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BY G. W. EE. TH CONSTITUTION.-STATE RIGHTS. YEAR.
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VOL. I. ' CLINTON, LA. SATURDAY 'I~1NING, DECEMBER 8,.1 9. .. ,..,
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Tnr " FErLICIANA DI)E OCRAT'' will ho piub
ulrbeI every Wrnmin.AYv AND ..rTUraPr, at TII.SEE
oUlar por annum, payable in advance. Two cop
ier will be ftrnihced for PIVE DOLLARS.
AnverrurEnxat Innerted at One Dollar per square
(TWEBLVB linos or lsse.) for tho lirst Insertlon,
and lifty cents for each subsequnt onle.
The '5e for announcing a candidate fbr omee will
be TDN )ollVor, payable In advance.
CARDS, PROFESSIONAL, &c.
J'M MVKA.Clinton. CHan. MUVOA, Jackson.
JOHN & CEHARLERS McVEA,
Attornies at Law,
CLINTON A JACKSON. LA.
WV. FERtGUS KEUtNAN,
Attorney & oounsellor at Law,
PRACTICES in tinI 1'ariala'e of Ewt and Wost
reeilana ai a 14
JAMES B. sMi1Th,
Attorney and Counsellor at Law,
[T7I L attend busines. In East and West Foliclana
. and SIt. Hlelena. a 14
JOHN M. iOBERTS,
Attorney at Law,
OrrIlc: MAIX STRErT.
B1W MA N t I)E LEE,
Ittorntes andj ounsellorn at Law,
"USINENS entrusted to their care will be prompt
. ly attendedhl to.
RerrnEsnc..-)Meamrs. Oakey & llawkine; J. B.
lyr.e .t Co.: New Orleaus. a 14
HAYNES & ELLIS,
Attornies and Counsellors at Law,
JAI U. UCQI'A. J. G. K I U 1 CRS
FUQUA & K ILBOU1LN,
Attornios at Law,
CLI TON, LA.
PRACT1I ith the courtr ofI att aiid WVest Felici
a ·a, and I . Il1lcleuu. r 14
.A'ITO1LNEr & (E Y & NoErIt Ar LAW,
LAW~ PA11' RTER-4I lip.
T I I uiiereigiied, IIII~I ngl ~itr'. iitn part irrship
in ithe pract ice of their prt'oissii, wilil attend to
all UuiIIC55 enltrutedv~ to thew itt ohiw pish~ of East
F lie it a.
Atud. to stir Ihumitia,0 ont runte to either. in tie
07eii U~liotit, lui. JAhMlt II1. MIiEr.
Attornoy and Counsellor at Law,
Idt iin En-~xt sijl d i iC~I claimiu. i":ni
I~itoa ILoig.-. and St. li Ihji I'arish ý,. j I.)
Jutioe of the Peaoe & Notary Public,
Omff. on the North side of the 'Publlic Squlrc.
Wtary Public and Auctioneer.
WILT. attend proImptly to all busilners +entrusted
V to hi cuare.
Orrlc : North East corner of the P'ublio Sqiur,.
' DR. F. R. HIAR VEY,
C ONT[NJII S tho practic of Iiw profession, and
rempedt fully tcndIcrls his cr%'ictK to the cIt izens
ii Clinton nitd vicinity. a 14
Da. C. H. POlT'ERI,
R1 FSI'EIO'rI 7L1.Y oiliere Ii 1trlt(fi()onfl hIvI I cIVe(
ýL to the citizeum of Clinton, andl it vicinity.
LUs canj aiwayc be found, wiioii not profesuonuhllv
engaged, at the Drug Store of Win. Sadler, on IBrick
sow. a 14
E. L. IIAYGOOD,
SROMI'T attention will be given to the enlo of
I Real Estate and l'eronal Propert7 within the
Parish of East Fuliceiane. Ollice, In Clinton. a 14
april 14 JACKSON, LA.
OAKI. Y & IIAWKINS,
Factors and General C('omnlssion Merchants,
No. 90 OIRAVIER S'I'IE:'',
BIG to offer their sarvices to Planters and Mer
Sonhants, and promise attenLIon and promptness to
.ll *onslguments 6utrusted to their care. a 14
MICAJAHI- HA 1RI1S,
Cotton Factor & Commission Merohant,
No. 58 GRIAYIEIL STREET,
t. M, CA.ET. _ + . I .A, 'I.A TAI.I.AUIE.
E. M. DALEY & Co.
Commission & Forwarding Merchants,
tA ) W OII EIEAIE I)EAIItS IN
WESTERN PROD UCE,
67 Tehoupitoulas Street,
J. G. DEARMOND.
Souoeusor to BAaBRI & DeARMOND.
JAS on hand, Bacon, Flour, Lard, Hams,
I do. sugar cured, Corn Beef, Molasses,
Mecss Pork. Soap, Cutlery,
galt, Tobacco, Woodware,
Axes, Cigars, Crockery,
do handles, Gunpowder, Glassware,
Cow penas, Shot, Tinware,
Oiil, P'lcklcs, Brooms,
Yeast powdcrs,SliCe, IIpes,
Coffee, Starch, Spaides, shovels
Teas, Sal soda, Trace chains,
Sugar, brown Nails, Portaer, London
do crushed Well rope, Vinegar,
Rice, do buckets. Wines, ass'd,
Candles, Wash boards, Fruits, presv'd.
Time & ,emcnt Castings,
Domestics, calicoes. blankets, linseys, hay and
3.BGGING, ROPE, AND TWINE
LJaji'ons, assorted; and nmany other articles.
in fact, a general assortment of such articlos,
as are usually foulnd in such houses, to which
attention is particularly invited,
Terms being strictly c.ish, pric es will be pro
portionately low. Additional fresh supplies
will Ie rcceived weekly. jy 7
saddle, Bridle, ad Harness Manufactory
S. LOO MIS,
-.North side f the pubilc Square.F
IJ OULD respectfully inform his patrons and
V the public in general, that lie has just re
ceived a large and well selected assortment of
LEATHER, HARDWARE, &c.
suitable for the manunfacture of any and every
article that may be wanted or called for in his
line of business: viz.
SADDLES, BRIDLES, HARNESS, &c.
His stock of Leather has been selected with
great care, andl is of the ,est quality.
The Saddlery lHardware is direct from Now
York, and is of the latest style and pattern.
With competent anld exprienced workmen
to Inluflutulare this aiuterial, he hopes to give
p'fet satisfietlchi, and will warrant all work,
both as to qualily and execution.
i1c. CALL AND EXAMINE. i
N. B. All open accounts taust be settled
on the 1st of November. je 9
COACHI AND OARRIAGE MAKER,
IT I'I'ILL ontitnuec to build nil
Skianil of i'la asre Cnrriarges, on
the mlast a0l lrovwd pihn, at the old stand, on
till, Iltilln street, running Cust fronm the Public
'T'lhnkful for the patronage and public conli
line. axteulell. I devire to retain and increse
ihe saMinl, 1,y il l'stry, promptIness, fair pric's,
alll g4ol work, which will be gncr'antecd to
I am fully j relnaredl o furnish at short notice,
MEI.TALIC BURIAi CASES,
n(1 V ,IEn (~,oIisNs, (on in I('h teis i s will
iIusur, imengrnist tin cirg of rtiiu, from
I P'ersonni .. Cttention given on all nurial'
ii _' TR. 110W1 AN.
Carriages & Jiuggys made and repaired,
BY CHlARLES P. JARlRETT,
SVII A i1NG suplrior facºilit(. for
thi, Irompt and faithful execlution
of a strictly Ct,, riage a nld Bi.,gy makinig as*
repairing ..isiaress, I invite public attention to
niy establishluent. None but finisled work
men are ill my employ, and no inferior or ohl
fashioned work will be found on hand.
Arrangements have been made for receiving
the best ,material now in use, for completing
every style of rminsiug gear, body, painting and
trimnnijg, which iaste or wealth can desire.
])CeigIns for Carriages, Iuaggys, Sulkys, &c.
oil the latest and most tashllio)able pl)llls cani he
cinti at iliy shop. CIll amid seC them.
All assortment of Northern made Buggys,
always oi hand.
All kinds of repairing done at the shortest
notice to insure neatness and durnaility. All
work warranted, with proper usage.
t"1My terms are cash, or approved city ac.
FISK'S METALLIC BURIAL CASES.
I hane l'oiarired the special and exclusive
right of sale, for FIiss's PATENT METALLIC Co..
'INS, for the PalrishI of Eiast Felicianll. Any
iifringcnwent euon mly rig'ht ill the sale of these
cases will suhjeict the violator to prosecution.
Samuel Decker, is lly authorized agent, in
Jackson, for the sale of the same.
Wooden Coffllins made to order, and every
tttention given on Funeral oceasione. A fine
IHearse always in readiness.
HIe can be found after night at the hotel of
EVANs Wn'uIT. s 22.
ilmay 5 C. P. JARRE'LT.
FURNITURE! FURNITURE II
TIIll undersiglned has opened In the fi _
Town of Cllnton, a lnrgernsort
lenllt of Furniture, consistlllng of
Bureaus, Bedsteads, Chairs, Sofas,
Arnoires, Lounges, Cribs,
and almost every other article of Furniture, sulta
ble for the market, which he will sell low, for cash.
ils store is on the south side of the publil square.
aug 11 II. 1B. GAY. Agont for M. HARRIs.
casks clear Sides, for sale by
'Mll.)MI . CLEVELAND , Co.
PRINCIPAL OF A FEMALE INSTI=
f"P rIpl Female l atitqt,' :at CI1n
.L ton, La.,by tile resogn 0n Of tse Roev.
S. Taylor is without a Prinpl . . .
Thi Is i 1eCS11y incorporaktd insItutbon.
and ira been In snc.msfull operation'i aboui t
three years. The number of paplJs baA+utr
aged about sevetty-fve of all a ges. 'thelail.
ding~ are of brick, bekotifully locatedr ad.in
fine condition. .
The Trustees have fixed the first of Decem
ber, as the period at which they, will make an
Applic·ations may be rddrsesed te J. B.
Smith,F. Hardesty, and Win. Silliman, who
will give any desired Information.
oct 18 WM. WILLIMAN, Pretidlht
DRUGS, MiEDICINES, PAIN"TSi, OILS.
[i'HIE following catalogue embraces a partial
I list of articles constantly qn baud and for
sale by LANG VWORTTII Y &'IILDON, at the
Drug Store in Clinton, to whi h the attention
of the trade generally is respaefUlly solicited.
Aloes, alcohol, lui~atic acidl,,
Assufwtida, alum, Morphia, musk,
Arrow root, Number 81i; half pint
Ammonia carlb. quart bottles,
Ahesive plaster, Nutmegs, oil bergamot
Allspice, Pink root, piperine,
lialslun, Fir anud Toln, Pot ash, paint brushes,
Bay Rtun, blue stone, Qul.inq, sal soda
illne mas, black lead, Soda hbiarbonate
Black Snake root, 8eidlitpowders
Borax, blister plaster, Sarsaparilla, sponge
Calomel, Eng. & Am. Syrup squills, starch
Calcined magnesia, Varnish, venetian red
Camphor, Castile soap, Whiting, gum drops
Castor oil, per gallon Brandy, Port wine
and bottle, Gin,
Cayenne pepper, Brushes of all kinds
Charcoal powder, Lily white, pomatumn
Cloves, chrome green, Black lead, hair oil
Citrate of Iron, Brown's ess. ginger
. Quinine, Yeast powders
Cod liver oil, Scales and weights
Colombo root, Copaiva capsules
Composition powder, Thermometors
Copperas, cream tartar Snuff, Scotch
Dovers powders, " mncaboy
Elm Bark, ergot, Seariflcators, catheters
Epsom salts, Lancets, spring do
Extracts of all kinds, Capping glasses
Flax seed, for senulphur, I'atenut'medlclnes
(linger, glu, Tholmpson's eye water
(Unn gun e, gnm myrrh WVistur's balsaun of wild
Gmn ararbic, do opium, cherry
Ilonman's anodyne, GraefTenberg Pills
Hlery's magnesian, UIatchelor's hair dyu
oldide potassa, indigo, Barry's tricopherous
Jalap, Ayer's cherry pectoral
L:un. llack, litherege, Fahnestock's vermniflge
LIunar castie, Winer's "
Lemon syrup, Hoflllan's bitters
Matches, mace, Fancy soaps, variety
l'auy perfll'lery', i.d pmpers,
i'heying enards, &.. &e.
S. H. BUTLER,
PLI.TN AND FANCY PAINTER.
(I Hlto iaUU IOUSE, & SI(GN P'nhiing,
) graining coal Gilding, (hazing,
(Ihinnz W hite or l'orcelaini F-Nitil,
1'npror llaiiingh, Ornaiait alid 1'aiiiting,
M asoni c in (I Odd Fcllow'n Banniers,
An1dn 1111 kinds of pInin andw fancy work, clone In
lhe neaIteit aId most durable mIIaInIIIr, aIId
All Iolo hi1 II lilit ii sminall (fliuiut iui(s, rcady
foiir a luise ur tie ucuuzmlatioii oii CIho.;! twhio
Iruf.er nsicii it IhmuisceI uS.
lie ca i always Iha found thai e ('a rriage
Matiuifi aetory of C. N. ,Jai:rult. aug 25
J o 1I N R. DUFt () (Q,
GENERAL AGENT & .AUCTIONEER,
BATON IROUGE, Lt.
SILA attend to posting !'ooks, drawing and
collecting a'coIuIts, writinlg leases, deeds,
&e. Also any hlIsines to be tHransacted with
the 'tale Gmvernmen/, rederlning I unul forfeit
ed for '1'a.r.s, 4"e.
Orders left with J. 13. Sans, J. I'., will be
prompily attended to. a 21
1355.j I. N. LEMON. 11855.
WH'OL}IEHAIE 1; RETAIL IL..II IN
Drugs, Medloines, and Ohemioals.
YE-WOODS AND I)YE-STI'UFFS,
i I Oils, Paints, and l'aiiters articles; Vur
nishes, Window Glass, Putty, Glassware,
PeIrfumery, Fine Soaps,
Hair, tooth, nail, hat, paint, .and clolhes'
Surgical and dental Instruments,
Trusses and supporters, all kinds,
Patent nuLd ploprietary Medicines; all sorts,'
Letter, cra, nI1d fancy Paper; Inks,
Pure Medicinal Wines and Brandies,
Field and garden Seeds; fresh,
Toys, Shoe brushes and blacking,
Razors, line socket Knives, Tablo Cutlery,
School Books by uarious authors.
iY-1 olffer goods equally as low as they can
be obtained from any similar establishment in
this section, all warranted to be
FRESH AND GENUINE.
Omnt:as nisol Tn CoIUNTL filled, and satis
faction guaranteed, with regard both to price
PIYSICIAN'S PRESCRIPTIONS will
receive my personal attention at all hours of
he dany and night. n 14
FEL NA DEMOGRAT
.Tnt OOUTr-W1IAT IS HIR DUXi'
Afterib very animated sealon of thtee
days, the Ntional Know Nothing Abolt
tionist QOuqavtion whiohast this nonathat
twe Mtsouri compromise as ap 146.104
qf plighted faith, call for its restoration
aaspdder that, if efforts to that end fail
is bopgrus, admlseion intq the Unioq
mbould be of anyo now stato tolera,
In glvoery, and formed .out of territory
which that instit titi was excluded
y the compromise. This, there Is no lo
or any doubt about it is the settled policy
of that powerful cohort of abolitionist and
Free sellers which know nothingiste has
brought into existence; a policy which
strike ats the toot of oar most sacred priv
ileges as Southerners, and which, if carried
out, will eventually randernind the foun
dation upon which our Constitution re.
In view of this k ~obect, n whek we 'are
all pe:soually interested, we appeal solbmn
ly, and, we hope, not without necessity, to
tihe soiber sense of the peopleof the south,
to 'prepare themdelves for the politieal
struggle in which they must erelong be
oalied'upou to play their part. We are
far fromo wishing to kindle anew the torch
of sectional strife, or to array unnecessari
ly one portion of our union againit the oth
er. Our platform is the Constitution and
the Union, and if the north will stand by
and adhere to it as we are determined to
do, we will be among the first to labor
with her until fraternal harmony and frior.d
ship be restored between the various sec
tious of the country. But, until we have
tangible evidences of this wish on her part
to cultivate friendly feelings with the south
and to respect not only our acquired rights,
but those incidentally deriyvd from theFed
eral coml,act, we must stahtd on the watch
tower of defence and urge true southern
crs to tlhat protection and vigilance which
their interests so imperatively require.
One of the strongest weapons of' de
fence which nature and our institutions
have endowed man with, is EDUCATION.
It is at once the fulcrum and the lever
the basis and the spring of action. It is a
subject which has awakened the attention
of our astutest statesmen, and which has,
time and again, been presented to the con
sideration of the south, as one in which
her interests are indissolubly involved.
We do not mean that southern education is
the only measure of defence to which it bo
hooves us to resort. There are others,
which we will in due time lay before our
readers, but, among the most important, is
certainly that under consideration.
We have before us an able and well writ
ten article upon this subject, by one of the
ablest pens of the country, and we take
pleasure in recommending it to the close at
tention of southern parents. Let the pa
triotic admonitions it contains be hceneded
ore it he too late, and may its recommenda
tions be at once carried out. Let our mot
to be " It is time that the south should be
doing something for herself."
The system that has been pursued all
alonjt;by southern parents of sending their
sons to the north to complete their educa
tion, is unwise in its political aspect and
dangerous in its social bearing. It is but
one of the many modes that have been pur.
sued, of draining the resources of the south,
and of pouring into the full lap of north
ern enterprise her wealth and tihe products
of her industry. Thus impoverished by
her own folly the gratitude of these hInefi
ciaries of her bounty is manifeisted in the
unworthy taunt that southern men and
southern institutions are inadequlate to the
develo pument of the resources of the conu
try. We have not at Iresent the means of
makingi a calculation of the aunonut of this
inmmense charge upon the south, but we will
at somne future day take occasion to do so.
Some idea of the amount, may however be
formed when we remember the number of
students from Virginia who flock to the
medleal colleges of Philadelpnia alone.
It may be fairly estimated, that in this sol
itary instance, nearly $50,000 are lost to
thie state of Virginia anrnuully.
It 'roeelds no profound political economilst
to convince a southern man that thie monroy
thus y'car by year carried out of the state,
and lavishecd at thie north is as absolutely
lost to her citizens as if it was thrown into
tIe sea. ThIe unhappy condition of hle
land, wasted and desolated by alnsenteeism
is an illustration of the evil which must re
suit from such a course. Thero the propri
otors of the land reside principally in neg
land, and lavish in tire extravagances of
lrondon life the exorbitant rents wrung
from the % .Osl of i.iatt
mtoucba~utmanI A e ..
which I hhas taken
ey derived fiom a. country or
in that counmunjty, else joua, i ° t
the tfeulty of prodlcb;t.l hh
the enitire countrybl. ,., ,c ., , Ia
Of one thiing lioebsiýr. hce*I heurrrl
will appeal in vain to hoteonsftlitgtsd
rglhts, slto will seek in vain her political
eq ut't, IthO *ilfli6hbt in .ulfun r Toss
hof h ederal kiitibtunm, soiloge taei.
true to herselA, sbe m'wutborhae.rsg sa
the tuanegmes of bee .,
Her best Staops l
to educa t to he
en, improve, and deve.o. bordw. r
flow many miles of ratlrad W t
by tho money wlidth l,
by southern young, men :p
e e? It is scarely hyp o
t~ milg be laid . " """
But there' is it' higher id hollePcohbtiMd
eratloi connected with this riubjot .': The
loss which the south sustaines In money -y
this new system is not to.b9~,,copareiwith
the dangeor which she, ipncur
tion of her sons in nortihrn o tQ ...
loges. The ula.tic midi', o' .oiPt! pr ~
easily impressed by the pla.snt t
of their preceptors. .\nrl whtl i k'vht~h
come hatdened by yeanr, hotw ,liflierit.k it
to 'ffneeo the deeplly graven impr'ssion.
Error, when o.tlo' posenm$(e l of the foreirss
of the mind Ioes not 'tasily capitulute.-,
Pride a,,nd rt.juli.e cm' n, to its nid, &t}u
carry the daty tain.t. truth und reas ion.-
WeO Iar no) ah our,,rd w I.h ripeluu ol~ysPcd
to us. But the insidiot n init.enees which
are exertAd orvo the youthlful 'iir'~n, iWibo
judgment is Acarouly ripoond by exrpoelnct
may frequently result 16 the mostiLjutioes
To those among uIl espeoially; whO.as .i
ready in popular mooti,.ngs to denome uenor.
thern nggresion we would uppeal. Wd
have known such lnwn who warY sound and
reliable on the sectional qucstions of the
day, and who, in the exciteuerlt, of tlhei
foolings were almnost ready for iwm.dista
dissolution of the Union,,,. while .their
sous were imnibiing the fodoral doctrines
of the Dane school in Camnbridgi, or hang.
ing upon the eloquence of an abolitionist
in Fanouil lHell.
With solemn earnestness, arising from
the importance of the interest at stakd;;we
appeal to the south to Consider well thb
subject to which we have thus briefly alls
ide. Train your sons at home, amid the
institutions which they must live, and which
they umy be sunnuoned to defend. If you
would lhave their views enlarged and cul
tivated by intercourse with other sections,
lot theul travel and learn the groat lesson
of life from their own observation on sqci
oty, rather than in the lecture room of an
abolitiouniprotessor. Above all, let it nevy
er be said again that a southOrn young
man contributes to the wealth of a maem
moth corporation, which in its choice of a
professor of law, discards as unworthy f
their conlidenlce tihe iman who would defend
the laws.of his country against tile baw
assaults of' it fanatical mob.
Ni.ew JHAu:rlaniRn 'OLrTIr.--Mr. Wells
the democratic candidate for Governor,
accepts the nomination, and in doing so
" If electcd, I will endeavor, in allepn
stitutional ways, to restrain i ~otry, .
orance, persecultion, and fannticism whi
harmless limits. Every law which will n
sure the maintenanue of order, the prosho
tion of '1'empierance the free enjoyment of
religious and political opinions, the furtbr,
unice of .ducation, the security of personal
rights, the stability and independepo.r iof
the judiciary, and the enforcement of cog,
stitutional obligation, I will sanction agn
approve; but sudh laws as tend to promofi
disorder, to abridge the freedom ofopinfon
to limit or embarrass the enjoyment of po.
litical priviloges, to violate personal rights,
to imlpose burdons 14po) one class of oiti
zens on amctount of their birth-place, or re,
ligioui which are hnppsod to other c1aep,
increase intemperance tinder thef pretouce
of reftbrm, or to render thi judiciary of otur
state dependent upon the rise or fall of
parties, I will oppose. ].havo exihiirne
the resolutions adopted by the convlrntln
and slall give them or'dial supPxrt.
6Y"1'fho populration of Nobrawka te.rrito
ry, by a consitiLjII.4 (cOIJpj)1etoCd is 45651t
b Th'fiio populationi of, Iliinois. puw eon.
Rl lust comple ted, is 1,293,000, w« MkS