western farmer recently bang up~
hoop-skirt in his cornfield to frighW i
away crows. The crows went off 1but
the field was soon full of boys, ' .
A South Carolina alligator, probsl.
in the interestof tae "rebel De.imon.g :.
ate a promising young black veter tl::
The Cincinnati Enquirer says i-f "e5 i
leance is golden," Grant is verral:-'+ . -
Dird:--un tle inth inst.r .'AUIJS L.t
infant daughter of bheodore and Mtl. lal-at
schum:ai aged eight monthsrnd;IO t a
%lew Jraeaias ):iarlLkt.
New Orleans, Augug 17, 18
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