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I»1 ■ SMCLI.rn.l.a PKtBtlM* AI*»CIATIOM j. b. ntwm, M B K<»y», V1WS-Prt»ld<rt*y, «BO K. HOW MLU »»er»«Arr, *. fl Baiko, FrHAurar. ■j hootit* ComiiTTai: J. L.saiMR.J. W RUSSELL, J. P. Ml H1>AT. S. P. JOBE, Riaiscas Ma*a«m. J. E. BATTEN FI ELD* Wltor, RCSSKI.I.Yti.l.K, ark. TRURSDAT RORNIRO. MAT V7, 1N0. THKCAMFAHIN DEMOCRAT. Wo will send this pA^ot from now till I lie clow of tbe oAitipslJB tor <H> oontR. —The CUrksTill* Herald puts up the name of Samuel J. Tildsn as its choice for next president. —The LouisTitle Courier Journal foots up the presidential rotes so far: Tildcn 160; ltahfcrck 61;Thur man 44, and Kagliah 4. —J. W. Maupln, several ysafs ago marshall of this town, is a candidate for the office of county and probate judge in Faulkner county. --<m —Mr. Alex Welch, one of Little Rock's most esteemed citizens, and s member of the drug firm of Lincoln Jc Welch* died at that place ou May 19th. —Scott county bae instructed fot Fishbsck. Sebastian will perhaps gc for him two, but outside of thoes two counties he will not get a single vote. —The democracy cf Madieon county, in oonVetitloh assembled, adopted a resolution declaring in fa vor of Samuel J. Tildeu for Presi dent. —The Fayetteville Sentinel seye: We have no doubt that nine tenth* of tbe democrats of this section ol Arkansas prefer Tiiden to any othei man in the country. —The republican convention held at Springfiild, Illinois, on the 20tb inet, adopted resolutions giving Ihi solid vote of that State, amounting to forty-two votes, to Grant. —A vote wae taken in the Cali fornla democratic state convention on presidential preferences: Thur man 133; Tiiden 96; Seymour 95; Field and Hancock each 2. —Senator John B. Gorden, of Ga., cent in his resignation on the 18th iiat The Governor of Geer gia has appointed ex-Gov. Brown tc succeed Senator Gordon. Mr. Brown accepts. —The Temperance Banner ie th« name of a new publication just put forth at Little Rock. It will be pub lished monthly at 50 cents per year W. D. Mayfield ie editor. All com truncations should be addressed tc H. R. Withers. We wish the Ban ner great success. —Don't thoss Dsrdantlle quill drivers aspire though? There ii nans wuu to go to tne lower nouse from Yell, and Dr. McGuire wants to go to the senate from Logan and Yell. All the comment we have tc make la that the people of these counties had batter elect them. —Let the democratic leaders re member that the rank and file of the party throughout the whole cnuutry demand the re nomination of Mr. S. J. Tilden thie year. The bulk of the 4,284,885 democrats who voted for Mr. Tilden in 1876 demand s chancs to vindicate their right to elect whom they please, and they expect the leaders to again give them Til den as a leadsr. — Illinois fo«Tilpei».—Thcdem « ocratic state convention of Illinois met at Chicago on ths 21st Inst. Twelve delegatee were elected to the Cincinnati convsntion. They will go uninatructed, but directed to cast their vote as a unit. This will give the delegation to Mr. Tilden as it stands 7 for Mr. Tilden, 2 for Sey mour, 2 for Thurman and 1 for Field. —The people elected S. J. Tilden in 1876. They know that the demo cratic leaders suffered, yea. aided and abetted the enemy to defrand them out ot their choice by unheard of and unconstitutional means. For the xake of pears they submitted, but let not our leader* row show their truckling proclivities by at tempting to trade Mr. Tilden off for some one else. If the democratic leaders do such a thing the rank and file will reasonably coins to the con clusion that all principle has been lost eight of and an indifference will spring up which will result iu the complete disintegration of the part}’. Let our loaders beware. , MOKE TRUSTED LEADERS AGAINST IT. Some weeks ago we gave Senator Garland's letter against the adaption of ths Fishback amendment. Since then Ex-Governor Rector, Attorney-General Henderson and Hen. Hawes Coleman hare writ ten letters opposing the amendment. Gor. Miller, Gen. Churchill, Cel. Grace, and many more of our promi nent leaders are openly pronounced against it. Will any man dare say that all these trusted leaders hare turned traitor to their State and their peo ple—to their own flesh and blood— in the interest of the bondholders? Let the people pause and consider the adnee of these leaders, and let them beware how they follow ths teachings of men who are expecting to ride into office on thie ill-advieed hobby. THE CAMPAIGN DEMOCRAT. We will mail this paper from now till the close of the campaign for 60 coots. ANOTHER RAILROAD FOR RUSSELLVILLE. Pardnnellc and Russellville Soon to be Connected With the Iron Rail. On last Saturday articles of asso ciation were filed in the office of the Secretary of State and an incorpera tion formed under the railroad law ol the State of Arkansas, for ths pur pose of constructing, maintaining, owning and operating a railroad from thia place to Dardanelle. The company is composed of men who mean business, and it is the in tention of the company te push ths construction of the road So as te have it rsady for operation early thia fall. Messrs. J. L. Shinn. J. H. Batten field, James H. Shinn, J. E. Batten field and J. H. Haney are Directori and Commissioners to open stock hooka. The Capital stock of ths Company ia Thirty-Five Thousand Dollars. BON. JORDAN E. CRAVENS. The Fort Smith Elevator remarks: Hoa. Jordan E. Cravsns is absent, and at hit desk in Washington, but many of his friends are here, immov able in their opinion in regard to his integrity and fitness for re election and when the time comet his claims will be difficult to ovarcome. And another—one of our demo cratic [exchangee (we have forgotten what paper it was) adds; Mr. Cravens Is a life long demo crat and has from the humbleet walks of honor&bla life by hia indus try and perseverance wended hia way up the hill of eminence, but never, never forgetting his compan ions in adversity. Ilis condition in life all along ths way from childhood to boyhood, and from thence to manhood and renown, adds much to his knowledge of the wanta of his people. His close attention to the many demands of his constituents since he has been in Congress has won for him the ad miration of a grateful couetituency. And still another says: Among the faithful, industrious and efficient members of the present congress none stand higher than Jordan E. Cravens. Always at the post of his duty and keenly alive to the interests of bis constituency, and those of the nation at large, he has earned a solid reputation which cannot be impaired. He is a man of good sound senes, ie well inform ed on the great queetions of the day, honest as the day is long, temperate in his habits and faithful to his trusts. What other requirements are needed to make a first class con gressman? Ws, too, are of tha opin ion that it will be diffloult to over come his claims. All of which is very true. The people understand this to be true, and they will not depose Mr. Crav ens at this time for any one. THE GUBERNATORIAL CON TEST. The Daily Union of Monday the 24th gives the following count of instructions up to that date. We do net bsiieve the vote as given for General Churchill is en tirely correct. Saline county, we know, gave no instructions for Gov ernor. If Calhoun, Lafayette, Lit tle Riysr, and Polk counties have held conventions wa havs not heard of it. This would take 9 votes from the number the Union reports for General C., which would leave him 46—still ahead of any of his compe titors. Here is the count as mad* by the Union: For Churchill—Arkansas, 2; Cal houn, 2, Conway, 2; Desha; 1; Drew, 4; Faulkner, 4; Franklin, 4; Lafay ette, 1; Little River, 1; Miller, 2; Nevada, 4; Ouachita, 3; Perry, 1; Polk, 2; Pulaski, 7; Randolph, 4; Selins 3; Union, 4. Total 55 votes. For Miller—Clay, 2; Crawford, 3; Inde|>«udence, 6; Jackson, 4, Law j rencc, 3 Mississippi, 3, Monroe, 3,[ Philip*, 6; St. Francia, 8; Stone, 2; Yell, 4. Total, 31) vote*. For W<!aoa—Benton. 4; Boone, 4; Pope, 4; Madison, 3; Sevier, 2; Wash ington, 6. Total, 23 votes. For Grace—Jefferson, 4; Ilot Spring, 2. Total, 6 rotes. For Smithse—Sharp, 3 votes. For Fish back—Scott, 2 votes. The above count includes all counties from which reliable infor mation has been recieved as to bow their votes will be csst for the nom ination for governor. There are 224 votes te be cast. As it now stands 128 votes have been instructed. MAKING FRIKND8FO* TIL GEN. Ths St. Louis Post-Dispatch in its over zeal to do or say something to injure Mr. Tilden, has become reckless, mad, rabid and blind. It strikes wildly and madly and reck lessly. Aa it sees Mr. Tilden grow ing daily stronger and atrongsr its rage waxes hotter and hotter until now it ie absolutely abandoned te rcckleae and btind rage. It calls Mr. Tilden awful names. Such mad folly recoila upon itself; and every issue of the Post Dispatch ia now making new”frienda for Mr. Tilden. It ia a plain case of mali cious persecution and aa will always ba the case such a course will be con demned by the people. Mr. Tilden will surely be the nominee, and then what a pitiable plight will be thal of the Poet Dispatch and siinilai journals. —The vote of inatructiona given for attorney-general up to laat Satur day ie figured up by the Little Rock Democrat aa follows: For Cockrell, 37; Moore, 13: Mar tin 7; Farr, 7; and Thrower, 4. —While we deprecate the nomina tion of Mr. Tilden, and should regard it as a fatal mistake on the part ol the democratic national convention, yet we are convinced that nine-tenths of the democrats of this section are enthusiastically in favor of it—Mad ison County Record. The rank and file of the party ev erywhere, the honest, humble voters whose aggregated ballots will tell the tale next November, are for Til den. The day Mr. Tilden is nomi nated an entnuaiasm will spring up in all the land, which will sweep thlrd-termism and Grantism forever from the shores of our country. —A very largs bulk of the 4,284, 885 democrats who voted for Mr. Tildeu in 1876 have eeen no reason to change their opinion, and as the democratic leaders then promised that if they would submit to be rob bed of their choice in an uncenstitu tional way for the sake of peace,they should have aa opportunity to prova in 1880 that they did elect Mr. Til den in 1876, they now demand that the chance be afforded them. Let Mr. Tildeu be re nominated at Cin cinnati, and an enthusiasm never be fore equalled will burst up in the hearts of the rank and file of the P»rty. _ —On the 15th iast., the house of representatives passed a resolution to adjourn on the last of the month. An adjournment at that early date would cut off much needed legisla tion. It would mean that the Miss : t _l-ii t .i i t *v * vw» ■umi gw uj iuv ininiU) •everal contested elections would go undecided; the tariff, which needs remodeling would not be debated ; no action would be taken with the In dies question; there would be no new mints; no new pension law; and perhaps worst of all, the important matter of arranging for a fair count of the electoral vote would fail—a matter which might prove a moat dire calamity to the country. There is a decided hostility in the Senate to concurring in the houae resolution until these important measures are disposed of. It is gratifying to note the vote on the house resolution and to see that the democratic members were aa a rule opposed to the ad journment on May 31et. The vote stood 123 le 86, and of the 123 in fa vor of the resolution 101 were repub licans and 22 democrats. Of tbs 86 who oppossd the resolution, 78 were democrats and 8 republicans. The growing wheat crop was nev er more so promising at this season of the year over a large scope of the country. The yield will be many raillion bushels more this year than thi# country ever produced before. The prospects abroad for good crops are quite promising up to this time. Wheat will not command ths price the coming season that it comman ded the past season.—Rural World. —-a Ihe census law has been amended so as to have enumerators commence work on the first day of June instead of the first Monday; and extending the time for making the final report to the State Superintendent fifteen days. Most of the Wisconsin paper mills have stopped work. Women in Iowa are eligible to hold the office of count}' recorder and au ditor. Tilden and Grant. Th# then who polled 4,300,000 vote* —2,670,000 In the twenty-two nnrhern Slates, and 1,630,000 ia the sixteen SUtee of the south, is the man to beat Grant. Grant and Titdeu have tested their strength at the ballot box. Grant got ia the sixteen southern states 1,077. 000 votes, and with 1,510,000 in 22 northern states. Thus it will be seen that Tilden polled 150,000 more votes in the north than were ever cast for Grant in that loyal land. We call special attention to the fact too that Tilden received over a million mera votes there than in the solid south. I,et this fact he remembered well. It is said we must carry New York. We freely concede this. Grant got In this state in 1868, 418,000 votes; in 1873,440,00; Seymour, in 1868,428.000. We see Grant increased his yote there in four years only 20,000. Once lie carried New Yerk and once he lost it. Tilden baa alto been twice a caadidate In the Kmpire Sun. He received 416,000 voces there in 1874, and 522,000 ill 1876! A clear gain of 106,000 votes in his own atau in two years. New York is Tildeu’s sute; Illinois is Grant’s. Giant received in hit own state in 1868, 860,000 votes; in 1872only 241,000—a loss of 8,000 at home. His stats did not honor him, aa Truthful James would say "to any great exUnt.” Tilden received in that eute 258,000 votea! John Kelly received in New Yerk in 1878, 77,000 votes; Robinson, 375,000, and Cornell, 418,000. Kelly’s and Robinson’s rotas added together exceed Cornell’s by 84,000 votes. But Tilden had 70,000 more votea than both Kelly and Robinson put together; or 103,005 more than Cornell! Clarkson Potter bad no opposition; Tammany worked hard for him, ret we find him, too. just 87,800 votes behind Tilden. Patter had 435,000 votes. Robinson was defeated by Tammany. Potter area 'P-... many. This it also a good fact to re member, Robinson was defeated by 42.000 majority, but if we subtraet Kel ly’s vote from Potters his vote will fall 88,000 below the republican who defeated him. So we see Potter, Sey mour's friend, was defeated as well as Tilden!* friend Lucius Robinson. Put this fact in yeur hat, also, gentle dein oeretto reader. Tammany would not support Robinson in 1879, and say they will net suppert Tildeu In 1880. What guarantee do we hare, pray, that they will support any holiest democrat? We must have a man that can beat both Tammanr and the radicals when they see proper to link their fortunes together. If we take John Kelly’s full vote from Tilden’* he will still have remaining 445,000 vote*. This ia even 5.000 more than Grant ever received there, and 27,000 more than Cornell iu 1879. Let not till* be forgotten! Again in 1872, John A. Dix beat Fran ci* Kernan 63,000 votes for governor of New York. Dix was renominated in 1874, and Tildeu beat till* same John A. Dix 50,317 votes. Thus we see he was 103,00 stronger than Frauds Ker nan. And we also see he had exactly that number of vote* over Cornell In 1879. This pregnant fact Is also worth a second thought. In 1875 Tilden car ried with him sixteen democratic con f resamen, and exactly that number in 876. There was no Kelly bolt In 1878, and yet we elected but eight congress men and there lost the state by $4,000 majority! Stick [a peg down here. Thus stands Tilden at home and in the South. But they tell ua he la weak In the south. Tills is the nakedest tie of all. In 1876 North Caroliua had a repulican governor elected bya decisive majority. It was considered a close and doubtful state. Vance was nominated to run on the ticket with Tildeu, to strenghten him and make his election srra. Vance carried North Carolina by 12,000 ma jority aud Tilden carried it at the tame time by 17,000 majority. A strange weakness this. They say he is weak in Tennessee, Gov. Porter, an eminent democrat, ran for governor of that state in 1876 on the Tildeu ticket to strengthen Tilden there, and yet Tilden received over 9,000 more votes than governor Porter. We suggest, in all kindness, that the Appeal axamiae the official vote of the State, aud publish it to it’s readers. These facts loom up mountain high, aud are sufficieat and conclusive answers to the vain rhetoric of shallow politicians and placemen, who are con tinually exposing their ignerance by ravins: axaiust Mr. Tildan’s avallahll. ity in the warm-hearted aouth. Mr. Tilden may be weak in Washington, but he H strong ia the heart* of the loyal aud tranquil msase* at home. Congressmen aud politicians at Wash ington had better attend to their own affairs and stop sending Tammany lit erature over the south to prove Mr. Tilden’s weakness. They add no strength to our party by their acts. Tilden, if nominated, will have all of their grave errora and follies to carry. Democracy nad no card record in 1878. But Tilden did have, and the whole canvass was made to turn on his un equaled administration as a reform gov ernor of New York. We won on it. But congressmen who are at Washing ton now crying “coward” at Tilden, did not havathe backbone of a wet meal tack. They deserted him and deserted us all. Tilden himself is the issue—the only tseue on which we stand a ghost of a chance to win. To enter the canvas against fraud with Mr. Tilden shamelessly dung away, would be like putting the play of Hamlet on the stage without the melancholy Dane. He is the only great reformer that has come to the front sioee eur dreadful civil war. Shall wo relegate him to the rear and go masquerading before the people as reformers? The very jackasses and mules would laugh at us and make us ashamed. Even the word “reform", like Macbeth’s “amen”, sticks in our throats. We must cut loose from, and leave severally alone the readjusters in Virginia, Butlerism in Massachusetts, the Kearnyitea in California, bourbouism in the south, the fuslonista iu Maine, and Tammany Hall In New York. We must not freight our struggling old party down with these Infamous men, and these hurtful things, The brave, gallant old democrat of Oramercy Park has got the clear grit and ireu nerve and will to alougb off all these things. Things like these are rotting the very fabrie of government. Fraud, like gangrene, is poisoning the life blood of Columbia. Tilden Is by all odds the ablest mni in our party. He is worthy and able to govern a republic of fifty million of freemen. His great mind adorns the statesmanship of the evening of the nineteenth century. Let us renominate this peerless states men, aud trust to, and loyally lollow him. Let u* let small men, narrow pol idea and doubtful things forever alone. If we must be conquered, let usgo down like the brave Frenchmen at Waterloo under Napoleon. If we fall battling for the principles of Washington and Jefferson under Bam'l. I J. Tilden, we can rise again; but if He fall under the black- banner of, Tammany Hall, w« will “fall lika Luci fer,” never to Slops again.—Farrost City Courier. THE CAMPAlONDEMOCBAT. We will seflH tills paper from now till the Close of the campaign for 60 e«dta> --— — a i Hard Questions. Some time ago, in reply to the Bentooville Advance, the Democrat said in regard to the Fishback Amendment; “But the supreme question ia re gard to the amendment is this! Can the people of the State of Ark. violate the sense of justice which has characterized all English speaking nations for centuries, by denying their creditors the right of appeal to a tribunal in Which both parties— people and creditors—can l>e heart! r This is the question which the friends of the amendment will not discuss.” The Abvaue did not answer this question but proceeded to ask an other: “It seems to ns, considering the matter as it now stands, ws can ask tha Democrat a harder question than that. Why did all tha watch ful guardians of the State’s honor, at that time embraced, in the demo cratic party, suffer that party to com mit itself to the policy of hairing this amendment submitted, by a legists ture of it's own choosing, to a vote of the people, if, as (s now conten tended by some, it is a question sole It for the courts?” It occurs to us that it is of greater moment to know whether the action of thp fipmnrmtic nart.v in commit ting itself to the policy referred to was right and just thaa to know why such a policy was adopted. It may also be stated that the action of the laat State contention in regard to a proposed amendment, was by no means so sweeping and far reaching in it’s character as the amendment proposed by the legislature. It may also be stated that the platform of the State convention was adopted on the laat day of the convention, when at least one half of the dele gates had lelt for their homes. It was done by a very thin house, and it is very questionable whether it represented the will of the partv. Bat whether the action of the con vention asking tke legislature to submit the amendment was right or wrong, politic or impolitic, the great question for the people to decide is whether they will in effect plead the baby act and throw their creditors out of court; whether they will sub mit the matter at issue to tribunals which they themselves hare erected for the determination of such cause*, or say to the holders of their secu rities that creditors have no rights which debtors are bound to respect. This is ths practical effect of the amendment. Grant that even two thirde, three fourths, or even nine tenths of the pretended debt is ille gal or fraudulent, so long as there is the smallest portion of it about which there Is eVsn the semblance of justice, we caflnot afford to fix the foul stigma of repudiation upon the name of the Slate.—L. R. Democrat. “UJfCLE SAM” Leading in the Presidential Race Has More Votes than All his Op ponents. From the Little Kock Democrat.] Mr. Iversou A. Jones, the well known commercial gentleman, and one of ths best posted Tilden men in the United States, arrived in the city this morning, and was interviewed bv the Scout as to the chances of “Uncle Sam" for the nomination: How many votes has Tilden re ceived now? inure taau unuuie uie uuuioer re cel red by his opponents. Can you give the figurea? Certainly. 180. The States? With pleasure; New York, 70; Or egon 6; Pennsylvania 40; Connecti cut 10; New Harapabiie 10; Rhode Island 8; Nebraska 6; Iowa 22; anil Wisconsin 8, total 180 votea. The other candidate*? Thurman, Ohio 42; Hancock, Pa. 18, total 60 vote*. Which are the States where no instructions were given? Vermont, Texas and Louisiana. How do you think they will go? In Vermont, the delegate* at large, I think will go for Tilden; one of them I knew will. A majority of the delegate* from Texas will go for Hancock, though not ell, and in La. a majority will alto vote for him. How will Virginia and New Jersey go? I can’t *ayt their convention* were held yesterday. How do you find the people on the presidential question? The mates are for Tilden. And the politiclaue? Opposed to him. Especially those whs were interested in bringing al>out the plan which robbed him of hia teat before. Do you think he will be nominated on the first ballot? No, oa the seeond. On the first ballot he will receive from 360 to 400 votes, end on the second receive the neminattoa. There are 756 votes in the convention. The St. Louis A I. M. R. R. Co. will, on and after June 1, run ita own express over Its lines. This ar rangement we Judge, will prove far more satisfactory to the company as as well aa the people along the var- j ions lines than the eld arrangement of leasing auch priviligcs to other' companies. There will be no barri er between the shippers and ths own ere of the road In arranging special nr regular rates, so the new arrange inent will no doubt prove mutually beneficial.—Coleman's Rural World. THEPKKSS GANG. The Members Will Go. to Wasli iugton Immediately After tlid June Meeting. Programme of Exercises oi Next Meeting. At a meeting of the executive committee of the Arkansas Press As sociatiou, held si Little Hock, Mon day, May 17th, the following busi ness was transected: OrricK Mencius A Little Rock ? Hr., Little Hock, Ark. f Adam Clark, Esq., President Arkan sas Press Association; Arkadel phis, Ark. Desk Sir—The Memphis and Little Rock railroad, the Memphis A Charleston railroad, the East Ten nesee, Virginia and Georgia railroad, the Atiautic, Mississippi and Ohio railroad, the Washington City, Vir ginia Midland, and Great Southern railroad authorize me to extend through you an invitation to the Arkausas Press Association an ex cursion over these roads euroute to Washingtsu I). C., and return, on the adjournment of your annual meet ing, June 10th, 1880. Said invita tion is intended to include one edi tor and lady accompanying him, in the actual employ of any (each) daily and weekly newspaper publish ed in the state of Arkausas, mem bers of your association. An early intimation of tbe action of your association with reference to this invitation, conveyed to the uu is rpflnpptfnlli' rpmiBBled. Yours, etc,, M. S. Jay, General Ticket Ageut. M. S. Jay, G. T. A. Etc., Little Rock Arkansas: Dear Sin:—I am instructed by President Adam Clark to inform you that on behalf of the Akansas Press Association, the executive commit tee in session in this city, accepts the invitation you so kindly extend to the editors of Arkansas, to make an excursion to Washington and re turn. W. A. Webber, Secretary A. P. A. The following programme was adopted; Eighth annual meeting of the Ar kansas Press Association to be held at Batesville, Arkansas, June 7, 1880. PROGRAMME. Roll call. Prayer by Rev. J. R. Sanders, Standard. Address of Welcome,--. Response by T. C. Peeb, Gazette. RECESS. Adrese of the President, Adam Clark, Standard. Oration by P. Doaan, Pioneer, (Dak.) Poem, by Jas. Torrans, New York Herald. recess. Address of historian, J. N. Sraithee. Report of secretary, W. A. Web ber, Benton Digest. Report of treasurer, J. E. Batteu field, Russellville Democrat. Unfinished business. New business. Miscellaneous business, under which head comes all matters per taining to the good ot the associa tion. Election of officers for next fiscal year. Choosing orator for next annual meeting. Selecting poet. Selecting place for our next an nual meeting. Adopted by the Arkansas Press Association Executive Committee, at Little Rock, May 17, 1SS0. Adam Ci.ahk, W. A. Webber. J. E. Batten field, Executive Com. W. A. Webber «r«a elected mana ger ef tbe excursion on tbe part of tbe Press Association. THE CAMPAIGN*DEMOCK AT. Wo will scud this paper from now till theclowo of the campaign for GO cents. Methodist Fraternity. Cincinnati, O., May IS. During tbe two weeks that the general conference of the M. E. church has been in session the uni fication of the various branches of Methodism seems to have been the thought that engages the minds of her various branches. W* have j seen enough formal fraternity here in Cincinnati to convert the whole heathen world, if fraternity would convert anybody; but do the sages of Methodism meau wbat they say, or is this a kiud of quadrennial ju bilee, or love feast that is to be for gottou when the gathering adjourns? Well we are inclined to believe bet ter things, for we have seen repres entative men from all parts of the world stand up and declare in the name of all that is j^ood and pure, that methodlsm was destined to con vert the world. William Arthur, the celebrated Wesllan Methodist, from London, opened the fraternal greet ings, He told us in glowing terms of the days of John Wssley, and wbat Metbodism was doing in Great Britian. Next in order was Wallace McMullin, of the Irish connection, and he told us of Asburg being an Irishman, but tbs most that interes ted us was the Methodist of our own beloved America, for before us iu the gorgeously decorated St. Paul’s M. E. church, en the same platform stood Bishops Scott, Simpson, Han is, Bowman, Andrews. Wiley, Merrill, aud last, but bv no means least, Bishop Peck, of the Methodist Epla copal church, and beside them stood , Bishops Doggett, McTyiereaud Kav anaugh.ofthe church south, and declared to ua that they loved each | other a* Methodists should love, and we are inclined to believe that they are in earnest. So mote it be. We have also bad fine addresses from tile gifted fraternal delegates from tfic Win rip h south, Drs. Hay good and Carlisle. Well it remains to be seen what course the church will pnrsue td niake fraternity a fact. What we of the south in particular, naed, is rest from strife, religions and political. We want to turn our attention t,e the'development of our wonderful resources, for I am more than ever impressed with the idea that the south must be the grandest see tion of our hemisphere. Why If the ; farmer* of the north did not have to [ feed more than three months in the I year they would get rich right away. Men have asked me why it was we did not settle up our country faster, and why it was that emigration did not go to Arkansas like it did to Kansas and the far west? Well, this is rather a hard question to an awer, and I could only say that ow ing to the unsettled state of affair* soon after the war, the tide of emi gratiou turned against us, and we had not been able to restore conft donee sufficiently to bring emigre tion to us. Well we must wake up to this Vital question. One thing that make* against u* is the want of good pub lic schools, and what are we to do about it When some of our most in fluential men vote against it and use their influence against free schools? But I have left the subject of frater nity, though I suppose I have said pnnncrli nn the mi hi eft. anil nnlv want to say a word to our good peo ble ot Pope, let us work with a will for the development of our “sunny south/* And the day is not far dis tant when we will have the best country in the now known world. More auou. W. W. Bkashkak. - m A - THE CENSUS. How Pope County is Siib-<livi(lcd, ami Wlio will Enumerate. Yell ami Boone County Enumer ators. While in Little Rock last week we called on Dr. F. M. Chrisman, Super visor of Census for the 2nd District anil through his kindness and courtesy we Were enabled to get information which we embrace in this article and which will be of general interest to our read ers. . We find Pone county has been sub divided Into nine enumeration districts. We give below the number ol each sub division, the name of each enumerator assigned to each sob-division, and the territory embracd in each enumerators work: Lafayet*te Brf.aiher has sub-divis ion 132 euibraciing Alien, Xorth Fork and Independence Townships. C. L. Brewton has sub-division 133 composed of the single township of Liberty. W. L. D. Ewino has 134 composed of Dover and Valley townships. E. C. Bradley has 135 composed of Martin, Bayliss and Clark townships. W. W. Brkarhek lias 136 composed of Moreland and Urifliu townships. W. J. Simmons has 237 comprising that part of Illinois township South ot the railroad, ami also all West of Rus sellville and Dover road. R. C. Muter has 138 composed of Ouui Log township and that part of Illinois township lying north of rail road, and east of Russellville and Dover road. C. E. Tobey has 139 compose! of Wilson and Lee townships. .1 i * .lilVVVD lias 1.1/1 OAm rtAsa.1 a f Galla Rock and Holly Band township*. YELL COUKfY. District, No. 217, Galley Rock and Wilson—Ariosto McCrimuion. District, No. 21S, Dardanelle—Cha*. H. McGuire. District, N'« 211), Delaware and Maga zine—M. S. Cox. District, No. 220, Chickalah and Mountain—Jo*. Sugg. District, No.221, Spring Creek—Thos. D. Bumgarner. District, 222, Ward and Bower Ba fave—George Turner. District, No. 223, Rover, Crawford, Irons Creek and Upper Balave— Sam’l 11. Owen. District, No. 234, Gravelly Hill and Dutch Creek—Kol>t. C. Vance. District, No. 225, Riley township— W. II. Adams. Boone—John R. Denton, merchant, Carrolton; John B. Kowlstou, farmer, Harrison, D. B. Jernigan, furniture dealer, Harrison ; James 11. Williams, farmer, Beliefonte; T. T. Dougherty, studeut, Harrison, A. J. Bopp, mer chant, Harrison; Jasper M. Penn, clerk, Harrison; William 11. Cecil, sta tioner, Harrison. The New Hope Budget. New llorE, May 22d, 1880. Mr. Editor: Ae there has been nothing in your paper from our part of the country for some time, 1 will give you a sketch that your many readers may see that we are jogging along. W o have had some Yery dry weather in this month but in the last few days we have had soma good showers and they come in good tune. Crops look fine, those that have been worked. Wheat is ripening some. Rust is damaging late wheat. Health is good; everybody peace able. Some talk about the many candidates. It is pretty well divid ed for sheriff; for clerk, Alva Russell Is solid in this locality from what I can learn; for assessor, Wm. Oates is the choice. Sub. It is the opiuion of the Troy Press that the opposition to Mr. Tilden ae a presidential candidate cannot nuts ter fifteen thousaud votes iu New \ork, and that he ennuot only carry the State by thirty thousand majori ty against* republican candidate,but against Grant and a third term by hltv thousand.