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[OL. XXV.
rOS T!CK. S. L. GRIFFITH T. L. ALDEN,
'smith. Ark- Ft. Smith, Ark. Memphis.
qSTICK* GRIFFITH & CO.,
WHOLESALE CROCERS,
{U' 1 ' AND
i Commission Wrchaiits.
l. rI , ;0 BLILDING, 208 FRONT ROW.
■Uhis, TENNESSEE
REFERENCES:
Tr»b t A Aubery, Cincinnati,
John D. Minor & Co., •*
Morris A Hallowell. Philadelphia,
E. Simpson A Co., “
Cranio. Haxthal A Sears. New York,
H a R. B Whittemore, St. Louis,
uirlord, Leavenworth & Co., *'
pgrrinlfton & Howell, Memphis,
Cipt. C-B. Church. “
’,[,Sr.-s, Value A Co., New Orleans w
e-y in, 1863. [2O-tf
iJETT & GAINES,
IfSICtASS AND SURGEONS.
IfIUE AT JETT’SIDRUG STORE,
j-,, ingtuti. Oct. 25. 1865. 34-ts
K JTHWORTH & KNIGNT,
J' I) Main SI , Vleniplils, Tenn.,
nerol Commission Merchants,
1 ; ffhclesale Dealers in
[OCERiES. LIQUORS, PROVISIONS AND
LAN TATI ON SL'PPI.I F.S.
■.j u *r attention paid to sale of Cotton, and
returns made. Lib Tai advances on
ijnmeiits made for sale or shipment.
■ t fR ■r. by permission, to Joseph H jleotn,
i Washington.
»j f.-i, Irtii 31-'"ta.
JAMES M. WILLIAMS
—WITH—
A * KAEVEY & McMAHON,
k’ C3TTON FACTORS
AND
■' C'-u _ ::ii”ion and Forwarding
M JA liCUAN’A’S,
ii. Cuuiies M.. corner Inion.
NEW ORLEANS, LA.
|T. 25. 1865. 34-6ni
il IV tie mid Claim Agency,
Ifo w'C • >. -'.r M
j'-G- ARKANSAS.
' ’ L ' ■n 1 ’ • t: e Cell-ft: >:•. of ail Ciaitris
I ■/■*.- ~i the Government b- tote the Mili
lr.: (’.'nr:.-, r--d the Court <>f Claims
5l < Uy. i\*ys on R.t.l Estat.
I • >• d. -ired. and Land Titles ui- j
' ’ : ' ,:.-r of Cherry A Lou- .
e„ I sip . of bgal questions and
rk, a irGn*-: 1 --i! pnp- rs. he will have
t ‘p I'.. H. English, former
Str -ut • • e . Arkansas.
■ ’ .* J IIY.
* > .... lining ri.S day
4 » ■'< formed a r
-j.’l -Iri* in tin- prac'ice
*\ ; = of ib-uti-try. we of
’ •'•r our servic-s to
o ■ 7l \’ /XT <-citizens of Wash
<(i He -**l iiigton. and South ■
K Arkansas generally. I
' _ All operations will ,
1 b* p rfortuoil iu the I
■ pcs.-ibir. -Artifical teeth in- j
I ■>.. -.j au .j in inviting the i
w " ,e *4 assured that 1
; K anpractice that tuii Bat-
j i'vn ;■ J in th** ccunfry as
t! ' Court Hous**, Washington.
| W K VANN,
I A. M. BARNES, j j
-Cm I
I . ': /IS.
_JAB ’ ;tg r-f:rn. .1 t.. Was'.-
■ , .1 i !<> lit tnd make doth- I
M* e .or, in t:u* noct tnshtmia'd • 1
’. >* [-nt'ct: -ge. b> Lope.- I
>. - ,
I '■ bivors retofore bestow .i upon •
a: .
1 CHARLES PEYTON.
»' 23 if
.*'■-. _
s p-Tar-e in tbe
TAT E I S
oo\Ls\.ove,
.
~.*-a, Wu«\.e,
■; ■* oik.., itc.
tb/J -<
• k.-*i.eX.cC\\.
y ,'-* t C:!,l *’ u 'y .iftry will receive I
~,.,. > es from 30 to i
°HN •> Bl’R- iX I
Dra.Bu. I . I
rWIAT *”
|At >•> a- 1 ... WILLIAMS.
to th. .■■• piams, ;
Gc.o er 9 . xi- s in ths prac- i
-A I v_- 4 r their ,
» «. - , ” * ' »nd vi-
lj6s* 1 32-ts
?HE,
y a;u ding
*7- Won ’ rchant,
9 1 *1 ®V AT - N '- «s.,
lacwx \ld, .Veto (Jrleans.
1* win ok- ■& Co , **
LL! Mj Camden.
'HK
ET.
■ » 31-6 tn.
JONES,
onnsellbr at Law,
J TON, ARK. |
80-6 m
w asij ingfo n Bel eg i*<w !j *
"RVILLF JENNINGS, WM L . WOMS
Little Hock Ha shin at on.
JENIN INGS & WORSHAM.
ATTORNEYS
—AND—
Cbunaeiors at Law,
Offices in Little Rock & Washington, Ark.
TA/'ILL practice fa the Federal and’State
V ▼ Courtaot theSute. Busin, 88 promptly
attended to lii any portion of the State. r
Sept. 20, 1865. 29-ly
LIVERY STABLE. ~
rpilE firm of WILLIAMSON & BRANDON
A being now dissolved. I will carry on the
business alone, W u prepared at all times to
accommodate my fri< nds and the public Ken .
erally with the of SADDLE HORSES
Transient custnners will tiud my Stable fur
nished with the fc.*t and an aAicndanee of prov
ender, and the mot attentive of hostlers.
By strict attenton to business, I hope and
expect to receive 4 liberal share of the public
patronage.
Stable at the old stand formerly known as the
Washington Livery Stable.
E. K. WILLIAMSON.
Washington, Nav. !, jgG-j. 35_ t f
J. E. BOEDEN,
B .4 SHING TON, i R K .4 NS .4 3,
C> E N EBALA GENT.
For the Collection f Claims, the Purchase
and Sale of Rai E.-da.-e md other propertv, j
and all othe business (H taining to a General
Agency. Will execute al „f Contracts.
Deeds. Mortgages, Bills- f Title Bonds,
and all kinds ot Convvysicea.
U. S. Revenue Stamp»lw BVB on Land
REFERELES;
Clarke A Sears. Ne Orleans,
Tho-MPSos, Morris A* <»., Shreveport
Taylor. M Ewek, DiK dt Co., M-mp’his.
Hon. E. H. English, Lil* Rock.
J. W. CALLA7AY,
Receiving, Fowarding
General Commission Merchant.
: T /.RGE bri.-k warehouse, up; the wharf. I
! known as the "Matlock Wahotise,”
j CAMDEN ARtNSAS. j
I Sept. 13, 1865—2H-Iy
I f3EEF MARKST?
f KTHE undersigned, having purchad sf 11.
t JL E. Burt & Co. their Beef Mark in this
I place,is now prepared to furnish
ERESH BEEF
ev- ry morning at his stand in the Belleituild
.ug. Having the contract to furnish ;h- ~,v.
I eminent at this post with Beef, he will a„ be '
■ prepared to accommodate all others whoiav i
favor nim with their patronage, a Lieu ire
sprctful'v solicited.
W. H. CLARK
Washington, Sept 13, 1865.
A. IL GARLAND. e. C. WHITE. D B. NASI
GARLAND, WHITE & NASH,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
LITTLE ROCK ARKANSAS.
Will attend to busiuess anywhere iu the State
Aug. 30, 1865. 26-ly
FOR SALE.
4 FIRST rate Piano. at the resi
■ -f *. de nee of Dr. B. F. Wilson.
31-If
MEDICAIa CARIJ.
DRS. W. R. WALKER and ALBERT
DUNLAP have associated themseives in
I the practice of Medicine and Surgery, al WaaL
fagton, Arkansas. Office formerly occupied by
Messrs Young & Thomas. je2B-tf '
; -
j ISO. B. BURTON. JAS. G. JOHNSON.
BURTON & JOHNSON,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
LEWISVILLE, ARKANSAS.
WILL attend to professional business in
the counties of Lafayette, Hempstead,
Sevier. Union, Columbia and Ouachita.
Aug. 9, 1865. 23-ly
WASHINGTON
I FEMALE ACADEMY.
!' rTIHE next Session of this Institntion will
L commence on the first Monday m September.
RATES OF TUITION,
i Per Session of Twenty weeks, from sls to S2O.
i Music , S3O. Incidental fee, sl. No deduction
, made unless in ease of protracted illness.
MARY J FIELD.
Au?. 16, 1865. SM-ts
JAMES P. ERWIN,
Attorney at I,aw,
i WASHINGTON. ■ ARKANSAS.
LAW NOTICE.
TITHE Undersigned will hem ••forth devote
I his exclusive attention to the practice ot
' law, at Tits "Id office in Washington, Arkansas.
| He will practice generally in the Courts of
Hempstead, Sevier and Lafayette counties, and
! iu any courts of the Sixth Judicial Circuit on
[ Special retainer. . , , , ,
I U. S. Revenue Stamps will be kept on hand
i to be used in the business of his clients
J NO. R. EAKIN.
Washington, Aug. 16, 1865. H
i ,
WYATT I'. THOMAS /AS. A. WH.I.IAMSON.
will:a m son & THOMAS,
attorneys at law,
SOLICITORS IN CHANCERY,
WASHINGTON ARKANSAS.
WILT, attend regularly the Courts of Hrmp
stead. Sevier and Lafayette; also, the
courts of anj of the adjacent counties npon be-
I ing retained. Will act as Agents of Rea! Estate}
pay taxes upon lands, dispose of same, &c —
I Conveyancing of every description matly and
■ promptly executed. Especial attention given to
the business of collecting.
Aug 30, 1865 • 26-ts
Livery Stable.
THE undersigned have opened a Livery Sta
ble in this placxs, where »he traveling pub-
Lc can have their horses attended to and .pro
vided with plenty of provender. Stable adjoin
ing the Post Office. Attentive hostlers always
iu attendance.
J. D. SMITH & CO.
i Washington, Aug. 93, 1865. 95-ts.
WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 13. 1865.
SADDLEI’Y
■ and harness.
1 1H J* ’nb'cribrr has jnst received, direct from
the a tine selection us
®JB23>X3S a
. SADD E-WALLETB. HARNESS,
COLLARS. WHIPS, &C.,
Which, with his former stock, will enable him
• to supply his customers with almost everything
they may need fa his line of business.
r REPAIRING
■ done on the shortest notice, and in the most
i workman-like manner. He respectfully solicits
• the patronage of the public.
J. P. SULLIVAN.
Washington, Nov. 8, 1865. 36 ts
GROCERIES -
-AND—
’ CONFECTIONERIES.
THE undersigned respectfully informs his
friends and the public generally, that he
[ has opened a
CONFECTIONERY STORE
On Main str<*et, next door to B L. Britlin's,
j where he will keep constantly on hand a choice
, selection ot 1* AM 11,5 GROCERIES, consist
ing of almost every thing usually kept fa sac ii
au establishment.
By the Wholesale or Retail, and
Wedding Cikrs, Pyramids, 4c.,
Furnished at the shortest notice.
Persons wishing to purchase will do well to
call and examine quality ami prices, as superior
inducements will be held out to them.
T C. PHILLIPS.
Washington, Oct. 4. 1865. 31 ts j
|
A RED RIVER PLANTATION
TO LEASE.
! jMI E well-known Plantation b'-longing to
A the estate ot Dr. Isaac N. Jones, dec.,
| situated in Lost Prairie Lafayette county. Ark.,
i with Nine Hundred Acres, in the highest state
| of cultivation, which for richness of soil, beauty,
| and convenience in all of its surroundings, is
I unequailed by any Plantation on Red River I
above the raft. Said Plantation will be leased '
for a term of years.
ALSO FOR SALE ON THE PLANTATION
Corn, fodder, llorsei*, Nlulen,
Wagoun, riantalion Toolm
of every description, consisting of a COM
PLETE OUTFIT, aud all that is necessary to I
i carry on the cultivation of said Plantation.—
Also for sab—a large sti ck of HOGS AND ;
CATTLE. These sales will be made fur CASH,
to close the administration.
The Lessee us this Plantation can supply
himself on the premises with every thing re
quisite to carry on a first class COTTON
PLANTATION, even to labor, as on the place
is a large force that can be hired from the Ist '
day of January, 1866; they are good “I'reed
m> u,” aud have been ou said Plantation for
• uany years.
For turtli* r information inquire of or address
! »e undersigned at Washington. Atk.
W. W. ANDREWS, .4rfm’r
F.»t. Isaac N. Junes, dee.
Tov. 8, 1865. 36-ts I
NOTICE.
i- Office Asst. Sup. Agt. Try. Di pt. ) i
Washington, Ark., Noc.fi, 1865. )
BI virtue of authority vested in O. H. Bur- |
*idge, Esq- by the Hon. Secretary of the :
Tr as- v. as the Supervising Agent of the 3d
Agent- I have received au authority to act as ’
r an Assent Sup* rvising Agent for the District |
a ot Hem.itead and Sevier counties, A'kansas,
, for the -ullection of abandoned, captured aud
c surrendet-d prop< rty.
Plame:-and custodians whose names appear
upon the t-cords ot the Confederate btetes cot
ton books, ire hereby notified to appeal at the
office of tb-Treasury Department fa thii»*;lace ;
ami account for said prop* rty.
Any failun to comply with this notice, vjll
subject the [nrties to arrest and the full penaly
of the law tor the embezzlement of Govi rumen
property.
B J. B. WEAVER,
Asst Sap. Agt. Try. Dept.
HD. QRS. POST OF WASHINGTON
AID DEPENDENCIES.
Dept, of Ark —3d District.
Washington, Ark., Nor. 6, 1865.
Approved :
DWIGHT MAY.
36-ts Col- Commanding.
I
WASHINGTON HOUSE.
WASHINGTON. ARKANSAS.
I HAVE ihis day rc-op,-ned this establish
ment, formerly occupied by John D- Jones,
Esq , under the style and name of the “Wash
ington House.” The rooms have all been re
fitted. and everything done u> render my guests
comfortable. I would respectfully solicit the
patronage of the public,
J. B. JONES.
October 24, 1865. 34-ts
SPYKER & SANDIDGE,
—AND—
Commission Merchants,
NEW ORLEANS.
: L. P. SPYKER, JSO. M. S.VNDIGE,
I of Morehonse Parish. of Bossk-r Parish.
36-3 in.
UEO. C. WATKINS. V. M. ROSE.
I j
WATKINS & ROSE,
ATTORNEYS AT LAW,
LITTLE ROCK, - - - ARKANSAS.
Office next door below State House.
Dec. 6, 1865. 37-ts I
- ,
I>. w. JONES,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
WASHINGTON, ARKANSAS.
Dec 6,1865. 37-ts
NOTICFL
fWISH to employ a good TANNER Will
irive good wages, or an interest in the Yard.
L. H. NORWOOD.
Norwoodsville, Sevier co., Nov. 29,1860.
37-4*
FOR SALE.
/"kNE large, Six Mule WAGON and TEAM,
V>F Splendid Wagon Mu
PEOPLE W LL TALK.
We may g-t through the wnridr but 'twill be
very slow.
If we listen to ail tha* is said as we go;
We'll b* wurrieu and trettr f.and kepi in a stew.
Fur ui<- ;d. s ou- tongues must have oom- thiug
to do,
For p- pl- will t’llk.ycu know 4 peop|c will talk.
O yes, kiej must la.k, you kuow.
Ifq;ii* and mo »t von'll have it presum 1
TLit yon. iiiitnb! position ie only
You’re a uoit in she p’s c.uu ing, or < Is. you re
u foul.
But >u't get excir-**’. k* p p rf> ctly cool,
Fui p up. vviL .alk. &C.
If g ut rous aud noble, th y’ll v. m out th- ii
sp!u,
Yuu'd h a. sum mu-! bin's 'bat van ar. s- Ifisb
au-j .-an;
Ifuprigiit at. ) 1.-u —t. iri Gh sth day.
They 11 C aU ~ u ..rgmin a«. ~.n ak ng way.
Fur pevpi wb. ;.<k. i
And,.hen.i _ ~n show h 1 <’ bol lm-s<ofh ar*.
Or a s igl»t it- ia .ti :i to 'ake y u own part,
Thej ’ll cal ... c. upstart, cunceit-d and v.tiu.
But keep e laighi a .rd, and don't slip tu ex
plain
For pcupl will talk, Ac
If threadbar*- your coat, or old faxl>i.>ned your
hat,
Sotm* one. of- ours*. wii; :sk- notice ot that.
Anu bint, i a'*: . suong, ;Lat ydn can't pay >uur
way,
Bnt don't c* t '*xei»< ■' whu* v.*i N,.-y aay
For p. pi will ,»:k *v.-
If you drees in the fashion, co./- think o -s
--cape,
For tiny criticise th**n. in :■ liftereu: snap- .
You'n ale ad ot vour m aus, or your : .i.... s un
paid—
But m.nd your own business, tbe.e's nonglii tu
be Ria-ie.
For pe,.ph- will talk. &.e.
They'll talk fin.* before you. but, th«-u, at yuur
• back,
Os v. mm. an slandi-r lln*n 's m-ve- a,a k;
How kind a> .1 p .Ire iu »d that th-
But tiitn r »s , all when you'i • nut or th.* w»--.
Fur p oi le wih talk, dee-
The best way to do. is to 'u --.s you p!« as**.
tor ysMti Hua ..j. Jeu Lav t-u , v-... >b ub- a:
ease;
Os course .oil'll in. * t will, all soils of abuse.
But don't think i* sop:! u>, it alma:. ■ u-<-
For peupi - will talk, A .
ASP.CY LETTER,
Bill Arp to Artemus Ward.
Air. Artem vs Ward Showman—Sur:
The reeson 1 wnl*i lo v u-in purtiKiri
are he lea us y<»u are about tip* only ni;tu
I know in all “God's oui.'ry.' so cuHed
For sum several weeks 1 lisv*- been want
in to say auuitliin. 1 ursum’sev eraly.-ais
We rebs, so railed, but Dow late oi sea
country deceased, liav lie,-:, tryiu inigbty
bard tu doo auinthin. W « dfthr’t qui'e
do it. nn«l now its very jrftinful, I assure
you, tn dry up ail of a suddin and make
out like we wasn’t thar.
My Trend. 1 want tn >-.y .‘-inn.hin. 1
suppose there is no law .-gin t kinkin.liiit
thinkin dont help me. il.dunt li t down
mv tliernn n •••i*r 1 uiur-t > xplode u.y-
eels generally -o as tu 1* el Le t r. Y uli
see I’m tryiu to harmonise, t m try in tu
soften down my feelins. i :> e i ! <*av. r n
tu su 1 jugate n.y.--e.f t<i the level ot sur
roundin cucuinstauc* s. so called. But 1
cant do it until 1 am ul.owii tu s.-»y sum-'
thin. I want tu quarrel with sumt-ody
and then make funds. I nint n-> g.aut-,
killer. 1 aiut ud Noi vv*-giau Lar lai.-.t
no boarconsiikter, Litt 1 11 le- I. it.sv g
gled es the talkin and ia writin and s ati
d< rin has got tu be ail dun mi one side
any longer, yum of y.uu f Iks Lave gut
tu dry np or turn our t ■ k.- Iu- :. it s a
blamed outrage, so called. Aint your
editors got nuthin else tu <lo Lut t i peck
at us, and tu squib at 1 s. and tu crow
over us? Is every man 'hai can write a
pnrag- as tu consider us as L-ir in a cage,
and be always a j .bbin at us tu h. ar He
growi? Now you >ee, iny I>* nd, that s
what's disharmonious, airtl do you jest
tell • in, one and al . •• pluribus iiiiuin, w
called, that es they dont stop it at once
•or turn us loot* t i > y w'bat w<- p;ea~ -.
' v hv we rebs, so called, have uiiaiiinioiis
' b and jointly «nu aev rally resolved to
— —to —think ven bard t it, if not
hatu r .
Thq's the way tu talk it* lant a
gwine o commit jnys. it 1 kimvv when
to put n t the brakes. 1 aint ngwine to
all 1 think. i;ke Mr Etln ridgy, or
Mr. Adders, & called. Nan t un . No,
Sur. But I’ll j, st t* li >ou A; trains, .smi
you may tell it to y- tn bln w: It e aint
all lowed to express our seiiiimeiits. w.*
can fake itoutfa hatin\ and ha in runs
heavy in my fni,j)y, ghttr*-. I ha’ed a
man so bad once t|, a t ail th,, ha r < urn off
tny head, and the nan diowi eu liiuis* it
in a hog waller tin. night. 1 kould
do it agin, but ybu st*- I’m tryin to har
monize, to acqui* see, t<>bekuui k .iui and
screen.
Now I suppose that, po-tikally sp* ak
in,
"In Dixie's lull
• We Hiuueu ail.''
But talkin the way 1 see it, abig f ( ]L r
anil a little feller, so called, got iiq,, a fite,-
aud they fout and font amt hut » long
time, and every body sll r* und kep l.ni
leiin hands off. hut ki p Lrlpin tin- big
feller, uutil finally 'he li'th fi-lhr cav, d
in and liolierd i-uiiff ll** mad. a bully
site It< *l you. Selah Well, wh.it * *<»
the big feller dos take him by tin- l.aii .
and help him np. and brush the dirt off
his clothesl Nary time! No. sin! But he
kicked him arte, he was down,and throw
ed rnud on him, and drug him about and
rubbed sand in his eyes, and now he’s
.gwine about hun tn up Ins poor 1 ttle
property. Want to confiskate it. so call
ed. Blame my jacket, if it aint enuff to
I make your head swim.
But tm a good Union man so called
I aint agwine to site no more. 1 shant
vote for the next war. 1 aint no gu ril
le I’ve duntuk theoaih, aud I'm gwine
to keep it; but as for my bein subjuga
ted, and hamiliyated, and amalgamated,
•t'd enervated, as Mr. Chase says it aint
•o—-nary time. I aiut ashamed of nuth
in, neither, aint repentin, aint axin for no
one one-horse, ehort-winded pardon No
body needn’t* be playing priest around
me. I ain’t got no twenty thousand dol
lars. Wish 1 bad; I'd give it to these
poor widers and orfius. I’d fatten iny
. own nuweroßß and interesting offspring
lin about two tninits and a half. They
shouldn’t eat roo's and drink branch wa
| ter no longer. Po**r mifortunate things!
to come into this snbloonary- world at
j sicli a time. There's tour or five of eui
that never seed a sirkus rjr u monkey
show—never ha 1 a pocket knife, nor a
piece of cheese, nor a re* sin. There is
Bull liun Arp. and ila per** F rrv Arp.
slid Chic ah -minv \rp, thal i.ever seed
the picters i:i a **p*-ii nt> -ok. I teii y**u
my fund, we an- th*- poore-i people on
tne lace of the v earth—Lit w** are poor
and pi nt. We mad. a buliy fit-.* S.*lhli!
I and the w oh* A.i erikin na *>n ought I*.
! feel pr**nu of it. it s ows whaf A.-m-ii
in- can do v. l,*-n tl.ev Link they art
imp s*-d ot — -so called.' I'idn’t our
f.iui f-uliers tit*-, lee<i an-i die about a
liitle tax ou tea when i..*' one in a th ti
sand drunk it? Bekus ;l:.y uk»**eded
wasn't r gloiy? Butif th* y ha*ln t I sup
p se it w*« da Lave be**n tiea- >o, and ihev
would have been Low in aud-i-r p n round
King George for pardon. >o i gm s,
A temus.nn I omyu.ind.iftli whoiet’ihig
was st* wed down, it would make aL- n
a half pint *of humbug. W * hud good
men, great mm. rhristinn nien, wl..
thought we w*is right, and n any of ’e n
Lav.- gone to hat ut. i s'.iv. r**, < out.try
and Lav* g- t a paid >u as is a parc-ui.
:Wh* u I i* I’m mity wdiin tu risk my
;—lf under the sl.-adt/w of their wings,
i w l.etlier the clirimte be hot or cold, bo
mote it be. Selah!
Wei, maybe I’ve s* d enuff. But I
d*mt feel easy yit I’m a good Union
mau certain ami shure I've had mv
b> -ciies died Ida , am! I've *’<>t a Idtfe
l*u ket. ami 1 very mien fee] Idue. and
about twice it. a while 1 go to the dog
gory aud it blue, ami then I look up at
the biue seruieau heavens and sing the
j im-lai.K*i’y k*>ius of tu ■ "2? i/etoil* d Fly.”
> m *! *i.- tny dinmL-.-t to harmonize, and
think I could rukseed il it w.-irn't for
•u:n things. \\ heu 1 set* .*• I lack guard
goin rouud tin str* *is wth gun on hie
shoulder, why. right then, for a few m.n
its, I h.*te the whole Y'.-iukynation. Je
rusalem, how my b!u d biles. The in
stitoosioh w ha' was Landed down to us
by the he . v.-uly kingdom of Ma.-sacliu
setts. is now pu: over us with p**wder
! and ball! Harmonize, th** devil! \i:i’t
-e human beins? Aiut w g.,t *v< s and
• «ars ami f.-vlins and ihmkin? Why the
! whole id Afiiky Las come down to town.
women ami cliildit n ami babies and ba
boons and all \ man can tell how fur
J tis to th • rity by the smell better than
tin* mile p<*st 'l'Li y wont w ork tor us
ami they wont woik for In-mselvt-s; and
they’ll perish to neath just as rhnre as
the deril’s a hog so called. Ih< y an*
new baski in il ■ summer sun, livin on
roas in ears *nd freedom, wi h nary idee
that winter will cum agin, r that castnr
oil and salts costs inom-y Sinn of-’e.tn
a hundred y>*ais >dd, are whini.i around
« out goin to k -llidg T in* truth is.my
trend, stimbody’s badly fooled in this
biznis. Suinboily lias tiiawd the eh-fant
>n th* ir lottery, ami *lon’t km>w whs* tn
do wi h him. He’s jest throw in his
1 snout about loose and l>v aml-L- he’ll
hurt sumbody i ies ■ iiigg*-r.s wih bare
t<> go back t<* the pmiitatious mi l w* rk
I amt goin to stipp rt n r»y one of ’em
and when y-m h -a: anybody say so. yon
• tell ’em “its a lie.’’ so called. I g--lly. 1
aint got nuthiu Io support niysi if on.
We font ourselves out of eve v thing ex
cept children and land, and I suppo-e th*-
laud is to be turned over to tiigg. rs for
graveyards.
Well, my Ireiid 1 don't want much.
I aiut ambition- as used to was. You
all have got yotir sh -us ami n *>i;kiys
and sirku-es and L -i*-.-. audsaud mg in.-
ami can play on th*- peimleinn ami harp
of a iliousaml strings,ami soon, hut ,’ve
onlv cot one fav.ii to ax *'f you. I want
enuff p'iwdei to kill a t -ig yalL-r st imp
taii dog hat prowls round mv preinis. s
at night. 'Pon honor, 1 wont sho.it at
anythirg Line, black or mulmter. Wil!
y*.u semi it? re yeut t<<aks so sk*-e;ed
of me and my f > k~, >ha you worn let
us have any auiuuisbnti? Are tin- squires
ami crows -*ud black racoons to eat up
our poor lit le coin pat ii Are tin
wild tink* ys to gobble ail a: *und us
with impunity? If a mad dog takes the
hyd* rfoby, is he wind*- community o
run itself to death to get out of the way?
I golly, it look.- like your p**pnl had ail
tuk the rebsl-fuLy for good, and was nev
er gwi lie tn git over it. e here, mv
fiend, y*>u mu t send me .a li tie p.iw.i, r
and a icket to your show. »m| me and
you w ill harmonize s< . tin.
W ith the;-* L w r**niaiks 1 think I feel
bvtt*£, ami hope 1 aint o.aite nobody litin
: mad, tor I'm not <*n that line at this time.
I’m trocly your frend—all present or ac
counted Lr
Bild. ARP. so called
I’ S. < >l«l man Harris wanted to buy
y fiddle the otherday w ith Confedeiick
money, lie said it would be good agin
/A-s.ays that Jim I'Tindribuk told him
that b arren’s Jack had seed a man who
had j i't cum from \ irgiuny, and he said
a’ mu t*-ld Ins cousin Mandy that Lee
Lad whipped ’em agin Gid Harris say s
'Mt a f-11* r by the name of Mack U.
-M'ttlion i.s cumin with a million of men-
But nevertheless, notwithstandin, siiin
liow,<,|- sutidiow -eise.i ni dubus about tin
money. ! f you was me, Artcuias. would
you make tiie fiddle trade? B. A-
Cy TV Hon Thomas Corwin was
lately to one of the Eng-sh
railway uiaj’uate.s nn being an Ohioan
This term evUently misled John Bull,
w h looked fora monie t a ooil deal
puzzled, i>m Insfu,. siultl* nly brigh <-n
--ed.aiid seizing th,, hand ot Mr (J iwin,
■ he expißSsed Ins Itenp uess at making bis
acquaintance; then ki u ,liv inquired wi eth-
•er his tribe w ere at tetfh the whitest
Mr. Corwin’s complexion bring rather
Indian.
ty Gen Oc.*a hasjnx arrived from
Mexico, duly acc edi’ea bv Jmi t-z with
an important mission to lki o Govern
| ment.
IFrotu tlie r*i(togr»ph.
E W. GANTT.
We had occasion to refer to thi> fel
low, in a brief notice, some «l*ys ago.
IP h s recently ret rued from a visit to
Washington I ity. wiiith*-r he had goae
as Ambassador or Minister I l.aiipoten
i nary for the bogus Murphy Government
He harangm-ii a small squad of State of
- ticiais. a f,-w and a dozen or fif
t*-en i<Le speciators, from the steps <;f
'the Anthony Hou-e, a few eveajj.gs
ag<»*
It is disges:ing to th** people rs Ar
kansas t*> we *>.r hear the name of Gantt,
mJ would never mention it i*nt t- r the
' fact that people abroad sLouM *- • k* pt
j p*sted aS t his true character F**r the
past two yr-ars he h >s const tut*-d him
seif a iraveliing committee, to r* present
, at Washing on and elsew here, the s nti
jn -nis am; wants of peopl* ot tiiis ' tnte
■ It is known to all ** t-n in this c**u: iy,
■:hat he represents no sentiim-nt and n .
1 partv, sqve the little handful <-f ustirj ers
.. L . for plunder and pr *fit, have sriz* d
J the reins of the State Government, f r
the oppression of the people and the
c urn-tta* of fraud upon their common
Mr. Gantt’s history for hr pa-t fir
' verns, is si • ply this: In the eonini*-n«t
1 ment of our troubles he was a blatant,
so 1 mouthed- vulgar and intolerant se
ces-ionist—with a large quantity of gab
land but I. tl- brains, lie was impudent,
insti'tiug aud utterly unprincipled. His
■ .yrade of abuse aud vulgir . pith* is,
' h.-ap -d ti'-on the heads of the (. on—’.'Vrt
-1 live ami Union men of tl.fi •.late, have
'r- mL-r<-d him forever the object of jk'if
duidain and cmi'cmpt. A'l jiom-raL-*'
: im-n oi Southern sytnpathi**s. feel -.-qua!- '
'ly outraged by bis recent extnmtf and’
disbom-si cbang*—so that ;!:<-r- is no
j trty w ith whie i Le can affiliate, < xt ;*t
the lew extreme s. cessionist-. who, like
trims* If, as scaveng. rs for p*-h and p.n.i
--d r. becajue extr* me aboliti tiists
Gantt has practiced fraud and d. cep
•i- n upon .v. ry cause he lias esp* used.
He came, after the capture of Little
Rock, to Gen Steele, representing him
self as a Rebel Brigadier General who 1
ha n- : t*-*l and ceu - iv. ;• i«> th** Union,'
asking a chance to display his talents—
m*t by figuring forth.- Union —but by'
writing and >p aking. Ai Memphis;
when hr first tamed up in the I nion
tlims, he told tL** -ecessionists that Gri
■ erson had capture-1 him in Mississippi.
1 ami tluit he w as a prisoner, but could go
up t*> Cairo amt get released. The fac<s
are th s*-: Early tn the war he raised a
'reor I regiment, an-1 was Colonel. Ai
■ Island leu, by cowardice 'and iiicnnipr
let.cy. Le wa< made a pris nvr. He re-
I ported himself to Iris captors as a Briga
-1 dier, which was false; and Davis wuiiiib
Only exchange him us a Colonel, and not
then until his teg ment was t**-rganized.
ami another elect* d llenc*-, w!< n
Gantt g>t home, he had no office; and
Ferguson, in discharge of a righteous
duty, C 'nscripted the gallant Ganit —
Thru lie got Gen. H 'lines t > detail him
to lecture in f’tv >r of the conscript law.
wl.ii h appointment w.s soun'annulled,
.an 1 nt tt was tb" lines at
that tii ■ h-- made fffsway acr.fi-s the Mis
:-i —ip; i rtv'T, limb :' pretenf us having
iliere * place of duty. IL* turm-d up in
Memphis with a lie on iris lips IL
i came from th* re t*> Gen M*-ele, with a
lie on Iris lijis He went thr r -ngh th**
Northern States, L-cturi. g with Miss
Dickerson, with a lie on ii s lips. H*
g.>es to Wasliingion City with a ii - on Lis
tips-—an*! comes back *i*ito. He was
horn lying; lives lying; aud wii! dir
lying n ■ known to .-vrryboly, that
.th,- Murphy bogus Government was
ma e by »' non specu ators and real es
tate co ifi-cators. and that Gantt is . m
p! -. •*<! to do iheir dirty work Hem-e,
he is always posted < if to Washington
('ity. when theie is trouble anticipated.
Win n eg. tstlu -e his cry is "loyalty!
—that's tlie Murphy Govenitnent”—
‘the Murphy Govtaument—that is, cut
' ton.
A co l.J’on-r with Gai.tt.is J. W lK*m
hy, an ex-watch carpenter who, for crime
g**t away from Georgia befotn the sheriff
•was sa'islird Au cX-t aptain who rc
,s!lined his position, for embezzling Gov
riiiim-nt funds—w ho was ordered out of
t hivDepartment of Aikansas. for passing
. count' rfeit Confederat*- money, gobbling
tip Imrst'S, and pu ting a common prosti
tute into the house of a gentleman of this
citx tor Iris own convenience, and many
I o'lu-r tilings quite as mean aud disrepu
table.
Such are the main springs of the Mur
phy Government. It must, be a shocking
concern, not to command better support;
I and it is evident that until it dues, it can
! never have the c 'iifidence mid support **f
the people of Arkansas. X. X.
LTT Two white men, named Julin.M.
Brown and Chris cipher <-'• Rease, ha' iug
been convicted bv n military commission
of the murder eJ H m-gre.ss named Nellie
West, in T’aJiferr coun'y.Ga ,w resen
; teiic<*d t" be hanged. The I’resident has
• pproved the sentence, aud ordered the
execution to take place on the first 1 ri
day January n xt.
UF The Boston Tiaveler. of the 2lst
savs: “The sailing bark 'I lionias Pope,
of New York, bound for Monrovia. Afri
ca. cleared at our cnstom house this fore
noon. "he has seven mi ssipnar es en
gaged as passetig'-rs. and twenty-nine
thousand gallows of New England rum as
part of her cargo
py Mrs. Hunter, whose husband was
killed by a negro opposite Vicksburg,
writes tn G vernor Wills, of Louisiana.
t> at tne murderer was taken out nf the
hands of the civil authorities by the
Freedmen’s Bureau, at Vicksburg, mid
when she asked for information iuregard
to the murder, she was ill-t’fiated and
thrast ent of tha room by the officers of i
The Bureau.
■ Condition of,Poland. —Konigsburg.
Oct. 11- 1860 —The news which arrivs
here from the Polish Provinces is of <*’••
. j usu il melancholy character. The Rns
. sian Gov* rnmetit does not make any at
tempt m ronc*-nl its efT"rts to demoralize
. 1 Poland, and the highest offiri-’-L openly
(declare t<> the Poles that they must ciih
'er 1 ave Polish Boil.or pnr.-hase the priv
ilege of staying by r* n uuciug 'heir
; country. Tne departure of exiL-s for *St
ber a are still frequeiitrCatl* lie chmrho*
ar** being uestiox **ri all over tl:** countiv •
’and bribes areoffeied to the poorer class
:es to go over to :he Russian religion A
firn* of about two pounds is imposed by
the authorities for the baptism of a Ro
man Gath 'lie child, while i* tie* parents
allow i to |>e christened by x Pepe, the
fine is Dot only remitte *, but a present
It-xcreding it in vaiile is banded over to
th" parents Fines are also imposed for
speaking Polish, or having a Poli-b b****K
in one's possession Gen. E* zak. the
I Govern rOl K.j >w. sa : d on ass-inringjiis
! fuuciioiiß. that “a Pule who remains un
dt r his rule for three years will have rc »
sui to congra ulate himself on his p ••
servance/' aud he has cert:ua*y done his
best to make the lite of a Pole in his pr*»
vince intolerable.
One of Iris first ac-s was the summsry
disinissal <*f a large number of Polish <4
ticia's. who w* r? .'brown upon the world
without any means qf living, withoni >*
moments uatico The same measure was
carried out sh.-rtly after iti. many parts
of Russia with th full consent of the
Emperor, who has been pursuaded thm
' ex’er • ii.-atioi: is the only remedy for f "
revolutionary designs of the Poles. J he
1 numbi-r of p csous sent to Siberia, tue
t mines, or the interior of Ru-.sia. during
(the past years,is calculated at 300
030. n>.tny *-f whom h*ve since died iu
•-xile. In Russia they have met with »*u
i-m.es on every side; tin* officials and th**
1 press accuse ;|;.-mofthe most horrible
crimes, aud the people are only
i to b** i ve the charge, aud treat them ac
'cordinglv. Even the Emperor himself,
when a: Novgorod, openly accused th-
Po «*s of incendiarism, and the accusau-*;*
.coming from such a quarter was of course
; received with implicit cr-dit by the pop
ulation
There are few losses which the P'"»l«-»
have felt so ntieh as the des:ru«:*i**n ■
removal to St. Petersburg of th.-'n hi-t*«r
: ical monuirt-*nts. Each invasion ol tlm
Russian troops was marked by a syst- in
ane mutilati »n of national meniori *ls aud
the removal <-f valuable librari-'R and ar
chives from the country Os these tlie
most important was th.* Zalu.-ki I ibrary,
which co .sisted of 300 010 val'im s and
h n-igu ti-e -t collection of mantwripts.
and which n**w.forms the richest portion
"fth-« imperial L'brary t St. Petersburg.
It was taken to Russia by the Cos**ack--,
who roughly packed the books in wo<><-
en cases, aud cut the folios in order i*»
make them lit. A large number of the
iio ks aud mana-crip** were stolen while
ou their way to *>t- Pet* rsburg ami af
terwa ds -old in 1’ '.and. where th*-y may
; vet be seen with the library stamp on
th**:n. The archajlegicai museum a
j Wiifia i*as now also beuu riti*-*i by th.*
'authorities of its most valuable lira
ur* s
TliK I'tmfclDA C- NVE-Wtov. —The '-
lutnbus (Ga.) Suu contains the following
r port of the work done by th** Florida
> ?tate Conventi n, so far as heard from:
Th** Florida rtate Convention has re
cently pissed an ordinance, for.-vei abol
ishing slavery; also, an ordnance, that in
all proceedings founded upon iuju y to
a colored person, and iu all cas* j ail <”
• iug the rights o. r--uedii s of colored p.*r
so s. no pvi.->in shall b*- incompetent t**
testify a* a witness on account oi bis
i- dor. In all other cases, the te*tim*»*iy
of colored p*-rs >ns .-hall be excluded. Un
less made competent by future legist* ion
The jury shall judge of the credibility of
■ the testimony.
In the 16'. ii section of theßill of Rights
, the right ot rrial by jury, iu cases in vuly
, ing loss of life or limb, is giv*-n to tin*
negro. It is mad.- the duty of the Gen
. er.xl Assembly to paM laws giving fu 1
protection to the colored race, as may b»
deemed necessary.
Au ordinance was a!sj passed repudi
ating al', iwitf-s issued and liabilities con
tract d by the State from the 10th ot
January, 1860, to October 25th, 1865,
except such liabilities as may be due to
the seminary and school fun ! aud such
! other liabilities as are provided for by
the Convention.
All elections are to be held by the peo
ple except those for Chief Justice and
> I Ass >ciate Justice of the Supreme Court.
■ which remain as by the consti.ution of
1 • 15*31. The elections to take place every
1 . four years.
A committee of five were then appoint,
ed, of which 'l'hos. Balizell is chairman,
t<> petition to the President for the release
of Jefferson Davis, A. K. Allison, S R
Mallory and D L. Yulee, of Fiori la.
I _«P"The President has appointed Gen.
R. U Curtis, of lowa, Wm. Prescott
Smith, of the B. AO R. R„ * n d J. 11.
iSitnpson, of the United States Engi
neer Department, commissioners of the
Kansas branch of the Pacific Kail
road.
Emigration companies are form
ing in many sections of the North, t*>-
fumish the South with the labor and cap
ital necessary to produce their accustom
led crops, and also sube'anti illv benefit
i the emigrant.
A Federal paymaster was killed
near Brownsville by some of Curtiuas’
forces aud robbed of 835 000.
LT* Col Edward Wright, member
elect of the next House of lv*pr**e.*nta
tirea, from Cwlar county, low%. is an-
• nounced as a candidate for Speaker of
1 the House.
NO. 38.
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