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The Clarion.
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Wednesday. Stptirm er 28. 1853.
Th Avalaxci. ia Error.
Ma. BAEasPALE. Late e-i.tor of Tat"
CnT.my, now a member of Corrr
and who divid" the honor of Umiinr
the Mississippi Democracr vith Mr.
I Amar, occupied the tame riiJUre oi
Uon to the IVmocrstic party nine yen
tro tht Gm. Chalmers doe toniay.
Sir. BarkerUj. said In Th CLAHOS
Jan. 1,174:
Tb following is the com men t of tie j
Ykkiburz Herald upoa aa article in i
the Clarioi. of kept. 13th.
When we ventured. iuodet"v to sug-
get that the ( iltiOJ could be relief
upon to ax.c iiict toe putuc printing
ana uu pal a lew wnmn mso pocaet i lhe Xew york rfeY Erie. .Vester
dollars wrung from the' taxpayers of
Miiippi, it occirrl )o w ...lU.w
raws corny join ticiet.
for I,irt Attorney 'th IKatr.it,
It. X. MILLER, cf Cj.m1i.
foi friir .T Iiiri I.
for ftrpreaentaiirr,
f;, ru,;i,
P. I. 7HOM Ae
i'-r l.anrery flerk,
for t ii tilt I'Jerll,
n. !. POTTER.
I 'or Ttfa.nr'f,
I'. -. LUOW.N.
Yi.r .'lino-tor,
V'. T. ( I'LLINi.
roipe riori.
nt t it ri. I - K. K. Mill lUtl.tt.
H con 1 " -VT. II Oiir-beeter.
Fi.uri'i " -Tim. M-'M-llaml.
Fi'h Itrjore Htrftiie.
"The Tickibarx B-rald ion't tre with
a that the Lm'crat. party ha oo.ti.Te4
it day. and that it onr. ht, after 17 year ot
ifiioaiaioas failure a ad defeats, to fire
g.ara u a ir nraniiatioa better adapted
to to seereaitiee at to tunc and the ipim
ana tamper 01 tbe me, and tetter en
culnteti to srbiet tbe reform which the
eonnixr aeeda.
Editorial Correipondenee.
New Yoke, Sept. la, la
Dlae ClAEIos : ; After "iddinff-farc
well, yesterday to the Pre icuriot- f
in, at JazuewtowD, i toofe a sleeper on
were coBiseoa.o; il tuDes eaerc?,
its sancitjr, and 1U thrift, rather than
manifesting- "petty spite." indulging iD
"personal vituperation and insinuation,"
or doing something vartr - owatesaptt
bie." Lf tha holding of the position of Pub
lic Printer for eieht cxmaccutire rears
1 under the role of Ltemocraf T. does not
M, . rr . , , . I wiJa.nil , UC K LU.i IUC
. y. . : -o
jtbeew lore, Lk x.ne'd-etTT
Railway, (forwrerir the -fjriefforfe-wl
Yorfc. whre we .rriTfd zi i . o'cLst . ... .
ntitivri :
I.. K. iiwiion,
For ltrr
For At: .
, - iUK-iiUlKLXd.
I ir ('(irmir and Bangfr
r. J. Dl CKLEy.
fur " u j) : i v nor Tuinl i';- i
r. I'. Jo:.'t:-.
Trnaewa ao4 Texaa bav bn acur
aainit nOiralma br thrir OTer-
wkrSmine whila aajt.rili and the oprra
liaaa ( inH-ircfa that don't iit elawhr.
HaTinf tha niajoritia at th?ir tck th
Damocratfe lrir Jrw the rac lin, and
tin MtaMithrd a rednt for Badwal
inuitjon faTat it Irmoiratic aeBdenry
in tlie t',ulh'rn Futta where the hlacba
haff l!ii- a-jiiihrra. '
.A.iin, on tlie 2il of Januarr, 1871.
Tin. (.'l.ABios raid:
rlif Mrri lias 'iajrtte ia rr murl nils
takrn in auptiotinf ttiat the lepnbliraa
acwpatra and lK,uii ian look with Utot
on tJic idra wluen ia prrirrptiblv workina
itt war into the luinda o( the niaawa that
th lirniwratir rt haa oullircd tla
(ln. anil Ii r rt-nwrn of iu htv of public
f.nndrui-, alt r ! yara of anceeice de
'rata, onilit to l. laid ou tli ahclf for
nrtrt, piinr and mor athlmc party
tMr'.u 'H inch il prinriplra room be r
a-rvrii auu put ifiW prac-tiec.
That ix tin- ulvt.mce nf what (Tial-
iin n ara ir.w l.ut ho mav lik' Barki
An'.v rliatijj" hU miiiil a 2:1111 and KAnie
a mMn-rnre IMtnccrat ;n tlir- v-ar to
rf.in". Ai'h! thi-ri? ia life tarro i hope.
"Uhiln tlio lamp of true democracy
nitr. dtr. Aial.tni'hr.
Tluae exlracia are the aame a those
which hare appeared in recent aanr
km of t!i YicI(Urj Herald, and hare
htcn mad the pretext of fierce aspault
up-n .Mr. KarViduli' nearly t-n year
aCt.: r tl.iii- fir-t apii.iramv. The iiiib-
aioat earefullr, prrbapa the other fact
that tbia indexible exponent of true
Iemocra-T dirid-d tlie -lorn'' with the
Jackson Pilot fur two Team, when the
Pilot did ail the w.rk, avi the C'l.ABlox,
without performing any Iat"r. or invent
inr a dollar of capital, took ito hare of
toe protiu "like a little man. will t
accepted aa aalinfactory evidence of
what we ujjreted, that "the C'lakiax
never fails to Jol after the Public
Priutinjr, even when the lladicala are in
The fact that Til K Claciox has en-
joyed the -wition of Public Printer so
long seems to annoy the temporary edi
tor of the iferald very much. Why
this in we cannot tell, ul!c it be a dis
agreeable remembrance of an unsuccess
ful experiment in that direction him
self, in whi h, by the Irye, we are in
formed he did not get a vote. As to
the aliarc Tur.Cl.AUioN had in tlie pub
lic printing iu 1-72, and upon which the
genleman haa harped whenever and
wherever he could command type
enough to rsach the public, ne will aim
ply state that what thi (xtpei- did was
a the instance of the IVmocratic mem
lers of the f-egUlatUTe and in doing
it Tin: ri.utpit rrdu.-. d iltc cot
A : f - TAU- U B,. J '
was mj pleawnt companion. He is,ii,
en ronte for Princeton Tbeoiogicul Sem- j
i n ft r av V.rA . i.A ta Ma ii m - - . .
stadies for the ministry. He took bu 1 J
for the Grand Central Hotel, sod as It ' .
a happened one of the paaeengert I j , ,,
wanted to go to the Intuan pier, we had x
a st'lendid opportunity of seeing many j t:, ; . . .
of the maenificent steamhips that t
traveive tb great deep, in all direct ion ! . ' , ,
of tlie globe. To one accustomed to 1 1 -" , ,
rural rr nrflinarv nr .-it v 1 if 1
' . . . .. 'J BtTnUif
such a scene w quite bewildering. j , i
I of printing
At:;: M -' i
liic pi ir i'i
t ill br '.1 1 a'
at 5 (:.:.'. .
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M. 1 t!
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Ji t'.r. A. ii.Mtr.i.vo, tdi:"
Ti-xin Tim l'tri u'. H;.a Ar.ti!.i
iu, dad on tlx; lb. Hi i
W.iicrt K?puMicnn in politic-.
t-r ti.t
,, TeV
in a'.'k
1 Uttii.u to-ncral lircbntu bus
or 1- red tlio Poitinan. r at New .:'....r
t pay no ia moy orsLrt t ) the Nc'.v Or
li'ntia Nniioii.d L'awk. i done to
.in ui'n iiit tlin Lotii-.iuna sta'e I.r..tort.
vi rv i.i-t
lieat.OU 01 tbei'ii hii-t b. en li.adr i:i but ; to i!,e in.nl i.i lii.ri. .
tno i 'a'.c" cf r inn-, tlio-i tliiii i,U tu ili.l t!t. -...-t I l...n- .-...
i.iij ujd ll.e u:iiu.roniifd, and tUuse ; a, iii',etil and how h u-
that nm th-'n. 1 .e, uuanuinti'd with 1 we cannot m t!i..i Uii ci
.if. x,a j poiuirat career. c I bti-nie ot Hi,; iientiemaii
Ja'k-xin li.n it n:r paper tL- we I,
the !-.ituli'in Vi'ii-c. Im f Jiton nro eur
young frieml', W.-ilttr Yergcr nnd So.
Caihoon, Jr. Wo wi.li thvui ubuiid.tut
Tiu: coiumuuicution from Pious
-ylvunus a,;ain-t the repeal of the l.irn
Law, though l ng, it vortli rea limj, a
it contains aotue ijorjd tliom'lit an l well
luitdo poiuli. U'e a iv tlii, li"e.r,
without takin ni Iim with him.
it i-bdieve
(lillijr with u on
live tin public
:i i'f railroad meaii
i t tin :n. Wit lia '. o iii
tlie eorporiil lull. i
i i tln ni f i '.ill iiijin
MaNV ho
viaioii would
thut ii'rvi'i
p'tvi ion ii
!eire to injure
imply ni -It t 1
iug ll,e people.
I S llii in- n ill be found a ' l etter
from ll;trri ille, by Mr. J. .1. lbirper.
which tout (in- ii very jokmI Mi.-i-tioii
If tlio Ii derail .; .vi t ii men t fliimb I iml
tukc tli(. ep i-tiL"je-ti i it "ceim to II-
pruetit iililc f..r n n pursue tin
I'otirie poinied out .
Till: I'liknl iiM lire Iuimiii? ii coiiti-t
user tlm Mate t iipitnl. Iiv. OhIknv
Iiu inuieil an ordi r im.oii tin- Suite oili
er to reino e I In ir ireord from at n k
toil to J.ponnrk. Hie to w t npitiil. It l-
l')t belicMd licit aiiv of the Mnto otli
c r . r eept the V ildilot , w ho the roii
of the (iovrrnor, will obey the older.
Wr. hai' not ii ed in ome of
lmiiL'e. tlie word ' ilotoriul
phrai "rtntotiul eonvcittion." Thi
would m'ciii nn ttnii.tttir.il foimation
W lmve oiti eliw u.-( d the eoinei
word 'llitciiiil," but neither of tlnni
Inn pood nut hoi it y. I oulitlc "llo:iter'i
convrntinii or cotm ntion for ll niler
would bo better.
l i ! lie partly in
i'l I .ci 1 1 i i i mi unit
n ryi'T k'hico the
of el.c.iii". Tlii
.verllowed n strip ot
Tin; A-htnti ru n!.
.i.iti-:i ii ii-1 p.trtty
which 1; ii been o;
w.ir i no i.i proce.
erevice al.iim
Inn I v.-u ir1' from tltrre to ten mill
wide, nu l rit. ielinir from ArkntHa to
ltodHivcr. Ily the rebuilding of tie
levee a beautiful nnd very roduetive
country will be reclaimed.
Sviiril Shaw nnd I'iik Shaw
under indictment f"r the as.i inntion
of Oen. TucVer at O':o'o':i, bsvr ob
t rued a chftuitt c vemta nod will be
trie 1 itt the l'tbrusry tenu of the Cir
ruit Co'irt of r.c.itot-ic eounty. It .vm
th't niith Sicvv ptocurvd tbo liilinp
l.i'e Pick thaw wilh the 6 i-U!ic of
1 t Mininona perpetrated it. .Sini
tiioi la itlrc.idy Ciiuvictel ar.d tin ier
eutellce t'f dentil.
chaih'ib'y snppf.-.a o'.ir Meiaphii t.vieW.
t'.niporaty lH;lon;.;i to th? wcou d rla-.a. j
There i iUi-i reut dilTercnce l-teeu 1
Clialiucnand HarliiJhle. CL.ilLntn hat
but ouc ceut;al ilea, v ar to the Vuife
on Democra -y ; while the oi.e great tffoit
f Turk lalu'-i lifo ; been tho oer-
throT of ddirali ,iu. No odd can point
o .!.: tin.e when Mr. Daikvlale wj
:ver i.i any other attitude to theUem'jc;
m v o! .iiiu.irpi tuan that of con
i! e .vnrd. Tlie par.igrapln rjttotcd
.vii. v.iiit -ii.M a tiiuc v.heu our own
lot .il au l fctate grievances were so ab
sorbing that wc were not expected to
have much thought of national politic;
.uid when we did, the question was, how
can we be-t ca-.t off the Kadical yoke?
Thi-. ipte-tion forced itself upon every
patriotic citizen. In the South were
numbers of O! 1 Line Whigs, who were
iievtiilielc-i a. much and as heartilv
opposed to Kadical tyranny and cor
ruption a Democrat; in the North
alo, bi idei the Democrats were large
number of , Republicans who were
distrusted with the Grant Adminis
tration. 1 lie j .question then very
naturally presented itself to the
thoughtful student of 1; the political
situation, how to unite into one solid
ma tbee f moments of parties all bent
upon a Kingle purpose. Mr. Parlidale
iu eoiiiinoii with other prominent
Mississippi IVuiocrat., conceived the
plan of throw iiiir awnv all old names
and orpiniutioii nnd enlisting un
der a new inline to which none could
object. In thi number are to lie
placed nearly all thoe who played
a prominent part iu the political revo
lution of H7-". The "disbanding Con
tention" ut Meridian in ll'.'L, over
which lion. R. O. Reynolds presided,
stid nnioiiir whose members were con
spicuous, (iov. laiwry, Judge (.'alhoon,
lien. Fcatherston and many other dis
tinguished lVntocrals, was actuated by
thi itnie mothc.
It wn out of thi willingness to give
up tlie name tor tlie uttance, mat I lie
word .''t'onctvntie.'' came to be
adopted, and, when it w:i found that
we might still look with hope to the
I Vmocracv of the North, the party was
called the lVmociatie-lonsertative
'lhe con;.-- ,.f Mr. I'.ail-.lalo lel up to
the t.t v.-pii "ets in-i ting (irrespective of
rait ) iu Wl, out of w hu b titi.'illv came
tlu'ti'i.it iooe:uetit which in 175 riJ
out Male of th rule of ndveiitiircrs and
Similar idea and similar movements
were talin,! pi i.-o in other Southern
livery .! ;: ti-dt of Mr. Barkliile's
met the hesrty approval Mr. Ijiuiar.
lien. Covn.i hid v.teh confidrnce in his
n:acitv, f.ireiNht and devotion t. the
?aiise that bv tp
TllE '! AUIov bin the s.nn
to uh.,
, it the
.liV otl'-
with olh. r people in pi iio: in i! - .T.!.
trai l j cr :.ttt.;i or a u l--,!.
Tho lt-''idature should, uii I no doubt
did, let the work toil to the Im.-si a Ivin
tago, or, it' it did not, ;hat body i. the
party to attact, and not the Printer.
However, thi; matter ha Ixeu fully
explained before, time ami agaiu, aud
apparently to the cati-fa. tion of every
one. save the associate editor of the Her
ald, who like Dickcu's character of that
ilk ia "contrairy with everybody, and
everybody is contrairy with her." It
would appear to cotne with a poor grace
from the gentleman to accuse others of
getting money without performing labor
after his feat of searching for Confed
erate Records at a salary of 3131)0 per
annum for two years, without even mak
ing any pretense of service, so far as we
have ever heard. And, by the way,
when during the epidemic of the
gentleman could not get his warrant
cashed elsewhere, he did not hesitate to
avail himself of the "friendship" of the
present proprietor of Tiie Clarion.
We took in the citv as best we could j
yesterday, from Ca-tle Garden to the
head of Broadway, and realized the
force of the remark that we "couldn't
see the town for the houses." In this
citv of a million and a quarter of in
habitants we stumbled on a few familiar
face, aud exchanged hearty greetings
with some with whom we had hitherto
been barely acquainted. There is no
place so lonesome as a gieat city with
out companionship. Durine the day
we called at the rooms of the American
Missionary Society, under whose auspi
ces To u ga loo University lives and pros
pers, with the help of onr State, and
had a pleasant chat with Per. fft.
Strieby, Secretary of the IWd, ar.d
Dr. Kay, field Superintendent. Tr.',-!
Soejety has done a great and gni uV. ;
for the colored people of the Sou'b, i.u.i ! "
its officers are gratified to know thwt I
their labors and expenditures in that 4 V 1
reetion are .'ippicvi.ii -o. a lo.-miKt $
of tin U.ii d of Visitors of Tougaloo i ,v j1w
I nivei,i;y. I wa glad to be a'xe to wake
a iood report i if the work '! that In-d;-?
t ntion, ft tiieh -tar.ds biifli in the regard r
, ol t lc r;.;.r y .
i i course . . cent :.. hear
Septe! r.ber i?lst, 15S3.
": I the qnestion
i lien Lftr ahould
- 'ted ovee
. ie foauihtlUiiis
&ou0 much to io-
i sbof why I'tLini
i. ; ii .ojtber dodhre to dupe
i . TaEJ TLaTTEe'Taw , nced tbem.
- left entirely ondia
t; examine the matter.
4 y lriaov, who think
" " to'prevent a dLscon
- ii-'dit ay stem and the
' 'Hrtners; but the sopb
rhiais apparent. It is
lad circuinsuuce, to
i Uessiag. tSuch persons,
ith the ame plausibility cob-
If a repeal could stop the credit bust-!
nesa, there would perhaps be some ad
vantage reaped. Bat it iriil not ttop il.
and this whole Southern country, will
run on tick, in one shape or another, for
tu7 a year to come. And, besides the
Cier bad features ariaipgjrotivthe re
peal and landlords should refuse to re-
rand, then
yon will see negroes emigrating to Louis
iana, Alabama, Texas and other States,
where they caa get their daily bread
SUy ia Kissisfippi.
EilTOaUS Clauos Hearing a jrcat
many men depreciate our State and ex
press a dejire to go AVest and settle
in Texas and "grow up with the country,"
Eon. E. Birkjd!e-T!i8 Prtsi.
Port Gibson Keveilie.
TaK.C'Latiox brings ns the no wel
come announcement ot the retirement
of Major Prksilale from the editorial
tend thaU we should never have any
frost, liecause forsooth, it occasionally
destroy oar fruit, It is "not the credit
system that is pinching, but the abate of
that system. I am as much opposed to
the credit business as . any man, do
nut like it at all. Neither do I like fire
and would substitute with something
less repulsive, yet' how impossible to
gratify my wishes in this as in former
instance 1 The repeal of this chattel mort
gage abomination, will never stop credit
dealing in tire bouth, and I intend to
show plainly and satisfactorily, I think
that instead of stopping, it will largely
and ruinotisly'tease it with landlords.
fcr-t e.f-i-t t.f a repeal, would be
! .;" -'.;"." ' " credit. This
iiut oer4 it stops the netrro,
;: s o; usH "::iy.""1tslonrniquet
" i ' t e,a the law and the
i" Jmtth then, cannot
g:i;e ids. crop or stock. His only
means of errdit stand forever detroved
j'.i, ti(,n theo, pi rhap-) i'i.r the
At i.
; ie.it tabernacle in Erooklvn.
The Columbus Dispatch calls upou
some of its capitalists to put up about
25 small houses for rcut.
We wish to call attention to a com
ui miestion quoting a letter from Tcxa?
which advises Mississippians to stay at
home. A to the merits of the stricture!
on Tetas we are not a competent critic.
Th advice to ty in Mississippi is ex
cellent. We have hero homes that can
be bought as cheap as anywhere, land
that will produce as great a variety of
crops and average as large a yield, a cli
mate in healthy, ns cju bo found iu
Wv devote nearly the whole of the
outside tUia week to what purport to be
the proposed reply of Judge Iiluck to
Presidcut Davis's recent letter. We
have our grave doubt about it geiiipno
tiess and dislike to devote to it so much
pace, but as we wih our readers to see
both sides, have concluded to put it be
fore them in full and let them pas up
on its merits. We doubt whether Mr.
Davis will deem it worth while to make
a reply to' thi posthumous production,
but the record of bis life and the testi
mony of men yet living, will vindicate
him from all assattlls made upon his
acts or bis character.
We regret to notice that Mr. Kugene
Taylor, of Meridian, had his arm broken
on the Alabama Great Southern Kail-
The sentiment in favor of regulating
and controlling corporations, not with a
view to injure the corporations, but to
protect the people is growing in favor.
The recent decision of Judge Cooley is
regarded as a very clear and just ex
ponent of the attitude of corporations
to the public. The Republican conven
tion of the State of New York passed a
resolution in favor of legislative control
of corporations in the interest of the
general welfare. The Chicago Tribuue
has the following which is taken from a
longer editorial.
Perhaps nothing has contributed more
to the spread of anti-monopoly senti
ment than the assumed right and avowed
puqio.se on the part of the corporation
managers to "charge as much as the
busi mis will bear." This phrase so de
fiantly proclaimed from the housetops,
has revealed to the people in every sta
tion the logical consequence of conced
ing to the corporation entire indepen
dence of all higher control and of all
responsibility to the public. The stereo
tvped defense urged bv the organs of
the monopolist that private capital has
tne right to manage its own business
has no longer the element of alarm with
which it formerly appealed to conserva
tive men. Proper regulations of corpor
ate affairs in their relation with the pub
lic docs not porend any interference
with private capital. - " If tin
theorv oi .Mate regulation, which in
volves the theory of national regulation
in the cae of inter-State commerce, had
With Major Kincannon, of Verona, as
our guide, we left the Grand Central
Hotel at 9 o'clock, and arrived at the
tabernacle at half past ten, jut in time
to L'.-t Pood s."-.it. Within tifleen miti-
nte- thereafter, every seat was occupied, app'testi-iit.
in. holing the steps in the aisles of the
gallery, aud hundreds were standing in
side aud outside the building. The tab
ernacle has a seating capacity of
six thousand, so that the great
preacher's audience numbered fully
seven thousand. The personal ap
pearance of Dr. Talmage has been so
often described, that I will omit any
refsrence thereto. Promptly to the ap
pointed minute, he ascended the plat
form, which fronts the organ and which
forms a part of that huge musical
machine. There is no pulpit a small
table, and a plain chair constituting all
the furniture. The organist and cornet
ist sit in front of the preacher. Dr.
Talmage read, as the first part of the
service, Paul's 2d Epistle to Timothy,
commenting briefly as he proceeded, and
laying special stress upon the passage,
"Preach the word, be instant in season
and out of season." Then followed the
Long Metre Doxoljgy, led by the cor
net; the'n the hymn "When shall I
reach the heavenly place T' by a quar
tette of male voices. Then Dr. Talmage
read the hymn "Salvation,-(), the joyful
sound, glad tidings to our ears," in
which the entire congregation was in
vited to join, and thousands did so very
heartily. Dr. Talmage then offered
prayer, and as he closed the same w ith
the words, "May the last, lon, deeji
sigh of earth be the first inhalation of
heaveu," the quartette sang, "We shall
meet beyond the river, bye and bye."
Dr. Talmage then made sundry an
nouncements, after which he saidr "We
will now make an offering to the Lord
for bis gooduess and mercy," whereupon
fifty or more collectors passed through
the congregation, aud I presume a hand
some sum was the result. During the
collection, the organ and cornet gave ns
a grand duet, after which Dr. Talmage
read and the congregation sang, "Hark,
the voice of Jesus culling, Who will po
aud work to-day ".'". Dr. T. then an
nounced his text: Luke ix, 60 "Go
thou and preach the Kingdom of God,''
bis theme being: the coining sermon, or
the sermon of the future. It occupied
thirty-five minutes in delivery. He
don't believe in long sermons, and in
that particular practices as he preaches.
He thought Jonathan Edwards preached
sermons best adapted to bis are, but if
ho wn to preach to a modern oo'ng lega
tion, be would till i.le il into two da
Ii is assorted too. that a re Deal would
heck the dilapidation observable in
lantauoos and rebuild bouses, fences,
c, and stop the gulches. This, like
the other conjectures in its favor, is sim
ply aircasUing. Who ia ready to pledge
the amelioration, except through dreams
spna ou, on paper. Seixe the iron
facts, as they present themselves to
sober contemplation, and see if there is.
or can be, any provision made for all
tnese nign expectations, they cannot
be accompanied without money and
labor, and who pray will furnish those
prerequisites: On the contrary it is
ikely to grow worse, and the crash that
is now beard on all sides, in thus beinr
deprived of the small Drons that are
i .. . . A.
ptacea xrom time to time, will soon tum
ble into a spulchral wreck. That is.
there are stronger grounds for guessing
a aowniaii tuan aa advance. Assure
the money that is to brinsr about the
desired reform and alt well otherwise
chanty should suppress measures so
The views here taken of this pressing
question are for agriculturists as a class
tor tnere are exceptional individual
cases, i or instance, where a planter is
able to run his plantation without the
nelp ot merchants, a repeal would not
effect him detrimentally. On the other
hand such persons are working under
the proposed mode very profitably even
now. Kuying tor cash and letting bis
Mipsdiw out m fcoodly profits, h caniaet
suuer. inueeu an agricultural capital
ist nnd himself chief of every situation
He commands his rent his 'MO per
cent, profit on advances and the bale of
cotton for mule hire. But take the
landholding community generally, "."'-
I ask a small space in your Talnablej chair and "from ownership in Thk Cla
papeiC I "had the" "fever" badly, and J iojf." Ve"nfes'th-it we read the an
ahoughl of. goitifc but dial Bit.,. .After I j nouncement,- with sincere sorrow, not
had given np the idea, a friend of mine, ! alone from personal attachment and
whose name would be recognised if 1 1 personal admiration for the man, but
should rive it, wrote home the following j because we retard it as a calamity to
letter. He is a minister, and asof t5e public interest, and to the Demo
refinement and culture as well as hard crat;c putr. For thirty years Major
Xiitiwippi Stat4 Teader'i AikcIa
Lrst UniCrtl'n -ewf- ir-eliV veriotisl v
1 its ;rjtrity, to landlords. T.x late to
recaf! pa-i indifference the law has gone
into operation. : What must be done
under tha circumstances ? Lands must
not He idle, if there are anv means of
preventing so calamitous a condition
What then? I'nder. the 'repeal, the
whiu-s and the negroes are deprived
oi the privileiri of inori paging crops
Jt i-tH i all classes and colors in it
What is to be done, and
who U t unravel the snotty question
that landlords may realize something
from their lauds? While thus weighed
down wit suspense and fearful forebod
ing, the: merchant, for the first time,
under the new reijiiu't appears upon the
scene with characteeistic complacency
and roys f "I can point the way out of
the quagmire.! . It is easy enough, to
be sure, no one under the new law can
mortgage ersonally, but it does not ap
ply to real estate. .So jnst give me a
Deed of Trust on your land, and I will
furnish all the negroes you can cram on
There is no alternative left the poor
deluded landlord. His first step must j
be to secure the merchant with his Deed
of Trust, for the laborers must be sup-1
plied or no land worked. Then begins
the landlords nnceasing physical toil
and hardships. He enters upon his new
rolr of overseer for the merchant. He
must follow' the hands from daylight till
dark, from January till January, and in
the fall all-night work is added to the
day, to prevent seed cotton traffic. And
finally he must see his crops safely
hauled and turned over to the merchant
for supplies credited at loO or 200 per
cent. No backing out! Pay up prompt
ly or away goos the land !
'I Pendiug this legerdemain between
merchant, and overseer how ia it with
the miiklle man Cuffee? We find him
sounding his whangdoodle of triumph
and looking on, as he haa been working
all the year, with perfect indifference.
What does he care? He sees no loss to
him, one way or the other. He has
nothing at stake, and it may be ques
tioned whether a landlord could collect
anything from him, since it is proposed
to do away with all chattel liens.
Then this, and innumerable other un
sjcu tcchnicalitiesand perplexities wonld
introduce upon the scene that Other
partner, ttie lawyer,: for his share of
the spoils. He find this new dodge
on the -farmer, the very thing for
hlin. Before he found the land
lord so well protected, that he rarely
got a case on " his account. Now
he discovers openings for his bills on all
sides. lie shoves the merchant at him
with complaints; he shoves the negro at
him with complaints; and to make
the thing spicy and business brisk, he
picl up the landlord and hurls his
ei, j long snnVwiig head againtst lmth mer
-one Soing to sleep, and the other want-
i i t . i mil nvMrAil th eleirss.. Ttonul-ir nm
" i "in"-. .. i,r.,- u.. i..,rt diid- hi
appoints 1 couCdeutta. advisor of t.ie, of New fork woujd I10, have j subject into firtlr. secondly, and seven-
-line -tii.vi.i..v -v,.o,--i .a,., i. ..... . given il me prominent posiiion ii now
tire Committee in li. I;i ls7o be was j oretipfca iu this years platform.
Is to-day's issue will lie found a cor
rected li.-t of the candidates for the State
Senate and the Legislature with tlios
Senator that hold over. Py some
means the type setter incited stars op
posite the name of sonic of onr truest
and tried lVmocrat, and onr attention
was not called to it till the paper had
gone out. A iiinig those who were thus
made to appear a Republican were:
V. A. Boyd, of the 2d District; 11. L.
Burkitt. of the loth;J. Ii. Hamilton,
of the loth; D. T. Gttyton, of the 17th;
Geo. Dillard. of the P.Uh; Joel V. Wal
ker, of tho 2tth Di:rict and Jno. F.
Smith, of the .iitlx
T.OF.wiiERK will be seen a letter from
Mr. D. J. Buckley calling for a reunion
of the --J 3usis.-ippi A olnntecr. The
special occUiou i tho consideration of
the care for the remains of Gen. Bowen,
though doubtlesa the reunion would be
come annual. One of the cdiiors of this
paper is the son of a member of this reg
cicDt and feels deep interest in its re
nuion, aud would ask in behalf of the
many whose fathers are dead that the
son cf deceased members be received
iato tie fraternity, 'which hiigbt be
called vetsrans and sons "of veterans of
tha 22d Mississippi Volunteer. The
writer visited the regiment several
timtt during the war. '
unnniuioii-ly chosen a elector for the
Stale at Luge; and when the electoral
collega asHOUibled to cat the vote! of the
State, Le wachoea its Presidcut.
So whatever may have been Mr. Barks
dale'a course at the time referred to,
any statement or insinuation that he
was not in accord with the Home Rule,
Democratic-Conservative party of Mis
sissippi, or that Le was not prominent
among its leaders, aud did not enjoy the
confidence ot the party must be made
in the face of tho fact, and of the un
forgotteu history of the period.
Attektiok is called to the circular
issued by the Executive Committee of
the State Teacher' Association. The
next meeting is set for December 27,
1 $..
We wish to call attention to the ap
eal elsewhere by the managers of
the Natchez Orphan Asylum to the
people of the State for aid. This insti
tution has done and ia doing much
good and is entitled to the hearty sup
port of onr people.
The Tort Gibson Reveille has an ex
cellent editorial condemning the action
of Post Master General Gresham in in
terdicting the payment of money order
to the Louisiana Lottery and mere es
pecially to the Louisiana National
Bank. A e endorse it fully. It make
the point that the lottery is a chartered
institution and has a right to a partici
pation in all the benefits of the mail.
The post office department, while it
should be commended for anv efforts to
keep iu own officials straight, is not an
inquisition or a court to pass npon
what business is lawful and what unlaw
ful. "
We hettrlily endorse thq article mark
ed "Citiien." No consideration should
deter tior citizens from encouraging
Dr.' Koudebush's school. It is well
equipped with an able corps of teachers
and the buildings aud apparatus will be
all that they should be.
LorisiASA has a Law by which the
parishes can hold electious at the order
of tlie police jury, aud vote upon the
prohibition of the sale of intoxicating
liquors. West Carroll holds such an
election n the fir-t Monday in iK-eeni-ber.
The Railroad Commissioner for New
Yik require cf all roads quarter
ly statements of their business for the
benefit of stock-holders and the public
generally. Such a publication is an ad
mirable idea aud will work aa a safe
guard against mal-administration by the
commissioners either in favor of the
roads or against them.
A proper regulation of railroads can
not work to the detriment of the cor
porations, for if conducted with a view to
protect the citizen agaiust extortion,
must conduce to his financial welfare,
and consequent demand for increased
AV have received a copy of the Hous
ton (Texas) Post and take pleasure in
adding it to our list of "visitors."
The Inter-State Educational Associa
tion met in Louisville on the 19th.
Twenty-three States were represented.
Ilox. A the P. Mebeill, tx-L'nited
State Minister to Belgium, died of
paralysis at Point Pleasant, New Jersey,
Sept. 16, and was buried at Elmscourt,
near Natchez, Miss., Ut rrtday.. - ...
Harrisvillb, Miss., Sept. 22, 13S3.
Editors Ci.abios: The. probability
of needed assistance to farmers in this
section as mentioned in my last letter
causes me to make a suggestion which
might lead, if followed up, to a gen
eral system of relief whenever large
sections are visited by unexpected
calamity, or, indeed, to one that might
be applied to individual cases.
The United States government has a
Large surplus of money, we are its citi
zens, and a good government should
make a provision for stimulating and
encouraging the prosperity of its every
citizen. It sustains to us the relation
of parent. Congress when it meets
should pass a bill by which a fund
should be set apart to be loaned not
given to parties needing it, taking for se
curity mortgages on land, taking the
assessment aa the basis of value for the
land and not leading more than half
the value of th pledge. The rate of
interest should be moderate, say 5 or 6
per cent. - ,
By this means the government could
greatly aid the people in getting out of
debt and increase the general .welfare
There wsuld be no trouble in prescribing
the necessary steps to be taken and
forms to be used to prevent imposition.
I hope that this will meet the views of
our paper, and that you will commend
it to the favorable consideration of your
I am, again, yur respectfully,
Grsr. McDowell, U. & A, was
thrown from a buggy on the 19th. He
ia La a very critical condition.
tevtithly; nr does he timi-a with, "now
in conclusion," and "once more," "final
ly," t ie., but pitches in and gets through
while bis hearers are looking for- some
thing else. Half a dozen short-hand
writers, were taking down the sermon,
and the speaker took occasion to say a
good word for the mode of dissemina
ting the gospel.
At the conclusion of the sermon, the
quartette sang, "To thy great name.
Almighty God!" The last hymn was
then announced and sung, "We praise
thee, O, God, for the Sou of thy love,
For Jesus who died and is now gone
above " The Benediction was then pro
nounced, and the immense congregation
passed out, all evidently feeling thet the
morning was pleasantly if not profitably
After hearing the great preacher, we
returned to Brooklyn via
The fare for crossing which is one cent.
It exceeds in immensity all possible con'
ception. The bridge is one and three-
eights of a mile long, eighty feet wide,
and the distance from the water to the
top of its high towers is 284 feet The
work was commenced in 1875, and the
total cost was nearly fifteen million dol
lars. Its longest span is 1991 feet. The
foot passage is in the center, carriage
drives on seach side. There is also a
railroad track, and an endless wire cable
for pulling the cars across.
In the afternoon, we visited Centra
Park, taking our first ride on the Ele
vated Railway. The only addition to
the Park since our visit in 1876 is the
great Obelisk.. It is about one hun
dred feet high, and the characters on
two of the sides are quite plain.
But I must leave for Providence, R. L,
in a few minutes, and as I am writing
this our townsman, Mr. E. S. Virden
has just entered the hotel. In my next,
I will tell vour readers something of
the Sovereign Grand Lodge of Odd Fel
lows which meets in Providence to
morrow. Till then, adieu.
The Jefferson county P. M. A M- As
sociation holds its fourteenth annual
fair October 16, 17 and 13, 1SS3. R. M.
J. Arnette is President, and R. IX
Campbell Secretary. The manager . Mr.
R. H. Truly has our thanks for invita
tions. ,
QCTTE a compliment was paid to the
bat of our State as well as to the gen
tleman himself, in the selection of Judge
L. E. Houston, of Aberdeen, as Vice
President of the United State Bar As
sociation. - ;..A "1
chant and negro, and so goes lhe tern-
peat arounu the poor planter, from year
in till year out, arising from the repeal
This is, indeed, a woeful prospect for
the planter. He has been forced to
shoulder all the credits with all the ac
companying cares, for the privilege of
surrendering his land to the merchant
in the end.
Now, let us tura to the law as it is at
present on the gt.ttnte. To an unbiased
eye, there 'is nothing bulemllv distor
ted. I'or onco and tor a wonder, the
Landlord finds it almost a complete pro
tection of his interest. ' There is no gap
in it for merchant or negro, and even
the lawyer finds it a tight squeeze to
wade it. As thiags are, the landlord
comes first,' under all circumstances
and has but little trouble in collecting.
Then, as there is. bo surety whatever of
bettering the situation ; as there is only
an empty hope running through the ex
pressions of visionary repealers, and as
we all profeas an interest in our agricul
tural wolf are, why -set-let the knralone
as the-beWsafeguards of landlords
against' thievery,' disboneity, petti -fogging
and corruption.' -
Recall the awful condition of Missis
sippi, before the present law came into
force. Nearly every Legislature got np
a new law, for some years after the war,
and landlords should remember what
dreadful times, they underwent to keep
even with merchants, and the sharks
that were constantly preying upon
them. .
Observe the fallacy of the assertion,
that the existing law causes the present
hard times in the country. The law
does not of itself, by any means, create
the credit system. This system was in
operation before, and will continue to
be, in one shape or another, till the end
f time. When it is, irked such rea
soners, why the sweetness of a rose, the
answer is because of -it- fragrant odor,
and so they woe.! 1 - vor to impose
npon the cred.:' unthinking;
by asserting that a;i t. - of the moon,
would be test &ti t an e-pidemie if
followed by fucb ti .':". n. And.
now with t ; ; .s, tLey
embhuon out '.i.-l; - L a Jaw as
the cause of a. I our short cort;;.:v. How :
can it br? Ii force no c ' t .a a-y
one. There i- no c f1 ., v r ; y
thing to debar frv " m f : n. 1
law. simply ssy t j t'-- "
merchant, go thf-tX C
business to what e. J ,
I'll stand as a bulwa: . to the lantl.t.. ,
So if the negro and the merchant have
abased their advantages under the law,
they have no right to complain of the
law, and then have the effrontery to call
upon innocent landlords to co-opemie
with them for its abrogation, so aa to
leave- a pretext for mort-' a lauL
100 of
Hardly able to furnish breakfast for
themseves, to siy nothing of the teuaut ;
and nuder such circumstances, thev
would be compelled under the repeal to
run a risk of sacrificing shelter to ap
pease hunger. Let the common land
lords, in some way discover, that this
serious change is contemplated and they
will greatly preponderate iu the cry of
" hands offouroulv safeguard." Beine a
passive people, with thought and hands
absorlnsJ in their avocation, thev are
mostly unaware of doings outside 'their
boiiies. i.ut advise them fully of this
move touching their fundamental inter
feres!, and they would stamp an unmis
takable quietus to any such suggestion.
They have seen too many plantations
go up, under deeds of trust to now risk
their own- The are hardly aware of a
single place, worked under a deed of
trust, that has not turned out disastrous
trously to the owner, aud they have
been stintine themselves and livinir
hard to avoid being thrown into this
very predicament. And as tor its giv
ing' them absolute control of labor they
know better. They have rubbed the
skin of the Ethiopian with all kind of
liniments, and find it uncontrollable and
firmly set in its stubborn nature and he
most abide the time for nature and not
human laws to bring about desired
In endeavoring to point oat successful
planters under such a svstem as that
proposed the more observant xommon
er, will at the same time call vour atten
tioil to the large banc aecouut and the
immense stores of those tortunates and
bring your eve to bear on his own fleeced
pocket, tie will explain to vou that it
is through buying for cash, selling for
cash, trading with cash and settling with
cash, that fills the coffers of those men
and not hard licks in the sou. Ruling
prices of" cotton will not warrant any
marmn above a scanty living, lf anv
extras are demanded, the planter must,
throuaii his unburdened banc account,
set up stores ana other outside shows.
Start the commoner on the same footing
and he will cheerfully adopt the same
system otherwise he must struggle on
as his means, reason aud judgment
authorize. Prudence, and reduced cir
cumstance., win not anow mm to rush
blindfolded into air built schemes.
There is no hope for the weak plan
ter in the change but should the repeal
take etteet, it will prove a boon to the
capitalist in another way. In the aban
donment ot their plantations bv the
commoners, for lack of means of con
ducting them under the new order,
many hands, thus set adritt would per
haps not leave the State, but flock around
the store houses of these few monopo
lists placine them in a position, not only
to secure a superabundance ot labor, but
to dictate terms.
But while working so favorably for
capitalists would the state not sutler in
beholding the exodus of her yeomanry.
who seeing themselves and-their lands
abandoned to the mercv of moneyed
kings, may determine to try their for
tune without its borders, it is not im
probable and the old mother should
ponder seriously the contemplated
change ere she plunges into an irretriev
able blunder. And in view of the fact
that the legislature, at its next meet
ing, is to consider this momentous ques
tion, does it not behoove representatives
to study it well in all its bearings, and
be sure ot the wishes ot their coasti
tuencies, before they repeal the Agricul
tural Lien Law? The writer firmly
believes that a very large majority of
planters, after calmly snrveying the
whole ground, would not want it touched
at all, unless it be to scratch out some
doubtful expressions and obscure legal
points, so as to make it still plainer.
that landlord thall and mutt (Oine firtt
under, all tircumtfanct. They are the
rock upon which the State and all its
interests are based its support its
treasury. Respectfully,
Pisua SvLVAsra.
common cease, and what be says may be
implicitly relied npon. Compare our
State with Texas and which suffers by
"Since you have deridnl mt tv aw fe
7V.ro, and since my opinion now could
have no influence on you, ;I will'siin
ply give you some facts about Texas
for your own benefit, and the benefit of
those of Tour fneuda who mav contem
plate coming; and, before I betrin. I
will say: I have been nearly all over
the State north, east, south and west.
Entirety over a hundred counties, lexas
the most overrated country in the
world. In education it is at least fifteen
rears behind its advertisement abroad.
It is twentr rears behind in religion.
notwithstanding the tremendous "gas
in our religious papers. Morally, it is
almost a failure of course I speak of
the Slat aggregately there are in all
parts of Texas a few astrood people an!
- - . -. - .
as ntee as vou can nnd anvwhere. I
liticall v rotten to the cvvre corrupt, be
cause orrupt men are in office; because
of the vast public revenue, of which
the people know but little, and which
mostly goes into the hands of designing
capitalists; because of the railroads and
general syndicate oppression, nearly
all the important business of Texa is
now carried ou by heartless corporations.
Cattle, sheep, iands, water and iras
works, timber, all are controlled by yr
dicates; and even trhooli aH collryr. It
is the most corrupt, because of the for
eign element a more signal carse was
never pronounced on a State than is the
Euroiieau clement in Texas, and when
vou hear them "pufftd and lauded.
This body will meet ia anneal Session
at Jackson, on the 27th of .December
prox. In addition to other busiasaa
that may be brought before the Associa
tion the topics for eways and diacussioa
are as follows:
1. School I Kscipline Prof. W. L Gib
son, Rienci, Mix.
2. Teacher's Institutes Prwf. 1. A.
Rainwater, Sard is. Miss.
LyS. How higher education a&cta or
rs-ommon SCDOOIS Ut. XI. t. JOBBSOa.
Brookhaven, Miss.
4. Schoot Supervision and Cattaty
Basksdale has been in the front ranks
of his party, and the leader in almost
every great measure of reform. To him.
more than all others are we indebted
for deliverance f rem the hateful rule of
Aiuee and his minions, and to him the
Democratic press and party have looked
as the guiding star iu evrnr conflict.
He has led in the press and iu the party,
and there have been but few instances
in which either has taken a step, without
seeking his guidance, nis fund of polit
ical history and facts; his readiness ia
debate, and in the arena of the pre;
his sagacity and forecast, and the honest
earnestness with which he has always
been ready to do battle for his party,
and the pople, have made hint the ac
knowledged leader and his the guiding
genius that has so long led us to victory,
tie is plucky as be i forbearing, and
though more than once badlv treated.
r t i " L .
in the nouse oi n.s ineuus, ne never
murmured nor swerved from the oath
of duty, nor from the path of fidelity to
his partv. Our hope is that in losing
him from th sphere of bis great ue-
them; How do they stand? hU!H attribute it to land sharks and emi-
nl.lo X r.,P.,lk l.lrldl rr ' 1 . ... -
SupennteBdsocy Prof. J. M. Barrow,
toiamDU Mis.
5. School Examinations Their CW
aeter and Value Prof. L. T. Pitihuj h,
Oxford, Miss.
s System, a it Affects School Work
Mrs. Adelia Uillman. Clinton, afisa.
7. It is among the First Duties of the
State to Properly Support its Coaiaea
Schools Walter'Hillman.L. L. DnCUa
ton. Miss.
S. Proper limit to Public School
Curriculum Prof. R. M. Leavell, Uia
ton. Miss.
9. Proper Limit of the School Am
for our Common Schools Rev. W. B.
Bingham, Hazlehurst, Mis.
10. Imparlance of a More Critical at i
Thorough Study of English Prof. "J.
L. Johnson, Oxford, Miss.
11. Normal Training Ewential to the
Success of Public Education Prof. W.
II. Magruder, Starksville, Mia.
12. Co-Kducation in Colleges aad
Universities Mrs. Judge Peytoa, Hade
hurst, Miss,
IS. Excellencies and IVfects of our
Public School Svsiem Rev. E. I). Mil
ler, Holly Spring. Miss.
14. The Art of Questioning a Be-
IsUtl to Teachers Miss Alice Luak,
Jackson. Mis.
l-V Technical Edacation -Gea'l. S.
D. I-ee. Marksville, Miss.
li. The Relation of Educatia - to
e. A. P,
gratioti iiciii. lhe masses can sav
nothing, lor ttit-y are in me power ana
under the control of the monopolies.
This element is a curse because they
hold the balance of power in elections.
and they use and show it against
all interests of the common petiole.
They are airainst everything which has
even a religious appearance at least
three-fourths are infidels and balance
Catholics. Thev control the whisky
laws and Sunday laws and obey or dis-
bey them as suits their inclinations and
pockets it is worse in southwestern
Texas. They stand in open defiance of
the statutes of the State and but very
fete of en r officers have the nerve to make
them obey, and when thev uo, the rail
road men, land sharks and corporations
cry out envy and get them out
About general prosperity. Ibis is
the hardest country on earth tor a pro
fessional mau to "starr out and estab
lish himself. The most important draw
back is "fogyism." There are just aliout
enoneh "out loeies here to sreatlv
damage the State. They say thev have
done all the fighting for Texas aud do
not think any one ' irreen trom other
States, could or will ever be able to make
any improvement politically, morally,
financially leVally. relisiotislv or apv
other wav.
Thev sav Sam Houston left the State
plenty good for God and his angels to
lvein; and it tiod should call tor any
improvements, it would insult the re
mains of Samuel. The State is filled
with unqualified -men, who came here
several years ago and are trying by all
means, tair or toul, to sustain them
selves against the better informed and
intelligent who are beginning to come
I have wearied you. lf you wish me to
ad tuque exirenmm, remind me in. your
next where l lett on. uetore 1 close.
however, I will state to you that my
views and conclusions are reached after
mature and careful consideration. I am
impartial. I have had much ex peri
ence and have observed carefully. I am
not "soured" and take this method of
ventine my "spleen" far from it
have been successful everything that
I have touched has turned out well
especially in a financial point of view.
Mad not our young men better stav
in Mississippi? A feie will succeed any
where. The writer of the above letter
would get rich on a sandrock, for
he possessess boundless euersy. His
example should be a warning, while At
n succeeded hundred have tailed. If
thw-e who contemplate going west, would
work as hard and diligently here as they
tritf hate to Ho there, they would soon lie in
dependent, and our country would blos
som as the rose. The success of a man
is uot due to the land or country in
which he lives, but the element which
compose the man.
Stop and consider before vou depart
from "God's especial country" for the
land of high taxes, no fences and
coyotes. Very truly,
Axti Tkxas.
fulness, we may find him even more use
fill in the hieh ixisition to which he h:is
been elected bv every county in hisCon-
Eressional district. e have been ae-
. i ..i- t u .c . i..i- r..-
illiailllCfl nun .lHltn imiisuair ife i- - l. L-.
A . . 3 j . .( itizert.stup in a Keitoblic
thirty vear, or more nd at tim.s if r l " '
bvedincrvd with biin. but we have al- v Vi 'i . i o
wavs round him willing to aceord to .' H can lliarat-ter be tyi
other the same freedom of opinion "v . .r''"- Jisie
that he claimed for himself. Courteous ';, ,
and forbearing.il. controversy bevond L H' A;!,""""lTh1,"T
7iL ,.i;., ... ;e- ...l .nrl.ir.rn. of onueolinc MliiUry Training with
men, be knows ju.-t the time when cour
tesy ceases to le etiquette, and when for
bearance uiay lose its virtue.
ysiem of tieueral Education Lieut.
Wm. L. Ruck, Starkville, Wis.
Rev. Dr. A. G. Haywood, Oxford, Ga.,
General A?nt of the "John F. Slater
fund," is invited to deliver aa Ope ulna"
Address. -
It is usele.. we presume to go into de
tails as regards the aims and obj-xts; of
thi Association. To those who are not
familiar with the organization it anaj be
stated in general terms thai its pur pose
r to a.l v suoe the cause of educaliosf La
our State. All teachers, a well ' -
others, interested in this Rtrat work, are
invited to attend and become mcmbera
of the Association. Aa effort wilLbe
made in due time, to secure reduijM
rate on the tlirlerent railroad leading
to Jackson. It in believed also that - I
hotel and boarding heuses can be sa
il need to reduce their terms to those ia
J. A. Smith,
W. S, Waaa,
L. T. Fitihuob,
.Executive Committee.
Crystal Spriugt Meteor.
The change was expect' J ot course,
sooner or later by the public, the elect
ion of : Mr. B.irksdaie to the I. S. Con
gress nuVing it imperative. Thk Clar
ion under its late able management
soon liecama the leading politic! organ
of the lkriiocTatte party in the Stale.
It is uttelry impossible that a mind, so
active and vigorous a Mr. liarksdale s
is acknow ledged to to, coming in w eekly
contact with other minds through the
columns' of his journal should not
impress itself deeply on them. And it
did- The formation of a healthy public
s-iilimciit on msny important question.
is due greatly to his able and convincing
nrtw.l.ta in TuR Cl ARIOV. Ill fact he
has fixed tlx- imUliblo twrnp f hi TalObUlhtir.- HV TaiyUn .
statesmanship aud patriotism on the in-1 Yalobusha lK-mocrats in la as msat-
stitutions of the State, and so deeply illg nminalej Capt. W. M. Taylor for
that tuture generations in .iiissi-sippi the Legigi.mre by acclamaUoa. LVIe-
will easily recoenize them.
Yet the withdrawal of Mr. Bardsdale
may have an important bearing on po
litical matters in the future. It is hard
to foresee what political rivalries and
jealousies may do with the party he has
so wisely and skillfuly guided through
many a dark day of trouble. We say
emphatically "ho" because he was the
helmsman who steered the ship to a safe
anchorage when she was badly tossed in
a stormy sea. Others have claimed much
for themselves, and much is due totheni,
and others have antagonized him with
a fierceness, born of jealousy; but it was
the calm firm counsels of the editor of
The CLARlo.v.Maj Barksdale that pre
vailed aud gave tone to public sentiment
and nerve to public action in those day.
Grenada Sentinel.
If we had not before spoken of the
retirement of Major Bark-jdale from
The Clarion, it La not because we have
los"t any of our respect for him, or be
cause our admiration for him as a great
leader is at all diminished. For thirty
years he has been an acknowledged power
in Mississippi, aud to have conducted the
organ of a great and powerful party
during thi J ong period w ith suchsplendid
results, shows that be is made of that
"sterner stufT'.that essentially constitutes
a great and brave manhood. Such a
task fur so long a time imposed by the
common consent of his party IVsinocrats
shows the confidence thev reposed in
him as well as the acknowledged success
with which he discharged it. Mai.
Barksdale is emphatically a man of
mind, quick of apprehension, fertile iu
resources, aggresauve in action and in
flexible tin purpose, and if he does not
take a high stand in the coming Con
gress, we will have watched his course
and admired his talents in vain.
gates were selected to meet those froa
Caihoiin county at Air Mount oa Sept.
27 (to-morrow) to select a floater.
The mam question agitating the Peo
ple of Yalobusha is that of Lhe courts.
Those citizens in favor of abolish lug
the dual courts have nominated Capt. J.
M. Moore for the Legislature.
Silver Ta,Gold.
The latest statement of the coin In the
U. S. treasury is nnfortanate for those
Eastern journals that have been plead
ing for a suspension of silver coinage
oa the ground that silver does not cir
culate, the people do not want it and
will not take it, and it isbecoming a bur
den, to the treasury. The statement is
as follows:
Gold coin and bullion 4204,661,610
Silver dollars and bullion.... 119,979,703
Fractional silver cola 27,710,124
United States notea. 52,835,191
It appears," "thehr.that there is nearly
twice as much gold packed awav in the
treasury ' as silver and if it be true
that silver remains in tha treasury be
cause the people do not want it, much
more do not they want gold. ' There are
There are gold certificates outstanding
to the amount of $54,759,000.and silver
certificates to the.amount of $75,900,000
or nearly- hslf a mneh mora of silver
paper than ot gold, these -certificates
represent so . much coin circulating
among the people; they serve all the
purposes of good money, and are just as
useful as the coin itaself nay, more
useful, for they are convenient to carry
about and coin ia not. It will be ob
served that! these certificates show $?5,
600.000 silver in circulatiun and (54,
800,000 gold ; and yet they pretend that
silver cannot be made to circulate, be
cause the people will not take it, -
The simple truth la that neither gold
nor silver moves through the channals
of interchange in large quantities,
though more silver is to be seen any
day than gold in the JhaniU'sf the py- '.
Paper money, which is as good aseoi:- -easier
to handle and carry, aed, i.
just as good as gold or, silver ia pre; :
by the people. All this pir-r i:.- . .
wnetner great t national dbk riot.
or coin certiiicaust, la repfeemimi hf
coin; for every dollar in paper mosey
that passes eoire-it there is a gold or
silver dall.tr 5j i r."-sury, and this is
er t h 'I r a i-r t- ; :s purpose
an- ."It- .... - treasury,
est s-ii'- --n certificates
' .so far front
;t i..'-.' tiiinot be tnacje
i . sentative way,
. very opposite "is
i . -iatesj more readily
;an gold.
Homing-Pigeon Sea Service.
Young Fritz Uhlenhaut. of No. 197
Pearl street, and Capt. Nordenhold, a
retired German sea captin, who resides
in Brooklyn, have undertaken the phil-
aninropic wora oi esiaoiisinng a Iiom-
ing-pigeon oeean service system. Cant.
Fordenhold is an old salt and when he
sailed over the ocean blue, he usual v
took several hoiiiing-pigeons on board,
and when at some distance ont at sea
he sent the birds home with messages
l: . . 'l . a n. , '
"i uis irimius asuore, veiling mem how
he fared. Young Lhlenhaut is
pigeon-fancier and keeps about 1-50 of
these earner birds at his house. When
the captain suggested to the vauna
. ! - 1. f . . 1 . ... . ' .
mau vac tumui esiaousuing a homing
pigeon sea service. Mr. Uhelenhaut's
father gave bis son every encourage
ment, telling him that If he succeeded
in saving the life of even one sailor or
passenger he would feel far greater
satisfaction than if he had won a hundred
prizes in pigeon races. The vom.
man determined to act upon the cap
tain's and his father's suggestions, and
began training hi3 pigeons by send
ing them on steamers going" down
south. The captains' of the vessels at
first let the birds loose a few miles from
port, and thaq the distanoe was gradu
ally increased, Capt. Nordenhold said
yesterday that they intend to have birds
trained for the ocean steamer as well,
and he believes that tha birds could to
trained to bring back messages from as
tar out as the ueorgia shoals, that are
in 65 longitude about 300 miles from
New York. Should a steamer meat with
an accidentnd need assistance the birds
could be easily sent hack with messages,
and would arrive in a few hoars. On
Monday last - they sent 10 homing
pigeons oy me uermau steamer i.lbe,
whn request to the captain to Jet them
loose at 5 o'clock. By some mistake or
other they were not let loose until 6 :3t
o'clock and were therefore compelled to
fly about over tha sea all night. Early
the following . morning seven of the
birds returned to their cotes, among,
them one that bore a message from the
captain of the steamer. The message
was written on a slip of paper that was
lightly rolled ',np and put into a small
quill, and this was .tied en the pigeons
tail. The note stated at what hour the
bird had been dispatched, and was signed
by the paptaln.
Three of the birds did not return, and
it was supposed that they had either
fallen into the sea during" the night or
had been caught by hawks, with which
Long laland aboua'da, Mr- Uhlenhaut
aaid.that some timefigo one of.his pigeons
that bad been sent on a journey returned
wna iu breast torn. It had probaly been
at" ked by some hawk but had iiianir.
fed escape. The wound healed up and
i;ird is now as well as ever.
: Yesterday tea other birds were sent i
'out by" the steamer Sailer, that sailed i
fartv in f lie afrrni--in U. Tl,!..,t . i
! ..v.,1 tU ... i... .t . i . , ! H. Chamber am. Mm. Itof.i. v I . m,i
-t ; i"i . o' . oivm lounc at ti I - r . . . -s.
o clock and h expected them home by r. .V .? "'man, -nrs. a.
Re-Union of tha Twenty-Second Mis
sissippi Regiment.
Editors Clarion The remains of
Gen. John S. Bowcn now lie in the gar
den of the Carnes place, located between
Raymond and Edwards, near Auburn.
Wlule they have been cared for by Sir.
Ratliff and Mr. McNemar, it is the de
sire of many who fought under him
that they should be removed to some
suitable public place, and a monument
erected. To this end it is suggested that
a re-uuion of the 22d Mississippi Regi
ment to held at Jackson during the
coming fair, and that a subscription to
raised under the auspices of the veter
ans who composed that body of men,
looking to the furtherance of the object
in view. It is suggested further, that
all communications toarinz uoon thf
subject be addressed to Hon. S. Gwin
State Anditor, who, the writer feels sure
will do everything to brinsr about what
is desired. In addition I suggest that
the cause could be aided materially by
abort letters published in the newspa
pers of the State from those who fnneht
under that gallant Missourian, who eave
I I , 1 1.1 .... .'. D
ut niooq io tne son ot Mississippi.
' D. J. BrcgLEY,
Of Hinds Light Guards.
Ta tha Friends of the Vttcaez
Protestant 0rpb.au Asylum
Our first and last appeal to the public
at large, issued May 1, 1SS1, met with
such a generous response at the hands ef
inr puuue that it has enabled ua to sap
port the orphans since that day to this.
In the interim we have received hand
some donations from the Grand Lodge
of Masons of Mississippi, the Lodge of
Natchez as well as from other organiza
tions. ,iow, however, our. funds are
very low, and therefore we feel con
strained to appeal to the generous senti
ments of the friends of the orphans.
While we feel that the season ia hot far
enough advanced to make money more
plentiful than It is, yet we cannot over
KXm; the fact that our inmates must suf
fer unless prompt returns be made to
this our appeal. We would therefore
request you to take action at as early a
day as possible, and throneh vour
churches, Sunday schools, societies and
lodges, collect such moneys as you may ;
be able to get, and remit same to Mrs.
John Fleming, Treasurer. Natchea
Pjotestant Orphan Asylum, Natchez,
Miss. Easpeetfuiir vour.
Mrs. Agnes 11, 1st direct rew; Mrs.
A. L. Wilson, 2d directress: Mrs. -John
rieming, lreasurer; 31 rs. K. S, Minor.
secretary; Mrs. Gus. J. Bahln, Mrs. P.
The Senatorial, District with tha
counties embraced in each, with tha
IVmocratic nominee for such as elect
this year, and the present incumbents
for the remainder.
Republican are marked thus
1. Al.-.m. Prrnti and Ttfcoalafo. Etasla la
lv., K. M B,M,ur. oi Altsirn.
2. Hriiloa, I nun and Tippah, ISS3. W. A.
'. Marshall. UrcU In 14. W. F. Hr.
4. Is-S,.lo, l3. KauTI. Poarrll.
.1. Tatr aud 1 "-, is. i. No ntpaalnatWa fei.
. Panola. LlrrU in 1 -" Jim, C kla.
I. Ijilitrilc l.ltsoin Ins... C. Ik iliufcall, at
IVfnu.t.M-. , , N
. CIIm.iiii aad YfulHilia. 13-.l.la IkS. WT.
A. UiMltr, ( lAllMHlti.
9. lb.livar, I'nanonia and SuaSwr, 1SSB. 2i
nominatina y.
l-l. uit kuaw and Pnatetoc, Isaj. aaial U
WibsiR, nt I bn-kssa, linisilati.
II. knotted I tu SMialnni. Itawaaib and La
lun, and Monroe !0ni, ISna. J. M. Ssmwnwn, 4
Ler, and K. 41. Ib-vnuliln, of Ifoanw.
I'i. UwiiiIk, Iftu. fc. T. (trkoa.
M. 2 .Srnatois. our trjui I lay and OttioWb. t", .
and one trom 4'boctaw and WeUvter, 1. 11. L.
Burkitt, oi liar. N. M Kuuf, ut W abater.
It. I arrtill, ISurrand .Muntfoawrj, laa. Jaajt
M. U.I.IWI, of t arrull.
1".. Wasuiuirt'.a, 1 St:. ia amat nation tat.
IS. H-jlair. Issa. J. U. Hamilton.
17. Attala and Leak, PUU. 11. T. Gurloa, of
Is. W insttin anJ Kemper, ISSk Jobs Torn-, f
Vj. S.idW. las. i.e... (i. IHIUrd.
20. I..i.t-rl.le. lsa.1. Joel f. Walter.
II. N-..M. NrttLin aud Keshona, lv. Tsa. at.
KVitii, .it Newlon.
?f lUnkin anJnmith, !". Jaa. 8. Ealaa, i
XI. Madiiun. 13. mi. IlarteT.
H. rum, lsV W. H. Lne.
2". Wanru, Isx'i. m. K. Spurs.
!i. Isaaquena suit Sharker, I. ' U R. JaSurAa,
of litsa.(tiena.
27. Hoi.l-. IsSil. J. S. Hamilton.
2. I laiborne, lj. J. Mt'. Martin.
2. Two hrttator. 6iwuaon, Urarreaxn and Coving
ton, one, issa, Ionian, one, i . A. Uw-kaan, of
su. Clarke aad Jaaper, IS".. Jan. T. HaalA, l
31. Ja'-kion, Hineork and Karriaaa, isaa. rJUot
Henderson, of Harrison.
SJ. Lincoln. Pike and Marion, 1SSS. a E. fack
w.xet, of Kite.
'. Adams. 11.
4. Jrfleron and Fruldla. ISO. J. t. WhltatT,
of JcftVnwn.
.".. A note and Wilkinson, IsSV. Thoa. V. Hal,
of Wilkinson.
M- (irenasla, Qtiitnia and TallahaUsle, ISM.
i'i. (.wtie, Wit, Junes aud rerrj-, Itti. 1. 1.
Eatjn, of Sujitn.
Tlie ieurea indicat tha number ot Repreaasu
tieei the eouatjr ia entitled to; when th aaniksr
of mine exceed tkl-t. tlie nart haa ieU aSrnaat
enough to line more tnan one asaa to rua beiar
tbe pe.it!e for f W ame (.ftx, nnlaM tne naamea r
ia llalite, In vaU-h caie, no notnlnallona fill B
made and tLa names inditnle Peaaorrtl caadt
ilate .Imptr. Tnose marked rntu nr aWpunil- ,
Adam. 2. No nomtnallona ret. ' '
Alcorn. 1. H. M. lie.J. U. , F. T. Chr-
Amite. 1.
Atlla. 2. Ja.
h-nl -n, 1. W.
Bolitar. 2.
t alhuin. 1. R. V. Prorlne.
Carroll, 2. U. ". WUliaaawn, J. . Johaaaa. .. -
( bickasaw, 2. S B. Oawlord, W. ti On.
fool-taw, 1. A. R. HugbaWn. -
4'laiborne, t.
t larke, I. A. D. tenrdon. .
1a, 2. S. A. I'rnmu, A. J. Koamll.
Oa'uoma, 2. W. H. Allow, J. W. Oitmr. -i
toVt.b. 2. A. H. bnrnea, k. A. Howe. . -.
loviiunon, 1.
lJe.t. t. Kllaa Atexander, J. W. Odea.
Fraokltn, k T. A. Mafer.
Ureene, 1. '
Oreuada. 1, W. M. McSwla.
Haniek, 1. . '
Harrison, 1, D. D. Con-am.
Hinda, 4. J. al. MeNeeif. M. M. aUIW, L,
E. Atwood, W. M Kobinson.
Holme, 2. H. CkrinnM, Uur Waxnnlet. '
ItMattuena, I. Lam Moore.
Jaekaon, I. Jaa. B. McRae. '
Jasper, 1. 8. Whitman.
Jearnon, L W. . Harper, r, ,
Jones, I.
Kompor, 1.
Laiaretle. 2. T. . Waldrtn. A. J. Baker.. .
Lauderdale, 2. H. D. lameroa, I. Ik. feU.
Lawrenee, I. .
Leake, 1. J. U. Hardin. -Lee,
I. Merrlma Pound. A. I. Cnlwana. J. M.
Hall, W. J. t'aie. Ja. Xintmnaoa.
LeSore. t. It. X. Mitcaell.
Lincoln. 1.
"Loarnoea, t. J. T. HaiTiaon, W. H. Cook, A. L.
Jlree. -'
kiadUon. 1- Ham Lew la, J. 8. Henry. .. ";
Marion. 1.
Monlfomerr, I. J. E rTowrr.
Monroe. R. E. Hmatoa. '. 8
isesnovn, l. w. I. Harnetl-
Newton. I. I. U Bolton. T. B. Walden
noiubee, s. a. w . nnpae, J. L, cl
. V. M.-ot. WiUf luundera.
. A. Mclfonald.
Keer. L. P.
Jon of Purenriilcg Ar-
5:30 or 6. At 5:30 p. in. the reporter and
young Uhlenhaut were watching on tte
rooi oi me house tor the bird s ret lira.
Looking toward the east three tiny
specks were seen far ia the distance at
5:40. Rapidly they approached nearer
and hearer, and in another minute three
Eigeons were making a beeliua for the
rooklya bridge, and then they cireled
round and round and finally alight oa
their cotes. As soon as thev enimrl a
cage Mr. Uhlenhaut caught them. They
had come from the steamer and had the
chitect ILA has been ter.irrc 3 tr.:! i' countersign stamped oa their feathers,
fi uiej oorvj no messages. A be re
r T-.tr waited until darkness toiraa to
t in, and then Mr. Uhlenhaut Sr., re-
mariea uxai perrjsr the rem a
Tex citizens of V
oa tha 13;h lest, aal f .
era meeliag.
- C ts C"'"' .....' k. .
Mrs. IL M. Gastrell, Mrs. C. L. Holden,
Tinimgcrs. .
Advisory Committee SamT. 111 maa,
Chairman; Jos. N. Carpenter. L 4TVa
DeLap.Jno. A- IicU Uus. J. Eahio,
itcury r rans, ir. ii. v. Jstltries,
it cl lixon, ti. x'endlcton, t has. T,
The press of the State is respectfully
rciuesiou 10 puousQ tne above.
Natchex, Sept. 2), 18$3.
ViCKSJCto is about to have a broom
factory added to her industries. Meiwre.
W. H. S towers aad J. F. Bauia inaugu
rated the movement at the sugentioa of
. ;-!, : ia Auinia rnturmtii,
and had probsjy s;ff.pJ t, roost over
t; jht tvs.jEsai.ere oa LJng Island. -New
Tbe water ( CsaUluta Sprins car i
at all states tf Utt jr,
ISiiOAeha. I. J. 8. M jntoairT, W. w. Nawh.
Fanora, a. W. H. Ecki,otttera not known "
rSerry, I.
Pike. 1. J T. Lamkin.
Pontotoc, I, J. .. Uauer. "
Prentian, I.
Quitman, 1. V. V. Oouk.
Kankia, z. W. BoHBinnn, & VelluweM.
ntMi, L J H h-. man.
nam, L R. W. HaiL
Health. 1.
fsannowwr. 1. ?
TaiuUkatt-ine, I.
T.te. 2. . Pitt Fjroaa, II. NotaVwk
T'noafc, t. J. J. V. bur.
1 ih iminfii. - ,
l ia. t. 1. L. INckonon.
W arren, 3.
Waoh.neten , SM. Span.., .nd etsera.
W atne, 1. A. T. rwe-. -
Wenaee, I. a. K Porter.
WiUiiuo L ll. V. rw.mlett, ti. H. INrt.
Wiaaton. t. R. r. Joam.
Yalmtm-na. I. W. M Tat lor.
Yaaasl, a. Jaa. A. Barktdale, A, O. Kerrelt, W.
Tee fcUerins k a list af "toterl dtrtrlct,"
with tne IV metre tic an ilaim:
I. Aleernand rrenteack W. II. Kiltmunck T af
J. Y. Marrae.
X. M.
x, TiptiaA and Pen ton
A. t aionand Pvtalolw.
4. I atoottn and V
i. Ho.me.and Yaow. W . L. Peer, nf He
. kemtwsr, kewOerda'e nnd Clare. I
7. Lrkead Newt Ml. 1. J. H
S. I..tM..fa t jisv.M, K. K At
t Amoeaed Pike,, u. M. t..ra
. r.
a rna.
U. Ti. 8. ttonlra, of I ean,!- kr
rile ; I never took larUnx
t aa. h sa
ta ineirornt nae at .lean
bro lra tiiitee.' '
Tai rva ! aU U yr at ,CCi

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