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aclu.ui, hif VBrly. quarterly 3,iai.
per aimam, C"0 ; half yearly fcii-U
Tncnu adverbMMiieuu. tlrat UiMirtiua, saV.,;
6SC saw!00 Uwei-tiou. 7.Vta. per mtaaie.
All baslno Dttc of mlvrT.tmeot to
ObargMl twenty cent per lino ; if mora fail, oats
qoro. cbi pr nun. eh itiwrtikju.
lgft ootio-s wul be chared, in all a trn-
opruofof publication made t !1 the rer: a.r--ent
u pud
11 truaie&t adverunfeineEt most be ja:-i 1 -
All bill with regular advertisers (-bail be ren
ml month.lv
OMcial Jaraal mt (far City f Jackson-
Officlal Journal Tor llie Publi
cation or I lie l.av or tin
United Ma1.
St. Lons, July 29, 1S6C.
There were two deaths in the city
Substantial Admiratioa.
We take the liberty of making the
frtllnwirnr pxrant from the Drivate let
ter of a radical Anti-Radical friend. I yesterday, from sun-stroke, and one
whose admiration,' for a letter recently from heat. The day was hot and sul-pnblished-in
this paper is so intense try, but towards evening became
tht Hp nronoses Hvi'no- the author U-ooler, and . this morning is quite
r-i o o - ........
thereof a bale of cotton from his new
prop; ..We hopirta -obtsin : the- neces
sary permission to reveal to him pri
vately the author a name, for we know
pleasant Another incident, tuat oc
curred yesterday, was the sucide of a
beautiful young lady, Miss Mena Bush,
the daughter of a grocer, reported to
that he would esteem it a great pivi j be worth 100.000 dollars. It appears
that a voung man, Henry lazer, ana
: Au-u-t !. 1I i).
Address op IIux. J. W. Ci. vv.
We acknowledge the receii t of this
excellent address, to which we had the
pleasure of listeiiing on the occasion
Of its delivery at the Slats University.
Regarding it as one of the brightest
literary and philosophic getn.s of the
times, we shall publish it at length in
cur columns.
Erazil. Our tric i'i Gen.
Still writing about Krazii.
posed that he ha 1 e?:.:au3tei
Ject, in our column:-, but i
from late files of the ZSTa
that he is just getting hi1
of the ouestiou.
s lb.
"Woo I i
We sui
the ui.
Re. Dr. Wa-.ltUll, is tio-.
tbjjugh West Tenae-ree,
the educational ajvaitig
State University
u lour
A man who stole a horse iu Coiuui
bus on Sunday, was puri;.ed by tin:
owner, caaght. tied to the horse's tail,
and in that position, u;:ii xhed into
town and delivered to the auiliontie-v
lege to carry out hb threat in the very
best faith :
"Although your views and mine arc
very far apart, I miss the Clarion and
Standard very much if it does not
make its regular visit, "which it has not
done for some time past. But my
principal object in writingyou is tj ask
tiie name (if you are at liberty to give
it), of the author of the private letter
to yourself, and which you puhlished.
dated July 20, and advising against
the South" s responding to the call of
the Philadelphia Convention. Now I
so seldom see sentiments so exactly
my own in newspapers now a days'
that when I do Iaui rejoiced. I must
know who the man is who thinks a
that letter indicates about the humilia
ting anxiety we have shown since the
surrender to get back into the Union.
If vou cannot publish your friend s
name, write me who it is I want to I
know the man. I want to give him a
bale of cotton from my new crop ; and
I have a great mind to order your daily
issue became you even had liberality
enough to publish such a letter. If
you do so many more times you may
lookout for the cash for your daily."
That is certainly a great induce
ment to be 'liberal,'" but our friend
ought to have known before, that al
though we have views of our own.
which are freely expressed, our col
ums have ever been open for a fair and
in: partial discussion of all questions
aiiei ting the public welfare; and we
promise him that the communication
which he sent another journal, and
which does not appear as lie expected,
if sent us, itshall have an early and
C Jii-picuous ventilation.
Mrs. Jacob Thompson
White House Motid.iy, to
interview with the 1'io-i.le
mission for her husband. t
in Nova Scotia, to re turn
ted States.
,..-s ai tU
obtain an
i for ner-
i now
The New Yorl
is a discrepancy
1 e ra 1 1 t:lte-s thii e
of i-ouio thirty mil
lions of dollars, wid.-i. has be..-n 'lis
covered in balancing the a.-.'om.n of
Judge Chase, while .Svier.iry 'f the
Treasury ; or rather, that hi account
do not balance l.y ihu amount. V
nice little di.:!i''it in-jood in thv i-a-!i ac
count. The IJ(u-a! I c!:.-i-x-s ilud -Mr.
Fcsseudcn resign,. ,1 on ac.--!i!-t
muddle in which he found the
cury nceouat.-. aii'l J'i. .M cC'illoi
been unable t -!.-. nti.e;
f t!:e
;i iiiatteis
The freight h am. i h .i,-;, f( ,-,:n
Vicksburj, over ihc n-'v brid'i-e. ar
rived yesterday. The i is d freiglit
taritf, our mercliants sav, is ciy rea
sonable the freight mi ilour. lor in
stance, having been retinoid from
81 SO to 85 rents pet- barrel.
The Philadelphia Age. i-i
of the adiournrnent rf the Tti
gress, says, that "if, in pauioiism. the
majority have been sadly, wickedly
deficient, in corruption, extravagance,
robbery, and profligacy, they have
reached an altitude unknown hereto
fore in the annals of this, u: lion."
The New York World ays that
some very silly people in that neigh
borhood, are 8till under the delusion
that the real Governme nt of the United
States is a written constitution, and
one Andrew Johnson President under i
that Constitution. AVe should think
that popular fallacy raJlcollii played
out by this time.
Gen. Gordon Granger arrived in
Washington on Monday, having just
completed a trip an ollicial tmsiuess
through some of the Southern States
He gives an account of tiie feeling and
temper of the Southern people, who,
in general, are found well disposed to
wards the Government, and ready, if
they shall be permitted, to give sub
stantial proof of their loyalty and de
votion to the Constitution and Union
of the States.
corrc-iifDilciicc of thf Clarion :iml staiulnr.i.
Wayne Co , Miss., August 2d. '66.
Mr Editors: I have not for the
lust two months received more than
two numbers of 3'our journal. It is
hardly worth while to forward it so
long as the Postmaster General's or
der is in force, forbidding the delivery
of mail matter at Postoillces where men
could not be found to take the ollicial
oath required of Postmasters. The
Uadical members of Congress seem to
have determined to rule or ruin the
countiy, and their rule evidently tends
to uSter ruin ; and most of the heads of
departments seem to have discharged
their duties according to the malignant
spirit of their part-.
I am pleased to see every h here in the
Southern States a disposition to send
members to the Philadelphia Conven
tion on the 11th of the present month,
notwithstanding the cold shoulder
given us hy those who got it up, and
the Democratic members of Congress
who recommended it, in harping upon
j tne Ka bcal cant, ' loyal men, loyal L ntot
I nun." etc. 1 trust that all the South
ern States will be fully represented in
that Convention, and if their delibera
tions be in the spirit of peace much
good will corne out of it.
The South having been bulleyed into 1
the late war, by the Badicals of the
North, it is not strange that they should
con! iuue to speak of us as they do It
is unfortunately an instinct of human
nature to hate those we have wrong
fully injured. But it is strange to me
that sound conservative States-rights
men, who are endeavoring to heal the
wounds of the war, should taunt u-:
with disloyalty. The President knows
very well, and the Democratic mem
bers of Congress know very well, and
Montgomery Blair, who is not afraid
to speak the truth. knows
very well, that South of the
ISorler States there are none that the
Radicals call "loyal men," who have
remained among us during the war,
worthy a seat in Congress, or the pro
posed Convention. Then why do they
indulge their imaginations, in creating
such a party in the South ?
Your long residence on the border
of the pine woods region, mutt
cause you to feel some interest in us.
We had a sort of spasmodic life
since the surrender, in the demand
sprung up for cross-ties, bridge tim
ber and other lumber on the railroad,
and for saw-logs at the mouths of our
rivers on the coast; but a great red uc
tion has taken place in the lirico of
Mi-s Mena. were engaged, in marriage,
but her father, Bush, refused his con
sent, and was very bitter and violent
in his opposition. The lovers, unable
to meet at the house of Bush, had
stolen inter iews, and Fazer, iu order
that he might be near his beloved, ob
tained a situation as bar-tender in the
Star Sr.Ioon, next door to the residence
of Bush. A few weeks since it was
reported that Fazer had been detected
in a li'json with the servant girl where
he worked this, Bush circulated
every where, with fueb. additions and
exaggerations as his enmity suggested.
M-'iia disbelieved the story, but it
greatly mortified Fazer, and made him
almost deranged. While in this state
of iiihiu, the lovers met in the city,
day before yesterday, and after pass
ing meet of the day together,brooding
over their disappointment, mutual
agreed to commit suicide. Mena was to
take arsenic, Fager, laudanum. They
returned together.to near Bush's house
and separated, with, the expectation of
meeting in another world. About
midnight the groans of the girl aroused
her mother she admitted taking poison.-physicians
were called in, but too
late she expired at S yesterday morn
ing. Mena, be fore her death, informed
her parents of the double suicide, and
the police at once went to Fazer's
room, and found him suffering from the
effects of poison, lie had swallowed
an ounce and a half of laudanum. A
physician wai summoned, remedies ap
plied, find he is now out of danger.
Fyfcel is i.i great distress, and declares
he will yet put au end to his existence.
The young lady is said to have been
very beautiful and interesting. Fazer
is a harmless, inoffensive young man.
of rather good appearance, certainly
with a very weak head. They were
devotedly attached to each other, as
the equei proved. Altogether, it is a
most remarkable and melancholy case.
The census of St. Louis, just taken,
shows a most remarkable increase of
population. The total is 204,327.
There arc white males over 21, 53,512 ;
under 21, 46,:;t6. White females over
21. 1", SIS: under 21,48,721. White
population PJ1.450. Colored males
over 21. 2.415; under 21, 1856. Col
ored females over 21, 3,038 ; under
21. 2.5:i.v Colored, in all, 9,877.
The negroes, compared with the whites
iu the city, are less than one in twenty
two. Nearly one-half the inhabitants
are foreigners, and more than one-half
the voters. The white native popula
tion is IO.S.000, out of a total of 204.
:J27. There are 50,000 Germans,
20.000 Irish, aud about 10,000 of other
nationalities exclusive of the blacks.
1 he proportion ol naturalized voters
to native, is as 20 to 11: while about
12,000 foreigners over 21. arc not
citizens. It will be seen row impor
tant an tleinent in elections is' the for
eign vote, and how completely it might
control the city. The Germans have
generally been Radicals, but great
changes have taken place recently and
it is believed that at the November
election, the city- will giyc a large ma
jority lor the conservative Johnson
ticket. St. Louis is making rapid
strides iu manufactures and commerce,
and if she can secure the trade of the
valley of the Mississippi, will eventu
ally become next in importance to New
York. With a suspension bridge over
the Mississippi, a trade worth millions
of dollars would spring from Illinois,
and St. Louis would become the great
corn market, as Chicago is the great
wheat market, of the United States.
Anlf 3IiWr r thm t&mtl'c - ADDRESS
' fattf ltctlrrrrdattbeC'Bireraitraf !HiIlppi.
tt cJ i til t . 4. a fchlf le rl wf Trwew,
i. cu,!U M we jewM c--err-r Jf9, !!. br
Orleans papers of yestersay : ' The
State of Louisiana, First Judicial Dis
trict, Parish of Orleans, Fiist District
Court of New Orleans, The Grand
Jurors of the State of Louisiana duly
empannelled and sworn ii the name
and by the authority of th said State,
upon their oath present :
That Rufus K. Howell R. W. Ben
nie, Terrenee Cook, R. Xing Cutler,
Jno. L. Davies, James Duane,
Ennis, W. R. Fish. G. 11 Flasrg, Ed
mundJFlood, Ed. Hart. Jbhn Hender
son, Jr., W. H. Hire. Geo; Howell, II.
Ma&s, Norman, P. S. O'Couner,
Orr, Jno. Payne, t-Pintado, O.
H. Poynot, Chas. Smite, Jno. A. Spel
licy, C. W. Stauffer, W. 3. Waters and
Hamilton, togethei with divers
other evii disposed persns to the num
ber of three or more of jbe jurors un
known, on the 30th daypf July, 1S60.
did unlawfully, violently, riotously as
semble and gather togaherto disturb
the peace of said State of Louisiana,
and the said Rufus K. Itwell, etc., etc.,
etc, did there and tte-n unlawfully
claiming themselves to be a Conven
tion for the revision ol the Constitu
tion of Louisiana, tins unlawfully,
violently, and riotousl; intending and
attempting to take possession of. to
subvert, overthrow ani usurp the Con
stitution, laws and go'ernment of the
State of Louisiana. And the Grand
Juror" upon their oatl dosaj- that the
said Rufus K. Howell, et--., etc., etc.,
did then and there make and knowing
ly assist at the unlawful assembly
aforesaid, contrary to th? form of the
statute of Louisiana.
(Signed) Axdrcw S. IIkkon.
Attorney Gen. Stite of Louisiana.
Upon the presentatbn of the obove
bill of indictment, tbi judge ordered
writs of arrest to be ssued for parties
therein named. Gei.. Hays proceeded
to execute the writs, found the city
under martial law, called upon Gener
al Baird, who stayed proceedings and
indorsed on the writs, "withhold ac
tion until further orders." Gen. Baird.
however, reconsidered the matter end
informed Gen. Hays ytsterday that he
could proceed to execute the orders
ol the Court.
On the Saturday preceding the jiot.
Lieutenant-Governor Voorhies and
Mayor Monroe called cn Gen. Baird,
and asked, "Should the Grand Jury
find a bill of iudictoaeiil against mem
bers of the Convention if they con
vened would he allow the writs to be
executed ?" He rejJied in the nega
tive. Under this indictnent, military re
striction having been withdrawn for
the execution of the writ, the follow
ing parties were arested last even
ing: Judge R. K. Howell, O. Poy
not and G. II. Flagg The two first
mentioned gave bonis as required,
in the sum of 81500 etch. Juge Lacy
became the security of Judge Howell,
and Elmire Luscey for Mr. Povnot.
When we left the Sheriff's office, Mr.
Flagg was still in custody, no bail hav
ing been offered for bin.
IIO. J. W. CLAPP, - "v
a lff Bbrr f ihe Bar J.
After so long a suspension of the exercises
of the Univeiity and it reorganization un
der the auspices of what is, in many respect,
a new regime, tho Board ol Trustee deemed
it appropriate to signalize this re-commencement,
if I may 60 designate it, by a public
address from one of their own number, to be
responded to by some member of the Faculty,
selected by that body. The honor represent
ing them upon this occasion was conferred
by -i be Board upou myself, and not being
present wheu the appointment was made, I
bad no opportunity of declining it, as I
should have felt compelled to do, until too
late to make otber arrangements, and am
therefore here to-day, to viudicate, iu the
best manner I may, the wisdom of their se
lection. In discharging the duty assigned me, it is,
I assnre vou. with no affected diffidence that
I invite you to the humble entertainment
which I liave to offer, after the sumptuous
inullcctual repast which has, from day to
day. during the present week, been spread
btt'eiv yon ; but time and event have with
iik -;uily sobered both head aud beart. ami
whatever verihif may once have existed iu
tiie fields of fancy, is now withered, and all
the dowers of rhetoric are faded aud gone,
aud I can but offer for your consideration
3 me homely and practical suggestions.
Kepngnant as it is to my tastes and fill
ings to discuss now questious touching upon
our public affairs, I have felt that I cou'diiot
well avoid doing so to some extent on the
prc.seuf occasion, and could not, perhrps,
better meet the demands of the hour than
by submit ting some re rlect ions with reference
to the great ami vital changes that have re
eeiitiv occurred in our condition aud circum
stances, a individual, and as a people, aud
with reference to the duties and responsibil
ities resting upon us. and especially upon
oe.r institution of learning, aud our young
nice., in this new phase of our social and in
dustrial existence.
In pursuing the line of remark thus indi
cated, I am not unmindful of the admoni-
-iucedis per ignes,
Suppositos cincr dolosi."
IJutyet, in treading over tbeso "treacherous
embers," and amid still smoking ruius, I do
not deem it necessary to preface anything I
may say with cither protestation or profes
sion as to my .motives or opinions, nor have I
any tear that I Khali give ntterauco to senti
ments obnoxious to any jast criticism, or
otherwise do violence to tue proprieties of
the occasion.
With reference to tho causes which pro
duced that frati icidal strife, so mourufully
caianiitous in its results, it is not my inten
tion now or hear to speak. It is, however,
bnt vindicating the troth of history, and
the -wisdom of the fathers, to state, that it
grew our of no design or desire to change
the form of government as originally estab
lished b them, nor out of any dissatisfac
tion with the Constitution itself, but was
the bloody at-quul of a war of ideas which
had been waged almost from the date of its
adoption, as to the proper interpretation of
that instrument, aud which it was believed
by us was so interpreted and administered
ly a dominant section as to threaten the
practical subversion of the government, aud
the inevitable destruction of those rights of
person and property which it should be the
end and object of all governments to foster
and protect.
Whether these apprehensions were well
founded or not, aud whether we were at
stractly right or wrong in our theory of the
functions and powers of government, Stare
ami federal, or in tho means to winch ve re
sorted to vindicate this theory, it is not my
purpose to inquire. Iris enough to know,
tleif aft r veais of birter controversy, of crim
ination aiid recrimination, the theatre ,.f j the great work of social aud economical re
strife w;t shifted from the busting" and the generation upon which we have entered,
halls of legislation. t the ramu and the; At the very threshold of this work wo are
affections of the whole people, and tho Union
would give greater astmrauce of perpetuity
than at any former period of its existence.
Strange i wis, that if those who advocate
and adopt the punitive and nnrelentin pol
icy to which I allude, are really what they
profess to be.frienda of the Union and of the
country, they d- not profit by the teachings
of all history, and learn that m the moral
as well a the material world, like produces
like: that whilst the exercise of passion,
nreludice, and vindictive power Dever fad to
exasperate and alienate, and to perpetuate a
eoanict of opinion, renderieg truth aud in
nocence more resolute and uncompromix
in2 : falsehood and error wore persistent aad
dangerous; on the other hand, the exhibi
tion of mercy, moderation and magnimity
produce a corresponding gentleness in the
subject of their action, aud if they do not
convince and convert, at least disarm opposi
tion and secure confidence aud co-operatioii.
Were there not, in the providence ol .od,
a man placed at the head of public aliairs
who kuows how to apppeciate thu- character
and prfessions of the Southern people ; who
knows that although we may be impulsive
aud wrong in our opinions aud action, we
are at least, incapable of treachery aud dis
simulation; a mau of enlarged aud compre
hensive views, who can rise above the pesti
lential atmosphere of party to vindicate a
principle ; one of that inflexibility of pur
pose that is now required to stand unmoved
at the helm. nd hold the quivering ship up
on her course until she outrides the storm,
we might well despair, uot only of any
amelioration of our condition, but of the
Republic itself, and of constitutional liberty,
which would inevitably become the victim
of a suicidal aud remorseless fanaticism.
The manner in which the Southern heart
hasexpauded.aiid its respect and confidence
h:.v Iw en extended to one who, when but
more thau twelve months since he was un
expectedly called to the position he now oc
cupies, was unquestioably the most obnox
ious of all men to the great mass of the
Southern people, proves iiieontest3b!y what
I liv Rii.rsrested as to the effect of a like
conciliatory policy on the part of the legis
lative branch of the government.
I do not mean to say, that, as the result 01
that policy, social auii sectional distinctions
would have been at once obliterated; that
an immediate oauu oum u. .n.u n"'"
to Weeding ad broken liearts : tlnst we
would have been false to the memory of our
lamented dead, or have ceased to honor our
venerated living; or that the oppressive
sense of a great public sorrow would have
been at once removed; nor do I mean that
the natural antipathies of race, transmitted
from the deludge down, would speedily
disappear. Nor is it necessary, that iu
order to vindicate -nhat is termed our
'loyalty,'' we should become, social monsters,
stilling the instincts of our natures,
ignoring the claims of friendship and
the tics of blood, and degrading our
selves to the level of an inferior race. Those
who are so swayed by passion, and so dead
to every generous emot ion. as to make a com
pliance with these unnatural demands a test
of our allegiance, or the evidence of our
feultv to the government, would be satisfied
with no sacriiice wo could make, however
great, nor with any suffering we might en
dure. We have already, as I have shown,
given the most ample proof of the sincerity
of our professions: enough to justify the
conviction with every unbiassed mind, that
had the policy of the Executive been the
policy of the iwrwnmrnt. we would to-day be.
pract ically and politically, a remitted people,
working earnestly together for the common
good of the couutry, and presenting to the
world a front unbroken and invincible.
t!ut whatever has beedoruiay be the ac
tion of the Federal government with refer
ence to the Southern 8tates.it cannot release
the people of those States from the duty and
the necessity of gathering up, as far as prac
ticable, aud applying to the best advantage,
the fragments that remaiu of our former
prosperity, and of prosecuting vigorously
Pacd at the first session of the
Thirty-ninth Vongre.
Prnuc No. Ill
Ax Act to reduce internal taxation ami to
amend au act entitled ''An act to provide
internal re von no to support the Oovern
ment, to pay interest on the public d. i t.
and for other purposes,'' approved Jim.
3., 1554. aud acts amendatory thereof.
( C o i I i n u e . )
That section twenty be amended by strik
ing out all aft, r the enacting , !;Mise ami
sel'tiug in lieu thereof the 1, .flowing : That
tho assessor of each collei tion disttiet snail,
immediately after the expiration of the time
for hearing appeals concerning taxes return
ed iu the annual list, and from time to time,
as taxes become !iai'!. t" n.ak
out lists containing the sums payable accord
ing to law anon eer. sei.j. ( ol t.t.itio'i for
each collection distti' t ; v, inch list glial) con
tain the name of eaci. pi-r-oii residing within
the said district, or ov.a, g . r ha ing the care
or superintendence "f propel tj 1 ii;g ithin
the said district, or engaged in a-iy business
or pursuit which is liable to any tax, when
such person or person aio known. t"gethei
with the sums payable i. each; i ial where
tiieie is any propcm wit bin any l!..-iioi
district liable t i.e., not os e. d or -envied
bv or under the sane! in: em;, in e .,! :n, pel-
soil 'eni' tit
rate list of
si. m pavablc.
proiu tel ors
ITK In lieu tVw
or and coll J. , t V , V
8 slnpp, in VV , LL-
Pd -hall be -,,5 ?V, 0.
the cotumif-7 W'- ' Z
tors are p7'
amount sUira f6"1
oa which t;;e pe
and collectors l -
HIS rtlTVr in t: . .
...s and c,.l!tt,r,
shall a. era,-'
l,-..e l,.,.i. , '
upon ass.
' b
siii h pii.p, t
, and i i.e iiatr.
'. ben know n.
making out ur s;r r, sco:,
mir to the n-se-snr i ine
persons liable to pa -'e h
have their principal oiae,
of the lis; "of poipt 1 1 !
liable to pa sm : t..
taies asse.-.-, d und- 1
act I": IV be priid w nl h
where the pet sons li.e
side, or may have t h
busiuisf. And iu al!
assess.. r sball fnnii!i t 1'
tile several collect i"H c..si ,!i
within ten s .iftei tie r !' '.
appeaN cot'ei niiug -. - .. '. '.! '. :
annual list, n wi iV.'in i : me ! t me t In
as 1, ,iiire,l. a - i rttiied coiiy of snch
lists !oi t bei r j"' "I'd coSb-ci..i I'.-tis. i
iu case !l il;l'l be a-eel l tl.,.l '
11 pal list, or any other l.st. v. ! t.ia
Itei'li. or v. li i 1 ! : si, a 1 i in I I : . r b. . . , i
to u:iy colli ct-.r. i- itep- rtet t or u.. ...
i.'i eollsi'i jlle'.'. c el' i be oil: e-- e i'i e! : e.
of any persons ei ;.; i I ;c- 1 r. nie 10 t :.
eons, .pien, of .-in u:s -i..e, ,.r i.'.d.
meet.oi nmki v a v. . on. ..r !,,!-, r t
lent M.iselllellt cot :',.:!' e .i ; .i'lj lit
let urns man, ovany e r-.P'e a or.;:. -to
tax. ': sa:d ;s, .r . i-o-.n t
tim,, oral any em. . i:t'ii i'i'oi'.i n
H'oii; ' tic tame oi 1 1
from the ! hue ot l !
I ho cell, ,nr .a- a ioj .;.;.!.
motit'ily ..v :. , i.i! :,st : !. : (
PCI SO! II Oi p.;! tics v.. ... lilt led.
the amount of fi f,.-: . t'.- h ,
been ol" simil o. eoiile bone .
names of the persons j-ait e
whose returns, as aloi -,-sa ai. :
orshall be any .eiiissio.i, m .n I
derstuletiuiit. or taU.- e. i,a
meiit, together v. if h t'n :,:ic.u
such persons or n.a n.a; r
aud above t he anion i: lor " i
h.ave been, or shall !.,. . a .-..-s.., ,
turn or returns mac..- ,.:oi,-
certify or leinrn -.ml ii' to , a. irluti
requited by law. And ad pro i.u.i.-s ol
for the ascei rani me at i.i xia u, to an;.
or the assi'.ssiueni or c no el n"
be hei'i to anpl;, , as ia i as l.ui
to ihe pi'oce.-dings h. reoi ai'ti
reeled Aud whe"eer !l;e '
useil in this in i . or thi ;:..'- t-i vviiti
au ai'iemlmeiit, i; .-bail !. . oust i n. ,!
"tax" w ben .er t.c. ,-!.!;! lioo
necess uy iu uid. r ... e t . ..
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sinking eui r!je '.,:.! , ,..,; ii.n.i
taken the oat": ..r : :ni i .... t
this aet,'" and dun , i log in in u lm
word-: "without having ta-ei,
aimmutioii ivpiio .1 , i
I'lial section n.eitM ,i b.
s; riking out all a! : . i ' ::.: j .
insert ing in licit tln-r, ouli, toii'
tiiei'e shall be ai low e.i n.t iai -1
: itssessois a sulaiy of iifieep leu.
I per annum, j.a an! ' i.m.h ! ; I;. .
lion thereto. V. la 1. ! .a i i , . . ...
lection disiro t shall ceo lit.
htunlreil ihoi-sand Ooil.ii-, aiei
ceed the sum of loui fait,. re 1 :
lain annually. iie-Ii.tit mn
tile excess Ice.ij.ls o.ei o
tliousand dollais. V;it ! ; lie J
eollectioa disti let .-',..i!,:. ,-,! i
fiiousand dollais, and -hall m
hundred t imus:! ml doil.it on..
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V. s,e
s of the
And the ..i
at, list shall fans
i'i"snet w here the
t.i x. resab . or shall
ot niisiaess.eopies
el by . i-soli) so
at the
of this
be ;i d. strict
to .ay i be same n-i-
n nclpal place ol
(hi r cases t he sa id
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ct :
Kigorsot Aastiian SiEcipUue.
In 18441 had a terribe example of
the military discipline of Austria.
Owing to the state of war, the frontier
was then guarded by Croats. I dined
every day with the Austrian officers at
the little village Orsowo, oa the banks
of the Danube. One day I expressed
a desire to see the plr.ee on the other
side of the Danube where Kossuth bad
buried the crown of St. Stephen, of
Hungary', when 'he army fled into
Turkey ; the place bad been discover
ed, the crown disinterred. bi!t I wanted
to see the singular tomb.
Col. P. promised to go with me the j
next day ou the other si ie of the :
bridge which separated us from the I
enemy. That same evening as I wa
taking my walk 1 said to myself, sup- j
pose I go now. I passed the body j
guard, and proceeded to the bridge. I -nnethmg more than an idle boast
and had nearly reached the opposite 1 H1" ",l moment ;l e ot in
side when I heard a report, and at the j Zti
same time tnree or lour y.US WlnsUeil l.-.. the country was an immense camp from
ty me. 1 stopped, ru-voral Cioats
liatth -tield, and that in the dread arbitra
ment of arms, 'the lart argument" of sitates
i as well as of kings, a decision wns ).ro
! iioiineed against us at the cannon's mouth,
! from w hich there is no iini.eal. There the I
theory lies entombed with the thousands of
its martyrs who vainly saciiticed their lives
in its defense, and, obeying the dictates of j
isdom, let us turn sadly from tho dark and l
dreary pan to the contemplation of the
Having in our brief and tragical experi
ment to establish an independent govern
ment, challenged the respect and admiration
of the world, as well for wisdom in the cabi
net as for prowess in arms, may we not justly
insist that we are no less entitled to that re
spect and admiration for the manner in
which we have borne ourselves, since, by the
signal failure of that experiment, we became
a vanquished and impoverished people?
Adversity tests the virtues of a people as
v. eil as of an imii tdual. and, looking to all
Mm circumstance?, it may be safely affirmed
that there is not an instance in history thai:
will iu all respects compare favorabl- with
rbe so.'ei jele w hu ll has beeu present
the world by the people of these .-outheru
Mat i since they hi id down their arms ; show
ing that, to whatever cause attributable, the
sup, riot civilization which we claimed was
confronted by a problem of momentous im
port, upon the soliniou of which depends
very greatly the welfare of ourselves and of
posterity, as to our present and future re
lations toward that portion of our population
whose civil, and to some extent political,
status lias been changed by the results of
the W3r.
to be continued.
I Curious History of an Old Gun.
! Editors Clarion and Standard:
I While poking through the dusty cort-.eisof
tho Capitol, a few days ago, I came to the
State Library, and there, listlessly, turned
over the leaves of sundry volumes of miscel
laneous works, which, by the courtesy of
Gen. Ewiug, of tho Federal army, had been
preserved nod lately returned to the Library
of the State.
I was just leaving the Hall, my mind filled
with solemn thoughts of the past great htrug
gle, and wondering much, as to what next
to i would be meetedout to this unhappy South,
from the great store house of the future.
Suddenly my eye rested upon a gun a
t range and venerable-looking gun covered
a sena-
z tin
mem t tu, ir . nce
liat date.ihec. ;"' ,
be obsen-ed: a::u w? rt
"i uu part ef it
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appointment, U. T
s.-ssor or coll,-,.;,
such assessors .'
s'ntT a.gieauir
be allowed to !u "!'
lei tors in the &l ""
author:,-, d by !4 . '
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missions of as,
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to ;uljii-it t'n bcu; .liairt
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,-iie extremity to ; be ot her. anil almost our
entile w lute lmtb; population, between t he
esot seventeen and fifty belonged to some
ioiiii of militarv omaniation: and when
this mtL'hty camp was broken up, and its
tens of thousand were disbanded, some of
: w hom were veterans of a hundred fields, aud
j all more or less accustomed to arms and to a
; soldier's habits ; some of whom had beeu
i absent .r years fiotu home, and the anmlior-
rushed upon me, muttering something
I did not understand, and led me to
my friend, the colonel. He looked at
me exasperated. "Slr'saitl h. "what
were you doing on the bridge V"
"I went to visit the tomb.'
"Enough! Without n permit,
And the sentinel ! did not arrest vou aung iniiu.-iic.-sof social and domestic lite;
at the enterance Of the bridge V' ! oi ""om were penniless, and many of
, . , . v. ' w hom were about to return to besr"ared fam-
A sergeant answered m German- ; i1;s and desecrated homes,-is there, or 1Z
" e were dining With the body guard, there been another country, where, oat of
"x.h ! is this SO ! And all this time these muterials.hostileand "marauding bands
spies could be eointr and corr.ill"- I would not have beeu formed, eluding or de
how manv were vou f ' r U,e power o1' tbe. ov-'rnt. r at
DOW many were JOU r least conimittinsracu of usubordination and
"J our men and tnyselt,- replied the j turbulence, requiring the exercise of milita-
sergeni. .
per centum t.p.iu the
four iiitudi' .1 thotisaud ,idl
receipts shall eXe, e.i si - bi
dollar-. ,M -t. nlb ot" on. i
rl'leh ,!:ilj; .ei! ill, s,l.i.
sbafi in at,- t asr- -xe. e.i
thousatid dollai . And tiie
shall be allowed and pa : i 1 ;
and i;ece--tri!.v c.p, i,de! w
of the (,'ta imi-siola. ol T
for ofiieu f lit ; Ian no e
shall be r.ilmv, d .'- p-mi no
been v.-ril'ed in .u.-,; a
mission, ', siiail r.-' iai. . ,
audir.'d ;ii:d appro, -1 '- :
of tin- Trci.sin-y 1 a p.., ; :, , .
era! a--.-ssoi - i,. , . :
tberiof shall ha'., b, a jei,
prov. .! by the proper otlii'el.
their nee, ;'iy ,n:o re
clerk-I.iee ; Inn no sin i- acco
proved utiles, .-,:.,. ill
name-, of ihe el- t k o: . i. . k
i - ef t .111.
The Loial Unionists of the South.
The New York News naturally in-
lut.tber and it is very chlhcult .now to ! IllilC3 whetIjer the ue roes are Q
Ikfamovs. The foot stone over the
grave of little Joe Da is, son of ex
President Davis, was stolen from the
cemetery in Richmond a few days ago.
The children of Richmond, the friends
t.nd playmates of this interesting little
boy, had raised a considerstl
obtain the means for the purchase of
corn ; and the stock of homed cattle,
ami hogs, having beeu so much ex
hau&ted by the late war, meat kits be
come a rarity with most of us. We
have been looking for some nid from
the State, for destitute families, but
none has come to this section. Two
merchants, at our Station, have been
furnishing corn to their customers at
a profit but little more than pays for I invot;t
om ,i.nnjuij; v.' I LUC VCM iJ, lfvtliillj;
payment in poultry, eggs, butter, pigs,
or anything which can be turned into
money, when tient to Mobile, thereby
enabling many families to eat bread,
who could not otherwise obtain it.
These merchants gave an order.
represented in the Convention of
Southern loyalists called by Under
wood, Wardell. Botts, etc. The call
is addressed "To the Loyal Unionists
of the South." Those who make the
call profess to regard the negroes as
par excelhnce loyal Unionists of the
South. It is therefore fair to presume,
says the News, that the call is address
ed to the black as well as the white
t h r.'S,llo-h 1 Crin,i,l fV,, o lrtf rtf n
CUni0l i ."'S-.'O" .V.V, AST. I Vflll, LV,
1 fpcrd TtallblaTr T? rev, li e.i. Cnlvs.
money to erect a suitable monument to j lllinoiSt who ht4ring of the'good hc;.
his memory, and had but recently j were doing to the poor, presented one
placed it over his grave; and thus it i hundred dollars worth of the corn, to
has been stolen,
greater ?
Can infamy be
Important to Internal Revexue
Officers. The late Revenue law as
amended by Congress and which goes
into effect oa the 1st of August, lst'.O,
amongst other import3.iatchau.res, has
the following :
"Section 65. And be ii further en
acted, That all oiKVial communica
tions made by assessors to collectors,
assessors to assessors, or by t ollee-
be given to widows, who had no means
of purchasing this necessary article.
Such acts of liberality, and returning
good feeling to the South, are worthy
ol recoru.
There is nothing in the call itself to
negative this presumption. If the ne
groes are to choose the delegates, we
suppose that there is nothing to pre
vent them from choosing negroes, and
we suppose they will. What we wish
to know is, whether those who signed
the call expect the Southern negroes
to take part in the choice of delegates
to the Convention, and whether they
expect negro delegates to be chosen ?
The Philadelphia Convention to
be Broken ur Br Boughs. The cor
respondent of the New York Com
mercial Trrites from Philadelphia :
The Convention to be held here in
August under the direction of Messrs.
Doolittle and Company is regarded
with great disfavor here. The return-
iiit" soldiers nml firo r.imiintiiM fVo.de
tors to collectors, or by collectors to A,,7i ,s,,4,nir ,Pi,r tht th,- ?,,!
assessors, or by assessors to assistant
assessors, or by assistant assessors to
assessors, or by collectors to their
break up the gathering, and a move
metit looking to that end is now said
to boon foot. There are a lartre litim-
deputies, or by deputy collectors to ! bor of invalili aml C0T,valcscent sol-
couectors, may ue oinciair i ran o : a;ors 5tiI1 aiouUue hospitals here who
by the writers thereof, and shall, when j at!i;ijate to a considerable extent with
eo franked, be transmitted
free of postage
bv mail
TheNewY'ork Herald, referring to
the Philadelphia Convention, sensibly
remarks that the call recognizes the
great issue between the President and
Congress, and invites all who support
the President and his policy of reunion
to take part in the Convention. It
avs nothing abort the Woods, of
Vallandingham.or Belmont.or Marble,
or any other obnoxious indvidual. It
lays down a broad, solid platform, up
on which all may stand without crowd
ing each other off. The w; X is over
now : old things have passed , away :
everything to begin de naureaut. It
makes no difference what a. man's po
sition was as to other issues, now
d td and buried ; the only vital ques
tion is as to his position in regard to
this great new issue between the Presi
dent aad Congress. , - J
the firemen, and assert that thev can
prevent the holding of any such meet
ing, especially as public sentiment is
against it. Any violence, however,
will of course be summarily headed
off and punished. Extensive prepara
tions are being made to tender a warm
greeting and welcome to those attend
ing the Southern Union Convention
which meets in September.
Shocking Accident. On Friday
last, a Mrs. Henderson was riding on
a hand car near Tamola. Her clo'thes
got entangled with the machinery and
threw her out in front, so that the car
ran upon her. Her skull was fractur
ed, and both legs and both arms bro
ken. There was not men enough
along to lift the car off of her. One
of the persons on the car had to go a
half mile to get assistance to extri
cate her from nnder the ear. She died
in about two hours. We understand
that she was the wife of the brother of
Mr. Granville Henderson, the station
agent at Marion. Meridian Messen
ger. ;. , , - " .
Count Bismarck. The recent
splendid successes of Prussia in the
German war have all been owing to
the great energy of Count Bismarck.the
Prussian Prime Minister. Yet even
he. the greatest man of the time in the
Prussian camp was overlooked during
the excitement following the decisive
battle of Sadowa. On the day of that
contest a correspondent writes, the
Prussian head-quarters were advanced
from Gitschiu to Horzits, towns in
Bohemia, but at the latter place, owing
to the absorbing interest universally
felt in the battle, no preparations had
Wen made to receive them. At night
fall Count Bismarck arrived at Hor
zits. He was hungry aud weary, but
all the houses were closed ; there
was no bread, and all the straw in
the neighborhood was in use for the
wounded men of the Prussian army.
Iu this state of affairs the great Prus
sian laid down on the pavement of the
-ITace ot Horzite, and without' a
pillow, -slept that pleasant sleep which
tne soldier wfio has won a victory
An Ai'Propeiate Dispatch. The
following dispatch has been forwarded
over the Atlantic cable :
Mator's Office, Newt York, July 30.
To the Lord Mayor of London :
The energy and genius of man. di
rected by the Providence of God, have
united the Continents. May this
union be instrumental in securing the
happiness of all nations and the rights
of all people.
John T. Hoffman,
Mayor of New York.
The Whole Argument is a. Kct
Shkix. The reason why Sozodont has sup
planted all other dentifrices is, that the
flourishing promises they fail to keep, this
peerless vegetable preparation quickly per
forms. When once adopted by man or wo- j
man, it is never relinquished... 1 11 -: ' ' .
"You shall be shot!"
The Colonel went to the wiiidow,
called the guard of the opposite tent,
and gave the man into custoly.
The next day the men wers shot, in
spite of my appeals to the Colonel on
my knees, for pardon for those unfor
tunate men, of whose death I was the
unwilling cause.
The Colonel was inflexible. When
those five Croats, pierced by shots.had
fallen, the Colonel, who regretted the
loss of his soldiers, and seemed to for
get our friendly relations, said ;
"And now, sir. leave the territory
in two hours. or I shall have yen arrest
ed as a spy."
"But, Colonel"
He looked at me, and with a terrible
voice 6aid, "Upon . my honor, sir, I
swear it"
A quarterof an hour afterward I left j
Orsowo. rive years alter, l saw
among the list of officers killed at
Magenta,the Colonel's name. Courrier
des Etats Unis.
I.MUr frmat Itr. A. II SMepliru!i.
Alexander H. Stephens has written
a letter dated July 23, in which he says
he shall attend the Philadelphia Con
vention if his health permits. In this
letter he says: "No man can more cor
dially approve and indorse the--objects
of that Convention than myself, and
vet from considerations of expediency
I doubted the propriety- of my taking
part in it PeonI iuerests have no
influence wItn me whatever. Had I
oeen goverened by personal feelings I
should have had nothing to do with
the late troubles further than entering
my protest against them, so that while
it should seem that my present efforts
are tending to a result in which I have
more or less personal interest that is
my admission as a Senator in Con
gress yet I assure you I never expect
nor intend to hold that position long,
even if the seat should be awarded me."
Mr. E. G. Ross, the editor of
Kansas paper, who was appointed to fill
the vacancy in the United States Senate
caused by the death of Senator Lane,
had a good thing. He hurried off to
Washington, got there on the 25th of
July, and was immediately sworn in
On the 2Sth Congress adjourned, and
he can start back again with a snug
sum for pay and mileage amounting
to nearly six thousand dollars. He
will probably be superceded by a regu
lar election when the Legislature
meets,bnt he bos got pay for three days
service at the rate of about two thou
sand dollars a day !
We were glad to meet on 5-esterday
our old friend, the gallant General J.
Davis, of Mississippi, a distinguished
officer of the Army of Northern Vir
ginia daring the recent war, and a
near relative of ex-President Jefferson
Davis. He is sojourning for a few
days at the Gayo&o. Memphis Ap
peal " " .. . ..
iy loree tor their repression f And vet no
armed organisations were formed beyond,
perchance, a few outlaws banded together
ilere and there for plunder only ; not a gun
has been tired hottite to tin government; and
w ii h the almost pardonable exception of a
few instances, iu which stores, formerly ihe
property of the government for which these
men had sacrificed their all, were appropria
ted, no riots or other violations of the rights
of persou or proerty occurred.
Tor four or five years the laws had been si
lent amid the clash of arms, and courts of
justice had almost ceased to exist, and when
tho military authority, which had controlled
everything, w as subverted, and there was iu
fact no law, is there now, or has there been,
another country or people where, under such
circumstances, civil and social disorders, and
indeed the wildest anarchy, would uot have
occurred ? And yet, no sooner does the
smoke of battle clear away, than with an
instinctive love of law aud order.communi
tics are reorganized, the civil tribunals re
established, and
'Returning justice lifts aloft her scale."
At the commencement of the conflict wo
were, in the aggregate, beyond controversy,
the wealthiest people upou the globe, aud
possessed more of the elements of agricul
tural and commercial power aud prosperity.
1 Many of onr people had been reared in the
! lap of luxury, and a far laiger proportion
were surrounded with all tue comforts of
life in abundance, and exempt from the ne
cessity of daily toil. Not only was our sur
plus wealth, so to speak, swallowed up by
millions aud thousands of millions iu the
devouring volt x of war, but almost every
form of property was iuvolvU Lutllecr""
iuate desf rni'. rences and houses were
Otrtit;d ; farmes pillaged aud devastated ;
mills aud manufactories destroyed; com
merce annihilated ; business paralyzed ; and
our system of labor utterly subverted. Not
o ily were those who had never known a
w aut deprived of all the luxuries to which
they hal been accustomed, but thousands of
onr people were denied the comforts of life,
aud thousands more its very necessities, so
that uiere subsistence, in multitudes of cases,
ami sometimes iu whole communities, was,
and is yet, a question of startling import.
Under calamities so appalling, where is there
another people that wonld not have stag
gered into hopeless imbecility and despair i
Aud yet not only were these incredible losses
and trials borne by our jieople with a heroic
and sublime fortitude, but with a marvel
lous promptness they adapted themselves to
the new condition of aliairs, tbe corner
stone of a new social anil industrial edifice
was laid, and soon the Phoeuix, Prosperity,
began to be evolved from tbe ashes of her
former self.
Looking to tbe impulsive character of onr
people, and to the intellectual power and im
passioned eloquence for which our public
men have been distinguished, where is there
another country where systematic efforts
would not have been made, covertly or open
ly, to cripple and embarrass the government
that had compelled our allegiance, either by
involving it in a war abroad, or in commo
tiotis and convulsions at home ? And vet it
may be affirmed, that nowithstanding the
mars 10 men iv wouiu almost appear tnat
we are aesignedly subjected with a view to
drive us to desparatiou. no such chivalrous
fidelity to the terms ot surrender has before
been exhibited by an entire people; and I
believe I give utterance to a sentiment that
will find its echo, not only- in this ball,
but from the Potomac to the Rio Grande,
when I express the opinion, that had the feel
ing common to our people when and after
we laid down our arms, been rightly appre
ciated, and at all reciprocated ; had that for
bearance and magnimity which we experi
enced from those who met us in the shock
of battle been exhibited also in civil and po-
. : r 1 1 : . , 1 .1 . , .
uuesi me ; uau uie w ise ana generous states
mauship which has made the Executive de
partment of th covernment honored and
illustrious at home and abroad, been resnon.
ded to by the legislative department, that
compen -;:! ion ar. e, u..:,. .-..,! ,
coiiipaiiic! by .-I,, alibi. , i: i .In
stating that siiel: s. r.a -, , , 1
required by be 1,0c. sate , ,.! I .
v. ,-is ;p-;sia!ly 1 eiMi.-i . ,1 . a a -.. I -o n .
vit of en eh elel k. s. a t : ita- that bo I
ed rln .el -. e-e .-i, -i 111 sii- !.;.
bis b, ball. 1 In ct'tii pe.,s -1 :o;, aai.
and that Le has no; paid, no-ir
sig:1, ,!. or com r.teieil :. pa.. ,1.1,,.
sign :,tr. paii ot sic-i eeep-n-i::,
Use of any other nei -.... ...
reel ly or turn,.:; a::--' : . :
trade! to pay ,-r ;.i ... (.
pensation for hi- elite, eee,;,, ,m
emohoneot-- rli. ie. l i and ibc cm, i
any st'ch ass- ..r (,, ie: bor:
minister, iu the a.'.-, p.-.. of the a -oaf
!r-ir a.ttiiaarloas ;a. i,.,.,;,,
act. Ami there shall ) a!b.w,-'.i :.i
each assnaaia :, ,r joar ooii
day actually employ .-ii iiieoiieet
making valuations, ibo numb. 1
eessaiy for that p a .os. to l
tin. assessor, and time dollars p.
llreil pt I -op s ass, s-e, ,o!t.,l
tax list, as eolapb a. d and del, v.
to the assessor, ami : a , I v-'n
each permit giant-! lor mal ii
Slltllf, or cig il s ; and a,-!si
be allowed, in tin ; - i.e.. , ,
counts, sueh sum a-, Mi,-. Com ai in
ternal Revenue shall apaioe. ,
id it; eyed it closely; it was a musket-barrel
clasped by a broad iron hand to a stock of
hickory wood the stock was evidently made
with a jack-knife and all about that gun,
betokened that it had been fashioned, cer
tainly in no polished age. It had tho look of
some old veteran, whom war and toil ami
time, had brought unto the verge of tremu
lous obi ago. My heart softened at the sight.
This, I said, is some old relic of the by-gono
days: some sturdy Continental, burning v. ith
patriotic fire, fashioned this, after hours of
toil, as his own handiwork, aud wielded it
beneath Great Washington's command; or I
else it's Kip Van Winkle's ancient gun, sutl- j
deiuy urougut to iiglit ov some sturdy poll- I
t-lcrau, for further use m some terrible strug- j .jH,' .,','.,. j.,,' , ,,.
glefor onr Constitutional rights. And ut Wre r..-s.V, ot! v ol y
mo uuu;ii"., 1 ouweu my ucaii in- reverence
to that old gnu, then raised it ig my hand,
ami at the spot where hickory wood and
rusty barrel close were bound in iron clasp,
that old gun, bent and meek, returned my
bow, and thus addressed me:
"This ijun tea efoeked by Andrew Jacksnn in
1811, m& pre-v to the ,V(.-Sfiufhi-ippi.
soon thereafter."
'He who this gun shall e'er displace.
31u-t meet it's owner face to face."'
What, said I, did that venerablo Hero
fashion this old stock with his sacred hands?
Well was he named Heikory, who, from such
tough wood, could fashion such a work of
art.' Well may t he State of Mississippi lie
proud of theo, Old Gun aud tdace thee in
I this Hall, a guardian ot her rights and
liberties. I stopjtecl aud wondered. Ihe Old
Gun burst into a laugh loud, prolonged,
and echoing through the lengthened corri
dors. :
fctrauger, said that Gun, '"are vou up to
snuff 1 That'sa right good joke, that Jack
son trick, and stood me iu good service.
Why, Audrew Jackson never dreamed of me.
Tin a thing of later growth than that. My
history's of this war. Don't you remember
when Gov. Pettus called for all the squirrel
rifles and bird guns to aid our Southern
movement? At that time a cow-county far
mer fixed me up, and threw me in the pile of
Pettus' rusty arms, as his contribution to
the sacred cause. Fortunately my good looks j three hundred dollais per an
saveu me iroui tue untimely late that befell
the rest of those old arms."
"How was that?" said I.
"Bill Johne you know himl"
"Yes," I replied.
"Well, Bill was Librarian of this State,
and was a candidate before the Legislature
for re-election; the battle of Manassas had
been fought a while before, aud as Bill hadn't
at that time figured iu the war, he natura.ly
had opposition."
"Who ran against biml" id I.
"Mi.m-tt. it lived down bere. some where
near Clinton. MoVtt, you know, had pop-
t-u tutu mo m , cuny, anu nan ngured quite
conspicuously at the first battle of Manama-,.
and was crowding Johns heavy, aud no mis
"What was the result V
1 Why. Rank Dixon this ber nimn
House Rank he was an all-fired Democrat,
ami stuck to all the kidney, tooth aud toe
nail, no stooa up tor Johns and steps out
to th pile where Pettus' old guns were, aud
uavmg an eye to ueauty, Belects your bumble
servant for the occasion, and ornaments
him with the glorious inscriptions you Lave
jii3t read and proclaiming it to the Leirisla-
ture. mat nui jouus would nave killed
seventeen Yankees, at Bull's Run, provided
he had been there. He rather turned the
tables on Motiett, and Johns came throusrh
1:1-- - 1. . e : r ........ o
"" uoif-M.ne lurougn uutter.
"What was then yourfatel"
"Johns brought me in the Library, and
there I staid unnoticed and unknown, until
Gen. Grant came to this little village. Blue-
coais rummagea au over this town then,
with an eye peculiarly single to knicknacks,
sentimental literature and relics. They left
all these old musty volumes of law, you see
around here. But down they came on the
light literature and your humble servant,
like the Assyrian, A c. Gen Lwing stopped
them, though. Quite a eentleman. i tbnt
Gen. Ewing. This idea of Old Hickory turn
ing gun-stoeker, rather touched him on the
patriotic chords and eo he carefullv
served me, and a few weeks ago, returned me
to the State. Stranirer. I'll tell VOI1 it. ram
ehaky times with me, when I looked out
the window of this Hall, and saw them Blue
coats throwing all of these secession guns of
old Pettus in the fire. Every minute I thought
my turn would come next. And when I w as
saved, you may put it down, that I foreswore
secession took the oath in good faith, and
swore to stand by every Andrew raised in
Tennessee, henceforth and forever. Hand
us over a little of your rosin, stranger, and
let your humble servant, phaw .i,ib u
- m w anut A5. lie
has rather faulty feelings, whea he thinks of
those tunes."
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rel-, half ban:
1 orn ii--n! far
Cramp. A common cause ia indi
gestion and the use of soar liquids. ' These
should be avoided, and Rohaek'a Stomach
governmeut would to-day be stronger ia the . tisa absorbent - - ,
reui; oui no acccniii pu st: t, r
allowed or paiil until if ,-ia.i! l,-i
tied in such liiauut r ai il:c (Join
Internal Revenue n.ay j.- an.
have been audited and appn.ved by the pro
per ollictrs of the l ieusiuy Depai tme-ut ;
aud assistant assesses, wln-n einployed out
side of the to 'An in which they reside, in ad
dition to the compe.isat ion now allowed bv
law, shall, during stu-Ji t . eiiipl .ycd,
rtsveivo one Uollar per day; and the saiil as
sessors and astis-aut a ..1, ssars, re -pc t ively ,
shall be paid, alter The accouiit thereof Snail
have been rendered to ami approved by the
proper otiicers of the treasury, their iiccesra.rv
autl retts.,, nable cb tig-s lor statiolierv anil
blank books used in the dis- barge of their
duties, and for postage actually paid on let
ters ami documents received and sent, and
relating exclusively to o;u .a' in si us-,, aud
for money actually paid lor publishing no
tices required by this act : j;-;ndi((. Thai in,
such account shall be appioved unless it shall
state the date and the p-trtnaiar item of
every such expenditure, ami sliall be Verified
by the oath or affirmation of such assessor
or assistant assessor; and the compensation
hertau specified shall be ia foil for all ex
penses not otherwise paitieularl-, authorized:
trorided farther, That the Coiaiiiissiouer ot
Internal Revenue may, under stieti regula
tions as may be established by the Secretary
of the Treasury, after tin.- pal lie ntieo, re
ceive bids ami make contrac-is for snnplvin."
stationery, blank books, and blanks to" the
assa-5srs, assistant assessors, and coil, ctors
iu the several collection districts: l'ri hl
farther. That thti Secretary of the Treasury
strati oe, anu ue is neretiy. authoilz.-fl tu tiv
sucli additional rates of toinpeuoation to be
niaue 10 assessoi-s anil assistant assessors in
cases wnere a collection district emorac, s
more than a simile con.i-resioii.,1 ,l!.t,;,..
and to assessors aud assistant assessors, rev
enue agents, and inspectors in Louisiana,
Georgia, Sutli Carolina, Alabama, Florida,
Texas, Arkansas, Nort h Carol 1 ua, M issi ssippi,
Tennessee, California. Nevada, and Orcuoii.
and the Territories, as may upiH-ur to him to
ira just auu euuiiauie, mcolieeuuence oi me
greater cost of living and travelling iu those
States and Territories, and as may. iu his
judgment, be necessary t secure the services
of competent officers ; bnt the compensation
thus allowed shall not exeeed the rate of five
thousaud dollars per annum. Collectors of
internal reveuue acting as disbursing orb cent
shall be allow-ed all bills of ussistaut assess
ors heretofore paid by them iu pursuance of
the directions of the Commissioner of Inter
nal Revenue, notwithstanding the assistant
assessor did not certify to hours therein, or
tnat two uonars per ttiem was deducted from
his salary or compensation before computa
tion of the tax thereon.
assessors' axd collectors' compen-
. . , SATIOJf.
)t T rer;e:
City nail,
1. ,-t-C.
i.'.bi-- v
5 to
1 i"l,
I , .ova-
, at rt-J'-'ceu pr'
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rap. Ttir. srvtRAt iU;'
.; A C K S O N , M I
ra?"Oaice at the Citv UM- I
fflllE unde-.--!--T.'-.i wi-a.-..' j
1 tion as ( tvt r-ct-r, or X-S-. .
tion in Jlissi-sippi. Ta,!. yC '
uivr-n as to capaeitv ana E'----Addre-s,
care ef thU "4 , -;.''
...J-to' .
Jack-on, Aug. 4,
WILL be oid in front'
s.,,r.bv 4th ill-!. t-
hoid and Kitchen Furn tun-Hcdstead-,
fc.-., xc; one -P - "
Harness. Also, saJ iK,L
and Hor-es. , n .
uiSldlt J.-r.Eui-
olicp io f of tonP,
I NOW have a iar affl";;.. .1
Capital to invest ir. tii
Cotton, ami will buy' in ""
to one thousand bale-.
I will pay twenty cent; F . ; I
vance for cotton, to be dciivr:'ev "
winter in New Orle.tn-. , , i ;'
ah eoinmiinicaiiotis 5, ,
son, will have immeliat rf-;
F I N E A 1 .BI'
That section twenty-four be amended by
tiiking out the proviso thereto, and infcit
iar r, 0 TO THE
Washington PhitwnPfc
Ci"" In tbii Cffy. m
W. Q- Iiwr' 6
Jaoksou Miss. -
For Be"1'.
OS E ef the New Store Boom'
Building, Main Streeu V
upstairs. Apply w t n.sTT
ilistiisipplsn cop;-

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