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WBDNESDAY,...... ..JUNE 1, 1870.
3'The new-elected Police Jury of
the Parish of Rapides meet, in first
regular session, on next Monday, the
6th of June, 1870.
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t2 The Tariff Bill in Congress has
been indefinitely postponed, which
amounts to its defeat for the present
session. This is a virtual admission
on the part of the Radicals that they
are incapable of coping with the great
financial questions of the day. After
expending their exertions in so ar
ranging the Reconstruction measures as
to outrage the people of the South,
they have exercised their ingenuity in
a Tariff which shall build up New Eng
land interests at the expense of the
hard-working farmers of the West.
But no sooner do they attempt to form
a Tariffthan they discover that their
work will prove a wedge to split the
Radical party. Hence they would ra
ther admit their incompetency to deal
with the Tariff than run the risk of
disrupting the party on the eve of a
general election. The people will,
however, soon call them to an account
for 'their misdeeds.
M The English have recently been
exercised over the murder of English
travellers by Greek brigands, one of
the murdered men being a IFord and
another some kind of an embassador.
Greece has been famous for robbers
and fleas from a very remote antiquity.
Thucydides tells us that the usual sal
utation for all new comers was "pray,
gentlemen, are you pirates." Mr. De
Quincey saysthatjit is some consolation
to a traveller who has been bitten by a
Greek flea to know that it is a regular
classical flea, and that he may be a
descendant of a flea which had bitten
Sophocles, Pericles or Demosthenes.
It would be very poor consolation, we
think, to the late travellers to reflect
that they were murdered by a classical
robber, a descendant perhaps, of one
who had robbed Socrates or Diogenes
(who, by the way, never had anything
are indebted to the Leonard Scott Pub
lishing Company, New York, for the
April number of the Westminster. The
Westminster is a favorite among Re
view readers, its article on "Contem
porary Literature" affording all the in
formation necessary to be known with
regard to the Book World. Among
the able articles in the present number
is the long promised one on the Care
for 'Protitution. Another brings to
light a number of unpublished letters
of Coleridge. The article on "Ameri
can Socialisms" will be read with in
terest on this side of the Atlantic. On
the whole the iumber before us is more
than usually interesting.
la' On Mbnday next occurs the reg
ilae State `lection in Oregon. The
Democrats, from all accounts, are dcn
ASdent of victory. In fact no one, out
.ide of Louisiana, ever hears a Demo
crat speak despondingly of the pros
peets of his party. It is exceedingly
important that the Democrats should
carry the Oregon Legislature ps a Sen
ator is to be elected in place of the
Radical Williams who has so long mis
represented the people of the Pacific
- ' The Supreme Courj has come to
the relief of John Ray and his Radical
mulatto copmmittee who got up the
Civil Codes and the Revised Statutes. 1
It has decided that the Criminal Law I
Sdoes not release all the criminals in the I
State because the Legislature did not I
intfend to release them.4 It is rather a 4
good joke in a Court to decide gravely I
what the late Legislature intended.
They do not know themselves what 1
they intended to do, except to rob the I
people of as much money as possible. I
" WThe "Dead Demodracy" have
carried the State of New York at the 4
recent Judiceial election by the enor- I
mous majority of 88,000. The\election ]
has skdwn that no other party in the
State has more than a nominal exis
tence. T'his result gives a most de
lightful earnest that the Democrats I
will sweep the State at the Congres- i
sionel election in the Fall. And yet
we are told that this powerful organi
sation must have no representative in
W"The young of both sexes should I
not forget the Grand Tournament and
SBall to be given by the young men of
Alexandria. on Friday next. We are
assured that tie riding will be excel- 4
lent, a'number of the best riders in the (
Parish being among the number to en
ter the lists. The rest of the exgrcises
are expected'to be interesting, and the
Bal at the Ice House at night will af
eman excelent opportunity for inno
e~t:it jyment and amusement.
Ptl'lhMt able and influential jour- I
_al, "The Platere~ ' Banner," has justt
Scomplettpd the ~b enr of its existence. t
For sixteen yo ~fmahati time it has
een ,un.de- ~; tehe baraf its present
geior: Mn(aterq; rsonwer is edited
with vigor Rnd ability 4nd exercises a
large Influenc in thheAttaka8pss Par
_brea. We eapgratulate Colonel Den
nett on the evidences ofpro~erity
played in the colizsuo
Ma9y belivp to edit tb13
least thirty-two years [email protected] d
*~S -~ i
. The contested election case from
'OR the Fourth Congressional District
has been decided, as we had no
doubt it would be, in favor of the
sip. carpet-bag candidate. No one who
has witnessed the unblushing
y of coolness with which the Radicals
first voted in the other Radical mem
the bers, or sent a fair election back to
the people, could have had'a doubt
has that the Fourth District would
lich share the same fate. Here is a
sent District in which there'was a quiet
Sion election, and a full vote except in
they those parishes where the dumb cat
reat tie the Radicals lead by the nose
ftcr Cook the silly Radical advice to
esas stay away from the polls, Not a
uth, man remained at home on election
y in day except by Radical advice or
ng- connivance. And even if every
the one who did not vote had voted
t.- and voted for Newsham, Judge
brm Ryan would still have been elected
heir by a handsome majority. As it is
the his majority is nearly seven thou- I
ra- sand, Bat thet Radicals, in order I
k of to give Newsham the seat, rejected
ofa the votes of the large Democratic
will parishes until enough were thrown
,unt out to declare Newsham elected.
Well might Mr. Eldridge, of Wis
consin exclaim "this man is elected s
vln by this House and not by the peo- 1
of ple of Louisiana."
and We doubt not that the people of
dor. Louisiana will endorse fully the
hers course pursued by Judge Ryan. It t
Lity. is probable that, like the election
sal- in the first and fifth districts, he
ray, could have got the election sent
De back to the people. But he scorned
ton to make any compromise which
bya would reflect upon the people who
lr ad honored him with their confi- a
ten dence. He insisted that the elec- a
6 tion had been a 'fair one, that he
we had been fairly elected, and com
lect pelled them to decide that either '
ical he or his competitor had been elec- S
one tel. They took him at his word b
nea and decided against him. Their "
ing decision would have been the same 5
if his majority had been ten times d
We as large. The telegraph informs n
ub- us that Judge Ryan made an able d
the and eloquent speech in behalf of e
rhe the rights of t e people to, elect i
Re- their own representatives, This we W
m- were confident he would do. He 8i
has given his time, money and tal- '
ents to the task of getting his dis
ber trict represenited 'by the man of tl
are its choice. If he has failed it has di
to been through no fault of his own. Pi
era One more district remains, the Si
Sri- decision in which will, *as a matter p
in- of course, be the same as isall the fu
On others. It is evident that the Rad- ci
re icals intend to reward the vaga- in
bonds who come to the South in 8I
Dg- search of office simply because they f
'he are vagabonds, and to punish the
n- Democrats simply because they
ut- are Democrats. The election next
0o Fall will demonstrate how long this a
08" date of things is to remain.
ild I William Culberson, of the
en- Hodge, never forgets the Democrat
he This trip he has supplied us with o
Shlarge package of late and inter- a
esting papers. As in duty bound,
deponent will ever pray for him.
to -~
cal Since our last, about one-third
the of the Parish has been blessed with a 1
n fine:rain, thus making the corn for the
w present season. In the localities where i
he rain did not fall we learn that corn is pi
ot suffering somewhat. From present in- e.
a dications, we think, a general rain will p,
ly be with us before we go to press. ne
j. Since writing the above, we have T
at been blessed with a fine shower of di
he rain; we think it is ageneral onethus w
e. insuring a certain grain crop. ci
o *t5"-We regret to learn that the f
he office of the St. Louis Republican
*r- has been destroyed by fire. The D
ion loss is estimated at $160,000. le
i.- g The Dog ordinance of the
o. Corporation Qf Alexandria, from eo
te and after to-morrow, will be strict
es- ly enforced. Let .all owners of
t good dogs govern themselves ac- ti
fi cordingly.
*/rThe thanks of the Democrat, ti
for papers, are returned to the a
id SBelma and Texarkana.
Ind o0
of iRemember that Levin, at his g
re Saloon near the Town Hall, still t
el- cators cooly for the public. Ice
he Cream and Soda Water still have
n- the call.
sea c
the ~ Poetry sent by M. received. 1
af- Will publish next week.
iJemmia Muse, of the Grand Era, ti
will receive our prayers and blessing
r- for a wheelbarrow load of late and in- a
at tereating papers from every portion of fe
e. the "Great Republic." re
IThe time of the Plota in Novem
ber, 1852, from New Orleans to Alex
andria, was 0:40. This time stands i
yet second best, having never been
beaten, except by the Lasturche in L
(sy, 1868--er time being 29:38.
;IW The Grand Era claims 31S40 as a'
i e from New Orlpana to Alexanl- ce
hsler last trip. Thse LaJelle o.
Jus5 0 behind her. w
agF that the G a a
I eaves Aov Newr Oel w v
)m NEWOnRLRtAs, May 19th, 1870.
no This is the most important subject .
he now under consideration in our city I
ho and will no'doubt. be brqnght to a I
ng speedy decision. Monday a committee 4
tag of negro men, Pinchbaek and four or I
_ flve Othors, called at the Fish school I
to with their children and demanded 1
ibt heir admission as scholars. Mr. T. W.
Dyer, the principal of the school, re- i
plied that hlie had received no instruc
Sations on thi subject from Mr. Carter, i
let the superintendent, and he would there- i
in fore refer them to that officer. The i
it- appearance of the men was a signal I
se for the boys to seize their books and
to hats and go home. Many of the par- I
a ents came dud took their children a
on home. A large crowd of whites and I
or negroes gathered around the school
and for a time trouble was anticipated, I
ry but the police came and dispersed the t
ed crowd. This it is thought is the open- i
ge ing ball of the war on our Public c
ed Schools and will no doubt be followed I
is up by the negroes until a collison is
u- brought on. Some time, since a gen- I
Or leman in conversation with Parson '
ed Conway, State Superintendent oI Pub- i
Lie lie Schools, told him that the people I
would hold him responsible for the a
d. trouble about the schools, as it is well t
known the mass of negroes themselves t
8s-are not desirous of raising any such is- f 8
sue. Conway replied that the law f
0- had been passed by the Legislature a
and he was only an officer to execute it. ii
of The gentleman replied that it was un- G
he derstood that Carter was opposed to e
It the law, and that its passage had been a
n mainly due to his (Conway a) efforts. S
The general opinion around town is n
that the subject will not be settled d
without serious trouble, as the ne- Ii
groes and their instigators, looking to it
11 the passiveness of the people in the p
tO past, believe that they will be quietly w
l- allowed to put colored children in the p
C- schools. w
. At our recent State Fair, the display ft
3r 'bf Messrs. Glynn & Wintz, No. 9 Camp
- Street, dealers and manufacturers of ti
d boots and shoes, was admired by all ti
who visited the exhibition. They al
again carried off the prizes for work is
in their line and in order to accommo- ct
3 date their increasing trade they will ti
Is now enlarge their store. In order to sa
e do this right they are selling at rednc- ad
)f ed prices all' their present stock, to cc
,t make room for carpenters. To those F
*e who wish boots, shoes, trunks, &c., this se
e gives a good opportunity as their stock sil
is very large and includes goods of all M
styles and prices. is
The great game of base ball between of
the Southern and Lone Star Clubs, the th
deciding game of a series for the cham- or
* pionship of the South, was played at
e Sunday on the Louisiana Base Ball re
r Park. The game has been talked of te
e for weeks, and has created great ex
l- citemeut which culminated Sunday or
in a crowd of at least four thousand w
u spectators. The game was played with ec
fair skill and resulted in favor of the is
Southerns by a score of 25 to 20. The w
Stars have protested however, as the w
Southerns played a now hand, who it at
is alleged played less than sixty days
ago in a match at Memphis. th
Business is very dull, with little ex- of
citement or life in any branch. The at
he ealth of the city is, however, very hi
gt ood, and reports from crops are fav- di
h orable, if this continues we may have th
an early start in business this year. dE
I, Yours Truly,
d NEW ORLEANS, May 2.tle 1870. ci
a To the Editor of the Democrat: ri
e A caretul revitw of the political sit- oi
e nation in this State has led me to sus- re
is pect that the object of the prime mov- fo
Sers of the attempt to organize a third i
1 political party was other than that an- g
nounced in their published programme. at
e The time and circumstances at and un- Ie
f der which the attempt was made, Were I
' well calculated to give rise to suspi- pl
cions of bad faith'bn the part of those
who set the third party movement onei
foot. Whether these sepicions are tl
well founded or not, it behooves the om
e Democrats to be actiye and vigilant ti
lest spies and traitors atteppt to intro- tic
duce into their councils a Trqjan horse az
a in this or some other guise, with a view at
to creating dissensions and discord. to
tris a wellknown fact that the ear- ot
pet-baggers and scalawags entered sac- I
Stively into the contest of 1868, and con- m
tinued their efforts until convinced s
that they stood no possible chance of
e carrying the State. This conviction ec
was forced upon them by the returns o
of the registrars and the thorough or- un
Sganization of the Democrats. It was i
I then that the adventurers and reno- w
i gades set to work to prevent a full and Si
fair vote of the State. This they T
sought to accomplish by provoking ci
collisions between the two races, hop- it
. ing by this means to make it appear ti
that it would be dangerous for colored oi
voters to attempt to vote the ticket of m
r, their choice. In
g The object pt tbttajnpt to prevent la
a- full vote was two-foldi First, to af- ai
f ford a pretey't for rejecting thbe electo- or
ral vote of this State and denying seats o0
to those elected as Representatives. 5•
Second to prevent the fact from being w
made unmistakable lmanifest that a w
n majority of the intelligmet voters of
Louislana, without refereae to color or
previous condition, oie^heartily tired l_
of, anddiesgusted with, earpetbg baseal- It
s awag rule. By the aid of a venal sand [
e object wa~ attained, but the secondl
wua.iPt,;for ntwlthaseanin to *. 4.- l;
peratees brt o.p resvetc. k a 8iult,.
aa large kjor iri.tyl vat
cc was pollis.
The reristered lthe1Stanti $1 al
$' 1838,as g`ea in. this ausiaa oBt
ed election cascs before 4lgress, prap
146,390. Of this vote 115,385 was cast,
of which the Demnocratic caididates.re- I
t. ceived 79,231; sot only a majority of 4
by the votes cast, but of the registered vo- 1
a ters of the State. These facts not only i
ee clearly prove that the Democrats are I
or the majority party in this State, but I
ol that there is no necessity or plausible I
ad pretext for organizing a third party, i
V. unless the continuance in power of the
e- ruling dynasty is desired.
c- The result of the election in this c
sr, State in 1868, warned the adventurers I
e- and renegades who have so abused and I
ie misused the power they obtained by a
al fraudulent and corrupt means, that the a
id days of their misrule, plunder and op
r- pression were numbered, unless a free I
an and fair election by the people could c
id be 'prevented. Herce we find them a
ol aurging upon the black-and-tan Legia- I
1, lature, under the plea of party necessi- I
ie ty, the passage of a series of measures, f
n- designed solely to retain the political .
ic control of the State in the hands of the
ad party in power.
is The first of these measures was the r
1. postponement of the Spring elections. (
n This was to afford a pretext for declar- g
3. ing the offices vacant that should then 4
le have been filled by a vote of the people
ie and giving the Governor authority to fill c
11 the same by appointment. As a mat- e
;s ter of course these vacancies have been t
filled by the Governor's partisan I
w friends, with a view to securing their
e active co-operation in the next contest, t
t. in order to retain their places. The a
.- Governor has appointed a few profess- 2
4 ed Democrats to some of the parochial y
n and municipal offices throughout the $
a. State, but no one doubts but that in a
[s majority of oases, it was with the en- a
d derstanding that they are to become o
his pliant tools. There are men in our 7z
o midst who offered their lives and their
e property, as a sacrifice in behalf of 14
S what he considered a cause founded on
e principle, who are now as ready and 7;
willing to sacrifice what the high- 51
minded and honorable hold most dear, f
- for place and power.
p The other measures designed to con- $
f tinue in power the ruling dynasty, are aS
I the registration, election, constabulary
r and militia bills, which clothe the act- te
k ing Governor of this State with auto- si
- cratic po\:er. That he will not use p
I this power to the fullest extent neces
Smary to the suceess of the designs of the w
- adventurers and renegades, his past qi
course leaves us room for doubting. 9
First, because lie had to promise to do
a so in order to :give himself from a fate in
sc imilar to that which overtook Auditor 4R
I Wickliffe. And in the second place, he
is interested personally in the soede~a
i of the design to control the result of in
a the next election, as it is to decide for w
or against an amendment of the black- in
I and-tan Constitution which proposes to di
I remove his ineligibility for a second
f term.
SThe registration bill gives the Gov
ernor the appointment of the registrars, m
I who have the right of denying whom- 01
a soever they please the privilege of reg- It
a istering; and as a matter of course be bl
a will appoint none but pliant tools, who pi
a will be wholly subservient to his will tt
b and wishes. C.
a The election bill gives the Governor m
the appointment of the commissioners
- of election, superintendents, returning
a and receiving officers. These all being
r his pimps and panderers, it will be no
Sdifficult matter for them to manipulate
the returns so as to produce the result o
desired by their political triekmaster. O'
It was feared the' people would not of
tamely submit to these wanton acts of
usurpation, and might appeal to th6
civil tribunals for protection of their
rights as freemen, or might rmesort to c
-open resistance. To prevent such a li
- result, the constabulary and militia t
- forces were provided. The former hi
I makes all other depnLents. of te T
- government subservient to the will and ot
authority of the Governor, and the lat
- tIer is designed to subject the people to
Sthese wanton acts of ontrage and op-m
- pression by force of arms. I
, That this programme is to.be carri
Sedout to the letter, there remains lit
Stleroom'for doubting. The Govern
i or's appointments are an evidence
t that ihe intends to per orm his part of w
- the aefarions work as well asathe Black na
Sand Tan Legislatare did theirs. An e
r additional evidenoe of this intention is I
to be found in the fact that the secret at
- organizations among the negroes are"
- being revived and strengthened, .,a i
- militia companies are being formed and
I secretly drilled. 'U
f T'hese facts should arouse the Deom- o0
a crate to the necessity and importance P
s of an early and thorough organization, a
- unless tlhey are content to become the fc
s mere~sexfs of the horde of plunderers d
- who have been lording it over this q
I State for the past two years and more.
r The Deimocrats can organize secret so
cieties for selfprotection and form mil
- itia companies. They can provide o'
r themselves with the necessary weap.
Ions of defece, in casee an attempt is
f made to overrun this State with negro '
militia, as was done in Arka~esas. The
t law provides that none thall., carry
arms on the day of eleetion, either se
Scretly or openly, except the Govern
a or'sappointees. T' provide for any
l emergency that might arise, arms
i miaghtbe stored in ~close progSnty to r
a where the elections are held.
. I am no alrmist,,but I sai .r wil
Ihng to shut my eyes and remain llent
r whea the occurrences of every day
I leave nrorodn for 4oubting that
- the fixed determlatioan of the p
il ow tpos to y tryhe eletli n li
( h~s8tte, byfairnmeans or by fol,. Jo
b fthey can, t-oretyif they
a0 crreues eak asI
~QZ~WiPJfte~ I9WrtI40* s
it, CoTrro--Thie market appears to
u- have even less movemlant than yest;r
of day. We hear off ib e and one or
o- two ismaller lots sold bier pule
ly but nothing bas thrasirei to establi
re any change in quotations. One [email protected]
at buyers are looking around, ;bot .b t
le not yet succeeded in finding what they
y, want at their .limits.
ie Yesterday's sales embraced 1300
bales, at a slight falling of from previ
is ous rates, Ordinary cdoing at [email protected]
ra 181e., Good Ordinary at 19t 20je.,
id Low Middling at 9,21je., Middling
y at--e2o., Strlet Middllng at fla--.
le and Good Middling-(tgtc.
p- Suesannn MoaIssas-Only 25hbds.
is Sugar and 36 bbls. Iolamss were re
Id ceived to-day. The marketis quiet;
m about 75Wbd. Sugar and a few small
a- lots of .elss ioret soldw4, and we
ii- quote l1'8)e j ., common
e, B i,*'r -i ", good fair 100|
al jie.,a*ly I0Ioic., prime 11Q
ie 'To., elfdie 11j®llc. yellow elas-i
dd12e., white 12@18e. V 8. lrrte
s. @73e., city refinery reboiled 3~7I ,
r- golden syrup $1; Cuba Molasses [email protected]
'n 45e. V gallon.
le FLou--The market is dull aad, an
ill changed. The sales to-day are eonsai
t- ed to 550 bbls. of which 100 double en
n tra at $5; 200 mid 100 treble extra at
in $5 50: 150 choice extra at $7 75 P bbt.
ir CoN--The market is quiet at yes
t, terday's prices. Sales to-day 2000
ie sacks, of which 200 yellow mixed at $1
i- 22f; 600 white mixed at $1 25; 250
il yellow mixed at $1 23; 750 white at
le $1 380 bushel.
a OATs--Are also quiet, but prices are
i- a little firmer. Sales to-day 1500 sacks
e of white 573 at 63c., 150 200 and 300 at
r 700. bushel.
ir RANa-200 ,acks sold at $1 853
f 100 lb.
n HAi-There wes sales' to-day of'
d 750 bales, of which 200 ordinary at $28 1
1- 50; 100 and 150 et $25 and 300 at $28 1
V, ton. c
PonK-Is quiet but firm at [email protected] t
- 31 50 ' bbl. for mess. It is retaliling c
e at $31 75'382 V bbl. t
r BAoox-Is dull. Shoulders are quo- i
- ted at 14to. clear rib sides 17ie., clear
- sides 16I0; sugar cared hamsa121'je.
LARD-Is without any movement
e worthy of note to-day. Tierees are
t quoted at 151t17e. and kegs [email protected]
.4 Jlb. t
BaRAKxAST BACON-Western pom- t
B mands [email protected]'18c., Northern 20i21c. 
SDON'T BREa THIs --Julius Lev- t
f in, ever ready to administer -to the i
wants of his customers, and know
- ing full well that the night of Fri- i
day, June 3d1 will be an unpleas- ~
antly warm one, particularly to1
those participating in the Tourna
ment Ball, has concluded to keep
- open, during the entire night, his 7
- Ice Cream Saloon, in order to ena
B ble all to refresh themselves by I
x parteking of his delicious, and on
I that night, unusually fine Ice =
Cream, and we assure you, gentle
" men, no pains will be spared to
please you, should you give him a
I PThe exciting days of the La- I
fourche and Bart. Able are again Uapon
us, with renewed vigorand intense ex
citement. The Grand Era sad La
f Belle, both leave New Orleoana every C
SSaturdary eyeing together, raking
r weekly trips to Shreveport, and keep '
cloaei, each other's 1io[ipaiy; Both lI
left here, going down, last Thbursday; r
i at the same time, and both reached
r bee, Monday morning long before day. I
Tlhis i all fine fun for the muoekts ~and
Sothers, but we rather gueas sa change 1
ot dabs by one 'of these fnebois would
be shore agretable to the public-and
- more in asooordaane with good horse
sense. Try it, gentlemn, and our
Sword for it, you will profit by our good
A C~nar MAoGPza.-Those who 2
f wish an ioteresting, readable, live omug
Sasine, for the home circle, eontainuingl
* reading matter of salhigh charaeter and I
Sa vast amoaunt of general Information
4 should subacribe o the new nigazline,
e "The Present Age" which will sho~tly
be iuised by Mr. J. Curtis Waldo, of
a'i ew Orleans. Mr. Waldo has been
many yTer connected with the press
. of the Sonthern ecantry as a corres
eI pendent and contributor, and from his
, tact and energy.in busiaeness, we predict
e for him a large success in his new u
idertaking. The'Magazlne will be a
Squarterly, handsomely illustrated and
. will be mailed to sabscribers at one
.dollar a year, ten copies for 80or
Stwenty copies for 61 00 Let every
Sone sabserlbe.
1 WP'What a pity it is that' time cans
, notbobought and sold lilkeommedi.l
] tier in general, sae some personai
g have such an overplus, and otheraspels
a defiencay.
I "I wishy ou would give me hat
Sgold ion youar anger," said a vR.l'
S"Uxseame, sir," e a " eioe
t tokeep for iv' lik ys n t 1 y
-,. 4he
,I"" 7si!W"Yp. : '
r p a 1~illjr~ua1ir~~~~~ii~iB
,~ i·PL " i.~··J-:b1-L
0 Wasumeoso tbn, May 22nd,
iEe cabl:The Presi
4e i-t4Wkral orter, pa·grla sher
litdcal iiatier im both Houses faor
this deeleW opent of A.merian com
merce in the Eat. Thetotal length
of cable required to connect an
Francisco, Ca., with th Sana-ich
Islands, lapan and China wl r be
9I18 mile. 'Jiie committee on for
- etign aitions nhim ousuly fav orgi
thing'd0,oopm year for twenty you
instead ofgiving land. There i~ ito
be a ereival in reonm- tucton; Vir
F nis t Catlrr lowt " ahandthte
rigtulawateisor for her reconstruc
t.Ten, wIeida aoordin ~to Dr. Bdap
- Rtler of the o...se reconstretion
c frigae esn be done by Cosagrn
t hewlatio ern a Stateiosrepre nt .
'l ngia C ar5 0 as before. The ry
fomt Virginia i. sitieoam rva
ti se outragin the deares right.
iZadir i b, trn y in g to keep the
bahnsfrowa rsg ing It itmd s.
eided to poeaedh this holy awork t
aesain re on t aets V rginis Ptr
nqey'a Oaloniele wilS suddsenly I
with outirge, murders and ku-blge
Ses oft every imaginable kind. Atr
mpe ent s B ull c, of Georgi, having
no occasion to warm up Senators sad 3
Congresisen to their work, his paid,
for organ the Croniale has no ka-1
wlut outrage. to publish and until)a
Butler has decided whether eorgia, h4
with, Porney wl l t thepoor gboitly
hka-klu rest in peace, but I opine ,
they will soon do dty again in tle a
columns of that most rutfu l sheet,
the Chronicle, through the iuspiration n
of the goodly John W. Forney. The l
tariff bill, known as the bill of abom- g
inastions, still ocacupies the attention
of the House. There has been quite
a feling of relie ex erienced by the
members in the change from discus:
sing pig iron, Bessemer steel, wire
o, to that of the duties on agricul
tural products, fruits c. The du- 7
ties on dour meal make of whea4s
rye, oats, corn and buckwheat were
fixed at one per cent, per pound, an4s
on wheat at 0 ote. a bushel: rye,
twenty cents : and earn, 15 cents a a
bnishel. Th debate on oranges, lm- t
ons &e., gave rise to considerable
humor. Mr. & S. Co, of New York
made a few remarks, in a most witty
and sareastic vein, on pea ntsa ip
whichthe hits at the proioctionise I
were most palpable and telling -
The truth is the Demoorats, "ad by
a large number of Western Badiali1
have killed the bill. Mr. Wood toli
Mr. Sieheudk, Chairman of the Con- .
ndttee of ways-and-means, the Go0 +
father of the bill, thatit was dead, I
and that such it the general impres. b
sion. The anti-tariff members wre t
now poking fun at the deformed
monstrosity, which was horn in the
committee of ways-and-means anda
nursed sotenderly in the House by ,
the protectionists nder the charge a
of the head "nurses" the warlike a
Schenek and "pig iron " Keljiy, bit b
it has beesn soshut of ta fair pro
poftitmn by such DiineoatU 2
riansa, s Cox Brooks, ~Beck, Edriag,
Voorhe;s . and others ~ th -ev , it.
Plsents scarce recognise their owO
bantliig4 Its ponditionS muta ie '
been iear(al when even 'HcmatC"
John Ooyode, who always gets blh a
eat by a contest, and who is famed a
55 the great biblical quotatioai,'
andbadspeller of this or any pre
vious Congress, discovered therltt
cal condition of the monster and
nounoed it to be in utuicdue I
and said in addition that if they4
Sot go to sk and do somethinag
practioal to relieve the eoedition of
the countrya good man of t1
*ooied not bareut boa bhse again;
,Iery trure Jchn bu acontest otaest
will make 'it all righbV uoateii1
seat is as valuable to a ladicl Corn
gressman aswas "aa libi"to
Weller, its a sure and;certain a
for defeat. The Loausisan B.4ical
who haie been after the Presidm
brother-in-lw.- Casey, coeeotor
1OCstoma atexeo*ome , -he s
rutuarea, brougl4lownntheir
Casey, in ordertorelieve the Pre*
dent fromthe dilemna in whith
is placed between thosea ghl
ela preeiamlnate bi. for
id th.e da ito Atik kI Mir
satae City.
tthe ~Ji
p1al; he yeOMah &u
{ -te
os a es ,a fe
himiag a e
bin m'vbi*j
07 in 11~a
will haves.ou
able ieadeofths
filled b7ý
of maia ba dsgt
wm ing.stoLTii d
wfllwnk onei
&moed, tvah -i~tb
u of hle histz
he ea.-~
the baan o
tsb~e')a wM AT.
whaUstj ,ribad n a
-iliB th1-mt
What wilt
'~o~-in a

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