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hart supplied otirsclrao with n good
meat of Printing Material and ana
to exeoute all kind* of Job Printing,
isoaable terms.
are prepare I to print TampMela. Cntn
>, Posters, large or email, Car.lt. Bel'
t», B'U Hit Is. Blanks of erery Jescrip
fo- C'e-ki, 3'isrilTs, Juitiees of tbe
■. Cons*aWe« %e
'IPHIS BUSINESS DIKEI TORY.
k VIS k BVUG't. Co ton Fac»ors. Ore*,
rers an«1 General Cororai»sioti Merchant*
76 Front Ffre*»t |
ANKi.ANiK A £ . General Dry Goo4i|
/ommiaainn Merchant* 281 Second St.-I
Ifflfinr A Al l 8, Garble autTSlone Work*.
o*ner A***m* and S..**nnd Sfp«»l*
Luuul, Jii.i ic.it a, nAbablt, «n hole-:
iale Importer* of Dry €W>od«, Drug*
ware. etc.. 274 Second Street.
VRDWICK HOUSE, L. T;. Hardwick,
proprietor. No*. 61. 68 A 6r» Adam* 8t.
NBS. J. W. A. & CU.,J.-otco»* Fact jr*. Gei
ral Commission Merchants. 268 Main St.
DON. ROBEHT A.7 Corion Factor and
Commission Merchant. 276 ‘Front Street.
ANSFI i Lb lit MlGHKK. Whole.ale'ltriig
1V1 fci*t* and Cli*»miars. 801 A 3<*8 Main St.
MOO.IKS. SMi 1 11 A CO.. Dealt*re >n Sad
dlery. Hardware Leather. 842 Main 8t.
Mitchell, madam*: & co.. milliners
and Dressmakers. N.T!. cor. Court Square
Mitchell, iioffman \ co.. Denier*%
Furniture, 3- 8 Main, ft Sti Monroe St
MENKEN BROS, Dealer. tn‘ Dry Goode.
Clothing, etc.. 2K8 Msln^it. cor. Court.
Matthews a ale'xIenuETT Agent, for
sale of Agricallurnl Implements, Seed.,
ete,. 272 Second _
MAlbm ^AiOilKiitii oi v-U., !>«:*»era in
Segara. Tobacco, *Pipei, etc., ^erner
Second and Jefferson Streets.
NEWMAN, MRS A~~.. Dealer in Millinery
Goods. 15f> Main Street _
NEW80 MTJOH N. Onicer.’ 0ot ton Factor
and Comm'tp.ion Merchant, 182 Front St.
CARGILL IIKO S j: CO . Hardware. Cutlerv.
Nails, Casting., etc , 312 Front Street.
T)OE. R. R. ft CO.. Cotton Factor, and Gan
X eral CniMo .«!"» 'I -e'tnnt. 18 j Front 8t
KnKtoo. «... it to i, Dealer,.
in Railroad and General Machinery Sup
| plies, 3~>‘) Main Street,_
T)OCCO. L ft Ah) . Wholesale Grocers and
i\ Contectioner.. Second Street.
IT) O'SEL. \I7T. Grocer. Colton Factor am I
XV Commission Merchant, 31d Front Street
Cl IIAW, J. S. ft'c’O.rflardwarellron. Steel
O Stores, etc., 233 Second Street._
IF il.il M/iv. ■ a- nw i u.i.’w. .-v
X tors and Commission Merchants, 3*1
Front .Street, ___
T\foi.f\ MOlU/i. Dealer in •vTneZ Liquors.
1W Cigars and Tobacco. 178 Front Street.
ITT HE BLEU. PICKENS & CO.~l>ealers in
W Wood and Willow ware, 33-^ Main St
I « 7 OB ME LEY. JO YTC 0.7 Cot ton Factor*
ip? ▼ f and Produce Merchants. 31*1 F'ont Si.
R| ii/ UuciiA.U *' «J. *jniloway Pro
\ f prietor, co". Mam and .leffors-in Stmt
| Geo. W.Maberry.
AtmYEY AT LAW,
AND
1'SOLICITOR IN CHANCERY
—AND—
S 'UEYGltlL %GEVT.
|c-jxr:»v pr,\NT.
W'tODRUFF COUNTY. ARKANSAS.
TIT Lt. attend the Circuit mid Probste
\(\| Courts for the counties of Slonroe. St.
Fraataie and Woodruff. m»>24
1 E GATEWOOD. I I -I ». THOMAS.
Des Arc. Ark. f \ Brownssille. Ark.
GATEW3 0 4 T.H0llll\
AS SAW
lies Arc and BrownsrU+e,
TR1IRIE Cai STY, IRK INS IS.
dccl-tf ___
!j. jT H RMS PUT II. T. B’ A«f« K*KT.
HEDGEPETH 4 R ML
ATViMl* W AT LAW.
DES ARC, ARKANSAS.
I -
IIT'LL practice in »11 of the courts ol
y\| Prairie county. and the circuit court!
■it the surrounding counties. m»r24-6nt
■ JAMES H. PATTERSON, LUCIAN C. OA17SE,
Augutla. Ark. Jaeknnporl, Irk.
Sidney s. cause.
Patterson. Gau^e a Bra.,
ATTORNEYS AT I4^W,
Jack MB pari and Auznata, Arhaana*.
Will Tprafctie* in tbe Counties of Woodruff
Jackson. Indcpendencu, White. Lawrence
Wm Randolph. Green. Craighead and Cress. ami
■ jiltend to sf»t*oial oases iw any fuvrt M tht
M State. Address either «<ffioe Tnyl8
M. R GOODY. MCRAE
COODY & MjRAE,
A9V011BII48 44V
NEtHl'Y, WHITE COl'NTV,
AIlKANMAt).
Will pruidice in all 'he courts of Arkansas.
BOL. t. CLARK. HAM W WILLIAMS
• JOB W. MARTIN.
tCLAUX WU.LIAM3 * MARTIN.
Atticaays at Law,
LITTLE ROCK, AR# II* u
ir? f.L practice in all ibe Courts. proaeeut
}ff Claim* of all kint, collect *lcbti. am
*ct a* R*al Estate and Gme.rul Agents.
OrriCE— Markham Streof, near State House
W. HICKS. Tormorly of the firm ofCyprrt i
H. R. FIELDING, Formerly of Athene. Ale.
tiiCX) k FIELIIIG.
ATTOftSSYS AT LAW.
«»arcy, wait* C»., Arkaana*
WILL praetioe in thjs and the mljacen
counties, in the District Courts, aud Su
preme Court of the State.
, _We hare in connection with our l.v
LrriOF. an ACTIVE OUT DOOR COLLKCTINt
AGENCY. Claims entrusted to ns will b
promptly attended to. and if not imtnediatnl
collected will b* at once eaeured if possibli
Claim against the Goeernment for "i-opert
kaheu be the U. S forces (whether receipts
for or »ot|—B innriKs Urso oite, Annrtn. c
Pat Ac promptly attended to.
~ wit rhwajwmwiw.
runMMAL M»M.
otn * wnsven. *• r. ▼**"»»».
XORTOIf A TAVOXAtt
ATTORNEYS AT MW
MB _
SOLICITORS IN CHANCRRT.
9R8 ARC- ARKANSAS.
WTtt pruetteo dn-tbr Court* of the conntl *•
of Proirie. White, J»«kona. Woodruff on 4
Monroe. Parti.ular attention given tn thn*
oolloetion of elaimi nay where in ibn State.
•op7tf. _______
DR. ROOT. IK TREIETATT
Tenders his professional services to
the (ftlfene of De» Arc and vicinity.
Ofloe—At Johneon * Devi.' Draff
Store.
DR. ALLBIT
Offers liie service* to the citi*R>» of
Des Arc end vicinity in the practice of
medicine. Thenkftil for past flavors,
snd bv intention to business he expects
to share a liberal prtronagn.
Ofloe—-One door east of Barney’s
Drug Store. %ep21
n. s. oaatt. » j.naosACQM
GANTT *> BRON AUGH,
JLTTOaSfYS AT «aiw.
WUbpraotioo in the eouotlos of Prsirie.
While, Woodruff. Monroo, Arkansas and Pu
laotti. Prompt stttontton *iven to tho oollee
iinn nf claim*. Tate* will bo paid andtitlc*
nvestissted tor non-residents opeH-Em
THOMAS I. MAItbHs
attorney and counsellor
A.t Law,
DES ARC. ARKANSAS.
O-Partcular Attention given to the
collection of nil kinds of claims against
the Government.
Office—On Buena Viet* street next
door to J. M. Burney a'dreg store.
my 25- _
WM T JONES.
4TT0»*f 4T »4T,
BR0WNSY1UJE, ARKANSAS.
WII.' practice in She counties of Pulnaki.
Prairie. Monroe. Wdodrutf, Jackson and
While Prompt attention given to the collec
tion of claims. aprl 4-1J
”DR. J. T7. BYR2TSY,
resident pnmciiN,
Being permanently located at Des
Arc, will continue the practice of hi*
profession in all it* branches. Special
attention given to the treatment of
acute and chronic disease*. sapil
F. LEPTIEN,
DES ARC. ARKANSAS.
TAM NOW PREPARED TO DO ALL
kinds of work in my line. Mend
ing. cleaning.
_Thankful for puit favora. I solicit a
continuance of the patronage heretofor* be
stowed on me. feb28-tf
JAMES j. GALLAGHER.
A.tto n*»y at Low,
COTTON PL AST, WOODRUFFCO. ARK
Will practice where called.
; setlS-tf. _
OR. J A. ROtSELAI XS oBce. is
now *t Johnson * Dnsis’ Drug Store:
I can be be consulted at biefoom St the Harvey
I House. Hw W'ifl give bis undivided attention
to Chronic DISC.ties tif every d-serip
!,ion. ...
The best of references can bo famished, by
applying to
DU. J. A. ROUSELAUX.
jnnl-tr Des \re, Arkansas.
W ATTBIf SAW
i •
N-ursery.
ME HUNDRED THOUSAND
PHUIT TREE®,
ONE ANI> TWO ¥ EARS OL.D,
FOR SALK IN 1867-8,
BY JOHN D. MOKBOW A SON,
PRAIRIE CorRTT, ARKANSAS.
H AVISO been engaged in this business for
the last seventeen years, in Mississippi
! iml Arkansas; and having studied it closely,
we claim to have acquired a knowledge of the
Kbitits adapted to our climate. We refer (he
public to specimens iu our Orchards, and Or
j chard* sold by us, in this and adjoining
I counties. A idm*
Johi%. Morrow
; jun22-tim i>es Arc, Arkansas.
N. II. HAKNE I’T,
MA&srsM asm,
Aid General Repairer.
Will repair Old Hei ne,..., or make now one*.
Also, repair Middles. Shop—oppusils ••ciTI
zkn or log.”
Lies Aro, Ark., May 25. 1887—tf
entertMmeNtT!
• MUIR I'NDKRBIGNED HAVING M
I opened a HeiH tlf K»'«r- J£B
tplBnunl, on Buena Vista Street, neat
the Steamboat Lind’ng, for the aceommoda
lion of
TRlfELE'S AND BOARDERS,
r By tho day. week, or ntontlf. aolieiti tha pat
F ronage of those visiting De* Are. The fan
. will bs a* good as the inarkot alford*. ant
F terms modorat*.
I Give me a trial, ant* I will endeavor to giv,
f' satisfaction
BENJAMIN HAYLET.
| Dps Are, Ark., Marek 28. 1367—U»
FR0FE9NVWIL CARDS.
■orr. a mdiuw, wm- j. THtrtrwo*.
Jasksotsporl, Ark. August*. Ark
Andormon dk Thempson.
ATTORNEYS AT LAT,
Jaoksonport and Augusta, Ark
Wiu Htnd the Courts of Jackson, Wood
ruff, and adjoining Counties, and to special
oases in any section of the State. Address
either effioe._may 18 ly
a. e. ricctrr. i. u. uttfsra
pioscrr* rvMi vun,
itT««l#TI IT LAW,
AUOVSTA. ARKANSAS
Wtti prnetlor In tb» counties of Woodruff.
Jnekt on. Whits and Craighead. Special at
tention given to ootleoeioas af all claims en
trussed to their care aprfl ly
J.'C. JONSON. Office—West Point. Arkansas.
JNO. M. M"ORE, Office—Searcy, Arkansas.
JONSOft A MOORE,
Attorneys it Liw,
SOLICITORS IN CHANCERY.
—AWN—
Otnaral Land and Coll to ting Ag-nt*.
SEARCY,ARKASHAS.
Will giro prompt attention to any business
in tha counties ef Independence, Jackson.
Woodruff, Monroe, Prairie, White, Cimwav
and Vanburen marl -
J R. P. ALDRIDGE,
ATTORNEY AT LAW,
CJotton Plant, Arkansas,
W11.L practice in the Circuit fourtsof
Woodruff county, and the Circuit Courts of
the aerenth Judioia District, and give prompt
attention to nil business entrusted 10 hi«
bare. j»n12
n. w. williahs. t. m. oibson.
WILLIAMS k GIBSON,
ATTCr.lTSTG ,
Dee Arc and Dovall’s Bluff. Aik
WIL* practice in Prairie and adjoining
Counties All business confided to their care
will be prompily attended to. sepfil tf.
Head-Quarters 4tb Military District.
(Mississippi Hiui Arkansas.)
Office of Civil Affairs. >
Vicksburg, Miss., Sept. 211, 18b7\
General Orders No. 31.]
I, The registration of the legal voters
in this Military District having been
completed, in compliance with the pro
visions of the Act of Congress entitled
“An act to provide for the more effi
cient government of the rebel States,”
and the Acts supplementary thereto,
au ©lectiom is hereby ordered to he
held in the States composing the same,
commencing on the first Tuesday in
November next, and continuing as
hereinafter prescribed, until completed,
to determine whether Conventions
shall be held, “for the purpose of estab
lishing constitutions and civil govern
ments for the States loyal tothe Union,”
and, in case a majority of the votes
(jpst are in fkVor thereof, for delegates
thereto.
n. In order to secure as nearly as
possible an expression of the voice of
the people, the election will be held at
each precinct of every county of the
States in the District and—as required
by law—under the supervision of the
County Boards of registration. The
method of conducting the election in
each county will be as follows: im
mediately upon receipt of this order
6ach Board of registrars will meet—di
vide the whole number of election pre
cincts of their respective counties into
three portions a» nearly equal in num
her as possible, and assign one of the
shares thus made, to each registrar,
who will be responsible for the proper
conduct of the election therein. There
upon each registrar will appoint a
judge aud clerk of election, who, with
II|miBdlf will vuuoiiutv %iiv
s loners of electioii,” lor all the precinets
of hi* district. Each registrar wifTprn
vide himself with a ballot-box. with
Jock and key and of sufficient size to
contain the votes of all the registered
voters in his largest precinct. Each
registrar will give fall and timely no
tice throughout hit district of the day
of election in each precinct, so that he.
with his judge ami clerk, can proceed
from precinct to precinct of his dis
trict, and hold election on consecutive
days—when the distance between pre
cincts will permit—with a view to th>
early completion of the voting. Tin
election will be by ballot, and.will be
condndled in aH details, not herein
prescribed, according to the custom
heretofore in use in respective States.
Each ballot will have written or print
ed upon It t ‘ Kor a Convention’ 01
“Against a Convention," and in addi
tion the correct name (or names) o
the delegates (or delegates) voted for.
Each voter, in offering this ballot must
exhibit his certiilcetaof regiltry, acros*
the face of which the clerk of election
will write hi* name in red ink, to in
dicate that a vote has been cast upon
that certificate—at the same time tin
registrar will cheek off the voter's nsm<
on the precinct book, serving "as tin
“poll book.” The polls will be opened
at 10 o’oloek a. M-, at each precinct, and
will be kept continuously open unti
sunset, at which time the polls will bt
closed, the ballot-box opened, votci
> counted by the Commissioners and *
written return thereof, under oath o
the Commissioners, immediately roa^t
to tbeee Headquarters, in duplioate.
Tbe vote* east will then be securely
enclosed and forwarded by mail to Mm?
Assistant Adjutant General at these
Headquarter*. wfth a tetter ofTrmis
mittal, netting fbrth the number of
vote* cast for and the number against
a coffbeufkm, Which letter Will be wit
nessed by the deputy sheriff p'resctrt'hi
accordanre with the requirements of
paragrapli V of this order. (Special
instructions will be given hereafter
with regard to the voting of some Of
theynore populous precincts, hi which
it would be difficult to takefhe entire
vote by the above method in one day.)
III. Judges and clerks of election
will be selected by registrars, prefer
ably from among the residents of their
respective‘districts, but if they rannot
be obtained 'therein competent and
qualified uuder the law. then from
aniolig the residents of the county, and
if not attainable in the county, then
from tlie State at large; tliev are re
quired to take and subscribe to the
oath-of-office prescribed by the Act of
Congress of July 2d, 1S02, which oath
may be artsniti'itftefbd by. the registrar.
The oaths.{properly subscribed, will be
forwarded htimedisrtely for file in I lie
•office of the Assistant Adjutant *(jen
■erai at these Headquarters.
Tire pay of these officers will be six
dollars (Sfl) per diem, for each day
actually employed on their legitimate
duty, and their actual expense*)! trans
portation within their district will be
r lull u •set*. .
IV. Commencing fourteen days bo
! fore the election. Boards of Registrars
1 will, alter having given reasonable
public notice of the time and place
thereof, revise, for a period of five il i j s.
Itlie registration lists, and, upon being
I satisfied that any person not entitled
thereto has been registered, will strike
the name of sucli person from the list,
and such person shall not lie allowed to
vote. The Board* Will also during the
same period, add to the registry the
! names of all persons, who at that time
■possess the qualification* required by
I law', and who h ive not been already
| registered. All change* made hi the
, ..
mediately reported to these ft'cadqtt ir
ters.
V. The SlierifTof each eoiinlv is made
respohsible for tlio prcserv ition of
good order, and the perfect freedom of
the ballot at the various election pre
cincts in bis county. To this end lie
! will appoint a deputy—who shall he
duly qualified under the law of his
State— for earli precinct in the county,
who will be required to be present at
the place of votin f d jinn ; the w'm'e
time that the election is being held.
The said deputies will promptly and
fully o’bey every demand, made epos
their official services Isy Commissioners
of Election, in furtherance of good or
der during the election, under penalty
of immediate arrest and trial by Mili
tary Commission. Sheriffs, in making
their app intnients. will exorcise great
care to selec^ men whom they, know to
be in every way able to serve. Tims
selrctad. persons are required to serve :
no excuse will be taken lor failure to
serve
VI. As an additional measure for
securing the purity of the election,
each registrar, judge and clerk, is here
by clothed witli all tlie functions of a
civil executive officer, Is empowered to
mak« arrests,and-authorir.od to perform
all duties appertaining to such officers
Birder tire law wfthe States, during t..c
days of election.
VII. At evevv precinct during the
election, ail public bar-rooms, siloons
and other places at which Intoxic iting
or malt liquor rs sold at retail, will be
closed from 5 o clock a. m. until lt>
o'elocfcr. m. Should any Infraction in
this order in this rCvpcct, come to the
Commissions of election, or I lie deputy
sheriff In attendance, they will immedi
ately arrest the offending party, or par
ties, and the closing of his, or theity
place o! business. All parties so arres
ted will be Placed under bond, not
less than one hundred dollars (SI J3). to
appear for trial when required by the
proper authorities, rtf in ease of failure
to give the required bond, Will be held
in arrest to await ttie action of tlie Gen
eral Commanding,
VIII. Should violence or fraud be
perpetrated at the election in any pre
cinct, the General Commanding will
exercise to tlie .ullesl extent the pow
ers vested in him to the prompt punish
ment of offenders, and the election will
be held over again under tlie protection
of United State troops.
IX- No registrar, judge or clerk will
he permitted to heroine a candidate lor
office at the election for which he
serves as Commissioner.
X. When the election returns are
received from all tlie counties, and the
result of tlie election will be m ole
known, and in ease tho majority of the
legal votes cast are In favir or a Con
vention. the names of the dolomites
elected thereto will he officially an
nounced. and further orders published
tssciuhling the eon volition.
* 1 * • • • • *
Tlie number o delegates to he voted
or in the state of Arkansas is seventy
live. apportioned among the counties
is follows:
To the rouutles of pulaski, Jefferson,
and Phillip*, each—four.
To the county of henipstead—three.
To the comities of Washington. La
fayette, Clark. Ouichita, Columbia,
Union, Drew, Ashley, Arkansas, Prai
rie, White, and Independence, each —
two.
, ’ V
To the counties of Polk ami Pike to
gether—one.
To the counties of Montgomery and
Perry together—one.
To the counties of Newton and Ma
rion. together—one.
To+heeonnties of Fu'ien acd Searcy,
together*—one.
To the counties of Poinsett and Cross
together-^one.
To Hie counties of Mississippi and
Craighead, together—one.
Tothe remaining conn lira, ono each.
By command of Bv't Maj.Getn. f>*D.
O. D. GKKKNE,
Assistant Adj’t. General.
•arTiie great political wave wliieh
is sweeping oVer the country reminds
ns of that Of lStd. Oj'Oh Xvhich the
Whig party, led l>v Gen. Harrison,
rode Info power. That a wnndcr'nl
revolution in public senthucot is going
on can no longer b<* denied. The indi
cations of a great reaction are too plain
to be denied and mnst.be recognired.
[The causes which have led to this rc
sn't arc obv.ons. The Radical leaders,
loo eoutideut of their lease on power
and misled by the elections ol last year,
have plunged inlo every excess and
lolly in the beieii that so long as they
perseented (lie Mouth they would be
sustained. The mm-resisunee of the
poop e o that section to their usurpa
tions m ide them more arrogant mid
aggressive, and their movements {tom
led very distinctly to un intention on
i their part to esta.b.ish a despotism
! \v11IVIt should trot only involve the
j South hut every ollteT si-iikm. Exul
ting over the prospect ot success in es
I tablisliiiig licgro ntfiragv tii the South,
! they had commenced talking boldly ol
j extending •< by Coiigt essional enact
I ment over Hie North. By litis means
j they tioped to be able to retain the con
trol of the Government. They have
been faithless to their pledges to re
el wt-e rite 0.10-0 and the Sosrtlbem States
are yet excluded. They have been
.i i__ _it..,. r’
" v ” ' .
treasure, ami have loaded t*?ro pro p Ie
rlew-n wirli taxes. They Imve been
guilty of scandalous corruption in ev
! ery dcpnriim lit of the Government.
; They have trampled upon the Consti
tution mid attempted to absorb all till*
, authority and powers xtf bo In the exec
utive mid Judicial departments. They
have kept the country asunder and
distracted, industry crippled, trade
paralyzed, and commerce languishing,
all for the miserable object of holding
| on to the places which tIR'y disgrace.
; The people have penetrated their de
signs and discovered their dishonesty.
Thrir villainy stands exposed a*d con
demned. aiid Their want of statesman
ship is proclaimed by ail indignant peo
| pie at liie ballot box. ’i heir strong
holds have been surrendered to liie for
ces of conservatism, and they stand be
1 fore the world beaten and disgraced.
! The overthrow oCtheivpestilcnt organ -
1 ization could not well be more huwiill
ating or complete.—[Louisville Cou
rier.
The New Staple.
i-Tami I lie No. folk (Vs.) Joiiriu .]
We have been shown a specimen ot
this new souti.ern staple, which is said
lo be superior in productiveness to
; cotton, and to botli cotton and fi ix as a
I textile, ft was introduced into Ameri
ca from the island v1 JaVa by l)oVi
, Uenilo Koozl, tlie Anstre ltclgiau
botanisl, and brought by him lo Ha
vana and XeW tfvl'cans in 1807. The
fiber oi file plant is purely white* and
of a silky appearance—finer thaw any
cotton or flixlinen, and stronger.. In
a w mu latitude Ihe plant is hardy and
vigorous. The crops are taken, like
those of uaue, by ending it at ground
| From the ruttoons spring new growth,
; more vigorous, it is said, thim the for
i mor. in Louisiana, middle and lower
Mississippi, Alabama, Texas, Georgia!
F.orid.a Mid South Carolina, three or
on.. ..ssltilt.eu tun n Wit 'ivhfb ili.nl ^MfSlStl
the year. It is best adapted to rich,
, sandy growth, and is planted by rut
tings oi roots or stalks, or by layers.
' When w ell rooted it will yield about
1800 pound* ol the fiber to the acre, and
; has been sold in England at sixty-five
■ cents a pound. Experiment* ol French
, botanists have evo ved tbe following
advantageous points:
E The ramie is stronger than Euro
pean hemp.
2. It is fifty per cent, stronger than
. the best llelgian flaxen or liben fiber.
3. '1 lie fiber may be spun as tine us
that ot flax, and will prove twice a;
durable.
4. it is a vigorous grower, and will
produce the greatest amount ui tvxlitt
fiber of any plant known.
5. It will produce, in the belt in
which it flourishes, from there to fivi
annual crops, each equal to the besl
gathered irom hemp.
The machinery invented by Mr
Roezl tor cleansing it may be obtained
at a moderate cost, and it is simple it
constrtiolio t, and light, in 18t6 In
seat fi.ty tierce*,, or 51XKJ Spanish
pounds, to England, to here it sold at
double the priue o: the quality of cot
ton.
•jjrA man in this city has got sc
deep into debt that not one of his cred
itors lias been able to see him for six
months.
|®*YVe should like to ask the mnsi
cat instrument dealer tvlio says liii
-drums can not be beat,” what they
(are good tori’
A Talo of Two Cities—Strange Ro
mance.
A few veltrs ago there lived in Paris
a family romposed of father, mother
and an only daughter, aged seventeen
at the time tliis story commences, and
Very ’handsome, besides possessing
many womanly virtues. They belong
t*d, To What is known as the hoitrgeolse
' of France, ‘flfnd were possessed of a
handsome income. At such an age,
I what young woman has not an attach
ment for a good looking voting man ?
Miss F. was no exception to tiie rule,
aud the attentions of a young country
man tn easy circumstances, though far
trom being wealthy, were favorably
rccicvcd by the girl and her parents.
Circumstances crtbled a change in tiie
family's fortunes ami they came to this
city to Tepatrlhe losses vlrfchthey tied
sustained. A couple Of years after
wards they were followed by the woo
er of the daughter. Her father had
died before his .irrivt!, ami her mother
had wholly abandoned herself fo h pas
sion lor dernk mid a love 'of money.
Still humftrg With his first love, the
young man heeded not the sad chan
ges. but renewed hia attentions with
earnest proposals of matrimony:—
There was, unhappily, a skeleton in
the house, in the shtepe -of a swan ot
wealth, whose money ban captivated
the in.itlicr, and which, coupled with
her influence, succeeded in causing the
reject roll ot the tornier lovt-rs honora
ble otters, and finally the Mil ot tiie
girl, now scarcely nineteen, wlro went
lb live with her paramour. With a
broken heart and a merited disgust tor
the young woman he had adored, tiie
rejected suitor recrossed the oceau to
conceal his grief in his dear Fraud*.
TWtte sped Wn Wiitil this year ei-epidetir
ic and distress, win’ll the voting man,
compelled to visit tliis city on business,
was stricken with the prevailing rover,
lire news -ol his arrival and a .too.-*
immediate sickness, reached tiie ears
of Ids whilom betrothed. Five years
iiad tied, during which time she had
led a Tire of luxury and had been flic
nl tilt* L niiltiocfi /\n
I the part of her protector; vet in her
; sullied heart there stijl remained a pu
riiying spark ol love lor him whom
| she hud so cruelly and reck essiy lwsa*
! •■aki'tt. S-Itc tmhesiTatingly called al
Ins house, aud tor many weary days
combatted death by nursing him with
unremitting care, until he hud entirely
recovered. We leave our readers to
picture to themselves the seexes that
must have tatended the couvalcsecuee
of the heretofore forsaken one, who
was now being implored lor a pardon,
i winch was readily granted and sealed
j with votes 'of orevnal hive.
The protector, all this time, had been
I absent in St. Louis, lie now returned
to hod his home deserted. The story
| was related to him. but tar from exibi
j ting the least teeling ol anger, lu quict
j Iv repaired to the new abode of Ms
| mistress t»f yeAeWny, and expressing
| to the young man his ignorance of his
; relations to the young girl, tendered
Mho pair his best offices, retiring with
i many wishes for all the frliciv and
happiness that two loving souls could
desire. The sequel was a mniringc;
and those arquai'nU'd with this little
bit of romnmee could notice a hand
some couple aflectionately walking ami
in at in, up Koval street last Tuesday
evening, the young titan's face evinc
ing a Kit re pall'Or, enhXWeed by his
white cravat, while the new bride was
beaming with freshness and beauty un
' der her tiny bonnet, trimmed with or
ange blossom*.—[Ns O. Crescout.
---
New Cotto'n.— I'he Holly Springs
[(Miss.) licporter has the following:
Wagon loads of new cotton are arri
ving in our city almost daily. The
price TVao declined considerably Since
the opening of the market, and wc lent
il will coutinue to decline lor some
time yet. That there will be a short
..Hni, .. ..uai 4ViU,l M-l. H' I. 11 ih,4iiui m>. i,.r .
| ing will deny, but whether the short
ness of il will have any influence on
j ilte price, we are not able to teil; lor
I tlie markets of Europe are not now
| solely dependent upon the cotton ot
the South tor their supply. Asia. At
rioa and South America arc extensively
and sueccssiully engaged in the pro
duction of tliis great staple. There is
one tiling certain, that the Govern
ment of the United States, by their in
famous cotton lux, are doing more to
foster the growth of cotton in foreign
countries and destroy its growth in
their own country, than all the cotton
growing nssociatiens of Euaope com
I hined could do to foster its culture out
1 of the United States,
i Cotton cannot be grown in this eoitn
i try With the system of labor lor less
| than eighteen or twenty cents per.
1 pound and if farmers cannot realize
that or more, the production will be
stopped altogether. Our country is
equal to almost any soetion of the Un
ion in the production of cereals and rais
j ing of stock, and thousands of planter
will turn their attention to the raising
grain and stock forth® markets of the
! world, instead of falsing cotton at
such a tax us the Government now im
poses upon it.
•af»An exquisite divine put the fin
ishing touch to a marriage ceremony,
Wfceu he concluded by saying, "I now
I pronounce von husband and lady."
•oPTell not a matt permanently sick
ihat he will again be a piettne of health
wbeu you see he hasut the frame fot
I Us
Education of Childrrti.
A London 'writer protests against
the desire eoniTnonly prevailing among
parents and teachers To push childrm
forward ill their studies WtrlioTit any
regard to their health. Five *>r six
years, he asserts, are not too much fto
teach u child to read, spell and writs
well. lie adds; ‘There Is, indeed,
among all classes, a disposition fo'cnmi,
and any one attending the Ca attain at fon
of a village school caimOt but feel the
absurdity of the questions put. Sub
jects are learned by rote,To "be forgot
ten Ms VOOn hs tlie examinations'are
over; and the "manner hi which the
children read strows h«W hrefficlewt
the teaching has been. According To
tlie sysft-m «H present followed, it is
impossible tor an ordinary child to
rend decently; they have no time to
learn. There is a class, and each child
has to rpad a sentence ; this is reposted
in a nasal sing-song tone, without any
inflection of voice or proper emphasis:
when 'the Look ia passed to the last
child, it‘Comes bark to tlie first, until
The lessoti is overt . "IIow can there he
any interest or emulation ? Eveu the
sense must be lost. Children attend
school from nine in the morning till
twelve, and they return again at two
and remaiu tail lostr. These arc too
many hours for any child fo Le sPutty;
still, poring over lessons. Three hours
a day is as much as a child can apply,
i allowing lor intervals, tor it cannot be
j supposed that H'bl'ee hours Continuous
: study enu be good lor any child under
ten years old. If a ditie rent system
| were established, thtfre "cannot ho a
| doubt that tnoa-e ceui learning might he
] imparted, and ft great ileal, m practical
| in urination acquired besides. Sup
pose rending, writing and SH'ith'nietic
i were only taught to children up to ten
! years obi, ail the day need not be spent
, in -these; and if arrangements were
made to occupy tlie childi‘cuaiu sncces
I sion in some active employment, by
! which their intellects might he shar
pened and kept alive, there can he Tin
; doTihtthflt ft vast improvement Would
A Tough Eagle Story.
The Marquette Journal is responsible
for aptvtty Tough story ilhout mi adven
ture of one William I*. Merthevet, from
an interior town of Iowa.
In a solitary hunting expediiion to
wards the region of Dee Lake, we readi
ed a poiot on a small branch, running
southwardly from the Carp river, in
section 27, township 53, of 28. west,
; fill'Iy one morning his attention was
' attracted by a rushing sound,as sonic
! i it in en drous bird was flying t'hi'oUgli
the thick foliage overhead. He look
ed up and io his astonishment and ail
I miration beheld a golden eagle with
oulslrechcd wings just alighting upon
a dead limb some two feet only above
his head. Sizing a knotted pine Stick
weighing some twelve or fourteen
pounds and about five feet in length,
lie struck at the bird's head, but the
bird caugbt the blow on his wing and
warded 5tefl> and immeidatcly retalia
ted by sweeping from hts peaiVdi upon
Mr- Merthevet s head and seizing his
nose with his beak and planting histal
I ous in his right eye, dislocated the one
| and seriously injured the oilier.
This was accomplished beftfre the un
j fortunate man could pick up bis case
; knife which was lying just on a stone
a few spaces otf. Mis rifle hung on the
twig of a trei several sprees distant.
Mr. Merthevet succeeded in diseugag
! ing himself from tire gtasp of tiro eii.u
! riated bird, and bleeding and blinded
I lie rushed for his rifle and seized his
knilc. A second time the bird return
i cd to the attack but this time was
I met on the point of a knife which the
I man plunged into his body under one
wing. White the eagle struck him a Vi
j oleiit blow that felled him to the
ZkUfflK Tl... Ktn.l ...in, A .
aloft but the knife had reached a vita
point, and flapping his wings with a
dull scream, lie fell lifeless on the
ground
Alter a time Mr. Merthevet recover
ed himself sullieently to rise,aud ban
dage as well ns lie could his wounded
eye and broken nose, took up hit
march for the nearest point tff shelter
1 This he found at the camp of some In
! diau who dressed Ins wounds and eai-ed
lor him until ho was able to returned
i home.
More to be Mkeaped than Worms
—The Shreveport South Wester*
says : We have nothing favorable from
any quarter to notice of the rotton crop
j As we stated last week, the wortu hai
made a clean sweep o! the weed, lea
ving from one-third to one-half of t
I crop, which, with favorable weather
may he saved. The country above tin
ratt, more particularly that portioi
which trades with .Jefferson. U siifleriiq
1 severely from the ravages of the worm
but we will venture to say that Jefl'er
soil will receive as much cotton thii
1 year as she did last. Our planters, tr
' the first appearance of the worm, wen
sorely alarmed to see the prospects o
a full crop whittled down from one
' half to two-thirds, but us it becnmi
apparent that they would save at leas
one-third they got bravely over It. am
! If a man wants to get a good thraahiuj
on short notice, just let him say worn
to them. The only drawback now i
the laziness of the IVeedmrn and tliei
penchant for political meetings. W
have more to dread trout this tliu
i from the caterpillar.
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ffEWS ITEMS.
-The editor of the Louisinna
Democrat saw, a few days ago, in
Alexandria, an old •negro freedman,
at least eighty-five veal's’old, with 7 wo
large hhv*y ‘revolvers buckled fo his
waist, a pepper-box revo.ver in each
breeches pocket, a huge sugar-can#
knife lit his bosom and a loaded walk
ing cane i^hl* right hand. He was a
I delejfhff# to kite'Radical mongrel coO
1 vent ictls.
! -•—Tlte ’NeW York Journal of Com
' merce, of September 23. devotes ith
leader to the cotton crop of the present
seafton, mid, after a long array of
figures and ttfbles. arrives at the con
clusion that “with a good picking
I season the receipts for 1867-'68 will bo
two and a half million bales.” A very
early frost will cart tnisdown nearly to
the produce ofiast year.
—“-Lord !Mn7erene, an immensely
rich man, wag imprisoned for debt ift
the prison of Oltcliy, France, for a
longtime. -He was imprisoned (ora
considerable debt in bills imposed up
on him, as be represented, by cheating
in piny, the ‘pfiyrtUnt of which it#
refused. He spent in prison an income
oI 100,000 francs, kept open table, and
furnished his mistress with an equip
age *nd a hex fh each theater.
-The Hon. Joint 8. Pendleton, of
Virginia, who was lately arrested and
held to bail on the charge of having
illegally attempted to register, has ad
dressed a communication to General
Schofield, asking an investigation by
I1IV II! UK' IJIUIB Ul I 111? UUSf. *ur.
Pendleton admits that lie voted tor the
ratificrflion Ui tlie or&ialiee o.' secession-,
but denies that this vote brought him
within tire scope of the instruction
from headquarters.
i —‘—Mrs. M irgaret Carr bought a
Mack vat, in Pittsburg tlie other day,
for the purpose of taking three drops
of blood trout it, to he nduiinislred to
a grandchild vnilViing from croup.
Thereupon the old ladvs neighbors
raised a tumult, charging her with
witchcraft, and she had to call upon
the authorities l<Vr .protection. Will
iam Owens, her lawyer, brought twen- -
ty witnesses to prove'that the child
recovered on the moment that the dose
of blood wa's administered.
——Tin' Washington vorrcnpruideirt
of the Mew Orleans PiffaYnWO, With a
degree of confidence implying infor
mation telegraphs on the 4th: The
complexion of the new Cabinet, which
[ informed you yesterday was bring
arranged by the President, tnay be in
I fenced from the names of those gentle
men who have so far signified their
willingire-'S to accept the positions ten
dered them. General Steadman, of
whose firmness and pluck no one Utdei -
tains a doubt, w ill be Secretary of War.
and General Frank Diair Postmaster
•General. From the oilier gentlemen
with whom the President has ronimu*
ideated, no replies liave yet been r.s
reived, but it is known that they are
equally prepared to stand firmly by
the President in his contest with Con
gress,
-The SanoUin (California) Denio
erat, of the 7th, says : "We learn, just
as we are going to press, with feelings
: of the deepest regret and pain, that
Uoii. Janies W. Coffrolh, of Sacramen
to, Congressman elect an the Demo
crat ic 'ticket, died suddenly yesterday,
the Cth instant, probably of apoplexy,
j Mr. Cofl'rotli was a na ive of Penns.' I
vuiiia. lie formerly represented Tuo
lumne in the State Senate, Of late
years Mr. CofiVoth has resided at Sacra
mento. He Was a man of ability and ft
lawyer of prominence. A host of
Irieuds mourn fiis death,”
—— In V'otiSe'qWehcC Of alleged bad
management of tire affairs ofthcAn
tietatn cemetery, Governor Fenton, of
New York, feels justified in refusing
to pay over the vntir^ appropriation
; madu bv the Legislature of tliat State,
until a special commission shall have
j presented a satisfactory report upon
I the past and present management.
' The Governor of Pennsylvania has also
■ appoin’.e l a special commission for a
I like purpose. Both of these Gover
nors are mad because they were not
i invited to speak at the recent Antie
tam celebration, when both of them
1 were big with speech. ^
--
ItgrOuc day as Pope was engaged
1 in translating the “Iliad,’ be came to a
1 passage which he nor his assistant
could interpret. A stranger, who
stood by, in his bumble ttarb. very
modestly suggested that a« he had some
little acquainteuce wiU> theUreek, per
haps he could assist tin m. “Try it I”
said Pope, with tlie air of a boy who is
teaching a monkey to eat r'd pepper.
"There is au error in the print,” R.iid
tlie stranger, looking at the text “Bead
a-if there was tio intenogation point
at the end of the line, and you have the
memtiug at oner.” Popes assistant im
proved on the hint, and rendered the
passage without difficulty. Pope was
chagrined; he could never endure to
• be surpassed in any thing. Turning to
i the stranger, he said, in a sarcast ic tone,
; “will you please to tell me what ait in
1 tei rogation it?” “Why sir,’ said the
: stranger, scanning the ill-shaped poet,
i ‘ it is a little, crooked, contemptible,
i thing that asks quegttone!
r j
'-Genera! Spinner denies the sto
i ries concerning the abstractions of
j Goverment bonds.

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