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THE NEW ORLEANS DAILY DEMOCRAT,
OFFICIAL JOURNAL OF THE STATE OF LOUISIANA AND OF THE OITY OF NEW ORLEANS.
VOL. II---NO. 197. NEW ORLEANS, FRIDAY, JULIY 6, 1877. PRICE, FIVE CENTS.
---I I IH I|1 _ _ _ _ __
DOMESTIC NEWN.
TNI INDIAN TROI d.LMi.
Tie .alIme and Kalans Indlans to Make a
Descent on the Nettlements.
iHpelal to the Democrat,]
HAN FnAN.Nc!to, July 4. -A telegram from
Portland says that gentlemen from Yaklti
City report that the people in that vicinity
are very much alarmed at the information
given by a friendly squaw to the effeot, that
the Indians belonging to the 8lmeo and Ka
lass reservations are about to make a doa'cem
on the settlements there.
A dislittech from (en. Howard, datedl at hli
catnp on th.e almon river, Juno n,, says that
his command was than crossing HSalmon
river, which was swift, doop and dlliicult to
pass. Theo Indians had disappeared from his
front and are apparently eclampeud near the
junction of Htnke river anod Little Sallnmon
trails.
An AIlinure of All the Indiann Tribe.
ARainstr the Whites.
IDonelal to th, Deanmorat.l
EtiibNA. Montana, July 4.- -Seretary Mil.s
has just returned from Missoula, and reioIrts
that preparations have long beemn progreas
ing for an alliance of all the Indians to fight
the whites: also, that advice haveo l.,n re
cIved which lead to the belief that, the Crows
are to mnake peace with the Hioux and comn
mence war with the whilltes, and that ten llen
wore to he sent to Hitting Bull to treat for
peace and alllince, in an offensive war.
The Cllifornia Wheat Crop.
i.oneial to the Democrat.l
HAN I iAN R.(IsO. July 4.--Isaac Frielander's
annual grain circular estimates the wheat
surplus of the State at not over two hundred
,thousand bushels.
Insane Acyluns.
[npecial to the Demoerat.]
WAHiNOTroN, July 4. --Dr. Chas. H. Nichols,
for thirty years superintendent of the (.overn
meal Hospital for the insane, resigned tro ac
oept the position of superintendent of Iloom- I
ingtlalo Asylum, New York.
THB AROiOV INTVRSTIGATION.
iTe Testimony Elicited by the menatorial
Investligatiag Committee.
(Speelal to the Demorat.]
PORTLAND, July 5.-In the Grover investi
gation at Portland, ex-Senator Nesmith testi
fled that he had been asked for money to se
eure his election. He understood that out
elders were paid in Grover's interest,
but knew of no member of the Legislature
,-coteiving money on the final ballot for his
vote. He heard that 11. Goldsmith, a banker
and friend of Grover. Interviewed six back
ward members, but he denied having used
money in Grover's interest.
United States Marshal Walters testified
that it was gener&lly rumored Goldsmith
brought money from Portland to secure
irover's election,
G. M. Johns testified that he had heard a
oonversation in' the presence of Goldsmith
with six Democrats who refused to go Into
.caeuus; some one said six thousand dollars
would secure the withdrawal of their opposi
tion. The next day Goldsmith said that the1
.matter had been fixed a nd there would he an
electiou that day.
An Excursion Row.
8(Ipeolal o the Demllocrat.]
MONTIR.AL, July 5.--A row oc'urrel yes
terday on board the steamer Victoria, en
route from Ottawa to Montreal, with Papal
Zouaves on board. The 7ouaves hauled down
the union jack and substituted the Papal flag.
The captain remonstrated. and was roughly
handled. The Catholic Bishop of Montreal
has issued a note forbidding any iore excur
sions of senl-religious character without his
mensent.
Goldnellth Mall.
[Special to the Democrat i
C'.NINNATI, July 4.- Goldsmith Maid's trot,
was made in 2:25. 2:19 and 2:21. She nlaulo
half a mile in the second trial in 1:07. Sihe
would have made better tinme if she had Ihal at
better runnilg companion,
Dexter Park Races.
LSpecial to tii Demoornt.)
CaltcAno, July 5. At Dexter Park yester
day the trot of the 2:33 class was won by
Maggie S., who took the seconWi, third ant
tourth heats in 2:31'4. 2":32! and 2:34. The
two miles and repeat running race was won
by Rues Butler, in two straight heats; time
8:43%l, 8:08$. The race for gntlenman riders.
one mile, was won by Crockford In 1:52.
The mile and repeat raIc was won by Star
:,lc in 1:453 and 1:45.
.a uiet. Celebration of the Fourth.
,Special to the I)emocrrt.l
NEW YOtRK, July 5.--Dispat:hes from va
vious quarters report that the fourth was ob
served in an unusually quiet manner andI
with It notable abseme of llreworks and
fires.
Another Town Ihurned.
iSpeocal to the )enmorlat.l
(GCSE1.N, N. Y.. July 5. -A large iportioln if
l.hebtsiness centre o(f the lower village of
Chester burned this mnorning. Thie losIes Iare
estimated at between $5.00tS) and $75,1.t, par
tially insured
The Soldlers' Natlonal Reunion.
(Seetal to the Demoerat.J
COL.M1Bst. 0., July 6.-Active preparations
are being madefor the fourth annual eneanmp
ment of the soldiers' national reunion, to be
held here from the 4th to the 10th of Septenm
ber. An average daily attendance of 25,00(0 is
indicated by the letters received here. Gen
erals Sherman, Kilpatrick and Crook have ac
cepted invitations. So far as heard from, the
Confederate side will be represented by Gen
erals J. E. Johnston. T. M. Cockrell and Brad
ley T. Johnson.
NO nUBISIOIE!.
The New Hampshire Lcgislature Oppose
tie Giving of Any Aid by the National
Government to Corporations.
[Special to the Democrat]
CONooRD, N. H., July 5.-In the House, to
day, a resolution was adopted in substance
that the revenues of the national government
should be devoted to sustaining efficient,
erleditable and economical administration,
and to the liquidation of public debt, and
that the government should not undertake
any new obligation nor lend its credit for the
a furtherance of any speculativ sehtemes under
the guise of internal improvements that umay
be for the advantage of ainy particular lohwality
n or corporation.
I t
t ' TE INDIAN TROIDLEM.
at A Fight W'lli the Relaklnan oan /lear
W taler River-Four Indlanim killed and
a- a Numier of Squawa and Papploses
it Drowned.
[Rp'lial to the Demoorat.l
is HAN FRANC!fIc 0,Jully5r.-. The followingnows
at has I een reeelvetd front Lewlston Iunder date
nI of Iuly 2: A conllfer hasl just comie int front
o Kanlia. and says (Iol. Whilple andt bis coni
Is tultll halt an elalnglemell nt with lIthe I eoking
(la (ss hand on Clear Water, to-day, antlt that.
" ur Ilinians were killed and loft deadl on the
loll, and tllulny o( lthers wotundle. The stluaws
pa and chllllrenl took to the rivler, and severlal
wore drowned. Th' liglhtintg was still gtoing
o whelln thle courier left. Tihe Lokinhg (class
is ilIttl is estimated by I Ite seollo ( itsntllltietl tooi).
is At 3 ia. Il. the 'tnurlor arrived froml (lOln
a- thwi'rd's amlp, htavlig left the (camp on the
lt eighl of the 2t.lh of .June. The IroIe had
- madlHt a crossltg overl Ilhe rlver that day, anil
s the setoults. who hadi hobet .uti on the hills,
uI- found the stock there, ibut no Indilaus; the
ii latter, It is believetld. have gfone inlwards the
tr mouth of the Salmon, aind are nmakitig for
(ray's crossing oit the Halmon, thence to the
crossing over the Hnllko river, at the ilmoulth.
A (Grand Eronde private letter stattes that
Lleut. Thellers' h,.ly Ihas beIn found, with
several other bhodies nlinr; a. great tunlmer of
empty eartrldtges near Iy gave proof thatt
they sold their lives dearly. A futll list, of the
killel at tle nlassacre and flight. as ftr as
positively known, numbers 51.
Inspector Watkins telegrailhs fron Fort
h, Lapwai, under' date of the 241 inst., that theI
I- hostile Indians art falling back towards thel
Walla-Walla Valley, and that Ithe troops are
I- pressing them there. The northern Indtialns
iart all qulet..
CAPITAL NOTEN.
1 Tie ryn4lentte.
[Mpecial to the Democ.ralt.
WAsRINttTON, July 5.--A call for ltl nutil
lions oin accoint of the syndtilcate loan was
issued to-day from the Treasury )eplarlltentl.
More Troops for thie leat of War.
INtpeeal to thle Demoierat.l
SIWAs1INorTON, July 5. The War D)epart- n
e nient has issued a general order dlire.ting the k
transfer of the Secoltd Infantry regiment t
rfromn the Department of the Soulth to tile Di_
vision of the Pacific for the putrpose of rein
forcng Gen. Howard In his operations against
I the Indians.
iIgMBERIgLAI N'M 1PEEC II.
Hi. V'ivws of the Premldeni'is outhllern
Poliey.
WASIN(OTON, July t5.- -I'hrasMe frourr (Charn
herl'ain' slree..h:
PUI.IDENTIAb Parl ,1n":
If t, tlermn is doesriptivt it is an anI mlll y
and offense; it savor'` 1f all faith; it Ihas
ai native and histrical odo)r olf triIehol'ery anti
intrigue, luit, fIlow-citienrle, what .s thie
President's oullthern policy?
In point of physl.al or external facts, it
',(ntlstit in withlitawing the mn-ilitari'y forelts
of the United States from the points in l.lli,h
Carolina and tLouisiana, where thlw hiatd .t,1n
previotuly statioHlne for the proeitction ltnIr
support of the lawful gtvlernm'ln s of those'
In point of imnmtesi.te, frt'eoenl rmwl intend
ei' conl.squences. It consists in the-.overthrow
and destruction of those State gotverntnltits,
and the Substtitutiont in tlw'Lr steul of t'rtalin
otler orgainzationi calthel State governmm nts.
In polint of actual presentt results, it conslisth
in the abatilonnonat of .hotutherrl iapulblietinn
and eslmially thootloredl race, to the coantrtl
illd rule, notonly oif the )emourntilon iorti
but oif that class at the Smoth which regIarriLed
sit\lvery a al divine institution which waged
foullr yottrs of (estrllctivo weer fwor its p)or'etiu
lationll, which steadily oppw(,d citi?'nlhip atind
lsuffrage for thel negro; in, It wotrds a iiss
whose traditions, p)riniples antd history trte
oplpltos to overy step anld feature of what Ri
plllli(ans. call out' national progl'meseinee, IMt.
In polint of generail political and ruorl Kgi
niicla-rnce it timitists In tis proeianatioi to
the country an(i the worrl..that the will of tihe
mtlnjority ot th voters of a State, hiswfulllt y and
guIIlntrly sexpItl atidI(. is no longer the lrditng
power i lour lathes.
Thile Cha rlestn Clrlu n-Ist lumhihe.
VASHIN(tT(ON, ,JTly 4.- It wr.amn, the intll. -
tion is tot ietltiihtWolrt.hinfitott in thIe t hlot:ll s11 i,
(Cust.lml-Holus' until I.)etin . 'lit.ers ire
caiirges. against hint. uit:; theiy Il is siaict ,ol I
fllect the adtiltdiistrtionl of llis laflalirol..r of
his personal carrt:.
No Suceasm with the Indians.
\WASHINIr.IN, Jnly f5. --Ad\vic fltrom IhIthre
and regonl claim no tsuccess for G(tll. l-towalrd
in punishing the Indians. Htowmrd telegraphsllt
that his commanlndl wascrossing ~allorl.ris.ive:.
The Indians had gone from his. front, havilng
quietly drawn away., and are appar"l.tlv' ic
cItnmpetil nitsa the junction of Sr taike at d. Littlut
. .i ii-- -
FOREIGN NEWS.
The Meeting of the Emperor,.
[Special to the Democrat.]
VIENNA, July k%-Prince Bismrmrlit a.nd
' ount Andrassy will accompany their r,
slMetive sovereigns at the nr.eeting whicl will
protably be held at Gasteir ,
A ntonel II' Deaglhter.
[Special to the Democrat]
RoME . July 5,---The t'ounteas Louvetta
Sainbert-ine, who claims to be the natural
daughter of the late Cmdlinal Antenelli, hae
commenced an action tor possession of hie
whole proplsrty. ostimatedl at away milllionm
of framns.
Iord Deaconeufleld' Health.
[Special to the Democrat.]
LoNDoN. July 5.-The iMdi.cl E.ramire
- says that there are no groundts for disquieting
rumors circulated about Lord Beauonslleld't
health.
Explanation Wanted.
[Special to the Democrat.]
e LONDON, July 5.-It is intimated by thi
I Porte that it expects the English Cabinet wil
explain to the signatures of the Treaty o
Paris the object of a fleet being sent by Eng.
land to Besika Bay.
tt The Pan Presbyterian Council.
L, , EDLNB. tH, July 4.-The Pan Presbyterial
('ouncil opened to-day. I the morning ses
I lon Rev. Rchaoff, of Now 9rk, Introduced a
3 dicusesion on the harmnony of cofonfe..onl of
roformnel churches. The nmatter was submit
toed to a committee.
In the afternoon the prinliples of Proahy
r tlrianism were dliscuao ed. Rev. Drs. IlHodIes,
of Alleghiany, and HtLuart Robinslon, of lllou
isvill,. t,ook prominient parts.
Rlev. Dr'. Primeo, of New York. reported that
there' woere 2,000t Proebyterlan 'ongregations
ill tl' (i nllit(dl 1tateis, who ilt Iseir'i I b (d over
TlHlenu'm Health.
INtlHo ll to lithe 1)enlpocrat.l
ILON iJl N. hi' ly 5, . It i1 reiprll'tt ! Italt Mfin .
Titionrpis lie s hooIn in aI very pro.l1illto' .nnditi.o
,ll'+ 111' llh r j I 'lrney to Wo'lrtlhinlgton.
TIE WAll IN AMIA.
Tilhe ItuWinu DIerated antl their Atrl.y
!1if'lail to tih l)Democrat.)
I'AiIs, ihily 5. intellftgencef froli gooffdl
ffsoure', slys that the ti ssitiln a ylf 1 lia t, lit
tlnllnl. fitt'er fsever.l'l lghllls, hasI ll lhe l' boken yp
int.o f'ragment an(I I1 r',tr'eatingll iit different
dli.lrctillins. The army bologillng HIllR, bling
Iftl, lunc'otvlf'led ii coslqllflenc!f of thef dis
iff1ftf' of lintoh in. allthough t, l it i s not riaf.i
theo slg go fllls, is takilug niifslli.ltr t)o Iho soI
if its situatlf Ifn'ecomet i llrf inlpe nprill.
All the aivaiilaIle throops in (.onstantlinople,
illiudlilng lii IPmpef'riail (tillardl, lhave lh.n rlld
i ed to tIh 'seat off warill o tllh' I)tanuie.
The WaTr to he Inu.tht on the I)lanulli.
I`pe(lall to the DImocrat.)
LoN)N.N, July i.--The 'T'hoPIR sfays that if
the Russians l had c'iptn'r.fl Kiar's alind Batilnu
they w1o111u lhave' Il1ni strongly telllpto'l to
oflTor easy tef's1114 off ill"pPte, blit now they
lt|'have been 4f flar balllfl that they llusit strike
with all their miht, in Eliurope, and ever-y
hiting 0tends to shllow thitey intend t strike v'ery
hard i ,nde.
The Ianliinlu Retreat at Harm,
i[tAflai to th tnmlorat.)
LIOND)ON, ,iJuly i.-- A teolgram from C(on
stalntinoplel. dlll t.lay, tes t-a, he Russialll
',retrograde alovernnt tit Klars will, It is be
lieved, e hasltened by tho report, which hal
ra.helii Erzt'Oouin o1 f tilhe' great ltread of tIhe
iinsurroftion i (iir'ealius.
The RnI..lan t'omnantlpd r Ini .1Ia IRe
r llsed.
[Hnecial to the Demofraft.J
Si'. PE'rintf1lnllrus, ,ily 5.- Thei oflic al 1an
noulln.ilnt helt ha lton mtade that (Ien. Mill
koff, commalndning the Russianl forces in Aian
Minor. will be reatllIti.
The lunahn'n In lnlmarin.
S(eoloial to t Demoerat.)
l0u4'HAlstetr, July .- The Munsulnlen, it. is
said, are prt'earing to ,1ee frxom the sc(n4'nl of
last year's atrtoeltles in Bulgaria, faloring the
v4engeanen of rli.4lans anld hlllg.rlans in re
turn for thleir lAvrharitie'..
Mervln WIN Not Join in thw War.
IHpecial to the11 l)monrat.
iL'r. PrnlmuiRunl;a. IJuly 5. It. is raot l, eievied'l
Ir o0~kial quartern that .viOVah conttm., mats
any prirtiipatlon 1i llth war .
RnuIla Paper Mtlnry.
IHlp'lal to the' Demrnorat.l
(Lo5a nm. July .5. *A Beirllr' dispatath, m1ays
that the (Gernlan flanclers are alarmrel nt
the hlarge 1mmu1s, off pal e"r 'tIurrI' nyby itly Rila.
It is- stato[li that. Shine1 the oSltbrreak of tiM
winr ii (llfI,(l P roubles have th-I thiis i l41fed.
Tnrkey Raining FPlnd*.
(Hnf!'ial f, tlfhe Dflemoorat.J
LoININ, *..lln'y 5. A UlonnstaLnlinopll l"l,
graiP announlIlll'( s that ia rteo h1i Io4el pro
mnilgalilr allthrlorizing til! icsSula'n1e oif lfone
mlillirrd plasterwof paper mopflly. redornalll e
in t:wenty .years. at, the ra'I of iuI.(tA0,l1itt) Jll4
tf'or nnilaillty.
News Filmn tliae hanuble
IlPfeial to, tie l)Demnrrt.1l
1 oNi., July i . Thie Sfindardl his the fol
lowil fg: Shunlla. Teulewidy -liI Ifor 'from t.le
I)anl.bo a.re very ionfliih'ting, Ilut it is evident
that, the IS) l.llu . are1' definitely estsnbl,lifshli
at. Sih+tlv., No I(ltrnontfrrIton of Tlurkia.h
forces to dive' tl,'hli tf a'f4' fh Ii.e' Iv4ls
takenl I jIIlf.+.
The Pope Gnrowinl llraker'.
i'tiilf' fial tot ', , ll* .,irat.
I'Ail,4A. Jlaly 5.- mA S ef44f' te+ll'gran l Staifs
thnllt. ti p ill-al Itl h theiff 1'fofl is lagg'aviitcld.
Th'e h [1opf y i tt ha s 4( inl. Anl Teratiln waLs alt
t.eptli.l: tift tihl' weikiless of tle1 patlient pfr
venteld it gucll' '4'.K *
The tuatrte-Hllunlarlian Arully io Ite
Mobilized.
LoN.r.u.. uly 5.--The ,Hitsulbtrd's ,peeinl
from l '-th Stntf.s- that the sessioni of the
Ilungrtiuan I iht if- clos'ii. It is arrasnfe.l,
hiowevf-r. thU t. it mally tf Sumllmoned for 0xtla
ordinal y ,)_w Sion on tihe demand of twenty
five' (4puti' .. Who golvernnTlelnt has (ichosen
this nI.Itha'!t of 1)'idiing lip td.tl sesshf, cso) as
to ie rble ,o re-as-usemnible PaI'iiamlent at any
I hour that c vvnts compel thi- departr'refrom
the puesl'nt poliicy of neutrality. The' mobili
'altionl, f the A1 u tro-llungllarian alariy is, be
ilig Idechidfil l1 po tof-(f,iay. and will elm Ifarried
outl f..orl't y.
The RuSIIlan Retreat fromla Bayazdl.
]Im1NoIN, .Tul- 5.-- Advie5s from Turlkish
.4w1.1,nes stt.ie ithat, the Russian left wing is
I'rt;reating in disorder in the dflirec'tion of Ilav
itAld. FI'alPi'sll, froml Vnl. tlihre tltl their
line of re4talt 1nortll hof lItyaylZid.
Mi4tova Marked.
LON(.xi. Jully 5.- Tlw Doily V-m l,.special
fromn Sistova saysx: After thei ltopartlurle 4of
the Turks ever'y TurkiRsh hLou1 in .lstofvl was.
'sacke(li bly lBulgarian 4'aslileints.
RIVER NEWM.
(Special to the DemocratL]
MEr3iPHR, July 4.--Pass~w down this after
noon-Robt. Mitc.ell for New Orleans. Up--+
Golden City, for Cincinnati.
Depth of Water at Mouthwest Pasa.
SouTrHWrST PASS, July 4, 1877.
To Capt. C. W. Howell, Corps of Engineers,
U. S. A.:
Depth of channel at mean low tide 16
feet. Least width for that depth, tie) iet.
High tide at 4 a. m. Height above mean low
tide 2 feet. Depth of channel at high tide,
18 feet. Depth of channel, if referred to
plane of average flood tide 18 15-100 feet. Bot
tom hard.
C. H. ELWELL, Matter of Esa:-ouS.
i- THE N. 0. P. RAILWAY CO.
Ia
of
It- 'IT R3ITIONr TO THE TKEX AND
ARKANSAm TRADB.
y
n, The Clheapont andn Mtost Profltnblt Iail.
Ii- ron In the inllted Mtaten.
O)FFIt('ii oiF 'rTi VIta PJ'RWII)I~nr, T
at New (Orlansll, lJlly 4, 1177. {
E. II. WIy..irr'k, E4,r.. l're.idi'nt New Orlrans
cr l'tratll ' l ila rrrtiad (on rOaLyrv, New ( rieans:
M! )r r ,Hr Sir -I etnlose tahies "A," "I,"
"(" all"D" "I" "A" shlowing l disttlnrno from
ponsitt. llnamleil to I hlicggo, HI.. Louisn and
SNw ()rlr'ans.
ri Youl will sen froni thini that 110'your rmad woild
lhave a great. a.vantag' in distant'.n to .liually
as go.rd)I a mnrket for all thel pr.riroducts of the
Icountry, which, it would 'r'r'.h, iis Oither Chi
iagt or ti,. llois;i anldI for eiot,tin iand woIl a
iy litclh Ihtter markot. \Vheat, ltoo, in always
worth n mullch in Nrew Ori'ian~Rn as alt either of
th lotfher poin.t. and tlhere in n mrasorn why
il r ifrhotld oiithornia irfaltltlft'rdr an 'hi'riaplyinII
t- New I )l'a'nls. asll.i nt. lolrr (r (!lrChicago. 'rhe
r lowerr fre'ight cha'res, orwin. g t tlo le lishorter
rlintanl,, Irr New(r) loran, woihl he a snon ll. of
l prit lit to the milllier; na1ir to this onlly twenty
t''lents per biarrel forr firight frrm.in t.t. Louis by
Ml river tAr New ()rlanrre, an . Ili trnirat.nfaeturler'
Scould crou!lnt on a prrofit ofrrf forty clents perl bar
rIl in making flouir ati, Now r()lrains, anrl also
finhd ita ttldy iarkit't, at g'lrd prices, foir all his
imill feeld.
Texas i;eerf is now ehli at, reitil in tlhe Mt.
Louisn and Chicago mIlarkeot for ten to thirh
e. tein 'ents per poind, aftelr paiying freight on
tIt' cattleo in one instance a dita trlidi of 229
Illl, tIo it. Lollls, and in another of 440 itllrs
if to(liicagol , greaer0l thane tr New )rleain ftrnrn
Sthe iarame commonll poinrit of thipment, tuitlfin
' Fort, Worth as the aiear.
y "" shrown the groIss artlrlltin per miie of
Stie rorad named for 18175 i in .t'rean. at takienL
from l'oor's Italrolal Manuual, aridt this book
t is golrirally regardeii an ofTfi'ial.
"C" 1s an estinatorf the liabilitiesn for whirch
yorll road, whorn coifnlt,'tntl to Hhrevoport.
miirI.t malike an llnual pjrovision.
". 1)" In an estinmate of thle trafli which youir
Srolad will have and the earnings which it will
- make the first yeanr after ,oingl open(.n forl
Sbusintmsn. Thin I hlave lprrbably underesti
e rlratedi, rliy pullrpos 'l eingOi ' to show, even r)uponi
a irnitlll trall'e, what could he reasonabIly
exp~e't.l by t Ihe hollde'rs of youlr sn'curlitiesn.
l There r niuy be otlher .eominxiltite of traffcme
otfftrod to y'ouri line which 1 have omittedl tor
state.
S You will also linl incismtnl a list of rolling
I- mills, ear shnlops and Ioannotive buliders, with
ia whom it may he well for youl. If ylo think
proper, to correspond.
Fronl the general prnpesnts of your enter
pris. I think that you will have no great dfli
traity In placing ynour first mllortgagCRe hon(is of
'$10o,00 per mile (f roal when youl will be able
i to show that the ronl Irat, bridges and tie
ltrie redly for the rails. Inrweed, I dio n.ot
nt,nbt that you earn fledl rrlllrr millsl which
wonfr furnish yo'u ra.l' nd tarl.e your bonds
In payment, and the mtme wnri.hl t the case
with ear and I ololootf r rildterw.
I will not attempt to enter ilnto any argiu
inment as to the, advantartmg your line wornl heb,
ter tre.city rof New O)rlwlin; youlr capitalists, ,
businist mii'n anti props ty holdetr are better c
able t'ojridgelof this. Your rity (l.ce enj1yedr
a tonsilderaile trade frrom Texas and Arkan- a
san, whierh hans ben, thrmilgh the building of I(
railway lines from the Northwe.st to the a
ploints of prodllltimn, in a groat measure di
vertedl fromr it., anl It in I wuell-knlrwn faet
that, (Chic!ago tland tk. Louis have bteei. ar.l ni are
now, marrkinlg strerlirrouns .'foft'tot to r~r'iro and 1
coitroll thliltraffle.
ily consTAting th.e g eorapidcnl position oi
yollr roadl anl its Ioation, as surveyed, you
will sJeo that your projtctrAd liron enahbls you
to compete ISt.esasfu0lly, on ancornt, of short.er
distanesl arrll hIs gnlds, for the tra!de of
iMoutihrn Arkansas Jul1 Northern Texas to
the line of the Indian Territory; while to
etvery point, in Texas,1. 1tnlh and 'utl.,w st of
the Texas P~Aciic: lilthmad to Hruston, or if
any air liln should e built to, Iou.to,n, then
Iretrm' wocld hocrne the teil)nrl pird,t in
cmnpetit.ion for New Orb-ians trait'ir; your line
to New Orleans is tihe shortat, a.ru, owing to
tlhe arivanttge of Iess distance and lighter
gradne, you,-houhl, and I doubt not you will,
I*- able to .ot.plte succes.fully with the tines
ierading to th Northwest.
It is greatly to Ire hopel that thle clpitafl4rt,
businessll mrIn ad prclT'rty htiicihr of New
(Orleans will lendi a strong and helping ~and
to push to an early (o{rlp)letiona lit1 of rail
way which pnnlises Ao tlnch fer the in'flst
meat to bo Inaule.
With tile ldvantagra which New Orleans
noII()W ha, Iana which witiiH l IT(IOnfeal on. owrrn
pTitioTn of the jettles, ib is only H~ir to astnrne
that tle prdxnets 'of Arkansas and Texas
should lindl a market and outlet in this city,
ald tl.at; tlh eme States shoulld draw from it the
greater' lotionl of tih.ir meTrctoluil.Se awln sup
Splies.
I s;ncerily trust tl t the effort and energy
which yo .hlave exl:bited, reuler adverse dir
c.utlnstances,, in presenting this enterprise- and
noercsary undertaking to the commer'cil irl
tA- ests (f this eit y and State, will meet with
that su1e0ss which its importance demanwls.
New (rleans awdl ,irtiiAiaia cannot afford
longer to sit by sand see their logitimate trader
di.vrtel from this metrlopolis, when it can,
by a vigorous Otirt, Is) corntrolled and hol'd
against all cotrolpetition. Now is thei time to
p0lt ort..h the iffotrt. Ve ry truly yoiurs,
N. ,ITAM. (. ('LARKS.
A Milrs.!
Marshall via Little rIxck to St. L)uis... 565
Marshall via I. M. R. It., Cairo and I. C.
I. R. to Chicago ...... 3............ 83
Marshall via N. O. Pacitic Railway to New
Orleans...... ..... 336
Dallas via M. K. and T. and C. B. and Q.
R. R. to Chicago. ........ ....
])allas via Marshall and Little Rock to St.
Louis......... .. 713
Dallas via Marshall and N. O. Pacific
Railway to New Orleans ..... .. 484
Shreveport via Marshall and Little Rock
to St. Louis........ .... 605
slreveport via Marshall, I. 3it. R. R., Cairo
and I. C. R. R. to Chicago...........878
3 Shreveport via N. O. Pacific Railway to
New Orleans.... ............. ....00
v Texarkana via I. M. R.; R. to St. Louis.... 490
Texarkana via I. M. R. R., Cairo and I C.
R. R. to Chicago .. ............... 763
Texarkana via Marshall and N. O. Pacific
Railway to New Orleans ............ 411
$Sherman va A., and P. I. L. to St. Louis. 51
Mherman via A. and P. It. It. and I. and A.
R. R. to Chicago .8............. 77
Sherman via Dallas, Marshall and N. ().
g IPaific Railway to New Orleans...,.. 548
Fort. Worth via Dallas Marshall and Lit
tle Rock 1to St. Louis...... ..745
Fort, Worth via D)allas. M. K. and r. and
('., B. and Q. It. . to Chicagoh.. .. 912
1* Fort Worth via Dnllas, Marshall and N.
0. IPafile Raillway fU New Orleans. Rl1;
N. B1.-In all eases the distallanws compultel
are, by tihe shortest, routes.
8 Ht. L., I. M. and H. It. It.-- $9tdpe0 pIIr lie, gross
earningsil; operatilng expenses l per cent.
M. K. andl T. I. R.-- 4425 per nmll, gross
t earnlings; oplr'raltinllg explels 54 per i~rnt.
STexas anl1 Pacific It. It. $2725 per mile,
1gros M eartings (3210 itiles (oprltlrttl); operatingl
ex penlso79 per eid.
h Ioustnm and Texas C'ontlral It. I. $01470 per
IIiIle, Ir.sR eornin rgs( t51 niilt.s operatýt);
Y operatig' expenses 10t per cent,.
Ie Interatlonal tand Ilbet, Northern 1t. It.
S$8415 per mile, grols ,.ftLrningsI40 m.ils t ope'
Ia ttll; opelrating .expelses 52 per cent.
Av'1' erage op'uatig~iex ss of xpol v fit i veo
l railroads 62 i'per cent.
IfI'
y A "Ic'lonld murtglagl of At675,l 0(l if. is na
Ritinefl, will grhnll, tie and hri lln tRO ro ad
readly for' the rails.
I"rlrst Iortgage,. $10,110 per mile, 3x0u miles
r $3,(0.11. 'i'lher I is no 'reason t) doubgt the(,
l.' the roeetdl fthe fi rst nl mrtgag a will IH
iRniliOnit to proelt'r the raill, lay the track,
eorect the .lls'.'arlay water ailndl stat ion bihl
Y Ings and m.i chin, shops, andl tt provide tih0'
r following reqillrn'nt, :
l1xt) box freiglit, efrs, 301(1 flat ears., 2010 sttt 'k
IarsI, '15 ta.ls .ngel tcl 'r uc i 7 fir't 'class. '8
Sseond ,'cltss), 5 blttggage, . nail ail ''xp ress,
; comidned; 25 loeom hftiveu 'ngilnes.
D
[. The earnings for the first, vear, after .ith
ltloti oni of the roadi, estimatetl tlhusi :
150,1ti bai s cottontat $2 50 per hale $375, I011
n 2,t1t0 alt' latl.s i4to.k. at $45 per car tXt,Oi(t
9 3,011l ral lolts grainl, at $,150 per car. . 150,000
SU. H. Mail, $100 lp.r mile peI r annum t I3,00,0
passengetr trains .. 15,1x1)0
Through anti lt.val pass.'nge'r tram. p 10,00,
Mgrthatdise, suppiles and atgeral
freight t . ...l....... 80,11(x)0
It (Iross etrniirgs $840,1t)0
SOperating expoense tl taxes, i5 pe'r
cent ...... . 54;..001
Nt carnings apptlllicablle to, interent $294,109I
First, mortgage $3,etOM),0t. at 7 pote
xenlt 210,1(00
Hotlnd ntortgage $6;75,00, tnt 7 pe'r
tenit 47,250
AnnuaIl ilntrlolst'IhaII'rge . 257,250
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MIONET AND aTOCHN.
[tp'elal to the Demoerat.l
NEw YORK, Ju.ly 5.--olhld 105'4. IT. H. 6's
of 1881, 111; do coupons, 111 ; 5-(20's of 1865.
1868, cutponns, 112(112112; 10-40's 112>'91112..;
do. coupons, 113; currency 6's 123.4123>;;
new W5's 111s,
LONDON, July 5. -Consols for money
94 9-16; t . . .540's of 1865, 105r A; do. of 1867,
10i64; 10-40's 81011%; nIow lives 1(18; Erie 6;4.
IDOMElTIC I 4RllKEITra.
[Hp,,ial to tlhe Hmorrat.l
Cnir'Aoo,. .July 5. -Wheat irregular; $1 44
cash; 2c storage; $1 371'/, 1 38 July; $1 20r@
1 20.! August. Corn erasor; 4;P, .July; 47 /i
47 u A ust. Oats dull and lower; 32a% July;
10),t.0. Atugust. Pork tultt; $13 July;
$13 15 August,. IL'ard qujlet; H.82'4 August.
CtINcrrNNATI,.July 5. Flour flirm. Whleat in
goodl .dernawl white $1 7541 H5. ('cnot stea y,
!11(0452. Whisy sntealy. $1 (08. Pork llil't,
13gt 1r1''. Lard mniittal. Bulk Imr"ets steady,
7@7 t. BL.on stelady, .91H'4.
rT. Louis ,July 5. -Flour quii(t and (un
changed. Wheat easlr; red fall $1 75 bid
eash, No. 3 do $1 72 cash. $1 33',-4 July, No. 4
do $1 55. COrn lower; 45!,4 bid cash, 45'11
45, July, 45'., 4#'., Auggust. Oats Iower to
se~l. Whlsk taly, $1 O1f8. Pt ?ak dull;
$13 10 bid cash $113 32.' Atuust: Bulk meats I
dull; summer btoxoed 4,(4 . nrBacon scarxc
and firm. 5.8s!'. Lard dull; sunlnger 1.
askedl, H4 bil. -
t THE GOVERNOR'M TRIP.
t The Visit of Gov. Nicholls to flaton Rouage.
[Baton Rouge Adv oate, July 2.]
I The announcement that Gov. Nich
oils would arrive Sunday morning on
the steamer Bart Able attracted a large
r number of citizens to the landing at
quite an early hour. A goodly number
of ladies was also present to witness
the arrival of the Governor. When the
Bart Able came in sight Mayor Jas
f tremski, with the City Council and In
dI ependent Silver Cornet Band, started
down to meet the steamer and escort
the Governor to town.
At the landing the Governor was met
by the eitizens with a spirit of enthu
slasm that has not been witnessed here
at any time within our recollection. At
the landing the Governorand party took
carriages, and in the midst of peals of
artillery, martial music and the hearty
cheers o the people, started up Laurel
street to the Veranda House. At the
1 Veranda the party alighted and were
escorted to rooms set apart for them,
when the crowd dispersed.
At 3 o'clock a large number of gentle
men, including the United Statesofficers
at the garrison, Col. A. S. Heron, Mayor
Jastremski, Major John Preston, and
others, dined with the Governor and the
gentlemen who came up with him.
During the evening the Governor and
party visited the University, and at
night Independent Silver Cornet Band
serenaded the Governor. A great many
citizens called upon the Governor after
his arrival.
The object of his visit here is to
attend the first meeting of the new
Board of Trustees of the Agricultural
and Mechanical College, and to look
into the affairs of the State Prison.
We learn that Messrs. T. L. Grimes.
1 W. H. Sandiford, W. H. Harris and Dr
Taylor, of the Board of Trustees, arrived
Sunday, and that the other members of
the board will arrive to day.
MEXICO.
[Cincinnati Commercial.]
WASHINGTON, June 27.-A formidable
movement in favor of the annexation of
Northern Mexico is organizing. They
propose a high joint commission for
he purpose.
Bou d ro's.
Now that the excitement of the glonous fourth
has subsided it would be well to call the attention
of our citizens to the may good qualities of our
fI riends Jury & Hausse, proprietors of that well
kLown retreat, Boudro ~ restaurant, situated, as
everybody ought to know, in a beautiful spot on
the beach at the Old Like End.
Thes, gentlemen have on hand all of th' delica
) cies of te season: soft hell crabs, fish of all sorts,
3 game, etc., which they serve up to their patrons
m the best of style, and we advise those who have
3 not the means to get out of t~wn and who desire
to have a pleasant tim" to make a trip wi h Their
1 famides to Boudro's. There, we are satisfied, they
l w1 rcceive every c.rZ a41 attoein.,
WULIA AND ANDE&IMOW.
7
Our Dutfy to Ourselves and to Our FP.
trlity.
Edior l)rnmoera_ .Our streets are rife with
ep1ninrulats on the sublject of the proeosed in
dictnment of Wells, Anderson & Co. or vilola
tion, of law in their late capacity of members
; of the Returnng oaIkrd. We are told that
the (iraned ury ought f to take co.nizanee of
the~ofhlal atr. of thes tilne, and thhen, againl
we Iear (lark whisperings that to do so would
be unpleasant to t'r.idelent rHa es and our
o.executive, thie Idea being that before
the former would releasen our State from
the point of the bayonet. the latter pledi.lI
himniself that these suipp'osed violators of lw
Sshoull go "Hcott free.,
1 say there is a gosl deal of street corln
meont. Perhaps there is more. There is pro
Sound thoughtt, and pretty free expressirm
Sgiven to that thought. The lunbjet Is a
gravo one1 and all men should look It square
ly in the l.cs. As mPiatters stand the over
-wlelming lpublie slrntimtnmt Is that Wells,
A nderoson ~t Co. houllld be dealt with j1st as
are all other suplposed violators of law. I
bllleve this sentl, ent is propelrly founded,
antd I propose to say brefly wh 1 think so.
Wells Andersool l, o., as the Rleturnlng
I Jolard, lou1l offcl(al charge of all the election
returns lif this state. T'hey clani that they
discovered illn these returns the election of
the Hiayes ele.ators and Itepubltlean State of
ficlais, alnd they " retqirnsl " ruccordlngly.
The J.emlnowratic Coe ( rvative party claini
that the official returns showed clearly the
nletlion of Tirluin and the l)en,.cratlc Con
servhtlve 8tate oTfficals by seven to ten thou
sltal niajorlty. They also claim that the
'roof Is positive . that absolute alterations of
the, ofic'il retlurns were Inadul after the same
fell into the ollecial hands of Wells, Anderson
& Co.
Now, what question is so important to us of
Loluisiana-yv,, to our children and our child
ren's children- -as this very one as to wheiher
this Itetlrning Board dll or dld not mae
faithful and legal ttnlin ? And if they dl
not make a faithful and legal finding, what
thief, what burglar, what seducer, what
murderer has committld so great a crime
nganinst thile tate and the country at largo ?
On the other hand, If the Returning Board
have fairly and faithfully adminlstered the
law, as in duty bound, what man among
them should fear to go with the oflicial re
turps before such a Hupreme C(ourt its ours
and usk the fullest Investigation ? Do my
fellow-men suspect me of arson or murder ?
Am I spllrned of minn because thereof ? Are
0my wife and children talooed because of my
supptose iniquity ? Is all this greatl burden
existing on a soul that is absolutely con
scious of innocence ? And do my follownmae
propsen to carry mne before the courts of jt$a1
fio? I will go with them; I will outstrip
them In their 'iel ; they shall not drag me;
I will throw mn self at the feet of juiitice In
advanc. of their corming, and I will confocild
them with the judiclal declaration of my In
lice ine.
Much is the inevitable impulse of a man
,onscious of his integrlty. When a man
shrinks from investigation, when he would
pvold it by taking to any of the by-paths
known to the lawyer or the politican, he tr-t
flxes In the public mirl the conmviction that he
Is guilty of all that Is charged against hibn.
The way is clear to Wells, Anderson &A o.;
they are guilty or innocett; If the latter, they
have nothing to fear from grand juries and
Mtate's attorneys.
But hlue there been a bargain to shield
them from the power Iof the law? And if yes,
who has mrinle it?
If there has been, then law, common sense
ari morality have been outraged. No man
ofNt of lnen who hold either directly or in
directly the reins of State government had
the shadlow of right to agree with any other
man or set of men that criminals before the
law should be held Intact in consideration of
any political arrangement. In view of the
great excitement consequent on the terrible
suffering to which our people had been for
years subjectled, It may have been wellto
promino exemption from persecution of the
mlserable wretches who have preyed upon us,
but no more than this.
Commonon sense should have taught that any
such bargain was the sheerest political folly
Imaginable. All this IReterning Board busi
ness is simply part of the current history of
Louisiana, and history Is not made for us
alone whoto-day lartleipate in its making; it
is the inheritedl property of our children and
our children's children, alnd they will realize
it mnore than we do if it is reputable, infinitely
le4ss If it is disreputable.
Did Wells a nd Anderson faIrlf count the
returns and declare the electio() Yes. Then
what Is the position of our Executive and
people? Why, they are revolutionists of the
worst order, and destroyers of the funda
mental princlples of republican government,
On the ninth day of January, 1977 they sub
stitutted the bayonet and bullet for the de
crees of the ballot-box ; they overthrew legiti
mnate' governlment, and they deserve bangin
Did Wells and Anderson fairly orunt th.
returns and de(l're the election ? No; a
thousand times we all say no. Then dkli
they violat, their official oaths and enter into
a conspiracy to crush out the will of the pe
plo, as expressed at the ballot-box; and h
did this not as men, but as public offlci
formally commissioned as guardians of the
expressedr will of the p ople, and they deserve
to he hanged as high as Hfaman if the law
permits it.
If the Exeotntive shields Wells and Ander
son, even by a look, he vitiates the history of
his own administration while he steps clear
beyond any official line of power. If he
sanctioned any agreement to shield these
men from the law he did wha tbe had no right
to do.
And s, with President Hayes. If he bar
gained >or the safety of Wells and Andersmn,
either directly or indirectly, and now fears to
see them tried before an incorruptible bench
the proof is clear that he kunew beforehamn
that he was not elected -awl that he knows
and feels it now.
I say, then, that any such arrangement as
that said to have ben nmade by our Execu
tive and the President is toeo absurd to talk
about. It violates commrnon sense, and neither
of these parties could afford to deface his ad
ministration in that way.
That any such arrangement could be made
without violating ordinary morality now san
will assert, and I am cirtain that our Efuea
tive will be found on the right side in ques
tions if that nature. Hisf whole character
proolA ms it, and his ptlace in our history dle
mands it.
Let Wells, Anderson and every other pub
lie malefactor stand up before the law and
take the conseriquenets. If I steal or murder,
and am caught at it, I must sufler. I have no
patent for immunity. The poor devil who
steals a loaf of bread for his hungry children
is hurried off to the penitentiary. Let the
greater villain, who would rob a whole people
of what is far more valuable to them than
brea. and that when clothed with the garb
of o , be dealt with at least as fairly. But,
more than all, let us be true to the escutcheon
of our Htate, and let us prove to the world now
that we have not hieen,and are not now, the un
civilized banditti we have been proclaimed.
Le/t us opein up the infamous history of the
villains who have persercutedl and defamed
us these eight long years, and thus
vindicate our whole cournse of opposi
tion to and aggresion against our oppres
sors. Either Wells, Anderson, Kellogg,
Packard, and all the rest are good and in
nocent men, and we the reverse, or we are the
innocent and they the guilty. Even now,
Blaine, Chamberlain & Co. are denouncing us
over the North and our defamation will be
their shibboleth in and out of Congress from
this time to p188. Our silence will be a stick
furnished to break our own heads.
Go on, Mr. Attorney General, and do your
whole duty. The people are with you.
Baurus.
The alarm turned in at 10 o'o oce lu night *
from box No. 125 was for a lo; of ahavrngs that
had bn rnv on fda by rone hazi abi peee.

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