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DEMOCRATIC MATE TICKET.
ROBERT C(. WICKLIFFE.
Of West Felilana.
FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR,
CHARLES H. MOUTON.
FOR 5ECRSTARY OF ?TATt.
ANDREW S. HERRON.
Of East Baton Roune.
SAMUEL F. MARKS.
Of West Feliolua.
C. E. GRENEAUX.
FOR ATTORNET OBNIIAL.
B. WARREN MOISE.
FOR SUPERINTENDENT PUBLIC BDUCATION.
FOR CONGRESS-THIBD DISTRICT.
THOMAS GREEN DAVIDSON.
Of East Baton Rouge.
At a meeting of the Democratbi Central
committee forthe Parish of East Feliciana;
RIsd.d, That the 8d day of September
next was fixed upon as the day to make nomi
nations of candidates, by the democratic par
ty for the Legislature and parish officers, as
follows-MoxDAY the 8d of September next,
being the day for the election of judge. The
democrats, voting at the different precincts on
that day, are requested to deposit their ballots
for their choice of candidates for Legislature,
Sheriff, Clerk, Assessor, and Coroner, with a
Committee of three democrats who are appoint
ed to attend each precinct to receive their votes
and to make a true return of the same, with
the list of voters, to the Central Committee on
Tuesday, the following day, at Clinton.
The following committees are appointed for
each precinct who are earnestly requested to
attend the same for the discharge of the duties
Ward No. 1. Dr. J. W. Jones, W. W. Mun
son, J. A. Harbour.
2. B. M. G. Brown, Henry Clark, W. G. Kent.
3. J. W. Taylor, C. McVea, C. N. Gibbons.
4. Sandml. Dubose, Josiah Benton, Dr. Ronane.
5. Wm. H. O'Reiley, Geo. H. Packwood,
4. Irwin Brown, O. G. Edwards, Wm. Offut.
7. J. R. Jackson, W. Rourk,, Willis Rowley.
8. W. M. Jourdan, Evans Dnnn, Tim. Rogers.
On motion, the above committees were also
appointed to act as vigilant committees for
their respective Wards.
EDWD. DELONY, Chairmas.
I. N. LEMON, Secretary.
For the November Election.
FOR THE STATE LEGISLATURE.
f.rWe anrW authorized to announce J. SMYLIE
MONTGOMERY. as a candidate for the State Legis
lature, subject to a Democratic nomination.
. -We are authorized to announce JAMFE B.
8MITH, as a candidato for the Juuoesutr of the 7th
Judicial District. jy 14
FOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY.
*Wc niare authorized to announce W. FERGUS
KEINAN, as a candidate for Dtrrnacr Ai rousa for
the Seventh Judicial District. je 16
J'lWe are! authorized to announce JOHIN M.
ROBERTS, as a candidate for DwIrTI AroRN.nY for
he Seventh Judicial District. je 80
P- We are authorized to announce WILLIAM
PATTERSON, as a candidate for Clerk of the Dis
trict Court, for the Parish of East Felciana. jy7
.f'We are authorized to announce E DW IN
SLoTT. as a candidate for Szantvv of the Parish of
East Feiciana, subject to a Democratic nomination.
StrUWe are authorized to announce GEORGE C.
COMSTOCK, as a candildate for Suaalvr, for the
-rish of East Fcliciaua. Jo 23
-erW\ e ar.n uthorized to announce WILLIS W.
M OORIE, as a candidate for Sllntrvv for the Parish
of East Felicians. subject to a Democratic Nomi
nation. jo 20
WrFWo are authorized to announce JOSEPH T.
DRAW)DY, as a candidate for AssKsaot of the Par.
ab of East IFclieana. jy 28
P.ro are authr.ze d to annoouuc THOMAS L.
e1lt,lilla, as a ceoddatu Ifr the oil..e of Conosaa,
of the Parish of East Felichiua.
W teu are authorised to announce CHARLEI
SEAMAN, as a candidate for Constablo, in the Fifth
Ward. aug 11
MR. I'. Imn,: You will please announce BY.
TII ELIL II .\ . ES, Esqr. as a candidate for
the State L ,..lIture, subject to the Demo
cratic nolilnatile. MAN Y FRIENDS.
MAi. lEr.ror.--.At the request of his many
friends, Mr. J. W.\aarH 'l'AYlO, has consented
to become a i'canlidate to represent East Feli
ciaua in the next Legislature, subject to the de
cisiou of the Democratic omitnation.
MAN Y VOTERS.
MR. EmITOR.-We are Informed that Demo
cratic nomllinatious will be hold on the third of
Sept. ne:xt for tII purpose of selecting Parish
oft.cere. Several I1amnes having been mentioned
in conoction with tilhe candidacy for the legis
luture, among the most prominent, we notice
that of George II. Jones. lit our opilion, no
one is more worthy, or could more completely
concentrate the democratic strength of the
parish. Mr. Jones has always been known as ia
warm and able advocate of democratic princi
ples, and in the present contest between pro
scription and true republicanism. he has taken
more than ordilary interest. We are assured
that if nominated, he will use every honorable
means to secure the success of the Democratic
,t. %ANY PDEMO)CRATI.P
ADYITD DT A SPUOIAL D5MOOIRAIO OOMIttrnu.
Saturday Morning, September 1, 1885,
1011 JUDO---SBVENTR JUDICIAL DISTRICT
ELECTION, MONDAY, SEPT. 8, 1855.
In oonsequence of the fears entertained of a vie
Itation of the yellow fever, it will be impossible to
hold the quarterly meeting for this station on the
firt Sunday In September, me previously announced.
It has therefore been thought best and decided to
hold It at Olive Branch at the same time.
Liberty and IolmeeUille papers plea yW A
HlsatLr or CLtrox.-Up to the hour of going to
pres, the town remains healthy. No ease of yellow
fever, and s.arcely any other selknosse.
New Oat.use.-The deaths from Yellow fever for
the week endIng the S8th nlt. were 987. This shows
a decrease of 47 from the week previous.
Barow Rovos.-There Is a elight improvement in
the health of the town.
Post Hvneowx-Tbe Fever Is raging with some vi.
olence at thisb laee. Therehave been several deaths,
and we learn from private sources, that there are a
number of new cases.
Between the 20th and last of September, 1885, the
yellow fever made its appearance here, and by the
first of October, was in full blast.
Now is the time to guard against it. There are
two points in connection with this place, where the
disease Is at this time prevailing with severity, per
haps as much so as in '53, Although it is not so bad
in NowOrleans as then, yet it has spread out in dil
ferent parts of the country along the river.
That the atmosphere in Clinton, is not so favora
ble to the disease now, as in 'Sf, is no good reason
why the strictest regulations should not be observ
ed. Cases of dlsease brought to this place, or ca
sea occurring in town, of persons who had contract
ed it in other places, will re-act upon or add in
creased Infection to whatever atmospherloal pro-dis
position there may already exist, and cause the dis
ease to spread among us.
The quarantine regulations, therefore, should be
most strictly enforced, and persons, who may be re
lied upon, should be appointed to carry them out, in
a wise and judiciousmanner. Instead of turning up
the mud and filth of the town, and letting out upon
the atmosphere, at this particular time, the confined
and putrid gases which have been generated there,
during the last summer, the better plan will be. to
scatter lime freely over such places, and let them
rest for the present. Let all back yards be also
well covered with the same article.
That emphatic and decisive word, coN:;o suATos, P
stands in broad and glaring lettcrs on the front of d
know nothlngism in the south. It was a bold and ti
daring stratagem of the northern abolitioniats, to t
divide and break down the united democracy of the
south, which stood a a rampart against them, in S
sending this organised ism of vile oaths and tests, by h
means of secret emissaries, amidst the people of the p
south, to mislead and divert the unsuspecting, by i
exciting their prejudices and passions against cath
olics and foreigners. while they were to profit by
the real design in uniting their northern know noth- r
inug clans in solid phalanx against the rights and t
dearest interests of that south, which they were to I
overrun and break down by this dark and treache- B
rous IsU. But the true native of the south, were too
wide awake for the naives qf north, and utter
condemnation is the just and righteous fate of this a
attempted imposition and outrage upon southern 6
honesty, feeling, and intelligence. (
In old Virginia, the land of Washington, and Jef- t
ferson, it was overwhelmed. scoffed and booted from
the sacred soil, In old North Carolina, the birth C
place, and honored home of Nathaniel Macon, and
where the first Declaration of Independence was orig
inated, it has been hurled back with contempt, and
spurned from her borders by TAru TUOrtA D - ta
JoUnrr; in Tennessee, where still lives the spirit of
the noble old Hero, it can find no abiding place; in
glorious Alabama, 'ie LAND or aicer, where lie the
ashes of Win. R. King, and William Smith, TWELVE
TroOSA.uD sMJOTrrT, of true Americans declare that
it shall not desecrate her noble soil; In Texas, the
brave lone star state, won to liberty by southern
blood, annexed to our glorious constellation by
southern rights, and democratle policy, it has not
dared to make its appearance In day light, and its
foot prints are as scarce as those of its native prede
cessors, the Camanches.
In Kentucky alone, where a Prentice is now the
ruling spirit, and a Cassius M. Clay, with his clan
of Abolition preachers, are pcrmitted and oncoura
god in making abolition speeches throughiut the
country. It has barely found a temporary resting
place. There it has held on by a frail tenure, and
thinks itself safe becatuse it has Abolition know nio
thing Ohio at its back. iut the spirit of her Illus
trious dead, will rise against It. ere the ild. of '56,
and drive it with its bloody train from her hospita
ble and honored soil.
Thus stands the count so far. Georgia is soon to
speak, but already Is its condemnation sealed in the
Empire state of the south,by 12,000 majority. Mark
it. Maryland will put it under her foot; Mississippi
will sweep it from her borders as with a hurricane.
t In our Louislana there is not sugar enough to make
f it palatable toher people. It is dregged with too much
it of New England bitterness, abolition and treason,
it ever to be sweetened, or made a political beverage,
is at all palatable to the tastes of the true sons of Lon
e islana; fire thousand majority of her freemen will
o drive it from the noble state which was acquired by
y the Illustrious Jetlbrson, and thereby pay a glorious
e respect and honor to his memory.
it Thus hs this foul NOuTiiERiN lau, Indignantly repu
i. diated and coudtomned by the true men of the south
Smanid driven back to its putrid dens In New England,
it and the north, where Abolilionism alone constitutes
d it, life and beinlg, and where abolitionists only pay
le it honor and reverence. There let it live and die,
ic i aud there let it be buried In its native and belttiung
The Know Nothing Speeches delivered at the u
Barbacue, on the 25th nit. 11
We attended the know nothing barbecue 0
on Saturday last, near Esq. J. L. Ddlee's, and a
listened with respectful attention to the speak- t
ers. The dinner was excellent, and every one A
present, both ladies and gentlemen, enjoyed it t
to their heart's content.
The first speaker was Col. W. J. A. Rob- 11
erts. His speech was a re-hash of the one lie e
delivered in the Court house, about three weeks I'
ago. He was peculiarly savage upon the Fc- I
liciana Democrat, and four or five democrats, 1
who conduct that paper, and who, he was pleas- t
ed to style, demagogues, that ruled and gov- P
erned the democratic party of East Feliciana. I
If endeavoring to enlighten the public mind, i
by fair reasoning, and argument on the vari
ous isms that are now undergoing investigation
throughout the length and breadth of our
country, then do we plead guilty. It is our
aim to discuss know nothingism in all its pha
ses, and to expose it in all its bearings, in fair,
open, and respectful language. This may make
us demagogues in the eyes of Col. W. J. A.
Roberts. Be it so. We glory in it. The 1
speaker paid but a very poor compliment to I
the intelligence, and firmness of the democracy
of this parish,'when he asserts that they are
under the rule of any one, much less a set of I
I demagogues. If Col. Roberts was as clear of
the charge of being a demagogue, as the gen
tlemen to whom he referred, it would probably
have some effect. But he is-known too well in
East Feliciana. His speech as a mental effort,
was very fair, but his arguments and facts, we
demur to throughout. As the other speakers
made the same points, we shall pass on to
Col. Beale, K. N. nominee for Secretary of
State was next introduced to the audience.
He gave a history of his own conduct in rela
tion to the past, and his present connection with
the know nothing party, which, doubtless was
satisfactory to him, but was not so to many, if
not most of his hearers. lie, and Col. Rob
erts, both charged the old whig and democrat
ic parties, with being so corrupt, that the
country was fast sinking into the worst kind of
a despotism, and that this new American par
ty had been established by the good, the hon
est, and sound thinking men of both the old
parties. All this corrupltion grew out of pan
, dering to the foreign influ.ence, since tihw pl,
tios of tions o ioal interest that once dividl.d
these parties had been settled. Col. Bh13 for
got to tell the audience that these questions
had all been settled in favor of the damoerat i,
party, and he and Col. Roberts, both forgot
to tell them that they labored in 1852, to con
viuice the people that the democratic party was
-right, and the only true national party then in'
the country. They were then no doubt as
a honest, and earnest then as now. But both
said, for the last twenty-five or thirty years,
those things had been so. Then why did they
act with a party they knew to be corrupt.
a Strange things will happen, and so it is with
these two gentlemen. Being renegades fromn
r- the democratic party, in order to justify their
n own conduct, they seek to defame, andl denouncne
d the party to which they formerly belonged.-
t- This has ever been the case in days that are
d past, it will be so to the end of time. Those
`- that forsake the democaratic party, lay all the
Sblame at thie door of the party. They never
err themselves. They are too Ipure for that.
The last and ablest speaker was Col. Christy
it of New Orleans. lie spoke after dinner. We
at thought it bad policy on the part of the man
agers to put their best speaker off to the last,
twhen every body was tired, and the day likely
ts to be rainy. But of this, we have to right to
a- complain, yet, as a matter of courtesy, stran
gers should have been first served. Sunch is
The Col. told the audience that he had not
come there to convince those who were already
on his side, but lie came to instruct and per
suade those who were upon the fence. He
said he had been a native American for the
last forty years. That he was an old soldier
in the cause, and could speak from the book.
Ile was President of the lirst native American
organization that had ever been formed in the
United States. 1eo seemed to speak as by one
After the exordium, he branched out against
the nominees of the democratic party. He
spoke respectfully of (Gen. WVickliffe, but pitch
ed into Mr. Moise like a thousand of brick.
lie denounced his sl)eocll as a lie, and him as
a contemptible little Jew. This we think in
very bad taste, and should never have fallen
from one so old, and experienced, as he is
known to be. No one should know better than
Col. Christy, that Mr. Moise is a man of high
toned, chivalrous hearing, and ha.2 won his
way to distinction, by the force of his intellect.,
his habits of industry his bland manners, and
dignified deportment, in all thie walks of life.
Hi haa held high and r.sponsiblhI tations bt h
under the state and general government, and o
presided for several years, with great saceess, II
over the house of Representativcs of Loulsi- e
ana. Is such a man, likely to be amenable to N
the charge of lying, or of being contemptible? I
We think Col. Chris.ty did himself more harmn
than he did Mr. Moise, by such uncalled-for t
accusations. Mr. Moisa we hope to have the 1
pleasure of seeing in East Feliciana before the r
election, and of hearing him speak to the good I
people of this parish in his own behalf, and in a
behalf of the democratic party of Louisiana,
Unless we are much deceived, he will convince
the people that he is neither contemptible, or t
guilty of asserting a falsehood upon the know
nothings, but on the contrary, that he is capr. -
)ble of telling what know nothingism is, In as 1
clear, truthful and unmistakable terms as any
man they ever heard. IIe makes his impres
sion wherever he goes. Should Col. Christy 1
ever meet him in debate, he will consider himt
no mean adversary, we are perfectly sure. Hle
may treat him with contempt behind his hack,
but he will never do so to his face. He next
spoke of Mr. Signr, as one of the big guns of
the party, attempted to answer what be stated
to be one of his arguments, said he should he
at Bayou T'inica on Monday next, when he
should have a fair opportunity of meeting him
face to face,. Ie will a meet a man, " that is
every worthy of hiis steel."
Like the two gentlemen that had preceded
him, lie accused both the old parties with being
full of corruption, and carrying the government
to a despotism, and the country to ruin, as fast
as time coull move, until this new American
party sprung up to stay its progress, &e., kc.
When we see a gentleman like Col Christy,
grown grey in the canse of whiggery, all at
once turn round and accuse that party with
corruption, it does appear to our mind that all
was not right with him in his former course.-
If the whig party was so corrupt, why dil lihe
support it ? How did many of the old whisr
fathers feel tnder such a charge as this ? Did
they think they were supporting a had cause,
or corrupt party, when they were using all
their energies to carry the day for the whigr
party in days gone by ? We have too much
respcct for them to believe for a moment, they
would lend their aid to such unholy ends.
Two years ago, they beliieved the whigs, were
both honest and right in their efforts, and souln
and correct in their principles. 'rThey nctdi
with thtem friom conviction of duty, that they
were serving their country, and best p romoting
its interests, by opposing the democratic party
whose principles and measures, were dil nreºni
from the whigs. Bloth the whigs andi demo
erats, thlought each other in error, but they
Shbelieved it was an hobaest direirence of opinion,
and could well tolerate it, as long as they were
,left free to comnhsat it, with truth. IReason, ar
guient, m1s1l a free press, fr( spleoeh , Itdi ani
open field for debate, was all they disired.
SWas there any corruption in all tlhis? We
confes;s we aire unable to see it; tut, onr the co,
trary, it was the very life, awl health of the
body politic. It was a healthful exercise of
tihe public mind, and led to investigation andl
study. It kept upl vigilanice and informed the
people. It was a wholesomie check upon ex
i travagance, and a great stimulus to correct
conduct on the part of the party in power.
To he watched and exposed by the opposite
r party, was a great security against corruption.
It was right to have two parties-when both
. were national.
Col Christy spoke of himself, and his own!
political history, very often as he lroceeded.
lie was generally the hero of his own stories.
He told several amnusing ones, respecting him
self and the Irish. lie said lie was attacked
by one hundred aud fifty at one time at an elec
tion, on Galveston kland when he was unarm
ed, but scared thlcm all by nmaking them gbelieve
he was armned, and would kill the first man
that should molest him. At another time, in
Cincinnati, during the canvass of 1840, he was
attacked by about five thousand Irish at once,
but )pit them to flight, by a similar process.
We do not wish to question Col. Christy's ver
anity in the least, for we have a high respe.ct
for his character as a gentleman, but We must
1,e peritted to say that we think his excited
imagination, at thlie time, must have deceived
him to some extent. His fears conjured up
"ghosts, gobblins, and chimeras dire," when
perhaps no harm was intended him. If so large
a mnumber had really iteniled him ainy bodily
harm, they would hardly have desisted, when
opplosed by such a small show of resistance,
unless we attribute it to their generous appreci
at ion of his bravery. The Irish are known to
be both brave andl generous, and will fight an
!enemy as soon as they are ready to forgive a
foe, who shows himself to be a true man. We
lare sure, if we were attacked by such fearful
odds, that like the Texian, " we should not run,
but we should be found doing some very tall
There was apparently, a pre-determined ef
fort nn th. in rt of .il fits ' pkerq to rk!is
out that the democratic party accused t1he know
nothings south of being abolitionists. It is au
easy matter for publie spcnkers, to mnisrepre.
sent their opponents, in order that they mat..
have cause of complaint, and have a loopupqu
which to hang an argument. That such'ws
the case on this instance we are fully person
led. The know nothings of the south have
never been accused of being abolitionists, and
the speaker knew better. The democrata. has.
accused the know nothings north of being ab.
olitionists, and certainly very correctly, as the
disruption of the K. N. Philadelphia convee.u
tion, most conclusively proves, and as was ad*.
mitted by them upon the stand to prove the d
own freedom from the charge, which no bod,
but themselves had made.
Col. Christy said the know nothing partfe
had nothing to. do with any question at prese,.t
but the repeal of the naturalization laws.
This done, when our delegation got to Congrp ,
they could fall hack upon the issues, and into
their old lines, &e. Strange doctrine, this,
coming from a southern man. IIe calls the
question of slavery and every other subject,
that may cone before Congress, in which our
dearest rights may be involved, and the very
existence of the union itself threatened, side
issues, not to be taken into the account. Ev
cry thing else is to be lost sight of, but this
one question of repeal. All our woes, and
our troulie's arise fronm the emigration of for.
cigners to this counitry, anl it must he stoppedi
For. ign influence:, is the dreiad, and foreign
votes the evil, that must he put down. This
is the theme of ill! Put down foreign info
e ee! let " Anwerin':s rle Ame; I a." If it
were not, that that i-mue is mnade hy men of
t delnts, and seeming carnestue-s, we should nl-'
most believe than jc' ti.g. We have been
Smore than three quarters of a century living
nnler ouirlpreseilt eonstitution and laws, and
foreigners have been ('oninlg all the time, and
our c.nitiry has been growing in prosperity, in
I intligt',twie, and national importance, with
greanter stridies tthan any 'overnment or nation
Iever did before, and not at single injury has re
slllted from it. ýo fir frlo injury, great good
nhas re-iltetd. It was tle policly adopted by
IWashingtoln, Jetf'l'-on, and the, fathers of the
-repubhlic. Adopted, not for thle presemnt, but,
for ail future time, it was a great principle,
1 anid will h aus Core t, a tha :,i::ut1 ears hence,
Ias wn ii it wai first adplnt l and proilhairnedd in
y the de.lir.tion of our iidepu:dience. Princi
Slit nd policy tenth e imhinedi, in the establish-li
v inut tndu proiimulgation of our naturalization
it lw1 . Nelrly eighty years experience, has
>- proven they were loth lt r,,eseary and proper,
v when fir-t enmated, in'i ri i nui and justice, de
i, ionstltrllt their wili,im, past, Ipresent, and fu
o tuire. For anV violetion if these laws, liy for
- 'iitie'.s no pt t 'll ito vit', those (i'tL'ngedl in
Ii tlti iI t ih t to ldo, 'so, ee i .,' re to blame,
- thin thi t:v. Col. Iloth' iduat think the people
e vier grr'en itddo it if hie lihinks tley can be
I- maldee to credit hiis as~rtion, that "foreigners
it htave' hieoi nuarelhed 1,y hundreds as soon as they
f were lunled tromi enuiramnt ships, to the polle,
i to vote." 'lThe thilin is prl,rpost'rouls and ab
e surd, as the oppoite party iourl preveint it,
.- shoulld it ever hie i ttteiptl iI. We do not be
_t lieve ai wort off it, and think the Col. himself
- wolhil releive such i ristoiry with it good many
to allowances, for error, Irejuulice, anld misrepre
, sentaton. o niIni'ih for the know nothing bar
Ih beer , and I tile ,speclh of the three Col's.
WVe have attemlpted to plresent their argu
, n llt'it fahirly anlid tlhope we haive not misrepre
i /sentLed themi. We alwaly.;t ni to be respectful
s. to our oplpolnenlts, is nlothing is ever gained by
n.. abuse or nlisrlelesentation. II.
The Ball Rolling. 'rrllth and Right will
All over the State, the secret organization
is falling to pieces, from its own inherent cor*
raptions; mten, in all sections, who had been
deceived and misled into its secret and rmid.
night conclaves, are openly denouncing and re
pudiating it, and withtlra~wing from its corrupt
anld tyrannical influence. They have tried it, and
they all speak in the same Isuguage about it.
At the itati-Know Nothing barbecue, held
in Thibodaux, Mr. Bush, addressing the morn
ber; of the secret association, said in substance:
"I have been one of yours; I ami, therefore,
bound by an oath and precluded from discuss
ing any thing but the documents and facts
which you have been pleased to make public.
But you know there is something else which I
cannot mcntion; and if, as you assert, all your
secrets are conurendable and can challenge
public scrutilny, then release me from my obli.
gation and let me speak out. I duty you to
grant me that privilege."
Such is tile secret tyranny which characteri
zes the proceedings and conduct of this organ
ization, which if exposed to clday light, would
rmeet the frowns and irllignatiom of every just,
and enlightened citizen; Mr. Bush is a distinl
guished gentlemanl , and belonged to tihe whig
party, that was.
In all the upper part of the state, the denr
.,('rate d irt .1, w hipS: rho had bIre entirtd