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the $'c~itiana !cmocrxt.
Where are the swallows tied ?
J Frosen and dead
Perchanoe upon somd bluak and stormy shore.
0 doubting heart!
They wait l4 sunny ease,
Far o'er the purple seas,
The balmy southern breeze,
To bring them to their northern homes once more,
Why must the lowers die?
Poisoned they lie
In the oold tomb, heedless of tear or rain.
They only sleep below,
While winter winds shall blow ;
To breathe and smile upon you soon again.
The sun bath hid Its rays
These many days;
Will dreary hours never leave the eartht
0 doubting heart,
The stormy clouds on high,
Vail the sme sunny sky,
That soon, (for spring is nigh)
Shall waki the summer into golden mirth.
Fair hope is dead, and light
Is quenched in night.
What sound oan break the silence of despair I
0 doubting heart I
The sky is overcast,
Yet stars shall rise at last,
Brighter for darkness past,
And angel's silver voices stir the air.
A SBHOr LIOrTUBE TO YOUNG MEN.-We
clip the following from Hunt's Merchants
Magazine of a recent date, and which, for
a leson in sound wisdom, cannot be beat,
and we think, cannot be too often repeated.
Every young man ought to carry a copy
of it with him, and preserve it as carefully
as he does a jewelled watch, or more so.
Indeed it would do no hurt to hang it up
over every mantle-shelf as a family picture
for a memento:
Keep good company or none, and never
If your hands cannot be usefully employ
ed, attend to the cultivation of your mind.
Always speak the truth.
Make few promises.
LIve up to your engagements.
Keep your own secrets if you have any.
When you speak to a person, look him
in the face.
Good company and good conversation
are the very sinews of virtue.
Good character is above all things else.
Your character cannot be essentially in
jured except by your own acts.
If one speaks evil of you, let your life
be so that nobody will believe him.
Drink no kind of intoxicating liquors.
Ever live, misfortune excepted, within
When you retire to bed, think over what
you have been doing during the day.
Make no haste to be rich, if you would
prosper; small and steady gains give comn
poteucy, with tranquility of mind.
Never play at any kind of game of
Avoid temptation, through fear you may
not withstand it.
Never run in debt unless you see a way
to get out again.
Never borrow if yon can possibly avoid it.
Never speak evil of any one.
Be just before you are generous.
Keel) yourself innocent if you would be
Save what you are going to spend so as
to have it when you are old.
iThle New orlk Spiritual Telegraph
gives some odd quibbles in a lacetious arti
cle entitled " Living by one's Wits," and
which are unique in their way-
1. lHow many soft boiled eggs could the'
giant Goliah eat on an empty stomach.
Ans.-- One; because he who has caten
one egg, can't cat a ecoLnd on an EMPTY
2. Why did did the apostle Paul write
the second epistle to the Corinthians ?
Because lie was not in Corinth, otherwise
he would have spoken to them.
3. Who prolongs his work to the great
est length poNible, yet completes it in time?
The ropemakcr if he is industrious.
4. In what month do people eat the least
February; asit contains only twenty.eight
5. What fish have their eyes nearest to
6 Ilow can irve persons divide five eggs
so that each man shall receive one, and still
one remain in the dish ?
The last takes the dish with the egg,
and can let it lie there as long as he plea
7. How can a mnan ride tioni one place
to axpther in the shade, when at intervals
the sun shines full upon himn?
At such intervals lie has only to diInouiit
I '" John, your'n is a good wife."
"Good, do you a.y ? she's a perfect devil?"
"I wish mine was no worse, the Bible says
-' Resist the devil and lie will lice from
you.' If you re.i. t my is lile will fly at
UNITED STATES REVIEW & STATE
TN CONNECTION with the usual matter,
I political and literary, contained in the UNI
TED STATES REVIEW, we intend to republish all
the state papers extant on the question of state
rights as announced inthe VirginiaResolutions
of '98 and '99. The publication will embrace
also the works of standard writers such as
John Taylor of Caroline, whose works are now
nearly out of print. These valuable political
data will be carefully collected, and when com
pleted, will furnish a complete constitutional
historyf our Federal Union. The subscrip
tion list of thile " State-Rights Register" (the
prospectus of which was issued under the ap;
probation of the Democratic members and
senators in congress) will be furnished regular
ly with the Review from this date, and we hope
each subscriber will feel that he is performing
a duty to a great and sacred political principle
by extending the list of names already on our
It is time for us to go go back to those pure
principles upon which the great fabric of de
mocracy rests; principles originated and defined
by those who created, and best understood the
true meaning of the constitution. It is time
that the friends of state sovereignty should ral
ly around some common nucleus, to resist, the
wild latitudinarianism of the age, and evident
tendency of the republic towards concentration
-to end at best in a mixed monarchy. It is
time for each states-rights man to feel that lihe
must give his own personal individual influence
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We send the Review to the subscribers of
B the State-Rights Register, and feel confident
e that they will respond heartily to the call.
r The true Democracy have a great battle to
fight, a great principle of self.government to
uphold, an inspired Constitution to defend.
May each one of us feel that it is an individual
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WAsm5aIotoN, April, 1856.
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IIAIII'ER & IIROTIIERS,
S ii 14 Cliff Street, Few Ylok.
. I iK lh X sI't , s htvintl g sits, ratzo' r I tarops
a ti boxu , At HP, -tale by
. a IA.NGWOitTY & TILI)ON.
DESIRABLE TOWN RESIDENCE
For Sale or for Rent.
M Y FAMILY RESIDENCE in the town
of Clinton, in which I am now living, In
cluding the entire premises, lot, dwelling house,
kitchen, store-rooms, carriage houses, stables,
cribs, and flower and kitchen gardens, besides I
all other appurtenances necessary and conveni
bunt for a comfortable family residence.
The lot is situated just near enough to the
public squure to be both convenient and re
tired; measures seventy-five feet front by three
hundred back, hounded on the east, north and
south by a public street, and on the west by
the residence of P. C. Hardee, Esqr.
The dwelling house is two stories high, is
large and airy, raised several feet off of the
ground, to admit the free passage of air under
neath. It contains eight large rooms, four
above, and four below; four measures eighteen
feet square, and four are seventeen by eighteen.
There are also two large halls, one above, and
one below stairs. Also two balconies, both on
the upper story, one in front, the other in the
rear of the house, with a piazza on the lower
story, fronting the street.
This house was built for a family residence,
and every attention was paid to the construc
tion of every portion of it, with a view to beau
ty of structure, comfort and health. No resi
dence can be found in the Parish surpassing it
ni these particulars.
The kitchen is large and commodious, con
taining four extra rooms.
There is a most excellent well on the prem
ises, affording water in good quantities, amply
sufficient for all family purposes.
The entire establlishment built in the fall of
t853, is entirely new and in an admirable state
I will also sell all my kitchen and household
furniture, complrising: sofas, chairs, tables, win
dow curtains, of fine quality, selected for my
i own use, &c. &e., on the most reasonable terms,
and in lots to suit the purchaser.
The house and fixtures are insured to the 7th
of May, 1850. The purchaser will have the
benetit of the insurance. A. LEVI.
For further particulars inquire at the store of
ieO9 . LEVI, BLOOM, & CO.
WORMS, MEYER & Co.
ITAVE recently removed from their old stand,
11 to the store formerly occupied by M.
BLooM, where they keep constantly on hand, a
complete assortment of
FANCY AND STAPLE GOODS,
CLOTIIING, BOOTS, SHOES, IIATS,
IIARI)WAltE, CROCKERY. GROCERIES, &c.
They are now well situated to offer every
facility in their line of business and acomnmo
date tholse who may favor them with a call.
a 28 3-y
o P. LANOWORTIFY. [1$55.] N.oWooJ D TILDON
LANGWOR''THY & TILDON,
Druggists and Apotheoarios,
AND I),E I.EF:I IN
BOOKS AND STATIONERY.
A WELL selected asssortuent of Perfume
. ry, Toys, and Fancy Goods.
Music and Musical instruments.
Paints, Oil, Lead, and Vurnish,
Brushes of all kinds,
Fine 'Cutlery, Razors, and Soap.
o..See Advertisement on fourth page.
a14 IRIIC/K ROW-CLrINTO , LA.
FINE WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWEL
RY, &c. &c.
ALWAYS ON HAND, and for
salo by the subscriber, a general
FINE GOLD AND SILVER
WATCIIES, SPECTACLES, &c.
Ladies and Gentlemen's fine Breast Pins,
Ear rings, Finger rings, Studs,
Watch keys, Snaps,
Gold and silver Pencils, with or without pens,
Gold Lockets, Thimbles,
(German silver Speetacleh's,
'rTogether with a variety of other fine goods,
warranted to be the articles f'or wich they are
l'bc above stock was selected in New York
and New Orleans by the subscriber, and is the
largest and most superior ever offered in thi
(CALL AND EXAMINE.
Pi,-\WTCIIr :s, CI.ocs, AND JFWI£wnY, repair
ed and warrtated.
Ilis store is on Brick Row, one door north
of W. W. Chalpman & Co.
a 14 WILLIAM SADLER.
TO TIIE PUBLIC.
'' I E undlersigned has remnoved his trimming
I shop, to the building fronting his residence,
on the Liberty road, a short distance north of
the Union Hotel.
le is I't'repIre' to executel all orders entrus
ted to him, in his lite otif usiness, viz: trimming
anld p:ilititg eIrr''ig's, buggies, &C.
Ile is also lp'epared to do all kinds of ulphol
stt'ry work, repairing furniture, varnishing tnid
(c'l';tsi, nu will have on hland and mliak to
ordetr IIl clescriptiolns of Itiia ttrasses, &C.
All work dtone, warranted to be durable
illd lit rvealsloable prices.
s to. G. KOCHI.
1 Il'Itll:ttl t hItt. r ip lwr, of all sizes, can ba had
it the idruc Store ofit 1. N. LEM()N.
T i)|IT.o saints, extracts, bay rnlt, tooth puowders',
I ooth ibrtlats. &.ti, for sale by 1. N. I.EMO)N.
l5 1,1,s. C'alumIt, wtarruntted. for sale! Iby
i '16 1. N. LEMON.
0 SACKlS rim., for sale b - iiy
50 C t MILLS, ('LEVELANI) & Co.
1 It IIiS. 'lurkey Opiulm, list quality, jlust recetivde
1 and for sale by 1. N. LEMON.
74 lit'IrTS. rulp. Morphine, for saie by
I 1. N. LEMON.
C. p' d, a xtr. FroImysily llo., jet received and
P. t,:, .I.G. DEARMONi.
FAMILY GROCETIES, vc.
CONFECTIONARY AND FAMILY
TIHE UNDERSIGNED, thankful for the
. liberal patronage which he has received for
a series of years during which his efforts to
please and accommodate, he trusts, has afford
ed general satisfaction, with the view of in
creasing that approbation aind support has made
large and valuable additions to his present ex
lIe is prepared to furnish Balls, Soirees,
Weddings, Assemblies, Dinner Parties (public
or private), and social gatherings, of whatever
kind, with every article required.
It would be to the interest of country mer
chants and others, to call, examine, and leave
Candies, assorted Ginger, Canton
Rock candy do Havana
Cakes & pastry, ass'd Raisins, Layens & M.R.
Sugar plums do Cherries in Brandy
Preserves in syrup Cinnamon and Spice
do Brandy Strawberry cordial
Candies, new style Raspberry do
Cordials ass'd, superior Orgeat do
do common Currants
Muscat wine Citron, preserved
Currant jelly Cloves and nutmegs
Quince do Almonds, pecans
Orange do Essences; lemon, rose
- Guava do Rose water, &e. &c.
Pork and bacon sides Mess Beef, by the half
Shoulders and Hams or whole barrell
Sugar cured Iams Cheese and butter
f Duefield's do Coffee and tea
Stagg & Shay's do Chocolate
Sugars; brown, loaf, Mackerel, in kits and
crushed & powdered barrels
Soap and candles Salmon in kits
V Golden syrup, retail Dried apples
Sugar cured beef Pickles, all sized jars
Comprising a full and superior assortment of
superior FAMILY GROCERIES, all
of which will be sold low, and in quantities to
WINES AND LIQUORS.
Wines, old & choice Brandy, superior
Port do do do lower grades
Madeira do do Whiskey, all qualities
n Claret do do Gin and rum, superior
Champagne do Scotch Ale
Muscat do London Porter
American Porter Sweet Oil, in half and
do Ale whole bott .s
yAnd a great variety of other articles for
- FAMILY use.
a14 WM. GURNEY"
CONFECTIONARY AND FAMILY
jIIHE subscriber still continues the above ,1
. siness at the old stand on Commarciul 1ow.
Thankful for the liberal patronage heretofore
received from the citizcus of Clinton, anid the
pubiic generally, he will spare no efforts to de
serve a continuance of the same.
He has lately made large additions to his
former extensive stock which enables him to
furnish every thing in his line of the best qua
lity, and on the most reasonable terms.
Particular attention will be paid to the fur
nishing Balls, Dinners, Weddings, &c., with
cakes, candies, sweetmeats, fruits, wines, cor
dials, and such other articlea as may be want
ed for such occasions.
Among other articles now in store, he has
the following ;
Cakes and pastry, assorted,
Raisins, best brand,
Cinnmaon and sp)ics,
Almonds and Pecans,
Cloves, nutnmegs, and currants,
Cordials assorted. superior and common,
Strawberry, raspberry, orgeat, cerdials,
Jellies ; currant, quince, orange, guava,
Sugar cured hams of the best quality,
Mess beef, by barrell, or retail,
Cheese ; Swiss, German, and western,
Cofli'e, tea, chocolate, butter,
Mackerel, salmon, dried apples,
Soap, candles, star and spermaceti,
Wines ; Port, Madeira, Claret, Champagne,
Brandy, superior and commnon,
Whisky, Gin, GiRunm,
Porter ; London and American,
Ale ; Scotch and American,
Sweet Oils, Sauces, prepared Mustard.
In short, every article in the line of confec
tionary and fiamily groceries.
BREAI) I BREAD I!
Fresh Bread will be furnished every morn
1 ing, delivered at the residences of those who
may desire it. All orders left at the Store,
will be punctually attended to.
may 5 A. SCIILANKER.
\V. W. CIIAPMAN & Co.
Importers and Dealers in Hardware,
CUTIERIY, IRON, NAILS. CASTINGS,
Boots, Shoes, Saddlery, Trunks, and Plantation
EAST SIDE PnUBIc SQUARE,-CLI.TON, LA.
IIAVE a full and complete assortment ol
IL every thing in their line. Their old custo.
muers and the public in general are requested
to call. aupil 8
SILVEIt SPO'(ONS, tea and table, just received b,y
kL je 9 NAUMAN & STRAUSS.
T II' best kind of pure while wine Vinegar; to Ih
I iprocured of IE EECIIENiO & Co.
iy 1t ! ate Sadler's. brick Roe.
Gold Wine Disoovered In Clinton.
COME AND SEE
DIRECT FROM IIEADQUAR~TERI
NAUMAN & STRAUSS,
'EALERS in Fine Watches, Jew
elry, Books, Stationery, and Fancy
Invite the attention of the people of Clinton,
and vicinity, and the ladies especially,to thel
new and well selected stock of goods.
WArTCna, JEWLRY, &c. comprising T. T
Cooper, Tobias, and real Joseph Johnud.
movements; Swiss and English Levers, to.'
gether with a splendid stock of Eastern
JEWL.RY, of the latest style and best fnish,
SILvnR a PLATED WARE, all descriptions.
TOILET AIacICa ; Perfumery, Hair Oil, P.
matum, Fancy Soap and Extracts, direct froa
WoRn Boxes, Port Monnales, Fine Pocket,
CARD cASEs; silver, pearl, and shell.
RAzons a KNIVES, Rogers' best brand.
BooKs, consisting of standard and miscells.
SchooL Boots, recommended for their high
and instructive character.
Pouss, of American and British author.
NOVELS, latest and best published, with t
great variety of other interesting reading.
Music; a fine lot of sheet music, embracIng
pieces from the most gifted composers.
We have suitable arrangements to procure
oooks, so that orders left with us will be
f"-Watches and Jewelry carefully repair
ed Iby the best of workmen, and warrnated.
We solicit a share of the public patronage,
feeling convinced we shall be able to give en
gAIll articles sold, warranted as repro.
sented, or the money refunded.
s-Sign of the BIG WATCH, east of the
Public Square, opposite the Post Office.
je 9 NAUMAN & STRAUSS..
For the Spring and Summer..
1\OW receiving and opening, a splendid sap
ply of new goods for the
SPRING AND SUMMER,
at the old established house of LEVI, BLOOM,
& Co., which will be disposed of on the most
Bareges, flowered and plain,
'lain jaceonet' organdie, and dotted muslin,
Printed ribbed muslin,
l'laid and check l.ing:hamns,
Edgiitg and thread lace,
Ladies collars, chemi.ettes and under sleeves
liandkerchicefs, ilain iand embroide ced,
Ucnts' cravats, all kinds,
Bonnet, cap, and belt Ribbons,
Tritanings for ladies dresses,
Irish Linens; brown, plaid, and check, do.
French and At take lis vottonades,
Brown and bleached domestics,
auney :article., &c.
Spices, Snuul' ,
All kinds of fuany Linous for pants,
'Perfumery, a larg' andi uplrior assortment.
CLOT'lIING, IIOOTS AND SIIOES,Y
A large and superior stock of fashionable
Clothinig, and hIats, direct from New York.
entls' boots, brogans, and shoes,
Ladies gaiters and bootees,
The trading community are respectfully In.
vited to give them a call.
a 14 LEVI, BLOOM, & Co.
WASHINGTON RHEUMATIC OINT*
FTjOl cure of Diseases of the Skin, Tetter,
R' Iingworm, Purifying the Blood, and Rhen
matism. Just received and for sale by
LANGWORTHIY & TILDON,
may 26 Solo Agents.
FASIIION AND FAMINE, by Mrs. 8t
Mamrnon, or the hardships of an Heiress, by
Grnce Aguilar's works,
Fudge Doings, by Ike Marvel,
Botany of the southern states, by Darby,
Kame's elements of criticism,
Lifo of Sam. Houston.
Odd Fellows manual, do Offering.
jo u NAUMAN & STRAUSS.
DIssolution of Co-partncrsldp.
I ITlE co-ipartncrship heretofore existing bo
twcen Thomas J. Worsham, and James M.
Dixon, in the Hotel business in Clinton, was
!pssolved by mutual constent on the 25th April.
Thomas J. Worsham will continue the busl
nes on his on his own account, and respectfully solf
cits a continuance of the patronage of the punb
lic. THOMAS J. WORSIHAM,
m 3 JAMES M. DIXON.
THE UNION HOTEL FOR SALE.
. THOSE fine buildings which have bee
recently repaired and put in complete or
der. are now offered for sale.
The buildings are spacious and well fitted
for the Hotel business, being central in thelf
location, and also provided with every necep
sary convenience for carrying on the buslin8
A large and commodious stable, good well,
and all requisite appurtenances are on the pr.
For terms, appl)ly it the Hotel, or to
Inay 5 JAMES M. I)XION.
WINES, CORDIALS, & LIQUORS.
CALL and examine the sub.c.rer's stock f WIDe1
C rdiale, and Liquors. WM. GURNET.