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.Horticulture nd Agrlculturo.
It is both gratifying n mi surprising to note
the rapid loereaM and xieution of iutereata
connected with the pursuits of rural lifu
tint a few years have passed since the list of
joufOftll wholly devolfd to Agriculture and
rjortioultliro numlttreil less than a baker's
doitO, and ihey were in the condition of fl
Dg!Cttd strawberry patch, literally etru
Bf, dy after day, to keep their heads in
light Now our lilt W journal?, weeklies
and monthlies, in the cause, advocacy ftn-1
nictittn of the primeval and most blessed
.upatioQ of man, is almost beyond cam t
1 1 do sooner n;to a new laborer, and
get accustomed to his tone, than another ap
pears, until w have lately come to the con
elusion that our people have really awakened,
and, while some may gamble n Wall street,
or othr like marts, some may traffic and
trade, etc., yet the blessings of a rural life,
the prospect which it offers to a long and
happy existence, are rapidly becoming ap
predated. South and West the people seetu
to be calling for more ami move of reading
matter relating to the garden, orchard and
farm, and their calls are met by new papers,
and the enlarged size of the older ones, the
formation of Botticultar&l societies, and the
records of Increased interest at exhibitions
of those heretofore orgnuized : all are most
gratifying tokens of promises for the future
greatness and continuance of our nation, for
which we hare reasou to be thankful to the
great Power which overrules and guides all
things. fferticulturitt,
are in debt and cauiot lay out money for tageously deepened by degree,
improvements, simply because they have not j inch Rl each nfff brenkinup.
... ' . by far a majority of casus, ( t l n nlowlnir
investment into use -the excess ot land tbat - ' . 1 ' i tiiuwing,
ii but a burden to them, and barrows their : "V te Policed at once indeed it may
be the rule, with safety, while shallow
: plowing may bo the exception. Plow,
I Miy nine, ten, eleven or twelve inches in
November. The subsoil turned no will
:;row several shades darker by spring.
The frosts and atmospheric influences ol
winter will mellow the soil. Ths inor
ganic elements and all latent fertility
will be made more active for benefiting
the crop. In spring spread the manure
and plow it in or otherwise work it in or
mingle it with the soil to the depth, say
of four inches, or a little mora or less,
and you have the very best attainable
conditions for realizing good crops.
Deeper plowing may thus be praotioed
than would at all times be safe or expe
dient, if the plowing is delayed ti
Bat in
lite throughout the year.
Ed. Southern Cultivator! I will
give you a lew lacil to lei you Know mat
agriculture is progressing, slowly, in the
direction of labor-saving implements.
Tin re are three reapers and mowing
machines, two horse rakes, a good many
turning plows, and two cider mills, all in
thia immediate neighborhood, and the
okhlis are well phased" with them. In
the spring of 1863, a gentleman that
owns a farm adjoining mine, sowed near
ly two acres of clover and herds grass,
known Nortii as Red top found it did
well, and has increased the amount to
seventeen acres. I cut it last year and
baled it for him. It has all been sold
Lime fok AViikat. The farmers
be feels
. .cr sou
eqi.nl, more
Character of
ma; werld.
(principally in Atlanta) and has netted
him over filty dollars per acre. It was j Mississippi complain of light crops of
cut hut one time, and, I think, it pro- , wheat, but. were we allowed to judge we
duced nearly two tons to the acre. It j should say that their wheat also had very
has all been cut and housed again, this light labor. In previous numbers of the
year and the yield of the first sown, j Model Farmer we have advised the use
(now five years,) was as good as it ever i of marls as being a remedy against rust,
was, which I'm informed by farmers of i and at the same lime an"enricher of the
the North and Weat, is something re- soil.
markable, as theirs does not do well for j Read what the New York A'riculiu
more than three years. In the spring of rist says about lime and we would say
18G4, I put some land to clover, and . to our people where the marl is so abun
since, have sown timothy, herds grass J danl use marl.
and orchard grass, All do finely on my " We wish the readers of the Ameri
land. In the folk of Little River and can Agriculturist would try the effect of
Elowab, I have three hundred acres of j lime on the wheat crop. A few square
low lands, and have fields for grazing, rods would be enough for the experiment,
and meadows for mowing. I must tell j Put a bushel of fresh slacked lime to a
you how many hours of labor it required ' sijuare rod and note the effect. There
njt easily imbibed from any ' to save two tons ol mixed hay, clover, lias been general complaint the past
ile feels, otber things being j timothy, and herds grass. I cut with a , harvest of shrunken wheat. It is attrib-
rongly than any oilier, the mowing machine, two hours, with a horse I uted to the hol"wealher in July ; but the
rake threw it in windows, in an hour, 1 fact that in many instances where the
then wi;ii a wagon, yoke of steers, two j land was in good condition the wheat was
hands to throw it in a wagon frame and plump and fine proves that it is not
one to pack, hauled in five loads (the j wholly due to climate, oral least that
barn being near) in five hours, which be- (he difficulty may be overcome. It is
ing summed up, makes eighteen hours. I well known that liming the soil has a
What labor so profitable ; and the beauty beneGcial effect especially in lliffenin
A Beautiful Picture
Tin man who stands upon his own soil,
tbat by the law of the land in
ives, be is the rightful and exclu
cf the land be tills, is, by the
ri of our nature, under a whole-
The Democratic Party, in National
Convention assembled, reposing its trust
in the intelligence, patriotism and (lis
criminating justice of the people, stand
ing upon the Constitution as the found i
tion and limitation of the powers of the
government, and the guarantee of the
liberties of the citizen, and recognizing
the questions of slavery and secession as
having been setiled for all time lo come
by the war or the voluntary action of the
Souihern Slates in constitutional coLven-
tions assembled, and never to be renewed
or reagitated, do, with the return of
peace, demand :
Kiasx Immediate restoration of al
the Stales to their rights in the Union
under the Constitution, and of civil gov
ernment to the American people.
Second I
as the lord of an inun:
Of this great and wonderful
spher" which, fashioned by the baud of God,
ami i-held by his power, is rolling through
the Heavens, a part of bis, his from the cen
tre of the sky. I! is the space on which the
geteration before moved its round of duties,
and he feels himself connected by a link
with those who follow, and to vboin he is
to transmit a home.
Perhaps his farm has come down to bim
from bis fathers. Thty have gone to thtir
last home; but be can trace their last foot
steps over the scenes of his daily labors.
The roef which shelters him was reared by
thoie to whom bo owes bis being Some
interesting domestic tradition is connected
with every iuclosuro. The favorite fruit was
planted by his father's band. lie sported iu
boyhood beside the brook which still winds
through the meadow. There lies the path
to the village of earlier days. lie still hear?
Irum the window the voice of the riabbath J
bell which called his faiher to the house of I
God; and near at bad is the spot where
bis parents laid dowu to rest, and where,
when bis time comes, he shall be laid by
his ill 'ren. These are the feeling! of the I
.or of the soil. Words canooi paint them.
'! cy flow out of the deepest fountain of i bf-b-:art.
They ue the life spring of a fresh.
health; and generous u.itioual character.
Shall I Farm It Aa I Alwayi Did ?
. '.v for all nasi nolitical
offenses, andj Action of the elect
ive franc' itt in. o..tes by their cm
Third Payment of "the public debt
of (be United States as rapidly as prac
ticable, all money drawn from ihe people
j by taxation, except so much as is requis
ite lor the necessities of the government,
economically administered, being applied
to such payment; and where the obliga
tions of the government do not expressly
state upon their face, or where the law
under which they issued does not pro
vide, that they shall be paid in coin,
they ought, in right and in justice, to be
paid in the lawful money of the United
Fourth Equal taxation of every spe
cies of property according to its real
value, including government bonds and
other public securities.
Fifth One currency for the govern
ment and the people, the laborer and
office holder, the pensioner and the sol
dier, the producer and the bond-holder.
Sixth Economy in the administration
of the government ; the reduction of the
standing armv and navy; the abolition
of the Freedmen's Bureau and all polili-
rate its President, we will meet it as a
subjected and conquered people, amid
the ruins of liberty and the scattered
fragments of Ihe Constitution.
And we do declare and resolve, that
ever since the people of these United
States threw off all submission to the
British crown, the privilege and trust
of suffrage have belonged to the seve
ral State, and have been granted, reg
ulated and controlled exclusively by
the political power of each State, re
spectively ; and any attempt by Con
giess, on any pretext whatever, to de
prive any State of this right, or inter
fere with this exercise, is a flarrant
usurpation of power, which can find no
warrant in the Constitulion, and, if
Motioned by the people, will subvert
oir form of government, and can only
end in a single, centralized, consolidat
ed government, in which the separate
existence of the States will be entirely
absorbed, and an unqualified despotism
be established in place of a federal
union of equal States ; that we regard
the reconstruction acts of Congress, so
called, as usurpations, unconstitutional,
revolutionary and void; that our 6ol-
d'eis and sailors, who carried the flag
ol our country to victory against a most
gallant and determined foe, must ever
be gra'elully remembered, and all the
guarantees given in their favor must be
faithfully earned into execution; tbat
public lands should be either disposed of
under the pre emotion homeslead laws
or sold in reasonable quantities, and to
none but actual occupants, at the min
imum piite, as established by the gov
ernment; when grants of the public
lands may be allowed, necessarily for
the encouragement of important public
improvements, the proceeds of the sale
of these lands, and not Ihe lands them
selves, should be so applied.
Resolved, That the President of the
United States, Andrew Johnson, in ex
ercising Ihe power of liis high office in
resisting the aggressions of Congress on
the constitutional rights of the States and
the people, is entitled to the gratitude of
the whole American people ; and, on be
half of the Democratic paity, we tender
him our thanks for his patriotic efforts in
tbat regard.
is the ground benefitted, and nothing to i the straw and producing a full, plumpjCiJ' instrumentalities designed to secure
do hut await another crop next year, or , berry. We believe the time has come
cut this for seed. Strnge to say, the I when much of our wheat land, even in
gentleman I first mentioned, and myself, I the limestone regions, would be greatly
were the first tbat proved that the grasses benefited by liming." Corinth Cuiiai-
will do well here. I must tell youjof my
success in wheat, last September. I
ordered twelve of red bearded wheat from
Baltimore. I put it in the last of Octo
ber, on very old bottom" land, inclined
lobe sandy ; and it yielded me two hun
dred and fif'y-cne bushels, which was
twenty-one to one sowed. I sent to
Walker county for ttn bushels of their
best wheat. I sowed of three different
kinds cultivated here, and the yield of it
per bushel was but five, and poor at that.
I intend sowing all my crops this fall of
the red bearded. The bearded wheat
received no manure, and on an average,
was on no better soil than tiie other va
rieties J. S.
Acxoilli, Cobb Co., Oa.
all Is a question not witlj the best farm
-', mind you- but with thrse who have
never engaged in the improvements. With
the best farmers it is an established thing
sot necessarily with the best formers of a
neighborhood, as these may not be more
than ordinarily good Shall adopt the im
provements which the best farmer! recom
mend through the papers and in conversa
tion, as well as by example T Shall I do as
thee men say and -la, or shall 1 cootinutj a
I always have done ?
Thii is a vital question, and concerns m
morfi tilAn anr allin. I, I r-lmnrva rn '
'a f iL,ij ics, iue in most
coses, which is selling what we hare, or nart
Autumn .Plowing.
From the BoAthern Cultivator.
An Experiment with Wheat.
Editor Southern Cultivator : I de
sire to give the readers of the Cultivator
the benefit of an experiment made by a
neighbor of mine, with his last wheat
crop. He sowed down, with the wheat,
eighty pounds of salt per acre, and gather
ed a good crop of wheat clear of ru6t,
while all around him made almost a fail
ure. If salt will prevent rust, every fanner
-hould know it and use it. Again, Mr.
George Cunningham, an enterprising
farmer in this county, in March last, sow
ed, as a top dressing, equal portions ol
salt and plaster, and a portion of a lot in
ik-man sums up the mure prominent ail
vantage! to be derived from turning the
soil in autumn, under the following
heads :
1. August and September is a good
time to turn over bound-out sod land,
and manure and re-teed it at once to grass,
obtaining a crop of hay the following
negro supremacy ; simplification of the
system and discontinuance of inquisito
rial modes of assessing and collecting
internal revenue, so that the burthen of
taxation may be equalized and lessened
the credit of the government and the
currency made good ; the repeal of all
enactments for enrolling State militia into
national forces, in lime of peace ; a tariff
lor revenue upon foreign imports, and
such equal taxation under the internal
revenue laws as will afford incidental
protection (o domestic nianufactures, and
as will, without impairing the revenue,
impose the least burthen upon, and best
I promote and eneourage, the great indue
'. trial interests of the country.
Seventh Reform of abuse in the ad
ministration ; the expulsion of corrup
men from office ; the abrogation of use
less offices; the restoration ol rightful
authority to, and the independence of,
ihe Executive and Judicial departments
of the government ; the subordination of
ihe military to the civil power, to the
end that the usurpations of Congress and
ihe despotism of the sword may cease,
ElOBTB Equal rights and protection
for naturalized and native born citizens,
at home and abroad ; the assertion of
American nationality, which shall com
mand the respect of foreign powers, and
furnish an example and encotiragemenl
to people struggling for national integri
ty, constitutional liberty and individual
rights, and the maintenance of the riirh'!,
Upon this platform, Ihe Democratic
party appeal to every patriot, including
all the Conservative element, and all who
desire to support the Constitution and
restore the Union, forgetting all past
differences of opinion, to unite with us in
the present great struggle for the liberties
of the people and to all such, to what
ever party they may have heretofore
belonged, we extend the right hand of
fellowship, and hail all co-operating with
us as friends and brothers.
rpiIE UNDERSIGNED would respectfully re'urn their thanks to the citizens of
J Canton and Madison county, for Ihe liberal pationage beBtowed upon them;
and we herewith give notice that with our ncent removal to the Large New Brick
House recently built for our use by Mr. Virden, next door to C. H. Dinkins k Bro.,
We have added largely to our stock of
And we now offer for Bale:
150 Barrels of Flour,
Fifty Kegs of Lard, Three Tierces of Lard,
5000 lbs of BACON, 2000 lbs of SHOULDERS,
5000 Ibi. sugar-cured HAMS, guaranteed sweet and nice
CORN MEAL (fresh at all times.)
Brandy Poaches,
11 L E US
Fresh Peaches,
E :
Green Corn,
wheat, as an experiment ; the effect was
V correspondent of the Country Gen- : Perceptible to all. The wheat thus
manageu was good, winle mat ailjiicent
was very poor. These experiments are
satisfactory, to my mind, that silt is a
preventive of rust. As the cost of salt is
trifling, compared to the losses sus'nined .'of naturalized ci izens against the abso
by rust, all should test it for themselves. 'u,e doctrine of immutable allegiance and
ti,. i , ,i ! the claims of foreign powers to punish
1 he wheat crops in this county were very I , , ,, , n. v . Pu",,"
' 1 them for alleged crimes committed he
sorry about tnree bushels per acre, on i V0Ild their jurisdiction.
an average. The corn crop is also seri- T . ,,
, , , , , , , , , ' to demanding these measures and re
2. October and November is an excel- ' 1 7 3 V we arri4lKn Kadica! party for
, . .. . , . , , , , , more so by preparation of the soil and its disregard of riirht and the unnarallell-
of it, aad applying the proceeds ut' the money , lent ''m l or?HK ul' 60U lana lor PlaDl- cultivation of the crop. Under the old ' I'd oppre-si n and tyranny which have
to th. improvement of the rtst. It is a mo,t , fog the fo lowing spring. J.1,,-1-- ii . i marked its career, after the most solemn
3. The weather is then cool and brae- r,.l ...-.I- r i i , 1 and unanimous p edge of both houses of
, , lul supply of rain. 1 hope, soon to be n . f
in.', and the team strong and hearty for ... , , , ' r , , . Congress to prosecute the war exclusive-
J ah 0 to rriMUP a heller ronnrl fnm .. . . e ., . ..
the work: while the wcailer in the spring . . 77 iy ior tie maintenance ol me govern-
. . Newton
is more relaxing and Hie team less able ;
tlillicutt ipiestion, this change. Ilow c;ia I
change my farm break it up? It won't do,
Aad you farm on the eld principle. Well
i' is ft diificu't ono. But it can mastered, he
ar.d with profit. It has been done ; It il be- , , . , . ' I circulated in this county, this year, we
l den. daily, and more a.4 -ore ; and by i sPnS "k '.eing always hurrying. ; ((j ( ;e of
and by it will take in me, you, and all of 11 6ves tlme 10 dispalch as much of the fV, MuTe JaDU(lrT nexl
mm TI.!. : . ,L. : la-kt. .... J rLainn oo nn,.iliL ill,, t , 1.. nr.ninna . - 1
lull 13 HIS I lit V 1 1.IUIQ WIOTDCT j We IVIM ju..-iu,k uuiuig vuv j" 1 ' i"u - (
cannot avoid it. It is, therefore, not a nues- autumn.
4. Sod land, broken up late in autumn,
wiil be qnite free from growing grass the
following spring ; the roots of the grass
being so generally killed by the immedi
ately succeeding winter that not much
THIS INSTITUTION Ifl located nrr Canton,
Miss., iu a lovely grove, admirably adapted for the
eetabUabroeni of a ih t da icliool for young
ladles, and boys under twelve years of age. The
buildfnffi me spacious and well arranged tot h a! th
end the eonjfort of pupils. The Prlnclnal will ex
ere lie a d;iiy supervision of thft . event classei in
each department. Inatrootlomi w ill I b given mo'o
lv by the dangbteri of the Principal. Miss Liu1 le B.
Uacev. an accomplished graduate of Ue itucky Pe
male ( allege, ami her younger sister. Miss Carrie
. Mure1.-, educated :it the tame institution.
A rVw ooardera will be received Into the family
Ol ''e Pi inclpal. To secure these ext . advantage!,
!t wiil oe well to app'v early. Gieat a1 'en tion paid
io w, it in , oomponuon painting ana a rawing.
Miss Lizzie R, Ma ey will j;ive Npeclal attention
tn those wlabtng InstruoLloiia m mumc.
There Will be a abott Summer Sessum. commenc
ing the first Monday in July. The acholaatlo year
will commence the flist Mondcyln Outobe. isus,
and will close tiie first Thorsday in July,
Charge made lo and the tfma, Cfoaidtog , in
chiding fuel, lights, washing, Ao., $1.1 per month.
Tuition in the higher brancbea, l-i per mouth.
Tuition in the primary department, $2. .jU per month
We oflbr the following high testimonial of the
character and qualification of the touchers:
Film Rev.j, W, Goodman, !). ., Prtiidtnt of
Kuiturktj FtfMiU Colitgt.
SHEf.UYViLLK, Ky., June 3, IBGtt.
fiiidtom it way concern:
This Is to certify thpt Miss Lizzie Ti. Macey is a
graduate of Ksntueky Penal OoHan, Antabta ml-
tivatfl end praiclul. she will commend btM'a f ' ly.
t'oui(t)i.-Ht its a Bcholnr, fin iiitit us a teaelwi'i she will,
in my eptnien in-fnu t srltli entusj ssweess aav rnrnil
who inav b committed to her oare, Mis CiPVic, nr
-i-t-r, ba itlso enjoyed exeelteat pdsawlig. rnd I
eonii(tfnt t. it-ucli tiny of the ht.mi-V i Deetesl Wilb
a sbuaassj etlucation. J. W QOODXAlf,
Pres. ol Ky. FeduU QoUs.
For further particulars, address i
Prfneipnl of drove Cottage Belect School,
Jane 13, tf.J ClUTOM, Miss.
All kinds of Jellies,
FOR CHILDREN Candles of all descriptions.
We will sell you from one ounce to any quantity you waut of nything we bare.
All of our goods
If they are not as we represent them to be, bring them bach, and we will
We also pledge ourselves to sell
IJp' Call, and k-o will nmke it to
Your Sntcrest to Riiy fVoiu Us.
CTTE are the political and personal foe of the
TT party or the man who advocates the doc
trine of BssfTO supremacy or nepro equality. The
rpvt-UH auveiiiurers wii" ny ooavouiBg UM ue-
Who have, and are cousianily receiving, a FRESH assortment of
As your journal is extensively ment and the preservation of (he Union i tn rote.hape to pet Iota . m. o.ana by aearpetton
liou whether we shall do it, but wk'n we
ha'! io it. It is n!I Jcpeodent on Ibt! one
the losses we su.-tuin in not doinj it
ll .. ffe.it until we ure driren into it, then
' wait till a lute dny, nd etnd n goml
! t i. i poor ir,to it then. But tv: will
-1 of Uutl number. We will long be in grass will readily start in spring
'ne soil we ealtlTMM ea negligently befure
tbat dj errires; so will our children, the
moit of :jeui. It is then important thttt we
begin at once, auJ avujl ourselves of tht
adTaijtAges of the ebMgf, We woul-1, did
we see i: in the true ;ifrht ; moit of us would :
Rye is sfiid to be more valuable than
cluver for a green pasture. If sown heavily
in the fall or spring, and plowed under, it
will be equal to a good coating of barn-yard
manure, and fall-sown rye produces a bouna
tiful ciipply of excellent spriDg food for sheep,
colts and cattle. It makes a wonderful sav
ing in the bay-mow.
Rye in the shape of bread is said to pro
dace more brain and muscle-supporting fuo.l
than wheat.
Farmer: who have not already commenced
5. The frosts of winter disintegrate the
plowed land, so that it readily crumbles
in fine particles in spring, and a deep,
mellow seed bed is easily made. The
chemical changes and modifications re-
' ..,,. ra , BBiung irum Blmu.iier,c acuon ounng to prepare their bogs for msrket, ehou'd lute
would slovens. Bat c.nvioce a man of his ,he winter, develops latent fertility in 1 bo time in doing so. One week of this favor-.n-erest,
and you secure him, generally. ) up(urned furrowai ,0ge,her with the ' able weather is worth two weeks la Pecem.
Those n.ea who are still following in the melowin inflUence9, materially increase farmers who use nothing but cora
old track are nneducated men not abso- for fattening, begin to feed it as soon m it is
lutely dumb ignorant, but tbey are not post- j ,.,, ., in tassel. Though it has not the iubst..ncc
al aha are behind iL- " - wn.v ,. i, ' 6. Most kinds of insects are either , . , ,
10 J rJuenmi ii.a times in itnow,.: Ig , wf r,pe corDi 8t,n W,9 thrive very well on
.swellasinpractic. These must be reaped "holly destroyed, or their depredations it ,atiog , only the soft ears and busks,
Snt by a general education of the inao, and materially checked, by late fall plowing, but alr the leaves and quite a portion of
men ho will he led to Bee the need ol an ac- especially the common white grub and the stalks. Care, however, should be taken
quamunre w;tn nis cai.ing. I his sots biro i tbe cut worm,
on the right track to secure the imprave I , , , . . ,
7. Corn htubl'le land may be plowed
ajents. r
We are then to educate oar ehildr.n onr ! 1,te in 80,1 lhu' m1 be red7
men, too, else they will never be educated in for very early sowing in the pring, the'e-
their tailing. Our remarks here are to those by going far to insure a good catch of
who are inquiring those who read agrim!- g,rR . t)e root of the new seeding get-
tJMl papers. There ar. a goodly number, hp,d we or wt e,labj,bH
sre nr- g'ji.l to ep, MM th- namr ii in- ' . . iL . ,
. . "V . . , . , . ,. before the drouth of summer comes M,
crs'i.- : TLia i hopUl, nd it u tbe only
l:, , . 8. A great rleal of land needs jggpar
W .Te tattii attention to this Mfttl plowing tban has generally been practi-?
. repeatedly. Tbe MM arguments , ed. Where tb subsoil is fine pajMJ,
I ! I broight up apein, fer tbere is only j d unC(a0U8. and close, or where
MM sraj sell what tbou bast and buy Ir s L ,
' iei a l.ril ntn rr unaa rua itv i f n ri lose.
Or all seme tbe mot'. asJ keep some. I. , .
Tie- i. ao other way. Ther. would be once " re,orld ,0' w,th de'
mm people ri b. Soma are rich aow, but I clJf1 sAwSsjfE, Where the subsoil il
not to let cattle go into tbe yard or field
where bogs are fed on corn cut up in this
manner, (.j they are liable lo eat the dewed
stalks that are left, and in consequence are
troubled with the mad itch frail k termer.
The Rural New T ifctf aslts the farm
ers to try tbe experiment if covering
wheat in fall with a thin coat ti straw,
report the result next apring. It is th jught
that such protection might save a crop
from the winter and spring fietiing.
A Houston HMkkMM iiitiniafps
that the filitorof a neighboring con
and the Conslitution. It has repeatedly
violated that most sacred pledge, under
which was rallied that noble volunteer
army which curried our flag to victory ;
instead of restoring the Union, it has, as
tar as in its power, dissolved it, and 6ub
jccted ten Stales, in limes of profound
peace, to military despotism and negro
supremacy. It has nullified tbe right of
trial byjury; it.lias abolished ihe habeas
C'lrpus, thatimost sacred writ of liberty .
it lias overthrown the freedom of speech
and press ; it bas substituted arbitrary
seizures and arrests, and military trials,
and secret star-chamber Inquisitions, for
constitntional tribunals; it has dii-regard-eJ,
in time of peace, the right of the peo
ple to be free trom searches and seizures:
it has tntered the post and telegraph
offices, and even the private rooms of in
dividuals, and seized their private papers
and letters, without any specification or
notice of affidavit as required by tbe or
ganic law; it has converted Ihe Ameri
can Capitol into a battile ; it has estab
ishtd a system of spies and official espi
onage to which no constitutional monarc hy
of Europe would dare to resort ; it has
abolished the right of appeal on import
ant constitutional questions lo Ihe su
preme judicial tribunal, and threatens to
curtail or destroy its original jurisdiction,
which is irrevocably nested by tbe (yon
stituiion while the learned Chief Justice
has been wbjaXasl to great and atrocious
calumnies, merely because he would not
pr. i-tituie his high office lo tbe support
of th: false and partisan charge! prefer
red against the Preiident.
hy partial legislation and bv force, intend to ner-
petuale their power, wc will, as lieictofore, de
nounce as enemies to Iba while raot, to be fcawlaad
and excluded irnm all political and social inter
course. GsWi Qraal is the candidate of the Radical
party, pledired to Ihe siniooi t of ueai o rou.ilitv in
the Noith and negro soprataacj in the South, and
pledged to the doctrine of bijh piot-ctive tarift,
iiud ivdemptiun of the bonds of the United States
in gold.
Daily, one copy each month 1 00
12 mouths lo 00
Weekly, 12 months 2 00
" I copies one year 10 00
10 " 20 00
One extra copy sent to any cine win sends us a
club of five or more. Specimen copies sent free.
The VTaaUT AraLaacWfl is not inferior in Hisc,
appearance or variety of news and editorial matter
to any Weekly in the South. The exciting events
of the Preii'Jential canvass, the villainy of Itadlcal
tyrants, and the acts of scalawags will be carefully
rec-orueu. r.jcu ntimner win contain a complete
hi-tory of the preceding week. We have special
corespondents in all directions, and our facilities
for makinc- a tirst.elass newsnaner are unsuroassed.
Having reduced the rate of subscription from
Nat to Two Dalian, it will enable every one to
read tbe Weekly Avalanche.
We ask the people of the South to give us such
enrnnracement as their sfltwaVMtasMM will permit.
and we will continue to put rorth our best efforts
to slay the nooda of political corruption, to hold
up to s-'orn and conterrpt carpet-baggers, acala
wai adventurers and the usurpations and villainy
of itadlcahsm.
Avalanche Building,
Memphis, Tennessee,
Ladies' and Gentlemen's Furnishing Goods,
Spring Clothing, Boots and Shoes, Hats,
SO Barrclla .Tlesjti, Prime and Rump PORK,
SO casks clear side BACON and SHOULDERS,
ft tierces Whilakcr's best sutjarciircd HAiTIS,
100 barrclls of FLOUR and ni.il.:
LARD, in kegs and by the pound ; CORN and PEAS,
C. 0. D.
lis corropiion and extravagance have
exceeded anything known iu bis orjr, aol
bj Ha fraud? and monopolies it bas nearly
doubled the deb' created daring the war.
It h it stripped the President of hii eon
itituliooal power of appointment, even
of his own cabinet: nr. ! r it! r- . !
iMipWBrjr keeps kit pap r riintiirry ! assvjlts, the pillars of the government
by pl.iving poker win tk pr titer j are rocking on their baae, and ihonld if
y are not tbe majority; tb great sisjoritv poorer, the plowing naaj itili ba aUraii- aflat ihey have tkau then MhriMt 'mhoi in November next, ad iasega
of the be-t make, patent movemntB. warranted
tim.k(vper, will wrar equally aa well as the beat
ii.,.,- . ,-uiik I i .in f . . M f l.ill W9 an- niw
arll.UK litem, Idie' and Centtt men a sixes, at only
III aacfe.
Alao a aaataa variety of ueantifully chased and en
" I "' i li'.ld llui.tiiie CV-e, Pateat lyer
W.t Ih-.
Ilaniull -ei.t loik of (ientlemen'a and ladies'
Oroide OawJCWsaa. Karrnfra and Fina, Finarer
Itinira, -.. fr-m II t tn, fully dV-Kr.bed in circa
Aernta wanted everywhere, encloaa two red
atmp t'tr l ircalar.
It is not m-ceawary lo aend money with the order
aa it an b. paid Iu tbe txpreas agr-ot on delivery of
Ail letters cut be addreM to
James ;erard ;n.
Aa Utm. ti Hassan st. N. V.
ty Call aud see for yoHreelres.
MJ 9, 68. (Uol)

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